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Vol. 145, No. 11 — March 12, 2011

DEPARTMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENT

CANADIAN ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION ACT, 1999

Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to section 127 of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999, Disposal at Sea Permit No. 4543-2-04367 authorizing the loading for disposal and the disposal of waste or other matter at sea is approved.

 1. Permittee: Department of Public Works and Government Services, Quebec.

 2. Waste or other matter to be disposed of: Dredged material.

2.1. Nature of waste or other matter: Dredged material consisting of gravel, sand, silt, clay and colloids.

 3. Duration of permit: Permit is valid from April 16, 2011, to December 31, 2011.

3.1. The loading and disposal at sea activities are restricted to the following periods: from April 16 to May 14, 2011; from July 1 to August 4, 2011; and from October 1 to December 31, 2011. These activities must be done between 5 a.m. and 9 p.m. The Permittee may modify the duration of the restriction periods with the written approval of the Department of the Environment.

 4. Loading site(s): L’Anse-à-Brillant Harbour, Quebec, 48°43.27′ N, 64°17.37′ W (NAD83), with the exception of the zone of exclusion described in Figure 3 of the environmental screening report titled “Dragage d’entretien 2011, havre de L’Anse-à-Brillant, Gaspésie” by the Department of Public Works and Government Services and approved by the Department of the Environment, submitted in support of the permit application.

 5. Disposal site(s): ABR-1, 48°43.92′ N, 64°16.92′ W (NAD83). The disposal site is located at approximately 1.5 km north from the loading site.

 6. Method of loading: Dredging will be carried out using a clamshell dredge or a hydraulic shovel.

 7. Route to disposal site(s) and method of transport: Most direct navigational route from the loading site to the disposal site using towed scow.

 8. Method of disposal: Disposal will be carried out by bottom dumping, and levelling of the seabed by a steel beam, a scraper blade or a hydraulic shovel.

 9. Total quantity to be disposed of: Not to exceed 4 000 m3 scow measure.

10. Fees: The fee prescribed by the Disposal at Sea Permit Fee Regulations shall be paid by the Permittee in accordance with those Regulations.

11. Inspection: By accepting this permit, the Permittee and their contractors accept that they are subject to inspection pursuant to Part 10 of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999.

11.1. The Permittee shall ensure that records of all loading and disposal activities are kept on site for the duration of the permit and are available for inspection for two years following the expiry of the permit by any enforcement officer or analyst.

12. Contractors: The loading or disposal at sea referred to under this permit shall not be carried out by any person without written authorization from the Permittee.

12.1. The Permittee shall ensure that all persons involved in the loading, transport or disposal activities authorized by this permit conduct these activities in accordance with the relevant permit conditions.

13. Reporting and notification: The Permittee shall provide the following information at least 48 hours before loading and disposal activities commence: name or number of ship, platform or structure used to carry out the loading and/or disposal, name of the contractor including corporate and on-site contact information, and expected period of loading and disposal activities. The above-noted information shall be submitted to the Regional Director, Environmental Protection Operations Division, Department of the Environment, Quebec Region, 105 McGill Street, 4th Floor, Montréal, Quebec H2Y 2E7, 514-496-6982 (fax), immersion.dpe@ec.gc.ca (email).

13.1. The Permittee must complete the Register of Disposal at Sea Operations as provided by the Department of the Environment. This register must, at all times, be kept aboard any vessel involved with the disposal operations and be accessible to enforcement officers designated under the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999.

13.2. The Permittee must keep a written register of the time of departure of the vessel to the disposal site and advise the Canadian Coast Guard station once per day of the departure times entered in the register. The Permittee must record these communications in the register mentioned in the paragraph 13.1.

13.3. The Permittee shall submit a written report to the Minister, as represented by the Regional Director identified in paragraph 13, within 30 days of either the completion of the work or the expiry of the permit, whichever comes first. This report shall contain the following information: a list of all work completed pursuant to the permit, including the names of the loading and disposal sites used, the quantity of matter disposed of at the disposal site(s), the dates on which disposal activities occurred and the Register of Disposal at Sea Operations.

13.4. At all times, a copy of this permit and of documents and drawings referenced in this permit shall be available at the loading site and on all powered ships directly engaged in the loading and disposal operations.

JEAN-PIERRE DES ROSIERS
Regional Director
Environmental Protection Operations Division
Quebec Region
On behalf of the Minister of the Environment

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DEPARTMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENT

CANADIAN ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION ACT, 1999

Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to section 127 of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999, Disposal at Sea Permit No. 4543-2-04368 authorizing the loading for disposal and the disposal of waste or other matter at sea is approved.

 1. Permittee: Department of Public Works and Government Services, Quebec.

 2. Waste or other matter to be disposed of: Dredged material.

 2.1. Nature of waste or other matter: Dredged material consisting of gravel, sand, silt, clay and colloids.

 3. Duration of permit: Permit is valid from April 16, 2011, to December 31, 2011.

3.1. The loading and disposal at sea activities are restricted to the following periods: from April 16 to May 14, 2011; from July 1 to August 4, 2011; and from October 1 to December 31, 2011. These activities must be done between 5 a.m. and 9 p.m. The Permittee may modify the duration of the restriction periods with the written approval of the Department of the Environment.

 4. Loading site(s): L’Anse-à-Beaufils Harbour, Quebec, 48°28.33′ N, 64°18.32′ W (NAD83), as described in Annex 1 of the addendum 2011 of the screening report titled “Dragage d’entretien du havre de L’Anse-à-Beaufils, Gaspésie. Mars 2009” by the Department of Public Works and Government Services and approved by the Department of the Environment, submitted in support of the permit application.

 5. Disposal site(s): AB-5, 48°27.00′ N, 64°15.00′ W (NAD83). The disposal site is located at approximately 4.8 km southeast from the loading site.

 6. Method of loading: Dredging will be carried out using a clamshell dredge or a hydraulic shovel.

 7. Route to disposal site(s) and method of transport: Most direct navigational route from the loading site to the disposal site using towed scow.

 8. Method of disposal: Disposal will be carried out by bottom dumping, and levelling of the seabed by a steel beam, a scraper blade or a hydraulic shovel.

 9. Total quantity to be disposed of: Not to exceed 4 000 m3 scow measure.

10. Fees: The fee prescribed by the Disposal at Sea Permit Fee Regulations shall be paid by the Permittee in accordance with those Regulations.

11. Inspection: By accepting this permit, the Permittee and their contractors accept that they are subject to inspection pursuant to Part 10 of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999.

11.1. The Permittee shall ensure that records of all loading and disposal activities are kept on site for the duration of the permit and are available for inspection for two years following the expiry of the permit by any enforcement officer or analyst.

12. Contractors: The loading or disposal at sea referred to under this permit shall not be carried out by any person without written authorization from the Permittee.

12.1. The Permittee shall ensure that all persons involved in the loading, transport or disposal activities authorized by this permit conduct these activities in accordance with the relevant permit conditions.

13. Reporting and notification: The Permittee shall provide the following information at least 48 hours before loading and disposal activities commence: name or number of ship, platform or structure used to carry out the loading and/or disposal, name of the contractor including corporate and on-site contact information, and expected period of loading and disposal activities. The above-noted information shall be submitted to the Regional Director, Environmental Protection Operations Division, Department of the Environment, Quebec Region, 105 McGill Street, 4th Floor, Montréal, Quebec H2Y 2E7, 514-496-6982 (fax), immersion.dpe@ec.gc.ca (email).

13.1. The Permittee must complete the Register of Disposal at Sea Operations as provided by the Department of the Environment. This register must, at all times, be kept aboard any vessel involved with the disposal operations and be accessible to enforcement officers designated under the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999.

13.2. The Permittee shall submit a written report to the Minister, as represented by the Regional Director identified in paragraph 13, within 30 days of either the completion of the work or the expiry of the permit, whichever comes first. This report shall contain the following information: a list of all work completed pursuant to the permit, including the names of the loading and disposal sites used, the quantity of matter disposed of at the disposal site(s), the dates on which disposal activities occurred and the Register of Disposal at Sea Operations.

13.3. The Permittee must keep a written register of the time of departure of the vessel to the disposal site and advise the Canadian Coast Guard station once per day of the departure times entered in the register. The Permittee must record these communications in the register mentioned in the paragraph 13.1.

13.4. At all times, a copy of this permit and of documents and drawings referenced in this permit shall be available at the loading site and on all powered ships directly engaged in the loading and disposal operations.

