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Vol. 142, No. 43 — October 25, 2008

CANADIAN INTERNATIONAL TRADE TRIBUNAL

DECISION

Appeal No. AP-2007-014

Notice is hereby given that the Canadian International Trade Tribunal made a decision on October 10, 2008, with respect to an appeal filed by Havi Global Solutions (Canada) Limited Partnership from a decision of the President of the Canada Border Services Agency dated August 7, 2007, with respect to a request for re-determination under subsection 60(4) of the Customs Act.

The appeal, heard on June 11, 2008, under subsection 67(1) of the Customs Act, was allowed.

Further information may be obtained from the Secretary, Canadian International Trade Tribunal, Standard Life Centre, 15th Floor, 333 Laurier Avenue W, Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0G7, 613-993-3595 (telephone), 613-990-2439 (fax), secretary@citt-tcce.gc.ca (email).

Ottawa, October 15, 2008

HÉLÈNE NADEAU
Secretary

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CANADIAN INTERNATIONAL TRADE TRIBUNAL

DETERMINATION

Aluminum extrusions

Notice is hereby given that, on October 17, 2008, pursuant to subsection 37.1(1) of the Special Import Measures Act, the Canadian International Trade Tribunal determined that there was evidence that disclosed a reasonable indication that the dumping and subsidizing of the above-mentioned goods had caused injury (Preliminary Injury Inquiry No. PI-2008-002).

Ottawa, October 17, 2008

HÉLÈNE NADEAU
Secretary

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CANADIAN RADIO-TELEVISION AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION

NOTICE TO INTERESTED PARTIES

The following notices are abridged versions of the Commission’s original notices bearing the same number. The original notices contain a more detailed outline of the applications, including additional locations and addresses where the complete files may be examined. The relevant material, including the notices and applications, is available for viewing during normal business hours at the following offices of the Commission:

— Central Building, Les Terrasses de la Chaudière, Room 206, 1 Promenade du Portage, Gatineau, Quebec K1A 0N2, 819-997-2429 (telephone), 994-0423 (TDD), 819-994-0218 (fax);

— Metropolitan Place, Suite 1410, 99 Wyse Road, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B3A 4S5, 902-426-7997 (telephone), 426-6997 (TDD), 902-426-2721 (fax);

— Kensington Building, Suite 1810, 275 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 2B3, 204-983-6306 (telephone), 983-8274 (TDD), 204-983-6317 (fax);

— 530–580 Hornby Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V6C 3B6, 604-666-2111 (telephone), 666-0778 (TDD), 604-666-8322 (fax);

— CRTC Documentation Centre, 205 Viger Avenue W, Suite 504, Montréal, Quebec H2Z 1G2, 514-283-6607 (telephone), 283-8316 (TDD), 514-283-3689 (fax);

— CRTC Documentation Centre, 55 St. Clair Avenue E, Suite 624, Toronto, Ontario M4T 1M2, 416-952-9096 (telephone), 416-954-6343 (fax);

— CRTC Documentation Centre, Cornwall Professional Building, Room 103, 2125 11th Avenue, Regina, Saskatchewan S4P 3X3, 306-780-3422 (telephone), 306-780-3319 (fax);

— CRTC Documentation Centre, 10405 Jasper Avenue, Suite 520, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 3N4, 780-495-3224 (telephone), 780-495-3214 (fax).

Interventions must be filed with the Secretary General, Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission, Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0N2, together with proof that a true copy of the intervention has been served upon the applicant, on or before the deadline given in the notice.

Secretary General

CANADIAN RADIO-TELEVISION AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION

DECISIONS

The complete texts of the decisions summarized below are available from the offices of the CRTC.

2008-283 October 10, 2008

CTV Limited
Vancouver, British Columbia

Approved — Change to the authorized contours of the radio programming undertaking CFUN Vancouver by relocating the transmitter site.

2008-284 October 10, 2008

AdrenalinHD Inc.
Toronto, Ontario

Approved — Amendment to the broadcasting licence for the Category 2 high definition specialty programming undertaking known as Rush HD in order to add to the program categories from which it may draw programming.

2008-285 October 10, 2008

Artefact HD Inc.
Toronto, Ontario

Approved — Amendment to the broadcasting licence for the Category 2 high definition specialty programming undertaking known as Treasure HD in order to add to the program categories from which it may draw programming.

2008-286 October 10, 2008

OasisHD Inc.
Toronto, Ontario

Approved — Amendment to the broadcasting licence for the Category 2 high definition specialty programming undertaking known as Oasis HD in order to add to the program categories from which it may draw programming.

