Vol. 150, No. 9 — February 27, 2016

GOVERNMENT NOTICES

DEPARTMENT OF CITIZENSHIP AND IMMIGRATION

IMMIGRATION AND REFUGEE PROTECTION ACT

Ministerial Instructions amending the Ministerial Instructions regarding the processing of applications to sponsor parents and grandparents as members of the family class, published in Part I of the Canada Gazette on June 15, 2013

These Ministerial Instructions given by the Minister of Citizenship and Immigration pursuant to subsection 87.3(3) of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act are, in accordance with subsection 87.3(6) of that Act, published in the Canada Gazette.

These Ministerial Instructions are given to best support the attainment of the immigration goals established by the Government of Canada. These Instructions contribute to a strategy to facilitate family reunification and fulfill the Government of Canada’s commitment to double new application intake to a maximum of 10 000 applications annually.

By these Instructions, the Ministerial Instructions regarding the processing of applications to sponsor parents and grandparents as members of the family class, published in Part I of the Canada Gazette on June 15, 2013, are amended in the following manner:

For greater certainty, all other provisions of the Ministerial Instructions regarding the processing of applications to sponsor parents and grandparents as members of the family class, published in Part I of the Canada Gazette on June 15, 2013, remain in effect.

These Instructions come into force on the day they are signed by the Minister of Citizenship and Immigration.

JOHN McCALLUM, P.C., M.P.
Minister of Citizenship and Immigration

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DEPARTMENT OF CITIZENSHIP AND IMMIGRATION

IMMIGRATION AND REFUGEE PROTECTION ACT

Ministerial Instructions regarding the processing of applications to sponsor parents and grandparents as members of the family class

These Ministerial Instructions given by the Minister of Citizenship and Immigration pursuant to subsection 87.3(3) of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act are, in accordance with subsection 87.3(6) of that Act, published in the Canada Gazette.

These Ministerial Instructions are given to best support the attainment of the immigration goals established by the Government of Canada and, effective January 1, 2017, replace the Ministerial Instructions regarding the processing of applications to sponsor parents and grandparents as members of the family class, published in Part I of the Canada Gazette on June 15, 2013, and amended by the Ministerial Instructions published in the same publication of the Canada Gazette as these Instructions. These Instructions contribute to a strategy to facilitate family reunification and fulfill the Government of Canada’s commitment to double new application intake to a maximum of 10 000 applications annually.

In these Instructions, “application” means an application for sponsorship of the sponsor’s mother or father, under paragraph 117(1)(c) of the Immigration Refugee Protection Regulations (IRPR), or the mother or father of the sponsor’s mother or father, under paragraph 117(1)(d) of the IRPR, as members of the family class.

These Instructions apply only to applications made on or after January 1, 2017.

Annual cap

A maximum of 10 000 new complete applications are accepted for processing each year, unless otherwise indicated in a future Ministerial Instruction.

The cap year begins on January 1 and ends on December 31 of the same calendar year, unless otherwise indicated in a future Ministerial Instruction.

Conditions

In order to be accepted for processing as part of the annual cap of 10 000 applications, an application must be received by the Case Processing Centre in Mississauga, Ontario (CPC-Mississauga) and be completed in accordance with the requirements of the IRPR, including by using the forms provided by the Department of Citizenship and Immigration (Department) in the application package published on the Web site of the Department at the time the application is received by CPC-Mississauga.

Applications are processed in the order they are received.

Humanitarian and compassionate requests

A request made under subsection 25(1) of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act from outside Canada and that accompanies an application that was not accepted for processing under these Instructions will not be processed.

Returning of applications

The following applications, and their accompanying processing fee, must be returned to their applicant and that applicant must be informed that their application will not continue to undergo processing:

Repeal

The Ministerial Instructions regarding the processing of applications to sponsor parents and grandparents as members of the family class, published in Part I of the Canada Gazette on June 15, 2013, and amended by the Ministerial Instructions published in the same publication of the Canada Gazette as these Instructions, are repealed, effective January 1, 2017.

Coming into force

These Instructions come into force on January 1, 2017.

JOHN McCALLUM, P.C., M.P.
Minister of Citizenship and Immigration

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DEPARTMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENT

CANADIAN ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION ACT, 1999

Notice with respect to the substances in the National Pollutant Release Inventory for 2016 and 2017

Notice is hereby given, pursuant to subsection 46(1) of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 (the Act), that for the purpose of conducting research, creating an inventory of data, formulating objectives and codes of practice, issuing guidelines or assessing or reporting on the state of the environment, any person who owns or operates a facility described in Schedule 3 to this notice, and who possesses or who may reasonably be expected to have access to information described in Schedule 4, shall provide the Minister of Environment and Climate Change with this information.

This notice applies to the calendar years 2016 and 2017. Information pertaining to the 2016 calendar year shall be provided no later than June 1, 2017. Information pertaining to the 2017 calendar year shall be provided no later than June 1, 2018.

If a person who owns or operates a facility, with respect to which information pertaining to at least one substance was submitted for the 2015 calendar year in response to the Notice with respect to the substances in the National Pollutant Release Inventory for 2014 and 2015, determines that the facility does not meet any of the criteria set out in this notice for the 2016 calendar year, the person shall notify the Minister of Environment and Climate Change that the facility does not meet these criteria, and provide the reason that the facility does not meet these criteria, no later than June 1, 2017.

If a person who owns or operates a facility, with respect to which information pertaining to at least one substance is submitted for the 2016 calendar year in response to this notice, determines that the facility does not meet any of the criteria set out in this notice for the 2017 calendar year, the person shall notify the Minister of Environment and Climate Change that the facility does not meet these criteria, and provide the reason that the facility does not meet these criteria, no later than June 1, 2018.

Pursuant to subsection 46(8) of the Act, persons who are subject to this notice shall keep copies of the information required under this notice, together with any calculations, measurements and other data on which the information is based, at the facility to which the calculations, measurements and other data relate, or at the principal place of business in Canada of the person who owns or operates the facility, for a period of three years from the date the information is required to be submitted.

Persons subject to the notice shall address responses or enquiries to the following address:

National Pollutant Release Inventory
Environment and Climate Change Canada
Gatineau, Quebec
K1A 0H3
Telephone: 1-877-877-8375
Email: ec.inrp-npri.ec@canada.ca

The Minister of Environment and Climate Change intends to publish, in part, the information submitted in response to this notice. Pursuant to section 51 of the Act, any person who provides information in response to this notice may submit, with their information, a written request that it be treated as confidential based on the reasons set out in section 52 of the Act. The person requesting confidential treatment of the information shall indicate which of the reasons in section 52 of the Act applies to their request. Nevertheless, the Minister may disclose, in accordance with subsection 53(3) of the Act, information submitted in response to this notice.

DAVID MORIN
Director General
Science and Risk Assessment Directorate

On behalf of the Minister of Environment
and Climate Change

SCHEDULE 1

Substances

The substances captured under this notice are those set out in Parts 1 through 5 of this Schedule.

