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COMMISSIONS

CANADA REVENUE AGENCY

INCOME TAX ACT

Revocation of registration of a charity

The following notice of proposed revocation was sent to the charity listed below revoking it for failure to meet the parts of the Income Tax Act as listed in this notice:

“Notice is hereby given, pursuant to paragraph 168(1)(b) and to subsections 168(2) and 248(1) of the Income Tax Act, that I propose to revoke the registration of the organization listed below and that the revocation of the registration is effective on the date of publication of this notice.”

Business Number

Name/Address

886338086RR0001

INSTITUTE FOR GLOBAL ETHICS (CANADA)/
INSTITUT D’ÉTHIQUES MONDIALES (CANADA), ROCKPORT, ME, U.S.A.

CATHY HAWARA
Director General
Charities Directorate

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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

104798152RR0001

SERVICE À LA COMMUNAUTÉ DU ROUSSEAU INC., RAWDON (QC)

138896840RR0001

ENTRE-TIENS DE LA HAUTE-GASPÉSIE CORPORATION D’AIDE À DOMICILE, SAINTE-ANNE-DES-MONTS (QC)

893647651RR0001

AIDE-MAISON VALLÉE DE LA MATAPÉDIA, AMQUI (QC)

CATHY HAWARA
Director General
Charities Directorate

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CANADIAN INTERNATIONAL TRADE TRIBUNAL

EXPIRY OF ORDER

Carbon steel pipe nipples and adaptor fittings

The Canadian International Trade Tribunal (the Tribunal) hereby gives notice, pursuant to subsection 76.03(2) of the Special Import Measures Act (SIMA), that its order made on July 15, 2008, in Expiry Review No. RR-2007-003, continuing the finding made on July 16, 2003, in Inquiry No. NQ-2002-004, and as amended on June 8, 2007, in Interim Review No. RD-2006-006, concerning the dumping of carbon steel pipe nipples and adaptor fittings, in nominal diameters up to and including 6 inches or the metric equivalents, originating in or exported from the People’s Republic of China, is scheduled to expire (Expiry No. LE-2012-002) on July 14, 2013. Under SIMA, findings of injury or threat of injury and the associated special protection in the form of anti-dumping or countervailing duties expire five years from the date of the last order or finding, unless an expiry review has been initiated before that date.

The Tribunal’s expiry proceeding will be conducted by way of written submissions. Any firm, organization, person or government wishing to participate as a party in these proceedings must file a notice of participation with the Secretary on or before September 26, 2012. Each counsel who intends to represent a party in these proceedings must also file a notice of representation, as well as a declaration and undertaking, with the Secretary on or before September 26, 2012.

Parties requesting or opposing the initiation of an expiry review of the said order shall file their written public submissions containing relevant information, opinions and arguments, with the Secretary of the Tribunal no later than October 1, 2012. Where there are opposing views, each party that filed a submission in response to the notice of expiry will be given an opportunity to respond in writing to the representations of other parties. Parties wishing to respond to the submissions must do so no later than October 15, 2012.

All submissions must be filed with the Tribunal in 20 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.

The Tribunal will issue a decision on October 31, 2012, on whether an expiry review is warranted. If the Tribunal decides that an expiry review is not warranted, the order will expire on its scheduled expiry date. The Tribunal will issue its reasons no later than 15 days after its decision. If the Tribunal decides to initiate an expiry review, it will issue a notice of expiry review.

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 proceeding are contained in the document entitled “Additional Information — Carbon Steel Pipe Nipples and Adaptor Fittings”, which is appended to the Notice of Expiry of Order, Expiry No. LE-2012-002, and is available on the Tribunal’s Web site at www.citt-tcce.gc.ca.

