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Legislative Update Report No. 2020-20 Le Bulletin d'actualités législatives

Legislation for the period 10/08 to 10/21

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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 Quebec / Québec
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-248 An Act to amend the Financial Administration Act (composition of boards of directors)

Regulations / Réglements

Canada Gazette, Part II, October 14, 2020:

Employment Insurance Act

SOR/2020-208 Interim Order No. 10 Amending the Employment Insurance Act (Employment Insurance Emergency Response Benefit)

Food and Drugs Act

SOR/2020-212 Regulations Amending Certain Regulations Made Under the Food and Drugs Act (Sale of a New Drug for Emergency Treatment)
SOR/2020-213 Establishment Licence Fees Remission Order (Indication of an Activity in respect of a COVID-19 Drug)

Income Tax Act

SOR/2020-207 Regulations Amending the Income Tax Regulations (COVID-19 — Wage Subsidy for Furloughed Employees)

Territorial Lands Act
Financial Administration Act

SOR/2020-209 Regulations Amending the Nunavut Mining Regulations

Canadian Free Trade Agreement Implementation Act

SI/2020-67 Order Designating the President of the Queen’s Privy Council for Canada as the Minister for the purposes of that Act

Privacy Act

SOR/2020-210 Regulations Repealing the Protection of Personal Information Regulations (Miscellaneous Program)

Financial Administration Act

SI/2020-66 Order Amending Schedule I.1 to that Act

Special Economic Measures Act

SOR/2020-214 Special Economic Measures (Belarus) Regulations
SOR/2020-215 Special Economic Measures (Belarus) Permit Authorization Order

Proposed Regulations / Projets de réglement

Canada Gazette, Part I, October 10, 2020:

Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999

  • Order Adding a Toxic Substance to Schedule 1 to the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999

Fisheries Act

  • Regulations Amending the Atlantic Fishery Regulations, 1985

Marine Liability Act

  • Regulations Amending the Marine Liability and Information Return Regulations (Certain Fees)
  • Regulations Amending the Marine Liability and Information Return Regulations (Exporters)

Wrecked, Abandoned or Hazardous Vessels Act

  • Wreck Removal Convention Certificate Fee Regulations

Canada Gazette, Part I, October 17, 2020:

Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation Act

  • By-law Amending the Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation Deposit Insurance Information By-law (Signage and Display Requirements)
  • By-law Amending the Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation Differential Premiums By-law

Notices / Avis

Canada Gazette, Part I, October 10, 2020:

Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999

  • Ministerial Condition No. 20267a (variation to Ministerial Condition No. 20267)
  • Notice with respect to perfluorohexane sulfonic acid, its salts and its precursors (PFHxS)
  • Publication after screening assessment of a substance — urea, N-(4-chlorophenyl)- N’-(3,4-dichlorophenyl)- (triclocarban), CAS RN 101-20-2 — specified on the Domestic Substances List (subsection 77(1) of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999)
  • Publication of the science assessment of plastic pollution (paragraphs 68(b) and (c) of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999)

Global Affairs Canada

  • Public release of the initial environmental assessment of the Canada-Mercosur Free Trade Agreement negotiations

Aeronautics Act

  • Interim Order Respecting Certain Requirements for Civil Aviation Due to COVID-19, No. 9

Canada Gazette, Part I, October 17, 2020:

Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999

  • Ministerial Condition No. 20497
  • Publication after screening assessment of a substance — 1,3,5-triazine-2,4,6-triamine (melamine), CAS RN 108-78-1 — specified on the Domestic Substances List (subsection 77(1) of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999)
  • Publication after screening assessment of a substance — benzenesulfonic acid, 4-methyl- (p-toluenesulfonic acid), CAS RN 104-15-4 — specified on the Domestic Substances List (subsection 77(1) of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999)
  • Publication of final decision after screening assessment of six substances in the Triarylmethanes Group specified on the Domestic Substances List (paragraphs 68(b) and (c) or subsection 77(6) of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999)
  • Publication of results of investigations and recommendations for two substances — 2-propanol, 1-chloro-, phosphate (3:1) [TCPP], CAS RN 13674-84-5, and 2-propanol, 1,3-dichloro-, phosphate (3:1) [TDCPP], CAS RN 13674-87-8 — specified on the Domestic Substances List (paragraphs 68(b) and (c) of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999)

Miscellaneous Notices / Avis divers

Canada Gazette, Part I, October 10, 2020:

  • The Shipowners’ Mutual Protection and Indemnity Association (Luxembourg) — Release of assets

Canada Gazette, Part I, October 17, 2020:

  • Croatian Fraternal Union of America — Release of assets
  • Raymond James Trust (Canada) — Designated offices for the service of enforcement notices
  • UBS AG Canada Branch — Release of assets

Commissions / Commissions

Canada Gazette, Part I, October 10, 2020:

Canada Energy Regulator

  • Application to export electricity to the United States — Riovic Services Ltd.

