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GOVERNMENT NOTICES

DEPARTMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENT

CANADIAN ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION ACT, 1999

Notice of intent to amend the Domestic Substances List under subsection 87(3) of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 to indicate that subsection 81(3) of that Act applies to hydrazine

Whereas hydrazine (Chemical Abstracts Service [CAS] Registry No. 302-01-2) is specified on the Domestic Substances List;

Whereas the Minister of the Environment and the Minister of Health have conducted a screening assessment of hydrazine under section 68 of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 and released the proposed risk management approach on January 15, 2011, for a 60-day public comment period, in which the risk management objectives were to prevent increases in exposure from this substance and to achieve the lowest possible level of releases of this substance to water;

Whereas the Ministers are satisfied that hydrazine is not being manufactured in Canada by any person in a quantity of more than 100 kg in any one calendar year and is being imported into Canada by any person in that quantity for a limited number of uses;

And whereas the Ministers suspect that information concerning a significant new activity in relation to this substance may contribute to determining the circumstances under which the substance is toxic or capable of becoming toxic within the meaning of section 64 of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999,

Therefore, notice is hereby given that the Minister of the Environment intends to amend the Domestic Substances List pursuant to subsection 87(3) of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 to indicate that subsection 81(3) of that Act applies to any new activities relating to the substance in accordance with the Annex.

Public comment period

Any person may, within 60 days of publication of this Notice, file with the Minister of the Environment comments with respect to this proposal. All comments must cite the Canada Gazette, Part Ⅰ, and the date of publication of this Notice and be sent by mail to the Executive Director, Program Development and Engagement Division, Department of the Environment, Gatineau, Quebec K1A 0H3, 819-953-7155 (fax), substances@ec.gc.ca (email).

The screening assessment report and the proposed risk management approach document for this substance may be obtained from the Government of Canada’s Chemical Substances Web site at www.chemicalsubstanceschimiques.gc.ca.

In accordance with section 313 of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999, any person who provides information in response to this Notice may submit with the information a request that it be treated as confidential.

DAVID MORIN
Director General
Science and Risk Assessment Directorate
On behalf of the Minister of the Environment

MARGARET KENNY
Director General
Chemicals Sectors Directorate
On behalf of the Minister of the Environment

ANNEX

1. Part 1 of the Domestic Substances List is proposed to be amended by deleting the following:

302-01-2

2. Part 2 of the List is proposed to be amended by adding the following in numerical order:

Column 1


Substance

Column 2

Significant New Activity for which substance is subject to subsection 81(3) of the Act

302-01-2 S′

  1. Any activity involving, in any one calendar year, the use of more than a total of 100 kg of the substance hydrazine in a consumer product—as defined in section 2 of the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act—including any of its components, other than its use as a chemical intermediate.
  2. For each proposed significant new activity, the following information must be provided to the Minister at least 180 days before the day on which the quantity of the substance exceeds 100 kg in any one calendar year:
    • (a) a description of the proposed significant new activity in relation to the substance;

    • (b) the anticipated annual quantity of the substance to be used;

    • (c) if known, the three sites in Canada where the greatest quantity of the substance is anticipated to be used or processed and the estimated quantity by site;

    • (d) the information specified in items 3 to 7 of Schedule 4 to the New Substances Notification Regulations (Chemicals and Polymers);

    • (e) the information specified in paragraphs 2(d) to (f) and 8(a) to (g) of Schedule 5 to those Regulations;

    • (f) the information specified in item 11 of Schedule 6 to those Regulations;

    • (g) a summary of all other information or test data in respect of the substance that are in the possession of the person proposing the significant new activity, or to which they have access, and that are relevant to identifying hazards to the environment and human health and the degree of environmental and public exposure to the substance;

    • (h) the identification of any government agency outside or within Canada where the toxicity of the substance has been assessed, where activities related to the substance have to be reported or where the substance is otherwise managed and the file number of the responsible agency in the jurisdiction and, as the case may be, the outcome of the assessment and the risk management actions imposed.