PART 1

GROUP A SUBSTANCES

Name CAS Registry Number (see note 1†)
 1. Acetaldehyde 75-07-0
 2. Acetonitrile 75-05-8
 3. Acetophenone 98-86-2
 4. Acrolein 107-02-8
 5. Acrylamide 79-06-1
 6. Acrylic acid (and its salts) (see note 1) 79-10-7
 7. Alkanes, C6-18, chloro 68920-70-7
 8. Alkanes, C10-13, chloro 85535-84-8
 9. Allyl alcohol 107-18-6
10. Aluminum (fume or dust only) 7429-90-5
11. Aluminum oxide (fibrous forms only) 1344-28-1
12. Ammonia (total) (see note 2) (see note a)
13. Aniline (and its salts) (see note 3) 62-53-3
14. Anthracene 120-12-7
15. Antimony (and its compounds) (see note 4) (see note b)
16. Asbestos (friable form only) 1332-21-4
17. Benzene 71-43-2
18. Benzoyl chloride 98-88-4
19. Benzoyl peroxide 94-36-0
20. Benzyl chloride 100-44-7
21. Biphenyl 92-52-4
22. Bis(2-ethylhexyl) adipate 103-23-1
23. Bis(2-ethylhexyl) phthalate 117-81-7
24. Boron trifluoride 7637-07-2
25. Bromine 7726-95-6
26. Bromomethane 74-83-9
27. 1,3-Butadiene 106-99-0
28. 2-Butoxyethanol 111-76-2
29. Butyl acrylate 141-32-2
30. i-Butyl alcohol 78-83-1
31. n-Butyl alcohol 71-36-3
32. sec-Butyl alcohol 78-92-2
33. tert-Butyl alcohol 75-65-0
34. Butyl benzyl phthalate 85-68-7
35. 1,2-Butylene oxide 106-88-7
36. Butyraldehyde 123-72-8
37. C.I. Basic Green 4 569-64-2
38. C.I. Disperse Yellow 3 2832-40-8
39. C.I. Solvent Yellow 14 842-07-9
40. Calcium fluoride 7789-75-5
41. Carbon disulphide 75-15-0
42. Carbon tetrachloride 56-23-5
43. Carbonyl sulphide 463-58-1
44. Catechol 120-80-9
45. CFC-11 75-69-4
46. CFC-12 75-71-8
47. CFC-13 75-72-9
48. CFC-114 76-14-2
49. CFC-115 76-15-3
50. Chlorine 7782-50-5
51. Chlorine dioxide 10049-04-4
52. Chloroacetic acid (and its salts) (see note 5) 79-11-8
53. Chlorobenzene 108-90-7
54. Chloroethane 75-00-3
55. Chloroform 67-66-3
56. Chloromethane 74-87-3
57. 3-Chloropropionitrile 542-76-7
58. Chromium (and its compounds) (see note 6) (see note c)
59. Copper (and its compounds) (see note 7) (see note d)
60. Cresol (all isomers, and their salts) (see note 8), (see note 9) 1319-77-3
61. Crotonaldehyde 4170-30-3
62. Cumene 98-82-8
63. Cumene hydroperoxide 80-15-9
64. Cyanides (ionic) (see note e)
65. Cyclohexane 110-82-7
66. Cyclohexanol 108-93-0
67. Decabromodiphenyl oxide 1163-19-5
68. 2,4-Diaminotoluene (and its salts) (see note 10) 95-80-7
69. 2,6-Di-t-butyl-4-methylphenol 128-37-0
70. Dibutyl phthalate 84-74-2
71. o-Dichlorobenzene 95-50-1
72. p-Dichlorobenzene 106-46-7
73. 3,3′-Dichlorobenzidine dihydrochloride 612-83-9
74. 1,2-Dichloroethane 107-06-2
75. Dichloromethane 75-09-2
76. 2,4-Dichlorophenol (and its salts) (see note 11) 120-83-2
77. 1,2-Dichloropropane 78-87-5
78. Dicyclopentadiene 77-73-6
79. Diethanolamine (and its salts) (see note 12) 111-42-2
80. Diethyl phthalate 84-66-2
81. Diethyl sulphate 64-67-5
82. Dimethylamine 124-40-3
83. N,N-Dimethylaniline (and its salts) (see note 13) 121-69-7
84. N,N-Dimethylformamide 68-12-2
85. Dimethyl phthalate 131-11-3
86. Dimethyl sulphate 77-78-1
87. 4,6-Dinitro-o-cresol (and its salts) (see note 14) 534-52-1
88. 2,4-Dinitrotoluene 121-14-2
89. Di-n-octyl phthalate 117-84-0
90. 1,4-Dioxane 123-91-1
91. Diphenylamine 122-39-4
92. Epichlorohydrin 106-89-8
93. 2-Ethoxyethanol 110-80-5
94. 2-Ethoxyethyl acetate 111-15-9
95. Ethyl acrylate 140-88-5
96. Ethylbenzene 100-41-4
97. Ethylene 74-85-1
98. Ethylene glycol 107-21-1
99. Ethylene oxide 75-21-8
100. Ethylene thiourea 96-45-7
101. Fluorine 7782-41-4
102. Formaldehyde 50-00-0
103. Formic acid 64-18-6
104. Halon 1211 353-59-3
105. Halon 1301 75-63-8
106. HCFC-22 75-45-6
107. HCFC-122 (all isomers) (see note 15) 41834-16-6
108. HCFC-123 (all isomers) (see note 16) 34077-87-7
109. HCFC-124 (all isomers) (see note 17) 63938-10-3
110. HCFC-141b 1717-00-6
111. HCFC-142b 75-68-3
112. Hexachlorocyclopentadiene 77-47-4
113. Hexachlorophene 70-30-4
114. n-Hexane 110-54-3
115. Hydrochloric acid 7647-01-0
116. Hydrogen cyanide 74-90-8
117. Hydrogen fluoride 7664-39-3
118. Hydrogen sulphide 7783-06-4
119. Hydroquinone (and its salts) (see note 18) 123-31-9
120. Iron pentacarbonyl 13463-40-6
121. Isobutyraldehyde 78-84-2
122. Isophorone diisocyanate 4098-71-9
123. Isopropyl alcohol 67-63-0
124. Lithium carbonate 554-13-2
125. Maleic anhydride 108-31-6
126. Manganese (and its compounds) (see note 19) (see note f)
127. 2-Mercaptobenzothiazole 149-30-4
128. Methanol 67-56-1
129. 2-Methoxyethanol 109-86-4
130. 2-(2-Methoxyethoxy)ethanol 111-77-3
131. 2-Methoxyethyl acetate 110-49-6
132. Methyl acrylate 96-33-3
133. Methyl tert-butyl ether 1634-04-4
134. p,p′-Methylenebis(2-chloroaniline) 101-14-4
135. 1,1-Methylenebis(4-isocyanatocyclohexane) 5124-30-1
136. Methylenebis(phenylisocyanate) 101-68-8
137. p,p′-Methylenedianiline 101-77-9
138. Methyl ethyl ketone 78-93-3
139. Methyl iodide 74-88-4
140. Methyl isobutyl ketone 108-10-1
141. Methyl methacrylate 80-62-6
142. N-Methylolacrylamide 924-42-5
143. 2-Methylpyridine 109-06-8
144. N-Methyl-2-pyrrolidone 872-50-4
145. Michler’s ketone (and its salts) (see note 20) 90-94-8
146. Molybdenum trioxide 1313-27-5
147. Naphthalene 91-20-3
148. Nickel (and its compounds) (see note 21) (see note g)
149. Nitrate ion (see note 22) (see note h)
150. Nitric acid 7697-37-2
151. Nitrilotriacetic acid (and its salts) (see note 23) 139-13-9
152. p-Nitroaniline 100-01-6
153. Nitrobenzene 98-95-3
154. Nitroglycerin 55-63-0
155. 2-Nitropropane 79-46-9
156. N-Nitrosodiphenylamine 86-30-6
157. Octylphenol and its ethoxylates (see note 24) (see note i)
158. Peracetic acid (and its salts) (see note 25) 79-21-0
159. Phenol (and its salts) (see note 26) 108-95-2
160. p-Phenylenediamine (and its salts) (see note 27) 106-50-3
161. Phosgene 75-44-5
162. Phosphorus (yellow or white only) 7723-14-0
163. Phosphorus (total) (see note 28) (see note j)
164. Phthalic anhydride 85-44-9
165. Polymeric diphenylmethane diisocyanate 9016-87-9
166. Potassium bromate 7758-01-2
167. Propionaldehyde 123-38-6
168. Propylene 115-07-1
169. Propylene oxide 75-56-9
170. Pyridine (and its salts) (see note 29) 110-86-1
171. Silver (and its compounds) (see note 30) (see note k)
172. Sodium fluoride 7681-49-4
173. Sodium nitrite 7632-00-0
174. Styrene 100-42-5
175. Sulphuric acid 7664-93-9
176. 1,1,1,2-Tetrachloroethane 630-20-6
177. 1,1,2,2-Tetrachloroethane 79-34-5
178. Tetrachloroethylene 127-18-4
179. Thiourea 62-56-6
180. Thorium dioxide 1314-20-1
181. Titanium tetrachloride 7550-45-0
182. Toluene 108-88-3
183. Total reduced sulphur (expressed as hydrogen sulphide) (see note 31) (see note l)
184. 1,2,4-Trichlorobenzene 120-82-1
185. 1,1,2-Trichloroethane 79-00-5
186. Trichloroethylene 79-01-6
187. Triethylamine 121-44-8
188. 1,2,4-Trimethylbenzene 95-63-6
189. 2,2,4-Trimethylhexamethylene diisocyanate 16938-22-0
190. 2,4,4-Trimethylhexamethylene diisocyanate 15646-96-5
191. Vanadium (and its compounds) (see note 32) 7440-62-2
192. Vinyl acetate 108-05-4
193. Vinyl chloride 75-01-4
194. Xylene (all isomers) (see note 33) 1330-20-7
195. Zinc (and its compounds) (see note 34) (see note m)

