/R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - CRTC to hold a lock-up for decision following Basic Telecommunications Services proceeding/



December 21, 2016


CRTC Headquarters, 1 Promenade du Portage, Gatineau, Quebec


2:15 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.


OTTAWA and GATINEAU, QC, Dec. 13, 2016 /CNW/ - At 4 p.m. on December 21, 2016, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) will issue its decision following the process on Basic Telecommunication Services in Canada.

Media is invited to attend a lock-up session, before the decision is issued, from 2:30 p.m. to 4 p.m. at the CRTC headquarters in Gatineau, Quebec. Subject matter experts will be present to give an overview of the decision and to answer questions. Please arrive no later than 2:15 p.m. in order to be in the lock-up room on time.

Jean-Pierre Blais, Chairman of the CRTC, will hold a 10-15 minute press conference following the 4:00 p.m. release of the decision. He will give a short speech and will take some questions from reporters following his remarks.

If you plan on attending the lock-up, please contact Media Relations at 819-997-9403 or by email at communications@crtc.gc.ca in order to register. All persons attending the lock-up will be required to sign a non-disclosure agreement. Please let us know if you plan on bringing a camera for the setup.


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SOURCE Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission

For further information: Media Relations: Tel: 819-997-9403, Fax: 819-997-4245, Communications@crtc.gc.ca; General Inquiries: Tel: 819-997-0313, TDD: 819-994-0423, Fax: 819-994-0218, Toll-free # 1-877-249-CRTC (2782), TDD - Toll-free # 1-877-909-CRTC (2782)


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