Legislative Update Report No. 2014-06 - Mar 31, 2014

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Federal Government

Bills

  Referenced only on first reading
C-28 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-29 An Act for granting to Her Majesty certain sums of money for the federal public administration for the financial year ending March 31, 2015
Hon. Clement
C-580 An Act to amend the Privacy Act (personal information — loss or unauthorized access or disclosure)
Ms Borg

Regulations

Canada Gazette, Part II, March 26, 2014:

Criminal Code

SOR/2014-56 Order Declaring the Amnesty Period (2014)

Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation Act

SOR/2014-45 By-law Amending the Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation Deposit Insurance Policy By-law

Farm Products Agencies Act

SOR/2014-47 Order Amending the Canadian Chicken Marketing Levies Order
SOR/2014-46 Regulations Amending the Canadian Chicken Marketing Quota Regulations

Financial Administration Act

SOR/2014-57 Order Amending the Certain Orders Made Under the Financial Administration Act
SOR/2014-22 Remission Order in Respect the of Fees for the Issuance of Passports, Certificates of Identity and Refugee Travel Documents (Alberta)
SOR/2014-24 Remission Order in Respect of the Fees for the Issuance of Passports, Certificates of Identity and Refugee Travel Documents in Relation to Individuals who Died Following the Lac-Mégantic Explosion in Quebec
SOR/2014-23 Remission Order in Respect of the Fees for the Replacement of Permanent Resident Cards (Alberta)
SOR/2014-25 Remission Order in Respect of the Fees for the Replacement of Permanent Resident Cards and the Issuance of Passports, Certificates of Identity and Refugee Travel Documents (Lac-Mégantic, Quebec)

Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999

SOR/2014-43 Order 2014-87-02-01 Amending the Domestic Substances List

Canada Transportation Act

SOR/2014-55 Order Imposing the Measures to Address the Extraordinary Disruption to the National Transportation System in Relation to Grain Movement

Species at Risk Act

SOR/2014-54 Emergency Order Amending the Emergency Order of the Protection of the Greater Sage-Grouse

Royal Assents

March 25, 2014

  • Bill 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 — Chapter No. 2

Notices

Canada Gazette, Part I, March 15, 2014:

Department of Health Act

  • Notice of annual increase of Health Canada's Drug Master Files and Certificate of a Pharmaceutical Product fees

Canada Petroleum Resources Act

  • Results of the 2013-2014 Call for Bids for Exploration Licences in the Beaufort Sea and Mackenzie Delta

Radiocommunication Act

  • SMSE-007-14 — Decision to rescind Broadcasting Procedures and Rules Part 5 (BPR-5) and Broadcasting Procedures and Rules Part 6 (BPR-6)

Canada Gazette, Part I, March 22, 2014:

Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999

  • Significant New Activity Notice No. 15173a (variation to Significant New Activity Notice No. 15173)
  • Publication after screening assessment of a substance — Ethanamine, 2-[4-[(1Z)-1,2-diphenyl-1-butenyl] phenoxy]-N,N-dimethyl- (tamoxifen), CAS RN 10540-29-1 — specified on the Domestic Substances List (subsection 77(1) of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999)
  • Publication after screening assessment of a substance — Furo [3',4':6,7]naphtho[2,3-d]-1,3-dioxol-6(5aH)-one, 9- [ [4,6-O-(1R)-ethylidene-ß-D-glucopyranosyl]oxy]5,8,8a, 9-tetrahydro-5-(4-hydroxy-3, 5-dimethoxyphenyl)-, (5R,5aR,8aR,9S)- (etoposide), CAS RN 33419-42-0 — specified on the Domestic Substances List (paragraphs 68(b) and 68(c) of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999)
  • Publication after screening assessment of a substance — 5,12-Naphthacenedione, 10-[(3-amino-2,3,6-trideoxya- L-lyxo-hexopyranosyl)oxy]-7,8,9,10-tetrahydro-6,8, 11-trihydroxy-8-(hydroxyacetyl)-1-methoxy-, (8S-cis)- (doxorubicin), CAS RN 23214-92-8 — specified on the Domestic Substances List (paragraphs 68(b) and 68(c) of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999)
  • Publication after screening assessment of two substances — Cyclosporin A, CAS RN 59865-13-3, and Cyclosporin E, CAS RN 63798-73-2 — specified on the Domestic Substances List (subsection 77(1) of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999)
  • Publication after screening assessment of 23 substances specified on the Domestic Substances List (paragraphs 68(b) and 68(c) of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999)

Commissions

Canada Gazette, Part I, March 15, 2014:

Special Import Measures Act

  • Certain liquid dielectric transformers — Decision

Canada Gazette, Part I, March 22, 2014:

Canadian International Trade Tribunal

  • Information processing and related telecommunications services — Inquiry
  • Liquid dielectric transformers — Commencement of interim review
  • Mattress innerspring units — Order

Alberta

Bills

  Referenced only on first reading
6 New Home Buyer Protection Amendment Act, 2014
Hon. Hughes

Royal Assents

March 13, 2014

  • Bill 1, Savings Management Act — Chapter No. S-2.5
  • Bill 2, Appropriation (Supplementary Supply) Act, 2014 — Chapter No. 2
  • Bill 3, Securities Amendment Act, 2014 — Chapter No. 3
  • Bill 5, Appropriation (Interim Supply) Act, 2014 — Chapter No. 1

Proclamations

Alberta Gazette, Part I, March 15, 2014:

Enhancing Safety on Alberta Roads Act, SA 2013, c 19

  • Section 2(1), (2), (3), (4), (5), (6), (7), (8), (9), (10), (11), (13), (14), (16), (17), (18), (19), (20), (21) and (22), which amend the Traffic Safety Act, in force March 1, 2014

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

  • Section 1(1)(s)(i) and (iii), and (v) with respect to a regulation made under an enactment referred to in subclause (i) or (iii); section 2(1)(b)(ii) and (iii) and (2)(c), (d), (h) and (i); section 36(a)(i) and (ii), and (b)(i) with respect to a person referred to in clause (a)(i) or (ii); section 88(2); section 97(12)(b); section 101(12)(a); and section 110, in force March 29, 2014

Statutes Amendment Act, 2013 (No.2), SA 2013, c 23

  • Section 10, which amends the Police Act, in force March 28, 2014

British Columbia

Bills

  Referenced only on first reading
11 Protected Areas of British Columbia Amendment Act, 2014
Hon. Polak
18 Water Sustainability Act
Hon. Polak
25 Port Metro Vancouver Container Trucking Services Continuation Act
Hon. Bond

Regulations

British Columbia Gazette, Part II, February 25, 2014:

British Columbia Railway Act

BC Reg 10/2014 Enacting Subdividable Property Designation (Strait of Georgia) Regulation

Coal Act
Mineral Tenure Act

BC Reg 22/2014 Mineral and Coal Land Reserve (No Mineral Claim Registrations) Regulation, amending BC Reg 171/2011

Cooperative Association Act

BC Reg 12/2014 Cooperative Association Regulation, amending BC Reg 391/2000

Insurance Corporation Act

BC Reg 20/2014 Special Direction IC2 to the British Columbia Utilities Commission,
amending BC Reg 307/2004


Manitoba

Bills

  Referenced only on first reading
37

The Public Schools Amendment Act (Connecting Schools to the Internet)
Hon. Allum

48 The Sioux Valley Dakota Nation Governance Act
Hon. Robinson

Regulations

Manitoba Gazette, Part II, March 8, 2014:

The Manitoba Public Insurance Corporation Act

Man Reg 39/2014 Automobile Insurance Certificates and Rates Regulation
Man Reg 40/2014 Agent Commissions Regulation, amendment
Man Reg 41/2014 Automobile Insurance Coverage Regulation, amendment
Man Reg 44/2014 Off-Road Vehicle Insurance Coverage Regulation, amendment

The Highway Traffic Act

Man Reg 43/2014 Charges for Licences, Registrations, Permits and Other Services Regulation, amendment

The Manitoba Evidence Act

Man Reg 47/2014

Schedule of Criminal Organizations Regulation

Manitoba Gazette, Part II, March 15, 2014:

The Court of Queen's Bench Act

Man Reg 54/2014

Court of Queen's Bench Rules, amendment

Proclamations

Manitoba Gazette, Part I, March 15, 2014:

The Fish and Wildlife Enhancement Fund Act, SM 2013, s 30

  • Act in force March 1, 2014

New Brunswick

Bills

  Referenced only on first reading
41 An Act to Amend the Motor Vehicle Act
Hon. Northrup
42 An Act to Repeal the Higher Education Foundation Act
Hon. Carr
43 An Act Respecting the New Brunswick College of Pharmacists
Hon. Riordon
44 An Act to Amend An Act to Incorporate the Cosmetology Association of New Brunswick
Mr. Killen
45 An Act to Amend the Fish and Wildlife Act
Hon. Carr
46 Government Advertising Accountability Act
Mr. Gallant
47 An Act to Amend the New Brunswick Liquor Corporation Act
Hon. Higgs
48 An Act to Amend the Members' Conflict of Interest Act
Mr. Boudreau
49 An Act to Amend the Securities Act
Hon. Lifford
50 Legal Aid Act
Hon. Lifford