GROUP B SUBSTANCES

Name CAS Registry Number (see note 2†)
196. Acrylonitrile 107-13-1
197. Arsenic (and its compounds) (see note 35) (see note n)
198. Bisphenol A 80-05-7
199. Cadmium (and its compounds) (see note 36) (see note o)
200. Cobalt (and its compounds) (see note 37) (see note p)
201. Hexavalent chromium (and its compounds) (see note 38) (see note q)
202. Hydrazine (and its salts) (see note 39) 302-01-2
203. Isoprene 78-79-5
204. Lead (and its compounds) (see note 40) (see note r)
205. Mercury (and its compounds) (see note 41) (see note s)
206. Nonylphenol and its ethoxylates (see note 42) (see note t)
207. Selenium (and its compounds) (see note 43) (see note u)
208. Tetraethyl lead 78-00-2
209. Thallium (and its compounds) (see note 44) (see note v)
210. Toluene-2,4-diisocyanate 584-84-9
211. Toluene-2,6-diisocyanate 91-08-7
212. Toluenediisocyanate (mixed isomers) 26471-62-5

PART 2

Name CAS Registry Number (see note 3†)
213. Acenaphthene 83-32-9
214. Acenaphthylene 208-96-8
215. Benzo(a)anthracene 56-55-3
216. Benzo(a)phenanthrene 218-01-9
217. Benzo(a)pyrene 50-32-8
218. Benzo(b)fluoranthene 205-99-2
219. Benzo(e)pyrene 192-97-2
220. Benzo(g,h,i)perylene 191-24-2
221. Benzo(j)fluoranthene 205-82-3
222. Benzo(k)fluoranthene 207-08-9
223. Dibenzo(a,e)fluoranthene 5385-75-1
224. Dibenzo(a,e)pyrene 192-65-4
225. Dibenzo(a,h)acridine 226-36-8
226. Dibenzo(a,h)anthracene 53-70-3
227. Dibenzo(a,h)pyrene 189-64-0
228. Dibenzo(a,i)pyrene 189-55-9
229. Dibenzo(a,j)acridine 224-42-0
230. Dibenzo(a,l)pyrene 191-30-0
231. 7H-Dibenzo(c,g)carbazole 194-59-2
232. 7,12-Dimethylbenz(a)anthracene 57-97-6
233. Fluoranthene 206-44-0
234. Fluorene 86-73-7
235. Indeno(1,2,3-c,d)pyrene 193-39-5
236. 3-Methylcholanthrene 56-49-5
237. 5-Methylchrysene 3697-24-3
238. 1-Nitropyrene 5522-43-0
239. Perylene 198-55-0
240. Phenanthrene 85-01-8
241. Pyrene 129-00-0
242. Quinoline 91-22-5

PART 3

Name CAS Registry Number (see note 4†)
243. 2,3,7,8-Tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin 1746-01-6
244. 1,2,3,7,8-Pentachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin 40321-76-4
245. 1,2,3,4,7,8-Hexachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin 39227-28-6
246. 1,2,3,7,8,9-Hexachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin 19408-74-3
247. 1,2,3,6,7,8-Hexachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin 57653-85-7
248. 1,2,3,4,6,7,8-Heptachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin 35822-46-9
249. Octachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin 3268-87-9
250. 2,3,7,8-Tetrachlorodibenzofuran 51207-31-9
251. 2,3,4,7,8-Pentachlorodibenzofuran 57117-31-4
252. 1,2,3,7,8-Pentachlorodibenzofuran 57117-41-6
253. 1,2,3,4,7,8-Hexachlorodibenzofuran 70648-26-9
254. 1,2,3,7,8,9-Hexachlorodibenzofuran 72918-21-9
255. 1,2,3,6,7,8-Hexachlorodibenzofuran 57117-44-9
256. 2,3,4,6,7,8-Hexachlorodibenzofuran 60851-34-5
257. 1,2,3,4,6,7,8-Heptachlorodibenzofuran 67562-39-4
258. 1,2,3,4,7,8,9-Heptachlorodibenzofuran 55673-89-7
259. Octachlorodibenzofuran 39001-02-0
260. Hexachlorobenzene 118-74-1

PART 4 — CRITERIA AIR CONTAMINANTS

Name CAS Registry Number (see note 5†)
261. Carbon monoxide 630-08-0
262. Nitrogen oxides (expressed as nitrogen dioxide) 11104-93-1
263. PM2.5 (see note 45), (see note 46) (see note w)
264. PM10 (see note 47), (see note 48) (see note x)
265. Sulphur dioxide 7446-09-5
266. Total particulate matter (see note 49), (see note 50) (see note y)
267. Volatile organic compounds (see note 51) (see note z)

PART 5 — VOLATILE ORGANIC COMPOUNDS WITH ADDITIONAL REPORTING REQUIREMENTS

INDIVIDUAL SUBSTANCES

Name CAS Registry Number (see note 6†)
268. Acetylene 74-86-2
269. Adipic acid 124-04-9
270. Aniline (and its salts) (see note 52) 62-53-3
271. Benzene 71-43-2
272. 1,3-Butadiene 106-99-0
273. 2-Butoxyethanol 111-76-2
274. n-Butyl acetate 123-86-4
275. Chlorobenzene 108-90-7
276. p-Dichlorobenzene 106-46-7
277. 1,2-Dichloroethane 107-06-2
278. Dimethylether 115-10-6
279. Ethanol 64-17-5
280. Ethyl acetate 141-78-6
281. Ethylene 74-85-1
282. Formaldehyde 50-00-0
283. Furfuryl alcohol 98-00-0
284. n-Hexane 110-54-3
285. Isopropyl alcohol 67-63-0
286. D-Limonene 5989-27-5
287. Methanol 67-56-1
288. Methyl ethyl ketone 78-93-3
289. 2-Methyl-3-hexanone 7379-12-6
290. Methyl isobutyl ketone 108-10-1
291. Myrcene 123-35-3
292. beta-Phellandrene 555-10-2
293. Phenyl isocyanate 103-71-9
294. alpha-Pinene 80-56-8
295. beta-Pinene 127-91-3
296. Propane 74-98-6
297. Propylene 115-07-1
298. Styrene 100-42-5
299. Tetrahydrofuran 109-99-9
300. Toluene 108-88-3
301. 1,2,4-Trimethylbenzene 95-63-6
302. Trimethylfluorosilane 420-56-4
303. Vinyl acetate 108-05-4

