ARCHIVED — Vol. 146, No. 9 — March 3, 2012

GOVERNMENT NOTICES

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. 4543-2-06704 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, 2012, to April 10, 2013.

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

 5. Disposal site(s): Shingle Point, 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 Ms. Jayne Roma, Environmental Protection Operations Directorate, Environment Canada, 45 Alderney Drive, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia B2Y 2N6, 902-490-0716 (fax), jayne.roma@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 Ms. Jayne Roma, 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

Notice of intent to amend the Domestic Substances List under subsection 87(3) of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 to indicate that subsection 81(3) of that Act applies to two substances

Whereas the two substances set out in Annex 1 to this Notice are specified on the Domestic Substances List;

Whereas the Minister of the Environment and the Minister of Health have conducted screening assessments of the substances under section 74 of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 and have released proposed risk management approaches on March 6, 2010, for a 60-day public comment period, in which the risk management objective is to prevent increases in exposure from these substances;

Whereas the Ministers are satisfied that these substances are being manufactured in or imported into Canada by any person in a quantity of more than 100 kg, in any one calendar year, and for a limited number of uses only;

And whereas the Ministers suspect that information received in respect of a new activity in relation to the substances may contribute to determine the circumstances in which the substances are toxic or capable of becoming toxic within the meaning of section 64 of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999,

Therefore, notice is hereby given that the Minister of the Environment intends to amend the Domestic Substances List pursuant to subsection 87(3) of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 to indicate that subsection 81(3) of that Act applies to these two substances set out in Annex 1 to this Notice in accordance with Annex 2.

Public comment period

Any person may, within 60 days of publication of this Notice, file with the Minister of the Environment comments with respect to this proposal. All comments must cite the Canada Gazette, Part Ⅰ, and the date of publication of this Notice and be sent by mail to the Executive Director, Program Development and Engagement Division, Department of the Environment, Gatineau, Quebec K1A 0H3, 819-953-7155 (fax), substances@ec.gc.ca (email).

The screening assessment reports and the proposed risk management approach documents for these substances may be obtained from the Government of Canada’s Chemical Substances Web site at www.chemicalsubstanceschimiques.gc.ca.

In accordance with section 313 of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999, any person who provides information in response to this Notice may submit with the information a request that it be treated as confidential.

DAVID MORIN
Acting Director General
Science and Risk Assessment Directorate
On behalf of the Minister of the Environment

MARGARET KENNY
Director General
Chemicals Sectors Directorate
On behalf of the Minister of the Environment

ANNEX 1

The substances to which the present Notice applies are:

1. Methanone bis[4-(dimethylamino)phenyl]- (Chemical Abstracts Service [CAS] Registry No. 90-94-8); and

2. Oxirane, (butoxymethyl)- (CAS Registry No. 2426-08-6).

ANNEX 2

1. Part 1 of the Domestic Substances List is proposed to be amended by deleting the following:

90-94-8

2426-08-6

2. Part 2 of the List is proposed to be amended by adding the following:

Column 1


Substance

Column 2

Significant New Activity for which substance is subject to subsection 81(3) of the Act

90-94-8 S′

  1. Any activity involving, in any one calendar year, more than 100 kg of the substance Methanone, bis [4-(dimethylamino)phenyl]-, other than its use
    1. (a) as a component of dry film products;

    2. (b) in the manufacture of dyes;

    3. (c) in the manufacture of pigments;

    4. (d) in the manufacture of inks; or

    5. (e) in the manufacture of electronics and circuit boards.

  2. For each significant new activity, the following information must be provided to the Minister at least 180 days before the day on which the quantity of the substance exceeds 100 kg in any one calendar year:
    1. (a) a description of the proposed new activity in relation to the substance;

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

    3. (c) the information specified in paragraphs 2(d) to (f) and items 8 and 9 of Schedule 5 to those Regulations; and

    4. (d) the information specified in item 11 of Schedule 6 to those Regulations.

  3. The above information will be assessed within 180 days after the day on which it is received by the Minister.

2426-08-6 S′

  1. Any activity involving, in any one calendar year, more than 100 kg of the substance Oxirane, (butoxymethyl)-, other than its use in the manufacture of epoxy resins.

  2. For each significant new activity, the following information must be provided to the Minister at least 180 days before the day on which the quantity of the substance exceeds 100 kg in any one calendar year:
    1. (a) a description of the proposed new activity in relation to the substance;

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

    3. (c) the information specified in paragraphs 2(d) to (f) and items 8 and 9 of Schedule 5 to those Regulations; and

    4. (d) the information specified in item 11 of Schedule 6 to those Regulations.

