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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. 4543-2-03539 authorizing the loading for disposal and the disposal of waste or other matter at sea is approved.

 1. Permittee: Saltspring Island Sailing Club, Saltspring, British Columbia.

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

2.1. Nature of waste or other matter: Dredged material consisting of rock, gravel, sand, silt, clay or material typical to the approved loading site.

 3. Duration of permit: Permit is valid from January 2, 2012, to January 1, 2013.

 4. Loading site(s): Saltspring Island Sailing Club, Saltspring, British Columbia, at approximately 48°50.73′ N, 123°29.38′ W (NAD83), as submitted in support of the permit application.

 5. Disposal site(s): Porlier Pass Disposal Site, within a 0.5 nautical mile radius of 49°00.20′ N, 123°29.90′ W (NAD83).

 6. Method of loading: Loading will be carried out using cutter suction dredge, barge-mounted excavator or clamshell dredge.

 7. Route to disposal site(s) and method of transport: Most direct navigational route from the loading site(s) to the disposal site via pipeline, hopper scow, towed scow or hopper dredge.

 8. Method of disposal: Disposal will be carried out by pipeline, bottom dumping, end dumping or cutter suction dredge.

 9. Total quantity to be disposed of: Not to exceed 12 000 m3 place measure.

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. The Permittee shall ensure that records of all loading and disposal activities are kept on site for the duration of the permit and are available for inspection by any enforcement officer or analyst, for two years following the expiry of the permit.

11.3. Ships operating under the authority of this permit shall carry and display a radar-reflecting device at all times mounted on the highest practical location.

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 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 Environment Canada’s Environmental Enforcement Division, Pacific and Yukon Region, 604-666-9059 (fax) or das.pyr@ec.gc.ca (email).

13.2. The Permittee shall submit a written report to the Minister, as represented by the Regional Director of the Environmental Protection Operations Directorate, Pacific and Yukon Region, 201–401 Burrard Street, Vancouver, British Columbia V6C 3S5, 604-666-5928 (fax) or das.pyr@ec.gc.ca (email) 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.

13.3. At all times, a copy of this permit and of documents and drawings referenced in this permit shall be available at the loading site and on all powered ships directly engaged in the loading and disposal operations.

14. Special precautions:

14.1. The Permittee shall submit a written dredged material disposal plan to the Minister, as represented by the Regional Director of the Environmental Protection Operations Directorate, Pacific and Yukon Region, identified in paragraph 13.2, for approval by Environment Canada prior to commencement of the first dredging operation authorized by this permit. The plan shall address procedures to accurately measure or estimate quantities of dredged material disposed of at the disposal site, vessel tracking, and a schedule for use of the disposal site(s). Modifications to the plan shall be made only with the written approval of Environment Canada.

14.2. The loading and disposal at sea referred to under this permit shall be carried out in accordance with the mitigation measures summarized in the report titled “Environmental Assessment Report — Saltspring Island Sailing Club — 4543-2-03539” (November 2011).

DANIEL WOLFISH
Regional Director
Environmental Protection Operations Directorate
Pacific and Yukon 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 127 of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999, Disposal at Sea Permit No. 4543-2-06692 authorizing the loading for disposal and the disposal of waste or other matter at sea is approved.

 1. Permittee: Quin Sea Fisheries Limited, Old Perlican, 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 April 1, 2012, to March 31, 2013.

 4. Loading site(s): Old Perlican, Newfoundland and Labrador, at approximately 48°05.18′ N, 53°00.46′ W (NAD83).

 5. Disposal site(s): Old Perlican, within a 250 m radius of 48°06.19′ N, 53°03.23′ W (NAD83), at an approximate depth of 102 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 6 000 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 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).

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 Ms. Jayne Roma, 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

Order 2011-87-09-02 Amending the Non-domestic Substances List

Whereas, pursuant to subsections 87(1) and (5) of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 (see footnote a), the Minister of the Environment has added the substances referred to in the annexed Order to the Domestic Substances List (see footnote b);

Therefore, the Minister of the Environment, pursuant to subsections 87(1) and (5) of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 (see footnote c), hereby makes the annexed Order 2011-87-09-02 Amending the Non-domestic Substances List.

