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Vol. 142, No. 36 — September 6, 2008

CANADIAN INTERNATIONAL TRADE TRIBUNAL

COMMENCEMENT OF INTERIM REVIEW

Certain fasteners

The Canadian International Trade Tribunal (the Tribunal) hereby gives notice that, pursuant to subsection 76.01(1) of the Special Import Measures Act, it has initiated an interim review (Interim Review No. RD-2008-001) of its findings made on January 7, 2005, in Inquiry No. NQ-2004-005 concerning the dumping of certain fasteners originating in or exported from the People’s Republic of China and Chinese Taipei and the subsidizing of such products originating in or exported from the People’s Republic of China (the findings).

On April 15, 2008, the Tribunal received a request from IJ Windows & Doors Ltd. (IJ) for an interim review to exclude certain screws from the scope of the findings.

On April 16, 2008, the Tribunal requested that IJ provide additional information, including any new facts or changes in circumstances that had arisen since the findings that would warrant an interim review, and a completed Product Exclusion Request Form clarifying the products for which it was seeking an exclusion.

On May 1, 2008, the Tribunal received the requested information from IJ, along with a Product Exclusion Request Form seeking an exclusion for “sheet metal screws E-guard coated and colour coated”.

The Tribunal replied to IJ on June 5, 2008, and asked it to provide further information regarding the products for which it was seeking an exclusion, including, among other things, the composition of the products and the country of origin, the importer of the goods, documentation of attempts to procure the goods from a domestic manufacturer, whether any Canadian manufacturers supported the exclusion request, any new facts or circumstances that had arisen since the findings that would warrant an exclusion, and the reason why an exclusion was not requested at the time of the original inquiry.

IJ provided the requested information to the Tribunal on July 2, 2008. IJ clarified that the products for which it was seeking an exclusion are “Philips, flat head, sheet metal screw[s], yellow zinc plated c/w e-guard coating” originating in Taiwan. IJ indicated that it purchases these screws from Truth Hardware of Owatonna, Minnesota. In addition, IJ had previously indicated in its Product Exclusion Request Form that the screws for which it was seeking an exclusion were of the following sizes: 8x1, 7x3/4, 8x3/4, 10x1, 7x1/2, 8x9/16,10-24x9/16.

After reviewing the additional information received from IJ, the Tribunal determined that the request for an interim review was properly documented. On July 17, 2008, pursuant to subrule 70(2) of the Canadian International Trade Tribunal Rules, the Tribunal informed all parties to Inquiry No. NQ-2004-005, which resulted in the findings, of its receipt of the request for an interim review and gave those parties an opportunity to make representations to the Tribunal.

The sole party to file a response was Leland Industries Inc. (Leland), a Canadian producer of like goods. Leland agreed to the exclusion requested by IJ, limited to the specific E-Gard® screws listed in IJ’s request, imported for use by IJ in the manufacture of its own products in its Kamloops, British Columbia, facility, and sourced from Truth Hardware. Leland submitted that, should the Tribunal decide to conduct an interim review, it would agree to an amendment of the findings in accordance with the specified conditions.

IJ replied on August 18, 2008, indicating that it was fully satisfied with the contents of the submission filed by Leland and requesting that the Tribunal amend the findings in accordance with the terms set out in Leland’s letter.

Upon receipt of submissions from IJ and Leland, the Tribunal has decided that an interim review of the findings is warranted. The purpose of this review is to determine if the findings should be amended to exclude the products for which an exclusion is being requested.

In accordance with paragraph 25(c) of the Canadian International Trade Tribunal Rules, the Tribunal has decided to proceed with a hearing by way of written submissions. Submissions already filed by parties have been placed on the record of the interim review. Any further submissions by interested parties respecting the products for which an exclusion has been requested or its description should be filed not later than September 18, 2008. Reply submissions should be filed by September 25, 2008. Submissions should be based exclusively on public information. However, confidential information relevant to the issues before the Tribunal may be filed, if necessary, along with a comprehensive public summary or public edited version of the confidential information. Confidential submissions will be made available to counsel who have filed the relevant declarations and undertakings.

