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Additional references: 2011-188, 2011-188-1, 2011-188-2, 2011-188-4, 2011-188-5 and 2011-188-6

Ottawa, 13 April 2011

Notice of hearing

17 May 2011
Gatineau, Quebec
Addition of an application
Deadline for submission of interventions/comments:
28 April 2011
Deadline for submission of replies: 3 May 2011

[Submit an intervention/comment/answer or view related documents]

Further to Broadcasting Notices of Consultation 2011-188, 2011-188-1 and 2011-188-2, the Commission announces that it also intends to consider, subject to interventions, the following application without the appearance of the parties:

Applicant and locality

37. Haliburton Broadcasting Group Inc.
Niagara Falls, Fort Erie and St. Catharines, Ontario
Application 2010-1871-3

37.    Niagara Falls, Fort Erie and St. Catharines, Ontario
Application 2010-1871-3

Application by Haliburton Broadcasting Group Inc. (Haliburton) for authority to acquire the assets of the English-language commercial radio programming undertakings CFLZ-FM Niagara Falls and CKEY-FM Fort Erie and its transmitter CKEY-FM-1 St. Catharines, from Niagara Radio Group Inc.

The applicant also requests new broadcasting licences to continue the operation of the undertakings under the same terms and conditions as those in effect under the current licences.

Haliburton is controlled by Mr. Christopher Grossman through his ownership and control of Beaumaris Group Inc., Haliburton’s controlling shareholder.

Based on the terms of the Asset Purchase and Sale Agreement dated 29 November 2010, the purchase price is $5.5 million.

The applicant has proposed a tangible benefits package of $330,000, to be spent over a seven-year period.

Applicant’s address:

60 St. Clair Avenue East
Suite 201
Toronto, Ontario
M4T 1N5
Fax: 416-925-6256

Examination of application:

4668 St. Clair Avenue
Niagara Falls, Ontario

Secretary General

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