2008-287 October 17, 2008

Various applicants
Red Deer, Alberta

Approved — Application by Harvard Broadcasting Inc. for a broadcasting licence to operate a new FM radio station to serve Red Deer.

Approved in part — Applications by L.A. Radio Group Inc. and Touch Canada Broadcasting Limited Partnership for broadcasting licences to operate new FM radio stations to serve Red Deer.

Approved — Application by L.A. Radio Group Inc. to change the authorized contours of the English-language commercial radio station CJUV-FM Lacombe.

Denied — Other applications for broadcasting licences to operate radio stations to serve Red Deer.

2008-288 October 17, 2008

Various applicants
Edmonton and various locations in Alberta

Approved — Application by Aboriginal Multi-Media Society of Alberta for a broadcasting licence to operate a new English- and Aboriginal-language Native Type B FM radio station to serve Edmonton along with 36 transmitters to serve communities across Alberta.

Approved — Applications by John Charles Yerxa, on behalf of a corporation to be incorporated, and Rawlco Radio Ltd. for broadcasting licences to operate new FM radio stations to serve Edmonton.

Approved in part — Applications by CTV Limited and Harvard Broadcasting Inc. for broadcasting licences to operate new English-language commercial FM radio stations to serve Edmonton.

Denied — Other applications for broadcasting licences to operate radio stations to serve Edmonton.

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CANADIAN RADIO-TELEVISION AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION

PUBLIC HEARING 2008-11

Notice of consultation and hearing — Canadian broadcasting in new media

The Commission will hold a public hearing commencing on February 17, 2009, at 9 a.m., at the Conference Centre, Phase IV, 140 Promenade du Portage, Gatineau, Quebec, to consider the issues addressed in this notice pertaining to Canadian broadcasting in new media.

The deadline for the filing of comments is December 5, 2008.

The Commission invites written comments and proposals, with rationale and supporting evidence, on the issues identified below. The Commission anticipates that many of these issues can be adequately addressed through written comments and will not require further examination at the public hearing.

The Commission is seeking responses to questions surrounding the following six main themes:

I. Defining broadcasting in new media

II. The significance of broadcasting in new media and its impact on the Canadian broadcasting system

III. Are incentives or regulatory measures necessary or desirable for the creation and promotion of Canadian broadcasting content in new media?

IV. Are there issues concerning access to broadcasting content in new media?

V. Other broadcasting or public policy objectives

VI. The appropriateness of the new media exemption orders

Parties are asked to clearly identify, with rationale, those issues that, in their view, need to be considered at the public hearing. The Commission will only accept submissions that it receives on or before the date noted above. Parties wishing to appear at the public hearing must state their request on the first page of their written submissions. Parties requesting appearance must provide clear reasons, on the first page of their submissions, as to why the written submission is not sufficient and why an appearance is necessary.

October 15, 2008

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CANADIAN RADIO-TELEVISION AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION

PUBLIC HEARING 2008-12

Notice of consultation and hearing — Review of English- and French-language broadcasting services in English and French linguistic minority communities in Canada

The Commission calls for comments on the availability and quality of English- and French-language broadcasting services in English and French linguistic minority communities in Canada, on the deficiencies and challenges related to the provision of those services, and on the measures that should be taken to encourage and facilitate the delivery and access to the widest possible range of such services.

The Commission will hold a public hearing commencing on January 13, 2009, at 9 a.m., at the Conference Centre, Phase IV, 140 Promenade du Portage, Gatineau, Quebec.

The deadline for the filing of comments is November 20, 2008.

October 16, 2008

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CANADIAN RADIO-TELEVISION AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION

PUBLIC HEARING 2008-13

Notice of consultation and hearing

December 8, 2008
Gatineau, Quebec
Deadline for submission of interventions and/or comments: November 13, 2008

The Commission will hold a public hearing on December 8, 2008, at 9:30 a.m., at the Commission Headquarters, 1 Promenade du Portage, Gatineau, Quebec. The Commission intends to consider the following applications, subject to interventions, without the appearance of the parties:

1. Sex-Shop Television
    Inc. Across Canada

For a licence to operate a national English-language Category 2 pay television programming undertaking to be known as Vanessa.

2. Glassbox Television Inc.
    Across Canada

For a licence to operate a national English-language Category 2 specialty television programming undertaking to be known as AUX TV.