ISOMER GROUPS

Name CAS Registry Number (see note 7†)
304. Anthraquinone (all isomers) (see note 1a)
305. Butane (all isomers) (see note 1b)
306. Butene (all isomers) 25167-67-3
307. Cycloheptane (all isomers) (see note 1c)
308. Cyclohexene (all isomers) (see note 1d)
309. Cyclooctane (all isomers) (see note 1e)
310. Decane (all isomers) (see note 1f)
311. Dihydronaphthalene (all isomers) (see note 1g)
312. Dodecane (all isomers) (see note 1h)
313. Heptane (all isomers) (see note 1i)
314. Hexane (see note 53) (see note 1j)
315. Hexene (all isomers) 25264-93-1
316. Methylindan (all isomers) 27133-93-3
317. Nonane (all isomers) (see note 1k)
318. Octane (all isomers) (see note 1l)
319. Pentane (all isomers) (see note 1m)
320. Pentene (all isomers) (see note 1n)
321. Terpenes (all isomers) 68956-56-9
322. Trimethylbenzene (see note 54) 25551-13-7
323. Xylene (all isomers) (see note 55) 1330-20-7

OTHER GROUPS AND MIXTURES

Name CAS Registry Number (see note 8†)
324. Creosote 8001-58-9
325. Diethylene glycol butyl ether 112-34-5
326. Diethylene glycol ethyl ether acetate 112-15-2
327. Ethylene glycol butyl ether acetate 112-07-2
328. Ethylene glycol hexyl ether 112-25-4
329. Heavy alkylate naphtha 64741-65-7
330. Heavy aromatic solvent naphtha 64742-94-5
331. Hydrotreated heavy naphtha 64742-48-9
332. Hydrotreated light distillate 64742-47-8
333. Light aromatic solvent naphtha 64742-95-6
334. Mineral spirits 64475-85-0
335. Naphtha 8030-30-6
336. Propylene glycol butyl ether 5131-66-8
337. Propylene glycol methyl ether acetate 108-65-6
338. Solvent naphtha light aliphatic 64742-89-8
339. Solvent naphtha medium aliphatic 64742-88-7
340. Stoddard solvent 8052-41-3
341. VM & P naphtha 8032-32-4
342. White mineral oil 8042-47-5

SCHEDULE 2

Definitions

1. The following definitions apply to this notice and its schedules:

“alloy” means metal products containing two or more elements as a solid solution, intermetallic compounds, and mixtures of metallic phases. « alliage »

“article” means a manufactured item that does not release a substance when it undergoes processing or other use. « article »

“base metal” means copper, lead, nickel or zinc. It does not include aluminum or any other metals. « métal commun »

“by-product” means a substance which is incidentally manufactured, processed or otherwise used at the facility at any concentration, and released to the environment or disposed of. « sous-produit »

“CAS Registry Number” or “CAS RN” refer to the Chemical Abstracts Service Registry Number. « numéro d’enregistrement CAS » or « numéro du CAS »

“contiguous facility” means all buildings, equipment, structures and stationary items that are located on a single site, or on contiguous sites or adjacent sites that are owned or operated by the same person and that function as a single integrated site, including wastewater collection systems that release treated or untreated wastewater into surface waters. « installation contiguë »

“emission factors” means numerical values that relate the quantity of substances emitted from a source to a common activity associated with those emissions, and that can be categorized as published emission factors or site-specific emission factors. « facteurs d’émission »

“employee” means an individual employed at the facility and includes the owner of the facility who performs work on-site at the facility, and a person, such as a contractor, who, at the facility, performs work that is related to the operations of the facility, for the period of time that the person is performing that work. « employé »

“external combustion equipment” means any equipment with a combustion process that occurs at atmospheric pressure and with excess air. « appareil à combustion externe »

“facility” means a contiguous facility, a portable facility, a pipeline installation, or an offshore installation. « installation »

“fossil fuel” means fuel that is in a solid or liquid state at standard temperature and pressure, such as coal, petroleum or any solid or liquid fuel derived from such. « combustible fossile »

“full-time employee equivalent” means the unit obtained by dividing by 2 000 hours the sum of

“level of quantification” means, in respect of a substance, the lowest concentration that can be accurately measured using sensitive but routine sampling and analytical methods. « limite de dosage »

“manufacture” means to produce, prepare, or compound a substance, and includes the incidental production of a substance as a by-product. « fabrication »

“offshore installation” means an offshore drilling unit, production platform or ship, or subsea installation that is related to the exploitation of oil or natural gas and that is attached or anchored to the continental shelf of Canada or within Canada’s exclusive economic zone. « installation extracôtière »

“other use” or “otherwise used” means any use, disposal or release of a substance which is not included in the definitions of “manufacture” or “process,” and includes the other use of by-products. « autre utilisation » or « utilisation d’une autre manière »

“parent company” means the highest level company or group of companies that owns or directly controls the reporting facility. « société mère »

“pipeline installation” means a collection of equipment situated at a single site, used in the operation of a natural gas transmission or distribution pipeline. « installation de pipeline »

“pit” means an excavation that is open to the air, and any associated infrastructure that is operated for the purpose of extracting sand, clay, marl, earth, shale, gravel, unconsolidated rock, or other unconsolidated materials, but not bitumen. « sablière »

“pollution prevention” means the use of processes, practices, materials, products, substances or energy that avoid or minimize the creation of pollutants and waste, and reduce the overall risk to the environment or human health. « prévention de la pollution »

“portable facility” means portable polychlorinated biphenyl (PCB) destruction equipment, portable asphalt plants, and portable concrete batching plants. « installation mobile »

“process” means the preparation of a substance, after its manufacture, for commercial distribution and includes preparation of the substance in the same physical state or chemical form as that received by the facility, or preparation which produces a change in physical state or chemical form, and also includes the processing of the substance as a by-product. « préparation »

“quarry” means an excavation that is open to the air and any associated infrastructure that is operated for the purpose of working, recovering or extracting limestone, sandstone, dolostone, marble, granite, or other consolidated rock. « carrière »

“recycling” means any activity that prevents a material or a component of the material from becoming a material destined for disposal. « recyclage »

“secondary aluminum” means aluminum-bearing scrap or aluminum-bearing materials. « aluminium de récupération »

“secondary lead” means lead-bearing scrap or lead-bearing materials, other than lead-bearing concentrates derived from a mining operation. « plomb de récupération »

“terminal operations” means

“treatment” means subjecting the substance to physical, chemical, biological or thermal processes. « traitement »

“wood preservation” means the use of a preservative for the preservation of wood by means of heat or pressure treatment, or both, and includes the manufacture, blending, or reformulation of wood preservatives for that purpose. « préservation du bois »

SCHEDULE 3

Criteria for Reporting

GENERAL

1. (1) This notice applies to any person who owns or operates a facility that meets one or more of the criteria listed in Parts 1 to 5 of this Schedule and that satisfies any of the following, during a given calendar year:

(2) Despite subsection (1), this notice does not apply to a facility if the only activities that take place at that facility are

2. (1) In calculating the mass reporting thresholds set out in this Schedule, a person subject to this notice shall exclude the quantity of a substance that is manufactured, processed or otherwise used in the following activities:

(2) For the purpose of paragraph (1)(c), the painting and stripping of vehicles or their components, and the rebuilding or remanufacturing of vehicle components, are not to be excluded from the calculation of mass reporting thresholds in this Schedule.

(3) Despite subsection (1), the quantity of a substance listed in Part 4 or 5 of Schedule 1 that is released to air as the result of combustion of fuel in stationary combustion equipment shall be included in calculating the mass reporting thresholds set out in Part 4 or 5 of this Schedule.

(4) If one or more of the activities listed in subsection (1) are the only activities that take place at the facility, Parts 1 to 3 of Schedules 3 and 4 do not apply.

3. (1) In calculating the mass reporting thresholds set out in this Schedule, a person subject to this notice shall exclude the quantity of a substance that is

(2) If there is no applicable permit as referenced in subparagraph (1)(b)(vii), a person subject to this notice shall exclude the quantity of a substance that is contained in waste rock if

(3) Despite subparagraph (1)(b)(vii) and subsection (2), a person subject to this notice shall not exclude the quantity of arsenic contained in waste rock if the concentration of arsenic in the waste rock is more than 12 mg of arsenic per kilogram of waste rock.

