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Legislative Update Report No. 2018-20

Legislation Current To: October 24, 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-83 An Act to amend the Corrections and Conditional Release Act and another Act
C-84 An Act to amend the Criminal Code (bestiality and animal fighting)
C-85 An Act to amend the Canada-Israel Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act and to make related amendments to other Acts

Senate

  Referenced on first reading only
S-6 An Act to implement the Convention between Canada and the Republic of Madagascar for the avoidance of double taxation and the prevention of fiscal evasion with respect to taxes on income
S-1003 An Act to amend The United Church of Canada Act

Regulations

Canada Gazette, Part II, October 17, 2018:

Canada Consumer Product Safety Act

SOR/2018-197 Regulations Repealing the Asbestos Products Regulations

Farm Products Agencies Act

SOR/2018-189 Regulations Amending the Canadian Hatching Egg Producers Quota Regulations
SOR/2018-190 Order Amending the Beef Cattle Research, Market Development and Promotion Levies Order
SOR/2018-191 Regulations Amending the Canadian Turkey Marketing Quota Regulations, 1990

Cannabis Act

SOR/2018-198 Cannabis Fees Order

Broadcasting Act

SI/2018-93 Order Declining to Set Aside or Refer Back to the CRTC Broadcasting Decision CRTC 2018-238

Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999

SOR/2018-193 Order Amending Schedule 3 to the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999
SOR/2018-196 Prohibition of Asbestos and Products Containing Asbestos Regulations

Financial Administration Act

SOR/2018-192 Order Amending Schedule I.1 to that Act

Fisheries Act

SOR/2018-194 Order Declaring that the Wastewater Systems Effluent Regulations Do Not Apply in Québec

Proposed Regulations

Canada Gazette, Part I, October 13, 2018:

Canada Transportation Act

  • Regulations Respecting Fees for the Review of Arrangements Involving Transportation Undertakings Providing Air Services

Canada Gazette, Part I, October 20, 2018:

Canada Pension Plan

  • Additional Canada Pension Plan Sustainability Regulations
  • Calculation of Contribution Rates Regulations, 2018

Energy Efficiency Act

  • Regulations Amending the Energy Efficiency Regulations, 2016 (Amendment 15)

Notices

Canada Gazette, Part I, October 13, 2018:

Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999

  • Ministerial Condition No. 19571
  • Notice of intent to amend the Prohibition of Certain Toxic Substances Regulations, 2012

Canada Gazette, Part I, October 20, 2018:

Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999

  • Waiver of information requirements for living organisms (subsection 106(9) of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999)
  • Waiver of information requirements for substances (subsection 81(9) of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999)
  • Publication of final decision after screening assessment of four thiols specified on the Domestic Substances List (paragraphs 68(b) and 68(c) or subsection 77(6) of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999)

Hazardous Materials Information Review Act

  • Filing of claims for exemption

Canada Marine Act

  • Halifax Port Authority — Supplementary letters patent

Miscellaneous Notices

Canada Gazette, Part I, October 13, 2018:

  • First Nations Bank of Canada — Application to establish a trust company
  • T.H.E. Insurance Company and XL Specialty Insurance Company — Assumption reinsurance agreement

Commissions

Canada Gazette, Part I, October 13, 2018:

Canadian International Trade Tribunal

  • Determination — Task-based informatics professional services
  • Expiry of finding — Circular copper tube
  • Inquiries
    • Information processing and related telecommunications services
    • Textiles and apparel

Canada Gazette, Part I, October 20, 2018:

Canadian International Trade Tribunal

  • Commencement of safeguard inquiry — Certain steel goods
  • Inquiry — Textiles and apparel

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Alberta

Regulations

Alberta Gazette, Part II, October 15, 2018:

Consumer Protection Act

Alta Reg 173/2018 Service Alberta Regulations Amendment Regulation

Proclamations

Alberta Gazette, Part I, October 15, 2018:

Election Finances and Contributions Disclosure Statutes Amendment Act, 2018, SA 2018, c 4

  • Subsections 2(3) and (8) in force September 24, 2018

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British Columbia

Bills

  Referenced on first reading only
41 Advanced Education Statute Repeal Act
42 Assessment Amendment Act, 2018
43 Miscellaneous Statutes (Minor Corrections) Amendment Act, 2018
44 Budget Measures Implementation (Employer Health Tax) Act, 2018
45 Budget Measures Implementation (Speculation and Vacancy Tax) Act, 2018
46 South Coast British Columbia Transportation Authority Amendment Act (No. 2), 2018
48 Temporary Foreign Worker Protection Act
49 Professional Governance Act

Regulations

British Columbia Regulations Bulletin, October 16, 2018:

Cannabis Control and Licensing Act
Cannabis Distribution Act

BC Reg 214/2018 Enacts Worker Qualification Regulation, effective on October 16, 2018, except sections 2, 4 and 5 effective on November 30, 2018

British Columbia Regulations Bulletin, October 23, 2018:

Oil and Gas Activities Act

BC Reg 221/2018 Amends BC Regs
35/2011 — Administrative Penalties Regulation
274/2010 — Oil and Gas Activities Act General Regulation

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Manitoba

Bills

  Referenced on first reading only
31 The Appropriation Act, 2018
32 The Loan Act, 2018

Regulations

Manitoba Laws - Unconsolidated Regulations

The Highway Traffic Act

Man Reg 135/2018

Charges for Licences, Registrations, Permits and Other Services Regulation, amendment

The Manitoba Public Insurance Corporation Act

Man Reg 140/2018

Driver Safety Rating System Regulation, amendment

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New Brunswick

Proclamations

New Brunswick Royal Gazette, Part I, October 24, 2018:

Cannabis Control Act, SNB 2018, c 2

  • Act, except paragraph 7(3)(c) and subsection 7(6), in force October 17, 2018

Notices

New Brunswick Royal Gazette, Part I, October 24, 2018:

Notices of Rules

  • The making of amendments to National Instrument 45-106 Prospectus Exemptions relating to Reports of Exempt Distribution and related changes to Companion Policy 45-106CP Prospectus Exemptions (together, the amendments).
  • The making of amendments to Financial and Consumer Services Commission Rule MB-001 Mortgage Brokers Licensing and Ongoing Obligations and Rule MB-002 Fees (together, the Amendments).
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Newfoundland and Labrador

Regulations

Newfoundland and Labrador Gazette, Part II, October 19, 2018:

Cannabis Control Act

NLR 93/18 Cannabis Control Regulations
NLR 94/18 Cannabis Licensing and Operations Regulations

Proclamations

Newfoundland and Labrador Gazette, Part II, October 19, 2018:

An Act to Amend the Liquor Corporation Act, SNL 2018, c 23

  • Act in force October 17, 2018 (NLR 90/18)

An Act to Amend the Smoke-free Environment Act, 2005, SNL 2018, c 24

  • Act in force October 17, 2018 (NLR 91/18)

Cannabis Control Act, SNL 2018, c C-4.1

  • Act in force October 17, 2018 (NLR 92/18)
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Northwest Territories

Bills

  Referenced on first reading only
8 Emergency Management Act

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Nova Scotia

Bills

  Referenced on first reading only
82 Environment Act (amended)
83 Labour Standards Code (amended)

Regulations

Nova Scotia Royal Gazette, Part II, October 12, 2018:

Dairy Industry Act

NS Reg 172/2018 Schedule 1 – General Regulations — amendment
NS Reg 173/2018 Fluid Dairy Pricing Regulations — amendment

Motor Vehicle Act

NS Reg 168/2018 Off-highway Vehicle Pilot Project Regulations

Petroleum Products Pricing Act

NS Reg 162/2018 Prescribed Petroleum Products Prices
NS Reg 175/2018 Prescribed Petroleum Products Prices

Summary Proceedings Act

NS Reg 171/2018 Summary Offence Tickets Regulation - amendment


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Nunavut

Bills

  Referenced on first reading only
9 Appropriation (Capital) Act, 2019-2020

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Ontario

Bills

  Referenced on first reading only
42 An Act to amend the Automobile Insurance Rate Stabilization Act, 2003 and the Insurance Act with respect to ending discrimination in automobile insurance
43 An Act to amend the Capital Investment Plan Act, 1993 and the Highway 407 East Act, 2012 with respect to toll highways
44 An Act to amend the Insurance Act to prevent discrimination with respect to automobile insurance rates in the Greater Toronto Area
45 An Act to amend the Child Care and Early Years Act, 2014 to limit funding of child care and early years programs and services to not-for-profit corporations
46 An Act to amend various Acts to impose sanctions for persons convicted of terrorist activities
47 An Act to amend the Employment Standards Act, 2000, the Labour Relations Act, 1995 and the Ontario College of Trades and Apprenticeship Act, 2009 and make complementary amendments to other Acts

Regulations

Highway Traffic Act

O Reg 437/18

Speed Limits, amending Reg 619 of RRO 1990

O Reg 446/18

Safety Helmets, amending Reg 610 of RRO 1990

Smoke-Free Ontario Act, 2017

O Reg 439/18

General, amending O Reg 268/18

Long-Term Care Homes Act, 2007

O Reg 440/18

General, amending O Reg 79/10

O Reg 451/18

General, amending O Reg 79/10

Cannabis Act, 2017

O Reg 441/18

Places of Consumption, revoking O Reg 325/18

O Reg 442/18

General, amending O Reg 30/18

Provincial Offences Act

O Reg 443/18

Proceedings Commenced by Certificate of Offence, amending Reg 950 of RRO 1990

Insurance Act

O Reg 444/18

Statutory Accident Benefits Schedule — Effective September 1, 2010, amending O Reg 34/10

