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Legislative Update Report No. 2021-03 Le Bulletin d'actualités législatives

Legislation for the period 01/28 to 02/10

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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 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-20 An Act to amend the Nova Scotia and Newfoundland and Labrador Additional Fiscal Equalization Offset Payments Act
C-263 An Act to amend the Federal-Provincial Fiscal Arrangements Act (equalization)
C-264 An Act to amend the Income Tax Act (volunteer firefighting and search and rescue volunteer services)
C-265 An Act to amend the Employment Insurance Act (illness, injury or quarantine)
C-266 An Act regarding the right to know when products contain toxic substances

Senate / Sénat

  Referenced on first reading only
S-222 An Act to amend the Income Tax Act (use of resources)

Regulations / Réglements

Canada Gazette, Part II, February 3, 2021:

Criminal Code

SI/2021-5 Order Accepting the Recommendation of the Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness that Each Listed Entity Remain a Listed Entity
SOR/2021-8 Regulations Amending the Regulations Establishing a List of Entities

Proposed Regulations / Projets de réglement

Canada Gazette, Part I, January 30, 2021:

Canada Post Corporation Act

  • Regulations Amending Certain Regulations Made Under the Canada Post Corporation Act (Miscellaneous Program)

Notices / Avis

Canada Gazette, Part I, January 30, 2021:

Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999

  • Memorandum of understanding concerning the Quebec Info-Smog Program
  • Publication of final decision after screening assessment of methanone, diphenyl- (benzophenone), CAS RN 119-61-9, specified on the Domestic Substances List (subsection 77(6) of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999)

Hazardous Materials Information Review Act

  • Filing of claims for exemption

Aeronautics Act

  • Interim Order Respecting Certain Requirements for Civil Aviation Due to COVID-19, No. 19
  • Interim Order Respecting Certain Training Requirements (B-737-8 and Other Aircraft) 

Canada Gazette, Part I, February 06, 2021:

Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999

  • Order 2021-87-01-02 Amending the Non-domestic Substances List
  • Publication after screening assessment of four substances of the Protein Derivatives and Yeast Extract 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 results of investigations and recommendations for a substance — methane, dimethoxy- (dimethoxymethane), CAS RN 109-87-5 — 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 a substance — phenol, 2-(1-methylpropyl)-4,6-dinitro- (dinoseb), CAS RN 88-85-7 — specified on the Domestic Substances List (paragraphs 68(b) and (c) of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999)

Criminal Code

  • Review of listed entities pursuant to section 83.05 of the Criminal Code

Commissions / Commissions

Canada Gazette, Part I, January 30, 2021:

Special Import Measures Act

  • Certain decorative and other non-structural plywood — Decisions

Canadian International Trade Tribunal

  • Appeal — Notice No. HA-2020-020
  • Inquiry — Motor vehicle maintenance and repair shop specialized equipment

Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission

  • Decisions
  • Part 1 applications

Canada Gazette, Part I, February 06, 2021:

Canadian International Trade Tribunal

  • Determination — Concrete reinforcing bar
  • Inquiries
    • Consulting services
    • Marine

Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission

  • Decisions
  • Notices of consultation
  • Part 1 applications
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Alberta / Alberta

Regulations / Réglements

Alberta Gazette, Part II, January 30, 2021:

Electronic Transactions Act

Alta Reg 3/2021 Electronic Transactions Act Designation Amendment Regulation

Consumer Protection Act

Alta Reg 5/2021 General Licensing and Security Amendment Regulation

Proclamations / Proclamations

Alberta Gazette, Part I, January 30, 2021:

Condominium Property Amendment Act, 2014, SA 2014, c 10

  • Sections 2(a)(ix), (xiii), 17, 30 “39(2)(b), (c)”, 55(d) “81(f.6) to (f.63)”, (i) repealed December 31, 2020

Health Professions Amendment Act, 2008, SA 2008, c 34

  • Sections 12, 13, 15 repealed December 31, 2020

Pooled Registered Pension Plans Act, SA 2013, c P-18.5

  • Act repealed December 31, 2020

Tobacco Reduction Amendment Act, 2013, SA 2013, c 24

  • Sections 3(c) to (e), 4(a), 6, 7, 8(a), 19(b), (c), (d) “9(1)(e.4)”, (f) “(g.2)”, 20, 22 repealed December 31, 2020
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British Columbia / Colombie-Britannique

Regulations / Réglements

British Columbia Regulations Bulletin, January 26, 2021:

Coal Act

BC Reg 11/2021 Amends BC Reg 251/2004 — Coal Act Regulation

Court Rules Act

BC Reg 5/2021 Amends BC Regs
169/2009 — Supreme Court Family Rules
208/2020

Cremation, Interment and Funeral Services Act

BC Reg 11/2011 Amends BC Reg 298/2004 — Cremation, Interment and Funeral Services Regulation

Employment Standards Act

BC Reg 11/2021 Amends BC Reg 396/95 — Employment Standards Regulation

Environmental Management Act

BC Reg 11/2021 Amends BC Regs
413/98 — Mushroom Compost Facilities Regulation
152/2019 — Open Burning Smoke Control Regulation

Geothermal Resources Act

BC Reg 11/2021 Amends BC Reg 39/2017 — Geothermal Resources General Regulation

Greenhouse Gas Industrial Reporting and Control Act

BC Reg 11/2021 Amends BC Reg 249/2015 — Greenhouse Gas Emission Reporting Regulation

Homeowner Protection Act

BC Reg 11/2021 Amends BC Reg 29/99 — Homeowner Protection Act Regulation

Insurance (Vehicle) Act ct

BC Reg 4/2021 Enacts Basic Vehicle Damage Coverage Regulation

Mineral Tenure Act

BC Reg 11/2021 Amends BC Regs
529/2004 — Mineral Tenure Act Regulation
19/99 — Mining Rights Compensation Regulation

Mines Act

BC Reg 6/2021

Amends BC Regs
47/2017 — Administrative Penalties (Mines) Regulation
54/2015 — Mines Fee Regulation
99/2013 — Permit Regulation

BC Reg 7/2021 Repeals BC Reg 257/88 — Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System Regulation (Mines)
Amends BC Reg 47/2017 — Administrative Penalties (Mines) Regulation

Professional Governance Act

BC Reg 10/2021 Enacts Agrologists Regulation
BC Reg 11/2021 Amends BC Reg 107/2019 — Professional Governance General Regulation
Enacts Professional Governance (Election Stagger) Transitional Regulation
BC Reg 12/2021 Enacts Applied Science Technologists and Technicians Regulation
BC Reg 13/2021 Enacts Applied Biologists Regulation
BC Reg 14/2021 Enacts Engineers and Geoscientists Regulation
BC Reg 15/2021 Enacts Forest Professionals Regulation

Property Transfer Tax Act

BC Reg 8/2021 Enacts Property Transfer Tax Exemption Regulation No. 33

Provincial Sales Tax Act

BC Reg 9/2021 Amends BC Reg 93/2013 — Designated Accommodation Area Tax Regulation

Public Health Act

BC Reg 11/2021 Amends BC Regs
296/2010 — Pool Regulation
326/2004 — Sewerage System Regulation

Security Services Act

BC Reg 11/2021 Amends BC Reg 207/2008 — Security Services Regulation

Strata Property Act

BC Reg 11/2021 Amends BC Reg 75/78 — Bare Land Strata Regulations

Water Sustainability Act

BC Reg 11/2021 Amends BC Regs
40/2016 — Dam Safety Regulation
36/2016 — Water Sustainability Regulation

British Columbia Regulations Bulletin, February 2, 2021:

Assessment Act

BC Reg 20/2021 Amends BC Reg 433/98 — Assessment Act Regulation

Employment and Assistance Act

BC Reg 16/2021 Amends BC Reg 263/2002 — Employment and Assistance Regulation
BC Reg 21/2021 Amends BC Reg 263/2002 — Employment and Assistance Regulation

Employment and Assistance for Persons with Disabilities Act

BC Reg 16/2021 Amends BC Reg 265/2002 — Employment and Assistance for Persons with Disabilities Regulation
BC Reg 21/2021 Amends BC Reg 265/2002 — Employment and Assistance for Persons with Disabilities Regulation

Environmental Management Act

BC Reg 22/2021 Amends BC Reg 133/2014 — Administrative Penalties (Environmental Management Act) Regulation

Home Owner Grant Act

BC Reg 17/2021 Amends BC Reg 100/2002 — Home Owner Grant Regulation

Liquor Control and Licensing Act

BC Reg 18/2021 Amends BC Reg 241/2016 — Liquor Control and Licensing Regulation

Offence Act

BC Reg 24/2021 Amends BC Reg 89/97 — Violation Ticket Administration and Fines Regulation

Proclamations / Proclamations

British Columbia Regulations Bulletin, January 26, 2021:

Attorney General Statutes (Vehicle Insurance) Amendment Act, 2020, SBC 2020, c 10

  • Sections 38 and 40 in force January 22, 2021 and various sections in force May 1, 2021 (BC Reg 4/2021)

Professional Governance Act, SBC 2018, c 47

  • Various provisions in force February 5, 2021 and section 32(7)(c) in force February 5, 2022 (BC Reg 11/2021)

British Columbia Regulations Bulletin, February 2, 2021:

Miscellaneous Statutes Amendment Act (No. 3), 2010, SBC 2010, c 21

  • Sections 1 to 4, 9(a) and (c) and 15 to 34 in force February 1, 2021 (BC Reg 20/2021)

Miscellaneous Statutes Amendment Act, 2020, SBC 2020, c 14 

  • Sections 1, 5, 12 and 13 in force February 1, 2021 (BC Reg 23/2021)
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Manitoba / Manitoba

Regulations / Réglements

Manitoba Laws - Unconsolidated Regulations

The Court of Queen's Bench Act

Man Reg 7/2021 Court of Queen's Bench Rules, amendment

Proclamations / Proclamations

Manitoba Laws

The Budget Implementation and Tax Statutes Amendment Act, 2020, SM 2020, c 21

  • Sections 269 to 313, which amend the Optometry Act, in force February 16, 2021 (OIC 47/2021)

The Public Sector Compensation Disclosure Amendment Act, SM 2018, c 5

  • Section 8 in force March 31, 2021 (OIC 48/2021)

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New Brunswick / Nouveau-Brunswick

Regulations / Réglements

Office of the Attorney General – Acts and Regulations

Building Code Administration Act

NB Reg 2021-2 General
NB Reg 2021-3 Barrier-Free Design Building Code Regulation

Metric Conversion Act

NB Reg 2021-4 NB Reg 90-128, repeal

Community Planning Act

NB Reg 2021-5 NB Reg 2002-45, repeal
NB Reg 2021-6 NB Reg 2011-61, repeal

Community Planning Act
Clean Water Act
Public Health Act

NB Reg 2021-11 NB Reg 2020-20, amendment

Plumbing Installation and Inspection Act

NB Reg 2021-12 NB Reg 84-187, amendment

Fire Prevention Act

NB Reg 2021-13 NB Reg 82-20, amendment
NB Reg 2021-14 NB Reg 82-239, amendment

Proclamations / Proclamations

New Brunswick Royal Gazette, February 10, 2021:

Building Code Administration Act, SNB 2020, c 8

  • Act in force February 1, 2021
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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

Notices / Avis

Northwest Territories Gazette, Part I, January 31, 2021:

Workers' Compensation Act

  • Workers' Safety & Compensation Commission — 2021 Assessment Rates
  • Benefits 2021 — Based on 2021 Tax Table
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Nova Scotia / Nouvelle-Ècosse

Regulations / Réglements

Nova Scotia Royal Gazette, Part II, January 29, 2021:

Accessibility Act

NS Reg 3/2021 Accessibility Act General Regulations — amendment

Collection and Debt Management Agencies Act

NS Reg 5/2021 Collection and Debt Management Agencies Regulations

Consumer Creditors' Conduct Act

NS Reg 6/2021 Consumer Creditors' Conduct Regulations

Environment Act

NS Reg 8/2021 Nova Scotia Environmental Trust Regulations — repeal

Petroleum Products Pricing Act

NS Reg 2/2021 Prescribed Petroleum Products Prices
NS Reg 7/2021 Prescribed Petroleum Products Prices

Proclamations / Proclamations

Nova Scotia Royal Gazette, Part II, January 29, 2021:

Debt Collection and Management Reform (2012) Act, SNS 2012, c. 40

  • Act in froce May 1, 2021 (NS Reg 4/2021)
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Nunavut / Nunavut

Regulations / Réglements

Nunavut Gazette, Part II, January 29, 2020:

Financial Administration Act

Nu Reg 001-2021 Contract of Indemnification Exemption Regulations, amendment

Notices / Avis

Nunavut Gazette, Part I, January 29, 2021:

Workers' Compensation Act

  • Benefits 2021 — Based on 2021 Tax Tables
  • Assessment Rates for 2021
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Ontario / Ontario

Regulations / Réglements

Ontario Energy Board Act, 1998

O Reg 27/21 Classes of Consumers and Determination of Rates, amending O Reg 95/05
O Reg 101/21 Classes of Consumers and Determination of Rates, amending O Reg 95/05