In arriving at a decision on the request for product exclusion, the Tribunal will take into consideration the submissions filed by Leland.

As regards the scope of any exclusion order, the Tribunal requests an indication from Leland as to whether it would support a generic exclusion for the products for which an exclusion is requested that does not make reference to the name of the user, supplier or distributor and that does not refer to a specific end use. If not, the Tribunal further requests that Leland provide evidence that it currently produces or has the capability of producing a substitutable product and to explain how the granting of a generic exclusion would result in injury to the domestic industry.

Finally, the Tribunal requests an indication from IJ and Leland of whether they would be opposed to the addition of the following phrase to the definition of the product for which an exclusion is requested: E-Guard® painted screws “or an equivalent coating”.

The Tribunal has notified the President of the Canada Border Services Agency, as well as other interested persons, of the commencement of an interim review. The Tribunal will make its decision on whether to amend the findings not later than October 24, 2008.

Written submissions, correspondence or requests for information regarding this notice should be addressed to the Secretary, Canadian International Trade Tribunal, Standard Life Centre, 15th Floor, 333 Laurier Avenue W, Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0G7, 613-993-3595 (telephone), 613-990-2439 (fax), secretary@citt-tcce.gc.ca (email).

Parties and the public may file documents electronically with the Tribunal through its Secure E-filing Service. The service utilizes the Government of Canada’s epass system, which allows the secure transmission of confidential business information. The in-formation is fully encrypted from the sender to the Tribunal.

However, parties must still file paper copies when instructed to do so. Where a party is required to file hard copies, the electronic version and the hard-copy version must be identical. In case of discrepancies, the hard-copy version will be considered the original.

Written and oral presentations to the Tribunal may be made in English or in French.

Ottawa, August 28, 2008

HÉLÈNE NADEAU
Secretary

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CANADIAN RADIO-TELEVISION AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION

NOTICE TO INTERESTED PARTIES

The following notices are abridged versions of the Commission’s original notices bearing the same number. The original notices contain a more detailed outline of the applications, including additional locations and addresses where the complete files may be examined. The relevant material, including the notices and applications, is available for viewing during normal business hours at the following offices of the Commission:

— Central Building, Les Terrasses de la Chaudière, Room 206, 1 Promenade du Portage, Gatineau, Quebec K1A 0N2, 819-997-2429 (telephone), 994-0423 (TDD), 819-994-0218 (fax);

— Metropolitan Place, Suite 1410, 99 Wyse Road, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B3A 4S5, 902-426-7997 (telephone), 426-6997 (TDD), 902-426-2721 (fax);

— Kensington Building, Suite 1810, 275 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba R3B 2B3, 204-983-6306 (telephone), 983-8274 (TDD), 204-983-6317 (fax);

— 530–580 Hornby Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V6C 3B6, 604-666-2111 (telephone), 666-0778 (TDD), 604-666-8322 (fax);

— CRTC Documentation Centre, 205 Viger Avenue W, Suite 504, Montréal, Quebec H2Z 1G2, 514-283-6607 (telephone), 283-8316 (TDD), 514-283-3689 (fax);

— CRTC Documentation Centre, 55 St. Clair Avenue E, Suite 624, Toronto, Ontario M4T 1M2, 416-952-9096 (telephone), 416-954-6343 (fax);

— CRTC Documentation Centre, Cornwall Professional Building, Room 103, 2125 11th Avenue, Regina, Saskatchewan S4P 3X3, 306-780-3422 (telephone), 306-780-3319 (fax);

— CRTC Documentation Centre, 10405 Jasper Avenue, Suite 520, Edmonton, Alberta T5J 3N4, 780-495-3224 (telephone), 780-495-3214 (fax).

Interventions must be filed with the Secretary General, Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission, Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0N2, together with proof that a true copy of the intervention has been served upon the applicant, on or before the deadline given in the notice.

