Decisions 2017

Broadcasting

2017-214 - Manager, Technology Infrastructure, Government of Yukon - Mount Jubilee, Yukon - APPROVED - Application for a broadcasting licence to operate a radiocommunication distribution undertaking to serve Mount Jubilee

2017-212 - Corus Radio Company - Corus Premium Television Ltd. - Various locations in Ontario, Manitoba and Alberta - APPROVED - Applications to renew the broadcasting licences for the commercial radio stations set out in the decision

2017-211 - Golden West Broadcasting Ltd. - Various locations in Alberta and Saskatchewan - APPROVED - Applications to renew the broadcasting licences for the commercial radio stations set out in the decision

2017-209 - Various licensees - Sherbrooke, Quebec, and Lethbridge, Alberta - APPROVED - Applications to renew the broadcasting licences for the campus radio stations set out in the decision

2017-208 - Various licensees - Various locations across Canada - APPROVED - Applications to renew the broadcasting licences for the commercial radio stations set out in the decision

2017-207 - Peace River Broadcasting Corporation Ltd. - Peace River, Alberta - APPROVED - Application to change the authorized contours of the English-language commercial radio station CKKX-FM Peace River

2017-206 - Peace River Broadcasting Corporation Ltd. - Peace River, Alberta - APPROVED - Application for a broadcasting licence to operate an English language FM commercial radio station in Peace River to replace its AM commercial radio station CKYL Peace River and its rebroadcasting transmitter CKYL-FM-1 Peace River

2017-205 - Eternacom Inc. - Sudbury, Iroquois Falls, Sault Ste. Marie, Englehart, New Liskeard, Sundridge and Spring Bay, Ontario - APPROVED - Applications to operate FM rebroadcasting transmitters in the above-mentioned localities to rebroadcast the programming of the English-language commercial specialty (Christian music) radio station CJTK-FM Sudbury

2017-204 - Canadian Centre for Civic Media & Arts Development Incorporated - Downsview and Scarborough, Ontario - DENIED - Application to amend the broadcasting licence for the English-language campus radio station CHRY-FM Downsview, in order to add an FM rebroadcasting transmitter in Scarborough

2017-202 - Newcap Inc. - Various locations across Canada - APPROVED - Applications to renew the broadcasting licences for various commercial radio stations

2017-199 - Canadian Broadcasting Corporation - Trois-Rivières and Parent, Quebec - APPROVED - Application to amend the broadcasting licence for the French-language radio programming undertaking CBF-FM-8 Trois-Rivières, Quebec, to add a low-power FM transmitter in Parent to replace its current AM rebroadcasting transmitter CBF-18 Parent.

2017-198 - Various applicants - Vancouver, British Columbia; Edmonton and Calgary, Alberta; and Ottawa and Toronto, Ontario - APPROVED – Application by Northern Native Broadcasting (Terrace, B.C.) for a broadcasting licence to operate an English- and Indigenous-language Type B Native FM radio station to serve the urban Indigenous community in Vancouver - APPROVED – Applications by Aboriginal Multi-Media Society of Alberta for broadcasting licences to operate English- and Indigenous-language Type B Native FM radio stations to serve the urban Indigenous communities in Edmonton and Calgary - APPROVED – Applications by First Peoples Radio Inc. for broadcasting licences to operate English- and Indigenous-language Type B Native FM radio stations to serve the urban Indigenous communities in Ottawa and Toronto - DENIED – Other applications for broadcasting licences to operate radio stations to serve the urban Indigenous communities in the above-noted localities

2017-196 - InsightEdge Inc. - Across Canada - APPROVED - Applications to add the non-Canadian programming services set out in the decision to the List of non-Canadian programming services and stations authorized for distribution

2017-193 - Findings regarding market capacity and the appropriateness of issuing a call for radio applications to serve the Brampton radio market

2017-192 - Findings regarding market capacity and the appropriateness of issuing a call for radio applications to serve the Aurora radio market

2017-191 - My Broadcasting Corporation Simcoe, Ontario - APPROVED - Application for a broadcasting licence to operate an English-language, commercial FM radio station in Simcoe, Ontario.

2017-189 - 9427899 Canada Inc.Montréal, Quebec - APPROVED - Application to reallocate the tangible benefits flowing from the change in the effective control of the commercial ethnic radio station CKIN-FM Montréal, Quebec, to fund a scholarship for journalism students at Concordia University.

