Vol. 148, No. 34 — August 23, 2014

GOVERNMENT NOTICES

DEPARTMENT OF FINANCE

CANADA–UNITED STATES ENHANCED TAX INFORMATION EXCHANGE AGREEMENT IMPLEMENTATION ACT

Entry into force of an agreement

Notice is hereby given, pursuant to subsection 6(1) of the Canada–United States Enhanced Tax Information Exchange Agreement Implementation Act (see footnote 1), of the June 27, 2014 entry into force of the Agreement Between the Government of Canada and the Government of the United States of America to Improve International Tax Compliance through Enhanced Exchange of Information under the Convention Between Canada and the United States of America with Respect to Taxes on Income and on Capital, which was done in Ottawa on February 5, 2014 and was implemented in Canadian law by the Act.

The Honourable Joe Oliver, P.C., M.P.
Minister of Finance

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DEPARTMENT OF INDUSTRY

RADIOCOMMUNICATION ACT

Notice No. DGSO-004-14 — 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 the PCS spectrum in various markets across Canada. Since 2003, Industry Canada has made the 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 Telecommunications 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 the 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 Client Procedures Circular 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.

The licensee must comply on an ongoing basis with the applicable eligibility criteria of the Radiocommunication Regulations. 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 submit an application to the following email address: spectrum.operations@ic.gc.ca.

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.

August 14, 2014

PETER HILL
Director General
Spectrum Management Operations Branch

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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORT

CANADA MARINE ACT

Belledune Port Authority — Supplementary letters patent

BY THE MINISTER OF TRANSPORT

WHEREAS letters patent were issued by the Minister of Transport (“Minister”) for the Belledune Port Authority (“Authority”) under the authority of the Canada Marine Act (“Act”), effective March 29, 2000;

WHEREAS section 8.1 of the letters patent sets out the maximum term of a lease or licence that the Authority may grant in respect of federal real property under the management of the Authority, without obtaining the written consent of the Minister;

WHEREAS, pursuant to section 9 of the Act, the Minister wishes to issue, on her own initiative, supplementary letters patent to the Authority to change the maximum term of a lease or licence that the Authority may grant in respect of federal real property under the management of the Authority, without obtaining the written consent of the Minister, to ensure that all Canada Port Authorities are subject to the same maximum terms;

WHEREAS, pursuant to the same section of the Act, notice of the proposed change to the letters patent was given in writing to the board of directors of the Authority, to which the Authority indicated that the board is in support of the proposed change;

AND WHEREAS the Minister is satisfied that the amendment to the letters patent is consistent with the Act;

NOW THEREFORE, pursuant to subsection 9(1) of the Act, the letters patent are amended as follows:

ISSUED this 29th day of July, 2014.

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The Honourable Lisa Raitt, P.C., M.P.

Minister of Transport

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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORT

CANADA MARINE ACT

Hamilton Port Authority — Supplementary letters patent

BY THE MINISTER OF TRANSPORT

WHEREAS letters patent were issued by the Minister of Transport (“Minister”) for the Hamilton Port Authority (“Authority”) under the authority of the Canada Marine Act (“Act”), effective May 1, 2001;

WHEREAS section 8.1 of the letters patent sets out the maximum term of a lease or licence that the Authority may grant in respect of federal real property under the management of the Authority and real property, other than federal real property, held or occupied by the Authority, without obtaining the written consent of the Minister;

WHEREAS, pursuant to section 9 of the Act, the Minister wishes to issue, on her own initiative, supplementary letters patent to the Authority to change the maximum term of a lease or licence that the Authority may grant in respect of federal real property under the management of the Authority and real property, other than federal real property, held or occupied by the Authority, without obtaining the written consent of the Minister, to ensure that all Canada Port Authorities are subject to the same maximum terms;

WHEREAS, pursuant to the same section of the Act, notice of the proposed change to the letters patent was given in writing to the board of directors of the Authority and no comments were received within the time limit set out in the notice;

AND WHEREAS the Minister is satisfied that the amendment to the letters patent is consistent with the Act;

NOW THEREFORE, pursuant to subsection 9(1) of the Act, the letters patent are amended as follows:

ISSUED this 5th day of August, 2014.

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The Honourable Denis Lebel, P.C., M.P.

