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Legislative Update Report No. 2019-10 Le Bulletin d'actualités législatives

Legislation for the period 05/09 to 05/22

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-447 An Act to amend the Criminal Code (aggravating circumstance — evacuation order or emergency)
C-448 An Act to amend the Excise Tax Act (supply of digital content)
C-449 An Act to amend the Old Age Security Act (monthly guaranteed income supplement)
C-450 An Act to amend the Canada Health Act
C-451 An Act to establish a Children's Health Commissioner of Canada

Senate / Sénat

  Referenced on first reading only
S-261 An Act to provide a framework for the lifting of sanctions against Iran through the establishment of benchmarks relating to Iranian behaviour in respect of terrorism, human rights violations and incitement to hatred and to establish measures to hold Iran to account for the continuation of any misconduct

Regulations / Réglements

Canada Gazette, Part II, May 15, 2019:

Aeronautics Act

SOR/2019-118 Regulations Amending the Canadian Aviation Regulations (Parts I and III — Airport Winter Maintenance)
SOR/2019-119 Regulations Amending the Canadian Aviation Regulations (Various Subjects)
SOR/2019-122 Regulations Amending the Canadian Aviation Regulations (Miscellaneous Program)

Canada Business Corporations Act
Canada Cooperatives Act

SOR/2019-117 Regulations Amending Certain Department of Industry Regulations

Species at Risk Act

SOR/2019-123 Critical Habitat of the Western Brook Lamprey (Lampetra richardsoni) Morrison Creek Population Order

Controlled Drugs and Substances Act

SOR/2019-120 Regulations Amending the Narcotic Control Regulations and the Precursor Control Regulations (Fentanyls and Amphetamines)
SOR/2019-121 Order Amending Schedules I and VI to the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (Fentanyls and Amphetamines)

Fisheries Act

SOR/2019-114 Regulations Amending the Northwest Territories Fishery Regulations

Canada Transportation Act

SOR/2019-110 Direction Respecting Tarmac Delays of Three Hours or Less

Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999

SOR/2019-115 Order Adding Toxic Substances to Schedule 1 to the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999

Trademarks Act

SOR/2019-116 Regulations Amending the Trademarks Regulations

Transportation of Dangerous Goods Act, 1992

SOR/2019-113 Transportation of Dangerous Goods by Rail Security Regulations

Customs Tariff

SOR/2019-111 Order Amending the United States Surtax Order (Other Goods)

Proposed Regulations / Projets de réglement

Canada Gazette, Part I, May 11, 2019:

Food and Drugs Act

  • Regulations Amending Certain Regulations Made Under the Food and Drugs Act (Sale of a New Drug for Emergency Treatment)

Food and Drugs Act
Patent Act

  • Regulations Amending Certain Regulations Concerning the Sale of Drugs (Public or Canadian Armed Forces Health Emergencies)

Proclamations / Proclamations

Canada Gazette, Part II, May 15, 2019:

Budget Implementation Act, 2018, No. 2, SC 2018, c 27

  • Sections 176 and 177, which amend the Canada–Newfoundland and Labrador Atlantic Accord Implementation Act, and section 178, which amends the Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act, are deemed to have come in force January 1, 2019 (SI/2019-25)

Releases, Speeches and Statements / Communiqués, discours et déclarations

Finance

May 17, 2019
Department of Finance Canada Consulting on Draft Goods and Services Tax/Harmonized Sales Tax Legislation — Comments by June 17, 2019

Notices / Avis

Canada Gazette, Part I, May 11, 2019:

Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999

  • Notice concerning the availability of an equivalency agreement and of a report that summarizes how any comments or notices of objection were dealt with
  • Publication after screening assessment of 42 substances of the gas oils and kerosenes group specified on the Domestic Substances List (paragraphs 68(b) and (c) or subsection 77(1) of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999)
  • Publication of final decision after screening assessment of phosphoric acid, tris(methylphenyl) ester (TCP), CAS RN 1330-78-5, specified on the Domestic Substances List (subsection 77(6) of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999)
  • Publication of results of investigations and recommendations for benzene, 1,1'-(1,2- ethanediyl)bis[2,3,4,5,6-pentabromo- (DBDPE), CAS RN 84852-53-9 (paragraphs 68(b) and (c) of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999) 
  • Publication of results of investigations and recommendations for benzene, 1,3,5-tribromo-2-(2-propenyloxy)- (ATE), CAS RN 3278-89-5 (paragraph 68(b) of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999)
  • Publication of results of investigations and recommendations for the substances benzoic acid, 2,3,4,5-tetrabromo-, 2-ethylhexyl ester (TBB), CAS RN 183658-27-7, and 1,2-benzenedicarboxylic acid, 3,4,5,6-tetrabromo-, bis(2-ethylhexyl) ester (TBPH), CAS RN 26040-51-7 (paragraph 68(b) of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999)
  • Publication of results of investigations and recommendations for 1H-isoindole- 1,3(2H)-dione, 2,2′-(1,2-ethanediyl)bis [4,5,6,7-tetrabromo- (EBTBP), CAS RN 32588-76-4, specified on the Domestic Substances List (paragraphs 68(b) and (c) of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999)
  • Publication of results of investigations and recommendations for 1,4:7,10- dimethanodibenzo[a,e]cyclooctene, 1,2,3,4,7,8,9,10,13,13,14,14-dodecachloro-1,4,4a,5,6,6a,7,10,10a,11,12,12adodecahydro- (Dechlorane Plus), CAS RN 13560-89-9, specified on the Domestic Substances List (paragraphs 68(b) and (c) of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999)
  • Final guideline for Canadian drinking water quality for manganese

Canada Petroleum Resources Act

  • Issuance of exploration licences in the Beaufort Sea

Canada Gazette, Part I, May 18, 2019:

Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999

  • Federal environmental quality guidelines for copper
  • Significant New Activity Notice No. 19473
  • Significant New Activity Notice No. 19782
  • Publication after screening assessment of copper and its compounds, including those specified on the Domestic Substances List and those identified for further consideration following prioritization of the Revised In Commerce List (paragraphs 68(b) and (c) or subsection 77(1) of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999)
  • Publication of final decision after screening assessment of seven hydrocarbon-based substances specified on the Domestic Substances List (paragraphs 68(b) and (c) or subsection 77(6) of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999)

Radiocommunication Act

  • Notice No. DGSO-002-19 — Consultation on the Spectrum Licence Renewal Process for Non-Auctioned Broadband Radio Services (BRS) Licences

Canada Shipping Act, 2001

  • Interim Order No. 2 Respecting Flooded Areas
  • Interim Order Respecting Flooded Areas

Miscellaneous Notices / Avis divers

Canada Gazette, Part I, May 11, 2019:

  • Scotia Life Insurance Company — Assumption reinsurance agreement

Commissions / Commissions

Canada Gazette, Part I, May 11, 2019:

Canadian International Trade Tribunal

  • Determinations
    • Communications, detection and fibre optics
    • Professional, administrative and management support services
  • Inquiry — Materials handling equipment

Canada Gazette, Part I, May 18, 2019:

Canadian International Trade Tribunal

  • Expiry review of finding — Hot-rolled carbon steel plate

Supplements / Suppléments

Canada Gazette, Part I, May 11, 2019:

Copyright Board

  • Proposed Statements of Royalties to Be Collected by Re:Sound for the Performance in Public or the Communication to the Public by Telecommunication, in Canada, of Published Sound Recordings Embodying Musical Works and Performers' Performances of Such Works

Canada Gazette, Part I, May 18, 2019:

Copyright Board

  • Proposed Statement of Royalties to Be Collected by SOCAN for the Public Performance or the Communication to the Public by Telecommunication, in Canada, of Musical or Dramatico-Musical Works

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Alberta / Alberta

Proclamations / Proclamations

Alberta Queen's Printer

Preserving Canada's Economic Prosperity Act, SA 2018, c P-21.5

  • Act in force April 30, 2019 (OIC 95/2019)

Regulated Forestry Profession Amendment Act, 2017, SA 2017, c 27

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British Columbia / Colombie-Britannique

Bills / Projets de loi

  Referenced on first reading only
213 Prohibiting Driving with Illegal Firearms Act
214 The Hunting and Fishing Heritage Amendment Act, 2019
215 No Net Loss of Wetland Act
216 Defibrillator Public Access Act

