Legislative Update Report No. 2011-16

Aug 30, 2011

Federal Government

Regulations

Canada Gazette, Part II, August 17, 2011:

Access to Information Act

SI/2011-70Order Amending the Access to Information Act Heads of Government Institutions Designation Order
SOR/2011-162Order Amending Schedule I to the Access to Information Act

Canadian Security Intelligence Service Act

SI/2011-72Order Amending the Canadian Security Intelligence Service Act Deputy Heads of the Public Service of Canada Order

Aeronautics Act

SOR/2011-156Regulations Amending the Designated Provisions Regulations and the Identity Screening Regulations

Customs Tariff

SOR/2011-157Order Amending the Import Control List and Repealing the European Union Surtax Order

Criminal Code

SOR/2011-158Regulations Amending the Pari-Mutuel Betting Supervision Regulations

Financial Administration Act

SI/2011-66Certain Marine Carriers Remission Order, 2011
SOR/2011-161Order Amending Part II of Schedule VI to the Financial Administration Act
SI/2011-68Order Designating the President of Shared Services Canada as Deputy Head in Respect of the Entity
SOR/2011-159Order Amending Schedule I.1 to the Financial Administration Act
SOR/2011-160Order Amending Schedule IV to the Financial Administration Act

Privacy Act

SI/2011-71Order Amending the Privacy Act Heads of Government Institutions Designation Order
SOR/2011-163Order Amending the Schedule to the Privacy Act

Proposed Regulations

Canada Gazette, Part I, August 27, 2011:

Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999

  • Reduction of Carbon Dioxide Emissions from Coal-Fired Generation of Electricity Regulations

Proclamations

Canada Gazette, Part II, August 17, 2011:

Fair and Efficient Criminal Trial Act, SC 2011, c 16

  • Sections 1 to 6, subsections 7(2) and (4) and sections 10, 11 and 14 to 16 in force August 15, 2011
    (SI/2011-62)
  • Subsections 7(1) and (3) and sections 8, 9, 12 and 13 in force October 24, 2011 (SI/2011-62)

Releases, Speeches and Statements

Environment Canada

August 9, 2011
Canada working to address emissions from heavy-duty vehicles

August 19, 2011
Canada's Environment Minister announces important step towards reducing electricity sector emissions

Finance

August 16, 2011
Government of Canada moving forward with its low-tax plan for jobs and growth

Competition Bureau Canada

August 11, 2011
Competition Bureau releases Merger Remedies Study summary

Foreign Affairs and International Trade

August 29, 2011
Minister Baird Marks Next Step in Making Trade and Travel over Canada U.S. Border Easier

Notices

Canada Gazette, Part I, August 13, 2011:

Radiocommunication Act

  • DGSO-003-11 — Available Personal Communications Services (PCS) spectrum in the 2 GHz frequency range

Canada Gazette, Part I, August 20, 2011:

Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999

  • Proposed guidance for fine particulate matter (PM2.5) in residential indoor air

Canada Gazette, Part I, August 27, 2011:

Radiocommunication Act

  • SMSE-012-11 — Consultation on a policy and technical framework for the use of non-broadcasting applications in the television broadcasting bands below 698 MHz

Miscellaneous Notices

Canada Gazette, Part I, August 27, 2011:

  • Ascentus Insurance Ltd., reduction of stated capital
  • Cavell Insurance Company Limited, assumption reinsurance agreement
  • MBNA Canada Bank, transfer of business

Commissions

Canada Gazette, Part I, August 20, 2011:

Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission

  • Regulatory policy 2011-455 — Amendments to the Broadcasting Distribution Regulations and other Commission regulations

Canada Gazette, Part I, August 27, 2011:

Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission

  • Regulatory policies 2011-507 — Regulations Amending the Radio Regulations, 1986 coming into force September 1, 2011

Alberta

Regulations

Alberta Gazette, Part II, August 15, 2011:

Public Health Act

Alta Reg 158/2011Housing Amendment Regulation

Public Sector Pension Plans Act

Alta Reg 157/2011Public Service Pension Plan (2011 Contribution Rate Increase) Amendment Regulation

British Columbia

Regulations

British Columbia Gazette, Part II, August 5, 2011:

Carbon Tax Act

BC Reg 112/2011Carbon Tax Regulation, amending BC Reg 125/2008

Clean Energy Act

BC Reg 119/2011Rate Comparison Regulation, repealing BC Reg 140/2009

Coal Act
Mineral Tenure Act

BC Reg 117/2011Mineral and Coal Land Reserve (No Mineral or Placer Mineral Registrations) Regulation, amending BC Reg 280/2007