JEAN-PIERRE DES ROSIERS
Regional Director
Environmental Protection Operations Division
Quebec Region
On behalf of the Minister of the Environment

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DEPARTMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENT

CANADIAN ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION ACT, 1999

Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to section 127 of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999, Disposal at Sea Permit No. 4543-2-06643 authorizing the loading for disposal and the disposal of waste or other matter at sea is approved.

 1. Permittee: Department of Public Works and Government Services, Moncton, New Brunswick.

 2. Waste or other matter to be disposed of: Dredged material.

2.1. Nature of waste or other matter: Dredged material consisting of gravel, sand, silt and clay.

 3. Duration of permit: Permit is valid from April 14, 2011, to April 13, 2012.

 4. Loading site(s):

(a) Botsford (Murray Corner), New Brunswick, at approximately 46°10.11′ N, 63°56.02′ W (NAD83);

(b) Cap Pelé, New Brunswick, at approximately 46°14.07′ N, 64°15.69′ W (NAD83);

(c) Les Aboiteaux, New Brunswick, at approximately 46°13.90′ N, 64°17.93′ W (NAD83);

(d) Petit-Cap, New Brunswick, at approximately 46°11.94′ N, 64°09.68′ W (NAD83); and

(e) Robichaud, New Brunswick, at approximately 46°13.63′ N, 64°23.01′ W to 46°13.92′ N, 64°22.74′ W (NAD83),

as described in Appendix A of the document titled “Multi-site Harbour and Channel Re-Dredging and Disposal at Sea of Clean Dredged Material, Gulf Region, New Brunswick” (February 2011), submitted in support of the permit application.

 5. Disposal site(s):

(a) Botsford (Murray Corner), New Brunswick, 46°10.06′ N, 63°55.80′ W (NAD83);

(b) Cap Pelé, New Brunswick, 46°14.09′ N, 64°15.46′ W (NAD83);

(c) Les Aboiteaux Site C1, New Brunswick, 46°13.94′ N, 64°17.75′ W (NAD83);

(d) Les Aboiteaux Site C2, New Brunswick, 46°13.90′ N, 64°18.04′ W (NAD83);

(e) Petit-Cap, New Brunswick, 46°11.93′ N, 64°09.48′ W (NAD83); and

(f) Robichaud, New Brunswick, 46°13.87′ N, 64°22.65′ W (NAD83),

as described in Appendix A of the document titled “Multi-site Harbour and Channel Re-Dredging and Disposal at Sea of Clean Dredged Material, Gulf Region, New Brunswick” (February 2011), submitted in support of the permit application.

 6. Method of loading: Dredging will be carried out using suction dredge.

 7. Route to disposal site(s) and method of transport: Most direct navigational route from the loading site to the disposal site via pipeline.

 8. Method of disposal: Disposal will be carried out by pipeline.

 9. Total quantity to be disposed of:

(a) Botsford: Not to exceed 10 000 m3 place measure;

(b) Cap Pelé: Not to exceed 7 000 m3 place measure;

(c) Les Aboiteaux Site C1: Not to exceed 6 000 m3 place measure;

(d) Les Aboiteaux Site C2: Not to exceed 6 000 m3 place measure;

(e) Petit-Cap: Not to exceed 4 000 m3 place measure; and

(f) Robichaud: Not to exceed 6 000 m3 place measure.

9.1. The Permittee shall submit the procedures to measure or estimate quantities of dredged material disposed of at the disposal site(s) to Ms. Jayne Roma, Environmental Protection Operations Directorate, Environment Canada, Atlantic Region, Queen Square, 16th Floor, 45 Alderney Drive, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y 2N6, 902-426-8373 (fax), jayne.roma@ec.gc.ca (email). The Department of the Environment shall approve the procedures prior to the commencement of the first dredging operation to be conducted under this permit.

10. Fees: The fee prescribed by the Disposal at Sea Permit Fee Regulations shall be paid by the Permittee in accordance with those Regulations.

11. Inspection:

11.1. By accepting this permit, the Permittee and their contractors accept that they are subject to inspection pursuant to Part 10 of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999.

11.2. Ships operating under the authority of this permit shall be marked in accordance with the Collision Regulations of the Canada Shipping Act when located on or in the waterway.

12. Contractors:

12.1. The loading or disposal at sea referred to under this permit shall not be carried out by any person without written authorization from the Permittee.

12.2. The Permittee shall ensure that all persons involved in the loading, transport or disposal activities authorized by this permit conduct these activities in accordance with the relevant permit conditions.

13. Reporting and notification:

13.1. The Permittee shall submit a written report to the Minister, as represented by the Regional Director of the Environmental Protection Operations Directorate, Atlantic Region, c/o Ms. Jayne Roma, as identified in paragraph 9.1, within 30 days of either the completion of the work or the expiry of the permit, whichever comes first. This report shall contain the following information: a list of all work completed pursuant to the permit, including the location of the loading and disposal sites used, the quantity of matter disposed of at the disposal site(s) and the dates on which disposal activities occurred.

13.2. The Canadian Coast Guard, Marine Communication and Traffic Services (MCTS) Sydney (1-800-686-8676) is to be notified in advance of the commencement of work so that appropriate Notices to Shipping/Mariners may be issued.

14. Special precautions:

14.1. The loading and disposal at sea activities referred to under this permit shall be carried out in accordance with the Roles and Responsibilities Document as described in the document titled “Multi-site Harbour and Channel Re-Dredging and Disposal at Sea of Clean Dredged Material, Gulf Region, New Brunswick” (February 2011), submitted in support of the permit application.

I. R. GEOFFREY MERCER
Regional Director
Environmental Protection Operations Directorate
Atlantic Region
On behalf of the Minister of the Environment

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DEPARTMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENT

CANADIAN ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION ACT, 1999

Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to section 127 of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999, Disposal at Sea Permit No. 4543-2-06644 authorizing the loading for disposal and the disposal of waste or other matter at sea is approved.

 1. Permittee: Department of Public Works and Government Services, Moncton, New Brunswick.

 2. Waste or other matter to be disposed of: Dredged material.

2.1. Nature of waste or other matter: Dredged material consisting of gravel, sand, silt and clay.

 3. Duration of permit: Permit is valid from April 14, 2011, to April 13, 2012.

 4. Loading site(s):

(a) Pigeon Hill (Fox Den’s Gully), New Brunswick, at approximately 47°52.92′ N, 64°31.17′ W to 47°53.09′ N, 64°29.77′ W (NAD83);

(b) Sainte-Marie-Saint-Raphaël, New Brunswick, at approximately 47°46.80′ N, 64°33.86′ W (NAD83);

(c) Tabusintac Gully, New Brunswick, at approximately 47°17.09′ N, 64°56.74′ W to 47°17.41′ N, 64°56.85′ W (NAD83); and

(d) Miller Brook, New Brunswick, at approximately 47°40.21′ N, 65°30.33′ W (NAD83),

as described in Appendix A of the document titled “Multi-site Harbour and Channel Re-Dredging and Disposal at Sea of Clean Dredged Material, Gulf Region, New Brunswick” (February 2011), submitted in support of the permit application.

 5. Disposal site(s):

(a) Pigeon Hill Site A, New Brunswick, 47°53.00′ N, 64°30.00′ W (NAD83);

(b) Pigeon Hill Site B, New Brunswick, 47°53.04′ N, 64°30.29′ W (NAD83);

(c) Pigeon Hill Site C, New Brunswick, 47°53.10′ N, 64°29.79′ W (NAD83);

(d) Pigeon Hill Site D, New Brunswick, 47°53.07′ N, 64°31.10′ W (NAD83);

(e) Sainte-Marie-Saint-Raphaël, New Brunswick, 47°46.68′ N, 64°33.87′ W to 47°46.77′ N, 64°33.96′ W (NAD83);

(f) Tabusintac Gully, New Brunswick, 47°17.33′ N, 64°56.97′ W to 47°17.06′ N, 64°56.82′ W (NAD83);

(g) Miller Brook Site D1, New Brunswick, 47°40.18′ N, 65°30.41′ W (NAD83); and

(h) Miller Brook Site D2, New Brunswick, 47°40.23′ N, 65°30.20′ W (NAD83),

as described in Appendix A of the document titled “Multi-site Harbour and Channel Re-Dredging and Disposal at Sea of Clean Dredged Material, Gulf Region, New Brunswick” (February 2011), submitted in support of the permit application.