(4) Despite subsections (1), (2) and (3), a quantity of a substance released to air or surface waters from materials listed under subparagraphs (1)(b)(vi) through (viii) shall be included in the calculation of the mass reporting thresholds.

4. (1) For the purpose of this notice, disposal of a substance is to be construed as its

(2) The quantity of a substance disposed of shall be included in the calculation of the mass reporting thresholds for Parts 1 and 2 of this Schedule.

(3) The disposal of a substance is not to be included as a release.

5. The person who owns or operates the facility as of December 31 of a given calendar year shall report for that entire calendar year. If operations at a facility are terminated, the last owner or operator of that facility is required to report for the portion of the calendar year during which the facility was in operation.

PART 1

CRITERIA FOR REPORTING SUBSTANCES LISTED IN PART 1 OF SCHEDULE 1

6. (1) A person subject to this notice shall report information with respect to a given calendar year, pertaining to a contiguous facility or an offshore installation in relation to a substance listed in Part 1 of Schedule 1, whether or not there is a release, disposal or transfer off-site for recycling of the substance, if, during that calendar year,

(2) For the purpose of paragraph (1)(b), the quantity of a substance that is a by-product or is contained in tailings shall be included in the calculation of the mass reporting threshold set out in column 2 of Table 1, regardless of concentration.

(3) For the purpose of paragraph (1)(b), the quantity of a substance, including a by-product, contained in waste rock shall be included in the calculation of the mass reporting threshold set out in column 2 of Table 1 if it is at a concentration equal to or greater than 1% concentration by weight for Part 1, Group A substances, or regardless of concentration for Part 1, Group B substances.

Table 1: Mass Reporting Threshold and Concentration by Weight for Substances Listed in Part 1 of Schedule 1

Item Column 1

Substances in Part 1 of Schedule 1
Column 2

Mass Reporting Threshold
Column 3

Concentration by Weight
Schedule 1, Part 1, Group A substances
1. Group A substances 10 tonnes 1%
Schedule 1, Part 1, Group B substances
2. Acrylonitrile 1 000 kilograms 0.1%
3. Arsenic (and its compounds) 50 kilograms 0.1%
4. Bisphenol A 100 kilograms 1%
5. Cadmium (and its compounds) 5 kilograms 0.1%
6. Cobalt (and its compounds) 50 kilograms 0.1%
7. Hexavalent chromium (and its compounds) 50 kilograms 0.1%
8. Hydrazine (and its salts) 1 000 kilograms 1%
9. Isoprene 100 kilograms 1%
10. Lead (and its compounds) 50 kilograms 0.1%
11. Mercury (and its compounds) 5 kilograms N/A
12. Nonylphenol and its ethoxylates 1 000 kilograms 1%
13. Selenium (and its compounds) 100 kilograms 0.000005%
14. Tetraethyl lead 50 kilograms 0.1%
15. Thallium (and its compounds) 100 kilograms 1%
16. Toluene-2,4-diisocyanate 100 kilograms 0.1%
17. Toluene-2,6-diisocyanate 100 kilograms 0.1%
18. Toluenediisocyanate (mixed isomers) 100 kilograms 0.1%

PART 2

CRITERIA FOR REPORTING SUBSTANCES LISTED IN PART 2 OF SCHEDULE 1

7. A person subject to this notice shall report information with respect to a given calendar year, pertaining to a contiguous facility, a portable facility or an offshore installation in relation to substances listed in Part 2 of Schedule 1 if, during that calendar year,

8. Despite section 7, a person subject to this notice shall report information with respect to a given calendar year, pertaining to a contiguous facility in relation to substances listed in Part 2 of Schedule 1 if, during that calendar year,

PART 3

CRITERIA FOR REPORTING SUBSTANCES LISTED IN PART 3 OF SCHEDULE 1

9. A person subject to this notice shall report information with respect to a given calendar year, pertaining to a contiguous facility, a portable facility or an offshore installation in relation to substances listed in Part 3 of Schedule 1 if, during that calendar year,

PART 4

CRITERIA FOR REPORTING SUBSTANCES LISTED IN PART 4 OF SCHEDULE 1

10. A person subject to this notice shall report information with respect to a given calendar year, in relation to a substance listed in Part 4 of Schedule 1 if, during that calendar year, the substance is released to air from a facility in a quantity equal to or greater than the mass reporting threshold set out in column 2 of Table 2 for that substance.

11. For the purpose of section 10, a person subject to this notice shall include releases to air from road dust of PM2.5, PM10 and total particulate matter for the calculation of the mass reporting thresholds set out in this Part if vehicles travelled more than 10 000 vehicle-kilometres on unpaved roads at the contiguous facility.

12. For the purpose of section 10 and despite section 11, the person shall include only the quantity of the substance released to air from the combustion of fuel in stationary combustion equipment at the facility when calculating the mass reporting threshold for that substance, if, during that given calendar year,

13. Despite section 10, the person is not required to report information pertaining to a given calendar year, in relation to a substance listed in Part 4 of Schedule 1 if, during that calendar year, the substance is released to air exclusively from stationary external combustion equipment, where

Table 2: Mass Reporting Threshold for Substances Listed in Part 4 of Schedule 1

Item Column 1

Substance in Part 4 of Schedule 1
Column 2

Mass Reporting Threshold
1. Carbon monoxide 20 tonnes
2. Nitrogen oxides 20 tonnes
3. PM2.5 0.3 tonnes
4. PM10 0.5 tonnes
5. Sulphur dioxide 20 tonnes
6. Total particulate matter 20 tonnes
7. Volatile organic compounds 10 tonnes

PART 5

CRITERIA FOR REPORTING SUBSTANCES LISTED IN PART 5 OF SCHEDULE 1

14. A person subject to this notice shall report information with respect to a given calendar year, in relation to a substance listed in Part 5 of Schedule 1 if, during that calendar year, the criteria under section 10 or 11 for volatile organic compounds are satisfied and the substance is released to air in a quantity of 1 tonne or more.

SCHEDULE 4

Information Required by this Notice and Manner of Reporting

GENERAL

1. If a person subject to this notice is required by federal or provincial legislation or a municipal by-law to measure or monitor releases, disposals or transfers off site for recycling of any of the substances set out in Schedule 1 of this notice, the person shall use those data to report in response to this notice.

2. If the person is not subject to any of the requirements described in section 1 of this Schedule, the person shall report information by using one of the following methods: continuous emission monitoring, predictive emission monitoring, source testing, mass balance, published emission factors, site-specific emission factors, or engineering estimates.

3. If a person subject to this notice is not required to include a quantity of a substance when calculating the mass reporting threshold pursuant to section 2 or 3 or subsection 6(3) of Schedule 3, the person is not required to report information in respect of those quantities of the substance when reporting under this Schedule.

4. A person subject to this notice shall provide a Statement of Certification or electronic certification certifying that the information is true, accurate and complete or shall authorize another person to act on their behalf and so certify using the Statement of Certification or electronic certification.

5. A person subject to this notice shall provide the information required in this Schedule, for each calendar year for which the criteria in Schedule 3 have been satisfied, using the online reporting system or by mail sent to the address provided in this notice. The required information shall be reported separately by facility.

FACILITY INFORMATION

6. A person subject to this notice shall report the following information in respect of a facility:

PART 1

INFORMATION TO PROVIDE RESPECTING SUBSTANCES LISTED IN PART 1 OF SCHEDULE 1

7. A person subject to this notice shall report the following information, with respect to a given calendar year, in respect of each substance listed in Part 1 of Schedule 1 for which the criteria in Part 1 of Schedule 3 have been satisfied:

8. For the purpose of section 7, in respect of total reduced sulphur, the person shall only report the information identified in section 7, paragraphs (a) through (e), (m), and (q) through (r).