Insurance Act

BC Reg 115/2011Insurance Regulation

British Columbia Gazette, Part II, August 16, 2011:

Coal Act
Mineral Tenure Act

BC Reg 122/2011Mineral and placer mineral reserve, Lillooet Mining Division, Lillooet Land District, repealing BC Reg 330/2005

Securities Act

BC Reg 121/2011National Instrument 31-103 Registration Requirements and Exemptions, amending BC Reg 226A/2009 and National Instrument 33-109 Registration Information, amending BC Reg 226B/2009

British Columbia Gazette, Part II, August 22, 2011:

Commercial Transport Act

BC Reg 127/2011Commercial Transport Regulations, amending BC Reg 30/78

E-Health (Personal Health Information Access and Protection of Privacy) Act

BC Reg 129/2011E-Health Regulation

Election Act

BC Reg 124/2011Election Financing Regulation, amending BC Reg 371/95; Leadership Contestant Financing Regulation, amending BC Reg 433/99; Political Party and Constituency Association Financial Reports Regulation, amending BC Reg. 434/99

Workers Compensation Act

BC Reg 123/2011Firefighters’ Occupational Disease Regulation, amending BC Reg 125/2009

Proclamations

British Columbia Gazette, Part II, August 5, 2011:

Insurance Amendment Act, 2009, SBC 2009, c 16

  • Section 4 insofar as it enacts section 2.3 of the Insurance Act, section 13 insofar as it repeals section 28 of the Insurance Act, section 14 insofar as it enacts section 28.6 of the Insurance Act, and section 101 in force June 17, 2011 (BC Reg 115/2011)

Miscellaneous Statutes Amendment Act, 2011, SBC 2011, c 5

  • Sections 1 to 15, 26 and 27 in force June 17, 2011 (BC Reg 111/2011)
  • Sections 22 to 25 and 28 to 32 in force September 1, 2011 (BC Reg 111/2011)

British Columbia Gazette, Part II, August 22 2011:

Miscellaneous Statutes Amendment Act (No. 2), 2011, SBC 2011, c 13

  • Sections 35 to 40, 42 to 51, 53 to 62, 64 to 70, 71(a), 72(a), 73 to 93, 94(a), 95, 99, 100 and 106 in force July 21, 2011 (BC Reg 133/2011)

Notices

British Columbia Gazette, Part I, August 18, 2011:

Ministry of Energy and Mines

  • Calling for tenders: Competition for the right to explore and develop Crown petroleum and natural gas resources, September 14, 2011

Manitoba

Regulations

Manitoba Gazette, Part II, July 29, 2011:

The Residential Tenancies Act

Man Reg 86/2011Residential Rent Regulation, amendment

The Highway Traffic Act

Man Reg 88/2011Roadside Assistance Vehicles and Other Designated Vehicles Regulation

The Consumer Protection Act

Man Reg 89/2011Payday Loans Regulation, amendment

Manitoba Gazette, Part II, July 30, 2011:

The Biofuels Act

Man Reg 116/2011Biodiesel (General) Regulation, amendment
Man Reg 117/2011Biodiesel Mandate for Diesel Fuel Regulation, amendment
Man Reg 118/2001Ethanol General Regulation, amendment

Proclamations

Manitoba Gazette, Part I, July 9, 2011:

The Highway Traffic Amendment Act (Safety Precautions to be Taken When Approaching
Tow Trucks and Other Designated Vehicles)
, SM 2010, c 7

  • Act in force July 18, 2011

New Brunswick

Regulations

New Brunswick Royal Gazette, Part II, August 17, 2011:

Right to Information and Protection of Privacy Act

NB Reg 2011-46Section 3 of NB Reg 2010-111, amendment

Proclamations

New Brunswick Royal Gazette, Part I, August 17, 2011:

An Act to Amend the Scalers Act, SNB 2011, c 7

  • Act in force September 1, 2011

An Act to Amend the Transportation of Primary Forest Products Act, SNB 2011, c 14

  • Act in force July 13, 2011

Newfoundland

Regulations

Newfoundland and Labrador Gazette, Part II, August 12, 2011:

Environmental Protection Act

NLR 71/11Heating Oil Storage Tank System Regulations, 2003 Amendment

Northwest Territories

Bills

 Referenced only on first reading
22An Act to Amend the Territorial Court Act
Hon. Lafferty
23 Tobacco Damages and Health Care Costs Recovery Act
Hon. Lafferty
24Supplementary Appropriation Act (Infrastructure Expenditures), No. 2, 2011-2012
Hon. Miltenberger
25Supplementary Appropriation Act (Operations Expenditures), No. 2, 2011-2012
Hon. Miltenberger

