Legislative Update Report - No. 2014-02 - Jan 24, 2014

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Federal Government

Regulations

Canada Gazette, Part II, January 15, 2014:

Farm Products Agencies Act

SOR/2013-254 Regulations Amending the Canadian Broiler Hatching Egg and Chick Licensing Regulations
SOR/2013-255 Regulations Amending the Canadian Broiler Hatching Egg and Chick Orderly Marketing Regulations
SOR/2013-253 Order Amending the Canadian Broiler Hatching Egg Marketing Levies Order
SOR/2013-256 Regulations Amending the Canadian Broiler Hatching Egg (Interprovincial) Pricing Regulations
SOR/2013-250 Regulations Amending the Canadian Egg Marketing Agency Quota Regulations, 1986
SOR/2013-251 Order Amending the Canadian Egg Marketing Levies Order
SOR/2013-252 Regulations Amending the Canadian Hatching Egg Producers Quota Regulations

Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999

SOR/2013-258 Order 2013-87-11-01 Amending the Domestic Substances List
SOR/2013-259 Order 2013-87-11-01 Amending the Domestic Substances List

Energy Efficiency Act

SOR/2013-260 Regulations Amending the Energy Efficiency Regulations

Criminal Code

SOR/2013-257 Regulations Amending the Regulations Establishing a List of Entities

Proposed Regulations

Canada Gazette, Part I, January 11, 2014:

Transportation of Dangerous Goods Act, 1992

  • Regulations Amending the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations (Safety Standard TP14877: Containers for Transport of Dangerous Goods by Rail)

Releases, Speeches and Statements

Treasury Board of Canada

January 15, 2014
Access to Information Online Requests Expanded

Notices

Canada Gazette, Part I, January 11, 2014:

Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999

  • Order 2013-87-11-02 Amending the Non-domestic Substances List

Canada Gazette, Part I, January 18, 2014:

Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999

  • Significant New Activity Notice No. 17329
  • Publication of final decision after screening assessment of four petroleum and refinery gases specified on the Domestic Substances List (subsection 77(6) of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999)

Bank Act

  • BNP Paribas — Order to commence and carry on business in Canada
  • Continental Bank of Canada — Letters patent of continuance and order to commence and carry on business

Miscellaneous Notices

Canada Gazette, Part I, January 18, 2014:

  • Jameson Bank, certificate of continuance
  • Namewaminikan Hydro Inc., several works on the Namewaminikan River, Ont.

Commissions

Canada Gazette, Part I, January 11, 2014:

National Energy Board

  • Freepoint Commodities LLC — Application to export electricity to the United States

Alberta Regulations

Alberta Gazette, Part II, January 15, 2014:

Employment Standards Code

Alta Reg 232/2013 Employment Standards (Compassionate Care) Amendment Regulation

Proclamations

Alberta Gazette, Part I, January 15, 2014:

Children First Act, SA 2013, c C-12.5

  • Sections 4, 5, 6(c) and (d), 9(24) and 12(6) and (9) in force January 1, 2014

Employment Standards (Compassionate Care Leave) Amendment Act, 2012, SA 2013, c 6

  • Act in force February 1, 2014

Notices

Alberta Gazette, Part I, January 15, 2014:

Alberta Securities Commission

  • National Instrument 31-103 Registration Requirements, Exemptions and Ongoing Registrant Obligations in Part I of the July 15, 2013 Alberta Gazette (Erratum)
  • Amendments to National Instrument 31-103 Registration Requirements, Exemptions and Ongoing Registrant Obligations
  • Amendments to National Instrument 13-101 System for Electronic Document Analysis and Retrieval (SEDAR)
  • Amendments to National Instrument 31-102 National Registration Database
  • Amendments to National Instrument 55-102 System for Electronic Disclosure by Insiders (SEDI)

British Columbia Regulations

British Columbia Gazette, Part II, December 17, 2013:

Motor Vehicle Act

BC Reg 260/2013 Amending BC Reg 334/91 — Motor Vehicle Fees Regulation

British Columbia Gazette, Part II, December 31, 2013:

Securities Act

BC Reg 265/2013 Amending BC Regs:
59/2008 — National Instrument 41-101 General Prospectus Requirements;
1/2000 — National Instrument 81-101 Mutual Fund Prospectus Disclosure;
2/2000 — National Instrument 81-102 Mutual Funds;
283/2002 — National Instrument 81-104 Commodity Pools;
218/2005 — National Instrument 81-106 Investment Fund Continuous Disclosure

Proclamations

British Columbia Gazette, Part II, December 17, 2013:

Civil Resolution Tribunal Act, SBC 2012, c 25

  • Section 110 in force December 12, 2013 (BC Reg 262/2013)

Strata Property Amendment Act, 2009, SBC 2009, c 17

  • Section 25 in force December 12, 2013 (BC Reg 263/2013)

Manitoba Regulations

Manitoba Gazette, Part II, December 21, 2013:

The Highway Traffic Act

Man Reg 182/2013 Highway Speed Regulation, amendment

Manitoba Gazette, Part II, December 28, 2013:

The Environment Act

Man Reg 183/2013 Coal and Petroleum Coke Ban for Space Heating Regulation

The Pharmaceutical Act

Man Reg 185/2013 Pharmaceutical Regulation
Man Reg 194/2013 Pharmaceutical (General Matters) Regulation
Man Reg 197/2013 Manitoba Drug Interchageability Formulary Regulation

The Pension Benefits Act

Man Reg 187/2013 Pension Benefits Regulation, amendment

The Regulated Health Professions Act

Man Reg 189/2013 Regulated Health Professions General Regulation
Man Reg 190/2013 Transition Period Regulation, amendment
Man Reg 191/2013 Practice of Audiology and Practice of Speech-Language Pathology Regulation
Man Reg 192/2013 College of Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists of Manitoba General Regulation
Man Reg 195/2013 Regulated Health Professions (Ministerial) Regulation

The Prescription Drugs Cost Assistance Act

Man Reg 196/2013 Specified Drugs Regulation, amendment

Manitoba Gazette, Part II, January 4, 2014:

The Oil and Gas Act

Man Reg 201/2013 Crown Royalty and Incentives Regulation, amendment

The Insurance Act

Man Reg 211/2013 Insurance Councils Regulation, amendment

The Buildings and Mobile Homes Act

Man Reg 213/2013 Manitoba Energy Code for Buildings
Man Reg 214/2013 Manitoba Building Code, amendment

Proclamations

Manitoba Gazette, Part I, December 28, 2013:

The Pharmaceutical Act, SM 2006, c 37

  • Act in force January 1, 2014

The Regulated Health Professions Act, SM 2009, c 15

  • Parts 2 to 8; part 9 insofar as it enacts sections 135 to 139 and sections 141 to 144; part 11 insofar as it enacts section 163; part 12; part 13 insofar as it enacts sections 167 to 170 and sections 175 to 178; part 16 insofar as it enacts subsection 221(1) and (4) to (11), and subsections 222(1) and (4) to (8); part 17 insofar as it enacts section 224, subsections 225(1) and (2), section 230 and section 234 insofar as it enacts item 18; section 261; schedule 1, in force January 1, 2014

New Brunswick Notices

New Brunswick Royal Gazette, Part I, January 22, 2014:

Financial and Consumer Services Commission

  • Notice of Rule — Local Rule 72-501 Distribution of Securities to Persons Outside New Brunswick (Local Rule 72-501), and Companion Policy 72-501CP, and repeal of Local Policy 72-601 Distribution of Securities Outside New Brunswick (Local Policy 72-601)
  • The making of amendments to: National Instrument 81-106 Investment Fund Continuous Disclosure (NI 81-206); National Instrument 41-101 General Prospectus Requirements (NI 41-101); National Instrument 81-101 Mutual Fund Prospectus Disclosure (NI 81-101); National Instrument 81-102 Mutual Funds (NI 81-102); National Instrument 81-104 Commodity Pools (NI 81-104) and Changes to Companion Policy 81-106CP Investment Fund Continuous Disclosure (81-106CP); Companion Policy 81-101CP Mutual Fund Prospectus Disclosure (81-101CP); and Companion Policy 81-102CP Mutual Funds (French version only) (81-102CP) (together, the Amendments)

