Broadcasting Notice of Consultation CRTC 2018-196

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Ottawa, 1 June 2018

Call for licence renewal applications

Submission of renewal applications for broadcasting licences of radio stations expiring on 31 August 2019

  1. The Commission requests that the licensees listed in the appendix to this notice submit renewal applications for their broadcasting licences expiring on 31 August 2019. The licensees must submit their renewal applications by no later than 31 August 2018
  2. Licensees who do not wish to renew their licences beyond the expiry date indicated in this notice must advise the Commission in writing by no later than 31 August 2018.
  3. This call for applications is consistent with the procedures announced in New procedures for licence renewal applications, Broadcasting Information Bulletin CRTC 2015-116, 31 March 2015 (Broadcasting Information Bulletin 2015-116).
  4. The Commission will process the licence renewal applications under the rules for applications set out in Part 1 of the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission Rules of Practice and Procedure. However, where the Commission deems appropriate, the renewal applications may be published in a notice of consultation.
  5. Interested persons will be given the opportunity to comment on the renewal applications once these are posted on the Commission’s website.

Procedure for filing

  1. Licensees must file their renewal applications electronically by completing the Broadcasting Online Form and Cover Page using the secured service My CRTC Account (Partner Log In or GCKey Log In). A sample of the application form can be viewed on the web page Radio – Abridged Licence Renewal – Form 310. Licensees that have questions related to the application form may contact a Commission specialist at 1-866-781-1911.


  1. As set out in Broadcasting Information Bulletin 2015-116, radio licensees seeking amendments to their licences or technical changes should submit an application distinct from the licence renewal application.
  2. Pursuant to section 32 of the Broadcasting Act, unless otherwise exempt from the requirement to hold a licence, it is an offence to carry on a broadcasting undertaking without a licence. Failure to submit an application for renewal by the date specified in this notice may result in the expiry of the licence, after which the licensee would no longer have the authority to carry on a broadcasting undertaking.
  3. The Commission will announce at a later date the renewal process for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation’s various radio services.

Secretary General

Appendix to Broadcasting Notice of Consultation CRTC 2018-196

Radio stations for which the broadcasting licences will expire on 31 August 2019

Campus and community radio stations

Licensee Call sign and location
Assiniboine Campus-Community Radio Society Inc. CJJJ-FM Brandon, Manitoba
Concordia Student Broadcasting Corporation CJLO Montréal, Quebec
Burnt Islands Economic Development Board Inc. CHBI-FM Burnt Islands, Newfoundland and Labrador
Coopérative Radio-Halifax-Métro limitée CKRH-FM Halifax, Nova Scotia
Diffusion communautaire Baie-des-Chaleurs inc. CIEU-FM Carleton, Quebec and its transmitter CIEU-FM-1 Paspébiac
La Coopérative des montagnes limitée - Radio communautaire CFAI-FM Edmundston, New Brunswick
La Coopérative Radiophonique de Toronto inc. CHOQ-FM Toronto, Ontario
La radio communautaire de LaSalle CKVL-FM Montréal (Lasalle), Quebec
Manitoulin Radio Communication Inc. CFRM-FM Little Current, Ontario
Nostalgia Broadcasting Cooperative Inc. CJNU-FM Winnipeg, Manitoba
Radio Beauséjour inc. CFBO-FM Moncton, New Brunswick
CJSE-FM Shediac, New Brunswick and its transmitters CJSE-FM-1 Memramcook and CJSE-FM-2 Baie Ste-Anne
Radio Bell Island Inc. CJBI-FM Bell Island, Newfoundland and Labrador
Radio Centre-Ville Saint-Louis CINQ-FM Montréal, Quebec
Radio communautaire de l'Estrie CFLX-FM Sherbrooke, Quebec
Radio communautaire de Radisson CIAU-FM Radisson, Quebec
Radio communautaire du Labrador inc. CJRM-FM Labrador City, Newfoundland and Labrador and its transmitter CKIJ-FM St. John’s
Radio communautaire du Saguenay inc. CKAJ-FM Jonquière, Quebec and its transmitter CKAJ-FM-1 La Baie
Radio communautaire enfant-ado Gatineau-Ottawa CJEU Ottawa/Gatineau (Hull), Ontario/Quebec
Radio communautaire Tête-à-la-Baleine CJTB-FM Tête-à-la-Baleine, Quebec
Radio MF Charlevoix inc. CIHO-FM Saint-Hilarion, Quebec and its transmitters CIHO-FM-1 La Malbaie, CIHO-FM-2 Baie-Saint-Paul, CIHO-FM-3 Petite-Rivière-Saint-François, CIHO-FM-4 Saint-Siméon
Radio Nord-Joli inc. CFNJ-FM Saint-Gabriel-de-Brandon, Quebec and its transmitter CFNJ-FM-1 Saint-Zénon
Radio Shawinigan inc. CFUT-FM Shawinigan, Quebec
Smithers Community Radio Society CICK-FM Smithers, British Columbia
Société radio communautaire Victoria CILS-FM Victoria, British Columbia
Voice of the Shuswap Broadcast Society CKVS-FM Salmon Arm, British Columbia
WhiStle Community Radio CIWS-FM Stouffville, Ontario

