The CRTC opened a call for comments Monday on 18 broadcasting applications. The applications will be reviewed at a non-appearance hearing on Feb. 11, 2011. A Remstar Broadcasting Inc. subsidiary filed two applications to operate French-language Category 2 specialty TV stations. Haliburton Broadcasting Group Inc. applied to acquire radio stations CJCS and CHGK-FM Stratford from Raedio Inc., as well as CFSF-FM Sturgeon Falls from JOCO Communications Inc. The company proposed a tangible benefits package of $204,000 to be spent over seven years for the first transaction, and $30,000 for the second. The deadline for public interventions is Jan. 18, 2011.