National Instrument 54-101 Communication with Beneficial Owners of Securities of a Reporting Issuer
Part 2 Reporting Issuers
Section 2.20

Abridging Time

A reporting issuer may abridge the time prescribed in subsections 2.1(b), 2.2(1) or 2.5(1) if the reporting issuer

(a) arranges to have proxy-related materials for the meeting sent in compliance with the applicable timing requirements in sections 2.9 and 2.12;

(a.1) if the reporting issuer uses notice-and-access, fixes the record date for notice to be at least 40 days before the date of the meeting and sends the notification of meeting and record dates under section 2.2 at least 3 business days before the record date for notice;

(b) arranges to have carried out all of the requirements of this Instrument in addition to those described in subparagraph (a); and

(c) files at the time it files the proxy-related materials, a certificate of one of its officers reporting that it made the arrangements described in paragraphs (a) and (b) and that the reporting issuer is relying upon this section.