Legal Aid Services Act, 1998

O Reg 28/21 General, amending O Reg 107/99

Administration of Justice Act

O Reg 29/21 Superior Court of Justice and Court of Appeal — Fees, amending O Reg 293/92
O Reg 30/21

Superior Court of Justice — Family Court — Fees, amending O Reg 417/95

Electricity Act, 1998

O Reg 35/21 Energy and Water Efficiency — Appliances and Products, amending O Reg 509/18

Courts of Justice Act

O Reg 42/21 Family Law Rules, amending O Reg 114/99

Assessment Act

O Reg 43/21 General, amending O Reg 282/98

City of Toronto Act, 2006

O Reg 44/21 Traditional Municipal Taxes, Limits and Collection, amending O Reg 121/07

Municipal Act, 2001

O Reg 45/21 Tax Matters — Special Tax Rates and Limits, amending O Reg 73/03
O Reg 48/21 Tax Matters — Farm Land Awaiting Development Subclasses, Tax Reduction Percentages, amending O Reg 383/98
O Reg 49/21 Tax Matters — Vacant Unit Rebate, amending O Reg 325/01

Education Act

O Reg 46/21 Tax Matters — Tax Rates For School Purposes, amending O Reg 400/98

Ministry of Revenue Act

O Reg 47/21 Grant Program — Section 11.4.1 of the Act

Farm Products Marketing Act

O Reg 51/21 Chickens — Marketing, amending Reg 402 of RRO 1990

Environmental Protection Act

O Reg 52/21 Industry Emissions — Nitrogen Oxides And Sulphur Dioxide, revoking O Reg 194/05
O Reg 53/21 Emissions Trading, revoking O Reg 397/01
O Reg 54/21 Alternative Low-Carbon Fuels, amending O Reg 79/15

Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act

O Reg 62/21 Residential Evictions, amending O Reg 13/21

Highway Traffic Act

O Reg 102/21 Speed Limits, amending Reg 619 of RRO 1990

Proposed Regulations / Projets de réglement

Ontario Energy Board Act, 1998

January 29, 2021
Proposal to amend Ontario Regulation 161/99 (Definitions and Exemptions) under the Ontario Energy Board Act, 1998 to exempt certain electricity transmission projects from Section 92 (Leave to Construct) approval — Comments by April 29, 2021

January 29, 2021
Proposed Revision to Ontario Energy Board (OEB) Leave to Construct Cost Threshold for Hydrocarbon Pipelines — Comments by April 29, 2021

Consumer Protection Act, 2002

January 29, 2021
Alternative Financial Services: High-Cost Credit Consultation Paper — Comments by March 30, 2021

Consumer Reporting Act

February 10, 2021
The Consumer Reporting Act - Proposals Under Consideration for Providing Access to Security Freezes, Credit Scores and Reports — Comments by March 15, 2021

Police Record Checks Reform Act, 2015

February 10, 2021
Police Record Checks Reform Act, Exemptions Proposal — Comments by March 12, 2021

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Prince Edward Island / Île-du-Prince-Édouard

Regulations / Réglements

Prince Edward Island Royal Gazette, Part II, February 6, 2021:

Regulated Health Professions Act

EC2021-56 Pharmacist and Pharmacy Technician Regulations, amendment

Notices / Avis

Prince Edward Island Royal Gazette, Part I, January 30, 2021:

Egg Farmers of PEI

  • Price Determination Order Amendment (EFPEI 21-02)

Prince Edward Island Royal Gazette, Part I, February 6, 2021:

Dairy Farmers of Prince Edward Island

  • Class 1 Milk Product Price Determination Order (DFPEI 2021-01)
  • Milk Classification Order (DFPEI 2021-02)
  • Price Determination Order (DFPEI 2021-03)

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Quebec / Québec

Projets de loi

  Référencés à la première lecture seulement
85 Loi visant à faciliter le déroulement de l'élection générale municipale du 7 novembre 2021 dans le contexte de la pandémie de la COVID-19
696 Loi prévoyant la suspension temporaire du droit d'augmenter le loyer d'un bail de logement

Bills

  Referenced on first reading only
85 An Act to facilitate the conduct of the 7 November 2021 municipal general election in the context of the COVID-19 pandemic
696 An Act providing for the temporary suspension of the right to increase the rent for a lease of a dwelling

Réglements

Gazette officielle du Québec, Partie 2, 3 février 2021:

Loi sur la pharmacie

Décret 40-2021 Règlement modifiant le Règlement sur les conditions et modalités de vente des médicaments

