Newsletter: February 1, 2022

Weekly News (January 25th, 2022)

Compiled by Kyle Wyndham-West, Bradley McNeil, Fizza Kulvi, Meaghan Wester, and Nick Gertler with Sara Bannerman, Fenwick McKelvey, Guillaume Dandurand, Marek Blottière, and Kevin Morin
McMaster University, Communications Governance Observatory

The Communications Governance Discussion Group meets every few weeks by Zoom.  Email organizer Derek Hrynyshyn <> for details.

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News Releases:

  • Broadcasting Decision CRTC 2022-15

[2022-01-26 11:00:00]

Maritime Broadcasting System Limited – Campbellton, New Brunswick – Application by Maritime Broadcasting System Limited for a broadcasting license to operate an English-language commercial FM radio station in Campbellton, New Brunswick, to replace its English-language AM radio station CKNB Campbellton. Public record for this application: 2021-0192-1

  • Broadcasting Decision CRTC 2022-14

[2022-01-26 11:00:00]

Canadian Broadcasting Corporation – Grand Falls-Windsor, Newfoundland and Labrador – Application for a broadcasting license to operate an English-language FM radio station in Grand Falls-Windsor, Newfoundland and Labrador. Public record for this application: 2021-0234-1

  • Broadcasting Decision CRTC 2022-9

[2022-01-24 11:00:00]

Gulf Islands Community Radio Society – Application for a broadcasting license to operate an English-language community FM radio station on Salt Spring Island, British Columbia, as well as a rebroadcasting transmitter also on Salt Spring Island. Public record for this application: 2018-1112-5

  • Broadcasting Decision CRTC 2022-11

[2022-01-25 11:00:00]

United Christian Broadcasters Media Canada – Ontario, Alberta and Saskatchewan – Applications to amend the broadcasting licenses for the English-language commercial specialty (Christian music) radio programming undertakings CKJJ-FM, CKGW-FM, CHJJ-FM, CJOA-FM, CJAH-FM, CKOS-FM, and CIUC-FM – Public record for this application: 2019-0517-6, 2019-0518-4, 2019-0519-2, 2019-0520-0, 2019-0521-7, 2019-0522-5 and 2019-0532-4

  • Broadcasting Decision CRTC 2022-12

[2022-01-25 11:00:00]

Canadian Broadcasting Corporation – Halifax and Margaree, Nova Scotia – Application to change the authorized contours of CBAF-FM-12 Margaree, Nova Scotia, a rebroadcasting transmitter for the French-language radio programming undertaking CBAF-FM-5 Halifax (ICI Première) – Public record for this application: 2021-0396-9

Senate of Canada

Canadian House of Commons

First meeting scheduled for: Thursday, February 3, 2022 3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. (EST)

First meeting scheduled for: Tuesday, February 1, 2022 3:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. (EST)


Anticipated releases for the week of 31 January to 4 February 2022

The CRTC is not planning on issuing any decisions, regulatory policies and reports in the week of 31 January to 4 February 2022. This is subject to change without notice.

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