ARCHIVED - Broadcasting Procedural Letter addressed to Gary Jessop

This page has been archived on the Web

Information identified as archived on the Web is for reference, research or recordkeeping purposes. Archived Decisions, Notices and Orders (DNOs) remain in effect except to the extent they are amended or reversed by the Commission, a court, or the government. The text of archived information has not been altered or updated after the date of archiving. Changes to DNOs are published as “dashes” to the original DNO number. Web pages that are archived on the Web are not subject to the Government of Canada Web Standards. As per the Communications Policy of the Government of Canada, you can request alternate formats by contacting us.

Ottawa, 15 April 2015

By E-mail:

Gary Jessop
21-5480 Canotek Road
Ottawa, Ontario K1J 9H7

Procedural Letter: Application 2015-0300-6 – CIRV-FM Toronto Request for abbreviated process

Dear Mr. Jessop:

On 27 March 2015, CIRC Radio Inc. requested that the Commission conduct an abbreviated process with respect to the above noted application involving a condition of licence amendment. More specifically, CIRC Radio Inc. requested that the Commission issue a decision approving this application prior to 31 May 2015 to ensure continuity of the Portuguese-language subsidiary communications multiplex operations (SCMO) radio service in Toronto currently broadcast on a CBL-FM (Canadian Broadcasting Corporation) SCMO.

Commission staff notes that your application proposes to replace CIRV-FM’s authority to use a SCMO channel for the purpose of broadcasting a predominantly Vietnamese –language radio serviceFootnote 1 with the existing Portuguese-language radio service referred to above.

Although, no guarantee  can be given regarding whether the Commission will approve any application or issues a decision prior to 31 May 2015, the condition of licence amendment proposed appears to be minor (as the Portuguese-language radio service already exists), therefore Commission staff approves a shortened timeline associated with the processing of this application. Accordingly, the timetable for the process will be as follows:

Subject Posted Date Deadlines
Part 1 CIRC Radio Inc.

Addition of a condition of licence (SCMO) (Toronto, Ontario)
Toronto, Ontario



Open application for applicant contact information.
2 April 2015 4 May 2015
(previous deadline)

22 April 2015
(New deadline)

A copy of this letter and all related correspondence will be added to the public record of the proceeding.

Yours sincerely,

Annie Laflamme, Director, Radio Policy and Applications


Footnote 1

CIRV-FM Toronto – Use of the SCMO channel, Broadcasting Decision CRTC 2007-314, 17 August 2007.

Return to footnote 1

Date modified: