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Legislative Update Report No. 2017-04

Legislation Current To: February 22, 2017

In This Issue

Federal Government Nova Scotia
Alberta Nunavut
British Columbia Ontario
Manitoba Prince Edward Island
New Brunswick Québec/Quebec
Newfoundland Saskatchewan
Northwest Territories Yukon

Federal Government

Bills

House of Commons

  Referenced on first reading only
C-38 An Act to amend An Act to amend the Criminal Code (exploitation and trafficking in persons)

Senate

  Referenced on first reading only
S-230 An Act to amend the Criminal Code (drug-impaired driving)
S-236 An Act to recognize Charlottetown as the birthplace of Confederation

Regulations

Canada Gazette, Part II, February 22, 2017:

Canada Transportation Act

SOR/2017-19 Regulations Amending the Air Transportation Regulations (Miscellaneous Program)

Canada Shipping Act, 2001

SOR/2017-20 Regulations Amending the Ballast Water Control and Management Regulations
SOR/2017-14 Vessel Fire Safety Regulations

Food and Drugs Act
Controlled Drugs and Substances Act

SOR/2017-18 Regulations Amending Certain Department of Health Regulations (Miscellaneous Program)

Controlled Drugs and Substances Act

SOR/2017-12 Regulations Amending Certain Regulations Made Under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act
SOR/2017-13 Order Amending Schedules I, III and IV to the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act

Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999

SOR/2017-7 Order 2017-87-01-01 Amending the Domestic Substances List
SOR/2017-11 Regulations Amending the Export of Substances on the Export Control List Regulations

Food and Drugs Act

SOR/2017-16 Regulations Amending the Food and Drug Regulations (Food Irradiation)

Criminal Code

SOR/2017-8 Regulations Amending the Pari-Mutuel Betting Supervision Regulations

Pest Control Products Act

SOR/2017-9 Pest Control Products Fees and Charges Regulations

Species at Risk Act

SOR/2017-10 Order Amending Schedule 1 to the Species at Risk Act

Proposed Regulations

Canada Gazette, Part I, February 11, 2017:

Fisheries Act

  • Regulations Amending the Metal Mining Effluent Regulations

Pest Control Products Act

  • Regulations Amending the Pest Control Products Regulations (Personal Use Import Exemption)

Canada Gazette, Part I, February 18, 2017:

Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999

  • Order Adding Toxic Substances to Schedule 1 to the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999

Notices

Canada Gazette, Part I, February 11, 2017:

Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999

  • Draft Federal Environmental Quality Guidelines for certain substances
  • Notice with respect to the Code of Practice for the Environmentally Sound Management of End-of-life Lamps Containing Mercury
  • Order 2017-87-01-02 Amending the Non-domestic Substances List
  • Significant New Activity Notice No. 15796
  • Publication of results of investigations and recommendations for a substance — benzenesulfonamide, 2-methyl- (2-MBS), CAS RN 88-19-7 — specified on the Domestic Substances List [paragraphs 68(b) and (c) of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999]

Bank Act

  • Bank Lombard Odier & Co Ltd — Approval to have a financial establishment in Canada
  • Concentra Bank — Letters patent of continuance and order to commence and carry on business

Canada Gazette, Part I, February 18, 2017:

Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999

  • Significant New Activity Notice No. 18910
  • Significant New Activity Notice No. 18911
  • Publication after screening assessment of a living organism — Arthrobacter globiformis (A. globiformis) strain ATCC 8010 — specified on the Domestic Substances List (subsection 77(1) of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999)
  • Publication after screening assessment of a living organism — Cellulomonas biazotea (C. biazotea) strain ATCC 486 — specified on the Domestic Substances List (subsection 77(1) of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999)

Department of Health Act

  • Notice of annual increase of Health Canada’s Drug Master Files and Certificate of a Pharmaceutical Product fees

Radiocommunication Act

  • Notice No. SMSE-006-17 — Release of ICES-002, Issue 6 (Amendment 1)

Commissions

Canada Gazette, Part I, February 18, 2017:

Canadian International Trade Tribunal

  • Inquiries  
    • Goods and/or services relating to the ship Kathryn Spirit, moored in Beauharnois, Quebec
    • Professional, administrative and management support services
  • Orders — Copper pipe fittings

