Issue 2, August 2007
Rescinded, April 15, 2014
Canadian Ownership and Control (PDF - 118 KB - 16 pages)
Note: Appendix A was corrected in February 2010 to reflect the definition of radiocommunication carrier contained in the Radiocommunication Regulations.
This document has been developed to provide general information on elements commonly considered in an ownership and control reviews conducted by Industry Canada. An assessment of compliance with eligibility requirements by a radiocommunication carrier is carried out on a case-by-case basis, as each situation is unique and raises particular issues and concerns.
Entities operating as radiocommunication users or radiocommunication service providers are not subject to Canadian ownership and control requirements but they must comply on an ongoing basis with the eligibility criteria outlined in subsection 9(1) of the RegulationsFootnote 7
Comments and suggestions may be directed to the following address:
Spectrum Management and Operations Branch
235 Queen Street
All Spectrum Management and Telecommunications publications are available on the following website: http://www.ic.gc.ca/eic/site/smt-gst.nsf/eng/home.
Table of Contents
- 1. Principle
- 2. Mandate
- 3. Intent
- 4. Policy
- 5. Compliance with the Canadian Ownership and Control Requirements
- 6. Determining Canadian Ownership and Control
- 7. Control in Fact
- 8. Telecommunications Act and Canadian Ownership and Control
- 9. Contact
- Appendix A - Examples of Types of Licensees
- Appendix B - Information Requested Relating to Ownership and Control