Vol. 151, No. 35 — September 2, 2017

GOVERNMENT NOTICES

DEPARTMENT OF THE ENVIRONMENT

CANADIAN ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION ACT, 1999

Ministerial Condition No. 15893

Ministerial condition

(Paragraph 84(1)(a) of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999)

Whereas the Minister of the Environment and the Minister of Health have assessed information pertaining to the substance iron(1+), chloro[dimethyl 9,9-dihydroxy- 3-methyl-2,4-di(2-pyridinyl-κN)-7-[(2-pyridinyl-κN)methyl]- 3,7-diazabicyclo[3.3.1]nonane-1,5-dicarboxylate-κN3, κN7]-, chloride (1:1), Chemical Abstracts Service Registry No. 478945-46-9;

And whereas the ministers suspect that the substance is toxic or capable of becoming toxic within the meaning of section 64 of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999;

The Minister of the Environment, pursuant to paragraph 84(1)(a) of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999, hereby permits the manufacture or import of the substance in accordance with the conditions of the following annex.

George Enei
Assistant Deputy Minister
Science and Technology Branch

On behalf of the Minister of the Environment

ANNEX

Conditions

(Paragraph 84(1)(a) of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999)

1. The following definitions apply in these ministerial conditions:

“notifier” means the person who has, on February 22, 2017, provided to the Minister of the Environment the information concerning the substance required under paragraph 84(1)(c) of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999;

“paint” and “coating” means a product, either in liquid or aerosol form, that is intended for use as water-based, oil-based or solvent-based coating, and includes interior and exterior paint, wood stain, primer, varnish, and lacquer, whether tinted or untinted;

“solvent system” means any liquid diluent added to a paint or coating during the formulation process for the purpose of adjusting the viscosity of the formulation; and

“substance” means iron(1+), chloro[dimethyl 9,9-dihydroxy- 3-methyl-2,4-di(2-pyridinyl-κN)-7-[(2-pyridinyl-κN)methyl]- 3,7-diazabicyclo[3.3.1]nonane-1,5-dicarboxylate-κN3, κN7]-, chloride (1:1), Chemical Abstracts Service No. 478945-46-9.

2. The notifier may manufacture or import the substance in accordance with the present ministerial conditions.

Restrictions
  • 3. (1) Subject to subsection (2), the substance shall only be used to manufacture a paint or a coating and the following conditions must be met:
    • (a) the paint or coating is intended to be applied and cured in an industrial facility; or
    • (b) the paint or coating is not intended to be applied and cured in an industrial facility but the following conditions are met:
      • (i) the concentration of the substance in the paint or coating is less than or equal to 100 parts per million (ppm),
      • (ii) the paint or coating is manufactured with a waterborne solvent system or an alcohol-based solvent system (e.g. propylene glycol, ethylene glycol), and
      • (iii) the paint or coating is not intended for use by children under the age of 18.
  • (2) The substance in a paint or coating may be applied on other products if the paint or coating is applied and cured in an industrial facility.
  • 4. The notifier shall transfer the physical possession or control of the substance only to a person who will use it in accordance with item 3.
  • 5. At least 120 days prior to beginning manufacturing the substance in Canada, the notifier shall inform the Minister of the Environment, in writing, and provide the following information:
    • (a) the information specified in paragraph 7(a) of Schedule 4 to the New Substances Notification Regulations (Chemicals and Polymers);
    • (b) the address of the manufacturing facility within Canada;
    • (c) the information specified in paragraphs 8(a) to (e), item 9 and paragraph 10(b) of Schedule 5 to those Regulations; and
    • (d) the following information related to the manufacturing of the substance in Canada:
      • (i) a brief description of the manufacturing process that details the precursors of the substance, the reaction stoichiometry and the nature (batch or continuous) and scale of the process,
      • (ii) a flow diagram of the manufacturing process that includes features such as process tanks, holding tanks and distillation towers, and
      • (iii) a brief description of the major steps in manufacturing operations, the chemical conversions, the points of entry of all feedstock and the points of release of the substance, and the processes to eliminate environmental release.
Record-keeping requirements
  • 6. (1) The notifier shall maintain electronic or paper records, with any documentation supporting the validity of the information contained in these records, indicating
    • (a) the use of the substance;
    • (b) the quantity of the substance that the notifier manufactures, imports, purchases, sells and uses;
    • (c) the name and address of each person to whom the notifier transfers the physical possession or control of the substance; and
    • (d) the concentration of the substance in the paint or coating manufactured with the substance.
  • (2) The notifier shall maintain electronic or paper records mentioned in subsection (1) at their principal place of business in Canada, or at the principal place of business in Canada of their representative, for a period of at least five years after they are made.
Other requirements

7. The notifier shall inform any person to whom they transfer the physical possession or control of the substance, in writing, of the terms of the present ministerial conditions. The notifier shall obtain, prior to the first transfer of the substance, written confirmation from this person that they were informed of the terms of the present ministerial conditions. This written confirmation shall be maintained at the principal place of business in Canada of the notifier or of their representative in Canada for a period of at least five years from the day it was received.

