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Letter

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Ottawa, 10 October 2008

Reference: 8665-C12-200807943

DELIVERED BY EMAIL

To:   List of participants at the public consultation to consider Unresolved issues related to the accessibility of telecommunications and broadcasting services for persons with disabilities , Broadcasting Notices of Public Hearing CRTC 2008-8 and 2008-8-1 and Telecom Public Notices CRTC 2008-8 and 2008-8-1, 10 June 2008 and 24 July 2008 (Public Notice 2008-8)

Dear Sir/Madam:

Re:   Order of appearance of parties who have been granted a request to appear

The Commission has approved the requests of the parties listed in Schedule A to this letter to make an oral presentation at the public consultation.   All other parties to the proceeding and members of the public are invited to attend the consultation as audience members. The order of appearance for the public consultation is set out in Schedule B to this letter.

Parties are reminded that they are responsible for monitoring the progress of the consultation so that they will be aware of any Commission rulings and be ready to make their presentation at the appropriate time.

If you have any questions related to any of the above, please feel free to contact the Hearing Secretary, Sylvie Bouffard, via e-mail at sylvie.bouffard@crtc.gc.ca or by telephone at 819-953-7927.

Yours sincerely,

Original signed

Robert. A. Morin
Secretary General

Encls.

Schedule/Annexe A 

Appearing parties/Parties comparaissantes

1. Alliance for Equality of Blind Canadians (AEBC)
Mark Workman

2. Arch Disability Law Centre
Lana Kerzner, Barrister and Solicitor

3. Bell Aliant Regional Communications, Limited Partnership       (Bell Aliant), Bell Canada, Bell ExpressVu Limited Partnership (Bell ExpressVu) and Télébec, Société en commandite (Télébec)
Denis E. Henry
Mirko Bibic

4. Canadian Association of Broadcasters
Jay Thomson, Vice-President, Regulatory and Policy

5. Canadian Association of the Deaf
James Roots, Executive Director

6. Canadian Cable Systems Alliance Inc.
Chris Edwards, VP Corporate & Regulatory

7. Canadian Council of the Blind
Michael Potvin, Researcher/Writer

8. Canadian Hard of Hearing Association in Hamilton
Arthur Rendall, Vice President

9. Canadian Hearing Society - The (CHS)
Gary Malkowski, Special Advisor to the President, Public Affairs
Cheryl Wilson, Provincial Manager, Ontario Interpreting Services
Jo-Ann Bentley, Manager, Communications Devices Program

10. Centre for Learning Technologies
D.I. Fels, Director
J.P. Udo, SRC Associate

11. Centre québécois de la déficience auditive
Gilles Nolet

12. Chris and Jeff Stark

13. Citizens with Disabilities - Ontario
Terrance Green

14. CNIB
Cathy Moore, National Director, Consumer & Government Relations
Bernard Nunan

15. Council of Canadians with Disabilities
Marie E. White

16. Edwin "Ross" Eadie

17. Henry Vlug, Q.C.

18. Joe Clark

19. MTS A llstream
Teresa Griffin-Muir, Vice President, Regulatory Affairs

20. National Broadcast Reading Service Inc. - The
Robert Trimbee, President

21. Neil Squire Society
Gary Birch

22. Quebecor Media inc. au nom de Vidéotron ltée et de Groupe TVA inc.
Édouard G. Trépanier

23. Regroupement des aveugles et amblyopes du Québec (RAAQ)
Florence Pardo, Directrice générale

24. Rogers Communications Inc.
Ken Engelhart, Senior Vice President, Regulatory

25. Rothschild & Co. and Stubbs Solutions
Eric Rothschild, President

27. Sasktel
Robert Hersche, Director of Regulatory Affairs

28. SHAW Communications Inc. / Star Choice Television Network Incorporated
Dean Shaikh, Director, Regulatory Affairs
Michael Ferras, Vice President, Regulatory Affairs, SHAW Communications Inc.
Cynthia Rathwell, Vice President, Regulatory Affairs & Programming, Star Choice Television Network Incorporated

29. Sorenson Communications of Canada , ULC
Gregory Kane, Q.C.

30. TELUS Communications Company

31. VRS Consultative Committee of BC
Monte Hardy

SCHEDULE / ANNEXE B

Order of Presentation / Ordre de comparution

Monday, 17 November 2008 / lundi le 17 novembre 2008

  1.  Canadian National Institute for the Blind
  2.  Centre québécois de la déficience auditive
  3.  Rothschild & Co. and Stubbs solutions
  4.  Québecor Media inc. au nom de Vidéotron ltée et de Groupe TVA inc.
  5.  Canadian Association of Broadcasters (CAB), Astral, CanWest

Tuesday, 18 November 2008 / mardi le 18 novembre 2008

  6.  Neil Squire Society
  7.  Chris and Jeff Stark
  8.  Canadian Association of the Deaf
  9.  Henry Vlug
10.  TELUS Communications Company
11.  Centre for learning technologies
12.  SaskTel

          Wednesday, 19 November 2008 / mercredi le 19 novembre 2008 

13.  Regroupement des aveugles et amblyopes du Québec
14.  Canadian Hard of Hearing Association in Hamilton
15.  Edwin Ross Eadie
16.  Alliance for Equality of Blind Canadians
17.  VRS Consultative Committee of BC
18.  Joe Clark
19.  Canadian Cable Systems Alliance Inc.

Thursday, 20 November 2008 / jeudi le 20 novembre 2008 

20.  Council of Canadians with Disabilities
21.  Arch Disability Law Centre
22.  Canadian Hearing Society  
23.  Rogers
24.  Citizens with Disabilities - Ontario
25.  MTS Allstream 

          Friday, 21 November 2008 / vendredi le 21 novembre 2008 

26.  Sorenson Communications of Canada , ULC
27.  Canadian Council of the Blind
28.  The National Broadcast Reading Service inc.
29.  Shaw Communications/ Star Choice
30.  Bell Aliant ( Bell Canada , Bell Aliant and Télébec)

Date Modified: 2008-10-10