Regulations

Northwest Territories Gazette, Part II, July 1, 2011:

Motor Vehicles Act

NWT Reg 051-2011Driver's Licence Regulations, amendment


Nova Scotia   

Regulations

Nova Scotia Royal Gazette, Part II, August 12, 2011:

Court and Administration Reform Act

NS Reg 250/2011Ministerial Land Transactions Regulations, amendment

Motor Vehicle Act

NS Reg 248/2011Registration Fees for Commercial Motor Vehicles Regulations, amendment

Petroleum Products Pricing Act

NS Reg 244/2011Prescribed Petroleum Products Prices
NS Reg 247/2011Prescribed Petroleum Products Prices

Nunavut

  • No entries for this issue

Ontario

Regulations

Ontario Gazette, August 13, 2011:

Business Regulation Reform Act, 1994

O Reg 364/11General, amending O Reg 442/95

Coroners Act

O Reg 358/11Appointment of Persons with Investigative Powers

Highway Traffic Act

O Reg 359/11Pre-Empting Traffic Control Signal Devices, amending O Reg 34/06
O Reg 360/11Races, Contests and Stunts, amending O Reg 455/07
O Reg 362/11Seat Belt Assemblies, amending Reg 613 of RRO 1990

Long-Term Care Homes Act, 2007

O Reg 363/11General, amending O Reg 79/10

Ontario Clean Energy Benefit Act, 2010

O Reg 365/11Remote Unlicensed Distributors — Minister's Rules Under Section 2 of Ontario Regulation 495/10

Ontario Gazette, August 20, 2011:

Highway Traffic Act

O Reg 366/11Restricted Use of Left Lanes by Commercial Motor Vehicles, amending Reg 608 of RRO 1990

Ontario Gazette, August 27, 2011:

Narcotics Safety and Awareness Act, 2010

O Reg 381/11General

Residential Tenancies Act, 2006

O Reg 377/11General, amending O Reg 516/06
O Reg 378/11Suite Meters and Apportionment of Utility Costs, amending O Reg 394/10

Proclamations

Ontario Gazette, August 27, 2011:

Narcotics Safety and Awareness Act, 2010, SO 2010, c 22

  • Sections 1 to 4, subsections 5(1) to (5) and sections 6 to 16 in force November 1, 2011

Safe Drinking Water Act, 2002, SO 2007, c 32

  • Amend proclamation issued on May 2, 2007 by striking out "January 1, 2013" and substituting "December 31, 2012"

Helping Ontario Families and Managing Responsible Act, 2010, SO 2010. c 26

  • Section 2 of Schedule 7, which amends the Financial Administration Act, in force August 31, 2011

Open for Business Act, 2010, SO 2010, c 16

  • Amend the proclamation issued on June 1, 2011 in respect of the Open for Business Act, 2010, c. 16, by striking out "September 19, 2011" and substituting "October 31, 2011"

Regulated Health Professions Statute Law Amendment Act, 2009, SO 2009, c 26

  • Subsections 18(1), (3) and (5) to (7), which amend the Nursing Act, 1991, in force October 1, 2011

Building Families and Supporting Youth to be Successful Act, 2011, SO 2011, c 12

  • Building Families and Supporting Youth to be Successful Act, 2011, c. 12, which amends the Child and Family Services Act, in force September 1, 2011

Prince Edward Island

Regulations

Prince Edward Island Royal Gazette, Part II, August 6, 2011:

Public Health Act

EC2011-385Eating Establishments and Licensed Premises Regulations Amendment

Notices

Prince Edward Island Royal Gazette, Part I, July 30, 2011:

Dairy Farmers of Prince Edward Island

  • Class 1 Milk Product Price Determination Order — DFPEI 2011-05
  • Price Determination Order — DFPEI 2011-06
  • Producer Payment Order — DFPEI 2011-07
  • Canadian Quality Milk Program Order — DFPEI 2011-08

Prince Edward Island Royal Gazette, Part I, August 20, 2011:

Judicature Act

  • Rules of Court Fifteenth Series of Amendments to the 1996 Consolidation and Publication Manner Determined

Legal Profession Act

  • Regulations of the Law Society of Prince Edward Island

Quebec

Sanctions Royales

Gazette officielle du Québec, Partie 2, 27 juillet 2011 :

8 juin 2011

  • Loi nº 2, Loi concernant la construction d'un tronçon de l'autoroute 73, de Beauceville à Saint-Georges — Chapitre nº 7
  • Loi nº 11, Loi modifiant la Loi sur les régimes complémentaires de retraite et permettant que l’option d’une rente servie par la Régie des rentes du Québec soit offerte en cours d’existence de certains régimes dans le secteur des pâtes et papiers — Chapitre nº 8

