VF8015-FM, Religious, Shawinigan Falls

Fabrique de la Paroisse Sainte-Jeanne d'Arc

Fabrique de la Paroisse Sainte-Jeanne d'Arc

On September 26 the CRTC approved the application by Fabrique de la Paroisse Sainte-Jeanne d'Arc for a broadcasting licence for a French-language religious FM radio programming undertaking at Shawinigan-Sud, on the frequency 90.7 MHz, channel 214LP, with an effective radiated power of 0.8 watt. The licence would expire 31 August 2004. The applicant would broadcast a minimum of 35 hours of local programming per broadcast week and provide live broadcasts of masses, marriages, funerals, baptisms and other such religious ceremonies. 


VF8015 began broadcasting.


On November 21 the CRTC set out an exemption order for low-power radio stations that provided programming that was derived solely from houses of worship. The exemption order went into effect immediately. Licensees of radio programming undertakings that considered their operations to be eligible for exemption under the order could file a simple statement asking that the Commission revoke their licences. VF8015's broadcasting licence would expire on August 31, 2014.



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