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Legislative Update Report No. 2019-18 Le Bulletin d'actualités législatives

Legislation for the period 09/12 to 09/25

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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

Regulations / Réglements

Canada Gazette, Part II, September 18, 2019:

Species at Risk Act

SOR/2019-322 Critical Habitat of the Atlantic Salmon (Salmo salar) Inner Bay of Fundy Population Order

Impact Assessment Act

SOR/2019-323 Designated Classes of Projects Order

First Nations Fiscal Management Act

SOR/2019-324 Order Amending the Schedule to the First Nations Fiscal Management Act

Secure Air Travel Act

SOR/2019-325 Regulations Amending the Secure Air Travel Regulations and the Designated Provisions Regulations

Proclamations / Proclamations

Canada Gazette, Part II, September 18, 2019:

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

  • Division 19 of Part 4, which enacts the Addition of Lands to Reserves and Reserve Creation Act, repeals the Claim Settlements (Alberta and Saskatchewan) Implementation Act and amends two more Acts, in force August 27, 2019 (SI/2019-92)

Budget Implementation Act, 2019, No. 1, SC 2019, c 29

  • Sections 328 to 331, which amend the Canada National Parks Act, in force September 4, 2019 (SI/2019-95)

Notices / Avis

Canada Gazette, Part I, September 14, 2019:

Radiocommunication Act

  • Notice No. SLPB-005-19 — Extension to the reply comment period: Consultation on a Policy and Licensing Framework for Spectrum in the 3500 MHz Band 

Commissions / Commissions

Canada Gazette, Part I, September 14, 2019:

Canadian International Trade Tribunal

  • Determination — Materials handling equipment
  • Expiry of order — Certain fasteners
  • Inquiry — Marine
  • Order — Thermoelectric containers

Canada Gazette, Part I, September 21, 2019:

Canadian International Trade Tribunal

  • Inquiry — Instruments and laboratory equipment

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Alberta / Alberta

  • No entries for this issue

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British Columbia / Colombie-Britannique

Regulations / Réglements

British Columbia Regulations Bulletin, September 10, 2019:

Employment Standards Act

BC Reg 191/2019 Enacts Ambulance Paramedics and Ambulance Dispatchers Bargaining Association Exclusion Regulation

British Columbia Regulations Bulletin, September 17, 2019:

Securities Act

BC Reg 194/2019 Amends BC Reg 183/2009 — BC Instrument 13-502 Electronic Filing of Reports of Exempt Distribution

Proclamations / Proclamations

British Columbia Regulations Bulletin, September 17, 2019:

Attorney General Statutes Amendment Act, 2019, SBC 2019, c 4

  • Section 8 in force September 16, 2019 (BC Reg 195/2019)

Financial Services Authority Act, 2019, SBC 2019, c 14

  • Sections 4(b) to (g), 12, 26, 28 to 31, 32(b), 33, 35, 37(b), 38 to 40, 44 to 46, 47(b) and (c), 49 to 51, 54, 58 and 59 in force November 1, 2019 (BC Reg 197/2019)

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Manitoba / Manitoba

  • No entries for this issue

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New Brunswick / Nouveau-Brunswick

Notices / Avis

New Brunswick Royal Gazette, Part I, September 18, 2019:

Financial and Consumer Services Commission

Requests for Comments

Notice and Request for Comment – Publication of the following proposed Financial and Consumer Services Commission Rules:

  • COOP-001 General and
  • COOP-002 Fees (collectively the "Proposed Cooperatives Rules") and
  • Local Rule 45-501 Prospectus and Registration Exemptions (the Securities Exemption).

Notice and Request for Comment – Publishing for comment of proposed amendments to National Instrument 51-102 Continuous Disclosure Obligations as well as proposed changes to:

  • Companion Policy 51-102 Continuous Disclosure Obligations to National Instrument 51-102 Continuous Disclosure Obligations;
  • Companion Policy 41-101 General Prospectus Requirements to National Instrument 41-101 General Prospectus Requirements; and
  • Companion Policy 44-101 Short Form Prospectus Distributions to National Instrument 44-101 Short Form Prospectus Distributions;

(Together, the Proposed Amendments).

