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COMMISSIONS

CANADIAN INTERNATIONAL TRADE TRIBUNAL

APPEALS

Notice No. HA-2014-001

The Canadian International Trade Tribunal (the Tribunal) will hold public hearings to consider the appeals referenced hereunder. These hearings will be held beginning at 9:30 a.m., in the Tribunal’s Hearing Room No. 2, 18th Floor, 333 Laurier Avenue West, Ottawa, Ontario. Interested persons planning to attend should contact the Tribunal at 613-998-9908 to obtain further information and to confirm that the hearings will be held as scheduled.

Customs Act

Tenth Siding Trading Co. dba Rock Gear v. President of the Canada Border Services Agency

Date of Hearing: May 13, 2014

Appeal No.: AP-2013-046

Goods in Issue: Ultralight Convertible S2 and Cross Country S2 child carriers

Issue: Whether the goods in issue are properly classified under tariff item No. 6307.90.99 as other made-up articles of other textile materials, as determined by the President of the Canada Border Services Agency, or should be classified under tariff item No. 9401.79.90 as other seats, with metal frames, other than for domestic purposes, as claimed by Tenth Siding Trading Co. dba Rock Gear.

Tariff Items at Issue: Tenth Siding Trading Co. dba Rock Gear—9401.79.90 President of the Canada Border Services Agency—6307.90.99

Customs Act

Corning Optical Communications LLC, formerly Corning Cable Systems LLC v. President of the Canada Border Services Agency

Date of Hearing: May 22, 2014

Appeal Nos.: AP-2011-074 and AP-2011-076

Goods in Issue: Optical fiber termination modules, cable circuit guards, hybrid station protectors, optical fiber routing troughs, miniature protector connectors and cable retainers

Issue: Whether the goods in issue are properly classified under tariff item No. 8517.69.10 as other apparatus for the transmission or reception of voice, images or other data, including apparatus for communication in a wired or wireless network (such as a local or wide area network), as claimed by Corning Optical Communications LLC, or should be classified under tariff item Nos. 8544.70.90, 8536.90.91, 8547.20.00, 8536.30.90, 8538.90.99 and 8538.90.90, or 3926.90.90 and 7616.99.90, as determined by the President of the Canada Border Services Agency.

Tariff Items at Issue: Corning Optical Communications LLC—8517.69.10 President of the Canada Border Services Agency—8544.70.90, 8536.90.91, 8547.20.00, 8536.30.90, 8538.90.99, 8538.90.90, 3926.90.90, 7616.99.90

The Canadian International Trade Tribunal (the Tribunal) has decided, pursuant to rule 36.1 of the Canadian International Trade Tribunal Rules, to consider the appeal referenced hereunder by way of written submissions. Persons interested in intervening are requested to contact the Tribunal prior to the commencement of the scheduled hearing. Interested persons seeking additional information should contact the Tribunal at 613-998-9908.

Customs Act

T. Lysyshyn v. President of the Canada Border Services Agency

Date of Hearing: May 15, 2014

Appeal No.: AP-2013-047

Goods in Issue: Spring-assisted knives, named SOG Flash Tanto, F-555

Issue: Whether the goods in issue are properly classified under tariff item No. 9898.00.00 as prohibited weapons, as determined by the President of the Canada Border Services Agency.

Tariff Item at Issue: President of the Canada Border Services Agency—9898.00.00

April 8, 2014

By order of the Tribunal
DOMINIQUE LAPORTE
Secretary

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CANADIAN INTERNATIONAL TRADE TRIBUNAL

DETERMINATION

Information processing and related telecommunications services

Notice is hereby given that, after completing its inquiry, the Canadian International Trade Tribunal (the Tribunal) made a determination (File No. PR-2013-032) on April 7, 2014, with respect to a complaint filed by Star Group International Trading Corporation (Star Group), of Ottawa, Ontario, pursuant to subsection 30.11(1) of the Canadian International Trade Tribunal Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. 47 (4th Supp.), concerning a procurement (Solicitation No. DHTC1401) by Defence Construction Canada (DCC). The solicitation was for the provision of facilities maintenance and support services for buildings and associated areas of the Dwyer Hill Training Centre located in Richmond, Ontario.

