Legislative Update Report No. 2011-22

Nov 30, 2011

Federal Government

Bills

 Referenced only on first reading
C-23An Act to implement the Free Trade Agreement between Canada and the Hashemite Kingdom
of Jordan, the Agreement on the Environment between Canada and the Hashemite Kingdom
of Jordan and the Agreement on Labour Cooperation between Canada and the Hashemite
Kingdom of Jordan
Hon. Fast
C-24An Act to implement the Free Trade Agreement between Canada and the Republic of Panama,
the Agreement on the Environment between Canada and the Republic of Panama and the
Agreement on Labour Cooperation between Canada and the Republic of Panama
Hon. Fast
C-25An Act relating to pooled registered pension plans and making related amendments to other Acts
Hon. Flaherty
C-26An Act to amend the Criminal Code (citizen's arrest and the defences of property and persons)
Hon. Nicholson
C-27An Act to enhance the financial accountability and transparency of First Nations
Hon. Duncan

Senate

 Referenced only on first reading
S-5An Act to amend the law governing financial institutions and to provide for related and
consequential matters
Hon. Carignan

Regulations

Canada Gazette, Part II, November 23, 2011:

Export and Import Permits Act

SOR/2011-242Order Amending the Allocation Method Order (Beef and Veal)

Farm Products Agencies Act

SOR/2011-240Order Amending the Beef Cattle Research, Market Development and Promotion Levies Order
SOR/2011-244Regulations Amending the Canadian Chicken Licensing Regulations
SOR/2011-243Regulations Amending the Canadian Chicken Marketing Quota Regulations

Releases, Speeches and Statements

Finance

November 17, 2011
Harper government introduces the Pooled Registered Pension Plans Act

Notices

Canada Gazette, Part I, November 19, 2011:

Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999

  • Publication of final decision after screening assessment of a substance — Quinoline, CAS RN 91-22-5 — specified on the Domestic Substances List (subsection 77(6) of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999)

Telecommunications Act and Radiocommunication Act

  • SMSE-015-11 — TRC-49, Issue 8

Canada Gazette, Part I, November 26, 2011:

Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999

  • Notice of intent to amend the Domestic Substances List under subsection 87(3) of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 to indicate that subsection 81(3) of that Act applies to Benzene, (chloromethyl)-

Miscellaneous Notices

Canada Gazette, Part I, November 19, 2011:

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

Canada Gazette, Part I, November 26, 2011:

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

Commissions

Canada Gazette, Part I, November 19, 2011:

Canadian Environmental Assessment Act

  • Replacement class screening report — Special events in the national historic sites of Canada in Cape Breton — Public notice

Supplements

Canada Gazette, Part I, November 26, 2011:

Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999

  • Notice requiring the preparation and implementation of pollution prevention plans in respect of specified substances on Schedule 1 of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999, related to the polyurethane and other foam sector (except polystyrene)

Alberta

Bills

 Referenced only on first reading
21Election Amendment Act, 2011
Hon. Olson
22Justice and Court Statutes Amendment Act, 2011
Hon. Woo-Paw
23Land Assembly Project Area Amendment Act, 2011
Hon. Johnson
24Health Quality Council of Alberta Act
Hon. Horne
25Child and Youth Advocate Act
Hon. Hancock
26Traffic Safety Amendment Act, 2011
Hon. Danyluk
27Appropriation (Supplementary Supply) Act, 2011 (No. 2)
Hon. Horner

British Columbia

Bills

  Referenced only on first reading
16 Family Law Act
Hon. Bond
19Miscellaneous Statutes Amendment Act (No. 3), 2011
Hon. Bond
20Auditor General for Local Government Act
Hon. Chong
210 Workers' Dues Transparency and Rights Act
Mr. Rustad

Regulations

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

Mineral Tenure Act

BC Reg 176/2011Mineral Land Reserve (No Mineral Claim Registrations) Regulation, amending BC Reg 71/2010

Manitoba

Regulations

Manitoba Gazette, Part II, November 5, 2011:

The Prescription Drugs Cost Assistance Act

Man Reg 173/2011Specified Drugs Regulation, amendment

The Pharmaceutical Act

Man Reg 174/2011Manitoba Drug Interchangeability Formulary Regulation

New Brunswick

Bills

 Referenced only on first reading
1An Act to Perpetuate a Certain Ancient Right
Hon. Graham
2 An Act to Amend the Securities Act
Hon. Blais
3 An Act to Amend the New Brunswick Building Code Act
Hon. Trevors
4An Act to Amend the Municipal Assistance Act
Hon. Fitch
5An Act to Amend the Municipalities Act
Hon. Fitch