Native Type B radio stations

Licensee Call sign and location
CHFN Communications Society CHFN-FM Cape Croker Reserve #27 - Wiarton, Ontario
Corporation de Radio Kushapetsheken Apetuamiss Uashat CKAU-FM Maliotenam, Quebec, and its transmitter CKAU-FM-1 Sept-Îles
Corporation Médiatique Teuehikan CHUK-FM Mashteuiatsh, Quebec
Gespegewag Communications Society CHRQ-FM Restigouche, Quebec
Lenape Community Radio Society CKBK-FM Thamesville, Ontario
Micmac Historical Cultural Art Society CFIC-FM Listuguj, Quebec
Native Communications Society of the N.W.T. CKLB-FM Yellowknife, Northwest Territories and its transmitters VF2069 Deline (Fort Franklin), VF2070 Fort Good Hope, VF2071 Rae-Edzo, VF2080 Fort McPherson, VF2081 Fort Resolution, VF2082 Inuvik, VF2083 Aklavik, VF2102 Fort Simpson
Radio communautaire MF Lac Simon inc. CHUN-FM Rouyn-Noranda, Quebec
CHUT-FM Lac-Simon (Louvicourt), Quebec, and its transmitter CHUT-FM-1 Val d’Or

Commercial radio stations

Licensee Call sign and location
7954689 Canada Inc. CFQR Montréal, Quebec
8384860 Canada Inc. CHLG-FM Vancouver, British Columbia
Arctic Radio (1982) Limited CFAR-FM Flin Flon, Manitoba, and its transmitter CFAR Flin Flon
CHTM-FM Thompson, Manitoba, and its transmitter CHTM Thompson
CJAR-FM The Pas, Manitoba, and its transmitter CJAR The Pas
Bayshore Broadcasting Corporation CHGB-FM Wasaga Beach, Ontario
Bell Media Inc. and 8384819 Canada Inc., partners in a general partnership carrying on business as Bell Media Canada Radio 2013 Partnership CFRW Winnipeg, Manitoba
CFWM-FM Winnipeg, Manitoba
CIOO-FM Halifax, Nova Scotia
Bell Media Inc. CHIK-FM Québec, Quebec
Bell Media Inc. and 8384819 Canada Inc., partners in a general partnership carrying on business as Bell Media Ontario Regional Radio Partnership CFLY-FM Kingston, Ontario
CJPT-FM Brockville, Ontario
Bell Media Inc. and 8384819 Canada Inc., partners in a general partnership carrying on business as Bell Media Ottawa Radio Partnership CKKL-FM Ottawa, Ontario
CFPV-FM Radio Ltd. CFPV-FM Pemberton, British Columbia
CHMZ-FM Radio Ltd. CHMZ-FM Tofino, British Columbia
CIMM-FM Radio Ltd. CIMM-FM Ucluelet, British Columbia
C.J.S.D. Incorporated CJSD-FM Thunder Bay, Ontario
CKPM-FM Radio Ltd. CKPM-FM Port Moody, British Columbia
Cogeco Media Inc. CIME-FM Saint-Jérôme, Quebec and its transmitters CIME-FM-1 Val-Morin and CIME‑FM‑2 Mont-Tremblant
Corus Premium Television Ltd. CJKR-FM Winnipeg, Manitoba
