Vol. 149, No. 44 — October 31, 2015

GOVERNMENT NOTICES

DEPARTMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENT

SPECIES AT RISK ACT

Description of Loggerhead Shrike, excubitorides subspecies (Lanius ludovicianus excubitorides), critical habitat in the Canadian Forces Base Suffield National Wildlife Area

The Loggerhead Shrike, excubitorides subspecies (Lanius ludovicianus excubitorides), is a medium-sized songbird protected under the Migratory Birds Convention Act, 1994 and listed on Schedule 1 of the Species at Risk Act. In Canada, the Loggerhead Shrike, excubitorides subspecies, breeds in the grasslands and aspen parklands of southeastern Alberta, southern Saskatchewan and southwestern Manitoba.

The Recovery Strategy for the Loggerhead Shrike, excubitorides subspecies (Lanius ludovicianus excubitorides) in Canada, available at www.sararegistry.gc.ca/species/speciesDetails_e.cfm?sid=38, identifies critical habitat for the species in a number of areas, including a federally protected area.

Notice is hereby given that, pursuant to subsection 58(2) of the Species at Risk Act, subsection 58(1) of that Act applies, 90 days after publication of this notice, to the critical habitat of the Loggerhead Shrike, excubitorides subspecies, as identified in the recovery strategy for that species that is included on the Species at Risk Public Registry, within the following federally protected area: Canadian Forces Base Suffield National Wildlife Area, the boundaries of which are described in Schedule I of the Wildlife Area Regulations made pursuant to the Canada Wildlife Act.

Interested parties are invited to contact Environment Canada to request clarifications regarding the location, biophysical attributes and protection of this species’ critical habitat. However, some details may be withheld to protect the species and its critical habitat.

October 21, 2015

SARAH WREN
Acting Director
Species at Risk Management
Canadian Wildlife Service

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BANK OF CANADA

Statement of financial position as at September 30, 2015

(Millions of dollars) Unaudited

ASSETS

Cash and foreign deposits

 

9.0

Loans and receivables

Securities purchased under resale agreements

 

Advances to members of the Canadian Payments Association

166.7

 

Advances to governments

 

Other receivables

4.2

 
   

170.9

Investments

Treasury bills of Canada

21,942.4

 

Government of Canada bonds

74,595.4

 

Other investments

399.5

 
   

96,937.3

Property and equipment

 

385.4

Intangible assets

 

39.0

Other assets

 

178.2

 

97,719.8


LIABILITIES AND EQUITY

Bank notes in circulation

 

72,391.4

Deposits

Government of Canada

22,432.2

 

Members of the Canadian Payments Association

316.4

 

Other deposits

1,504.4

 
   

24,253.0

Other liabilities

Securities sold under repurchase agreements

 

Other liabilities

576.8

 
   

576.8

   

97,221.2

Equity

Share capital

5.0

 

Statutory and special reserves

125.0

 

Available-for-sale reserve

368.6

 
   

498.6

97,719.8

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

Ottawa, October 16, 2015

CARMEN VIERULA
Chief Financial Officer and Chief Accountant

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, October 16, 2015

STEPHEN S. POLOZ
Governor

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