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Legislative Update Report No. 2018-19

Legislation Current To: October 10, 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

Regulations

Canada Gazette, Part II, October 3, 2018:

Farm Products Agencies Act

SOR/2018-184 Regulations Amending the Canadian Chicken Marketing Quota Regulations

Public Service Employment Act

SI/2018-86 Order designating the Minister of Public Works and Government Services for the purposes of section 23 of the Public Service Employment Act

Canada Consumer Product Safety Act

SOR/2018-186 Playpens Regulations

Fisheries Act

SOR/2018-185 Regulations Amending the Pulp and Paper Effluent Regulations (Miscellaneous Program)

Financial Administration Act

SOR/2018-187 Order Amending Schedule III to the Financial Administration Act (Canada Post Corporation)

Proposed Regulations

Canada Gazette, Part I, September 29, 2018:

Canada Pension Plan

  • Regulations Amending the Canada Pension Plan Regulations

Pest Control Products Act

  • Regulations Amending the Pest Control Products Regulations (Labelling)

Canada Gazette, Part I, October 6, 2018:

Financial Administration Act

  • Regulations Amending the Government Contracts Regulations

Orders in Council

Canada Gazette, Part I, September 29, 2018:

National Energy Board Act

  • Trans Mountain Expansion Project Reconsideration

Notices

Canada Gazette, Part I, September 29, 2018:

Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999

  • Publication of final decision after screening assessment of six substances in the Acrylates and Methacrylates Group specified on the Domestic Substances List (subsection 77(6) of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999)

Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions

  • Assessment of Pension Plans Regulations — Basic rate

Canada Gazette, Part I, October 6, 2018:

Department of Employment and Social Development

  • Notice of intent to proceed with amendments to Part XII of the Canada Occupational Health and Safety Regulations

Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999

  • Publication after screening assessment of 39 base oils specified on the Domestic Substances List (paragraphs 68(b) and (c) or subsection 77(1) of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999)

Miscellaneous Notices

Canada Gazette, Part I, September 29, 2018:

  • Montreal Trust Company of Canada — Reduction of stated capital
  • National Trust Company — Reduction of stated capital

Canada Gazette, Part I, October 6, 2018:

  • Talcott Resolution Life Insurance Company, Canada Branch — Release of assets

Commissions

Canada Gazette, Part I, September 29, 2018:

Canadian International Trade Tribunal

  • Determination — Carbon steel welded pipe

Canada Gazette, Part I, October 6, 2018:

Special Import Measures Act

  • Certain nitisinone capsules — Decision

Canadian International Trade Tribunal

  • Commencement of preliminary injury inquiry — Nitisinone capsules
  • Determination — Corrosion-resistant steel sheet
  • Inquiry — Engines, turbines, components and accessories

National Energy Board

  • Application to export electricity to the United States — NS Power Energy Marketing Inc.

Supplements

Canada Gazette, Part I, September 29, 2018:

Copyright Board

  • Statement of Royalties to Be Collected by SODRAC for the Reproduction, in Canada, of Musical Works Embedded into Cinematographic Works for the Purpose of Distributing Copies of These Cinematographic Works for Private Use or for Theatrical Exhibition

Canada Gazette, Part I, October 6, 2018:

Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999

  • Notice respecting the National Air Pollution Surveillance Program Memorandum of Understanding

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Alberta

Notices

Alberta Gazette, Part I, September 29, 2018:

Alberta Securities Commission

  • Amendments to National Instrument 45-106 Prospectus Exemptions

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British Columbia

Bills

  Referenced on first reading only
36 Miscellaneous Statutes Amendment Act (No. 3), 2018
37 Land Statutes Amendment Act, 2018
38 Opioid Damages and Health Care Costs Recovery Act
39 Poverty Reduction Strategy Act
40 Electoral Reform Referendum 2018 Amendment Act, 2018

Regulations

British Columbia Regulations Bulletin, October 2, 2018:

Clean Energy Act

BC Reg 197/2018 Repeals BC Reg 201/2014 — Domestic Long-Term Sales Contracts Regulation

Petroleum and Natural Gas Act

BC Reg 194/2018 Amends BC Regs
495/92 — Petroleum and Natural Gas Royalty and Freehold Production Tax Regulation
98/2008 — Net Profit Royalty Regulation

Residential Tenancy Act

BC Reg 184/2018 Amends BC Reg 477/2003 — Residential Tenancy Regulation

Utilities Commission Act

BC Reg 197/2018

Repeals BC Reg 150/2016 — Direction Respecting Liquefied Natural Gas Customers
Enacts Direction Respecting Liquefied Natural Gas Customers

British Columbia Regulations Bulletin, October 9, 2018:

Business Number Act

BC Reg 201/2018 Amends BC Reg 388/2003 — Business Number Regulation

Cannabis Control and Licensing Act

BC Reg 202/2018 Repeals BC Reg 139/2018 — Cannabis Control and Licensing Interim Regulation
Enacts Cannabis Licensing Regulation
BC Reg 203/2018 Enacts Cannabis Control and Licensing Transitional Regulation
BC Reg 204/2018 Enacts Cannabis Control Regulation

Environmental Management Act

BC Reg 209/2018 Amends BC Reg 318/2004 — Conservation Officer Service Authority Regulation

Mineral Tenure Act

BC Reg 199/2018 Repeals BC Regs:
243/73
330/79
198/95
Amends BC Reg 271/2007 — Mineral Land Reserve (No Mineral or Placer Claim Registrations) Regulation

Motor Vehicle Act

BC Reg 205/2018 Amends BC Reg 26/58 — Motor Vehicle Act Regulations
Enacts Physical Coordination Test Regulation
BC Reg 206/2018 Amends BC Reg 26/58 — Motor Vehicle Act Regulations

Securities Act

BC Reg 198/2018 Amends BC Reg 227/2009 — National Instrument 45-106 Prospectus Exemptions

Proclamations

British Columbia Regulations Bulletin, October 2, 2018:

Cannabis Control and Licensing Act, SBC 2018, c 29

  • Sections 144 to 153 in force October 1, 2018 (BC Reg 186/2018)

Child, Family and Community Service Amendment Act, 2018, SBC 2018, c 27

  • Section 1(a), insofar as it enacts the definition of "Indigenous child", section 1(c), insofar as it enacts the definitions of "First Nation" and "First Nation child", section 1(e), insofar as it enacts the definition of "Treaty First Nation", sections 14 and 16, section 18(a), as it repeals and replaces only subsection (2) of section 34 of the Child, Family and Community Service Act, RSBC 1996, c 46 and section 27 in force October 1, 2018 (BC Reg 187/2018)

Liquor Control and Licensing Act, SBC 2015, c 19

  • Section 83(b) in force October 1, 2018 (BC Reg 186/2018)

Miscellaneous Statutes Amendment Act (No. 2), 2018, SBC 2018, c 23

  • Sections 18 to 20 and 22 to 26 in force October 1, 2018 (BC Reg 192/2018)

Statute Revision Act — the revised Trespass Act, RSBC 2018, c 3

  • Act in force October 1, 2018 (BC Reg 193/2018)

British Columbia Regulations Bulletin, October 9, 2018:

Cannabis Control and Licensing Act, SBC 2018, c 29

  • Section 2 of Part 1, Part 3, Divisions 4 to 6 of Part 4, Part 5 other than section 80, Part 6, Part 7 other than section 117, 122 and 126, and sections 142, 143, 157 to 159 and 162 of Part 9 in force October 17, 2018 (BC Reg 202/2018)

Motor Vehicle Amendment Act, 2010, SBC 2010, c 14

  • Sections 16, 17 and 18 in force October 17, 2018 (BC Reg 205/2018)

Motor Vehicle Amendment Act, 2018, SBC 2018, c 18

  • Sections 2, 3 and 4, section 16(a), as it enacts section 210(2)(k.01) of the Motor Vehicle Act, sections 18 and 24 in force October 17, 2018 (BC Reg 205/2018)

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Manitoba

Bills

  Referenced on first reading only
35 The Crown Lands Amendment Act (Improved Management of Community Pastures and Agricultural Crown Lands)
36 The Highway Traffic Amendment Act (Impaired Driving Offences)

Regulations

Manitoba Laws - Unconsolidated Regulations

The Residential Tenancies Act

Man Reg 126/2018 Residential Rent Regulation, amendment

The Insurance Act

Man Reg 131/2018

Insurance Councils Regulation, amendment

The Corporations Act

Man Reg 134/2018 Corporations Regulation, amendment

Manitoba Laws - Proclamations

The Non-Smokers Health Protection and Vapour Products Amendment Act (Prohibiting Cannabis Consumption in Outdoor Public Places), SM 2018, c 18

The Safe and Responsible Retailing of Cannabis Act (Liquor and Gaming Control Act and Manitoba Liquor and Lotteries Corporation Act Amended), SM 2018, c 9

  • Section 2, clauses 3(1)(b) and (c), subsection 3(2), sections 4 to 21 and Parts 2 and 3 in force October 17, 2018 (OIC 280/2018)

The Planning Amendment Act (Improving Efficiency in Planning), SM 2018, c 14

The Drivers and Vehicles Amendment and Highway Traffic Amendment Act, SM 2018, c 12

  • Act, except sections 9 and 10, in force November 1, 2018 (OIC 285/2018)

