ARCHIVED - Broadcasting Notice of Consultation CRTC 2010-146-1
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Additional reference: 2010-146, 2010-146-2, 2010-146-3 and 2010-146-4
Ottawa, 1 April 2010
Notice of hearing
12 May 2010
Addition of an application
The deadline for submission of interventions/comments, for this application only, is 16 April 2010.
Further to Broadcasting Notice of Consultation 2010-146, the Commission will also consider the following application:
[Broadcasting interventions/comments form]
Applicant and locality
8. Corus Radio Company
Application No. 2010-0207-1
Preamble for Item 8
This application will be considered during the appearing phase of the hearing.
8. Brampton, Ontario
Application No. 2010-0207-1
Application by Corus Radio Company to renew the broadcasting licence of the commercial radio programming undertaking CFNY-FM Brampton, expiring 31 August 2010.
It appears to the Commission that the licensee may have failed to comply with the Radio Regulations, 1986 (the Regulations) and its condition of licence relating to its Canadian talent development (CTD) contribution for the 2009 broadcast year. Specifically, it appears that the licensee may have contributed to a non-eligible initiative for CTD funding. The funding in question relates to the Son House Productions initiative.
The Commission intends to inquire into this matter at the hearing. The Commission expects the licensee to show cause at this hearing why a mandatory order should not be issued requiring the licensee to comply with Regulations and its condition of licence relating to CTD contributions.
Correspondence on this matter is on-going. Interested parties are invited to review the public examination file on a regular basis.
The Commission notes that, in CFNY Brampton – Licence renewal, Broadcasting Decision CRTC 2006-394, 23 August 2006, the station was issued a four-year short term renewal to 31 August 2010 based on its failure to comply with the Regulations relating to the broadcast of Canadian content for category 2 music.
BCE Place, Bay Wellington Tower
181 Bay Street
Examination of application:
1 Dundas Street West, 16th Floor Main Lobby, Toronto Ontario
Deadline for interventions
16 April 2010
The intervention must be received by the Commission and by the applicant on or before the above-mentioned date. The Commission cannot be held responsible for postal delays and will not notify a party whose intervention is received after the deadline date. The intervention will not be considered by the Commission and will not be part of the public file.
The intervention must include one of the following statements in either the first or the last paragraph:
- I request to appear at the public hearing.
- I do not want to appear at the public hearing.
Interventions will be considered by the Commission and will form part of the public record of the proceeding without further notification to intervening parties, provided the procedure set out below has been followed. Parties will be contacted only if their submissions raise procedural questions.
Written interventions should be submitted to the Secretary General of the Commission in only one of the following formats:
by using the
[Broadcasting interventions/comments form]
by mail to
CRTC, Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0N2
by fax at
A true copy must be sent to the applicant, and proof that this has been done must accompany the intervention sent to the Commission.
The Commission advises those who file and serve by electronic mode to exercise caution when using e-mail for service of documents or notification, as it may be difficult to establish that service has occurred.
Parties must ensure that, before initiating service through electronic mode, they will be able to satisfy the Commission, upon request, that service of the notification was completed.
Submissions longer than five pages should include a summary.
Each paragraph of the submission should be numbered. In addition, where the intervention is filed by electronic means, the line ***End of document*** should be entered following the last paragraph of the document, as an indication that the document has not been damaged during electronic transmission.
Interventions should clearly identify the application referred to and indicate whether parties support or oppose the application, or, if they propose changes to it, include the facts and grounds for their proposal.
In the event that the application is brought to the oral phase of the hearing, and if parties wish to appear, they must provide reasons why their written interventions are not sufficient and why an appearance is necessary.
Persons requiring communications support such as assistance listening devices and sign language interpretation are requested to inform the Commission at least twenty (20) days before the commencement of the public hearing so that the necessary arrangements can be made.
All information that parties provide as part of this public process, except information granted confidentiality, whether sent by postal mail, facsimile, e-mail or through the Commission's website at www.crtc.gc.ca, becomes part of a publicly accessible file and will be posted on the Commission's website. This information includes personal information, such as full names, e-mail addresses, postal/street addresses, telephone and facsimile numbers, and any other personal information parties provide.
The personal information that parties provide will be used and may be disclosed for the purpose for which the information was obtained or compiled by the Commission, or for a use consistent with that purpose.
Documents received electronically or otherwise will be put on the Commission's website in their entirety exactly as received, including any personal information contained therein, in the official language and format in which they are received. Documents not received electronically will be available in PDF format.
The information that parties provide to the Commission as part of this public process is entered into an unsearchable database dedicated to this specific public process. This database is accessible only from the web page of this particular public process. As a result, a general search of the Commission's website with the help of either its own search engine or a third-party search engine will not provide access to the information that was provided as part of this public process.
The Commission encourages interested parties to monitor the public examination file and the Commission's website for additional information that they may find useful when preparing their interventions.
Examination of documents
An electronic version of the applications is available from the Commission's website by selecting the application number within this notice.
A list of all interventions will also be available on the Commission's website. An electronic version of all interventions submitted will be accessible from this list. To access the list, select "Lists of interventions/comments" under "Public Proceedings" from the Commission's website.
Documents are also available during normal office hours at the local address provided in this notice and at the Commission offices and documentation centres directly involved with these applications, or, upon request, within two (2) working days, at any other Commission offices and documentation centres.
Location of Commission offices
Toll-free telephone: 1-877-249-2782
Toll-free TDD: 1-877-909-2782
Les Terrasses de la Chaudière
1 Promenade du Portage, Room 206
99 Wyse Road
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia
205 Viger Avenue West
55 St. Clair Avenue East
275 Portage Avenue
2220 – 12th Avenue
10405 Jasper Avenue
580 Hornby Street
Vancouver, British Columbia
This document is available in alternative format upon request and may also be examined in PDF format or in HTML at the following Internet site: http://www.crtc.gc.ca.
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