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Legislative Update Report No. 2017-18

Legislation Current To: September 20, 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

Regulations

Canada Gazette, Part II, September 7, 2017, Extra

Patent Act

SOR/2017-165 Certificate of Supplementary Protection Regulations
SOR/2017-166 Regulations Amending the Patented Medicines (Notice of Compliance) Regulations, 2017
SOR/2017-167 Rules Amending the Patent Rules

Investment Canada Act

SOR/2017-168 Regulations Amending the Investment Canada Regulations

Customs Tariff

SOR/2017-175 CETA Rules of Origin Regulations
SOR/2017-176 CETA Rules of Origin for Casual Goods Regulations
SOR/2017-177 CETA Tariff Preference Regulations
SOR/2017-178 Regulations Defining “EU country or other CETA beneficiary”
SOR/2017-179 Order Amending the Schedule to the Customs Tariff (Extension of the Canada-European Union Tariff)
SOR/2017-180 Regulations Amending the Vessel Duties Reduction or Removal Regulations

Proclamations

Canada Gazette, Part II, September 7, 2017, Extra

Canada–European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement Implementation Act, SC 2017, c 6

  • Act, other than subsection  8(3), paragraph 11(1)(a), subsection 11(2), paragraph 13(a) and sections 45 to 58, 90 and 133 to 137, in force September  21, 2017 (SI/2017-47)

Canada Gazette, Part II, September 20, 2017

Old Age Security Act

  • Agreement on Social Security between the Government of Canada and the Government of the Italian Republic, in force October 1, 2017 (SI/2017-49)
  • Protocol to the Agreement on Social Security between the Government of Canada and the Government of the Italian Republic, in force October 1, 2017 (SI/2017-49)

Releases, Speeches and Statements

Finance 

September 8, 2017 
Department of Finance Canada Consulting Canadians on Draft Tax Legislative Proposals — Comments by October 10, 2017

Financial Consumer Agency of Canada

September 12, 2017
The Financial Consumer Agency of Canada (FCAC) and the Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC) sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) setting framework to strengthen consumer protection

Notices

Canada Gazette, Part I, September 9, 2017:

Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999

  • Notice with respect to the Code of Practice for the Management of PM2.5 Emissions in the Potash Sector in Canada
  • Publication after screening assessment of three substances — hydrogen sulfide (H2S), CAS RN 7783-06-4; sodium sulfide [Na(SH)] (sodium bisulfide), CAS RN 16721-80-5; and sodium sulfide (Na2S), CAS RN 1313-82-2 — specified on the Domestic Substances List (subsection 77(1) of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999)

Controlled Drugs and Substances Act

  • Notice to interested parties — Non-prescription availability of low-dose codeine products  

Hazardous Materials Information Review Act

  • Filing of claims for exemption

Radiocommunication Act

  • Notice No. SMSE-011-17 — Consultation on New Requirements for Wireless Device Testing Laboratories  

Canada Gazette, Part I, September 16, 2017:

Controlled Drugs and Substances Act

  • Notice to interested parties — Proposed regulations amending the Narcotic Control Regulations, the Benzodiazepines and Other Targeted Substances Regulations, the Food and Drug Regulations — Parts G and J, and the Precursor Control Regulations to streamline the authorization of legitimate activities with reference standards

Commissions

Canada Gazette, Part I, September 9, 2017:

Canadian International Trade Tribunal

  • Expiry of order — Hot-rolled carbon steel plate
  • Expiry review of finding — Steel piling pipe

Canada Gazette, Part I, September 16, 2017:

Special Import Measures Act

  • Certain carbon and alloy steel line pipe — Decision

Canadian International Trade Tribunal

  • Commencement of inquiry — Carbon and alloy steel line pipe

Supplements

Canada Gazette, Part I, September 16, 2017:

Global Affairs Canada

  • Canada-European Union Comprehensive Economic and Trade Agreement — Canadian Statement on Implementation

