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Legislative Update Report No. 2020-11 Le Bulletin d'actualités législatives

Legislation for the period 05/21 to 06/10

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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

Bills / Projets de loi

Regulations / Réglements

Canada Gazette, Part II, May 27, 2020:

Customs Tariff

SOR/2020-101 Certain Goods Remission Order (COVID-19)

Farm Products Agencies Act

SOR/2020-103 Order Amending the Canadian Chicken Marketing Levies Order
SOR/2020-104 Regulations Amending the Canadian Chicken Marketing Quota Regulations

Canada Gazette, Part II, June 10, 2020:

Canada Transportation Act

SOR/2020-125 Accessible Transportation for Persons with Disabilities Regulations Application Exemption Order

Aeronautics Act

SOR/2020-124 Regulations Amending the Canadian Aviation Regulations (Lasers)

 

Greenhouse Gas Pollution Pricing Act

 

SOR/2020-114 Regulations Amending the Output-Based Pricing System Regulations

Patent Act

SOR/2020-126 Regulations Amending the Regulations Amending the Patented Medicines Regulations (Additional Factors and Information Reporting Requirements)

Proposed Regulations / Projets de réglement

Canada Gazette, Part I, June 6, 2020:

Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999

  • Order Declaring that the Provisions of the Regulations Respecting Reduction in the Release of Methane and Certain Volatile Organic Compounds (Upstream Oil and Gas Sector) Do Not Apply in Alberta

Orders in Council / Décrets

Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation Act

  • Precis Order authorizing the Canada Mortgage and Housing Corporation to exercise or perform the duties, powers and functions (PC 2020-0310)

Proclamations / Proclamations

Orders In Council

Budget Implementation Act, 2018, No. 1, SC 2018, c 12

  • Paragraph (a) of Order in Council PC 2019-222 of March 25, 2019 amended by replacing "April 30, 2021" with "April 30, 2022" (PC 2020-0337)

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

  • Section 215, which amends the Canada Transportation Act, in force May 18, 2020 (PC 2020-0339)

Canada Gazette, Part II, June 10, 2020:

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

  • Subsection 225(5) and sections 238, 247, 248 and 257, which amend the Pilotage Act, in force June 4, 2020 (SI/2020-40)
  • Subsections 163(2) and (4), section 166 and subsections 168(2), 172(2), (7) and (8), 173(2), 174(2) and 175(2), which amend the Food and Drugs Act, in force May 23, 2020 (SI/2020-39)
  • Section 215, which amends the Canada Transportation Act, in force June 10, 2020 (SI/2020-38)

An Act to amend the Divorce Act, the Family Orders and Agreements Enforcement Assistance Act and the Garnishment, Attachment and Pension Diversion Act and to make consequential amendments to another Act, SC 2019, c 16

  • Amends Order in Council PC 2019-1143 of August 7, 2019 by replacing "July 1, 2020" with "March 1, 2021" (SI/2020-42)

Notices / Avis

Canada Gazette, Part I, May 23, 2020:

Aeronautics Act

  • Interim Order to Prevent Certain Persons from Boarding Flights in Canada due to COVID-19, No. 5
  • Interim Order to Prevent Certain Persons from Boarding Flights to Canada due to COVID-19, No. 8

Canada Gazette, Part I, June 6, 2020:

Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999

  • Interim Order Modifying the Operation of the Heavy-duty Vehicle and Engine Greenhouse Gas Emission Regulations (Trailer Standards)
  • Ministerial Condition No. 20222
  • Ministerial Condition No. 20249
  • Notice with respect to the availability of an equivalency agreement

Food and Drugs Act

  • Interim Order Respecting Clinical Trials for Medical Devices and Drugs Relating to COVID-19

Hazardous Materials Information Review Act

  • Filing of claims for exemption

Commissions / Commissions

Canada Gazette, Part I, May 23, 2020:

Canada Energy Regulator

  • Application to export electricity to the United States — Manitoba Hydro-Electric Board

Canada Gazette, Part I, May 30, 2020:

Canadian International Trade Tribunal

  • Expiry review of finding (E-Registry pilot project) — Photovoltaic modules and laminates
  • Inquiry — Trucks, snow removal, equipment
  • Order — Carbon and alloy steel line pipe

Canada Gazette, Part I, June 6, 2020:

Canada Border Services Agency

  • Special Import Measures Act
    • Heavy plate — Decision

Canada Energy Regulator

  • Application to export electricity to the United States — Hydro-Québec

Canadian International Trade Tribunal

  • Commencement of preliminary injury inquiry — Heavy plate

 

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Alberta / Alberta

Bills / Projets de loi

  Referenced on first reading only
7 Responsible Energy Development Amendment Act, 2020
12 Liabilities Management Statutes Amendment Act, 2020
15 Choice in Education Act, 2020
16 Victims of Crime (Strengthening Public Safety) Amendment Act, 2020
17 Mental Health Amendment Act, 2020
18 Corrections (Alberta Parole Board) Amendment Act, 2020
19 Tobacco and Smoking Reduction Amendment Act, 2020
20 Real Estate Amendment Act, 2020
21 Provincial Administrative Penalties Act
203 Pension Protection Act

Regulations / Réglements

Alberta Gazette, Part II, May 30, 2020:

Mines and Minerals Act

Alta Reg 77/202 Coal Royalty Amendment Regulation
Alta Reg 78/202 Metallic and Industrial Minerals Tenure Amendment Regulation
Alta Reg 79/202 Mineral Rights Compensation Amendment Regulation
Alta Reg 80/202 Natural Gas Royalty Regulation, 2009 (Helium) Amendment Regulation
Alta Reg 81/202 Natural Gas Royalty Regulation, 2017 (Helium) Amendment Regulation
Alta Reg 82/202 Metallic and Industrial Minerals Royalty Amendment Regulation

Proclamations / Proclamations

Alberta Queen's Printer

Liabilities Management Statutes Amendment Act, 2020, SA 2020, c 4

  • Act in force June 15, 2020 (OIC 172/2020)

Notices / Avis

Alberta Gazette, Part I, May 30, 2020:

Securities Act

  • Amendments to National Instrument 24-102 Clearing Agency Requirements

 

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British Columbia / Colombie-Britannique

Regulations / Réglements

British Columbia Regulations Bulletin, June 2, 2020:

Coal Act

BC Reg 111/2020

Repeals Orders in Council
1636/73
4033/74

Coal Act
Mineral Tenure Act

BC Reg 111/2020 Amends BC Regs
280/2007 — Mineral and Coal Land Reserve (No Mineral or Placer Claim Registrations) Regulation
171/2011 — Mineral and Coal Land Reserve (No Mineral Claim Registrations) Regulation

Mineral Tenure Act

BC Reg 111/2020 Repeals BC Regs
126/73
6/91
273/2007
Amends BC Regs
271/2007 — Mineral Land Reserve (No Mineral or Placer Claim Registrations) Regulation
2/2008 — Mineral Land Reserve (Conditional Mineral and Placer Claim Registrations) Regulation     
71/2010 — Mineral Land Reserve (No Mineral Claim Registrations) Regulation

Court Rules Act

BC Reg 119/2020 Amends BC Reg 417/98 — Provincial Court (Family) Rules
BC Reg 120/2020

Repeals BC Reg 417/98 — Provincial Court (Family) Rules
Enacts Provincial Court Family Rules

Pharmaceutical Services Act

BC Reg 113/2020 Amends BC Reg 222/2014 — Provider Regulation

Residential Tenancy Act

BC Reg 115/2020 Amends BC Reg 477/2003 — Residential Tenancy Regulation
BC Reg 116/2020 Amends BC Reg 477/2003 — Residential Tenancy Regulation

British Columbia Regulations Bulletin, June 9, 2020:

Clean Energy Act

BC Reg 122/2020 Amends BC Reg 377/2010 — First Nations Clean Energy Business Fund Regulation,

Court Rules Act

BC Reg 125/2020 Amends BC Reg 168/2009 — Supreme Court Civil Rules
BC Reg 126/2020 Amends BC Reg 261/93 — Small Claims Rules

Environmental Management Act

BC Reg 131/2020 Amends BC Reg 375/96 — Contaminated Sites Regulation

Health Professions Act

BC Reg 127/2020 Amends BC Reg 270/2008 — Health Professions Designation and Amalgamation Regulation
BC Reg 128/2020 Amends BC Reg 270/2008 — Health Professions Designation and Amalgamation Regulation

Medicare Protection Act

BC Reg 129/2020 Amends BC Reg 182/97 — Information Sharing Agreement Prescribed Enactments Regulation

Pharmaceutical Services Act

BC Reg 123/2020 Amends BC Reg 73/2015 — Drug Plans Regulation

Notices / Avis

British Columbia Gazette, Part I, May 21, 2020:

E-Health (Personal Health Information Access and Protection of Privacy) Act

  • Ministerial Order M109 - Client Registry System / Enterprise Master Patient Index as a Health Information Bank under the E-Health (Personal Health Information Access and Protection of Privacy) Act.

  • Ministerial Order M110 - Provincial Laboratory Information Solution (PLIS) Repository as a Health Information Bank under the E-Health (Personal Health Information Access and Protection of Privacy) Act.

