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Legislative Update Report No. 2017-14

Legislation Current To: July 26, 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

Regulations

Canada Gazette, Part II, July 26, 2017:

Farm Products Agencies Act

SOR/2017-154 Regulations Amending the Canadian Chicken Marketing Quota Regulations

Proposed Regulations

Canada Gazette, Part I, July 15, 2017:

Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation Act

  • By-law Amending the Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation Deposit Insurance Information By-law

Canadian International Trade Tribunal Act

  • Regulations Amending the Canadian International Trade Tribunal Procurement Inquiry Regulations

Customs Tariff

  • CETA Rules of Origin for Casual Goods Regulations
  • CETA Rules of Origin Regulations
  • CETA Tariff Preference Regulations
  • Order Amending the Schedule to the Customs Tariff (Extension of the Canada-European Union Tariff)
  • Regulations Amending the Vessel Duties Reduction or Removal Regulations
  • Regulations Defining “EU country or other CETA beneficiary”

Export and Import Permits Act

  • Export Allocations Regulations
  • Export Permits Regulations (Non-strategic Products)
  • Order Amending the Export Control List 
  • Order Amending the Import Control List
  • Regulations Amending the Export Permits Regulations

Pest Control Products Act

  • Regulations Amending the Pest Control Products Regulations (Test Data Protection)

Investment Canada Act

  • Regulations Amending the Investment Canada Regulations

Patent Act

  • Certificate of Supplementary Protection Regulations
  • Regulations Amending the Patented Medicines (Notice of Compliance) Regulations, 2017
  • Rules Amending the Patent Rules

Aeronautics Act

  • Regulations Amending the Canadian Aviation Regulations (Unmanned Aircraft Systems)

Coasting Trade Act

  • Regulations Specifying Territories and Indicating International Registers

Notices

Canada Gazette, Part I, July 15, 2017:

Radiocommunication Act

  • Notice No. SLPB-003-17 — Consultation on a Licensing Framework for Residual Spectrum Licences in the 700 MHz, 2500 MHz, 2300 MHz, PCS and 1670-1675 MHz Bands  
  • Notice No. SLPB-004-17 — Extension to the comment period: Consultation on Releasing Millimetre Wave Spectrum to Support 5G

Canada Gazette, Part I, July 22, 2017:

Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999

  • Publication after screening assessment of four thiols specified on the Domestic Substances List [paragraphs 68(b) and 68(c) or subsection 77(1) of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999]
  • Publication after screening assessment of two arenes — benzene, (1-methylethyl) (cumene), CAS RN 98-82-8, and benz[a]anthracene, 7,12-dimethyl- (DMBA), CAS RN 57-97-6 — specified on the Domestic Substances List (subsection 77(1) of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999)
  • Publication after screening assessment of 57 substances specified on the Domestic Substances List (paragraphs 68(b) and 68(c) or subsection 77(1) of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999)
  • Residential indoor air quality guideline for acetaldehyde

Miscellaneous Notices

Canada Gazette, Part I, July 22, 2017:

  • Royal Trust Corporation of Canada — Reduction of stated capital
  • VSP Canada Vision Care Insurance — Certificate of continuance

Commissions

Canada Gazette, Part I, July 15, 2017:

Special Import Measures Act

  • Certain silicon metal — Decisions

Canadian International Trade Tribunal

  • Commencement of inquiry — Silicon metal
  • Expiry of finding — Steel piling pipe

Canada Gazette, Part I, July 22, 2017:

Canadian International Trade Tribunal

  • Amendment of order — Certain carbon steel fasteners

National Energy Board

  • Application to export electricity to the United States — Mercuria Commodities Canada Corporation

Supplements

Canada Gazette, Part I, July 22, 2017:

Copyright Board

  • Statement of Royalties to be Collected for the Performance in Public or the Communication to the Public by Telecommunication, in Canada, of Published Sound Recordings Embodying Musical Works and Performers’ Performances of such Works

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Alberta

Regulations

Alberta Gazette, Part II, July 15, 2017:

Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act

Alta Reg 122/2017 Administrative Penalty (Expiry Date Extension) Amendment Regulation
Alta Reg 124/2017 Disclosure of Information (Expiry Date Extension) Amendment Regulation
Alta Reg 125/2017 Activities Designation Amendment Regulation
Alta Reg 126/2017 Potable Water (Expiry Date Extension) Amendment Regulation
Alta Reg 127/2017 Release Reporting Amendment Regulation

 


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British Columbia

  • No entries for this issue


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Manitoba

Regulations

Manitoba Laws - Unconsolidated Regulations

The Prescription Drugs Cost Assistance Act

Man Reg 71/2017 Specified Drugs Regulation, amendment
Man Reg 77/2017 Prescription Drugs Payment of Benefits Regulation, amendment 

The Drivers and Vehicles Act

Man Reg 74/2017 Vehicle Registration Regulation, amendment 

The Highway Traffic Act

Man Reg 75/2017 Charges for Licences, Registrations, Permits and Other Services Regulation, amendment

The Health Services Insurance Act

Man Reg 76/2017 Chiropractic Services Insurance Regulation, amendment 


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New Brunswick

Proclamations

New Brunswick Royal Gazette, Part I, July 19, 2017:

An Act to Amend the Child and Youth Advocate Act, SNB 2016, c 54

  • Act in force July 1, 2017

An Act Respecting the Consolidation of Certain Laboratories with the New Brunswick Research and Productivity Council, SNB 2017, c 2

  • Act in force June 19, 2017

Notices

New Brunswick Royal Gazette, Part I, July 19, 2017:

Financial and Consumer Services Commission

Request for Comments
Notice and Request for Comment

  • Publishing for comments proposed amendments to National Instrument 25-101 Designated Rating Organizations (NI 25-101), and consequential amendments (together, the proposed amendments).

Notice of Rule

  • The making of National Instrument 94-102 Derivatives: Customer Clearing and Protection of Customer Collateral and Positions and related Companion Policy.
    (Together, the National Instrument).

Notice and Request for Comments

  • The Financial and Consumer Services Tribunal (Tribunal) is republishing for a 30-day comment period a revised version of its proposed Rules of Procedure. The original version was published for comment from August 14, 2015 to October 14, 2015. The majority of alterations brought to the proposed Rules of Procedure relate to: (1) clarifying language, (2) moving provisions to provide better flow and to better reflect the steps of a proceeding, (3) simplifying processes for the parties, (4) decreasing the lead time of proceedings, and (5) clarifying the appeal and review processes.

Notice and Request for Comment

  • The Financial and Consumer Services Commission (Commission) is seeking to amend its Local Rule 11-501 Fees (Local Rule 11-501) and welcomes your comments on the proposed amendments.

Notice and Request for Comments

  • The Financial and Consumer Services Tribunal (Tribunal) is proposing to amend its proposed Rules of procedure. The proposed Rules of procedure were previously re-published for a 30- day comment period from June 28 to July 28, 2017. The proposed amendments add amounts recoverable as investigation and hearing costs pursuant to section 44 of the Financial and Consumer Services Commission Act to the Rules of procedure. These costs will simultaneously be removed from the Financial and Consumer Services Commission Local Rule 11-501 Fees. The applicable costs will remain the same.

New Brunswick Royal Gazette, Part I, July 26, 2017:

Financial and Consumer Services Commission

Request for Comments
Notice and Request for Comment

  • Publishing for comments proposed amendments to National Instrument 81-102 Investment Funds as well as proposed amendments to National Instrument 81-104 Commodity Pools.
    (together, the Proposed Amendments)
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Newfoundland and Labrador

  • No entries for this issue
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Northwest Territories

  • No entries for this issue
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Nova Scotia

Regulations

Nova Scotia Royal Gazette, Part II, July 21, 2017:

Natural Products Act

NS Reg 103/2017 Chicken Farmers of Nova Scotia Regulations — amendment

Petroleum Products Pricing Act

NS Reg 102/2017 Prescribed Petroleum Products Prices
NS Reg 104/2017 Prescribed Petroleum Products Prices


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Nunavut

  • No entries for this issue

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Ontario

Regulations

Ontario Gazette, July 15, 2017:

Courts of Justice Act

O Reg 202/17 Rules of the Small Claims Court, amending O Reg 258/98
O Reg 203/17 Rules of Civil Procedure, amending Reg 194 of RRO 1990
O Reg 226/17 Family Law Rules, amending O Reg 114/99

Pension Benefits Act

O Reg 205/17 Specified Parties – Subsections 75 (5) and 102.1 (3) and (6) of the Act
O Reg 213/17 General, amending Reg 909 of RRO 1990
O Reg 225/17 General, amending Reg 909 of RRO 1990
O Reg 255/17 US Steel Canada Inc. Pension Plans

Ontario Fair Hydro Plan Act, 2017

O Reg 206/17 General

Ontario Energy Board Act, 1998

O Reg 207/17 Ontario Electricity Support Program, amending O Reg 314/15
O Reg 208/17 First Nations Delivery Credit (On-Reserve Consumers under Section 79.4 of the Act), amending O Reg 197/17

Waste Diversion Transition Act, 2016

O Reg 214/17 Used Tires, amending O Reg 390/16

Highway Traffic Act

O Reg 215/17 Pilot Project - Low-Speed Vehicles
O Reg 216/17 Pre-Empting Traffic Control Signal Devices, amending O Reg 34/06 
O Reg 222/17 Speed Limits, amending Reg 619 of RRO 1990

Electricity Act, 1998

O Reg 220/17 Electrical Distribution Safety, amending O Reg 22/04
O Reg 221/17 Licensing of Electrical Contractors and Master Electricians, amending O Reg 570/05

Health Insurance Act

O Reg 223/17 General, amending Reg 552 of RRO 1990

Personal Health Information Protection Act, 2004

O Reg 224/17 General, amending O Reg 329/04

Ontario Gazette, July 22, 2017:

Climate Change Mitigation and Low-Carbon Economy Act, 2016

O Reg 257/17 The Cap and Trade Program, amending O Reg 144/16
O Reg 258/17 Quantification, Reporting and Verification of Greenhouse Gas Emissions, amending O Reg 143/16

Proclamations

Ontario Gazette, July 15, 2017:

Pension Benefits Amendment Act, 2010, SO 2010, c 9

  • Sections 75, 77 (3), 78, which amend the Pension Benefits Act, in force July 1, 2017

Stronger, Healthier Ontario Act (Budget Measures), 2017, SO 2017, c 8

  • Schedule 27, s 17, 18, which amend the Pension Benefits Act, in force June 29, 2017
  • Schedule 11, s 1, which amends the Financial Services Commission of Ontario Act, 1997, in force July 1, 2017

Building Ontario Up for Everyone Act (Budget Measures), 2016, SO 2016, c 37

  • Schedule 8, s 1-21, being the Financial Services Regulatory Authority of Ontario Act, 2016, in force June 29, 2017
  • Schedule 5, s 1-8, which amend the Credit Unions and Caisses Populaires Act, 1994, in force January 1, 2018

Protecting Patients Act, 2017, SO 2017, c 11

  • Schedule 4, s 1-5, which amend the Ontario Drug Benefit Act, in force July 1, 2017

Securing Pension Benefits Now and for the Future Act, 2010, SO 2010, c 24

  • Sections 39, 40, which amend the Pension Benefits Act, in force July 1, 2017

Releases, Speeches and Statements

Finance

July 14, 2017
Facilitating the Payment and Administration of the Land Transfer Tax under Section 3 of the Land Transfer Tax Act — Comments by August 28, 2017 


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Prince Edward Island

Regulations

Prince Edward Island Royal Gazette, Part II, July 15, 2017:

Public Health Act, RSPEI 1988, c P- 30.1

EC2017-426 Notifiable Diseases and Conditions and Communicable Diseases Regulations, amendment

Proclamations

Prince Edward Island Royal Gazette, Part I, July 15, 2017:

An Act to Amend the Highway Traffic Act (No. 4), SPEI 2017, c 74

  • Act in force July 15, 2017

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Quebec

Réglements

Gazette officielle du Québec, Partie 2, 19 juillet 2017:

Loi sur les mesures de transparence dans les industries minière, pétrolière et gazière