 6. Method of loading: Dredging will be carried out using suction dredge or barge-mounted excavator.

 7. Route to disposal site(s) and method of transport: Most direct navigational route from the loading site to the disposal site via pipeline or sidecasting.

 8. Method of disposal: Disposal will be carried out by pipeline or sidecasting.

 9. Total quantity to be disposed of:

(a) Pigeon Hill Site A: Not to exceed 6 000 m3 place measure;

(b) Pigeon Hill Site B: Not to exceed 3 000 m3 place measure;

(c) Pigeon Hill Site C: Not to exceed 6 000 m3 place measure;

(d) Pigeon Hill Site D: Not to exceed 5 500 m3 place measure;

(e) Sainte-Marie-Saint-Raphaël: Not to exceed 15 000 m3 place measure;

(f) Tabusintac Gully: Not to exceed 10 000 m3 place measure;

(g) Miller Brook Site D1: Not to exceed 3 000 m3 place measure; and

(h) Miller Brook Site D2: Not to exceed 3 000 m3 place measure.

9.1. The Permittee shall submit the procedures to measure or estimate quantities of dredged material disposed of at the disposal site(s) to Ms. Jayne Roma, Environmental Protection Operations Directorate, Environment Canada, Atlantic Region, Queen Square, 16th Floor, 45 Alderney Drive, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y 2N6, 902-426-8373 (fax), jayne.roma@ec.gc.ca (email). The Department of the Environment shall approve the procedures prior to the commencement of the first dredging operation to be conducted under this permit.

10. Fees: The fee prescribed by the Disposal at Sea Permit Fee Regulations shall be paid by the Permittee in accordance with those Regulations.

11. Inspection:

11.1. By accepting this permit, the Permittee and their contractors accept that they are subject to inspection pursuant to Part 10 of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999.

11.2. Ships operating under the authority of this permit shall be marked in accordance with the Collision Regulations of the Canada Shipping Act when located on or in the waterway.

12. Contractors:

12.1. The loading or disposal at sea referred to under this permit shall not be carried out by any person without written authorization from the Permittee.

12.2. The Permittee shall ensure that all persons involved in the loading, transport or disposal activities authorized by this permit conduct these activities in accordance with the relevant permit conditions.

13. Reporting and notification:

13.1. The Permittee shall submit a written report to the Minister, as represented by the Regional Director of the Environmental Protection Operations Directorate, Atlantic Region, c/o Ms. Jayne Roma, as identified in paragraph 9.1, within 30 days of either the completion of the work or the expiry of the permit, whichever comes first. This report shall contain the following information: a list of all work completed pursuant to the permit, including the location of the loading and disposal sites used, the quantity of matter disposed of at the disposal site(s) and the dates on which disposal activities occurred.

13.2. The Canadian Coast Guard, Marine Communication and Traffic Services (MCTS) Sydney (1-800-686-8676) is to be notified in advance of the commencement of work so that appropriate Notices to Shipping/Mariners may be issued.

14. Special precautions:

14.1. The loading and disposal at sea activities referred to under this permit shall be carried out in accordance with the Roles and Responsibilities Document as described in the document titled “Multi-site Harbour and Channel Re-Dredging and Disposal at Sea of Clean Dredged Material, Gulf Region, New Brunswick” (February 2011), submitted in support of the permit application.

I. R. GEOFFREY MERCER
Regional Director
Environmental Protection Operations Directorate
Atlantic Region
On behalf of the Minister of the Environment

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DEPARTMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENT

CANADIAN ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION ACT, 1999

Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to section 127 of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999, Disposal at Sea Permit No. 4543-2-06645 authorizing the loading for disposal and the disposal of waste or other matter at sea is approved.

 1. Permittee: Department of Public Works and Government Services, Moncton, New Brunswick.

 2. Waste or other matter to be disposed of: Dredged material.

2.1. Nature of waste or other matter: Dredged material consisting of gravel, sand, silt and clay.

 3. Duration of permit: Permit is valid from April 14, 2011, to April 13, 2012.

 4. Loading site(s):

(a) Loggiecroft, New Brunswick, at approximately 46°50.56′ N, 64°55.11′ W to 46°50.01′ N, 64°54.10′ W (NAD83);

(b) Blacklands Gully, New Brunswick, at approximately 46°46.27′ N, 64°52.17′ W to 46°45.92′ N, 64°50.94′ W (NAD83);

(c) Barre de Cocagne, New Brunswick, at approximately 46°24.55′ N, 64°36.67′ W to 46°24.63′ N, 64°36.32′ W (NAD83);

(d) Cap-des-Caissie, New Brunswick, at approximately 46°18.76′ N, 64°30.59′ W (NAD83);

(e) Pointe-Sapin, New Brunswick, at approximately 46°57.65′ N, 64°49.84′ W (NAD83);

(f) Chockpish, New Brunswick, at approximately 46°34.97′ N, 64°43.12′ W (NAD83);

(g) Cap-Lumière, New Brunswick, at approximately 46°40.38′ N, 64°42.63′ (NAD83); and

(h) Saint-Édouard-de-Kent, New Brunswick, at approximately 46°32.42′ N, 64°41.87′ W (NAD83),

as described in Appendix A of the document titled “Multi-site Harbour and Channel Re-Dredging and Disposal at Sea of Clean Dredged Material, Gulf Region, New Brunswick” (February 2011), submitted in support of the permit application.

 5. Disposal site(s):

(a) Loggiecroft Site B1, New Brunswick, 46°49.84′ N, 64°53.95′ W (NAD83);

(b) Loggiecroft Site B2, New Brunswick, 46°50.44′ N, 64°54.92′ W (NAD83);

(c) Blacklands Gully Site C1, New Brunswick, 46°45.94′ N, 64°51.37′ W to 46°45.82′ N, 64°51.49′ W (NAD83);

(d) Blacklands Gully Site C2, New Brunswick, 46°46.45′ N, 64°51.65′ W (NAD83);

(e) Barre de Cocagne, New Brunswick, 46°24.42′ N, 64°36.60′ W to 46°24.49′ N, 64°36.24′ W (NAD83);

(f) Cap-des-Caissie, New Brunswick, 46°18.65′ N, 64°30.67′ W (NAD83);

(g) Pointe-Sapin, New Brunswick, 46°57.53′ N, 64°50.03′ W (NAD83);

(h) Chockpish, New Brunswick, 46°34.84′ N, 64°43.13′ W (NAD83);

(i) Cap-Lumière, New Brunswick, 46°40.32′ N, 64°42.56′ W (NAD83); and

(j) Saint-Édouard-de-Kent, New Brunswick, 46°32.38′ N, 64°41.55′ W (NAD83).

 6. Method of loading: Dredging will be carried out using suction dredge.

 7. Route to disposal site(s) and method of transport: Most direct navigational route from the loading site to the disposal site via pipeline.

 8. Method of disposal: Disposal will be carried out by pipeline.

 9. Total quantity to be disposed of:

(a) Loggiecroft Site B1: Not to exceed 12 000 m3 place measure;

(b) Loggiecroft Site B2: Not to exceed 3 000 m3 place measure;

(c) Blacklands Gully Site C1: Not to exceed 6 000 m3 place measure;

(d) Blacklands Gully Site C2: Not to exceed 1 000 m3 place measure;

(e) Barre de Cocagne: Not to exceed 10 000 m3 place measure;

(f) Cap-des-Caissie: Not to exceed 8 000 m3 place measure;

(g) Pointe-Sapin: Not to exceed 14 000 m3 place measure;

(h) Chockpish: Not to exceed 14 000 m3 place measure;

(i) Cap-Lumière: Not to exceed 12 000 m3 place measure; and

(j) Saint-Édouard-de-Kent: Not to exceed 12 000 m3 place measure.

9.1. The Permittee shall submit the procedures to measure or estimate quantities of dredged material disposed of at the disposal site(s) to Ms. Jayne Roma, Environmental Protection Operations Directorate, Environment Canada, Atlantic Region, Queen Square, 16th Floor, 45 Alderney Drive, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y 2N6, 902-426-8373 (fax), jayne.roma@ec.gc.ca (email). The Department of the Environment shall approve the procedures prior to the commencement of the first dredging operation to be conducted under this permit.

10. Fees: The fee prescribed by the Disposal at Sea Permit Fee Regulations shall be paid by the Permittee in accordance with those Regulations.

