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Ottawa, 31 January 2014

Our references: 8622-B92-201316646, 8622-P8-201400142, 8622-P8-201400134


To: Distribution List

Re: Revised process regarding an application by Benjamin Klass requesting the fair treatment of Internet services by Bell Mobility (Klass application) and applications by CAC-COSCO-PIAC regarding Rogers’ Anyplace TV service and Videotron’s Service

Dear Madams, Sirs:

On 13 January 2014, the Commission received letters from Vaxination Informatique; the Consumers’ Association of Canada (CAC), the Council of Senior Citizens’ Organization of British Columbia (COSCO), and the Public Advocacy Centre (PIAC) (collectively, CAC-COSCO-PIAC); and Mr. Benjamin Klass requesting modifications to the procedure for the above-noted applications.

On 16 January 2014, the three above-noted applications were suspended pending the disposition of these requests.

Commission staff is of the view that because of the similarity of the issues raised in all three applications, it would be more appropriate to consider the three applications within a single proceeding.

The three applications and associated documents will now be placed under the file number 8622-B92-201316646 for ease of reference.

Commission staff notes that the issues raised in this proceeding may also require the Commission to make findings pursuant to the Broadcasting Act. Accordingly, this proceeding is to be conducted pursuant to both the Telecommunications Act and the Broadcasting Act.

Parties may file interventions, or in the case of interventions already filed under the Klass application, supplementary interventions, by 5 March 2014. The Commission intends to issue requests for information in the form of interrogatories by 4 April 2014. Responses to such requests are to be filed by 25 April 2014. All parties may file reply comments by 12 May 2014.

All documents filed with the Commission must be served on all parties. Documents must also be received, not merely sent, by the specified date and reference file number 8622-B92-201316646.

Yours sincerely,

Original signed by

Mario Bertrand
Director, Dispute Resolution

c.c.: Nora Froese, CRTC,
Julie Boisvert, CRTC,

Distribution List:

Benjamin Klass (
Vaxination Informatique (
Consumers’ Association of Canada, the Council of Senior Citizens’ Organization of British Columbia, and the Public Advocacy Centre ( and
Bell (
Bell Aliant (
Rogers (
SaskTel (
MTS Allstream (
Eastlink (
Tbaytel (
Independent Telephone Providers Association (
Videotron (
Globalive Wireless Management Corp. (
Public Mobile Inc. (
Data & Audio Visual Enterprises Wireless Inc. (
Canadian Network Operators Consortium (
Canadian Cable Systems Alliance (
Cogeco Cable (
Shaw Cable (
Fenwick McKelvey, Concordia University (
Steven James May, Ryerson University (
Samuelson‐Glushko Canadian Internet Policy & Public Interest Clinic ( and


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