ARCHIVED - Broadcasting Procedural Letter Addressed to Diane Racette (Coopérative Radio-Halifax-Métro limitée)

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Ottawa, 6 April 2016

Diane Racette
Chair, Board of Directors
Coopérative Radio-Halifax-Métro limitée
5527 Cogswell Street
Halifax, NS
B3J 1R2

Sent by email:

Application 2016-0254-0 - CKRH-FM Halifax (Nova Scotia)

In order to proceed with an analysis of the above application, please answer the following questions:


  1. Staff noted that in your application you indicated you wanted a temporary exception to standard condition of licence #6 in Broadcasting Regulatory Policy CRTC 2012-304 (BRP 2012-304), which requires, in each broadcast week, licensees to devote no less than 15% of their programming to programming drawn from content category 1 (Spoken Word).

    1. Please indicate for how long you would like this temporary exception.


  1. According to the application, Radio-Halifax-Métro has accumulated a total debt of nearly $100,000.

    1. Please indicate for which reason(s) this debt has been accumulated.

    2. Please explain how approval of this application will contribute to the financial recovery of Radio-Halifax-Métro.

    3. Please explain how approval or refusal of this application will affect the revenues and expenditures of Radio-Halifax-Métro, including programming expenditures.

Considering the above request, the timetable for the proceeding is changed as follows:
Notice Number/Part 1 Topic Posted Date Deadlines
Part 1 Coopérative Radio-Halifax-Métro limitée

Amend condition of licence - Decrease in spoken work category

Halifax. Nova Scotia



Open application for applicant contact information.
15 April 2016 22 April 2016

Your application will be deemed incomplete and may be returned to you if the requested information is not submitted to the Commission no later than April 12, 2016.

We also ask that you repeat each question in your response.

This letter and your response, as well as all documents filed in support of your application, will be included as part of your response and should therefore be made available for examination.

The Commission requires that you submit these documents electronically through the secure service My CRTC Account using the Broadcasting Online Form and Cover Page (GCKey or Partner Log In). On the Forms and My CRTC Account web page, you will also find instructions on submitting documents to the Commission by clicking on Submitting applications and other documents to the CRTC using My CRTC Account.

Should you need further information concerning your application, please do not hesitate to contact me by telephone at 819-997-4924 or by fax at 819-994-0218.

Yours sincerely,

Diane Massie
Radio Analyst
French-Language Radio Policy and Analysis

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