Canada Gazette, Part I, Volume 153, Number 52: COMMISSIONS

December 28, 2019

CANADIAN INTERNATIONAL TRADE TRIBUNAL

APPEALS

Notice No. HA-2019-022

The Canadian International Trade Tribunal will hold public hearings to consider the appeals referenced hereunder. The hearings will be held beginning at 9:30 a.m., in the Tribunal’s Hearing Room No. 2, 18th Floor, 333 Laurier Avenue West, Ottawa, Ontario. Interested persons planning to attend should contact the Tribunal at 613‑993‑3595 to obtain further information and to confirm that the hearing will be held as scheduled.

Customs Act
Halliburton Group Canada d.b.a. Halliburton Energy Services v. President of the Canada Border Services Agency

Date of Hearing

February 4, 2020

Appeal No.

AP-2019-015

Goods in Issue

PCD-RH Harness Probe Assembly and PCD-R Robust Directional Probe

Issue

Whether the goods in issue are properly classified under tariff item No. 9015.80.90 as other surveying (including photogrammetrical surveying), hydrographic, oceanographic, hydrological, meteorological or geophysical instruments and appliances, excluding compasses; rangefinders, as determined by the President of the Canada Border Services Agency, or should be classified under tariff item No. 9015.80.10 as geophysical instruments, excluding magnetometers, gravimeters and geophone stringers, as claimed by Halliburton Group Canada d.b.a. Halliburton Energy Services.

Tariff Items at Issue

Halliburton Group Canada d.b.a. Halliburton Energy Services—9015.80.10
President of the Canada Border Services Agency—9015.80.90

Customs Act
Michael Kors (Canada) Holdings Ltd. v. President of the Canada Border Services Agency

Date of Hearing

February 6, 2020

Appeal No.

AP-2018-048

Goods in
Issue

Tote bags

Issue

Whether the goods in issue are properly classified under tariff item Nos. 4202.21.00 and 4202.22.90 as "handbags", as determined by the President of the Canada Border Services Agency, or should be classified under tariff item Nos. 4202.92.90 and 4202.91.90 as other containers, as claimed by Michael Kors (Canada) Holdings Ltd.

Tariff Items at Issue

Michael Kors (Canada) Holdings Ltd.—4202.92.90 and 4202.91.90
President of the Canada Border Services Agency—4202.21.00 and 4202.22.90

CANADIAN INTERNATIONAL TRADE TRIBUNAL

EXPIRY OF ORDER

Oil country tubular goods

The Canadian International Trade Tribunal hereby gives notice, pursuant to subsection 76.03(2) of the Special Import Measures Act, that its order made on March 2, 2015, in Expiry Review No. RR-2014-003, continuing, without amendment, its finding made on March 23, 2010, in Inquiry No. NQ-2009-004, concerning the dumping and subsidizing of oil country tubular goods including, in particular, casing and tubing, made of carbon or alloy steel, welded or seamless, heat-treated or not heat-treated, regardless of end finish, having an outside diameter from 2 3/8 inches to 13 3/8 inches (60.3 mm to 339.7 mm), meeting or supplied to meet American Petroleum Institute specification 5CT or equivalent standard, in all grades, excluding drill pipe, seamless casing up to 11 3/4 inches (298.5 mm) in outside diameter, pup joints, welded or seamless, heat-treated or not heat-treated, in lengths of up to 3.66 m (12 feet), and coupling stock, originating in or exported from the People’s Republic of China, is scheduled to expire on March 1, 2020 (Expiry No. LE-2019-004), unless the Tribunal has initiated an expiry review.

Interested firms, organizations, persons or governments wishing to make submissions on whether an expiry review is warranted must file a notice of participation with the Tribunal on or before January 2, 2020. Each counsel who intends to represent a party in these proceedings must also file a notice of representation, as well as a declaration and undertaking, with the Tribunal on or before January 2, 2020. The Tribunal will distribute the list of participants on January 3, 2020. The deadline for filing submissions is January 13, 2020. If there are opposing views, each party may file a response no later than January 21, 2020.

Submissions should include concise arguments and supporting evidence concerning

Anyone who provides information to the Tribunal and who wishes some or all of the information to be kept confidential must, among other things, submit a non-confidential edited version or summary, or a statement indicating why such a summary cannot be made. For more information, please see the Tribunal’s Confidentiality Guidelines.

Documents should be filed electronically through the Tribunal’s Secure E-filing Service. Only one electronic copy is required.

Counsel and parties are required to serve their submissions on each other on the same dates they file their submissions. Public submissions are to be served on counsel and those parties who are not represented by counsel. Confidential submissions are to be served only on counsel who have access to the confidential record and who have filed an undertaking with the Tribunal. This information will be included in the list of participants. Submissions that contain information that is confidential to your company/government or your client may be served by electronic means provided you are willing to accept the associated risks. Submissions that contain confidential information belonging to a company/government that is not your own or that is not represented by you must be served by courier. One electronic copy of proof of service must be served on the Tribunal.

The Tribunal will decide by February 5, 2020, on whether an expiry review is warranted. If not warranted, the order will expire on its scheduled expiry date. If the Tribunal decides to initiate an expiry review, it will issue a notice of expiry review.

The Tribunal’s Expiry Review Guidelines can be found on its website.

Enquiries regarding this notice should be addressed to 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, December 17, 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 applications for renewal or amendment, or complaints were posted on the Commission’s website between December 13 and December 17, 2019.

Application filed by

Application number

Undertaking

City

Province

Deadline for submission of interventions, comments or replies

Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

2019-1226-2

CBOC-FM

Cornwall

Ontario

February 3, 2020

Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

2019-1227-0

CBOF-FM-6

Cornwall

Ontario

February 3, 2020

Ethnic Channels Group Limited

2019-1228-8

ET NOW

Across Canada

 

January 31, 2020

DECISIONS

Decision number

Publication date

Applicant’s name

Undertaking

City

Province

2019-418

December 13, 2019

   

Vernon

British Columbia

2019-424

December 17, 2019

Allarco Entertainment 2008 Inc., the general partner, as well as limited partner with C.R.A. Investments Ltd. (the limited partners), carrying on business as Allarco Entertainment Limited Partnership

Super Channel (formerly Allarco Entertainment)

Across Canada

 

CANADIAN TRANSPORTATION AGENCY

CANADA TRANSPORTATION ACT

Regulated interswitching rates for 2020

Whereas in Determination No. R-2019-230 dated November 29, 2019, the Canadian Transportation Agency (Agency) determined pursuant to subsection 127.1(1) of the Canadian Transportation Act (CTA), S.C. 1996, c. 10, as amended, the regulated interswitching rates for 2020, according to the interswitching distance zones as defined in the Railway Interswitching Regulations, SOR/88-41, as amended;

Whereas pursuant to subsection 127.1(5) of the CTA, the Agency shall cause the interswitching rates to be published in the Canada Gazette, Part I, no later than December 31 before the beginning of the calendar year for which the rates apply,

The Agency hereby publishes the interswitching rates for the 2020 calendar year.

Item

Column I




Interswitching distance zone

Column II

Rate per car for interswitching
traffic to or from
a siding
($)

Column III



Rate per car for interswitching a car block
($)

1.

Zone 1

310

60

2.

Zone 2

440

95

3.

Zone 3

305

60

4.

Zone 4A

280

50

5.

Zone 4B

280 + 10 per additional
kilometre

50 + 1.25 per additional kilometre