Canadian International Trade Tribunal

  • Appeal — Notice No. HA-2020-012
  • Expiry review of orders (E-Registry pilot project) — Refined sugar
  • Inquiry — Shipboard miscellaneous equipment — repair, overhaul, modification and calibration

Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission

  • Administrative decisions
  • Decisions

Species at Risk Act

  • Description of critical habitat of Bicknell’s Thrush in Cape Breton Highlands National Park of Canada and Forillon National Park of Canada

Canada Gazette, Part I, October 17, 2020:

Canadian International Trade Tribunal

  • Appeals — Notice No. HA-2020-013
  • Inquiries
    • ADP software
    • Seismographic instruments

Supplements / Suppléments

Canada Gazette, Part I, October 10, 2020:

Copyright Board

  • Re:Sound Tariff 3.A — Background Music Suppliers (2014-2018)

Department of the Environment

  • Notice requiring the preparation and implementation of pollution prevention plans with respect to triclosan in certain products

Canada Gazette, Part I, October 17, 2020:

Global Affairs Canada

  • Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership

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Alberta / Alberta

Regulations / Réglements

Alberta Gazette, Part II, October 15, 2020:

Gaming, Liquor and Cannabis Act

Alta Reg 176/2020 Gaming, Liquor and Cannabis Amendment Regulation

Gas Resources Preservation Act

Alta Reg 171/2020 Gas Resources Preservation (Expiry Date Extension) Amendment Regulation

Insurance Act

Alta Reg 177/2020 Insurance Act Regulations (Expiry Date Extension) Amendment Regulation
Alta Reg 178/2020 Provincial Companies Amendment Regulation
Alta Reg 179/2020 Reciprocal Insurance Exchange Amendment Regulation
Alta Reg 180/2020 Automobile Accident Insurance Benefits Amendment Regulation
Alta Reg 181/2020 Automobile Insurance Premiums Amendment Regulation
Alta Reg 182/2020 Enforcement and Administration Amendment Regulation

Mental Health Act

Alta Reg 173/2020 Mental Health Patient Advocate Regulation
Alta Reg 174/2020 Community Treatment Order Amendment Regulation
Alta Reg 175/2020 Mental Health Amendment Regulation
Alta Reg 183/2020 Mental Health Act Forms Amendment Regulation
Alta Reg 184/2020 Mental Health Act Review Panel Amendment Regulation

Natural Gas Marketing Act

Alta Reg 172/2020 Natural Gas Marketing (Expiry Date Extension) Regulation

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British Columbia / Colombie-Britannique

