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Legislative Update Report No. 2019-04 Le Bulletin d'actualités législatives

Legislation Current To: February 20, 2019

In This Issue

Federal Government / Gouvernement fédéral Nova Scotia / Nouvelle-Écosse
Alberta / Alberta Nunavut / Nunavut
British Columbia / Colombie-Britannique Ontario / Ontario
Manitoba / Manitoba Prince Edward Island / Île-du-Prince-Édouard
New Brunswick / Nouveau-Brunswick Québec / Quebec
Newfoundland and Labrador / Terre-Neuve-et-Labrador Saskatchewan / Saskatchewan
Northwest Territories / Territoires du Nord-Ouest Yukon / Yukon

Federal Government / Gouvernement fédéral

Bills / Projets de loi

House of Commons / Chambre des communes

  Referenced on first reading only
C-429 An Act to amend the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 (packaging)

Senate / Sénat

  Referenced on first reading only
S-258 An Act to amend the Criminal Records Act and to make consequential amendments to other Acts

Regulations / Réglements

Canada Gazette, Part II, February 20, 2019:

Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation Act

SOR/2019-43 By-law Amending the Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation Differential Premiums By-law

Canada Pension Plan

SOR/2019-41 Regulations Amending the Canada Pension Plan Regulations

Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999

SOR/2019-32 Order 2019-87-02-01 Amending the domestic substances List
SOR/2019-33 Order 2019-112-02-01 Amending the domestic substances List
SOR/2019-34 Order 2019-66-02-01 Amending the domestic substances List

Export and Import Permits Act

SOR/2019-37 Order Amending the Import Control List

Food and Drugs Act

SOR/2019-44 Regulations Amending the Medical Devices Regulations (Updating ISO Standard)

Customs Tariff

SOR/2019-35 Order Amending the Order Imposing a Surtax on the Importation of Certain Steel Goods
SOR/2019-36 Mexico Steel Goods Remission Order
SOR/2019-42 "M/T Heather Knutsen" and "M/T Jasmine Knutsen" Repair or Alteration Remission Order

Proposed Regulations / Projets de réglement

Canada Gazette, Part I, February 9, 2019:

Canada Shipping Act, 2001

  • Regulations Amending the Navigation Safety Regulations (Automatic Identification Systems)

Canada Gazette, Part I, February 16, 2019:

Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999

  • Order Declaring that the Reduction of Carbon Dioxide Emissions from Coal-fired Generation of Electricity Regulations Do Not Apply in Saskatchewan

Fisheries Act

  • Regulations Amending the Metal and Diamond Mining Effluent Regulations
  • Regulations Amending Certain Regulations Made Under the Fisheries Act

Proclamations / Proclamations

Canada Gazette, Part II, February 20, 2019:

Budget Implementation Act, 2017, No. 1, SC 2017, c 20

  • Sections 357, 358, 361 and 362, subsections 363(1), (3), (4) and (7), 364(1) and (4), sections 366 and 367, subsection 368(2) and sections 369, 371, 372, 374, 375, 385, 388 and 389, which amend the Canada Labour Code, in force April 1, 2019 (SI/2019-4)

Notices / Avis

Canada Gazette, Part I, February 9, 2019:

Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999

  • Notice of intent to amend the Domestic Substances List under subsection 87(3) of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 to indicate that subsection 81(3) of that Act applies to the substance hexanedioic acid, diisodecyl ester, also known as DIDA
  • Order 2019-87-02-02 Amending the Non-domestic Substances List
  • Publication of final decision after screening assessment of a substance — hexanedioic acid, diisodecyl ester (DIDA), CAS RN 27178-16-1 — specified on the Domestic Substances List (subsection 77(6) of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999)
  • Publication of final decision after screening assessment of nine substances in the Benzoates Group specified on the Domestic Substances List (paragraphs 68(b) and (c) or subsection 77(6) of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999)

Criminal Code

  • Two-year review of list of entities established pursuant to section 83.05 of the Criminal Code

Bank Act

  • Motus Bank — Order to commence and carry on business

Canada Marine Act

  • Vancouver Fraser Port Authority — Supplementary letters patent

Canada Gazette, Part I, February 16, 2019:

Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999

  • Publication of final decision after screening assessment of three substances in the Trimellitates Group — 1,2,4-Benzenetricarboxylic acid, tris(2-ethylhexyl) ester (TEHT), CAS RN 3319-31-1; 1,2,4-Benzenetricarboxylic acid, mixed branched tridecyl and isodecyl esters (BTIT), CAS RN 70225-05-7; and 1,2,4-Benzenetricarboxylic acid, tritridecyl ester (TTDT), CAS RN 94109-09-8 — specified on the Domestic Substances List (subsection 77(6) of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999)

