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IN THE MATTER OF
THE SECURITIES ACT, RSO 1990, c S.5

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IN THE MATTER OF
GLOBAL 8 ENVIRONMENTAL TECHNOLOGIES, INC.,
HALO PROPERTY SERVICES INC.,
CANADIAN ALTERNATIVE RESOURCES INC.,
RENÉ JOSEPH BRANCONNIER and CHAD DELBERT BURBACK

NOTICE OF HEARING
(Subsections 127(1) and 127(10) of the Securities Act)



TAKE NOTICE THAT the Ontario Securities Commission (the "Commission") will hold a hearing pursuant to subsections 127(1) and 127(10) of the Securities Act, RSO 1990, c S.5 (the "Act"), at the offices of the Commission, 20 Queen Street West, 17th Floor, commencing on May 17, 2017 at 10:00 a.m., or as soon thereafter as the hearing can be held;

TO CONSIDER whether, pursuant to subsection 127(1) and paragraph 4 of subsection 127(10) of the Act, it is in the public interest for the Commission to make an order:

1. against René Joseph Branconnier ("Branconnier") that:

a. pursuant to paragraph 2 of subsection 127(1) of the Act, trading in any securities or derivatives by Branconnier cease until the later of (i) February 2, 2036 and (ii) the date on which all monetary orders in the Alberta Securities Commission's (the "ASC") Order dated February 2, 2016 (the "ASC Order") for which Branconnier is responsible have been paid in full to the ASC, except he is not precluded from trading in securities through a registrant (who has first been given a copy of the ASC Order and a copy of the Order in this proceeding, if granted) in:

i. registered retirement savings plans, registered retirement income funds, registered education savings plans or tax-free savings accounts (as defined in the Income Tax Act (Canada)) or locked-in retirement accounts for the benefit of one or more of Branconnier, his spouse and his dependent children;

ii. one other account for Branconnier's benefit; or

iii. both;

b. pursuant to paragraph 2.1 of subsection 127(1) of the Act, the acquisition of any securities by Branconnier cease until the later of (i) February 2, 2036 and (ii) the date on which all monetary orders within the ASC Order for which Branconnier is responsible have been paid in full to the ASC, except he is not precluded from purchasing securities through a registrant (who has first been given a copy of the ASC Order and a copy of the Order in this proceeding, if granted) in:

i. registered retirement savings plans, registered retirement income funds, registered education savings plans or tax-free savings accounts (as defined in the Income Tax Act (Canada)) or locked-in retirement accounts for the benefit of one or more of Branconnier, his spouse and his dependent children;

ii. one other account for Branconnier's benefit; or

iii. both;

c. pursuant to paragraph 3 of subsection 127(1) of the Act, any exemptions contained in Ontario securities law do not apply to Branconnier until the later of (i) February 2, 2036 and (ii) the date on which all monetary orders within the ASC Order for which Branconnier is responsible have been paid in full to the ASC;

d. pursuant to paragraphs 7, 8.1 and 8.3 of subsection 127(1) of the Act, Branconnier resign any positions that he holds as a director or officer of any issuer, registrant or investment fund manager; and

e. pursuant to paragraphs 8, 8.2 and 8.4 of subsection 127(1) of the Act, Branconnier be prohibited from becoming or acting as a director or officer of any issuer, registrant or investment fund manager until the later of (i) February 2, 2036 and (ii) the date on which all monetary orders within the ASC Order for which Branconnier is responsible have been paid in full to the ASC;

2. against Chad Delbert Burback ("Burback") that:

a. pursuant to paragraph 2 of subsection 127(1) of the Act, trading in any securities or derivatives by Burback cease until the later of (i) February 2, 2028 and (ii) the date on which all monetary orders within the ASC Order for which Burback is responsible have been paid in full to the ASC, except he is not precluded from trading in securities through a registrant (who has first been given a copy of the ASC Order and a copy of the Order in this proceeding, if granted) in:

i. registered retirement savings plans, registered retirement income funds, registered education savings plans or tax-free savings accounts (as defined in the Income Tax Act (Canada)) or locked-in retirement accounts for the benefit of one or more of Burback, his spouse and his dependent children;

ii. one other account for Burback's benefit; or

iii. both;

b. pursuant to paragraph 2.1 of subsection 127(1) of the Act, the acquisition of any securities by Burback cease until the later of (i) February 2, 2028 and (ii) the date on which all monetary orders within the ASC Order for which Burback is responsible have been paid in full to the ASC, except he is not precluded from purchasing securities through a registrant (who has first been given a copy of the ASC Order and a copy of the Order in this proceeding, if granted) in:

i. registered retirement savings plans, registered retirement income funds, registered education savings plans or tax-free savings accounts (as defined in the Income Tax Act (Canada)) or locked-in retirement accounts for the benefit of one or more of Burback, his spouse and his dependent children;

ii. one other account for Burback's benefit; or

iii. both;

c. pursuant to paragraph 3 of subsection 127(1) of the Act, any exemptions contained in Ontario securities law do not apply to Burback until the later of (i) February 2, 2028 and (ii) the date on which all monetary orders within the ASC Order for which Burback is responsible have been paid in full to the ASC;

d. pursuant to paragraphs 7, 8.1 and 8.3 of subsection 127(1) of the Act, Burback resign any positions that he holds as a director or officer of any issuer, registrant or investment fund manager; and

e. pursuant to paragraphs 8, 8.2 and 8.4 of subsection 127(1) of the Act, Burback be prohibited from becoming or acting as a director or officer of any issuer, registrant or investment fund manager until the later of (i) February 2, 2028 and (ii) the date on which all monetary orders within the ASC Order for which Burback is responsible have been paid in full to the ASC;

3. against Global 8 Environmental Technologies, Inc. ("G8") that:

a. pursuant to paragraph 2 of subsection 127(1) of the Act, trading in any securities of G8 be prohibited permanently;

b. pursuant to paragraph 2 of subsection 127(1) of the Act, trading in any securities or derivatives by G8 cease permanently, except that G8 be permitted to trade securities of G8 for which a filed (final) prospectus has been receipted by the Director of the Commission;

c pursuant to paragraph 2.1 of subsection 127(1) of the Act, the acquisition of any securities by G8 be prohibited permanently, except that G8 be permitted to acquire securities of G8 for which a filed (final) prospectus has been receipted by the Director of the Commission;

d. pursuant to paragraph 3 of subsection 127(1) of the Act, any exemptions contained in Ontario securities law do not apply to G8 permanently; and

4 against Halo Property Services Inc. ("Halo") that:

a. pursuant to paragraph 2 of subsection 127(1) of the Act, trading in any securities of Halo be prohibited permanently;

b. pursuant to paragraph 2 of subsection 127(1) of the Act, trading in any securities or derivatives by Halo be prohibited permanently;

c. pursuant to paragraph 2.1 of subsection 127(1) of the Act, the acquisition of any securities by Halo be prohibited permanently; and

d. pursuant to paragraph 3 of subsection 127(1) of the Act, any exemptions contained in Ontario securities law do not apply to Halo permanently;

5. against Canadian Alternative Resources Inc. ("CAR") that:

a. pursuant to paragraph 2 of subsection 127(1) of the Act, trading in any securities of CAR be prohibited permanently;

b. pursuant to paragraph 2 of subsection 127(1) of the Act, trading in any securities or derivatives by CAR be prohibited permanently;

c. pursuant to paragraph 2.1 of subsection 127(1) of the Act, the acquisition of any securities by CAR be prohibited permanently; and

d. pursuant to paragraph 3 of subsection 127(1) of the Act, any exemptions contained in Ontario securities law do not apply to CAR permanently;

6. such other order or orders as the Commission considers appropriate.

BY REASON of the allegations set out in the Statement of Allegations of Staff of the Commission dated April 17, 2017, and by reason of the ASC Order, and such additional allegations as counsel may advise and the Commission may permit;

AND TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that at the hearing on May 17, 2017 at 10:00 a.m., Staff will bring an application to proceed with the matter by written hearing, in accordance with Rule 11 of the Ontario Securities Commission Rules of Procedure (2014), 37 OSCB 4168 and section 5.1 of the Statutory Powers Procedure Act, RSO 1990, c S.22, and any party to the proceeding may make submissions in respect of the application to proceed by written hearing;

AND TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that any party to the proceeding may be represented by a representative at the hearing;

AND TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that upon failure of any party to attend at the time and place aforesaid, the hearing may proceed in the absence of the party and such party is not entitled to any further notice of the proceeding;

AND TAKE FURTHER NOTICE that the Notice of Hearing is also available in French on request, participation may be in either French or English and participants must notify the Secretary's Office in writing as soon as possible, and in any event, at least thirty (30) days before a hearing if the participant is requesting a proceeding to be conducted wholly or partly in French; and

ET AVIS EST ÉGALEMENT DONNÉ PAR LA PRÉSENTE que l'avis d'audience est disponible en français sur demande, que la participation à l'audience peut se faire en français ou en anglais et que les participants doivent aviser le Bureau du secrétaire par écrit le plut tôt possible et, dans tous les cas, au moins trente (30) jours avant l'audience si le participant demande qu'une instance soit tenue entièrement ou partiellement en français.

DATED at Toronto this 17th day of April, 2017.

"Grace Knakowski"
Secretary to the Commission