Dufferin Communications Inc. CHRC-FM Clarence-Rockland, Ontario
Evanov Radio Group Inc. CHSV-FM Hudson, Quebec
Fabmar Communications Ltd. CIXM-FM Whitecourt, Alberta
Golden West Broadcasting Ltd. CFAM Altona, Manitoba
CFRY Portage La Prairie, Manitoba
CHSM Steinbach, Manitoba
CILT-FM Steinbach, Manitoba
CJRB Boissevain, Manitoba
CJUV-FM Lacombe, Alberta
CJXR-FM Steinbach, Manitoba
CKVX-FM Kindersley, Saskatchewan
Groupe Attraction Radio inc. CHEQ-FM Sainte-Marie (Beauce), Quebec
CKYQ-FM Plessisville, Quebec
HFX Broadcasting Inc. CKHZ-FM Halifax, Nova Scotia
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 CKLR-FM Courtenay, British Columbia
CHAT-FM Medicine Hat, Alberta
CHBW-FM Rocky Mountain House, Alberta and its transmitter CHBW-FM-1 Nordegg
CHBZ-FM Cranbrook, British Columbia and its transmitter CFBZ-FM Fernie
CJAV-FM Port Alberni, British Columbia
CKLZ-FM Kelowna, British Columbia
Labbe Media Incorporated CJWA-FM Wawa, Ontario and its transmitters  CJWA-FM-1 Chapleau and CJWA-FM-3 Michipicoten
LE5 Communications Inc. CHYC-FM Sudbury, Ontario
CHYK-FM Timmins, Ontario and its transmitters CHYX-FM Kapuskasing and CHYK-FM-3 Hearst
Maritime Broadcasting System Limited CFAB Windsor, Nova Scotia
CFBC Saint John, New Brunswick
CHFX-FM Halifax, Nova Scotia
CHLQ-FM Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
CJCB Sydney, Nova Scotia
CJRW-FM Summerside, Prince Edward Island
CJYC-FM Saint John, New Brunswick
CKAD Middleton, Nova Scotia
CKEN-FM Kentville, Nova Scotia
CKPE-FM Sydney, Nova Scotia
My Broadcasting Corporation CIMA-FM Alliston, Ontario
CIMY-FM Pembroke, Ontario
Newcap Inc. CFRK-FM Fredericton, New Brunswick
CFRQ-FM Dartmouth, Nova Scotia
CFXW-FM Whitecourt, Alberta and its transmitter CFXW-FM-1 Fox Creek
CIHT-FM Ottawa, Ontario
CKKY-FM Wainwright, Alberta
CKLN-FM Clarenville, Newfoundland and Labrador
CKUL-FM Halifax, Nova Scotia
North Superior Broadcasting Ltd. CFNO-FM Marathon, Ontario and its transmitters CFNO-FM-1 Nipigon/Red Rock, CFNO‑FM‑2 Hornepayne, CFNO-FM-3 Beardmore, CFNO‑FM‑4 Geraldton, CFNO-FM-5 Longlac, CFNO-FM-7 Nakina and CFNO-FM‑8 White River
Ottawa Media Inc. CJWL-FM Ottawa/Gatineau (Hull), Ontario/Quebec
Quinte Broadcasting Company Limited CJBQ Belleville, Ontario
Radio Diffusion Sorel-Tracy inc. CJSO-FM Sorel, Quebec
Radio du Golfe inc. CJMC-FM Sainte-Anne-des-Monts, Quebec and its transmitters CJMC-FM-1 La Martre, CJMC‑FM-2 Mont-Louis, CJMC-FM-3 Les Méchins, CJMC-FM-4 Grande-Vallée, CJMC‑FM‑5 Gros-Morne,  CJMC-FM‑6 Cloridorme, CJMC-FM-8 Murdochville