Newfoundland and Labrador Regulations

Newfoundland and Labrador Gazette, Part II, January 10, 2014:

Environmental Protection Act

NLR 1/14 Kami Iron Ore Project Undertaking Order

 

Northwest Territories

  • No entries for this issue

Nova Scotia Regulations

Nova Scotia Royal Gazette, Part II, January 10, 2014:

Justices of the Peace Act

NS Reg 344/2013 Justices of the Peace Regulations, amendment

Motor Carrier Act

NS Reg 342/2013 Board Public Passenger Motor Carrier Act Regulations, amendment

Petroleum Products Pricing Act

NS Reg 340/2013 Prescribed Petroleum Products Prices
NS Reg 1/2014 Prescribed Petroleum Products Prices

Nunavut

  • No entries for this issue

Ontario Regulations

Ontario Gazette, January 11, 2014:

Building Code Act, 1992

O Reg 368/13 Building Code, amending O Reg 332/12

Notices

Ontario Gazette, January 18, 2014:

Ontario Securities Commission

  • OSC Rule 91-506 Derivatives: Product Determination and OSC Rule 91-507 Trade Repositories and Derivatives Data Reporting

Prince Edward Island Regulations

Prince Edward Island Royal Gazette, Part II, January 18, 2014:

Public Health Act

EC2014-22 Notifiable Diseases and Conditions and Communicable Diseases Regulations Amendment

Notices

Prince Edward Island Royal Gazette, Part I, January 18, 2014:

Judicature Act

  • Quarterly Notice Pursuant to the Judicature Act, RSPEI 1988, CAP J-2.1 — Prejudgment rates, January 14 to March 14, at 1.00% and Postjudgment rates, January 14 to March 14, at 2.00%

Quebec Ordres Ministériels

Gazette officielle du Québec, Partie 2, 13 janvier 2014 :

Code de la sécurité routière

AM 2013-17 Concernant l’accès aux chemins publics des véhicules à basse vitesse — Arrêté numéro 2013-17 du ministre des Transports

Ministerial Orders

Gazette officielle du Québec, Part 2, January 13, 2014:

Highway Safety Code

MO 2013-17 Access to public roads for low-speed vehicles — Order number 2013-17 of the Minister of Transport

Saskatchewan Regulations

Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, January 3, 2014:

The Crown Minerals Act

Chap. C-50.2 Reg 29 The Crown Mineral Royalty Regulations

Proclamations

Saskatchewan Gazette, Part I, January 3, 2014:

The Workers' Compensation Act, 2013, SS 2013, c W-17.11

  • Act in force January 1, 2014

Yukon Regulations

Yukon Gazette, Part II, January 15, 2014:

Placer Mining Act
Quartz Mining Act

Yukon OIC 2013/221 Class 1 Notification Areas Regulation
Yukon OIC 2013/224 Prohibition of Entry on Certain Lands (Ross River Area)
Yukon OIC 2013/225 Prohibition of Entry on Certain Lands (Peel Watershed Planning Region)

Placer Mining Act

Yukon OIC 2013/222 Regulation to Amend the Placer Mining Land Use Regulation OIC 2003/59

Quartz Mining Act

Yukon OIC 2013/223 Regulation to Amend the Quartz Mining Land Use Regulation OIC 2003/64

Proclamations

Yukon Gazette, Part I, January 15, 2014:

Animal Health Act, SY 2013, c 10

  • Act in force January 1, 2014 (OIC 2013/211)

Topics:  Banks, Canada, Energy Policy, Environmental Policies, Farms, Legislative Agendas, Mining, Natural Resources

Published In: Agriculture Updates, Criminal Law Updates, Environmental Updates, Labor & Employment Updates, Worker’s Compensation Updates

DISCLAIMER: Because of the generality of this update, the information provided herein may not be applicable in all situations and should not be acted upon without specific legal advice based on particular situations.

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