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Vol. 142, No. 27 — July 5, 2008

DEPARTMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENT

CANADIAN ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION ACT, 1999

Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to the provisions of Part 7, Division 3, of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999, Permit No. 4543-2-03460 is approved.

1. Permittee: S&R Sawmills Ltd., Surrey, British Columbia.

2. Type of Permit: To load waste and other matter for the purpose of disposal at sea and to dispose of waste and other matter at sea.

3. Term of Permit: Permit is valid from August 1, 2008, to May 25, 2009.

4. Loading Site(s): S&R Sawmills Ltd., Surrey, British Columbia, at approximately 49°11.00′ N, 122°42.00′ W (NAD83).

5. Disposal Site(s): Point Grey Disposal Site, within one nautical mile radius of 49°15.40′ N, 123°21.90′ W (NAD83).

6. Route to Disposal Site(s): Direct.

7. Method of Loading: Clamshell dredge, hopper dredge, cutter suction dredge and pipeline.

8. Method of Disposal: Hopper dredge, hopper barge or end dumping.

9. Matter to Be Disposed of: Dredged material and/or bulky substances.

10. Total Quantity to Be Disposed of: Not to exceed 45 000 m3.

11. Requirements and Restrictions:

11.1. The Permittee shall ensure that every effort is made to prevent the deposition of log bundling strand into material approved for loading and disposal at sea and/or remove log bundling strand from material approved for loading and disposal at sea.

11.2. The Permittee shall ensure that all contractors involved in the loading or disposal for which the permit is issued are made aware of the conditions identified in the permit and of the possible consequences of any violation of these conditions.

11.3. The Permittee shall ensure that a copy of the permit and of the letter of transmittal is carried on all towing vessels, loading platforms and equipment involved in disposal at sea activities.

11.4. The Permittee shall inform Environment Canada’s Environmental Enforcement Division, Pacific and Yukon Region, by fax at 604-666-9059 or by email at das.pyr@ec.gc.ca prior to, and within 48 hours of, any loading for disposal.

11.5. The Permittee must submit to the Regional Director, Environmental Protection Operations Directorate, Pacific and Yukon Region, within 30 days of the expiry of the permit, a list of all activities completed pursuant to the permit, including the nature and quantity of matter disposed of from each loading site, the dates on which the activities occurred and the disposal sites used.

GEVAN MATTU
Environmental Stewardship
Pacific and Region
On behalf of the Minister of the Environment

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DEPARTMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENT

CANADIAN ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION ACT, 1999

Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to the provisions of Article 128 of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999, Permit No. 4543-2-04332 is approved.

1. Permittee: Old Fort Seafoods, Vieux-Fort, Quebec.

2. Type of Permit: To load and dispose of fish waste and other organic matter resulting from industrial fish-processing operations.

3. Term of Permit: Permit is valid from June 18, 2008, to July 20, 2008.

4. Loading Site(s): Vieux-Fort Wharf, 51°25.29′ N, 57°48.89′ W (NAD83).

5. Disposal Site(s): Within a 500-metre radius of the geographic point 51°23.68′ N, 57°49.08′ W (NAD83).

6. Route to Disposal Site(s): Most direct navigational route from the loading site to the disposal site. The disposal site is located approximately 3 km from the Vieux-Fort Wharf.

7. Equipment: Towed scow, barge or boat.

8. Method of Disposal: The material to be disposed of will be placed in the towed scow and discharged directly into the sea within the perimeter indicated in paragraph 5. The material shall be released while the barge is in motion to promote the dispersion of the material.

9. Rate of Disposal: As required by normal operations.

10. Total Quantity to Be Disposed of: Minimum volume necessary to avoid an emergency situation posing unacceptable risks to the environment or to human health, not to exceed a maximum of 500 m3.

11. Material to Be Disposed of: Fish waste or organic matter resulting from industrial fish-processing operations.

12. Requirements and Restrictions:

12.1. It is required that the Permittee report, in writing, to the Regional Director, Environmental Protection Operations Directorate, Environment Canada, Quebec Region, 105 McGill Street, 4th Floor, Montréal, Quebec H2Y 2E7, 514-496-6982 (fax), immersion.dpe@ec.gc.ca (email), at least 48 hours prior to the start of the first disposal operation to be conducted under this permit.

12.2. The Permittee shall submit a written report to the Regional Director, identified in paragraph 12.1, within 30 days of the expiry of the permit. This report shall contain the Register of Disposal at Sea Operations, identified in paragraph 12.5, and contain the following information: the quantity and type of material disposed of pursuant to the permit, the equipment used, and the dates on which the loading and disposal activities occurred.

