Vol. 147, No. 22 — June 1, 2013

COPYRIGHT BOARD

FILE: Retransmission 2014-2018

Proposed Statements of Royalties to Be Collected for the Retransmission of Distant Radio and Television Signals, in Canada

In accordance with subsection 72(1) of the Copyright Act, the Copyright Board hereby publishes the statements of proposed royalties filed by the following collective societies on March 28, 2013, with respect to the royalties they propose to collect, effective January 1, 2014, for the retransmission of distant radio and television signals, in Canada.

For radio signals (2014-2018), the following collective societies:

  • — Canadian Broadcasters Rights Agency Inc. (CBRA)
  • — Canadian Retransmission Right Association (CRRA)
  • — Society of Composers, Authors and Music Publishers of Canada (SOCAN)

For television signals (2014-2018), the following collective societies:

  • — Border Broadcasters, Inc. (BBI)
  • — Canadian Broadcasters Rights Agency Inc. (CBRA)
  • — Canadian Retransmission Collective (CRC)
  • — Canadian Retransmission Right Association (CRRA)
  • — Copyright Collective of Canada (CCC)
  • — Direct Response Television Collective (DRTVC)
  • — FWS Joint Sports Claimants Inc. (FWS)
  • — Major League Baseball Collective of Canada, Inc. (MLB)
  • — Society of Composers, Authors and Music Publishers of Canada (SOCAN)

In accordance with the provisions of the same subsection, the Board hereby gives notice that all prospective retransmitters or their representatives who wish to object to the statements may file written objections with the Board, at the address indicated below, within 60 days of the publication hereof, that is no later than July 31, 2013.

Ottawa, June 1, 2013

GILLES MCDOUGALL
Secretary General
56 Sparks Street, Suite 800
Ottawa, Ontario
K1A 0C9
613-952-8624 (telephone)
613-952-8630 (fax)
gilles.mcdougall@cb-cda.gc.ca (email)

STATEMENT OF ROYALTIES TO BE COLLECTED FOR THE RETRANSMISSION OF DISTANT RADIO SIGNALS, IN CANADA, FOR THE YEARS 2014 TO 2018

Short Title

1. This tariff may be cited as the Radio Retransmission Tariff, 2014-2018.

Definitions

2. In this tariff,

“broadcaster compilations” means all compilations created by broadcasters of radio programs and musical works carried on the broadcasters’ signals; (« compilations de radiodiffuseur »)

“compilation” has the meaning attributed to it in section 2 of the Copyright Act, which reads:

“ ‘compilation’ means

  • (a) a work resulting from the selection or arrangement of literary, dramatic, musical or artistic works or of parts thereof; or

  • (b) a work resulting from the selection or arrangement of data.”; (« compilation »)

“CRTC” means the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission; (« CRTC »)

“distant signal” has the meaning attributed to it in subsection 2(2) of the Definition of Local Signal and Distant Signal Regulations, SOR/89-254, as amended by SOR/2004-33, which reads:

“For the purposes of subsection 31(2) of the Copyright Act, ‘distant signal’ means a signal that is not a local signal.”; (« signal éloigné »)

“DTH” means a direct-to-home satellite system; (« SRD »)

“local signal” has the meaning attributed to it in subsection 2(1) of the Definition of Local Signal and Distant Signal Regulations, and corresponds to a signal received in premises located within a terrestrial radio station’s area of transmission (as defined in section 1 of the Regulations); (« signal local »)

“LPTV” means a Low Power Television Station or a Very Low Power Television Station (as defined in Sections E and G of Part ⅠV of the Broadcasting Procedures and Rules of Industry Canada effective April 1997); (« TVFP »)

“MDS” means a multichannel multipoint distribution system; (« SDM »)

“musical works” means all musical and dramatico-musical works; (« œuvres musicales »)

“premises” has the meaning attributed to it in section 2 of the Definition of Small Retransmission Systems Regulations, SOR/89-255, as amended by SOR/94-754 and SOR/2005-147, which reads:

“ ‘premises’ means

  • (a) a dwelling, including a single unit residence or a single unit within a multiple-unit residence; or

  • (b) a room in a commercial or institutional building.”; (« local »)

“radio programs” means all works other than musical works, of any length or kind, or any combination thereof, including, without limitation all spoken word works, radio plays and commercials, and shall be deemed to include any underlying works relating to such works; (« programmes de radio »)

“retransmitter” has the meaning attributed to it in section 31 of the Copyright Act, R.S., 1985, c. C-42 as amended, and includes a person who operates a cable retransmission system (including a master antenna system), an LPTV, an MDS or a DTH; (« retransmetteur »)

“service area” has the meaning attributed to it in section 2 of the Definition of Small Retransmission Systems Regulations, which reads:

“ ‘service area’ means an area in which premises served in accordance with the laws and regulations of Canada by a retransmission system are located.” (« zone de service »)

“signal” has the meaning attributed to it in subsection 31(1) of the Copyright Act, which reads:

“ ‘signal’ means a signal that carries a literary, dramatic, musical or artistic work and is transmitted for free reception by the public by a terrestrial radio or terrestrial television station.”,

but, for the purposes of this tariff, except section 8, this meaning is restricted to a radio signal only; (« signal »)

“small retransmission system” means a small retransmission system as defined in sections 3 and 4 of the Definition of Small Retransmission Systems Regulations, which read:

“3. (1) Subject to subsections (2) to (4) and section 4, ‘small retransmission system’ means a cable retransmission system, or a terrestrial retransmission system utilizing Hertzian waves, that retransmits a signal, with or without a fee, to not more than 2,000 premises in the same service area.

(2) For the purpose of subsection (1), where a cable retransmission system is included in the same unit as one or more other cable retransmission systems, the number of premises to which the cable retransmission system retransmits a signal is deemed to be equal to the total number of premises to which all cable retransmission systems included in that unit retransmit a signal.

(3) For the purpose of subsection (2), a cable retransmission system is included in the same unit as one or more other cable retransmission systems where

  • (a) they are owned or directly or indirectly controlled by the same person or group of persons; and

  • (b) their service areas are each less than 5 km distant, at some point, from at least one other among them, and those service areas would constitute a series of contiguous service areas, in a linear or non linear configuration, were it not for that distance.

(4) Subsection (2) does not apply to a cable retransmission system that was included in a unit on December 31, 1993.

4. The definition set out in subsection 3(1) does not include a cable retransmission system that is a master antenna system if it is located within the service area of another cable re-transmission system that retransmits a signal, with or without a fee, to more than 2,000 premises in that service area.”; (« petit système de retransmission »)

“year” means a calendar year. (« année »)

Application

3. This tariff applies to the retransmission of one or more distant signals that carry any work owned or controlled by any collective society listed in Appendix A.

THE TARIFF

Small Retransmission Systems

4. (1) The royalty for a small retransmission system shall be $12.50 per year for all radio programs and musical works, and $6.25 per year for all broadcaster compilations, and shall be due

  • (a) for systems retransmitting a distant signal on December 31 of the previous year, on January 31 of that year; and

  • (b) for all other systems, on the last day of the month after the month in which a distant signal is first retransmitted in that year.

(2) A system shall be deemed to be a small retransmission system for a given year if

  • (a) on December 31 of the previous year, the system retransmitted a distant signal and was a small retransmission system;

  • (b) the system did not retransmit a distant signal on December 31 of the previous year and is a small retransmission system on the last day of the month in which it first retransmits a distant signal in the year; or

  • (c) the average number of premises, determined in accordance with the Definition of Small Retransmission Systems Regulations, the system served or was deemed to serve on the last day of each month of the previous year during which it retransmitted a distant signal was no more than 2,000.

(3) For the purposes of paragraph (2)(c), where a system was included in a unit on December 31 of the previous year and not on December 31, 1993, only those months during which the systems included in the unit were the same as on December 31 of the previous year shall be used.

Unscrambled LPTVs and Unscrambled MDSs

5. The royalty for an LPTV or an MDS whose signals are not scrambled shall be $12.50 per year for all radio programs and musical works, and $6.25 per year for all broadcaster compilations, and shall be due

  • (a) for systems retransmitting a distant signal on December 31 of the previous year, on January 31 of that year; and

  • (b) for all other systems, on the last day of the month after the month in which a distant signal is first retransmitted in that year.

Other Retransmission Systems

6. (1) Subject to subsection (2), the royalty for any other retransmission system shall be 20¢ per year for all radio programs and musical works, and 10¢ per year for all broadcaster compilations, for each premises served by the system on the later of December 31 of the previous year or the last day of the month in which it first retransmits a distant signal in the year, and shall be due

  • (a) for systems retransmitting a distant signal on December 31 of the previous year, on January 31 of that year; and

  • (b) for all other systems, on the last day of the month after the month in which a distant signal is first retransmitted in that year.

(2) The rate of the royalty payable for a cable retransmission system (including a master antenna system) located within the service area of another cable retransmission system that retransmits a signal, with or without a fee, to more than 2,000 premises in its service area shall be the same as that of the other retransmission system.

Unauthorized Reception of Retransmitted Signals

7. In determining the amount of royalties payable by a retransmitter, no account shall be taken of premises receiving a signal without the direct or indirect authority of the retransmitter.

Francophone Markets

8. (1) Subject to subsection (3), royalties payable under section 6 for a cable retransmission system located in a Francophone market or for premises receiving scrambled signals from an MDS located in a Francophone market shall be calculated at a rate equal to 50 per cent of the rate otherwise payable under that section.

(2) A cable retransmission system or an MDS is deemed to be located in a Francophone market if

  • (a) the system is located in the Province of Quebec;

  • (b) the system’s service area encompasses, in whole or in part, the cities, towns or municipalities of

    • (i) Bathurst, Campbellton, Dalhousie, Edmundston, Kedgwick or Shediac, New Brunswick,

    • (ii) Cochrane, Fauquier-Strickland, Hawkesbury, Hearst, Hornepayne, Kapuskasing, Mattice-Val Côté, Opasatika or Smooth Rock Falls, Ontario, or

    • (iii) Gravelbourg, Saskatchewan; or
  • (c) the population of French mother tongue represents more than 50 per cent of the total population of all cities, towns or municipalities, encompassed in whole or in part of the system’s service area, according to the most recent population figures published by Statistics Canada.

(3) Subsection (1) does not apply to premises which receive an English-language signal or service, other than a pay-per-view or video-on-demand service, that is provided on a stand-alone basis or in a package that includes only English-language signals or services.

(4) Royalties payable under section 6 for a DTH in respect of premises which receive a French-language basic service shall be calculated at a rate equal to 50 per cent of the rate otherwise payable under that section, unless the premises also receive

  • (a) signals or services included in the English-language basic service that are not included in the French-language basic service; or

  • (b) a basic service intended for bilingual subscribers.

Discount for Certain Non-Residential Premises

9. The royalty payable for the following types of premises shall be reduced as follows:

  • (a) rooms in hospitals, nursing homes and other health care facilities: by 75 per cent;

  • (b) rooms in hotels: by 40 per cent;

  • (c) rooms in schools and other educational institutions: by 75 per cent.

Allocation of the Retransmission Royalty

10. A retransmitter shall pay to the collective societies

  • (a) the following portions of the royalties payable for all radio programs and musical works:
    • 1. CBRA: 38.635 per cent
    • 2. CRRA: 11.365 per cent
    • 3. SOCAN: 50 per cent
  • (b) the following portions of the royalties payable for broadcaster compilations:
    • 1. CBRA: 77.27 per cent
    • 2. CRRA: 22.73 per cent.

ADMINISTRATIVE PROVISIONS

Reporting Requirements: General

11. Subject to sections 12 to 18, every retransmitter shall provide each collective society with the following information in respect of each retransmission system it operates:

  • (a) the name of the retransmitter, that is,

    • (i) the name of a corporation and a mention of its jurisdiction of incorporation,

    • (ii) the name of the proprietor of an individual proprietorship, or

    • (iii) the names of the principal officers of all other retransmitters,

  • together with any trade name (other than the above) under which it carries on business;

  • (b) the address of the retransmitter’s principal place of business;

  • (c) the retransmitter’s address (including any fax number) for the purposes of notice;

  • (d) the name and address of any other retransmitter who receives a distant signal from the retransmitter, and the list of all signals retransmitted to that other retransmitter;

  • (e) a precise description of the system’s service area;

  • (f) a copy of any current map of a service area in which the system is located which is on file with the CRTC, or, if there is no such map, upon request, a current map of its service area, unless such a filed map or other map has already been provided to the collective society;

  • (g) the monthly fee charged by the retransmitter for basic service;

  • (h) the number of premises of each type served, divided into residential, health care, hotels, educational institutions and others;

  • (i) the number of premises of each type authorized to have more than one outlet for the retransmitted signals;

  • (j) where possible, the number of premises of each type authorized to have more than two outlets; and

  • (k) for each service or signal distributed,

    • (i) the name or call letters,

    • (ii) the frequency band,

    • (iii) any network affiliation,

    • (iv) if the signal is a repeater, the call letters of the mother signal, and

    • (v) the number of premises of each type receiving the service or signal, provided that if the retransmitter claims a discount pursuant to section 8, the information shall be provided separately for premises served to which the discount applies.