    • (i) the name, civic and postal addresses, telephone number and, if any, fax number and email address of the person proposing the significant new activity and, if any, the person authorized to act on behalf of that person; and

    • (j) a certification that the information is accurate and complete, dated and signed by the person proposing the significant new activity if they are resident in Canada or, if not, by the person authorized to act on their behalf.

  3. The above information will be assessed within 180 days after the day on which it is received by the Minister.

COMING INTO FORCE

3. The Order would come into force on the day on which it is registered.

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH

DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH ACT

Notice of annual increase of Health Canada’s Drug Master Files and Certificate of a Pharmaceutical Product fees

Notice is hereby given that the Minister of Health, under the Ministerial Authority to Enter into Contract, hereby updates the fees that are payable for the provision of Drug Master Files and Certificate of a Pharmaceutical Product services by 2%, beginning April 1, 2013. These fees will continue to be updated annually, with an automatic 2% increase to align with the Drug Program’s regulatory user fees.

This change is effective beginning on April 1, 2013. The current fees and the fees updated as of April 1, 2013, are listed below.

Any inquiries or comments about the updated fees can be directed to Robin Chiponski, Director General, Resource Management Operations Directorate, Health Products and Food Branch, 613-957-6690 (telephone), cri_irc_consultations@hc-sc.gc.ca (email).

Services

Fee as of April 1, 2012

Fee as of April 1, 2013

Certificate of Pharmaceutical Product (or a supplemental copy of a Certificate of Pharmaceutical Product)

$76

$78

Drug Master Files

$400

$408

Drug Master Files — letter of access

$180

$184

Drug Master Files — biannual updates

$180

$184

March 2, 2013

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH

FINANCIAL ADMINISTRATION ACT

Notice of annual increase of Fees in Respect of Drugs and Medical Devices Regulations

Notice is hereby given, under section 19.2 of the Financial Administration Act, that in keeping with section 4 of the 2011 Fees in Respect of Drugs and Medical Devices Regulations, every fee outlined by the Regulations is to be increased annually by 2%, rounded up to the nearest dollar.

This change is effective beginning on April 1, 2013. The current fees and the fees updated as of April 1, 2013, are listed below.

Any inquiries or comments about the updated fees can be directed to Robin Chiponski, Director General, Resource Management Operations Directorate, Health Products and Food Branch, 613-957-6690 (telephone), cri_irc_consultations@hc-sc.gc.ca (email).

Fee Category

Section in Fees in Respect of Drugs and Medical Devices Regulations

Fee as of April 1, 2012

Fee as of April 1, 2013

PART 2 — DRUGS

Fees for Examination Services — Schedule 1

New active substance

6

$309,550

$315,741

Clinical or non-clinical data and chemistry and manufacturing data

6

$156,785

$159,921

Clinical or non-clinical data only

6

$73,175

$74,639

Comparative studies

6

$44,228

$45,113

Chemistry and manufacturing data only

6

$20,910

$21,329

Published data only

6

$17,340

$17,687

Switch from prescription to non-prescription status

6

$42,106

$42,949

Labelling only

6

$2,816

$2,873

Administrative submission

6

$291

$297

Disinfectants

6

$3,897

$3,975

Drug identification number application — labelling standards

6

$1,561

$1,593

Remission

Remission processing fee

11(1)(a)(iii)

$510

$521

Establishment Licence Fees

Fabrication of Drugs — Schedule 2

Basic fee

19(1), 27, 28(1)(a), 28(2)(a)

$15,759

$16,075

Each additional category

19(1)(a)

$3,948

$4,027

Dosage form classes

2 classes

19(1)(b)

$7,885

$8,043

3 classes

19(1)(b)

$15,759

$16,075

4 classes

19(1)(b)

$19,707

$20,102

5 classes

19(1)(b)