Décret 710-2017 Règlement d’application de la Loi sur les mesures de transparence dans les industries minière, pétrolière et gazière

Code de la sécurité routière

Décret 752-2017 Règlement sur les véhicules à basse vitesse

Loi sur la santé et la sécurité du travail

Décret 755-2017 Règlement modifiant le Règlement sur la santé et la sécurité du travail dans les mines

Gazette officielle du Québec, Partie 2, 26 juillet 2017:

Loi sur le régime de retraite du personnel d’encadrement 
Loi favorisant la santé financière et la pérennité du régime de retraite du personnel d’encadrement et modifiant diverses dispositions législatives

CT 217979 Règlement modifiant le Règlement d’application de la Loi sur le régime de retraite du personnel d’encadrement

Loi sur le régime de retraite des employés du gouvernement et des organismes publics
Loi sur le régime de retraite du personnel d’encadrement

CT 217980 Modifications à l’annexe I de la Loi sur le régime de retraite des employés du gouvernement et des organismes publics et à l’annexe II de la Loi sur le régime de retraite du personnel d’encadrement

Regulations

Gazette officielle du Québec, Part 2, July 19, 2017:

An Act respecting transparency measures in the mining, oil and gas industries

OC 710-2017 Regulation respecting the application of the Act respecting transparency measures in the mining, oil and gas industries

Highway Safety Code

OC 752-2017 Regulation respecting low-speed vehicles

An Act respecting occupational health and safety

OC 755-2017 Regulation to amend the Regulation respecting occupational health and safety in mines

Gazette officielle du Québec, Part 2, July 26, 2017:

An Act respecting the Pension Plan of Management Personnel
An Act to foster the financial health and sustainability of the Pension Plan of Management Personnel and to amend various legislative provisions

TB 217979 Regulation to amend the Regulation under the Act respecting the Pension Plan of Management Personnel

An Act respecting the Government and Public Employees Retirement Plan
An Act respecting the Pension Plan of Management Personnel

TB 217980 Amendments to Schedule I to the Act respecting the Government and Public Employees Retirement Plan and to Schedule II to the Act respecting the Pension Plan of Management Personnel

Projets de Règlement

Gazette officielle du Québec, Partie 2, 19 juillet 2017:

Loi sur l’assurance médicaments

  • Règlement modifiant le Règlement sur le régime général d’assurance médicaments
  • Règlement modifiant le Règlement sur les avantages autorisés à un pharmacien

Loi sur les services de santé et les services sociaux

  • Règlement modifiant le Règlement sur le Comité provincial pour la prestation des services de santé et des services sociaux en langue anglaise

Loi sur les pesticides

  • Règlement modifiant le Code de gestion des pesticides
  • Règlement modifiant le Règlement sur les permis et les certificats pour la vente et l’utilisation des pesticides

Draft Regulations

Gazette officielle du Québec, Part 2, July 19, 2017:

An Act respecting prescription drug insurance

  • Regulation to amend the Regulation respecting the basic prescription drug insurance plan
  • Regulation to amend the Regulation respecting benefits authorized for pharmacists

An Act respecting health services and social services 

  • Regulation to amend the Regulation respecting the Provincial Committee on the dispensing of health and social services in the English language

Pesticides Act

  • Regulation to amend the Pesticides Management Code
  • Regulation to amend the Regulation respecting permits and certificates for the sale and use of pesticides

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Saskatchewan

Notices

Saskatchewan Gazette, Part I, July 14, 2017:

The Pre-judgment Interest Act

  • The Pre-judgment Interest Regulations, from October 1, 2016 to September 30, 2017

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Yukon

Notices

Yukon Gazette, Part II, July 15, 2017:

Health Information Privacy and Management Act

Yukon MO 2017/20 Types of personal health information are designated as YHIN information
Yukon MO 2017/21 In order for a custodian to be eligible to be an authorized user, the custodian must demonstrate that it has information practices in place that, if used in relation to YHIN information accessed through the Yukon health information network, would include administrative policies and technical and physical safeguards that are at least equivalent to those required under section 19 of the Act in relation to personal health information in the custody or control of the custodian


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