Additional Reporting Requirements: Small Retransmission Systems

12. A retransmitter who operates a small retransmission system shall provide, in addition to the information required under section 11, the following information:

  • (a) if the small retransmission system qualifies as such by virtue of paragraph 4(2)(c), the number of premises, determined in accordance with the Definition of Small Retransmission Systems Regulations and section 4, the system served or was deemed to serve on the last day of each month of the previous year during which it retransmitted a distant signal;

  • (b) if the small retransmission system is a master antenna system and is located within the service area of another cable retransmission system, the name of that other system and a statement to the effect that the other system retransmits a signal, with or without a fee, to no more than 2,000 premises in its service area;

  • (c) if the small retransmission system is included in a unit within the meaning of the Definition of Small Retransmission Systems Regulations,

    • (i) the date the system was included in the unit,

    • (ii) the names of all the systems included in the unit,

    • (iii) the names of the person or group of persons who own or who directly or indirectly control the systems included in the unit, and

    • (iv) the nature of the control exercised by these persons;
  • (d) whether the small retransmission system is licensed by the CRTC, and if it is not, the date of cancellation of its licence, or the date the system began operations as a system exempt from the CRTC’s licensing requirements, whichever first occurred.

Reporting Requirements: LPTVs and MDSs

13. (1) A retransmitter who operates an LPTV or an MDS whose signals are not scrambled shall provide each collective society with the following information in respect of each LPTV or MDS it operates:

  • (a) the information referred to in paragraphs (a) to (c) and (k) of section 11; and

  • (b) a description of the location of the LPTV or MDS.

(2) A retransmitter who operates any other LPTV or MDS shall provide each collective society, in respect of each system it operates, the information referred to in paragraphs (a) to (d) and (g) to (k) of section 11.

Reporting Requirements: DTH

14. A retransmitter who operates a DTH shall provide each collective society, in respect of each such system it operates, the information referred to in paragraphs (a) to (d) and (g) to (k) of section 11.

Additional Reporting Requirements: MATV Systems

15. A retransmitter who operates a master antenna system shall provide, in addition to the information required under section 11 or 12, the address where its transmitter is located, and the address of any other building in which premises served by it are located, and shall indicate whether or not it is licensed by the CRTC.

Additional Reporting Requirements: Cable Retransmission Systems (other than Small Retransmission Systems) Located in the Service Area of Another Cable Retransmission System

16. A retransmitter who operates a cable retransmission system, other than a small retransmission system, located within the service area of another cable retransmission system that retransmits a signal, with or without a fee, to more than 2,000 premises in its service area shall provide, in addition to the information required under section 11, the name of that other cable retransmission system.

Additional Reporting Requirements: Francophone Markets

17. A retransmitter who operates a cable retransmission system or an MDS located in a Francophone market, other than a system located in the Province of Quebec, shall provide, in addition to the information required under section 11 or 15,

  • (a) the name of the city, town or municipality listed in paragraph 8(2)(b) which is encompassed in whole or in part in the service area of the system; or

  • (b) a list of all the cities, towns and municipalities encompassed in whole or in part by the system’s service area, specifying for each its total population and its population of French mother tongue, according to the most recent population figures published by Statistics Canada.

Additional Reporting Requirements: Multi-System Operators

18. A retransmitter who operates more than one retransmission system shall provide a list of all the retransmission systems operated by that retransmitter.

Reporting Dates

19. The information required under sections 11 to 18 shall be supplied as of December 31 of every year and shall be provided by January 31 of the following year.

Forms

20. The information required under sections 11 to 18 shall be provided on the forms contained in Appendix B, or in any other format that is agreed upon by the collective society and the retransmitter.

Errors

21. A retransmitter who discovers an error in any information provided to a collective society shall promptly provide the correct information.

Supplementary Information, Records and Audits

22. A retransmitter shall provide a collective society, upon request, with the address and number of rooms contained in each building within a given system for which the retransmitter claims a discount pursuant to section 9.

23. (1) Subject to the provisions of the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act, S.C. 2000, c. 5, a retransmitter shall keep and preserve until December 31, 2024, records from which a collective society can readily ascertain the amounts payable and the information required under this tariff.

(2) A collective society may audit the records referred to in subsection (1) at any time until December 31, 2024, on reasonable notice and during normal business hours, provided that the collective society has not audited the system for at least 12 months.

(3) The collective society shall, upon receipt, supply the retransmitter and all other collective societies with a copy of the report of any audit.

(4) If the audit of a retransmission system discloses that royalties due to the collective society for that system have been understated in any month by more than 20 per cent, the retransmitter shall pay the reasonable costs of the audit of the system within 30 days of the demand for payment being made.

Confidentiality

24. (1) Subject to subsections (2) and (3), a collective society and its royalty claimants shall treat in confidence information received from a retransmitter pursuant to this tariff, unless the retransmitter consents in writing to the information being treated otherwise.

(2) A collective society may share information referred to in subsection (1)

  • (a) with any other collective society;

  • (b) with the Board;

  • (c) in connection with proceedings before the Board, if it has first provided the retransmitter with a reasonable opportunity to obtain a confidentiality order;

  • (d) to the extent required to effect the distribution of royalties, with its royalty claimants; or

  • (e) if required by law.

(3) Subsection (1) does not apply to information that is publicly available, or to information obtained from someone other than the retransmitter, who is not under an apparent duty of confidentiality to the retransmitter.

Adjustments

25. (1) Subject to subsection (2), adjustments in the amount of royalties owed by a retransmitter (including adjustments as a result of excess payments), as a result of the discovery of an error or otherwise, shall be made on the date the retransmitter’s next royalty payment is due.

(2) A retransmitter may deduct any amount owed to it from its next royalty payments until no money remains owed to it.

Interest on Late Payments

26. (1) Any amount not received by the due date shall bear interest from that date until the date the amount is received.

(2) Any amount found to be owing, through an audit or otherwise, shall bear interest from the date it was due until the date the amount is received.

(3) Any amount that cannot be delivered at the address referred to in section 27 shall bear interest from the date when the person owing the amount receives notice of the new address to which it should be delivered until the date the amount is received.

(4) Interest shall be calculated daily, at a rate equal to one per cent above the Bank Rate effective on the last day of the previous month (as published by the Bank of Canada). Interest shall not compound.

Addresses for Notices, etc.

27. (1) Anything that a retransmitter sends to a collective society shall be sent to the address listed in Appendix A, or to any other address of which the retransmitter has been notified.

(2) Anything that a collective society sends to a retransmitter shall be sent to

  • (a) the address provided to the collective society in accordance with paragraph 11(d); or

  • (b) where no such address has been provided, to any other address where the retransmitter can be reached.

Delivery of Notices and Payments

28. (1) A notice may be delivered by hand, by postage-paid mail, by email or by fax.

(2) A notice or payment mailed in Canada shall be presumed to have been received three business days after the day it was mailed.

(3) A notice sent by email or by fax shall be presumed to have been received the day it is transmitted.

Appointment of Designate

29. (1) Any person that a collective society designates to receive a payment or notice shall have an address in Canada.

(2) A collective society shall notify a retransmitter at least 60 days in advance of such a designation or of any change therein.

APPENDIX A: COLLECTIVE SOCIETIES

RADIO TARIFF 2014-2018

  • Canadian Broadcasters Rights Agency Inc. (CBRA)
    P.O. Box 459
    Winchester, Ontario
    K0C 2K0
    613-774-6288 (telephone)
    613-774-6289 (fax)
    patm@cbra.ca (email)

  • Canadian Retransmission Right Association (CRRA)
    c/o Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
    181 Queen Street
    P.O. Box 3220, Station C
    Ottawa, Ontario
    K1Y 1E4
    613-288-6276 (telephone)
    613-288-6279 (fax)
    crra@cbc.ca (email)

  • Society of Composers, Authors and Music Publishers of Canada (SOCAN)
    41 Valleybrook Drive
    Toronto, Ontario
    M3B 2S6
    416-445-8700 (telephone)
    416-442-3829 (fax)
    licence@socan.ca (email)

APPENDIX B

RADIO FORMS

  • Form 1:  General Information

  • Form 2:  Small Retransmission Systems Declaration

  • Form 3:  Information About Premises Served and Royalty Calculation

  • Form 4:  Radio Service Information

  • Form 5:  Report for Systems Operating in a Francophone Market

  • Form 6:  Systems Reported by the Same Retransmitter

  • Form 7:  Report of Premises Entitled to a Discount

FORM 1 (RADIO)

GENERAL INFORMATION
(Radio Tariff, sections 11, 13, 14)

1) Name of the system: ___________________________________________

2) Type of system: PLEASE CHECK WHERE APPROPRIATE

____ SMALL SYSTEM;

____ SCRAMBLED LPTV SYSTEM;

____ UNSCRAMBLED MDS;

____ MATV SYSTEM;

____ DTH SYSTEM;

____ SCRAMBLED MDS;

____ UNSCRAMBLED LPTV SYSTEM;

____ CABLE SYSTEM;

____ OTHER (PLEASE SPECIFY) ___________________________

3) Name of the retransmitter:

(a) if the retransmitter is a CORPORATION, please give

its name: ____________________________________________

its jurisdiction of incorporation: _________________________

the names and titles of its principal officers:

NAME

_________________________________________________________________

_________________________________________________________________

_________________________________________________________________

TITLE

_________________________________________________________________

_________________________________________________________________

_________________________________________________________________

(b) if the retransmitter is an INDIVIDUAL, please give the name of the individual:

_________________________________________________________________

(c) if the retransmitter is anything else, please give the names of all owners of the enterprise and set out its legal nature (partnership, joint venture, etc.):

Legal nature: ________________________________________________

NAME

_________________________________________________________________

_________________________________________________________________

_________________________________________________________________

TITLE (if any)

_________________________________________________________________

_________________________________________________________________

_________________________________________________________________

4) Other trade name(s) under which the retransmitter does business:

_________________________________________________________________

5) Address of the retransmitter’s principal place of business:

Street Address: _______________________________________________

City: __________________________

Province: ___________________

Postal Code: _______ _______

6) Address where you wish to receive notices (if different from above):

Street Address: _______________________________________________

City: __________________________

Province: ___________________

Postal Code: _______ _______

7) Contact person for this system:

Name: __________________________________

Title: _______________________________________________

Tel. No.: ______________________

Fax: __________________________

Email: ________________________

8) If other retransmitters receive one or more distant radio signals from the system, please attach a list showing their names and addresses, as well as the call letters of the signals they receive.

(NO ANSWER IS REQUIRED IN THE CASE OF AN UNSCRAMBLED LPTV OR AN UNSCRAMBLED MDS.)

9) SERVICE AREA OR LOCATION (NO ANSWER IS REQUIRED IN THE CASE OF A DTH SYSTEM.)

(a) IN THE CASE OF AN UNSCRAMBLED LPTV OR AN UNSCRAMBLED MDS: please provide a description of the location of the LPTV or the MDS.

(b) IN THE CASE OF A MATV SYSTEM: please provide the address where the system is located.

Street Address: ________________________________________________

City: __________________________

Province: ___________________

Postal Code: _______ _______

Please also provide the address of any other building which is served by the MATV system.

Street Address: ________________________________________________

City: ___________________________

Province: _____________________

Postal Code: _______ _______

(c) IN THE CASE OF ANY OTHER SYSTEM: please provide a precise description of the area served by the system. Please also provide a copy of any map filed with the CRTC describing or containing that area that was not previously provided to the collective, as well as the date when the most recent map was filed.

10) Basic monthly fee charged within the system, net of taxes: _______________

(NO ANSWER REQUIRED IN THE CASE OF AN UNSCRAMBLED LPTV OR UNSCRAMBLED MDS.)

FORM 2 (RADIO)

SMALL RETRANSMISSION SYSTEMS DECLARATION
(Radio Tariff, section 12)

THIS FORM IS TO BE COMPLETED ONLY FOR SMALL RETRANSMISSION SYSTEMS. PLEASE SEE SECTIONS 2 AND 4 OF THE RADIO RETRANSMISSION TARIFF FOR THE DEFINITION OF SMALL RETRANSMISSION SYSTEM.