2017-175 - Canadian Broadcasting Corporation - Thunder Bay, Marathon and Terrace Bay, Ontario - APPROVED - Application to amend the broadcasting licence for the English-language radio station CBQT-FM Thunder Bay to operate an FM transmitter in Marathon

2017-170 - Canadian Broadcasting Corporation - Toronto and Orillia, Ontario - APPROVED - Application to change the authorized contours of CBL-FM-3 Orillia, a rebroadcasting transmitter of the English-language radio station CBL-FM Toronto (Radio Two)

2017-169 - Canadian Broadcasting Corporation - Toronto and Orillia, Ontario - APPROVED - Application to change the authorized contours of CBCO-FM Orillia, a rebroadcasting transmitter of the English-language radio station CBLA-FM Toronto (Radio One)

2017-162 - 902890 Alberta Ltd. - Wetaskiwin, Alberta - APPROVED - Application to revoke the broadcasting licence for the English-language specialty commercial radio station CIHS-FM Wetaskiwin

2017-161 - Diffusion communautaire des Îles inc. - Îles-de-la-Madeleine, Quebec - APPROVED - Application to revoke the broadcasting licence for its French-language community television station in Îles-de-la-Madeleine

2017-159 - Various licensees - Various locations - RENEWED - Broadcasting licences for the terrestrial broadcasting distribution undertakings set out in the appendix to the decision from 1 December 2017 to 31 May 2018

2017-156 - Telelatino Network Inc. - Across Canada - APPROVED - Application to renew the broadcasting licence for the discretionary service Telelatino

2017-155 - Shaw Cablesystems (VCI) Limited - Across Canada - APPROVED - Application to renew the broadcasting licence for the national video-on-demand service Shaw On Demand

2017-152 - Rogers Media Inc. - Across Canada - APPROVED IN PART - Application to operate a national, multilingual multi-ethnic discretionary service to be known as OMNI Regional - APPROVED - Request for mandatory distribution of OMNI Regional on the digital basic service for the licence term

2017-151 - Rogers Media Inc. on behalf of itself and of 8064750 Canada Inc., 8834776 Canada Inc. and 9742638 Canada Inc. - Across Canada - APPROVED - Application to renew the broadcasting licences for the television stations and services set out in the appendices to the decision Rogers Communications Canada Inc. Across Canada - APPROVED - Application to renew the broadcasting licencesfor the on-demand service Rogers on Demand

2017-150 - Corus Entertainment Inc., on behalf of various licensees - Across Canada - APPROVED - Application to renew the broadcasting licences for the currently licensed television stations and discretionary services that will form part of the English-language Corus group of services in the next licence term
APPROVED - Request for broadcasting licences to operate the currently exempt discretionary services Disney Channel, Disney Junior and Disney XD as licensed discretionary services, and to include these services as part of the English-language Corus group of services - APPROVED - Request to revoke the broadcasting licence for CKWS-TV-2 Prescott and add that transmitter to the broadcasting licence for CKWS-DT Kingston as a rebroadcasting transmitter

2017-149 - Bell Media Inc. - Various locations and across Canada - APPROVED - Application to renew the broadcasting licences for the various English-language television stations and services that will form the Bell Media Group in the next licence term - APPROVED - Application to renew the broadcasting licences for various television services that are not included in the Bell Media Group in the next licence term
Issuance of new broadcasting licences for various on-demand services

2017-148 - Renewal of licences for the television services of large English language ownership groups – Introductory decision

2017-147 - Quebecor Media Inc., on behalf of TVA Group Inc. and Videotron G.P. - Across Canada
APPROVED - Application to renew the broadcasting licences for the television stations and services that will form of the TVA Group for the next licence term - APPROVED - Application to renew the broadcasting licences for the television services that will not be part of the TVA Group for the next licence term

2017-146 - Groupe V Média inc. - Across Canada - APPROVED - Application to renew the broadcasting licences for the various French-language television services that will form the Groupe V Média inc. group of services

2017-145 - Corus Entertainment Inc. - Across Canada - APPROVED - Application to renew the broadcasting licences for the television services that will form Corus’s French-language Group for the next licence term
APPROVED - Application to renew the broadcasting licence for the service La Chaîne Disney, which are not included in the Group

2017-144 - Bell Media Inc. - Across Canada - APPROVED - Application to renew the broadcasting licences for the television services that will form Bell’s French-language Group for the next licence term
APPROVED - Application to renew the broadcasting licence for RDS, which are not included in the Group

2017-143 - Various licensees - Across Canada - Renewal of licences for the television services of large French-language ownership groups – Introductory decision

