Vol. 149, No. 6 — February 7, 2015

GOVERNMENT NOTICES

DEPARTMENT OF INDUSTRY

OFFICE OF THE REGISTRAR GENERAL

Appointments

Name and position

Order in Council

Boehm, Peter 2015-27

Senior Associate Deputy Minister of Foreign Affairs

 
Bossenmaier, Greta 2015-26

Chief of the Communications Security Establishment

 
Dufresne, Philippe 2015-30

Law Clerk and Parliamentary Counsel of the House of Commons

 
Forster, John 2015-25

Deputy Minister of National Defence

 
Government of Ontario 2015-33

Administrators

 

Sharpe, The Hon. Robert J.

 

January 27 to January 29 and March 5, 2015

 

Feldman, The Hon. Kathryn N.

 

February 1 to February 10, 2015

 

Weiler, The Hon. Karen M.

 

February 11 to February 14, 2015

 
McCowan, Ian 2015-29

Deputy Secretary to the Cabinet (Legislation and House Planning and Machinery of Government), Privy Council Office

 
Turner, John 2015-28

Associate Deputy Minister of National Defence

 

January 30, 2015

DIANE BÉLANGER
Official Documents Registrar

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DEPARTMENT OF INDUSTRY

OFFICE OF THE REGISTRAR GENERAL

Appointments

Name and position Order in Council
Parliamentary Secretaries to the 2015-24

Keddy, Gerald

 

Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food; Minister of National Revenue; Minister for the purposes of the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency Act to be styled Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Agriculture, to the Minister of National Revenue and for the Atlantic Canada Opportunities Agency

 

Gill, Parm

 

Minister for International Trade to be styled Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of International Trade

 

Lemieux, Pierre

 

Minister of Veterans Affairs

 

January 30, 2015

DIANE BÉLANGER
Official Documents Registrar

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DEPARTMENT OF INDUSTRY

COMPETITION ACT

Revised Competition Act pre-merger notification transaction-size threshold for 2015

Pursuant to subsection 110(8) of the Competition Act, I hereby determine that the amount for the year 2015, for the purposes of any of subsections 110(2) to (6) of the Competition Act, is eighty-six million dollars.

JAMES MOORE
Minister of Industry and
Minister Responsible for Investment Canada

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DEPARTMENT OF INDUSTRY

INVESTMENT CANADA ACT

Amount for the year 2015

Pursuant to subsection 14.1(2) of the Investment Canada Act, I hereby determine that the amount for the year 2015, equal to or above which an investment is reviewable, is three hundred and sixty-nine million dollars.

JAMES MOORE
Minister of Industry and
Minister Responsible for Investment Canada

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DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE

STATUTES REPEAL ACT

List of repeals

Notice is given, pursuant to section 4 of the Statutes Repeal Act, chapter 20 of the Statutes of Canada, 2008, that the following provisions were repealed on December 31, 2014, by the operation of section 3 of that Act.

January 26, 2015

PETER MACKAY
Minister of Justice

SCHEDULE

  1. Firearms Act, S.C. 1995, c. 39, sections 37 to 53
  2. An Act to amend the Criminal Code (firearms) and the Firearms Act, S.C. 2003, c. 8, sections 26 to 35 and 37
  3. Public Safety Act, 2002, S.C. 2004, c. 15, section 5 (with respect to subsection 4.82(11) of the Aeronautics Act), subsections 37(2) and 38(1), (3) and (5) and sections 51 (with respect to section 28 of the Explosives Act), 73 (with respect to the heading before section 11.1 of the Marine Transportation Security Act), 74 (with respect to the definition of “Minister” in subsection 2(1) of the National Defence Act), 80, 81 and 104 (with respect to the heading before section 8.1 and the portion of subsection 8.1(1) before paragraph (c) of the Canada Shipping Act)

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DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORT

CANADA SHIPPING ACT, 2001

Western Canada Marine Response Corporation

Notice of an addition to the fees charged by Western Canada Marine Response Corporation pursuant to an arrangement required by subsection 168(1) of the Canada Shipping Act, 2001

Description

Western Canada Marine Response Corporation (“WCMRC”) is a certified response organization pursuant to section 169 of the Act in respect of a rated capability of 10 000 tonnes and a geographic area covering the waters bordering British Columbia (including the shorelines associated with such waters) and excluding waters north of 60° north latitude. This notice establishes an additional bulk oil cargo fee for the Trans Mountain Expansion Project, to be charged in addition to the registration and bulk oil cargo fees, and any amendments thereto, as published by notice in Part I of the Canada Gazette.

