National Instrument 62-103 The Early Warning System and Related Takeover Bid and Insider Reporting Issues
Part 1 Definitions and Interpretation
Section 1.1 Definitions

acquisition announcement provisions

“acquisition announcement provisions” means the requirement in securities legislation for an acquiror to issue a news release if, during a formal bid for voting or equity securities of a reporting issuer by an entity other than the acquiror, the acquiror acquires ownership of, or control over, securities of the class subject to the bid that, together with the acquiror’s securities of the class, constitute an amount equal to or greater than the amount specified in securities legislation;