Canada Gazette, Part I, Volume 152, Number 22: COPYRIGHT BOARD

June 2, 2018

COPYRIGHT BOARD

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

In accordance with subsection 72(1) of the Copyright Act, the Copyright Board hereby publishes the proposed statements of royalties filed by the following collective societies on March 29, 2018, with respect to the royalties they propose to collect, effective January 1, 2019, for the retransmission of distant radio and television signals, in Canada, for the years 2019 to 2023.

For radio signals, the collective societies are the following:

For television signals, the collective societies are the following:

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 of royalties may file written objections with the Board, at the address indicated below, within 60 days of the publication hereof, that is no later than August 1, 2018.

Ottawa, June 2, 2018

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)

PROPOSED STATEMENT OF ROYALTIES TO BE COLLECTED FOR THE RETRANSMISSION OF DISTANT RADIO SIGNALS, IN CANADA, FOR THE YEARS 2019 TO 2023

This Proposed 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 Radio Retransmission Tariff, 2019-2023.

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 »)

"cable retransmission system" includes, without limitation, a master antenna system and an Internet Protocol Television (IPTV) retransmission system but, for clarity, excludes a new media retransmission system of a "new media retransmitter" as defined in section 31 of the Copyright Act, R.S., 1985, c. C-42, as amended (the "Copyright Act"); (« système de retransmission par câble »)

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

" ‘compilation' means

"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 February 2016); (« 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

"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, sports game broadcasts and related commentary, 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, and includes a person who operates one or more of a cable retransmission 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:

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 retransmission 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 $25.00 per year for all radio programs and musical works, and $12.50 per year for all broadcaster compilations, and shall be due

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

(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 $25.00 per year for all radio programs and musical works, and $12.50 per year for all broadcaster compilations, and shall be due

Other Retransmission Systems

6. (1) Subject to subsection (2), the royalty for any other retransmission system (including, without limitation, a scrambled LPTV or MDS) shall be 20¢ per year for all radio programs and musical works, and 10¢ per year for all broadcaster compilations, for each of the 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

(2) The rate of the royalty payable for a cable 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 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 LPTV or 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 LPTV or an MDS is deemed to be located in a francophone market if

(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

Discount for Certain Non-Residential Premises

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

Allocation of the Retransmission Royalty

10. A retransmitter shall pay to the collective societies

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:

Additional Reporting Requirements: Small Retransmission Systems

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

Reporting Requirements: LPTVs and MDSs

13. (1) A retransmitter that operates an LPTV whose signals are not scrambled 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:

(2) A retransmitter that 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 that 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: Master Antenna Systems

15. A retransmitter that 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 that operates a cable retransmission system (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 11, the name of that other cable retransmission system.

Additional Reporting Requirements: Francophone Markets

17. A retransmitter that operates a cable retransmission system or a scrambled LPTV or 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, 15 and 16,

Additional Reporting Requirements: Multi-System Operators

18. A retransmitter that 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 that 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 premises 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, as amended by the Digital Privacy Act, S.C. 2015, c. 32, a retransmitter shall keep and preserve until December 31, 2029, 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, 2029, 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)

(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 subsections (2) and (3), 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.

(3) A retransmitter may only make deductions as provided for in subsections (1) and (2) within two years of the date the excess payment was made.

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

Delivery of Notices and Payments

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

(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 fax or by email 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.

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

30. (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 claims that it is entitled to collect royalties and a claim to a share of the overall royalties to which each collective society claims to be entitled. The inclusion of any category of works and the claim to a share of the overall royalties set out in Appendix C is without prejudice to the right of a collective to amend its claims and of any other collective society to challenge a collective's claims. Appendix C also sets out the period proposed by each collective society as the effective period of this tariff.

Miscellaneous

31. 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, 2023, 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

RADIO TARIFF 2019-2023

Canadian Broadcasters Rights Agency (CBRA)
4115 Canyon Walk Drive
Ottawa, Ontario
K1V 1P8
613-822-1112 (telephone)
613-822-7588 (fax)
erin_cbra@rogers.com (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)

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

Society of Composers, Authors and Music Publishers of Canada (SOCAN)
41 Valleybrook Drive
Toronto, Ontario
M3B 2S6
416-445-8700 (telephone)
416-445-7108 (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, 15 and 16)

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:

NAME

TITLE

______________________________________

______________________________________

______________________________________

______________________________________

______________________________________

______________________________________

_______________________________________

_______________________________________

_______________________________________

_______________________________________

_______________________________________

_______________________________________

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.)

