The CRTC has informed us that people wishing to comment on the decision to revoke our licence should use the CRTC's question/complaint page at:
We will be sending all the comments we've received at email@example.com to the CRTC but this week, everyone on this list should use the form at the above link to register their complaint. The form's cumbersome to use, but there you go:)
Please fill click the above link and fill out your complaint today. Please be polite and please encourage your friends to use this link as well.
Just to speak to the process of writing directly — it really has shown results in the past. It's a hassle, but it's how the CRTC tracks comments and follows up, and is a system of accountability for them.
On this page, toward the middle, they explain their process:
Please read these instructions, they'll tell you small things like include or name or your complaint will not be processed. Throughout the process of the online form you will be asked questions such as whether or not you want your comment to be public. It also mentions that complaints made by phone must be followed up in writing. Please try to file your complaints as complaints, rather than questions, as they are processed differently.
CKLN is NOT a member of the Canadian Broadcast Standards Council, so please do not click on the link to their complaints process.
I'd suggest the info to write to the CRTC be on CKLN's website. If all of the people signing the petition were commenting directly to the CRTC there would be an impact. Some people may want to note the petition in their comments to the CRTC.
Sign The Petition: CKLN must remain on the airwaves!
LOCAL UPDATE: Hip Hop town hall meeting to discuss this on WEDNESDAY, FEB. 9, 6-9:30PM, 55JOHN ST(Metro Hall), ROOM 309...come prepared to be heard! Everyone welcome!
To: CRTC, NCRA
CKLN 88.1FM MUST REMAIN ON THE AIRWAVES!!!!
We the Toronto community are shocked at the recent revoking of CKLN 88.1FM's broadcasting license by the CRTC. CKLN is the heart of our community. It has represented a multitude of communities throughout its history, communities that have been traditionally marginalized and ignored by the mainstream media. It is a major player in the distribution of alternative news and information, and has been the genesis of hundreds of careers from local artists to music lovers, comedians to dancers.
Write your MP to save CKLN!
Here's a quick look-up by postal code for your local MP's name and email address:
LETTER TO MPS – AND IF YOUR MP IS IN THE NDP, PLEASE ATTACH JACK LAYTON’S INTERVENTION, reproduced below, click 'read more'
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