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New Brunswick

Notices

New Brunswick Royal Gazette, Part I, October 3, 2018:

Financial and Consumer Services Commission

Request for Comments
Notice and Request for Comment

  • Publication for comment proposed amendments National Instrument 81-105 Mutual Fund Sales Practices (National Instrument 81-105) and related consequential amendments (Together, the "Proposed Amendments").
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Newfoundland and Labrador

Regulations

Newfoundland and Labrador Gazette, October 5, 2018

Highway Traffic Act

NLR 84/18 Highway Traffice driver Regulations, 1999 (Amendment)
NLR 85/18 Prescence and Prohibited Proportion of Drugs Regulations
NLR 86/18 Vehicle Seizure and Impoundment Regulations, 2012 (Amendment)
NLR 87/18 Carrier Safety Regulations (Amendment)

Proclamations

Newfoundland and Labrador Gazette, October 5, 2018

An Act to Amend the Highway Traffic Act, SNL 2018, c. 25

  • Act except subsection 2(1) in force October 17, 2018 (OIC 2018-197)

 

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Northwest Territories

Regulations

Northwest Territories Gazette, Part II, September 30, 2018:

Mine Health and Safety Act

NWT Reg 123-2018 Mine Health and Safety Regulations, amendment

Safety Act

NWT Reg 124-2018 Occupational Health and Safety Regulations, amendment
NWT Reg 125-2018 Oil and Gas Occupational Safety and Health Regulations, amendment

Proclamations

Northwest Territories Gazette, Part II, September 30, 2018:

An Act to Amend the Judicature Act, No. 2, SNWT 1995, c 6

  • Section 2 in force October 1, 2018 (SI-007-2018)

An Act to Amend the Northwest Territories Business Development and Investment Corporation Act, SNWT 2018, c 7

  • Act in force October 1, 2018 (SI-008-2018)

Notices

Northwest Territories Gazette, Part I, September 30, 2018:

Safety Act

  • Notice of Codes of Practice, Asbestos Abatement

Securities Act

  • Implementing Rule 45-809, Report of Exempt Distribution
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Nova Scotia

Bills

  Referenced on first reading only
63 Nova Scotia Provincial Exhibition Commission Act (repealed)
64 Motor Vehicle Act (amended)
65 Public Body Executive Compensation Act
66 Public Procurement Act (amended)
67 Securities Act (amended)
68 Pre-primary Education Act (amended)
69 Vital Statistics Act (amended)
70 An Act Respecting Gender-Neutral Identification
71 Pressure Sore Accountability Act
72 Motor Vehicle Act (amended)
73 Safer Homes Act
74 Motor Vehicle Act (amended)
75 Affordable Housing through Inclusionary Zoning Act
76 Rental Fairness and Affordability Act
77 Labour Standards Code (amended)
78 Truth and Reconciliation Commitment Act
79 Motor Vehicle Act (amended)
80 Traffic Safety Act
81 Public-Private Partnership Prohibition Act

Regulations

Nova Scotia Royal Gazette, Part II, September 28, 2018:

Companies Act and Business Electronic Filing Act

NS Reg 159/2018 First Schedule to the Companies Act (Tables B and C) — amendment

Environment Act

NS Reg 161/2018 Mercury Diversion Standard Adoption Regulations (replaces Mercury Diversion Standard Order)

Petroleum Products Pricing Act

NS Reg 158/2018 Prescribed Petroleum Products Prices
NS Reg 160/2018 Prescribed Petroleum Products Prices

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Nunavut

Regulations

Nunavut Gazette, Part II, September 28, 2018:

Mine Health and Safety Act

Nu Reg 025-2018 Mine Health and Safety Regulations, amendment

Cannabis Act

Nu Reg 029-2018 Cannabis Regulations

Public Health Act

Nu Reg 030-2018 Meat Inspection Regulations, amendment
Nu Reg 032-2018 Tourist Accommodation Health Exemption Regulations, amendment

Proclamations

Nunavut Gazette, Part II, September 28, 2018:

Cannabis Act, S Nu 2018, c 7

  • Subsections 72(1) to (8) in force September 4, 2018 (SI-006-2018)
  • The following provisions in force September 4, 2018 (SI-007-2018)
    • sections 4 and 5;
    • subsections 22(2) and (3), 23(2) and 24(2);
    • sections 28 and 29;
    • section 33;
    • subsection 35(4);
    • subsection 36(3);
    • paragraphs 65(1)(b), (h) to (o), (t), (u), (u.1), (y), (z), (aa), (ad) and (ae)

Notices

Nunavut Gazette, Part I, September 28, 2018:

Safety Act

  • Notice of Codes of Practice, Asbestos Abatement
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Ontario