Newfoundland

Notices

Newfoundland and Labrador Gazette, Part I, November 4, 2011:

Judicature Act

  • Rules of the Supreme Court, 1986 — Practice Note P.N. (TD) No. 2011-02 - Ex Parte Applications in Family Proceedings

Northwest Territories

  • No entries for this issue

Nova Scotia   

Bills

 Referenced only on first reading
92Power Rate Reduction Review Act
Hon. Baillie
93An Act to Amend the Education Act, Respecting Teachers
Hon. Jennex
94An Act to Amend the Atlantic Provinces Special Education Authority Act
Hon. Jennex
95An Act to Amend the Education Act
Hon. Jennex
96Pension Benefits Act
Hon. More
98Fish Harvester Organizations Support Act
Hon. Belliveau
100An Act to Amend the Municipal Elections Act and the Municipal Government Act
Hon. MacDonell
102An Act to Prevent Unnecessary Labour Disruptions and Protect the Economy by Amending
the Trade Union Act
Hon. More
104An Act to Amend the Gaming Control Act
Hon. MacDonell
105An Act to Amend the Trade Union Act
106An Act to Amend the Libraries Act
Hon. Wilson
108Perpetuities Act
Hon. Landry
109Safe Body Art Act
Hon. MacDonald
110An Act to Amend the Residential Tenancies Act
Hon. MacDonald
111An Act to Amend the Equity Tax Credit Act
Hon. Steel
112Community Spirit Act
Hon. Wilson
113An Act to Amend the Income Tax Act
Mr. Theriault
114An Act to Amend the Consumer Protection Act
Hon. MacDonell

Regulations

Nova Scotia Royal Gazette, Part II, November 4, 2011:

Petroleum Products Pricing Act

NS Reg 291/2011Prescribed Petroleum Products Prices
NS Reg 295/2011Prescribed Petroleum Products Prices

Nova Scotia Royal Gazette, Part II, November 18, 2011:

Petroleum Products Pricing Act

NS Reg 297/2011Prescribed Petroleum Products Prices
NS Reg 300/2011Prescribed Petroleum Products Prices

Proclamations

Nova Scotia Royal Gazette, Part II, November 18, 2011:

Nova Scotia Business Incorporated Act,SNS 2011, c 23

  • Act in force November 1, 2011 (NS Reg 299/2011)

Nunavut

  • No entries for this issue

Ontario

Bills

 Referenced only on first reading
1An Act to perpetuate an ancient parliamentary right
Hon. McGuinty
2An Act to amend the Taxation Act, 2007 to implement a healthy homes renovation tax credit
Hon. Dwight
4An Act to amend the Retail Sales Tax Act to provide for a rebate of the Ontario portion of the
Harmonzied Sales Tax in respect of certain home heating costs
Mr. Mantha
5An Act to provide transparency and protection for consumers of wireless telephone services,
smart phone services and data services in Ontario
Mr. Orazietti
6An Act to amend the Imitation Firearms Regulation Act, 2000 with respect to the sale of
imitation of firearms
Mr. Dickson
7An Act to provide for the resolution of labour disputes involving companies that provide
transit services to the Regional Municipality of York
Mr. Shurman
8An Act respecting Ontario One Call
Mr. Bailey

Releases, Speeches and Statements

Ministry of Transportation

November 14, 2011
High-Speed Passenger Rail Study: McGuinty government working with partners on next steps

Notices

Ontario Gazette, November 19, 2011:

Ministry of Government Services

  • Proclamation of the First Session of the 40th Parliament of the Province of Ontario be convened on Monday, the 21st day of November, 2011

Financial Services Commission of Ontario

  • Health Claims for Auto Insurance, December 2011 Guideline — Superintendent's Guideline No. 03/11

Prince Edward Island

Notices

Prince Edward Island Royal Gazette, Part I, November 19, 2011:

Egg Producers of Prince Edward Island

  • Price Determination Order — Amendment (EPPEI 11-13)

Quebec

Projets de loi

 Référencés à la première lecture seulement
36Loi modifiant la Loi sur les services de santé et les services sociaux en matière d'approvisionnement
en commun
Hon. Bolduc
37Loi modifiant le Code civil et d'autres dispositions législatives en matière de publicité foncière
Hon. Simard
41Loi modifiant la Loi sur la pharmacie
Hon. Bolduc
42Loi modifiant la Loi sur les régimes complémentaires de retraite en vue de prolonger certaines
mesures d'atténuation des effets de la crise financière de 2008 à l'égard de régimes de retraite
visés par cette loi
Hon. Boulet
43Loi modifiant la Loi sur les tribunaux judiciaires et d'autres dispositions législatives
Hon. Fournier

