Broadcasting Procedural Letter addressed to Sylvie Courtemanche (CBSC)

Ottawa, 1 May 2019


Sylvie Courtemanche
Chair, CBSC

Our reference: Public Notice 2019-9

Public record: 1011-NOC2019-0009

Re: Proceeding regarding the English-language closed captioning quality standards relating to the accuracy rate for live programming– Request for Information by 10 May (deadline extended)

Ms. Courtemanche,

Thank you for your email dated 30 April 2019 responding to my letter dated 30 April 2019 in respect of 1011-NOC2019-0009.

Your correspondence requests an extension from 3 May 2019 to 10 May 2019 for the Canadian Broadcast Standards Council (CBSC) to respond to the Request for Information set out in the above-referenced letter.  Your correspondence also includes reasons for this request.

Commission staff has reviewed your request and accepts it. Staff therefore requests that the CBSC reply to the 30 April 2019 request for information by 10 May 2019.
Commission staff also clarifies that the 30 April Request for Information was copied to the distribution list for information only.

A copy of this letter and all related correspondence will be added to the public record of the proceeding.


Yours sincerely,

Original signed by

Nanao Kachi
Director, Social and Consumer Policy

c.c. Distribution List

Distribution list

2016 Working group;;;;;;;;;;;;
Canadian Broadcast Standards Council
Dr. Pablo Romero-Fresco;
Wendy Randall
Marc Bonhomme
Henge Design
Canadian Hard of Hearing Association
Keeble Media Inc.
Ai media
Closed Caption Services
Media Access Canada
Canadian Association of the Deaf / Association des Sourds du Canada /
Northern Alberta Institute of Technology
National Captioning Canada /
The Captioning Group
Sasha Willson
English-Language Local Independent Television Stations Group

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