Gatineau, November 17, 2011

PETER KENT
Minister of the Environment

ORDER 2011-87-09-02 AMENDING THE NON-DOMESTIC SUBSTANCES LIST

AMENDMENTS

1. Part Ⅰ of the Non-domestic Substances List (see footnote 1) is amended by deleting the following:

  • 1071-93-8

  • 57033-22-4

  • 127312-13-4

  • 163183-04-8

2. Part Ⅱ of the List is amended by deleting the following:

10139-5

2-Propenoic acid, 2-methyl-, polymer with butyl 2-methyl-2-propenoate, butyl 2-propenoate, methyl 2-methyl-2-propenoate and 2-(2-oxo-1-heteromonocycle)ethyl 2-methyl-2-propenoate

Acide 2-méthylpropén-2-oïque polymérisé avec le 2-méthylpropén-2-oate de butyle, le propén-2-oate de butyle, le 2-méthylpropén-2-oate de méthyle et le 2-méthylpropén-2-oate de 2-(2-oxo-1-hétéromonocycle)éthyle

COMING INTO FORCE

3. This Order comes into force on the day on which Order 2011-87-09-01 Amending the Domestic Substances List comes into force.

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DEPARTMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENT

CANADIAN ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION ACT, 1999

Significant New Activity Notice No. 16503

Significant New Activity Notice
(Section 85 of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999)

Whereas the Minister of the Environment and the Minister of Health have assessed information in respect of the substance Oxirane, 2-ethyl-, polymer with Oxirane, mono-C12-14-sec-alkyl ethers, Chemical Abstracts Service Registry No. 1013910-41-2, under section 83 of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999;

Whereas the substance is not specified on the Domestic Substances List;

And whereas the Ministers suspect that a significant new activity in relation to the substance may result in the substance becoming toxic within the meaning of section 64 of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999,

Therefore, the Minister of the Environment indicates, pursuant to section 85 of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999, that subsection 81(4) of that Act applies with respect to the substance in accordance with the Annex.

PETER KENT
Minister of the Environment

ANNEX

Information Requirements

(Section 85 of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999)

  • 1. In relation to the substance Oxirane, 2-ethyl-, polymer with Oxirane, mono-C12-14-sec-alkyl ethers, a significant new activity is the use of the substance in pulp and paper production operations or textile wet processing, in a quantity greater than 2 000 kg in any one calendar year at the same facility.

  • 2. The following information must be provided to the Minister of the Environment at least 90 days before the commencement of each proposed significant new activity:

    • (a) a description of the proposed significant new activity in relation to the substance;
    • (b) the information specified in Schedule 9 to the New Substances Notification Regulations (Chemicals and Polymers);
    • (c) the information specified in item 5 of Schedule 10 to those Regulations; and
    • (d) all other information or test data concerning the substance that are in the possession of the person who intends to use the substance for the proposed significant new activity, or to which they have access, and that are relevant to determining whether the substance is toxic or capable of becoming toxic.
  • 3. The above information will be assessed within 90 days after the day on which it is received by the Minister of the Environment.

EXPLANATORY NOTE

(This explanatory note is not part of the Significant New Activity Notice.)

A Significant New Activity Notice is a legal instrument issued by the Minister of the Environment pursuant to section 85 of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999. The Significant New Activity Notice sets out the appropriate information that must be provided to the Minister for assessment prior to the commencement of a new activity as described in the Notice.

Substances that are not listed on the Domestic Substances List can be manufactured or imported only by the person who has met the requirements set out in section 81 of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999. Under section 86 of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999, in circumstances where a Significant New Activity Notice is issued for a new substance, it is the responsibility of every person who transfers the physical possession or control of the substance to notify all persons to whom the possession or control is transferred of the obligation to comply with the Significant New Activity Notice and of the obligation to notify the Minister of the Environment of any new activity and all other information as described in the Notice. It is the responsibility of the users of the substance to be aware of and comply with the Significant New Activity Notice and to submit a Significant New Activity notification to the Minister prior to the commencement of a significant new activity associated with the substance. However, as mentioned in subsection 81(6) of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999, a Significant New Activity notification is not required when the proposed new activity is regulated under an act or regulations listed on Schedule 2 to the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999.

A Significant New Activity Notice does not constitute an endorsement from Environment Canada or the Government of Canada of the substance to which it relates, or an exemption from any other laws or regulations that are in force in Canada and that may apply to this substance or activities involving the substance.