Minister of Infrastructure, Communities and Intergovernmental Affairs and Minister for the Economic Development Agency of Canada for the Regions of Quebec, acting for the Honourable Lisa Raitt, P.C., M.P., Minister of Transport, pursuant to Order in Council P.C. 2013-895 of August 16, 2013

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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORT

CANADA MARINE ACT

Nanaimo Port Authority — Supplementary letters patent

BY THE MINISTER OF TRANSPORT

WHEREAS letters patent were issued by the Minister of Transport (“Minister”) for the Nanaimo Port Authority (“Authority”) under the authority of the Canada Marine Act (“Act”), effective July 1, 1999;

WHEREAS section 8.1 of the letters patent sets out the maximum term of a lease or licence that the Authority may grant in respect of federal real property under the management of the Authority, without obtaining the written consent of the Minister;

WHEREAS, pursuant to section 9 of the Act, the Minister wishes to issue, on her own initiative, supplementary letters patent to the Authority to change the maximum term of a lease or licence that the Authority may grant in respect of federal real property under the management of the Authority, without obtaining the written consent of the Minister, to ensure that all Canada Port Authorities are subject to the same maximum terms;

WHEREAS, pursuant to the same section of the Act, notice of the proposed change to the letters patent was given in writing to the board of directors of the Authority and no comments were received within the time limit set out in the notice;

AND WHEREAS the Minister is satisfied that the amendment to the letters patent is consistent with the Act;

NOW THEREFORE, pursuant to subsection 9(1) of the Act, the letters patent are amended as follows:

ISSUED this 29th day of July, 2014.

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The Honourable Lisa Raitt, P.C., M.P.

Minister of Transport

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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORT

CANADA MARINE ACT

Port Alberni Port Authority — Supplementary letters patent

BY THE MINISTER OF TRANSPORT

WHEREAS letters patent were issued by the Minister of Transport (“Minister”) for the Port Alberni Port Authority (“Authority”) under the authority of the Canada Marine Act (“Act”), effective July 1, 1999;

WHEREAS section 8.1 of the letters patent sets out the maximum term of a lease or licence that the Authority may grant in respect of federal real property under the management of the Authority, without obtaining the written consent of the Minister;

WHEREAS, pursuant to section 9 of the Act, the Minister wishes to issue, on her own initiative, supplementary letters patent to the Authority to change the maximum term of a lease or licence that the Authority may grant in respect of federal real property under the management of the Authority, without obtaining the written consent of the Minister, to ensure that all Canada Port Authorities are subject to the same maximum terms;

WHEREAS, pursuant to the same section of the Act, notice of the proposed change to the letters patent was given in writing to the board of directors of the Authority and no comments were received within the time limit set out in the notice;

AND WHEREAS the Minister is satisfied that the amendment to the letters patent is consistent with the Act;

NOW THEREFORE, pursuant to subsection 9(1) of the Act, the letters patent are amended as follows:

ISSUED this 29th day of July, 2014.

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The Honourable Lisa Raitt, P.C., M.P.

Minister of Transport

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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORT

CANADA MARINE ACT

Québec Port Authority — Supplementary letters patent

BY THE MINISTER OF TRANSPORT

WHEREAS letters patent were issued by the Minister of Transport (“Minister”) for the Québec Port Authority (“Authority”) under the authority of the Canada Marine Act (“Act”), effective May 1, 1999;

WHEREAS section 8.1 of the letters patent sets out the maximum term of a lease or licence that the Authority may grant in respect of federal immovables under the management of the Authority, without obtaining the written consent of the Minister;

WHEREAS, pursuant to section 9 of the Act, the Minister wishes to issue, on her own initiative, supplementary letters patent to the Authority to change the maximum term of a lease or licence that the Authority may grant in respect of federal immovables under the management of the Authority, without obtaining the written consent of the Minister, to ensure that all Canada Port Authorities are subject to the same maximum terms;

WHEREAS, pursuant to the same section of the Act, notice of the proposed change to the letters patent was given in writing to the board of directors of the Authority, to which the Authority indicated that the board is in support of the proposed change;

AND WHEREAS the Minister is satisfied that the amendment to the letters patent is consistent with the Act;

NOW THEREFORE, pursuant to subsection 9(1) of the Act, the letters patent are amended as follows:

ISSUED this 29th day of July, 2014.

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The Honourable Lisa Raitt, P.C., M.P.