$23,644

$24,117

6 classes

19(1)(b)

$27,581

$28,133

Each additional class

19(1)(b)

$1,581

$1,613

Sterile dosage forms

19(1)(c)

$7,885

$8,043

Packing/Labelling of Drugs — Schedule 3

Basic fee

20(1), 20(3)(a), 28(1)(b), 28(2)(b)

$10,537

$10,748

Each additional category

20(1)(a)

$2,632

$2,685

Dosage from classes

2 classes

20(1)(b)

$5,253

$5,359

3 or more classes

20(1)(b)

$7,885

$8,043

Importation and Distribution of Drugs — Schedule 4

Basic fee

21(a), 22, 28(1)(c) and (d), 28(2)(c) and (d)

$6,569

$6,701

Each additional category

21(a)(i), 22(a)

$1,643

$1,676

Dosage form classes

2 classes

21(a)(ii), 22(b)

$3,285

$3,351

3 or more classes

21(a)(ii), 22(b)

$6,569

$6,701

Each fabricator

21(b)(i)

$1,581

$1,613

Each additional dosage form class for each fabricator

21(b)(ii)

$796

$812

Distribution or Wholesaling

Distribution or wholesaling fee

23

$3,948

$4,027

Testing

Testing fee

24

$2,632

$2,685

Drug Analysis — Schedule 5

Vaccines (1)

25

$26,265

$26,791

Drugs, not included in items 1, 6 and 9 of this Schedule, that are listed in Schedule D to the Food and Drugs Act

25

$10,506

$10,717

Drugs for human use that are listed in Schedule F to the Food and Drug Regulations or that are controlled drugs or narcotics

25

$7,885

$8,043

Drugs for human use, not included in any other item, for which a drug identification number has been assigned

25

$3,948

$4,027

Radiopharmaceuticals

25

$0

$0

Whole blood and its components (6)

25

$0

$0

Hemodialysis products

25

$0

$0

Drugs that are labelled as disinfectants, including those listed in paragraph 9(f) of this Schedule, but excluding other drugs labelled as disinfectants of medical devices

25

$0

$0

Drugs that meet the requirements of a class monograph having one of the following titles (9)

Acne therapies

25

$0

$0

Antidandruff products

25

$0

$0

Antiperspirants

25

$0

$0

Antiseptic skin cleaners

25

$0

$0

Athlete’s foot treatments

25

$0

$0

Contact lens disinfectants 9(f)

25

$0

$0

Fluoride-containing anti-caries products

25

$0

$0

Medicated skin care products

25

$0

$0

Sunburn protectants

25

$0

$0

Throat lozenges

25

$0

$0

Fees for the Examination of Dealer’s Licence Applications

Dealer’s Licence

Dealer’s licence

31(1)

$4,601

$4,694

Fees for Right to Sell Drugs

Annual fee

35(1)

$1,041

$1,062

PART 3 — MEDICAL DEVICE FEES

Fees for the Examination of Medical Device Licence Applications

Class II Medical Devices

Class II — Licence application

39(1)

$357

$365

Class III Medical Devices — Schedule 6

Licence application

40(1)(a), 41(a)

$5,151

$5,255

Licence application for a near patient in vitro diagnostic device

40(1)(a), 41(a)

$8,772

$8,948

Change referred to in paragraph 34(a) of the Medical Devices Regulations that relates to manufacturing

40(1)(a), 41(a)

$1,296

$1,322

Any other change referred to in paragraph 34(a) or (b) of the Medical Devices Regulations

40(1)(a), 41(a)

$4,825

$4,922

Class IV Medical Devices — Schedule 7

Licence application

40(1)(b), 41(b)

$11,985

$12,225

Licence application for devices that contain human or animal tissue

40(1)(b), 41(b)

$11,180

$11,404

Licence application for near patient in vitro diagnostic device

40(1)(b), 41(b)

