Legislative Update Report No. 2013-22 -- Nov 22, 2013

more+
less-

In This Article

Federal Government

Bills

  Referenced only on first reading
C-11 An Act to amend the Public Service Employment Act (priority hiring for injured veterans)
Hon. Fantino
C-12 An Act to amend the Corrections and Conditional Release Act
Hon. Blaney

Regulations

Canada Gazette, Part II, November 20, 2013:

Canada Transportation Act

SOR/2013-196 Regulations Amending the Carriers and Transportation and Grain Handling Undertakings Information Regulations

Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999

SOR/2013-193 Order 2013-87-09-01 Amending the Domestic Substances List

Motor Vehicle Safety Act

SOR/2013-198 Motor Vehicle Tire Safety Regulations

Proposed Regulations

Canada Gazette, Part I, November 9, 2013:

Export and Import Permits Act

  • General Export Permit No. 41 — Dual-use Goods and Technology to Certain Destinations

Canada Gazette, Part I, November 16, 2013:

Aeronautics Act

  • Regulations Amending the Canadian Aviation Regulations (Parts I and VI — Offshore Operations)

Transportation of Dangerous Goods Act, 1992

  • Regulations Amending the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations (Update of Standards)

Notices

Canada Gazette, Part I, November 9, 2013:

Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999

  • Order 2013-87-09-02 Amending the Non-domestic Substances List

Canada Gazette, Part I, November 16, 2013:

Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999

  • Notice of intent to amend the Domestic Substances List under subsection 87(3) of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 to indicate that subsection 81(3) of that Act applies to quinoline

Department of Industry Act and Radiocommunication Act

  • SMSE-006-13 — Decisions on the Licensing Framework for Fixed-Satellite Service (FSS) and Broadcasting-Satellite Service (BSS), Implications for Other Satellite Services in Canada, and Revised Fee Proposal

Miscellaneous Notices

Canada Gazette, Part I, November 9, 2013:

  • Certas Direct Insurance Company, reduction of stated capital
  • Personal Insurance Company (The), reduction of stated capital
  • TMX Equity Transfer Services Inc., letters patent of continuance

Alberta

Bills

  Referenced only on first reading
33 Tobacco Reduction Amendment Act, 2013
Hon. Rodney
38 Statutes Amendment Act, 2013 (No. 2)
Hon. Denis

Royal Assents

November 7, 2013

  • Bill 29, Pharmacy and Drug Amendment Act, 2013 — Chapter No. 13
  • Bill 207, Human Tissue and Organ Donation Amendment Act, 2013 — Chapter No. 12

Proclamations

Alberta Gazette, Part I, November 15, 2013:

Children First Act, SA 2013, c C-12.5

  • Sections 1, 2, 3, 6(a), (b) and (e), 8, 9(1), (51)(b) and (63)(a), 10(1) and (6)(a), 12(1), (7) and (8), 14, 15, 16, 18, 19(1), (2) and (6), 20(1) and (13), 22 and 23 in force November 1, 2013

British Columbia

Notices

British Columbia Gazette, Part I, November 14, 2013:

Ministry of Natural Gas Development

  • Calling for tenders: Competition for the right to explore and develop Crown petroleum and natural gas resources, closes December 11, 2013

Manitoba

Bills

  Referenced only on first reading
2 The Highway Traffic Amendment Act (Safety of Workers in Highway Construction Zones)
Hon. Selinger

Regulations

Manitoba Gazette, Part II, October 26, 2013:

The Farm Products Marketing Act

Man Reg 152/2013 Milk Marketing Quota Order, amendment

Manitoba Gazette, Part II, November 2, 2013:

The Public Health Act

Man Reg 153/2013 Food and Food Handling Establishments Regulation, amendment

The Highway Traffic Act

Man Reg 155/2013 Highway Speed Regulation, amendment

Proclamations

Manitoba Gazette, Part I, October 26, 2013:

The Tobacco Damages and Health Care Costs Recovery Act, SM 2006, c 18

  • Act in force May 31, 2012

Notices

Manitoba Gazette, Part I, November 9, 2013:

The Manitoba Securities Commission

  • MSC Rule No. 2013-20 — Amendments to National Instrument 41-101 General Prospectus Requirements
  • MSC Rule No. 2013-21 — Amendments to National Instrument 44-101 Short Form Prospectus Distributions
  • MSC Rule No. 2013-22 — Amendments to National Instrument 44-102 Shelf Distributions
  • MSC Rule No. 2013-23 — Amendments to National Instrument 44-103 Post-Receipt Pricing

