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Route reference: Part 1 application posted on 23 August 2011

Ottawa, 16 January 2012

7340362 Canada Inc.
Montréal, Quebec

Application 2011-1204-4

V Max – Licence amendment

1.      The Commission approves the application by 7340362 Canada Inc. to amend the broadcasting licence for the national specialty Category B service V Max by changing condition of licence 3 to adhere to the new program categories for television which came into effect on 1 September 2011 and by replacing condition of licence 5. The Commission did not receive any interventions in connection with this application.

2.      Conditions of licence 3 and 5 are replaced by the following conditions of licence:

3.       The programming shall be drawn exclusively from the following program categories set out in item 6 of Schedule I to the Specialty Services Regulations, 1990, as amended from time to time:

2   (a) Analysis and interpretation
     (b) Long-form documentary
3   Reporting and actualities
5   (b) Informal education/Recreation and leisure
6   (a) Professional sports
7   Drama and comedy
     (a) Ongoing dramatic series
     (b) Ongoing comedy series (sitcoms)
     (c) Specials, mini-series or made-for-TV feature films
     (d) Theatrical feature films aired on TV
     (e) Animated television programs and films
     (f)  Programs of comedy sketches, improvisation, unscripted works, stand-up comedy
     (g) Other drama
8   (a) Music and dance other than music video programs or clips
     (b) Music video clips
     (c) Music video programs
9   Variety
10 Game shows
11 (a) General entertainment and human interest
     (b) Reality television
12 Interstitials
13 Public service announcements
14 Infomercials, promotional and corporate videos

5.      The licensee shall devote no more than 10 % of the programming broadcast during each broadcast month to programming drawn from program categories 7(d) Theatrical feature films aired on TV and 7(e) Animated television programs and films.

Secretary General

*This decision is to be appended to the licence.

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