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Legislative Update Report No. 2021-10 Le Bulletin d'actualités législatives

Legislation for the period 05/13 to 05/26

 

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In This Issue

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-253 An Act to amend the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act and the Companies’ Creditors Arrangement Act (pension plans and group insurance plans)

Senate / Sénat

  Referenced on first reading only
S-5 An Act to amend the Judges Act
S-207 An Act to amend the Criminal Code (independence of the judiciary)
S-208 An Act to amend the Criminal Records Act, to make consequential amendments to other Acts and to repeal a regulation
S-212 An Act to amend the Criminal Code (disclosure of information by jurors)
S-222 An Act to amend the Income Tax Act (use of resources)
S-225 An Act to amend the Copyright Act (remuneration for journalistic works)

Regulations / Réglements

Canada Gazette, Part II, May 26, 2021:

Species at Risk Act

SOR/2021-95 Critical Habitat of the Copper Redhorse (Moxostoma hubbsi) Order

Farm Products Agencies Act

SOR/2021-96 Order Amending the Canadian Chicken Marketing Levies Order

Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999

SOR/2021-97 Order 2021-87-06-01 Amending the Domestic Substances List
SOR/2021-98 Order 2021-112-06-01 Amending the Domestic Substances List

Apprentice Loans Act

SOR/2021-99 Regulations Amending the Apprentice Loans Regulations

Fisheries Act

SOR/2021-100 Regulations Amending the Atlantic Fishery Regulations, 1985
SOR/2021-101 Regulations Amending Certain Regulations Made Under the Fisheries Act (Cultivated Shellfish)

Special Economic Measures Act

SOR/2021-106 Regulations Amending the Special Economic Measures (Burma) Regulations

Proposed Regulations / Projets de réglement

Canada Gazette, Part I, May 15, 2021:

College of Immigration and Citizenship Consultants Act

  • Code of Professional Conduct for College of Immigration and Citizenship Consultants Licensees

Canada Gazette, Part I, May 22, 2021:

Canada Grain Act

  • Regulations Amending the Canada Grain Regulations

Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999

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

Canada Shipping Act, 2001

  • Regulations Amending the Large Fishing Vessel Inspection Regulations

Orders in Council / Décrets

Canada Gazette, Part I, May 22, 2021:

Food and Drugs Act

  • Order Approving Interim Order No. 2 Respecting Clinical Trials for Medical Devices and Drugs Relating to COVID-19

Notices / Avis

Canada Gazette, Part I, May 15, 2021:

Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999

  • Notice amending the Notice with respect to the substances in the National Pollutant Release Inventory for 2020 and 2021
  • Waiver of information requirements for living organisms (subsection 106(9) of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999)
  • Waiver of information requirements for substances (subsection 81(9) of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999)

Aeronautics Act

  • Interim Order Respecting Certain Requirements for Civil Aviation Due to COVID-19, No. 27

Canada Marine Act

  • Thunder Bay Port Authority — Supplementary letters patent

Canada Shipping Act, 2001

  • Interim Order for the Protection of North Atlantic Right Whales (Eubalaena glacialis) in the Gulf of St. Lawrence, 2021

Marine Liability Act

  • Ship-source Oil Pollution Fund

Canada Gazette, Part I, May 22, 2021:

Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999

  • Order 2021-87-06-02 Amending the Non-domestic Substances List
  • Significant New Activity Notice No. 20598
  • Publication of final decision after screening assessment of a substance — phenol, 4-chloro-3-methyl (chlorocresol), CAS RN 59-50-7 — specified on the Domestic Substances List (subsection 77(6) of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999)

Food and Drugs Act

  • Interim Order No. 2 Respecting Clinical Trials for Medical Devices and Drugs Relating to COVID-19

Aeronautics Act

  • Interim Order Respecting Certain Requirements for Civil Aviation Due to COVID-19, No. 28

Commissions / Commissions

Canada Gazette, Part I, May 15, 2021:

Special Import Measures Act

  • Certain upholstered domestic seating — Decisions
  • Concrete reinforcing bar — Decision

Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Resources Accord Implementation Act

