Vol. 150, No. 28 — July 9, 2016

PARLIAMENT

HOUSE OF COMMONS

First Session, Forty-Second Parliament

PRIVATE BILLS

Standing Order 130 respecting notices of intended applications for private bills was published in the Canada Gazette, Part I, on November 28, 2015.

For further information, contact the Private Members’ Business Office, House of Commons, Centre Block, Room 134-C, Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0A6, 613-992-6443.

MARC BOSC
Acting Clerk of the House of Commons

ROYAL ASSENT

Friday, June 17, 2016

On Friday, June 17, 2016, His Excellency the Governor General signified assent in Her Majesty’s name to the Bills listed below.

Assent was signified by written declaration, pursuant to the Royal Assent Act, S.C. 2002, c. 15. Section 5 of that Act provides that each Act “. . . is deemed to be assented to on the day on which the two Houses of Parliament have been notified of the declaration.”

The Senate was notified of the written declaration on Friday, June 17, 2016.

The House of Commons was notified of the written declaration on Friday, June 17, 2016.

An Act to amend the Criminal Code and to make related amendments to other Acts (medical assistance in dying)
(Bill C-14, chapter 3, 2016)

An Act to authorize La Capitale Financial Security Insurance Company to apply to be continued as a body corporate under the laws of the Province of Quebec
(Bill S-1001)

CHARLES ROBERT
Clerk of the Senate and
Clerk of the Parliaments

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ROYAL ASSENT

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

On Wednesday, June 22, 2016, His Excellency the Governor General signified assent in Her Majesty’s name to the Bills listed below.

Assent was signified by written declaration, pursuant to the Royal Assent Act, S.C. 2002, c. 15. Section 5 of that Act provides that each Act “. . . is deemed to be assented to on the day on which the two Houses of Parliament have been notified of the declaration.”

The Senate was notified of the written declaration on Wednesday, June 22, 2016.

The House of Commons was notified of the written declaration on Wednesday, June 22, 2016.

An Act to amend the Copyright Act (access to copyrighted works or other subject-matter for persons with perceptual disabilities)
(Bill C-11, chapter 4, 2016)

An Act for granting to Her Majesty certain sums of money for the federal public administration for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2017
(Bill C-19, chapter 5, 2016)

An Act for granting to Her Majesty certain sums of money for the federal public administration for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2017
(Bill C-20, chapter 6, 2016)

An Act to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on March 22, 2016 and other measures
(Bill C-15, chapter 7, 2016)

An Act to amend the Air Canada Public Participation Act and to provide for certain other measures
(Bill C-10, chapter 8, 2016)

CHARLES ROBERT
Clerk of the Senate and Clerk of the Parliaments

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CHIEF ELECTORAL OFFICER

CANADA ELECTIONS ACT

Deregistration of a registered electoral district association

On application by the electoral district association, in accordance with subsection 467(1) of the Canada Elections Act, the “Association du Parti Vert du Canada de Laurier—Sainte-Marie” is deregistered, effective July 31, 2016.

June 27, 2016

STÉPHANE PERRAULT
Deputy Chief Electoral Officer
Regulatory Affairs

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COMMISSIONER OF CANADA ELECTIONS

CANADA ELECTIONS ACT

Compliance agreement

This notice is published by the Commissioner of Canada Elections, pursuant to section 521 of the Canada Elections Act, S.C. 2000, c. 9.

On June 29, 2016, the Commissioner of Canada Elections entered into a Compliance Agreement with Mr. Jérôme Bessette, pursuant to section 517 of the Canada Elections Act. The text of the Compliance Agreement is set out in full below.

June 29, 2016

YVES CÔTÉ, QC
Commissioner of Canada Elections

COMPLIANCE AGREEMENT

Pursuant to section 517 of the Canada Elections Act (the Act), the Commissioner of Canada Elections (the Commissioner) and Mr. Jérôme Bessette (the Contracting Party) entered into this compliance agreement aimed at ensuring compliance with the Act.

The relevant provisions of the Act are paragraphs 167(2)(c) and 489(3)(e), which make it an intentional offence for a person to take a ballot out of a polling station.

