Legislative Update Report No. 2011-21

Nov 15, 2011

Federal Government

Bills

 Referenced only on first reading
C-20An Act to amend the Constitution Act, 1867, the Electoral Boundaries Readjustment Act and
the Canada Elections Act
Hon. Uppal
C-21An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act (accountability with respect to political loans)
Hon. Uppal
C-22 An Act to give effect to the Agreement between the Crees of Eeyou Istchee and Her Majesty
the Queen in right of Canada concerning the Eeyou Marine Region
Hon. Duncan
C-338An Act to amend the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act (termination and severance pay)
Mr. Rafferty

Regulations

Canada Gazette, Part II, November 9, 2011:

Canada Shipping Act, 2001

SOR/2011-237Ballast Water Control and Management Regulations

Criminal Records Act

SOR/2011-236Regulations Amending the Criminal Records Regulations

Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999

SOR/2011-153Order 2011-112-07-01 Amending the Domestic Substances List (Errata)
SOR/2011-152Order 2011-87-07-05 Amending the Domestic Substances List (Errata)

Employment Insurance Act

SOR/2011-229Regulations Amending the Employment Insurance Regulations

Energy Efficiency Act

SOR/2011-228Regulations Amending the Energy Efficiency Regulations

Food and Drugs Act

SOR/2011-235Regulations Amending the Food and Drug Regulations (1613 — Food Additives)

Motor Vehicle Safety Act

SOR/2011-238Regulations Amending the Motor Vehicle Safety Regulations (Standards 105, 106, 116, 118, 123, 124, 131, 135, 209, 301, 302, 305, 401 and 500)

Interest Act

SOR/2011-230Prescribed Entities and Classes of Mortgages and Hypothecs Regulations

Customs Tariff

SOR/2011-231Order Amending the Schedule to the Customs Tariff, 2011-1
SOR/2011-232Order Amending the Schedule to the Customs Tariff, 2011-2

Transportation of Dangerous Goods Act, 1992

SOR/2011-239Regulations Amending the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations

Proposed Regulations

Canada Gazette, Part I, October 29, 2011:

Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999

  • Regulations Amending the On-Road Vehicle and Engine Emission Regulations (On-Board Diagnostic Systems for Heavy-Duty Engines and Other Amendments)

Canada Gazette, Part I, November 5, 2011:

Canada Shipping Act, 2001

  • Vessel Pollution and Dangerous Chemicals Regulations

Releases, Speeches and Statements

Finance

November 10, 2011
Government invites comments on proposals to improve the caseload management of the Tax Court of Canada

Notices

Canada Gazette, Part I, October 29, 2011:

Dept. of Foreign Affairs and International Trade

  • Consultations on negotiations to expand the existing Free Trade Agreement with the State of Israel

Canada Gazette, Part I, November 5, 2011:

Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999

  • Notice with respect to the Code of Practice for the Management of Tetrabutyltin in Canada
  • Significant New Activity Notice No. 16509

Food and Drugs Act

  • Food and Drug Regulations — Amendments

Canada Gazette, Part I, November 12, 2011:

Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999

  • Ministerial Condition No. EAU-591a (Variation to Ministerial Condition No. EAU-591)
  • Publication of final decision after screening assessment of a substance — hexabromocyclododecane
    (subsection 77(6) and section 68 of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999)

Miscellaneous Notices

Canada Gazette, Part I, October 29, 2011:

  • Aviva International Insurance Limited, assumption reinsurance agreement

Canada Gazette, Part I, November 5, 2011:

  • TD Canada Trust, designated office for the service of enforcement notices

Canada Gazette, Part I, November 12, 2011:

  • Partner Reinsurance Company Ltd. and Partner Reinsurance Europe Public Limited Company (Life Branch), assumption reinsurance transaction

Alberta

Regulations

Alberta Gazette, Part II, October 31, 2011:

Oil and Gas Conservation Act

Alta Reg 203/2011Oil and Gas Conservation Amendment Regulation


British Columbia

Bills

  Referenced only on first reading
10 Nurse Practitioners Statutes Amendment Act, 2011
Hon. de Jong
13Metal Dealers and Recyclers Act
Hon. Bond
14Workers Compensation Amendment Act, 2011
Hon. MacDiarmid
15Attorney General and Public Safety and Solicitor General Statutes Amendment Act, 2011
Hon. Bond
17Finances Statutes Amendment Act, 2011
Hon. Falcon
18Advanced Education Statutes Amendment Act, 2011
Hon. Yamamoto
202Election Finance Amendment Act, 2011
Hon. Simpson

Regulations

British Columbia Gazette, Part II, October 31, 2011:

Coal Act
Mineral Tenure Act

BC Reg 171/2011Enacting Mineral and Coal Land Reserve (No Mineral Claim Registrations) Regulation, repealing BC Reg 324/94

Securities Act

BC Reg 170/2011National Instrument 45-106 Prospectus and Registration Exemptions, amending BC Reg 227/2009

