Legislative Update Report No. 2013-23 -- Dec 13, 2013

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Federal Government

Bills

  Referenced only on first reading
C-13 An Act to amend the Criminal Code, the Canada Evidence Act, the Competition Act
and the Mutual Legal Assistance in Criminal Matters Act
Hon. MacKay
C-14 An Act to amend the Criminal Code and the National Defence Act (mental disorder)
Hon. MacKay
C-15 An Act to replace the Northwest Territories Act to implement certain provisions
of the Northwest Territories Lands and Resources Devolution Agreement and
to repeal or make amendments to the Territorial Lands Act, the Northwest
Territories Waters Act, the Mackenzie Valley Resource Management Act, other
Acts and certain orders and regulations
Hon. Valcourt
C-16 An Act to give effect to the Governance Agreement with Sioux Valley
Dakota Nation and to make consequential amendments to other Acts
Hon. Valcourt
C-17 An Act to amend the Food and Drugs Act
Hon. Ambrose
C-18 An Act to amend certain Acts relating to agriculture and agri-food
Hon. Ritz
C-19 An Act for granting to Her Majesty certain sums of money for the
federal public administration for the financial year ending March 31, 2014
Hon. Clement
C-428 An Act to amend the Indian Act (publication of by-laws) and to provide for its replacement
Mr. Clarke
C-479 An Act to amend the Corrections and Conditional Release Act (fairness for victims)
Mr. Sweet

Senate

  Referenced only on first reading
S-210 An Act to amend the Criminal Code (criminal interest rate)
Hon. Ringuette
S-211 An Act to establish a national day to promote health and fitness for all Canadians
Hon. Raine
S-212 An Act to modernize the composition of the boards of directors of certain
corporations, financial institutions and parent Crown corporations, and in
particular to ensure the balanced representation of women and men on those boards
Hon. Hervieux-Payette

Regulations

Canada Gazette, Part II, December 4, 2013:

Canada Pension Plan

SOR/2013-208 Regulations Amending the Canada Pension Plan Regulations

Farm Products Agencies Act

SOR/2013-200 Regulations Amending the Canadian Egg Marketing Agency Quota Regulations, 1986

Income Tax Act

SOR/2013-206 Regulations Amending the Income Tax Regulations (Livestock Deferrals)

Bank Act
Cooperative Credit Associations Act
Insurance Companies Act
Trust and Loan Companies Act

SOR/2013-209 Prepaid Payment Products Regulations

Canada Transportation Act

SOR/2013-207 Regulations Amending the Railway Interswitching Regulations

Proposed Regulations

Canada Gazette, Part I, November 30, 2013:

Canada Consumer Product Safety Act

  • Exemption Regulations (Consumer Products)

Canada Gazette, Part I, December 7, 2013:

Income Tax Act

  • Regulations Amending the Income Tax Regulations (Mandatory Electronic Filing - Prescribed Information Returns)

Aeronautics Act

  • Regulations Amending the Canadian Aviation Regulations (Parts I, II, IV, VI and VII - Private Operators)

Motor Vehicle Safety Act

  • Regulations Amending the Motor Vehicle Safety Regulations (Interpretation and Standards 108 and 131)

Proclamations

Canada Gazette, Part II, December 4, 2013:

Jobs, Growth and Long-term Prosperity Act, SC 2012, c 19

  • Sections 441 to 443, which repeal the Fair Wages and Hours of Labour Act and amend the Campobello-Lubec Bridge Act, in force January 1, 2014 (SI/2013-121)

Notices

Canada Gazette, Part I, November 23, 2013:

Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999

  • Significant New Activity Notice No. 16528

Canada Petroleum Resources Act

  • Interest issued as a result of the 2012-2013 Call for Bids for Exploration Licences in the Central Mackenzie Valley

Radiocommunication Act

  • DGSO-004-13 - Decisions Concerning the Renewal of 2300 MHz and 3500 MHz Licences
  • SMSE-020-13 - Technical Requirements for Land Mobile and Fixed Radio Services Operating in the Bands 806-821/851-866 MHz and 821-824/866-869 MHz

Canada Gazette, Part I, November 30, 2013:

Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999

Canada-Hong Kong Tax Agreement Act, 2013
Canada-Poland Tax Convention Act, 2013
Canada-Serbia Tax Convention Act, 2013
Tax Conventions Implementation Act, 2013

