Archived—Multipoint Communications Systems in the 2500 MHz Range (MCS) — Policy and Licensing Procedures

Appendix A - Spectrum Licence Fees

Services Areas Households Annual Fees
Newfoundland & Labrador 185,500 $ 25,079.60
PEI 48,000 $ 6,489.60
Nova Scotia 342,500 $ 46,306.00
New Brunswick 271,000 $ 36,639.20
Quebec 2,705,000 $ 365,716.00
Eastern Ontario & Outaouais 780,000 $ 105,456.00
Ontario 3,258,500 $ 440,549.20
Saskatchewan 371,500 $ 50,226.80
Alberta 978,000 $ 132,225.60
British Columbia 1,423,500 $ 192,457.20
Yukon 11,500 $ 1,554.80
North West Territories 12,500 $ 1,690.00
Nunavut 6,500 $ 878.80

Manitoba: Spectrum licence fees for Manitoba are not listed as existing systems will be permitted to continue to operate under the existing terms and conditions of their radio licences and new systems will also be issued radio licences, and will be subject to appropriate fees outlined in the Radiocommunication Regulations.

Households: Licence fees are based on the actual household data obtained from the 1996 Census.

Annual Fees: Fees are calculated for spectrum at 2500-2596 MHz, 2150-2156 MHz and 2686-2688 MHz, for a total of 104 MHz and may change in the future based on new household data as it is available from subsequent Census'.

Appendix B

Eastern Ontario & Outaouais
Service Area Map and
List of Census Subdivisions (CSD)

Figure 2. Eastern Ontario & Outaouais Service Area Map and List of Census Subdivisions (CSD)

