Critical Habitat of the Westslope Cutthroat Trout (Oncorhynchus clarkii lewisi) Alberta Population Order

SOR/2015-241

SPECIES AT RISK ACT

Registration 2015-11-20

Critical Habitat of the Westslope Cutthroat Trout (Oncorhynchus clarkii lewisi) Alberta Population Order

Whereas the Westslope Cutthroat Trout (Oncorhynchus clarkii lewisi) Alberta population is a wildlife species that is listed as a threatened species in Part 3 of Schedule 1 to the Species at Risk ActFootnote a;

Whereas the recovery strategy that identified the critical habitat of that species, entitled Recovery Strategy for the Westslope Cutthroat Trout (Oncorhynchus clarkii lewisi) Alberta Populations in Canada, was included in the public registry on March 28, 2014;

Whereas a portion of the critical habitat of that species is in a place referred to in subsection 58(2) of that Act and, under subsection 58(5) of that Act, that portion must be excluded from the annexed Order;

And whereas, pursuant to subsection 58(5) of that Act, the Minister of Fisheries and Oceans has consulted with the Minister responsible for the Parks Canada Agency, namely, the Minister of the Environment, with respect to the annexed Order;

Therefore, the Minister of Fisheries and Oceans, pursuant to subsections 58(4) and (5) of the Species at Risk ActFootnote a, makes the annexed Critical Habitat of the Westslope Cutthroat Trout (Oncorhynchus clarkii lewisi) Alberta Population Order.

Ottawa, November 20, 2015

HUNTER TOOTOO
Minister of Fisheries and Oceans

Application

 Subsection 58(1) of the Species at Risk Act applies to the critical habitat of the Westslope Cutthroat Trout (Oncorhynchus clarkii lewisi) Alberta population — which is identified in the recovery strategy for that species that is included in the Species at Risk Public Registry — other than the portion of that critical habitat that is already protected under that subsection because it is in a place referred to in subsection 58(2) of that Act, more specifically, in Banff National Park of Canada as described in Part 2 of Schedule 1 to the Canada National Parks Act.

Coming into Force

 This Order comes into force on the day on which it is registered.

 
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