Bills

 Referenced only on first reading
36An Act to amend the Act respecting health services and social services as regards joint
procurement
Hon. Bolduc
37An Act to amend the Civil Code and other legislative provisions as regards land registration
Hon. Simard
41An Act to amend the Pharmacy Act
Hon. Bolduc
42An Act to amend the Supplemental Pension Plans Act in order to extent certain measures
to reduce the effects of the 2008 financial crisis on plans covered by the Act
Hon. Boulet
43An Act to amend the Courts of Justice Act and other legislative provisions
Hon. Fournier

Réglements

Gazette officielle du Québec, Partie 2, 9 novembre 2011 :

Loi sur les régimes complémentaires de retraite

Décret 1073-2011Règlement modifiant le Règlement concernant les mesures destinées à atténuer les effets de la crise financière à l'égard de régimes de retraite visés par la Loi sur les régimes complémentaires de retraite

Loi sur l'assurance maladie

Décret 1088-2011Règlement modifiant le Règlement d'application de la Loi sur l'assurance maladie
Décret 1089-2011Règlement modifiant le Règlement sur les formules et les relevés d'honoraires relatifs à la Loi sur l'assurance maladie
Décret 1090-2011Règlement modifiant le Règlement sur les aides auditives et les services assurés
Décret 1091-2011Règlement modifiant le Règlement sur les aides visuelles et les services afférents assurés
Décret 1092-2011Règlement modifiant le Règlement sur les appareils suppléant à une déficience physique et assurés en vertu de la Loi sur l'assurance maladie

Regulations

Gazette officielle du Québec, Part 2, November 9, 2011:

Supplemental Pension Plans Act

OC 1073-2011Regulation to amend the Regulation respecting measures to reduce the effects of the financial crisis on pension plans covered by the Supplemental Pension Plans Act

Health Insurance Act

OC 1088-2011Regulation to amend the Regulation respecting the application of the Health Insurance Act
OC 1089-2011Regulation to amend the Regulation respecting forms and statements of fees under the Health Insurance Act
OC 1090-2011Regulation to amend the Regulation respecting hearing devices and insured services
OC 1091-2011Regulation to amend the Regulation respecting insured visual aids and related services
OC 1092-2011Regulation to amend the Regulation respecting devices which compensate for a physical deficieny and are insured under the Health Insurance Act

Proclamations

Gazette officielle du Québec, Partie 2, 9 novembre 2011 :

Loi sur la représentation des ressources de type familial et de certaines ressources intermédiaires et sur le régime de négociation d'une entente collective les concernant et modifiant diverses dispositions
législatives
, SQ 2009, c 24

  • Articles 74 à 88, 90, 91, 94 à 111, 122 et 128 en vigueur 1er janvier 2012 (Décret 1093-2011)

Proclamations

Gazette officielle du Québec, Part 2, November 9, 2011:

An Act respecting the representation of family-type resources and certain intermediate resources and the negotiation process for their group agreements, and amending various legislative provisions, SQ 2009, c 24

  • Sections 74 to 88, 90, 91, 94 to 111, 122 and 128 in force January 1, 2012 (OC 1093-2011)

Sanctions Royales

Gazette officielle du Québec, Partie 2, 9 novembre 2011 :

5 octobre 2011

  • Loi nº 89, Loi modifiant la Loi sur la qualité de l'environnement afin d'en renforcer le respect — Chapitre nº 20

Royal Assents

Gazette officielle du Québec, Part 2, November 9, 2011:

October 5, 2011

  • Bill 89, An Act to amend the Environment Quality Act in order to reinforce compliance — Chapter No. 20

Projets de Règlement

Gazette officielle du Québec, Partie 2, 9 novembre 2011 :

Loi sur la santé et la sécurité du travail

  • Règlement modifiant le Règlement sur la santé et la sécurité du travail

Draft Regulations

Gazette officielle du Québec, Part 2, November 9, 2011:

An Act respecting occupational health and safety

  • Regulation to amend the Regulation respecting occupational health and safety

Saskatchewan

Notices

Saskatchewan Gazette, Part I, November 18, 2011:

The Workers' Compensation Act, 1979

  • Saskatchewan Workers' Compensation Board — 2011 Provisional Assessment Rates

Rules of Court

  • Court of Appeal for Saskatchewan — Civil Practice Directive No. 5 Proof of Service

Yukon

Regulations

Yukon Gazette, Part II, October 31, 2011:

Partnership Act

OIC 84-2011Partnership Regulations, amendment

Personal Property Security Act

OIC 85-2011Partnership Regulations, amendment

Financial Administration Act

OIC 87-2011 Government Contract Regulations, amendment
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