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Route reference: 2014-56

Ottawa, 25 March 2014

Rogers Broadcasting Limited
Various locations in Ontario, Alberta and British Columbia

The application numbers are set out in the decision.

Various commercial radio stations – Licence renewals

1. The Commission renews the broadcasting licences for the English-language commercial radio programming undertakings set out below from 1 September 2014 to 31 August 2021. The Commission received an intervention in support of these applications.

Call sign Application and date received
CKGB-FM Timmins, ON 2013-1586-2
8 November 2013
CHBN-FM Edmonton, AB 2013-1588-8
8 November 2013
CKQC-FM Abbotsford, BC 2013-1585-4
8 November 2013
CFSR-FM Hope, BC and its transmitter CFSR-FM-1 Boston Bar 2013-1587-0
8 November 2013

2. The licensee shall adhere to the conditions of licence set out in Broadcasting Regulatory Policy 2009-62, as amended from time to time.

3. In addition, CHBN-FM shall adhere to the following condition of licence:

As an exception to sections 2.2(8) and 2.2(9) of the Radio Regulations, 1986 (the Regulations) and subject to section 2.2(6) of these regulations, the licensee shall devote at least 40% of its musical selections from content category 2 (Popular Music) during the broadcast week and between 6 a.m. and 6 p.m. from Monday to Friday to Canadian selections.

For the purposes of this condition, the terms “broadcast week,” “Canadian selection,” “content category” and “musical selection” shall have the same meanings as set out in the Regulations.


4. Pursuant to section 22 of the Broadcasting Act, the broadcasting licences renewed in this decision will cease to have any force or effect if the broadcasting certificates issued by the Department of Industry lapse.

5. The Commission further reminds the licensee that it must fulfill all of its remaining tangible benefit commitments under the terms set out in Broadcasting Decision 2010-972 concerning its acquisition of the assets of CHBN-FM.

Employment equity

6. Because this licensee is subject to the Employment Equity Act and files reports concerning employment equity with the Department of Employment and Social Development, its employment equity practices are not examined by the Commission.

Secretary General

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*This decision is to be appended to each licence.

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