Industrial and Regional Development Regulations (SOR/83-599)

Regulations are current to 2017-10-13

 For the purposes of the Act and these Regulations,

approved lender

approved lender[Revoked, SOR/84-902, s. 2]

commercial operation

commercial operation means a party,

  • (a) carrying on or about to carry on a manufacturing or processing operation,

  • (b) [Revoked, SOR/84-902, s. 2]

  • (c) carrying on or about to carry on an operation that is of a class of operations, within the service industry, designated pursuant to subsection 7(2) of the Act. (affaire commerciale)

  • SOR/84-902, s. 2.

PART IIIDevelopment Index

  •  (1) For the purposes of arranging districts into Tier Groups in accordance with section 3 of the Act, the Minister shall establish a development index in accordance with the formula

    Q = 50E + 40Y + 10R

    where

    • (a) “Q” is the ranking indicator;

    • (b) “E” is the employment measurement;

    • (c) “Y” is the income measurement; and

    • (d) “R” is the revenue measurement.

  • (2) For the purposes of subsection (1),

    • (a) E is calculated in accordance with the formula

      ([EP + ((100 - U) + 1)]) ÷ 2

      where

      • (i) “EP” is the scaled average employment to population ratio as provided by Statistics Canada to the Minister either

        • (A) for the district, or

        • (B) if not provided for the district individually, for the grouping of districts formulated by Statistics Canada in which the district is located,

        for the three most recent calendar years for which data is available,

      • (ii) “U” is the scaled average unemployment rate as provided by Statistics Canada to the Minister either

        • (A) for the district, or

        • (B) if not provided for the district individually, for the grouping of districts formulated by Statistics Canada in which the district is located,

      for the three most recent calendar years for which data is available;

    • (b) Y is calculated in accordance with the formula

      ([I + D + ((100 - T) + 1)]) ÷ ( 3)

      where

      • (i) “I” is the total income for the district, as determined by the Minister based on the aggregate of total income declared on income tax returns for individuals bearing addresses within the district, as provided by the Department of National Revenue, divided by the population of the district as provided by Statistics Canada, averaged over the three most recent calendar years for which data is available,

      • (ii) “D” is the total income as determined under subparagraph (i) less

        • (A) for districts not in the Province of Quebec, the aggregate of total tax payable by individuals bearing addresses within the district determined by the Minister based on data provided by the Department of National Revenue, or

        • (B) for districts in the Province of Quebec, the aggregate of total tax payable by individuals bearing addresses within the district as determined by the Minister based on data provided by the Department of National Revenue and the aggregate of provincial tax payable as estimated by the Minister,

        divided by the population of the district, as provided by Statistics Canada, averaged over the three most recent calendar years for which data is available,

      • (iii) “T” is the transfer payments for the district paid under the Unemployment Insurance Act, 1971, Old Age Security Act, Family Allowances Act, 1973, Canada Pension Plan and An Act respecting the Quebec Pension Plan, as reported on income tax returns for individuals bearing addresses within the district as provided by Statistics Canada, divided by total income as provided by Statistics Canada averaged over the three most recent calendar years for which data is available, and

      • (iv) I, D and T are scaled in accordance with the formula set out in subsection (3); and

    • (c) R is the average of the indices of fiscal capacity of the province in which the district is located for stipulated fiscal years,

      where

      • (i) an index of fiscal capacity of a province means the product of 100 times a fraction of which

        • (A) the numerator is the aggregate, for each of the revenue sources included in the definition of “revenue source” in subsection 4(2) of the Federal-Provincial Fiscal Arrangements and Federal Post-Secondary Education and Health Contributions Act, 1977 of the amounts calculated in accordance with the formula

          ((Bp × T)) ÷ Pp, and

        • (B) the denominator is the aggregate, for each of the revenue sources included in the definition of revenue source in subsection 4(2) of the Federal-Provincial Fiscal Arrangements and Federal Post-Secondary Education and Health Contributions Act, 1977, of the amounts calculated in accordance with the formula

          ((B10 × T)) ÷ P10

          where

          • (I) “Bp” is the revenue base of the province defined under subsection 4(2) of the Federal-Provincial Fiscal Arrangements and Federal Post-Secondary Education and Health Contributions Act, 1977,for the revenue source for the fiscal year defined in that subsection,

          • (II) “T” is the national average rate of tax for the fiscal year defined under subsection 4(2) of the Federal-Provincial Fiscal Arrangements and Federal Post-Secondary Education and Health Contributions Act, 1977,

          • (III) “Pp” is the population of the province for the fiscal year defined in the Federal-Provincial Fiscal Arrangements and Established Programs Financing Regulations, 1977,

          • (IV) “B10” is the aggregate revenue base for all of the provinces defined under subsection 4(2) of the Federal-Provincial Fiscal Arrangements and Federal Post-Secondary Education and Health Contributions Act, 1977, and

          • (V) “P10” is the aggregate for all of the provinces of the population of a province for a fiscal year as defined in the Federal-Provincial Fiscal Arrangements and Established Programs Financing Regulations, 1977, and

      • (ii) stipulated fiscal year is

        • (A) for the purpose of the first arrangement of districts into Tier Groups under the Act, the current year and the immediately preceding fiscal year, and

        • (B) for the purposes of all subsequent arrangements of districts into Tier Groups under the Act, the current year and two immediately preceding fiscal years.

  • (3) For the purposes of this section, scaling of variables shall be in accordance with the formula

    (x – minimum) (99 ÷ range) + 1

    where

    • (a) “X” is the value of the variable prior to scaling,

    • (b) “minimum” is the lowest value, prior to scaling, of the given variable, and

    • (c) “range” is the difference between the highest and lowest values, prior to scaling, of the given variable.

PART IVDesign Canada Grant

 In this Part,

Design Canada Scholarship

Design Canada Scholarship means a grant made to a person in the 1984-85 fiscal year pursuant to paragraph 5(1)(a) of Order in Council P.C. 1983-2228, for the purpose of defraying the costs necessarily and directly related to the pursuit of advanced studies in design.

  • SOR/85-758, s. 1
 
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