11. Inspection:

11.1. By accepting this permit, the Permittee and their contractors accept that they are subject to inspection pursuant to Part 10 of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999.

11.2. Ships operating under the authority of this permit shall be marked in accordance with the Collision Regulations of the Canada Shipping Act when located on or in the waterway.

12. Contractors:

12.1. The loading or disposal at sea referred to under this permit shall not be carried out by any person without written authorization from the Permittee.

12.2. The Permittee shall ensure that all persons involved in the loading, transport or disposal activities authorized by this permit conduct these activities in accordance with the relevant permit conditions.

13. Reporting and notification:

13.1. The Permittee shall submit a written report to the Minister, as represented by the Regional Director of the Environmental Protection Operations Directorate, Atlantic Region, c/o Ms. Jayne Roma, as identified in paragraph 9.1, within 30 days of either the completion of the work or the expiry of the permit, whichever comes first. This report shall contain the following information: a list of all work completed pursuant to the permit, including the location of the loading and disposal sites used, the quantity of matter disposed of at the disposal site(s) and the dates on which disposal activities occurred.

13.2. The Canadian Coast Guard, Marine Communication and Traffic Services (MCTS) Sydney (1-800-686-8676) is to be notified in advance of the commencement of work so that appropriate Notices to Shipping/Mariners may be issued.

14. Special precautions:

14.1. The loading and disposal at sea activities referred to under this permit shall be carried out in accordance with the Roles and Responsibilities Document as described in the document titled “Multi-site Harbour and Channel Re-Dredging and Disposal at Sea of Clean Dredged Material, Gulf Region, New Brunswick” (February 2011), submitted in support of the permit application.

I. R. GEOFFREY MERCER
Regional Director
Environmental Protection Operations Directorate
Atlantic Region
On behalf of the Minister of the Environment

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DEPARTMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENT

CANADIAN ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION ACT, 1999

Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to section 127 of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999, Disposal at Sea Permit No. 4543-2-06652 authorizing the loading for disposal and the disposal of waste or other matter at sea is approved.

 1. Permittee: Department of Fisheries and Oceans, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island.

 2. Waste or other matter to be disposed of: Dredged material.

2.1. Nature of waste or other matter: Dredged material consisting of gravel, sand, silt and clay.

 3. Duration of permit: Permit is valid from April 14, 2011, to April 13, 2012.

 4. Loading site(s):

(a) Grahams Pond, Prince Edward Island, at approximately 46°05.76′ N, 62°27.10′ W (NAD83);

(b) Launching Pond, Prince Edward Island, at approximately 46°13.23′ N, 62°24.59′ W (NAD83);

(c) Naufrage Harbour, Prince Edward Island, at approximately 46°28.15′ N, 62°25.01′ W (NAD83);

(d) North Lake Harbour, Prince Edward Island, at approximately 46°28.13′ N, 62°04.13′ W (NAD83);

(e) Savage Harbour, Prince Edward Island, at approximately 46°25.97′ N, 62°49.95′ W (NAD83);

(f) St. Peters Bay (Red Head), Prince Edward Island, at approximately 46°26.71′ N, 62°43.84′ W (NAD83) or 46°26.63′ N, 62°44.26′ W (NAD83); and

(g) Tracadie Harbour, Prince Edward Island, at approximately 46°24.51′ N, 63°01.68′ W (NAD83),

as described in Appendix A of the document titled “RCSR Harbour Maintenance Re-Dredging and Disposal at Sea of Re-dredged Sediments in Prince Edward Island” (November 2010), submitted in support of the permit application.

 5. Disposal site(s):

(a) Grahams Pond, Prince Edward Island, 46°05.69′ N, 62°27.13′ W (NAD83);

(b) Launching Pond, Prince Edward Island, 46°13.13′ N, 62°24.65′ W (NAD83);

(c) Naufrage, Prince Edward Island, 46°28.11′ N, 62°24.85′ W (NAD83);

(d) North Lake, Prince Edward Island — Site A, 46°28.13′ N, 62°04.13′ W (NAD83);

(e) North Lake, Prince Edward Island — Site B, 46°28.15′ N, 62°03.70′ W (NAD83);

(f) Savage Harbour, Prince Edward Island, 46°26.04′ N, 62°49.62′ W (NAD83);

(g) St. Peters Bay (Red Head), Prince Edward Island, 46°26.98′ N, 62°43.58′ W (NAD83);

(h) Tracadie Harbour, Prince Edward Island — Site B, 46°24.40′ N, 63°01.34′ W (NAD83); and

(i) Tracadie Harbour, Prince Edward Island — Site C, 46°24.94′ N, 63°02.02′ W (NAD83),

as described in Appendix A of the document titled “RCSR Harbour Maintenance Re-Dredging and Disposal at Sea of Re-dredged Sediments in Prince Edward Island” (November 2010), submitted in support of the permit application.

 6. Method of loading: Dredging will be carried out using suction dredge and land-based heavy equipment.

 7. Route to disposal site(s) and method of transport: Most direct navigational route from the loading site to the disposal site via pipeline, truck or sidecasting.

 8. Method of disposal: Disposal will be carried out by pipeline, end dumping or sidecasting.

 9. Total quantity to be disposed of:

(a) Grahams Pond: Not to exceed 10 000 m3 place measure;

(b) Launching Pond: Not to exceed 15 000 m3 place measure;

(c) Naufrage: Not to exceed 20 000 m3 place measure;

(d) North Lake: Not to exceed 10 000 m3 place measure;

(e) Savage Harbour: Not to exceed 10 000 m3 place measure;

(f) St. Peters Bay (Red Head): Not to exceed 10 000 m3 place measure;

(g) Tracadie Harbour Site B: Not to exceed 2 000 m3 place measure; and

(h) Tracadie Harbour Site C: Not to exceed 15 000 m3 place measure.

9.1. The Permittee shall submit the procedures to measure or estimate quantities of dredged material disposed of at the disposal site(s) to Ms. Jayne Roma, Environmental Protection Operations Directorate, Environment Canada, Atlantic Region, Queen Square, 16th Floor, 45 Alderney Drive, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y 2N6, 902-426-8373 (fax), jayne.roma@ec.gc.ca (email). The Department of the Environment shall approve the procedures prior to the commencement of the first dredging operation to be conducted under this permit.

10. Fees: The fee prescribed by the Disposal at Sea Permit Fee Regulations shall be paid by the Permittee in accordance with those Regulations.

11. Inspection:

11.1. By accepting this permit, the Permittee and their contractors accept that they are subject to inspection pursuant to Part 10 of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999.

11.2. Ships operating under the authority of this permit shall be marked in accordance with the Collision Regulations of the Canada Shipping Act when located on or in the waterway.

12. Contractors:

12.1. The loading or disposal at sea referred to under this permit shall not be carried out by any person without written authorization from the Permittee.

12.2. The Permittee shall ensure that all persons involved in the loading, transport or disposal activities authorized by this permit conduct these activities in accordance with the relevant permit conditions.

13. Reporting and notification:

13.1. The Permittee shall submit a written report to the Minister, as represented by the Regional Director of the Environmental Protection Operations Directorate, Atlantic Region, c/o Ms. Jayne Roma, as identified in paragraph 9.1, within 30 days of either the completion of the work or the expiry of the permit, whichever comes first. This report shall contain the following information: a list of all work completed pursuant to the permit, including the location of the loading and disposal sites used, the quantity of matter disposed of at the disposal site(s) and the dates on which disposal activities occurred.

13.2. The Canadian Coast Guard, Marine Communication and Traffic Services (MCTS) Sydney (1-800-686-8676) is to be notified in advance of the commencement of work so that appropriate Notices to Shipping/Mariners may be issued.

14. Special precautions:

14.1. The loading and disposal at sea activities referred to under this permit shall be carried out in accordance with the Roles and Responsibilities Document as described in the document titled “RCSR Harbour Maintenance Re-Dredging and Disposal at Sea of Re-dredged Sediments in Prince Edward Island” (November 2010), submitted in support of the permit application.

I. R. GEOFFREY MERCER
Regional Director
Environmental Protection Operations Directorate
Atlantic Region
On behalf of the Minister of the Environment

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DEPARTMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENT

CANADIAN ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION ACT, 1999

Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to section 127 of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999, Disposal at Sea Permit No. 4543-2-06653 authorizing the loading for disposal and the disposal of waste or other matter at sea is approved.

 1. Permittee: Department of Fisheries and Oceans, Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island.

 2. Waste or other matter to be disposed of: Dredged material.

2.1. Nature of waste or other matter: Dredged material consisting of gravel, sand, silt and clay.

 3. Duration of permit: Permit is valid from April 14, 2011, to April 13, 2012.

 4. Loading site(s):

(a) Covehead Harbour, Prince Edward Island, 46°25.96′ N, 63°08.78′ W (NAD83);

(b) Darnley Basin (Malpeque), Prince Edward Island, 46°33.65′ N, 63°41.60′ W (NAD83);

(c) Fishing Cove, Prince Edward Island, 46°24.44′ N, 64°08.11′ W (NAD83);

(d) Hardys Channel, Prince Edward Island, 46°39.22′ N, 63°51.63′ W (NAD83);

(e) Howards Cove, Prince Edward Island, 46°44.38′ N, 64°22.76′ W (NAD83);

(f) Skinners Pond, Prince Edward Island, 46°57.97′ N, 64°07.56′ W (NAD83); and

(g) West Point Harbour, Prince Edward Island, 46°37.10′ N, 64°22.29′ W (NAD83),

as described in Appendix A of the document titled “RCSR Harbour Maintenance Re-Dredging and Disposal at Sea of Re-dredged Sediments in Prince Edward Island” (November 2010), submitted in support of the permit application.

 5. Disposal site(s):

(a) Covehead, Prince Edward Island — Site A, 46°25.94′ N, 63°08.61′ W (NAD83);

(b) Covehead, Prince Edward Island — Site B, 46°25.87′ N, 63°08.71′ W (NAD83);

(c) Darnley Basin, Prince Edward Island, 46°33.70′ N, 63°41.80′ W (NAD83);

(d) Fishing Cove (Cape Egmont), Prince Edward Island, 46°23.10′ N, 64°07.95′ W (NAD83);

(e) Hardys Channel, Prince Edward Island, 46°39.09′ N, 63°51.54′ W (NAD83);

(f) Howards Cove, Prince Edward Island, 46°44.30′ N, 64°22.80′ W (NAD83);

(g) Skinners Pond, Prince Edward Island, 46°57.84′ N, 64°07.78′ W (NAD83); and

(h) West Point, Prince Edward Island, 46°37.21′ N, 64°22.23′ W (NAD83),

as described in Appendix A of the document titled “RCSR Harbour Maintenance Re-Dredging and Disposal at Sea of Re-dredged Sediments in Prince Edward Island” (November 2010), submitted in support of the permit application.

 6. Method of loading: Dredging will be carried out using suction dredge and land-based heavy equipment.

 7. Route to disposal site(s) and method of transport: Most direct navigational route from the loading site to the disposal site via pipeline, truck or sidecasting.

 8. Method of disposal: Disposal will be carried out by pipeline, end dumping, or sidecasting.

 9. Total quantity to be disposed of:

(a) Covehead: Not to exceed 10 000 m3 place measure;

(b) Darnley Basin: Not to exceed 15 000 m3 place measure;

(c) Fishing Cove: Not to exceed 10 000 m3 place measure;

(d) Hardys Channel: Not to exceed 10 000 m3 place measure;

(e) Howards Cove: Not to exceed 10 000 m3 place measure;

(f) Skinners Pond: Not to exceed 10 000 m3 place measure; and

(g) West Point: Not to exceed 10 000 m3 place measure.

9.1. The Permittee shall submit the procedures to measure or estimate quantities of dredged material disposed of at the disposal site(s) to Ms. Jayne Roma, Environmental Protection Operations Directorate, Environment Canada, Atlantic Region, Queen Square, 16th Floor, 45 Alderney Drive, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y 2N6, 902-426-8373 (fax), jayne.roma@ec.gc.ca (email). The Department of the Environment shall approve the procedures prior to the commencement of the first dredging operation to be conducted under this permit.

10. Fees: The fee prescribed by the Disposal at Sea Permit Fee Regulations shall be paid by the Permittee in accordance with those Regulations.

11. Inspection:

11.1. By accepting this permit, the Permittee and their contractors accept that they are subject to inspection pursuant to Part 10 of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999.

11.2. Ships operating under the authority of this permit shall be marked in accordance with the Collision Regulations of the Canada Shipping Act when located on or in the waterway.

12. Contractors:

12.1. The loading or disposal at sea referred to under this permit shall not be carried out by any person without written authorization from the Permittee.

12.2. The Permittee shall ensure that all persons involved in the loading, transport or disposal activities authorized by this permit conduct these activities in accordance with the relevant permit conditions.

13. Reporting and notification:

13.1. The Permittee shall submit a written report to the Minister, as represented by the Regional Director of the Environmental Protection Operations Directorate, Atlantic Region, c/o Ms. Jayne Roma, as identified in paragraph 9.1, within 30 days of either the completion of the work or the expiry of the permit, whichever comes first. This report shall contain the following information: a list of all work completed pursuant to the permit, including the location of the loading and disposal sites used, the quantity of matter disposed of at the disposal site(s) and the dates on which disposal activities occurred.

13.2. The Canadian Coast Guard, Marine Communication and Traffic Services (MCTS) Sydney (1-800-686-8676) is to be notified in advance of the commencement of work so that appropriate Notices to Shipping/Mariners may be issued.

14. Special precautions:

14.1. The loading and disposal at sea activities referred to under this permit shall be carried out in accordance with the Roles and Responsibilities Document as described in the document titled “RCSR Harbour Maintenance Re-Dredging and Disposal at Sea of Re-dredged Sediments in Prince Edward Island” (November 2010), submitted in support of the permit application.

I. R. GEOFFREY MERCER
Regional Director
Environmental Protection Operations Directorate
Atlantic Region
On behalf of the Minister of the Environment

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DEPARTMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENT

CANADIAN ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION ACT, 1999

Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to section 127 of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999, Disposal at Sea Permit No. 4543-2-06660 authorizing the loading for disposal and the disposal of waste or other matter at sea is approved.

 1. Permittee: Ocean Choice International LP, St. Lawrence, Newfoundland and Labrador.

 2. Waste or other matter to be disposed of: Fish waste and other organic matter resulting from industrial fish processing operations.

2.1. Nature of waste or other matter: Fish waste and other organic matter consisting of fish and shellfish waste.

 3. Duration of permit: Permit is valid from April 11, 2011, to April 10, 2012.

 4. Loading site(s): St. Lawrence, Newfoundland and Labrador, at approximately 46°55.00′ N, 55°23.30′ W (NAD83).

 5. Disposal site(s): St. Lawrence, within a 250 m radius of 46°53.50′ N, 55°21.35′ W (NAD83), at an approximate depth of 52 m.

 6. Method of loading:

6.1. The Permittee shall ensure that the material is loaded onto floating equipment complying with all applicable rules regarding safety and navigation and capable of containing all waste cargo during loading and transit to the approved disposal site.

6.2. The Permittee shall ensure that the waste to be disposed of is covered by netting or other material to prevent access by gulls and other marine birds, except during direct loading or disposal of the waste.

6.3. Material loaded for the purpose of disposal at sea may not be held aboard any ship for more than 96 hours from the commencement of loading without the written consent of an enforcement officer designated pursuant to subsection 217(1) of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999.

6.4. The loading and transit shall be completed in a manner that ensures that no material contaminates the marine environment, notably the harbour and adjacent beaches. The Permittee shall also ensure that the loading sites are cleaned up and, if necessary, that spilled wastes are recovered.

 7. Route to disposal site(s) and method of transport: Most direct navigational route from the loading site to the disposal site.

 8. Method of disposal:

8.1. The Permittee shall ensure that the waste to be disposed of is discharged from the equipment or ship while steaming within the disposal site boundaries and in a manner which will promote dispersion.

 9. Total quantity to be disposed of: Not to exceed 2 000 tonnes.

10. Inspection:

10.1. By accepting this permit, the Permittee and their contractors accept that they are subject to inspection pursuant to Part 10 of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999.

11. Contractors:

11.1. The loading or disposal at sea referred to under this permit shall not be carried out by any person without written authorization from the Permittee.

11.2. The Permittee shall ensure that all persons involved in the loading, transport or disposal activities authorized by this permit conduct these activities in accordance with the relevant permit conditions.