9. A person subject to this notice shall report information in respect of a substance listed in

PART 2

INFORMATION TO PROVIDE RESPECTING SUBSTANCES LISTED IN PART 2 OF SCHEDULE 1

10. If the criteria in Part 2 of Schedule 3 have been satisfied, a person subject to this notice shall report the information required in section 7, paragraphs (a) through (s), of this Schedule in respect of substances listed in Part 2 of Schedule 1, with respect to a given calendar year, in kilograms, and in accordance with the following:

11. For the purpose of section 10, the person shall only report information relating to incidental manufacture, generation of tailings, or wood preservation using creosote.

PART 3

INFORMATION TO PROVIDE RESPECTING SUBSTANCES LISTED IN PART 3 OF SCHEDULE 1

12. (1) A person subject to this notice shall report, with respect to a given calendar year, the information required in section 7, paragraphs (a) through (s), of this Schedule in respect of substances listed in Part 3 of Schedule 1, if the criteria in Part 3 of Schedule 3 have been satisfied.

(2) For the purpose of this Part, the toxic equivalent shall be the sum of the masses or concentrations of individual congeners of polychlorinated dibenzo-p-dioxins and polychlorinated dibenzofurans multiplied by weighting factors set out in column 3 of Table 3.

13. For the purpose of section 12, the person shall only report information relating to the incidental manufacture of the substance from activities identified in section 9 of Schedule 3 or the presence of the substance as a contaminant in pentachlorophenol used for wood preservation.

14. In respect of the information required under section 7, paragraphs (e) through (l), pursuant to section 12, if the method of estimation is monitoring or source testing, a person subject to this notice shall indicate whether the concentration of the substance is less than, equal to or greater than the estimated level of quantification set out in section 16 for that substance in the corresponding medium.

15. If the method of estimation is monitoring or source testing, and the concentration of the substance is less than the estimated level of quantification set out in section 16 for that substance in the corresponding medium, the information requirements of section 7, paragraphs (e) through (l), pursuant to section 12, do not apply for that substance.

16. For the purpose of sections 14 and 15, the estimated level-of-quantification values for substances listed in Part 3 of Schedule 1 are

17. A person subject to this notice shall report information in respect of substances listed in Part 3 of Schedule 1, in accordance with the following:

Table 3: Toxicity Equivalent Weighting Factors for Dioxins and Furans Listed in Part 3 of Schedule 1

Item Column 1


Substance in Part 3 of Schedule 1
Column 2

CAS Registry Number (see note 9†)
Column 3


Toxicity Equivalent Weighting Factor
1. 2,3,7,8-Tetrachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin 1746-01-6 1
2. 1,2,3,7,8-Pentachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin 40321-76-4 0.5
3. 1,2,3,4,7,8-Hexachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin 39227-28-6 0.1
4. 1,2,3,7,8,9-Hexachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin 19408-74-3 0.1
5. 1,2,3,6,7,8-Hexachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin 57653-85-7 0.1
6. 1,2,3,4,6,7,8-Heptachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin 35822-46-9 0.01
7. Octachlorodibenzo-p-dioxin 3268-87-9 0.001
8. 2,3,7,8-Tetrachlorodibenzofuran 51207-31-9 0.1
9. 2,3,4,7,8-Pentachlorodibenzofuran 57117-31-4 0.5
10. 1,2,3,7,8-Pentachlorodibenzofuran 57117-41-6 0.05
11. 1,2,3,4,7,8-Hexachlorodibenzofuran 70648-26-9 0.1
12. 1,2,3,7,8,9-Hexachlorodibenzofuran 72918-21-9 0.1
13. 1,2,3,6,7,8-Hexachlorodibenzofuran 57117-44-9 0.1
14. 2,3,4,6,7,8-Hexachlorodibenzofuran 60851-34-5 0.1
15. 1,2,3,4,6,7,8-Heptachlorodibenzofuran 67562-39-4 0.01
16. 1,2,3,4,7,8,9-Heptachlorodibenzofuran 55673-89-7 0.01
17. Octachlorodibenzofuran 39001-02-0 0.001

PART 4

INFORMATION TO PROVIDE RESPECTING SUBSTANCES LISTED IN PART 4 OF SCHEDULE 1

18. A person subject to this notice shall report the following information, with respect to a given calendar year, in respect of each substance listed in Part 4 of Schedule 1 for which the criteria in Part 4 of Schedule 3 have been satisfied:

Table 4: Minimum Quantity Released from Stack

Item Column 1


Substance Name
Column 2

Minimum Quantity Released from Stack
1. Carbon monoxide 5 tonnes
2. Nitrogen oxides 5 tonnes
3. PM2.5 0.15 tonnes
4. PM10 0.25 tonnes
5. Sulphur dioxide 5 tonnes
6. Total particulate matter 5 tonnes
7. Volatile organic compounds 5 tonnes

19. For the purpose of section 18 of this Schedule, if the criteria set out in section 12 of Schedule 3 are satisfied, the person subject to this notice shall report information on quantities of substances released to air from stationary combustion equipment only.

20. A person subject to this notice shall report information in respect of a substance listed in Part 4 of Schedule 1 in tonnes.

PART 5

INFORMATION TO PROVIDE RESPECTING SUBSTANCES LISTED IN PART 5 OF SCHEDULE 1

21. A person subject to this notice shall report the following information, with respect to a given calendar year, in respect of each substance listed in Part 5 of Schedule 1 for which the criteria in Part 5 of Schedule 3 have been satisfied:

22. For the purpose of section 21 of this Schedule, if the criteria set out in section 12 of Schedule 3 for volatile organic compounds are satisfied, the person subject to this notice shall report information on quantities of substances released to air from stationary combustion equipment only.

23. A person subject to this notice shall report information in respect of a substance listed in Part 5 of Schedule 1 in tonnes.

EXPLANATORY NOTE

(This note is not part of the notice.)

Users should take note that this notice sets out the requirements for reporting to the NPRI for two individual calendar years — 2016 and 2017. Information for the 2016 calendar year must be submitted by June 1, 2017. Information for the 2017 calendar year must be submitted by June 1, 2018.

Users of this notice should take note of the changes to reporting requirements, as described below, which are in effect as of the 2016 calendar year. Consultations were undertaken with respect to these changes. Information on the rationale for these changes is available on the NPRI Web site or by contacting the NPRI.

Reduced thresholds

The mass threshold for cobalt (and its compounds) has been reduced from 10 tonnes to 50 kg, and the concentration threshold has been reduced from 1% to 0.1% (see Schedule 3, Table 1).

Contextual information for water releases

The requirement to report the concentration of substances released to surface waters has been added [see Schedule 4, paragraph 7(n)].

Deleted substances

Twenty-one substances have been removed from the Part 1, Group A list:

The National Pollutant Release Inventory — Background information

The NPRI is Canada’s legislated, publicly accessible inventory of pollutant releases, disposals and recycling. It includes information collected from facilities under the authority of section 46 of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 (the “Act”).

The Act contains information-gathering provisions, which allow the Minister of Environment and Climate Change to require reporting of information on certain substances. The provisions also require the Minister to establish and publish a national inventory of releases of pollutants. These provisions under the Act form the primary legislative basis for the NPRI.

For the latest reporting year, over 7 500 industrial, commercial and other facilities reported to Environment and Climate Change Canada on their releases, disposals and transfers for recycling of more than 300 substances of concern.

The NPRI is a key part of the Government of Canada’s efforts to track toxic substances and other substances of concern. It is a key tool for identifying and monitoring sources of pollution in Canada, as well as for developing indicators for the quality of our air, water and land. Information collected through the NPRI is used for chemicals management initiatives and it is made publicly available to Canadians each year. Public access to the NPRI motivates industry to prevent and reduce pollutant releases. NPRI data helps the Government of Canada to track progress in pollution prevention, evaluate releases and transfers of substances of concern, identify environmental priorities, conduct air quality modelling, and implement policy initiatives and risk management measures.

