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Gazette Notice SMSE-011-17

Posted on August 31, 2017
Publication Date in Canada Gazette: September 9, 2017

Notice No. SMSE-011-17 — Consultation on New Requirements for Wireless Device Testing Laboratories

Notice is hereby given that Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada (ISED) is releasing the following document:

The purpose of the Consultation is to seek comments on proposed changes to the conformity assessment process related to wireless equipment subject to certification (Category I equipment).

The document listed above will be available as of the date of the publication of this notice.

Submitting comments

Interested parties are requested to submit their comments electronically (Microsoft Word or Adobe PDF) within 60 days of the date of publication of this notice using the following email address: In addition, respondents are asked to specify question numbers for ease of referencing.

All submissions should cite the Canada Gazette, Part I, the publication date, the title and the notice reference number (SMSE-011-17). Parties should submit their comments no later than 60 days following the date of publication of this document to ensure consideration. Soon after the close of the comment period, all comments received will be posted on ISED's Spectrum Management and Telecommunications Web site at

ISED will also provide interested parties with the opportunity to reply to comments from other parties. Reply comments will be accepted no later than 30 days following the date of publication of comments.

Following the initial comment period, ISED may, at its discretion, request additional information if needed to clarify significant positions or new proposals. In such a case, the reply comment deadline would be extended.

Obtaining copies

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

Official versions of Canada Gazette notices can be viewed at

August 31, 2017

Martin Proulx
Director General
Engineering, Planning and Standards Branch

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