Eastern Ontario & Outaouais

CSD number CSD name
3501003 Lancaster - Ont.
3501006 Charlottenburgh - Ont.
3501007 Akwesasne (part) - Ont.
3501010 Cornwall - Ont.
3501012 Cornwall - Ont.
3501015 Osnabruck - Ont.
3501017 Williamsburgh - Ont.
3501019 Morrisburg - Ont.
3501022 Matilda - Ont.
3501024 Iroquois - Ont.
3501027 Mountain - Ont.
3501031 Winchester - Ont.
3501033 Winchester - Ont.
3501035 Chesterville - Ont.
3501038 Finch - Ont.
3501041 Finch - Ont.
3501045 Roxborough - Ont.
3501048 Kenyon - Ont.
3501051 Maxville - Ont.
3501053 Lochiel - Ont.
3501055 Alexandria - Ont.
3502001 East Hawkesbury - Ont.
3502006 West Hawkesbury - Ont.
3502008 Hawkesbury - Ont.
3502009 Vankleek Hill - Ont.
3502012 Caledonia - Ont.
3502016 Longueuil - Ont.
3502018 L'Orignal - Ont.
3502021 Alfred - Ont.
3502024 Alfred - Ont.
3502026 South Plantagenet - Ont.
3502027 St. Isidore - Ont.
3502031 North Plantagenet - Ont.
3502034 Plantagenet - Ont.
3502037 Clarence - Ont.
3502039 Rockland - Ont.
3502042 Cambridge - Ont.
3502044 Casselman - Ont.
3502048 Russell - Ont.
3506001 Osgoode - Ont.
3506004 Cumberland - Ont.
3506006 Gloucester - Ont.
3506009 Vanier - Ont.
3506011 Rockcliffe Park - Ont.
3506012 Nepean - Ont.
3506014 Ottawa - Ont.
3506018 Rideau - Ont.
3506027 Goulbourn - Ont.
3506030 Kanata - Ont.
3506042 West Carleton - Ont.
3507001 Edwardsburgh - Ont.
3507002 Cardinal - Ont.
3507006 Augusta - Ont.
3507008 Prescott - Ont.
3507012 Elizabethtown - Ont.
3507015 Brockville - Ont.
3507017 Front of Yonge - Ont.
3507020 Front of Escott - Ont.
3507022 Front of Leeds and Lansdowne – Ont.
3507024 Gananoque - Ont.
3507027 Rear of Leeds and Lansdowne – Ont.
3507029 South Crosby - Ont.
3507031 North Crosby - Ont.
3507033 Westport - Ont.
3507035 Newboro - Ont.
3507039 Bastard and South Burgess – Ont.
3507041 Rear of Yonge and Escott - Ont.
3507043 Athens - Ont.
3507046 Kitley - Ont.
3507049 South Elmsley - Ont.
3507051 Wolford - Ont.
3507053 Merrickville - Ont.
3507056 Oxford-on-Rideau - Ont.
3507058 Kemptville - Ont.
3507061 South Gower - Ont.
3509001 Montague - Ont.
3509004 Smiths Falls - Ont.
3509008 North Elmsley - Ont.
3509011 North Burgess - Ont.
3509014 South Sherbrooke - Ont.
3509016 Bathurst - Ont.
3509019 Drummond - Ont.
3509021 Perth - Ont.
3509024 Beckwith - Ont.
3509028 Carleton Place - Ont.
3509029 Ramsay - Ont.
3509031 Almonte - Ont.
3509034 Lanark - Ont.
3509036 Lanark - Ont.
3509040 Lavant, Dalhousie, and North Sherbrooke – Ont.
3509044 Darling - Ont.
3509046 Pakenham - Ont.
3510001 Wolfe Island - Ont.
3510004 Howe Island - Ont.
3510006 Pittsburgh - Ont.
3510009 Kingston - Ont.
3510011 Kingston - Ont.
3510014 Storrington - Ont.
3510018 Loughborough - Ont.
3510022 Portland - Ont.
3510026 Hinchinbrooke - Ont.
3510029 Bedford - Ont.
3510032 Oso - Ont.
3510036 Olden - Ont.
3510039 Kennebec - Ont.
3510042 Barrie - Ont.
3510046 Clarendon and Miller – Ont.
3510049 Palmerston and North and South Canonto – Ont.
3511001 Amherst Island - Ont.
3511004 Ernestown - Ont.
3511008 Bath - Ont.
3511011 South Fredericksburgh – Ont.
3511014 Adolphustown - Ont.
3511016 North Fredericksburgh – Ont.
3511019 Richmond - Ont.
3511021 Napanee - Ont.
3511024 Camden East - Ont.
3511026 Newburgh - Ont.
3511031 Sheffield - Ont.
3511034 Kaladar, Anglesea and Effingham – Ont.
3511038 Denbigh, Abinger and Ashby – Ont.
3512001 Tyendinaga - Ont.
3512002 Deseronto - Ont.
3512004 Tyendinaga Mohawk Territory – Ont.
3512006 Thurlow - Ont.
3512008 Belleville - Ont.
3512011 Sidney - Ont.
3512012 Trenton - Ont.
3512014 Frankford - Ont.
3512018 Stirling - Ont.
3512019 Rawdon - Ont.
3512024 Huntingdon - Ont.
3512028 Hungerford - Ont.
3512031 Tweed - Ont.
3512032 Elzevir and Grimsthorpe – Ont.
3512036 Madoc - Ont.
3512038 Madoc - Ont.
3512041 Marmora and Lake - Ont.
3512042 Marmora - Ont.
3512044 Deloro - Ont.
3512048 Tudor and Cashel - Ont.
3512051 Limerick - Ont.
3512054 Wollaston - Ont.
3512058 Faraday - Ont.
3512062 Bancroft - Ont.
3512064 Dungannon - Ont.
3512068 Mayo - Ont.
3512071 Carlow - Ont.
3512074 Monteagle - Ont.
3512078 Herschel - Ont.
3512091 Bangor, Wicklow and McClure – Ont.
3513001 North Marysburgh - Ont.
3513004 South Marysburgh - Ont.
3513008 Athol - Ont.
3513011 Hallowell - Ont.
3513012 Bloomfield - Ont.
3513016 Picton – Ont.
3513018 Sophiasburgh - Ont.
3513022 Hillier - Ont.
3513024 Wellington - Ont.
3513028 Ameliasburgh - Ont.
3514001 Murray - Ont.
3514006 Brighton - Ont.
3514008 Brighton - Ont.
3514011 Cramahe - Ont.
3514012 Colborne - Ont.
3514016 Haldimand - Ont.
