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Legislative Update Report No. 2018-12

Legislation Current To: June 6, 2018

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-404 An Act to amend the Assisted Human Reproduction Act
C-405 An Act to amend the Pension Benefits Standards Act, 1985 and the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act (pension plans)
C-406 An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act (foreign contributions)
C-407 An Act to amend the Criminal Code (sentencing)

Senate

  Referenced on first reading only
S-251 An Act to amend the Criminal Code (independence of the judiciary) and to make related amendments
S-252 Voluntary Blood Donations Act (An Act to amend the Blood Regulations)

Regulations

Canada Gazette, Part II, May 30, 2018:

Farm Products Agencies Act

SOR/2018-97 Order Amending the Canadian Broiler Hatching Egg Marketing Levies Order

Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999

SOR/2018-96 Order 2018-112-20-01 Amending the Domestic Substances List
SOR/2018-98 Regulations Amending the Heavy-duty Vehicle and Engine Greenhouse Gas Emission Regulations and Other Regulations Made Under the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999
SOR/2018-216 Regulations Amending the Ozone-depleting Substances and Halocarbon Alternatives Regulations (Erratum)

Canada Shipping Act, 2001

SOR/2018-102 Regulations Amending the Small Vessel Regulations

Special Economic Measures Act

SOR/2018-101 Regulations Amending the Regulations Implementing the United Nations Resolutions on Libya

Proposed Regulations

Canada Gazette, Part I, June 2, 2018:

Agriculture and Agri-Food Administrative Monetary Penalties Act

  • Regulations Amending the Agriculture and Agri-Food Administrative Monetary Penalties Regulations Respecting the Pest Control Products Act and Regulations (Penalties and Schedules)

Pest Control Products Act

  • Regulations Amending the Pest Control Products Regulations (Products not Intended for the Canadian Market)

Royal Assents

May 23, 2018

  • Bill S-5, An Act to amend the Tobacco Act and the Non-smokers’ Health Act and to make consequential amendments to other Acts — Chapter No. 9
  • Bill C-49, Transportation Modernization Act — Chapter No. 10

Releases, Speeches and Statements

Finance

May 25, 2018
Department of Finance Canada Launches Consultations on the Review of the Canadian Payments Act

May 28, 2018
Canada Takes Next Step in Fight Against Aggressive International Tax Avoidance

Notices

Canada Gazette, Part I, May 26, 2018:

Insurance Companies Act

  • Metropolitan Tower Life Insurance Company — Order to insure in Canada risks

Canada Gazette, Part I, June 2, 2018:

Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999

  • Publication of results of investigations and recommendations for a substance — phenol, 2-(1-methylpropyl)-4,6- dinitro- (dinoseb), CAS RN 88-85-7— specified on the Domestic Substances List (paragraphs 68(b) and (c) of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999)

Miscellaneous Notices

Canada Gazette, Part I, June 2, 2018:

  • Temple Insurance Company and DAS Legal Protection Insurance Company Limited — Letters patent of amalgamation 

Commissions

Canada Gazette, Part I, May 26, 2018:

Canadian International Trade Tribunal

  • Determination — Engines, turbines, components and accessories

Canada Gazette, Part I, June 2, 2018:

Special Import Measures Act

  • Certain sucker rods — Decisions
  • Cold-rolled steel — Decisions

Canadian International Trade Tribunal

  • Commencement of preliminary injury inquiry — Sucker rods
  • Expiry review of order — Carbon steel welded pipe
  • Inquiry — Communication, photographic, mapping, printing and publication services

Supplements

Canada Gazette, Part I, May 26, 2018:

Copyright Board

  • Proposed Statement of Royalties to Be Collected by Access Copyright for the Reproduction, Communication to the Public by Telecommunication, Making Available to the Public by Telecommunication, or the Authorization of any Such Act, in Canada, of Works in its Repertoire

Canada Gazette, Part I, June 2, 2018:

Copyright Board

  • Proposed Statement of Royalties to Be Collected for the Retransmission of Distant Radio Signals, in Canada, for the Years 2019 to 2023 and Proposed Statement of Royalties to Be Collected for the Retransmission of Distant Television Signals, in Canada, for the Years 2019 to 2023

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Alberta

Bills

  Referenced on first reading only
207 Municipal Government (Legion Tax Exemption) Amendment Act, 2018
208 Public Recreation Areas Consultation Act

Regulations

Alberta Gazette, Part II, May 31, 2018:

Occupational Health and Safety Act

Alta Reg 56/2018 Occupational Health and Safety Code 2009 Amendment Regulation

Justice of the Peace Act

Alta Reg 59/2018

Justice of the Peace (2013 Compensation Commission Report) Amendment Regulation

Health Information Act

Alta Reg 60/2018 Health Information Amendment Regulation

Responsible Energy Development Act

Alta Reg 61/2018 Responsible Energy Development Act General Amendment Regulation

Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act

Alta Reg 62/2018 Conservation and Reclamation Amendment Regulation

Traffic Safety Act

Alta Reg 67/2018 Commercial Vehicle Certificate and Insurance (2018) Amendment Regulation

Proclamations

Alberta Gazette, Part I, May 31, 2018:

A Better Deal for Consumers and Businesses Act, SA 2017, c 18

  • Subsections 1(10) and (21)(b) in force August 1, 2018

Statutes Amendment Act, 2014, SA 2014, c 8

  • Subsections 4(2), (3), (4), (5), (6), (8) and (9) in force August 31, 2018

Notices

Alberta Gazette, Part I, May 31, 2018:

Alberta Securities Commission

  • Amendments to National Instrument 31-103 Registration Requirements, Exemptions and Ongoing Registrant Obligation
  • Amendments to National Instrument 45-102 Resale of Securities
  • Amendments to National Instrument 31-103 Registration Requirements, Exemptions and Ongoing Registrant Obligations
  • Amendments to National Instrument 33-109 Registration Information
  • Amendments to National Instrument 41-101 General Prospectus Requirements
  • Amendments to National Instrument 44-101 Short Form Prospectus Distributions
  • Amendments to National Instrument 44-102 Shelf Distributions
  • Amendments to National Instrument 45-106 Prospectus Exemptions
  • Amendments to National Instrument 51-102 Continuous Disclosure Obligations
  • Amendments to National Instrument 81-102 Investment Fund
  • Amendments to National Instrument 81-106 Investment Fund Continuous Disclosure

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British Columbia

Bills

  Referenced on first reading only
218 Building (New Housing Access) Amendment Act, 2018
219 British Columbia Accessibility Act, 2018

Regulations

British Columbia Regulations Bulletin, May 29, 2018:

Securities Act

BC Reg 102/2018

Amends BC Regs
2/2000 — National Instrument 81-102 Investment Funds
283/2002 — National Instrument 81-104 Commodity Pools

Proclamations

British Columbia Regulations Bulletin, May 29, 2018:

Forests, Lands and Natural Resource Operations Statutes Amendment Act, 2016, SBC 2016, c 11

  • Section 8, and section 24 as it enacts section 151(2)(k.101) of the Forest Act, in force May 25, 2018 (BC Reg 101/2018)

Royal Assents

May 31, 2018

  • Bill 23, Local Government Statutes (Residential Rental Tenure Zoning) Amendment Act, 2018 — Chapter No. 26
  • Bill 24, Miscellaneous Statutes Amendment Act (No. 2), 2018 — Chapter No. 23
  • Bill 25, Real Estate Development Marketing Amendment Act, 2018 — Chapter No. 25
  • Bill 26, Child, Family and Community Service Amendment Act, 2018 — Chapter No. 27
  • Bill 27, Pill Press and Related Equipment Control Act — Chapter No. 24
  • Bill 29, Voluntary Blood Donations Act — Chapter No. 30
  • Bill 30, Cannabis Control and Licensing Act — Chapter No. 29
  • Bill 31, Cannabis Distribution Act — Chapter No. 28
  • Bill 33, South Coast British Columbia Transportation Authority Amendment Act, 2018 — Chapter No. 31
  • Bill 34, Greenhouse Gas Reduction Targets Amendment Act, 2018 — Chapter No. 32
  • Bill 35, Supply Act, 2018-2019 — Chapter No. 34

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Manitoba

Regulations

Manitoba Laws - Unconsolidated Regulations

The Residential Tenancies Act

Man Reg 68/2018 Residential Tenancies Regulation, amendment

The Health Services Insurance Act

Man Reg 69/2018 Hospital Services Insurance and Administration Regulation, amendment
Man Reg 70/2018 Personal Care Services Insurance and Administration Regulation, amendment

The Regulated Health Professions Act

Man Reg 71/2018 Practice of Paramedicine Regulation

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New Brunswick

Regulations

New Brunswick Royal Gazette, Part II, June 6, 2018:

Judicature Act
Provincial Offences Procedure Act

NB Reg 2018-35 NB Reg 82-73, amendment

Motor Vehicle Act

NB Reg 2018-37 NB Reg 83-42, amendment

Land Titles Act

NB Reg 2018-42 NB Reg 83-130, amendment

Registry Act

NB Reg 2018-44 NB Reg 84-190, amendment

Proclamations

New Brunswick Royal Gazette, Part I, May 30, 2018:

An Act to Amend The Residential Tenancies Act, SNB 2017, c 59

  • Act in force May 14, 2018

An Act Respecting the Land Titles Act and the Registry Act, SNB 2017, c 60

  • Act in to force April 30, 2018
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Newfoundland and Labrador

