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Vol. 145, No. 27 — July 2, 2011

CANADIAN INTERNATIONAL TRADE TRIBUNAL

INQUIRY

Professional, administrative and management support services

The Canadian International Trade Tribunal (the Tribunal) has received a complaint (File No. PR-2011-010) from The Access Information Agency Inc. (AIA), of Ottawa, Ontario, concerning a procurement (Solicitation No. 1000290123) by the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA). The solicitation is for Access to Information and Privacy Consultants. Pursuant to subsection 30.13(2) of the Canadian International Trade Tribunal Act and subsection 7(2) of the Canadian International Trade Tribunal Procurement Inquiry Regulations, notice is hereby given that the Tribunal has decided to conduct an inquiry into the complaint.

AIA alleges that the CRA evaluated its proposal improperly.

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

Ottawa, June 21, 2011

DOMINIQUE LAPORTE
Secretary

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CANADIAN RADIO-TELEVISION AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION

NOTICE TO INTERESTED PARTIES

The Commission posts on its Web site the decisions, notices of consultation and regulatory policies that it publishes, as well as information bulletins and orders. On April 1, 2011, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission Rules of Practice and Procedure came into force. As indicated in Part 1 of these Rules, some broadcasting applications are posted directly on the Commission’s Web site, www.crtc.gc.ca, under “Part 1 Applications.”

To be up to date on all ongoing proceedings, it is important to regularly consult “Today’s Releases” on the Commission’s Web site, which includes daily updates to notices of consultation that have been published and ongoing proceedings, as well as a link to Part 1 applications.

The following documents are abridged versions of the Commission’s original documents. The original documents contain a more detailed outline of the applications, including the locations and addresses where the complete files for the proceeding may be examined. These documents are posted on the Commission’s Web site and may also be examined at the Commission’s offices and public examination rooms. Furthermore, all documents relating to a proceeding, including the notices and applications, are posted on the Commission’s Web site under “Public Proceedings.”

CANADIAN RADIO-TELEVISION AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION

PART 1 APPLICATIONS

The following applications were posted on the Commission’s Web site between June 17, 2011, and June 22, 2011:

Coopérative des travailleurs CHNC
Chandler, Quebec
2011-0888-7
Amendment to the technical parameters of the CHNC-FM-2 transmitter
Deadline for submission of interventions, comments and/or answers: July 18, 2011

Coopérative des travailleurs CHNC
Chandler, Quebec
2011-0889-5
Amendment to the technical parameters of the CHNC-FM-1 transmitter
Deadline for submission of interventions, comments and/or answers: July 18, 2011

Coopérative des travailleurs CHNC
Chandler, Quebec
2011-0890-3
Technical amendments for CHNC-FM
Deadline for submission of interventions, comments and/or answers: July 18, 2011

Bell Media Inc.
Hamilton, Burlington, Oakville, Barrie, Ontario
2011-0942-1
Addition of a digital transmitter for CKVR-DT
Deadline for submission of interventions, comments and/or answers: July 18, 2011

Bell Media Inc.
Fonthill, St. Catharines, Niagara Falls, Fort Erie, Welland, Ontario
2011-0943-9
Addition of a digital transmitter for CKVR-DT
Deadline for submission of interventions, comments and/or answers: July 18, 2011

Newcap Inc.
Grand Falls, Newfoundland and Labrador
2011-0949-7
Amend the technical parameters of the CKXG-FM transmitter
Deadline for submission of interventions, comments and/or answers: July 20, 2011

Newcap Inc.
Grand Falls, Newfoundland and Labrador
2011-0960-4
Amend the technical parameters of the CKXG-FM-1 transmitter
Deadline for submission of interventions, comments and/or answers: July 22, 2011

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CANADIAN RADIO-TELEVISION AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION

NOTICE OF CONSULTATION

2011-400 June 30, 2011

Call for comments on draft Electronic Commerce Protection Regulations (CRTC)

The Commission calls for comments on new draft regulations, Electronic Commerce Protection Regulations (CRTC) with respect to the form and certain information to be included in commercial electronic messages (CEMs) and with respect to requests for consent for the sending of CEMs, the alteration of transmission data in electronic messages, and the installation of computer programs. The draft regulations are made pursuant to legislation which gives the Commission powers to regulate certain forms of electronic contact. The deadline for the receipt of comments is August 29, 2011.