Royal Assents

May 16, 2019

  • Bill 4, Witness Security Act — Chapter No. 21
  • Bill 7, Business Practices and Consumer Protection Amendment Act, 2019 — Chapter No. 22
  • Bill 11, Civil Forfeiture Amendment Act, 2019 — Chapter No. 12
  • Bill 16, Protected Areas of British Columbia Amendment Act, 2019 — Chapter No. 17
  • Bill 17, Environmental Management Amendment Act, 2019 — Chapter No. 19
  • Bill 18, Workers Compensation Amendment Act, 2019 — Chapter No. 10
  • Bill 19, Energy Statutes Amendment Act, 2019 — Chapter No. 24
  • Bill 20, Medicare Protection Amendment Act, 2019 — Chapter No. 8
  • Bill 21, Forest and Range Practices Amendment Act, 2019 — Chapter No. 25
  • Bill 23, Land Owner Transparency Act — Chapter No. 23
  • Bill 24, Business Corporations Amendment Act, 2019 — Chapter No. 15
  • Bill 25, Coastal Ferry Amendment Act, 2019 — Chapter No. 9
  • Bill 26, Financial Services Authority Act, 2019 — Chapter No. 14
  • Bill 27, Ticket Sales Act — Chapter No. 13
  • Bill 29, Miscellaneous Statutes Amendment Act, 2019 — Chapter No. 11
  • Bill 31, Police Amendment Act, 2019 — Chapter No. 18
  • Bill 32, Protected Areas of British Columbia Amendment Act (No. 2), 2019 — Chapter No. 16
  • Bill 209, Business Corporations Amendment Act (No. 2), 2019 — Chapter No. 20

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Manitoba / Manitoba

Bills / Projets de loi

  Referenced on first reading only
31 The Tobacco Tax Amendment Act
32

An Act concerning the Leasing of 800 Adele Avenue, Winnipeg

Regulations / Réglements

Manitoba Laws - Unconsolidated Regulations

The Prescription Drugs Cost Assistance Act

Man Reg 81/2019 Specified Drugs Regulation, amendment

The Pharmaceutical Act

Man Reg 82/2019 Manitoba Drug Interchangeability Formulary Regulation

The Mines and Minerals Act

Man Reg 84/2019 Lands Withdrawn from Prospecting Orders, amendment

The Residential Tenancies Act

Man Reg 85/2019 Residential Rent Regulation, amendment

Proclamations / Proclamations

Manitoba Laws

The Red Tape Reduction and Government Efficiency Act, 2018, SM 2018, c 29

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New Brunswick / Nouveau-Brunswick

Bills / Projets de loi

  Referenced on first reading only
29 An Act Respecting Research
30 An Act Respecting Certain Responsibilities of the Integrity Commissioner and the Ombud
31 Official Notices Publication Act
32 An Act to Amend the Enforcement of Money Judgments Act
33 An Act Respecting the Public Health Information Solution
34 New Brunswick Association of Social Workers Act

Regulations / Réglements

New Brunswick Royal Gazette, Part II, May 22, 2019:

Medical Services Payment Act

NB Reg 2019-9 NB Reg 84-20, amendment

Proclamations / Proclamations

New Brunswick Royal Gazette, Part I, May 22, 2019:

An Act to Amend the Judicature Act, SNB 2009, c 22

  • Act in force April 4, 2019

An Act to Amend the Pre-Arranged Funeral Services Act, SNB 2017, c 12

  • Act in force May 1, 2019

Prescription Monitoring Act, SNB 2009, c P-15.05

  • Subsection 10(2) in force June 1, 2019

Notices / Avis

New Brunswick Royal Gazette, Part I, May 22, 2019:

Financial and Consumer Services Commission

Requests for Comments
Notices and Requests for Comments

  • Publishing for comment the proposed repeal and replacement of Multilateral Instrument 13-102 System Fees for SEDAR and NRD, the proposed National Instrument 13-103 System Replacement Rule and Related Amendments (Together, the Proposed Amendments)
  • Publishing for comments proposed amendments to Proposed Amendments to National Instrument 44-102 Shelf Distributions and Change to Companion Policy 44-102CP Shelf Distributions (the proposed amendments).