Minister of Transport

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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORT

CANADA MARINE ACT

Saguenay Port Authority — Supplementary letters patent

BY THE MINISTER OF TRANSPORT

WHEREAS letters patent were issued by the Minister of Transport (“Minister”) for the Saguenay Port Authority (“Authority”) under the authority of the Canada Marine Act (“Act”), effective May 1, 1999;

WHEREAS section 8.1 of the letters patent sets out the maximum term of a lease or licence that the Authority may grant in respect of federal immovables under the management of the Authority, without obtaining the written consent of the Minister;

WHEREAS, pursuant to section 9 of the Act, the Minister wishes to issue, on her own initiative, supplementary letters patent to the Authority to change the maximum term of a lease or licence that the Authority may grant in respect of federal immovables under the management of the Authority, without obtaining the written consent of the Minister, to ensure that all Canada Port Authorities are subject to the same maximum terms;

WHEREAS, pursuant to the same section of the Act, notice of the proposed change to the letters patent was given in writing to the board of directors of the Authority and no comments were received within the time limit set out in the notice;

AND WHEREAS the Minister is satisfied that the amendment to the letters patent is consistent with the Act;

NOW THEREFORE, pursuant to subsection 9(1) of the Act, the letters patent are amended as follows:

ISSUED this 29th day of July, 2014.

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The Honourable Lisa Raitt, P.C., M.P.

Minister of Transport

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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORT

CANADA MARINE ACT

Sept-Îles Port Authority — Supplementary letters patent

BY THE MINISTER OF TRANSPORT

WHEREAS letters patent were issued by the Minister of Transport (“Minister”) for the Sept-Îles Port Authority (“Authority”) under the authority of the Canada Marine Act (“Act”), effective May 1, 1999;

WHEREAS section 8.1 of the letters patent sets out the maximum term of a lease or licence that the Authority may grant in respect of federal immovables under the management of the Authority, without obtaining the written consent of the Minister;

WHEREAS, pursuant to section 9 of the Act, the Minister wishes to issue, on her own initiative, supplementary letters patent to the Authority to change the maximum term of a lease or licence that the Authority may grant in respect of federal immovables under the management of the Authority, without obtaining the written consent of the Minister, to ensure that all Canada Port Authorities are subject to the same maximum terms;

WHEREAS, pursuant to the same section of the Act, notice of the proposed change to the letters patent was given in writing to the board of directors of the Authority and no comments were received within the time limit set out in the notice;

AND WHEREAS the Minister is satisfied that the amendment to the letters patent is consistent with the Act;

NOW THEREFORE, pursuant to subsection 9(1) of the Act, the letters patent are amended as follows:

ISSUED this 29th day of July, 2014.

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The Honourable Lisa Raitt, P.C., M.P.

Minister of Transport

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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORT

CANADA MARINE ACT

St. John’s Port Authority — Supplementary letters patent

BY THE MINISTER OF TRANSPORT

WHEREAS letters patent were issued by the Minister of Transport (“Minister”) for the St. John’s Port Authority (“Authority”) under the authority of the Canada Marine Act (“Act”), effective May 1, 1999;

WHEREAS section 8.1 of the letters patent sets out the maximum term of a lease or licence that the Authority may grant in respect of federal real property under the management of the Authority, without obtaining the written consent of the Minister;

WHEREAS, pursuant to section 9 of the Act, the Minister wishes to issue, on her own initiative, supplementary letters patent to the Authority to change the maximum term of a lease or licence that the Authority may grant in respect of federal real property under the management of the Authority, without obtaining the written consent of the Minister, to ensure that all Canada Port Authorities are subject to the same maximum terms;

WHEREAS, pursuant to the same section of the Act, notice of the proposed change to the letters patent was given in writing to the board of directors of the Authority, to which the Authority indicated that the board is in support of the proposed change;

AND WHEREAS the Minister is satisfied that the amendment to the letters patent is consistent with the Act;

NOW THEREFORE, pursuant to subsection 9(1) of the Act, the letters patent are amended as follows:

ISSUED this 29th day of July, 2014.

________________________________
The Honourable Lisa Raitt, P.C., M.P.

Minister of Transport

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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORT

CANADA MARINE ACT

Toronto Port Authority — Supplementary letters patent

BY THE MINISTER OF TRANSPORT

WHEREAS letters patent were issued by the Minister of Transport (“Minister”) for the Toronto Port Authority (“Authority”) under the authority of the Canada Marine Act (“Act”), effective June 8, 1999;

WHEREAS section 8.1 of the letters patent sets out the maximum term of a lease or licence that the Authority may grant in respect of federal real property under the management of the Authority and real property, other than federal real property, held or occupied by the Authority, without obtaining the written consent of the Minister;

WHEREAS, pursuant to section 9 of the Act, the Minister wishes to issue, on her own initiative, supplementary letters patent to the Authority to change the maximum term of a lease or licence that the Authority may grant in respect of federal real property under the management of the Authority, and real property, other than federal real property, held or occupied by the Authority, without obtaining the written consent of the Minister, to ensure that all Canada Port Authorities are subject to the same maximum terms;

WHEREAS, pursuant to the same section of the Act, notice of the proposed change to the letters patent was given in writing to the board of directors of the Authority, to which the Authority indicated that the board is in support of the proposed change;

AND WHEREAS the Minister is satisfied that the amendment to the letters patent is consistent with the Act;

NOW THEREFORE, pursuant to subsection 9(1) of the Act, the letters patent are amended as follows:

ISSUED this 29th day of July, 2014.

