Canada Gazette, Part I, Volume 152, Number 31: COMMISSIONS

August 4, 2018

CANADA BORDER SERVICES AGENCY

SPECIAL IMPORT MEASURES ACT

Corrosion-resistant steel sheet — Decision

On July 26, 2018, pursuant to subsection 31(1) of the Special Import Measures Act (SIMA), the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) initiated an investigation into the alleged injurious dumping of certain corrosion-resistant steel sheet from China, Chinese Taipei, India and South Korea.

The subject goods are usually imported under the following tariff classification numbers:

The Canadian International Trade Tribunal (CITT) will conduct a preliminary inquiry into the question of injury to the Canadian industry. The CITT will make a decision within 60 days of the date of initiation. If the CITT concludes that the evidence does not disclose a reasonable indication of injury, the investigation will be terminated.

Information

The full product definition is found on the CBSA website. The Statement of Reasons regarding this decision will be issued within 15 days following the decision and will also be available on the CBSA website or by contacting the SIMA Registry and Disclosure Unit by telephone at 613-948-4605 or by email at simaregistry@cbsa-asfc.gc.ca.

Representations

Interested persons are invited to file written submissions presenting facts, arguments and evidence relevant to the alleged dumping. Written submissions should be forwarded to the Canada Border Services Agency, Trade and Anti-dumping Programs Directorate, SIMA Registry and Disclosure Unit, 100 Metcalfe Street, 11th Floor, Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0L8. To be given consideration in the investigation, this information should be received by November 30, 2018.

Any information submitted by interested persons concerning the investigation will be considered public information unless clearly marked confidential. When a submission is marked confidential, a non-confidential edited version of the submission must also be provided.

Ottawa, July 26, 2018

Doug Band

Director General
Trade and Anti-dumping Programs Directorate

CANADIAN INTERNATIONAL TRADE TRIBUNAL

APPEAL

Notice No. HA-2018-011

The Canadian International Trade Tribunal will hold a public hearing to consider the appeal referenced hereunder. This 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 6139989908 to obtain further information and to confirm that the hearing will be held as scheduled.

Customs Act

Oxygène Dolbeau Inc. v. President of the Canada Border Services Agency

Date of Hearing

September 6, 2018

Appeal No.

AP-2017-044

Goods in Issue

Staples in rolls

Issue

Whether the goods in issue are properly classified under tariff item No. 8305.20.00 as staples in strips (for example, for offices, upholstery, packaging), of base metal, as determined by the President of the Canada Border Services Agency, or should be classified under tariff item No. 7317.00.00 as staples (other than those of heading 83.05) and similar articles, of iron or steel, whether or not with heads of other material, but excluding such articles with heads of copper, as claimed by Oxygène Dolbeau Inc.

Tariff Item at Issue

Oxygène Dolbeau Inc.—7317.00.00

President of the Canada Border Services Agency—8305.20.00

CANADIAN INTERNATIONAL TRADE TRIBUNAL

COMMENCEMENT OF PRELIMINARY INJURY INQUIRY

Certain carbon steel welded pipe

The Canadian International Trade Tribunal hereby gives notice that, pursuant to subsection 34(2) of the Special Import Measures Act (SIMA), it has initiated a preliminary injury inquiry (Preliminary Injury Inquiry No. PI-2018-004) to determine whether the evidence discloses a reasonable indication that the dumping of carbon steel welded pipe, commonly identified as standard pipe, in the nominal size range from ½ inch up to and including 6 inches (12.7 mm to 168.3 mm in outside diameter) inclusive, in various forms and finishes, usually supplied to meet ASTM A53, ASTM A135, ASTM A252, ASTM A589, ASTM A795, ASTM F1083 or Commercial Quality, or AWWA C200-97 or equivalent specifications, including water well casing, piling pipe, sprinkler pipe and fencing pipe, but excluding oil and gas line pipe made to API specifications exclusively, originating in or exported from the Islamic Republic of Pakistan, the Republic of the Philippines, the Republic of Turkey and the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, has caused injury or retardation or is threatening to cause injury, as these words are defined in SIMA.

