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GOVERNMENT NOTICES

DEPARTMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENT

CANADIAN ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION ACT, 1999

Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to section 127 of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999, Disposal at Sea Permit No. 4543-2-06667 authorizing the loading for disposal and the disposal of waste or other matter at sea is approved.

 1. Permittee: Barry Group Inc., Dover, Newfoundland and Labrador.

 2. Waste or other matter to be disposed of: Fish waste and other organic matter resulting from industrial fish processing operations.

2.1. Nature of waste or other matter: Fish waste and other organic matter consisting of fish and shellfish waste.

 3. Duration of permit: Permit is valid from May 3, 2011, to May 2, 2012.

 4. Loading site(s): Dover, Newfoundland and Labrador, at approximately 48°52.00′ N, 53°58.50′ W (NAD83).

 5. Disposal site(s): Dover, within a 250 m radius of 48°51.00′ N, 53°57.00′ W (NAD83), at an approximate depth of 90 m.

 6. Method of loading:

6.1. The Permittee shall ensure that the material is loaded onto floating equipment complying with all applicable rules regarding safety and navigation and capable of containing all waste cargo during loading and transit to the approved disposal site.

6.2. The Permittee shall ensure that the waste to be disposed of is covered by netting or other material to prevent access by gulls and other marine birds, except during direct loading or disposal of the waste.

6.3. Material loaded for the purpose of disposal at sea may not be held aboard any ship for more than 96 hours from the commencement of loading without the written consent of an enforcement officer designated pursuant to subsection 217(1) of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999.

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

 7. Route to disposal site(s) and method of transport: Most direct navigational route from the loading site to the disposal site.

 8. Method of disposal:

8.1. The Permittee shall ensure that the waste to be disposed of is discharged from the equipment or ship while steaming within the disposal site boundaries and in a manner which will promote dispersion.

 9. Total quantity to be disposed of: Not to exceed 200 tonnes.

10. Inspection:

10.1. By accepting this permit, the Permittee and their contractors accept that they are subject to inspection pursuant to Part 10 of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999.

11. Contractors:

11.1. The loading or disposal at sea referred to under this permit shall not be carried out by any person without written authorization from the Permittee.

11.2. The Permittee shall ensure that all persons involved in the loading, transport or disposal activities authorized by this permit conduct these activities in accordance with the relevant permit conditions.

12. Reporting and notification:

12.1. The Permittee shall provide the following information at least 48 hours before loading and disposal activities commence: name or number of ship, platform or structure used to carry out the loading and/or disposal, name of the contractor including corporate and on-site contact information, and expected period of loading and disposal activities. The above-noted information shall be submitted to Mr. Rick Wadman, Environmental Protection Operations Directorate, Environment Canada, 6 Bruce Street, Mount Pearl, Newfoundland and Labrador A1N 4T3, 709-772-5097 (fax), rick.wadman@ec.gc.ca (email).

12.2. The Permittee shall submit a written report to the Minister, as represented by the Regional Director of the Environmental Protection Operations Directorate, Atlantic Region, c/o Mr. Rick Wadman, as identified in paragraph 12.1, within 30 days of either the completion of the work or the expiry of the permit, whichever comes first. This report shall contain the following information: the quantity of matter disposed of at the disposal site(s) and the dates on which disposal activities occurred.

12.3. This permit shall be displayed in an area of the plant accessible to the public.

I. R. GEOFFREY MERCER
Regional Director
Environmental Protection Operations Directorate
Atlantic 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 section 128 of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999, Disposal at Sea Emergency Permit No. 4543-2-06691 authorizing the loading for disposal and the disposal of waste or other matter at sea is approved.

 1. Permittee: Department of Public Works and Government Services, Moncton, New Brunswick.

 2. Waste or other matter to be disposed of: Dredged material.

2.1. Nature of waste or other matter: Dredged material consisting of gravel, sand, silt and clay.

 3. Duration of permit: Permit is valid from September 13, 2011, to September 25, 2011.

 4. Loading site(s): Pigeon Hill (Fox Den’s Gully), New Brunswick, from approximately 47°52.92′ N, 64°31.17′ W to 47°53.09′ N, 64°29.77′ W (NAD83), as described in Appendix A of the document titled “Multi-site Harbour and Channel Re-Dredging and Disposal at Sea of Clean Dredged Material, Gulf Region, New Brunswick” (February 2011), submitted in support of the permit application.