Tobacco and Vaping Products Act

  • Notice of intent — Potential measures to reduce the impact of vaping product advertising on youth and non-users of tobacco products

Radiocommunication Act

  • Notice No. SMSE-001-19 — Release of RSS-130, issue 2; RSS-196, issue 2; SRSP-300.512, issue 2; and SRSP-518, issue 2

Commissions / Commissions

Canada Gazette, Part I, February 9, 2019:

Canadian International Trade Tribunal

  • Inquiry
    • Ships and vessels — repair, refits and conversions (including dry docking)

Canada Gazette, Part I, February 16, 2019:

Canadian International Trade Tribunal

  • Determinations
    • Engines, turbines, components and accessories
    • Textiles and apparel

Supplements / Suppléments

Canada Gazette, Part I, February 16, 2019:

Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999

  • Notice requiring the preparation and implementation of pollution prevention plans in respect of toluene diisocyanates

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Alberta / Alberta

Regulations / Réglements

Alberta Gazette, Part II, February 15, 2019:

Employment Pension Plans Act

Alta Reg 3/2019 Exemption (Public Sector Pension) Regulation

Public Sector Pension Plans Act

Alta Reg 4/2019 Local Authorities Pension Plan Amendment and Repeal Regulation
Alta Reg 5/2019 Public Service Pension Plan Amendment and Repeal Regulation
Alta Reg 6/2019 Special Forces Pension Plan Amendment and Repeal Regulation
Alta Reg 7/2019 Management Employees Pension Plan Amendment Regulation

Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act

Alta Reg 15/2019 Oil Sands Environmental Monitoring Program (Expiry Date Extension) Amendment Regulation

Oil and Gas Conservation Act
Oil Sands Conservation Act

Responsible Energy Development Act

Alta Reg 16/2019 Curtailment Rules Amendment Regulation

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British Columbia / Colombie-Britannique

Bills / Projets de loi

  Referenced on first reading only
2 Protection of Public Participation Act
3 Municipal Affairs and Housing Statutes Amendment Act, 2019
4 Witness Security Act
5 Budget Measures Implementation Act, 2019 

Regulations / Réglements

British Columbia Regulations Bulletin, February 12, 2019:

Court Rules Act

BC Reg 18/2019 Amends BC Reg 168/2009 — Supreme Court Civil Rules

Motor Dealer Act

BC Reg 16/2019 Amends BC Reg 447/78 — Motor Dealer Act Regulation
Amends BC Regs
201/2017 — Broker Licensing Regulation
202/2017 — Salesperson Licensing Regulation
203/2017 — Wholesaler Licensing Regulation

Pharmaceutical Services Act

BC Reg 22/2019 Amends BC Reg 344/2012 — Drug Price Regulation

Public Health Act

BC Reg 21/2019 Amends BC Reg 50/2009 — Public Health Impediments Regulation

Proclamations / Proclamations

British Columbia Regulations Bulletin, February 12, 2019:

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

  • Various provisions in force April 1, 2019 (BC Reg 17/2018)

Family Maintenance Enforcement Amendment Act, 2018, SBC 2018, c 14

  • Sections 2 to 4 in force March 1, 2019 (BC Reg 20/2019)

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Manitoba / Manitoba

Regulations / Réglements

Manitoba Laws - Unconsolidated Regulations

The Highway Traffic Act

Man Reg 13/2019 Traffic Control Devices Regulation
Man Reg 14/2019 Speed Limits and Restricted Speed Area Regulation
Man Reg 16/2019 Bills of Lading and Uniform Conditions of Carriage Regulation
Man Reg 17/2019 Cargo Securement Regulation, amendment
Man Reg 18/2019 Charges for Licences, Registrations, Permits and Other Services Regulation, amendment
Man Reg 19/2019 Commercial Vehicle Trip Inspection Regulation, amendment
Man Reg 20/2019 Drivers Hours of Service Regulation, amendment
Man Reg 21/2019 Driver's Licence Regulation, amendment
Man Reg 22/2019 Highway Traffic (General) Regulation, amendment
Man Reg 23/2019 Periodic Mandatory Vehicle Inspection Regulation, amendment
Man Reg 24/2019 Roadside Assistance Vehicles and Other Designated Vehicles Regulation, amendment
Man Reg 25/2019 Safety Fitness Criteria and Certificates Regulation, amendment
Man Reg 26/2019 Seat Belt Exemptions and Other Seating-Related Exemptions Regulation, amendment
Man Reg 27/2019 Speed Limits Above 90 km/h Regulation
Man Reg 28/2019 Standards for Mobility Aid Securement Devices and Occupant Restraint Systems and Related Exemptions Regulation
Man Reg 29/2019 Tolerances in Gross Weight of Certain Vehicles Regulation, amendment
Man Reg 30/2019 Traffic Authority Speed Limits Regulation
Man Reg 31/2019 Vehicle Equipment, Safety and Inspection Regulation
Man Reg 32/2019 Vehicle Weights and Dimensions on Classes of Highways Regulation, amendment

The Drivers and Vehicles Act

Man Reg 33/2019 Driver Licensing Regulation, amendment
Man Reg 34/2019 Inspection of Motor Vehicles for Registration Purposes Regulation, amendment
Man Reg 35/2019 Inspection Station Operators and Qualified Mechanics Regulation, amendment
Man Reg 36/2019 Vehicle Registration Regulation, amendment
Man Reg 37/2019 Written-off, Irreparable and Salvageable Motor Vehicles Regulation, amendment
Man Reg 53/2019 Vehicle Registration Regulation, amendment

The Off-Road Vehicles Act

Man Reg 40/2019 Off-Road Vehicles Regulation, amendment

The Manitoba Public Insurance Corporation Act

Man Reg 41/2019 Automobile Insurance Coverage Regulation, amendment
Man Reg 42/2019 Driver Safety Rating System Regulation, amendment
Man Reg 49/2019 Automobile Insurance Plan Regulation
Man Reg 50/2019 Automobile Insurance Coverage Regulation, amendment
Man Reg 51/2019 Driver Safety Rating System Regulation, amendment
Man Reg 52/2019 Off-Road Vehicle Insurance Coverage Regulation, amendment

The Provincial Offences Act

Man Reg 43/2019 Preset Fines and Offence Descriptions Regulation, amendment
Man Reg 48/2019 Provincial Offences General Regulation, amendment

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New Brunswick / Nouveau-Brunswick

  • No entries for this issue

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Newfoundland and Labrador / Terre-Neuve-et-Labrador

  • No entries for this issue

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Northwest Territories / Territoires du Nord-Ouest

Bills / Projets de loi

  Referenced on first reading only
34 Mineral Resources Act
35 Supply Chain Management Professional Designation Act

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Nova Scotia / Nouvell-Ècosse

Regulations / Réglements

Nova Scotia Royal Gazette, Part II, Februry 15, 2019:

Dairy Industry Act

NS Reg 15/2019 Bulk Haulage Regulations — amendment
NS Reg 16/2019 Milk Pricing Regulations — amendment

Petroleum Products Pricing Act

NS Reg 17/2019 Prescribed Petroleum Products Prices
NS Reg 22/2019 Prescribed Petroleum Products Prices

Summary Proceedings Act

NS Reg 21/2019 Summary Offence Tickets Regulations — amendment

Proclamations / Proclamations

Nova Scotia Royal Gazette, Part II, Februry 15, 2019:

Body Armour Control Act, SNS 2018, c 22

  • Act in force February 20, 2019 (NS Reg 18/2019)

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Nunavut / Nunavut

Bills / Projets de loi

  Referenced on first reading only
15 Appropriation (Operations and Maintenance) Act, 2019-2020
19 An Act to Amend the Income Tax Act

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Ontario / Ontario

Bills / Projets de loi

  Referenced on first reading only
68 An Act with respect to community safety and policing
69 An Act to amend the Planning Act
70 An Act respecting the regulation of Registered Professional Planners
71 An Act to conserve the Paris Galt Moraine by providing for the Paris Galt Moraine Conservation Plan

Regulations / Réglements

Highway Traffic Act

O Reg 13/19

Speed Limits, amending Reg 619 of RRP 1990

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Prince Edward Island / Île-du-Prince-Èdouard

Proclamations / Proclamations

Prince Edward Island Royal Gazette, Part I, February 9, 2019:

An Act to Amend the Judicature Act, SPEI 2018, c 51

  • Act in force February 9, 2019

Justice of the Peace Act, SPEI 2018, c 52

  • Parts 1, 2, 3 and 7 in force February 9, 2019

Notices / Avis

Prince Edward Island Royal Gazette, Part I, February 9, 2019:

Dairy Farmers of Prince Edward Island

  • Price Determination Order (DFPEI 2019-03)

