Broadcasting Decision CRTC 2019-179

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Reference: Part 1 licence renewal application posted on 28 February 2019

Ottawa, 27 May 2019

LE5 Communications Inc.
Timmins, Ontario

Public record for this application: 2018-0872-6

CHYK-FM Timmins – Licence renewal

  1. The Commission renews the broadcasting licence for the French-language commercial radio programming undertaking CHYK-FM Timmins, Ontario, 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 this application.
  2. The licensee informed the Commission that it wished to amend its broadcasting licence to delete the rebroadcasting transmitters CHYX-FM Kapuskasing and CHYK-FM-3 Hearst. In two administrative letters dated 12 April 2019, the Commission approved the licensee’s request to delete the transmitters.
  3. Pursuant to section 22 of the Broadcasting Act, the broadcasting licence renewed in this decision will cease to have any force or effect if the broadcasting certificate issued by the Department of Industry lapses.

Secretary General

This decision is to be appended to the licence.

Appendix to Broadcasting Decision CRTC 2019-179

Terms, conditions of licence, expectation and encouragement for the French-language commercial radio programming undertaking CHYK-FM Timmins, Ontario


The licence will expire 31 August 2026.

Conditions of licence

  1. 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.


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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