2017-140 - Canadian Broadcasting Corporation - Toronto and Peterborough, Ontario - APPROVED - Application to change the authorized contours of CJBC-5-FM Peterborough, a rebroadcasting transmitter of the French-language radio station CJBC-FM Toronto (ICI Radio-Canada Première) - APPROVED - Application to change the authorized contours of CBCP-FM Peterborough, a rebroadcasting transmitter of the English-language radio station CBLA-FM Toronto (Radio One) - APPROVED - Application to change the authorized contours of CBBP-FM Peterborough, a rebroadcasting transmitter of the English-language radio station CBL-FM Toronto (Radio 2)

2017-139 - Aboriginal Peoples Television Network Incorporated - Across Canada - APPROVED - Application to amend the broadcasting licence for the national, English- and French-language specialty Category A service APTN

2017-136 - Radio 1540 Limited - Toronto, Ontario - APPROVED - Application for a broadcasting licence to operate a commercial ethnic FM radio station in Toronto - APPROVED - Application to amend the broadcasting licence for the commercial ethnic AM radio station CHIN Toronto in order to delete CHIN-1-FM as a transmitter

2017-135 - KCVI Educational Radio Station Incorporated - Kingston, Ontario - APPROVED - Application for a new broadcasting licence to operate an English-language community FM radio station in Kingston

2017-124 - S. S. TV Inc. - Across Canada – APPROVED - Application to revoke the broadcasting licence for the national third-language specialty Category B service SSTV

2017-123 - TELUS Communications Inc., and 1219723 Alberta ULC in partnership with TELUS Communications Inc. in TELE-MOBILE Company, partners in a general partnership carrying on business as TELUS Communications Company
Kelowna, Nanaimo, Penticton, Prince George, Terrace, Vancouver (including Lower Mainland, Fraser Valley and Whistler, and their surrounding areas), Vernon and Victoria, British Columbia; Calgary, Edmonton (including St. Albert, Sherwood Park, Spruce Grove and Stony Plain), Fort McMurray, Grande Prairie and Red Deer, Alberta; Baie-Comeau, Gaspé, Montmagny, Mont Tremblant, Rimouski, Saint Georges, Sainte-Marie and Sept-Îles, and their surrounding areas, Quebec; and across Canada - APPROVED - Application for authority to effect a corporate reorganization within TELUS Communications Company, and for new broadcasting licences to continue the operation of its terrestrial broadcasting distribution undertakings serving the above-noted localities, its national video on-demand service, and its unlaunched pay-per-view service under the same terms and conditions as those set out in the current licences.

2017-122 - Vista Radio Ltd. - Medicine Hat, Alberta - DENIED - Application to amend and delete conditions of licence relating to the specialty (Christian music) format of the English-language radio station CJLT-FM Medicine Hat

2017-114 - Sirius XM Canada Holdings Inc., on behalf of Sirius XM Canada Inc. - Across Canada - APPROVED - Application for authority to effect a change in the ownership structure of Sirius XM Canada Inc., licensee of the satellite subscription radio services Sirius Canada and XM Canada

2017-106 - 8384860 Canada Inc. - Vancouver, British Columbia - APPROVED -Application to amend the broadcasting licence for the English-language commercial radio station CHLG-FM Vancouver in order to direct a total of $185,000 in Canadian content development contributions to two concert events featuring Aboriginal music

2017-99 - Findings regarding market capacity and the appropriateness of issuing a call for radio applications to serve Georgina, Ontario

2017-89 - Klondike Broadcasting Company Limited - Whitehorse, Yukon Territory - APPROVED - Application to amend the broadcasting licence for the English-language commercial AM radio station CKRW Whitehorse

2017-83 - Radio Rimouski inc. - Rimouski, Quebec - DENIED - Application to amend condition of licence 2 of the radio station CFYX-FM Rimouski regarding the solicitation of local advertising

2017-78 - Gimaa Giigidoowin Communications - M’Chigeeng, Ontario - APPROVED - Application to acquire from Anong Migwans Beam the assets of the English- and Aboriginal-language Type B Native radio station CHYF-FM M’Chigeeng

2017-77 - Canadian Broadcasting Corporation - Victoria and Port Alice, British Columbia - APPROVED - Application to amend the broadcasting licence for the English-language radio station CBCV-FM Victoria in order to operate an FM transmitter in Port Alice to rebroadcast the programming of the national English-language network service Radio One

2017-76 - Canadian Broadcasting Corporation - Yellowknife and Fort Smith, Northwest Territories - APPROVED - Application to amend the broadcasting licence for the English-language radio station CFYK-FM Yellowknife in order to operate an FM transmitter in Fort Smith to rebroadcast the programming of the national English-language network service Radio One