NAME OF THE SYSTEM: ______________________________________

YEAR FOR WHICH THIS FORM APPLIES: ____________

UNLICENSED SYSTEMS

If the system is not licensed by the CRTC:

(a) Under what exemption order does the system operate? PN # ____________, and

(b) On what date did the system begin operating as an exempt system? __________

A) GENERAL

PLEASE ANSWER THE QUESTIONS THAT APPLY TO THIS RETRANSMISSION SYSTEM.

1. Did the system retransmit a distant signal on December 31 of the
previous year? __________

If NO, do not answer questions 2 through 6 and answer question 7.

2. Was the system included in a unit on December 31, 1993? ____________

If YES, do not answer question 3 and go to question 4.

3. Was the system included in a unit on December 31 of the
previous year? ____________

If YES, do not answer question 4 and go to question 5.

4. On December 31 of the previous year, did the system serve 2,000 premises
or less? ____________

If YES, indicate that number: ____________. Do not answer questions 5 to 7.

If NO, do not answer question 5. Complete the table in question 6 by using the number of premises served by the system on the last day of each month of the previous year during which the system retransmitted a distant signal. Do not answer question 7.

5. On December 31 of the previous year, did the unit serve 2,000 premises or less? ____________

If YES, indicate the number: ____________. Do not answer questions 6 and 7.

If NO, complete the table in question 6 by using the number of premises served by all cable retransmission systems in the unit on the last day of each month of the previous year in which (a) the composition of the unit was the same as on December 31, AND (b) the system retransmitted a distant signal. Do not answer question 7.

6. Please complete the following table if you answered NO to question 4 or to question 5.

As of the last day of each month
during the previous year

Number of premises served

January

 

February

 

March

 

April

 

May

 

June

 

July

 

August

 

September

 

October

 

November

 

December

 

Total

 

Average

(Divide total by the number of months for which
information is required to be provided)

 

7. Answer this question only if you answered NO to question 1.

Was the system included in a unit on the last day of the first month in which it retransmitted a distant signal this year? ____________

If YES, how many premises were served by all cable retransmission systems in the unit on that day? ____________

If NO, how many premises did the system serve on that day? ____________

A SYSTEM IS A SMALL RETRANSMISSION SYSTEM IF YOU ANSWERED YES TO QUESTIONS 4 OR 5, IF THE AVERAGE IN QUESTION 6 IS 2,000 OR LESS, OR IF THE NUMBER OF PREMISES SERVED INDICATED IN ANSWER TO QUESTION 7 IS 2,000 OR LESS.

B) IF THE SYSTEM IS A MASTER ANTENNA SYSTEM LOCATED WITHIN THE SERVICE AREA OF ANOTHER CABLE RETRANSMISSION SYSTEM, please also complete the following declaration:

I confirm that _____________________________________ (system name)

is located within the service area

of ______________________________ (name of cable retransmission system)

which as of ________________________________ (relevant date) s

erved no more than 2,000 premises in its service area.

___________________________________
(Signature)

___________________________________
(Name and Title)

Date: __________________________________

C) INFORMATION ABOUT PREMISES SERVED

Please provide the following information as of (i) December 31 of the previous year, if the system retransmitted a distant radio signal on that day, or (ii) the last day of the month in which the system first retransmitted a distant radio signal in THIS year, if the system did not retransmit a distant radio signal on December 31 of the previous year.

Residential Units

Health Care Facilities

Hotels

Educational Institutions

Others

All Premises

Numbers of premises served

           

Number of premises receiving at least one distant radio signal

           

D) ROYALTY SHARE OF EACH COLLECTIVE SOCIETY

For all radio programs and musical works, 38.635 per cent of the royalty is payable to CBRA, 11.365 per cent to CRRA and 50 per cent to SOCAN. For all broadcaster compilations, 77.27 per cent of the royalty is payable to CBRA and 22.73 per cent to CRRA. These amounts are net of any interest that may be owed on late payments, as well as of any applicable federal or provincial taxes, including GST.

E) INFORMATION ABOUT THE UNIT

1. Please complete this table if you answered YES to question 2, i.e. if the system was in a unit on December 31, 1993.

Names of all the retransmission systems in the unit on December 31, 1993

Names of the persons (including corporations) or groups of persons who own or who directly or indirectly control the systems included in the unit

Explain the nature of the control exercised (e.g. the percentage of voting shares directly or indirectly held by the persons exercising the control or by the members of the controlling group)

     
     
     
     
     
     

2. Please complete this table if you answered YES to questions 2, 3, or 7.

If the system was part of a unit on December 31 of the previous year, please provide the information as of that date. If not, please state the date on which the system became part of a unit and provide the information as of the last day of that month.

Date as of which the information is being provided: ____________________________

Names of all the retransmission systems in the unit

Names of the persons (including corporations) or groups of persons who own or who directly or indirectly control the systems included in the unit

Explain the nature of the control exercised (e.g. the percentage of voting shares directly or indirectly held by the persons exercising the control or by the members of the controlling group)

     
     
     
     
     
     

FORM 3 (RADIO)

INFORMATION ABOUT PREMISES SERVED ROYALTY CALCULATION FOR _______________________ (relevant date)

IF YOU CARRY AT LEAST ONE DISTANT RADIO SIGNAL, PLEASE USE THIS FORM TO CALCULATE THE ROYALTY OWED.

UNSCRAMBLED LPTVs AND UNSCRAMBLED MDSs PAY FLAT RATES OF $12.50 AND $6.25 PER YEAR, AND NEED NOT CALCULATE THEIR ROYALTIES.

ALL SYSTEMS, WHETHER OR NOT THEY CARRY A DISTANT RADIO SIGNAL, ARE REQUESTED TO COMPLETE LINES 1, 7, 8 AND 9. SMALL RETRANSMISSION SYSTEMS SHOULD USE FORM 2.

NAME OF THE SYSTEM: _______________________________________

Type of Premises

Residential Units

Health Care Facilities

Hotels

Educational Institutions

Others

All Premises

1

Number of premises or TVROs served as of December 31 of the previous year

           

2

Retransmission royalty rate per premises:

   

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

n/a

 

radio programs and musical works

20¢

20¢

20¢

20¢

20¢

 
 

broadcaster compilations

10¢

10¢

10¢

10¢

10¢

 

3

Gross royalty amount [line 1 ´ line 2]

         

n/a

4

Adjustment factor for certain types of premises

1

0.25

0.6

0.25

1

n/a

5

Discount for systems in Francophone markets: use 0.5 if the system operates in a Francophone market, otherwise use 1
(Adjust 0.5 factor upwards to reflect any premises in Francophone markets that are not eligible for the Francophone market discount pursuant to section 8(3) of the Radio Tariff)

           n/a

6

Net royalty amount
[line 3 ´ line 4 ´ line 5]

           

7

Number of premises authorized to receive radio signals

           

8

Number of premises authorized to have more than one outlet

           

9

Number of premises authorized to have more than two outlets (if known)

           

The royalty payable is based on the total number of premises of all types served, whether or not these premises receive a distant radio signal, and whether or not subscribers subscribe to the radio service.

The total amount of royalty owed is the total of the amounts listed in line 6.

For all radio programs and musical works, 38.635 per cent of the royalty is payable to CBRA, 11.365 per cent to CRRA and 50 per cent to SOCAN. For all broadcaster compilations, 77.27 per cent of the royalty is payable to CBRA and 22.73 per cent to CRRA. These amounts are net of any interest that may be owed on late payments, as well as of any applicable federal or provincial taxes, including the GST.

FORM 4 (RADIO)

RADIO SERVICE INFORMATION AS
OF _________________________________ (relevant date)
(Radio Tariff, paragraph 11(i))

PLEASE PROVIDE THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION FOR ALL RADIO SERVICES SUPPLIED TO SUBSCRIBERS, WHETHER OR NOT THEY ARE BROADCAST SERVICES.

Call Letters/Name of the Signal or Service

Call Letters of Mother Signal (if signal carried
is a repeater)

Frequency Band

Network Affiliation

Any Other Name Under Which the Signal is Known

City and Province or State Where Signal Originated

Is the Signal Distant (D), Partially Distant (PD), Local (L) or “Unknown” (U)?
(see footnote 1)

             
             
             
             
             
             
             
             
             

FORM 5 (RADIO)

REPORT FOR CABLE RETRANSMISSION SYSTEMS OPERATING IN A FRANCOPHONE MARKET AND SCRAMBLED MDS TRANSMITTERS LOCATED IN A FRANCOPHONE MARKET
(Radio Tariff, sections 8, 11, 15 and 18)

NAME OF SYSTEM: _________________________________

I. ELIGIBILITY FOR FRANCOPHONE MARKET DISCOUNT — CABLE RETRANSMISSION SYSTEM

For each city, town or municipality wholly or partly within the system’s service area, provide the following information.

NOTE: The population for the whole city, town or municipality must be used in column (C), even if the cable retransmission system’s service area includes only part of that city, town or municipality.

If the total of column (B) is more than 50 per cent of the total of column (C), the system is in a Francophone market.

If the cable retransmission system is in the province of Quebec, or if the total of column (B) is more than 50 per cent of the total of column (C), the cable retransmission system is in a Francophone market.

Cable retransmission systems whose service area includes all or part of any of the localities listed in paragraph 8(2)(b) of the Radio Tariff are only required to complete column (A).

(A) Name of the City, Town or Municipality

(B) Population Claiming French as Their Mother Tongue According to the Most Recent Statistics Canada Figures

(C) Total Population According to the Most Recent Statistics Canada Figures

(D) Total Number of Premises in Each System in the City, Town or Municipality

(E) Number of Premises out of the Total in (D) that are Ineligible for the Francophone Market Discount Pursuant to Subsection 8(3) of the Radio Tariff

         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         

II. ELIGIBILITY FOR FRANCOPHONE MARKET DISCOUNT — SCRAMBLED MDS

If eligibility for the Francophone market discount is claimed with respect to premises receiving distant signals from any transmitter operated by this system, please complete this table for each such transmitter. For each transmitter which is eligible under paragraph 8(2)(b)(i) or (ii) of the Radio Tariff, complete only (A), (D) and (E). For each transmitter which is eligible under paragraph 8(2)(b)(iii) of the Radio Tariff, complete (A), (B), (C), (D) and (E).

If the total of (B) is more than 50 per cent of (C), the premises served by this transmitter are deemed to be located in a Francophone market.

(A) Name of the City, Town or Municipality and Province where this Transmitter is Located

(B) Population of that City, Town or Municipality for whom French is their Mother Tongue, According to the Most Recent Population Figures Published by Statistics Canada

(C) Population of that City, Town or Municipality, According to the Most Recent Population Figures Published by Statistics Canada

(D) Total Number of Premises in Each System in the City, Town or Municipality

(E) Number of Premises out of the Total in (D) that are Ineligible for the Francophone Market Discount Pursuant to Subsection 8(3) of the Radio Tariff

         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         
         

FORM 6 (RADIO)

SYSTEMS REPORTED BY THE SAME RETRANSMITTER
(Radio Tariff, section 18)

Name of the System
(as reported on Form 1 for that System)

Service Area

   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   

FORM 7 (RADIO)

REPORT OF PREMISES ENTITLED TO A DISCOUNT
(Radio Tariff, section 22)

A COLLECTIVE SOCIETY IS ENTITLED TO ASK THAT THIS FORM BE COMPLETED IF THERE ARE BUILDINGS CONTAINING PREMISES FOR WHICH YOU CLAIM A DISCOUNT UNDER SECTION 9 OF THE TARIFF (ROOMS IN HOTELS, HEALTH INSTITUTIONS AND EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS).

Please give the address of each building containing premises of the type indicated, as well as the number of rooms served in each building.

NAME OF SYSTEM: ______________________________________

DATE AS OF WHICH THE REPORT IS BEING MADE: _______________________________

HOTELS (this includes motels)

Address

Number of Rooms Served

   
   
   

HEALTH INSTITUTIONS

Address

Number of Rooms Served

   
   
   

EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS

Address

Number of Rooms Served

   
   
   

STATEMENT OF ROYALTIES TO BE COLLECTED FOR THE RETRANSMISSION OF DISTANT TELEVISION SIGNALS IN CANADA DURING 2014-2018

This Statement of Royalties is submitted on behalf of the collective societies listed in Appendix A (hereinafter collectively called “collective societies”).

The collective societies submit this tariff on a joint basis.