Definitions

1. In this notice of fees,

“Act” means the Canada Shipping Act, 2001. (Loi)

“BOCF” means the bulk oil cargo fee payable to WCMRC in relation to an arrangement required by subsections 167(1) and 168(1) of the Act, and any amendments thereto, as published, or as amended by notice in Part I of the Canada Gazette. [droits sur les produits pétroliers en vrac (DPPV)]

“registration fees” means the registration fees payable to WCMRC in relation to an arrangement required by subsections 167(1) and 168(1) of the Act, and any amendments thereto, as published by notice in Part I of the Canada Gazette. (droits d’enregistrement)

“TMEP BOCF” means the Trans Mountain Expansion Project bulk oil cargo fee, a fee charged on crude oil shipments in bulk loaded onto a ship (bulk oil) and intended for international destinations and destinations north of 60° north latitude, except shipments of jet fuel, from the Westridge oil handling facility owned by Trans Mountain Pipeline L.P. [droits sur les produits pétroliers en vrac du projet d’expansion de Trans Mountain (DPPV PETM)]

Trans Mountain Expansion Project Bulk Oil Cargo Fee

2. In relation to the arrangement with WCMRC for the Westridge oil handing facility, the TMEP BOCF will be determined by multiplying the total number of tonnes of oil loaded, within the meaning of the TMEP BOCF definition, by the TMEP BOCF rate per tonne of bulk oil.

3. The TMEP BOCF rate applicable is two dollars and three and nine tenths cents ($2.039) per tonne of bulk oil, plus all applicable taxes, from March 8, 2015.

4. The TMEP BOCF will be charged in addition to the Registration Fees and BOCF, as amended from time to time, as published by notice in Part I of the Canada Gazette.

January 30, 2015

MARK JOHNCOX, CA

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NOTICE OF VACANCY

BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT BANK OF CANADA

President (CEO) [full-time position]

Salary range: From $306,300 to $360,300 Location: Montréal, Quebec

The Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC) is a federal Crown corporation whose head office is located in Montréal, Quebec. The BDC is dedicated to the creation, growth and success of Canadian enterprises, with a focus on small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs). The BDC’s purpose is to support Canadian entrepreneurship and, under the terms of its constitutive law, to do so in a financially sustainable manner. The BDC currently supports over 29 000 entrepreneurs through all stages of their development, providing services that include funding and consulting/advisory services. In providing these services, the BDC works with like-minded partners and financial institutions to enhance the support available to Canadian entrepreneurs, ensuring that its activities complement those of private sector financial institutions.

This exceptional organization is now seeking its next president. The President is accountable for providing strategic business leadership and advancing the BDC’s public policy mandate to promote and support entrepreneurship in Canada. The President is a business visionary who leads the BDC to play its complementary role in the financial services sector while meeting Treasury Board requirements on long-term sustainability.

The President’s leadership fosters integrity and ethical business practices and sets the tone at the top for the management of the BDC’s resources and assets. The President oversees the effectiveness and efficiency of the BDC’s business operations and ensures that appropriate governance and management structures, policies and procedures are in place to achieve its mandated objectives.

The ideal candidate would possess a university degree (preferably at the Master’s level) from a recognized institution in a business discipline (e.g. business, finance, economics) or a comparable background of education, business training and experience. A professional accounting designation (CPA) would be considered an asset.

