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Decision CRTC 2000-697


Ottawa, 14 December 2000


TELETOON Canada Inc.
Across Canada – 200009409


14 August 2000 Public Hearing
National Capital Region




On 24 November 2000, the Commission approved a new Category 2 specialty television service to be known as TELETOON RETRO. The terms and conditions generally applicable to Category 2 services are set out in the public notice accompanying this and other decisions released today.


Conditions of licence


The licence, when issued, will expire 31 August 2007 and will be subject to the following conditions as well as to those set out in both Public Notice CRTC 2000-171 andin the licence to be issued.


Nature of service


a) The licensee shall provide a national Category 2 specialty television service with English- and French-language feeds. The service shall present classic cartoons from Canada and around the world, including animated movies, specials, series and shorts which commenced production at least ten (10) years prior to their exhibition by the licensee.


b) The programming must be drawn exclusively from the following categories, as set out in Schedule I to the Specialty Services Regulations, 1990:
1, 2a, 2b,3, 4, 5a, 5b, 6a, 6b, 7a, 7b, 7c, 7d, 7e, 7f, 7g, 8a, 8b, 8c, 9, 10, 11, 12, 13, 14 and 15.


c) With the exception of material drawn from categories 12 and 15, no less than 90% of all programming broadcast during the broadcast week shall be animated programs drawn from categories 7d, 7e and 7g.


d) No more than 10% of all programming broadcast during the broadcast week shall be non-animated programs drawn from categories other than 7d, 7e, 7g, 12 or 15.




Broadcast day shall have the same meaning as that set out in section 2 of the Television Broadcasting Regulations, 1987.


Secretary General


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