Bills

  Referenced on first reading only
19 An Act to Amend the Energy Corporation Act
20 Cannabis Control Act
21 An Act to Amend the Liquor Corporation Act
22 An Act to Amend the Smoke-free Environment Act, 2005
23 An Act to Amend the Highway Traffic Act
24 Salary Restraint and Extinguishment of Severance Pay Act
25 An Act to Amend the Other Post-Employment Benefits Eligibility Modification Act
26 Innovation and Business Investment Corporation Act

Notices

Newfoundland and Labrador Gazette, Part I, May 18, 2018:

Supreme Court of Newfoundland and Labrador
Rules of the Supreme Court, 1986

  •  Practice Note — P.N. No. 2018-02
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Northwest Territories

Bills

  Referenced on first reading only
13 An Act to Amend the Securities Act
14 Miscellaneous Statute Law Amendment Act, 2018
15 Document Formalization, Service and Notice Reform Statute Law Amendment Act
16 An Act to Amend the Social Assistance Act
17 An Act to Amend the Student Financial Assistance Act
18 An Act to Amend the Cities, Towns and Villages Act
19 An Act to Amend the Revolving Funds Act


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Nova Scotia

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Nunavut

Bills

  Referenced on first reading only
4 Appropriation (Operations and Maintenance) Act, 2018-2019
5 Supplementary Appropriation (Capital) Act, No. 1, 2018-2019
6 An Act to Amend the Judicature Act and Other Acts in Relation to Judges, 2018
7 Cannabis Act

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Ontario

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Prince Edward Island

Proclamations

Prince Edward Island Royal Gazette, Part I, June 2, 2018:

An Act to Amend the Workers Compensation Act, SPEI 2017, c 18

  • Act in force June 2, 2018

Notices

Prince Edward Island Royal Gazette, Part I, May 26,2018:

Egg Producers of Prince Edward Island

  • Price Determination Order — Amendment (EPPEI 18-05)
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Quebec

Projets de loi

  Référencés à la première lecture seulement
189 Loi visant principalement à confier la charge de la surveillance des décrets de convention collective à la Commission des normes, de l’équité, de la santé et de la sécurité du travail
241 Loi visant à déclarer la compétence d'un célébrant
400 Loi modifiant la Loi concernant la succession de l’honorable Trefflé Berthiaume et la Compagnie de Publication de La Presse, Limitée
1194 Loi modifiant la Loi sur l'indemnisation des victimes d'actes criminels afin d'inclure les notions d'exploitation sexuelle et de traite des personnes

Bills

  Referenced on first reading only
189 An Act mainly to confer the responsibility for overseeing collective agreement decrees on the Commission des normes, de l'équité, de la santé et de la sécurité du travail
241 An Act to declare an officiant's competence
400 An Act to amend the Act respecting the estate of the Honourable Trefflé Berthiaume and La Compagnie de Publication de La Presse, Limitée
1194 An Act to amend the Crime Victims Compensation Act to include the notions "sexual exploitation" and "human trafficking"

Projets de Règlement

Gazette officielle du Québec, Partie 2, 30 mai 2018:

Code de la sécurité routière

  • Règlement modifiant le Règlement sur les permis

Gazette officielle du Québec, Partie 2, 6 juin 2018:

Loi sur les accidents du travail et les maladies professionnelles

  • Règlement modifiant le Règlement sur l’assistance médicale

Draft Regulations

Gazette officielle du Québec, Part 2, May 30, 2018:

Highway Safety Code

  • Regulation to amend the Regulation respecting licences

Gazette officielle du Québec, Part 2, June 6, 2018:

An Act respecting industrial accidents and occupational diseases

  • Regulation to amend the Regulation respecting medical aid

Ordres Ministériels

Gazette officielle du Québec, Partie 2, 30 mai 2018:

Loi sur les services de santé et les services sociaux

AM 2018 009

Règlement modifiant le Règlement sur certaines conditions de travail applicables aux cadres des agences et des établissements de santé et de services sociaux — Arrêté numéro 2018 009 du ministre de la Santé et des Services sociaux

Gazette officielle du Québec, Partie 2, 6 juin 2018:

Loi sur les valeurs mobilières

MO 2018-01 Règlement modifiant le Règlement 45-102 sur la revente de titres — Arrêté numéro V-1.1-2018-01 du ministre des Finances
Règlement modifiant le Règlement 31-103 sur les obligations et dispenses d’inscription et les obligations continues des personnes inscrites — Arrêté numéro V-1.1-2018-01 du ministre des Finances
MO 2018-02 Règlement modifiant le Règlement 44-101 sur le placement de titres au moyen d’un prospectus simplifié — Arrêté numéro V-1.1-2018-02 du ministre des Finances
MO 2018-03

