I have moved your topic to this general job information part of the forum as it affects many of us.
My medical took about nine months before getting the official TC version from Ottawa. The reason - I have no idea, but speaking with my local TCSS office only appeared to irritate the inspector and not much else. I got a sense of a turf war. I just continued to sail on the provisional ticket - you cannot be expected to be held accountable for their lack of care - that's my attitude, and I believe most TC inspectors would agree. If you are going deep sea, just a get an extension from your local office.
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