$20,431

$20,840

Change referred to in paragraph 34(a) of the Medical Devices Regulations that relates to manufacturing

40(1)(b), 41(b)

$1,296

$1,322

Any other change referred to in paragraph 34(a) or (b) of the Medical Devices Regulations

40(1)(b), 41(b)

$5,498

$5,608

Remission

Remission processing fee

44(1)(a)(iii)

$51

$53

Fee for Right to Sell Licensed Class II, III or IV Medical Devices

Fee (if annual gross revenue medical device sales is less than $20,000)

48(1)(a)

$51

$53

Fee (in any other case)

48(1)(b)

$337

$344

Fees for the Examination of an Application for an Establishment Licence

Medical devices establishment licence

51(1)

$7,344

$7,491

March 2, 2013

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DEPARTMENT OF INDUSTRY

OFFICE OF THE REGISTRAR GENERAL

Appointments

Name and position

Order in Council

Annis, The Hon. Peter B.

2013-132

Federal Court

 

Judge

 

Federal Court of Appeal

 

Member ex officio

 

Aymar, Alisa L.

2013-98

Atlantic Pilotage Authority

 

Member

 

Barone, Salvatore (Sam)

2013-97

Canadian Transportation Agency

 

Member and Vice-Chairperson

 

Belleau, Marcel

2013-107

National Battlefields Commission

 

Commissioner

 

Bloom, Glen A.

2013-108

Canadian Cultural Property Export Review Board

 

Member

 

Brabant, Carolle

2013-106

Telefilm Canada

 

Executive Director

 

Bracken, The Hon. Keith

 

Government of British Columbia

 

Administrator

 

February 18 to February 22, 2013

2013-150

March 25 to April 1, 2013

2013-151

April 8 to April 12, 2013

2013-152

Bromley, David Edward George

2013-103

Ridley Terminals Inc.

 

Director of the Board of Directors

 

Calyniuk, Michael

2013-111

Business Development Bank of Canada

 

Director of the Board of Directors

 

Canadian Commercial Corporation

 

Directors of the Board of Directors

 

Gagné, Martin

2013-75

Player, K. Scott

2013-76

Canadian Tourism Commission

 

Directors of the Board of Directors

 

Allison, Scott

2013-118

Mercure, Robert Jacques

2013-119

Taylor, Rod A.

2013-117

Court of Queen’s Bench of Alberta

 

Justices

 

Court of Appeal of Alberta

 

Members ex officio

 

Anderson, Charlene S.

2013-84

Brown, Russell S.

2013-85

Nixon, Kim D.

2013-83

Wakeling, Thomas W., Q.C.

2013-82

Dionne, The Hon. Louis

2013-78

Superior Court for the district of Québec, in the Province of Quebec

 

Puisne Judge

 

Fagan, Frank F., C.M.

2013-71

Lieutenant Governor of the Province of Newfoundland and Labrador

 

Giguère, Guy

2013-109

Public Service Staffing Tribunal

 

Full-time permanent member and Chairperson

 

Hurley, David F., Q.C.

2013-86

Supreme Court of Newfoundland and Labrador — Trial Division

 

Judge

 

Court of Appeal of the Supreme Court of Newfoundland and Labrador

 

Member ex officio

 

Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada

 

Full-time members

 

Gallagher, Stephen James

2013-95

Lee, David P. F.

2013-92

Morris, Sandy J.

2013-96

Mungovan, David J. T.

2013-91

Rivest, Marie-José

2013-94

Uppal, Atam

2013-93

Jackson, The Hon. Georgina R.

2013-46

Government of Saskatchewan

 

Administrator

 

April 11 to April 14, 2013

 

Kent, The Hon. Caroline Adèle

2013-47

Supreme Court of the Northwest Territories

 

Deputy judge

 

Lewis, Leanne

2013-73

Canadian Centre on Substance Abuse

 

Chairperson of the Board of Directors

 

Myers, Troy

2013-110

Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21

 

Trustee of the Board of Trustees

 

Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council

 

Members

 

Ivany, Raymond E.