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Alberta

Regulations

Alberta Gazette, Part II, February 15, 2017:

Dairy Industry Act

Alta Reg 4/2017 Dairy Industry (Expiry Date Extension) Amendment Regulation

Crown’s Right of Recovery Act
Nursing Homes Act
Supportive Living Accommodation Licensing Act

Alta Reg 7/2017 Health Regulations (Ministerial) Amendment Regulation

Notices

Alberta Gazette, Part I, February 15, 2017:

Alberta Securities Commission

  • Amendments to Alberta Securities Commission Rule 13-501 Fees

 

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British Columbia

Bills

  Referenced on first reading only
8 Budget Measures Implementation Act, 2017

Regulations

British Columbia Regulations Bulletin, February 7, 2017:

Insurance Corporation Act

BC Reg 22/2017 Repeals BC Reg 286/99 — Permitted Cost of Services Regulation

 

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Manitoba

Regulations

Manitoba Laws - Unconsolidated Regulations

The Highway Traffic Act

Man Reg 9/2017 Safety Helmets Standards and Exemptions Regulation, amendment
Man Reg 10/2017 Bicycle Helmets Regulation, amendment

The Off-Road Vehicles Act

Man Reg 11/2017 Off-Road Vehicles Regulation, amendment

The Drinking Water Safety Act

Man Reg 13/2017 Drinking Water Safety Regulation, amendment
Man Reg 14/2017 Drinking Water Quality Standards Regulation, amendment

The Farm Products Marketing Act

Man Reg 15/2017 Chicken Broiler Price Order

 


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New Brunswick

Bills

  Referenced on first reading only
39 An Act Respecting the Opening of Sealed Adoption Records
40 An Act to Amend the Members' Conflict of Interest Act
41 An Act Respecting the Mental Health Act
42 An Act Respecting Animal Protection
43 An Act to Amend the Pension Plan for Employees of the City of Moncton Act
44 Local Governance Act
45 Community Planning Act
46 An Act Respecting Local Governance and Community Planning
47 Intimate Partner Violence Intervention Act
48 An Act Respecting "Ellen's Law"

Notices

New Brunswick Royal Gazette, Part I, February 15, 2017:

Financial and Consumer Services Commission

Notice of Rule  
The making of amendments to certain national, multilateral and local instruments as follows:

  • Multilateral Instrument 11-102 Passport System;
  • National Instrument 14-101 Definitions;
  • National Instrument 21-101 Marketplace Operation;
  • National Instrument 23-102 Use of Client Brokerage Commissions;
  • National Instrument 31-103 Registration Requirements, Exemptions and Ongoing Registrant Obligations;
  • Companion Policy 31-103 Registration Requirements, Exemptions and Ongoing Registrant Obligations;
  • National Instrument 55-104 Insider Reporting Requirements and Exemptions; and in New Brunswick
  • Financial and Consumer Services Commission (New Brunswick) Local Rule 31-502 Supplementary Registration Requirements.

(Together, the Amendments)


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Newfoundland and Labrador

Regulations

Newfoundland and Labrador Gazette, Part II, February 3, 2017:

Highway Traffic Act

NLR 7/17 Official Inspection Station Regulations, amendment   

Newfoundland and Labrador Gazette, Part II, February 10, 2017:

Highway Traffic Act

NLR 9/17 Official Inspection Station Regulations, amendment   


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Northwest Territories

Bills

  Referenced on first reading only
15 An Act to Amend the Tobacco Tax Act
16 An Act to Amend the Education Act
17 An Act to Amend the Income Tax Act
18 An Act to Amend the Health and Social Services Professions Act


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Nova Scotia

Bills

  Referenced on first reading only
75 Teachers' Professional Agreement and Classroom Improvements (2017) Act
76 Education Act (amended)
77 Education Act (amended)
78 School Class Sizes Limitation Act Act

Regulations

Nova Scotia Royal Gazette, Part II, February 17, 2017:

Dairy Industry Act

NS Reg 12/2017 Milk Classes and Categories Regulations — amendment
NS Reg 13/2017 Milk Pricing Regulations — amendment

Petroleum Products Pricing Act

NS Reg 11/2017 Prescribed Petroleum Products Prices
NS Reg 14/2017 Prescribed Petroleum Products Prices