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Alberta

  • No entries for this issue

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British Columbia

Bills

  Referenced on first reading only
2 Budget Measures Implementation Act, 2017
3 Election Amendment Act, 2017 
7 Supply Act (No. 2), 2017
201 Election Amendment Act, 2017

Regulations

British Columbia Regulations Bulletin, September 5, 2017:

Insurance Corporation Act

BC Reg 165/2017 Amends BC Reg 307/2004 — Special Direction IC2 to the British Columbia Utilities Commission

Securities Act

BC Reg 167/2017 Amends BC Reg 64/2007 — National Instrument 24-101 Institutional Trade Matching and Settlement


British Columbia Regulations Bulletin, September 19, 2017:

Coal Act
Mineral Tenure Act

BC Reg 170/2017 Amends BC Reg 171/2011 — Mineral and Coal Land Reserve (No Mineral Claim Registrations) Regulations

Hospital Insurance Act

BC Reg 171/2017 Amends BC Reg 25/61 — Hospital Insurance Act Regulations


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Manitoba

Regulations

Manitoba Laws - Unconsolidated Regulations

The Proceedings Against the Crown Act

Man Reg 118/2017 Domestic Trade Agreement Designation Regulation

The Residential Tenancies Act

Man Reg 120/2017 Residential Rent Regulation, amendment

The Provincial Offences Act

Man Reg 122/2017 Forms Regulation

The Highway Traffic Act

Man Reg 123/2017 Speed Timing Devices Regulation, amendment

The Farm Products Marketing Act

Man Reg 124/2017 Chicken Broiler Penalty Levies Regulation, amendment
Man Reg 125/2017 Chicken Broiler Quota Order, amendment

The  Prescription Drugs Cost Assistance Act

Man Reg 126/2017 Specified Drugs Regulation, amendment

The  Pharmaceutical Act

Man Reg 127/2017 Manitoba Drug Interchangeability Formulary Regulation

Manitoba Laws - Proclamations

The Protecting Children (Information Sharing) Act, SM 2016, c 17

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New Brunswick

Regulations

New Brunswick Royal Gazette, Part I, September 20, 2017:

Highway Act

NB Reg 2017-31 New Brunswick Regulation 94-94, amendment

Provincial Offences Procedure Act

NB Reg 2017-33 New Brunswick Regulation 91-50, amendment

Notices

New Brunswick Royal Gazette, Part I, September 20, 2017:

Notice of Rule

  • The making of amendments to National Instrument 24-101 Institutional Trade Matching and Settlement and its Companion Policy

(Together, the Amendments)

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Newfoundland and Labrador

  • No entries for this issue
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Northwest Territories

Regulations

Northwest Territories Gazette, Part II, August 31, 2017:

Territorial Court Act

NWT Reg R-063-2017 Civil Claims Rules — amendment


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Nova Scotia

  • No entries for this issue

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Nunavut

Bills

  Referenced on first reading only
51 Supplementary Appropriation (Capital) Act, No. 4, 2016-2017 
52 Supplementary Appropriation (Operations and Maintenance) Act, No. 2, 2017-2018
53 Supplementary Appropriation (Capital) Act, No. 3, 2017-2018
54 Write-Off of Assets and Debts Act, 2016-2017
55 An Act to Amend the Motor Vehicles Act
56 An Act Respecting Independent Officers of the Legislative Assembly 

 


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Ontario

Bills

  Referenced on first reading only
149 An Act to establish the Ministry of Mental Health and Addictions
151 An Act to amend the Workplace Safety and Insurance Act, 1997 to expand the entitlement to benefits under the insurance plan for posttraumatic stress disorder
152 An Act to amend the Representation Act, 2015 and certain other Acts
153 An Act to regulate the labelling and certification of organic products
154 An Act to cut unnecessary red tape by enacting one new Act and making various amendments and repeals

Regulations

Ontario Gazette, September 16, 2017:

Highway Traffic Act

O Reg 337/17 Drivers’ Licences, amending O Reg 265/16, which amends O Reg 340/94
O Reg 338/17 Drivers’ Licences, amending O Reg 340/94
O Reg 339/17

Licences for Driving Instructors and Driving Schools, amending O Reg 473/07

Residential Tenancies Act, 2006

O Reg 341/17 General, amending O Reg 516/06
O Reg 342/17 General, amending O Reg 516/06

Ontario Drug Benefit Act

O Reg 346/17 General, amending O Reg 201/96
O Reg 347/17 General, amending O Reg 201/96

Workplace Safety and Insurance Act, 1997

O Reg 348/17 General, amending O Reg 175/98
O Reg 349/17 General, amending O Reg 470/16, which amends O Reg 175/98

Pooled Registered Pension Plans Act, 2015

O Reg 352/17 General, amending O Reg 359/16

Electricity Act, 1998

O Reg 355/17 Long-Term Energy Plans

Environmental Protection Act

O Reg 356/17 Motor Vehicles, amending O Reg 361/98

Waste Diversion Transition Act, 2016

O Reg 357/17 Industry Funding Organizations — Rules that Apply on Winding Up

Proclamations

Ontario Gazette, September 16, 2017:

Protecting Patients Act, 2017, SO 2017, c 11

  • Schedule 6, ss 1-11 (being the Seniors Active Living Centres Act, 2017) in force October 1, 2017
  • Schedule 6, s  15 (1) (which repeals the Elderly Persons Centres Act) in force October 1, 2017 

Patients First Act, 2016, SO 2016, c 30

  • Sections 7 (2), 19, 21, 27 (2), which amend the Local Health System Integration Act, 2006, in force September 1, 2017 

Releases, Speeches and Statements

Ministry of Economic Development and Growth

September 15, 2017
Proposed new regulation under the proposed Reducing Regulatory Costs for Business Act, 2017 — Comments by October 30, 2017

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Prince Edward Island

Regulations

Prince Edward Island Royal Gazette, Part II, September 16, 2017:

Highway Traffic Act

EC2017-509 Administrative Driving Prohibition and Vehicle Impoundment Regulations, amendment

Public Health Act

EC2017-520 Immunization Regulations, amendment
EC2017-521 Notifiable Diseases and Conditions and Communicable Diseases Regulations, amendment

Proclamations

Prince Edward Island Royal Gazette, Part I, September 16, 2017:

An Act to Amend the Highway Traffic Act, SPEI 2016, c 41

  • Section 9 in force September 16, 2017

An Act to Amend the Highway Traffic Act (No. 2), SPEI 2016, c 42

  • Act in force September 16, 2017

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Quebec

Réglements

Gazette officielle du Québec, Partie 2, 13 septembre 2017:

Loi sur le régime de retraite du personnel d’encadrement

Décret 857-2017 Modifications aux Dispositions particulières à l’égard des catégories d’employés désignées en vertu de l’article 23 de la Loi sur le régime de retraite du personnel d’encadrement
Décret 858-2017 Modifications aux Dispositions sur la détermination de prestations supplémentaires à l’égard de certaines catégories d’employés en vertu de l’article 208 de la Loi sur le régime de retraite du personnel d’encadrement

Loi sur les normes d’efficacité énergétique et d’économie d’énergie de certains appareils fonctionnant à l’électricité ou aux hydrocarbures

Décret 875-2017 Règlement modifiant le Règlement sur l’efficacité énergétique d’appareils fonctionnant à l’électricité ou aux hydrocarbures

Loi sur les régimes complémentaires de retraite

Décret 878-2017 Règlement modifiant le Règlement concernant le financement des régimes de retraite des secteurs municipal et universitaire

Loi sur la qualité de l’environnement

Décret 901-2017 Règlement sur la procédure de sélection des personnes aptes à être nommées membres du Bureau d’audiences publiques sur l’environnement