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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

  • No entries for this issue

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Nova Scotia / Nouvell-Ècosse

Regulations / Réglements

Nova Scotia Royal Gazette, Part II, May 10, 2019:

Petroleum Products Pricing Act

NS Reg 61/2019 Prescribed Petroleum Products Prices
NS Reg 64/2019 Prescribed Petroleum Products Prices

Trade Union Act

NS Reg 62/2019 Trade Union Act General Regulations

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Nunavut / Nunavut

  • No entries for this issue

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Ontario / Ontario

Bills / Projets de loi

  Referenced on first reading only
113 An Act to amend the Ministry of Correctional Services Act with respect to solitary confinement
114 An Act to provide for the development of a provincial paediatric hospice palliative care strategy

Regulations / Réglements

Highway Traffic Act

O Reg 92/19

Speed Limits, amending Reg 619 of RRO 1990

O Reg 94/19

Community Safety Zones, amending O Reg 510/99

O Reg 96/19 Speed Limits, amending Reg 619 of RRO 1990
O Reg 97/19

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

O Reg 98/19 Speed Limits, amending Reg 619 of RRO 1990
O Reg 100/19 Speed Limits, amending Reg 619 of RRO 1990

Courts of Justice Act

O Reg 93/19

Family Law Rules, amending O Reg 114/99

Provincial Offences Act

O Reg 95/19

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

Workplace Safety and Insurance Act, 1997

O Reg 104/19

Pension Plan for Board Employees, amending O Reg 455/97

Royal Assents / Sanctions royales

May 9, 2019

  • Bill 87, Fixing the Hydro Mess Act, 2019 — Chapter No. 6

Releases, Speeches and Statements / Communiqués, discours et déclarations

Transportation

May 9, 2019
The Enhanced Driver's Licence — Comments by June 23, 2019

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Prince Edward Island / Île-du-Prince-Èdouard

  • No entries for this issue

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Quebec / Québec

Projets de loi

  Référencés à la première lecture seulement
25 Loi modifiant principalement la Loi sur l'immatriculation des armes à feu
19 Loi modifiant la Loi sur les conditions de travail et le régime de retraite des membres de l'Assemblée nationale à la suite de l'adoption de certaines mesures fiscales par le Parlement du Canada
198 Loi facilitant la divulgation d'actes répréhensibles
392 Loi concernant la sélection des sénateurs représentant le Québec
393 Loi affirmant la participation du Québec au processus de nomination des juges de la Cour suprême du Canada pour le Québec

Bills

  Referenced on first reading only
25 An Act to amend mainly the Firearms Registration Act
19 An Act to amend the Act respecting the conditions of employment and the pension plan of the Members of the National Assembly following the adoption of certain fiscal measures by the Parliament of Canada
198 An Act to facilitate disclosure of wrongdoings
392 An Act respecting the selection of Québec senators
393 An Act to affirm Québec's participation in the appointment process for Québec Supreme Court of Canada judges

Réglements

Gazette officielle du Québec, Partie 2, 15 mai 2019:

Loi modifiant l'organisation et la gouvernance du réseau de la santé et des services sociaux notamment par l'abolition des agences régionales

Décret 462-2019 Règlement modifiant le Règlement d'application de la Loi modifiant l'organisation et la gouvernance du réseau de la santé et des services sociaux notamment par l'abolition des agences régionales

Regulations

Gazette officielle du Québec, Part 2, May 15, 2019:

An Act to modify the organization and governance of the health and social services network, in particular by abolishing the regional agencies

OC 462-2019 Regulation to amend the Regulation respecting the application of the Act to modify the organization and governance of the health and social services network, in particular by abolishing the regional agencies

Projets de Règlement

Gazette officielle du Québec, Partie 2, 15 mai 2019:

Code des professions

  • Règlement modifiant le Règlement sur la prolongation ou l'ajustement d'une ordonnance d'un médecin par un pharmacien et sur la substitution d'un médicament prescrit
  • Règlement modifiant le Règlement sur certaines activités professionnelles qui peuvent être exercées par un pharmacien

Gazette officielle du Québec, Partie 2, 22 mai 2019:

Loi sur l'assurance automobile

  • Règlement modifiant le Règlement d'application de la loi sur l'assurance automobile

