ARCHIVED - Broadcasting Commission Letter Addressed to Dean Shaikh (Shaw Communications), Alysia Lau (Public Interest Advocacy Centre), James Roots (Canadian Association of the Deaf) and Richard Cavanagh (Broadcasting Accessibility Fund)

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Ottawa, 4 September 2015

Mr. Dean Shaikh
Vice-President, Regulatory Affairs
Shaw Communications

Ms. Alysia Lau
Legal Counsel,
Public Interest Advocacy Centre

Mr. James Roots
Executive Director
Canadian Association of the Deaf

Mr. Richard Cavanagh
CEO/Funding Officer
Broadcasting Accessibility Fund

By e-mail:

Re:  Part 1 application 2015-0701-3 and procedural requests filed by the Public Interest Advocacy Centre (PIAC) and the Canadian Association of the Deaf

Dear: Mr. Shaik,
Ms. Lau,
Mr. Roots,
Mr. Cavanagh

This is in response to the procedural requests filed by the Canadian Association of the Deaf, dated 10 July 2015, and by the Public Interest Advocacy Centre (PIAC), dated 21 August 2015, in regard to Part 1 application 2015-0701-3 (the application) submitted by Shaw Communications for amendments to the licence of BC News 1.  

Please note that all correspondence received to date from interested parties in respect of these procedural requests has been placed on the public record of the application. The Commission will dispose of the procedural requests in due course.

Furthermore, in Commission staff’s view, no further correspondence from interested parties  is required in regard to these procedural requests.

Should you need further information concerning this procedural letter, please contact Tina Louise Latourelle by e-mail at, by telephone at 819-997-9392 or by fax at 819-994-0218.


Original signed by

Sheehan Carter,
Senior Manager, English- and Third-language Television
Television Policy and Applications

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