Vol. 150, No. 17 — April 23, 2016

COMMISSIONS

CANADIAN INTERNATIONAL TRADE TRIBUNAL

APPEAL

Notice No. HA-2016-002

The Canadian International Trade Tribunal (the Tribunal) will hold a public hearing to consider the appeal referenced hereunder. The hearing 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 613-998-9908 to obtain further information and to confirm that the hearing will be held as scheduled.

Customs Act

Toys R Us v. President of the Canada Border Services Agency

Date of Hearing: May 26, 2016

Appeal No.: AP-2015-024

Goods in Issue: Safeway Wall Mount Metal Gate (Model G2001)

Issue: Whether the goods in issue are properly classified under tariff item No. 7326.90.90 as other articles of iron or steel, as determined by the President of the Canada Border Services Agency, or should be classified under tariff item No. 7308.90.00 as other structures (excluding prefabricated buildings of heading 94.06) and parts of structures (for example, bridges and bridge-sections, lock-gates, towers, lattice masts, roofs, roofing frame-works, doors and windows and their frames and thresholds for doors, shutters, balustrades, pillars and columns), of iron or steel, as claimed by Toys R Us.

Tariff Items at Issue: Toys R Us—7308.90.00
President of the Canada Border Services Agency—7326.90.90

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CANADIAN INTERNATIONAL TRADE TRIBUNAL

INQUIRY

Communications, detection and fibre optics

The Canadian International Trade Tribunal (the Tribunal) has received a complaint (File No. PR-2015-070) from M.D. Charlton Co. Ltd. (M.D. Charlton), of Victoria, British Colombia, concerning a procurement by the Department of Public Works and Government Services (PWGSC) on behalf of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police. The solicitation is for night vision binoculars. 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 April 6, 2016, to conduct an inquiry into the complaint.

M.D. Charlton alleges that the national security exception was improperly invoked to remove the procurement process from the disciplines of the trade agreements. M.D. Charlton also alleges that the solicitation requirements favoured a specific supplier.

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), 613-990-2439 (fax), citt-tcce@tribunal.gc.ca (email).

Ottawa, April 11, 2016

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CANADIAN INTERNATIONAL TRADE TRIBUNAL

INQUIRY

Professional, administrative and management support services

The Canadian International Trade Tribunal (the Tribunal) has received a complaint (File No. PR-2016-001) from The Access Information Agency Inc. (AIA), of Ottawa, Ontario, concerning a request for availability issued by the Department of Global Affairs (GAC) pursuant to the standing offer for temporary help services (E60ZN-110002/131/ZN). The solicitation is for the provision of services by a privacy consultant. 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 April 11, 2016, to conduct an inquiry into the complaint.

AIA alleges that its bid was not properly evaluated, that GAC used undisclosed criteria to evaluate AIA’s bid, that GAC did not provide any details relating to the evaluation of AIA’s bid and that GAC did not provide AIA with information concerning the characteristics and advantages of the winning bid. AIA also objects to GAC’s decision to cancel the request for availability and to issue a new one.

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), 613-990-2439 (fax), citt-tcce@tribunal.gc.ca (email).

Ottawa, April 12, 2016

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CANADIAN RADIO-TELEVISION AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION

NOTICE TO INTERESTED PARTIES

The Commission posts on its Web site 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 Web site, www.crtc.gc.ca, 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 Web site, 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 Web site 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 Web site 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 Web site between 8 April and 14 April 2016.

Application filed by Application number Undertaking City Province Deadline for submission of interventions, comments or replies
Canadian Association of Community Television Users and Stations 2016-0356-4   Fredericton New Brunswick 13 May 2016
Canadian Association of Community Television Users and Stations 2016-0357-2   Victoria British Columbia 13 May 2016

ADMINISTRATIVE DECISIONS

Applicant’s name Undertaking City Province Date of decision
Crossroads Television System CITS-DT-2 London Ontario 5 April 2016
Cogeco Cable Holdings Inc. Various undertakings Various locations   5 April 2016
3924181 Canada Inc. ABC Spark Across Canada   4 April 2016
Les Communications Matane inc. CHRM-FM-1 Les Méchins Quebec 29 March 2016
4537459 Canada Inc. Nickelodeon Across Canada   4 April 2016
Groupe Radio Antenne 6 inc. CKYK-FM Saguenay Quebec 5 April 2016
Videotron G.P. Various undertakings Various locations Quebec 5 April 2016

DECISIONS

Decision number Publication date Applicant’s name Undertaking City Province
2016-129 11 April 2016 WhiStle Community Radio CIWS-FM Stouffville Ontario
2016-130 12 April 2016 ZoomerMedia Limited VisionTV Across Canada  
2016-131 13 April 2016 Canadian Broadcasting Corporation CFWH-FM Various locations British Columbia and Yukon
2016-133 14 April 2016 Rogers Media Inc. City Saskatchewan   Saskatchewan

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PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION

PUBLIC SERVICE EMPLOYMENT ACT

Permission granted (Austin, Samuel)

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 Samuel Austin, Real Estate Analyst (EC-4), Real Property Branch, Accommodation and Portfolio Management, Atlantic Region, Public Services and Procurement Canada, Halifax, Nova Scotia, to seek nomination as, and be, a candidate, before and during the election period, for the position of Councillor, District 5, for the Halifax Regional Municipality, Nova Scotia, in a municipal election to be held on October 15, 2016.

April 8, 2016

NATALIE JONES
Director General
Political Activities and Non-Partisanship Directorate

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