Draft Regulations

Gazette officielle du Québec, Part 2, May 15, 2019:

Professional Code

  • Regulation amending the Regulation respecting the extension or adjustment of a physician's prescription by a pharmacist and the substitution of a prescribed medication
  • Regulation to amend the Regulation respecting certain professional activities that may be engaged in by a pharmacist

Gazette officielle du Québec, Part 2, May 22, 2019:

Automobile Insurance Act

  • Regulation to amend the Regulation respecting the application of the Automobile Insurance Act

Ordres Ministériels

Gazette officielle du Québec, Partie 2, 8 mai 2019:

Loi sur les services de santé et les services sociaux

AM 2019 006 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 2019 006 de la ministre de la Santé et des Services sociaux

Gazette officielle du Québec, Partie 2, 15 mai 2019:

Loi sur la distribution de produits et services financiers

AM 2019-05 Règlement sur les modes alternatifs de distribution — Arrêté numéro D-9.2-2019-05 du ministre des Finances

Gazette officielle du Québec, Partie 2, 17 mai 2019:

Code de la sécurité routière

AM 2019-08 Modifications au Projet pilote relatif aux autobus et aux minibus autonomes — Arrêté numéro 2019-08 du ministre des Transports

Ministerial Orders

Gazette officielle du Québec, Part 2, May 8, 2019:

An Act respecting health services and social services

MO 2019 006 Regulation to amend the Regulation respecting certain terms of employment applicable to officers of agencies and health and social services institutions — Order number 2019 006 of the Minister of Health and Social Services

Gazette officielle du Québec, Part 2, May 15, 2019:

An Act respecting the distribution of financial products and services

MO 2019-05 Regulation respecting Alternative Distribution Methods — Order number D-9.2-2019-05 of the Minister of Finance

Gazette officielle du Québec, Part 2, May 17, 2019:

Highway Safety Code

MO 2019-08 Amendments to the Autonomous Bus and Minibus Pilot Project — Order number 2019-08 of the Minister of Transport

Proclamations

Gazette officielle du Québec, Partie 2, 22 mai 2019:

Loi modifiant la Loi sur les coopératives et d'autres dispositions législatives, SQ 2015, c 3

  • Articles 1 à 4, 8 à 10, 17 à 25, 40 et 47 à 54 en vigueur au 31 mai 2019 (Décret 474 -2019)

Proclamations

Gazette officielle du Québec, Part 2, May 22, 2019:

An Act to amend the Cooperatives Act and other legislative provisions, SQ 2015, c 3

  • Sections 1 to 4, 8 to 10, 17 to 25, 40 and 47 to 54 in force May 31, 2019 (OC 474-2019)

Sanctions

15 mai 2019

  • Loi nº 1, Loi modifiant les règles encadrant la nomination et la destitution du commissaire à la lutte contre la corruption, du directeur général de la Sûreté du Québec et du directeur des poursuites criminelles et pénales — Chapitre nº 6

Assents

May 15, 2019

  • Bill 1, An Act to amend the rules governing the appointment and dismissal of the Anti-Corruption Commissioner, the Director General of the Sûreté du Québec and the Director of Criminal and Penal Prosecutions — Chapter No. 6

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Saskatchewan / Saskatchewan

Bills / Projets de loi

  Referenced on first reading only
172 The Saskatchewan Employment (Paid Interpersonal Violence and Sexual Violence Leave) Amendment Act, 2019

Regulations / Réglements

Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, May 17, 2019:

The Saskatchewan Medical Care Insurance Act

Sask Reg 37/2019 The Medical Care Insurance Beneficiary and Administration Amendment Regulations, 2019

The Public Health Act, 1994

Sask Reg 38/2019 The Food Safety (Milk Pasteurization) Amendment Regulations, 2019

The Securities Act, 1988

Sask Reg 39/2019 The Securities Commission (Adoption of National Instruments) (NI 31-103) Amendment Regulations, 2019

Notices / Avis

Saskatchewan Gazette, Part I, May 10, 2019:

Court of Appeal for Saskatchewan

  • Rules of Court
    • Criminal Practice Directive No. 5 — Books of Authorities
    • Civil Practice Directive No. 2 — Books of Authorities

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Yukon / Yukon

  • No entries for this issue

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