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Additional reference: 2009-74-1

Ottawa, 17 February 2009

  Notice of applications received
  Various locations
Deadline for submission of interventions/comments: 24 March 2009
  The Commission has received the following applications:
 

[Broadcasting intervention/comments form]

  Item Applicant and Locality
 

1.

Société de communication Ikito Pikogan ltée
Pikogan, Quebec
Application No. 2009-0119-1
 

2.

My Broadcasting Corporation
Kincardine and Goderich, Ontario
Application No. 2008-1565-7
1. Pikogan, Quebec
Application No. 2009-0119-1
  Application by Société de communication Ikito Pikogan ltée relating to the licence of the native Type B radio programming undertaking CKAG-FM Pikogan, Quebec.
  The licensee proposes to change the authorized contours of CKAG-FM by increasing the effective radiated power from 50 watts to 3,738 watts (non-directional antenna with an effective height of antenna above average terrain of 38.43 metres) and by relocating the antenna to another site.
  The licensee indicated that changing the effective radiated power, the antenna location and its height will allow members of the Abitibiwinni First Nation living outside the area presently covered, to receive CKAG-FM's programming.
  Licensee's address:

30 David Kitabish Street
Pikogan, Quebec
J9T 3A3
Fax: 819-772-4432
E-mail: ckagfm@cableamos.com
  Examination of application:

At the licensee's address
2. Kincardine and Goderich, Ontario
Application No. 2008-1565-7
  Application by My Broadcasting Corporation (MBC), on behalf of 2079966 Ontario Inc. (2079966), seeking authority to effect a change in effective control of 2079966, pursuant to section 11(4)(a) of the Radio Regulations, 1986.
  2079966 is the licensee of radio station CIYN-FM Kincardine and its transmitter in Goderich. The Commission authorized the FM radio station in Kincardine with transmitters in Goderich and Port Elgin in Broadcasting Decision CRTC 2005-68.
  Since the licensee did not meet the requirement to implement the transmitters authorized in Broadcasting Decision CRTC 2005-68; that is, the transmitters were not implemented within the established time frame and the licensee did not request an extension to that time frame, the authorization granted for the operation of the transmitters became null and void.
  Subsequently, the licensee filed a new application to operate a transmitter in Goderich. That application was approved in Broadcasting Decision CRTC 2008-68.
  The applicant also filed a separate application (2008-1594-6) seeking an amendment to broadcasting licence for CIYN-FM Kincardine. In that application, the licensee proposes to add a transmitter in Port Elgin operating at 90.9 MHz (channel 215B) with an effective radiated power of 3,100 watts.
  2079966 is owned by Mr. Brian Cooper (35.05% of voting interest), Mr. Daniel McCarthy (35.05% of voting interest) and The Haliburton Broadcasting Group Inc. (Haliburton) (29.9% of voting interest). The proposed transaction will be effected through the transfer of all the issued and outstanding shares of 2079966 to MBC. As a result, effective control of 2079966 would be exercised by MBC, a corporation jointly controlled by Mr. John Pole and Mr. Andrew Dickson.
  The share purchase price, based on the terms of the purchase agreement, reflects two values, one considering the Port Elgin transmitter of $1,125,000 and one without the Port Elgin transmitter of $1,000,000. This value is subject to the Commission's determination.
  The applicant is seeking an exemption from the tangible benefits requirements set out in Broadcasting Public Notice CRTC 2006-158 on the basis of the financial situation of the Kincardine station and the current level of Canadian content development commitments already in place, by condition of licence, for CIYN-FM Kincardine.
  The Commission invites comments on the proposed transaction.
  Applicant's address:

321B Raglan St. South
P.O. Box 961
Renfrew, Ontario
K7V 4H4
E-mail: andrew@myfmradio.ca
  Examination of application:

CIYN-FM Kincardine
807 Queen Street
Kincardine, Ontario
 

Public Participation

 

Deadline for Interventions/Comments

 