Gazette officielle du Québec, Partie 2, 20 septembre 2017:

Code des professions

Décret 923-2017 Règlement modifiant le Règlement sur les activités professionnelles pouvant être exercées dans le cadre des services et soins préhospitaliers d’urgence

Regulations

Gazette officielle du Québec, Part 2, September 13, 2017:

An Act respecting the Pension Plan of Management Personnel

OC 857-2017 Amendments to the Special provisions in respect of classes of employees designated under section 23 of the Act respecting the Pension Plan of Management Personnel
OC 858-2017 Amendments to the Provisions respecting the determination of supplementary benefits in respect of certain classes of employees under section 208 of the Act respecting the Pension Plan of Management Personnel

An Act respecting energy efficiency and energy conservation standards for certain electrical or hydrocarbon-fuelled appliances

OC 875-2017 Regulation to amend the Regulation respecting the energy efficiency of electrical or hydrocarbon-fuelled appliances

Supplemental Pension Plans Act

OC 878-2017 Regulation to amend the Regulation respecting the funding of pension plans of the municipal and university sectors

Environment Quality Act

OC 901-2017 Regulation respecting the procedure for selecting persons qualified for appointment as members of the Bureau d’audiences publiques sur l’environnement

Gazette officielle du Québec, Part 2, September 20, 2017:

Professional Code

OC 923-2017 Regulation to amend the Regulation respecting the professional activities that may be engaged in within the framework of pre-hospital emergency services and care

Projets de Règlement

Gazette officielle du Québec, Partie 2, 20 septembre 2017:

Loi sur le bâtiment

  • Règlement sur les installations sous pression

Loi sur les mines

  • Règlement abrogeant le Règlement sur le pétrole, le gaz naturel et les réservoirs souterrains

Loi sur les hydrocarbures

  • Activités d’exploration, de production et de stockage d’hydrocarbures en milieu hydrique
  • Licences d’exploration, de production et de stockage d’hydrocarbures et autorisation de construction ou d’utilisation d’un pipeline
  • Activités d’exploration, de production et de stockage d’hydrocarbures en milieu terrestre

Draft Regulations

Gazette officielle du Québec, Part 2, September 20, 2017:

Building Act

  • Regulation respecting pressure installations

Mining Act

  • Regulation to revoke the Regulation respecting petroleum, natural gas and underground reservoirs

Petroleum Resources Act

  • Regulation respecting petroleum exploration, production and storage in a body of water
  • Regulation respecting petroleum exploration, production and storage licences, and the pipeline construction or use authorization
  • Regulation respecting petroleum exploration, production and storage on land

Ordres Ministériels

Gazette officielle du Québec, Partie 2, 13 septembre 2017:

Loi sur l’Agence du revenu du Québec

AM 2017 Règlement modifiant le Règlement sur la signature de certains actes, documents ou écrits de l’Agence du revenu du Québec — Arrêté du ministre des Finances

Ministerial Orders

Gazette officielle du Québec, Part 2, September 13, 2017:

An Act respecting the Agence du revenu du Québec

MO 2017 Regulation to amend the Regulation respecting the signing of certain deeds, documents and writings of the Agence du revenu du Québec — Order of Minister of Finance


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Saskatchewan

Regulations

Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, September 15, 2017:

The Automobile Accident Insurance Act

Sask Reg 103/2017 The Automobile Accident Insurance (Tow Trucks) Amendment Regulations, 2017

The Traffic Safety Act

Sask Reg 104/2017 The Traffic Safety Act Fees Amendment Regulations, 2017
Sask Reg 105/2017 The Vehicle Equipment (Tow Trucks) Amendment Regulations, 2017


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Yukon

Regulations

Yukon Gazette, Part II, September 15, 2017:

Placer Mining Act
Quartz Mining Act

Yukon OIC 2017/150 Order Prohibiting Entry on Certain Lands (Venus Mine Tailings Site)

 


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