  • Call for Bids No. NS21-1

Canadian International Trade Tribunal

  • Commencement of inquiry (E-registry Service pilot project) — Certain upholstered domestic seating
  • Determinations
    • ADP input-output and storage devices
    • Indoor and outdoor electric lighting fixtures
    • Motor vehicle maintenance and repair shop specialized equipment

Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission

  • Administrative decisions
  • Decisions
  • Notices of consultation
  • Part 1 applications

Canada Gazette, Part I, May 22, 2021:

Canadian International Trade Tribunal

  • Appeal — Notice No. HA-2021-003
  • Commencement of exclusions inquiry — Certain steel goods
  • Determination — Marine
  • Inquiries
    • Diesel engines and components
    • Vessels, miscellaneous

Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission

  • Decisions
  • Part 1 applications

Supplements / Suppléments

Canada Gazette, Part I, May 22, 2021:

Copyright Board

  • SOCAN Tariff 12.A — Theme Parks, Ontario Place Corporation and Similar Operations (2018-2022)
  • SOCAN Tariff 12.B — Paramount Canada’s Wonderland Inc. and Similar Operations (2018-2022)

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Alberta / Alberta

Bills / Projets de loi

  Referenced on first reading only
72 Preserving Canada's Economic Prosperity Act

Regulations / Réglements

Alberta Gazette, Part II, May 15, 2021:

Cooperatives Act

Alta Reg 85/2021 Cooperatives Amendment Regulation

Traffic Safety Act

Alta Reg 86/2021 Access to Motor Vehicle Information Amendment Regulation

Provincial Court Act

Alta Reg 88/2021 Provincial Court of Alberta Court Offices Repeal Regulation

Agriculture Financial Services Act

Alta Reg 89/2021 Agriculture Financial Services Amendment Regulation

Notices / Avis

Alberta Gazette, Part I, May 15, 2021:

Alberta Securities Commission

  • Repeal of Alberta Securities Commission Rule 45-509 Offering Memorandum for Real Estate Securities

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British Columbia / Colombie-Britannique

Bills / Projets de loi

  Referenced on first reading only
9 Finance Statutes Amendment Act (No. 2), 2021
10 Municipal Affairs Statutes Amendment Act, 2021
11 Miscellaneous Statutes Amendment Act, 2021

Regulations / Réglements

British Columbia Regulations Bulletin, May 18, 2021:

Business Practices and Consumer Protection Act

BC Reg 127/2021 Amends BC Reg 294/2004 — Business Practices and Consumer Protection Regulation

Court Rules Act

BC Reg 126/2021 Amends BC Reg 120/2020 — Provincial Court Family Rules

Environmental Management Act

BC Reg 131/2021 Amends BC Reg 107/89 — Placer Mining Waste Control Regulation

Land Owner Transparency Act

BC Reg 128/2021 Amends BC Reg 250/2020 — Land Owner Transparency Regulation

British Columbia Regulations Bulletin, May 25, 2021:

Clean Energy Act

BC Reg 134/2021 Amends BC Reg 102/2012 — Greenhouse Gas Reduction (Clean Energy) Regulation

Offence Act

BC Reg 138/2021 Amends BC Reg 89/97 — Violation Ticket Administration and Fines Regulation

Oil and Gas Activities Act

BC Reg 136/2021 Amends BC Reg 35/2011 — Administrative Penalties Regulation

Proclamations / Proclamations

British Columbia Regulations Bulletin, May 18, 2021:

Finance Statutes Amendment Act, 2021, SBC 2021, c 2

  • Sections 7 and 12 in force May 17, 2021 (BC Reg 132/2021)

Ticket Sales Act, SBC 2019, c 13

  • The part of section 1 not yet in force and sections 3 to 17 and 20 to 29 in force July 1, 2021 (BC Reg 129/2021)

Royal Assents

May 20, 2021

  • Bill 2, Public Interest Disclosure Amendment Act, 2021 — Chapter No. 11
  • Bill 5, InBC Investment Corp. Act — Chapter No. 13
  • Bill 9, Finance Statutes Amendment Act (No. 2), 2021 — Chapter No. 14
  • Bill 13, Employment Standards Amendment Act (No. 2), 2021 — Chapter No. 12