Pharmacy Act

NS Reg 15/2017 Pharmacy Practice Regulations — amendment
NS Reg 16/2017 Drug Schedules Regulations — amendment

 


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Nunavut

  • No entries for this issue


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Ontario

Bills

  Referenced on first reading only
91 An Act to amend the Electricity Act, 1998 and the Ontario Energy Board Act, 1998
92 An Act to amend the School Boards Collective Bargaining Act, 2014 and make related amendments to other statutes
93 An Act to amend the Public Transportation and Highway Improvement Act with respect to matching rebates of gasoline tax that the Minister provides to municipalities
94 An Act to amend the Highway Traffic Act with respect to evidence obtained from school bus camera systems
95 An Act to amend the Ontario Energy Board Act, 1998
96 An Act to enact the Human Trafficking Awareness Day Act, 2017 and the Prevention of and Remedies for Human Trafficking Act, 2017

Regulations

Ontario Gazette, February 18, 2017:

Environmental Protection Act

O Reg 13/17 Registrations under Part II.2 of the Act — Activities Requiring Assessment of Air Emissions, amending O Reg 1/17
O Reg 14/17 Environmental Compliance Approvals — Exemptions From Section 9 of the Act, amending O Reg 524/98
O Reg 15/17 Registrations under Part II.2 of the Act — Printing, amending O Reg 349/12
O Reg 16/17 Registrations under Part II.2 of the Act — Heating Systems and Standby Power Systems, revoking O Reg 346/12

Proclamations

Ontario Gazette, February 18, 2017:

Building Opportunity and Securing Our Future Act (Budget Measures), 2014, SO 2014, c 7

  • Schedule 28, s. 4, 14, 17, which amend the Securities Act, in force December 10, 2018

Royal Assents

February 22, 2017

  • Bill 95, Protecting Vulnerable Energy Consumers Act, 2017 — Chapter No. 1

Releases, Speeches and Statements

Treasury Board Secretariat

February13, 2017
Government Accepts Independent Panel’s Recommendations on Accounting for Pension Plans

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Prince Edward Island

Notices

Prince Edward Island Royal Gazette, Part I, February 11, 2017:

Dairy Farmers of Prince Edward Island

  • Price Determination Order (DFPEI 2017-02)
  • Credit Transfer Order (DFPEI 2017-03)
  • Component Price Application Order (DFPEI 2017-04)
  • Milk Utilization Audit Order (DFPEI 2017-05)
  • Milk Classification Order (DFPEI 2017-06)

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Quebec

Projets de loi

  Référencés à la première lecture seulement
790 Loi concernant la suspension du processus de délimitation des circonscriptions électorales
791 Loi modifiant la Loi sur la protection du consommateur afin d'encadrer les contrats de programme de récompenses

Bills

  Referenced on first reading only
790 An Act to suspend the electoral division delimitation process
791 An Act to amend the Consumer Protection Act in order to regulate rewards program contracts

 

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Saskatchewan

Regulations

Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, February 10, 2017:

The Queen’s Bench Act, 1998

Sask Reg 2/2017 The Queen’s Bench (Judicial Centre) Amendment Regulations, 2017

Regulations

Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, February 17, 2017:

The Securities Act, 1988

Sask Reg 3/2017 The Securities Commission (Adoption of National Instruments, Derivatives) Amendment Regulations, 2017

The Crown Minerals Act

Sask Reg 5/2017 The Mineral Tenure Registry Amendment Regulations, 2017

The Queen’s Bench Act, 1998

Sask Reg 7/2017 The Queen’s Bench (Trade Agreements) Amendment Regulations, 2017

Proclamations

Saskatchewan Gazette, Part I, February 17, 2017:

The Health Care Directives and Substitute Health Care Decision Makers Act, 2015, SS 2015, c H-0.002

  • Act in force February 15, 2017

The Queen’s Bench Amendment Act, 2016, SS 2016, c 26

  • Sections 1 to 3, 5 to 8 and 10 in force February 14, 2017

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Yukon

Proclamations

Yukon Gazette, Part I, February 15, 2017:

Act to Amend the Income Tax Act, 2016, SY 2016, c 3

  • Section 4 in force January 10, 2017 (OIC 2017/11)

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