Secretary General

CANADIAN RADIO-TELEVISION AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION

DECISIONS

The complete texts of the decisions summarized below are available from the offices of the CRTC.

2008-209 August 25, 2008

Radio programming undertakings
Various locations in Alberta, British Columbia, Manitoba, New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and Saskatchewan

Approved — Renewal of the broadcasting licences for the English-language commercial radio programming undertakings listed in the decision, from September 1, 2008, to August 31, 2015.

2008-210 August 25, 2008

The Church of Nazarene of Rimbey
Rimbey, Alberta

Approved — Renewal of the broadcasting licence for the low-power English-language FM religious radio programming undertaking VF8020 Rimbey, from September 1, 2008, to August 31, 2015.

2008-211 August 25, 2008

Cameron Bell Consultancy Ltd.
Squamish, British Columbia

Approved — Renewal of the broadcasting licence for the English-language, low-power FM radio programming undertaking VF2467 Squamish, from September 1, 2008, to August 31, 2015.

2008-212 August 25, 2008

Jack McGaw Consulting Incorporated
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Approved — Renewal of the broadcasting licence for the English-language, low-power FM radio programming undertaking CIRH-FM Halifax, from September 1, 2008, to August 31, 2015.

2008-213 August 25, 2008

1333598 Ontario Limited
Pigeon River, Ontario

Approved — Renewal of the broadcasting licence for the English-language, low-power FM radio programming undertaking CIPR-FM Pigeon River, from September 1, 2008, to August 31, 2015.

2008-214 August 25, 2008

Jack McGaw Consulting Incorporated
Confederation Bridge, Prince Edward Island

Approved — Renewal of the broadcasting licence for the English- and French-language, low-power FM radio programming undertaking CIRB-FM Confederation Bridge, from September 1, 2008, to August 31, 2015.

2008-215 August 25, 2008

Shelley Thoen-Chaykoski
Foam Lake, Saskatchewan

Approved — Renewal of the broadcasting licence for the English-language, low-power FM radio programming undertaking CFBA-FM Foam Lake, from September 1, 2008, to August 31, 2015.

2008-216 August 25, 2008

Kispiox First Nation Community Radio
Hazelton, British Columbia

Approved — Renewal of the broadcasting licence for the English- and Aboriginal-language Type B Native FM radio programming undertaking VF2065 Kispiox, from September 1, 2008, to August 31, 2015.

2008-217 August 25, 2008

Membertou Radio Association Inc.
Membertou, Nova Scotia

Approved — Renewal of the broadcasting licence for the English- and Aboriginal-language Type B Native FM radio programming undertaking CJIJ-FM Membertou, from September 1, 2008, to August 31, 2015.

2008-218 August 25, 2008

Bethany Pentecostal Tabernacle
Whitehorse, Yukon

Approved — Renewal of the broadcasting licence for the low-power English-language specialty FM radio programming undertaking CIAY-FM Whitehorse, from September 1, 2008, to August 31, 2015.

2008-219 August 25, 2008

Coopérative des travailleurs CHNC
New Carlisle and Gaspé, Quebec

Approved — Renewal of the broadcasting licence for French-language commercial radio station CHNC New Carlisle and its transmitter CHGM Gaspé, from September 1, 2008, to August 31, 2010.

2008-220 August 25, 2008

Various undertakings
Across Canada

Renewed — Licences for the cable broadcasting distribution undertakings listed in the appendix to the decision, from September 1, 2008, to February 28, 2009.

2008-221 August 26, 2008

RNC Média inc.
Gatineau, Quebec

Approved — Amendment of the broadcasting licence for the French-language commercial radio station CHLX-FM Gatineau by deleting its conditions of licence relating to its operation within the specialty FM format.

Approved — Renewal of the broadcasting licence for CHLX-FM Gatineau, from September 1, 2008, to August 31, 2015.

