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Ottawa, December 5, 2013

Our reference: 8000-C12-24/02

BY EMAIL

Distribution List (attached)

Re: Suspension of tariff approval during the December-January holiday period

Dear Madam/Sir:

In Approval processes for tariff applications and intercarrier agreements, Telecom Information Bulletin CRTC 2010-455, 5 July 2010 (Telecom Information Bulletin 2010‑455), the Commission summarized the procedures that apply to the approval processes for tariff applications and intercarrier agreements. In that bulletin, the Commission reiterated, among other things, that Group B tariff filings would be approved on an interim basis on the 15th calendar day after they are received, unless Commission staff issues a letter indicating otherwise prior to the 15th calendar day.

Commission staff reminds prospective applicants that, under the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission Rules of Practice and Procedure (Rules of Procedure), the holiday period from 21 December to 7 January is excluded when calculating a time period set out in Telecom Information Bulletin 2010-455. For example, if you file a tariff application on 13 December 2013, the fifteenth calendar day would be 15 January 2014 (7 days before 21 December plus 8 days after 7 January).

Therefore, the latest date by which a Group B tariff application may be submitted in order to be approved on an interim basis (as applicable), without an order, prior to the new year is today, 5 December 2013. In addition, any tariff application or intercarrier agreement filed during the holiday period will be processed as though received on 8 January 2014.

Please take these timelines into account as you file tariff applications and intercarrier agreements over the next month.

Yours sincerely,

Original signed by

Michel Murray
Director, Regulatory Implementation
Telecommunications

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