Ottawa, September 11, 2012

DOMINIQUE LAPORTE
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 September 7, 2012, and September 13, 2012:

Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
Edson, Alberta
2012-1097-1
Addition of a transmitter for CBX-FM
Deadline for submission of interventions, comments and/or answers: October 10, 2012

Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
Grande Cache, Alberta
2012-1098-9
Addition of a transmitter for CBX-FM
Deadline for submission of interventions, comments and/or answers: October 10, 2012

Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
High Level, Alberta
2012-1099-7
Addition of a transmitter for CBX-FM
Deadline for submission of interventions, comments and/or answers: October 10, 2012

Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
Fort Vermilion, Alberta
2012-1100-5
Addition of a transmitter for CBX-FM
Deadline for submission of interventions, comments and/or answers: October 10, 2012

Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
Rainbow Lake, Alberta
2012-1101-0
Addition of a transmitter for CBX-FM
Deadline for submission of interventions, comments and/or answers: October 10, 2012

Newcap Inc.
Fredericton, New Brunswick
2012-1122-6
Technical amendment for CIHI-FM
Deadline for submission of interventions, comments and/or answers: October 11, 2012

Newcap Inc.
Fredericton, New Brunswick
2012-1120-1
Technical amendment for CFRK-FM
Deadline for submission of interventions, comments and/or answers: October 11, 2012

Native Communication Inc.
Winnipeg, Manitoba
2012-1125-0
Amendment to a condition of licence for CIUR-FM
Deadline for submission of interventions, comments and/or answers: October 12, 2012

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CANADIAN RADIO-TELEVISION AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION

NOTICES OF CONSULTATION

2012-475-1 September 12, 2012

Notice of hearing

November 7, 2012
Gatineau, Quebec
Addition of application
Deadline for submission of interventions, comments and/or answers: October 5, 2012

Further to Broadcasting Notice of Consultation 2012-475, the Commission announces the addition of the following application:

Item 24
Fiston Kalambay, on behalf of a corporation to be incorporated
Ottawa, Ontario
Application for a broadcasting licence to operate a French-language religious FM radio programming undertaking in Ottawa.

2012-475-2 September 14, 2012

Notice of hearing

November 7, 2012
Gatineau, Quebec
Addition of application
Deadline for submission of interventions, comments and/or answers: October 5, 2012

Further to Broadcasting Notices of Consultation 2012-475 and 2012-475-1, the Commission announces the addition of the following application:

Item 25
CHMZ-FM Radio Ltd. Tofino, British Columbia
Application for authority to acquire the assets of the English-language commercial radio programming undertaking CHMZ-FM Tofino from McBride Communications and Umeek, partners in WIRE GP, and for a new licence to continue the operation of CHMZ-FM under the same terms and conditions of licence as those in effect under the current licence, which expires on December 31, 2012.

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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.

2012-485 September 11, 2012

Various applicants
Toronto, Ontario

Approved — Application for a broadcasting licence to operate a new commercial FM radio station in Toronto.

Denied — Applications relating to broadcasting licences for radio stations in Toronto.

2012-486 September 11, 2012

Sarabjeet S. Arora, on behalf of a not-for-profit corporation to be incorporated
Brampton, Ontario

Denied — Application for a broadcasting licence to operate a community AM radio programming undertaking in Brampton.

2012-487 September 11, 2012

Various applicants
Markham, Ontario

Approved — Application for a broadcasting licence to operate a commercial FM radio station in Markham.

Denied — Application for a broadcasting licence to operate an ethnic commercial AM radio station to serve Markham.

2012-488 September 12, 2012

Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
Whitehorse, Yukon Territory

Approved — Application to amend the broadcasting licence for the English-language radio station CFWH-FM Whitehorse, by adding a new low-power FM transmitter at Whitehorse.

2012-489 September 12, 2012

Bonne Bay Cottage Hospital Heritage Corporation
Norris Point and Rocky Harbour, Newfoundland and Labrador

Approved — Application to amend the broadcasting licence for the English-language, low-power community radio station CHBB-FM Norris Point, in order to add a new low-power FM transmitter at Rocky Harbour.

2012-490 September 12, 2012

Rogers Broadcasting Limited
London, Ontario

Approved — Application to change the technical parameters of the English-language commercial radio station CHST-FM London.

2012-491 September 12, 2012

My Broadcasting Corporation
Alliston, Ontario

Approved — Application for a broadcasting licence to operate an English-language commercial FM radio station in Alliston.