  • No entries for this issue

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Manitoba / Manitoba

Bills / Projets de loi

  Referenced on first reading only
2 The Budget Implementation and Tax Statutes Amendment Act, 2020
3 The Public Service Act
4 The Retail Business Hours of Operation Act (Various Acts Amended or Repealed)
5 The Liquor, Gaming and Cannabis Control Amendment Act (Cannabis Social Responsibility Fee)
6 The Liquor, Gaming and Cannabis Control Amendment Act
7 The Planning Amendment Act
8 The Pension Benefits Amendment Act
9 The Opioid Damages and Health Care Costs Recovery Act
10 The Regional Health Authorities Amendment Act (Health System Governance and Accountability)
11 The Workplace Safety and Health Amendment Act
12 The Crown Land Dispositions Act (Various Acts Amended)
13 The Public Sector Construction Projects (Tendering) Act
14 The Minor Amendments and Corrections Act, 2020
15 The Manitoba Public Insurance Corporation Amendment Act (Claim Dispute Tribunal)
16 The Labour Relations Amendment Act
17 The Drivers and Vehicles Amendment Act
18 The Workers Compensation Amendment Act
19 The Minor Amendments and Corrections Act, 2020 (2)
20 The Vehicle Technology Testing Act (Various Acts Amended)
21 The Conflict of Interest (Members and Ministers) Act
22 The Credit Unions and Caisses Populaires Amendment Act
23 The Highway Traffic Amendment Act (Control of Traffic by Flag Persons)
24 The Legal Profession Amendment Act
25 The Municipal Statutes Amendment Act
26 The Human Rights Code Amendment Act
27 The Administrative Tribunal Jurisdiction Act
28 The Water Resources Administration Amendment Act
29 The Reducing Red Tape and Improving Services Act, 2020
30 The Consumer Protection Amendment Act
31 The Horse Racing Regulatory Modernization Act (Liquor, Gaming and Cannabis Control Act and Pari-Mutuel Levy Act Amended)
32 The Election Financing Amendment and Elections Amendment Act (Government Advertising)
33 The Advanced Education Administration Amendment Act
34 The University College of the North Amendment Act
35 The Public Utilities Ratepayer Protection and Regulatory Reform Act (Various Acts Amended)
36 The Public Health Amendment Act (Food Safety and Other Amendments)
38 The Building and Electrical Permitting Improvement Act (Various Acts Amended and Permit Dispute Resolution Act Enacted)

Regulations / Réglements

Manitoba Laws - Unconsolidated Regulations

The Retail Sales Tax Act

Man Reg 94/2020 Taxation of Services (Accounting, Architectural, Engineering, Geoscientific, Legal, Private Investigation, Security and Security Monitoring) Regulation, amendment

Proclamations / Proclamations

Manitoba Laws

The Wildlife Amendment Act (Safe Hunting and Shared Management), SM 2018, c 33

  • Act in force October 10, 2020 (OIC 283/2020)

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New Brunswick / Nouveau-Brunswick

Notices / Avis

New Brunswick Royal Gazette, October 14, 2020:

Financial and Consumer Services Commission

Request for Comments
Notice and Request for Comment

  • Publication of the proposal to repeal existing Local Rule 45-509 Community Economic Development Corporations and Associations and existing Companion Policy 45-509 Community Economic Development Corporations and Associations and replace with the proposed Local Rule 45-509 Community Economic Development Corporations and Cooperatives (the "Proposed Rule") and new proposed Companion Policy 45-509CP Community Economic Development Corporations and Cooperatives (the "Proposed Companion Policy").
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Newfoundland and Labrador / Terre-Neuve-et-Labrador

Bills / Projets de loi

  Referenced on first reading only
46 An Act to Amend the Credit Union Act, 2009

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Northwest Territories / Territoires du Nord-Ouest

  • No entries for this issue
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Nova Scotia / Nouvelle-Ècosse

Regulations / Réglements

Nova Scotia Royal Gazette, Part II, October 9, 2020:

Employment Support and Income Assistance Act

Nu Reg 135/2020 Employment Support and Income Assistance Regulations — amendment

Mortgage Regulation Act

NS Reg 123/2020 Compliance Officers Regulations
NS Reg 124/2020 General Disclosure Regulations
NS Reg 125/2020 Cost of Borrowing Disclosure Regulations
NS Reg 126/2020 Standards of Conduct for Mortgage Brokerages Regulations
NS Reg 127/2020 Standards of Conduct for Mortgage Brokers and Associate Mortgage Brokers Regulations
NS Reg 128/2020 Standards of Conduct for Mortgage Lenders Regulations
NS Reg 129/2020 Standards of Conduct for Mortgage Administrators Regulations
NS Reg 130/2020 Record-Keeping Regulation
NS Reg 131/2020 Reporting Requirements Regulations
NS Reg 132/2020 Forms Regulations

Motor Vehicle Act

NS Reg 136/2020 Classification of Driver's Licenses Regulations — amendment

Petroleum Products Pricing Act

NS Reg 134/2020 Prescribed Petroleum Products Prices
NS Reg 137/2020 Prescribed Petroleum Products Prices

Teachers' Pension Act

NS Reg 133/2020 Teachers' Pension Plan Regulations — amendment

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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
215 An Act to amend various statutes with respect to the economic recovery of Ontario and to make other amendments
216 An Act to amend the Education Act in respect of food literacy
218 An Act to enact the Supporting Ontario's Recovery Act, 2020 respecting certain proceedings relating to the coronavirus (COVID-19), to amend the Municipal Elections Act, 1996 and to revoke a regulation
219 An Act to amend the Insurance Act