Gazette officielle du Québec, Partie 2, 3 août 2011 :

13 juin 2011

  • Loi nº 3, Loi favorisant la sécurité en matière de transport scolaire et un meilleur encadrement du courtage en services de camionnage en vrac — Chapitre nº 9
  • Loi nº 6, Loi sur les biens non réclamés — Chapitre nº 10
  • Loi nº 13, Loi modifiant diverses dispositions législatives concernant le domaine municipal — Chapitre nº 11
  • Loi nº 17, Loi permettant l’application de régimes particuliers en matière de lésions professionnelles et de santé et de sécurité du travail ainsi qu’en matière de relations du travail, de formation professionnelle et de gestion de la main-d’œuvre dans l’industrie de la construction — Chapitre nº 12
  • Loi nº 18, Loi limitant les activités pétrolières et gazières — Chapitre nº 13
  • Loi nº 88, Loi modifiant la Loi sur la qualité de l'environnement concernant la gestion des matières résiduelles et modifiant le Règlement sur la compensation pour les services municipaux fournis en vue d'assurer la récupération et la valorisation de matières résiduelles — Chapitre nº 14
  • Loi nº 127, Loi visant à améliorer la gestion du réseau de la santé et des services sociaux — Chapitre nº 15
  • Loi nº 130, Loi abolissant le ministère des Services gouvernementaux et la Société québécoise de récupération et de recyclage et mettant en oeuvre le Plan d'action 2010-2014 du gouvernement pour la réduction et le contrôle des dépenses en abolissant et en restructurant certains organismes et certains fonds — Chapitre nº 16
  • Loi nº 15, Loi concernant la lutte contre la corruption — Chapitre nº 17
  • Loi nº 10, Loi concernant principalement la mise en oeuvre de certaines dispositions du discours sur le budget du 17 mars 2011 et l'édiction de la Loi instituant le Fonds du Plan Nord — Chapitre nº 18
  • Loi nº 133, Loi sur la gouvernance et la gestion des ressources informationnelles des organismes publics et des entreprises du gouvernement — Chapitre nº 19

Royal Assents

Gazette officielle du Québec, Part 2, July 27, 2011:

June 8, 2011

  • Bill 2, An Act respecting the construction of a section of Highway 73 from Beauceville to Saint-Georges — Chapter No. 7
  • Bill 11, An Act to amend the Supplemental Pension Plans Act to provide for the possibility of opting to receive a pension paid by the Régie des rentes du Québec during the existence of certain plans in the pulp and paper sector — Chapter No. 8

Gazette officielle du Québec, Part 2, August 3, 2011:

June 13, 2011

  • Bill 3, An Act to promote safe school transportation and to better regulate bulk trucking brokerage
    — Chapter No. 9
  • Bill 6, Unclaimed Property Act — Chapter No. 10
  • Bill 13, An Act to amend various legislative provisions concerning municipal affairs — Chapter No. 11
  • Bill 17, An Act to provide for the implementation of special plans concerning employment injuries and occupational health and safety as well as labour relations, vocational training and workforce management in the construction industry — Chapter No. 12
  • Bill 18, An Act to limit oil and gas activities — Chapter No. 13
  • Bill 88, An Act to amend the Environment Quality Act as regards residual materials management and to amend the Regulation respecting compensation for municipal services provided to recover and reclaim residual materials — Chapter No. 14
  • Bill 127, An Act to improve the management of the health and social services network — Chapter No. 15
  • Bill 130, An Act to abolish the Ministère des Services gouvernementaux and to implement the Government's 2010-2014 Action Plan to Reduce and Control Expenditures by abolishing or restructuring certain bodies and certain funds — Chapter No. 16
  • Bill 15, Anti-Corruption Act — Chapter No. 17
  • Bill 10, An Act respecting mainly the implementation of certain provision of the Budget Speach of 17 March 2011 and the enactment of the Act to establish the Northern Plan Fund — Chapter No. 18
  • Bill 133, An Act respecting the governance and management of the information resources of public bodies and government enterprises — Chapter No. 19

Saskatchewan

Regulations

Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, August 5, 2011:

The Securities Act, 1988

Sask Reg 48/2011The Securities Commission (Adoption of National Instruments) Amendment Regulations, 2011 (No. 2)

Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, August 19, 2011:

The Emergency 911 System Act

Chap E-7.3 Reg 2The Public Safety Answering Point Regulations, 2011

Proclamations

Saskatchewan Gazette, Part I, August 19, 2011:

The Election Amendment Act, 2011, SS 2011, c 5

  • Act in force August 15, 2011

Yukon

  • No entries for this issue
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