 5. Disposal site(s): Pigeon Hill Site C, New Brunswick, 47°53.10′ N, 64°29.79′ W (NAD83), as described in Appendix A of the document titled “Multi-site Harbour and Channel Re-Dredging and Disposal at Sea of Clean Dredged Material, Gulf Region, New Brunswick” (February 2011), submitted in support of the permit application.

 6. Method of loading: Dredging will be carried out using sidecasting.

 7. Route to disposal site(s) and method of transport: Most direct route from the loading site to the disposal site via sidecasting.

 8. Method of disposal: Disposal will be carried out by sidecasting.

 9. Total quantity to be disposed of: Pigeon Hill Site C: Not to exceed 4 000 m3 place measure.

9.1. The Permittee shall submit the procedures to measure or estimate quantities of dredged material disposed of at the disposal site(s) to Ms. Jayne Roma, Environmental Protection Operations Directorate, Environment Canada, Atlantic Region, Queen Square, 16th Floor, 45 Alderney Drive, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y 2N6, 902-426-8373 (fax), jayne.roma@ec.gc.ca (email). The Department of the Environment shall approve the procedures prior to the commencement of the first dredging operation to be conducted under this permit.

10. Fees: The fee prescribed by the Disposal at Sea Permit Fee Regulations shall be paid by the Permittee in accordance with those Regulations.

11. Inspection:

11.1. By accepting this permit, the Permittee and their contractors accept that they are subject to inspection pursuant to Part 10 of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999.

11.2. Ships operating under the authority of this permit shall be marked in accordance with the Collision Regulations of the Canada Shipping Act when located on or in the waterway.

12. Contractors:

12.1. The loading or disposal at sea referred to under this permit shall not be carried out by any person without written authorization from the Permittee.

12.2. The Permittee shall ensure that all persons involved in the loading, transport or disposal activities authorized by this permit conduct these activities in accordance with the relevant permit conditions.

13. Reporting and notification:

13.1. The Permittee shall submit a written report to the Minister, as represented by the Regional Director of the Environmental Protection Operations Directorate, Atlantic Region, c/o Ms. Jayne Roma, as identified in paragraph 9.1, within 30 days of either the completion of the work or the expiry of the permit, whichever comes first. This report shall contain the following information: a list of all work completed pursuant to the permit, including the location of the loading and disposal sites used, the quantity of matter disposed of at the disposal site(s) and the dates on which disposal activities occurred.

13.2. The Canadian Coast Guard, Marine Communication and Traffic Services (MCTS) Sydney (1-800-686-8676) is to be notified in advance of the commencement of work so that appropriate Notices to Shipping/Mariners may be issued.

14. Special precautions:

14.1. The loading and disposal at sea activities referred to under this permit shall be carried out in accordance with the Roles and Responsibilities Document as described in the document titled “Multi-site Harbour and Channel Re-Dredging and Disposal at Sea of Clean Dredged Material, Gulf Region, New Brunswick” (February 2011), submitted in support of the permit application.

I. R. GEOFFREY MERCER
Regional Director
Environmental Protection Operations Directorate
Atlantic Region
On behalf of the Minister of the Environment

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DEPARTMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENT

CANADIAN ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION ACT, 1999

Notice with respect to reporting of greenhouse gases (GHGs) for 2011

Notice is hereby given, pursuant to subsection 46(1) of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 (the Act), that, with respect to emissions of GHGs identified in Schedule 1 to this notice and for the purpose of conducting research, creating an inventory of data, formulating objectives and codes of practice, issuing guidelines or assessing or reporting on the state of the environment, any person who operates a facility described in Schedule 3 to this notice during the 2011 calendar year, and who possesses or who may reasonably be expected to have access to information described in Schedule 4 to this notice, shall provide the Minister of the Environment with this information no later than June 1, 2012.