2017-74 - Canadian Broadcasting Corporation - Thunder Bay and White River, Ontario - APPROVED - Application to amend the broadcasting licence for the English-language radio station CBQT-FM Thunder Bay in order to operate an FM transmitter at White River to rebroadcast the programming of the national English-language network service Radio One

2017-70 - TekSavvy Solutions Inc. - Across Canada - APPROVED - Application to add WJBK-TV Detroit, Michigan, a non-Canadian television station, to the List of non-Canadian programming services and stations authorized for distribution

2017-69 - Asian Television Network International Limited - Across Canada - APPROVED - Application to add NDTV 24 X 7, a non-Canadian English-language service, to the List of non-Canadian programming services and stations authorized for distribution

2017-60 - Sex-Shop Television Inc. - Across Canada - APPROVED - Application to revoke the broadcasting licence for the national bilingual pay Category B service VividTV (formerly Vanessa)

2017-59 - MusiquePlus inc. - Across Canada - APPROVED IN PART - Complaint regarding Bell’s proposed repackaging of the independent discretionary services MusiquePlus and Max

2017-53 - Canadian Broadcasting Corporation - Sydney, Nova Scotia - APPROVED - Application relating to technical changes that were made in 2013 to the authorized contours of CBAF-FM-14 Sydney, Nova Scotia, a rebroadcasting transmitter of the French-language radio station CBAF-FM-5 Halifax

2017-47 - Shaw Cablesystems Limited - Kenora (Ontario) - APPROVED - Application to revoke the broadcasting licence for the English-language conventional television programming undertaking CJBN-TV Kenora

2017-45 - TELUS Communications Company - Across Canada - APPROVED - Application to add RIDE TV, a non-Canadian English-language service, to the List of non-Canadian programming services and stations authorized for distribution

2017-44 - Stingray Digital Group Inc. - Across Canada - APPROVED - Application to add Stingray Festival 4K, a non-Canadian English- and French-language service, to the List of non-Canadian programming services and stations authorized for distribution

2017-42 - Ethnic Channels Group Limited - Across Canada - APPROVED - Application to add Sky News Arabia, a non-Canadian third-language service, to the List of non-Canadian programming services and stations authorized for distribution

2017-36 - Canadian Broadcasting Corporation - Windsor and Sarnia, Ontario - APPROVED - Application to amend the broadcasting licence for the French-language radio station CBEF Windsor, Ontario, to operate an FM rebroadcasting transmitter in Sarnia

2017-29 - 7262591 Canada Limited - Across Canada - APPROVED - Application to revoke the broadcasting licence for the English-language Category 2 specialty service Gusto TV

2017-24 - Canadian Broadcasting Corporation - Dawson Creek and Vancouver, British Columbia - APPROVED - Application to change the authorized contours of CBUF-FM-7 Dawson Creek, a rebroadcasting transmitter of the French-language radio station CBUF-FM Vancouver

2017-23 - Canadian Broadcasting Corporation - Dawson Creek and Prince George, British Columbia - APPROVED - Application to change the authorized contours of CBKQ-FM Dawson Creek, a rebroadcasting transmitter of the English-language radio station CBYG-FM Prince George (Radio One)

2017-20 - Various licensees - Various locations across Canada - RENEWED - Administrative renewals

2017-19 - Stingray Digital Group Inc. - Across Canada - APPROVED - Addition of DJAZZ to the List of non-Canadian programming services and stations authorized for distribution

2017-17 - VMedia Inc. - Across Canada - APPROVED - Addition of BESTSELLER and MULT to the List of non-Canadian programming services and stations authorized for distribution

2017-16 - Stingray Digital Group Inc. - Across Canada - APPROVED - Addition of Stingray Brava to the List of non-Canadian programming services and stations authorized for distribution

2017-3 - Various applicants - Edmonton, Alberta - APPROVED - Application by 1811258 Alberta Ltd. for a broadcasting licence to operate an ethnic commercial AM radio station in Edmonton - APPROVED - Application by Société Radio Communautaire du Grand Edmonton Society for a broadcasting licence to operate a French-language community FM radio station in Edmonton - DENIED - Other applications for broadcasting licences for radio stations to serve Edmonton

2017-2 - Riding Mountain Broadcasting Ltd. - Brandon, Manitoba - APPROVED - Application to operate an English-language commercial FM radio station in Brandon to replace its AM station CKLQ Brandon and to operate an AM transmitter in Brandon to rebroadcast the programming of the FM station