For more information on the NPRI, including guidance documents, annual summary reports, and access to the NPRI data in a variety of formats, including an online search and databases, please visit the NPRI Web site at http://www.ec.gc.ca/npri.

Input from stakeholders and other interested parties on the NPRI is welcome. Contact information is provided at the beginning of this notice.

Reporting to the National Pollutant Release Inventory

Reporting requirements outlined in this notice are now collected via Environment and Climate Change Canada’s Single Window reporting system (see http://ec.gc.ca/gu-sw for more information).

For those who meet the requirements of this notice, reporting is mandatory. Obtaining the relevant guidance documents is the responsibility of the person required to report under this notice. Visit the NPRI Web site (http://www.ec.gc.ca/npri) or contact Environment and Climate Change Canada at the address provided at the beginning of this notice for guidance documents.

Changes to contacts, ownership and reported information

It is important that contact and ownership information be kept up to date and any errors in submitted data be corrected in a timely manner, so that the information provided by the NPRI continues to be relevant and accurate. Therefore, persons who submitted reports for a previous year are strongly encouraged to update their information, through the Single Window reporting system or by contacting Environment and Climate Change Canada directly, if

If a person is providing an update to previously submitted information, the person should indicate the reason the information is being updated.

Compliance with the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 is mandatory

Compliance with the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 (hereinafter referred to as the “Act”) is mandatory pursuant to subsections 272(1) and 272.1(1) of the Act. Amendments to the fine scheme of the Act came into force on June 22, 2012. Subsections 272(2), (3) and (4) and 272.1(2), (3) and (4) of the Act set the penalties for persons who commit an offence under the Act. Offences include failing to comply with an obligation arising from the Act and providing false or misleading information. Penalties for offences can result, upon conviction (either summary conviction or indictment), in fines of not more than $12 million, imprisonment for a term of not more than three years, or both.

The current text of the Act, including the most recent amendments, is available on the Department of Justice Canada’s Web site: http://laws-lois.justice.gc.ca/eng/acts/C-15.31.

The Act is enforced in accordance with the Compliance and Enforcement Policy for the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999, available at http://www.ec.gc.ca/lcpe-cepa/default.asp?lang=En&n=5082BFBE-1. Suspected violations under the Act can be reported to the Enforcement Branch by email at environmental.enforcement@ec.gc.ca.

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DEPARTMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENT

CANADIAN ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION ACT, 1999

Waiver of information requirements for a substance (subsection 81(9) of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999)

Whereas any person who proposes to import or manufacture a substance that is not on the Domestic Substances List must provide to the Minister of the Environment the information required under subsection 81(1) of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999;

Whereas any person who proposes to use, manufacture or import for a significant new activity a substance that is on the Domestic Substances List must provide to the Minister of the Environment the information required under subsection 81(3) of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999;

Whereas any person who proposes to use for a significant new activity a substance that is not on the Domestic Substances List must provide to the Minister of the Environment the information required under subsection 81(4) of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999;

Whereas a person may, pursuant to subsection 81(8) of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999, request any of the requirements to provide information under subsection 81(1), (3) or (4) of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 to be waived; and

Whereas a waiver may be granted by the Minister of the Environment under subsection 81(8) of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 if

Therefore, notice is hereby given, pursuant to subsection 81(9) of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999, that the Minister of the Environment, pursuant to subsection 81(8) of that Act, waived some requirements to provide information in accordance with the following annex.

KAREN L. DODDS
Assistant Deputy Minister
Science and Technology Branch

On behalf of the Minister of the Environment

ANNEX

Waiver of Information Requirements (Subsection 81(9) of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999)

Person to whom a waiver is granted Information in relation to which a waiver is granted (see note 56)
lberdingk Boley Inc. Data in respect of the hydrolysis rate as a function of pH
BASF Canada Inc. Data in respect of vapour pressure
Data in respect of octanol/water partition coefficient
Canada Colors and Chemicals Limited Data in respect of octanol/water partition coefficient
Data from an adsorption-desorption screening test
Epson Canada Limited Data in respect of boiling point
Evonik Canada Inc. Data in respect of water solubility
Data from an adsorption-desorption screening test
Data from an in vivo mammalian mutagenicity test
Inortech Chimie Inc. Data in respect of melting point (5)
Data in respect of boiling point (5)
Data in respect of vapour pressure (5)
Itaconix Corporation Data in respect of the hydrolysis rate as a function of pH (4)
L.V. Lomas Ltd. Data in respect of boiling point
Data in respect of dissociation constants
Data in respect of octanol/water partition coefficient
Data from an adsorption-desorption screening test
Data in respect of the hydrolysis rate as a function of pH
Nalco Canada Co. Data from an adsorption-desorption screening test
Data in respect of the hydrolysis rate as a function of pH
Novozymes Canada Limited Data in respect of melting point (2)
Data in respect of boiling point
Data in respect of vapour pressure (2)
Data from a ready biodegradation test
Data in respect of octanol/water partition coefficient
PPG Canada Inc. Data in respect of an ultraviolet spectrum
Data from a skin irritation test
Data from a skin sensitization test
Data from a 28-day repeated-dose mammalian toxicity test
Data from an in vitro test for chromosomal aberrations in mammalian cells (2)
Data from an in vivo mammalian mutagenicity test
Ripplewood Phosphorus U.S. LLC Data in respect of dissociation constants
SiGNa Oilfield Canada, Inc. Data in respect of adsorption-desorption screening test
Data in respect of the hydrolysis rate as a function of pH
Data from one acute fish, daphnia or algae toxicity test (2)
Data from an acute mammalian toxicity test (2)
Data from a skin irritation test
Data from a skin sensitization test
Data from a 28-day repeated-dose mammalian toxicity test
Data from an in vitro test for chromosomal aberrations in mammalian cells
Data from an in vivo mammalian mutagenicity test
Sumitomo Canada Limited Data in respect of dissociation constants
Data in respect of boiling point
Teck Cominco Metals Ltd. Data in respect of dissociation constants
Data in respect of octanol/water partition coefficient
Data in respect of fat solubility
Uniqema Corp. Data in respect of the hydrolysis rate as a function of pH

EXPLANATORY NOTE

The decision to grant a waiver is made on a case-by-case basis by Environment Canada in consultation with Health Canada. On average, approximately 100 waivers are granted yearly for chemicals and polymers and living organisms for an average of 500 notifications received.

For more information, please see the waivers Web site on the New Substances Web site at http://www.ec.gc.ca/subsnouvelles-newsubs/default.asp?lang=En&n=7F19FF4B-1.

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DEPARTMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENT

CANADIAN ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION ACT, 1999

Waiver of information requirements for living organisms (subsection 106(9) of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999)

Whereas any person who proposes to import or manufacture a living organism that is not on the Domestic Substances List must provide to the Minister of the Environment the information required under subsection 106(1) of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999;

Whereas any person who proposes to use, manufacture or import for a significant new activity a living organism that is on the Domestic Substances List must provide to the Minister of the Environment the information required under subsection 106(3) of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999;

Whereas any person who proposes to use for a significant new activity a living organism that is not on the Domestic Substances List must provide to the Minister of the Environment the information required under subsection 106(4) of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999;

Whereas a person may, pursuant to subsection 106(8) of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999, request any of the requirements to provide information under subsection 106(1), (3) or (4) of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 to be waived; and

Whereas a waiver may be granted by the Minister of the Environment under subsection 106(8) of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 if

Therefore, notice is hereby given, pursuant to subsection 106(9) of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999, that the Minister of the Environment, pursuant to subsection 106(8) of that Act, waived some requirements to provide information in accordance with the following annex.

KAREN L. DODDS
Assistant Deputy Minister
Science and Technology Branch

On behalf of the Minister of the Environment

ANNEX

Waiver of Information Requirements (Subsection 106(9) of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999)

Person to whom a waiver is granted Information in relation to which a waiver is granted (see note 57)
Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada Data from tests of antibiotic susceptibility (4)

EXPLANATORY NOTE

The decision to grant a waiver is made on a case-by-case basis by Environment Canada in consultation with Health Canada. On average, approximately 100 waivers are granted yearly for chemicals and polymers and living organisms for an average of 500 notifications received.