  • Coming into force of instruments

Department of Industry Act and Radiocommunication Act

  • SMSE-024-13 - Release of Radio Systems Policy RP-008, Policy Framework for Fixed-Satellite Service (FSS) and Broadcasting-Satellite Service (BSS), Issue 3, and Client Procedures Circular CPC-2-6-02, Licensing of Space Stations, Issue 3 (Provisional), and Lifting of the Moratorium on New Licence Applications for FSS and BSS in Canada

Insurance Companies Act

  • Ironshore Insurance Ltd. - Order to insure in Canada risks
  • Northbridge General Insurance Corporation and Northbridge Indemnity Insurance Corporation - Letters patent of amalgamation and order to commence and carry on business

Canada Gazette, Part I, December 7, 2013:

Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999

  • Publication after screening assessment of a living organism - Pseudomonas fluorescens (P. fluorescens) strain ATCC 13525 - specified on the Domestic Substances List (subsection 77(1) of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999)
  • Publication after screening assessment of living organisms - Nitrococcus sp. 16972-7 and Nitrosococcus sp. 16971-6 - specified on the Domestic Substances List (subsection 77(1) of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999)
  • Publication of final decision after screening assessment of living organisms - Nitrobacter winogradskyi ATCC 25391, Nitrobacter species 18132-6, Nitrobacter species 16969-4, Nitrosomonas europaea ATCC 25978, Nitrosomonas species 16968-3, Nitrosomonas species 18133-7, Rhodopseudomonas palustris ATCC 17001, Rhodopseudomonas species 18136-1 - specified on the Domestic Substances List (subsection 77(6) of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999

Miscellaneous Notices

Canada Gazette, Part I, November 23, 2013:

  • CMFG Life Insurance Company, release of assets

Canada Gazette, Part I, November 30, 2013:

  • Equitable Bank, designated office for the service of enforcement notices
  • Ombudsman for Banking Services and Investments, application for approval as an external complaints body

Canada Gazette, Part I, December 7, 2013:

  • United Overseas Bank Limited, Vancouver Branch, relocation of designated office for the service of enforcement notices

Commissions

Canada Gazette, Part I, November 23, 2013:

Canadian International Trade Tribunal

  • Information processing and related telecommunications services - Determination
  • Professional, administrative and management support services - Inquiry
  • Unitized wall modules - Finding

Canada Gazette, Part I, November 30, 2013:

Special Import Measures Act

  • Certain copper tube - Decisions

Canada Gazette, Part I, December 7, 2013

National Energy Board

  • Teck Metals Ltd. - Application to export electricity to the United States

Supplements

Canada Gazette, Part I, November 30, 2013:

Copyright Board

  • Statements of Royalties to Be Collected for the Retransmission of Distant Television and Radio Signals, in Canada, for the Years 2009 to 2013

Canada Gazette, Part I, December 7, 2013:

Copyright Board

  • Statement of Proposed Levies to be Collected by CPCC on the Sale, in Canada, of Blank Audio Recording Media for the Years 2015 and 2016

Alberta

Bills

  Referenced only on first reading
36 Appropriation (Supplementary Supply) Act, 2013 (No. 2)
Hon. Horner
42 Securities Amendment Act, 2013
Hon. Horner
44 Notaries and Commissioners Act
Ms Olisen
45 Public Sector Services Continuation Act
Hon. Honcock
46 Public Service Salary Restraint Act
Hon. Honcock

Regulations

AlbertaGazette, Part II, November 30, 2013:

Film and Video Classification Act

Alta Reg 200/2013 Film and Video Classification (Extension of Expiry Date) Amendment Regulation

Judgment Interest Act

Alta Reg 197/2013 Judgment Interest Amendment Regulation

Responsible Energy Development Act

Alta Reg 203/2013 Alberta Energy Regulator Rules of Practice Amendment Regulation
Alta Reg 204/2013 Enforcement of Private Surface Agreement Rules
Alta Reg 202/2013 Responsible Energy Development Act General Amendment Regulation
Alta Reg 201/2013 Specified Enactments (Jurisdiction) Regulation

Proclamations

Alberta Gazette, Part I, November 30, 2013:

Alberta Health Act, SA 2010, c A-19.5

  • Act in force January 1, 2014

Responsible Energy Development Act, SA 2012, c R-17.3

  • Section 1(1)(s)(ii) and (iv), and (v) with respect to a regulation made under an enactment referred to in subclause (ii) or (iv); section 2(1)(b)(i) and (2)(b) and (e); section 31; section 36(a)(iii), and (b)(i) with respect to a person referred to in clause (a)(iii); Part 3; and sections 97(9) and 102 in force November 30, 2013