12.3. It is required that the Permittee admit any enforcement officer designated pursuant to subsection 217(1) of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 to any platform, place, ship, aircraft, or structure directly related to the loading or disposal at sea referred to under this permit, at any reasonable time throughout the duration of this permit.

12.4. A copy of this permit must, at all times, be kept on board any vessel involved with the disposal operations.

12.5. The Permittee must complete the Register of Disposal at Sea Operations as provided by Environment Canada. This register must, at all times, be kept on board any vessel involved with the disposal operations and be accessible to enforcement officers designated under the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999.

12.6. The Permittee must signal the Canadian Coast Guard station at Rivière-au-Renard immediately before leaving port to begin disposal operations at the disposal site. The Permittee must record these communications in the register mentioned in the previous paragraph.

12.7. The disposal at sea referred to under this permit shall not be carried out without authorization from the Permittee.

12.8. The barge or containers to transport the material to be disposed of must be covered in a manner to prevent access by gulls and other seabirds.

12.9. The loading must be completed in a manner that ensures no material contaminates the marine environment, notably the harbour and adjacent beaches. The Permittee must also ensure that the loading sites are cleaned up and, if necessary, that spilled wastes are recovered.

ALAIN GOSSELIN
Environmental Stewardship
Region
On behalf of the Minister of the Environment

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DEPARTMENT OF INDUSTRY

RADIOCOMMUNICATION ACT

Notice No. SMSE-009-08 — SRSP-301.4

This notice announces the release by the Department of Industry of Standard Radio System Plan (SRSP) — Technical Requirements for Fixed Radio Systems Operating in the Bands 1 427-1 452 MHz and 1 492-1 518 MHz (SRSP-301.4, Issue 4). This Standard states the minimum technical requirements for the efficient use of the frequency bands 1 427-1 452 MHz and 1 492-1 518 MHz by subscriber radio systems (SRS) and narrowband multipoint communication systems (N-MCS), including utility telemetry systems, in the fixed service. This Standard replaces SRSP-301.4 Issue 3.

General information

The SRSP-301.4, Issue 4 will come into force as of the date of publication of this notice.

This document has been coordinated with industry through the Radio Advisory Board of Canada (RABC).

Any inquiries regarding SRSP-301.4 should be directed to the Manager, Fixed Wireless Communications, 613-990-4792 (telephone), 613-952-5108 (fax), srsp.pnrh@ic.gc.ca. (email).

Submitting comments

Respondents are requested to provide their comments in electronic format (WordPerfect, Microsoft Word, Adobe PDF or ASCII TXT) to the following email address: srsp.pnrh@ic.gc.ca, along with a note specifying the software, version number and operating system used.

Written submissions should be addressed to the Director General, Spectrum Engineering, 300 Slater Street, Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0C8.

All submissions should cite the Canada Gazette, Part I, the publication date, title, and notice reference number (SMSE-009-08).

Obtaining copies

Copies of this notice and documents referred to are available electronically on the Spectrum Management and Telecommunications Web site at http://ic.gc.ca/spectrum.

Official versions of Canada Gazette notices can be viewed at http://canadagazette.gc.ca/archives/p1/index-eng.html. Printed copies of the Canada Gazette can be ordered by calling the sales counter of Canadian Government Publishing at 613-941-5995 or 1-800-635-7943.

June 26, 2008

MARC DUPUIS
Director General
Spectrum Engineering Branch

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NOTICE OF VACANCY

SUPREME COURT OF CANADA

Registrar (full-time position)

Salary range: $160,600–$188,900
Location: National Capital Region

The Supreme Court of Canada is a high-profile institution, at the top of the judicial branch of government in Canada. As the final court of appeal, the Supreme Court of Canada serves Canadians by leading the development of common and civil law through its decisions on questions of public importance.

As Deputy Head of the Department, the Registrar is responsible for the administration and finances of the Court. He or she reports on these matters to Parliament through the Minister of Justice. The Registrar reports directly to the Chief Justice of Canada on the activities of the Registry as they relate to the activities of the Court. Duties must be carried out in a manner that respects and ensures the independence of the judiciary, generates public confidence in the institution, and follows effective, efficient and transparent principles of public administration. The Registrar exercises the quasi-judicial powers delegated to him or her in the Supreme Court Act and the Rules of the Supreme Court of Canada and administers the Judges Act. The Registrar is also responsible for the administration of the Court’s process and case management, including the publishing of decisions and the management of the library.

The successful candidate must have a law degree from a recognized university and be a member of the Bar of one of the provinces or territories of Canada for at least five years.

