Vol. 150, No. 2 — January 9, 2016

GOVERNMENT NOTICES

DEPARTMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENT

SPECIES AT RISK ACT

Description of critical habitat for the Western Chorus Frog, Great Lakes / St. Lawrence–Canadian Shield population, in Wellers Bay National Wildlife Area and Thousand Islands National Park of Canada

The Western Chorus Frog (Pseudacris triseriata), Great Lakes /St. Lawrence–Canadian Shield population, is a small amphibian that breeds in temporary wetlands located in open habitats or discontinuous forests and is listed on Schedule 1 of the Species at Risk Act as Threatened. In Canada, the Western Chorus Frog, Great Lakes / St. Lawrence–Canadian Shield population, is found in the lowlands of southern Ontario and southwestern Quebec.

The Recovery Strategy for the Western Chorus Frog (Pseudacris triseriata), Great Lakes / St. Lawrence–Canadian Shield population in Canada (http://www.registrelep.gc.ca/document/default_e.cfm?documentID=1312) identifies critical habitat for the species in a number of areas, including federally protected areas.

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 Western Chorus Frog, Great Lakes / St. Lawrence–Canadian Shield population, as identified in the recovery strategy on the Species at Risk Public Registry, within the following federally protected areas: Wellers Bay National Wildlife Area, described in Schedule 1 of the Wildlife Area Regulations made pursuant to the Canada Wildlife Act, and in Thousand Islands National Park of Canada, described in Schedule 1 of the Canada National Park Act.

December 22, 2015

STEPHEN VIRC
Acting Director
Species at Risk Management
Canadian Wildlife Service
Department of the Environment

KATHERINE PATTERSON
Field Unit Superintendent
Georgian Bay and Ontario East
Parks Canada Agency

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DEPARTMENT OF INNOVATION, SCIENCE AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

RADIOCOMMUNICATION ACT

Notice No. SMSE-018-15 — Release of ICES-005, Issue 4

Notice is hereby given that Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada is releasing the following document:

This issue of the ICES-005 standard will come into force on the first day of December 2016, after which date compliance with ICES-005, Issue 3, will no longer be accepted.

General information

The review of ICES-005 has been coordinated with industry through the Radio Advisory Board of Canada.

The Radio Equipment Standards Lists will be amended accordingly.

Submitting comments

Interested parties are requested to provide their comments within 90 days of the date of publication of this notice using the online General Inquiry form at http://www.ic.gc.ca/eic/site/ceb-bhst.nsf/frm-eng/EABV-9X4GEH. (In the form, the Regulatory Standards Branch radio button must be selected and “ICES-005” must be specified in the General Inquiry field.) Comments received will be taken into consideration in the preparation of the next issue of ICES-005.

Obtaining copies

Copies of this notice and of documents referred to herein are available electronically on Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada’s Spectrum Management and Telecommunications Web site at http://www.ic.gc.ca/spectrum.

Official versions of Canada Gazette notices can be viewed at http://www.gazette.gc.ca/rp-pr/p1/index-eng.html.

December 2015

DANIEL DUGUAY
Director General
Engineering, Planning and Standards Branch

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