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Ottawa, 10 May 2013

To: Shaw Communications Inc.
Rogers Communications Partnership
MTS Allstream
Cogeco câble inc.
TELUS Communications Company
Alliance des producteurs francophones du Canada
Société Nationale de l'Acadie
Association acadienne des artistes professionnel.le.s du Nouveau-Brunswick
TV5 Québec Canada
La corporation de la télévision francophonie canadienne – ACCENTS
Aboriginal Peoples Television Network Incorporated
On Purpose TV Inc.
ZoomerMedia Limited
South Asian Television Network
Crossroads Television System

Re: Applications for mandatory distribution on cable and satellite distribution systems pursuant to section 9(1)(h) of the Broadcasting Act and applications for the licence renewal of independent conventional pay and specialty television services, Broadcasting Notice of Consultation CRTC 2013-19-4, 23 April 2013.

This will acknowledge receipt of final written submissions received on 9 May 2013 in the final reply phase of the above-noted proceeding.

As noted by the Hearing Secretary on 23 April 2013 (paragraphs 86-88 of the transcript of the hearing and in Broadcasting Notice of Consultation 2013-19-4), the Commission indicated that it would accept final written submissions filed by parties that appeared at the hearing. Parties were also reminded that final written submissions were only to address any new information submitted in regard to responses to undertakings filed by parties, and not to introduce new evidence.

Accordingly, please note that final written submissions received from parties that appeared at the hearing have been placed on the public record of this proceeding, including on the Commission’s website record. However, as noted above, only representations in reply to Undertakings will be considered by the Commission in its deliberations. Representations not addressing replies to Undertakings will not being considered.

This letter is also being added to the public record of this proceeding and being posted on the Commission website record of the proceeding.


Original signed by

Pierre-Marc Perreault
Hearing Manager

c.c. The Legislative Assemblies of Nunavut and the Northwest Territories
Evan Kosiner, on behalf of a corporation to be incorporated (Described Video Guide)
Canadian Punjabi Network Inc.
La corporation de la télévision francophonie canadienne – ACCENTS
Stornoway Communications General Partnership Inc. (the general partner) and 1403318 Ontario Limited (the limited partner), carrying on business as Stornoway Communications Limited Partnership
On Purpose TV Inc.
8094039 Canada Corp. (Starlight : The Canadian Movie Channel)
Takten Gyurmey Foundation
TVA Group Inc. and Sun Media Corporation, partners in a general partnership carrying on business as Sun News General Partnership
All Points Bulletin Incorporated et Avis de recherche incorporée
TV5 Québec Canada
ZoomerMedia Limited
The Natural Resources Television Channel (IDRN-TV/IDNR-TV) Inc.
Education through Media
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, on behalf of ARTV inc.
Aboriginal Peoples Television Network Incorporated
Accessible Media Inc.
Cable Public Affairs Channel Inc.
Vues & Voix

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