ARCHIVED — Vol. 149, No. 51 — December 19, 2015

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GOVERNMENT NOTICES

DEPARTMENT OF CITIZENSHIP AND IMMIGRATION

IMMIGRATION AND REFUGEE PROTECTION ACT

Ministerial Instructions to repeal the Ministerial Instructions established pursuant to section 87.3 of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act for the management of applications for visas made by individuals who have been in an Ebola affected country

Notice is hereby given, under subsection 87.3(6) of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act (IRPA), that the Minister of Citizenship and Immigration has made the following Ministerial Instructions that, in the opinion of the Minister, will best support the attainment of the immigration goals established by the Government of Canada. The Instructions are consistent with the IRPA objectives as laid out in section 3 of that Act and are compliant with the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms.

Authority for these Ministerial Instructions is pursuant to section 87.3 of the IRPA. Instructions are directed to officers who are charged with handling and/or reviewing applications for permanent or temporary resident visas to enter Canada.

New Ministerial Instructions

The Ministerial Instructions established pursuant to section 87.3 of the IRPA published in the Canada Gazette on October 31, 2014, for the management of applications for visas made by individuals who have been in an Ebola affected country are repealed.

These new Ministerial Instructions come into force on their date of publication in the Canada Gazette. These new Ministerial Instructions apply to applications received by Citizenship and Immigration Canada on or before December 10, 2015, in respect of which a final decision has not been made on December 10, 2015, and, for greater clarity, to all applications received thereafter.

JOHN MCCALLUM, L.P.C., M.P.
Minister of Citizenship and Immigration

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DEPARTMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENT

CANADIAN ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION ACT, 1999

Notice of extensions granted by the Minister of Environment and Climate Change under subsection 56(3) of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999

Pursuant to subsection 56(4) of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999, notice is hereby given that the following time extensions were granted under the Notice requiring the preparation and implementation of pollution prevention plans in respect of specified substances on Schedule 1 of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999, related to the polyurethane and other foam sector (except polystyrene), published in the Canada Gazette, Part I, on November 26, 2011.

On November 24, 2015, the Minister of Environment and Climate Change granted to Valle Foam, a division of Vitafoam Products Canada Limited, from Brampton, a time extension of two months to implement the Pollution Prevention Plan. The period to implement the plan is therefore extended to January 31, 2016.

On November 24, 2015, the Minister of Environment and Climate Change granted to Woodbridge Foam Corporation, from Whitby, a time extension of three months to implement the Pollution Prevention Plan. The period to implement the plan is therefore extended to February 28, 2016.

For additional information, please contact Nathalie Peloquin, Head of Rubber and Chemicals Unit, Plastic, Rubber and Chemicals Section, Chemical Production Division, Industrial Sectors, Chemicals and Waste Directorate, 819-938-4217 (telephone), 819-938-4218 (fax).

Ottawa, December 19, 2015

LUCIE DESFORGES
Director
Chemical Production Division
Industrial Sectors, Chemicals and Waste Directorate

On behalf of the Minister of Environment
and Climate Change

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DEPARTMENT OF INDUSTRY

OFFICE OF THE REGISTRAR GENERAL

Appointments

Name and position Order in Council
Bracken, The Hon. J. Keith 2015-1267

Government of British Columbia

 

Administrator

 

November 30 to December 3, 2015

 
Furey, The Hon. George, Q.C. 2015-1270

Speaker of the Senate

 
Tulloch, The Hon. Michael H. 2015-1263

Government of Ontario

 

Administrator

 

November 18 and November 19, 2015

 

December 10, 2015

DIANE BÉLANGER
Official Documents Registrar

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DEPARTMENT OF INDUSTRY

OFFICE OF THE REGISTRAR GENERAL

Appointments

Name and position Order in Council
Parliamentary Secretaries to the 2015-1269
Alghabra, Omar  

Minister of Foreign Affairs to be styled Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Foreign Affairs (Consular Affairs)

 
Alleslev, Leona  

Minister of Public Works and Government Services to be styled Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Public Services and Procurement

 
Beech,Terry  

Minister of Industry to be styled Parliamentary Secretary for Science

 
Blair, Bill  

Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada

 
Boissonnault, Randy  

Minister of Canadian Heritage

 
Caesar-Chavannes, Celina  

Prime Minister

 
Casey, Sean  

Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada

 
Champagne, François-Philippe  

Minister of Finance

 
Cormier, Serge  

Minister of Fisheries and Oceans to be styled Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Fisheries, Oceans and the Canadian Coast Guard

 
Cuzner, Rodger  

Minister of Labour to be styled Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Employment, Workforce Development and Labour

 
Dhillon, Anju  

Minister of Canadian Heritage to be styled Parliamentary Secretary for Status of Women

 
Dubourg, Emmanuel  

Minister of National Revenue

 
Duguid, Terry  

Minister of Employment and Social Development to be styled Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Families, Children and Social Development

 
Fergus, Greg  

Minister of Industry, Minister of Western Economic Diversification, Minister for the purposes of the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency Act, Minister of the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec and Minister of the Canadian Northern Economic Development Agency to be styled Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development

 
Goldsmith-Jones, Pamela  

Minister of Foreign Affairs

 
Gould, Karina  

Minister for International Development to be styled Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of International Development

 
Holland, Mark  

President of the Queen’s Privy Council for Canada to be styled Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Democratic Institutions

 
Hutchings, Gudie  

Minister of Industry to be styled Parliamentary Secretary for Small Business and Tourism

 
Jones, Yvonne  

Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development to be styled Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs

 
Khera, Kamal  

Minister of Health

 
Lametti, David  

Minister for International Trade to be styled Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of International Trade

 
Lamoureux, Kevin  

Leader of the Government in the House of Commons

 
Lauzon, Stéphane  

Minister of Canadian Heritage; Minister of Employment and Social Development to be styled Parliamentary Secretary for Sport and Persons with Disabilities

 
McCrimmon, Karen  

Minister of Veterans Affairs, Associate Minister of National Defence

 
McKay, The Hon. John  

Minister of National Defence

 
Murray, Joyce  

President of the Treasury Board

 
Picard, Michel  

Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness

 
Poissant, Jean-Claude  

Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food

 
Rodriguez, Pablo  

Minister of Infrastructure, Communities and Intergovernmental Affairs to be styled Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Infrastructure and Communities

 
Rudd, Kim  

Minister of Natural Resources

 
Schiefke, Peter  

Prime Minister to be styled Parliamentary Secretary to the Prime Minister (Youth)

 
Vaughan, Adam  

Prime Minister to be styled Parliamentary Secretary to the Prime Minister (Intergovernmental Affairs)

 
Virani, Arif  

Minister of Citizenship and Immigration to be styled Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship

 
Wilkinson, Jonathan  

Minister of the Environment to be styled Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Environment and Climate Change

 
Young, Kate  

Minister of Transport

 

December 10, 2015

DIANE BÉLANGER
Official Documents Registrar

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OFFICE OF THE SUPERINTENDENT OF FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS

BANK ACT

Natixis — Order permitting a foreign bank to establish a branch in Canada

Pursuant to subsections 524(1) and (2) of the Bank Act, the Minister of Finance made an order on December 4, 2015, permitting Natixis to establish a branch in Canada to carry on business in Canada under the name Natixis Canada Branch, in English, and Natixis, succursale canadienne, in French.

December 7, 2015

JEREMY RUDIN
Superintendent of Financial Institutions

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