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CRTC won’t consider CNOC request for chair’s recusal


OTTAWA – The CRTC yesterday informed the Competitive Network Operators of Canada (CNOC) it will not consider the organization’s recent request for an order for CRTC chair Ian Scott to recuse himself, or be recused, from deciding telecommunications matters affecting service-based competition. The Commission further informed CNOC it will not be posting the request on its website as a Part 1 application “as the decision of a Member of the Commission to recuse themselves in respect of a matter is a decision that only the Member can make and does not engage the Commission’s processes,” a letter from the CRTC...