Information on GHG emissions requested under this notice shall be submitted to

Minister of the Environment
Pollutant Inventories and Reporting Division
Environment Canada
Fontaine Building, 8th Floor
200 Sacré-Cœur Boulevard
Gatineau, Quebec
K1A 0H3

Enquiries concerning this notice shall be addressed to

Pollutant Inventories and Reporting Division
Environment Canada
Fontaine Building, 8th Floor
200 Sacré-Cœur Boulevard
Gatineau, Quebec
K1A 0H3
Telephone: 819-994-0684
Fax: 819-953-2347
Email: ges-ghg@ec.gc.ca

This notice applies to the calendar year 2011. Pursuant to subsection 46(8) of the Act, persons subject to this notice shall keep copies of the required information, together with any calculations, measurements and other data on which the information is based, at the facility to which the calculations, measurements and other data relate, or at the facility’s parent company, located in Canada, for a period of three years from the date the information is required to be submitted. Where the person chooses to keep the information required under the notice, together with any calculations, measurements and other data, at the facility’s parent company in Canada, that person shall inform the Minister of the civic address of that parent company.

If a person who operates a facility, with respect to which information was submitted in response to the Notice with respect to reporting of greenhouse gases (GHGs) for 2010, determines that the facility does not meet the criteria for reporting set out in this notice, the person shall notify the Minister of the Environment that the facility does not meet these criteria no later than June 1, 2012.

The Minister of the Environment intends to publish greenhouse gas emission totals by gas by facility. Pursuant to section 51 of the Act, any person subject to this notice who provides information in response to this notice may submit, with their information, a written request that it be treated as confidential based on the reasons set out in section 52 of the Act. The person requesting confidential treatment of the information shall indicate which of the reasons in section 52 of the Act applies to their request. Nevertheless, the Minister may disclose, in accordance with subsection 53(3) of the Act, information submitted in response to this notice. Every person to whom a notice is directed shall comply with the notice. A person who fails to comply with the Act is subject to the offence provision.

DAVID MORIN
Acting Director General
Science and Risk Assessment Directorate
On behalf of the Minister of the Environment

SCHEDULE 1

Greenhouse Gases

Table 1: Greenhouse Gases Subject to Mandatory Reporting

Greenhouse Gas

Formula

CAS Registry Number (see footnote †)

1.

Carbon dioxide

CO2

124-38-9

2.

Methane

CH4

74-82-8

3.

Nitrous oxide

N2O

10024-97-2

4.

Sulphur hexafluoride

SF6

2551-62-4

 Hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs)

5.

HFC-23

CHF3

75-46-7

6.

HFC-32

CH2F2

75-10-5

7.

HFC-41

CH3F

593-53-3

8.

HFC-43-10mee

C5H2F10

138495-42-8

9.

HFC-125

C2HF5

354-33-6

10.

HFC-134

C2H2F4 (Structure: CHF2CHF2)

359-35-3

11.

HFC-134a

C2H2F4 (Structure: CH2FCF3)

811-97-2

12.

HFC-143

C2H3F3 (Structure: CHF2CH2F)

430-66-0

13.

HFC-143a

C2H3F3 (Structure: CF3CH3)

420-46-2

14.

HFC-152a

C2H4F2 (Structure: CH3CHF2)

75-37-6

15.

HFC-227ea

C3HF7

431-89-0

16.

HFC-236fa

C3H2F6

690-39-1

17.

HFC-245ca

C3H3F5

679-86-7

 Perfluorocarbons (PFCs)

18.

Perfluoromethane

CF4

75-73-0

19.

Perfluoroethane

C2F6

76-16-4

20.

Perfluoropropane

C3F8

76-19-7

21.

Perfluorobutane

C4F10

355-25-9

22.

Perfluorocyclobutane

c-C4F8

115-25-3

23.

Perfluoropentane

C5F12

678-26-2

24.

Perfluorohexane

C6F14

355-42-0

Table 2: Greenhouse Gases and Global Warming Potentials (GWPs)

Greenhouse Gas

Formula

100 year GWP

1.

Carbon dioxide

CO2

1

2.