For more information, please see the waivers Web site on the New Substances Web site at http://www.ec.gc.ca/subsnouvelles-newsubs/default.asp?lang=En&n=7F19FF4B-1.

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DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH

CONTROLLED DRUGS AND SUBSTANCES ACT

Notice to interested parties — Proposal regarding the scheduling of methylphenidate under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act and its regulations

This notice provides interested stakeholders with the opportunity to provide comments on Health Canada’s intent to pursue amendments to Schedule III to the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (CDSA) in order to expand the scope of the scheduling entry for methylphenidate and its salts to include its isomers, derivatives and analogues, as well as salts of the derivatives, isomers and analogues. In addition, these substances will be added to the Schedule to Part J of the Food and Drug Regulations (FDR).

Methylphenidate is a stimulant currently listed with its salts in Schedule III to the CDSA. While methylphenidate has some abuse potential, methylphenidate is also used in the treatment of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and narcolepsy.

In recent years, there has been a significant increase in the emergence of new psychoactive substances that mimic the effects of controlled substances, but are created to circumvent existing drug legislation. Several substances related to methylphenidate have been identified as new psychoactive substances with similar effects to methylphenidate, but with no approved therapeutic uses. Such substances currently known to be present in Canada are ethylphenidate; isopropylphenidate; 3,4 dichloromethylphenidate; methylnaphthidate; propylphenidate; ethylnaphthidate and 4-methylmethylphenidate.

Health Canada is proposing to amend Schedule III to the CDSA by expanding the listing of methylphenidate and its salts to include its derivatives, isomers, and analogues, as well as salts of the derivatives, isomers and analogues. In the interest of clarity, a list of the specific substances currently known to be present in Canada would also be included.

Activities with methylphenidate and its salts are authorized under Part G to the FDR, where they are scheduled as controlled drugs. However, as the derivatives, isomers and analogues of methylphenidate (as well as salts of derivatives, isomers and analogues) have no approved therapeutic uses, Health Canada is proposing to list them under Part J to the FDR. Research or scientific use of these substances could be authorized under Part J of the FDR.

The publication of this notice in the Canada Gazette, Part I, initiates a 30-day comment period. Anyone interested in this process or having comments on this notice should contact Legislative and Regulatory Affairs, Controlled Substances Directorate, Healthy Environments and Consumer Safety Branch, Health Canada by mail at Address Locator: 0302A, 150 Tunney’s Pasture Driveway, Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0K9, or by email at ocs_regulatorypolicy-bsc_politiquereglementaire@hc-sc.gc.ca.

February 26, 2016

JACQUELINE GONÇALVES
Director General
Controlled Substances Directorate
Healthy Environments and Consumer Safety Branch

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DEPARTMENT OF INNOVATION, SCIENCE AND ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT

RADIOCOMMUNICATION ACT

Notice No. SMSE-001-16 — Release of revised Broadcasting Procedures and Rules

Notice is hereby given that Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada is releasing the following Broadcasting Procedures and Rules (BPR):

The above-mentioned documents prescribe the information required in applications for broadcasting certificates, and specify the technical standards and requirements as well as the operational terms and conditions that apply to broadcasting undertakings.

The Broadcasting Procedures and Rules consist of six parts. Part 1 sets out the technical requirements and application procedures common to all broadcasting undertakings. Parts 2, 3, 4, 9 and 10 set out specific requirements for AM, FM, analog TV, terrestrial S-DARS and digital TV broadcasting undertakings, respectively.

General information

These documents have been coordinated with industry through the Radio Advisory Board of Canada (RABC).

Submitting comments

Interested parties are requested to submit their comments within 120 days of the date of publication of this notice in electronic format (Microsoft Word or Adobe PDF) to the Manager, Broadcast and Multimedia Engineering (ic.broadcastinggazette- gazetteradiodiffusion.ic@canada.ca).

All submissions received by the close of the comment period will be posted on Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada’s Spectrum Management and Telecommunications Web site at www.ic.gc.ca/spectrum.

All submissions must cite the Canada Gazette, Part I, the publication date, the title and the notice reference number (SMSE-001-16).

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 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.

February 22, 2016

DANIEL DUGUAY
Director General
Engineering, Planning and Standards Branch

PETER HILL
Director General
Spectrum Management Operations Branch

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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 Schedule C of the letters patent sets out the immovables, other than federal immovables, held or occupied by the Authority;

WHEREAS, pursuant to subsection 46(2.1) of the Act, the Authority wishes to acquire the immovables known and designated as being lot 3 931 539, part of lot 3 669 214 and part of lot 3 931 541 of the cadastre of Quebec;

WHEREAS the board of directors of the Authority has requested that the Minister issue supplementary letters patent to set out the said immovables in Schedule C of the letters patent;

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:

1. Schedule C of the letters patent is amended by striking out the phrase “(Intentionally deleted)”.

2. Schedule C of the letters patent is amended by adding the following at the end of that Schedule:

Lot Description
3 931 539 An immovable known and designated as being lot 3 931 539 of the cadastre of Quebec, registration division of Sept-Îles, city of Sept-Îles, as described in the certificate of location prepared December 15, 2015, and shown on the accompanying plan, under number 5419 of the minutes of Daniel Michaud, land surveyor, containing an area of 662 919.9 m2.
Part of lot 3 669 214 An immovable known and designated as being part of lot 3 669 214 of the cadastre of Quebec, registration division of Sept-Îles, city of Sept-Îles, as described in the certificate of location prepared December 15, 2015, and shown on the accompanying plan, under number 5419 of the minutes of Daniel Michaud, land surveyor, containing an area of 122 810 m2.
Part of lot 3 931 541 An immovable known and designated as being part of lot 3 931 541 of the cadastre of Quebec, registration division of Sept-Îles, city of Sept-Îles, as described in the certificate of location prepared December 15, 2015, and shown on the accompanying plan, under number 5419 of the minutes of Daniel Michaud, land surveyor, containing an area of 3 321 872 m2.

Note: The parts of lots mentioned above will be subject to cadastral operations in order to identify them by a separate lot number on the cadastre of Quebec.

3. These supplementary letters patent take effect for each lot mentioned above on the date of registration in the Land Register of Quebec of the deed of sale evidencing the transfer of the immovable to the Authority.

ISSUED this 15th day of February, 2016.

____________________________________

The Honourable Marc Garneau, P.C., M.P.
Minister of Transport

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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

February 2, 2016

MARK JOHNCOX, CA

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BANK OF CANADA

Statement of financial position as at January 31, 2016

(Millions of dollars) Unaudited

ASSETS

Cash and foreign deposits

 

14.7

Loans and receivables

Securities purchased under resale agreements

4,997.7

 

Advances to members of the Canadian Payments Association

 

Advances to governments

 

Other receivables

7.7

 
   

5,005.4

Investments

Treasury bills of Canada

17,047.6

 

Government of Canada bonds

77,371.4

 

Other investments

411.3

 
   

94,830.3

Property and equipment

 

437.9

Intangible assets

 

37.4

Other assets

 

183.3

 

100,509.0


LIABILITIES AND EQUITY

Bank notes in circulation

 

72,865.8

Deposits

Government of Canada

24,497.5

 

Members of the Canadian Payments Association

499.9

 

Other deposits

1,487.5

 
   

26,484.9

Other liabilities

Securities sold under repurchase agreements

 

Other liabilities

652.9

 
   

652.9

   

100,003.6

Equity

Share capital

5.0

 

Statutory and special reserves

125.0

 

Available-for-sale reserve

375.4

 
   

505.4

100,509.9

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

Ottawa, February 16, 2016

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, February 16, 2016

SEPHEN S. POLOZ
Governor

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