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CRTC renews 11 radio stations despite non-compliance

Media | 08/24/2017 2:20 pm EDT

The CRTC has renewed the licences of 11 radio stations after it found them in non-compliance with licence conditions. On Friday, it renewed two radio stations for shorter terms — Radio Ville Marie’s French-language CIRA-FM in Montréal, which broadcasts mostly religious content, and community radio station CHPL-FM in Plamondon, Alta, run by the Le Club de la radio communautaire. It said the shorter terms would "allow for an earlier review of the licensee’s compliance with the regulatory requirements." Community radio stations CHMM-FM in Mackenzie, B.C., and CFDY-FM in...