12. Reporting and notification:

12.1. The Permittee shall provide the following information at least 48 hours before loading and disposal activities commence: name or number of ship, platform or structure used to carry out the loading and/or disposal, name of the contractor including corporate and on-site contact information, and expected period of loading and disposal activities. The above-noted information shall be submitted to Mr. Rick Wadman, Environmental Protection Operations Directorate, Environment Canada, 6 Bruce Street, Mount Pearl, Newfoundland and Labrador A1N 4T3, 709-772-5097 (fax), rick.wadman@ec.gc.ca (email).

12.2. The Permittee shall submit a written report to the Minister, as represented by the Regional Director of the Environmental Protection Operations Directorate, Atlantic Region, c/o Mr. Rick Wadman, as identified in paragraph 12.1, within 30 days of either the completion of the work or the expiry of the permit, whichever comes first. This report shall contain the following information: the quantity of matter disposed of at the disposal site(s) and the dates on which disposal activities occurred.

12.3. This permit shall be displayed in an area of the plant accessible to the public.

I. R. GEOFFREY MERCER
Regional Director
Environmental Protection Operations Directorate
Atlantic Region
On behalf of the Minister of the Environment

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DEPARTMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENT

CANADIAN ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION ACT, 1999

Significant New Activity Notice No. 16056

Significant New Activity Notice

(Section 85 of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999)

Whereas the Minister of the Environment and the Minister of Health have assessed information in respect of the substance 1-Alkanol, polyfluoro-, reaction products with phosphorus oxide (P2O5), ammonium salts, under section 83 of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999;

Whereas the substance is not specified on the Domestic Substances List;

And whereas the Ministers suspect that a significant new activity in relation to the substance may result in the substance becoming toxic within the meaning of section 64 of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999,

Therefore, the Minister of the Environment indicates, pursuant to section 85 of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999, that subsection 81(4) of that Act applies to the substance in accordance with the Annex.

PETER KENT
Minister of the Environment

ANNEX

Information Requirements

(Section 85 of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999)

1. In relation to the substance 1-Alkanol, polyfluoro-, reaction products with phosphorus oxide (P2O5), ammonium salts, a significant new activity is the use of the substance in Canada, in any quantity, other than for use as

(a) an additive in paints and coatings;

(b) an additive in floor waxes and floor finishes; and

(c) a component of a protective sealer for stone, masonry, grout or concrete for application:

(i) in an industrial setting, or

(ii) in any other setting where a label is affixed to the container indicating that the product must not be spray applied.

2. Despite item 1, the use of the substance as a research and development substance, as this term is defined in subsection 1(1) of the New Substances Notification Regulations (Chemicals and Polymers), is not a new activity.

3. The following information must be provided to the Minister, at least 90 days before the commencement of each proposed significant new activity:

(a) a description of the proposed significant new activity in relation to the substance;

(b) the information specified in Schedule 4 to the New Substances Notification Regulations (Chemicals and Polymers);

(c) the information specified in items 8 and 10 of Schedule 5 to those Regulations;

(d) for use of the substance as a component of a product intended to be sprayed outside an industrial setting,

(i) the identification of the equipment that may be used for spraying or that is recommended by the product manufacturer for spraying, such as a low pressure hand-held pump spray, an aerosolizing applicator with propellant, or a pneumatic sprayer using a compressor,

(ii) the information describing the equipment and its operation, including its normal operating pressure,

(iii) the information describing the size and shape of the nozzle of the equipment which controls the spread of the spray jet,

(iv) the information regarding the particle size distribution of the applied spray produced by the equipment characterized by mean mass median aerodynamic diameter, and

(v) any information regarding safety labelling for the product containing the substance, such as recommended ventilation and personal protective equipment for users; and

(e) all other information or test data concerning the substance that are in the possession of the person who intends to use the substance for the proposed significant new activity, or to which they have access, and that are relevant to determining whether the substance is toxic or capable of becoming toxic.

4. The above information will be assessed within 90 days after the day on which it is received by the Minister.

EXPLANATORY NOTE

(This explanatory note is not part of the Significant New Activity Notice.)

A Significant New Activity Notice is a legal instrument issued by the Minister of the Environment pursuant to section 85 of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999. The Significant New Activity Notice sets out the appropriate information that must be provided to the Minister for assessment prior to the commencement of a new activity as described in the Notice.

Substances that are not listed on the Domestic Substances List can be manufactured or imported only by the person who has met the requirements set out in section 81 of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999. Under section 86 of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999, in circumstances where a Significant New Activity Notice is issued for a new substance, it is the responsibility of every person who transfers the physical possession or control of the substance to notify all persons to whom the possession or control is transferred of the obligation to comply with the Significant New Activity Notice and of the obligation to notify the Minister of the Environment of any new activity and all other information as described in the Notice. It is the responsibility of the users of the substance to be aware of and comply with the Significant New Activity Notice and to submit a Significant New Activity notification to the Minister prior to the commencement of a significant new activity associated with the substance. However, as mentioned in subsection 81(6) of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999, a Significant New Activity notification is not required when the proposed new activity is regulated under an act or regulations listed on Schedule 2 to the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999.

A Significant New Activity Notice does not constitute an endorsement from Environment Canada or the Government of Canada of the substance to which it relates, or an exemption from any other laws or regulations that are in force in Canada and that may apply to this substance or activities involving the substance.

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DEPARTMENT OF FOREIGN AFFAIRS AND INTERNATIONAL TRADE

NOTICE OF INTENT TO CONDUCT AN ENVIRONMENTAL ASSESSMENT OF THE CANADA-MOROCCO FREE TRADE AGREEMENT

The Government of Canada has recently launched negotiations towards a free trade agreement (FTA) with the Kingdom of Morocco (Morocco). It is now conducting an environmental assessment (EA) to inform these negotiations. Comments are invited on any likely and significant environmental impacts which this prospective FTA may have on Canada.

The Government of Canada is committed to sustainable development. Mutually supportive trade, investment and environmental policies can contribute to this objective. To this end, the Minister of International Trade has directed negotiators to improve their understanding of, and information based on, the relationship between trade and environmental issues at the earliest stages of decision making, and to do this through an open and inclusive process. Environmental assessments of trade negotiations are critical to this work.

This process is guided by the 2001 Framework for Conducting Environmental Assessments of Trade Negotiations and with direction from the 2004 Cabinet Directive on the Environmental Assessment of Policy, Plan, and Program Proposals.

For more information, please visit the following Web site:

  • Canada-Morocco Free Trade Agreement Negotiations at www.international.gc.ca/trade-agreements-accords-commerciaux/agr-acc/morocco-maroc.aspx?lang=en.

All interested parties are invited to submit their views on any likely and significant environmental impacts on Canada resulting from the prospective Canada-Morocco FTA by Friday, May 13, 2011.

Contributions can be sent by email, fax or mail to consultations@international.gc.ca (email), 613-944-5119 (fax), or Consultations and Liaison Division (BSL), Environmental Assessment Consultations — Canada-Morocco FTA, Foreign Affairs and International Trade Canada, Lester B. Pearson Building, 125 Sussex Drive, Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0G2.

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DEPARTMENT OF INDUSTRY

RADIOCOMMUNICATION ACT

Notice No. SMSE-004-11 — New issue of RSS-170

Notice is hereby given that Industry Canada is releasing the following document:

  • Radio Standards Specification 170 (RSS-170), Issue 2: Mobile Earth Stations and Ancillary Terrestrial Component Equipment Operating in the Mobile-Satellite Service Bands, which sets out the requirements for radio transmitters and receivers operating in the Mobile-Satellite Service (MSS), including mobile Ancillary Terrestrial Component (ATC) equipment.

The above-mentioned document was updated to provide requirements for mobile earth stations operating in the bands 399.9-400.05/400.15-401 MHz and 2000-2020/2180-2200 MHz and for ATC equipment operating in the 1.6 GHz and 2 GHz MSS bands.

General information

RSS-170, Issue 2, will come into force as of the date of publication of this notice.

This document has been coordinated with industry through the Radio Advisory Board of Canada (RABC).

The Radio Equipment Technical Standards Lists will be amended to include the relevant changes.

Any inquiries regarding the RSS should be directed to the Manager, Radio Equipment Standards, 613-990-4699 (telephone), 613-991-3961 (fax), res.nmr@ic.gc.ca (email).