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Manitoba / Manitoba

Regulations / Réglements

Manitoba Laws - Unconsolidated Regulations

The Court of Queen's Bench Act

Man Reg 42/2020 Court of Queen's Bench Rules, amendment
Man Reg 43/2020 Court of Queen's Bench Rules, amendment

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New Brunswick / Nouveau-Brunswick

Bills / Projets de loi

  Referenced on first reading only
42 An Act to Amend the Motor Vehicle Act
43 An Act to Amend the Occupational Health and Safety Act
44 Construction Remedies Act
45 An Act to Amend the Early Childhood Services Act
46 An Act to Amend the Civil Service Act
47 An Act to Amend the Coroners Act

Regulations / Réglements

Office of the Attorney General – Acts and Regulations

Occupational Health and Safety Act
 

NB Reg 2020-35 NB Reg 91-191, amendment
NB Reg 2020-36 NB Reg 2004-130, amendment

 

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Newfoundland and Labrador / Terre-Neuve-et-Labrador

Bills / Projets de loi

  Referenced on first reading only
25 An Act to Amend the Social Workers Act

Regulations / Réglements

Office of the Legislative Counsel – Annual Regulations

Public Procurement Act

NLR 40/20 Public Procurement Regulations, amendment

Notices / Avis

Newfoundland and Labrador Gazette, Part I, May 29, 2020:

Public Trustee Act

  • Rules of the Supreme Court, 1986 — Practice Note P.N. 2020-02
    • Settlement Conferences: Appearance by Video-conference and Filing Briefs

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Northwest Territories / Territoires du Nord-Ouest

Bills / Projets de loi

  Referenced on first reading only
6 An Act to Amend the Legislative Assembly and Executive Council Act

Regulations / Réglements

Northwest Territories Gazette, Part II, May 31, 2020:

Pharmacy Act

NWT Reg 079-2020

Pharmacy Regulations, amendment

Motor Vehicles Act

NWT Reg 083-2020 Driver's Licence Regulations, amendment
NWT Reg 084-2020 General Identification Card Regulations, amendment
NWT Reg 085-2020 Motor Vehicle Registration and Licence Plate Regulations, amendment

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Nova Scotia / Nouvelle-Ècosse

Regulations / Réglements

Nova Scotia Royal Gazette, Part II, May 22, 2020:

Electricity Act

NS Reg 74/2020

Renewable Electricity Regulations — amendment

Petroleum Products Pricing Act

NS Reg 69/2020 Prescribed Petroleum Products Prices
NS Reg 70/2020 Prescribed Petroleum Products Prices
NS Reg 76/2020 Prescribed Petroleum Products Prices

Labour Standards Code

NS Reg 73/2020 General Labour Standards Code Regulations amendment

Nova Scotia Royal Gazette, Part II, June 5, 2020:

Petroleum Products Pricing Act

NS Reg 77/2020 Prescribed Petroleum Products Prices
NS Reg 78/2020 Prescribed Petroleum Products Prices

Proclamations / Proclamations

Nova Scotia Royal Gazette, Part II, May 22, 2020:

An Act to Amend Chapter 246 of the Revised Statutes,1989, the Labour Standards Code, Respecting Leave, SNS 2020, c 13

  • Sections 1, 4 and 5 in force May 5, 2020 (NS Reg 72/2020)

 

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Nunavut / Nunavut

Regulations / Réglements

Nunavut Gazette, Part II, June 3, 2020:

Public Health Act

Nu Reg 012-2020 Public Health Administrative Regulations, amendment
Nu Reg 013-2020 Reporting and Disease Control Regulations, amendment

Proclamations / Proclamations

Nunavut Gazette, Part II, June 3, 2020:

Cannabis Act, S Nu 2018, c 17

  • All provisions of the Act that are currently not in force except paragraph 8(1)(c) and subsections 8(2) and (3), come in force June 1, 2020 (SI-009-2020)

 

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Ontario / Ontario

Regulations / Réglements

Courts of Justice Act
 

O Reg 237/20 Number of Judges, amending O Reg 502/99

Electricity Act, 1998

O Reg 227/20

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

Employment Standards Act, 2000

O Reg 228/20 Infectious Disease Emergency Leave


Highway Traffic Act

 
O Reg 233/20 Speed Limits, amending Reg 619 RRO 1990
O Reg 234/20 Speed Limits, amending Reg 619 RRO 1990
O Reg 250/20 Speed Limits in Territory without municipal Organization, amending Reg 621 of RRO 1990
O Reg 251/20 Speed Limits, amending Reg 619 of RRO 1990
O Reg 252/20 Speed Limits, amending Reg 619 of RRO 1990
O Reg 253/20 Speed Limits, amending Reg 619 of RRO 1990
O Reg 254/20 Speed Limits, amending Reg 619 of RRO 1990
O Reg 256/20 Speed Limits, amending Reg 619 of RRO 1990

