Order Giving Notice of Decisions not to add Certain Species to the List of Endangered Species

SI/2006-61

SPECIES AT RISK ACT

Registration 2006-04-19

Order Giving Notice of Decisions not to add Certain Species to the List of Endangered Species

P.C. 2006-199 2006-04-06

Her Excellency the Governor General in Council, on the recommendation of the Minister of the Environment, pursuant to subsections 27(1.1) and (1.2) of the Species at Risk ActFootnote a (“the Act”), hereby

  • (a) decides not to add the Newfoundland and Labrador population, the Laurentian North population, the Maritimes population of Atlantic Cod (Gadus morhua) and the Interior Fraser population of Coho Salmon (Oncorhynchus kisutch) to the List of Wildlife Species at Risk (“the List”) set out in Schedule 1 to the Act;

  • (b) refers the assessment for Lake Winnipeg Physa (Physa sp.), Bocaccio (Sebastes paucispinis), Shortjaw Cisco (Coregonus zenithicus), Cusk (Brosme brosme), the Northwest Atlantic population of the Harbour Porpoise (Phocoena phocoena) and the Arctic population of Atlantic Cod (Gadus morhua) back to the Committee on the Status of Endangered Wildlife in Canada (COSEWIC) for further information and consideration;

  • (c) approves that the Minister of the Environment include the statement attached as Annex 1 to this Order in the public registry (“the public registry”) established under section 120 of the Act setting out the reasons for not adding the Newfoundland and Labrador population, the Laurentian North population, the Maritimes population of Atlantic Cod (Gadus morhua) and the Interior Fraser population of Coho Salmon (Oncorhynchus kisutch) to the List; and

  • (d) approves that the Minister of the Environment include the statement attached as Annex 2 to this Order in the public registry setting out the reasons for referring the assessment for Lake Winnipeg Physa (Physa sp.), Bocaccio (Sebastes paucispinis), Shortjaw Cisco (Coregonus zenithicus), Cusk (Brosme brosme), the Northwest Atlantic population of the Harbour Porpoise (Phocoena phocoena) and the Arctic population of Atlantic Cod (Gadus morhua) back to COSEWIC for further information and consideration.

 
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