Methane

CH4

21

3.

Nitrous oxide

N2O

310

4.

Sulphur hexafluoride

SF6

23 900

 Hydrofluorocarbons (HFCs)

5.

HFC-23

CHF3

11 700

6.

HFC-32

CH2F2

650

7.

HFC-41

CH3F

150

8.

HFC-43-10mee

C5H2F10

1 300

9.

HFC-125

C2HF5

2 800

10.

HFC-134

C2H2F4 (Structure: CHF2CHF2)

1 000

11.

HFC-134a

C2H2F4 (Structure: CH2FCF3)

1 300

12.

HFC-143

C2H3F3 (Structure: CHF2CH2F)

300

13.

HFC-143a

C2H3F3 (Structure: CF3CH3)

3 800

14.

HFC-152a

C2H4F2 (Structure: CH3CHF2)

140

15.

HFC-227ea

C3HF7

2 900

16.

HFC-236fa

C3H2F6

6 300

17.

HFC-245ca

C3H3F5

560

 Perfluorocarbons (PFCs)

18.

Perfluoromethane

CF4

6 500

19.

Perfluoroethane

C2F6

9 200

20.

Perfluoropropane

C3F8

7 000

21.

Perfluorobutane

C4F10

7 000

22.

Perfluorocyclobutane

c-C4F8

8 700

23.

Perfluoropentane

C5F12

7 500

24.

Perfluorohexane

C6F14

7 400

SCHEDULE 2

Definitions

1. The following definitions apply to this notice and its schedules:

  • “biomass” means plants or plant materials, animal waste or any product made of either of these. Biomass includes wood and wood products, charcoal, and agricultural residues and wastes (including organic matter such as trees, crops, grasses, tree litter, or roots); that portion of biologically derived organic matter in municipal and industrial wastes; landfill gas; bio-alcohols; black liquor; sludge gas; and animal- or plant-derived oils. (biomasse)
  • “carbon dioxide equivalent (CO2 eq.)” means a unit of measure used to allow the addition of or the comparison between gases that have different global warming potentials (GWPs) (see footnote 1) [équivalent en dioxyde de carbone (équivalent CO2)]
  • “CAS Registry Number” means the Chemical Abstracts Service Registry Number. (see footnote 2) (numéro d’enregistrement CAS)
  • “CO2 emissions from biomass decomposition” means releases of CO2 resulting from aerobic decomposition of biomass. (émissions de CO2 provenant de la décomposition de la biomasse )
  • “contiguous facility” means all buildings, equipment, structures and stationary items that are located on a single site or on contiguous or adjacent sites and that are owned or operated by the same person and that function as a single integrated site and includes wastewater collection systems that discharge treated or untreated wastewater into surface waters. (installation contiguë)
  • “direct emissions” means releases from sources that are located at the facility. (émissions directes)
  • “facility” means a contiguous facility, a pipeline transportation system, or an offshore installation. (installation)
  • “flaring emissions” means controlled releases of gases from industrial activities, from the combustion of a gas and or liquid stream produced at the facility not for the purpose of producing energy, including releases from waste petroleum incineration, hazardous emission prevention systems (whether in pilot or active mode), well testing, natural gas gathering system, natural gas processing plant operations, crude oil production, pipeline operations, petroleum refining and chemical fertilizer and steel production. (émissions de torchage)
  • “fugitive emissions” means uncontrolled releases of gases from industrial activities, other than releases that are venting or flaring emissions, including those releases resulting from the production, processing, transmission, storage and use of solid, liquid or gaseous fuels. (émissions fugitives)
  • “GHGs” means greenhouse gases. (GES)
  • “GWP” means global warming potential. (PRP)
  • “HFCs” means hydrofluorocarbons. (HFC)
  • “industrial process emissions” means releases from an industrial process that involves chemical or physical reactions other than combustion, and the purpose of which is not to supply energy. (émissions liées aux procédés industriels)
  • “offshore installation” means an offshore drilling unit, production platform or ship, or sub-sea installation and that is attached or anchored to the continental shelf of Canada in connection with the exploitation of oil or gas. (installation extracôtière)
  • “on-site transportation emissions” means any direct releases from machinery used for the on-site transportation of substances, materials or products used in the production process. (émissions liées au transport sur le site)
  • “PFCs” means perfluorocarbons. (PFC)
  • “pipeline transportation system” means all pipelines that are owned or operated by the same person within a province or territory and that transport processed natural gas and their associated installations including storage installations but excluding straddle plants or other processing installations. (gazoducs)
  • “reporting company” means a person who operates one or more facilities that meet the reporting threshold as set out in Schedule 3 of this notice. (société déclarante)
  • “stationary fuel combustion emissions” means releases from non-vehicular combustion sources, in which fuel is burned for the purpose of producing energy. (émissions de combustion stationnaire de combustible)
  • “venting emissions” means controlled releases to the atmosphere of a waste gas, including releases of casing gas, a gas associated with a liquid (or solution gas), treater, stabilizer or dehydrator off-gas, blanket gas, and releases from pneumatic devices which use natural gas as a driver, and from compressor start-ups, pipelines and other blowdowns, and metering and regulation station control loops. (émissions d’évacuation)
  • “waste emissions” means releases that result from waste disposal sources at a facility that include landfilling of solid waste, flaring of landfill gas and waste incineration. (émissions des déchets)
  • “wastewater emissions” means releases that result from wastewater and wastewater treatment at a facility. (émissions des eaux usées)