The selected candidate must have significant administration/ management experience, at the senior executive level, including experience in financial/budget management of an institution or organization of similar size, human resources and information technology. Experience is required in negotiating and achieving consensus on complex legal issues among a variety of stakeholders with competing demands and objectives. The selected candidate must have demonstrated decision-making experience with respect to sensitive administrative issues, as well as recent (within the last two years) and extensive (minimum five years) experience in providing legal opinions and strategic advice on complex and sensitive matters.

Experience in a judicial or legal context would be considered an asset. Experience in the application of modern professional public service management principles and leading major transitional change exercises would also be considered an asset, as would senior administrative/management experience at the federal or provincial level. Additional assets would be experience in dealing with members of the judiciary and judicial organizations at the national and international level as well as experience in providing legal opinions in respect of professional ethics and conduct.

The selected candidate will have knowledge of the mandate, role and responsibilities of the Supreme Court of Canada, as well as knowledge of the Supreme Court Act and Rules of the Supreme Court of Canada, as well as the legislative and regulatory framework and mandate established by the Judges Act. Knowledge of the operations of the federal government, including the role of central agencies in relation to arm’s-length organizations, is required. The successful candidate will have knowledge of the functions and responsibilities of a “Deputy Head” of a department for the purposes of the Federal Accountability Act, the Public Service Employment Act and related statutes and regulations. The selected candidate will also have knowledge of the Supreme Court of Canada’s public relations needs, diplomatic protocols and matters of protocol relating to the Chief Justice of Canada as well as knowledge of the administration and operations of courts in Canada.

The chosen candidate will possess the ability to analyze differing opinions and complex situations and respond strategically and reasonably, with a view to making fair and equitable recommendations. Ability to concurrently manage a wide range of subject matters, to reach sound and well-informed decisions in a timely fashion as well as the ability to exercise transparency, probity and accountability in the management of resources is also required. Candidates being considered for this position must be able to mediate between the demands of judicial independence and the structure and accountability of public service administration, and promote external relations with provincial and international counterparts to improve the administration of justice and its understanding. He or she must also have the ability to communicate, both orally and in writing, in a clear and logical manner.

The chosen candidate must demonstrate tact, diplomacy, integrity and discretion. The selected candidate must also be a strong visionary leader with sound judgment. Superior interpersonal skills, objectivity and sensitivity to the legal and constitutional context of the judiciary and the courts are also required.

The successful candidate appointed to the position of Registrar shall reside in the National Capital Region or within 40 km thereof.

Proficiency in both official languages is essential.

The Government is committed to ensuring that its appointments are representative of Canada’s regions and official languages, as well as of women, Aboriginal peoples, disabled persons and visible minorities.

The preferred candidate must comply with the Ethical Guidelines for Public Office Holders and the Guidelines for the Political Activities of Public Office Holders. The guidelines are available on the Governor in Council Appointments Web site, under Publications, at www.appointments-nominations.gc.ca.

The selected candidate will be subject to the Conflict of Interest Act. Public office holders appointed on a full-time basis must submit to the Office of the Conflict of Interest and Ethics Commissioner, within 60 days of appointment, a Confidential Report in which they disclose all of their assets, liabilities and outside activities. For more information, please visit the Office of the Conflict of Interest and Ethics Commissioner’s Web site at www.parl.gc.ca/ciec-ccie.

This notice has been placed in the Canada Gazette to assist the Governor in Council in identifying qualified candidates for this position. It is not, however, intended to be the sole means of recruitment.

Interested candidates should forward their curriculum vitae, by July 21, 2008, to the Assistant Secretary to the Cabinet (Senior Personnel and Special Projects), Privy Council Office, 59 Sparks Street, 1st Floor, Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0A3, 613-957-5006 (fax), GICA-NGEC@bnet.pco-bcp.gc.ca (email).

Additional details about the Supreme Court of Canada and its activities can be found on its Web site at www.scc-csc.gc.ca.

Bilingual notices of vacancies will be produced in an alternative format (audio cassette, diskette, braille, large print, etc.) upon request. For further information, please contact Canadian Government Publishing, Public Works and Government Services Canada, Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0S5, 613-941-5995 or 1-800-635-7943.

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OFFICE OF THE SUPERINTENDENT OF FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS

BANK ACT

Approval to have a financial establishment in Canada

Notice is hereby given, pursuant to section 522.26 of the Bank Act, that on May 27, 2008, and pursuant to subsection 522.21(1), the Minister of Finance approved Landesbank Baden-Württemberg to have a financial establishment in Canada.

June 25, 2008

JULIE DICKSON
Superintendent of Financial Institutions

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