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COMMISSIONS

CANADA REVENUE AGENCY

INCOME TAX ACT

Revocation of registration of charities

Following a request from the charities listed below to have their status as a charity revoked, the following notice of intention to revoke was sent:

“Notice is hereby given, pursuant to paragraph 168(1)(a) of the Income Tax Act, that I propose to revoke the registration of the charities listed below and that by virtue of paragraph 168(2)(a) thereof, the revocation of the registration is effective on the date of publication of this notice in the Canada Gazette.”

Business Number

Name/Address

107614968RR0001

LES BOURGEONS DE LA MITIS, MONT-JOLI (QC)

140707431RR0001

MAISON ST-ANDRÉ ABITIBI-OUEST, LA SARRE (QC)

890884950RR0001

LE MONT D’OR/THE GOLDEN PEAK, FORT-COULONGE (QC)

CATHY HAWARA
Director General
Charities Directorate

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CANADIAN INTERNATIONAL TRADE TRIBUNAL

COMMENCEMENT OF PRELIMINARY INJURY INQUIRY

Carbon steel welded pipe

The Canadian International Trade Tribunal (the Tribunal) hereby gives notice that, pursuant to subsection 34(2) of the Special Import Measures Act (SIMA), the Tribunal has initiated a preliminary injury inquiry (Preliminary Injury Inquiry No. PI-2012-003) to determine whether the evidence discloses a reasonable indication that the dumping of carbon steel welded pipe, commonly identified as standard pipe, in the nominal size range from 1/2 inch up to and including 6 inches (12.7 mm to 168.3 mm in outside diameter) inclusive, in various forms and finishes, usually supplied to meet ASTM A53, ASTM A135, ASTM A252, ASTM A589, ASTM A795, ASTM F1083 or Commercial Quality, or AWWA C200-97 or equivalent specifications, including water well casing, piling pipe, sprinkler pipe and fencing pipe, but excluding oil and gas line pipe made to API specifications exclusively, originating in or exported from Chinese Taipei, the Republic of India, the Sultanate of Oman, the Republic of Korea, Thailand, the Republic of Turkey and the United Arab Emirates and the subsidizing of the above-mentioned goods from the Republic of India, the Sultanate of Oman and the United Arab Emirates (the subject goods) have caused injury or retardation or are threatening to cause injury, as these words are defined in SIMA.

The Tribunal’s preliminary injury inquiry will be conducted by way of written submissions. Each person or government wishing to participate in the preliminary injury inquiry must file a notice of participation with the Secretary on or before May 30, 2012. Each counsel who intends to represent a party in the preliminary injury inquiry must file a notice of representation, as well as a declaration and undertaking, with the Secretary on or before May 30, 2012.

Submissions by parties opposed to the complaint must be filed not later than noon, on June 14, 2012. The complainants may make submissions in response to the submissions of parties opposed to the complaint not later than noon, on June 22, 2012. At that time, parties in support of the complaint may also make submissions to the Tribunal. All submissions must be filed with the Tribunal in 25 copies.

In accordance with section 46 of the Canadian International Trade Tribunal Act, a person who provides information to the Tribunal and who wishes some or all of the information to be kept confidential must, among other things, submit a non-confidential edited version or summary of the information designated as confidential, or a statement indicating why such a summary cannot be made.

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

Further details regarding this preliminary injury inquiry, including the schedule of key events, are contained in the documents entitled “Additional Information” and “Preliminary Injury Inquiry Schedule”, appended to the notice of commencement of preliminary injury inquiry, available on the Tribunal’s Web site at www.citt-tcce.gc.ca.

Ottawa, May 15, 2012

GILLIAN BURNETT
Acting Secretary

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CANADIAN RADIO-TELEVISION AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION

NOTICE TO INTERESTED PARTIES

The Commission posts on its Web site the decisions, notices of consultation and regulatory policies that it publishes, as well as information bulletins and orders. On April 1, 2011, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission Rules of Practice and Procedure came into force. As indicated in Part 1 of these Rules, some broadcasting applications are posted directly on the Commission’s Web site, www.crtc.gc.ca, under “Part 1 Applications.”