24 March 2009

  The intervention must be received by the Commission and by the applicant on or before the above-mentioned date. The Commission cannot be held responsible for postal delays and will not notify an intervener whose intervention is received after the deadline date. The intervention will not be considered by the Commission and will not be part of the public file.
  Your intervention will be considered by the Commission, and will form part of the public record of the proceeding without further notification to you, provided the procedure set out below has been followed. You will be contacted only if your submission raises procedural questions.
  Submit your written intervention to the Secretary General of the Commission in only one of the following formats:
 

by using the
[Broadcasting intervention/comments form]

 

or

 

by mail to
CRTC, Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0N2

 

or

 

by fax at
819-994-0218

  A true copy must be sent to the applicant and proof that this has been done must accompany the intervention sent to the Commission.
  The Commission advises those who file and serve by electronic mode to exercise caution when using e-mail for service of documents or notification, as it may be difficult to establish that service has occurred.
  Before initiating service through electronic mode, please ensure that you will be able to satisfy the Commission, upon request, that service of the notification was completed.
  Where the intervention is filed by electronic means, the line ***End of document*** should be entered following the last paragraph of the document, as an indication that the document has not been damaged during electronic transmission.
  Each paragraph of the document should be numbered.
  Your intervention should clearly identify the application and indicate whether you support or oppose the application, or if you propose changes to it, include the facts and grounds for your proposal.
  Important notice
  Note that all information that you provide as part of this public process, except information granted confidentiality, whether sent by postal mail, facsimile, e-mail or through the Commission's Web site at www.crtc.gc.ca, becomes part of a publicly accessible file and will be posted on the Commission's Web site. This information includes your personal information, such as your full name, e-mail address, postal/street address, telephone and facsimile number(s), and any other personal information you provide.
  The personal information you provide will be used and may be disclosed for the purpose for which the information was obtained or compiled by the Commission, or for a use consistent with that purpose.
  Documents received electronically or otherwise will be put on the Commission's Web site in their entirety exactly as you send them, including any personal information contained therein, in the official language and format in which they are received. Documents not received electronically will be available in PDF format.
  Please note that the information you provide to the Commission as part of this public process is entered into an unsearchable database dedicated to this specific public process. This database is accessible only from the Web page of this particular public process. As a result, a general search of our Web site with the help of either our own search engine or a third-party search engine will not provide access to the information which was provided as part of this public process.
  Examination of Documents
  An electronic version of applications is available from the Commission's Web site by selecting the application number within this notice.
  A list of all interventions/comments will also be available on the Commission's Web site. An electronic version of all interventions/comments submitted will be accessible from this list. To access the list, select "Lists of interventions/comments" under "Public Proceedings" from the Commission's Web site.
  Documents are also available during normal office hours at the local address provided in this notice and at the Commission offices and documentation centres directly involved with these applications or, upon request, within 2 working days, at any other Commission offices and documentation centres.
  Central Building
Les Terrasses de la Chaudière
1 Promenade du Portage, Room 206
Gatineau, Quebec K1A 0N2
Tel: 819-997-2429
Toll free Telephone: 1-877-249-2782
Toll-free TDD: 1-877-909-2782
Fax: 819-994-0218
  Metropolitan Place
99 Wyse Road, Suite 1410
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B3A 4S5
Tel: 902-426-7997
Fax: 902-426-2721
  205 Viger Avenue West
Suite 504
Montréal, Quebec H2Z 1G2
Tel: 514-283-6607
  55 St. Clair Avenue East, Suite 624
Toronto, Ontario M4T 1M2
Tel: 416-952-9096
  Kensington Building
275 Portage Avenue, Suite 1810
Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 2B3
Tel: 204-983-6306 – TDD: 204-983-8274
Fax: 204-983-6317
  Cornwall Professional Building
2125 – 11th Avenue, Room 103
Regina, Saskatchewan S4P 3X3
Tel: 306-780-3422
  10405 Jasper Avenue, Suite 520
Edmonton, Alberta T5J 3N4
Tel: 780-495-3224
  530-580 Hornby Street
Vancouver, British Columbia V6C 3B6
Tel: 604-666-2111 – TDD: 604-666-0778
Fax: 604-666-8322
  Secretary General
  This document is available in alternative format upon request, and may also be examined in PDF format or in HTML at the following Internet site: http://www.crtc.gc.ca.