2012-492 September 13, 2012

Colba.Net Telecom Inc.
Hamilton/Niagara, Kingston, Kitchener, London, Oshawa, Ottawa, Peterborough, Stratford, Toronto and Windsor, and their surrounding areas, Ontario

Approved — Application for a regional broadcasting licence to operate terrestrial broadcasting distribution undertakings to serve the above-noted locations and their surrounding areas.

2012-493 September 13, 2012

Colba.Net Telecom Inc.
Montréal, Drummondville, Trois-Rivières, Gatineau, Sherbrooke and Québec, and their surrounding areas, Quebec

Approved — Application for a regional broadcasting licence to operate terrestrial broadcasting distribution undertakings to serve the above-noted locations and their surrounding areas.

2012-494 September 13, 2012

Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
Vancouver, British Columbia

Approved — Application to modify the technical parameters of CBU-2-FM Vancouver, a rebroadcasting transmitter of the English-language AM radio programming undertaking CBU Vancouver.

2012-495 September 13, 2012

Shaw Television G.P. Inc. (the general partner) and Shaw Media Global Inc. (the limited partner), carrying on business as Shaw Television Limited Partnership
Toronto, Ontario

Approved — Application to amend the broadcasting licence for the English-language conventional television station CIII-DT-41 Toronto in order to add a digital transmitter to serve the area of North Bay.

2012-496 September 13, 2012

Bell Media Inc.
Barrie, Hamilton, Burlington and Oakville, Ontario

Approved — Application to amend the broadcasting licence for the English-language conventional television station CKVR-DT Barrie in order to add a temporary digital transmitter to serve the areas of Hamilton, Burlington and Oakville.

2012-497 September 13, 2012

Asian Television Network International Limited
Across Canada

Approved — Revocation of the broadcasting licence for the national, ethnic Category 2 specialty programming undertaking known as AASTHA.

2012-498 September 13, 2012

Asian Television Network International Limited
Across Canada

Approved — Revocation of the broadcasting licence for the national, ethnic Category 2 specialty programming undertaking known as ATN Bangla.

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HAZARDOUS MATERIALS INFORMATION REVIEW COMMISSION

HAZARDOUS MATERIALS INFORMATION REVIEW ACT

Filing of a claim for exemption

Pursuant to paragraph 12(1)(a) of the Hazardous Materials Information Review Act, the Chief Screening Officer of the Hazardous Materials Information Review Commission hereby gives notice of the receipt of the claims for exemption listed below.

Claimant

Subject of the Claim for Exemption

Product Identifier (As shown on the MSDS)

Registry Number

Q’MAX Solutions Inc., Calgary, Alberta

Chemical identity of one ingredient

Q’Wet XL

8665

Q’MAX Solutions Inc., Calgary, Alberta

Chemical identity of one ingredient

Q’Mul C

8668

Schlumberger Canada Limited, Calgary, Alberta

Chemical identity and information that could be used to identify a supplier of a controlled product of five ingredients

Acid Corrosion Inhibitor A233

8677

Schlumberger Canada Limited, Calgary, Alberta

Chemical identity and information that could be used to identify a supplier of a controlled product of two ingredients

Crosslinker J610

8678

Schlumberger Canada Limited, Calgary, Alberta

Chemical identity and information that could be used to identify a supplier of a controlled product of three ingredients

Emulsion Preventer W063

8679

Schlumberger Canada Limited, Calgary, Alberta

Chemical identity and information that could be used to identify a supplier of a controlled product of two ingredients

Emulsion and Sludge Preventer W064

8680

Schlumberger Canada Limited, Calgary, Alberta

Chemical identity and information that could be used to identify a supplier of a controlled product of two ingredients

Iron Reducing Agent L073

8681

The above claims seek exemption from the disclosure of employer confidential information in respect of a controlled product which would otherwise be required to be disclosed by the provisions of the applicable provincial legislation relating to occupational health and safety.

