Home Page News Briefs People Media Telecom Archives About Us GET FREE NEWS UPDATES
Advertising Subscribe Reuse & Permissions
The Hill Times Parliament Now The Lobby Monitor HTCareers


Iqaluit radio stations licences renewed despite non-compliance

Media | 08/25/2020 5:23 pm EDT

Two Nunavut radio stations owned by Northern Lights Entertainment Inc. have had their broadcasting licences extended for just two years after the CRTC found they had failed to comply with a series of licence conditions.  In a Tuesday decision, the CRTC extended the licences for CKGC-FM Iqaluit and CKIQ-FM Iqaluit until Aug. 31, 2022, ruling a shorter extension was necessary due to “the seriousness of the various instances of non-compliance,” as well as instances of non-compliance during the previous licence term.  Both stations failed to complete annual returns for the new and...