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PMO
Public Service Employment Act
Appointment of KELLY GILLIS of Ottawa, Ontario, to be Deputy Head of Infrastructure and Communities, to be styled Deputy Minister of Infrastructure and Communities, to hold office during pleasure, effective September 25, 2017.
2017-09-14
PMO
Public Service Employment Act
Appointment of JEAN-FRANÇOIS TREMBLAY of Ottawa, Ontario, to be Special Advisor to the Minister of Indigenous Services, to be styled Deputy Minister of Indigenous Services, to hold office during pleasure, effective September 25, 2017.
2017-09-14
JUS
Other Than Statutory Authority
Appointment of SHIRZAD S. AHMED, to be a Judge of the Federal Court, and a member ex officio of the Federal Court of Appeal.
2017-09-14
JUS
Other Than Statutory Authority
Appointment of the HONOURABLE IAN V. B. NORDHEIMER, to be a Justice of Appeal of the Court of Appeal for Ontario, and a Judge ex officio of the Superior Court of Justice in and for the Province of Ontario.
2017-09-14
JUS
Appointment of the HONOURABLE BARBARA L. FISHER, to be a Justice of Appeal of the Court of Appeal for British Columbia, and a Judge of the Court of Appeal of Yukon.
2017-09-14
PMO
Constitution Act, 1867
Appointment of ANTOINETTE PERRY of Tignish, Prince Edward Island, to be Lieutenant Governor of the Province of Prince Edward Island.
PC Number: 2017-1150Date: 2017-09-14The Committee of the Privy Council has had before it a report from the Right Honourable Justin P.J. Trudeau, the Prime Minister, stating that by Commission dated the 10th day of August 2011, the Honourable H. Frank Lewis was appointed Lieutenant Governor of the Province of Prince Edward Island; and That the said Honourable H. Frank Lewis made and subscribed the Oaths of Allegiance and Office prescribed by section 61 of the Constitution Act, 1867 and assumed the duties of the said office on the 15th day of August 2011. The Committee, therefore, on the recommendation of the Prime Minister, advises that a Commission under the Great Seal of Canada do issue appointing Antoinette Perry of Tignish, in the Province of Prince Edward Island, to be Lieutenant Governor of the Province of Prince Edward Island, and that, from the date on which the said Antoinette Perry, makes and subscribes the Oaths of Allegiance and Office prescribed by section 61 of the Constitution Act, 1867, the Commission issued hereunder shall supersede the Commission appointing the Honourable H. Frank Lewis to be Lieutenant Governor of the said Province.
2017-09-14
CH
National Film Act
Appointment of CHARLES VALLERAND of Longueuil, Quebec, to be a member of the National Film Board, to hold office for a term of three years, effective January 8, 2018.
2017-09-13
CH
National Film Act
Appointment of BETSY CHALY of Toronto, Ontario, to be a member of the National Film Board, to hold office for a term of three years, effective January 8, 2018.
2017-09-13
CH
National Film Act
Appointment of ERIC DUBEAU of Ottawa, Ontario, to be a member of the National Film Board, to hold office for a term of three years.
2017-09-13
CH
National Film Act
Appointment of KEITH CLARKSON of Vancouver, British Columbia, to be a member of the National Film Board, to hold office for a term of three years.
2017-09-13
CH
National Film Act
Appointment of NANCY JUNEAU of Caraquet, New Brunswick, to be a member of the National Film Board, to hold office for a term of three years.
2017-09-13
CH
National Arts Centre Act
Appointment of TRACEE SMITH of Toronto, Ontario, to be a member of the Board of Trustees of the National Arts Centre Corporation, to hold office during pleasure for a term of four years.
2017-09-13
CH
National Arts Centre Act
Re-appointment of DONALD THOMAS WALCOT of Montréal, Quebec, as a member of the Board of Trustees of the National Arts Centre Corporation, to hold office during pleasure for a term of two years.
2017-09-13
CH
National Arts Centre Act
Appointment of EVALEEN JAAGER ROY of West Vancouver, British Columbia, to be a member of the Board of Trustees of the National Arts Centre Corporation, to hold office during pleasure for a term of four years, effective October 1, 2017.
2017-09-13
TC
Financial Administration Act
Appointment of MICHAEL ROBERT JOHN MCPHIE of Vancouver, British Columbia, to be Chairperson of Ridley Terminals Inc., to hold office during pleasure for a term of five years.
2017-09-13
TC
Financial Administration Act
Appointment of MARGUERITE FRANCE ANNE MARIE NADEAU, Q.C., of Ottawa, Ontario, to be Chairperson of the Canadian Air Transport Security Authority, to hold office during pleasure for a term of five years.
