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CRTC grants Radio Humsafar broadcast licence in Brampton, Ont.

Media | 10/21/2015 5:56 pm EDT

The CRTC granted Radio Humsafar Inc. a broadcasting licence to operate a new ethnic commercial AM radio station in Brampton, Ont. while denying two other applications. The regulator said in the decision that all three applicants asked to operate a station on the same radio frequency and determined that Radio Hamsafar “best meets the needs of the Brampton radio market.” It denied applications by individuals Neeti P. Ray and Ravinder Singh Pannu. It added that the radio station was a “well-financed and experienced broadcaster whose experience would contribute to its ability...