Recall and Initiative Act

BC Reg 8/2001Disclosure Report Regulation: Advertising Sponsor Disclosure Report Regulation, repealing BC Reg 308/96 (Erratum)

Manitoba

Regulations

Manitoba Gazette, Part II, October 8, 2011:

The Court of Queen's Bench Act

Man Reg 162/2011Court of Queen's Bench Rules, amendment

New Brunswick

Notices

New Brunswick Royal Gazette, Part I, November 9, 2011:

New Brunswick Legislative Assembly

  • First session of the fifty-seventh Legislative Assembly of this Province be prorogued on the twenty-third day of November, 2011
  • Second session of the fifty-seventh Legislative Assembly issue a Proclamation that the same be called to meet on the twenty-third day of November 2011

Newfoundland

Notices

Newfoundland and Labrador Gazette, Part I, October 28, 2011:

General Assembly of Newfoundland and Labrador

  • Formal opening of the First Session of the Forty-Seventh General Assembly on Monday, March 5, 2012

Northwest Territories

  • No entries for this issue

Nova Scotia   

Bills

 Referenced only on first reading
65Nova Scotia Jobs Fund
Hon. Paris
71An Act to Amend the Public Service Act, to Establish the Office of Fire and Emergency Services
Hon. McNeil
72Timely Medical Certificates Act
Hon. MacDonell
73Safer School Zones Act
Hon. Estabrooks
74An Act to Amend Income Tax Act
Hon. Gaudet
75Life-threatening Illness Student Support Act
Hon. Casey
76An Act to Amend the Civil Forfeiture Act
Hon. Landry
78An Act to Repeal the Civil Constables Act
Hon. Landry
80An Act to Repeal the Constable Act
Hon. Landry
81An Act to Amend the Change of Name Act
Hon. MacDonell
82Next Generation Act
Hon. Baillie
84An Act to Amend the Animal Protection Act
Hon. MacDonell
85An Act to Amend the Agriculture and Rural Credit Act
Hon. MacDonell
86Fair Automobile Insurance (2011) Act
Hon. Steele
88Code of Ethics Act
Hon. McNeil
90Safe Collection of Scrap Metal Act
Hon. Landry

Regulations

Nova Scotia Royal Gazette, Part II, October 21, 2011:

Chartered Accountants Act

NS Reg 277/2011Chartered Accountants By-laws, amendment

Consumer Protection Act

NS Reg 288/2011Payday Lenders Regulations, amendment

Counselling Therapists Act

NS Reg 287/2011Counselling Therapists Regulations

Homes for Special Care Act

NS Reg 284/2011Homes for Special Care Regulations, amendment

Pension Benefits Act

NS Reg 282/2011Pension Benefits Regulations, amendment

Petroleum Products Pricing Act

NS Reg 280/2011Prescribed Petroleum Products Prices
NS Reg 285/2011Prescribed Petroleum Products Prices

Proclamations

Nova Scotia Royal Gazette, Part II, October 21, 2011:

An Act Respecting the Practice of Counselling Therapists,
SNS 2008, c 37

  • Act in force October 11, 2011 (NS Reg 286/2011)

Nunavut

Bills

 Referenced only on first reading
22An Act respecting the Constituencies of Nunavut
Hon. Rumbolt

Ontario

Releases, Speeches and Statements

Energy

October 31, 2011
McGuinty government continues to build Ontario's clean energy economy

Notices

Ontario Gazette, October 29, 2011:

Ontario Energy Board

  • Amendments to the Gas Distribution Access Rule: Residential Customer Service Standards

Financial Services Commission of Ontario

  • Minor Injury Guideline — Superintendent's Guideline No. 02/11

Prince Edward Island

Bills

 Referenced only on first reading
2Appropriation Act (Capital Expenditures) 2012
3Supplementary Appropriation Act (No. 2) 2011
Hon. Sheridan
4An Act to Amend the Community Development Equity Tax Credit Act
Hon. Sheridan

Notices

Prince Edward Island Royal Gazette, Part I, October 29, 2011:

Dairy Farmers of Prince Edward Island

  • New Entrant Program Order — DFPEI 2011-09

Prince Edward Island Royal Gazette, Part I, November 5, 2011:

Egg Producers of Prince Edward Island

  • Price Determination Order - Amendment — EPPEI 11-12

Quebec

Projets de loi

 Référencés à la première lecture seulement
31Loi modifiant diverses dispositions concernant l'organisation des services policiers
Hon. Dutil
32Loi donnant suite au discours sur le budget du 17 mars 2011 et à certains autres énoncés
budgétaires et édictant la Loi concernant les paramètres sectoriels de certaines mesures fiscales
Hon. Bachand
34Loi pour assurer l'occupation et la vitalité des territoires
Hon. Lessard
39Loi modifiant la Loi sur le régime de rentes du Québec et d'autres dispositions législatives
Hon. Boulet
40Loi abrogeant la Loi assurant la continuité de la prestation des services juridiques au sein du
gouvernement et de certains organismes publics et modifiant la Loi sur le régime de négociation
collective des procureurs aux poursuites criminelles et pénales
Hon. Fournier

