ARCHIVED — Vol. 146, No. 33 — August 18, 2012

GOVERNMENT NOTICES

DEPARTMENT OF INDUSTRY

RADIOCOMMUNICATION ACT

Notice No. DGSO-005-12 — Available Personal Communications Services (PCS) spectrum in the 2 GHz frequency range

Intent

The purpose of this notice is to inform interested parties of the updated list of available licences for PCS spectrum in various markets across Canada. Since 2003, Industry Canada has made PCS spectrum available for licensing on a first-come, first-served basis. Interested parties are encouraged to view the latest update on the Department’s Spectrum Management and Telecommuni-cations Web site at www.ic.gc.ca/eic/site/smt-gst.nsf/eng/h_ sf02092.html.

Process

The Department will use the first-come, first-served process to assign all remaining PCS spectrum. All applications will be processed as they are received.

Licences are subject to the fees established in Canada Gazette notice DGRB-005-03, available at www.ic.gc.ca/eic/site/smt-gst.nsf/eng/sf08105.html. Fees for cellular and PCS licences are based on the amount of spectrum assigned (i.e. the number of megahertz) and the total population of the service area. Further information on the licence fees for cellular and PCS licences can be found in CPC-2-1-10, Spectrum Licence Fee Calculations for Cellular and Incumbent Personal Communications Services (PCS), at www.ic.gc.ca/eic/site/smt-gst.nsf/eng/sf01291.html.

Where a licensee intends to operate as a radiocommunication carrier, the entity must meet the eligibility requirements described in subsection 10(2) of the Radiocommunication Regulations and, as such, must meet the related ownership and control requirements (refer to CPC-2-0-15 at www.ic.gc.ca/eic/site/smt-gst.nsf/ eng/sf01763.html). Licence conditions are available at www.ic.gc.ca/eic/site/smt-gst.nsf/eng/h_sf02092.html.

Application details

Interested parties are asked to contact their local Industry Canada office in order to submit an application. For a full listing, which includes district offices, see RIC-66 at www.ic.gc.ca/eic/ site/smt-gst.nsf/eng/sf01742.html.

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.

July 31, 2012

PETER HILL
Acting Director General
Spectrum Management Operations Branch

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NOTICE OF VACANCY

CANADA-NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR OFFSHORE PETROLEUM BOARD

Chairperson and Chief Executive Officer (full-time position)

The governments of Canada and Newfoundland and Labrador jointly invite applications from qualified individuals for a six-year appointment as Chairperson and Chief Executive Officer of the Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board (CNLOPB).

The CNLOPB is an independent joint agency of the governments of Canada and Newfoundland and Labrador. It is responsible for the regulation of petroleum activities in the Newfoundland and Labrador offshore area, including the health and safety for offshore workers, protection of the environment during offshore petroleum activities, management and conservation of offshore petroleum resources, compliance with the provisions of the Canada-Newfoundland Atlantic Accord Implementation Act and the Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Atlantic Accord Implementation Newfoundland and Labrador Act that deal with Canada-Newfoundland employment and industrial benefits, issuance of licences for offshore exploration and development, and resource evaluation, data collection, curation, and distribution.

The Board consists of the Chairperson and six part-time members and has a staff of approximately 70 employees and a budget of approximately $15 million. It reports to the Government of Canada and the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador through each government’s respective minister responsible for energy. The principal role of the Chairperson is to assure development of the strategic direction for CNLOPB, and to promote the Board’s mission and objectives to the public. Moreover, it is the Chairperson’s responsibility to act as the liaison between the Members of the Board and the employees of the CNLOPB, along with the two governments, and stakeholders. As Chief Executive Officer, the principal role is to provide day-to-day leadership to the professional staff and act as the liaison between the staff and the Board.

The successful candidate should possess a degree from a recognized university or have an acceptable combination of education, job-related training and/or experience.

The ideal candidate would have executive level management experience in a private or public sector organization, including human and financial resources, and would have significant board experience (procedures and practices), preferably in a leadership role, or an acceptable equivalent experience. The preferred candidate will have experience in the oil and gas industry, while it would be considered an asset to have experience in offshore petroleum activities. The candidate should have experience in environmental protection and safety, while such experience as it relates to the oil and gas sector would be considered an asset. The ideal candidate would have experience with the development and/or application of legislative and regulatory frameworks; experience in this area related to oil and gas would be considered an asset. The preferred candidate would also have experience in dealing with the media and leading communications around matters of public interest, in dealing with the industry, the public sector and non-governmental organizations, and in developing and maintaining successful stakeholder relations.

The suitable candidate would be knowledgeable about the mandate and activities of the CNLOPB, and of the Canada-Newfoundland Atlantic Accord Implementation Act and the Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Atlantic Accord Implementation Newfoundland and Labrador Act. The suitable candidate would also have knowledge of Newfoundland’s offshore oil and gas activities, as well as of the structure and operation of the international petroleum industry, and of Canada’s relative position in an international context. The qualified candidate would have knowledge of current and emerging issues related to offshore oil and gas exploration and/or development, knowledge of the operations and challenges of working with both the federal and provincial governments, and knowledge of federal and provincial jurisdiction related to the offshore oil and gas industry.