Code des professions

Décret 41-2021 Règlement concernant une activité professionnelle pouvant être exercée par certains agents de probation et certains conseillers en milieu carcéral
Décret 42-2021 Règlement sur les activités professionnelles qui peuvent être exercées par des personnes autres que des diététistes

Loi sur la santé et la sécurité du travail
Loi sur les accidents du travail et les maladies professionnelles

Décret 56-2021 Règlement modifiant le Règlement sur la santé et la sécurité dans les travaux d'aménagement forestier

Gazette officielle du Québec, Partie 2, 10 février 2021:

Loi sur le bâtiment

Décret 65-2021 Règlement modifiant le Code de construction

Code de la sécurité routière

Décret 85-2021 Règlement sur le feu vert clignotant

Regulations

Gazette officielle du Québec, Part 2, February 3, 2021:

Pharmacy Act

OC 40-2021 Regulation to amend the Regulation respecting the terms and conditions for the sale of medications

Professional Code

OC 41-2021 Regulation respecting a professional activity that may be engaged in by certain probation officers and certain correctional counsellors
OC 42-2021 Regulation respecting the professional activities that may be engaged in by persons other than dietitians

An Act respecting occupational health and safety
An Act respecting industrial accidents and occupational diseases

OC 56-2021 Regulation to amend the Regulation respecting health and safety in forest development work

Gazette officielle du Québec, Part 2, February 10, 2021:

Building Act

OC 65-2021 Regulation to amend the Construction Code

Highway Safety Code

OC 85-2021 Flashing Green Light Regulation

Projets de Règlement

Gazette officielle du Québec, Partie 2, 3 février 2021:

Loi sur les transports

  • Règlement modifiant le Règlement sur le courtage en services de camionnage en vrac

Draft Regulations

Gazette officielle du Québec, Part 2, February 3, 2021:

Transport Act

  • Regulation to amend the Regulation respecting the brokerage of bulk trucking services

Proclamations

Gazette officielle du Québec, Partie 2, 10 février 2021:

Loi concernant principalement la mise en oeuvre de certaines dispositions des discours sur le budget du 17 mars 2016, du 28 mars 2017, du 27 mars 2018 et du 21 mars 2019, SQ 2020, c 5

  • Chapitre VI, comprenant les articles 35 à 91, en vigueur au 13 septembre 2021 (Décret 71-2021)

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

  • L'article 39, de l'article 48 dans la mesure où il édicte l'article 239.1.1 du Code de la sécurité routière (chapitre C-24.2) et de l'article 62 de la Loi modifiant le Code de la sécurité routière et d'autres dispositions, en vigueur au 1 avril 2021 (Décret 84-2021)

Gazette officielle du Québec, Part 2, February 10, 2021:

An Act respecting mainly the implementation of certain provisions of the Budget Speeches of 17 March 2016, 28 March 2017, 27 March 2018 and 21 March 2019, SQ 2020, c 5

  • Chapter VI, comprising sections 35 to 91, in force September 13, 2021 (OC 71-2021)

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

  • Section 39, section 48 to the extent that it enacts section 239.1.1 of the Highway Safety Code (chapter C-24.2), and section 62 of the Act to amend the Highway Safety Code and other provisions (2018, chapter 7), in force April 1, 2021 (OC 84-2021)
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Saskatchewan / Saskatchewan

Regulations / Réglements

Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, February 5, 2021:

The Gas Inspection Act, 1993

Sask Reg 3/2021 The Gas Inspection Amendment Regulations, 2021

The Electrical Inspection Act, 1993

Sask Reg 4/2021 The Electrical Code Amendment Regulations, 2021

The Saskatchewan Employment Act

Sask Reg 5/2021 The Employment Standards Amendment Regulations, 2021

The Queen's Bench Act, 1998

Sask Reg 6/2021 The Queen's Bench (Family Dispute Resolution) Amendment Regulations, 2021

The Executive Government Administration Act
The Economic and Co‑operative Development Act

Sask Reg 7/2021 The Saskatchewan Small Business Emergency Payment Amendment Regulations, 2021

Proclamations / Proclamations

Saskatchewan Gazette, Part I, January 29, 2021:

The Provincial Court Amendment Act, 2016, SS 2016, c 24

  • Section 5 in force February 1, 2021

The Queen's Bench Amendment Act, 2016, SS 2016, c 26

  • Sections 4 and 9 in force February 1, 2021

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Yukon / Yukon

  • No entries for this issue
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