Statements by the Contracting Party

For the purpose of this Compliance Agreement, the Contracting Party acknowledges the following:

Factors considered by the Commissioner

In entering this Compliance Agreement, the Commissioner took into account the factors set out in section 32 of the Compliance and Enforcement Policy of the Commissioner of Canada Elections, which may be consulted on the Commissioner’s Web site at www.cef-cce.gc.ca. In particular, the Commissioner considered the fact that the Contracting Party has cooperated fully and in good faith in the investigation, specifically by returning the ballot that he took from the polling station to the investigator.

Undertakings and corrective measures

Under this Compliance Agreement, the Contracting Party undertakes to comply with the relevant provisions of the Act in the future.

The Contracting Party consents to the publication of this Compliance Agreement in the Canada Gazette and on the Commissioner’s Web site.

The Commissioner agrees that fulfillment by the Contracting Party of his undertaking in this Compliance Agreement will constitute compliance with the agreement.

Pursuant to subsection 517(8) of the Act, the Commissioner and the Contracting Party acknowledge that, once this Compliance Agreement is entered into, the Commissioner will be prevented from referring this matter for prosecution to the Director of Public Prosecutions unless there is non-compliance with the terms of the Compliance Agreement, and, in any event, the Director of Public Prosecutions cannot initiate such a prosecution unless noncompliance with the Compliance Agreement is established.

Signed by the Contracting Party, in the City of Montreal, in the Province of Quebec, this 21st day of the month of June 2016.

Jérôme Bessette

Signed by the Commissioner of Canada Elections, in the City of Gatineau, in the Province of Quebec, this 29th day of the month of June 2016.

Yves Côté, QC
Commissioner of Canada Elections

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COMMISSIONER OF CANADA ELECTIONS

CANADA ELECTIONS ACT

Compliance agreement

This notice is published by the Commissioner of Canada Elections, pursuant to section 521 of the Canada Elections Act, S.C. 2000, c. 9.

On June 29, 2016, the Commissioner of Canada Elections entered into a Compliance Agreement with Mr. Gordon Boleychuk, pursuant to section 517 of the Canada Elections Act. The text of the Compliance Agreement is set out in full below.

June 29, 2016

YVES CÔTÉ, QC
Commissioner of Canada Elections

COMPLIANCE AGREEMENT

Pursuant to section 517 of the Canada Elections Act (the Act), the Commissioner of Canada Elections (the Commissioner) and Mr. Gordon Boleychuk (the Contracting Party) enter into this agreement aimed at ensuring compliance with the Act.

The provisions of the Act that are applicable are paragraphs 167(2)(a) and (c) and 489(3)(e), which make it an offence for a person to alter, deface or destroy a ballot, or to take a ballot out of a polling station.

Statements of the Contracting Party

For the purpose of this Compliance Agreement, the Contracting Party acknowledges the following:

Factors considered by the Commissioner

In entering into this Compliance Agreement, the Commissioner took into account the factors set out in paragraph 32 of the Commissioner’s Compliance and Enforcement Policy, which is available on the Commissioner’s Web site at www.cef-cce.gc.ca, including the fact that the Contracting Party cooperated with the investigation into this matter.

Undertaking and agreement

Under this Compliance Agreement, the Contracting Party undertakes to comply with the relevant provisions of the Act in the future.

The Contracting Party consents to the publication of this Compliance Agreement in the Canada Gazette and on the Commissioner’s Web site.

The Commissioner agrees that the fulfillment by the Contracting Party of its undertaking in this Compliance Agreement will constitute compliance with the agreement.

Pursuant to subsection 517(8) of the Act, the Commissioner and the Contracting Party recognize that once this Compliance Agreement is entered into, the Commissioner will be prevented from referring this matter for prosecution to the Director of Public Prosecutions unless there is non-compliance with the terms of the Compliance Agreement, and in any event, the Director of Public Prosecutions cannot institute such a prosecution unless non-compliance is established.

Signed by the Contracting Party in the City of Calgary, in the Province of Alberta, this 22nd day of June 2016.

Gordon Boleychuk

Signed by the Commissioner of Canada Elections, in the City of Gatineau, in the Province of Quebec, this 29th day of June 2016.

Yves Côté, QC
Commissioner of Canada Elections

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