The preferred candidate would have the ability to manage an organization with diverse technical and regulatory responsibilities, to foster debate and discussions among Board members, and to facilitate consensus and manage conflicts, should they arise. The chosen candidate would be able to work effectively with senior industry and non-government officials, provincial and federal ministers, their offices and senior government officials. The ideal candidate would have superior communication skills, both written and oral. The suitable candidate must have high ethical standards and integrity, as well as sound judgement and superior interpersonal skills. He/she must also be respectful, fair and impartial, and demonstrate tact and discretion.

Proficiency in both official languages would be considered an asset.

The successful candidate must be willing to relocate to St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, or to a location within reasonable commuting distance of St. John’s. He or she must also be prepared to travel regularly both domestically and internationally to represent the CNLOPB and/or the interests of the Canada-Newfoundland offshore area.

The preferred candidate must comply with the Ethical and Political Activity Guidelines for 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 Chairperson and Chief Executive Officer of the Board must not, during his or her term of office, be a federal or provincial public servant. The selected candidate will be subject to conflict of interest guidelines established jointly by the responsible Federal Minister and the responsible Provincial Minister and would not be subject to any conflict of interest guidelines established by the Federal Government.

The governments of Canada and Newfoundland and Labrador are committed to building a skilled and diverse workforce reflective of Canadian society and would encourage all qualified candidates to apply.

Further details about the CNLOPB and its activities can be found on its Web site at www.cnlopb.nl.ca.

If you are interested in this challenging opportunity, please apply in confidence to Lloyd Powell or Dan Martin of Knightsbridge Robertson Surrette by calling 709-722-6848 or apply online at www.kbrs.ca by August 24, 2012.

English and French 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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NOTICE OF VACANCY

INTERNATIONAL DEVELOPMENT RESEARCH CENTRE

President (full-time position)

Salary range: $210,600 to $247,700

Location: National Capital Region

The International Development Research Centre (IDRC), a Canadian Crown corporation, supports research in developing regions of the world to promote growth and development. The result is innovative, lasting local solutions that bring choice and change to those who need it most. For over 40 years, the IDRC has helped researchers and innovators around the world find new ways to build healthier and more prosperous societies. This scientific and technical know-how has enriched the lives of people in developing countries — often in dramatic ways. It is within this context that the organization is seeking to recruit its next President.

The President is the Chief Executive Officer of the IDRC and a member of the Board of Governors. As the Chief Executive Officer, he/she is responsible for the supervision and direction of the work and staff of the IDRC, and leads the organization in fulfilling its mandate to help developing countries use science and knowledge to find practical, long-term solutions to the social, economic, and environmental problems they face.

The successful candidate should have a degree from a recognized university in a relevant field of study, or an acceptable combination of education, job-related training and/or experience. A post graduate degree would be considered an asset. The preferred candidate will have leadership experience in a multi-disciplinary, decentralized and geographically dispersed organization as well as experience in a knowledge-intensive work environment. Experience setting the strategic direction of an organization and reaching its financial goals and experience dealing with the Canadian federal government are required. The preferred candidate will also possess experience dealing with a board of governors or board of directors. Experience in international development or working in or with the developing regions of the world would be considered assets.

The successful candidate will possess knowledge of, and interest in, the challenges of developing countries and in Canadian public policy making and the machinery of government. A clear understanding of the potential links between research and policy making and of current corporate governance and human resource issues is required. Knowledge of research funding institutions, both in Canada and internationally, would be an asset.

The preferred candidate will have the ability to manage and motivate a highly educated and skilled workforce and possess strong analytical, problem-solving and decision-making skills. He/she will possess superior communication skills, both written and oral, and the ability to act as a spokesperson in representing the IDRC with the media, stakeholders and senior government officials. Personal and professional integrity, superior interpersonal skills, sound judgment, tact and discretion as well as the ability to be objective are also required.

Proficiency in both official languages would be preferred. Knowledge of other languages would be an asset.

The successful candidate must reside in or be willing to relocate to the National Capital Region or to a location within reasonable commuting distance.

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 and Political Activity Guidelines for 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.idrc.ca.

For more information, please contact Eric Lathrop or Andrew Dumont at 613-742-3210, or via email at Andrew.dumont@ odgersberndtson.ca. To apply for this position, please visit the Odgers Berndtson Web site at www.odgersberndtson.ca/ca/executive-opportunities.

English and French 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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OFFICE OF THE SUPERINTENDENT OF FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS

BANK ACT

Approval to have a financial establishment in Canada

Notice is hereby given, pursuant to section 522.26 of the Bank Act, that the Minister of Finance, pursuant to subsection 522.211(1) of the Bank Act, approved, on May 22, 2012, Wintrust Financial Corporation to have a financial establishment in Canada.

August 10, 2012

JULIE DICKSON
Superintendent of Financial Institutions

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