Bills

  Referenced on first reading only
35 An Act to amend the Human Rights Code with respect to immigration status, genetic characteristics, police records and social conditions
36 An Act to enact a new Act and make amendments to various other Acts respecting the use and sale of cannabis and vapour products in Ontario
37 An Act respecting civil liability for climate-related harms
38 An Act to amend the Business Corporations Act and the Real Estate and Business Brokers Act, 2002 with respect to personal real estate corporations
39 An Act to require the establishment of an Accessible Parking and Towing Industry Review Committee
40 An Act to amend the Human Rights Code with respect to genetic characteristics
41 An Act to amend the Highway Traffic Act to exempt Sikh motorcyclists from the requirement to wear a helmet

Regulations

Highway Traffic Act

O Reg 425/18

Stopping of Vehicles on Parts of the King's Highway, amending Reg 622 of RRO 1990

O Reg 428/18 Parking, amending Reg 604 of RRO 1990
O Reg 429/18

Extending Exemption Period for Affixing Evidence of Validation for Permit

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Prince Edward Island

Regulations

Prince Edward Island Royal Gazette, Part II, September 29, 2018:

Cannabis Control Act

EC2018-575

Cannabis Control Regulations

Summary Proceedings Act

EC2018-581

Ticket Regulations Amendment

Proclamations

Prince Edward Island Royal Gazette, Part I, September 29, 2018:

Building Codes Act, SPEI 2017, c 61

  • Sections 1 and 4 in force September 29, 2018
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Quebec

Projets de Règlement

Gazette officielle du Québec, Partie 2, 3 octobre 2018:

Loi sur la santé et la sécurité du travail

  • Règlement modifiant le Code de sécurité pour les travaux de construxtion

Draft Regulations

Gazette officielle du Québec, Part 2, October 3, 2018:

Act respecting occupational health and safety

  • Regulation to amend the Safety Code for the construction industry

Ordres Ministériels

Gazette officielle du Québec, Partie 2, 3 octobre 2018:

Loi sur les valeurs mobilières

MO 2018-04 Règlement modifiant le Règlement 45-106 sur les dispenses de prospectus — Arrêté numéro V-1.1-2018-04 du ministre des Finances

Code civil du Québec

AM 2018 Règlement sur la célébration du mariage et de l'union civile — Arrêté numéro 3990 de la ministre de la Justice

Ministerial Orders

Gazette officielle du Québec, Part 2, October 3, 2018:

Securities Act

MO 2018-04 Regulation to amend Regulation 45-106 respecting prospectus exemptions — Order number V-1.1-2018-04 of the Minister of Finance

Civil Code of Québec

MO 2018 Regulation respecting the solemnization of marriages and civil unions — Order number 3990 of the Minister of Justice

Avis

Gazette officielle du Québec, Partie 2, 3 octobre 2018:

Loi sur les accidents du travail et les maladies professionnelles

  • Règlement sur les pourcentages applicables aux fins de fixer la cotisation des employeurs tenus personnellement au paiement des prestations pour l'année 2019
  • Règlement modifiant le Règlement sur le financement

Notices

Gazette officielle du Québec, Part 2, October 3, 2018:

An Act respecting industrial accidents and occupational diseases

  • Regulation respecting the applicable percentages for the purposes of levying the assessment on employers personally liable for the payment of benefits for 2019
  • Regulation to amend the Regulation respecting financing
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Saskatchewan

Regulations

Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, October 5, 2018:

The Energy and Mines Act

RRS, c E-9.10001,
Reg 3

The Targeted Mineral Exploration Incentive Regulations

The Public Health Act, 1994

Sask Reg 71/2018 The Food Safety (Slaughter Plants) Amendment Regulations, 2018

The Highways and Transportation Act, 1997

Sask Reg 72/2018 The Wollaston Lake Barge Operation Repeal Regulations

Proclamations

Saskatchewan Gazette, Part I, September 28, 2018:

The Saskatchewan Human Rights Code, 2018, SS 2018, c S-24.2

  • Act in force October 1, 2018

Notices

Saskatchewan Gazette, Part I, September 28, 2018:

Court of Appeal for Saskatchewan

  • Rules of Court — Criminal Practice Directive No. 8 — Leave Procedure for Appeals Filed
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Yukon

Bills

  Referenced on first reading only
19 Electoral District Boundaries Act
20 Societies Act
21

Equality of Spouses Statute Law Amendment Act (2018)

22

Act to Amend the Forest Resources Act and the Territorial Lands (Yukon) Act (2018)

23

Lobbyists Registration Act

24

Access to Information and Protection of Privacy Act

25

Act to Amend the Legislative Assembly Act (2018)

26

Technical Amendments Act (No. 2), 2018

27

Coroners Act

207

Second Appropriation Act, 2018-19

 

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