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Legislative Update Report No. 2019-22 Le Bulletin d'actualités législatives

Legislation for the period 11/07 to 11/20

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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

Miscellaneous Notices / Avis divers

Canada Gazette, Part I, November 9, 2019:

  • Kansa General International Insurance Company Ltd. — Relocation of head office

Canada Gazette, Part I, November 16, 2019:

  • Questrade Financial Group Inc. — Letters patent of incorporation

Commissions / Commissions

Canada Gazette, Part I, November 9, 2019:

Canadian International Trade Tribunal

  • Expiry review of order — Certain fasteners
  • Inquiry — Architectural and engineering design services
  • Order — Hot-rolled carbon steel plate and high-strength low-alloy steel plate

Canada Gazette, Part I, November 16, 2019:

Canadian International Trade Tribunal

  • Inquiry — Financial and related services

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Alberta / Alberta

Bills / Projets de loi

  Referenced on first reading only
22

Reform of Agencies, Boards and Commissions and Government Enterprise Act, 2019

23

Justice Statutes Amendment Act, 2019

25

Red Tape Reduction Implementation Act, 2019

27

Trespass Statutes (Protecting Law-abiding Property Owners) Amendment Act, 2019

205

Human Tissue and Organ Donation (Presumed Consent) Amendment Act, 2019

206

Workers' Compensation (Enforcement of Decisions) Amendment Act, 2019

207 Conscience Rights (Health Care Providers) Protection Act

Regulations / Réglements

Alberta Gazette, Part II, November 15, 2019:

Business Corporations Act

Alta Reg 128/2019 Business Corporations Amendment Regulation

Health Professions Act

Alta Reg 131/2019 Licensed Practical Nurses Profession Amendment Regulation

Climate Change and Emissions Management Act

Alta Reg 133/2019 Technology Innovation and Emissions Reduction Regulation

Land Titles Act

Alta Reg 135/2019 Tariff of Fees Amendment Regulation

Electric Utilities Act

Alta Reg 136/2019 Transmission Amendment Regulation
Alta Reg 137/2019 City of Medicine Hat Payment in Lieu of Tax Amendment Regulation
Alta Reg 138/2019 Payment in Lieu of Tax Amendment Regulation
Alta Reg 140/2019 Capacity Market Repeal Regulation
Alta Reg 143/2019 Small Scale Generation Amendment Regulation

Public Sector Pension Plans Act

Alta Reg 139/2019 Management Employees Pension Plan (2020 Contribution Rate) Amendment Regulation

Alberta Utilities Commission Act

Alta Reg 141/2019 Market Surveillance Amendment Regulation

Alberta Utilities Commission Act
Electric Utilities Act

Alta Reg 142/2019 Fair, Efficient and Open Competition Amendment Regulation

Oil and Gas Conservation Act
Oil Sands Conservation Act

Responsible Energy Development Act

Alta Reg 144/2019 Curtailment Rules Amendment Regulation


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British Columbia / Colombie-Britannique

Bills / Projets de loi

  Referenced on first reading only
42

Fuel Price Transparency Act

45 Taxation Statutes Amendment Act, 2019
227

Trespass Amendment Act, 2019

228

Home-Based Craft Food Act

Regulations / Réglements

British Columbia Regulations Bulletin, November 12, 2019:

Carbon Tax Act

BC Reg 231/2019 Amends BC Reg 125/2008 — Carbon Tax Regulation

Greenhouse Gas Industrial Reporting and Control Act

BC Reg 231/2019 Amends BC Reg 249/2015 — Greenhouse Gas Emission Reporting Regulation


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Manitoba / Manitoba

Proclamations / Proclamations

Manitoba Laws

The Courts Modernization Act (Various Acts Amended), SM 2019, c 16

  • Sections 7, 8, 12, 16, 17, 20 to 23 and 25 in force January 1, 2020 (OIC 357/2019)

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New Brunswick / Nouveau-Brunswick

  • No entries for this issue

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Newfoundland and Labrador / Terre-Neuve-et-Labrador

Bills / Projets de loi

  Referenced on first reading only
9 An Act to Amend the Automobile Insurance Act
10 An Act to Amend the Forestry Act
11

An Act to Amend the Public Trustee Act, 2009

12 An Act to Amend the Enforcement of Canadian Judgments Act
13 Real Estate Trading Act, 2019
14 An Act to Amend the income Tax Act, 2000
15 An Act to Amend the Liquor Corporation Act
16 An Act to Amend the Registered Nurses Act, 2008

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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, November 8, 2019:

Dairy Industry Act

NS Reg 169/2019 Bulk Haulage Regulations — amendment
NS Reg 170/2019 Total Production Quota Regulations — amendment

Environment Act

NS Reg 166/2019 Water and Wastewater Facilities and Public Drinking Water Supplies Regulations — amendment

Petroleum Products Pricing Act

NS Reg 167/2019 Prescribed Petroleum Products Prices
NS Reg 168/2019 Prescribed Petroleum Products Prices