SCHEDULE 3

Criteria for Reporting

Persons subject to this notice

1. (1) All persons who operate a facility that emits 50 000 tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalent (50 kt CO2 eq.) or more (the “reporting threshold”) of the GHGs listed in Table 1 of Schedule 1 in the 2011 calendar year shall be subject to the reporting requirements set out in this notice.

(2) If the person who operates a facility as described in this Schedule changes during the 2011 calendar year, the person who operates the facility, as of December 31, 2011, shall report for the entire 2011 calendar year by June 1, 2012. If operations at a facility are terminated during the 2011 calendar year, the last operator of that facility is required to report for the portion of the 2011 calendar year during which the facility was in operation by June 1, 2012.

2. (1) For the purposes of determining whether a facility meets or exceeds the reporting threshold described in section 1, the following equation and explanatory notes listed in subsections (2) to (4) are to be used:

Total Emissions Formula. Detailed information can be found in the surrounding text.

where

E = total emissions of a particular gas or gas species from the facility in the calendar year 2011, expressed in tonnes

GWP = global warming potential of the same gas or gas species

i = each emission source

(2) A person subject to this notice shall quantify emissions of individual species of HFCs and PFCs separately and then multiply the result for each individual species by the global warming potential for that species that is set out in Table 2 of Schedule 1.

(3) A person subject to this notice shall not include CO2 emissions from combustion of biomass in the determination of total emissions for the purposes of establishing whether a facility meets or exceeds the reporting threshold. However, the person shall quantify and report CO2 emissions from combustion of biomass as part of the greenhouse gas emissions information that is required under this notice, and the person shall indicate those emissions separately, as set out in the Reportable Information requirements in Schedule 4.

(4) A person subject to this notice shall not include CO2 emissions from biomass decomposition in the determination of total emissions for the purposes of establishing whether a facility meets or exceeds the reporting threshold.

3. A person submitting a report in respect of a facility that meets the emission criteria above shall use quantification methods for estimating emissions that are consistent with the guidelines approved for use by the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) for the preparation of National Greenhouse Gas Inventories by Annex 1 Parties (Decision 18/CP.8), and the annex to that decision contained in FCCC/CP/2002/8.