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: _______ _______

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) 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)

 

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) 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, * per cent of the royalty is payable to CBRA, * per cent to FWS, * per cent to CRRA and * per cent to SOCAN. For all broadcaster compilations, * per cent of the royalty is payable to CBRA and * per cent to CRRA. [* To be determined as provided for in Section 30 and Appendix C.] 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 question 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 $25.00 AND $12.50 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:

radio programs and musical works

broadcaster compilations

20¢ 10¢ 20¢ 10¢ 20¢ 10¢ 20¢ 10¢ 20¢ 10¢ n/a
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 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, * per cent of the royalty is payable to CBRA, * per cent to FWS, * per cent to CRRA and * per cent to SOCAN. For all broadcaster compilations, * per cent of the royalty is payable to CBRA and * per cent to CRRA. [* To be determined as provided for in section 30 and Appendix C.] 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(k))

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)?note 1
             
             
             
             
             
             
             
             
             

FORM 5 (RADIO)

REPORT FOR CABLE RETRANSMISSION SYSTEMS OPERATING IN A FRANCOPHONE MARKET AND SCRAMBLED LPTV AND MDS TRANSMITTERS LOCATED IN A FRANCOPHONE MARKET

(Radio Tariff, sections 8 and 17)

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 LPTV AND 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)(a) or (b) of the Radio Tariff, complete only (A), (D) and (E). For each transmitter which is eligible under paragraph 8(2)(c) 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) The 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(4) 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
   
   
   

APPENDIX C

CATEGORIES OF WORKS CLAIMED TO BE REPRESENTED BY EACH COLLECTIVE SOCIETY AND CLAIM TO A SHARE 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.

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
Percentage of Overall Royalty Claimed by CBRA

Without prejudice to its rights, including those set out in section 30 of the Proposed Tariff, CBRA claims an entitlement to a share of the overall royalties as may be agreed upon by the collectives and confirmed by the Board, or as may be determined by the Board, subject to any right of judicial review and/or appeal a collective may have therefrom.

Term of Tariff Proposed by CBRA

CBRA proposes that this statement of royalties apply to the years 2019 through 2023.

Definition

"Canadian broadcaster" means a radio station or network licensed by the CRTC (other than any such radio station or network represented by a collective society within the meaning of the Copyright Act other than CBRA), and the agents, successors, licensees or assigns of such radio stations or networks.

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

Categories of Works Claimed to Be Represented by CRRA
Percentage of Overall Royalty Claimed by CRRA

Without prejudice to its rights, including those set out in section 30 of the Proposed Tariff, CRRA claims an entitlement to a share of the overall royalties as may be agreed upon by the collectives and confirmed by the Board, or as may be determined by the Board, subject to any right of judicial review and/or appeal a collective may have therefrom.

Term of Tariff Proposed by CRRA

CRRA proposes that this statement of royalties apply to the years 2019 through 2023.

FWS JOINT SPORTS CLAIMANTS INC. (FWS)

Identification: FWS is a company incorporated under the Corporations Act of Ontario. 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

Without prejudice to its rights, including those set out in section 30 of the Proposed Tariff, FWS claims an entitlement to a share of the overall royalties as may be agreed upon by the collectives and confirmed by the Board, or as may be determined by the Board, subject to any right of judicial review and/or appeal a collective may have therefrom.

Term of Tariff Proposed by FWS

FWS proposes that this statement of royalties apply to the years 2019 through 2023.

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 works.

Percentage of Overall Royalty Claimed by SOCAN

Without prejudice to its rights, including those set out in section 30 of the Proposed Tariff, SOCAN claims an entitlement to a share of the overall royalties as may be agreed upon by the collectives and confirmed by the Board, or as may be determined by the Board, subject to any right of judicial review and/or appeal a collective may have therefrom.

Term of Tariff Proposed by SOCAN

SOCAN proposes that this statement of royalties apply to the years 2019 through 2023.

PROPOSED STATEMENT OF ROYALTIES TO BE COLLECTED FOR THE RETRANSMISSION OF DISTANT TELEVISION SIGNALS IN CANADA DURING 2019-2023

This Proposed 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, 2019-2023.

