Transcript, Hearing 16 February 2017

Volume: 1 of 1
Location: Gatineau, Quebec
Date: 16 February 2017
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Held at:

Terrasses de la Chaudière
Gatineau, Quebec
Commission Headquarters



Gatineau, Quebec
16 February 2017
Opening of Hearing at 11:00 a.m.

Chair: Order please.

Good morning ladies and gentlemen and welcome to this hearing of the Commission. My name is Judith LaRocque, Vice-Chairperson for Broadcasting and I will chair this hearing. With me on the panel are my colleagues, Yves Dupras, Commissioner for Quebec and Christopher MacDonald, Commissioner for the Atlantic Region and Nunavut. Cindy Ventura will be the Hearing Secretary and Alexander Ly will be our Legal Counsel. Madam Secretary, what are the items on the agenda for today?

Secretary: Thank you Madam Chair.

On 28 November 2016, the Commission published Broadcasting Notice of Consultation CRTC 2016-465. The applications referenced in this notice are being considered today without the appearance of the parties.

The Commission has received interventions concerning the applications and they have been placed on the public file for this hearing.

Thank you Madam Chair.

Chair: Any questions from the panel members?

Yves Dupras: No questions Madam Chair.

Christopher MacDonald: No questions Madam Chair.

Chair: I should emphasize that the matters that form part of the agenda will be given full consideration by the hearing panel and decisions will be released in due course after consultation with the full Commission. This therefore concludes today's hearing. I wish to thank my colleagues, Legal Counsel and the Hearing Secretary for their assistance. The hearing is now adjourned.

Secretary: Thank you Madam Chair.

The hearing adjourned at 11:15 a.m.

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