Short Title

1. This tariff may be cited as the Television Retransmission Tariff, 2014-2018.

Definitions

2. In this tariff,

“CRTC” means the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission; (« CRTC »)

“distant signal” has the meaning attributed to it in subsection 2(2) of the Definition of Local Signal and Distant Signal Regulations, SOR/89-254, as amended by SOR/2004-33,which reads:

“For the purposes of subsection 31(2) of the Copyright Act, ‘distant signal’ means a signal that is not a local signal.”; (« signal éloigné »)

“DTH” means a direct-to-home satellite system; (« SRD »)

“local signal” has the meaning attributed to it in subsection 2(1) of the Definition of Local Signal and Distant Signal Regulations, and corresponds to a signal received in premises located within a terrestrial television station’s area of transmission (as defined in section 1 of the Regulations); (« signal local »)

“LPTV” means a Low Power Television Station or a Very Low Power Television Station (as defined in Sections E and G of Part ⅠV of the Broadcasting Procedures and Rules of Industry Canada effective April 1997); (« TVFP »)

“MDS” means a multichannel multipoint distribution system; (« SDM »)

“network” means the Société Radio-Canada, the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, the CTV Television Network, the Réseau de télévision TVA, the V Television Network, the Global Television Network, the ABC Network, the CBS Network, the NBC Network, the FOX Network, or the Public Broadcasting System; (« réseau »)

“personal information” has the meaning attributed to it in section 2 of the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act, S.C. 2000, c. 5, which reads:

“ ‘personal information’ means information about an identifiable individual, but does not include the name, title or business address or telephone number of an employee of an organization.”; (« renseignement personnel »)

“premises” has the meaning attributed to it in section 2 of the Definition of Small Retransmission Systems Regulations, SOR/89-255, as amended by SOR/94-754 and SOR/2005-147 which reads:

“ ‘premises’ means

  • (a) a dwelling, including a single unit residence or a single unit within a multiple-unit residence; or

  • (b) a room in a commercial or institutional building.”; (« local »)

“retransmitter” has the meaning attributed to it in section 31 of the Copyright Act, R.S., 1985, c. C-42 as amended (the “Copyright Act”), and includes a person who operates a cable retransmission system (including a master antenna system), an LPTV, an MDS or a direct-to-home satellite system (DTH system); (« retransmetteur »)

“service area” has the meaning attributed to it in section 2 of the Definition of Small Retransmission Systems Regulations, which reads:

“ ‘service area’ means an area in which premises served in accordance with the laws and regulations of Canada by a retransmission system are located.”; (« zone de service »)

“signal” has the meaning attributed to it in subsection 31(1) of the Copyright Act, which reads:

“ ‘signal’ means a signal that carries a literary, dramatic, musical or artistic work and is transmitted for free reception by the public by a terrestrial radio or terrestrial television station.”,

but, for the purposes of this tariff, this meaning is restricted to a television signal only; (« signal »)

“small retransmission system” means a small retransmission system as defined in sections 3 and 4 of the Definition of Small Retransmission Systems Regulations, which read:

“3. (1) Subject to subsections (2) to (4) and section 4, ‘small retransmission system’ means a cable retransmission system, or a terrestrial retransmission system utilizing Hertzian waves, that retransmits a signal, with or without a fee, to not more than 2,000 premises in the same service area.

(2) For the purpose of subsection (1), where a cable retransmission system is included in the same unit as one or more other cable retransmission systems, the number of premises to which the cable retransmission system retransmits a signal is deemed to be equal to the total number of premises to which all cable retransmission systems included in that unit retransmit a signal.

(3) For the purpose of subsection (2), a cable retransmission system is included in the same unit as one or more other cable retransmission systems where

  • (a) they are owned or directly or indirectly controlled by the same person or group of persons; and

  • (b) their service areas are each less than 5 km distant, at some point, from at least one other among them, and those service areas would constitute a series of contiguous service areas, in a linear or non linear configuration, were it not for that distance.

(4) Subsection (2) does not apply to a cable retransmission system that was included in a unit on December 31, 1993.

4. The definition set out in subsection 3(1) does not include a cable retransmission system that is a master antenna system if it is located within the service area of another cable re-transmission system that retransmits a signal, with or without a fee, to more than 2,000 premises in that service area.”; (« petit système de retransmission »)

“year” means a calendar year. (« année »)

Application

3. This tariff applies to the retransmission of one or more distant signals that carry any work owned or controlled by any collective society listed in Appendix A.

THE TARIFF

Small Retransmission Systems

4. (1) The royalty for a small retransmission system shall be $100 a year and shall be due

  • (a) for systems retransmitting a distant signal on December 31 of the previous year, on January 31 of that year; and

  • (b) for all other systems, on the last day of the month after the month in which a distant signal is first retransmitted in that year.

(2) A system shall be deemed to be a small retransmission system for a given year if

  • (a) on December 31 of the previous year, the system retransmitted a distant signal and was a small retransmission system;

  • (b) the system did not retransmit a distant signal on December 31 of the previous year and is a small retransmission system on the last day of the month in which it first retransmits a distant signal in the year; or

  • (c) the average number of premises, determined in accordance with the Definition of Small Retransmission Systems Regulations, the system served or was deemed to serve on the last day of each month of the previous year during which it retransmitted a distant signal was no more than 2,000.

(3) For the purposes of paragraph (2)(c), where a system was included in a unit on December 31 of the previous year and not on December 31, 1993, only those months during which the systems included in the unit were the same as on December 31 of the previous year shall be used.

Unscrambled LPTVs and Unscrambled MDSs

5. The royalty for an LPTV or MDS whose signals are not scrambled shall be $100 a year and shall be due

  • (a) for systems retransmitting a distant signal on December 31 of the previous year, on January 31 of that year; and

  • (b) for all other systems, on the last day of the month after the month in which a distant signal is first retransmitted in that year.

DTH Systems

6. The royalty for a DTH system shall be payable monthly for each premises it serves on the last day of any given month, and shall be due on the last day of the following month.

Other Retransmission Systems

7. (1) The royalty for any other retransmission system (including a scrambled MDS) shall be payable monthly for each premises receiving one or more distant signals retransmitted by it on the last day of any given month, and shall be due no later than the last day of the following month.

(2) Subject to subsection (3), the rate of the royalty for a cable retransmission system payable under subsection (1) shall be based on the total number of premises served by the system in its service area on the last day of any given month.

(3) The rate of the royalty payable for a cable retransmission system (including a master antenna system) located within the service area of another cable retransmission system that retransmits a signal, with or without a fee, to more than 2,000 premises in its service area shall be the greater of the rate applicable to the system paying the royalties or the rate applicable to the other cable retransmission system.

Unauthorized Reception of Retransmitted Signals

8. In determining the amount of royalties payable by a retransmitter, no account shall be taken of premises receiving a signal without the direct or indirect authority of the retransmitter.

Rates

9. Royalties payable under sections 6 or 7 for each year shall be calculated as follows:

Number of premises

Monthly rate for each premises receiving one or more distant signals (cents)

2014

2015

2016

2017

2018

2,001 - 2,500

60

68

76

84

92

2,501 - 3,000

66

74

82

90

98

3,001 - 3,500

71

79

87

95

103

3,501 - 4,000

77

85

93

101

109

4,001 - 4,500

83

91

99

107

115

4,501 - 5,000

89

97

105

113

121

5,001 - 5,500

94

102

110

118

126

5,501 - 6,000

100

108

116

124

132

6,001 and over

106

114

122

130

138

Francophone Markets

10. (1) Royalties payable under section 7 for a cable retransmission system located in a Francophone market and in respect of premises receiving scrambled signals from an MDS retransmission system located in a Francophone market shall be calculated at a rate equal to 50 per cent of the rate otherwise payable under section 9.

(2) A cable retransmission system or an MDS retransmission system is deemed to be located in a Francophone market if

  • (a) the system is located in the province of Quebec;

  • (b) the system’s service area encompasses, in whole or in part, the cities, towns or municipalities of

    • (i) Bathurst, Campbellton, Dalhousie, Edmundston, Kedgwick or Shediac, New Brunswick,

    • (ii) Cochrane, Fauquier-Strickland, Hawkesbury, Hearst, Hornepayne, Kapuskasing, Mattice-Val Côté, Opasatika or Smooth Rock Falls, Ontario, or

    • (iii) Gravelbourg, Saskatchewan; or

  • (c) the population of French mother tongue represents more than 50 per cent of the total population of all cities, towns or municipalities, encompassed in whole or in part of the system’s service area, according to the most recent population figures published by Statistics Canada.

(3) Subsection (1) does not apply to premises which receive an English-language signal or service, other than a pay-per-view or video on demand service, that is provided on a stand-alone basis or in a package that includes only English-language signals or services.

(4) Royalties payable under section 6 or 7 for a DTH system in respect of premises which receive a French-language basic service shall be calculated at a rate equal to 50 per cent of the rate otherwise payable under section 9, unless the premises also receive

  • (a) the signals and services offered in the English-language basic service that are not included in the French-language basic service; or

  • (b) a basic service intended for bilingual subscribers.

When a Signal is Partially Distant

11. A signal that is distant in part of the area covered by a postal code shall be deemed to be distant for half the premises served in that area.

Discount for TVA Signal

12. The royalty payable under section 7 for premises receiving only a TVA distant signal shall be reduced by 95 per cent if

  • (a) the signal is retransmitted to comply with CRTC Distribution Order 1999-1, dated February 12, 1999; and

  • (b) the system is not located in a Francophone market.

Discount for “Duplicate” Network Distant Signal

13. (1) Subject to subsection (2), the royalty payable under sections 7 or 10 for premises receiving only distant signals which are the signals of stations owned by or affiliated solely with a network that owns or has an exclusive affiliation agreement with a station whose signal is local, shall be reduced

  • (a) by 75 per cent for premises receiving only one such signal; or

  • (b) by 50 per cent, for premises receiving two or more such signals.

(2) The royalty payable under section 7 for premises which receive, in addition to signals mentioned in paragraph (1), a TVA distant signal in respect of which a system would otherwise be entitled to a discount pursuant to section 12 shall be reduced

  • (a) by 70 per cent for premises receiving only one duplicate network distant signal; or

  • (b) by 45 per cent for premises receiving two or more duplicate network distant signals.

Discount for Certain Non-Residential Premises

14. The royalty payable for the following types of premises shall be reduced as follows:

  • (a) rooms in hospitals, nursing homes and other health care facilities: by 75 per cent;

  • (b) rooms in hotels: by 40 per cent; and

  • (c) rooms in schools and other educational institutions: by 75 per cent.

Allocation of the Retransmission Royalty

15. (1) For the years 2014 and 2015, a retransmitter shall pay to the collective societies the following portions of the royalty:

  1. BBI:  0.96 per cent
  2. CBRA: 13.50 per cent
  3. CCC: 53.38 per cent
  4. CRC: 14.85 per cent
  5. CRRA: 9.76 per cent
  6. DRTVC: 0.70 per cent
  7. FWS: 3.25 per cent
  8. MLB: 0.80 per cent
  9. SOCAN: 2.80 per cent

(2) For the years 2016 to 2018, a retransmitter shall pay to the collective societies the following portions of the royalty:

  1. BBI: [To be determined by the Copyright Board]
  2. CBRA:    “
  3. CCC:   “
  4. CRC:   “
  5. CRRA:   “
  6. DRTVC :   “
  7. FWS:   “
  8. MLB:   “
  9. SOCAN:   “

ADMINISTRATIVE PROVISIONS

Reporting Requirements: General

16. Subject to sections 17 to 24, every retransmitter shall provide each collective society with the following information in respect of each retransmission system it operates:

  • (a) the name of the retransmitter, that is,

    • (i) the name of a corporation and a mention of its jurisdiction of incorporation,

    • (ii) the name of the proprietor of an individual proprietorship, or

    • (iii) the names of the principal officers of all other retransmitters,

    together with any trade name (other than the above) under which it carries on business;
  • (b) the address of the retransmitter’s principal place of business;

  • (c) the retransmitter’s address (including any fax number) for the purposes of notice;

  • (d) the name and address of any other retransmitter that receives a distant signal from the retransmitter, and the list of all signals retransmitted to that other retransmitter;

  • (e) a precise description of the system’s service area;

  • (f) a copy of any current map of a service area in which the system is located which is on file with the CRTC, or, if there is no such map, upon request, a current map of its service area, unless such a filed map or other map has already been provided to the collective society;

  • (g) the monthly fee charged by the retransmitter for basic service;

  • (h) the number of premises of each type served, divided into residential, health care, hotels, educational institutions and others;

  • (i) the number of premises of each type receiving at least one signal as distant;

  • (j) for each service or signal distributed

    • (i) the name or call letters,

    • (ii) any network affiliation,

    • (iii) if the signal is a repeater, the call letters and any network affiliation of the mother signal,

    • (iv) any other name by which the service or signal may be commonly known, and

    • (v) an indication of whether the service or signal is offered on the basic or discretionary tier; and

  • (k) for each service or signal distributed

    • (i) the number of premises of each type receiving the service or signal, and

    • (ii) the number of premises of each type receiving the signal as distant,

    provided that if the retransmitter claims a discount pursuant to section 10, the information shall be provided separately for premises served to which the discount applies.