Claimant

Subject of the Claim for Exemption

Product Identifier
(As shown on the MSDS)

Registry Number

Dow Chemical
Canada ULC,
Calgary, Alberta

Chemical identity and concentration of one ingredient

UCARSOL™ SOLVENT COMPONENT DHM

8646

Arclin Canada Ltd., Mississauga, Ontario

Chemical identity and concentration of one ingredient

Arclin 4450

8647

Univar Canada Ltd., Richmond, British Columbia

Chemical identity and concentration of four ingredients

Inflo 200

8648

Champion
Technologies Ltd.,
Calgary, Alberta

Chemical identity of two ingredients

FlowPlus VR-5004

8649

MeadWestvaco Corp. Specialty Chemicals Div., North Charleston, South Carolina

Chemical identity of one ingredient

EVOTHERM™ H5

8650

MeadWestvaco Corp. Specialty Chemicals Div., North Charleston, South Carolina

Chemical identity of two ingredients

EVOTHERM™ J1

8651

MeadWestvaco Corp. Specialty Chemicals Div., North Charleston, South Carolina

Chemical identity of one ingredient

EVOTHERM™ M1

8652

MeadWestvaco Corp. Specialty Chemicals Div., North Charleston, South Carolina

Chemical identity of one ingredient

INDULIN® AA-86

8653

MeadWestvaco Corp. Specialty Chemicals Div., North Charleston, South Carolina

Chemical identity of one ingredient

INDULIN® MQ3

8654

MeadWestvaco Corp. Specialty Chemicals Div., North Charleston, South Carolina

Chemical identity of one ingredient

INDULIN® QTS (CANADA)

8655

MeadWestvaco Corp. Specialty Chemicals Div., North Charleston, South Carolina

Chemical identity of three ingredients

INDULIN® SBT

8656

MeadWestvaco Corp. Specialty Chemicals Div., North Charleston, South Carolina

Chemical identity of three ingredients

INDULIN® W-5

8657

MeadWestvaco Corp. Specialty Chemicals Div., North Charleston, South Carolina

Chemical identity of three ingredients

MEADWESTVACO® QPR-H2C

8658

MeadWestvaco Corp. Specialty Chemicals Div., North Charleston, South Carolina

Chemical identity of one ingredient

PAVEBOND™ LITE

8659

Kop-Coat, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Chemical identity of six ingredients