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Quebec / Québec

Projets de loi

  Référencés à la première lecture seulement
5 Loi modifiant la Loi sur l'instruction publique et d'autres dispositions à l'égard des services de l'éducation préscolaire destinés aux élèves âgés de 4 ans
6 Loi transférant au commissaire au lobbyisme la responsabilité du registre des lobbyistes et donnant suite à la recommandation de la Commission Charbonneau concernant le délai de prescription applicable à la prise d'une poursuite pénale
9 Loi visant à accroître la prospérité socio-économique du Québec et à répondre adéquatement aux besoins du marché du travail par une intégration réussie des personnes immigrantes
10 Loi modifiant la Loi sur l'équité salariale afin principalement d'améliorer l'évaluation du maintien de l'équité salariale
193 Loi établissant un bouclier de protection budgétaire des services à l'éducation, à l'enfance et à la protection de la jeunesse

Bills

  Referenced on first reading only
5 An Act to amend the Education Act and other provisions regarding preschool education services for students 4 years of age
6 An Act to transfer responsibility for the registry of lobbyists to the Lobbyists Commissioner and to implement the Charbonneau Commission recommendation on the prescription period for bringing penal proceedings
9 An Act to increase Québec's socio-economic prosperity and adequately meet labour market needs through successful immigrant integration
10 An Act to amend the Pay Equity Act mainly to improve the pay equity audit process
193 An Act to establish a budgetary shield to protect education, child and youth protection services

Réglements

Gazette officielle du Québec, Partie 2, 13 février 2019:

Loi concernant le partage de certains renseignements de santé

Décret 56-2019 Règlement d'application de la Loi concernant le partage de certains renseignements de santé

Loi sur les relations du travail, la formation professionnelle et la gestion de la main-d'oeuvre dans l'industrie de la construction

Décret 64-2019 Règlement modifiant le Règlement sur la délivrance des certificats de compétence

Gazette officielle du Québec, Partie 2, 20 février 2019:

Loi sur les comptables professionnels agréés

Décret 74-2019 Entente de collaboration entre l'Ordre des comptables professionnels agréés du Québec et le Conseil canadien sur la reddition de comptes

Code des professions

Décret 75-2019 Règlement sur le comité de la formation des ingénieurs

Regulations

Gazette officielle du Québec, Part 2, February 13, 2019:

An Act respecting the sharing of certain health information

OC 56-2019 Regulation respecting the application of the Act respecting the sharing of certain health information

An Act respecting labour relations, vocational training and workforce management in the construction industry

OC 64-2019 Regulation to amend the Regulation respecting the issuance of competency certificates

Gazette officielle du Québec, Part 2, February 20, 2019:

Chartered Professional Accountants Act

OC 74-2019 Cooperation agreement between the Ordre des comptables professionnels agréés du Québec and the Canadian Public Accountability Board

Professional Code

OC 75-2019 Regulation respecting the committee on training of engineers

Proclamations

Gazette officielle du Québec, Partie 2, 13 février 2019:

Loi concernant le partage de certains renseignements de santé, SQ 2012, c 23

  • Paragraphe 6° de l'article 11, de l'article 24, des paragraphes 2° et 3° de l'article 25, des articles 43 à 45, des mots « ainsi que toute autre personne pour laquelle une inscription au registre est demandée » à l'article 75, du paragraphe 10° de l'article 79, du deuxième alinéa de l'article 83, de « 43, » à l'article 123 et du paragraphe 4° de l'article 161 en vigueur au 28 février 2019 (Décret 55-2019)

Proclamations

Gazette officielle du Québec, Part 2, February 13, 2019:

An Act respecting the sharing of certain health information, SQ 2012, c 23

  • Paragraph 6 of section 11, section 24, paragraphs 2 and 3 of section 25, sections 43 to 45, the words "and any other person for whom an entry is requested" in section 75, paragraph 10 of section 79, the second paragraph of section 83, "43," in section 123 and paragraph 4 of section 161 in force February 28, 2019 (OC 55-2019)

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Saskatchewan / Saskatchewan

Notices / Avis

Saskatchewan Gazette, Part I, February 8, 2019:

The Medical Profession Act, 1981

  • Saskatchewan College of Physician and Surgeons – Regulatory Bylaw Amendments

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Yukon / Yukon

Proclamations / Proclamations

Yukon Gazette, Part I, February 15, 2019:

Act to amend the Public Utilities Act, SY 2014, c 3

  • Act in force January 25, 2019 (OIC 2019/24)

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