2013-114

Kaminska, Bozena

2013-113

Rahnama, Hossein

2013-112

Near, The Hon. David G.

2013-131

Federal Court of Appeal

 

Judge

 

Federal Court

 

Member ex officio

 

Pacific Pilotage Authority

 

Members

 

Horcher, Karen A.

2013-99

Prefontaine, Paul

2013-100

Payments in Lieu of Taxes Act

2013-74

Members — Advisory panel

 

British Columbia

 

Legh, James A. S.

 

Manitoba

 

Surinder, Pal

 

Newfoundland and Labrador

 

O’Brien, Kate

 

Port Authority

 

Directors

 

Hallsor, Robert Bruce Ellis — Prince Rupert

2013-102

Siteman, Lantz Henry — Halifax

2013-101

Walberg, Murray James — Thunder Bay

2013-104

Robertson, Sharon

2013-90

Citizenship Act

 

Citizenship judge

 

Saroli, Pasquale Michaele

2013-87

Canadian International Trade Tribunal

 

Permanent member

 

Schoepp, Brenda

2013-120

Farm Credit Canada

 

Director of the Board of Directors

 

Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council

 

Members

 

Audet, Josée

2013-116

Baker, John A.

2013-115

Superior Court for the district of Montréal, in the Province of Quebec

 

Puisne Judge

 

Labrie, The Hon. Pierre

2013-79

Michaud, Jean-François

2013-80

Superior Court of Justice in and for the Province of Ontario

 

Judges

 

Court of Appeal for Ontario

 

Judges ex officio

 

Barnes, The Hon. Kofi N.

2013-133

Vallee, Mary E.

2013-134

Supreme Court of Yukon

 

Deputy judges

 

Stach, The Hon. Erwin W.

2013-127

Willcock, The Hon. Peter M.

2013-48

Thibault, Darlene

2013-77

Export Development Canada

 

Director of the Board of Directors

 

Tratch, Shelley M.

2013-89

Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation

 

Director of the Board of Directors

 

Veldhuis, The Hon. Barbara L.

2013-81

Court of Appeal of Alberta

 

Justice of Appeal

 

Court of Appeal for the Northwest Territories

 

Judge

 

Court of Appeal of Nunavut

 

Judge

 

Wemyss, Nicholas

2013-88

Canada Development Investment Corporation

 

Director of the Board of Directors

 

Young, John Fitzgerald

2013-105

Canadian Museum for Human Rights

 

Vice-Chairperson of the Board of Trustees

 

February 22, 2013

DIANE BÉLANGER
Official Documents Registrar

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NOTICE OF VACANCY

IMMIGRATION AND REFUGEE BOARD OF CANADA

Chairperson (full-time position)

Salary: $226,100–$266,000

Location: Ottawa, Ontario

The Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada (IRB) is Canada’s largest independent adjudicative tribunal. It is responsible for resolving immigration and refugee matters, including making well-reasoned decisions efficiently, fairly and in accordance with the law.

The Chairperson is the chief executive officer of the Board and reports to Parliament through the Minister of Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism. The Chairperson is responsible for the supervision and direction of the work and personnel of the Board and its four tribunals, namely the Refugee Protection Division, the Refugee Appeal Division, the Immigration Appeal Division and the Immigration Division. The Chairperson also provides leadership and guidance to the organization on conduct of fair and expeditious administrative hearings operated in accordance with legislation, jurisprudence and legal principles, including natural justice.

The successful candidate should possess a degree from a recognized university in a relevant field of study or a combination of equivalent education, job-related training and/or experience.