ENHANCE(TM) ACTIVATOR

8660

Nalco Canada Co., Burlington, Ontario

Chemical identity of three ingredients

NALCO® EC2670A

8662

Baker Petrolite Corp., Sugar Land, Texas

Chemical identity of two ingredients and concentration of three ingredients

LIFESPAN™ 3207C CRUDE COMPATIBILITY AID

8663

Baker Petrolite Corp., Sugar Land, Texas

Chemical identity of one ingredient

TOLAD™ 9719 ADDITIVE

8664

Akzo Nobel Surface Chemistry LLC,
Chicago, Illinois

Chemical identity and concentration of four ingredients

BEROL® 226 SA

8666

Champion
Technologies Ltd.,
Calgary, Alberta

Chemical identity and concentration and toxic study name of one ingredient

Flotron® M-269

8667

Hydro Technologies (Canada) Inc.,
Québec, Quebec

Chemical identity and concentration of two ingredients

HY BRITE® MNA-8011

8669

Chevron Oronite Company LLC,
Bellaire, Texas

Chemical identity of two ingredients

OLOA 55501

8670

ChemTreat Inc.,
Glen Allen, Virginia

Chemical identity of one ingredient

ChemTreat SD176

8671

GE Water & Process Technologies Canada, Oakville, Ontario

Chemical identity and concentration of one ingredient

SPEC-AID BIO9101

8672

GE Water & Process Technologies Canada, Oakville, Ontario

Chemical identity and concentration of one ingredient

SPEC-AID BIO9400

8673

Ashland Inc.,
Dublin, Ohio

Chemical identity of three ingredients

PUREKOTE 23574A HI PERF PR TC

8674

Ashland Inc.,
Dublin, Ohio

Chemical identity of four ingredients

PUREKOTE 23574B HI PERF PR TC

8675

Calfrac Well
Services Ltd.,
Calgary, Alberta

Chemical identity and concentration of two ingredients

DAP-111

8676

BASF Canada Inc., Mississauga, Ontario

Chemical identity of one ingredient

XPDL 590

8682

3M Canada Company, London, Ontario

Chemical identity of two ingredients

3M(TM) UV Gloss Clear Coat 9740i

8683

Dow Corning Corporation, Midland, Michigan

Chemical identity of one ingredient

DOW CORNING® Z-6173 FILLER DISPERSION AID

8684

Hydro Technologies (Canada) Inc.,
Québec, Quebec

Chemical identity and concentration of two ingredients

HY BRITE WM-5011

8685

Nalco Canada Co., Burlington, Ontario

Chemical identity of one ingredient

3D TRASAR 3DT208

8686

Nalco Canada Co., Burlington, Ontario

Chemical identity of one ingredient

BREAXIT(R) EC6048A

8687

3M Canada Company, London, Ontario

Chemical identity of one ingredient

3M(TM) SMC/Fiberglass Repair Adhesive - 1 PN08270 Part A

8688

3M Canada Company, London, Ontario

Chemical identity of one ingredient

3M(TM) SMC/Fiberglass Repair Adhesive - 1 PN08270 Part B

8689

Nalco Canada Co., Burlington, Ontario

Chemical identity of one ingredient

NALCO(R) EC6747A

8690

Calfrac Well
Services Ltd.,
Calgary, Alberta

Chemical identity and concentration of one ingredient

DAP-121

8691

Calfrac Well
Services Ltd.,
Calgary, Alberta

Chemical identity and concentration of two ingredients

DAP-131

8692

Calfrac Well
Services Ltd.,
Calgary, Alberta

Chemical identity and concentration of three ingredients

DWP-411

8693

Calfrac Well
Services Ltd.,
Calgary, Alberta

Chemical identity and concentration of one ingredient

DWP-713

8694

Ashland Inc.,
Dublin, Ohio

Chemical identity of two ingredients

Purekote 23574C ULTRA CLEAR PRINT RECEPTIVE TOPCOAT

8695

Ashland Inc.,
Dublin, Ohio

Chemical identity of three ingredients

Purekote 23574D ULTRA CLEAR PRINT RECEPTIVE TOPCOAT

8696

The above claims seek exemption from the disclosure of supplier confidential business information in respect of a controlled product; such disclosure would otherwise be required under the provisions of the Hazardous Products Act.

Subsection 12(2) of the Hazardous Materials Information Review Act requires that this notice contain a statement offering every affected party the opportunity to make written representations to the screening officer with respect to the claim for exemption and the material safety data sheet to which it relates.

Under the provisions of the Hazardous Materials Information Review Regulations, “affected party,” for purposes of the Hazardous Materials Information Review Act, means, in respect of a controlled product that is the subject of a claim for exemption, a person who is not a competitor of the claimant and who uses, supplies or is otherwise involved in the use or supply of the controlled product at a work place, and includes

  • (a) a supplier of the controlled product;

  • (b) an employee at the work place;

  • (c) an employer at the work place;

  • (d) a safety and health professional for the work place;

  • (e) a safety and health representative or a member of a safety and health committee for the work place; and

  • (f) a person who is authorized in writing to represent
    • (i) a supplier referred to in paragraph (a) or an employer referred to in paragraph (c), or

    • (ii) an employee referred to in paragraph (b), except where that person is an official or a representative of a trade union that is not certified or recognized in respect of the work place.

Written representations respecting a claim for exemption cited in the present notice, or the material safety data sheet to which the claim relates, must cite the appropriate registry number, state the reasons and evidence upon which the representations are based and be delivered within 30 days of the date of the publication of this notice in the Canada Gazette, Part Ⅰ, to the screening officer at the following address: Hazardous Materials Information Review Commission, 427 Laurier Avenue W, 7th Floor, Ottawa, Ontario K1A 1M3.

