Broadcasting Decision CRTC 2016-196

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Reference: 2016-147

Ottawa, 24 May 2016

Various licensees
Various locations across Canada

Various terrestrial broadcasting distribution undertakings - Administrative renewals

  1. The Commission renews the broadcasting licences for the terrestrial broadcasting distribution undertakings set out in the appendix to this decision from 1 September 2016 to 30 November 2016, subject to the terms and conditions in effect under the current licences.

  2. This decision does not dispose of any issue that may arise with respect to the renewal of these licences, including past non-compliance issues. The Commission is considering the renewal of these licences in Call for licence renewal applications: Submission of renewal applications for broadcasting licences of terrestrial distribution undertakings (BDUs) that will expire in 2016 and 2017; implementation of certain conditions of licence and review of practices in regard to the small basic and flexible packaging requirements for all BDU licensees, Broadcasting Notice of Consultation CRTC 2016-147, 21 April 2016.

Secretary General

*This decision is to be appended to each licence.

Appendix to Broadcasting Decision CRTC 2016-196

Terrestrial broadcasting distribution undertakings for which the broadcasting licences have been administratively renewed until 30 November 2016

Licensee Locations
Access Communications Co-operative Limited Regina (including White City), Saskatchewan
Cogeco Cable Canada GP Inc. (the general partner) and Cogeco Cable Holdings Inc. (the limited partner), carrying on business as Cogeco Cable Canada LP Belleville, Burlington, Georgetown, Hamilton/Dundas, Hamilton/Stoney Creek, Kingston, Niagara Falls, Peterborough, Sarnia, St. Catharines and Windsor, Ontario
Cogeco Cable Canada GP Inc. and Cogeco Cable Holdings Inc., partners in a general partnership carrying on business as Cogeco Cable Québec General Partnership Drummondville, Rimouski, Saint-Hyacinthe, Trois-Rivières and surrounding areas, Quebec
K-Right Communications Limited Dartmouth and surrounding areas, Nova Scotia
Halifax and surrounding areas, Nova Scotia
MTS Inc. Winnipeg and surrounding areas, Manitoba
Persona Communications Inc. Sudbury, Ontario
Rogers Communications Canada Inc. Allardville, Clair, Fredericton, Moncton, Rogersville and Saint John, and surrounding areas, New Brunswick; and Deer Lake and St. John’s, and surrounding areas, Newfoundland and Labrador
Barrie, Hamilton, Kitchener, London, Newmarket, Oshawa, Ottawa and Toronto, and surrounding areas, Ontario
Saskatchewan Telecommunications Regina (which includes Pilot Butte and White City) and Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
Shaw Cablesystems Limited Calgary, Alberta
Edmonton, Alberta
Fort McMurray, Alberta
Lethbridge, Alberta
Red Deer, Alberta
Coquitlam, British Columbia
Duncan, British Columbia
Kelowna, British Columbia
Langford, British Columbia
Nanaimo, British Columbia
New Westminster, British Columbia
Vancouver (North and West), British Columbia
Vancouver (Richmond), British Columbia
Victoria, British Columbia
White Rock, British Columbia
Winnipeg, Manitoba
Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario
Thunder Bay, Ontario
Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
Shaw Cablesystems (VCI) Limited Edmonton, Alberta
Winnipeg, Manitoba
TELUS Communications Inc., and 1219723 Alberta ULC and Emergis Inc. in partnership with TELUS Communications Inc. in TELE-MOBILE Company, partners in a general partnership carrying on business as TELUS Communications Company Calgary, Edmonton (including St. Albert, Sherwood Park, Spruce Grove and Stony Plain), Fort McMurray, Grande Prairie, Lethbridge, Medicine Hat and Red Deer, Alberta
Kamloops, Kelowna, Nanaimo, Penticton, Prince George, Terrace, Vancouver (including Lower Mainland and Fraser Valley), Vernon and Victoria, British Columbia
Videotron Ltd. and 9227-2590 Québec inc., partners in a general partnership carrying on business as Videotron G.P. Gatineau (Aylmer, Gatineau, Hull) and surrounding areas, Quebec
Québec and surrounding areas, Quebec
Montréal, Quebec
Montréal West, Quebec
Terrebonne, Quebec
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