3514019 Hamilton - Ont.
3514021 Cobourg - Ont.
3514023 Hope - Ont.
3514025 Port Hope - Ont.
3514026 Alnwick - Ont.
3514027 Alderville 37 - Ont.
3514029 Percy - Ont.
3514032 Hastings - Ont.
3514034 Seymour - Ont.
3514036 Campbellford - Ont.
3515001 Asphodel - Ont.
3515004 Norwood - Ont.
3515006 Otonabee - Ont.
3515007 South Monaghan - Ont.
3515008 Hiawatha First Nation 36 – Ont.
3515009 Cavan - Ont.
3515010 Millbrook - Ont.
3515011 North Monaghan - Ont.
3515014 Peterborough - Ont.
3515016 Ennismore - Ont.
3515018 Smith - Ont.
3515019 Curve Lake First Nation 35 – Ont.
3515022 Douro - Ont.
3515024 Lakefield - Ont.
3515026 Dummer - Ont.
3515031 Belmont and Methuen – Ont.
3515032 Havelock - Ont.
3515036 Chandos - Ont.
3515038 Burleigh and Anstruther – Ont.
3515042 Harvey - Ont.
3515046 Galway and Cavendish - Ont.
3516001 Emily - Ont.
3516004 Omemee - Ont.
3516006 Ops - Ont.
3516008 Manvers - Ont.
3516009 Lindsay - Ont.
3516011 Mariposa - Ont.
3516014 Woodville - Ont.
3516016 Eldon - Ont.
3516021 Fenelon - Ont.
3516022 Sturgeon Point - Ont.
3516024 Fenelon Falls - Ont.
3516026 Verulam - Ont.
3516028 Bobcaygeon - Ont.
3516031 Somerville - Ont.
3516034 Bexley - Ont.
3547001 McNab - Ont.
3547002 Arnprior - Ont.
3547004 Braeside - Ont.
3547006 Bagot and Blythfield - Ont.
3547009 Brougham - Ont.
3547012 Griffith and Matawatchan - Ont.
3547016 Sebastopol - Ont.
3547019 Brudenell and Lyndoch - Ont.
3547022 Raglan - Ont.
3547024 Radcliffe - Ont.
3547026 Sherwood, Jones and Burns - Ont.
3547028 Barry's Bay - Ont.
3547031 Hagarty and Richards - Ont.
3547034 Killaloe - Ont.
3547036 South Algona - Ont.
3547037 Golden Lake 39 - Ont.
3547038 Grattan - Ont.
3547039 Eganville - Ont.
3547042 Admaston - Ont.
3547046 Horton - Ont.
3547048 Renfrew - Ont.
3547049 Ross - Ont.
3547051 Cobden - Ont.
3547054 Bromley - Ont.
3547058 Westmeath - Ont.
3547059 Beachburg - Ont.
3547062 Pembroke - Ont.
3547064 Pembroke - Ont.
3547066 Stafford - Ont.
3547069 Wilberforce - Ont.
3547072 North Algona - Ont.
3547074 Alice and Fraser - Ont.
3547078 Petawawa - Ont.
3547079 Petawawa - Ont.
3547092 Rolph, Buchanan, Wylie and McKay - Ont.
3547094 Chalk River - Ont.
3547096 Deep River - Ont.
3547098 Head, Clara and Maria - Ont.
3501001 Lancaster - Ont.
2476060 Grenville - Que.
2479005 Notre-Dame-du-Laus - Que.
2480005 Fassett - Que.
2480010 Montebello - Que.
2480015 Notre-Dame-de-Bon-Secours-Partie-Nord - Que.
2480020 Notre-Dame-de-la-Paix - Que.
2480025 Saint-André-Avellin - Que.
2480030 Saint-André-Avellin - Que.
2480035 Papineauville - Que.
2480040 Sainte-Angélique - Que.
2480045 Plaisance - Que.
2480050 Thurso - Que.
2480055 Lochaber - Que.
2480060 Lochaber-Partie-Ouest - Que.
2480065 Mayo - Que.
2480070 Saint-Sixte - Que.
2480075 Ripon - Que.
2480080 Ripon - Que.
2480085 Mulgrave-et-Derry - Que.
2480090 Montpellier - Que.
2480095 Lac-Simon - Que.
2480100 Chénéville - Que.
2480105 Vinoy - Que.
2480110 Namur - Que.
2480125 Saint-Émile-de-Suffolk - Que.
2480130 Lac-des-Plages - Que.
2480135 Duhamel - Que.
2480140 Val-des-Bois - Que.
2480145 Bowman - Que.
2480902 Lac-des-Écorces - Que.
2481005 Buckingham - Que.
2481010 Masson-Angers - Que.
2481015 Gatineau - Que.
2481020 Hull - Que.
2481025 Aylmer - Que.
2482005 L'Ange-Gardien - Que.
2482010 Notre-Dame-de-la-Salette - Que.
2482015 Val-des-Monts - Que.
2482020 Cantley - Que.
2482025 Chelsea - Que.
2482030 Pontiac - Que.
2482035 La Pêche - Que.
2483005 Denholm - Que.
2483010 Low - Que.
2483015 Kazabazua - Que.
2483020 Lac-Sainte-Marie - Que.
2483025 Northfield - Que.
2483030 Gracefield - Que.
2483035 Wright - Que.
2483040 Cayamant - Que.
2483804 Lac-Rapide - Que.
2483902 Lac-Pythonga - Que.
2484005 Bristol - Que.
2484010 Shawville - Que.
2484015 Clarendon - Que.
2484020 Portage-du-Fort - Que.
2484025 Bryson – Que.
2484030 Campbell's Bay - Que.
2484035 Grand-Calumet - Que.
2484040 Litchfield - Que.
2484045 Thorne - Que.
2484050 Alleyn-et-Cawood - Que.
2484055 Leslie-Clapham-et-Huddersfield - Que.
2484060 Fort-Coulonge - Que.
2484065 Mansfield-et-Pontefract - Que.
2484070 Waltham-et-Bryson - Que.
2484075 L'Isle-aux-Allumettes-Partie-Est - Que.
2484080 Chapeau - Que.
2484085 L'Isle-aux-Allumettes - Que.
2484090 Chichester - Que.
2484095 Sheen-Esher-Aberdeen-et-Malakoff - Que.
2484100 Rapides-des-Joachims - Que.
2484902 Lac-Nilgaut - Que.
2489802 Grand-Lac-Victoria - Que.
2489910 Réservoir-Dozois - Que.
2476050 Calumet - Que.
2476055 Grenville - Que.
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Appendix C