To be up to date on all ongoing proceedings, it is important to regularly consult “Today’s Releases” on the Commission’s Web site, which includes daily updates to notices of consultation that have been published and ongoing proceedings, as well as a link to Part 1 applications.

The following documents are abridged versions of the Commission’s original documents. The original documents contain a more detailed outline of the applications, including the locations and addresses where the complete files for the proceeding may be examined. These documents are posted on the Commission’s Web site and may also be examined at the Commission’s offices and public examination rooms. Furthermore, all documents relating to a proceeding, including the notices and applications, are posted on the Commission’s Web site under “Public Proceedings.”

CANADIAN RADIO-TELEVISION AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION

PART 1 APPLICATIONS

The following applications were posted on the Commission’s Web site between May 11, 2012, and May 16, 2012:

MZ Media Inc.
Collingwood, Ontario
2012-0548-5
Technical amendment for the new specialty FM radio station to serve Collingwood, Ontario, approved in part in Broadcasting Decision CRTC 2012-123, February 29, 2012
Deadline for submission of interventions, comments and/or answers: June 11, 2012

Georgina Island First Nations Communications
Georgina Island, Ontario
2012-0562-5
Technical amendment for CFGI-FM
Deadline for submission of interventions, comments and/or answers: June 11, 2012

Jim Pattison Broadcast Group Limited Partnership
Vancouver, British Columbia
2012-0563-3
Technical amendment for CKPK-FM
Deadline for submission of interventions, comments and/or answers: June 14, 2012

Rogers Broadcasting Limited
Sudbury, Ontario
2012-0580-8
Technical amendment for CJRQ-FM
Deadline for submission of interventions, comments and/or answers: June 15, 2012

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CANADIAN RADIO-TELEVISION AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION

NOTICES OF CONSULTATION

2012-288 May 14, 2012

Call for comments on proposed amendments to the Broadcasting Distribution Regulations — Provisions relating to local expression

The Commission calls for comments on amendments to the Broadcasting Distribution Regulations in order to implement certain determinations relating to the mechanism for the funding of local expression by broadcasting distribution undertakings adopted by the Commission in Revised approach regarding contributions by broadcasting distribution undertakings to local expression, Broadcasting Regulatory Policy CRTC 2012-154, March 15, 2012. The deadline for the receipt of comments is June 11, 2012.

REGULATIONS AMENDING THE BROADCASTING DISTRIBUTION REGULATIONS

AMENDMENT

1. Subsection 34(4) of the Broadcasting Distribution Regulations (see footnote 1) is replaced by the following:

(4) The following definitions apply in this subsection and in subsections (5) to (7).

“adjusted 2010 contribution” means the lesser of the following amounts adjusted yearly for inflation based on the Consumer Price Index, as reported for the period ending December 31 of the previous calendar year:

  1. (a) 2% of the licensee’s gross revenues derived from broadcasting activities in the 2010 broadcast year, and

  2. (b) the licensee’s actual contribution to local expression in the 2010 broadcast year. (contribution 2010 rajustée)

“Consumer Price Index” means the annual average all-items Consumer Price Index for Canada (not seasonally adjusted) that is published by Statistics Canada. (indice des prix à la consommation)

“threshold year” means the first broadcast year after August 31, 2012, in which 1.5% of a licensee’s gross revenues derived from broadcasting activities is equal to or greater than the licensee’s adjusted 2010 contribution. (année de seuil)

“2010 broadcast year” means the broadcast year ending August 31, 2010. (année de radiodiffusion 2010)

“2010 licensee” means a licensee that held a licence in respect of a licensed area for the entire 2010 broadcast year. (titulaire de 2010)

(5) Except as otherwise provided under a condition of its licence, if a licensee distributes its own community programming on the community channel in the licensed area, the licensee shall make, for each broadcast year, a contribution to Canadian programming that is equal to 5% of its gross revenues derived from broadcasting activities in the broadcast year less any allowable contribution to local expression made by the licensee in that broadcast year.