Radio Markham York Incorporated CFMS-FM Markham, Ontario
Radio Témiscamingue incorporée CKVM-FM Ville-Marie, Quebec and its transmitter CKVM-1-FM Témiscamingue
Rock 95 Broadcasting Ltd. CIND-FM Toronto, Ontario
Rogers Media Inc. CFLT-FM Dartmouth, Nova Scotia
CHAS-FM Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario
CHEZ-FM Ottawa, Ontario
CIOC-FM Victoria, British Columbia
CITI-FM Winnipeg, Manitoba
CJMX-FM Sudbury, Ontario
CJNI-FM Halifax, Nova Scotia
CJQM-FM Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario
CJRQ-FM Sudbury, Ontario
CKBY-FM Smiths Falls, Ontario
CKFX-FM North Bay, Ontario
CKKS-FM Chilliwack, British Columbia and its transmitters CKKS-FM-1 Abbotsford and CKKS‑FM‑2 Vancouver
Starboard Communications Ltd. CJOJ-FM Belleville, Ontario
Vista Radio Ltd. CFBG-FM Bracebridge, Ontario
CFBK-FM Huntsville, Ontario
CFGM-FM Caledon, Ontario
CFIF-FM Iroquois Falls, Ontario
CFSF-FM Sturgeon Falls, Ontario
CFXN-FM North Bay, Ontario
CFZN-FM Haliburton, Ontario
CHBY-FM Barry’s Bay, Ontario
CHGK-FM Stratford, Ontario
CHMS-FM Bancroft, Ontario
CHMT-FM Timmins, Ontario
CHPB-FM Cochrane, Ontario
CJCS Stratford, Ontario
CJFB-FM Bolton, Ontario
CJJM-FM Espanola, Ontario
CKAP-FM Kapuskasing, Ontario and its transmitter CKHT-FM Hearst
CKAY-FM Sechelt, British Columbia
CKLP-FM Parry Sound, Ontario
CKPP-FM Prescott, Ontario
CKQR-FM Castlegar, British Columbia and its transmitter CHRT-FM Trail
CKVV-FM Kemptville, Ontario

Commercial radio stations (religious or Christian music)

Licensee Call sign and location
Houssen Broadcasting Ltd.CKOE-FM Moncton, New Brunswick
Fondation Radio Galilée CION-FM Québec, Quebec and its transmitters CION-FM-1 Beauceville and CION-FM-2 Chicoutimi
Hope FM Ministries LimitedCINU-FM Truro, Nova Scotia
Native Evangelical Fellowship of Canada, Inc. CJTL-FM Pickle Lake, Ontario and its transmitter CJTL-FM-1 Thunder Bay

Commercial radio stations (ethnic)

Licensee Call sign and location
Radio 1540 Limited CHIN Toronto, Ontario
CHIN-FM Toronto, Ontario
Rogers Media Inc. CKER-FM Edmonton, Alberta
South Asian Broadcasting Corporation Inc. CKYE-FM Vancouver, British Columbia and its transmitter CKYE-FM-1 Surrey

Radio (religious church)

Licensee Call sign and location
Fabrique de la Paroisse de Saint-Gérard VF8027 Weedon, Quebec
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