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Vancouver expected to follow Toronto’s lead in race to find more phone numbers

News | 03/27/2000 5:00 am EST

The group tasked with solving Canada's telephone number shortage wants Vancouver residents to begin using 10-digit dialing for local calls within two years. Public opposition to the recommendation is already mounting, but as the CRTC Industry Steering Committee (CISC) points out, the alternatives are even less attractive. Public education campaigns are expected to warm people to the idea.

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