(6) In subsection (5), “allowable contribution to local expression” means

  1. (a) in respect of a 2010 licensee,

    1. (i) for each broadcast year before the threshold year, a maximum contribution to local expression that is equal to the lesser of

      1. (A) 2% of the licensee’s gross revenues derived from broadcasting activities in the broadcast year, and

      2. (B) the licensee’s adjusted 2010 contribution, and
    2. (ii) for the threshold year and for each subsequent broadcast year, a maximum contribution to local expression that is equal to 1.5% of the licensee’s gross revenues derived from broadcasting activities in the broadcast year; and
  2. (b) in respect of a licensee other than a 2010 licensee, for each broadcast year, a maximum contribution to local expression that is equal to 1.5% of the licensee’s gross revenues derived from broadcasting activities in the broadcast year.

(7) For each broadcast year in the remainder of the term of any licence that is in effect on September 1, 2012, the allowable contribution to local expression referred to in subsection (5) may include an additional contribution if it is directed to closed captioning for local expression and

  1. (a) in the case of a 2010 licensee, that additional contribution does not exceed the lesser of

    1. (i) 2% of the licensee’s gross revenues derived from broadcasting activities in the broadcast year less the licensee’s adjusted 2010 contribution, and

    2. (ii) 0.5% of the licensee’s gross revenues derived from broadcasting activities in the broadcast year; and
  2. (b) in the case of a licensee other than a 2010 licensee, that additional contribution does not exceed 0.5% of the licensee’s gross revenues derived from broadcasting activities in the broadcast year.

COMING INTO FORCE

2. These Regulations come into force on September 1, 2012.

2012-295 May 17, 2012

Notice of applications received

Across Canada
Deadline for submission of interventions, comments and/or answers: June 18, 2012

The Commission has received the following applications:

  1. Rogers Communications Inc. and BCE Inc., on behalf of Toronto Maple Leafs Network Ltd., Toronto Raptors Network Ltd., Gol TV (Canada) Ltd. and 2256247 Ontario Limited
    Across Canada
    Applications for authority to effect a two-step transaction that would result in a change in the effective control of the licensees to 8047286 Canada Inc. (8047286 Canada), a corporation jointly controlled by RCI and BCE.

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CANADIAN RADIO-TELEVISION AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION

DECISIONS

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

2012-292 May 17, 2012

Various licensees
Across Canada

Approved — Renewal of the broadcasting licences for various national and regional video-on-demand services.

Approved — Requests by Videotron Ltd. and 9227-2590 Québec inc., partners in a general partnership carrying on business as Videotron G.P. and by Videon Cablesystems Inc. relating to the expansion of their authorized service areas.

Denied — Various requests made by certain licensees indicated in the decision, for exceptions to the conditions of licence set out in Standard requirements for video-on-demand undertakings, Broadcasting Regulatory Policy CRTC 2011-59, January 31, 2011.

Denied — Request by Saskatchewan Telecommunications to delete the condition of licence relating to the Independent Programming Committee for its video-on-demand service.

2012-293 May 17, 2012

Canyon.TV, Incorporated
Across Canada

Approved — Application for a broadcasting licence to operate a national video-on-demand service.

2012-294 May 17, 2012

Evan Kosiner, on behalf of a corporation to be incorporated
Across Canada

Approved — Application for a broadcasting licence to operate a national video-on-demand service.

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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 Jeffrey Brown, Capital/Environmental Officer (PM-4), Department of Indian Affairs and Northern Development, Fort Qu’Appelle, Saskatchewan, to be a candidate, before and during the election period, for the position of Councillor for the Town of Fort Qu’Appelle, Saskatchewan, in a municipal election to be held on October 24, 2012.

May 16, 2012

KATHY NAKAMURA
Director General
Political Activities and
Non-Partisanship Directorate

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Footnote 1
SOR/97-555