New Brunswick

Bills

  Referenced only on first reading
8 An Act to Amend the Executive Council Act
Hon. Robichaud
9 An Act to Amend the Securities Act
Hon. Lifford
10 An Act to Amend the Environmental Trust Fund Act
Hon. LeBlanc
11 An Act Respecting Pensions under the Public Service Superannuation Act
Hon. Higgs

Regulations

New Brunswick Royal Gazette, Part II, November 13, 2013:

Petroleum Products Pricing Act

NB Reg 2013-74 NB Reg 2006-41, amendment

Proclamations

New Brunswick Royal Gazette, Part I, November 13, 2013:

An Act to Amend the Energy and Utilities Board Act, SNB 2013, c 29

  • Act in force November 4, 2013

Newfoundland and Labrador

Bills

  Referenced only on first reading
8 Supplementary Supply Act, 2013-2014
Hon. Marshall
9 Supplementary Supply Act, 2013-2014 No. 2
Hon. Marshall
11 Attorney General Statutes Amendment Act, 2013
Hon. King
14 An Act to Amend the Judicature Act
Hon. King
15 An Act to Amend the Commissioners for Oaths Act
Hon. King
16 An Act to Amend the Provincial Court Act, 1991
Hon. King
22 Food Premises Act
Hon. Sullivan
23 An Act to Amend the Law Society Act, 1999
Hon. King

Northwest Territories

Bills

  Referenced only on first reading
28 Supplementary Appropriation (Infrastructure Expenditures), No. 3, 2013-2014
Hon. Miltenberger
29 Supplementary Appropriation (Operations Expenditures), No. 3, 2013-2014
Hon. Miltenberger
30 Appropriation Act (Infrastructure Expenditures), 2014-2015
Hon. Miltenberger
1 Reindeer Act
Hon. McLeod
2 Archaeological Sites Act
Hon. McLeod
3 Surface Rights Board Act
Hon. McLeod
4 Health Information Act
Hon. Abernethy
5 An Act to Amend the Motor Vehicles Act
Hon. Beaulieu
6 An Act to Amend the Medical Care Act
Hon. Abernethy
7 Supplementary Appropriation (Infrastructure Expenditures), No. 1, 2014-2015
Hon.Miltenberger

Regulations

Northwest Territories Gazette, Part II, October 31, 2013:

Securities Act

NWT Reg 071-2013 Securities Fees Regulations, amendment

Nova Scotia   

Regulations

Nova Scotia Royal Gazette, Part II, November 15, 2013:

Petroleum Products Pricing Act

NS Reg 321/2013 Prescribed Petroleum Products Prices
NS Reg 323/2013 Prescribed Petroleum Products Prices

Nunavut

  • No entries for this issue

Ontario

Bills

  Referenced only on first reading
129 An Act to amend the Labour Relations Act, 1995 with respect to employee rights
Mr. Natyshak
130 An Act to amend the Smoke-Free Ontario Act to prohibit certain tobacco products
Mme Gélinas
131 An Act to amend the Smoke-Free Ontario Act
Hon. Matthews
132 An Act to amend the Energy Consumer Protection Act, 2010 to eliminate fixed
rate electricity contracts between retailers and consumers Ms. Campbell
133 An Act to amend the Ontario Provincial Police Collective Bargaining Act, 2006
Hon. Meilleur

Regulations

Ontario Gazette, November 9, 2013:

Food Safety and Quality Act, 2001

O Reg 285/13 Meat, amending O Reg 31/05
O Reg 286/13 Fees, amending O Reg 223/05

Health Protection and Promotion Act

O Reg 287/13 Food Premises, amending Reg 562 of RRO 1990

Ontario Gazette, November 16, 2013:

Courts of Justice Act

O Reg 290/13 Pensions and Survivor Allowances for Provincial Judges

Pension Benefits Act

O Reg 291/13 General, amending Reg 909 or RRO 1990

Prince Edward Island

Bills

  Referenced only on first reading
2 Municipal Statutes Amendment Act, 2013
Hon. Sheridan
3 An Act to Repeal the Automobile Junk Yards Act
Hon. Sherry
4 An Act to Amend the Public Health Act
Hon. Currie
5 An Act to Amend the Crown Proceedings Act
Hon. Sherry
6 An Act to Amend the Liquor Control Act
Hon. Henderson
7 An Act to Amend the Income Tax Act
Hon. Sheridan
8 An Act to Amend the Child Protection Act
Hon. Docherty
9 An Act to Amend the Drug Product Interchangeability and Pricing Act
Hon. Currie
10 An Act to Amend the Electrical Inspections Act
Hon. Sherry
11 An Act to Amend the Human Rights Act
Hon. Sherry
12 An Act to Amend the Mental Health Act
Hon. Currie
13 Drug Cost Assistance Act
Hon. Currie
14 An Act to Amend the Roads Act
Hon. Vessey
16 An Act to Amend the Regulated Health Professions Act
Hon. Currie
17 An Act to Amend the Highway Traffic Act
Hon. Vessey
18 Disability Supports Act
Hon. Docherty

Notices

Prince Edward Island Royal Gazette, Part I, November 9, 2013:

Egg Producers of Prince Edward Island

  • Price Determination Order, amendment (EPPEI 13-08)

Prince Edward Island Royal Gazette, Part I, November 16, 2013:

Egg Producers of Prince Edward Island

  • Price Determination Order - Amendment (EPPEI 13-09)

Dairy Farmers of Prince Edward Island

  • Marketing Order Amending Order (DFPEI 2013-06)

Quebec

Projets de loi

  Référencés à la première lecture seulement
53 Loi modifiant de nouveau la Loi sur les élections et les référendums dans les municipalités en matière de financement et modifiant d’autres dispositions législatives
Hon. Gaudreault
55 Loi modifiant la Loi sur l’impôt minier
Hon. Marceau
58 Loi modifiant de nouveau diverses dispositions législatives concernant principalement le secteur financier
Hon. Marceau
59 Loi modifiant la Loi sur les impôts, la Loi sur la taxe de vente du Québec et diverses dispositions législatives
Hon. Marceau
60 Charte affirmant les valeurs de laïcité et de neutralité religieuse de l’État ainsi que d’égalité entre les femmes et les hommes et encadrant les demandes d’accommodement
Hon. Drainville
61 Loi visant principalement le recouvrement de sommes payées injustement par des organismes publics relativement à certains contrats dans l’industrie de la construction
Hon. St-Arnaud
62 Loi modifiant le Code des professions pour permettre une suspension ou une limitation provisoire immédiate des activités d’un professionnel
Hon. St-Arnaud
63 Loi sur le financement de certaines commissions scolaires pour les exercices financiers 2014-2015 et 2015-2016
Hon. Malavoy
64 Loi modifiant diverses dispositions législatives concernant le domaine municipal
Hon. Lelière

Bills

  Referenced only on first reading
53 An Act to further amend the Act respecting elections and referendums in municipalities with respect to financing and to amend other legislative provisions
Hon. Gaudreault
55 An Act to amend the Mining Tax Act
Hon. Marceau
58 An Act to again amend various legislative provisions concerning mainly the financial sector
Hon. Marceau
59 An Act to amend the Taxation Act, the Act respecting the Québec sales tax and various legislative provisions
Hon. Marceau
60 Charter affirming the values of State secularism and religious neutrality and of equality between women and men and providing a framework for accommodation requests
Hon. Drainville
61 An Act mainly to recover amounts paid unjustly by public bodies in relation to certain contracts in the construction industry
Hon. St-Arnaud
62 An Act to amend the Professional Code to permit the immediate provisional suspension or restriction of professional activities
Hon. St-Arnaud
63 An Act respecting the financing of certain school boards for the 2014-2015 and
2015-2016 fiscal years
Hon. Malavoy
64 An Act to amend various legislative provisions concerning municipal affairs
Hon. Lelière

Réglements

Gazette officielle du Québec, Partie 2, 13 novembre 2013 :

Loi sur les régimes complémentaires de retraite

Décret 1110-2013 Règlement concernant le financement de certains régimes de retraite de Kruger inc.

