Canada Gazette, Part I, Volume 153, Number 44: COMMISSIONS

November 2, 2019

CANADA ENERGY REGULATOR

APPLICATION TO EXPORT ELECTRICITY TO THE UNITED STATES AS A BORDER ACCOMMODATION

Manitoba Hydro-Electric Board

By an application dated June 27, 2019, Manitoba Hydro-Electric Board (the “Applicant”) [Manitoba Hydro, 360 Portage Avenue, 22nd Floor, Winnipeg, Manitoba, R3C 0G8, 204‑360‑4332 (telephone), midouglas@hydro.mb.ca (email)] has applied to the National Energy Board (the “Board”) [now known as the Canada Energy Regulator], under Division II of Part VI of the National Energy Board Act (the “Act”), for authorization to export power and energy to Minnkota Power Cooperative, Inc., of the United States, as a border accommodation. The export will be for the period of January 1, 2020, through December 31, 2024, up to a maximum of 3 000 kW of firm power and 26 352 MWh of firm energy in any consecutive 12-month period.

The Commission of the Canada Energy Regulator (the “Commission”) wishes to obtain the views of interested parties on this application before issuing a permit or recommending to the Governor in Council that the application be designated for a licensing procedure. The directions on procedure that follow explain in detail the procedure that will be used.

  1. Written submissions in respect of the application shall be filed with the Secretary, Commission of the Canada Energy Regulator, 517 Tenth Avenue SW, Suite 210, Calgary, Alberta T2R 0A8, 403‑292‑5503 (fax), and served on the Applicant by December 6, 2019.
  2. Any answer to submissions that the Applicant wishes to present shall be filed with the Secretary of the Commission and served on the party that filed the submission by December 23, 2019.
  3. For further information on the procedures governing the Commission’s examination, contact the Secretary of the Commission at 403‑292‑4800 (telephone) or 403‑292‑5503 (fax).

Louise George
Secretary of the Commission of the Canada Energy Regulator

CANADIAN INTERNATIONAL TRADE TRIBUNAL

APPEAL

Notice No. HA-2019-018

The Canadian International Trade Tribunal has decided, pursuant to rule 25 of the Canadian International Trade Tribunal Rules, to consider the appeal referenced hereunder by way of written submissions. Persons interested in intervening are requested to contact the Tribunal prior to the commencement of the scheduled hearing. Interested persons seeking additional information should contact the Tribunal at 613‑993‑3595.

Customs Act
J. Byrne v. President of the Canada Border Services Agency

Date of Hearing

December 3, 2019

Appeal No.

AP-2019-007

Good in
Issue

Airsoft lower receiver, model WE F226 MK25 GBB

Issue

Whether the good in issue is properly classified under tariff item No. 9898.00.00 as a prohibited weapon, as determined by the President of the Canada Border Services Agency.

Tariff Item at Issue

President of the Canada Border Services Agency—9898.00.00

CANADIAN INTERNATIONAL TRADE TRIBUNAL

DETERMINATION

Marine

Notice is hereby given that, after completing its inquiry, the Canadian International Trade Tribunal made a determination (File No. PR-2019-020) on October 18, 2019, with respect to a complaint filed by Heiltsuk Horizon Maritime Services Ltd./Horizon Maritime Services Ltd. (Heiltsuk Horizon), of St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, pursuant to subsection 30.11(1) of the Canadian International Trade Tribunal Act, R.S.C., 1985, c. 47 (4th Supp.), concerning a procurement (Solicitation No. F7017-160056/C) by the Department of Public Works and Government Services (PWGSC) on behalf of the Department of Fisheries and Oceans. The solicitation was for the provision of service from two emergency towing vessels on a time charter basis.

Heiltsuk Horizon alleged that PWGSC erred in its re-evaluation of mandatory requirement No. 12, such re-evaluation having been conducted by PWGSC further to the Tribunal’s determination and recommendations in procurement Inquiry No. PR-2018-023.

Having examined the evidence presented by the parties and considered the provisions of the Canadian Free Trade Agreement, the Tribunal determined that the complaint was valid in part.

Further information may be obtained from the Registrar, Canadian International Trade Tribunal Secretariat, 333 Laurier Avenue West, 15th Floor, Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0G7, 613‑993‑3595 (telephone), citt-tcce@tribunal.gc.ca (email).

Ottawa, October 18, 2019

CANADIAN INTERNATIONAL TRADE TRIBUNAL

DETERMINATION

Marine

Notice is hereby given that, after completing its inquiry, the Canadian International Trade Tribunal made a determination (File No. PR-2019-025) on October 18, 2019, with respect to a complaint filed by Heiltsuk Horizon Maritime Services Ltd./Horizon Maritime Services Ltd. (Heiltsuk Horizon), of St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador, pursuant to subsection 30.11(1) of the Canadian International Trade Tribunal Act, R.S.C., 1985, c. 47 (4th Supp.), concerning a procurement (Solicitation No. F7017-160056/C) by the Department of Public Works and Government Services (PWGSC) on behalf of the Department of Fisheries and Oceans. The solicitation was for the provision of service from two emergency towing vessels on a time charter basis.

