CJRF-FM, Religious, Sherbrooke
Fabrique de la Paroisse de Ste-Praxède de Bromptonville
by Fabrique de la Paroisse de Ste-Praxède de Bromptonville
On November 6, the CRTC approved the application by Fabrique de la Paroisse de Ste-Praxède de Bromptonville for a broadcasting licence for a religious French-language FM radio programming undertaking at Bromptonville, on the frequency 89.5 MHz, channel 208LP, with an effective radiated power of 0.6 watts. The licence would expire August 31, 2002. The applicant would broadcast 15 hours of local programming per broadcast week. The undertaking would provide live broadcasts of masses, marriages, funerals, baptisms and other such religious ceremonies.
CJRF-FM signed on the air.
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. CJRF-FM's broadcasting licence would expire on August 31, 2014.
Fabrique de la Paroisse de Ste-Praxède de Bromptonville requested the CRTC revoke its broadcasting licence for the French-language religious radio programming undertaking CJRF-FM Sherbrooke. It would continue its operation as an exempt undertaking pursuant to Exemption order for low-power radio stations that provide programming from houses of worship, Broadcasting Order CRTC 2013-621, 21 November 2013. The revocation was granted March 18.