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10 digit dialing coming to Yellowknife, northern Ontario, and Newfoundland next month

Briefs | 03/01/2023 1:44 pm EST

Ten-digit dialing is coming to a number of different areas of the country starting Apr. 1, a body representing Canada’s major telecommunications service providers announced Wednesday.

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