The qualified candidate would have experience in managing at the senior executive level in a private or public sector organization, including managing human and financial resources. Experience in the interpretation and application of legislation, policies and/or directives is required. The selected candidate would possess experience in the development of policies, performance standards and operational procedures. Experience in the operation and conduct of an adjudicative tribunal would be considered an asset. Experience in the immigration and refugee field, including at the international level, would also be considered an asset.

The ideal candidate would have knowledge of sound management principles and of the operations of government. Knowledge of the mandate and operations of the IRB is needed. The position also requires knowledge of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act and other applicable legislation, as well as domestic and international rules, practices, conventions and treaties used in making refugee determinations. The suitable candidate would have knowledge of administrative law, principles of natural justice and rules and practices followed by adjudicative tribunals in Canada. Knowledge of world events and the conditions in various countries that impact on refugee, migration and human rights issues is essential.

The preferred candidate would have the ability to oversee the establishment and implementation of organizational standards of performance, productivity, efficiency and quality in decision-making, as well as working guidelines and operational policies for members and for conducting hearings. He or she would have the ability to act as a steward for the entire Board and lead organizational change, as well as the capacity to analyze complex situations in order to develop strategies and make appropriate decisions, while anticipating their short- and long-term impact. The ability to conduct a proactive, fair and efficient administrative hearing is crucial. The qualified candidate must have the ability to analyze all aspects of a case and to interpret and apply the relevant criteria with a view to making lawful, fair and equitable decisions. Superior communication skills, both written and oral, and the ability to act as a spokesperson for the IRB in dealing with the media, public institutions, governments and other organizations on both a national and international level are also required.

To achieve the Board’s objectives and carry out its mandate, the Chairperson should possess excellent leadership and interpersonal skills. The successful candidate must also have high ethical standards and integrity, sound judgement and tact as well as be impartial and diplomatic.

Proficiency in both official languages would be preferred.

The successful candidate must reside in or be willing to relocate to the National Capital Region or to a location within reasonable commuting distance. He or she must be prepared to travel, including visiting the IRB’s regional offices.

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.

Additional information on the IRB and its activities can be found on its Web site at www.irb-cisr.gc.ca.

Interested candidates should forward their curriculum vitae by March 22, 2013, 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

NATIONAL SENIORS COUNCIL

Chairperson and Member (part-time position)

The National Seniors Council (Council) was created in 2007 to advise the Government of Canada, through the Minister of Human Resources and Skills Development and the Minister of Health, on all matters related to the health, well-being and quality of life of seniors, focusing on both the opportunities and challenges presented by a rapidly growing and increasingly diverse seniors’ population.

The Chairperson provides leadership for the Council, presides over all Council meetings, serves as a primary spokesperson with media, stakeholders and government officials, liaises with and communicates advice to federal ministers on behalf of the Council, and works with the Secretariat, providing direction regarding Council activities.

The successful candidate should have a degree from a recognized university or post-secondary institution in a relevant field of study or an acceptable combination of education, training and/or experience.

The successful candidate should possess experience in either community, voluntary, business or professional sectors that serve the needs and broader interests of seniors. Experience on a board or a committee, preferably as Chairperson, as well as experience in conducting public meetings, consultations and/or managing panel discussions is required. Experience in dealing with senior government officials would be considered an asset.

The preferred candidate should possess knowledge of matters related to the health, well-being and quality of life of seniors and of the opportunities and challenges arising from the diversity of Canada’s aging population. Knowledge of the government’s roles and responsibilities in terms of policies, programs and services for seniors is also required.

The successful candidate should possess the ability to provide direction and guidance related to activities such as research, convening expert panels and holding consultative meetings, and to provide recommendations and advice on seniors’ issues, such as health, well-being and quality of life. He or she should have the ability to anticipate the short- and long-term consequences of his/her strategies and be able to work as part of a diverse and multi-faceted team or organization. The preferred candidate should have the ability to establish and maintain productive relationships with the Minister and his/her office, senior government officials, experts, seniors groups, organizations and provincial and territorial advisory bodies on seniors and other relevant stakeholders. Superior communication skills, both written and oral, and the ability to act as a spokesperson in dealing with stakeholders, media, public institutions, governments and other organizations is also required.