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The Honourable Lisa Raitt, P.C., M.P.

Minister of Transport

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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORT

CANADA MARINE ACT

Trois-Rivières Port Authority — Supplementary letters patent

BY THE MINISTER OF TRANSPORT

WHEREAS letters patent were issued by the Minister of Transport (“Minister”) for the Trois-Rivières Port Authority (“Authority”) under the authority of the Canada Marine Act (“Act”), effective May 1, 1999;

WHEREAS section 8.1 of the letters patent sets out the maximum term of a lease or licence that the Authority may grant in respect of federal immovables under the management of the Authority, without obtaining the written consent of the Minister;

WHEREAS, pursuant to section 9 of the Act, the Minister wishes to issue, on her own initiative, supplementary letters patent to the Authority to change the maximum term of a lease or licence that the Authority may grant in respect of federal immovables under the management of the Authority, without obtaining the written consent of the Minister, to ensure that all Canada Port Authorities are subject to the same maximum terms;

WHEREAS, pursuant to the same section of the Act, notice of the proposed change to the letters patent was given in writing to the board of directors of the Authority and no comments were received within the time limit set out in the notice;

AND WHEREAS the Minister is satisfied that the amendment to the letters patent is consistent with the Act;

NOW THEREFORE, pursuant to subsection 9(1) of the Act, the letters patent are amended as follows:

ISSUED this 29th day of July, 2014.

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The Honourable Lisa Raitt, P.C., M.P.

Minister of Transport

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NOTICE OF VACANCY

CANADA POST CORPORATION

Chairperson (part-time position)

Headquartered in Ottawa, the Canada Post Corporation is one of the largest employers in the country. Its vision is to be a world leader in providing innovative physical and electronic delivery solutions, and creating value for its customers, its employees and all Canadians.

Canada Post and its subsidiaries are entrusted with more than 10 billion pieces of mail annually. Providing services from advanced technology processes, e-commerce solutions, and seamless third-party inventory and order processing management, to fast same-day delivery and overnight courier, the Canada Post Group supports a vast network of customers at home and around the world.

Canada Post reports to Parliament through the Minister of Transport, and the Chairperson is responsible for the oversight of the Corporation’s activities, providing strategic policy direction for the Corporation and presiding over the activities of the Board of Directors.

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

The ideal candidate would have significant experience serving as a member of a board of directors of a large, complex private sector organization, preferably as chairperson. Experience in managing human and financial resources at the senior executive level is desired, as is experience in implementing modern corporate governance principles and best practices. Experience dealing with Government, preferably with senior officials, and experience working in a unionized environment would be considered assets.

The ideal candidate would have knowledge of the mandate and activities of the Canada Post Corporation, as well as the legislative framework within which it operates. Knowledge of the practices and principles of good corporate governance and the roles and responsibilities of a chairperson, a board of directors and a chief executive officer are sought. The candidate would have knowledge of human resources, financial and risk management, and possess knowledge of the public policy environment, processes and best practices. He or she would also possess knowledge of strategic corporate planning, monitoring and evaluation of corporate performance.

The ideal candidate would have the ability to develop effective working relationships with the Minister, the Deputy Minister, and the Crown corporation’s business partners and stakeholders. The ability to anticipate emerging issues and develop strategies to enable the Board to seize opportunities and resolve problems is desired. The candidate would have the ability to foster debate and discussions among Board members, facilitate consensus and manage conflicts. Strong leadership and managerial skills to ensure the Board conducts its work effectively are sought from the ideal candidate. He or she would possess superior communication skills, both oral and written, and the ability to manage communications with a variety of stakeholders and the media.

The Chairperson of Canada Post would be a person of sound judgment, high ethical standards and integrity, and have initiative, tact, diplomacy and superior interpersonal skills.

Proficiency in both official languages would be preferred.

The successful candidate must be available for Board meetings (approximately 10 to 12 days per year), regular weekly communication with the President and Chief Executive Officer of Canada Post, usually by telephone, and for meetings with the Minister and other senior Government officials, as required.

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. 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.canadapost.ca.

Interested candidates should forward their curriculum vitae by September 14, 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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