Interested parties should submit their comments within 120 days of the date of publication of this notice. Soon after the close of the comment period, all comments received will be posted on Industry Canada’s Spectrum Management and Telecommunications Web site at www.ic.gc.ca/spectrum.

Submitting comments

Respondents are requested to provide their comments in electronic format (WordPerfect, Microsoft Word or Adobe PDF) to the Manager, Radio Equipment Standards, for the RSS, along with a note specifying the software, version number and operating system used.

Written submissions should be addressed to the Director General, Engineering, Planning and Standards Branch, Industry Canada, 300 Slater Street, Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0C8.

All submissions should cite the Canada Gazette, Part I, the publication date, the title and notice reference number (SMSE-004-11).

Obtaining copies

Copies of this notice and of documents referred to herein are available electronically on Industry Canada’s Spectrum Management and Telecommunications Web site at www.ic.gc.ca/ spectrum.

Official versions of Canada Gazette notices can be viewed at www.gazette.gc.ca/rp-pr/p1/index-eng.html. Printed copies of the Canada Gazette can be ordered by telephoning the sales counter of Publishing and Depository Services at 613-941-5995 or 1-800-635-7943.

March 8, 2011

MARC DUPUIS
Director General
Engineering, Planning and Standards Branch

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DEPARTMENT OF INDUSTRY

RADIOCOMMUNICATION ACT

Notice No. SMSE-006-11 — Extension to the comment period for Part B of the document Decisions on a band plan for Broadband Radio Service (BRS) and consultation on a policy and technical framework to license spectrum in the band 2500-2690 MHz

The above-noted consultation was published in the Canada Gazette on February 12, 2011, as Notice No. SMSE-005-11. The deadline for the receipt of reply comments was indicated as April 9, 2011, and the deadline for the receipt of reply comments was May 9, 2011.

The purpose of this notice is to advise all interested parties that, based on the merits of a request for additional time by the Radio Advisory Board of Canada, the deadline for the receipt of comments has been extended to April 19, 2011. The reply comment period has been extended to May 16, 2011. All comments received will be posted on Industry Canada’s Spectrum and Management and Telecommunications Web site at www.ic.gc.ca/ spectrum.

Obtaining copies

Copies of this notice and of documents referred to herein are available electronically on Industry Canada’s Spectrum Management and Telecommunications Web site at www.ic.gc.ca/ spectrum.

Official versions of Canada Gazette notices can be viewed at www.gazette.gc.ca/rp-pr/p1/index-eng.html. Printed copies of the Canada Gazette can be ordered by telephoning the sales counter of Publishing and Depository Services at 613-941-5995 or 1-800-635-7943.

March 4, 2011

MARC DUPUIS
Director General
Engineering, Planning and Standards Branch
FIONA GILFILLAN
Director General
Spectrum Management Operations Branch

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DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY AND EMERGENCY PREPAREDNESS

CRIMINAL CODE

Designation as fingerprint examiner

Pursuant to subsection 667(5) of the Criminal Code, I hereby designate the following person of the Niagara Regional Police Service as a fingerprint examiner:

Jennifer Savage

Ottawa, February 28, 2011

RICHARD WEX
Assistant Deputy Minister
Law Enforcement and Policing Branch

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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORT

AERONAUTICS ACT

Interim Order No. 4 Respecting Passenger Identification and Behaviour Observation

Whereas the annexed Interim Order No. 4 Respecting Passenger Identification and Behaviour Observation is required to deal with an immediate threat to aviation security;

And whereas, pursuant to subsection 6.41(1.2) (see footnote a) of the Aeronautics Act (see footnote b), the Minister of Transport has consulted with the persons and organizations that the Minister considers appropriate in the circumstances concerning the annexed Interim Order No. 4 Respecting Passenger Identification and Behaviour Observation;

Therefore, the Minister of Transport, pursuant to subsection 6.41(1) (see footnote c) of the Aeronautics Act (see footnote d), hereby makes the annexed Interim Order No. 4 Respecting Passenger Identification and Behaviour Observation.

Ottawa, March 2, 2011

CHUCK STRAHL
Minister of Transport

INTERIM ORDER NO. 4 RESPECTING PASSENGER IDENTIFICATION AND BEHAVIOUR OBSERVATION

INTERPRETATION

Definitions

1. (1) The following definitions apply in this Interim Order.

“access document” « document d’accès »

“access document” means

(a) a boarding pass, a ticket or any other document issued by an air carrier that confirms the status of the person to whom it was issued as a passenger on a flight;

(b) a stand-by pass, a ticket or any other document issued by an air carrier that confirms the status of the person to whom it was issued as a stand-by passenger for a flight; or

(c) a passenger escort form that is issued by an air carrier.

“prohibited item” « article interdit »

“prohibited item” means any good that

(a) is listed or described in the general list of prohibited items or, if applicable, in the specific list of prohibited items; or

(b) poses an immediate threat to aviation security.

Terminology: Canadian Aviation Security Regulations

(2) Unless the context requires otherwise, words and expressions used in this Interim Order have the same meaning as in section 1 of the Canadian Aviation Security Regulations.

APPLICATION

Identity screening

2. (1) Sections 4 to 7 apply at a passenger screening checkpoint at an aerodrome that is listed in the schedule to the CATSA Aerodrome Designation Regulations if there is a heightened risk condition that can be mitigated by carrying out identity screening at that checkpoint.

Notification

(2) A screening authority must notify the Minister before carrying out identity screening under subsection (1) at a passenger screening checkpoint.

Behaviour observation

3. Section 8 applies on a trial basis at a passenger screening checkpoint that is at Vancouver International Airport if the screening authority has the operational capacity to carry out behaviour observation at that checkpoint.

IDENTITY SCREENING

Required identification

4. The required identification for access to a sterile area is

(a) one piece of government-issued photo identification that shows the holder’s name, date of birth and gender;

(b) two pieces of government-issued identification at least one of which shows the holder’s name, date of birth and gender; or

(c) a restricted area identity card.

Identity screening

5. (1) A screening authority must not allow a person to pass beyond a passenger screening checkpoint into a sterile area unless the screening authority screens the person by looking at the person, and in particular their entire face, to determine if they appear to be 18 years of age or older.

Idem

(2) A screening authority must not allow a person who appears to be 18 years of age or older to pass beyond a passenger screening checkpoint into a sterile area unless the screening authority screens the person

(a) by comparing the person, and in particular their entire face, against the required identification; and

(b) by comparing the name on the person’s access document with the required identification.

Lost or stolen identification

6. (1) If a person who appears to be 18 years of age or older presents documentation issued by a government or a police service and attesting to the loss or theft of the required identification, a screening authority must not allow the person to pass beyond a passenger screening checkpoint into a sterile area unless the screening authority

(a) screens the person’s identity using alternative forms of identification; and

(b) carries out an additional screening of the person, and of any goods in their possession or control, for prohibited items.

Examples

(2) Alternative forms of identification include but are not limited to employee identity cards, public transit passes and baptismal certificates.

Refusal of entry

7. (1) A screening authority must not allow a person who appears to be 18 years of age or older to pass beyond a passenger screening checkpoint into a sterile area if

(a) the person presents a piece of photo identification and does not resemble the photograph;

(b) the person does not appear to be the age indicated by the date of birth on the identification they present;

(c) the person does not appear to be of the gender indicated on the identification they present;

(d) the person presents more than one form of identification and there is a major discrepancy between those forms of identification; or

(e) there is a major discrepancy between the name on the identification presented by the person and the name on their access document.

Medical exceptions

(2) A screening authority may allow a person who presents a piece of photo identification but does not resemble the photograph to pass beyond a passenger screening checkpoint into a sterile area if

(a) the person’s appearance changed for medical reasons after the photograph was taken and the person presents the screening authority with a document signed by a health care professional and attesting to that fact; or

(b) the person’s face is bandaged for medical reasons and the person presents the screening authority with a document signed by a health care professional and attesting to that fact.

BEHAVIOUR OBSERVATION

Observation requirement

8. (1) A screening authority must observe persons who are at a passenger screening checkpoint.

Unusual behaviour

(2) If the screening authority observes that a person at the passenger screening checkpoint is exhibiting behaviour that appears unusual in the context of pre-board screening, the screening authority must not allow the person to pass beyond the checkpoint into a sterile area unless the screening authority

(a) engages the person in conversation; and

(b) screens the person’s identity in accordance with sections 4 to 7.

