CRTC Approves Newcap’s Acquisition of CHNI-FM

newcapThe CRTC has approved an application by Newcap Inc.  for authority to acquire from Rogers Broadcasting Limited the assets of the English-language  commercial radio station CHNI-FM Saint John and for a new broadcasting licence to continue the operation of the station.

The Commission also approves the applicant’s request to delete conditions of licence relating to the station’s programming. This will allow CHNI-FM to move from a News/Talk to a music format.

Finally, the Commission approves an application by Newcap to change the authorized contours of CHNI-FM.

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