Information Related to Ownership and Control

  1. Incorporation Documents
    • 1.1 The incorporating documents, including any by-laws relating to control matters, for the company and any related holding company.
  2. Shareholdings
    • 2.1 The details of the authorized and issued shares for each class of shares for the company and any holding company.
    • 2.2 The details of the rights, privileges, restrictions and conditions of each class of shares for the company and any holding company.
    • 2.3 The details of the beneficial ownership by Canadians (as defined in the Canadian Telecommunications Common Carrier Ownership and Control Regulations), and by non-Canadians, of each class of shares for the company and any holding company.
    • 2.4 The copies of all shareholder agreements for the company and any holding company.
  3. Directors
    • 3.1 The name and citizenship of each member of the board of directors of the company and any holding company.
    • 3.2 The details of any agreements or arrangements related to the election of directors of the company and any holding company.
  4. Officers
    • 4.1 The name and citizenship of each officer, and office held, of each officer of the company and any holding company.
    • 4.2 The details of any agreements or arrangements related to the appointment of officers of the company and any holding company.
  5. Financing
    • 5.1 The complete details of the financial structure of the company and any holding company, including the source of debt and equity financing.
  6. Agreements
    • 6.1 Copies of any agreements between the company and any foreign partner or affiliate.
    • 6.2 The details of any other agreement or arrangement which could affect whether the company or any holding company are or are not controlled in fact by Canadians.

Appendix D

Release of Information under the Access to Information Act

The questions below are used during any review of information with respect to subsection 20(1) of the Access to Information Act.

Paragraph 20(1)(a) of the Access to Information Act

  1. Is any information considered to be a "trade secret"?
  2. If so, in what way is the information a "trade secret"?

For a record to qualify as a "trade secret" it must meet all of the following requirements:

  • it must consist of information;
  • the information must be secret in an absolute or relative sense, that is, known only by one or a relatively small number of persons;
  • the possessor of the information must demonstrate that they have acted with the intention to treat the information as secret;
  • the information must be capable of industrial or commercial applications; and
  • the possessor must have an interest (eg. an economic interest) worthy of legal protection.

Information or data not meeting the requirements of a "trade secret" may nevertheless qualify for exemption under other provisions applying to subsection 20(1).

Paragraph 20(1)(b) of the Access to Information Act

  1. Is the information of a financial, commercial, scientific or technical nature?
  2. Who provided the information to the Department?
  3. Has the information been consistently treated as confidential?
  4. What measures have been taken to consistently treat the information as confidential?
  5. Is any information in the records publicly known or readily available upon request from the third party itself or another source?

Section 20(1)(c) of the Access to Information Act

  1. Could the disclosure of information reasonably be expected to result in material financial loss to you?
  2. Could the disclosure of the information reasonably be expected to result in material financial gain to someone else?
  3. In what way could there be a material financial loss or gain resulting from the disclosure of information?
  4. Could the disclosure of information prejudice your competitive position?
  5. Describe in what way there could be a prejudice to your competitive position by the disclosure of the information.