British Columbia

Regulations

British Columbia Gazette, Part II, November 5, 2013:

Coal Act
Mineral Tenure Act

BC Reg 217/2013 Mineral and Coal Land Reserve (No Mineral or Placer Claim Registrations) Regulation, amending BC Reg 280/2007
BC Reg 218/2013 Mineral and Coal Land Reserve (No Mineral or Placer Claim Registrations) Regulation, amending BC Reg 280/2007
BC Reg 219/2013 Mineral and Coal Land Reserve (No Mineral Claim Registrations) Regulation, amending BC Reg 171/2011
BC Reg 220/2013 Mineral and Coal Land Reserve (No Mineral Claim Registrations) Regulation, amending BC Reg 171/2007

Mineral Tenure Act

BC Reg 221/2013 Mineral Land Reserve (No Mineral Claim Registrations) Regulation, repealing BC Reg. 66/2003; amending BC Reg 71/2010

Proclamations

British Columbia Gazette, Part II, November 5, 2013:

Criminal Records Review Amendment Act, 2013, SBC 2013, c 8

  • Sections 1 to 44 and 52 to 59 in force November 30, 2013 (BC Reg 214/2013)

British Columbia Gazette, Part II, November 19, 2013:

Miscellaneous Statutes Amendment Act, 2004, SBC 2004, c 23

  • Section 21 in force November 12, 2013 (BC Reg 226/2013)

Manitoba

Bills

  Referenced only on first reading
3 The Witness Security Amendment Act
Hon. Swan
10 The Fires Prevention and Emergency Response Amendment Act
Hon. Braun
18 The Business Practices Amendment Act (Improved Consumer Protection and Enforcement)
Hon. Lemieux
21 The Churchill Arctic Port Canada Act
Hon. Ashton
23 The Cooperative Housing Strategy Act
Hon. Bjornson
31 The Police Services Amendment Act (Community Safety Officers)
Hon. Swan
33 The Apprenticeship Employment Opportunities Act (Public Works Contracts)
Hon. Oswald
34 The Consumer Protection Amendment Act (High-Cost Credit Products)
Hon. Lemieux

Regulations

Manitoba Gazette, Part II, November 16, 2013:

The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act

Man Reg 157/2013 Access and Privacy Regulation, amendment

The Securities Act

Man Reg 158/2013 System Fees for SEDAR and NRD Regulation

The Commodity Futures Act

Man Reg 159/2013 NRD System Fees Regulation

Manitoba Gazette, Part II, November 30, 2013:

The Registered Nurses Act

Man Reg 168/2013 Registered Nurses Regulation, amendment

Proclamations

Manitoba Gazette, Part I, November 30, 2013:

The Securities Amendment Act, SM 2012, c 12

  • Act, except sections 1, 40 and 44, clause 49(c) and section 53, in force December 31, 2013

New Brunswick

Bills

  Referenced only on first reading
17 An Act to Amend the Provincial Court Act
Hon. Lifford
20 An Act to Amend the Medical Services Payment Act
Hon. Flemming
21 An Act to Amend An Act to Amend the Employment Standards Act
Hon. Carr
22 An Act to Amend the Employment Standards Act
Hon. Carr
23 An Act Respecting the Delivery of Integrated Services, Programs and Activities
Hon. Blais
27 Prescription and Catastrophic Drug Insurance Act
Hon. Flemming
28 An Act to Amend the Seafood Processing Act
Hon. Olscamp

Proclamations

New Brunswick Royal Gazette, Part I, November 27, 2013:

An Act to Amend the Parks Act, SNB 2012, c 60

  • Act in force November 14, 2013

Marshland Infrastructure Maintenance Act, SNB 2013, c 35

  • Act in force February 1, 2014

Notices

New Brunswick Royal Gazette, Part I, December 4, 2013:

Financial and Consumer Services Commission

  • Notice and Request for Comment - Publishing for comments Local Rule 45-505 Prospectus Exemption for Distributions to Existing Security Holders (the proposed exemption)

New Brunswick Royal Gazette, Part I, December 11, 2013:

Financial and Consumer Services Commission

  • Notice of Amendment to By-Law No.1
  • Notice of By-Law - By-law No. 3 - Commission and Tribunal Remuneration
  • Notice and Request for Comment - Publishing for comments proposed amendments to National Instrument 33-105 Underwriting Conflicts (the proposed amendments)
  • Notice and Request for Comment - Publishing for comments proposed Multilateral Instrument 45-107 Listing Representation and Statutory Rights of Action Disclosure Exemptions (the proposed rule)

