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Route reference: 2015-45

Ottawa, 21 May 2015

Various licensees
Various locations across Canada

The application numbers are set out in this decision.

Community radio stations – Licence renewals

  1. The Commission renews the broadcasting licences for the community radio programming undertakings set out in the table below from 1 September 2015 to 31 August 2022.
    Licensee Call sign Type of service Application and date received
    Nakusp Community Radio Society CJHQ-FM Nakusp, British Columbia English-language, low-power, community radio station 2014-0635-6
    7 July 2014
    Radio Péninsule inc. CKRO-FM Pokemouche, New Brunswick French-language community radio station 2014-0693-4
    22 July 2014
  2. The Commission received an intervention in support of the application by Nakusp Community Radio Society. The Commission did not receive any interventions regarding the application by Radio Péninsule inc. The public record for this proceeding can be found on the Commission’s website at or by using the appropriate application number, provided in the table above.
  3. The licensees shall adhere to the conditions of licence set out in Broadcasting Regulatory Policy 2012-304 as well as to the conditions set out in the broadcasting licences for the undertakings.


  1. 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.

Filing of ownership information

  1. As set out in Broadcasting Regulatory Policy 2010-499, the Commission expects all community and campus radio station licensees to file yearly updates on the composition of their boards of directors. These annual updates can be submitted at the time of submission of annual returns, following annual board of directors’ elections or at any other time. As noted in Appendix 3 to that policy, licensees may submit such documentation via the Commission’s website.

Employment equity

  1. The Commission considers that community radio stations should be particularly sensitive to employment equity issues in order to reflect fully the communities they serve. It encourages the licensees to consider these issues in their hiring practices and in all other aspects of their management of human resources.

Secretary General

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*This decision is to be appended to each licence.

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