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DEPARTMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENT

CANADIAN ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION ACT, 1999

Significant New Activity Notice No. 16504

Significant New Activity Notice
(Section 85 of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999)

Whereas the Minister of the Environment and the Minister of Health have assessed information in respect of the substance Oxirane, 2-ethyl-, polymer with Oxirane, mono-C11-15-sec-alkyl ethers, Chemical Abstracts Service Registry No. 1022990-65-3, under section 83 of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999;

Whereas the substance is not specified on the Domestic Substances List;

And whereas the Ministers suspect that a significant new activity in relation to the substance may result in the substance becoming toxic within the meaning of section 64 of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999

Therefore, the Minister of the Environment indicates, pursuant to section 85 of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999, that subsection 81(4) of that Act applies with respect to the substance in accordance with the Annex.

PETER KENT
Minister of the Environment

ANNEX

Information Requirements

(Section 85 of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999)
  • 1. In relation to the substance Oxirane, 2-ethyl-, polymer with Oxirane, mono-C11-15-sec-alkyl ethers, a significant new activity is the use of the substance in pulp and paper production operations or textile wet processing, in a quantity greater than 2 000 kg in any one calendar year at the same facility.

  • 2. The following information must be provided to the Minister of the Environment at least 90 days before the commencement of each proposed significant new activity:

    • (a) a description of the proposed significant new activity in relation to the substance;
    • (b) the information specified in Schedule 9 to the New Substances Notification Regulations (Chemicals and Polymers);
    • (c) the information specified in item 5 of Schedule 10 to those Regulations; and
    • (d) all other information or test data concerning the substance that are in the possession of the person who intends to use the substance for the proposed significant new activity, or to which they have access, and that are relevant to determining whether the substance is toxic or capable of becoming toxic.
  • 3. The above information will be assessed within 90 days after the day on which it is received by the Minister of the Environment.

EXPLANATORY NOTE

(This explanatory note is not part of the Significant New Activity Notice.)

A Significant New Activity Notice is a legal instrument issued by the Minister of the Environment pursuant to section 85 of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999. The Significant New Activity Notice sets out the appropriate information that must be provided to the Minister for assessment prior to the commencement of a new activity as described in the Notice.

Substances that are not listed on the Domestic Substances List can be manufactured or imported only by the person who has met the requirements set out in section 81 of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999. Under section 86 of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999, in circumstances where a Significant New Activity Notice is issued for a new substance, it is the responsibility of every person who transfers the physical possession or control of the substance to notify all persons to whom the possession or control is transferred of the obligation to comply with the Significant New Activity Notice and of the obligation to notify the Minister of the Environment of any new activity and all other information as described in the Notice. It is the responsibility of the users of the substance to be aware of and comply with the Significant New Activity Notice and to submit a Significant New Activity notification to the Minister prior to the commencement of a significant new activity associated with the substance. However, as mentioned in subsection 81(6) of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999, a Significant New Activity notification is not required when the proposed new activity is regulated under an act or regulations listed on Schedule 2 to the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999.

A Significant New Activity Notice does not constitute an endorsement from Environment Canada or the Government of Canada of the substance to which it relates, or an exemption from any other laws or regulations that are in force in Canada and that may apply to this substance or activities involving the substance.

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DEPARTMENT OF INDUSTRY

Appointments

Name and position

Order in Council

Elliott, William J. S.

2011-1312

Special Adviser to the Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness to be styled Special Representative of INTERPOL to the United Nations

 

Orsborn, The Hon. David B.

2011-1289

Government of Newfoundland and Labrador

 

Administrator

 

November 14, 2011

 

November 25, 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 Regina Police Service as fingerprint examiners:

  • Wesley David Johnston Britton
  • Allan Forster
  • Maitland Fraser
  • Robert William Dean
  • Christine Stadel

Ottawa, November 17, 2011

RICHARD WEX
Assistant Deputy Minister
Law Enforcement and Policing Branch

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NOTICE OF VACANCY

BLUE WATER BRIDGE CANADA

Chairperson (part-time position)

The Blue Water Bridge Gateway connects Sarnia/Point Edward, Ontario and Port Huron, Michigan over the St. Clair River. The Blue Water Bridge is an essential economic link between Ontario and Michigan as well as a wider economic corridor through the United States and southerly to Mexico. This essential port of Blue Water Bridge Canada is responsible for managing the Canadian side of the Gateway, and is a leader in expanding border capacity and in establishing innovative and effective key practices for managing a Canadian border crossing. With traffic volume averaging 13 000 vehicles per day, and as many as 16 000 cars and 5 500 trucks crossing on a busy day, the Gateway is the second largest commercial crossing between Canada and the United States. The Gateway supports the transport of over $42.7 billion worth of commercial goods a year and is a significant contributor to the economy of Ontario as well as to the larger Canadian economy.