2008-222 August 26, 2008

Various applicants
Ottawa, Ontario; and Gatineau, Quebec

Approved — Broadcasting licences, for Astral Media Radio inc. and by Frank Torres, on behalf of a corporation to be incorporated, to operate new FM radio stations to serve Ottawa and Gatineau.

Denied — Change to the authorized contours of the English-language FM commercial tourist radio station CIIO-FM Ottawa by increasing the effective radiated power from 25 watts to an average effective radiated power of 427 watts.

2008-223 August 26, 2008

3553230 Canada inc.
Saint-Constant, Quebec

Approved — Renewal of the broadcasting licence for the commercial radio programming undertaking CJMS Saint-Constant, from September 1, 2008, to August 31, 2010.

2008-224 August 26, 2008

Guy Simard, on behalf of a corporation to be incorporated
Montmagny and Saint-Fabien-de-Panet, Quebec

Approved — Broadcasting licence to operate a French-language commercial FM radio station in Montmagny and a transmitter in Saint-Fabien-de-Panet, Quebec.

2008-225 August 26, 2008

La Radio touristique de Québec inc.
Québec, Quebec

Denied — Change to the authorized contours of CKJF-FM Québec by increasing the effective radiated power (ERP).

Approved — Change to the authorized contours of CJNG-FM Québec by increasing the ERP.

2008-226 August 27, 2008

Country Music Television Ltd.
Across Canada

Approved — Amendment to the condition of licence relating to the program categories from which it may draw programming to broadcast on Country Music Television.

Denied — Amendment to the definition of a Canadian music video clip, as it would apply to music videos aired by Country Music Television (CMT), so as to use the Commission’s MAPL system.

Denied — Amendment to the condition of licence relating to spending requirements on Canadian programming.

2008-227 August 27, 2008

Radio programming undertakings
Various locations in British Columbia, Manitoba, Northwest Territories, Ontario, Quebec, Saskatchewan and Yukon Territory

Approved — Renewal of the broadcasting licences for the Type B Native FM radio programming undertakings listed in the decision, from September 1, 2008, to August 31, 2015.

2008-228 August 27, 2008

Seaside Broadcasting Organization
Eastern Passage, Nova Scotia

Approved — Renewal of the broadcasting licence for the English-language Type B community radio programming undertaking CFEP-FM Eastern Passage, from September 1, 2008, to August 31, 2015.

2008-222-1 August 28, 2008

Various applicants
Ottawa, Ontario; and Gatineau, Quebec

Correction — The Commission corrects the summary to Broadcasting Decision CRTC 2008-222 to include a reference to the dissenting opinion by Commissioner Michel Morin.

2008-229 August 28, 2008

Northern Cablevision Ltd.
Grande Prairie, Alberta

Approved — Renewal of the broadcasting licence for the Class 1 cable broadcasting distribution undertaking serving Grande Prairie, Alberta, and addition of a condition of licence, from September 1, 2008, to August 31, 2015.

2008-230 August 28, 2008

Novus Entertainment Inc.
Metro Vancouver, British Columbia

Approved — Renewal of the broadcasting licence for a Class 1 cable broadcasting distribution undertaking (BDU) serving Metro Vancouver, British Columbia, from September 1, 2008, to August 31, 2010, and various amendments to the broadcasting licence for this cable BDU.

2008-231 August 28, 2008

MTS Allstream Inc.
Winnipeg and surrounding areas, Manitoba

Approved — Renewal of the broadcasting licence for the Class 1 regional terrestrial broadcasting distribution undertaking and addition of a condition of licence.

2008-232 August 28, 2008

Persona Communications Inc.
Delta, British Columbia

Approved — Renewal of the broadcasting licence for the Class 1 cable broadcasting distribution undertaking serving Delta and addition of two conditions of licence.

2008-233 August 28, 2008

Persona Communications Inc.
Sechelt and Gibsons, British Columbia

Approved — Renewal of the broadcasting licence for the Class 1 cable broadcasting distribution undertaking serving Sechelt and Gibsons and various amendments to the broadcasting licence for this cable BDU.