ELECTRONIC COMMERCE PROTECTION REGULATIONS (CRTC)

DEFINITION

1. In these Regulations, “Act” means An Act to promote the efficiency and adaptability of the Canadian economy by regulating certain activities that discourage reliance on electronic means of carrying out commercial activities, and to amend the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission Act, the Competition Act, the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act and the Telecommunications Act.

INFORMATION TO BE INCLUDED IN COMMERCIAL ELECTRONIC MESSAGES

2. (1) For the purposes of subsection 6(2) of the Act, the following information must be set out in any commercial electronic message:

  • (a) the name of the person sending the message and the person, if different, on whose behalf it is sent;
  • (b) if the message is sent on behalf of another person, a statement indicating which person is sending the message and which person on whose behalf the message is sent;
  • (c) if the person who sends the message and the person, if different, on behalf of whom it is sent carry on business by different names, the name by which those persons carry on business; and
  • (d) the physical and mailing address, a telephone number providing access to an agent or a voice messaging system, an email address and a web address of the person sending the message and, if different, the person on whose behalf the message is sent and any other electronic address used by those persons.

(2) If it is not practicable to include the information referred to in subsection (1) and the unsubscribe mechanism referred to in paragraph 6(2)(c) of the Act in a commercial electronic message, that information may be provided by a link to a web page on the World Wide Web that is clearly and prominently set out and that can be accessed by a single click or another method of equivalent efficiency at no cost to the person to whom the message is sent.

FORM OF COMMERCIAL ELECTRONIC MESSAGES

3. (1) The information referred to in section 2 and the unsubscribe mechanism referred to in paragraph 6(2)(c) of the Act must be set out clearly and prominently.

(2) The unsubscribe mechanism referred to in paragraph 6(2)(c) of the Act must be able to be performed in no more than two clicks or another method of equivalent efficiency.

INFORMATION TO BE INCLUDED IN A REQUEST FOR CONSENT

4. For the purposes of subsections 10(1) and (3) of the Act, a request for consent must be in writing and must be sought separately for each act described in sections 6 to 8 of the Act and must include

  • (a) the name of the person seeking consent and the person, if different, on whose behalf consent is sought;
  • (b) if the consent is sought on behalf of another person, a statement indicating which person is seeking consent and which person on whose behalf consent is sought;
  • (c) if the person seeking consent and the person, if different, on whose behalf consent is sought carry on business by different names, the name by which those persons carry on business;
  • (d) the physical and mailing address, a telephone number providing access to an agent or a voice messaging system, an email address and a web address of the person seeking consent and, if different, the person on whose behalf consent is sought and any other electronic address used by those persons; and
  • (e) a statement indicating that the person whose consent is sought can withdraw their consent by using any contact information referred to in paragraph (d).

SPECIFIED FUNCTIONS OF COMPUTER PROGRAMS

5. A computer program’s material elements that perform one or more of the functions listed in subsection 10(5) of the Act must be brought to the attention of the person from whom consent is being sought separately from any other information provided in a request for consent and the person seeking consent must obtain an acknowledgement in writing from the person from whom consent is being sought that they understand and agree that the program performs the specified functions.

COMING INTO FORCE

6. These Regulations come into force on the day on which they are registered.

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CANADIAN RADIO-TELEVISION AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION

DECISIONS

The complete texts of the decisions summarized below are available from the offices of the CRTC.

2011-385 June 21, 2011

Bhupinder Bola, on behalf of a corporation to be incorporated
Across Canada

Approved — Application for a broadcasting licence to operate a national, English-language specialty audio service to be known as Chutney Radio.

2011-388 June 22, 2011

Muskeg Lake Cree Nation Radio Station Corporation
Muskeg Lake Cree Nation, Saskatchewan

Approved — Application for a broadcasting licence to operate an English- and Cree-language low-power Type B Native FM radio station at Muskeg Lake Cree Nation.

2011-389 June 22, 2011

Bhupinder Bola, on behalf of a corporation to be incorporated
Across Canada

Approved — Application for a broadcasting licence to operate a national, ethnic Tamil- and English-language specialty audio service to be known as Tamil Radio.

2011-390 June 22, 2011

Holy Mother World Networks of Canada
Across Canada

Approved — Application for a broadcasting licence to operate a national, religious English-language specialty audio service to be known as Holy Mother World Network.

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