Additional screening

(3) If the screening authority concludes, on the basis of a conversation with the person or the behaviour exhibited by the person, that the person’s behaviour is unusual in the context of pre-board screening, the screening authority must not allow the person to pass beyond the passenger screening checkpoint into a sterile area unless the screening authority carries out an additional screening of the person, and of any goods in their possession or control, for prohibited items.

RECORDS

Identity screening

9. A screening authority must

(a) keep a record that sets out the dates and times when, and the reasons why, the screening authority carries out identity screening at a passenger screening checkpoint in accordance with this Interim Order; and

(b) make the record available to the Minister on reasonable notice given by the Minister.

REPEAL

10. Interim Order No. 3 Respecting Passenger Identification and Behaviour Observation is repealed.

CESSATION OF EFFECT

Cessation of effect

11. If this Interim Order is approved under subsection 6.41(2) of the Act, sections 3 and 8 cease to have effect eight months after the day on which this Interim Order is made.

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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORT

AERONAUTICS ACT

Interim Order No. 10 Respecting Mail, Cargo and Baggage

Whereas the annexed Interim Order No. 10 Respecting Mail, Cargo and Baggage is required to deal with an immediate threat to aviation security;

And whereas, pursuant to subsection 6.41(1.2) (see footnote e) of the Aeronautics Act (see footnote f), the Minister of Transport has consulted with the persons and organizations that the Minister considers appropriate in the circumstances concerning the annexed Interim Order No. 10 Respecting Mail, Cargo and Baggage;

Therefore, the Minister of Transport, pursuant to subsection 6.41(1) (see footnote g) of the Aeronautics Act (see footnote h), hereby makes the annexed Interim Order No. 10 Respecting Mail, Cargo and Baggage.

Ottawa, March 2, 2011

CHUCK STRAHL
Minister of Transport

INTERIM ORDER NO. 10 RESPECTING MAIL, CARGO AND BAGGAGE

INTERPRETATION

Terminology — Canadian Aviation Security Regulations

1. Unless the context requires otherwise, words and expressions used in this Interim Order have the same meaning as in section 1 of the Canadian Aviation Security Regulations.

MAIL AND CARGO

Yemen

2. An air carrier must not transport on a flight to Canada mail or cargo that originates in Yemen or has transited through Yemen.

Somalia

3. An air carrier must not transport on a flight to Canada mail or cargo that originates in Somalia or has transited through Somalia.

PRINTER OR TONER CARTRIDGES

Prohibition — passengers

4. A passenger must not transport any of the following goods as checked baggage on board a flight operated by an air carrier from an aerodrome listed in the schedule to the CATSA Aerodrome Designation Regulations:

(a) a printer cartridge that weighs 500 g (17.6 oz) or more; and

(b) a toner cartridge that weighs 500 g (17.6 oz) or more.

Prohibition — air carriers

5. An air carrier must not transport any of the following goods as cargo on board a passenger-carrying flight that departs from an aerodrome listed in the schedule to the CATSA Aerodrome Designation Regulations if the passengers are screened before boarding for weapons, explosive substances, incendiary devices or their components or other dangerous items that could be used to jeopardize the security of an aerodrome or an aircraft:

(a) a printer cartridge that weighs 500 g (17.6 oz) or more; and

(b) a toner cartridge that weighs 500 g (17.6 oz) or more.

DESIGNATED PROVISIONS

Designation

6. (1) Sections 2 to 5 of this Interim Order are designated as provisions the contravention of which may be dealt with under and in accordance with the procedure set out in sections 7.7 to 8.2 of the Act.

Maximum amounts

(2) The maximum amount payable in respect of a contravention of a designated provision referred to in subsection (1) is

(a) $5,000, in the case of an individual; and

(b) $25,000, in the case of a corporation.

Notice

7. A notice referred to in subsection 7.7(1) of the Act must specify

(a) the particulars of the alleged contravention;

(b) that the person on whom the notice is served or to whom it is sent has the option of paying the amount specified in the notice or filing with the Tribunal a request for a review of the alleged contravention or the amount of the penalty;

(c) that payment of the amount specified in the notice will be accepted by the Minister in satisfaction of the amount of the penalty for the alleged contravention and that no further proceedings under Part I of the Act will be taken against the person on whom the notice in respect of that contravention is served or to whom it is sent;

(d) that the person on whom the notice is served or to whom it is sent will be provided with an opportunity consistent with procedural fairness and natural justice to present evidence before the Tribunal and make representations in relation to the alleged contravention if the person files a request for a review with the Tribunal; and

(e) that the person on whom the notice is served or to whom it is sent will be deemed to have committed the contravention set out in the notice if the person fails to pay the amount specified in the notice and fails to file a request for a review with the Tribunal within the prescribed period.

REPEAL

8. Interim Order No. 9 Respecting Mail, Cargo and Baggage is repealed.

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NOTICE OF VACANCY

CANADIAN MUSEUM OF IMMIGRATION AT PIER 21

Director (full-time position)

Salary range: $169,900–$199,900

Location: Halifax, Nova Scotia

The Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21 was established as a federal Crown corporation on November 25, 2010. As a national institution and member of the Canadian Heritage Portfolio, the mandate of the Museum is to explore the theme of immigration to Canada in order to enhance public understanding of the experiences of immigrants as they arrived in Canada, of the vital role immigration has played in the building of Canada and of the contributions of immigrants to Canada’s culture, economy and way of life.

The Director is the Chief Executive Officer and is responsible, under the direction of the Board, for providing corporate leadership for the management of the Museum’s resources and assets and for the effectiveness and efficiency of its operations in meeting its mandated objectives.

The successful candidate should possess a degree from a recognized university in a relevant field of study or an acceptable combination of education, job-related training and experience. Corporate leadership experience at the senior executive level is essential. The selected candidate should possess experience in managing complex partnerships and stakeholder relationships. Experience in financial management and revenue generation through fundraising and establishing collaborative relationships is required. The qualified candidate should also have experience in establishing and implementing strategic vision and change management at senior levels as well as leadership experience in leading national outreach initiatives. Experience in reporting to or serving a board and in dealing with government, preferably with senior government officials, would be assets.

The suitable candidate should possess general knowledge of the mandate of the Museum, the Museums Act and other relevant federal legislation. Possessing financial literacy, the qualified candidate should also be knowledgeable of sound governance and management principles and practices. Knowledge of the current challenges and opportunities for Canadian cultural institutions, and of the Government’s policy agenda and how it relates to the national museums would be considered an asset. Knowledge of the cultural, patrimonial and/or recreational tourism sectors and knowledge of immigration issues in Canada would also be considered an asset.

The successful candidate is a strategic and innovative leader who should be able to provide the corporate vision, leadership and strategic direction needed to ensure that the Museum is able to carry out its mandate and achieve its objectives. In addition to the ability to identify, analyze and define priorities and strategies, the ideal candidate should also possess the ability to focus the energies and talents of the Museum’s employees and motivate them to achieve corporate objectives. Possessing superior interpersonal skills, sound judgment and integrity, the selected candidate should demonstrate the ability to develop effective working relationships with the Board, management, the Minister and his Office, the Deputy Minister, and the Museum’s partners and stakeholders. Superior communications skills, both written and oral, are required, as is the ability to act as a spokesperson in representing the Museum with stakeholders, media, public institutions, governments and other organizations. The suitable candidate should have an interest in immigration issues in Canada and should be motivated by challenge and change. He or she should also possess strong analytical skills and adhere to high ethical standards.

Proficiency in both official languages would be preferred.

The successful candidate must be prepared to relocate to Halifax or to a location within reasonable commuting distance, and be prepared to travel as required across Canada and abroad.

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 Guidelines for Public Office Holders and the Guidelines for the Political Activities of 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.

Further details about the organization and its activities can be found on its Web site at www.pier21.ca.

Interested candidates should forward their curriculum vitae to arlene.macaskill@odgersberndtson.ca. To discuss the opportunity, please call Maureen Millier or Arlene MacAskill, at 902-491-7788.

Bilingual 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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Footnote a
S.C. 2004, c. 15, s. 11(1)

Footnote b
R.S., c. A-2

Footnote c
S.C. 2004, c. 15, s. 11(1)

Footnote d
R.S., c. A-2

Footnote e
S.C. 2004, c. 15, s. 11(1)

Footnote f
R.S., c. A-2

Footnote g
S.C. 2004, c. 15, s. 11(1)

Footnote h
R.S., c. A-2