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CNIB desire for N11 mandate is short-sighted, critics allege

News | 03/12/2001 5:00 am EST

An Ottawa businesswoman says if the CRTC wants to ensure blind Canadians have access to competitive services, it should turn down a request by the Canadian National Institute for the Blind for its own N11 code. Sharlyn Ayotte, president/CEO of Ottawa’s T-Base Communications Inc, says the CNIB should stick to its traditional role of providing rehabilitation services instead seeking a monopoly on telephonic assistance.

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