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Montreal radio station non-compliant for fourth straight licence term

Media | 08/27/2020 5:19 pm EDT

The CRTC has again extended the broadcasting licence of CPAM Radio Union.Com Inc.’s CJWI Montreal French-language radio station for a shorter term of two years, after finding it had been non-compliant with its licencing terms for the fourth consecutive licencing period.  In a Thursday decision, the CRTC found the station filed an incomplete annual return, an inaccurate self-assessment report, exceeded its limit on popular music content, and did not ensure enough of that content was in...

CRTC to hold online hearing

Media | 06/12/2020 4:46 pm EDT

The CRTC is switching to an online format for a radio broadcast licence hearing originally scheduled to be held in Gatineau, Que. last month. The virtual hearing will now take place on June 16 and look at five radio stations that “appear to be in serious non-compliance with their regulatory requirements, certain conditions of licence or mandatory orders issued by the Commission,” the CRTC said in a press release. Many CRTC proceedings were delayed, rescheduled or had their deadlines extended as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic.  CRTC chairman Ian Scott, vice-chair Caroline Simard, and commissioner Alicia Barin will preside over the three-day hearing involving the Parrsboro Radio Society, La radio communautaire du comté, CPAM Radio Union.com Inc., Groupe Médias Pam Inc. and a numbered company that holds the licence for CFOR-FM Maniwaki....

CRTC consulting on radio, TV broadcasting licences

Media | 06/29/2017 4:48 pm EDT

The CRTC is asking for comment on renewals of licences held by 10 broadcasters. It said in a notice Thursday that some of the radio stations seeking renewal were previously found to be in non-compliance with their regulatory...

Radio stations with history of non-compliance seek renewal

Media | 03/17/2015 5:28 pm EDT

The CRTC said Tuesday it is reviewing applications for licence renewals from three radio stations that have been cited in the past for not complying with licence terms. The commission said in a...