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Revised Agenda
Broadband Strategy Advisory Task Force


June 1, 2016
9:00 a.m.
Committee Room A
York Region Administrative Centre
17250 Yonge Street
Newmarket, Ontario
Quorum: 4

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Contact: Regional Clerk’s Office,, 18774649675 extension 71320]


A. Disclosures of Interest


B. Meeting Objectives and Overview


C. Presentations


C.1 Recent CRTC Rulings - Issues and Potential Outcomes


Keith Ponton, Senior Systems Consultant, IBI Group


C.2 York Region Telecom Policy Update


Lew Sears, Managing Partner, and Kevin Hickey, Partner, CommSiteWorks Inc.


C.3 Municipal Broadband Initiatives


C.3.1 SouthWestern Integrated Fibre Technology (SWIFT)


Geoff Hogan, Information Technology Director, Grey County and Project Lead, SWIFT


C.3.2 Eastern Ontario Regional Network (EORN)


Jim Pine, Chief Administrative Officer, Hastings County and Co-Lead and Lisa Severson, Communications/ Stakeholder Relations Officer, EORN


C.4 Leveraging Emerging Technologies for the Benefit of Canadians


Pat Horgan, Vice President, Manufacturing, Development and Operations, IBM Canada


D. Deputation


(Subject to the Task Force granting deputant status)


D.1 SBA Canada's Infrastructure Deployment Plans for York Region


Ed Hachey, Vice President, Canada, SBA Communications Inc.


E. Communication


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E.1 York Region’s Input on CRTC 2015-134: Review of Basic Telecommunications Services


Wayne Emmerson, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, York Region, dated May 13, 2016 to the Federation of Canadian Municipalities


F. Next Steps


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F.1 Dates and Topics for Future Meetings 


Dino Basso, Commissioner of Corporate Services


G. Other Business


H. Adjournment



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