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Additional references: 2012-126, 2012-126-1 and 2012-126-2

Ottawa, 26 April 2012

Notice of hearing

7 May 2012
Toronto, Ontario
Additional information added to the public file for item 11
Withdrawal of item 26
Addition of item 32 to the appearing phase of this hearing

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

Further to Broadcasting Notices of Consultation 2012-126, 2012-126-1 and 2012-126-2, the Commission announces the following:

The following item has additional information added to the public file:

Item 11

Toronto, Ontario
Application 2011-1630-2

Application by Michael Wekerle, on behalf of a corporation to be incorporated, for a broadcasting licence to operate an English-language commercial FM radio programming undertaking in Toronto.

The applicant filed a procedural letter dated 17 April 2012 requesting that new information be added to the public file. The applicant stated that it had made a verbal agreement with Stingray Digital Inc. (Stingray) regarding potential participation by Stingray in its proposed FM service. The parties have verbally agreed that should this application be approved, Stingray will acquire non-voting shares in the corporation to be incorporated. The precise terms of the business arrangement between the parties will be negotiated following the issuance of a favourable decision.

The following item is withdrawn from this hearing and will be rescheduled at a later date:

Item 26

Orangeville, Ontario
Application 2011-1173-1

Application by My Broadcasting Corporation for a broadcasting licence to operate an English-language commercial FM radio programming undertaking in Orangeville.

The following item will now be considered during the appearing phase of the hearing :

Item 32

Province of Saskatchewan
Application 2012-0045-1

Application by Rogers Broadcasting Limited (Rogers) for authority to acquire from Bluepoint Investments Inc. (Bluepoint), the assets of Saskatchewan Communications Network, a non-commercial, satellite-to-cable programming undertaking for the purpose of distributing educational programming in Saskatchewan.

Bluepoint will also be required to appear to answer any questions the Commission may have in relation to this application.

As requested by Rogers in its procedural letter of 12 April 2012, the Commission will allow Rogers to select three interveners to appear in support of its application.

Secretary General

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