Star Group alleged that DCC improperly evaluated its proposal.

Having examined the evidence presented by the parties and considered the provisions of the Agreement on Internal Trade, the Tribunal determined that the complaint was valid.

Further information may be obtained from the Secretary, Canadian International Trade Tribunal, 333 Laurier Avenue West, 15th Floor, Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0G7, 613-993-3595 (telephone), 613-990-2439 (fax), secretary@citt-tcce.gc.ca (email).

Ottawa, April 7, 2014

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 4 April 2014 and 9 April 2014:

Soundview Entertainment Inc.
Across Canada
2014-0271-8
Addition of OSN Ya Hala HD to the list of non-Canadian programming services authorized for distribution
Deadline for submission of interventions, comments and/or answers: 7 May 2014

Soundview Entertainment Inc.
Across Canada
2014-0277-6
Addition of Punjab TV to the list of non-Canadian programming services authorized for distribution
Deadline for submission of interventions, comments and/or answers: 7 May 2014

8384886 Canada Inc.
Richmond, British Columbia
2014-0278-4
Technical amendment for CISL-AM
Deadline for submission of interventions, comments and/or answers: 8 May 2014

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CANADIAN RADIO-TELEVISION AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION

DECISIONS

2014-166 7 April 2014

Ethnic Channels Group Limited
Across Canada

Approved — Application for a broadcasting licence to operate South Asian Food TV, a national, niche third-language ethnic specialty Category B service.

Approved — Request for authority to devote up to 6 of the 12 minutes of advertising material permitted during each clock hour to local and regional advertising.

2014-167 7 April 2014

Ethnic Channels Group Limited
Across Canada

Approved — Application for a broadcasting licence to operate Travel XP Canada, a national, niche third-language ethnic specialty Category B service.

Approved — Request for authority to devote up to 6 of the 12 minutes of advertising material permitted during each clock hour to local and regional advertising.

2014-168 8 April 2014

RNC MEDIA Inc.
Montréal, Quebec

Approved — Application to renew the broadcasting licence for the French-language commercial specialty radio station CKLX-FM Montréal.

Approved — Application to move CKLX-FM from its current specialty music format, focused on jazz and blues, to a spoken word format.

2014-169 9 April 2014

Canadian Broadcasting Corporation
Across Canada

Denied — Application to amend the condition of licence applicable to its English-language conventional television network and stations to allow it to average its weekly local programming requirements quarterly throughout the broadcast year.

2014-170 9 April 2014

Bell Media Inc.
Across Canada

Denied — Application to amend the standard conditions of licence applicable to conventional television stations to allow licensees of such stations to average their weekly local programming obligations quarterly throughout the broadcast year.

2014-172 10 April 2014

Allan F. (Lee) Marshall, on behalf of a corporation to be incorporated
Cobalt, Ontario

Approved — Application to operate an English-language commercial FM radio station in Cobalt.

2014-173 10 April 2014

OpenBroadcaster Inc.
Across Canada

Approved — Application for a broadcasting licence to operate OBZONE, a national, English-language specialty Category B service.

Denied — Request to broadcast up to six minutes per clock hour of local advertising.

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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 Penny Thompson, Executive Assistant (AS-2), Food Directorate, Bureau of Nutritional Sciences, Department of Health, Ottawa, Ontario, to be a candidate, before and during the election period, for the position of Councillor, Ward 13, Rideau-Rockliffe, for the City of Ottawa, Ontario, in a municipal election to be held on October 27, 2014.

April 4, 2014

KATHY NAKAMURA
Director General
Political Activities and
Non-Partisanship Directorate

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