Legislative Update Report - No. 2014-03 Feb 14, 2014

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Federal Government Bills

 

Referenced only on first reading

C-20

An Act to implement the Free Trade Agreement between Canada and the Republic of Honduras, the Agreement on Environmental Cooperation between Canada and the Republic of Honduras and the Agreement on Labour Cooperation between Canada and the Republic of Honduras
Hon. Fast

C-21

An Act to control the administrative burden that regulations impose on businesses
Hon. Clement

C-22

An Act respecting Canada's offshore oil and gas operations, enacting the Nuclear Liability and Compensation Act, repealing the Nuclear Liability Act and making consequential amendments to other Acts
Hon. Oliver

C-23

An Act to amend the Canada Elections Act and other Acts and to make consequential amendments to certain Acts
Hon. Poilievre

C-24

An Act to amend the Citizenship Act and to make consequential amendments to other Acts
Hon. Alexander

C-567

Act to amend the Access to Information Act (transparency and duty to document)
Mr. Martin

Senate

 

Referenced only on first reading

S-214

An Act to amend the Criminal Code (exception to mandatory minimum sentences for manslaughter and criminal negligence causing death)
Hon. Jaffer

Regulations

Canada Gazette, Part II, January 29, 2014:

Farm Products Agencies Act

SOR/2014-3

Order Amending the Canadian Chicken Marketing Levies Order

SOR/2014-2

Regulations Amending the Canadian Chicken Marketing Quota Regulations

Canada Gazette, Part II, February 12, 2014:

Canada Small Business Financing Act

SOR/2014-7

Regulations Amending the Canada Small Business Financing Regulations

Aeronautics Act

SOR/2014-15

Regulations Amending the Canadian Aviation Regulations (Part IV)

SOR/2014-16

Iqaluit Airport Zoning Regulations

Corporations Returns Act

SOR/2014-13

Corporations Returns Regulations

Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999

SOR/2014-12

Regulations Amending the Disposal at Sea Regulations

Food and Drugs Act

SOR/2014-9

Regulations Amending the Food and Drug Regulations

Canadian Environmental Assessment Act, 2012

SOR/2014-5

Regulations Amending the Prescribed Information for the Description of a Designated Project Regulations

Proposed Regulations

Canada Gazette, Part I, January 25, 2014:

Federal Courts Act

  • Rules Amending the Federal Courts Rules

Canada Gazette, Part I, February 8, 2014:

Fisheries Act

  • Regulations Amending the Metal Mining Effluent Regulations

Railway Safety Act

  • Grade Crossings Regulations

Proclamations

Canada Gazette, Part II, February 12, 2014:

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

  • Sections 157 and 158 and subsections 159(2) and (4), 160(1), (3) and (4) and 161(2) and (3), which amend the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999, in force September 24, 2014 (SI/2014-6)

Economic Action Plan 2013 Act, No. 1, SC 2013, c 33

  • Subsection 162(2), which amends the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act, in force February 6, 2014 (SI/2014-7)
  • Sections 170 and 171, which amend the Citizenship Act, in force February 6, 2014 (SI/2014-8)

Releases, Speeches and Statements

Finance

January 24, 2014
Minister of Finance to Provide Temporary Transitional Support Under the Federal Credit Union Framework

January 31, 2014
Statement Regarding Establishment of a Cooperative Capital Markets Regulator

Natural Resources of Canada

January 30, 2014
Harper Government Introduces Energy Safety and Security Legislation

Canada Revenue Agency

January 28, 2014
Harper government kicks off 2014 with a renewed commitment to red tape reduction for businesses

Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions Canada

January 2014
Draft Advisory : Changes to the Membership of the Board or Senior Management

Notices

Canada Gazette, Part I, January 25, 2014:

Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999

  • Publication after screening assessment of a substance — Phenol, 2-(2H-benzotriazol-2-yl)-4,6-bis(1,1- dimethylpropyl)- (BDTP), CAS RN 25973-55-1 — specified on the Domestic Substances List (subsection 77(1) of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999)
  • Publication of results of investigations and recommendations for a substance — Ethene, CAS RN 74-85-1 — specified on the Domestic Substances List (paragraphs 68(b) and 68(c) of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999)

Competition Act

  • Revised Competition Act pre-merger notification transaction-size threshold for 2014

Radiocommunication Act

  • SLPB-001-14 — Licensing Framework for Broadband Radio Service (BRS) — 2500 MHz Band

Canada Gazette, Part I, February 1, 2014:

Tax Conventions Implementation Act, 2013

  • Coming into force of instruments

Radiocommunication Act

  • SMSE-004-14 — Policy and Technical Framework for Amateur Service Use of the 5 MHz Band

Canada Gazette, Part I, February 8, 2014:

Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999

  • Waiver of information requirements for substances and living organisms (subsections 81(9) and 106(9) of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999)
  • Waiver of information requirements for substances and living organisms (subsections 81(9) and 106(9) of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999)
  • Publication after screening assessment of a substance — Ethylbenzene, CAS RN 100-41-4 — specified on the Domestic Substances List (subsection 77(1) of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999)
  • Publication after screening assessment of a substance — Hexachloroethane, CAS RN 67-72-1 — specified on the Domestic Substances List (subsection 77(1) of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999)

Bank Act

  • HSBC Bank Canada — Letters patent of amalgamation and order to commence and carry on business

Insurance Companies Act

  • Intact Insurance Company — Letters patent of amalgamation and order to commence and carry on business

Trust and Loan Companies Act

  • HSBC Trust Company (Canada) — Letters patent of amalgamation and order to commence and carry on business

Miscellaneous Notices

Canada Gazette, Part I, January 25, 2014:

  • B2B Bank and B2B Trustco, relocation of designated office for the service of enforcement notices
  • LBC Trust and Laurentian Trust of Canada Inc., designated office for the service of enforcement notices

Canada Gazette, Part I, February 1, 2014:

  • National Life Assurance Company of Canada (The), voluntary liquidation and dissolution

Commissions

Canada Gazette, Part I, February 1, 2014:

Special Import Measures Act

  • Certain steel plate — Decision

Canadian International Trade Tribunal

  • Hot-rolled carbon steel plate — Commencement of inquiry
  • Information processing and related telecommunications services — Inquiry

Alberta Regulations

Alberta Gazette, Part II, January 31, 2014:

Oil and Gas Conservation Act

Alta Reg 1/2014

Oil and Gas Conservation (Orphan Fund Levy) Rules Amendment Regulation

Proclamations

Alberta Gazette, Part I, January 31, 2014:

The Building New Petroleum Markets Act, SA 2013, c 16

  • Act in force January 10, 2014

Notices

Alberta Gazette, Part I, January 31, 2014:

Alberta Securities Commission

  • Amendments to Multilateral Instrument 11-102 Passport System
  • Amendments to National Instrument 23-103 Electronic Trading

British Columbia Notices

British Columbia Gazette, Part I, January 30, 2014:

Minister of Natural Gas Development

  • Calling for tenders: Competition for the right to explore and develop Crown petroleum and natural gas resources, closes February 26, 2014

Manitoba Regulations

Manitoba Gazette, Part II, January 18, 2014:

The Farm Products Marketing Act

Man Reg 1/2014

Cream Marketing Quota Order, repeal

Man Reg 2/2014

Cream Marketing Licencing Order, repeal

Man Reg 3/2014

Cream Directed Marketing Order, repeal

Man Reg 4/2014

Cream Marketing Information Order, repeal

Man Reg 5/2014

Cream Marketing Levies and Penalties Regulation, repeal

The Workers Compensation Act

Man Reg 6/2014

Adjustment in Compensation Regulation

The Environment Act

Man Reg 7/2014

Environment Act Fees Regulation, amendment

Man Reg 8/2014

Pesticides Regulation, amendment

Proclamations

Manitoba Gazette, Part I, January 25, 2014:

The International Interests in Mobile Equipment Act (Aircraft Equipment), SM 2012, c 28

  • Act in force April 1, 2013

Notices

Manitoba Gazette, Part I, January 18, 2014:

The Court of Queen's Bench Act

  • Prejudgment and Postjudgment Interest Table

New Brunswick Regulations

New Brunswick Royal Gazette, Part II, February 12, 2014:

Financial and Consumer Services Commission Act

NB Reg 2014-18

Rule-making Procedure Regulation

Proclamations

New Brunswick Royal Gazette, Part I, February 5, 2014:

An Act Respecting Official Languages, SNB 2013 c. 38 (Erratum)

Notices

New Brunswick Royal Gazette, Part I, February 5, 2014:

Financial and Consumer Services Commission

Request for comments

  • Notice and Request for Comment — Publishing for comments proposed amendments to National Instrument 45-106 Prospectus and Registration Exemptions (NI 45-106), proposed changes to Companion Policy 45-106 Prospectus and Registration Exemptions and proposed consequential amendments to National Instrument 25-101 Designated Rating Organizations (together, the proposed amendments)

Newfoundland and Labrador Regulations

Newfoundland and Labrador Gazette, Part II, January 31, 2014:

Judicature Act

NLR 2/14

Rules of Supreme Court, 1986 Amendment

Proclamations

Newfoundland and Labrador Gazette, Part II, January 31, 2014:

An Act to Regulate the Personal Services Industry, SNL 2012, c P-7.2

  • Act in force January 31, 2014 (NLR 3/14)

Northwest Territories Regulations

Northwest Territories Gazette, Part II, January 30, 2014:

Motor Vehicles Act

NWT Reg 091-2013

Large Vehicle Control Regulations

NWT Reg 092-2013

Driver's Licence Demerit Point Regulations, amendment

Summary Conviction Procedure Act

NWT Reg 093-2013

Summary Conviction Procedures Regulations, amendment

Co-operative Associations Act

NWT Reg 096-2013

Co-operative Associations Fees Regulations, amendment

Partnership Act

NWT Reg 097-2013

Partnership Regulations, amendment

Notices

Northwest Territories Gazette, Part I, January 30, 2014:

Securities Act

  • a) Implementing Rule 81-804, International Financial Reporting Standards - Investment Funds Continuous Disclosure
  • b) Implementing Rule 13-801, System Fees for SEDAR and NRD

Nova Scotia Regulations

Nova Scotia Royal Gazette, Part II, January 24, 2014:

Dairy Industry Act

NS Reg 5/2014

Bulk Haulage Regulations, amendment

NS Reg 2/2014

Milk Pricing Regulations, amendment

Petroleum Products Pricing Act

NS Reg 3/2014

Prescribed Petroleum Products Prices

NS Reg 4/2014

Prescribed Petroleum Products Prices

Nova Scotia Royal Gazette, Part II, February 7, 2014:

Petroleum Products Pricing Act

NS Reg 6/2014

Prescribed Petroleum Products Prices

NS Reg 12/2014

Prescribed Petroleum Products Prices

NS Reg 13/2014

Prescribed Petroleum Products Prices

Nunavut Proclamations

Nunavut Gazette, Part II, January 31, 2014:

Act to Amend the Justices of the Peace Act, S Nu 2013, c 17

  • Section 4.1 in force January 22, 2014 (SI-00-2014)

Ontario

Releases, Speeches and Statements

Ministry of Finance

January 23, 2014
Strengthening Ontario's Mortgage Industry: Five-year Review Recommends New Measures to Protect Consumers

Notices

Ontario Gazette, January 25, 2014:

Financial Services Commission of Ontario

  • Minor Injury Guideline — Superintendent's Guideline No. 01/14

Prince Edward Island Proclamations

Prince Edward Island Royal Gazette, Part I, February 1, 2014:

An Act to Amend the Highway Traffic Act, SPEI 2013, c 14

  • Act in force February 1, 2014

An Act to Amend the Adult Protection Act, SPEI 2013, c 1

  • Act in force February 1, 2014

Prince Edward Island Royal Gazette, Part I, February 8, 2014:

An Act to Amend the Dog Act, SPEI 2013, c 9

  • Act in force February 8, 2014

An Act to Amend the Farm Practices Act, SPEI 2012, c 9

  • Act in force February 8, 2014

Notices

Prince Edward Island Royal Gazette, Part I, February 1, 2014:

Dairy Farmers of Prince Edward Island

  • Class 1 Milk Product Price Determination Order — DFPEI 2014-01
  • Price Determination Order — DFPEI 2014-02

Egg Producers of Prince Edward Island

  • Price Determination Order - Amendment — EPPEI 14-01

Prince Edward Island Royal Gazette, Part I, February 8, 2014:

Dairy Farmers of Prince Edward Island

  • Canadian Quality Milk Program Order — DFPEI 2014-03

Quebec Réglements

Gazette officielle du Québec, Partie 2, 29 janvier 2014 :

Loi sur le bâtiment

Décret 30-2014

Règlement modifiant le Code de construction

Gazette officielle du Québec, Partie 2, 12 février 2014 :

Loi sur les régimes complémentaires de retraite

Décret 42-2014

Règlement concernant le financement de certains régimes de retraite de Gesca Ltée et de La Presse, ltée

Code des professions

Décret 45-2014

Code de déontologie des administrateurs agréés

Décret 46-2014

Règlement modifiant le Règlement sur les diplômes délivrés par les établissements
d'enseignement désignés qui donnent droit aux permis et aux certificats de spécialistes des ordres professionnels

Loi sur le régime de rentes du Québec

Décret 62-2014

Règlement sur la mise en oeuvre de l'Entente en matière de sécurité sociale entre le gouvernement du Québec et le gouvernement de la République fédérale d'Allemagne