New Brunswick Royal Gazette, Part I, September 25, 2019:

Financial and Consumer Services Commission

Requests for Comments
Notice and Request for Comment – Publishing for comments:

  • Proposed amendments to:
    • National Instrument 14-101 Definitions;
    • National Instrument 41-101 General Prospectus Requirements (NI 41-101);
    • National Instrument 81-101 Mutual Fund Prospectus Disclosure (NI 81-101);
    • National Instrument 81-102 Investment Funds (NI 81-102);
    • National Instrument 81-106 Investment Fund Continuous Disclosure (NI 81-106);
    • National Instrument 81-107 Independent Review Committee for Investment Funds (NI 81-107);
  • Proposed consequential amendments to:
    • National Instrument 13-101 System for Electronic Document Analysis and Retrieval (SEDAR);
    • Multilateral Instrument 13-102 System Fees for SEDAR and NRD;
  • Proposed changes to:
    • National Policy 11-202 Process for Prospectus Reviews in Multiple Jurisdictions;
    • Companion Policy 41-101CP to NI 41-101;
    • Companion Policy 81-101CP to NI 81-101;
    • Companion Policy 81-102CP to NI 81-102;
    • Companion Policy 81-106CP to NI 81-106; and
    • Commentary in NI 81-107.

(collectively, 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, September 13, 2019:

Petroleum Products Pricing Act

NS Reg 124/2019 Prescribed Petroleum Products Prices
NS Reg 125/2019 Prescribed Petroleum Products Prices

Summary Proceedings Act

NS Reg 123/2019 Summary Offence Tickets Regulations — amendment

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Nunavut / Nunavut

Bills / Projets de loi

  Referenced on first reading only
28

An Act to Amend the Nunavut Elections Act

29 An Act to Amend the Labour Standards Act and the Interpretation Act with Respect to Nunavut Day

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Ontario / Ontario

Regulations / Réglements

Highway Traffic Act

O Reg 309/19

Speed Limits, amending Reg 619 of RRO 1990

Ontario Rebate for Electricity Consumers Act, 2016

O Reg 310/19

Invoicing Requirements, amending O Reg 364/16

Ontario Fair Hydro Plan Act, 2017

O Reg 311/19

Revoking Various Regulations, revoking O Reg 195/17, 206/17

Electricity Act, 1998

O Reg 312/19

IESO: Eligible Investments and Borrowing, amending O Reg 280/14

O Reg 313/19

Adjustments Under Section 25.33 of the Act, amending O Reg 429/04

Ontario Energy Board Act, 1998

O Reg 314/19

Information on Invoices to Certain Classes of Consumers of Electricity, amending O Reg 275/04

Energy Consumer Protection Act, 2010

O Reg 315/19

General, amending O Reg 389/10

Proposed Regulations / Projets de réglement

Highway Traffic Act

September 18, 2019
Display Screens and Hand-Held Devices - Exemption Review — Comments by November 4, 2019

Insurance Act

September 19, 2019
Regulation 461/96 (Court Proceedings For Automobile Accidents That Occur On Or After November 1, 1996) - Consequential Amendments to Vicarious Liability Limit — Comments by November 4, 2019

Building Code Act, 1992

September 25, 2019
Transforming and modernizing the delivery of Ontario's Building Code services — Comments by November 25, 2019

Insurance Act

September 25, 2019
Reducing Burden Under the Insurance Act and Its Regulations — Comments by November 12, 2019

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Prince Edward Island / Île-du-Prince-Èdouard

Regulations / Réglements

Prince Edward Island Royal Gazette, Part II, September 21, 2019:

Summary Proceedings Act

EC2019-647 Ticket Regulations Amendment

Proclamations / Proclamations

Prince Edward Island Royal Gazette, Part I, September 21, 2019:

An Act to Amend the Coroners Act, SPEI 2016, c 5

  • Act in force September 21, 2019
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Quebec / Québec

Projets de loi

  Référencés à la première lecture seulement
35 Loi visant à moderniser certaines règles relatives à la publicité foncière et à favoriser la diffusion de l'information géospatiale
36 Loi modifiant la Loi sur les compagnies concernant la participation et la prise de décision aux assemblées des personnes morales sans capital-actions
37 Loi visant principalement à instituer le Centre d'acquisitions gouvernementales et Infrastructures technologiques Québec

Bills

  Referenced on first reading only
35 An Act to modernize certain rules relating to land registration and to facilitate the dissemination of geospatial information
36 An Act to amend the Companies Act concerning participation in and decision making at meetings of legal persons without share capital
37 An Act mainly to establish the Centre d'acquisitions gouvernementales and Infrastructures technologiques Québec

Réglements

Gazette officielle du Québec, Partie 2, 18 septembre 2019:

Loi sur l'assurance automobile

Décret 947-2019 Règlement modifiant le Règlement d'application de la Loi sur l'assurance automobile

Gazette officielle du Québec, Partie 2, 25 septembre 2019:

Loi sur les régimes complémentaires de retraite

Décret 955-2019 Règlement modifiant le Règlement sur la soustraction de certains régimes de retraite à l'application de dispositions de la Loi sur les régimes complémentaires de retraite

Regulations

Gazette officielle du Québec, Part 2, September 18, 2019:

Automobile Insurance Act

OC 947-2019 Regulation to amend the Regulation respecting the application of the Automobile Insurance Act

Gazette officielle du Québec, Part 2, September 25, 2019:

Supplemental Pension Plans Act

OC 955-2019 Regulation to amend the Regulation respecting the exemption of certain pension plans from the application of provisions of the Supplemental Pension Plans Act

Projets de Règlement

Gazette officielle du Québec, Partie 2, 18 septembre 2019:

Loi sur les tribunaux judiciaires

  • Règlement modifiant l'annexe IV de la Loi sur les tribunaux judiciaires

Code des professions

  • Règlement sur la procédure d'indemnisation de l'Ordre des architectes du Québec

Draft Regulations

Gazette officielle du Québec, Part 2, September 18, 2019:

Courts of Justice Act

  • Regulation to amend Schedule IV to the Courts of Justice Act

Professional Code

  • Regulation respecting the compensation procedure of the Ordre des architectes du Québec

Proclamations

Gazette officielle du Québec, Partie 2, 18 septembre 2019:

Loi modifiant le Code de la sécurité routière et d'autres dispositions, SQ 2018, c 7

  • Des paragraphes 2° et 3° de l'article 174 en vigueur au 7 novembre 2019 (Décret 946-2019)

Proclamations

Gazette officielle du Québec, Part 2, September 18, 2019:

An Act to amend the Highway Safety Code and other provisionsct, SQ 2018, c 7

  • Paragraphs 2 and 3 of section 174 in force November 7, 2019 (OC 946-2019)

Sanctions

18 septembre 2019

  • Loi nº 20, Loi mettant en œuvre certaines recommandations du rapport du 20 août 2018 du comité de la rémunération des juges pour la période 2016-2019 — Chapitre nº 16

Assents

September 18, 2019

  • Bill 20, An Act to implement certain recommendations of the 20 August 2018 report of the committee on the remuneration of judges and justices of the peace for 2016-2019 — Chapter No. 16
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Saskatchewan / Saskatchewan

Regulations / Réglements

Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, September 20, 2019:

The Workers' Compensation Act, 2013

Sask Reg 67/2019 The Workers' Compensation (Employment Periods) Amendment Regulations, 2019

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Yukon / Yukon

Proclamations / Proclamations

Yukon Gazette, Part I, September 15, 2019:

Act to Amend the Human Rights Act and the Vital Statistics Act (2017), SY 2017, c 4

  • Section 4 in force August 28, 2019 (OIC 2019/138)
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