  3. The above information will be assessed within 180 days after the day on which it is received by the Minister.

COMING INTO FORCE

3. The Order would come into force on the day on which it is registered.

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DEPARTMENT OF INDUSTRY

OFFICE OF THE REGISTRAR GENERAL

Appointments

Name and position

Order in Council

Bracken, The Hon. Keith

2012-78

Government of British Columbia

Administrator

April 16 to April 20 and May 11 to May 26, 2012

L’Heureux, Sonia

2012-79

Associate Parliamentary Librarian

Osborn, The Hon. David B.

2012-85

Government of Newfoundland and Labrador

Administrator

February 24 to February 27, 2012

Robinson, Anne-Marie

2012-81

Public Service Commission

President

Smith, The Hon. Heather J.

2012-84

Government of Ontario

Administrator

February 20 to February 24, February 27 and March 26 to March 30, 2012

Wilson, Elinor

2012-80

Assisted Human Reproduction Agency of Canada

President

February 23, 2012

DIANE BÉLANGER
Official Documents Registrar

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BANK OF CANADA

Statement of financial position as at December 31, 2011

(Millions of dollars)  Unaudited

ASSETS

Cash and foreign deposits

 

11.7

Loans and receivables

Securities purchased under resale agreements

1,447.7

 

Advances to members of the Canadian Payments Association

81.5

 

Advances to governments

 

Other receivables

1.6

 
   

1,530.8

Investments

Treasury bills of Canada

18,545.6

 

Government of Canada bonds

43,553.3

 

Other investments

325.3

 
   

62,424.2

Property and equipment

 

176.6

Intangible assets

 

44.6

Other assets

 

59.3

   

64,247.2


LIABILITIES AND EQUITY

Bank notes in circulation

 

61,028.8

Deposits

Government of Canada

1,512.5

 

Members of the Canadian Payments Association

106.7

 

Other deposits

861.8

 
   

2,481.0

Liabilities in foreign currencies

Government of Canada

 

Other

 
     

Other liabilities

Securities sold under

   

repurchase agreements

 

Other liabilities

312.8

 
     

312.8

     

63,822.6

Equity

Share capital

5.0

 

Statutory and special reserves

125.0

 

Available-for-sale reserve

294.6

 

Actuarial gains reserve

 

Retained earnings

 
     

424.6

   

64,247.2

Effective January 1, 2011, the Bank of Canada adopted International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS).

I declare that the foregoing return is correct according to the books of the Bank.

Ottawa, February 16, 2012

S. VOKEY
Chief Accountant

I declare that the foregoing return is to the best of my knowledge and belief correct, and shows truly and clearly the financial position of the Bank, as required by section 29 of the Bank of Canada Act.

Ottawa, February 16, 2012

M.CARNEY
Governor

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BANK OF CANADA

Statement of financial position as at January 31, 2012

(Millions of dollars) Unaudited

ASSETS

Cash and foreign deposits

 

5.5

Loans and receivables

Securities purchased under resale agreements

 

Advances to members of the Canadian Payments Association

 

Advances to governments

 

Other receivables

2.8

 
   

2.8

Investments

Treasury bills of Canada

17,946.7

 

Government of Canada bonds

44,964.3

 

Other investments

325.3

 
   

63,236.3

Property and equipment

 

178.0

Intangible assets

 

44.2

Other assets

 

61.6

   

63,528.4


LIABILITIES AND EQUITY

Bank notes in circulation

 

57,777.8

Deposits

Government of Canada

4,080.6

 

Members of the Canadian Payments Association

25.2

 

Other deposits

825.1

 
   

4,930.9

Liabilities in foreign currencies

Government of Canada

 

Other

 
     

Other liabilities

Securities sold under

   

repurchase agreements

 

Other liabilities

403.3

 
     

403.3

     

63,107.0

Equity

Share capital

5.0

 

Statutory and special reserves

125.0

 

Available-for-sale reserve

291.3

 

Actuarial gains reserve

 

Retained earnings

 
     

421.3

   

63,528.4

Effective January 1, 2011, the Bank of Canada adopted International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS).

I declare that the foregoing return is correct according to the books of the Bank.

Ottawa, February 20, 2011

S. VOKEY
Chief Accountant

I declare that the foregoing return is to the best of my knowledge and belief correct, and shows truly and clearly the financial position of the Bank, as required by section 29 of the Bank of Canada Act.

Ottawa, February 20, 2011

M.CARNEY
Governor

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