Definitions

2. In this tariff,

"cable retransmission system" includes, without limitation, a master antenna system and an Internet Protocol Television (IPTV) retransmission system but, for clarity, excludes a new media retransmission system of a "new media retransmitter" as defined in section 31 of the Copyright Act, R.S., 1985, c. C-42 as amended (the "Copyright Act"); (« système de retransmission par câble »)

"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 February 2016); (« 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 »)

"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:

"retransmitter" has the meaning attributed to it in section 31 of the Copyright Act, and includes a person who operates one or more of a cable retransmission system, an LPTV, an MDS or a 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

(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 retransmission 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 $200 a year and shall be due

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

(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 $200 a year and shall be due

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 without limitation a scrambled LPTV or 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 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 section 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)
2019 2020 2021 2022 2023
up to 1,500 400 418 436 455 475
1,501–2,000 440 459 480 501 523
2,001–2,500 480 501 523 546 570
2,501–3,000 520 543 567 592 618
3,001–3,500 560 585 610 637 665
3,501–4,000 600 626 654 683 713
4,001–4,500 640 668 698 728 760
4,501–5,000 680 710 741 774 808
5,001–5,500 720 752 785 819 855
5,501–6,000 760 793 828 865 903
6,001 and over 800 835 872 910 950

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 LPTV or 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 LPTV or an MDS retransmission system is deemed to be located in a francophone market if

(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

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

Discount for "Duplicate" Network Distant Signal

13. (1) Subject to subsection (2), the royalty payable under section 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

(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

Discount for Certain Non-Residential Premises

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

Allocation of the Retransmission Royalty

15. (1) For the years 2019 to 2023, a retransmitter shall pay to the collective societies the following portions of the royalty:

  1. BBI: [To be determined as provided for in section 35 and Appendix C]
  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:

Additional Reporting Requirements: Small Retransmission Systems

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

Reporting Requirements: LPTVs and MDSs

18. (1) A retransmitter that operates an LPTV whose signals are not scrambled 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:

(2) A retransmitter that 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 that 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 that 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 that operates a cable retransmission system (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 that operates a cable retransmission system or a scrambled LPTV or MDS 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,

Additional Reporting Requirements: Multi-System Operators

23. A retransmitter that 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 that 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

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, as amended by Digital Privacy Act, S.C. 2015, c. 32, a retransmitter shall keep and preserve until December 31, 2029, 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, 2029, 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)

(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 subsections (2) and (3), 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.

(3) A retransmitter may only make deductions as provided for in subsections (1) and (2) within two years of the due date of the payment requiring an adjustment.

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

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 whom 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 claims that it is entitled to collect royalties and a claim to a share of the overall royalties to which each collective society claims to be entitled. The inclusion of any category of works and the claim to a share of the overall royalties set out in Appendix C is without prejudice to the right of a collective to amend its claims and of any other collective society to challenge a collective's claims. 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, 2023, 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 2019-2023

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)
4115 Canyon Walk Drive
Ottawa, Ontario
K1V 1P8
613-822-1112 (telephone)
613-822-7588 (fax)
erin_cbra@rogers.com (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)
gpiasetzki@pnklaw.ca (email)

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 Area

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 (non-iptv)

____ cable system (iptv)

____ other (please specify) ___________________________

3) Name of the retransmitter:

NAME

TITLE

______________________________________

______________________________________

______________________________________

_______________________________________

_______________________________________

_______________________________________

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 IS 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) 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
Number 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
%note *
Column C
Royalty Amount
Column D
Withholding Tax (10%)
Column E
Interest
Column F
GST (7%)
Column G
Totalnote1
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 LPTVS AND UNSCRAMBLED MDSS PAY A FLAT RATE OF $200 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 systemnote1           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 signalnote2            
5 Number of premises or TVROs receiving at least one unduplicated distant television signal other than the TVA signalnote3            
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 duplicatednote4            
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 duplicatesnote5            
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 signalnote6            
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 signalnote7            
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 signalnote8            
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 signalnote9            
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 duplicatednote10            
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 duplicatesnote11            
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 Amountnote12
[line 19 + line 30]
           

The share of each collective society is as follows:

Column A
Collective Society
Column B
%note*
Column C
Royalty Amount
Column D
Withholding Tax
(10%)
Column E
Interest
Column F
GST
(7%)
Column G
Totalnote1
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 Discretionary (D) Service? A) Number of Premises Receiving the Signal as Distant B) Number of Premises Served by the System (Please indicate A over B)note1
                 
                 
                 
                 
                 
                 
                 
                 
                 
                 
                 
                 

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 (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
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

II. ELIGIBILITY FOR FRANCOPHONE MARKET DISCOUNT — SCRAMBLED LPTV OR 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 10(2)(a) or (b) of the Television Tariff, complete only (A), (D) and (E). For each transmitter which is eligible under paragraph 10(2)(c) of the Television 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 Claiming French as Their Mother Tongue, According to the Most Recent Statistics Canada Figures (C) Population of that City, Town or Municipality, 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 10(3) of the Television Tariff
         
         
         
         

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 EACH COMBINATION 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
Call Letters Network Affiliation Signal Category (Check all applicable)
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 Postal Code 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 CLAIM TO A SHARE 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 that 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:

Percentage of Overall Royalty Claimed by BBI

Without prejudice to its rights, including those set out in section 35 of the Proposed Tariff, BBI claims an entitlement to a share of the overall royalties as may be agreed upon by the collectives and confirmed by the Board, or as may be determined by the Board, subject to any right of judicial review and/or appeal a collective may have therefrom.

