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First Session, Forty-second Parliament,
64-65 Elizabeth II, 2015-2016
HOUSE OF COMMONS OF CANADA
BILL C-10
An Act to amend the Air Canada Public Participation Act and to provide for certain other measures
FIRST READING, MARCH 24, 2016
MINISTER OF TRANSPORT
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SUMMARY
This enactment amends the Air Canada Public Participation Act to provide that Air Canada’s articles of continuance contain a requirement that it carry out aircraft maintenance activities in Ontario, Quebec and Manitoba and to provide for certain other measures related to that obligation.
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1st Session, 42nd Parliament,
64-65 Elizabeth II, 2015-2016
HOUSE OF COMMONS OF CANADA
BILL C-10
An Act to amend the Air Canada Public Participation Act and to provide for certain other measures
Her Majesty, by and with the advice and consent of the Senate and House of Commons of Canada, enacts as follows:
R.‍S.‍, c. 35 (4th Supp.‍)

Air Canada Public Participation Act

1(1) Paragraph 6(1)‍(d) of the Air Canada Public Participation Act is replaced by the following:
(d) 
provisions requiring the Corporation to carry out or cause to be carried out aircraft maintenance activities, including maintenance of any type relating to airframes, engines, components, equipment or parts, in Ontario, Quebec and Manitoba; and
(2) Section 6 of the Act is amended by adding the following after subsection (3):
Maintenance activities
(4) 
For the purpose of carrying out or causing to be carried out the aircraft maintenance activities referred to in paragraph (1)‍(d) in Ontario, Quebec and Manitoba, the Corporation may, while not eliminating those activities in any of those provinces, change the type or volume of any or all of those activities in each of those provinces, as well as the level of employment in any or all of those activities.
(3) The portion of subsection 6(7) of the English version of the Act before the first definition is replaced by the following:
Definitions
(7) The following definitions apply in this section.
(4) Subsection 6(7) of the Act is amended by adding the following in alphabetical order:
aircraft
 has the same meaning as in subsection 3(1) of the Aeronautics Act. (aéronef)

Amendment of Articles

Articles
2(1) Despite sections 173 to 176 of the Canada Business Corporations Act, the Corporation’s directors may amend its articles in accordance with the amendments set out in this Act.
Articles of amendment
(2) When the directors amend the articles under subsection (1), they shall send the articles of amendment to the Director in accordance with section 177 of the Canada Business Corporations Act.
Definitions
(3) The following definitions apply in this section.
Corporation has the same meaning as in subsection 2(1) of the Air Canada Public Participation Act. (Société)
Director has the same meaning as in subsection 2(1) the Canada Business Corporations Act. (directeur)

Coordinating Amendments

2009, c. 2
3(1) In this section, other Act means the Budget Implementation Act, 2009.
(2) If subsection 469(2) of the other Act comes into force before subsections 1(2) to (4) of this Act, then
(a) those subsections 1(2) to (4) are deemed never to have come into force and are repealed; and
(b) section 6 of the Air Canada Public Participation Act is amended by adding the following after subsection (1):
Maintenance activities
(2) For the purpose of carrying out or causing to be carried out the aircraft maintenance activities referred to in paragraph (1)‍(d) in Ontario, Quebec and Manitoba, the Corporation may, while not eliminating those activities in any of those provinces, change the type or volume of any or all of those activities in each of those provinces, as well as the level of employment in any or all of those activities.
Definition of aircraft
(3) For the purposes of this section, aircraft has the same meaning as in subsection 3(1) of the Aeronautics Act.
(3) If subsections 1(2) to (4) of this Act come into force before subsection 469(2) of the other Act, then, on the day on which that subsection 469(2) comes into force, section 6 of the Air Canada Public Participation Act is amended by adding the following after subsection (1):
Maintenance activities
(2) For the purpose of carrying out or causing to be carried out the aircraft maintenance activities referred to in paragraph (1)‍(d) in Ontario, Quebec and Manitoba, the Corporation may, while not eliminating those activities in any of those provinces, change the type or volume of any or all of those activities in each of those provinces, as well as the level of employment in any or all of those activities.
Definition of aircraft
(3) For the purposes of this section, aircraft has the same meaning as in subsection 3(1) of the Aeronautics Act.
(4) If subsection 469(2) of the other Act comes into force on the same day as subsections 1(2) to (4) of this Act, then
(a) those subsections 1(2) to (4) are deemed never to have come into force and are repealed; and
(b) section 6 of the Air Canada Public Participation Act is amended by adding the following after subsection (1):
Maintenance activities
(2) For the purpose of carrying out or causing to be carried out the aircraft maintenance activities referred to in paragraph (1)‍(d) in Ontario, Quebec and Manitoba, the Corporation may, while not eliminating those activities in any of those provinces, change the type or volume of any or all of those activities in each of those provinces, as well as the level of employment in any or all of those activities.
Definition of aircraft
(3) For the purposes of this section, aircraft has the same meaning as in subsection 3(1) of the Aeronautics Act.
Published under authority of the Speaker of the House of Commons



EXPLANATORY NOTES
Air Canada Public Participation Act
Clause 1: Relevant portion of subsection 6(1):
6 (1) The articles of continuance of the Corporation shall contain
.‍.‍. 
(d) provisions requiring the Corporation to maintain operational and overhaul centres in the City of Winnipeg, the Montreal Urban Community and the City of Mississauga; and
(2) New.
(3) and (4) Relevant portion of subsection 6(7):
(7) In this section,

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