The successful candidate must possess leadership and analytical skills, and be a person of sound judgement and integrity. He or she must adhere to high ethical standards, have superior interpersonal skills, and be able to demonstrate tact, diplomacy and discretion.

Proficiency in both official languages would be preferred.

The successful candidate must be available for approximately 15–20 days of remunerated work per year and must be willing to travel within Canada.

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. 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 organization and its activities can be found on its Web site at www.seniorscouncil.gc.ca.

Interested candidates should forward their curriculum vitae by March 18, 2013, 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@ 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 VACANCIES

NATIONAL ENERGY BOARD

Members (full-time positions)

Salary range: $171,100–$201,200

Location: Calgary, Alberta

The National Energy Board (NEB) is an independent federal tribunal located in Calgary, Alberta. Its mandate is to promote safety and security, environmental protection, efficient energy infrastructure and markets, and to make decisions in the Canadian public interest within the mandate set by Parliament for the regulation of pipelines, energy development and trade. The NEB has a staff of approximately 400 employees and an annual budget of $60 million. It reports to Parliament through the Minister of Natural Resources.

Opportunities exist for full-time Board member positions at the NEB. This recruitment process is being initiated to fill current and future openings.

The NEB consists of not more than nine full-time members, each appointed for a period of seven years. They must reside in or be willing to relocate to a location within reasonable commuting distance of Calgary, Alberta, and must be prepared to travel and work long hours when required. The principal role of NEB members is to make independent decisions in the Canadian public interest in the area of energy regulation.

Successful candidates for these positions should possess a degree from a recognized university in a relevant field of study or an acceptable combination of education, job-related training and/or experience. A degree in economics, engineering, environmental science, finance or law would be considered an asset.

The qualified candidates would have experience in dealing with energy-related or regulatory issues as well as extensive experience in taking decisions requiring an objective and careful balance of conflicting or contradictory considerations. The chosen candidates would also have experience in the interpretation and application of legislation. Experience in dealing with economic, social and environmental issues within Aboriginal communities would be considered an asset.

The suitable candidates will possess knowledge of the mandate of the NEB and of the functioning of energy markets and the energy sector (economic, social or environmental components). Knowledge of the role of government and regulatory agencies in facilitating market outcomes that are in keeping with the Canadian public interest is also essential. The favoured candidates must also be knowledgeable about administrative law, principles of natural justice, and the rules and practices followed by adjudicative tribunals in Canada. Knowledge of the aspirations of Canada’s Aboriginal peoples, their history, and their vision of Canada’s future is essential.

The selected candidates would be able to analyze significant amounts of complex technical information and make concrete decisions within a time frame bound by legislated time limits and service standards. They should have superior communication skills, both written and oral, with the ability to write clear and concise reports, analyses and decisions. The qualified candidates would have the capacity to reconcile divergent stakeholder positions, taking into account associated economic, social and environmental implications.

The ideal candidates should be respectful, fair and impartial as well as be tactful and discreet. Superior interpersonal skills, sound judgement, high ethical standards and integrity are also important requirements.

Proficiency in both official languages would be preferred.

Pursuant to the National Energy Board Act, Board members of the NEB must be Canadian citizens or permanent residents within the meaning of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act. Additionally, Board members must not, as owners, shareholders, directors, officers, partners or otherwise, be engaged in any such business of producing, selling, buying, transmitting, exporting, importing or otherwise dealing in hydrocarbons or electricity nor hold any bond, debenture or other security of a corporation engaged in any such business. Finally, they must devote the whole of their time to the performance of their duties under this Act, and shall not accept or hold any office or employment inconsistent with their duties and functions under this Act.

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 candidates 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 candidates 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 these positions. It is not, however, intended to be the sole means of recruitment.