Loi sur l'assurance maladie

Décret 65-2014

Règlement modifiant le Règlement d'application de la Loi sur l'assurance maladie

Loi sur la santé et la sécurité du travail

Décret 66-2014

Règlement sur la mise en oeuvre des dispositions relatives aux accidents du travail et aux maladies professionnelles contenues dans l'Entente en matière de sécurité sociale entre le gouvernement du Québec et le gouvernement de la République fédérale d'Allemagne

Regulations

Gazette officielle du Québec, Part 2, January 29, 2014:

Building Act

OC 30-2014

Regulation to amend the Construction Code

Gazette officielle du Québec, Part 2, February 12, 2014:

Supplemental Pension Plans Act

OC 42-2014

Regulation respecting the funding of certain Gesca Ltée and La Presse, ltée pension plans

Professional Code

OC 45-2014

Code of ethics of chartered administrators

OC 46-2014

Regulation to amend the Regulation respecting the diplomas issued by designated educational institutions which give access to permits or specialist's certificates of professional orders

An Act respecting the Québec Pension Plan

OC 62-2014

Regulation respecting the implementation of the Agreement on Social Security between the Gouvernement du Québec and the Government of the Federal Republic of Germany

Health Insurance Act

OC 65-2014

Regulation to amend the Regulation respecting the application of the Health Insurance Act

An Act respecting occupational health and safety

OC 66-2014

Regulation respecting the implementation of the provisions relating to industrial accidents and occupational diseases contained in the Agreement on Social Security between the Gouvernement du Québec and the Government of the Federal Republic of Germany

Projets de Règlement

Gazette officielle du Québec, Partie 2, 29 janvier 2014 :

Code de la sécurité routière

  • Règlement modifiant le Règlement sur le permis spécial de circulation d’un train routier

Gazette officielle du Québec, Partie 2, 5 février 2014 :

Code des professions

  • Règlement modifiant le Règlement sur les diplômes délivrés par les établissements d’enseignement désignés qui donnent droit aux permis et aux certificats de spécialistes des ordres professionnels

Gazette officielle du Québec, Partie 2, 12 février 2014 :

Loi sur les contrats des organismes publics

  • Règlement modifiant le Règlement sur les contrats de services des organismes publics

Loi sur la qualité de l'environnement

  • Règlement modifiant le Règlement sur l'évacuation et le traitement des eaux usées des résidences isolées

Loi sur le Barreau

  • Code de déontologie des avocats

Code des professions

  • Code de déontologie des avocats
  • Règlement modifiant le Règlement sur les diplômes délivrés par les établissements d'enseignement désignés qui donnent droit aux permis et aux certificats de spécialistes des ordres professionnels
  • Règlement modifiant le Code de déontologie des médecins
  • Règlement sur une activité professionnelle qui peut être exercée par un technologue en imagerie médicale

Draft Regulations

Gazette officielle du Québec, Part 2, January 29, 2014:

Highway Safety Code

  • Regulation to amend the Special Road Train Operating Permits Regulation

Gazette officielle du Québec, Part 2, February 5, 2014:

Professional Code

  • Regulation to amend the Regulation respecting the diplomas issued by designated educational institutions which give access to permits or specialist's certificates of professional orders

Gazette officielle du Québec, Part 2, February 12, 2014:

An Act respecting contracting by public bodies

  • Regulation to amend the Regulation respecting service contracts of public bodies

Environment Quality Act

  • Regulation to amend the Regulation respecting waste water disposal systems for isolated dwellings

An Act respecting the Barreau du Québec

  • Code of Professional Conduct of Lawyers

Professional Code

  • Code of Professional Conduct of Lawyers
  • Regulation to amend the Regulation respecting the diplomas issued by designated educational institutions which give access to permits or specialist's certificates of professional orders
  • Regulation amending the Code of ethics of physicians
  • Regulation respecting a professional activity that may be engaged in by a medical imaging technologist

Saskatchewan Regulations

Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, January 24, 2014:

The Securities Act, 1988

Sask Reg 1/2014

The Securities Commission (Adoption of National Instruments) Amendment Regulations, 2013 (No. 9)

Sask Reg 2/2014

The Securities Commission (Adoption of National Instruments) Amendment Regulations, 2013 (No. 10)

Notices

Saskatchewan Gazette, Part I, January 31, 2014:

The Medical Profession Act, 1981

  • Saskatchewan College of Physicians and Surgeons — Regulatory Bylaw Amendments

Yukon

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