Radio & Television

CHOI-FM loses at Supreme Court but staying on the air

QUEBEC CITY – The Supreme Court of Canada has rejected efforts by Genex Communications, owners of this city’s troublesome CHOI-FM, to appeal the non-renewal of its licence ordered by the CRTC in July 2004. However, while some believed that would mean the silencing of CHOI once and for all, that doesn’t seem to be the case. CHOI remains on the air, despite the Supreme Court’s ruling Thursday, because of a behind-the-scenes deal between Genex, the would-be new station owner and licence-holder, Radio Nord Communications Inc., and MBL Communication Média. MBL, which had expressed interest in competing for CHOI’s frequency when...

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