The Tribunal’s preliminary injury inquiry will be conducted by way of written submissions. Each person or government wishing to participate in the preliminary injury inquiry must file a notice of participation with the Tribunal on or before August 2, 2018. Each counsel who intends to represent a party in the preliminary injury inquiry must file a notice of representation, as well as a declaration and undertaking, with the Tribunal on or before August 2, 2018.

On August 7, 2018, the Tribunal will issue a list of participants. Counsel and parties are required to serve their respective submissions on each other on the dates outlined below. 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. One complete electronic version of all submissions must be filed with the Tribunal.

Submissions by parties opposed to the complaint must be filed not later than noon, on August 17, 2018. The complainant may make submissions in response to the submissions of parties opposed to the complaint not later than noon, on August 24, 2018. At that time, other parties in support of the complaint may also make submissions to the Tribunal.

In accordance with section 46 of the Canadian International Trade Tribunal Act, a person 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 of the information designated as confidential, or a statement indicating why such a summary cannot be made.

Written submissions, correspondence and requests for information 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), 613-990-2439 (fax), citt-tcce@tribunal.gc.ca (email).

Further details regarding this preliminary injury inquiry, including the schedule of key events, are contained in the sections entitled “Additional Information” and “Preliminary Injury Inquiry Schedule” of the notice of commencement of preliminary injury inquiry available on the Tribunal’s website.

Ottawa, July 23, 2018

CANADIAN INTERNATIONAL TRADE TRIBUNAL

COMMENCEMENT OF PRELIMINARY INJURY INQUIRY

Corrosion-resistant steel sheet

The Canadian International Trade Tribunal hereby gives notice that, pursuant to subsection 34(2) of the Special Import Measures Act (SIMA), it has initiated a preliminary injury inquiry (Preliminary Injury Inquiry No. PI-2018-005) to determine whether the evidence discloses a reasonable indication that the alleged injurious dumping of corrosion-resistant flat-rolled steel sheet products of carbon steel, including products alloyed with the following elements:

in coils or cut lengths, in thicknesses up to 0.168 in. (4.267 mm) and widths up to 72 in. (1,828.8 mm) with all dimensions being plus or minus allowable tolerances contained in the applicable standards, chemically passivated, originating in or exported from China, Chinese Taipei, India, and South Korea, and excluding

has caused injury or retardation or is threatening to cause injury, as these words are defined in SIMA.

The Tribunal’s preliminary injury inquiry will be conducted by way of written submissions. Each person or government wishing to participate in the preliminary injury inquiry must file a notice of participation with the Tribunal on or before August 8, 2018. Each counsel who intends to represent a party in the preliminary injury inquiry must file a notice of representation, as well as a declaration and undertaking, with the Tribunal on or before August 8, 2018.

On August 13, 2018, the Tribunal will issue a list of participants. Counsel and parties are required to serve their respective submissions on each other on the dates outlined below. 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. One complete electronic version of all submissions must be served on the Tribunal.

Submissions by parties opposed to the complaint must be filed not later than noon, on August 23, 2018. The complainant may make submissions in response to the submissions of parties opposed to the complaint not later than noon, on August 30, 2018. At that time, other parties in support of the complaint may also make submissions to the Tribunal.

In accordance with section 46 of the Canadian International Trade Tribunal Act, a person 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 of the information designated as confidential, or a statement indicating why such a summary cannot be made.

Written submissions, correspondence and requests for information 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).

Further details regarding this preliminary injury inquiry, including the schedule of key events, are contained in the sections entitled “Additional Information” and “Preliminary Injury Inquiry Schedule” of the notice of commencement of preliminary injury inquiry available on the Tribunal’s website.

