ARCHIVED - Broadcasting Decision CRTC 2010-807-1
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Additional reference: 2010-807
Ottawa, 4 November 2010
Bell Aliant Regional Communications Inc., the general partner, as well as limited partner with Bell Aliant Regional Communications Holdings Inc. and 6583458 Canada Inc. (the limited partners), carrying on business as Bell Aliant Regional Communications, Limited Partnership
Halifax, Dartmouth, Bedford and Sackville, Nova Scotia; Fredericton and surrounding areas, Saint John and Moncton, New Brunswick; St. John’s, Paradise and Mount Pearl, Newfoundland and Labrador
Application 2010-0913-4, received 1 June 2010
Province of Quebec
Application 2010-0924-1, received 1 June 2010
Public Hearing in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
6 October 2010
Terrestrial broadcasting distribution and video-on-demand undertakings – Corporate reorganization (acquisition of assets) – correction
1. The Commission hereby corrects Terrestrial broadcasting distribution and video-on-demand undertakings – Corporate reorganization (acquisition of assets), Broadcasting Decision CRTC 2010-807, 29 October 2010. The correction clarifies that, following completion of the Bell Aliant Arrangement, the shareholders of Bell Aliant Inc. would be the former unitholders of the Bell Aliant Regional Communications Income Fund along with Bell Canada and BCE Inc.
2. Accordingly, the Commission replaces paragraph 4 of that decision with the following paragraph:
As part of the Bell Aliant Arrangement discussed below, Bell Aliant Regional Communications Income Fund would be wound up into a new corporation named Bell Aliant Inc. Immediately after completion of the Bell Aliant Arrangement, the former public fund unitholders, along with Bell Canada and BCE Inc., would be the shareholders of Bell Aliant Inc. The restructuring would also involve various transfers of shares and units affecting the ownership chain of the licensees and resulting in the transfer of broadcasting assets in the manner set out below:
*This decision is to be appended to each licence.
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