Media Advisory - CRTC Media Lock-Up - Regulatory Policy framework on
group-based licencing of ownership groups

    WHEN:  March 22, 2010
           Lock-up:  2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

    WHERE: CRTC Central Office
           1 Promenade du Portage, Les Terrasses de la Chaudière
           Central Building, Gatineau, Quebec

OTTAWA-GATINEAU, March 16 /CNW Telbec/ - On March 22, 2010, a media lock-up will be held from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) for the Regulatory Policy framework on group-based licencing of ownership groups.

Any parties interested in attending the lock-up are asked to contact Peggy Nebout at 819-953-4466 or by March 19 at 12:00 p.m. Due to space constraints, only one reporter is allowed per news organization. They will be required to sign a non-disclosure agreement upon arrival.

No one will be permitted to leave the lock-up before 4:00 p.m. Cameras are not allowed in the designated room. They may be set up in the main floor lobby at 1 Promenade du Portage. Cell phones, wireless handheld devices (e.g. Blackberries), pagers, etc. must be left with the CRTC staff in the room. Laptop owners must disable wireless capabilities prior to arriving at the CRTC. Telephone lines and Internet will be available at the CRTC at 4 p.m.

The decision will be posted on the CRTC website at 4:00 p.m. at


The CRTC is an independent, public authority that regulates and supervises broadcasting and telecommunications in Canada.

    Reference document: Broadcasting Notice of Consultation 2009-411

SOURCE Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission

For further information: For further information: Media Relations:, Tel: (819) 997-9403, Fax: (819) 997-4245; General Inquiries: Tel: (819) 997-0313, TDD: (819) 994-0423, Fax: (819) 994-0218, Toll-free No. 1-877-249-CRTC (2782),

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