The Commission approves the application by My Broadcasting Corporation
(My Broadcasting) for a broadcasting licence to operate an English-language commercial FM radio programming undertaking in Gananoque, Ontario. The terms and conditions of licence are set out in the appendix to this decision. The Commission received interventions in support of this application.
My Broadcasting is a corporation controlled by Jon Pole and Andrew Dickson.
The new station will operate at 99.9 MHz (channel 260B1) with an average effective radiated power of 1,490 watts. It will be the first commercial station to serve Gananoque and will offer a blend of Country, Gold/Oldies and Adult Contemporary music selections. The local programming will include approximately 14 hours of spoken word programming, of which approximately 5 hours will be devoted to news. Newscasts will primarily feature local news. The new station will also feature weather, sports and community events. My Broadcasting further committed to devote, by condition of licence, at least 38% of all category 2 (Popular Music) musical selections broadcast during each broadcast week and between 6 a.m. and 6 p.m. from Monday to Friday to Canadian selections broadcast in their entirety.