Telecom Commission Letter addressed to Philippe Gauvin (Bell Canada) and John Lawford (Public Interest Advocacy Centre)

Ottawa, 22 January 2020

Our  reference:  8638-B2-201905879


Philippe Gauvin
Assistant General Counsel
Bell Canada
Floor 19, 160 Elgin Street
Ottawa, Ontario, K2P 2C4

John Lawford
Executive Director and General Counsel
Public Interest Advocacy Centre
Suite 200, 285 McLeod Street
Ottawa, Ontario, K2P 1A1

RE: Part 1 Application by Bell Canada to allow Bell Canada and its affiliates to temporarily block certain potential verified fraudulent and scam voice calls on trial basis File No. 8638-B2-201905879 – Request for late intervener status.

Dear Mr. Gauvin and Mr. Lawford,

The Commission has received a request by the Public Interest Advocacy Centre (PIAC) dated 20 January 2020 for permission to participate as an intervener in the above-named proceeding and to have access to confidential information subject to signing a non-disclosure agreement to the extent permitted in Compliance and Enforcement and Telecom Decision CRTC 2020-7.

Bell Canada may file an answer to this request by 24 January 2020, serving a copy on PIAC by that date.

PIAC may file a reply to Bell Canada’s response by 27 January 2020, serving a copy on Bell Canada by that date.



Steven Harroun
Chief Compliance and Enforcement Officer, CRTC

c.c: Claude Doucet, Secretary General, CRTC,

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