Additional Reporting Requirements: Small Retransmission Systems

17. A retransmitter who operates a small retransmission system shall provide, in addition to the information required under section 16, the following information:

  • (a) if the small retransmission system qualifies as such by virtue of paragraph 4(2)(c), the number of premises, determined in accordance with the Definition of Small Retransmission Systems Regulations and section 4, the system served or was deemed to serve on the last day of each month of the previous year during which it retransmitted a distant signal;

  • (b) if the small retransmission system is a master antenna system and is located within the service area of another cable retransmission system, the name of that other system and a statement to the effect that the other system retransmits a signal, with or without a fee, to no more than 2,000 premises in its licensed area;

  • (c) if the small retransmission system is included in a unit within the meaning of the Definition of Small Retransmission Systems Regulations,

    • (i) the date the system was included in the unit,

    • (ii) the names of all the systems included in the unit,

    • (iii) the names of the person or group of persons who own or who directly or indirectly control the systems included in the unit, and

    • (iv) the nature of the control exercised by these persons; and

  • (d) whether the small retransmission system is licensed by the CRTC, and if it is not, the date of cancellation of its licence, or the date the system began operations as a system exempt from the CRTC’s licensing requirements, whichever first occurred.

Reporting Requirements: LPTVs and MDSs

18. (1) A retransmitter who operates a LPTV whose signals are not scrambled or MDS whose signals are not scrambled shall provide each collective society with the following information in respect of each LPTV or MDS it operates:

  • (a) the information referred to in paragraphs (a) to (c), (g) and (j) of section 16; and

  • (b) a description of the location of the LPTV or MDS.

(2) A retransmitter who operates any other LPTV or MDS shall provide each collective society, in respect of each system it operates, the information referred to in paragraphs (a) to (d) and (g) to (k) of section 16.

Reporting Requirements: DTH Systems

19. A retransmitter who operates a DTH system shall provide each collective society, in respect of each such system it operates, the information referred to in paragraphs (a) to (d) and (g) to (k) of section 16.

Additional Reporting Requirements: MATV Systems

20. A retransmitter who operates a master antenna system shall provide, in addition to the information required under section 16 or 17, the address where its transmitter is located and the address of any other building in which premises served by it are located, and indicate whether or not it is licensed by the CRTC.

Additional Reporting Requirements: Cable Retransmission Systems (Other than Small Retransmission Systems) Located in the Service Area of Another Cable Retransmission System

21. A retransmitter who operates a cable retransmission system (including a master antenna system but excluding a small retransmission system) located within the service area of another cable retransmission system that retransmits a signal with or without a fee, to more than 2,000 premises in its service area shall provide, in addition to the information required under section 16, the name of such other cable retransmission system.

Additional Reporting Requirements: Francophone Markets

22. A retransmitter who operates a cable retransmission system located in a Francophone market, other than a system located in the Province of Quebec, shall provide, in addition to the information required under section 16 or 21,

  • (a) the name of the city, town or municipality listed in paragraph 10(2)(b) which is encompassed in whole or in part in the service area of the system; or

  • (b) a list of all the cities, towns and municipalities encompassed in whole or in part by the system’s service area, specifying for each its total population and its population of French mother tongue, according to the most recent population figures published by Statistics Canada.

Additional Reporting Requirements: Multi-System Operators

23. A retransmitter who operates more than one retransmission system shall provide a list of all the retransmission systems operated by that retransmitter.

Reporting Dates

24. (1) The information required under sections 16 to 23 shall be supplied as of December 31 of each year and shall be provided by January 31 of the following year.

(2) A retransmitter shall update the information provided in accordance with sections 16 to 23 with respect to each date at which royalties are calculated, and shall provide it to each collective society by the date that royalty payment is due.

Forms

25. The information required under sections 16 to 24 shall be provided on the forms contained in Appendix B, or in any other format that is agreed upon by the collective society and the retransmitter.

Errors

26. A retransmitter who discovers an error in any information provided to a collective society shall promptly provide the correct information.

Supplementary Information, Records and Audits

27. (1) A retransmitter shall provide a collective society, upon request, with the address and number of premises contained in each building within a given system for which the retransmitter claims a discount pursuant to section 14.

(2) If the retransmitter has filed a map with the CRTC of the service area within which the system is located, the retransmitter shall provide to a collective society upon request a copy of the most recent map so filed.

(3) Each retransmitter shall provide a collective society, upon request, with a list of the postal codes within a system’s service area, together with

  • (a) the number of residential premises served in each such postal code; and

  • (b) the number of residential premises in each postal code that receive each signal,

provided that the collective society has not made such a request with regard to the system for at least 12 months.

28. (1) Subject to the provisions of the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act, S.C. 2000, c. 5, a retransmitter shall keep and preserve until December 31, 2024, records from which a collective society can readily ascertain the amounts payable and the information required under this tariff.

(2) A collective society may audit the records referred to in subsection (1) at any time until December 31, 2024, on reasonable notice and during normal business hours, provided that the collective society has not audited the system for at least 12 months.

(3) The collective society shall, upon receipt, supply the retransmitter and all other collective societies with a copy of the report of any audit.

(4) If the audit of a retransmission system discloses that royalties due to the collective society for that system have been understated in any month by more than 20 per cent, the retransmitter shall pay the reasonable costs of the audit of the system within 30 days of the demand for payment being made.

Confidentiality

29. (1) Subject to subsections (2) and (3), a collective society and its royalty claimants shall treat in confidence information received from a retransmitter pursuant to this tariff, unless the retransmitter consents in writing to the information being treated otherwise.

(2) A collective society may share information referred to in subsection (1)

  • (a) with any other collective society;

  • (b) with the Board;

  • (c) in connection with proceedings before the Board, if it has first provided the retransmitter with a reasonable opportunity to obtain a confidentiality order;

  • (d) to the extent required to effect the distribution of royalties, with its royalty claimants; or

  • (e) if required by law.

(3) Subsection (1) does not apply to information that is publicly available, or to information obtained from someone other than the retransmitter, who is not under an apparent duty of confidentiality to the retransmitter.

Adjustments

30. (1) Subject to subsection (2), adjustments in the amount of royalties owed by a retransmitter (including adjustments as a result of excess payments), as a result of the discovery of an error or otherwise, shall be made on the date the retransmitter’s next royalty payment is due.

(2) A retransmitter may deduct any amount owed to it from its next royalty payments until no money remains owed to it.

Interest on Late Payments

31. (1) Any amount not received by the due date shall bear interest from that date until the date the amount is received.

(2) Any amount found to be owing, through an audit or otherwise, shall bear interest from the date it was due until the date the amount is received.

(3) Any amount that cannot be delivered at the address referred to in section 32 shall bear interest from the date when the person owing the amount receives notice of the new address to which it should be delivered until the date the amount is received.

(4) Interest shall be calculated daily, at a rate equal to one per cent above the Bank Rate effective on the last day of the previous month (as published by the Bank of Canada). Interest shall not compound.

Addresses for Notices, etc.

32. (1) Anything that a retransmitter sends to a collective society shall be sent to the address listed in Appendix A, or to any other address of which the retransmitter has been notified.

(2) Anything that a collective society sends to a retransmitter shall be sent to

  • (a) the address provided to the collective society in accordance with paragraph 16(d) or subsection 25(2); or

  • (b) where no such address has been provided, to any other address where the retransmitter can be reached.

Delivery of Notices and Payments

33. (1) A notice may be delivered by hand, by postage paid mail, by email or by fax.

(2) A notice or payment mailed in Canada shall be presumed to have been received three business days after the day it was mailed.

(3) A notice sent by email or by fax shall be presumed to have been received the day it is transmitted.

Appointment of Designate

34. (1) Any person that a collective society designates to receive a payment or notice shall have an address in Canada.

(2) A collective society shall notify a retransmitter at least 60 days in advance of such a designation or of any change therein.

Categories of Works Claimed by Each Collective Society and Percentage of the Overall Royalties to which Each Collective Society Claims to Be Entitled

35. (1) The royalties stated in this Statement of Royalties are the aggregate royalties which retransmitters are obligated to pay to all the collective societies.

(2) Set out in Appendix C is a list of the category of works in respect of which each collective society asserts that it is entitled to collect royalties and the percentage of the overall royalties to which each collective society claims to be entitled. The inclusion of any category of works and the claim to any percentage of Appendix C is without prejudice to the right of any other collective society to challenge the entitlement of the relevant collective society to assert a claim to the relevant category of works either in whole or in part or its entitlement to the relevant percentage or any part thereof. Appendix C also sets out the period proposed by each collective society as the effective period of this tariff.

Miscellaneous

36. If required as a result of the date when the Statement of Royalties is certified by the Copyright Board, the Statement of Royalties shall contain such transitional provisions as the Copyright Board may consider to be appropriate. If appropriate, each collective society reserves the right to apply to the Copyright Board under section 66.51 of the Copyright Act for an Interim Decision that royalties shall continue to be payable pending such certification after December 31, 2018, on such terms as the Copyright Board considers appropriate and without prejudice to the ultimate certification by the Copyright Board of the Statement of Royalties.

APPENDIX A: COLLECTIVE SOCIETIES

TELEVISION TARIFF 2014-2018

  • Border Broadcasters, Inc. (BBI)
    c/o Ms. Marcie Smith
    P.O. Box 2469A,
    Station A
    Toronto, Ontario
    M5W 2K6
    248-344-2997 (telephone)
    248-596-1103 (fax)
    bbimsmith@yahoo.com (email)

  • Canadian Broadcasters Rights Agency (CBRA)
    P.O. Box 459
    Winchester, Ontario
    K0C 2K0
    613-774-6288 (telephone)
    613-774-6289 (fax)
    patm@cbra.ca (email)

  • Canadian Retransmission Collective (CRC)
    74 The Esplanade
    Toronto, Ontario
    M5E 1A9
    416-304-0290 (telephone)
    416-304-0496 (fax)
    info@crc-scrc.ca (email)

  • Canadian Retransmission Right Association (CRRA)
    c/o Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
    181 Queen Street
    P.O. Box 3220
    Station C
    Ottawa, Ontario
    K1Y 1E4
    613-288-6276 (telephone)
    613-288-6279 (fax)
    crra@cbc.ca (email)

  • Copyright Collective of Canada (CCC)
    55 St. Clair Avenue W Suite 210
    Toronto, Ontario
    M4V 2Y7
    416-961-1888 (telephone)
    416-968-1016 (fax)
    LMedeiros@ccofcan.org (email)

  • Direct Response Television Collective Inc. (DRTVC)
    c/o Lewis Birnberg Hanet, LLP
    693 Queen Street E
    Toronto, Ontario
    M4M 1G6
    647-259-0950 (telephone)
    416-865-1018 (fax)

  • FWS Joint Sports Claimants Inc. (FWS)
    c/o Piasetzki Nenniger
    Kvas LLP
    Barristers and Solicitors
    120 Adelaide Street W
    Suite 2308
    Toronto, Ontario
    M5H 1T1
    416-955-0050 (telephone)
    416-955-0053 (fax)

  • Major League Baseball Collective of Canada, Inc. (MLB)
    P.O. Box 3216
    Commerce Court Postal Station
    Commerce Court West
    Toronto, Ontario
    M5L 1K1
    416-979-2211 (telephone)
    416-979-1234 (fax)

  • Society of Composers, Authors and Music Publishers of Canada (SOCAN)
    41 Valleybrook Drive
    Toronto, Ontario
    M3B 2S6
    416-445-8700 (telephone)
    416-442-3829 (fax)
    licence@socan.ca (email)

APPENDIX B

TELEVISION FORMS

  • Form 1:  General Information

  • Form 2:  Small Retransmission Systems Declaration

  • Form 3:  Information About Premises Served — Royalty Calculation

  • Form 4:  Television Service Information

  • Form 5:  Report for Systems Operating in a Francophone Market

  • Form 6:  Systems Reported by the Same Retransmitter

  • Form 7:  Report of Premises Entitled to a Discount

  • Form 8:  Report of Residential Premises in Each Postal Code

FORM 1 (TELEVISION)

