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Ottawa, 12 January 2011
Notice of application received
Thunder Bay, Ontario
Deadline for submission of interventions/comments: 1 February 2011
The Commission has received the following applications:
Applicant and Locality
1. Thunder Bay Electronics Limited
Thunder Bay, Ontario
Applications 2010-1704-6 and 2010-1726-0
Applications by Thunder Bay Electronics Limited to amend the broadcasting licences for the English-language conventional television programming undertakings CKPR-TV and CHFD-TV Thunder Bay.
The licensee proposes to add post-transition digital transmitters to serve the population of Thunder Bay.
The new post-transition digital transmitter for CKPR-TV would operate on channel 2R with an effective radiated power (ERP) of 1,200 watts (non-directional antenna with an effective height of antenna above average terrain (EHAAT) of 366.2 metres).
The new post-transition digital transmitter for CHFD-TV would operate on channel 4R with an ERP of 1,200 watts (non-directional antenna with an EHAAT of 366.2 metres).
The Commission notes that the licensee wishes to comply with Revised licensing framework for over-the-air digital television service, Broadcasting Regulatory Policy CRTC 2010-69, 10 February 2010.
The Commission also notes that these applications are not in compliance with Notice No. SMBR-006-08 – Publication of the Digital Television (DTV) Post-Transition Allotment Plan of the Department of Industry since the licensee is proposing to use different channels than those prescribed in the plan (namely, channels 49 and 46).
The implementation of these transmitters would decrease potential viewership in the regional service area by 0,21%, from 132,181 to 131,898.
87 Hill Street North
Thunder Bay, Ontario
Examination of applications:
At the licensee’s address
Deadline for interventions
1 February 2011
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 a party 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.
Interventions will be considered by the Commission and will form part of the public record of the proceeding without further notification to intervening parties, provided the procedure set out below has been followed. Parties will be contacted only if their submissions raise procedural questions.
Written interventions should be submitted to the Secretary General of the Commission in only one of the following formats:
by using the
[Broadcasting interventions/comments form]
by mail to
CRTC, Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0N2
by fax at
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.
Parties must ensure that, before initiating service through electronic mode, they will be able to satisfy the Commission, upon request, that service of the notification was completed.
Submissions longer than five pages should include a summary.
Each paragraph of the submission should be numbered. In addition, 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.
Interventions should clearly identify the application referred to and indicate whether parties support or oppose the application, or, if they propose changes to it, include the facts and grounds for their proposal.
All information that parties provide as part of this public process, except information granted confidentiality, whether sent by postal mail, facsimile, e-mail or through the Commission’s website at www.crtc.gc.ca, becomes part of a publicly accessible file and will be posted on the Commission’s website. This information includes personal information, such as full names, e-mail addresses, postal/street addresses, telephone and facsimile numbers, and any other personal information parties provide.
The personal information that parties 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 website in their entirety exactly as received, 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.
The information that parties 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 the Commission’s website with the help of either its own search engine or a third-party search engine will not provide access to the information that was provided as part of this public process.
The Commission encourages interested parties to monitor the public examination file and the Commission’s website for additional information that they may find useful when preparing their interventions.
Examination of documents
An electronic version of the application is available from the Commission’s website by selecting the application number within this notice.
A list of all interventions will also be available on the Commission’s website. An electronic version of all interventions submitted will be accessible from this list. To access the list, select “Lists of interventions/comments” under “Public Proceedings” from the Commission’s website.
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 this application, or, upon request, within two (2) working days, at any other Commission offices and documentation centres.
Location of Commission offices
Les Terrasses de la Chaudière
1 Promenade du Portage, Room 206
99 Wyse Road
Dartmouth, Nova Scotia
205 Viger Avenue West
55 St. Clair Avenue East
275 Portage Avenue
2220 – 12th Avenue
10405 Jasper Avenue
858 Beatty Street
Vancouver, British Columbia
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