Newfoundland and Labrador

Bills

  Referenced only on first reading
10 An Act to Amend the Pharmaceutical Services Act
Hon. Sullivan
13 An Act to Amend the Highway Traffic Act
Hon. Crummell
17 An Act to Amend the Labour Standards Act
Hon. King
18 An Act to Amend the Municipal Elections Act
Hon. Kent
20 An Act to Amend the City of Corner Brook Act, the City of Mount Pearl Act, the City of St. John's Act and the Municipalities Act, 1999
Hon. Kent
21 An Act to Amend the Insurance Adjusters, Agents and Brokers Act
Hon. Crummell
24 An Act to Amend The Loan and Guarantee Act, 1957
Hon. Marshall
25 An Act to Amend the Human Rights Act, 2010
Hon. King
26 An Act to Repeal the Health Care Association Act
Hon. Sullivan
27 Adoption Act, 2013
Hon. Davis
28 An Act to Amend the Schools Act, 1997
Hon. Jackman

Proclamations

Newfoundland and LabradorGazette, Part II, December 6, 2013:

An Act to Amend the Electrical Power Control Act, 1994, the Energy Corporation Act and the Hydro Corporation Act, 2007, SNL 2012, c 47

  • Act in force December 6, 2013 (NLR 118/13)

Northwest Territories

  • No entries for this issue

Nova Scotia

Bills

  Referenced only on first reading
1 Electricity Reform (2013) Act
Hon. Younger
2 Ratepayer Fairness Act
Hon. Chris A. d'Entremont
3 Transparency in Power Rates Act
|Hon. Chris A. d'Entremont
4 An Act to Amend the Public Utilities Act to Eliminate the Guarantee on
Nova Scotia Power's Profit
Hon. Chris A. d'Entremont
5 Importation of Hydraulic Fracturing Wastewater Prohibition Act
Hon. Delorey
6 An Act to Amend the Elections Act
Hon. Jamie Baillie
7 An Act to Amend the Public Service Act
Hon. Younger
8 Nova Scotia Jobs Fund Transfer Act
Hon. Jamie Baillie
9 Accountability in Economic Development Assistance Act
Hon. Samson
10 An Act to Amend the Maritime Link Act
Hon. Younger
12 An Act to Amend the Occupational Health and Safety Act
Hon. Regan
14 An Act to Amend the Justices of the Peace Act and the Provincial Court Act
Hon. Diab
15 February Holiday Act
Hon. Regan
17 An Act to Amend the Executive Council Act and the Public Service Act
Hon. McNeil
20 An Act to Amend the House of Assembly Act
Hon. Diab
22 An Act to Provide Greater Flexibility for Nova Scotians' Retirement
Savings in Locked-in Accounts
Hon. MacMaster
23 An Act to Amend the Labour Standards Code
Hon. MacMaster
24 An Act to Amend the Pension Benefits Act
Hon. MacMaster
25 An Act to Provide Dental Health Care for All Nova Scotian Children
Hon. MacDonald
26 Affordable Hearing Aids for Seniors Act
Hon. MacDonald

Regulations

Nova Scotia Royal Gazette, Part II, November 29, 2013:

Dairy Industry Act

NS Reg 328/2013 Milk Pricing Regulations, amendment

Natural Products Act

NS Reg 326/2013 Nova Scotia Egg Producers Levy Order, amendment

Petroleum Products Pricing Act

NS Reg 324/2013 Prescribed Petroleum Products Prices
NS Reg 325/2013 Prescribed Petroleum Products Prices

 

Nunavut

Notices

NunavutGazette, Part I, November 29, 2013:

Safety Act

  • Notice of Codes of Practice - Confined Spaces Employer Code of Practice Guideline

