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Gazette Notice SMSE-010-17

Posted on March 23, 2017
Publication Date in Canada Gazette: April 1, 2017

Notice No. SMSE-010-17 — Extension to the comment period: Consultation on the Licensing Framework for Non-Geostationary Satellite Orbit (NGSO) Systems and Clarification of Application Procedures for All Satellite Licence Applications

Notice No. SMSE-009-17 was published in the Canada Gazette, Part I, on March 4, 2017, and announced the release of the above-mentioned consultation. The deadline for submission of comments was indicated as April 3, 2017, and the deadline for submission of reply comments was within 15 days following the posting of all comments. The purpose of the present notice is to advise all interested parties that based on the merits of several requests for additional time to respond, the deadline for submission of comments has been extended to April 18, 2017. The deadline for reply comments will remain the same, 15 days following the publication date of the comments received. All comments received will be posted on Innovation, Science and Economic Development’s (ISED) website at

Obtaining copies

Copies of this notice and of documents referred to herein are available electronically on the Spectrum Management and Telecommunications website at


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March 22, 2017

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Director General
Engineering, Planning and Standards Branch

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