SCHEDULE 4

Reportable Information

  1. A person subject to this notice shall report the following information for each facility that meets the reporting threshold set out in Schedule 3 of this notice:
    • (a) the reporting company’s legal and trade name (if any), and federal business number (assigned by the Canada Revenue Agency) and their Dun and Bradstreet (D-U-N-S) number (if any);
    • (b) the facility name (if any) and the address of its physical location;
    • (c) the six-digit North American Industry Classification System (NAICS) Canada code;
    • (d) the National Pollutant Release Inventory identification number (if any);
    • (e) the name, position, mailing address and telephone number of the person submitting the information that is required under this notice;
    • (f) the name, position, mailing address and telephone number of the public contact (if any);
    • (g) the name, position, mailing address and telephone number of the authorized signing officer signing the Statement of Certification pursuant to section 4; and
    • (h) the legal names of the Canadian parent companies (if any), their civic addresses, their percentage of ownership of the reporting company (where available), their federal business number and their Dun and Bradstreet (D-U-N-S) number (if any).
  2. For each of the GHGs listed in Table 1 of Schedule 1, a person subject to this notice shall report the following information for each facility that meets the reporting threshold set out in Schedule 3 of this notice:
    • (a) the total quantity in tonnes of direct emissions of carbon dioxide, in each of the following source categories: stationary fuel combustion emissions, industrial process emissions, venting emissions, flaring emissions, fugitive emissions, on-site transportation emissions, waste emissions, and wastewater emissions. The person subject to this notice shall not include CO2 emissions from biomass combustion in the above source categories, but shall report these emissions separately;
    • (b) the total quantity in tonnes of direct emissions of methane and nitrous oxide, in each of the following source categories: stationary fuel combustion emissions, industrial process emissions, venting emissions, flaring emissions, fugitive emissions, on-site transportation emissions, waste emissions, and wastewater emissions. The person subject to this notice shall include CH4 and N2O emissions from biomass combustion in the above source categories;
    • Note: Table 3, below, provides a table for reporting of these gases.
    • Table 3: Table for Reporting Certain GHGs by Source Category

      Gas

      Source Categories

      Stationary Fuel Combustion

      Industrial Process

      Venting

      Flaring

      Carbon dioxide (excluding that from biomass combustion, which is to be reported separately)

       

         

       

      Methane

       

         

       

      Nitrous oxide

       

         

       

      Total

       

         

       


      Gas

      Source Categories

      Fugitive

      On-site Transportation

      Waste

      Wastewater

      Carbon dioxide (excluding that from biomass combustion, which is to be reported separately)

       

       

       

       

      Methane

       

       

       

       

      Nitrous oxide

       

       

       

       

      Total

       

       

       

       


    • (c) in instances where industrial process emissions are produced in combination with emissions from fuel combusted for energy purposes, the person subject to this notice shall report the emissions according to the purpose of the activity: if the purpose of the activity is energy production, the emissions shall be reported as stationary fuel combustion emissions; however, if the purpose of the activity is an industrial process rather than energy production, the emissions shall be reported as industrial process emissions. (see footnote 3)
    • (d) the total quantity in tonnes of direct emissions of sulphur hexafluoride, hydrofluorocarbons by individual species, and perfluorocarbons by individual species, from industrial processes and industrial product use; and
    • (e) the method of estimation used to determine the quantities reported pursuant to paragraphs (a), (b) and (d) chosen from monitoring or direct measurement, mass balance, emission factors, or engineering estimates.
  3. CO2 emissions from biomass decomposition are not to be reported.
  4. The reported information is to include a Statement of Certification, signed by an authorized signing officer, indicating that the information submitted is true, accurate and complete.
  5. If the reported information is subject to a request for confidentiality pursuant to section 51 of the Act, the person subject to this notice shall identify which information is subject to the request and the reasons for the request in accordance with section 52 of the Act.

EXPLANATORY NOTE

(This note is not part of the notice.)

In March of 2004, the Government of Canada initiated a phased approach to the collection of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions and related information. The program was launched through the publication of the first Canada Gazette notice in March 2004, which set out basic reporting requirements. This notice is the eighth in a series of notices requiring the reporting of greenhouse gas emissions. This notice is part of Canada’s effort to develop, through a collaborative process with provinces and territories, a harmonized reporting system that will meet the information needs of all levels of government, provide Canadians with reliable and timely information on GHG emissions and support the development of regulations.

