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Ottawa, 13 April 1994
Decision CRTC 94-160
Natotawin Broadcasting Inc.
Prince Albert, Saskatchewan - 931440200
Addition of a transmitter
Pursuant to Public Notice CRTC 1994-15 dated 17 February 1994, the Commission approves the application to amend the broadcasting licence for the radio programming undertaking CJLR-FM La Ronge (the originating station), by authorizing the licensee to add a transmitter at Prince Albert, operating on frequency 88.1 MHz (channel 201LP) with an effective radiated power of 50 watts.
The Commission notes that the applicant filed this proposal in response to requests by the native population of Prince Albert for a Native-
language service.
The Department of Communications (DOC) has advised the Commission that this application is conditionally technically acceptable, and that a Broadcasting Certificate will only be issued once it has been determined that the proposed technical parameters will not create any unacceptable interference with aeronautical NAV/COM services.
In accordance with subsection 22(1) of the Broadcasting Act, the Commission will only issue the licence amendment, and the authority granted herein may only be implemented, at such time as written notification is received from the DOC that its technical requirements have been met, and that a Broadcasting Certificate will be issued.
This approval is subject to the requirement that construction of the transmitting facility be completed and that it be in operation within twelve months of the date of receipt of the DOC certification referred to in the preceding paragraph, or where the licensee applies to the Commission within this period and satisfies the Commission that it cannot complete construction and commence operations before the expiry of the stated period and that an extension is in the public interest, within such further periods of time as are approved in writing by the Commission.
Should the construction of the transmitting facility not be completed within the period stipulated in this decision or, should the Commission refuse to approve an extension of time requested by the licensee, the authority granted shall lapse and become null and void upon expiry of the period of time granted herein or upon the termination of the last approved extension period.
Allan J. Darling
Secretary General

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