The Chairperson reports to Parliament through the Minister of Transport, Infrastructure and Communities and is responsible for the oversight of the Corporation’s activities and providing strategic policy direction for Blue Water Bridge Canada and presiding over the activities of the Board of Directors.

The successful candidate should have a degree from a recognized university with acceptable specialization in business administration, public administration, commerce, finance, economics or some other specialty relevant to the position, or an acceptable combination of education, training and/or experience. The preferred candidate will have significant experience serving on Boards of Directors of major public and/or private corporations preferably as a Chairperson, as well as experience with modern corporate governance and best practices. Experience in a large organization, preferably with large multi-modal transportation networks, including bridges and international crossings, is required. The chosen candidate must have significant experience dealing with different levels of government, preferably with senior officials.

The selected candidate must have knowledge of the mandate of Blue Water Bridge Canada, its legislative framework and activities, as well as knowledge of the roles and responsibilities of a Chairperson, including the fundamental responsibilities to the Government of Canada as shareholder. Knowledge of strategic corporate planning, monitoring and evaluation of corporate performance, as well as knowledge of political and public policy environments, processes and best practices is required. The preferred candidate must have knowledge of human resources and financial management. The selected candidate must also have knowledge of the Canada-U.S. relationship, particularly as it relates to international crossings in the context of heightened security concerns. An appreciation for and sensitivity to aboriginal customs, methods of business, mandates and objectives in land claims and archaeology issues are necessary.

The Chairperson must be an individual of integrity and sound judgment, be adaptable and tactful, and possess superior leadership and interpersonal skills. The preferred candidate must have the ability to develop effective working relationships with different levels of Government as well as Blue Water Bridge Canada’s partners and stakeholders. The ability to anticipate emerging issues and develop strategies to enable the Board to seize opportunities and resolve problems is essential. The preferred candidate must have the ability to foster debate and discussions among Board members, facilitate consensus and manage conflicts. The successful candidate will adhere to high ethical standards and must demonstrate strong leadership and managerial skills to ensure the Board conducts its work effectively. Superior communications skills, both written and oral, and have the ability to act as a spokesperson in dealing with the media, public institutions, governments and other organizations is required.

Proficiency in both official languages would be an asset.

Prospective candidates should note that, pursuant to the Blue Water Bridge Act, members of the Blue Water Bridge Authority, including the Chairperson, serve without remuneration but are entitled to be reimbursed out of the revenues of Blue Water Bridge Canada for travel, living and other necessary expenses incurred by them in the performance of their duties.

The preferred candidate must comply with the Ethical and Political Activity Guidelines for Public Office Holders. The guidelines are available on the Governor in Council Appointments Web site, under “Reference Material,” 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 http://ciec-ccie.gc.ca.

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.

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.

Further details about the organization and its activities can be found on the Web site at www.bwba.org.

Interested candidates should forward their curriculum vitae by December 16, 2011, to the Assistant Secretary to the Cabinet (Senior Personnel), Privy Council Office, 59 Sparks Street, 1st Floor, Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0A3, 613-957-5006 (fax), GICA-NGEC@bnet.pco-bcp.gc.ca (email).

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

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NOTICE OF VACANCY

LIBRARY OF PARLIAMENT

Parliamentary librarian (full-time position)

Salary range: $143,600–$168,900

Location: National Capital Region

Holding a special place in Canadian history, the Library of Parliament is the last remaining part of the original Parliament building, the Centre Block, on Parliament Hill. It is a fully functioning library whose collection and services support the activities and decisions of Canada’s democratic Parliament. The control and management of the Library rests with the Parliamentary Librarian, who is appointed by the Governor in Council.