G. BRUINS
Acting Chief Screening Officer

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INTERNATIONAL JOINT COMMISSION

BOUNDARY WATERS TREATY OF 1909

Public hearings on Lake Superior Regulation Teleconference and extension of comment period

The International Joint Commission (IJC) announced that it is holding a teleconference to invite public comment on the final report of its International Upper Great Lakes Study Board, Lake Superior Regulation: Addressing Uncertainty in Upper Great Lakes Water Levels.

The teleconference will be held at 7:00 p.m. (EDT) on September 19, 2012, and will provide an opportunity to be heard for those who were not able to attend one of the 13 public hearings that the IJC conducted in upper Great Lakes communities during July 2012. The deadline for comments has also been extended to September 30, 2012.

The study examines whether the regulation of outflows from Lake Superior through the compensating works and power dams on the St. Marys River at Sault Ste. Marie might be improved to take into consideration the evolving needs of users on lakes Superior, Huron, Michigan and Erie. The Commission is considering proposed changes to its Orders of Approval for the outflows of Lake Superior at the St. Marys River that have been recommended by the study. The study report also examines the potential future impacts of climate change, a management strategy to better anticipate and respond to future extreme water levels, the feasibility and implications of restoring water levels in lakes Michigan and Huron and multi-lake regulation and its impacts throughout the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence system. The study report and a presentation on the study findings, as well as the supporting documents and peer review are available online at the following Web site: www.iugls.org.

Participants may join the teleconference on either of the following lines and are encouraged to dial in 10 minutes before the 7:00 p.m. (EDT) start time:

  • English speaking line: (telephone) 1-877-413-4814, PIN 7297456
  • French speaking line: (telephone) 1-877-413-4814, PIN 2641187

Written comments may also be submitted to the IJC for receipt by September 30, 2012, via the Upper Great Lakes Public Hearings Web site at www.ijc.org/iuglsreport/ or to either address below:

Canadian Section Secretary
International Joint Commission
234 Laurier Avenue W, 22nd Floor
Ottawa, Ontario
K1P 6K6
Fax: 613-993-5583
Email: commission@ottawa.ijc.org

U.S. Section Secretary
International Joint Commission
2000 L Street NW, Suite 615
Washington, DC 20440
Fax: 202-632-2007
Email: commission@washington.ijc.org

The International Joint Commission was established under the Boundary Waters Treaty of 1909 to help the United States and Canada prevent and resolve disputes over the use of the waters the two countries share. Its responsibilities include considering applications for projects that affect the natural levels and flows of boundary waters. For more information, visit the Commission’s Web site at www.ijc.org.

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PARKS CANADA AGENCY

SPECIES AT RISK ACT

Description of critical habitat of Baikal Sedge in Kluane National Park and National Park Reserve of Canada

Baikal sedge (Carex sabulosa) is a species listed on Schedule 1 of the Species at Risk Act as threatened. It is a perennial plant that grows in northern dune environments and occurs in two sites within Kluane National Park and National Park Reserve of Canada. Critical habitat for the species is identified within the final Recovery Strategy for the Baikal Sedge (Carex sabulosa) in Canada. The biophysical attributes of critical habitat within the identified geographical boundaries include semi-stabilized dunes to active, shifting sand dunes with sparse vegetation; areas where sand is loose and deep, usually 0.5 to 4 m; and areas where strong cold winds consistently blow — winds and cool microclimates are important for the persistence of the dune environments.

Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to subsection 58(2) of the Species at Risk Act, critical habitat of Baikal sedge in Kluane National Park and National Park Reserve of Canada is described within the following two sites (see Figures 1 and 2). Critical habitat site numbers are based on the unique Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada (COSEWIC) species identification number for the Baikal Sedge (843) and critical habitat parcel number. All coordinates refer to the North American Datum of 1983, UTM Zone 8. Further detail regarding the Baikal sedge critical habitat (including maps) can be found in the Recovery Strategy at the Species at Risk Public Registry Web site.

Site 843_1 (Alsek Dune)

Critical habitat at site 843_1 is located at the confluence of the Kaskawalsh, Dezadeash and Alsek Rivers in Kluane National Park and in the traditional territory of the Champagne and Aishihik First Nations (Figure 1). This population of Baikal sedge is the largest in Canada, representing approximately 75% of the total population and 45% of the total area of Baikal sedge in Canada.

