Vol. 149, No. 33 — August 15, 2015

MISCELLANEOUS NOTICES

AGRICULTURAL BANK OF CHINA LIMITED

APPLICATION TO ESTABLISH A FOREIGN BANK BRANCH

Notice is hereby given, pursuant to subsection 525(2) of the Bank Act, that Agricultural Bank of China Limited, a foreign bank with its head office in Beijing, China, intends to apply to the Minister of Finance for an order permitting it to establish a foreign bank branch in Canada to carry on the business of banking.

The branch will carry on business in Canada under the name Agricultural Bank of China Vancouver Branch in the English form and Banque agricole de Chine succursale de Vancouver in the French form, and its principal office will be located in Vancouver, British Columbia.

Any person who objects to the proposed order may submit an objection in writing to the Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions, 255 Albert Street, Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0H2, on or before September 28, 2015.

Note: The publication of this notice should not be construed as evidence that an order will be issued to establish the foreign bank branch. The granting of the order will be dependent upon the normal Bank Act application review process and the discretion of the Minister of Finance.

Vancouver, August 8, 2015

MCCARTHY TÉTRAULT LLP
Solicitors

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RELIANCE INSURANCE COMPANY — CANADIAN BRANCH (“RELIANCE CANADA”)

WINDING-UP AND RESTRUCTURING ACT

Proposed settlement and discharge of all claims and potential claims in connection with insurance policies issued to or for the benefit of Imperial Tobacco Canada Limited (“ITCAN”) and its related entities

On December 3, 2001, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice (the “Court”) ordered the winding-up of Reliance Canada, under the provisions of the Winding-up and Restructuring Act. The Court appointed KPMG Inc. as liquidator (the “Liquidator”).

This Notice is being given pursuant to the Order of the Court made July 15, 2015 (the “Directions Order”). The Liquidator hereby gives notice that it has brought a motion (the “ITCAN Approval Motion”) returnable before the Court on November 2, 2015, or such other date as may be set by the Court. The ITCAN Approval Motion and the relief sought therein may affect you and any claims or potential claims that you may have against Reliance Canada, or any of its related parties, arising by virtue of or in connection with policies of insurance issued by Reliance Canada (the “Reliance Policies”) to or for the benefit of ITCAN.

The ITCAN Approval Motion seeks an Order of the Court approving the full and final settlement and release agreement dated June 17, 2015, entered into by Reliance Canada and ITCAN, and other related relief. This relief includes a declaration that any and all claims or potential claims against Reliance Canada and its related parties, in connection with or arising by virtue of claims against ITCAN or entities related to ITCAN which may be insured by the Reliance Policies, will be deemed to be completely released and discharged. The foregoing includes (but is not limited to) any claims in connection with the Reliance Policies pursuant to the direct action provisions of the Code civil du Québec or any other statutory provisions granting rights of recovery against Reliance Canada.

This Notice and the summary herein of the ITCAN Approval Motion do not replace and are not a substitute for the materials filed in support of the ITCAN Approval Motion. You may obtain a copy of such materials, as well as a copy of the Directions Order, from the Liquidator’s Web site at www.relianceinsurance.ca or from the undersigned.

Please note that the Directions Order provides that any person who intends to appear and make submissions at the hearing of the ITCAN Approval Motion (“Responding Party”) shall serve a Notice of Appearance, in the form attached to the Directions Order, on counsel for the Liquidator, so as to be received by such counsel on or before September 16, 2015.

Further, the Directions Order provides that any Responding Party who will rely on responding materials at the hearing of the ITCAN Approval Motion shall, on or before October 13, 2015, (i) serve such responding materials on counsel for the Liquidator and on each Responding Party, and (ii) file such materials with the Court.

This notice is published in the Canada Gazette, Part I, pursuant to section 171 of the Winding-up and Restructuring Act. Further information may be obtained by contacting KPMG Inc., Liquidator, Reliance Insurance Company — Canadian Branch, attn: Janine M. Bradley, Senior Manager, Bay-Adelaide Centre, 333 Bay Street, Suite 4600, Toronto, Ontario M5H 2S5.

JANINE M. BRADLEY
Senior Manager

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RELIANCE INSURANCE COMPANY — CANADIAN BRANCH (“RELIANCE CANADA”)

WINDING-UP AND RESTRUCTURING ACT

Proposed settlement and discharge of all claims and potential claims in connection with insurance policies issued to or for the benefit of Rothmans, Benson & Hedges Inc. (“RBH”) and its related entities

On December 3, 2001, the Ontario Superior Court of Justice (the “Court”) ordered the winding-up of Reliance Canada, under the provisions of the Winding-up and Restructuring Act. The Court appointed KPMG Inc. as liquidator (the “Liquidator”).

This Notice is being given pursuant to the Order of the Court made July 15, 2015 (the “Directions Order”). The Liquidator hereby gives notice that it has brought a motion (the “RBH Approval Motion”) returnable before the Court on November 2, 2015, or such other date as may be set by the Court. The RBH Approval Motion and the relief sought therein may affect you and any claims or potential claims that you may have against Reliance Canada, or any of its related parties, arising by virtue of or in connection with policies of insurance issued by Reliance Canada (the “Reliance Policies”) to or for the benefit of RBH.

The RBH Approval Motion seeks an Order of the Court approving the full and final settlement and release agreement dated May 7, 2015, entered into by Reliance Canada and RBH, and other related relief. This relief includes a declaration that any and all claims or potential claims against Reliance Canada and its related parties, in connection with or arising by virtue of claims against RBH or entities related to RBH which may be insured by the Reliance Policies, will be deemed to be completely released and discharged. The foregoing includes (but is not limited to) any claims in connection with the Reliance Policies pursuant to the direct action provisions of the Code civil du Québec or any other statutory provisions granting rights of recovery against Reliance Canada.

This Notice and the summary herein of the RBH Approval Motion do not replace and are not a substitute for the materials filed in support of the RBH Approval Motion. You may obtain a copy of such materials, as well as a copy of the Directions Order, from the Liquidator’s Web site at www.relianceinsurance.ca or from the undersigned.

Please note that the Directions Order provides that any person who intends to appear and make submissions at the hearing of the RBH Approval Motion (“Responding Party”) shall serve a Notice of Appearance, in the form attached to the Directions Order, on counsel for the Liquidator, so as to be received by such counsel on or before September 16, 2015.

Further, the Directions Order provides that any Responding Party who will rely on responding materials at the hearing of the RBH Approval Motion shall, on or before October 13, 2015, (i) serve such responding materials on counsel for the Liquidator and on each Responding Party, and (ii) file such materials with the Court.

This notice is published in the Canada Gazette, Part I, pursuant to section 171 of the Winding-up and Restructuring Act. Further information may be obtained by contacting KPMG Inc., Liquidator, Reliance Insurance Company — Canadian Branch, attn: Janine M. Bradley, Senior Manager, Bay-Adelaide Centre, 333 Bay Street, Suite 4600, Toronto, Ontario M5H 2S5.

JANINE M. BRADLEY
Senior Manager

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