2017-09-13
ESDC
Department of Employment and Social Development Act
Appointment of PIERRE LALIBERTÉ of Notre-Dame-de-la-Paix, Quebec, to be a Commissioner of the Canada Employment Insurance Commission representing workers, to hold office during good behaviour for a term of three years, effective October 3, 2017.
2017-09-13
GAC
Export and Import Permits Act
REGULATIONS AMENDING THE EXPORT PERMITS REGULATIONS in order to exclude from its scope the goods that will be subject to the new Export Permits Regulations (Non-Strategic Products) by the date of Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement’s provisional application.
2017-08-31
FIN
Canadian International Trade Tribunal Act
Regulations Amending the CANADIAN INTERNATIONAL TRADE TRIBUNAL PROCUREMENT INQUIRY REGULATIONS in order to fully implement Canada's obligations under the CANADA-EUROPEAN UNION COMPREHENSIVE ECONOMIC AND TRADE AGREEMENT (CETA) in relation to procurement.
2017-08-31
FIN
Customs Tariff
Regulations Amending the VESSEL DUTIES REDUCTION OR REMOVAL REGULATIONS in order to ensure that the Regulations reflect the changes being made to the COASTING TRADE ACT that implement the marine sector commitments of Canada under CANADA-EUROPEAN UNION COMPREHENSIVE ECONOMIC AND TRADE AGREEMENT.
2017-08-31
FIN
Customs Tariff
Order Amending the SCHEDULE TO THE CUSTOMS TARIFF (EXTENSION OF THE CANADA-EUROPEAN UNION TARIFF) in order to fully implement Canada's tariff commitments under the CANADA-EUROPEAN UNION (EU) COMPREHENSIVE ECONOMIC AND TRADE AGREEMENT so that Canada and EU can proceed with implementation of the AGREEMENT.
2017-08-31
FIN
Customs Tariff
Regulations Defining "EU COUNTRY OR OTHER CETA BENEFICIARY" in order to fully implement Canada's tariff commitments under the CANADA-EUROPEAN UNION (EU) COMPREHENSIVE ECONOMIC AND TRADE AGREEMENT so that Canada and EU can proceed with implementation of the AGREEMENT.
2017-08-31
FIN
Customs Tariff
CETA TARIFF PREFERENCE REGULATIONS in order to fully implement Canada's tariff commitments under the CANADA-EUROPEAN UNION (EU) COMPREHENSIVE ECONOMIC AND TRADE AGREEMENT so that Canada and EU can proceed with implementation of the AGREEMENT.
2017-08-31
FIN
Customs Tariff
CETA RULES OF ORIGIN FOR CASUAL GOODS REGULATIONS in order to fully implement Canada's tariff commitments under the CANADA-EUROPEAN UNION (EU) COMPREHENSIVE ECONOMIC AND TRADE AGREEMENT so that Canada and EU can proceed with implementation of the AGREEMENT.
2017-08-31
FIN
Customs Tariff
CETA RULES OF ORIGIN REGULATIONS in order to fully implement Canada's tariff commitments under the CANADA-EUROPEAN UNION (EU) COMPREHENSIVE ECONOMIC AND TRADE AGREEMENT so that Canada and EU can proceed with implementation of the AGREEMENT.
2017-08-31
GAC
Export and Import Permits Act
EXPORT PERMITS REGULATIONS (NON-STRATEGIC PRODUCTS) in order to require information from applicants for export permits for non-strategic goods, including Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement Origin Quota goods, similar to the Export Permit Regulations and the Import Permit Regulations, but with small differences to account for the nature of non-strategic goods (i.e. high-sugar-containing products and vehicles).
2017-08-31
GAC
Export and Import Permits Act
EXPORT ALLOCATIONS REGULATIONS in order to administer certain Origin Quotas through the issuance of export allocations and export permits by prescribing the information to be provided in an application for an allocation.
2017-08-31
GAC
Export and Import Permits Act
Order Amending the EXPORT CONTROL LIST in order to add certain Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement (CETA) export Origin Quota-eligible goods to the Export Control List in order for the Government of Canada to establish export permit requirements for these goods.
2017-08-31
GAC
Export and Import Permits Act
Order Amending the IMPORT CONTROL LIST (ICL) in order to (1) amend the ICL in order to add Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement import Origin Quotas-eligible goods to the ICL; (2) remove imports controls for certain beef and veal, as well as milk protein substances; and 3) update the Harmonized System codes or descriptions for certain ICL items.
2017-08-31
TC
Coasting Trade Act
REGULATIONS SPECIFYING TERRITORIES AND INDICATING INTERNATIONAL REGISTERS in order to specify those territories not referred to in the definition of “territory of the European Union” and to indicate those registers that are international registers, for the purposes of applying the Coasting Trade Act.
