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GOVERNMENT NOTICES

BANK OF CANADA

PAYMENT CLEARING AND SETTLEMENT ACT

Notice of designation to the Canadian Derivatives Clearing Corporation

Under subsection 4(1) of the Payment Clearing and Settlement Act (the “Act”), where the Governor of the Bank of Canada is of the opinion that a clearing and settlement system may be operated in such a manner as to pose systemic risk, the Governor may, if the Minister of Finance is of the opinion that it is in the public interest to do so, designate the clearing and settlement system as a system that is subject to Part Ⅰ of the Act.

The Canadian Derivatives Clearing Corporation (CDCC) issues, clears, and acts as a central counterparty for all derivative contracts traded on the Montréal Exchange (MX), and for CDCC’s new cash fixed income and repo central counterparty service. CDCC’s clearing and settlement system, the Canadian Derivatives Clearing Service (CDCS), is an eligible system under the Act since it has at least three participants (at least one of which is a bank), clearing and settlement is in Canadian dollars, and ultimate settlement of payment obligations takes place on the books of the Bank of Canada.

I am of the opinion that CDCS may be operated in such a manner as to pose systemic risk and therefore should be designated as subject to Part Ⅰ of the Act. The Minister of Finance is of the opinion that it would be in the public interest to designate CDCS.

Accordingly, CDCS is hereby designated pursuant to subsection 4(1) of the Act, effective the 30th day of April, 2012.

April 27, 2012

MARK CARNEY
Governor

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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. 4543-2-06722 authorizing the loading for disposal and the disposal of waste or other matter at sea is approved.

 1. Permittee: Hibernia Management and Development Company Ltd., St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador.

 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 June 4, 2012, to June 3, 2013.

 4. Loading site(s): Hibernia South excavated drill centre, Newfoundland and Labrador, at approximately 46°41.90′ N, 48°45.00′ W (NAD83), as described in Figure A-1 (March 2012) submitted in support of the permit application.

 5. Disposal site(s): Hibernia South, Newfoundland and Labrador, bounded by 46°44.50′ N, 48°43.01′ W; 46°44.48′ N, 48°42.22′ W; 46°45.04′ N, 48°42.98′ W; and 46°45.02′ N, 48°42.20′ W (NAD83), as described in Figure A-2 (March 2012) submitted in support of the permit application.

 6. Method of loading: Dredging will be carried out using a trailing suction hopper dredge.

 7. Route to disposal site(s) and method of transport: Most direct navigational route from the loading site to the disposal site, as described in Figure A-3 (March 2012) submitted in support of the permit application.

 8. Method of disposal: Disposal shall take place in accordance with the dredged material disposal plan required by paragraph 14.1 of this permit.

 9. Total quantity to be disposed of: Not to exceed 160 000 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. 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 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

  1. (a) Ms. Jayne Roma, Environmental Protection Operations Directorate, Environment Canada, Atlantic Region, Queen Square, 16th Floor, 45 Alderney Drive, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y 2N6, 902-490-0716 (fax), jayne.roma@ec.gc.ca (email);

  2. (b) Mr. Mark Dalton, Environmental Enforcement Directorate, Environment Canada, Atlantic Region, Queen Square, 16th Floor, 45 Alderney Drive, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y 2N6, 902-490-0775 (fax), mark.dalton@ec.gc.ca (email); and

  3. (c) Ms. Sara Lewis, Fisheries and Oceans Canada, P.O. Box 5667, St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador A1C 5X1, 709-772-5562 (fax), sara.lewis@dfo-mpo.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, c/o Ms. Jayne Roma, as identified in paragraph 13.1, 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.

14. Special precautions:

14.1. The Permittee shall submit a dredged material disposal plan to Ms. Jayne Roma, as identified in paragraph 13.1, for approval by Environment Canada prior to commencement of the first dredging operation authorized by this permit. The plan shall at a minimum address procedures to accurately measure or estimate quantities of dredged material disposed of at the disposal site, methods for the deposit of dredged material at the disposal site, modeling results in support of the discharge pipe method, mitigation measures in relation to loading and disposal activities, 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.