Information to be reported on greenhouse gas emissions outlined in this notice is collected via Environment Canada’s Single Window Reporting (SWR) system that was launched in March 2010. The SWR system currently collects data for the National Pollutant Release Inventory and its partners (Toxics Reduction Act, 2009, of Ontario, Ontario Regulation 127/01, Chemistry Industry Association of Canada NERM Survey, and CCME National Framework for Petroleum Refinery Emission Reductions), Environment Canada’s Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reporting Program, and GHG reporting for British Columbia, Alberta, and Ontario. The SWR system is currently being considered for GHG reporting by other provinces. The use of a single system to report GHG emissions helps to reduce the reporting burden on industry, and the overall cost to government. The system requires industry to submit information that is common to multiple jurisdictions once, but also accommodates reporting requirements and thresholds that are jurisdiction specific.

Compliance with the Act is mandatory. Subsection 272(1) of the Act provides that

272. (1) Every person commits an offence who contravenes

  • (a) a provision of this Act or the regulations;
  • (b) an obligation or a prohibition arising from this Act or the regulations;
  • (c) an order or a direction made under this Act;

Subsection 272(2) of the Act provides that

272. (2) Every person who commits an offence under subsection (1) is liable

  • (a) on conviction on indictment, to a fine of not more than $1,000,000 or to imprisonment for a term of not more than three years, or to both; and
  • (b) on summary conviction, to a fine of not more than $300,000 or to imprisonment for a term of not more than six months, or to both.

Furthermore, with respect to providing false or misleading information, subsection 273(1) of the Act provides that

273. (1) Every person commits an offence who, with respect to any matter related to this Act or the regulations,

  • (a) provides any person with any false or misleading information, results or samples; or
  • (b) files a document that contains false or misleading information.

Subsection 273(2) of the Act provides that

273. (2) Every person who commits an offence under subsection (1) is liable

  • (a) on conviction on indictment, to a fine of not more than $1,000,000 or to imprisonment for a term of not more than three years, or to both, if the offence is committed knowingly;
  • (b) on summary conviction, to a fine of not more than $300,000 or to imprisonment for a term of not more than six months, or to both, if the offence is committed knowingly;

  • (c) on conviction on indictment, to a fine of not more than $500,000 or to imprisonment for a term of not more than three years, or to both, if the offence is committed negligently; and
  • (d) on summary conviction, to a fine of not more than $200,000 or to imprisonment for a term of not more than six months, or to both, if the offence is committed negligently.

The Environmental Enforcement Act, chapter 14 of the Statutes of Canada, 2009, will amend the above provisions when section 72 of the Environmental Enforcement Act comes into force. The above provisions of the Act have been reproduced for convenience of reference only. If there is any variance between the above provisions and the wording of the Act, the official version of the Act prevails. For all purposes of interpreting and applying the law, readers should consult the official versions of Acts of Parliament.

For additional information on the Act and the Compliance and Enforcement Policy for the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 and on applicable penalties, please contact the Enforcement Branch at enforcement.environmental@ec.gc.ca. A copy of the Policy is available at the following Internet site: www.ec.gc.ca/CEPAregistry/policies.

An electronic copy of this notice is available at the following Internet addresses: www.ec.gc.ca/CEPAregistry/notices or www.ec.gc.ca/ges-ghg.

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DEPARTMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENT

MIGRATORY BIRDS CONVENTION ACT, 1994

Notice with respect to temporary possession of migratory birds

In order to conduct a survey for avian viruses, the Canadian Minister of the Environment has issued a notice under the authority of section 36 of the Migratory Birds Regulations to vary the application of paragraph 6(b) of the Migratory Bird Regulations to allow for the temporary possession of found-dead migratory birds. A person is permitted to temporarily possess dead migratory birds to allow for “swift delivery” of such birds to provincial or territorial authorities for analysis. In all other circumstances, a prohibition against possessing the carcass of a migratory bird remains in effect. This notice comes into force for a period of one year from September 6, 2011. The Government of Canada is responsible, under the Migratory Birds Convention Act, 1994, for ensuring that populations of migratory birds are maintained, protected and conserved.