Ontario

Bills

  Referenced only on first reading
134 An Act respecting broader public sector advertising
Mr. Bisson
135 An Act to protect pupils with asthma
Mr. Yurek
136 An Act to cap the top public sector salaries
Ms Horwath
137 An Act to amend the Public Transportation and Highway Improvement Act
and the Highway Traffic Act to construct paved shoulders and permit
bicycles to ride on them
Mr. Miller
138 An Act to amend the Environmental Protection Act to require the
cessation of coal use to generate electricity at generation facilities
Hon. Bradley
139 An Act to amend various Acts in respect of the corporation
designated under the Ontario New Home Warranties Plan Act
Mr. Marchese
140 An Act to amend the Taxation Act, 2007 to implement a
promoting educational success tax credit
Mr. Leone
141 An Act to enact the Infrastructure for Jobs and Prosperity Act, 2013
Hon. Murray
143 An Act to enact the Child Care and Early Years Act, 2013, to repeal the
Day Nurseries Act, to amend the Early Childhood Educators Act, 2007 and
the Education Act and to make consequential amendments to other Acts
Hon. Sandals
144 An Act to amend the Planning Act to extend certain timelines
Mr. Prue
145 An Act to amend the Highway Traffic Act to exempt Sikh motorcyclists
from the requirement to wear a helmet
Mr. Singh
146 An Act to amend various statutes with respect to employment and labour
Hon. Naqvi
147 An Act to amend the Human Rights Code with respect to the awarding
of costs of proceedings
Mr. Hillier
148 An Act to amend the Liquor Licence Act to permit the retail sale of liquor
Mr. Hillier
149 An Act to amend the Health Protection and Promotion Act and the
Smoke-Free Ontario Act to improve the health of Ontarians
Mme Gélinas
150 An Act to amend various statutes with respect to liquor licensing
Mr. Marchese

Regulations

Ontario Gazette, November 30, 2013:

Occupational Health and Safety Act

O Reg 297/13 Occupational Health and Safety Awareness Training
O Reg 298/13 Farming Operations, amending O Reg 414/05

Ontario Gazette, December 7, 2013:

Highway Traffic Act

O Reg 299/13 Restricted Use of Left Lanes by Commercial Motor Vehicles, amending Reg 608 of RRO 1990

Prince Edward Island

Bills

  Referenced only on first reading
15 An Act to Amend the Dog Act
Hon. Webster
19 An Act to Amend the Adult Protection Act
Hon. Currie
20 An Act to Amend the School Act
Hon. McIsaac
21 Appropriation Act (Capital Expenditures) 2014
Hon. Sheridan
22 An Act to Amend the Electric Power Act
Hon. Sheridan
23 An Act to Amend the Workers Compensation Act
Hon. Sherry
24 Birthplace of Confederation Act
Hon. Ghiz
25 An Act to Amend the Civil Service Superannuation Act
Hon. Sheridan
26 An Act to Amend the Insurance Act
Hon. Sherry
27 An Act to Amend the Teachers' Superannuation Act
Hon. Sheridan
28 Supplementary Appropriation Act (No. 2) 2013
Hon. Sheridan

Regulations

Prince Edward Island Royal Gazette, Part II, November 23, 2013:

Drug Product Interchangeability and Pricing Act

EC2013-784 Interchangeable Drug Product Pricing Regulations Amendment

Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act

EC2013-786 General Regulations Amendment

Proclamations

Prince Edward Island Royal Gazette, Part I, November 30, 2013:

An Act to Amend the Pharmacy Act, SPEI 2013, c 45

  • Act in force December 1, 2013

Prince Edward Island Royal Gazette, Part I, December 7, 2013:

Regulated Health Professions Act, SPEI 2013, c 48

  • Act in force December 20, 2013

Notices

Prince Edward Island Royal Gazette, Part I, December 7, 2013:

Dairy Farmers of Prince Edward Island

  • Levies Order - Amendment (DEPEI 13-07)

Egg Producers of Prince Edward Island

  • Price Determination Order - Amendment (EPPEI 13-10)

Quebec

Projets de loi

  Référencés à la première lecture seulement
65 Loi concernant le remplacement et la reconstitution des actes notariés en minute détruits lors du sinistre ferroviaire du 6 juillet 2013 dans la Ville de Lac-Mégantic
Hon. Bertrand
66 Loi modifiant la Loi sur le patrimoine culturel
Hon. Kotto
67 Loi sur l'assurance autonomie
Hon. Hébert
68 Loi sur l'Agence des infrastructures de transport du Québec
Hon. Gaudreault
69 Loi modifiant la Loi autorisant la conclusion de conventions collectives d'une durée supérieure à trois ans dans les secteurs public et parapublic
Hon. Bédard
70 Loi modifiant la Loi sur les mines
Hon. Ouellet

Bills

  Referenced only on first reading
65 An Act to replace and reconstitute the notarial deeds en minute destroyed in the 6 July 2013 railway disaster in Ville de Lac-Mégantic
Hon. Bertrand
66 An Act to amend the Cultural Heritage Act
Hon. Kotto
67 Autonomy Insurance Act
Hon. Hébert
68 An Act respecting the Agence des infrastructures de transport du Québec
Hon. Gaudreault
69 An Act to amend the Act authorizing the making of collective agreements with a term of more than three years in the public and parapublic sectors
Hon. Bédard
70 An Act to amend the Mining Act
Hon. Ouellet

