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Procedural Letter

Ottawa, 19 August 2013

Mr. Myke Atkinson
Station Manager, CJSW Radio 90.9 FM
Rm. 312 MacEwan Hall, University of Calgary
Calgary, AB, Canada
T2N 1N4

By e-mail:

Re: 2013-1090-4 CJSW-FM Calgary, Alberta (Technical Amendment)

Dear Mr. Atkinson,

Section 28(1)(a) of the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission Rules of Practice and Procedure provides that the Commission may request parties to file information, particulars or documents where needed. In order to proceed with your application, please address the following:

Annual Returns

1. Pursuant to section 9(2) of the Radio Regulations, 1986, (the Regulations), licensees are required to file, no later than 30 November of each year, their annual return for the broadcast year ending the previous 31 August. Failure to file these returns, in whole or in part, by the required date of 30 November of each year, may result in an apparent non-compliance.

According to Commission records, the annual return for the 2007-2008, 2008-2009, and 2009-2010 broadcast years were filed late. More specifically:

Therefore, it appears that CJSW‐FM may be in a situation of apparent non‐compliance with section 9(2) of the Regulations, relating to the filing of annual returns for the above noted broadcast years.

In light of the information above:

a) Please explain the circumstances of this apparent non‐compliance.

b) Please specify what measures/plans have been or will be put in place to ensure future compliance with section 9(2) of the Regulations.

c) Please provide your plans so as to ensure full compliance with the Regulations during the current licence term.

d) Please comment on the possibility of a denial of your technical amendment application for CJSW-FM, in accordance with Broadcasting Information Bulletin CRTC 2011-347, should you be found in non-compliance with section 9(2) of the Regulations.

Revised Timeline

Considering the above request, the timetable for the proceeding is changed as follows:

Notice Number/
Part 1
Subject Posted Date Deadlines
Part 1 The University of Calgary Student Radio Society
Technical amendment - contours
Calgary, Alberta
29 July 2013 28 August 2013
(old deadline)

16 September 2013
(new deadline)

Deadline for response

The information requested herein should be received at the Commission no later than 26 August 2013, failing which, your application may be returned to be completed and resubmitted with the Commission should you wish to pursue this proposal.

A copy of this letter and your reply should be added to your application to be made available for public examination.

We also ask that you repeat each question in your reply.

The Commission requires that your response and/or other documents be submitted electronically by using the secured service “My CRTC Account” (Partner Log In or GCKey) and filling the “Broadcasting and Telecom Cover page” or the “Broadcasting Online Form and Cover Page” located on this web page. Also on this web page you will find information on the submission of applications to the Commission “Submitting applications and other documents to the CRTC using My CRTC Account.”

Should you need further information concerning your application, please do not hesitate to contact me by telephone at 819-953-5130 or by fax at 819-994-0218.

Yours truly,

Sherwin Pagtakhan
Analyst, Radio Policy & Applications

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