Pension Benefits Act

O Reg 231/20 General, amending Reg 909 RRO 1990

Long-term Care Homes Act, 2007

O Reg 248/20 General, amending O Reg 79/10

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Prince Edward Island / Île-du-Prince-Édouard

Bills / Projets de loi

  Referenced on first reading only
36 An Act to Amend the Public Health Act
37 An Act to Amend the Emergency Measures Act
38 An Act to Amend the Employment Standards Act (No. 3)

Regulations / Réglements

Prince Edward Island Royal Gazette, Part II, May 23, 2020:

Regulated Health Professions Act

EC2020-306

Registered Nurses Regulations, amendment

Summary Proceedings Act

EC2020-307

Ticket Regulations, amendment

Notices / Avis

Prince Edward Island Royal Gazette, Part I, June 6, 2020:

Dairy Farmers of Prince Edward Island

  • Milk Classification Order (DFPEI 2020-02)
  • Price Determination Order (DFPEI 2020-03)

 

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Quebec / Québec

Projets de loi

  Référencés à la première lecture seulement
55 Loi modifiant le Code civil pour notamment rendre imprescriptibles les actions civiles en matière d'agression à caractère sexuel, de violence subie pendant l'enfance et de violence conjugale
61 Loi visant la relance de l'économie du Québec et l'atténuation des conséquences de l'état d'urgence sanitaire déclaré le 13 mars 2020 en raison de la pandémie de la COVID-19
492 Loi sur le droit à la déconnexion
594 Loi visant à améliorer la qualité des soins par la fixation de ratios dans certains établissements visés par la Loi sur les services de santé et les services sociaux
595 Loi créant le registre des loyers

Bills

  Referenced on first reading only
55 An Act to amend the Civil Code, in particular to make civil actions for sexual aggression, violence suffered during childhood and spousal violence imprescriptible
61 An Act to restart Québec's economy and to mitigate the consequences of the public health emergency declared on 13 March 2020 because of the COVID-19 pandemic
492 Right-to-Disconnect Act
594 An Act to improve the quality of care through the setting of ratios in certain institutions governed by the Act respecting health services and social services
595 An Act to create the Rent Register

Sanctions

2 juin 2020

  • Loi nº 15, Loi sur la Société de développement et de mise en valeur du Parc olympique — Chapitre nº 10

3 juin 2020

  • Loi nº 18, Loi modifiant le Code civil, le Code de procédure civile, la Loi sur le curateur public et diverses dispositions en matière de protection des personnes — Chapitre nº 11

5 juin 2020

  • Loi nº 32, Loi visant principalement à favoriser l'efficacité de la justice pénale et à établir les modalités d'intervention de la Cour du Québec dans un pourvoi en appel — Chapitre nº 12

Assents

June 2, 2020

  • Bill 15, An Act respecting the Société de développement et de mise en valeur du Parc olympique — Chapter No. 10

June 3, 2020

  • Bill 18, An Act to amend the Civil Code, the Code of Civil Procedure, the Public Curator Act and various provisions as regards the protection of persons — Chapter No. 11

June 5, 2020

  • Bill 32, An Act mainly to promote the efficiency of penal justice and to establish the terms governing the intervention of the Court of Québec with respect to applications for appeal — Chapter No. 12

 

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Saskatchewan / Saskatchewan

Regulations / Réglements

Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, May 22, 2020:

The Personal Property Security Act, 1993

Sask Reg 56/2020

The Personal Property Security Amendment Regulations, 2020

The Real Estate Act

Sask Reg 57/2020

The Real Estate (Miscellaneous) Amendment Regulations, 2020

The Saskatchewan Employment Act

Sask Reg 62/2020

The Employment Standards (Public Emergencies) Amendment Regulations, 2020 (No. 2)

Proclamations / Proclamations

Saskatchewan Gazette, Part I, May 22, 2020:

The Real Estate Amendment Act, 2019, SS 2019, c 19

  • Act in in force May 20, 2020

Saskatchewan Cabinet Secretariat

Notices / Avis

Saskatchewan Gazette, Part I, May 22, 2020:

Court of Appeal for Saskatchewan

  • Rules of Court — Criminal Practice Directive No. 9 — Ineffective Assistance of Trial Counsel

Saskatchewan Gazette, Part I, May 29, 2020:

Court of Appeal for Saskatchewan

  • Rules of Court — Criminal Practice Directive No. 9 — Ineffective Assistance of Trial Counsel

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Yukon / Yukon

  • No entries for this issue

 

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