Further details about the NEB and its activities can be found on its Web site at www.neb-one.gc.ca.

Should you be interested in learning more about this opportunity, please visit www.odgersberndtson.ca or call 403-410-6700 for the full specification. To apply in confidence, please forward your curriculum vitae and letter of introduction to Odgers Berndtson at neb@odgersberndtson.ca. All submissions will be acknowledged.

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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BANK OF CANADA

Statement of financial position as at December 31, 2012

(Millions of dollars) Unaudited

ASSETS

Cash and foreign deposits

 

6.8

Loans and receivables

Securities purchased under resale agreements

1,838.3 

 

Advances to members of the Canadian Payments Association

61.8 

 

Advances to governments

— 

 

Other receivables

5.5 

 
   

1,905.6

Investments

Treasury bills of Canada

18,987.3 

 

Government of Canada bonds

56,277.3 

 

Other investments

342.7 

 
   

75,607.3

Property and equipment

 

190.4

Intangible assets

 

55.6

Other assets

 

41.6

 

77,807.3


LIABILITIES AND EQUITY

Bank notes in circulation

 

63,700.0

Deposits

Government of Canada

11,701.5

 

Members of the Canadian Payments Association

186.4

 

Other deposits

1,403.4

 
   

13,291.3

Liabilities in foreign currencies

Government of Canada

 

Other

 
   

Other liabilities

Securities sold under repurchase agreements

 

Other liabilities

377.5

 
   

377.5

   

77,368.8

Equity

Share capital

5.0

 

Statutory and special reserves

125.0

 

Available-for-sale reserve

308.5

 

Actuarial gains reserve

 

Retained earnings

 
   

438.5

77,807.3

Effective January 1, 2011, the Bank of Canada adopted International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS).

I declare that the foregoing return is correct according to the books of the Bank.

Ottawa, February 13, 2013

S. VOKEY
Chief Accountant and Chief Financial Officer

I declare that the foregoing return is to the best of my knowledge and belief correct, and shows truly and clearly the financial position of the Bank, as required by section 29 of the Bank of Canada Act.

Ottawa, February 13, 2013

M. CARNEY
Governor

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BANK OF CANADA

Statement of financial position as at January 31, 2013

(Millions of dollars) Unaudited

ASSETS

Cash and foreign deposits

 

4.8

Loans and receivables

Securities purchased under resale agreements

1,151.5

 

Advances to members of the Canadian Payments Association

 

Advances to governments

 

Other receivables

7.4

 
   

1,158.9

Investments

Treasury bills of Canada

17,863.0

 

Government of Canada bonds

57,733.2

 

Other investments

342.2

 
   

75,938.4

Property and equipment

 

191.5

Intangible assets

 

55.8

Other assets

 

39.6

   

77,389.0


LIABILITIES AND EQUITY

Bank notes in circulation

 

60,362.3

Deposits

Government of Canada

14,400.9

 

Members of the Canadian Payments Association

443.0

 

Other deposits

1,290.5

 
   

16,134.4

Liabilities in foreign currencies

Government of Canada

 

Other

 
   

Other liabilities

Securities sold under

 

repurchase agreements

 

 

Other liabilities

453.2

 
   

453.2

   

76,949.9

Equity

Share capital

5.0

 

Statutory and special reserves

125.0

 

Available-for-sale reserve

309.1

 

Actuarial gains reserve

 

Retained earnings

 
   

439.1

77,389.0

Effective January 1, 2011, the Bank of Canada adopted International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS).

I declare that the foregoing return is correct according to the books of the Bank.

Ottawa, February 20, 2013

S. VOKEY
Chief Accountant and Chief Financial Officer

I declare that the foregoing return is to the best of my knowledge and belief correct, and shows truly and clearly the financial position of the Bank, as required by section 29 of the Bank of Canada Act.

Ottawa, February 20, 2013

M. CARNEY
Governor

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