Loi sur la qualité de l’environnement

Décret 1137-2013 Règlement modifiant le Règlement modifiant le Règlement concernant le système de plafonnement et d’échange de droits d’émission de gaz à effet de serre
Décret 1138-2013 Règlement modifiant le Règlement concernant le système de plafonnement et d’échange de droits d’émission de gaz à effet de serre

Regulations

Gazette officielle du Québec, Part 2, November 13, 2013:

Supplemental Pension Plans Act

OC 1110-2013 Regulation respecting the funding of certain Kruger Inc. pension plans

Environment Quality Act

OC 1137-2013 Regulation to amend the Regulation to amend the Regulation respecting a
cap-and-trade system for greenhouse gas emission allowances
OC 1138-2013 Regulation to amend the Regulation respecting a cap-and-trade system for
greenhouse gas emission allowances

Proclamations

Gazette officielle du Québec, Partie 2, 13 novembre 2013 :

Loi édictant la Loi sur les entreprises de services monétaires et modifiant diverses dispositions législatives, SQ 2010, c 40

  • Paragraphe 1° de l’article 25, de l’article 28, des paragraphes 2° à 4° de l’article 29 sauf lorsque ces paragraphes 2° et 3° ont pour effet de supprimer le mot « notamment » dans les paragraphes 7° et 8° du premier alinéa de l’article 17 de la Loi sur la publicité légale des entreprises (chapitre P-44.1), de l’article 30, du paragraphe 2° de l’article 31, de l’article 32, du paragraphe 5° de l’article 33, des articles 35, 37 à 42, des paragraphes 4° et 6° de l’article 44 et des articles 47 à 49, 51, 52 et 58 en vigueur au 1er juillet 2014 (Décret 1115-2013)

Proclamations

Gazette officielle du Québec, Part 2, November 13, 2013:

An Act to enact the Money-Services Businesses Act and to amend various legislative provisions, SQ 2010, c 40

  • Paragraph 1 of section 25, section 28, paragraphs 2 to 4 of section 29 except where paragraphs 2 and 3 of that section cause “particularly” to be struck from subparagraphs 7 and 8 of the first paragraph of section 17 of the Act respecting the legal publicity of enterprises (chapter P-44.1), section 30, paragraph 2 of section 31, section 32, paragraph 5 of section 33, sections 35, 37 to 42, paragraphs 4 and 6 of section 44 and sections 47 to 49, 51, 52 and 58 in force July 1, 2014 (OC 1115-2013)

Projets de Règlement

Gazette officielle du Québec, Partie 2, 13 novembre 2013 :

Loi favorisant l’accès à la justice en matière familiale

  • Règlement d’application de la Loi favorisant l’accès à la justice en matière familiale

Loi sur les tribunaux judiciaires

  • Règlement modifiant le Tarif des frais judiciaires en matière civile et des droits de greffe

Code de procédure civile
Loi favorisant l’accès à la justice en matière familiale

  • Règlement modifiant le Règlement sur la fixation des pensions alimentaires pour enfants

Draft Regulations

Gazette officielle du Québec, Part 2, November 13, 2013:

An Act to promote access to justice in family matters

  • Regulation respecting the application of the Act to promote access to justice in family matters

Courts of Justice Act

  • Regulation to amend the Tariff of Court Costs in Civil Matters and Court Office Fees

Code of Civil Procedure
An Act to promote access to justice in family matters

  • Regulation to amend the Regulation respecting the determination of child support payment

Saskatchewan

Bills

  Referenced only on first reading
111 The Personal Care Homes Amendment Act, 2013
112 The Accounting Profession Act
113 The Powers of Attorney Amendment Act, 2013
114 The Health Care Directives and Substitute Health Care Decision Makers
Amendment Act, 2013
115 The Public Guardian and Trustee Amendment Act, 2013

Regulations

Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, October 25, 2013:

The Crown Minerals Act

Sask Reg 80/2013 The Coal Disposition Amendment Regulations, 2013
Sask Reg 81/2013 The Crown Oil and Gas Royalty Amendment Regulations, 2013 (No. 2)

The Pharmacy Act, 1996

Sask Reg 87/2013 The Drug Schedules Amendment Regulations, 2013

The Business Corporations Act

Sask Reg 89/2013 The Business Corporations Amendment Regulations, 2013

Proclamations

Saskatchewan Gazette, Part I, November 8, 2013:

The Public Health (Howard's Law) Amendment Act, SS 2013, c 26

  • Act in force November 7, 2013

Saskatchewan Gazette, Part I, November 15, 2013:

The Miscellaneous Statutes Repeal Act, 2013, SS 2013, c 15

  • Secton 11 in force November 15, 2013

Notices

Saskatchewan Gazette, Part I, November 8, 2013:

Court of Queen's Bench

  • Rules of Court — General Application Practice Directive, no. 4 Expedited Pre-trial Conferences

Yukon

Regulations

Yukon Gazette, Part II, November 15, 2013:

Health Professions Act
Public Health and Safety Act

Yukon OIC 2013/194 Nurse Practitioners Amendments Regulation