Regulations / Réglements

Chiropody Act, 1991

O Reg 567/20 General, amending O Reg 203/94

Ontario Rebate for Electricity Consumers Act, 2016

O Reg 568/20 General, amending O Reg 363/16

Personal Health Information Protection Act, 2004

O Reg 569/20 General, amending O Reg 329/04

Connecting Care Act, 2019

O Reg 570/20 Additional Objects of the Agency, amending O Reg 376/19
O Reg 571/20 Section 46 of the Act

Housing Services Act, 2011

O Reg 564/20 Designated Housing Projects — Section 68 of the Act, amending O Reg 368/11

Dental Hygiene Act, 1991

O Reg 565/20 General, amending O Reg 218/94

Optometry Act, 1991

O Reg 566/20 General, amending O Reg 119/94

Provincial Offences Act

O Reg 586/20 Proceedings Commenced by Certificate of Offence, amending Reg 950 of RRO 1990

Fire Protection and Prevention Act, 1997

O Reg 592/20 Exemption for Temporary Health and Residential Facilities, amending O Reg 144/20

Proposed Regulations / Projets de réglement

Electricity Act, 1998

October 8, 2020
Regulatory proposal for province-wide implementation of Green Button — Comments by November 22, 2020

Ontario Energy Board Act, 1998

October 8, 2020
Changes to Ontario’s Net Metering Regulation to Support Community-Based Energy Systems — Comments by November 22, 2020

Electricity Act, 1998

October 14, 2020
Global Adjustment Deferral initiative — Comments by November 30, 2020

Environmental Protection Act

October 13, 2020
Proposed amendments to regulations under the Environmental Protection Act and the Environmental Assessment Act for combined heat and power systems that use natural gas or wood biomass as fuel — Comments by November 27, 2020

Occupational Health and Safety Act

October 13, 2020
Proposal to Amend Ontario Regulation 297/13 (Occupational Health and Safety Awareness and Training) — Comments by November 20, 2020

Ontario Drug Benefit Act

October 21, 2020
Streamlining Recordkeeping Requirements for Pharmacies and Dispensing Physicians under the Ontario Drug Benefit Program — Comments by December 5, 2020

Resource Recovery and Circular Economy Act, 2016

October 19, 2020
A proposed regulation, and proposed regulatory amendments, to make producers responsible for operating blue box programs — Comments by December 3, 2020

Orders In Council

Health Information Protection Act, 2016, SO 2016, c 6

  • Schedule 1, subsections 1(9), (11)-(23), which amend the Personal Health Information Protection Act, 2004, in force October 1, 2020 (OIC 1352/2020)

Economic and Fiscal Update Act, 2020, SO 2020, c 5

  • Schedule 6, sections 11, 12, 13, which amend the Personal Health Information Protection Act, 2004, in force October 1, 2020 (OIC 1353/2020)

Plan to Build Ontario Together Act, 2019, SO 2019, c 15

  • Schedule 30, section 5, which amends the Personal Health Information Protection Act, 2004, in force October 1, 2020 (OIC 1354/2020)
  • Schedule 37, Schedule, being the Supply Chain Management Act (Government, Broader Public Sector and Health Sector Entities), 2019, in force October 1, 2020 (OIC 1356/2020)

Trust in Real Estate Services Act, 2020, SO 2020, c 1

  • Sections 2(2), (5), 3, 4(3), (4), 7, 14, 15, 16(3), 17(1), 18(1), 20, 21, 22(2), 24, 30, 32(9), which amend the Real Estate and Business Brokers Act, 2002, in force October 1, 2020 (OIC 1355/2020)

COVID-19 Economic Recovery Act, 2020, SO 2020, c 18

  • Schedule 11, sections 1-10, being the Modernizing Ontario for People and Businesses Act, 2020, in force January 1, 2021 (OIC 1357/2020)
  • Schedule 11, section 11, which repeals the Burden Reduction Reporting Act, 2014, in force January 1, 2021
  • Schedule 11, section 12, which repeals the Reducing Regulatory Costs for Business Act, 2017, in force January 1, 2021