Réglements

Gazette officielle du Québec, Partie 2, 27 novembre 2013 :

Loi sur les sociétés de transport en commun

Décret 1161-2013 Règlement modifiant le Règlement sur l'adjudication de contrats pour la fourniture de certains services professionnels

Loi sur les régimes complémentaires de retraite

Décret 1175-2013 Règlement prévoyant de nouvelles mesures d'allègement relatives au financement de déficits actuariels de solvabilité des régimes de retraite du secteur privé
Décret 1176-2013 Règlement modifiant le Règlement concernant le financement des régimes
de retraite des secteurs municipal et universitaire
Décret 1177-2013 Règlement modifiant le Règlement sur la soustraction de certains régimes de retraite à l'application de dispositions de la Loi sur les régimes complémentaires
de retraite
   

Transport des matières dangereuses

Décret 1186-2013 Règlement modifiant le Règlement sur le transport des matières dangereuses

Gazette officielle du Québec, Partie 2, 4 décembre 2013

Loi sur la qualité de l'environnement

Décret 1181-2013 Entente entre le gouvernement du Québec et le California Air Resources Board concernant
l'harmonisation et l'intégration des programmes
de plafonnement et d'échange de droits d'émission de gaz à effet de serre

Loi sur les régimes complémentaires de retraite

Décret 1203-2013 Règlement modifiant le Règlement concernant le financement des régimes de retraite des secteurs municipal et universitaire

Loi sur les accidents du travail et les maladies professionnelles
Loi sur les accidents du travail

  • Règlement sur la table des indemnités de remplacement du revenu payables en vertu de la Loi sur les accidents du travail et les maladies professionnelles et des indemnités payables en vertu de la Loi sur les accidents du travail pour l'année 2014
  • Règlement sur la table des revenus bruts annuels d'emplois convenables pour l'année 2014

Gazette officielle du Québec, Partie 2, 11 décembre 2013 :

Loi sur la qualité de l'environnement

Décret 1228-2013 Règlement modifiant le Règlement sur l'assainissement de l'atmosphère
Décret 1229-2013 Règlement modifiant le Règlement relatif à l'application de la Loi sur la qualité de l'environnement
Décret 1230-2013 Règlement modifiant le Règlement sur les fabriques de pâtes et papiers

Code des professions

Décret 1243-2013 Concernant le montant de la contribution de chaque membre d'un ordre professionnel pour l'année financière 2014-2015 de l'Office des professions du Québec

Regulations

Gazette officielle du Québec, Part 2, November 27, 2013:

An Act respecting public transit authorities

OC 1161-2013 Regulation to amend the Regulation respecting the awarding of contracts for certain professional services

Supplemental Pension Plans Act

OC 1175-2013 Regulation providing new relief measures for the funding of solvency deficiencies of pension plans in the private sector
OC 1176-2013 Regulation to amend the Regulation respecting the funding of pension plans of the municipal and university sectors
OC 1177-2013 Regulation to amend the Regulation respecting the exemption of certain pension plans from the application of provisions of the Supplemental Pension Plans Act

Highway Safety Code

OC 1186-2013 Regulation to amend the Transportation of Dangerous Substances Regulation

Gazette officielle du Québec, Part 2, December 4, 2013:

Environmental Quality Act

OC 1181-2013 Agreement between the Gouvernement du Quebec and the California Air Resources Board concerning the harmonization and integration of cap-and-trade programs for reducing greenhouse gas emissions - Ratification

Supplemental Pension Plans Act

OC 1203-2013 Regulation to amend the Regulation respecting the funding of pension plans of the municipal and university sectors

An act respecting industrial accidentsand occupational diseases

  • Regulation respecting the table of gross annual income from suitable employments for 2014
  • Regulation respecting the table of income replacement indemnities payable under the Act respecting industrial accidents and occupational diseases and of indemnities payable under the Workers' Compensation Act for 2014

Gazette officielle du Québec, Part 2, December 11, 2013:

Environment Quality Act

OC 1228-2013 Regulation to amend the Clean Air Regulation
OC 1229-2013 Regulation to amend the Regulation respecting the application of the Environment Quality Act
OC 1230-2013 Regulation to amend the Regulation respecting pulp and paper mills

Professional Code

OC 1243-2013 Amount of the contribution of each member of a professional order for the 2014-2015 fiscal year of the Office des professions du Québec

Proclamations

Gazette officielle du Québec, Partie 2, 20 novembre 2013 :

