Canada Gazette, Part I, Volume 154, Number 50: COMMISSIONS
December 12, 2020
CANADA BORDER SERVICES AGENCY
SPECIAL IMPORT MEASURES ACT
Certain concrete reinforcing bar — Decision
On December 4, 2020, pursuant to subsection 31(1) of the Special Import Measures Act (SIMA), the Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA), on its own initiative, initiated an investigation into the alleged injurious dumping of certain concrete reinforcing bar from Oman and Russia (subject goods).
The subject goods are usually classified under the following tariff classification numbers:
In some instances, imports of the subject goods may also be classified 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.
The full product definition is found on the CBSA website.
The Statement of Reasons regarding the decision will be issued within 15 days following the decision and will 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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Interested persons are invited to file written submissions presenting facts, arguments and evidence relevant to the alleged dumping. During the COVID-19 pandemic, written submissions must be sent electronically to email@example.com. To be given consideration in this investigation, the CBSA should receive this information by April 13, 2021.
Any information submitted by interested persons concerning this 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, December 4, 2020
Trade and Anti-dumping Programs Directorate
CANADA–NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR OFFSHORE PETROLEUM BOARD
CANADA–NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR ATLANTIC ACCORD IMPLEMENTATION ACT
Call for bids No. NL20-CFB01
The Canada–Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board hereby gives notice of the bid that has been selected in response to Call for Bids No. NL20-CFB01 in the Canada–Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Area. A summary of the terms and conditions applicable to the call was published in the Canada Gazette, Part I, Volume 154, No. 25, on June 20, 2020.
This notice is made pursuant to and subject to the Canada–Newfoundland and Labrador Atlantic Accord Implementation Act, S.C., 1987, c. 3, and the Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Atlantic Accord Implementation Newfoundland and Labrador Act, R.S.N.L., 1990, c. C-2.
Pursuant to Call for Bids No. NL20-CFB01, bids were to be submitted in a prescribed form and were to contain only the information required on this form. In accordance with the requirements, the following bid has been selected. Subject to ministerial approval, the Board will issue an Exploration Licence for this parcel in January 2021:
|Work Expenditure Bid||$27,000,000.00|
|Bidders, with participating shares||BP Canada Energy Group ULC||100%|
|Designated Representative||BP Canada Energy Group ULC|
Further information, including the full text of the Call for Bids No. NL20-CFB01, may be obtained by contacting Mr. Chris Quigley, Legal Counsel, Canada–Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Petroleum Board, The Tower Corporate Campus – West Campus Hall, Suite 7100, 240 Waterford Bridge Road, St. John’s, Newfoundland and Labrador A1E 1E2.
CANADIAN INTERNATIONAL TRADE TRIBUNAL
The Canadian International Trade Tribunal has received a complaint (File No. PR-2020-061) from Modula, Inc. (Modula), of Lewiston, Maine (U.S.A.), concerning a procurement (Solicitation No. W0103-197685/A) by the Department of Public Works and Government Services. The solicitation was for the provision of a “turn-key” automated vertical lift storage system and related services for the Department of National Defence. 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 November 30, 2020, to conduct an inquiry into the complaint.
Modula alleges that the government institution improperly awarded an amendment to the contract originally awarded under this solicitation. Modula submits that rather than awarding an amendment to the contract, the government institution should have held a new bidding process to meet the requirement.
Further information may be obtained from the Deputy Registrar, Canadian International Trade Tribunal Secretariat, 333 Laurier Avenue West, 15th Floor, Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0G7, 613‑993‑3595 (telephone), firstname.lastname@example.org (email).
Ottawa, November 30, 2020
CANADIAN RADIO-TELEVISION AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION
NOTICE TO INTERESTED PARTIES
The Commission posts on its website original, detailed decisions, notices of consultation, regulatory policies, information bulletins and orders as they come into force. In accordance with the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission Rules of Practice and Procedure (2011), in Part 1 applications, these documents may be examined at the Commission’s office, as can be documents relating to a proceeding, including the notices and applications, which are posted on the Commission’s website, under “Public proceedings & hearings.”
The following documents are abridged versions of the Commission’s original documents.