Coming into force

8. The present ministerial conditions come into force on August 14, 2017.

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PRIVY COUNCIL OFFICE

Appointment opportunities

We know that our country is stronger — and our government more effective — when decision-makers reflect Canada’s diversity. Moving forward, the Government of Canada will use an appointment process that is transparent and merit-based, strives for gender parity, and ensures that Indigenous Canadians and minority groups are properly represented in positions of leadership. We will continue to search for Canadians who reflect the values that we all embrace: inclusion, honesty, fiscal prudence, and generosity of spirit. Together, we will build a government as diverse as Canada.

The Government of Canada is currently seeking applications from diverse and talented Canadians from across the country who are interested in the following positions.

Current opportunities

The following opportunities for appointments to Governor in Council positions are currently open for applications. Every opportunity is open for a minimum of two weeks from the date of posting on the Governor in Council Appointments website (http://www.appointments-nominations.gc.ca/slctnPrcs.asp?menu=1&lang=eng).

Position

Organization

Closing date

President and Chief Executive Officer

Atomic Energy of Canada Limited

September 29, 2017

Chairperson

Canada Mortgage
and Housing Corporation

September 11, 2017

Chairperson

Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

September 5, 2017

Directors

Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

September 5, 2017

President

Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

September 5, 2017

Member

Copyright Board

September 13, 2017

Vice-Chairperson

Copyright Board

September 13, 2017

Member

Historic Sites and Monuments Board of Canada (N.B., N.W.T., B.C.)

September 20, 2017

President

International Development Research Centre

September 5, 2017

Chairperson

National Battlefields Commission

September 12, 2017

Commissioners

National Battlefields Commission

September 12, 2017

Chief Executive Officer

National Museum of Science and Technology

September 25, 2017

Commissioner of Lobbying

Office of the Commissioner of Lobbying

 

Commissioner of Official Languages

Office of the Commissioner of Official Languages for Canada

 

Conflict of Interest and Ethics Commissioner

Office of the Conflict of Interest and Ethics Commissioner

 

Information Commissioner

Office of the Information Commissioner

 

Senate Ethics Officer

Office of the Senate Ethics Officer

 

Commissioner

Royal Canadian Mounted Police

September 15, 2017

Administrator

Ship-source Oil Pollution Fund and Fund for Railway Accidents Involving Designated Goods

September 23, 2017

Deputy Administrator

Ship-source Oil Pollution Fund and Fund for Railway Accidents Involving Designated Goods

September 23, 2017

Chairperson

Telefilm Canada

September 5, 2017

Ongoing opportunities

Opportunities posted on an ongoing basis.

Position

Organization

Closing date

Full-time and Part-time Members

Immigration and Refugee Board

December 31, 2017

Members

Veterans Review and Appeal Board

December 31, 2017

Upcoming opportunities

New opportunities that will be posted in the coming weeks.

Position

Organization

Director

Canada Post Corporation

Chairperson

Civilian Review and Complaints Commission for the Royal Canadian Mounted Police

Sergeant-at-Arms

House of Commons

Commissioner

International Joint
Commission

Chief Executive Officer

Invest in Canada Agency

Chief Electoral Officer

Office of the Chief Electoral Officer

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SUPREME COURT OF CANADA

SUPREME COURT ACT

Commencement of sessions

Pursuant to section 32 of the Supreme Court Act, notice is hereby given that the upcoming three sessions of the Supreme Court of Canada, for the purpose of hearing and determining appeals in 2017 and 2018, shall commence on the following days:

  • Fall Session 2017
    The Fall Session of the Supreme Court of Canada shall begin on Monday, October 2, 2017.
  • Winter Session 2018
    The Winter Session of the Supreme Court of Canada shall begin on Monday, January 8, 2018.
  • Spring Session 2018
    The Spring Session of the Supreme Court of Canada shall begin on Monday, April 16, 2018.

August 25, 2017

Roger Bilodeau, Q.C.
Registrar

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