Loi concernant la gouvernance des infrastructures publiques, constituant la Société québécoise des infrastructures et modifiant diverses dispositions législatives, SQ 2013, c 23

  • Articles 96, 97, 104 à 111, 118 à 126, 137 à 139, 141 et 169, en vigueur au 6 novembre 2013
  • Articles 1 à 10, 14 à 95, 98 à 103, 112 à 117, 127 à 136, 140 et 142 à 168, en vigueur au 13 novembre 2013
  • Articles 11 à 13, en vigueur au 1er décembre 2014 (Décret 1133-2013)

Gazette officielle du Québec, Partie 2, 27 novembre 2013 :

Loi concernant le partage de certains renseignements de santé, SQ 2012, c 23

  • Articles 37 et 38, en vigueur au 27 novembre 2013 (Décret 1182-2013)

Proclamations

Gazette officielle du Québec, Part 2, November 20, 2013:

An Act respecting the governance of public infrastructures, establishing the Société québécoise des infrastructures and amending various legislative provisions, SQ 2013, c 23

  • Sections 96, 97, 104 to 111, 118 to 126, 137 to 139, 141 and 169, in force November 6, 2013
  • Sections 1 to 10, 14 to 95, 98 to 103, 112 to 117, 127 to 136, 140 and 142 to 168, in force November 13, 2013
  • Sections 11 to 13, in force December 1, 2014 (OC 1133-2013)

Gazette officielle du Québec, Part 2, November 27, 2013:

An Act respecting the sharing of certain health information, SQ 2012, c 23

  • Sections 37 and 38, in force November 27, 2013 (OC 1182-2013)

Sanctions

20 novembre 2013

  • Loi nº 41, Loi modifiant la Loi sur la fonction publique principalement en matière de dotation des emplois - Chapitre nº 25

4 décembre 2013

  • Loi nº 39, Loi sur les régimes volontaires d'épargne-retraite - Chapitre nº 26

6 décembre 2013

  • Loi nº 35, Loi modifiant le Code civil en matière d'état civil, de successions et de publicité des droits - Chapitre nº 27
  • Loi nº 45, Loi sur le ministère de l'Enseignement supérieur, de la Recherche, de la Science et de la Technologie - Chapitre nº 28
  • Loi nº 51, Loi modifiant la Loi sur la division territoriale et d'autres dispositions législatives - Chapitre nº 29
  • Loi nº 64, Loi modifiant diverses dispositions législatives concernant le domaine municipal - Chapitre nº 30
  • Loi nº 65, Loi concernant le remplacement et la reconstitution des actes notariés en minute détruits lors du sinistre ferroviaire du 6 juillet 2013 dans la Ville de Lac-Mégantic - Chapitre nº 31

10 décembre 2013

  • Loi nº 70, Loi modifiant la Loi sur les mines - Chapitre nº 32

Assents

November 20, 2013

  • Bill 41, An Act to amend the Public Service Act mainly with respect to staffing - Chapter No. 25

December 4, 2013

  • Bill 39, Voluntary Retirement Savings Plans Act - Chapter No. 26

December 6, 2013

  • Bill 35, An Act to amend the Civil Code as regards civil status, successions and the publication of rights - Chapter No. 27
  • Bill 45, An Act respecting the Ministère de l'Enseignement supérieur, de la Recherche, de la Science et de la Technologie - Chapter No. 28
  • Bill 51, An Act to amend the Territorial Division Act and other legislative provisions - Chapter No. 29
  • Bill 64, An Act to amend various legislative provisions concerning municipal affairs - Chapter No. 30
  • Bill 65, An Act to replace and reconstitute the notarial deeds en minute destroyed in the 6 July 2013 railway disaster in Ville de Lac-Mégantic - Chapter No. 31

December 10, 2013

  • Bill 70, An Act to amend the Mining Act - Chapter No. 32

Projets de Règlement

Gazette officielle du Québec, Partie 2, 20 novembre 2013 :

Loi sur la qualité de l'environnement

  • Règlement sur les garanties financières exigibles pour l'exploitation d'une installation de valorisation de matières organiques résiduelles

Gazette officielle du Québec, Partie 2, 27 novembre 2013 :

Loi sur les comptables professionnels agréés

  • Règlement sur le permis de comptabilité publique de l'Ordre des comptables professionnels agréés du Québec

