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Route reference: 2014-126

Ottawa, 22 May 2014

Jim Pattison Broadcast Group Ltd. (the general partner) and Jim Pattison Industries Ltd. (the limited partner), carrying on business as Jim Pattison Broadcast Group Limited Partnership
Vancouver, British Columbia

Application 2013-1467-4, received 5 November 2013

CKPK-FM Vancouver – Licence renewal

  1. The Commission renews the broadcasting licence for the English-language commercialradio programming undertaking CKPK-FM Vancouverfrom 1 September 2014 to 31 August 2021. The conditions of licence are set out in the appendix to this decision. The Commission did not receive any interventions regarding this application.
  2. As set out in Broadcasting Decision 2008-117, the licensee is required to contribute $1,714,272.85 to Canadian content development in the 2013-2014 broadcast year. Given that stations must file their annual returns by 30 November, the Commission requests that the licensee submit acceptable proof of payment for that contribution by 30 November 2014.Footnote 1 A condition of licence to that effect is set out in the appendix to this decision.


  1. 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.

Employment equity

  1. 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 the licence.

Appendix to Broadcasting Decision CRTC 2014-259

Conditions of licence for the English-language commercial radio programming undertaking CKPK-FM Vancouver

  1. The licensee shall adhere to the conditions of licence 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.
  2. As an exception to the percentage of Canadian musical selections set out in sections 2.2(8) and 2.2(9) of the Radio Regulations, 1986 (the Regulations), the licensee shall devote at least 40% of its musical selections from content category 2 (Popular Music) in any broadcast week and between 6 a.m. and 6 p.m. from Monday to Friday to Canadian selections broadcast in their entirety.

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.

  1. 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 $1,714,272.85 to Canadian content development that must be made in the broadcast year ending 31 August 2014 to comply with condition of licence 4 set out in Appendix 3 to Licensing of new radio stations to serve the Vancouver radio market, Broadcasting Decision CRTC 2008-117, 30 May 2008.
  2. To fulfill its original commitment to Canadian content development (CCD) set out in Appendix 3 to Licensing of new radio stations to serve the Vancouver radio market, Broadcasting Decision CRTC 2008-117, 30 May 2008, the licensee shall contribute, in addition to any contributions required under section 15 of the Radio Regulations, 1986, as amended from time to time, $1,714,272.85 to CCD in the 2014‑2015 broadcast year, to be allocated as follows:


Footnote 1

For details about the proof of payment required by the Commission, see Broadcasting Information Bulletin 2011-795.

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