Ottawa, July 27, 2018

CANADIAN INTERNATIONAL TRADE TRIBUNAL

DETERMINATION

Cold-rolled steel

Notice is hereby given that, on July 24, 2018, the Canadian International Trade Tribunal determined (Preliminary Injury Inquiry No. PI-2018-002) that the alleged injurious dumping and subsidizing of cold-reduced flat-rolled sheet products of carbon steel (alloy and non-alloy), in coils or cut lengths, in thicknesses up to 0.142 inches (3.61 mm) and widths up to 73 inches (1854 mm) inclusive, originating in or exported from the People’s Republic of China, the Republic of Korea, and the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, and excluding (a) organic coated (including pre-paint and laminate) and metallic coated steel; (b) steel products for use in the manufacture of passenger automobiles, buses, trucks, ambulances or hearses or chassis therefor, or parts thereof, or accessories or parts thereof; (c) steel products for use in the manufacture of aeronautic products; (d) perforated steel; (e) stainless steel; (f) silicon-electrical steel; and (g) tool steel, have caused injury or retardation or are threatening to cause injury to the domestic industry.

Ottawa, July 24, 2018

CANADIAN INTERNATIONAL TRADE TRIBUNAL

FINDING

Dry wheat pasta

Notice is hereby given that, on July 26, 2018, the Canadian International Trade Tribunal found (Inquiry No. NQ-2017-005), pursuant to subsection 43(1) of the Special Import Measures Act, that the dumping and subsidizing of all dry wheat-based pasta, not stuffed or otherwise prepared, and not containing more than two percent eggs, whether or not enriched, fortified, organic, whole wheat or containing milk or other ingredients, originating in or exported from the Republic of Turkey, excluding refrigerated, frozen or canned pasta, have caused injury to the domestic industry.

Ottawa, July 26, 2018

CANADIAN INTERNATIONAL TRADE TRIBUNAL

INQUIRY

Task-based informatics professional services

The Canadian International Trade Tribunal has received a complaint (File No. PR-2018-015) from SoftSim Technologies Inc. (SoftSim), of Montréal, Quebec, concerning a procurement (Solicitation No. 18-22022) by the National Research Council of Canada (NRC). The solicitation is for task-based informatics professional 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 July 23, 2018, to conduct an inquiry into the complaint.

SoftSim alleges that the NRC erred in its evaluation of certain point-rated criteria in SoftSim’s technical bid.

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, July 24, 2018

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 July 20 and July 26, 2018.

Application filed by

Application number

Undertaking

City

Province

Deadline for submission
of interventions, comments or replies

Blackburn Radio Inc.

2018-0478-2

CKLO-FM

London

Ontario

August 24, 2018

DECISIONS

Decision number

Publication date

Applicant's name

Undertaking

City

Province

2018-251

July 25, 2018

   

Lloydminster

Alberta and Saskatchewan

2018-252

July 25, 2018

Canadian Broadcasting Corporation

CBYK-FM

Falkland

British Columbia

2018-253

July 26, 2018

Steven Huber, on behalf of a corporation to be incorporated 

English-language FM radio station

Assiniboia

Saskatchewan

MACKENZIE VALLEY LAND AND WATER BOARD

MACKENZIE VALLEY RESOURCE MANAGEMENT ACT

Amendment to the rules of procedure

Pursuant to subsection 30(2) of the Mackenzie Valley Resource Management Act (MVRMA), the Mackenzie Valley Land and Water Board (the Board) hereby gives notice of its intention to amend its rules of procedure. Interested persons are invited to submit written representation to the Board with respect to these amended rules within 30 days after publication of this notice.

The amended rules of procedure are available on the Board’s website or may be obtained by contacting the Board’s office at

Mackenzie Valley Land and Water Board
4922 48th Street, 7th Floor
P.O. Box 2130
Yellowknife, Northwest Territories
X1A 2P6
Telephone: 867-669-0506
Fax: 867-873-6610

July 30, 2018

Shelagh Montgomery
Executive Director

PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION

PUBLIC SERVICE EMPLOYMENT ACT

Permission and leave granted (Tingling, Helen-Claire)

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 Helen-Claire Tingling, Integrity Services Investigator, Employment and Social Development Canada, to seek nomination as, and be, a candidate, before and during the election period, in the federal election for the electoral district of Toronto–St. Paul’s or Scarborough Centre, Ontario. The date of the election is October 21, 2019.