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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
138 An Act to implement Budget measures and to enact, amend and repeal various statutes
140 An Act to enact the Defibrillator Registry Act, 2019
141 An Act respecting registration of and access to defibrillators
142 An Act to amend the Highway Traffic Act with respect to air brake endorsements
144 An Act to enact the Northern Health Travel Grant Advisory Committee Act, 2019
145 An Act to amend the Real Estate and Business Brokers Act, 2002

Regulations / Réglements

Pension Benefits Act

O Reg 368/19

Variable Benefits

O Reg 369/19

General, amending Reg 909 of RRO 1990

O Reg 370/19

Family Law Matters, amending O Reg 287/11

Personal Health Information Protection Act, 2004

O Reg 377/19

General, amending O Reg 329/04

Farm Products Marketing Act

O Reg 381/19

Hogs — Marketing, amending O Reg 439/10

Provincial Offences Act

O Reg 383/19

Forms, amending O Reg 108/11

Proposed Regulations / Projets de réglement

Environmental Protection Act

November 20, 2019
Harmonizing greenhouse gas reporting requirements to reduce burden — Comments by December 20, 2019

Proclamations / Proclamations

Ontario Gazette, November 9, 2019:

Getting Ontario Moving Act (Transportation Statute Law Amendment), 2019, SO 2019, c 8

  • Schedule 1, ss 26-28, which amend the Highway Traffic Act, in force November 29, 2019

Toronto Public Transit Service Resumption Act, 2008, SO 2008, c 4

  • Act is repealed November 15, 2019

York University Labour Disputes Resolution Act, 2009, SO 2009, c 1

  • Act is repealed November 15, 2019

Ontario Gazette, November 16, 2019:

Strengthening Quality and Accountability for Patients Act, 2017, SO 2017, c 25

  • Schedule 1, ss 1(1), 2, 4, 5, 7, 8(2), 11, 12, which amend the Ambulance Act, in force November 1, 2019
  • Schedule 1, s 6, which amends the Ambulance Act, in force April 1, 2020
  • Schedule 6, ss 1-13, 14(1)-(3), which enact the Medical Radiation and Imaging Technology Act, 2017, in force January 1, 2020
  • Schedule 6, s 15, which repeals the Medical Radiation Technology Act, 1991, in force January 1, 2020
  • Schedule 6, s 16, which amends the Healing Arts Radiation Protection Act, in force January 1, 2020
  • Schedule 6, s 17, which amends the Regulated Health Professions Act, 1991, in force January 1, 2020

Protecting What Matters Most Act (Budget Measures), 2019, SO 2019, c 7

  • Schedule 31, ss 1-8, which amend the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act, in force November 4, 2019

Royal Assents / Sanctions royales

November 7, 2019

  • Bill 124, Protecting a Sustainable Public Sector for Future Generations Act, 2019 — Chapter No. 12

Notices / Avis

Ontario Gazette, November 9, 2019:

Ontario Securities Commission

  • Amendments to Ontario Securities Commission Rule 13-502 Fees (OSC Rule 13-502) and to Ontario Securities Commission Rule 13-503 (Commodity Futures Act) Fees (OSC Rule 13-503) in force October 18, 2019

Ontario Energy Board

  • Final Amendments to the Code of Conduct for Gas Marketers, October 29, 2019
  • Final Amendments to the Electricity Retailer Code of Conduct, October 29, 2019

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Prince Edward Island / Île-du-Prince-Èdouard

Bills / Projets de loi

  Referenced on first reading only
16 An Act to Amend the Plastic Bag Reduction Act
17 An Act to Amend the Community Care Facilities and Nursing Homes Act
18 An Act to Amend the Registered Health Professions Act
19 An Act to Amend the Evidence Act
20 Miscellaneous Statutes Amendment Act, 2019
21 An Act to Amend the Highway Traffic Act (No. 3)
22 Applied Science and Engineering Technicians and Technologists Act
23 An Act to Amend the Off-Highway Vehicle Act
24 Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity Protection in Health Care Act
25

An Act to Amend the Premium Tax Act

26

An Act to Amend the Housing Corporation Act

28 An Act to Amend the Vital Statistics Act
29 An Act to Amend the Adoption Act
30 Child and Youth Advocate Act

Regulations / Réglements

Prince Edward Island Royal Gazette, Part II, November 16, 2019:

Employment Standards Act

EC2019-764

Minimum Wage Order Amendment

Notices / Avis

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

Egg Farmers of PEI

  • Price Determination Order — Amendment (EFPEI 19-09)

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Quebec / Québec

Projets de loi

  Référencés à la première lecture seulement
42 Loi donnant suite à des mesures fiscales annoncées à l'occasion du discours sur le budget du 21 mars 2019 et à certaines autres mesures
46 Loi modifiant la Loi sur la conservation du patrimoine naturel et d'autres dispositions
47 Loi assurant la mise en œuvre de certaines mesures du partenariat 2020-2024 entre le gouvernement du Québec et les municipalités
48 Loi visant principalement à contrôler le coût de la taxe foncière agricole et à simplifier l'accès au crédit de taxes foncières agricoles
49 Loi modifiant la Loi sur les élections et les référendums dans les municipalités, la Loi sur l'éthique et la déontologie en matière municipale et diverses dispositions législatives
204 Loi concernant l'établissement d'un régime fiscal particulier pour le Port de Havre-Saint-Pierre
206 Loi modifiant la Loi sur la charte de la Coopérative fédérée de Québec
397 Loi visant à renforcer l'encadrement du processus de sélection, de renouvellement de mandat et de destitution d'un directeur d'un corps de police municipal
496 Loi sur le directeur parlementaire du budget