Règlement modifiant le Règlement 31-103 sur les obligations et dispenses d’inscription et les obligations continues des personnes inscrites — Arrêté numéro V-1.1-2018-03 du ministre des Finances
Règlement modifiant le Règlement 33-109 sur les renseignements concernant l’inscription — Arrêté numéro V-1.1-2018-03 du ministre des Finances
Règlement modifiant le Règlement 41-101 sur les obligations générales relatives au prospectus — Arrêté numéro V-1.1-2018-03 du ministre des Finances
Règlement modifiant le Règlement 44-102 sur le placement de titres au moyen d’un prospectus préalable — Arrêté numéro V-1.1-2018-03 du ministre des Finances
Règlement modifiant le Règlement 45-106 sur les dispenses de prospectus — Arrêté numéro V-1.1-2018-03 du ministre des Finances
Règlement modifiant le Règlement 51-102 sur les obligations d’information continue — Arrêté numéro V-1.1-2018-03 du ministre des Finances
Règlement modifiant le Règlement 81-102 sur les fonds d’investissement — Arrêté numéro V-1.1-2018-03 du ministre des Finances
Règlement modifiant le Règlement 81-106 sur l’information continue des fonds d’investissement — Arrêté numéro V-1.1-2018-03 du ministre des Finances

Ministerial Orders

Gazette officielle du Québec, Part 2, May 30, 2018:

An Act respecting health services and social services

MO 2018 009

Regulation to amend the Regulation respecting certain terms of employment applicable to officers of agencies and health and social services institutions — Order number 2018 009 of the Minister of Health and Social Services

Gazette officielle du Québec, Part 2, June 6, 2018:

Securities Act

MO 2018-01 Regulation to amend Regulation 45-102 respecting Resale of Securities — Order number V-1.1-2018-01 of the Minister of Finance
Regulation to amend Regulation 31-103 respecting Registration Requirements, Exemptions and Ongoing Registrant Obligations — Order number V-1.1-2018-01 of the Minister of Finance
MO 2018-02 Regulation to amend Regulation 44-101 respecting Short Form Prospectus Distributions — Order number V-1.1-2018-02 of the Minister of Finance
MO 2018-03 Regulation to amend Regulation 31-103 respecting Registration Requirements, Exemptions and Ongoing Registrant Obligations — Order number V-1.1-2018-03 of the Minister of Finance
Regulation to amend Regulation 33-109 respecting Registration Information — Order number V-1.1-2018-03 of the Minister of Finance
Regulation to amend Regulation 41-101 respecting General Prospectus Requirements— Order number V-1.1-2018-03 of the Minister of Finance
Regulation to amend Regulation 44-102 respecting Shelf Distributions — Order number V-1.1-2018-03 of the Minister of Finance
Regulation to amend Regulation 45-106 respecting Prospectus Exemptions — Order number V-1.1-2018-03 of the Minister of Finance
Regulation to amend Regulation 51-102 respecting Continuous Disclosure Obligations — Order number V-1.1-2018-03 of the Minister of Finance
Regulation to amend Regulation 81-102 respecting Investment Funds — Order number V-1.1-2018-03 of the Minister of Finance
Regulation to amend Regulation 81-106 respecting Investment Fund Continuous Disclosure — Order number V-1.1-2018-03 of the Minister of Finance

Sanctions

31 mai 2018

  • Loi nº 152, Loi modifiant diverses dispositions législatives concernant le domaine du travail afin principalement de donner suite à certaines recommandations de la Commission Charbonneau — Chapitre nº 12
  • Loi nº 162, Loi modifiant la Loi sur le bâtiment et d’autres dispositions législatives afin principalement de donner suite à certaines recommandations de la Commission Charbonneau — Chapitre nº 13

Assents

May 31, 2018

  • Bill 152, An Act to amend various labour-related legislative provisions mainly to give effect to certain Charbonneau Commission recommendations — Chapter No. 12
  • Bill 162, An Act to amend the Building Act and other legislative provisions mainly to give effect to certain Charbonneau Commission recommendations — Chapter No. 13
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Saskatchewan

Bills

  Referenced on first reading only
131 The Appropriation Act, 2018 (No. 2)

Regulations

Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, June 1, 2018:

The Securities Act, 1988

Sask Reg 38/2018 The Securities Commission (Adoption of National Instruments) (NI 31-103, 33-109, 41-101, 44-101, 44-102, 45-106, 51-102, 81-102 and 81-106) Amendment Regulations, 2018
Sask Reg 39/2018 The Securities Commission (Adoption of National Instruments) (NI 45-102 and NI 31-103) Amendment Regulations, 2018


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Yukon

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