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					                                       Biography

                                       Sheridan E. Scott
                                       Chief Regulatory Officer


Sheridan Elizabeth Scott is Chief      resource planning and audience
Regulatory Officer of Bell Canada.     research.
Ms Scott's responsibilities include
maintaining regulatory                 In 1994, Ms Scott joined Bell
relationships with the CRTC, the       Canada as Vice President,
Commissioner of Competition, the       Multimedia Law & Regulation.
Copyright Board and the FCC. She       She was responsible for managing
also oversees public policy issues     the legal and regulatory issues
for Bell Canada, Nexxia and            associated with the evolution of the
ActiMedia, particularly with           broadband multimedia capacity in
respect to the Internet and e-         Bell's network and in its operating
commerce. Prior to her                 activities.
appointment on August 1, 1999,
Ms Scott was Vice President -          Ms Scott is the author of several
Office of the President.               articles on communications law.
                                       She is Chair of the Board of
Ms. Scott completed her legal          Directors of Canadian Women in
studies at University of Victoria      Communications (CWC); Founding
after spending five years at the       member, National Capital
Canada Council and the Social          Association of Communications
Science & Humanities Research          Lawyers (NCACL); Director of
Council. She returned to Ottawa as     Opera Lyra Ottawa; Director and
Law Clerk to the Chief Justice of      Vice-Chair of the Bell Broadcast
Canada, the Rt. Honourable Bora        and New Media Fund as well as a
Laskin, and was subsequently           member of the Ontario Digital
called to the Bar of Ontario. In       Media Growth Fund. She recently
1983, she joined the legal             joined the Board of the Internet
department of the CRTC where she       Content Rating Association
was involved in major public           (ICRA).
hearings on long distance
competition, the regulation of cable   Ms Scott and her husband, David
rates, the renewal of pay and          Zussman, live in Ottawa with their
specialty licenses and a complete      two children Richard and Julianne.
review of all broadcasting
regulations. She left the CRTC in
1992 to take up responsibilities as
Assistant Vice President, Planning
& Corporate Development at the
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
(CBC). The following year she
was appointed Vice President of
Planning and Regulatory Affairs
with responsibilities for affiliate
relations, regulatory matters,

				
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