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Manitoba / Manitoba

Bills / Projets de loi

  Referenced on first reading only
73 The Employment Standards Code Amendment Act (COVID-19 Vaccination Leave)

Regulations / Réglements

Manitoba Laws - Unconsolidated Regulations

The Highway Traffic Act

Man Reg 39/2021 Charges for Licences, Registrations, Permits and Other Services Regulation, amendment

The Manitoba Public Insurance Corporation Act

Man Reg 40/2021 Automobile Insurance Plan Regulation, amendment
Man Reg 41/2021 Driver Safety Rating System Regulation, amendment

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New Brunswick / Nouveau-Brunswick

  • No entries for this issue
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Newfoundland and Labrador / Terre-Neuve-et-Labrador

Regulations / Réglements

Office of the Legislative Counsel – Annual Regulations

Environmental Protection Act

NLR 21/21 Waste Management Regulations, 2003, amendment

Water Resources Act

NLR 24/21 Notice of Protected Water Supply Area of Button's Pond, WS-S-0672, Local Service District of Caplin Cove-Southport
NLR 25/21 Notice of Protected Water Supply Area of Maloney's River, WS-S-0330, Municipality of Harbour Main-Chapel's Cove-Lakeview

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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, May 21, 2021:

Petroleum Products Pricing Act

NS Reg 71/2021 Prescribed Petroleum Products Prices
NS Reg 74/2021 Prescribed Petroleum Products Prices

Proclamations / Proclamations

Nova Scotia Royal Gazette, Part II, May 21, 2021:

An Act to Amend Chapter 5 of the Acts of 2011, the Elections Act, SNS 2020, c 8

  • Act in force May 6, 2021 (NS Reg 72/2021)
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Nunavut / Nunavut

  • No entries for this issue
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Ontario / Ontario

Regulations / Réglements

Courts of Justice Act

O Reg 343/21 Rules of Civil Procedure, amending Reg 194 of RRO 1990

Condominium Management Services Act, 2015

O Reg 349/21

General, amending O Reg 123/17

Ontario Land Tribunal Act, 2021

O Reg 350/21

Transition

O Reg 351/21

Consolidated Hearings

Adjudicative Tribunals Accountability, Governance and Appointments Act, 2009

O Reg 352/21 Adjudicative Tribunals and Clusters, amending O Reg 126/10

Aggregate Resources Act

O Reg 353/21

General, amending O Reg 244/97

City of Toronto Act, 2006

O Reg 355/21 Financial Activities, amending O Reg 610/06

Clean Water Act, 2006

O Reg 356/21 General, amending O Reg 287/07
O Reg 357/21

Service of Documents, amending O Reg 231/07

Development Charges Act, 1997

O Reg 358/21

General, amending O Reg 82/98

Environmental Protection Act

O Reg 361/21

Service of Documents, amending O Reg 227/07

Ontario Water Resources Act

O Reg 364/21

Service of Documents, amending O Reg 226/07

Pesticides Act

O Reg 365/21

Service of Documents, amending O Reg 228/07

Planning Act

O Reg 366/21

Community Planning Permits, amending O Reg 173/16

Safe Drinking Water Act, 2002

O Reg 368/21

Service of Documents, amending O Reg 229/07

Toxics Reduction Act, 2009

O Reg 369/21

Service of Documents, amending O Reg 296/18

Tribunal Adjudicative Records Act, 2019

O Reg 370/21

General, amending O Reg 211/19

Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act

O Reg 371/21 General, amending Reg 460 of RRO 1990

Registry Act

O Reg 372/21 Records, amending Reg 995 of RRO 1990
O Reg 373/21

Surveys, Plans and Descriptions of Land, amending O Reg 43/96

Provincial Offences Act

O Reg 375/21 Forms, amending O Reg 108/11

Long-Term Care Homes Act, 2007

O Reg 376/21 General, amending O Reg 79/10

Health Insurance Act

O Reg 377/21 General, amending Reg 552 of RRO 1990

Electricity Act, 1998

O Reg 378/21 Siting Restrictions for Renewable Energy Generation Facilities, revoking O Reg 274/18
O Reg 379/21

