Vol. 148, No. 19 — May 10, 2014

GOVERNMENT NOTICES

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 Sault Ste. Marie Police Service as a fingerprint examiner:

Norm Payeur

Ottawa, April 23, 2014

KATHY THOMPSON
Assistant Deputy Minister
Community Safety and Countering Crime 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 persons of the Vancouver Police Department as fingerprint examiners:

Yoonkeun Choi

Jessie Poon

Ottawa, April 24, 2014

KATHY THOMPSON
Assistant Deputy Minister
Community Safety and Countering Crime Branch

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NOTICE OF VACANCY

IMMIGRATION AND REFUGEE BOARD OF CANADA

Chairperson (full-time position)

Salary: $228,400 to $268,700
Location: National Capital Region

The Immigration and Refugee Board of Canada (IRB) is Canada’s largest independent adjudicative tribunal. It is responsible for resolving immigration and refugee matters, including making well-reasoned decisions efficiently, fairly and in accordance with the law.

The Chairperson is the chief executive officer of the Board and reports to Parliament through the Minister of Citizenship and Immigration. The Chairperson is responsible for the supervision and direction of the work and personnel of the Board and its four tribunals, namely the Refugee Protection Division, the Refugee Appeal Division, the Immigration Appeal Division and the Immigration Division. The Chairperson also provides leadership and guidance to the organization on conduct of fair and expeditious administrative hearings operated in accordance with legislation, jurisprudence and legal principles, including natural justice.

The ideal candidate would possess a degree from a recognized university in a relevant field of study or a combination of equivalent education, job-related training and/or experience.

The ideal candidate would have experience in managing at the senior executive level in a private or public sector organization, including managing human and financial resources. Experience in the interpretation and application of legislation, policies and/or directives is desired. The candidate would have experience in the development of policies, performance standards and operational procedures. Experience in the operation and conduct of an adjudicative tribunal would be considered an asset. Experience in the immigration and refugee field, including at the international level, would also be considered an asset.

The ideal candidate would have knowledge of sound management principles and of the operations of government. Knowledge of the mandate and operations of the IRB is sought. He or she would also have knowledge of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act and other applicable legislation, as well as domestic and international rules, practices, conventions and treaties used in making refugee determinations. Candidates being considered for the position would have knowledge of administrative law, principles of natural justice and rules and practices followed by adjudicative tribunals in Canada. Knowledge of world events and the conditions in various countries that impact refugee, migration and human rights issues is desired.

The ideal candidate would have the ability to oversee the establishment and implementation of organizational standards of performance, productivity, efficiency and quality in decision making, as well as working guidelines and operational policies for members and for conducting hearings. He or she would have the ability to act as a steward for the entire Board and lead organizational change, as well as the capacity to analyze complex situations in order to develop strategies and make appropriate decisions, while anticipating their short- and long-term impacts. The ability to conduct a proactive, fair and efficient administrative hearing is sought. This candidate would have the ability to analyze all aspects of a case and to interpret and apply the relevant criteria with a view to making lawful, fair and equitable decisions. Superior communication skills, both written and oral, are also desired.

To achieve the Board’s objectives and carry out its mandate, the Chairperson would possess excellent leadership and interpersonal skills. The ideal candidate would also have high ethical standards and integrity, sound judgment and tact, and would be impartial and diplomatic.

Proficiency in both official languages would be preferred.

The successful candidate must reside in or be willing to relocate to the National Capital Region or to a location within reasonable commuting distance. He or she must be prepared to travel, including visiting the IRB’s regional offices.

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 selected 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/index.asp?lang=eng.

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/Default.aspx?pid=1&lang=en.

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.

Additional information on the IRB and its activities can be found on its Web site at www.irb-cisr.gc.ca.

Interested candidates should forward their curriculum vitae by May 26, 2014, to the Assistant Secretary to the Cabinet (Senior Personnel), Privy Council Office, 59 Sparks Street, 1st Floor, Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0A3, 613-957-5006 (fax), GICA-NGEC@pco-bcp.gc.ca (email).

English and French notices of vacancies will be produced in an alternative format upon request. For further information, please contact GICA-NGEC@pco-bcp.gc.ca.

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NOTICE OF VACANCY

INTERNATIONAL JOINT COMMISSION

Commissioner (Canadian Section) [full-time position]

Salary range: $198,900 to $233,900

Location: National Capital Region

The International Joint Commission (IJC) is a binational, independent, quasi-judicial organization established by the Boundary Waters Treaty of 1909 to prevent and resolve water-related disputes along the boundary between Canada and the United States. It has a wide range of investigative, quasi-judicial and administrative functions. The IJC is comprised of three Canadian and three American Commissioners. The Commissioners are supported by Secretariat offices in Ottawa and Washington and a Great Lakes Regional Office in Windsor. The IJC’s Canadian Section is under the portfolio responsibility of the Minister of Foreign Affairs.

The Commissioners ensure that the IJC pursues the common good of both countries as an independent and objective adjudicator and as an independent and objective advisor to the governments. The Canadian Commissioners protect fundamental Canadian interests in conformity with the 1909 Boundary Waters Treaty.

