Gazette Notice TIPB-001-2019 — Petition to the Governor in Council concerning Telecom Regulatory Policy CRTC 2018-377

Notice No. TIPB-001-2019 – Petition to the Governor in Council concerning Telecom Regulatory Policy CRTC 2018-377

Notice is hereby given that a petition from SouthWestern Integrated Fibre Technology Inc. (SWIFT) has been received by the Governor in Council (GIC) under section 12 of the Telecommunications Act with respect to a decision issued by the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) concerning the development of the CRTC's broadband fund.

Subsection 12(1) of the Telecommunications Act provides that, within one year after a decision by the CRTC, the GIC may, on petition in writing presented to the GIC within 90 days after the decision, or on the GIC's own motion, by order, vary or rescind the decision or refer it back to the CRTC for reconsideration of all or a portion of it.

In its petition dated December 19, 2018, SWIFT requested that the GIC vary Telecom Regulatory Policy CRTC 2018-377, Development of the Commission's Broadband Fund.  The reasons for this request are included in the petition.

Submissions regarding this petition should be filed within 30 days of the publication of this notice in the Canada Gazette.  All comments received will be posted on Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada's Spectrum Management and Telecommunications Web site at www.ic.gc.ca/spectrum.

Submitting comments

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

A copy of all submissions should also be sent to the Director General, Telecommunications and Internet Policy Branch, Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada, preferably in electronic format (Microsoft Word or Adobe PDF) to the following email address: ic.telecomsubmission-soumissiontelecom.ic@canada.ca. Written copies can be sent to the Director General, Telecommunications and Internet Policy Branch, Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada, 10th Floor, 235 Queen Street, Ottawa, Ontario, K1A 0H5. 

All submissions should cite the Canada Gazette, Part I, the publication date, the title and the notice reference number (TIPB-001-2019).

Obtaining copies

A copy of the petition filed by SWIFT, as well as copies of all relevant petitions and submissions received in response, may be obtained electronically on the Spectrum Management and Telecommunications Web site at 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 at http://www.gazette.gc.ca/rp-pr/publications-eng.html.

January 10, 2019

 

 

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PAMELA MILLER
Director General
Telecommunications and Internet Policy Branch

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