What is your authority for suggesting that one enter the country code as "CAN" in 2014 transitional T1135 reporting method as the form suggests country basis for part 7

My chat with revenue canada suggests that  the 2 bullets in the following passage, applicable to part 7, mean (1) I can lump accounts together, or (2) I can treat accounts separately, but I still have to split it out on a country by country basis

 "The table for this category should be completed as follows: • all of the property held with a particular securities dealer or trust company should be aggregated on a country-by-country basis; • it is also acceptable to provide aggregate totals for each particular account on a country-by-country basis;"

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In dealing with the T1135, it is recommended that a person go back to their investment company and request the documentation be provided.  Apparently they can provide this information without the struggle that the average taxpayer has to go through.

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