ARCHIVED — Vol. 145, No. 46 — November 12, 2011
HOUSE OF COMMONS
First Session, Forty-First Parliament
Standing Order 130 respecting notices of intended applications for private bills was published in the Canada Gazette, Part Ⅰ, on May 28, 2011.
For further information, contact the Private Members’ Business Office, House of Commons, Centre Block, Room 134-C, Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0A6, 613-992-6443.
Clerk of the House of Commons
INDUSTRIAL ALLIANCE PACIFIC GENERAL INSURANCE CORPORATION
Notice is hereby given that Industrial Alliance Pacific General Insurance Corporation, a property and casualty insurance company, continued as a federal company by virtue of letters patent of continuance dated July 27, 2007, issued pursuant to the provisions of the Insurance Companies Act, having its principal place of business in the City of Vancouver, in the Province of British Columbia, will apply to the Parliament of Canada, at the present session thereof or at either of the two sessions immediately following the present session, for a private Act authorizing it to apply to be continued as a corporation under the laws of the Province of Quebec.
October 17, 2011
Solicitor for the Petitioner
INDUSTRIAL ALLIANCE PACIFIC
GENERAL INSURANCE CORPORATION
2165 Broadway W
P.O. Box 5900
Vancouver, British Columbia
COMMISSIONER OF CANADA ELECTIONS
CANADA ELECTIONS ACT
This notice is published by the Commissioner of Canada Elections, pursuant to section 521 of the Canada Elections Act, S.C. 2000, c. 9.
On October 14, 2011, pursuant to section 517 of the Canada Elections Act, the Commissioner of Canada Elections entered into a compliance agreement with the New Democratic Party (hereinafter referred to as the Contracting Party), whose head office is in Ottawa, Ontario.
The Contracting Party has acknowledged that section 405.21 of the Canada Elections Act prohibits soliciting a contribution on behalf of a registered party, registered association or candidate if the person or entity soliciting the contribution makes a representation to the contributor or potential contributor that part or all of the contribution will be transferred to a person or entity other than the registered party or a candidate, leadership contestant or electoral district association.
The Contracting Party acknowledged acts that contravene section 405.21 and constitute an offence under paragraph 497(3)(f.162) of the Canada Elections Act, namely that
- information it posted online during the week of August 22, 2011, indicated that memorial donations to an organization called the Broadbent Institute could be made through a New Democratic Party donation page on the Internet;
- the donation form referred to a donation to the Broadbent Institute in memory of Jack Layton, made reference to “Cost after tax credit” and linked to information on tax credit calculation; and
- the page therefore represented that contributions to the Contracting Party would be transferred to an entity that is distinct from it.
Prior to the conclusion of the agreement, the Commissioner of Canada Elections took into account that
- the Contracting Party acknowledged and accepted responsibility for these acts;
- the Contracting Party co-operated with the Commissioner’s Office, provided information concerning the status of the Broadbent Institute and took steps on August 26, 2011, to change the solicitation and to set up an alternative means for donations to be made for the Broadbent Institute; and
- the Contracting Party undertook to provide the Commissioner with confirmation of the return to contributors of any money it received for the Broadbent Institute pursuant to the online solicitation.
October 27, 2011
WILLIAM H. CORBETT
Commissioner of Canada Elections