Archived—Gazette Notice No. DGTP-005-07

Department of Industry

Telecommunications Act

Notice No. DGTP-005-07 - Petitions to the Governor in Council Concerning Telecom Decision 2007-27

Notice is hereby given that petitions have been received by the Governor in Council under section 12 of the Telecommunications Act with respect to the following decision issued by the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC): Telecom Decision CRTC 2007-27, Price cap framework for large incumbent local exchange carriers. In Telecom Decision CRTC 2007-27, the CRTC established a price cap regime designed to provide customers with access to telecommunications services at just and reasonable rates while at the same time providing the incumbent telephone companies with incentives to operate more efficiently and to be more innovative in the provision of services.

Petitions were presented by Louise Thibault, MP and by the Public Interest Advocacy Centre, National Anti-Poverty Organization and Union des consommateurs. Submissions regarding these petitions should be filed within 30 days of the publication of this notice in the Canada Gazette. All comments received will be posted on Industry Canada's Spectrum Management and Telecommunications website at: http://www.ic.gc.ca/spectrum.

Submitting Comments

Submissions should be addressed to: Clerk of the Privy Council and Secretary to the Cabinet, Langevin Block, 80 Wellington Street, Ottawa, Ontario, K1A 0A3.

A copy of all submissions should also be sent to the Director General, Telecommunications Policy Branch, preferably in electronic format, (WordPerfect, Microsoft Word, Adobe PDF or ASCII TXT) to the following email address: telecom@ic.gc.ca. Written copies can be sent to the Director General, Telecommunications Policy Branch, 16th Floor, 300 Slater Street, Ottawa, Ontario, K1A 0C8.

All submissions should cite the Canada Gazette publication date, title, and notice reference number (DGTP-005-07).

Obtaining Copies

Copies of all relevant petitions and submissions received in response may be obtained electronically on the Spectrum Management and Telecommunications website at: http://www.ic.gc.ca/spectrum under Gazette Notices and Petitions. It is the responsibility of interested parties to check the public record from time to time to keep abreast of submissions received.

Official versions of Canada Gazette notices can be viewed on the Canada Gazette website at: www.gazette.gc.ca/rp-pr/p1/index-eng.html. Printed copies of notices can be ordered by calling the sales counter of Canadian Government Publishing at 613-941-5995 or 1-800-635-7943.

August 23, 2007



Leonard St-Aubin
Director General
Telecommunications Policy Branch

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