GENERAL INFORMATION
(Television Tariff, sections 16, 18, 19, 20, 21)

1) Name of the system: _____________________________________________

2) Type of system: PLEASE CHECK WHERE APPROPRIATE

____ SMALL SYSTEM;

____ SCRAMBLED LPTV;

____ UNSCRAMBLED MDS;

____ MATV SYSTEM;

____ DTH SYSTEM;

____ SCRAMBLED MDS;

____ UNSCRAMBLED LPTV;

____ CABLE SYSTEM;

____ OTHER (PLEASE SPECIFY) ___________________________

3) Name of the retransmitter:

(a) if the retransmitter is a CORPORATION, please give

its name: ____________________________________________

its jurisdiction of incorporation: __________________________

the names and titles of its principal officers:

NAME

__________________________________________________________________

__________________________________________________________________

__________________________________________________________________

TITLE

__________________________________________________________________

__________________________________________________________________

__________________________________________________________________

(b) if the retransmitter is an INDIVIDUAL, please give the name of the individual:

_____________________________________________________

(c) if the retransmitter is anything else, please give the names of all owners of the enterprise and set out its legal nature (e.g. partnership, joint venture, etc.):

Legal nature: ____________________________________________

NAME

__________________________________________________________________

__________________________________________________________________

__________________________________________________________________

TITLE (if any)

__________________________________________________________________

__________________________________________________________________

__________________________________________________________________

4) Other trade name(s) under which the retransmitter does business:

_________________________________________________________________

5) Address of the retransmitter’s principal place of business:

Street Address: _______________________________________________

City: __________________________

Province: ___________________

Postal Code: _______ _______

6) Address where you wish to receive notices (if different from above):

Street Address: _______________________________________________

City: __________________________

Province: ___________________

Postal Code: _______ _______

7) Contact person for this system:

Name: __________________________________

Title: _______________________________________________

Tel. No.: ______________________

Fax No.: __________________________

Email: ________________________

8) If the retransmitter has filed with the CRTC a map of the licensed area within which the system is located, please provide the date when the most recent map was filed.

9) If other retransmitters receive one or more distant television signals from the system, please attach a list showing their names and addresses, as well as the call letters of the signals they receive.

(NO ANSWER IS REQUIRED IN THE CASE OF AN UNSCRAMBLED LPTV OR UNSCRAMBLED MDS.)

10) SERVICE AREA OR LOCATION

(NO ANSWER IS REQUIRED IN THE CASE OF A DTH SYSTEM.)

IN THE CASE OF AN UNSCRAMBLED LPTV OR AN UNSCRAMBLED MDS: please provide a description of the location of the LPTV or the MDS.

11) Basic monthly fee charged within the system, net of taxes: _______________

(NO ANSWER REQUIRED IN THE CASE OF AN UNSCRAMBLED LPTV OR UNSCRAMBLED MDS.)

FORM 2 (TELEVISION)

SMALL RETRANSMISSION SYSTEMS DECLARATION
(Television Tariff, section 17)

THIS FORM IS TO BE COMPLETED ONLY FOR SMALL RETRANSMISSION SYSTEMS. PLEASE SEE SECTIONS 2 AND 4 OF THE TELEVISION RETRANSMISSION TARIFF FOR THE DEFINITION OF SMALL RETRANSMISSION SYSTEM.

NAME OF THE SYSTEM: __________________________________________________

YEAR FOR WHICH THIS FORM APPLIES: ____________

UNLICENSED SYSTEMS

If the system is not licensed by the CRTC:

(a) Under what exemption order does the system operate? PN #__________________, and

(b) On what date did the system begin operating as an exempt system? _______________

A) GENERAL

PLEASE ANSWER THE QUESTIONS THAT APPLY TO THIS RETRANSMISSION SYSTEM.

1. Did the system retransmit a distant signal on December 31 of the previous
year? ____________

If NO, do not answer questions 2 through 6 and answer question 7.

2. Was the system included in a unit on December 31, 1993? ____________

If YES, do not answer question 3 and go to question 4.

3. Was the system included in a unit on December 31 of the previous
year? ____________

If YES, do not answer question 4 and go to question 5.

4. On December 31 of the previous year, did the system serve 2,000 premises
or less? ____________

If YES, indicate that number: ____________. Do not answer questions 5 to 7.

If NO, do not answer question 5. Complete the table in question 6 using the number of premises served by the system on the last day of each month of the previous year during which the system retransmitted a distant signal. Do not answer question 7.

5. On December 31 of the previous year, did the unit serve 2,000 premises or less? ____________

If YES, indicate the number: ____________. Do not answer questions 6 and 7.

If NO, complete the table in question 6 by using the number of premises served by all cable retransmission systems in the unit on the last day of each month of the previous year in which (a) the composition of the unit was the same as on December 31, AND (b) the system retransmitted a distant signal. Do not answer question 7.

6. Please complete the following table if you answered NO to question 4 or to question 5.

As of the last day of each month
during the previous year

Number of premises served

January

 

February

 

March

 

April

 

May

 

June

 

July

 

August

 

September

 

October

 

November

 

December

 

Total

 

Average

(Divide total by the number of months for which
information is required to be provided)

 

7. Answer this question only if you answered NO to question 1.

Was the system included in a unit on the last day of the first month in which it retransmitted a distant signal this year? ____________

If YES, how many premises were served by all cable retransmission systems in the unit on that day? ____________

If NO, how many premises did the system serve on that day? ____________

A SYSTEM IS A SMALL RETRANSMISSION SYSTEM IF YOU ANSWERED YES TO QUESTION 4 OR 5, IF THE AVERAGE IN QUESTION 6 IS 2,000 OR LESS, OR IF THE NUMBER OF PREMISES SERVED INDICATED IN ANSWER TO QUESTION 7 IS 2,000 OR LESS.

B) IF THE SYSTEM IS A MASTER ANTENNA SYSTEM LOCATED WITHIN THE SERVICE AREA OF ANOTHER CABLE RETRANSMISSION SYSTEM, please also complete the following declaration:

I confirm that _____________________________________ (system name)

is located within the service area

of ______________________________ (name of cable retransmission system)

which as of ________________________________ (relevant date)

served no more than 2,000 premises in its service area.

__________________________________
(Signature)

__________________________________
(Name and Title)

Date: __________________________________

C) IF A MASTER ANTENNA SYSTEM IS NOT LOCATED WITHIN THE SERVICE AREA OF ANOTHER CABLE RETRANSMISSION SYSTEM, please also complete the following declaration:

I confirm that _____________________________________ (system name)

is not located within the service area

of any other cable retransmission system.

___________________________________

(Signature)

___________________________________
(Name and Title)

Date: __________________________________

D) INFORMATION ABOUT PREMISES SERVED

Please provide the following information as of (i) December 31 of the previous year, if the system retransmitted a distant television signal on that day, or (ii) the last day of the month in which the system first retransmitted a distant television signal in THIS year, if the system did not retransmit a distant television signal on December 31 of the previous year.

Residential Units

Health Care Facilities

Hotels

Educational Institutions

Others

All Premises

Numbers of premises served

           

Number of premises receiving at least one distant television signal

           

E) ROYALTY SHARE OF EACH COLLECTIVE SOCIETY

Column A
Collective Society

Column B
% (see footnote 2)

Column C Royalty Amount

Column D Withholding Tax (10%)

Column E Interest

Column F GST
(7%)

Column G Total
(see footnote 3)

BBI

     

n/a

 

CBRA

 

n/a

     

CCC

 

n/a

     

CRC

 

n/a

     

CRRA

 

n/a

     

DRTVC

   

n/a

     

FWS

 

n/a

     

MLB

 

n/a

     

SOCAN

 

n/a

     

TOTAL

           

F) INFORMATION ABOUT THE UNIT

1. Please complete this table if you answered YES to question 2, i.e. if the system was in a unit on December 31, 1993.

Names of all the retransmission systems in the unit on December 31, 1993

Names of the persons (including corporations) or groups of persons who own or who directly or indirectly control the systems included in the unit

Explain the nature of the control exercised (e.g. the percentage of voting shares directly or indirectly held by the persons exercising the control or by the members of the controlling group)

     
     
     
     
     
     

2. Please complete this table if you answered YES to questions 2, 3 or 7.

If the system was part of a unit on December 31 of the previous year, please provide the information as of that date. If not, please state the date on which the system became part of a unit and provide the information as of the last day of that month.

Date as of which the information is being provided: __________________

Names of all the retransmission systems in the unit

Names of the persons (including corporations) or groups of persons who own or who directly or indirectly control the systems included in the unit

Explain the nature of the control exercised (e.g. the percentage of voting shares directly or indirectly held by the persons exercising the control or by the members of the controlling group)

     
     
     
     
     
     

FORM 3 (TELEVISION)

INFORMATION ABOUT PREMISES SERVED

ROYALTY CALCULATION FOR ___________ (relevant date)

USING THIS FORM, MOST SYSTEMS CAN CALCULATE THE TOTAL ROYALTY OWED FOR THE RETRANSMISSION OF DISTANT TELEVISION SIGNALS.

THE INFORMATION IN LINES 1 AND 3 SHOULD BE PROVIDED FOR ALL SYSTEMS, ONCE A YEAR, AS OF DECEMBER 31 OF THE PREVIOUS YEAR, EVEN IF NO DISTANT TELEVISION SIGNALS ARE CARRIED BY THE SYSTEM.

UNSCRAMBLED LPTV AND UNSCRAMBLED MDS PAY A FLAT RATE OF $100 PER YEAR, AND NEED NOT CALCULATE THEIR ROYALTIES.

SMALL RETRANSMISSION SYSTEMS SHOULD USE FORM 2.

NAME OF THE SYSTEM: _____________________________

NOTE: Lines containing a reference to TVA should be completed only by those systems which are not located in a Francophone market and are retransmitting the TVA signal to comply with CRTC Distribution Order 1999-1.

Type of Premises

Residential Units

Health Care Facilities

Hotels

Educational Institutions

Others

All Premises

1

Number of premises or TVROs served

           

2

Retransmission royalty rate per premises applicable to the system (see footnote 4)

         

n/a

  (a) NON-FRANCOPHONE MARKET PREMISES            

3

Number of premises for which Francophone market discount is NOT claimed

           

4

Number of premises or TVROs receiving at least one distant television signal
(see footnote 5)

           

5

Number of premises or TVROs receiving at least one unduplicated distant television signal other than the TVA signal
(see footnote 6)

           

6

Gross royalty for premises or TVROs reported in line 5 [line 2 ´ line 5]

         

n/a

7

Number of premises receiving only one distant television signal, which is also duplicated (see footnote 7)

           

8

Gross royalty for premises reported in line 7 [line 2 ´ line 7 ´ 25%]

         

n/a

9

Number of premises receiving more than one distant television signal, all of which are duplicates
(see footnote 8)

           

10

Gross royalty for premises reported in line 9 [line 2 ´ line 9 ´ 50%]

         

n/a

11

Number of premises receiving TVA as their only distant television signal
(see footnote 9)

           

12

Gross royalty for premises reported in line 11 [line 2 ´ line 11 ´ 5%]

         

n/a

13

Number of premises receiving as their only distant television signals TVA and one duplicated signal
(see footnote 10)

           

14

Gross royalty for premises reported in line 13 [line 2 ´ line 13 ´ 30%]

         

n/a

15

Number of premises receiving as their only distant television signals TVA and more than one duplicated signal
(see footnote 11)

           

16

Gross royalty for premises reported in line 15 [line 2 ´ line 15 ´ 55%]

         

n/a

17

TOTAL gross royalty amount [line 6 + line 8 + line 10 + line 12 + line 14 + line 16]

         

n/a

18

Adjustment factor for certain types of premises

1

0.25

0.6

0.25

1

n/a

19

Royalty
Amount —
Non-Francophone Market Premises
[line 17 ´ line 18]

           
  (b) FRANCOPHONE MARKET PREMISES
           

20

Number of premises for which Francophone market discount is claimed [line 1 minus line 3]

           

21

Number of Francophone market premises receiving at least one distant television signal (see footnote 12)

           

22

Number of Francophone market premises receiving at least one unduplicated distant television signal

           

23

Gross royalty for premises reported in line 21 [line 21 ´ line 2 ´ 50%]

         

n/a

24

Number of Francophone market premises receiving only one distant television signal, which is also duplicated (see footnote 13)

           

25

Gross royalty for premises reported in line 24 [line 2 ´ line 24 ´ 25% ´ 50%]

         

n/a

26

Number of premises receiving more than one distant television signal, all of which are duplicates
(see footnote 14)

           

27

Gross royalty for premises reported in line 26 [line 2 ´ line 26 ´ 50% ´ 50%]

         

n/a

28

TOTAL gross royalty amount [line 23 + line 25 + line 27]

         

n/a

29

Adjustment factor for certain types of premises

1

0.25

0.6

0.25

1

n/a

30

Royalty Amount — Francophone Market Premises [line 28 ´ line 29]

           

31

Total Royalty Amount
(see footnote 15) [line 19 + line 30]

           

The share of each collective society is as follows:

Column A Collective Society

Column B
%
(see footnote 16)

Column C Royalty Amount

Column D Withholding Tax
(10%)

Column E Interest

Column F GST
(7%)

Column G Total
(see footnote 17)

BBI

     

n/a

 

CBRA

 

n/a

     

CCC

 

n/a

     

CRC

 

n/a

     

CRRA

 

n/a

     

DRTVC

   

n/a

     

FWS

 

n/a

     

MLB

 

n/a

     

SOCAN

 

n/a

     

TOTAL

           

FORM 4 (TELEVISION)

TELEVISION SERVICE INFORMATION AS OF ________________________ (relevant date) (Television Tariff, paragraphs 16(j), (k))

PLEASE PROVIDE THE FOLLOWING INFORMATION FOR ALL TELEVISION BROADCAST SIGNALS (INCLUDING SUPERSTATIONS) SUPPLIED TO SUBSCRIBERS.