O Reg 445/18

Fault Determination Rules, amending Reg 668 of RRO 1990

Pension Benefits Act

O Reg 447/18

Specified Parties — Subsection 102.2(2) of the Act

Employment Standards Act, 2000

O Reg 448/18

When Work Deemed to be Performed, Exemptions and Special Rules, amending O Reg 285/01

O Reg 450/18

Penalties and Reciprocal Enforcement, amending O Reg 289/01

Royal Assents

October 17, 2018

  • Bill 36, Cannabis Statute Law Amendment Act, 2018 — Chapter No. 12
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Prince Edward Island

Regulations

Prince Edward Island Royal Gazette, Part II, October 13, 2018:

Environmental Protection Act

EC2018-587 Materials Stewardship and Recycling Regulations Amendment

Highway Traffic Act

EC2018-588 Administrative Driving Prohibition and Vehicle Impoundment Regulations Amendment

Registered Health Professions Act

EC2018-619 General Regulations

Proclamations

Prince Edward Island Royal Gazette, Part I, October 13, 2018:

Registered Health Professions Act, SPEI 2017, c 71

  • Act in force October 13, 2018

Notices

Prince Edward Island Royal Gazette, Part I, October 13, 2018:

Egg Farmers of PEI

  • Price Determination Order - Amendment (EFPEI 2018-10)

Judicature Act

  • Quarterly Notice Pursuant to the Judicature Act, RSPEI 1988, CAP J-2.1 — Prejudgment and postjudgment rates from January 2002 to December 2018

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Quebec

Projets de Règlement

Gazette officielle du Québec, Partie 2, 17 octobre 2018:

Loi encadrant le cannabis

  • Règlement sur la formation relative à la vente au détail de cannabis et sur les renseignements à communiquer à l'acheteur lors de toute vente de cannabis

Draft Regulations

Gazette officielle du Québec, Part 2, October 17, 2018:

Cannabis Regulation Act

  • Regulation respecting training on the retail sale of cannabis and information to be communicated to a purchaser in the course of a cannabis sale

Ordres Ministériels

Gazette officielle du Québec, Partie 2, 17 octobre 2018:

Loi concernant le partage de certains renseignements de santé

AM 2018-016 Règlement modifiant le Règlement sur les autorisations d'accès et la durée d'utilisation des renseignements contenus dans une banque de renseignements de santé d'un domaine clinique — Arrêté numéro 2018 016 du ministre de la Santé et des Services sociaux

Ministerial Orders

Gazette officielle du Québec, Part 2, October 17, 2018:

An Act respecting the sharing of certain health information

MO 2018-016 Regulation to amend the Regulation respecting access authorizations and the duration of use of information held in a health information bank in a clinical domain — Order number 2018 016 of the Minister of Health and Social Services

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Saskatchewan

Regulations

Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, October 19, 2018:

The Cannabis Control (Saskatchewan) Act

RRS, c C-2.111,
Reg 1
The Cannabis Control (Saskatchewan) Regulations

Proclamations

Saskatchewan Gazette, Part I, October 12, 2018:

The Cannabis Control (Saskatchewan) Act, SS 2018, c C-2.111

  • Sections 1-1 to 7-5, 7-7 to 7-9 and 7-11 to 8-1 in force October 17, 2018

Notices

Saskatchewan Gazette, Part I, October 12, 2018:

The Pre-judgment Interest Act

  • The Pre-judgment Interest Regulations, from January 1, 2018 to December 31, 2018
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Yukon

Regulations

Yukon Gazette, Part II, October 15, 2018:

Placer Mining Act
Quartz Mining Act

Yukon OIC 2018/167 In section 3 of the Order Prohibiting Entry on Certain Lands in Yukon (Ddhaw Ghro Habitat Protection Area), the expression ", at any time in the period that begins on September 1, 2011 and that ends on August 31, 2019," is repealed
Yukon OIC 2018/168 Order Prohibiting Entry on Certain Lands in Yukon (Proposed ATAC Road and Buffer)

Notices

Yukon Gazette, Part II, October 15, 2018:

Oil and Gas Act

Yukon MO 2018/44 In section 3 of the Ministerial Order Respecting the Withdrawal from Disposition of Yukon Oil and Gas Lands (Ddhaw Ghro Habitat Protection Area), the expression "for the period that begins on September 1, 2011 and that ends on August 31, 2019" is repealed

 

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