Broadcasting Decision CRTC 2019-76

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Ottawa, 15 March 2019

Fifth Dimension Properties Inc.
Across Canada

Application 2018-0680-4, received 23 August 2018

Skinemax TV – Revocation of licence

  1. Fifth Dimension Properties Inc. (Fifth Dimension) has requested the revocation of its broadcasting licence for the national, English-language specialty Category B service Skinemax, originally granted in Broadcasting Decision 2012-559, in order to continue its operation as an exempt undertaking, pursuant to Broadcasting Order 2015-88.
  2. Given the licensee’s request and pursuant to section 9(1)(e) of the Broadcasting Act, the Commission revokes the broadcasting licence issued to Fifth Dimension Properties Inc. for the above-mentioned undertaking.
  3. The operator of this undertaking must, at all times, comply with the criteria set out in the appendix to Broadcasting Order 2015-88.

Non-compliance by the previously licensed service

  1. Fifth Dimension was late filing its program logs and annual returns throughout its licence term. Consequently, it was in apparent non-compliance with sections 8(1)(d) and 9(1) of the Discretionary Services Regulations relating to the filing of program logs and annual returns.
  2. Fifth Dimension did not file annual returns for the 2014-2015, 2015-2016 and 2016-2017 broadcast years with the Commission. The Commission directs Fifth Dimension to file the missing annual returns by 15 April 2019
  3. Fifth Dimension filed the financial statements for the 2014-2015 and 2015-2016 broadcast years after the 30 November deadline. It did not file financial statements for the 2016-2017 broadcast year. The Commission directs Fifth Dimension to file the missing financial statements by 15 April 2019.

Secretary General

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