March 11, 2021 – CRTC launched and opened its investigation reviewing SRV Canada VRS
EN – TNC CRTC 2021-102: Review of Video Relay Service
FR – ACT CRTC 2021-102: Examen du service de relais vidéo
Remarque : Les documents soumis au CRTC ACT 2021-102 sont soumis en anglais seulement.
Note: Documents submitted to CRTC TNC 2021-102 are submitted in English only.
The Deaf Wireless Canada Consultative Committee (DWCC) submitted its intervention for the first Review of VRS in Canada on May 11, 2021.
Documents were submitted by Jeffrey Beatty, DWCC’s VRS Technical Consultant Lead:
Intervention WORD (click will download)
Addendums to answer Q9 – Q11 in more depth:
Addendum WORD (click will download)
For the Reply Phase, the DWCC partnered up to support and collaborate with Canadian Deaf-Blind Collective for Video Relay Services (CDBC.VRS). The CDBC.VRS is a partnership between the Canadian National Society of the Deaf-Blind (CNSDB) and the Deaf-Blind Planning Committee (DBPC).
The joint group is merged as CDBC.VRS-DWCC . A team of 17 contributors: writers; consultants; and analysts worked jointly on the documents as follows:
1) Reply to Interventions
Cover Letter for Reply to Interventions
2) CDBC.VRS-DWCC’s Comments and analysis of CAV’s Answers to the CRTC’s RFI (11 March 2021)
Below are links attaching the files when they are filed with the CRTC, the first set are the PDF files, and the WORD files are found on this separate webpage:
Cover Letter: CDBC.VRS-DWCC’s Comments and Analysis on CAV’s Answers to CRTC’s RFI
Category 1 : Governance structure and mandate
Category 2 : Architecture, operations, and technical requirements
Category 5 : User engagement, feedback & support
Category 6 : Quality of Service Standards and Metrics
Category 7 : Education, Outreach and Public Awareness
Addendum Document 9 : CDBC.VRS-DWCC CAV Budget Analysis and Proposal
Below are PDF links to our collaborator CDBC.VRS Collective’s initial docs and interventions:
CDBC.VRS Intervention for TNC 2021-102
CDBC.VRS Cover Letter for Survey Report for TNC 2021-102
CDBC.VRS Survey Report for TNC 2021-102