The Canadian Cooperative Wildlife Health Centre coordinates Canada’s Interagency Wild Bird Influenza Survey. Information on where to submit found-dead migratory birds is available by viewing the Canadian Cooperative Wildlife Health Centre Web site at www.ccwhc.ca/contact_us.php or by telephoning 1-800-567-2033. Guidance on precautions for the handling of wild birds is available from the Public Health Agency of Canada on its Web site: www.phac-aspc.gc.ca/influenza/fs-hwb-fr-mos-eng.php.

September 6, 2011

VIRGINIA PORTER
Director General
Canadian Wildlife Service

DEPARTMENT OF INDUSTRY

OFFICE OF THE REGISTRAR GENERAL

Appointments

Name and position

Order in Council

Al-Yassini, Ayman

2011-913

Canadian Race Relations Foundation

 

Executive Director

 

Government of Manitoba

2011-905

Administrators

 

Steel, The Hon. Freda M.

 

November 16 to November 18, 2011

 

Monnin, The Hon. Michel

 

October 22 to November 6, 2011

 

Oliphant, The Hon. Jeffrey

 

September 20 to September 27, 2011

 

Jauvin, Nicole

2011-909

Special Adviser to the Minister of Health with respect to the Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency

 

Jones, Bill

2011-912

Special adviser to the Minister of National Revenue to be styled Deputy Commissioner of Revenue designate

 

Swords, Colleen

2011-910

Associate Deputy Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development to be concurrently interim President of the Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency

 

Sylvester, Peter

2011-911

Associate Deputy Minister of Citizenship and Immigration

 

September 23, 2011

DIANE BÉLANGER
Official Documents Registrar

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DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY AND EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS

CRIMINAL CODE

Revocation of designation as fingerprint examiner

Pursuant to subsection 667(5) of the Criminal Code, I hereby revoke the designation of the following persons of the Saskatoon Police Service as a fingerprint examiners:

Richard Grosy

Don MacEwan

Marvin Mawson

Ottawa, September 13, 2011

RICHARD WEX
Assistant Deputy Minister
Law Enforcement and Policing Branch

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DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC WORKS AND GOVERNMENT SERVICES

EXPROPRIATION ACT

Notice of intention to expropriate — Belleville, Ontario

Notice is hereby given that all interests in land in certain parts of Lot 26, Concession 1, geographic Township of Thurlow, in the City of Belleville, County of Hastings, being more particularly described as Parts 1, 2 and 3 on Plan 21R-23352 received by and deposited at the Belleville Land Registry Office (Hastings No. 21) under the Land Titles Act of Ontario, save and except for an easement over Part 2 on Plan 21R-23352 in favour of the Hydro-Electric Power Commission of Ontario, as described in a certain indenture registered on the 17th day of May, 1933, in the Registry Office for the Registry Division of the County of Hastings, as instrument number THD8282, are required by VIA Rail Canada Inc. for the purposes of its railway.

It is intended that the aforementioned interests be expropriated by Her Majesty in right of Canada.

Any person who objects to the intended expropriation of the above-mentioned interests may, at any time within 30 days after the day upon which this Notice of Intention to Expropriate is published in the Canada Gazette, forward by registered mail to, or leave at, the Office of the Minister of Public Works and Government Services, Attention: Regional Manager, Real Estate Services, Joseph Shepard Building, 4900 Yonge Street, 12th Floor, Toronto, Ontario M2N 6A6 or Director General, Accommodation, Portfolio Management and Real Estate Services, Portage III, 8B1-202, 11 Laurier Street, Gatineau, Quebec K1A 0S5, an objection in writing stating the name and address of such person and indicating the nature of his or her objection, the grounds on which his or her objection is based and the nature of his or her interest in the matter of the intended expropriation.

Further information may be obtained from Bob Brick, Regional Manager, Real Estate Services, Joseph Shepard Building, 4900 Yonge Street, 12th Floor, Toronto, Ontario M2N 6A6, 416-512-5790 (telephone).

RONA AMBROSE
Minister of Public Works and
Government Services

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  • Footnote 1
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    This distinction is in accordance with that provided by the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC). Source: Revised 1996 Guidelines for National Greenhouse Gas Inventories: Reference Manual, IPCC, IPCC WGI Technical Support Unit, Bracknell, United Kingdom, 1997, p. 2.1.
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