Vol. 150, No. 32 — August 6, 2016

COMMISSIONS

CANADIAN RADIO-TELEVISION AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION

NOTICE TO INTERESTED PARTIES

The Commission posts on its Web site the decisions, notices of consultation and regulatory policies that it publishes, as well as information bulletins and orders. On April 1, 2011, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission Rules of Practice and Procedure came into force. As indicated in Part 1 of these Rules, some broadcasting applications are posted directly on the Commission’s Web site, www.crtc.gc.ca, under “Part 1 Applications.”

To be up to date on all ongoing proceedings, it is important to regularly consult “Today’s Releases” on the Commission’s Web site, which includes daily updates to notices of consultation that have been published and ongoing proceedings, as well as a link to Part 1 applications.

The following documents are abridged versions of the Commission’s original documents. The original documents contain a more detailed outline of the applications, including the locations and addresses where the complete files for the proceeding may be examined. These documents are posted on the Commission’s Web site and may also be examined at the Commission’s offices and public examination rooms. Furthermore, all documents relating to a proceeding, including the notices and applications, are posted on the Commission’s Web site under “Public Proceedings.”

CANADIAN RADIO-TELEVISION AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION

PART 1 APPLICATIONS

The following applications for renewal or amendment, or complaints were posted on the Commission’s Web site between July 22 and July 27, 2016.

Application filed by

Application number

Undertaking

City

Province

Deadline for submission of interventions, comments or replies

9015-2018 Québec inc.

2016-0764-9

CHOU

Montréal

Quebec

August 26, 2016

DECISIONS

Decision number

Publication date

Applicant’s name

Undertaking

City

Province

2016-286

July 22, 2016

Various licensees

Various commercial radio stations

Various locations

Across Canada

2016-287

July 25, 2016

K-Right Communications Limited

Terrestrial broadcasting distribution undertaking

Dartmouth and surrounding areas

Nova Scotia

2016-288

July 25, 2016

Radio communautaire de Harrington Harbour

CFTH-FM-1

Harrington Harbour and Kegaska

Quebec

2016-289

July 26, 2016

Pannu Media Inc.

Terrestrial broadcasting distribution undertaking

Greater Toronto Area

Ontario

2016-290

July 26, 2016

TVA Group Inc.

Argent

Across Canada

 

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NATIONAL ENERGY BOARD

APPLICATION TO EXPORT ELECTRICITY ON AN EMERGENCY BASIS TO THE UNITED STATES

Independent Electricity System Operator

By an application dated July 20, 2016, the Independent Electricity System Operator (the “Applicant”) has applied to the National Energy Board (the “Board”), under Division II of Part VI of the National Energy Board Act (the “Act”), for authorization to export on an emergency basis up to 4 000 MW of firm power and energy for a period of 10 years commencing on August 2, 2016. These emergency exports would be in accordance with the terms, or as amended, of interconnection agreements between the IESO (or its predecessors) and the New York ISO, the Midwest ISO, and Minnesota Power (Allete Inc.) that were executed on May 1, 2002, on January 6, 2009, and on December 1, 2006, respectively.

The Board wishes to obtain the views of interested parties on this application before issuing a permit or recommending to the Governor in Council that a public hearing be held. The directions on procedure that follow explain in detail the procedure that will be used.

  1. The Applicant shall deposit and keep on file, for public inspection during normal business hours, copies of the application at its offices located at Independent Electricity System Operator, 1600–120 Adelaide Street West, Toronto, Ontario M5H 1T1, 416-967-7474 (telephone), www.ieso.ca, and provide a copy of the application to any person who requests one. A copy of the application is available for viewing during normal business hours, by appointment, in the Board’s library, at 517 Tenth Avenue SW, 2nd Floor, Calgary, Alberta T2R 0A8. To make an appointment, please call 1-800-899-1265. The application is also available online at www.neb-one.gc.ca.
  2. Submissions that any party wishes to present shall be filed with the Secretary, National Energy Board, 517 Tenth Avenue SW, Calgary, Alberta T2R 0A8, 403-292-5503 (fax), and served on the Applicant by September 5, 2016.
  3. Pursuant to subsection 119.06(2) of the Act, the Board is interested in the views of submitters with respect to
    • (a) the effect of the exportation of the electricity on provinces other than that from which the electricity is to be exported; and
    • (b) whether the Applicant has
      • (i) informed those who have declared an interest in buying electricity for consumption in Canada of the quantities and classes of service available for sale, and
      • (ii) given an opportunity to purchase electricity on terms and conditions as favourable as the terms and conditions specified in the application to those who, within a reasonable time of being so informed, demonstrate an intention to buy electricity for consumption in Canada.
  4. Any answer to submissions that the Applicant wishes to present in response to items 2 and 3 of this notice of application and directions on procedure shall be filed with the Secretary of the Board and served on the party that filed the submission by September 20, 2016.
  5. For further information on the procedures governing the Board’s examination, contact the Secretary of the Board at 403-292-4800 (telephone) or 403-292-5503 (fax).
Sheri Young
Secretary

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