Broadcasting Decision CRTC 2019-151
Reference: Part 1 licence renewal applications posted on 28 February 2019
Ottawa, 15 May 2019
Arctic Radio (1982) Limited
Thompson and The Pas, Manitoba
Public record for these applications: 2018-0880-0 and 2018-0879-2
CHTM-FM Thompson and its transmitter CHTM Thompson and CJAR-FM The Pas and its transmitter CJAR The Pas – Licence renewals
- The Commission renews the broadcasting licences for the commercial radio programming undertakings CHTM-FM Thompson and CJAR-FM The Pas and their transmitters, Manitoba, from 1 September 2019 to 31 August 2026. The terms and conditions of licence are set out in the appendix to this decision. The Commission did not receive any interventions regarding these applications.
- 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.
This decision is to be appended to each licence.
Appendix to Broadcasting Decision CRTC 2019-151
Terms, conditions of licence, expectation and encouragement for the commercial radio programming undertakings CHTM-FM Thompson and its transmitter CHTM Thompson, Manitoba, and CJAR-FM The Pas and its transmitter CJAR The Pas, Manitoba
The licences will expire 31 August 2026.
Conditions of licence
- The licensee shall adhere to the conditions set out in Conditions of licence for commercial AM and FM radio stations, Broadcasting Regulatory Policy CRTC 2009-62, 11 February 2009, as well as to the conditions set out in the licence for the undertaking.
- If the licensee broadcasts religious programming as defined in Religious Broadcasting Policy, Public Notice CRTC 1993-78, 3 June 1993, the licensee shall adhere to the guidelines set out in sections III.B.2.a) and IV of that public notice with respect to the provision of balance and ethics in religious programming.
The Commission expects the licensee to reflect the cultural diversity of Canada in its programming and employment practices.
In accordance with Implementation of an employment equity policy, Public Notice CRTC 1992-59, 1 September 1992, the Commission encourages the licensee to consider employment equity issues in its hiring practices and in all other aspects of its management of human resources.
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