Call Letters/ Name of Signal

Call Letters of Mother Signal (if signal carried
is a repeater)

Network Affiliation

Any Other Name Under Which the Signal is Known

City and Province or State Where Signal Originated

Basic (B) or Discre-
tionary (D) Service?

A) Number of Premises Receiving the Signal as Distant

B) Number of Premises Served by the System

(Please indicate A over B)
(see footnote 18)

                 
                 
                 
                 
                 
                 
                 
                 
                 
                 
                 
                 

FORM 5 (TELEVISION)

REPORT FOR CABLE RETRANSMISSION SYSTEMS OPERATING IN A FRANCOPHONE MARKET (Television Tariff, section 22)

NAME OF SYSTEM: ____________________________________________________

Cable retransmission systems located in the Province of Quebec need not complete this form.

I. ELIGIBILITY FOR FRANCOPHONE MARKET DISCOUNT — CABLE RETRANSMISSION SYSTEM

For each city, town or municipality wholly or partly within the system’s service area provide the following information.

Systems whose service area includes all or part of any of the localities listed in paragraph 10(2)(b) of the Television Tariff are only required to complete column (A).

NOTE: The population for the whole city, town or municipality must be used in column (C), even if the cable retransmission system’s service area includes only part of that city, town or municipality.

If the total of column (B) is more than 50 per cent of the total of column (C), the retransmission system is in a Francophone market.

(A) Name of the City, Town or Municipality

(B) Population Claiming French as Their Mother Tongue According to the Most Recent Statistics Canada Figures

(C) Total Population According to the Most Recent Statistics Canada Figures

     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

FORM 6 (TELEVISION)

SYSTEMS REPORTED BY THE SAME RETRANSMITTER (Television Tariff, section 23)

Name of the System
(as reported on Form 1 for that System)

Service Area

   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   

FORM 7 (TELEVISION)

REPORT OF PREMISES ENTITLED TO A DISCOUNT (Television Tariff, subsection 27(1))

A COLLECTIVE SOCIETY IS ENTITLED TO ASK THAT THIS FORM BE COMPLETED IF THERE ARE BUILDINGS CONTAINING PREMISES FOR WHICH YOU CLAIM A DISCOUNT UNDER SECTION 14 OF THE TARIFF (ROOMS IN HOTELS, HEALTH INSTITUTIONS AND EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS).

Please give the address of each building containing premises of the type indicated, as well as the number of premises served in each building.

NAME OF SYSTEM: _________________________________

DATE AS OF WHICH THE REPORT IS BEING MADE: _______________________________

HOTEL ROOMS (this includes motel rooms)

Address

Number of Rooms Served

   
   
   

PREMISES IN HEALTH INSTITUTIONS

Address

Number of Rooms Served

   
   
   

PREMISES IN EDUCATIONAL INSTITUTIONS

Address

Number of Rooms Served

   
   
   

FORM 8 (TELEVISION)

REPORT OF RESIDENTIAL PREMISES IN EACH POSTAL CODE AREA AS OF________________________
(Television Tariff, section 27)

A. A COLLECTIVE SOCIETY IS ENTITLED UNDER PARAGRAPH 27(3)(a) TO ASK FOR THE FOLLOWING FORM TO BE COMPLETED FOR A CABLE SYSTEM ONLY IF IT HAS BEEN 12 MONTHS SINCE THE LAST TIME IT ASKED FOR SUCH A FORM TO BE FILLED WITH RESPECT TO THAT SYSTEM.

NAME OF SYSTEM: _____________________________________________________

Postal Code

Number of Residential Premises Served by the System Within the Postal Code

Postal Code

Number of Residential Premises Served by the System Within the Postal Code

Postal Code

Number of Residential Premises Served by the System Within the Postal Code

           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           

B. A COLLECTIVE SOCIETY IS ENTITLED UNDER PARAGRAPH 27(3)(b) TO ASK FOR THE FOLLOWING FORM TO BE COMPLETED FOR A CABLE SYSTEM ONLY IF IT HAS BEEN 12 MONTHS SINCE THE LAST TIME IT ASKED FOR SUCH A FORM TO BE FILLED IN WITH RESPECT TO THAT SYSTEM. A SEPARATE COPY OF THIS FORM 8B IS REQUIRED FOR EACH SIGNAL FOR WHICH THIS FORM IS REQUESTED.

NAME OF SYSTEM: _____________________________________________________

Call letters and network of signal: _________________________________________

Postal Code

Number of Residential Premises Receiving this Signal Within the Postal Code

Postal Code

Number of Residential Premises Receiving this Signal Within the Postal Code

Postal Code

Number of Residential Premises Receiving this Signal Within the Postal Code

           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           

C. A COLLECTIVE SOCIETY IS ENTITLED UNDER PARAGRAPHS 16(j) AND (k) AND SUBSECTION 27(3) TO ASK FOR THE FOLLOWING FORM TO BE COMPLETED FOR EACHCOMBINATION OF DISTANT SIGNALS FOR WHICH A DIFFERENT TELEVISION RETRANSMISSION ROYALTY IS PAYABLE WITH RESPECT TO THE RESIDENTIAL PREMISES RECEIVING DISTANT SIGNALS FROM A CABLE SYSTEM OR FROM ANY TRANSMITTER OF A SCRAMBLED MDS ONLY IF IT HAS BEEN 12 MONTHS SINCE THE LAST TIME IT ASKED FOR SUCH A FORM TO BE FILLED IN WITH RESPECT TO THAT SYSTEM OR TRANSMITTER, AS THE CASE MAY BE.

NAME OF SYSTEM: _____________________________________________________

DISTANT SIGNALS IN THIS PACKAGE

SIGNAL CATEGORY (CHECK ALL APPLICABLE)

Call Letters

Network Affiliation

TVA Signal

Duplicate Network

Discretionary

Partly Distant

           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           

PLEASE COMPLETE THE FOLLOWING TABLE FOR THE PRECEDING SIGNAL COMBINATION.

Postal Code

Number of Residential Premises Receiving this Signal Within the Postal Code

Postal Code

Number of Residential Premises Receiving this Signal Within the Postal Code

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Number of Residential Premises Receiving this Signal Within the Postal Code

           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           
           

APPENDIX C

CATEGORIES OF WORKS CLAIMED TO BE REPRESENTED BY EACH
COLLECTIVE SOCIETY AND PERCENTAGE OF OVERALL ROYALTY
TO WHICH EACH COLLECTIVE SOCIETY CLAIMS TO BE ENTITLED

Note: Any term used herein which is defined in the prefixed tariff or in Appendix A has the same meaning as if used in the prefixed tariff or in Appendix A.

BORDER BROADCASTERS, INC. (BBI)

Identification: BBI is a company incorporated under the laws of the State of Michigan. It is a collective society within the meaning of subsection 71(1) of the Copyright Act. Its purpose is to represent by way of assignment, licence, appointment of agent or otherwise (as may be agreed between it and the claimant) the interests of all persons, firms and corporations who are now or may hereafter be entitled to assert a claim for a royalty in respect of the retransmission of certain works by a retransmitter by means of one or more distant signals.

Categories of Works Claimed to Be Represented by BBI

All television programs, underlying works and works owned or controlled by BBI’s members in respect of which retransmission royalties may be claimed including, without limiting the generality of the foregoing, the following kinds of works:

  • (a) television programs owned or produced, in whole or in part, by commercial television stations licensed in the United States except to the extent that the rights to receive royalties for the retransmission of such television programs are owned or controlled by persons represented by a collective society within the meaning of the Copyright Act other than BBI, and any other television programs to the extent that the rights to receive royalties for the retransmission of such programs are owned or controlled, in whole or in part, by commercial television stations licensed in the United States; and

  • (b) compilations created by a commercial television station licensed in the United States of television programs carried on its signal;

    but excluding the following kinds of works:
  • (c) musical works to the extent that the rights to receive retransmission royalties for the retransmission thereof are not controlled by the producers or copyright owners of the programs in which the musical works are embodied, or by the agents, successors, licensees or assigns of such producers or copyright owners;

  • (d) television programs which have been certified as Canadian programs by the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission, but not including any television program which has not been accorded at least 100 per cent Canadian content credit by the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission or which has been recognized to any extent for Canadian content purposes as a result of being dubbed into one of the official languages;

  • (e) productions which have been certified as certified productions in accordance with regulations made under the Income Tax Act, S.C. 1970-71-72, c. 63, as amended; and

  • (f) underlying works, where the relevant television program is a work in respect of which BBI has not been authorized to collect retransmission royalties.
Percentage of Overall Royalty Claimed by BBI

BBI claims 0.96 per cent for the years 2014–2015 and 2 per cent for the years 2016–2018 of the total overall royalties payable by retransmitters in respect of the BBI’s works as described in paragraphs (a) and (b) above.

Term of Tariff Proposed by BBI

BBI proposes that this statement of royalties apply to the years 2014 through 2018.

CANADIAN BROADCASTERS RIGHTS AGENCY (CBRA)

Identification: CBRA is a company incorporated under the Canada Corporations Act. CBRA is a collective society within the meaning of subsection 71(1) of the Copyright Act.

Categories of Works Claimed to Be Represented by CBRA
  • (a) Any television programs owned or produced, in whole or in part, by Canadian broadcasters, except to the extent that the rights to receive royalties for the retransmission of such television programs are owned or controlled by persons represented by a collective society within the meaning of the Copyright Act other than CBRA, and any other television programs to the extent that the rights to receive royalties for the retransmission of such programs are owned or controlled, in whole or in part, by Canadian broadcasters; and

  • (b) any compilation created by a Canadian broadcaster.
Percentage of Overall Royalty Claimed by CBRA

CBRA claims 13.50 per cent for the years 2014–2015 and 25 per cent for the years 2016–2018 of the total royalties payable by retransmitters.

Term of Tariff Proposed by CBRA

CBRA proposes that this statement of royalties apply to the years 2014 through 2018.

Definition

“Canadian broadcaster” means a television station or network licensed by the CRTC, or an Educational Authority (other than any such television station, network or Educational Authority represented by a collective society within the meaning of the Copyright Act other than CBRA), and the agents, successors, licensees or assigns of such television stations, networks or Educational Authorities.

CANADIAN RETRANSMISSION COLLECTIVE (CRC)

Identification: CRC is a company incorporated under the Canada Corporations Act. It is a collective society within the meaning of subsection 71(1) of the Copyright Act. Its purpose is to represent by way of assignment, licence, appointment of agent or otherwise (as may be agreed between it and the claimant) the interests of all persons, firms and corporations who are now or may hereafter be entitled to assert a claim for a royalty in respect of the retransmission of certain television programs by a retransmitter by means of one or more distant signals.