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.

July 20, 2018

Susan M. W. Cartwright
Commissioner

D. G. J. Tucker
Commissioner

PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION

PUBLIC SERVICE EMPLOYMENT ACT

Permission granted (Boucher, Daniel Albert)

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 Daniel Albert Boucher, Border Services Officer, Canada Border Services Agency, to seek nomination as, and be, a candidate, before and during the election period, for the position of Councillor, Ward 4, for the City of Barrie, Ontario, in a municipal election to be held on October 22, 2018.

July 25, 2018

Daniel Bruneau

Acting Director General
Political Activities and Non-Partisanship Directorate

PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION

PUBLIC SERVICE EMPLOYMENT ACT

Permission granted (Dunlop, Helen Lynn)

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 Helen Lynn Dunlop, Policy Advisor, Parks Canada Agency, to seek nomination as, and be, a candidate, before and during the election period, for the position of Councillor for the Township Municipality of South Stormont, Ontario, in a municipal election to be held on October 22, 2018.

July 25, 2018

Daniel Bruneau

Acting Director General
Political Activities and Non-Partisanship Directorate

PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION

PUBLIC SERVICE EMPLOYMENT ACT

Permission granted (Kramer, Shannon Claire)

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 Shannon Claire Kramer, Junior Program Officer, Canada Revenue Agency, to seek nomination as, and be, a candidate, before and during the election period, for the position of Councillor, Ward 1 (Orléans), for the City of Ottawa, Ontario, in a municipal election to be held on October 22, 2018.

July 19, 2018

Natalie Jones

Director General
Political Activities and Non-Partisanship Directorate

PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION

PUBLIC SERVICE EMPLOYMENT ACT

Permission granted (Lefebvre, Drew)

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 Drew Lefebvre, Correctional Officer, Correctional Service Canada, to seek nomination as, and be, a candidate, before and during the election period, for the position of Councillor for the Township of Edwardsburgh/Cardinal, Ontario, in a municipal election to be held on October 22, 2018.

July 20, 2018

Natalie Jones

Director General
Political Activities and Non-Partisanship Directorate

PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION

PUBLIC SERVICE EMPLOYMENT ACT

Permission granted (Mushing, David Edward)

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 David Edward Mushing, Communications Technologist, National Defence, to seek nomination as, and be, a candidate, before and during the election period, for the position of Councillor, Ward 4, for the Municipality of The Nation, Ontario, in a municipal election to be held on October 22, 2018.

July 19, 2018

Natalie Jones

Director General
Political Activities and Non-Partisanship Directorate

PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION

PUBLIC SERVICE EMPLOYMENT ACT

Permission granted (Rittwage, Thomas C.)

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 Thomas C. Rittwage, Correctional Manager, Correctional Service Canada, to seek nomination as, and be, a candidate, before and during the election period, for the position of Deputy Mayor for the Municipality of Brighton, Ontario, in a municipal election to be held on October 22, 2018.

July 19, 2018

Natalie Jones

Director General
Political Activities and Non-Partisanship Directorate

PUBLIC SERVICE COMMISSION

PUBLIC SERVICE EMPLOYMENT ACT

Permission granted (Rudderham, Dale)

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 Dale Rudderham, Procurement Advisor, Global Affairs Canada, to seek nomination as, and be, a candidate, before and during the election period, for the position of Councillor for the Township Municipality of South Stormont, Ontario, in a municipal election to be held on October 22, 2018.

July 26, 2018

Daniel Bruneau

Acting Director General
Political Activities and Non-Partisanship Directorate