The critical habitat at site 843_1 is identified as all open sand habitat supporting Baikal Sedge densities of more than 100 ramets (stems) per 10 m2 in any state of health, and all open sand habitat supporting any Baikal Sedge at all (> 1 ramet per 10 m2) in a moderate or better state of health (Figure 1, includes UTM coordinates for each bounding box). Open sand areas with fewer than 100 ramets per 10 m2 that are in minimal to very poor health are not identified as critical habitat. Areas where Baikal Sedge is found in low densities and poor or minimal health status are often areas where there is less open sand due to the influx of other successional plant species that eventually out-compete Baikal Sedge for habitat. A certain amount of disturbance in such areas may benefit a large Baikal Sedge population such as that at the Alsek Dune.

Site 843_2 (Lower Alsek Dune)

Critical habitat at site 843_2 is located along the Alsek River in Kluane National Park and in the traditional territory of the Champagne and Aishihik First Nations (Figure 2).

Since this population is made up of six very small patches of sedge and in order to maintain a sufficient number of individuals for the Lower Alsek population to remain viable over the long term, the critical habitat at site 843_2 is identified as all open sand habitat supporting Baikal Sedge in any state of health within the identified geographical boundaries (Figure 2 and Table 1). The reason we are not using the same criteria for identifying critical habitat at site 843_2 as we did for site 843_1 is that each of the six site 843_2 patches are less than one hectare in size with a combined total population of 2 800 ramets, compared to the 2.5 to 3.0 million ramets in the 843_1 population.

Figure 1 (see footnote 1)

Map - Detailed information can be found in the surrounding text

Figure 2 (see footnote 2)

Map - Detailed information can be found in the surrounding text

Table 1: UTM coordinates of critical habitat bounding boxes for site 843_2 as shown in Figure 2

ID

Box corner

X coord

Y coord

LA1

Upper left

346420

6709330

 

Upper right

346510

6709330

 

Lower right

346510

6709230

 

Lower left

346420

6709230

LA2

Upper left

346350

6708660

 

Upper right

346430

6708660

 

Lower right

346430

6708570

 

Lower left

346350

6708570

LA3

Upper left

346290

6708430

 

Upper right

346390

6708430

 

Lower right

346390

6708310

 

Lower left

346290

6708310

LA4

Upper left

346320

6708250

 

Upper right

346380

6708250

 

Lower right

346380

6708160

 

Lower left

346320

6708160

LA5

Upper left

346150

6707440

 

Upper right

346210

6707440

 

Lower right

346210

6707330

 

Lower left

346150

6707330

LA6

Upper left

346100

6706840

 

Upper right

346170

6706840

 

Lower right

346170

6706790

 

Lower left

346100

6706790

September 6, 2012

ANNE MORIN
Field Unit Superintendent
Yukon Field Unit

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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 Mark Ward, Fire Rescue Technician (FR-1) assigned as Base Parking Administrator (AS-1), Canadian Forces Base Halifax, Department of National Defence, Halifax, Nova Scotia, to be a candidate, before and during the election period, for the position of Councillor for District 16 in the Halifax Regional Municipality, Nova Scotia, in a municipal election to be held on October 20, 2012.

September 10, 2012

KATHY NAKAMURA
Director General
Political Activities and
Non-Partisanship Directorate

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Footnote 1
Figure 1: Areas within which critical habitat for Baikal sedge are found at site 843_1 (Alsek Dune) in Kluane National Park and Reserve of Canada. Critical habitat does not include open sand areas with fewer than 100 ramets per 10 m2 that are in minimal to very poor health. Please refer to the Species at Risk Public Registry Web site for more details on Baikal sedge critical habitat.

Footnote 2
Figure 2: Areas within which critical habitat for Baikal sedge are found at site 843_2 (Lower Alsek Dune) in Kluane National Park and Reserve of Canada. Please refer to the Species at Risk Public Registry Web site for more details on Baikal sedge critical habitat. For UTM coordinates of each critical habitat bounding box, please refer to Table 1 below.