The Parliamentary Librarian has the rank of a deputy head of a department and reports directly to the Speaker of the Senate and the Speaker of the House of Commons. He or she is responsible for ensuring the maintenance of extensive and pertinent collections to support Parliamentarians in their functions as law-makers, overseers and representatives. The Parliamentary Librarian must also ensure that information concerning the Parliament of Canada is available to the public.

The successful candidate should possess a graduate degree in Library and Information Science or a combination of experience and education in a related field. The suitable candidate should have significant leadership experience at a senior executive level, preferably in a public sector context, including managing human and financial resources. Experience in fostering and developing a leading-edge research and information management environment is required. The ideal candidate will possess experience building and sustaining effective relationships with clients and diverse stakeholders. Experience working in a parliamentary or legislative environment would be considered an asset.

The chosen candidate should be knowledgeable of the Library of Parliament’s mandate, challenges and accountabilities as well as the legislation and the context in which the Library operates. Knowledge of trends and developments in information and knowledge management in an analog and digital environment is essential. He or she should also possess an understanding of the concepts, principles, practices and current trends in research and library management. An understanding of the Parliament of Canada and Canadian parliamentary democracy is necessary.

The qualified candidate should have the ability to provide vision, leadership and strategic direction needed for the Library of Parliament to attain its mandate and objectives in a complex accountability environment. The ability to develop and implement policies, procedures and controls to ensure the effective management and stewardship of human, financial and material resources is essential. In addition to having the capacity to engage national and international communities of interest, the selected candidate should also be able to foster a client-oriented environment for Parliamentarians and diverse stakeholders.

The successful candidate should be a conceptual and strategic thinker, as well as be able to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with Parliamentarians and diverse stakeholders. The suitable candidate should possess sound judgement and excellent interpersonal skills. He or she should have an interest and commitment to public outreach and education, and also be innovative, tactful, diplomatic and flexible. The chosen candidate should also be action-oriented and possess initiative, integrity and impartiality.

Proficiency in both official languages is essential.

The successful candidate must be prepared to relocate to the National Capital Region or to a location within reasonable commuting distance.

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 and Political Activity Guidelines for Public Office Holders. The guidelines are available on the Governor in Council Appointments Web site, under “Reference Material,” 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 http://ciec-ccie.gc.ca.

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.

Further details about the Library of Parliament and its activities can be found on the Parliament of Canada Web site at www.parl.gc.ca/About/Library/VirtualLibrary/index-e.asp.

Should you be interested in learning more about this leadership opportunity, please visit www.renaudfoster.com for the full job specification. To apply in confidence, please forward your curriculum vitae and a letter of introduction to tfoster@renaudfoster. com or npoirier@renaudfoster.com. All submissions will be acknowledged.

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 Publishing and Depository Services, 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

Wells Fargo Bank, National Association — Order permitting a foreign bank to establish a branch in Canada

Pursuant to subsection 524(1) of the Bank Act, the Minister of Finance made an order on October 21, 2011, permitting Wells Fargo Bank, National Association to establish a branch in Canada to carry on business in Canada under the name Wells Fargo Bank, National Association, Canadian Branch.

November 18, 2011

JULIE DICKSON
Superintendent of Financial Institutions

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OFFICE OF THE SUPERINTENDENT OF FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS

TRUST AND LOAN COMPANIES ACT

B2B Trustco — Letters patent of incorporation

Notice is hereby given of the issuance on November 2, 2011, pursuant to section 21 of the Trust and Loan Companies Act, of letters patent incorporating B2B Trustco.

November 18, 2011

JULIE DICKSON
Superintendent of Financial Institutions

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TREASURY BOARD SECRETARIAT

PUBLIC SERVICE SUPERANNUATION REGULATIONS

CANADIAN FORCES SUPERANNUATION REGULATIONS

ROYAL CANADIAN MOUNTED POLICE SUPERANNUATION REGULATIONS

Quarterly rates

In accordance with subsections 46(3) of the Public Service Superannuation Regulations, 36(3) of the Canadian Forces Superannuation Regulations and 30(3) of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police Superannuation Regulations, the quarterly rates used for calculating interest for the purpose of subsection (1) of each of the corresponding sections are as follows:

As of:

December 31, 2010

1.5700%

March 31, 2011

1.5518%

June 30, 2011

1.4828%

September 30, 2011

1.4627%

TONY CLEMENT
President

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