3. Glassbox Television Inc.
    Across Canada

For a licence to operate a national English-language Category 2 specialty television programming undertaking to be known as TREK TV.

4. Allarco Entertainment Inc.
    Across Canada

To effect a multi-steps corporate reorganization involving the transfer of the assets of the national English-language pay television programming undertaking, known as Super Channel, through the transactions listed in the notice.

5.  Maritime Broadcasting System Limited
     Amherst, Nova Scotia

To convert radio station CKDH Amherst from the AM band to the FM band.

6. Gérald Dominique, on behalf of a corporation to be incorporated
    Province of Quebec

For a licence to operate a regional French-language Category 2 specialty television programming undertaking to be known as Je me souviens, to serve the province of Quebec.

7. Télévision Régionale de Laval inc.
    Laval, Sainte-Thérèse, Oka, Deux-Montagnes, Boisbriand,
    Saint-Eustache, Blainville, Rosemère, Lorraine,
    Bois-des-Fillions, Quebec

For a licence to operate a low-power non-profit French-language community television programming undertaking in Laval and certain neighbouring communities.

8. Diffusion communautaire des Îles inc.
    Îles-de-la-Madeleine, Quebec

For a licence to operate a non-profit French-language community programming undertaking service in Îles-de-la-Madeleine.

9. Drayton Valley Word of Life Center Church and Ministries
    Drayton Valley, Alberta

For a licence to operate an English-language FM religious (church) low-power radio programming undertaking in Drayton Valley.

10. Canwest Media Inc.
      Calgary, Alberta

For a licence to operate an English-language transitional digital television undertaking associated with its existing TV station CICT-TV Calgary.

11. Canwest Media Inc.
      Edmonton, Alberta

For a licence to operate an English-language transitional digital television undertaking associated with its existing TV station CITV-TV Edmonton.

12. Astral Media Radio (Toronto) Inc. and 4382072 Canada Inc.,
      partners in a general partnership carrying on business as
      Astral Media Radio G.P.
      Revelstoke, British Columbia

To convert radio station CKCR Revelstoke from the AM band to the FM band.

13. Northwestel Cable Inc.
      Whitehorse, Yukon; Yellowknife, Northwest Territories;
      Norman Wells, Northwest Territories;
      High Level, Alberta; and Fort Nelson, British Columbia

For a licence to operate a regional video-on-demand programming undertaking.

14. Four Senses Entertainment Inc.
      Whistler, British Columbia

For a licence to operate an English-language FM commercial radio programming undertaking in Whistler.

15. Shaw Communications Inc. on behalf of Shaw
      Cablesystems Limited
      Campbell River, British Columbia

To acquire the assets of the cable distribution undertaking serving Campbell River currently held by Campbell River T.V. Association.

October 17, 2008

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CANADIAN RADIO-TELEVISION AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION

PUBLIC NOTICE 2008-92

Notice of consultation

Application received
Across Canada
Deadline for submission of interventions and/or comments: November 14, 2008

The Commission has received the following application:

1. Woodbine Entertainment Group
    Across Canada

To amend the licence of the national Category 2 specialty programming undertaking known as HPItv (formerly The Racing Network).

October 10, 2008

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CANADIAN RADIO-TELEVISION AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION

PUBLIC NOTICE 2008-93

Notice of consultation

Applications received
Various locations
Deadline for submission of interventions and/or comments: November 21, 2008

The Commission has received the following applications:

1. Avis de Recherche inc.
    Across Canada

To amend Distribution Order 2007-4, appended to Broadcasting Decision CRTC 2007-246. By this order, direct-to-home (DTH) distribution undertaking licensees, as well as Class 1 and Class 2 distribution undertakings, excluding multipoint distribution system undertakings, must provide Avis de Recherche’s programming service to all digital subscribers living in the province of Quebec as part of digital basic service, effective January 24, 2008.

2. Fairchild Television Ltd.
    Across Canada

To amend the licence of the national ethnic specialty programming undertaking known as Fairchild Television.

3. TVA Group Inc.
    Across Canada

To amend the licence of the specialty television service known as Le Canal Nouvelles (LCN).

4. Ontario French Language Educational
    Communications Authority
    Province of Ontario

To amend the licence of the satellite-to-cable television service known as TFO.

5. Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
    Calgary and Etzikom, Alberta

To amend the licence of television programming undertaking CBRT Calgary by adding the existing transmitter CBCA-TV-1 Etzikom to its list of transmitters.

October 17, 2008

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