Categories of Works Claimed to Be Represented by CRC

  • (a) All television programs recognized as Canadian programs in whole or in part under the regulations or policies of the CRTC from time to time in effect, but not including such programs where such recognition arises solely as a result of the program being dubbed by a Canadian into one of the official languages;

  • (b) all productions which have been certified as certified productions in accordance with regulations made under the Income Tax Act, S.C. 1970-71-72, c. 63, as amended from time to time, or which are recognized as Canadian programs for the purpose of qualifying for provincial or federal tax credits;

  • (c) television programs to the extent that they are transmitted by non-commercial television stations licensed in the United States of America and by television stations licensed in countries other than Canada or the United States of America;

  • (d) all television programs which have been produced predominantly within a country other than the United States of America or its territories by a person other than a U.S. National or a member of the MPAA, where the right to authorize a collective society to collect retransmission royalties has not been vested in a U.S. National or a member of the MPAA; and

  • (e) compilations of television programs in the schedules of non-commercial television stations licensed in the United States of America, of television stations licensed in countries other than Canada and the United States of America, and of television stations owned and operated by an Educational Authority,
  • but excluding the following kinds of works:

  • (f) any television programs which are produced in whole or in part by a television station or network which is licensed by the CRTC, other than a station or network owned and operated by an Educational Authority, but only to the extent that the rights to receive retransmission royalties for the retransmission of such programs are controlled by such a station or network and have not been assigned to CRC or to a person which has affiliated with CRC;

  • (g) any television programs which are presentations of games between teams of National Hockey League, National Football League, Canadian Football League, National Collegiate Athletic Association, National Basketball Association or Major League Baseball; and

  • (h) musical works, but only to the extent that the rights to receive retransmission royalties for the retransmission thereof are not controlled by the producers or copyright owners of the programs in which the musical works are embodied, or by the agents, successors, licensees or assigns of such producers or copyright owners.
Percentage of Overall Royalty Claimed by CRC

CRC claims 14.85 per cent for the years 2014–2015 and 25 per cent for the years 2016–2018 of the total royalties payable by retransmitters.

Term of Tariff Proposed by CRC

CRC proposes that this statement of royalties apply to the years 2014 through 2018.

Definitions

“Canadian” means

  • (i) in the case of an individual, a person who is a Canadian citizen or permanent resident within the meaning of the Immigration Act (Canada) as amended from time to time,

  • (ii) in the case of a person other than an individual, a person controlled in fact by Canadians, and

  • (iii) any person who is recognized as a Canadian under CRTC regulations or policies respecting television programming

“Educational Authority” means a body other than Société de télédiffusion du Québec that is

  • (a) an independent corporation, as defined in the Direction to the CRTC (Ineligibility to Hold Broadcasting Licences); or

  • (b) a provincial authority, as defined in the Direction to the CRTC (Ineligibility to Hold Broadcasting Licences);

“member of the MPAA” means a company or one of its subsidiaries or affiliates which is from time to time a member of the Motion Picture Association of America, Inc.;

“television programs” means all programs carried in a distant signal retransmitted by a retransmitter (including without limitation all audiovisual works), and is deemed to include any underlying works in relation to such programs;

“underlying work” means a work embodied in a television program or from which a television program has been derived;

“U.S. National” means a citizen of the United States of America or a company or other entity controlled in fact by citizens of the United States of America.

CANADIAN RETRANSMISSION RIGHT ASSOCIATION (CRRA)

Identification: CRRA is an association of corporations and carries on the business of collecting, for the benefit of those who authorize it to act on their behalf for that purpose, royalties for the communication of works in the manner described in subsection 31(2) of the Copyright Act.

CRRA is the duly authorized agent of

Canadian Broadcasting Corporation — Société Radio-Canada
Société de télédiffusion du Québec
ABC, Inc. and its subsidiaries
CBS, Inc. and its subsidiaries
National Broadcasting Company International Limited and its subsidiaries

Categories of Works Claimed to Be Represented by CRRA
  • (a) All television programs owned or produced by any of the above entities; and

  • (b) any compilations created by any of the above entities.
Percentage of Overall Royalty Claimed by CRRA

CRRA claims 9.76 per cent for the years 2014–2015 and 35 per cent for the years 2016–2018 of the total royalties payable by retransmitters.

Term of Tariff Proposed by CRRA

CRRA proposes that this statement of royalties apply to the years 2014 through 2018.

COPYRIGHT COLLECTIVE OF CANADA (CCC)

Identification: CCC is a company incorporated under the Canada Corporations Act. It is a collective society within the meaning of subsection 71(1) of the Copyright Act. Its purpose is to represent by way of assignment, licence, appointment of agent or otherwise (as may be agreed between it and the claimant) the interests of all persons, firms and corporations who are now or may hereafter be entitled to assert a claim for a royalty in respect of the retransmission of certain television programs by a retransmitter by means of one or more distant signals.

Categories of Works Claimed to Be Represented by CCC

All television programs and underlying works in respect of which retransmission royalties may be claimed, except for the following works:

  • (a) all musical works;

  • (b) all infomercials and all commercial messages appearing at the beginning of or the end of or during a television program;

  • (c) all television programs which consist of play-by-play coverage (covering the entire game or a substantial part thereof) of National Hockey League, National Football League, Canadian Football League, National Basketball Association or Major League Baseball games to the extent that the right to receive royalties for the retransmission of such television programs is owned or controlled by persons represented by a collective society within the meaning of the Copyright Act other than CCC;

  • (d) all television programs to the extent that a television station or network represented by another collective society (whether or not such a network is a network as defined above) owns or controls the right to authorize any collective society to collect retransmission royalties;

  • (e) all television programs which have been certified as Canadian programs by the CRTC, but not including any television program which has not been accorded at least 100 per cent Canadian content credit by the CRTC or which has been recognized to any extent for Canadian content purposes as a result of being dubbed into one of the official languages;

  • (f) all productions which have been certified as certified productions in accordance with regulations made under the Income Tax Act, S.C. 1970-71-72, c. 63, as amended, or which are recognized as Canadian programs for the purpose of qualifying for provincial or federal tax credits;

  • (g) all television programs which have been produced predominantly within a country other than the United States of America or its territories by a person other than a United States national or a member of the MPAA where the right to authorize a collective society to collect Canadian retransmission royalties has not been vested in a United States national or a member of the MPAA;

  • (h) television programs to the extent that they are produced and transmitted by non-commercial television stations licensed in the United States of America or by television stations licensed in countries other than Canada or the United States of America; and

  • (i) any underlying works embodied in any of the items set out in paragraphs (a) to (h) hereof inclusive or used for the purpose of producing the same.
Percentage of Overall Royalty Claimed by CCC

CCC claims 53.38 per cent for the years 2014–2015 and 80 per cent for the years 2016–2018 of the overall royalty payable by retransmitters.

Term of Tariff Proposed by CCC

CCC proposes that this statement of royalties apply to the years 2014 through 2018.

Definitions

“member of the MPAA” means a company or one of its subsidiaries or affiliates which is from time to time a member of the Motion Picture Association of America, Inc.;

“underlying work” means a work embodied in a television program or from which a television program or any work embodied in a television program has been derived;

“U.S. National” means a citizen of the United States of America or a company or other entity controlled in fact by citizens of the United States of America.

DIRECT RESPONSE TELEVISION COLLECTIVE (DRTVC)

Identification: DRTVC is a company incorporated under Part 1.A of the Companies Act (Quebec). It is a collective society within the meaning of subsection 71(1) of the Copyright Act. Its purpose is to represent by way of assignment, licence, appointment of agent or otherwise (as may be agreed between it and the claimant) the interest of all persons, firms and corporations that are now or may hereafter be entitled to assert a claim for a royalty in respect of the retransmission of certain television programs by a retransmitter by means of one or more distant signals.

Categories of Works Claimed to Be Represented by DRTVC

All television programs and underlying works in the form of direct response television programming (“infomercials”).

Definition

“infomercial” means a television program exceeding 12 minutes in length that combines entertainment or information with the sale or promotion of goods or services into a virtually indistinguishable whole. An infomercial may also involve the promotion of products mentioned in distinct commercial breaks within the infomercial itself. A program that is predominantly religious or devotional in nature, or which is intended to raise funds for charitable or philanthropic organizations (including telethons), or that is broadcast by a signal affiliated with PBS, TVO, Alberta Access, Canal Savoir, RFO or Société de télédiffusion du Québec, is not an infomercial.

Percentage of Overall Royalty Claimed by DRTVC

DRTVC claims 0.70 per cent for the years 2014–2015 and 1 per cent for the years 2016–2018 of the overall royalty payable by retransmitters.

Term of Tariff Proposed by DRTVC

DRTVC proposes that this statement of royalties apply to the years 2014 through 2018.

FWS JOINT SPORTS CLAIMANTS INC. (FWS)

Identification: FWS is a company incorporated under the Ontario Corporations Act. It is a collective society within the meaning of subsection 71(1) of the Copyright Act.

Categories of Works Claimed to Be Represented by FWS

FWS represents by way of assignment, licence, appointment of agent or otherwise (as has been agreed between FWS and the claimant) the interests of all professional National Hockey League teams, all professional National Basketball Association teams, all professional Canadian Football League teams, and all professional National Football League teams owned by any persons, who are now or may hereafter be entitled to claim a royalty under the Copyright Act in respect of the retransmission of any of their artistic, dramatic, literary or musical works (hereinafter referred to as “Works”), said Works consisting of live or delayed game telecasts, or any portions thereof, whether used alone or as a portion of another work, by a retransmitter by means of one or more distant signals.

Percentage of Overall Royalty Claimed by FWS

FWS claims 3.25 per cent for the years 2014–2015 and 25 per cent for the years 2016–2018 of the overall royalty payable by retransmitters.

Term of Tariff Proposed by FWS

FWS proposes that this statement of royalties apply to the years 2014 through 2018.

MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL COLLECTIVE OF CANADA, INC. (MLB)

Identification: MLB is a company incorporated under the Business Corporations Act, 1982 (Ontario), S.O., 1982, c. C-4 (as amended). It is a collective society within the meaning of subsection 71(1) of the Copyright Act.

Categories of Works Claimed to Be Represented by MLB

All distant signal broadcasts of Major League Baseball games.

Percentage of Overall Royalty Claimed by MLB

MLB claims 0.80 per cent for the years 2014–2015 and 7.5 per cent for the years 2016–2018 of the overall royalty payable by retransmitters.

Term of Tariff Proposed by MLB

MLB proposes that this statement of royalties apply to the years 2014 through 2018.

SOCIETY OF COMPOSERS, AUTHORS AND MUSIC PUBLISHERS OF CANADA (SOCAN)

Identification: SOCAN is a collective society within the meaning of subsection 71(1) of the Copyright Act.

Categories of Works Claimed to Be Represented by SOCAN

All musical and dramatico-musical works.

Percentage of Overall Royalty Claimed by SOCAN

SOCAN claims 2.80 per cent for the years 2014–2015 and 5 per cent for the years 2016–2018 of the overall royalty payable by retransmitters.

Term of Tariff Proposed by SOCAN

SOCAN proposes that this statement of royalties apply to the years 2014 through 2018.

  • Footnote 1
    “Unknown” indicates that a technical analysis is required to determine whether the signal is distant, partially distant or local.
  • Footnote 2
    To be determined by the Copyright Board
  • Footnote 3
    Column C - Column D + Column E + Column F
  • Footnote 4
    See sections 7 to 10 of the tariff. Generally speaking, the rate for cable retransmission systems is based on the total number of premises of all types served within the licensed service area in which the system is located, whether or not these premises receive a distant television signal. Please consult the relevant provisions of the tariff to ensure that you use the correct rate.
  • Footnote 5
    If the system is a DTH, please copy in line 4 the number found in line 1. In all other cases, the number in line 3 should be the same as the total of lines 5, 7, 9, 11, 13 and 15.
  • Footnote 6
    If the system is a DTH, please copy in line 5 the number found in line 1.
  • Footnote 7
    See paragraph 13(1)(a) of the tariff.
  • Footnote 8
    See paragraph 13(1)(b) of the tariff.
  • Footnote 9
    See section 12 of the tariff.
  • Footnote 10
    See paragraph 13(2)(a) of the tariff.
  • Footnote 11
    See paragraph 13(2)(b) of the tariff.
  • Footnote 12
    The number in line 21 should be the same as the total of lines 22, 24 and 26.
  • Footnote 13
    See paragraph 13(1)(a) of the tariff.
  • Footnote 14
    See paragraph 13(1)(b) of the tariff.
  • Footnote 15
    The total amount of royalty owed is the total of the amounts listed in line 31.
  • Footnote 16
    To be determined by the Copyright Board
  • Footnote 17
    Column C - Column D + Column E + Column F
  • Footnote 18
    This information is not required for an unscrambled LPTV or an unscrambled MDS.