Term of Tariff Proposed by BBI

BBI proposes that this statement of royalties apply to the years 2019 through 2023.

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
Percentage of Overall Royalty Claimed by CBRA

Without prejudice to its rights, including those set out in section 35 of the Proposed Tariff, CBRA claims an entitlement to a share of the overall royalties as may be agreed upon by the collectives and confirmed by the Board, or as may be determined by the Board, subject to any right of judicial review and/or appeal a collective may have therefrom.

Term of Tariff Proposed by CBRA

CBRA proposes that this statement of royalties apply to the years 2019 through 2023.

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
Percentage of Overall Royalty Claimed by CRC

Without prejudice to its rights, including those set out in section 35 of the Proposed Tariff, CRC claims an entitlement to a share of the overall royalties as may be agreed upon by the collectives and confirmed by the Board, or as may be determined by the Board, subject to any right of judicial review and/or appeal a collective may have therefrom.

Term of Tariff Proposed by CRC

CRC proposes that this statement of royalties apply to the years 2019 through 2023.

Definitions

"Canadian" means

"educational authority" means a body other than Société de télédiffusion du Québec that is

"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

Categories of Works Claimed to Be Represented by CRRA
Percentage of Overall Royalty Claimed by CRRA

Without prejudice to its rights, including those set out in section 35 of the Proposed Tariff, CRRA claims an entitlement to a share of the overall royalties as may be agreed upon by the collectives and confirmed by the Board, or as may be determined by the Board, subject to any right of judicial review and/or appeal a collective may have therefrom.

Term of Tariff Proposed by CRRA

CRRA proposes that this statement of royalties apply to the years 2019 through 2023.

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:

Percentage of Overall Royalty Claimed by CCC

Without prejudice to its rights, including those set out in section 35 of the Proposed Tariff, CCC claims an entitlement to a share of the overall royalties as may be agreed upon by the collectives and confirmed by the Board, or as may be determined by the Board, subject to any right of judicial review and/or appeal a collective may have therefrom.

Term of Tariff Proposed by CCC

CCC proposes that this statement of royalties apply to the years 2019 through 2023.

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

Without prejudice to its rights, including those set out in section 35 of the Proposed Tariff, DRTVC claims an entitlement to a share of the overall royalties as may be agreed upon by the collectives and confirmed by the Board, or as may be determined by the Board, subject to any right of judicial review and/or appeal a collective may have therefrom.

Term of Tariff Proposed by DRTVC

DRTVC proposes that this statement of royalties apply to the years 2019 through 2023.

FWS JOINT SPORTS CLAIMANTS INC. (FWS)

Identification: FWS is a company incorporated under the Corporations Act of Ontario. 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

Without prejudice to its rights, including those set out in section 35 of the Proposed Tariff, FWS claims an entitlement to a share of the overall royalties as may be agreed upon by the collectives and confirmed by the Board, or as may be determined by the Board, subject to any right of judicial review and/or appeal a collective may have therefrom.

Term of Tariff Proposed by FWS

FWS proposes that this statement of royalties apply to the years 2019 through 2023.

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

Identification: MLB is a company incorporated under the Business Corporations Act (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

Without prejudice to its rights, including those set out in section 35 of the Proposed Tariff, MLB claims an entitlement to a share of the overall royalties as may be agreed upon by the collectives and confirmed by the Board, or as may be determined by the Board, subject to any right of judicial review and/or appeal a collective may have therefrom.

Term of Tariff Proposed by MLB

MLB proposes that this statement of royalties apply to the years 2019 through 2023.

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

Without prejudice to its rights, including those set out in section 35 of the Proposed Tariff, SOCAN claims an entitlement to a share of the overall royalties as may be agreed upon by the collectives and confirmed by the Board, or as may be determined by the Board, subject to any right of judicial review and/or appeal a collective may have therefrom.

Term of Tariff Proposed by SOCAN

SOCAN proposes that this statement of royalties apply to the years 2019 through 2023.