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 INDUSTRY

RADIOCOMMUNICATION ACT

Notice No. DGSO-002-12 — Consultation on a Licensing Framework for Mobile Broadband Services (MBS) — 700 MHz Band

The intent of this notice is to announce the release of the above-mentioned consultation document on a licensing framework related to the upcoming auction for Mobile Broadband Services in the 700 MHz band. In particular, the consultation seeks comments related to the licensing process, auction format and conditions of licence applicable to the 700 MHz band.

This consultation follows the March 14, 2012, release of the document titled Policy and Technical Framework: Mobile Broadband Services (MBS) — 700 MHz Band, Broadband Radio Service (BRS) — 2500 MHz Band, which sets out Industry Canada’s general policy decisions for both the band 698-806 MHz (known as the 700 MHz band) and the band 2500-2690 MHz (known as the 2500 MHz band).

Submitting comments

Respondents are requested to provide their comments in electronic format (WordPerfect, Microsoft Word or Adobe PDF) to the following email address: spectrum.auctions@ic.gc.ca.

Written submissions should be addressed to the Manager, Spectrum Auctions, Industry Canada, 300 Slater Street, Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0C8.

To ensure consideration, parties should submit their comments no later than June 25, 2012. Soon after the close of the comment period, all comments received will be posted on Industry Canada’s Spectrum Management and Telecommunications Web site at www.ic.gc.ca/spectrum.

The Department will also provide interested parties with the opportunity to reply to comments from other parties. Reply comments will be accepted until July 25, 2012.

Following the initial comment period, the Department may, at its discretion, request additional information if needed to clarify significant positions or new proposals. In such a case, the reply comment deadline would be extended.

All submissions should cite the Canada Gazette, Part Ⅰ, the publication date, the title and the notice reference number (DGSO-002-12).

Information session

In order to assist potential bidders in gaining a greater understanding of the proposed auction format and rules, Industry Canada will hold an information session on May 30, 2012. The session will provide an overview of the proposed auction format and rules for the 700 MHz auction, and may be of interest to potential bidders in the 2500 MHz auction. Details regarding the logistics and agenda for the information session are available at www.ic.gc.ca/eic/site/smt-gst.nsf/eng/sf10373.html.

Obtaining copies

Copies of this notice and of documents referred to herein are available electronically on Industry Canada’s Spectrum Management and Telecommunications Web site at www.ic.gc.ca/ spectrum.

Official versions of Canada Gazette notices can be viewed at www.gazette.gc.ca/rp-pr/p1/index-eng.html. Printed copies of the Canada Gazette can be ordered by telephoning the sales counter of Publishing and Depository Services at 613-941-5995 or 1-800-635-7943.

April 19, 2012

FIONA GILFILLAN
Director General
Spectrum Management Operations Branch

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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORT

MARINE LIABILITY ACT

Ship-source Oil Pollution Fund

Pursuant to section 110 (see footnote 1) of the Marine Liability Act (the Act) and the Marine Liability Regulations made pursuant to paragraph 110(3)(b) (see footnote 2) of the Act, the maximum aggregate liability of the Ship-source Oil Pollution Fund in respect of any particular occurrence during the fiscal year commencing April 1, 2012, will be $159,854,965.

DENIS LEBEL, P.C., M.P.
Minister of Transport, Infrastructure
and Communities

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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORT

MARINE LIABILITY ACT

Ship-source Oil Pollution Fund

Pursuant to section 113 (see footnote 3) of the Marine Liability Act (the Act) and the Marine Liability Regulations made pursuant to paragraph 113(3)(b) (see footnote 4) of the Act, the amount of the levy in respect of payments into the Ship-source Oil Pollution Fund required by subsection 112(2) (see footnote 5) of the Act would be 47.94 cents if the levy were to be imposed pursuant to subsection 114(1) (see footnote 6) of the Act during the fiscal year commencing April 1, 2012.

DENIS LEBEL, P.C., M.P.
Minister of Transport, Infrastructure
and Communities

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Footnote 1
S.C. 2001, c. 6

Footnote 2
S.C. 2001, c. 6

Footnote 3
S.C. 2001, c. 6

Footnote 4
S.C. 2001, c. 6

Footnote 5
S.C. 2001, c. 6

Footnote 6
S.C. 2001, c. 6