2008-234 August 28, 2008

Shaw Cablesystems Limited
Various locations in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba

Videon Cablesystems Inc.
Various locations in Alberta and Manitoba

Approved — Renewal of the broadcasting licences of Shaw Cablesystems Limited and Videon Cablesystems Inc. for their cable broadcasting distribution undertakings (BDUs) serving various locations in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan and Manitoba, from September 1, 2008, to August 31, 2010, and various amendments to the broadcasting licences for these cable BDUs.

2008-235 August 28, 2008

Westman Media Cooperative Ltd.
Brandon, Manitoba

Approved — Renewal of the broadcasting licence for the Class 1 cable broadcasting distribution undertaking serving Brandon.

Approved — Request to amend or delete certain conditions of licence.

2008-236 August 28, 2008

Campbell River T.V. Association
Campbell River, British Columbia

Approved — Renewal of the broadcasting licence for the Class 1 cable broadcasting distribution undertaking serving Campbell River.

Approved — Request to amend one of the conditions of licence.

2008-237 August 28, 2008

Access Communications Co-operative Limited
Regina, Saskatchewan

Approved — Renewal of the broadcasting licence for the Class 1 cable broadcasting distribution undertaking (BDU) serving Regina.

Approved — Various amendments to the broadcasting licence for this cable BDU.

2008-238 August 28, 2008

Saskatchewan Telecommunications
Regina, Pilot Butte, White City, Saskatoon, Moose Jaw, Prince Albert, Yorkton, Estevan, Weyburn, Swift Current, North Battleford and Battleford, Saskatchewan

Approved — Renewal of the broadcasting licence for the Class 1 terrestrial cable broadcasting distribution undertaking (BDU) serving the above-noted communities.

Approved — Various amendments to the broadcasting licence for this terrestrial BDU.

Approved — Redefinition of the BDU’s authorized service area to reflect the expansion of the residential areas.

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CANADIAN RADIO-TELEVISION AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION

PUBLIC NOTICE 2008-74

Notice of consultation

Application received
Hanover, Ontario
Deadline for submission of interventions and/or comments: September 29, 2008

The Commission has received the following application:

1. Bluewater Community Radio
Hanover, Ontario

To amend the licence of the English-language Type B community radio programming undertaking CFBW-FM in Hanover.

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PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION

PUBLIC SERVICE EMPLOYMENT ACT

Permission granted

The Public Service Commission of Canada, pursuant to section 116 of the Public Service Employment Act, hereby gives notice that it has granted permission, pursuant to subsection 115(2) of the said Act, to Paul A. Gallant, Fishery Officer (GT-04), Souris Detachment, Department of Fisheries and Oceans, Souris, Prince Edward Island, to allow him to be a candidate for the positions of Councillor and Chairperson, for the Municipality of Souris West, Prince Edward Island, municipal election held on November 6, 2006.

August 20, 2008

MARIA BARRADOS
President

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PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION

PUBLIC SERVICE EMPLOYMENT ACT

Permission granted

The Public Service Commission of Canada, pursuant to section 116 of the Public Service Employment Act, hereby gives notice that it has granted permission, pursuant to subsection 115(2) of the said Act, to Pierre Nelson Renaud, Compensation Advisor (AS-02), Human Resources Operations Division, Statistics Canada, Ottawa, Ontario, to allow him to be a candidate before and during the election period for the position of Councillor for the municipality of Denholm, Quebec, municipal by-election to be held on September 14, 2008. The Public Service Commission of Canada, pursuant to subsection 115(2) of that Act, also granted to Mr. Renaud permission to be candidate for the position of Mayor for the municipality of Denholm, Quebec, if there is a need to elect a Mayor from the elected Councillors or through a by-election before the next general municipal election that will be held on November 1, 2009.

August 27, 2008

MARIA BARRADOS
President

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