Bills

 Referenced only on first reading
31An Act to amend various provisions concerning the organization of police services
Hon. Dutil
32An Act giving effect to the Budget Speech delivered on 17 March 2011 and to certain other
budget statements and enacting the Act respecting the sectoral parameters of certain
fiscal measures
Hon. Bachand
34An Act to ensure the occupancy and vitality of territories
Hon. Lessard
39An Act to amend the Act respecting the Québec Pension Plan and other legislative provisions
Hon. Boulet
40An Act to repeal the Act to ensure the continuity of the provision of legal services within the
Government and certain public bodies and to amend the Act respecting the collective bargaining
plan of criminal and penal prosecuting attorneys
Hon. Fournier

Réglements

Gazette officielle du Québec, Partie 2, 2 novembre 2011 :

Loi sur la qualité de l'environnement

Décret 1033-2011Règlement modifiant le Règlement sur l'application de l'article 32 de la Loi sur la qualité de l'environnement, le Règlement sur le captage des eaux souterraines et le Règlement sur l'évacuation et le traitement des eaux usées des résidences isolées

Regulations

Gazette officielle du Québec, Part 2, November 2, 2011:

Environment Quality Act

OC 1033-2011Regulation to amend the Regulation respecting the application of section 32 of the Environment Quality Act, the Groundwater Catchment Regulation and the Regulation respecting waste water disposal systems for isolated dwellings

Proclamations

Gazette officielle du Québec, Partie 2, 26 octobre 2011 :

Loi modifiant la Loi électorale pour favoriser l'exercice du droit de vote, SQ 2006, c 17

  • Article 15 de cette loi lorsqu'il édicte l'article 297 en vigueur 26 octobre 2011 (Décret 1036-2011)

Proclamations

Gazette officielle du Québec, Part 2, October 26, 2011:

An Act to amend the Election Act to encourage and facilitate voting, SQ 2006, c 17

  • Section 15 of the Act insofar as it enacts section 297 in force October 26, 2011 (OC 1036-2011)

Projets de Règlement

Gazette officielle du Québec, Partie 2, 19 octobre 2011 :

Loi sur les services de santé et les services sociaux

  • Règlement sur la classification des services offerts par une ressource intermédiaire et une ressource de type familial

Gazette officielle du Québec, Partie 2, 21 octobre 2011 :

Loi sur la qualité de l'environnement

  • Règlement modifiant le Règlement sur les exploitations agricoles

Gazette officielle du Québec, Partie 2, 2 novembre 2011 :

Loi sur la publicité légale des entreprises

  • Règlement d'application de la Loi sur la publicité légale des entreprises

Draft Regulations

Gazette officielle du Québec, Part 2, October 19, 2011:

An Act respecting health services and social services

  • Regulation respecting the classification of services offered by an intermediate resource and a family-type resource

Gazette officielle du Québec, Part 2, October 21, 2011:

Environment Quality Act

  • Regulation to amend the Agricultural Operations Regulation

Gazette officielle du Québec, Part 2, November 2, 2011:

An Act respecting the legal publicity of enterprises

  • Regulation respecting the application of the Act respecting the legal publicity of enterprises

Avis

Gazette officielle du Québec, Partie 2, 19 octobre 2011 :

Commission des institutions

  • Avant-projet de loi instituant le nouveau Code de procédure civile

Gazette officielle du Québec, Partie 2, 26 octobre 2011 :

Loi sur les valeurs mobilières

  • Règlement modifiant le Règlement 51-102 sur les obligations d'information continue — Arrêté numéro V-1.1-2011-05 du ministre délégué aux Finances

Loi sur les accidents du travail et les maladies professionnelles

  • Règlement modifiant le Règlement sur le financement

Gazette officielle du Québec, Partie 2, 2 novembre 2011 :

Loi sur les tribunaux judiciaires

  • Règlement sur les cartes d'exemption des contrôles de sécurité dans les tribunaux judiciaires — Arrêté numéro AM 0075-2011 du ministre de la Justice et du ministre de la Sécurité publique

Notices

Gazette officielle du Québec, Part 2, October 19, 2011:

Committee on Institutions

  • Draft Bill to enact the new Code of Civil Procedure

Gazette officielle du Québec, Part 2, October 26, 2011:

Securities Act

  • Regulation to amend Regulation 51-102 respecting continuous disclosure obligations — Order number V-1.1-2011-05 of the Minister for Finance

An Act respecting industrial accidents and occupational diseases

  • Regulation to amend the Regulation respecting financing

Gazette officielle du Québec, Part 2, November 2, 2011:

Courts of Justice Act

  • Regulation respecting security screening exemption cards for courts of justice — Order number AM 0075-2011 of the Minister of Justice and of the Minister of Public Security

Saskatchewan

Notices

Saskatchewan Gazette, Part I, November 4, 2011:

The Chiropractic Act, 1994

  • Chiropractors' Association of Saskatchewan — Regulatory Bylaw Amendments

Yukon

  • No entries for this issue
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