Mandatory Information Re Connections, revoking O Reg 326/09

Proposed Regulations / Projets de réglement

Conservation Authorities Act, RSO 1990

May 13, 2021
Regulatory proposals (Phase 1) under the Conservation Authorities Act — Comments by June 27, 2021

Safe Drinking Water Act, 2002

May 18, 2021
Proposed amendments to drinking water operator and water quality analyst certification regulation to address impacts of emergencies — Comments by July 2, 2021

Ontario Water Resources Act, RSO 1990

May 18, 2021
Proposed amendments to wastewater operator licensing regulation to address impacts of emergencies — Comments by July 2, 2021

Planning Act

May 19, 2021
Empowering the Municipality of Shuniah to make decisions on certain applications under the Planning Act — Comments by July 3, 2021

Ontario Rebate for Electricity Consumers Act, 2016

May 25, 2021
Proposal to Adjust the Eligibility for the Ontario Electricity Rebate (OER) — Comments by July 26, 2021

Proclamations / Proclamations

Orders In Council

Accelerating Access to Justice Act, 2021, SO 2021, c 4

  • Schedule 7, sections 1-12, which amend the Public Accounting Act, 2004, in force April 30, 2021 (OIC 530/2021)
  • Schedule 7, section 13, which amends the Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario Act, 2017, in force April 30, 2021 (OIC 530/2021)
  • Schedule 7, section 14, which amends the Ontario Labour Mobility Act, 2009, in force April 30, 2021 (OIC 530/2021)
  • Schedule 7, section 15, which amends the Not-for-Profit Corporations Act, 2010, in force April 30, 2021 (OIC 530/2021)
  • Schedule 8, subsections 1(2), (3), 3(2), (3), which amend the Substitute Decisions Act, 1992, in force May 20, 2021 (OIC 531/2021)
  • Schedule 9, subsections 1(2), (3), which amend the Succession Law Reform Act, in force May 20, 2021 (OIC 531/2021)
  • Schedule 9, sections 2-6, which amend the Succession Law Reform Act, in force January 1, 2022 (OIC 531/2021)
  • Schedule 9, section 7, which amends the Family Law Act, in force January 1, 2022 (OIC 531/2021)

Royal Assents

May 20, 2021

  • Bill 228, Keeping Polystyrene Out of Ontario’s Lakes and Rivers Act, 2021 — Chapter No. 16

Notices / Avis

Ontario Gazette, May 15, 2021:

Ontario Securities Commission

  • Amendments to Capital Pool Companies Operating Agreement

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Prince Edward Island / Île-du-Prince-Édouard

Regulations / Réglements

Prince Edward Island Royal Gazette, Part II, May 15, 2021:

Regulated Health Professions Act

EC2021-412 Reserved Activities Regulations, amendment

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Quebec / Québec

Projets de loi

  Référencés à la première lecture seulement
96 Loi sur la langue officielle et commune du Québec, le français

Bills

  Referenced on first reading only
96 An Act respecting French, the official and common language of Québec

Réglements

Gazette officielle du Québec, Partie 2, 19 mai 2021:

Code des professions

Décret 649-2021 Règlement sur la procédure d'indemnisation de l'Ordre des évaluateurs agréés du Québec

Regulations

Gazette officielle du Québec, Part 2, May 19, 2021:

Professional Code

OC 649-2021 Regulation respecting the compensation procedure of the Ordre des évaluateurs agréés du Québec

Ordres Ministériels

Gazette officielle du Québec, Partie 2, 19 mai 2021:

Loi sur les valeurs mobilières

AM 2021-02 Règlement modifiant le Règlement 41-101 sur les obligations générales relatives au prospectus — Arrêté numéro V-1.1-2021-01 du ministre des Finances

Gazette officielle du Québec, Partie 2, 22 mai 2021:

Code la sécurité routière

AM 2021-11 Suspension de l'interdiction de circuler avec un véhicule routier sur le pont P-10942 de l'autoroute 30 assujetti à un péage en vertu de la Loi concernant les partenariats en matière d'infrastructures de transport à moins que le montant du péage et les frais ne soient acquittés conformément à cette loi — Arrêté numéro 2021-11 du ministre des Transports