Notices / Avis

Ontario Gazette, October 17, 2020:

Guideline on Public Hospitals and Determination of Catastrophic Impairment

  • Interpretation

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Prince Edward Island / Île-du-Prince-Édouard

Regulations / Réglements

Prince Edward Island Royal Gazette, Part II, October 10, 2020:

Regulated Health Professions Act

EC2020-605 Reserved Activities Regulations, amendment

Proclamations / Proclamations

Prince Edward Island Royal Gazette, Part I, October 17, 2020:

Public Interest Disclosure and Whistleblower Protection Act, SPEI 2017, c. 11

  • Section 2 in force October 17, 2020

Notices / Avis

Prince Edward Island Royal Gazette, Part I, October 10, 2020:

Judicature Act

  • Quarterly Notice Pursuant to the Judicature Act — Prejudgment and postjudgment rates, January 2002 – December 2020

Prince Edward Island Royal Gazette, Part I, October 17, 2020:

Dairy Farmers of Prince Edward Island

  • Credit Transfer Exchange Order Amendment (DFPEI 2020-06)

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Quebec / Québec

Projets de loi

  Référencés à la première lecture seulement
68 Loi visant principalement à permettre l'établissement de régimes de retraite à prestations cibles

Bills

  Referenced on first reading only
68 An Act mainly to allow the establishment of target benefit pension plans

Réglements

Gazette officielle du Québec, Partie 2, 9 octobre 2020:

Code de la sécurité routière
Loi sur l'administration financière

Décret 1046-2020 Règlement sur le transport rémunéré de personnes par automobile

Regulations

Gazette officielle du Québec, Part 2, October 9, 2020:

Highway Safety Code
Financial Administration Act

OC 1046-2020 Regulation respecting remunerated passenger transportation by automobile

Ordres Ministériels

Gazette officielle du Québec, Partie 2, 9 octobre 2020:

Loi concernant le transport rémunéré de personnes par automobile

AM 2020-18 Règlement sur la transmission de renseignements et le facteur de multiplication du prix d'une course — Arrêté numéro 2020-18 du ministre des Transports
AM 2020-19 Règlement sur la formation des chauffeurs qualifiés — Arrêté numéro 2020-19 du ministre des Transports

Ministerial Orders

Gazette officielle du Québec, Part 2, October 9, 2020:

An Act respecting remunerated passenger transportation by automobile

MO 2020-18 Regulation respecting the transmission of information and the multiplication factor of the fare — Order number 2020-18 of the Minister of Transport
MO 2020-19 Regulation respecting the training of qualified drivers — Order number 2020-19 of the Minister of Transport

Sanctions

8 octobre 2020

  • Loi nº 35, Loi visant à moderniser certaines règles relatives à la publicité foncière et à favoriser la diffusion de l'information géospatiale — Chapitre nº 17
  • Loi nº 50, Loi concernant la location d'une partie des forces hydrauliques de la rivière Shipshaw — Chapitre nº 18

Assents

October 8, 2020

  • Bill 35, An Act to modernize certain rules relating to land registration and to facilitate the dissemination of geospatial information — Chapter No. 17
  • Bill 50, An Act respecting the leasing of part of the water power of the Shipshaw River — Chapter No. 18


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Saskatchewan / Saskatchewan

Notices / Avis

Saskatchewan Gazette, Part I, October 9, 2020:

Rules of Court
Court of Queen's Bench For Saskatchewan

  • Criminal Practice Directive No. 2 Access to Jury Lists and Juror Information

Saskatchewan Gazette, Part I, October 16, 2020:

The Pre-judgment Interest Act

  • The Pre-judgment Interest Regulations, from January 1, 2020 to December 31, 2020
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Yukon / Yukon

Bills / Projets de loi

  Referenced on first reading only
13 Act to Amend the Elections Act (2020)
14 Act to Amend the Environment Act (2020)
15 Corporate Statutes Amendment Act (2020)
16 Act of 2020 to Amend the Condominium Act, 2015
17 Enduring Powers of Attorney and Related Amendments Act (2020)

Regulations / Réglements

Yukon Gazette, Part II, October 15, 2020:

Occupational Health and Safety Act

YOIC 2020/121 Regulation to amend the Occupational Health and Safety Regulations (2020)

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