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Route reference: 2014-56
Ottawa, 7 May 2014
International Harvesters for Christ Evangelistic Association
Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
Application 2013-1580-5, received 8 November 2013
CIOG-FM Charlottetown and its transmitter CIOG-FM-1 Summerside – Licence renewal
- The Commission renews the broadcasting licence for the English-language specialty (Christian music)>radio programming undertaking CIOG-FM Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, and its transmitter CIOG-FM-1 Summerside from 1 September 2014 to 31 August 2021. The Commission did not receive any interventions regarding this application.
- The licensee shall adhere to the conditions of licence set out in the appendix to this decision.
- The Commission notes that the licensee is operated as a not-for-profit corporation and as such is not subject to the requirements set out in section 15 of the Radio Regulations, 1986 regarding Canadian content development contributions.
- The Commission notes that according to Broadcasting Decision 2008-107, the licensee had to make a contribution of $1,100 to Canadian content development in the 2013-2014 broadcast year. Given that stations must file their annual returns by 30 November, the Commission requests the licensee to submit, in a form deemed acceptableFootnote 1 by the Commission, proof of payment regarding that contribution by 30 November 2014. A condition of licence to that effect is set out in the appendix to this decision.
- Pursuant to section 22 of the Broadcasting Act, the broadcasting licence renewed in this decision will cease to have any force or effect if the broadcasting certificate issued by the Department of Industry lapses.
- In accordance with Public Notice 1992-59, the Commission encourages the licensee to consider employment equity issues in its hiring practices and in all other aspects of its management of human resources.
- Filing annual returns for radio programming undertakings, Broadcasting Information Bulletin CRTC 2011-795, 20 December 2011
- Christian music FM radio station in Charlottetown, with a rebroadcasting transmitter in Summerside, Broadcasting Decision CRTC 2008-107, 20 May 2008
- Implementation of an employment equity policy, Public Notice CRTC 1992-59, 1 September 1992
*This decision is to be appended to the licence.
Appendix to Broadcasting Decision CRTC 2014-215
Terms and conditions of licence for the English-language specialty (Christian music) radio programming undertaking CIOG-FM Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island, and its transmitter CIOG-FM-1 Summerside
The licence will expire 31 August 2021.
Conditions of licence
- The licensee shall adhere to the conditions set out in Conditions of licence for commercial AM and FM radio stations, Broadcasting Regulatory Policy CRTC 2009-62, 11 February 2009, as amended from time to time, with the exception of condition of licence 7.
- The licensee shall operate the station within the Specialty format as defined in A review of certain matters concerning radio, Public Notice CRTC 1995-60, 21 April 1995, as amended from time to time, and Revised content categories and subcategories for radio, Broadcasting Regulatory Policy CRTC 2010-819, 5 November 2010, as amended from time to time.
- By no later than 30 November 2014, the licensee shall file, in a form deemed acceptable by the Commission, all proof of payment regarding the required contribution of $1,100 to Canadian content development that must be made in the broadcast year ending 31 August 2014 to comply with condition of licence 8 set out in Christian music FM radio station in Charlottetown, with a rebroadcasting transmitter in Summerside, Broadcasting Decision CRTC 2008‑107, 20 May 2008.
- To fulfill its commitments to Canadian content development (CCD) set out in Christian music FM radio station in Charlottetown, with a rebroadcasting transmitter in Summerside, Broadcasting Decision CRTC 2008‑107, 20 May 2008, the licensee shall contribute $1,200 to CCD in the 2014-2015 broadcast year.
The licensee shall allocate 20% of this annual CCD contribution to FACTOR or to MUSICACTION.
The remaining amounts of this annual CCD contribution shall be allocated to parties and initiatives fulfilling the definition of eligible initiatives set out in paragraph 108 of Commercial Radio Policy 2006, Broadcasting Public Notice CRTC 2006-158, 15 December 2006.
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