Section 20(1)(d) of the Access to Information Act

  1. Could the disclosure of the information reasonably be expected to interfere with contractual or other negotiations of your firm/company?
  2. If so, in what way?
  3. Are such contractual or other negotiations now underway or are they clearly expected in the near future?
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Appendix E

Designated Learning Authorities

British Columbia
Open Learning Agency
4355 Mathissi Place
Burnaby, British Columbia
V5G 4S8
Bohdan Zajcew
General Manager, Knowledge Network
phone: 604-431-3170
Fax: 604-431-3387
email: bohdanz@ola.bc.ca
Alberta
Athabasca University
1 University Drive
Athabasca, Alberta
T9S 3A3
Dave Hrenewich
Director, Computing Services
phone: 780-675-6318
fax: 780-675-6333
email: daveh@athabascau.ca
Saskatchewan
SCN North Block
2440 Broad Street
Regina, Saskatchewan
S4T 3V7
Linda Dewhirst
Manager, Multimedia
phone: 306-787-8123
fax: 306-787-0496
email: ldewhirst@scn.uregina.ca
Ontario
The Ontario Educational Communications Authority
Box 200, Station Q
Toronto, Ontario
M4T 2T1
Donald Duprey
Managing Director, English Programming Services
phone: 416-484-2652
fax: 416-484-4519
email: don_duprey@tvo.org
Quebec
To be designated by the Government of Quebec
New Brunswick
New Brunswick Distance Education Network Inc.
500 Beaverbrook Court
Fredericton, New Brunswick
E3B 5X4
Rory McGreal
CEO
phone: 506-444-4234
fax: 506-444-4232
email: tenb@nbnet.nb.ca
Nova Scotia
Learning Resources and Technology Division, Department of Education and Culture
3770 Kempt Road
Halifax, Nova Scotia
B3K 4X8
Michael G. Jeffrey
Director
phone: 902-424-2462
fax: 902-424-0633
email: Jeffremg@gov.ns.ca
Newfoundland
STEM-Net
E-5038, Education Building
Memorial University of Newfoundland
St. John's, Newfoundland
A1B 3X8
Nancy Parsons Heath
Director
phone: 709-737-2663
fax: 709-737-2179
email: nancy@stemnet.nf.ca
Prince Edward Island
Department of Technology & Environment Technology PEI
4th Floor Holman Building
25 University Avenue
Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
C1A 7L9
Keith Tompkins
Director, IT Workforce Development
phone: 902-888-8011
fax: 902-888-8023
email: kdtompkins@gov.pe.ca
Northwest Territories
Aurora College
Box 1290
Fort Smith, Northwest Territories
X0E 0P0
Jennifer Lock
Distance Education Coordinator
phone: 867-872-7551 or 867-872-7019
fax: 867-872-5049 or 867-872-5143
email: jlock@auroracollege.com
Nunavut
Nunavut Arctic College
Box 600
Iqaluit, Nunavut
X0A 0H0
Andrew Mirlin
Director, Nunatta Campus
phone: 867-979-7216
fax: 867-979-4579
email: amirlin@nac.nu.ca
Yukon
Yukon College
P.O. Box 2799
Whitehorse, Yukon
Y1A 5K4
Grant Dunham
Distributed Learning Support Officer
phone: 867-668-8817
fax: 867-668-8858
email: gdunham@yukoncollege.yk.ca

1 OECD Conference, September 29, 1998.

2 The Honourable John Manley, Minister of Industry, CATA Conference, June 3, 1998.

3 See section 5.2.3 on Learning, and Appendix E for the list of designated Learning Authorities.

4 The use of spectrum licences is discussed in detail in section 4.5.

5 Multipoint Distribution Systems operate in the 2596-2680 MHz band as broadcast distribution undertakings under the terms and conditions of broadcast licences issued by the CRTC.

6 These sharing arrangements could include technical and/or commercial solutions and should permit reasonable service availability to subscribers along the service area boundaries.

7 These sharing arrangements could include technical and/or commercial solutions and should permit reasonable service availability to subscribers along the service area boundaries.

8 An arrangement between Industry Canada (formerly reached by the Department of Transport) and the Federal Communications Commission for the exchange of frequency assignment information and engineering comments on proposed assignments along the Canada-United States borders in certain bands above 30 MHz.

9 The area where RF coverage precludes effective access by others in adjacent areas.

10 Notice No. PNWT-001-95, Multipoint Communications Services at 2.5 GHz in Manitoba

11 Licensing Guideline, 2500-2596 MHz Band, Manitoba Only

12 With the exception of Manitoba.

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