Pursuant to the IJC’s Rules of Procedure, the Commissioners of the Canadian Section of the IJC shall appoint one of their number as Chairperson, who serves on a full-time basis, while the other Commissioners serve on a part-time basis. The Chairperson of the Canadian Section of the International Joint Commission shall act as chair at all meetings of the Commission held in Canada and in respect to all matters required to be done in Canada by the Chairperson of the Commission. The Government is seeking applications from individuals who could be selected to serve as Chairperson of the IJC.

The ideal candidate would possess a degree from a recognized university in a relevant field of study or a combination of equivalent education, job-related training and experience.

The ideal candidate would have management and leadership experience at the senior executive level, including the management of financial and human resources, as well as experience providing strategic advice on complex and sensitive issues. He or she would have experience in developing and maintaining constructive and productive relationships with non-governmental organizations and a variety of stakeholders in addition to experience in the interpretation and application of legislation and policies. Experience working for or with national or international organizations, experience in negotiating consensus-based decisions, and experience working in or with the water management and/or ecosystem management sectors would be considered assets.

The ideal candidate would possess knowledge of the mandate and activities of the International Joint Commission as well as the legislation within which it operates, including the Boundary Waters Treaty, the International Boundary Waters Treaty Act, the Great Lakes Water Quality Agreement, and the Rules of Procedure of the International Joint Commission.

The ideal candidate would have knowledge of the practices and principles related to sound governance, strong fiscal management, efficiency, accountability and transparency. He or she would have knowledge of the public policy environment, processes and best practices, as well as knowledge of Canadian economic and political priorities. Knowledge of the operations and challenges of working with both the Canadian and American governments, including an understanding of the mandates of Foreign Affairs, International Trade and Development Canada and Environment Canada, is also desired. Knowledge of current water management issues, particularly as they relate to the Great Lakes Region, relevant provincial legislation and initiatives, and international and Canadian water policy, would be considered an asset.

The ideal candidate would possess superior intellectual and strategic leadership and organizational management skills to ensure that the IJC fulfils its treaty and legislative mandate. He or she would have the ability to develop and implement strong financial management strategies and practices, including efficiency measures, as well as the ability to anticipate emerging issues and develop strategies to enable the IJC to seize opportunities to prevent or resolve problems. The ability to interpret relevant statutes, regulations and policies and to analyze complex issues in order to provide sound recommendations and advice to governments, in addition to the ability to make equitable decisions, while anticipating their short- and long-term consequences, are desired. The ideal candidate would also have the ability to develop effective working relationships with government departments and strategic partners within Canada and internationally and the proven ability to negotiate skilfully and influence the opinions and ideas of others, and build consensus and reach positive outcomes among disparate groups with strong and sometimes diverging interests. Superior communication skills, both written and oral, are also desired.

The ideal candidate would be dependable and co-operative and possess sound judgement, high ethical standards and integrity. Superior interpersonal skills, tact and discretion are also desired.

Proficiency in both official languages would be preferred.

The Commissioner must be prepared to relocate to the National Capital Region or to a location within reasonable commuting distance or be committed to productive teleworking. The Commissioner must be willing to travel frequently within Canada and the United States.

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 selected 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/index.asp?lang=eng.

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/Default.aspx?pid=1&lang=en.

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.ijc.org/en_/.

Interested candidates should forward their curriculum vitae by May 26, 2014, to the Assistant Secretary to the Cabinet (Senior Personnel), Privy Council Office, 59 Sparks Street, 1st Floor, Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0A3, 613-957-5006 (fax), GICA-NGEC@pco-bcp.gc.ca (email).

English and French notices of vacancies will be produced in an alternative format upon request. For further information, please contact GICA-NGEC@pco-bcp.gc.ca.

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BANK OF CANADA

Statement of financial position as at March 31, 2014

(Millions of dollars) Unaudited

ASSETS

Cash and foreign deposits

 

5.8

Loans and receivables

Securities purchased under resale agreements

 

Advances to members of the Canadian Payments Association

 

Advances to governments

 

Other receivables

4.0

 
   

4.0

Investments

Treasury bills of Canada

19,940.6

 

Government of Canada bonds

67,443.3

 

Other investments

355.4

 
   

87,739.3

Property and equipment

 

235.4

Intangible assets

 

49.3

Other assets

 

213.1

 

88,246.9


LIABILITIES AND EQUITY

Bank notes in circulation

 

63,870.3

Deposits

Government of Canada

22,048.8

 

Members of the Canadian Payments Association

150.4

 

Other deposits

1,201.4

 
   

23,400.6

Liabilities in foreign currencies

Government of Canada

 

Other

 
   

Other liabilities

Securities sold under repurchase agreements

 

Other liabilities

525.3

 
   

525.3

   

87,796.2

Equity

Share capital

5.0

 

Statutory and special reserves

125.0

 

Available-for-sale reserve

320.7

 

Actuarial gains reserve

 

Retained earnings

 
   

450.7

88,246.9

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

Ottawa, April 17, 2014

S. VOKEY
Chief Accountant and Chief Financial Officer

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, April 17, 2014

STEPHEN S. POLOZ
Governor

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