Compliance and Enforcement

2017-65 - William Rapanos – Violations of Canada’s Anti-Spam Legislation

Telecommunications

2017-210 - Forbearance from the regulation of high-capacity / digital data services interexchange private line services on certain additional routes - File number: 8638-S1-01/98

2017-203 - CISC Canadian Steering Committee on Numbering – Consensus report CNRE120A regarding 555 line numbers - File number: 8621-C12-01/08

2017-190 - Sogetel inc. - Application for forbearance from the regulation of business local exchange services - File number: 8640-S4-201701748

2017-186 - Coalition pour le service 9-1-1 au Québec – Request to review and vary certain determinations in Telecom Decision 2016-453 regarding wireless Phase II Enhanced 9-1-1 service - File number: 8662-C238-201613117

2017-172 - Bell Canada – Application for forbearance from the regulation of wholesale wireless access service - File number: 8640-B2-201601253

2017-171 - Bell Canada – Application for forbearance from the regulation of extended area service transport and local transit services - File number: 8640-B2-201602326

2017-167 - Bragg Communications Incorporated, operating as Eastlink – Application to review and vary or stay Telecom Order 2016-448 regarding wholesale high-speed access service interim rates - File number: 8662-E17-201700170.

2017-134 - TELUS Communications Company – Application for forbearance from the regulation of business local exchange services
File number: 8640-T66-201612268

2017-119 - CISC Emergency Services Working Group – Consensus report regarding updates to the wireless 9-1-1 caller location accuracy thresholds - File number: 8669-C12-01/01

2017-115 - VOIS Inc. – Non-compliance with the requirement to participate in the Commissioner for Complaints for Telecommunications Services Inc. and violation under section 72.001 of the Telecommunications Act - File number: 1011-NOC2016-0431

2017-108 - CISC Business Process Working Group – Consensus report BPRE095a regarding revisions to the On-boarding of New Trading Partners Guide - File number: 8621-C12-01/08

2017-105 - Complaints against Quebecor Media Inc., Videotron Ltd., and Videotron G.P. alleging undue and unreasonable preference and disadvantage regarding the Unlimited Music program - File numbers: 8661-P8-201510199, 8622-V42-201510735, 1011-NOC2016-0192

2017-87 - Sogetel inc. – Implementation of local competition for CoopTel in the exchange of Nantes, Quebec File number: 8663-S4-201607293

2017-57 - Ice Wireless Inc. – Application regarding roaming on Rogers Communications Canada Inc.’s network by customers of Ice Wireless Inc. and Sugar Mobile Inc. - File number: 8620-J106-201601633

2017-56 - Wholesale mobile wireless roaming service tariffs – Final terms and conditions - File numbers: Bell Mobility Tariff Notices 1, 1A, 1B, and 2; Rogers Communications Partnership Tariff Notice 42; and TELUS Communications Company Tariff Notice 501

2017-51 - Bell Canada – Application for forbearance from the regulation of residential local exchange services - File number: 8640-B2-201610618

2017-38 - CISC Canadian Steering Committee on Numbering – Consensus report CNRE119A regarding setting aside numbering plan area (NPA) codes to be used for relief of existing Canadian NPAs forecast to exhaust in the next 10 years - File number: 8621-C12-01/08

2017-37 - Revocation of basic international telecommunications services licences

2017-35 - Area code relief for area code 709 in Newfoundland and Labrador - File number: 1011-NOC2016-0205

2017-34 - CISC Canadian Steering Committee on Numbering – Consensus report CNRE118A regarding proposed revisions to the Canadian Adjunct to the Industry Numbering Committee Carrier Identification Code Assignment Guidelines - File number: 8621-C12-01/08

2017-32 - CISC Canadian Steering Committee on Numbering – Relief planning committee recommendation for area codes 418 and 581 in eastern Quebec - File number: 1011-NOC2016-0207

2017-31 - CISC Business Process Working Group – Consensus report BPRE093c regarding revised Canadian Data Interchange Guidelines - File number: 8621-C12-01/08

2017-15 - Bell Canada – Application for forbearance from the regulation of residential local exchange services - File number: 8640-B2-201609002

2017-9 - Shaw Cablesystems G.P. – Application requesting relief from TELUS Communications Company’s monthly recurring charge for service entrance conduit - File number: 8661-S9-201601625

2017-5 - Bell Canada – Application for forbearance from the regulation of residential local exchange services - File number: 8640-B2-201608994

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