The ideal candidate would possess proven transactional leadership experience in deal evaluation and in leading transactions in a range of financial or commercial settings, ideally having worked with small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs); significant senior executive leadership experience in large complex organizations, ideally with some international business focus, including the management of human and financial resources; experience reporting to, and/or serving on, a board of directors and in maintaining productive relationships with senior-level stakeholders; experience in strategic management, business development and risk management associated with the BDC’s major lines of business and in those management techniques that promote good governance and improve organizational performance. Experience as an entrepreneur of a small or medium-sized business would be considered an asset.

The ideal candidate would possess knowledge and understanding of the Business Development Bank of Canada’s mandate, business activities and public policy concerns, as well as its governing legislation, including the Business Development Bank of Canada Act and the Financial Administration Act; sound knowledge and understanding of the current economic context and challenges faced by SMEs and their key leaders and entrepreneurs, including emerging trends, competitive forces, mentoring and coaching for entrepreneurs as well as the commercial financial services offered to business enterprises; knowledge and understanding of the complementary role of the BDC within the financial service sector and its role and responsibilities within the framework of the Government of Canada’s economic agenda as an agent of policy for the Government; knowledge of corporate lending practices, investments and transaction structures and the financial disciplines associated with the development and management of financing instruments; and knowledge of sound corporate governance and management principles and practices and the financial management requirements, particularly risk management, of a large financial services organization.

The ideal candidate would have the ability to apply strategic thinking, innovation and change management skills when leading the development of business strategies, corporate planning and policy-making activities; the demonstrated ability to anticipate, assess and address business risks, particularly as they relate to complex financial transactions, and to exercise sound judgment and significant decision-making skills in analyzing and resolving complex contract and business matters; proven leadership in building a strong organizational culture, and in attracting, mentoring and coaching talented staff; the ability to focus the energies of the BDC’s employees to motivate them to achieve corporate objectives; the ability to develop effective working relationships with the Board of Directors, the Minister and his or her office, the Deputy Minister and the BDC’s partners and stakeholders; and the ability to act as the spokesperson, with superior communication skills, both written and oral, in representing the BDC with stakeholders, media, public institutions, governments and other organizations.

The ideal candidate would possess high ethical standards, be a strategic and innovative “thought leader,” known for integrity and impartiality, with excellent interpersonal skills and would possess sound judgement.

Proficiency in both official languages would be preferred.

The successful candidate must reside in or be willing to relocate to Montréal, Quebec, or to a location within reasonable commuting distance. The successful candidate must be willing to travel across Canada and internationally as required.

A person may not be appointed as President if the individual is neither a Canadian citizen nor a permanent resident within the meaning of subsection 2(1) of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act; a Canadian citizen who is not ordinarily resident in Canada; a permanent resident, within the meaning of subsection 2(1) of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act, who has been ordinarily resident in Canada for more than one year after first becoming eligible to apply for Canadian citizenship; a member of the Senate or House of Commons or a member of the legislature of a province; or employed in the public service of a province.

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 http://www.bdc.ca.

Should you be interested in learning more about this leadership opportunity, please visit www.odgersberndtson.ca for the full job specification. To apply in confidence, please forward your curriculum vitae and a letter of introduction to nathalie.francisci@odgersberndtson.ca or paul.stanley@odgersberndtson.ca. All submissions will be acknowledged.

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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OFFICE OF THE SUPERINTENDENT OF FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS

INSURANCE COMPANIES ACT

XL Specialty Insurance Company — Order to insure in Canada risks

Notice is hereby given of the issuance, pursuant to subsection 574(1) of the Insurance Companies Act, of an order to insure in Canada risks, effective December 19, 2014, authorizing XL Specialty Insurance Company, under the name, in English, XL Specialty Insurance Company, and, in French, Compagnie d’assurance XL Spécialité, to insure in Canada risks falling within the classes of accident and sickness insurance, aircraft insurance, automobile insurance, boiler and machinery insurance, credit insurance, liability insurance, marine insurance, property insurance and surety insurance.

January 7, 2015

JEREMY RUDIN
Superintendent of Financial Institutions

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