Ministerial Orders

Gazette officielle du Québec, Part 2, May 19, 2021:

Securities Act

MO 2021-02 Regulation to amend Regulation 41-101 respecting General Prospectus Requirements — Order number V-1.1-2021-01 of the Minister of Finance

Gazette officielle du Québec, Part 2, May 22, 2021:

Highway Safety Code

MO 2021-11 Suspension of the prohibition from driving a road vehicle on bridge P-10942 of autoroute 30 subject to a toll under the Act respecting transport infrastructure partnerships unless the toll and fees are paid in accordance with that Act — Order number 2021-11 of the Minister of Transport

Proclamations

Gazette officielle du Québec, Partie 2, 19 mai 2021:

Loi modifiant la Charte de la langue française, SQ 2002, c 28

  • Article 1 en vigueur au 5 mai 2022 (Décret 654-2021)

Proclamations

Gazette officielle du Québec, Part 2, May 19, 2021:

Act to amend the Charter of the French language, SQ 2002, c 28

  • Section 1 in force May 5, 2022 (OC 654-2021)

Sanctions

13 mai 2021

  • Loi nº 84, Loi visant à aider les personnes victimes d'infractions criminelles et à favoriser leur rétablissement — Chapitre nº 13

Assents

May 13, 2021

  • Bill 84, An Act to assist persons who are victims of criminal offences and to facilitate their recovery — Chapter No. 13
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Saskatchewan / Saskatchewan

Regulations / Réglements

Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, May 14, 2021:

The Automobile Accident Insurance Act

Sask Reg 47/2021 The Automobile Accident Insurance (General) Amendment Regulations, 2021

The Traffic Safety Act

Sask Reg 48/2021 The Operating Authority Repeal Regulations
Sask Reg 49/2021 The Motor Carrier Conditions of Carriage Amendment Regulations, 2021
Sask Reg 50/2021 The Vehicle Classification and Registration Amendment Regulations, 2021
Sask Reg 51/2021 The Safety Fitness Amendment Regulations, 2021
Sask Reg 52/2021 The Commercial Vehicle and Drivers (Record‑Keeping) Amendment Regulations, 2021
Sask Reg 53/2021 The Traffic Safety Act Fees (Carrier Knowledge Test) Amendment Regulations, 2021

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

Sask Reg 54/2021 The Saskatchewan Small Business Emergency Payment Amendment Regulations, 2021 (No. 4)

The Cancer Agency Act

Sask Reg 55/2021 The Cancer Agency Amendment Regulations, 2021

The Saskatchewan Medical Care Insurance Act

Sask Reg 56/2021 The Saskatchewan Medical Care Insurance Payment Amendment Regulations, 2021

Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, May 21, 2021:

The Saskatchewan Technology Start‑up Incentive Act

Sask Reg 59/2021 The Saskatchewan Technology Start‑up Incentive Amendment Regulations, 2021

The Financial Administration Act, 1993

Sask Reg 62/2021

The Oil and Gas Processing Investment Incentive Amendment Regulations, 2021

Sask Reg 63/2021 Petroleum Innovation Incentive Amendment Regulations, 2021

The Crown Minerals Act

Sask Reg 64/2021 The Crown Oil and Gas Royalty (Miscellaneous) Amendment Regulations, 2021

The Freehold Oil and Gas Production Tax Act, 2010

Sask Reg 65/2021 The Freehold Oil and Gas Production Tax (Miscellaneous) Amendment Regulations, 2021

The Medical Laboratory Licensing Act, 1994

Sask Reg 66/2021 The Medical Laboratory Licensing (Rapid Tests) Amendment Regulations, 2021

Proclamations / Proclamations

Saskatchewan Gazette, Part I, May 14, 2021:

The Cancer Agency Amendment Act, 2016, SS 2016, c 12

  • Act in force May 19, 2021
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Yukon / Yukon

Bills / Projets de loi

  Referenced on first reading only
2 Act to Amend the Child Care Act (2021)
300 Act to Amend the Civil Emergency Measures Act

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