Bills

  Referenced on first reading only
42 An Act to give effect to fiscal measures announced in the Budget Speech delivered on 21 March 2019 and to various other measures
46 An Act to amend the Natural Heritage Conservation Act and other provisions
47 An Act to ensure the implementation of certain measures of the 2020−2024 partnership agreement between the Gouvernement du Québec and the municipalities
48 An Act mainly to control the cost of the farm property tax and to simplify access to the farm property tax credit
49 An Act to amend the Act respecting elections and referendums in municipalities, the Municipal Ethics and Good Conduct Act and various legislative provisions
204 An Act respecting the establishment of a special taxation scheme for Port of Havre-Saint-Pierre
206 An Act to amend the Act respecting the charter of the Coopérative fédérée de Québec
397 An Act to reinforce oversight of the processes to select, renew a term of or dismiss directors of municipal police forces
496 Parliamentary Budget Officer Act

Réglements

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

Loi sur la qualité de l'environnement

Décret 1074-2019 Règlement modifiant le Règlement sur la récupération et la valorisation de produits par les entreprises

Loi sur les régimes complémentaires de retraite

Décret 1107-2019 Règlement modifiant le Règlement sur les régimes complémentaires de retraite

Regulations

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

Environment Quality Act

OC 1074-2019 Regulation to amend the Regulation respecting the recovery and reclamation of products by enterprises

Supplemental Pension Plans Act

OC 1107-2019 Regulation to amend the Regulation respecting supplemental pension plans

Projets de Règlement

Gazette officielle du Québec, Partie 2, 6 novembre 2019:

Code de la sécurité routière

  • Règlement modifiant le Règlement sur les permis

Loi sur la santé et la sécurité du travail

  • Règlement modifiant le Règlement sur la santé et la sécurité du travail
  • Règlement modifiant le Code de sécurité pour les travaux de construction
  • Règlement modifiant le Règlement sur le représentant à la prévention dans un établissement
  • Règlement abrogeant le Règlement sur la qualité du milieu de travail

Draft Regulations

Gazette officielle du Québec, Part 2, November 6, 2019:

Highway Safety Code

  • Regulation to amend the Regulation respecting licences

An Act respecting occupational health and safety

  • Regulation to amend the Regulation respecting occupational health and safety
  • Regulation to amend the Safety Code for the Construction Industry
  • Regulation to amend the Regulation respecting safety representatives in establishments
  • Regulation to repeal the Regulation respecting the quality of the work environment

Sanctions

7 novembre 2019

  • Loi nº 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 — Chapitre nº 24

14 novembre 2019

  • Loi nº 38, Loi modifiant certaines lois instituant des régimes de retraite du secteur public — Chapitre nº 25

Assents

November 7, 2019

  • Bill 5, An Act to amend the Education Act and other provisions regarding preschool education services for students 4 years of age — Chapter No. 24

November 14, 2019

  • Bill 38, An Act amending certain Acts establishing public sector pension plans — Chapter No. 25

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Saskatchewan / Saskatchewan

Bills / Projets de loi

  Referenced on first reading only
183 The Fisheries (Saskatchewan) Act, 2019
184 The Fisheries (Saskatchewan) Consequential Amendments Act, 2019
185 The Legislative Assembly (Protective Services) Amendment Act, 2019
186 The Provincial Emblems and Honours Amendment Act, 2019
187 The Administration of Estates Amendment Act, 2019
188 The Public Guardian and Trustee Amendment Act, 2019
189 The Coroners Amendment Act, 2019
190 The Expropriation Procedure Amendment Act, 2019
191

The Business Corporations Amendment Act, 2019

192 The Legal Profession (Law Foundation) Amendment Act, 2019
193 The Statute Law Amendment Act, 2019 (No. 2)
194 The Miscellaneous Municipal Statutes Amendment Act, 2019

Proclamations / Proclamations

Saskatchewan Gazette, Part I, November 15, 2019:

The Animal Health Act, SS 2019, c A-20.01

  • In force November 15, 2019

The Saskatchewan Public Safety Agency Act, SS 2019, c S-32.4

  • Section 1-2, clause (d) of the definition of "public safety Act or regulations" and the definition of "wildfire management"; in clauses 2-3(2)(c), (d), (g) and (i), the words "and wildfire management"; in clauses 2-3(2)(e) and 2-4(1)(f), the words "wildfire management"; in subclause 2-4(1)(m)(i), the words "or wildfire management"; clause 7-3(1)(d); and section 8-4 proclaimed in force November 10, 2019

The Workers' Compensation Amendment Act, 2019, SS 2019, c 28

  • Sections 1 to 3 and 5 to 13 in force November 15, 2019

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Yukon / Yukon

  • No entries for this issue

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