Broadcasting Notice of Consultation CRTC 2014-85-1

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Additional reference: 2014-85

Ottawa, 25 March 2014

Call for comments on proposed amendments to various regulations, to the standard conditions of licence for video-on-demand undertakings, and to certain exemption orders – Provisions requiring the mandatory distribution of emergency alert messages

New deadline for the submission of comments: 17 April 2014

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1. Further to Broadcasting Notice of Consultation 2014-85, the Commission received a joint letter from various broadcasters and broadcasting distribution undertakingsFootnote 1 requesting an extension of time to provide comments in the current proceeding.

2. Having considered the request, the Commission announces that the deadline to submit comments for this proceeding has been extended to 17 April 2014. The Commission notes that this amended deadline does not change its proposal to require the broadcasting industry to distribute emergency alert messages received from the National Alert Aggregation and Dissemination System by no later than 31 December 2014.

Secretary General


Footnote 1

BCE Inc., Cogeco Cable Inc., Corus Entertainment Inc., Newcap Inc., Quebecor Media Inc., Rogers Media Inc., Shaw Communications Inc. and Vista Radio Ltd.

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