Code des professions

  • Règlement modifiant le Règlement sur certaines activités professionnelles pouvant être exercées par des personnes autres que des thérapeutes conjugaux et familiaux
  • Règlement modifiant le Règlement sur certaines activités professionnelles pouvant être exercées par des personnes autres que des travailleurs sociaux
  • Règlement modifiant le Règlement sur les conditions et modalités de délivrance des permis et des certificats de spécialistes de l'Ordre professionnel des médecins vétérinaires du Québec

Gazette officielle du Québec, Partie 2, 29 novembre 2013 :

Loi sur les régimes complémentaires de retraite

  • Règlement modifiant le Règlement concernant certains régimes de retraite de Papiers White Birch

Gazette officielle du Québec, Partie 2, 4 décember 2013 :

Loi sur le bâtiment

  • Règlement modifiant le Règlement sur le plan de garantie des bâtiments résidentiels neufs

Gazette officielle du Québec, Partie 2, 11 décembre 2013 :

Loi sur l'optométrie

  • Règlement sur les actes qui peuvent être posés par un assistant optométrique

Draft Regulations

Gazette officielle du Québec, Part 2, November 20, 2013:

Environment Quality Act

  • Regulation respecting financial guarantees payable for the operation of a residual organic materials reclamation facility

Gazette officielle du Québec, Part 2, November 27, 2013:

Chartered Professional Accountants Act

  • Regulation respecting the public accountancy permit of the Ordre des comptables professionnels agréés du Québec

Professional Code

  • Regulation to amend the Regulation respecting certain professional activities that may be engaged in by persons other than marriage and family therapists
  • Regulation to amend the Regulation respecting certain professional activities that may be engaged in by persons other than social workers
  • Regulation to amend the Regulation respecting the terms and conditions for the issue of permits and specialist's certificates by the Ordre professionnel des médecins vétérinaires du Québec

Gazette officielle du Québec, Part 2, November 29, 2013:

Supplemental Pension Plans Act

  • Regulation to amend the Regulation concerning certain Papiers White Birch pension plans

Gazette officielle du Québec, Part 2, December 4, 2013:

Building Act

  • Regulation to amend the Regulation respecting the guarantee plan for new residential buildings

Gazette officielle du Québec, Part 2, December 11, 2013:

Optometry Act

  • Regulation respecting the acts that may be performed by optometric assistant

Saskatchewan

Bills

  Referenced only on first reading
116 The Municipalities Amendment Act, 2013 (No. 2)
Hon. Reiter
117 The Municipalities Consequential Amendment Act, 2013
Hon. Reiter
118 The Saskatchewan Polytechnic Act
Hon. Norris
119 The Saskatchewan Polytechnic Consequential Amendments Act, 2013
Hon. Norris
120 The Lobbyists Act
Hon. Wyant
121 The Election Amendment Act, 2013
Hon. Wyant
122 The Alcohol and Gaming Regulation Amendment Act, 2013
Hon. Harpauer
123 The Miscellaneous Statutes Repeal Act, 2013 (No. 2)
Hon. Duncan
124 The Miscellaneous Statutes Repeal (Consequential Amendment) Act, 2013
Hon. Duncan
125 The Traffic Safety Amendment Act, 2013 (No. 2)
Hon. Harpauer
126 The Seizure of Criminal Property Amendment Act, 2013 (No. 2)
Hon. Wyant
127 The Mental Health Services Amendment Act, 2013
Hon. Duncan
128 The Saskatchewan Employment Amendment Act, 2013
Hon. Morgan
129 The Executive Government Administration Act
Hon. Wyant
130 The Executive Government Administration Consequential Amendments Act, 2013
Hon. Wyant
131 The Appropriation Act, 2013 (No. 2)
Hon. Krawetz

Regulations

Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, December 6, 2013:

The Public Employees Pension Plan Act

Sask Reg 95/2013 Public Employees Pension Plan Amendment Regulations, 2013 (No. 2)

The Crown Minerals Act

Sask Reg 96/2013 The Crown Oil and Gas Royalty Amendment Regulations, 2013 (No. 3)

Notices

Saskatchewan Gazette, Part I, November 29, 2013:

Rules of Court

  • Court of Appeal for Saskatchewan - Civil Practice Directive No. 6 - Applications for Discretionary Orders Restricting Media Reporting or Public Access

Saskatchewan Gazette, Part I, December 6, 2013:

Rules of Court

  • Court of Appeal for Saskatchewan - Civil Practice Directive No. 6 - Applications for Discretionary Orders Restricting Media Reporting or Public Access
  • Criminal Procedure - Directive No. 6 - Applications for Discretionary Orders Restricting Media Reporting or Public Access

Yukon

  • No entries for this issue

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