Gazette Notice SLPB-006-17

Posted on October 6, 2017
Publication Date in Canada Gazette: October 21, 2017

Notice No. SLPB-006-17—Consultation on the Spectrum Outlook 2018 to 2022


The intent of this notice is to announce a public consultation through Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada's (ISED) document entitled Consultation on the Spectrum Outlook 2018 to 2022. Through the release of this document, ISED is hereby initiating a consultation on the overall approach and planning activities related to the release of spectrum for commercial mobile services, licence-exempt applications, satellite services and wireless backhaul services over the years 2018 to 2022.

Submitting comments

To ensure consideration, parties should submit their comments no later than January 9, 2018. Respondents are asked to provide their comments in electronic format (Microsoft Word or Adobe PDF) to the following email address: Soon after the close of the comment period, all comments will be posted on ISED's Spectrum Management and Telecommunications Web site at All comments will be reviewed and considered by ISED in order to arrive at its decisions regarding the above-mentioned proposals.

ISED will also provide interested parties with the opportunity to reply to comments from other parties. Reply comments will be accepted until February 8, 2018.

Written submissions should be addressed to the Director, Spectrum Regulatory Best Practices, Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada, 235 Queen Street, 6th floor, Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0H5.

All submissions should cite the Canada Gazette, Part I, the publication date, the title and the notice reference number (SLPB-006-17).

Obtaining copies

Copies of this notice and of documents referred to herein are available electronically on ISED's Spectrum Management and Telecommunications Web site at

Official versions of Canada Gazette notices can be viewed at

October 6, 2017


Chantal Davis
A/Director, Spectrum Regulatory Best Practices
Spectrum Licensing Policy Branch