Broadcasting Procedural Letter Addressed to Jim Deane (Access Communications Co-operative Limited)

Ottawa, 17 August 2017


Our file number: 2017-0676-4

Mr. Jim Deane
President and CEO
Access Communications Co-operative Limited

Re : 2017-0676-4 - Request for the expedited treatment of a Part 1 application

Mr. Deane,

This is in reference to your request that the Commission consider, on an expedited basis, your application for a condition of licence relieving Access Communications Co-operative Limited (Access) from the requirement to contribute to the Independent Local News Fund (ILNF).

The Commission has denied the procedural request for an expedited Part 1 process for the following reasons:

In light of the above, the Commission maintains the following timetable for the proceeding:

Interested parties have until 11 September 2017 to submit interventions relating to the application.

Access Communications Co-operative Limited will have until 21 September 2017 to reply to the interventions.


Pierre-Louis Prégent
Senior Policy Analyst
Distribution Regulatory Policy

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