2017-08-31
HC
Pest Control Products Act
Regulations Amending the PEST CONTROL PRODUCTS REGULATIONS (TEST DATA PROTECTION) in order to align the Regulations with the amendments to the Act in order to meet the CANADA-EUROPEAN UNION COMPREHENSIVE ECONOMIC AND TRADE AGREEMENT commitment to avoid duplicative animal testing.
2017-08-31
ISED
Investment Canada Act
Regulations Amending the INVESTMENT CANADA REGULATIONS so that Non-Canadians to which the $1.5 billion in enterprise value net benefit review threshold applies are able to calculate the value of the Canadian business being acquired in order to meet Canada's commitments in the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement.
2017-08-31
ISED
Patent Act
RULES AMENDING THE PATENT RULES in order to remove the references to representatives appointed under section 29 of the Patent Act, as that section is repealed with the coming into force of the Canada–European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement Implementation Act.
2017-08-31
ISED
Patent Act
Regulations Amending the PATENTED MEDICINES (NOTICE OF COMPLIANCE) REGULATIONS in order to (1) resolve a number of problems by replacing summary prohibition proceedings with full actions to determine patent validity and infringement; (2) expand the scope of the Regulations to cover relevant certificates of supplementary protection, by providing an additional period of protection for new patented pharmaceutical products; (3) expedite proceedings by introducing a limited number of procedural rules, while still leaving the Court broad discretion to manage proceedings; 4) address concerns about how damages arising from delayed generic market entry are currently assessed; and 5) remove barriers that may prevent innovators and generics from litigating certain patents outside the Regulations prior to generic market entry.
2017-08-31
ISED
Patent Act
CERTIFICATE OF SUPPLEMENTARY PROTECTION REGULATIONS in order to establish the Certificates of Supplementary Protection regime which implements Canada's commitment in the Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement by providing for an additional period of patent-like protection for drugs containing a new medicinal ingredient, or a new combination of medicinal ingredients.
2017-08-31
IT
Order fixing September 21, 2017 as the day on which the CANADA–EUROPEAN UNION COMPREHENSIVE ECONOMIC AND TRADE AGREEMENT IMPLEMENTATION ACT, chapter 6 of the Statutes of Canada, 2017 COMES INTO FORCE, other than subsection 8(3), paragraph 11(1)(a), subsection 11(2), paragraph 13(a) and sections 45 to 58, 90, and 133 to 137.
2017-08-31
TC
International Bridges and Tunnels Act
Order approving the CONSTRUCTION AND OPERATION of a new six-lane international bridge immediately west of the Ambassador Bridge and the alteration of the Canadian border services facilities of the AMBASSADOR BRIDGE, pursuant to the INTERNATIONAL BRIDGES AND TUNNELS ACT, subject to terms and conditions established to mitigate safety and security risks and mitigate the impacts of the project on the local community and the environment.
PC Number: 2017-1112Date: 2017-08-31Whereas section 6 of the International Bridges and Tunnels Act (the Act) provides that no person shall construct or alter an international bridge or tunnel without the approval of the Governor in Council; Whereas paragraph 23(1)(b) of the Act provides that no person shall, without the approval of the Governor in Council, operate an international bridge or tunnel; Whereas the Ambassador Bridge is an 87-year-old four-lane international bridge that spans the Detroit River between Windsor, Ontario and Detroit, Michigan; Whereas the Canadian portion of the Ambassador Bridge is owned and operated by the Canadian Transit Company; Whereas the Canadian Transit Company, pursuant to subsections 7(1) and 24(1) of the Act, submitted an application to the Minister of Transport for approval of (a) the proposed construction and operation of a new six-lane international bridge immediately west of the Ambassador Bridge; and (b) the proposed alteration of the Canadian border services facilities of the Ambassador Bridge that will also serve the new bridge;   …/2  - 2 - Whereas the Canadian Transit Company proposes that, once the new six-lane international bridge is constructed and open to traffic, the Ambassador Bridge be closed to traffic and used in limited circumstances and for system redundancy; Whereas once the new six-lane international bridge is constructed and open to traffic, the Ambassador Bridge will not be required in order to meet traffic demand or for system redundancy; Whereas a bridge that is not required and is underutilized could create risks, including risks related to safety, security and the environment; And whereas the Governor in Council considers it appropriate to approve the proposed construction and operation of the new bridge and the proposed alteration of the Canadian border services facilities of the Ambassador Bridge, subject to the terms and conditions set out in the attached schedule, which are established to, among other things, mitigate the safety and security risks and the impacts on the local community and the environment that could be caused by that construction, operation and alteration; Therefore, His Excellency the Governor General in Council, on the recommendation of the Minister of Transport, pursuant to subsections 8(1) and 25(1) of the International Bridges and Tunnels Act, approves (a) the proposed construction and operation by the Canadian Transit Company of a new six-lane international bridge immediately west of the Ambassador Bridge, subject to the terms and conditions set out in the attached schedule, which include the demolition of the Ambassador Bridge other than the border services facilities; and …/3 - 3 -  (b) the proposed alteration by the Canadian Transit Company of the Canadian border services facilities of the Ambassador Bridge that will also serve the new bridge, subject to the terms and conditions set out in the attached schedule.  