CANADIAN RADIO-TELEVISION AND TELECOMMUNICATIONS COMMISSION
|Decision number||Publication date||Applicant’s name||Undertaking||City||Province|
|2020-380||November 27, 2020||Canadian Broadcasting Corporation||CBYD-FM||Prince George and Bella Coola||British Columbia|
|2020-381||November 27, 2020||Various licensees||Various radio stations||Across Canada|
|2020-383||November 27, 2020||Radius Holdings Inc.||CKOO-FM||Kelowna||British Columbia|
|2020-386||November 30, 2020||Radio Blanc-Sablon inc.||CFBS-FM||Lourdes-de-Blanc-Sablon||Quebec|
|2020-389||December 2, 2020||Akash Broadcasting Inc.||CKER-FM||Edmonton||Alberta|
CANADIAN TRANSPORTATION AGENCY
CANADIAN TRANSPORTATION ACT
Regulated interswitching rates for 2021
Whereas in Determination No. R-2020-194 dated November 30, 2020, 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 2021, 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 2021 calendar year.
Interswitching distance zone
Rate per car for interswitching traffic to or from a siding
Rate per car for interswitching a car block
|5.||Zone 4B||260 + 8.50 per additional kilometre||100 + 1.05 per additional kilometre|
REQUEST FOR PANEL REVIEW
Certain gypsum board
Notice is hereby given, in accordance with the Special Import Measures Act and the Canada–United States–Mexico Agreement (CUSMA), that on November 26, 2020, a Request for Panel Review of the final determination made by the Canadian International Trade Tribunal with respect to “Certain Gypsum Board, Sheet, or Panel Originating in or Exported from the United States of America”, was filed by counsel for CGC Inc. with the Canadian Section of the CUSMA Secretariat, pursuant to Article 12.10 of the Canada–United States–Mexico Agreement.
The final determination was published in the Canada Gazette, Part I, on October 31, 2020 (Vol. 154, No. 44).
The panel review will be conducted in accordance with the CUSMA’s Rules of Procedure for Article 10.12 Binational Panel Reviews. Subrule 40(1)(c) of the above-mentioned rules provides that
- (i) a Party or interested person may challenge the final determination in whole or in part by filing a Complaint in accordance with rule 44 no later than 30 days after the filing of the first Request for Panel Review [the deadline for filing a Complaint is December 29, 2020];
- (ii) a Party, an investigating authority or other interested person who does not file a Complaint but who intends to participate in the panel review must file a Notice of Appearance in accordance with rule 45 no later than 45 days after the filing of the first Request for Panel Review [the deadline for filing a Notice of Appearance is January 11, 2021]; and
- (iii) the panel review will be limited to the allegations of error of fact or law, including challenges to the jurisdiction of the investigating authority, that are set out in the Complaints filed in the panel review and to the procedural and substantive defenses raised in the panel review.
Notices of Appearance and Complaints pertaining to the present panel review, CDA-USA-2020-10.12-01, should be filed with the Canadian Secretary at the CUSMA Secretariat, Canadian Section (TCT), 111 Sussex Drive, 5th Floor, Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0G2, Canada.
Chapter 10 of the Canada–United States–Mexico Agreement establishes a procedure for replacing domestic judicial review of determinations in antidumping and countervailing duty cases involving imports from a CUSMA country with review by binational panels.
These panels are established, when a Request for Panel Review is received by the CUSMA Secretariat, to act in place of national courts to review final determinations expeditiously to determine whether they are in accordance with the antidumping or countervailing duty law of the country that made the determination.
Under Article 10.12 of the Canada–United States–Mexico Agreement, which came into force on July 1, 2020, the Government of Canada, the Government of the United States and the Government of Mexico established the Rules of Procedure for Article 10.12 Binational Panel Reviews. These rules were adopted by the CUSMA Free-Trade Commission on July 2, 2020.
Requests for information concerning the present notice, or concerning the CUSMA’s Rules of Procedure for Article 12.10 Binational Panel Reviews, should be addressed to the Canadian Secretary, CUSMA Secretariat, Canadian Section (TCT), 111 Sussex Drive, 5th Floor, Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0G2, Canada, 343‑203‑4097.