Heiltsuk Horizon alleged that PWGSC erred in its re-evaluation of mandatory requirement No. 12, such re-evaluation having been conducted by PWGSC further to the Tribunal’s determination and recommendations in Inquiry No. PR-2018-023.

Having examined the evidence presented by the parties and considered the provisions of the Canadian Free Trade Agreement, the Tribunal determined that the complaint was valid in part.

Further information may be obtained from the Registrar, Canadian International Trade Tribunal Secretariat, 333 Laurier Avenue West, 15th Floor, Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0G7, 613‑993‑3595 (telephone), citt-tcce@tribunal.gc.ca (email).

Ottawa, October 18, 2019

CANADIAN INTERNATIONAL TRADE TRIBUNAL

INQUIRY

Educational and training services

The Canadian International Trade Tribunal has received a complaint (File No. PR-2019-041) from Learn2Lang and Knowledge Circle Learning Services Inc. (joint venture) [L2L & KCLS], of Ottawa, Ontario, concerning a procurement (Solicitation No. EN578-191887/D) by the Department of Public Works and Government Services (PWGSC). The solicitation is for the provision of language training services. Pursuant to subsection 30.13(2) of the Canadian International Trade Tribunal Act and subsection 7(2) of the Canadian International Trade Tribunal Procurement Inquiry Regulations, notice is hereby given that the Tribunal made a decision on October 24, 2019, to conduct an inquiry into the complaint.

The Tribunal will inquire into L2L & KCLS’s allegation that PWGSC erred in the evaluation of mandatory criterion M10: Evaluators.

Further information may be obtained from the Registrar, Canadian International Trade Tribunal Secretariat, 333 Laurier Avenue West, 15th Floor, Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0G7, 613‑993‑3595 (telephone), citt-tcce@tribunal.gc.ca (email).

Ottawa, October 25, 2019

CANADIAN RADIO-TELEVISION AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION

NOTICE TO INTERESTED PARTIES

The Commission posts on its website the decisions, notices of consultation and regulatory policies that it publishes, as well as information bulletins and orders. On April 1, 2011, the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission Rules of Practice and Procedure came into force. As indicated in Part 1 of these Rules, some broadcasting applications are posted directly on the Commission’s website, under “Part 1 Applications.”

To be up to date on all ongoing proceedings, it is important to regularly consult “Today’s Releases” on the Commission’s website, which includes daily updates to notices of consultation that have been published and ongoing proceedings, as well as a link to Part 1 applications.

The following documents are abridged versions of the Commission’s original documents. The original documents contain a more detailed outline of the applications, including the locations and addresses where the complete files for the proceeding may be examined. These documents are posted on the Commission’s website and may also be examined at the Commission’s offices and public examination rooms. Furthermore, all documents relating to a proceeding, including the notices and applications, are posted on the Commission’s website under “Public Proceedings.”

CANADIAN RADIO-TELEVISION AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION

PART 1 APPLICATIONS

The following application for renewal or amendment, or complaint was posted on the Commission’s website between October 18 and October 24, 2019.

Application filed by

Application number

Undertaking

City

Province

Deadline for submission of interventions, comments or replies

Maritime Broadcasting System Limited

2019-1049-8

CFBC

Saint John

New Brunswick

November 20, 2019

ADMINISTRATIVE DECISIONS

Applicant’s name

Undertaking

City

Province

Date of decision

Akash Broadcasting Inc.

CJCN-FM

Surrey

British Columbia

October 21, 2019

DECISIONS

Decision number

Publication date

Applicant’s name

Undertaking

City

Province

2019-351

October 18, 2019

Radio Humsafar Inc.

Ethnic commercial AM radio station

Brampton

Ontario

2019-352

October 18, 2019

Frank Torres,
on behalf of a corporation to be incorporated

Commercial FM radio station

Georgina

Ontario

PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION

PUBLIC SERVICE EMPLOYMENT ACT

Permission and leave granted (Décoste, Rachel)

The Public Service Commission of Canada, pursuant to section 116 of the Public Service Employment Act, hereby gives notice that it has granted permission, pursuant to subsection 114(4) of the said Act, to Rachel Décoste, Acting Client Portfolio Manager, Shared Services Canada, to seek nomination as a candidate before and during the election period and to be a candidate before the election period in the provincial election for the electoral district of Orléans, Ontario. The date of the election has not been confirmed.

The Public Service Commission of Canada, pursuant to subsection 114(5) of the said Act, has also granted a leave of absence without pay during the election period, effective the first day the employee is a candidate during the election period.

October 18, 2019

Patricia Jaton
Vice-President
Policy and Communications Sector

PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION

PUBLIC SERVICE EMPLOYMENT ACT

Permission granted (Bédard, Laurette)

The Public Service Commission of Canada, pursuant to section 116 of the Public Service Employment Act, hereby gives notice that it has granted permission, pursuant to subsection 115(2) of the said Act, to Laurette Bédard, Client Services Representative, Canadian Heritage, to seek nomination as, and be, a candidate before and during the election period for the position of Councillor, District 6, for the Municipality of Chelsea, Quebec, in a municipal by-election to be held on December 15, 2019.

October 24, 2019

Lynn Brault
Director General
Staffing Support, Priorities and Political Activities Directorate