2017-08-31
PCH
Constitution Act, 1867
Appointment of the Honourable JOEL E. FICHAUD to serve as ADMINISTRATOR of the Government of NOVA SCOTIA from September 17 to 20, 2017, inclusive.
2017-08-31
PCH
Constitution Act, 1867
Appointment of the Hon. FRANS F. SLATTER to serve as ADMINISTRATOR of the Government of ALBERTA from September 14 to 29, 2017, inclusive.
2017-08-31
AAFC
Farm Income Protection Act
Order authorizing Minister of Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada to enter into an AGREEMENT with the province of BRITISH COLUMBIA to provide federal contributions of up to $12.0 million under the Agricultural Disaster Relief Program (AgriRecovery) to assist affected agricultural producers with the extraordinary costs related to the 2017 wildfires.
2017-08-31
PMO
Parliament of Canada Act
Order amending Order in Council P.C. 2017-60 of January 25, 2017 by replacing the words “Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Indigenous and Northern Affairs” with the words “Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Crown-Indigenous Relations and Northern Affairs and the Minister of Indigenous Services”.
2017-08-28
PMO
Physical Activity and Sport Act
Order (1) repealing the P.C. 2017-77 of February 1, 2017; (2) designating the Honourable Ginette C. Petitpas Taylor, a member of the Queen’s Privy Council for Canada, as the Minister for the purposes of the Physical Activity and Sport Act in respect of physical activity; and (3) designating the Honourable Kent Hehr, a member of the Queen’s Privy Council for Canada, as the Minister for the purposes of the Physical Activity and Sport Act in respect of sport.
2017-08-28
PMO
Canada Disability Savings Act
Order (1) repealing the P.C. 2017-78 of February 1, 2017; and (2) designating the Honourable Kent Hehr, a minister of the Crown, as the Minister for the purposes of the Canada Disability Savings Act.
2017-08-28
PMO
Other Than Statutory Authority
Appointment of those Cabinet Ministers who may act for the Prime Minister if he is unable to do so, as well as Acting Ministers for all the statutory portfolios.
2017-08-28
PMO
Parliament of Canada Act
Order terminating the appointment of GINETTE C. PETITPAS TAYLOR as Parliamentary Secretary to the Minister of Finance, made by Order in Council P.C. 2017-60 of January 25, 2017, effective August 28, 2017.
2017-08-28
PMO
Ministries and Ministers of State Act
Order (1) terminating the assignment of the Honourable Carla Qualtrough, made by Order in Council P.C. 2015-1227 of November 4, 2015; (2) assigning the Honourable Kent Hehr, a minister of State styled Minister of Sport and Persons with Disabilities, to assist the Minister of Canadian Heritage and the Minister of Employment and Social Development; and (3) assigning the Honourable Jane Philpott, a minister of State styled Minister of Indigenous Services, to assist the Minister of Indian Affairs and Northern Development
2017-08-28
JUS
Judges Act
Granting of an ANNUITY to AUDREY WRIGHT, survivor of the Hon. Blenus P. Wright, a Judge of the Superior Court of Justice in and for the Province of Ontario, effective June 7, 2017.
2017-08-17
JUS
Judges Act
Granting of an ANNUITY to MARIE BORKOVICH, survivor of the Hon. Nick Borkovich, a Judge of the Superior Court of Justice in and for the Province of Ontario, effective May 20, 2017.
2017-08-17
JUS
Judges Act
Granting of an ANNUITY to CHARLOTTE DIONNE and LOUISE TREMBLAY, survivors of the Hon. François Tremblay, a Puisne Judge of the Superior Court in and for the Province of Quebec, effective May 18, 2017.
2017-08-17
JUS
Judges Act
Granting of an ANNUITY to SIMONE DUREAULT, survivor of the Hon. Armand Dureault , a Judge of Her Majesty's Court of Queen's Bench for Manitoba, effective April 17, 2017.
2017-08-17