Regulations

New Brunswick Royal Gazette, Part II, March 26, 2014:

Crown Construction Contracts Act

NB Reg 2014-25 NB Reg 82-113, amendment

Notices

New Brunswick Royal Gazette, Part I, March 19, 2014:

Financial and Consumer Services Commission

Notice of Rule

  • The making of amendments to National Instrument 23-103 Electronic Trading and changes to its related Companion Policy 23-103 as well the making of amendments to Multilateral Instrument 11-102 Passport System. (the "amendments")

Newfoundland and Labrador

Bills

  Referenced only on first reading
1 Public Interest Disclosure Act
Hon. King
2 Interim Supply Act, 2014
Hon. Johnson
3 An Act to Amend the Vital Statistics Act, 2009
Hon. Crummell
4 An Act to Amend the Mental Health Care and Treatment Act
Hon. Sullivan
5 An Act to Repeal the Printing Services Act
Hon. Crummell
6 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

Regulations

Newfoundland and Labrador Gazette, Part II, March 7, 2014:

Highway Traffic Act

NLR 18/14 Carrier Safety Regulations, amendment
NLR 19/14 Highway Traffic Demerit Point System Regulations, amendment
NLR 20/14 Highway Traffic Demerit Point System Regulations, amendment

Newfoundland and Labrador Gazette, Part II, March 14, 2014:

Health Professions Act

NLR 23/14 Health Professions Act Schedule, amendment


Northwest Territories

Bills

  Referenced only on first reading
24 An Act to Amend the Student Financial Assistance Act
Hon. Lafferty
25 An Act to Amend the Education Act March 12, 2014
Hon. Lafferty


Nova Scotia   

Regulations

Nova Scotia Royal Gazette, Part II, March 21, 2014:

Petroleum Products Pricing Act

NS Reg 33/2014 Prescribed Petroleum Products Prices
NS Reg 38/2014 Prescribed Petroleum Products Prices

Nunavut

Bills

  Referenced only on first reading
3 Supplementary Appropriation (Operations and Maintenance) Act, No. 3, 2013-2014
Hon. Peterson
4 Supplementary Appropriation (Capital) Act, No. 4, 2013-2014
Hon. Peterson
5 Interim Appropriation Act (Operations and Maintenance), April 1, 2014 to July 31, 2014
Hon. Peterson

Ontario

Bills

  Referenced only on first reading
172 An Act to amend the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities Act to establish
the Advisory Council on Work-Integrated Learning
Ms Sattler
173 An Act to amend the Highway Traffic Act in respect of various matters
Hon. Murray
174 An Act to amend the Pension Benefits Act
Mr. Miller
176 An Act to enact the Burden Reduction Reporting Act, 2014 and the Partnerships
for Jobs and Growth Act, 2014
Hon. Hoskins
177 An Act to amend the Legislative Assembly Act
Hon. Sousa
178 An Act to ensure that blood and blood constituents are donated freely
Hon. Matthews
179 An Act to promote public sector and MPP accountability and transparency by enacting
the Broader Public Sector Executive Compensation Act, 2014 and amending
various Acts
Hon. Milloy
180 An Act to amend the Niagara Escarpment Planning and Development Act
Mr. MacLaren
181 An Act to require the establishment of an advisory committee to make
recommendations to the Minister of Transportation and the Minister of
Community Safety and Correctional Services for the improvement of
highway incident management
Mrs. Martow

Regulations

Ontario Gazette, March 22, 2014:

Courts of Justice Act

O Reg 43/14 Rules of Civil Procedure, amending Reg 194 of RRO 1990
O Reg 44/14 Rules of the Small Claims Court, amending O Reg 258/98

Pension Benefits Act

O Reg 51/14 General, amending Reg 909 of RRO 1990
O Reg 52/14 Essar Steel Algoma Inc. Pension Plans, amending O Reg 202/02

Proclamations

Ontario Gazette, March 15, 2014:

Wireless Services Agreements Act, 2013, SO 2013, c 8

  • Sections 1-7, 8 (1) except clause (a), 8 (2) and (3), 9-22, in force April 1, 2014

Open for Business Act, 2010, SO 2010, c 16

  • Schedule 1, section 1, which amends the Crop Insurance Act (Ontario), 1996, in force July 1, 2014

Colleges Collective Bargaining Act, 2008, SO 2008, c 15

  • Sections 83 (2) and 84 (2), in force March 31, 2014

Notices

Ontario Gazette, March 22, 2014:

Ontario Securities Commission

  • Amendments to National Instrument 31-103 Registration Requirements, Exemptions and Ongoing Registrant Obligations

Prince Edward Island

Regulations

Prince Edward Island Royal Gazette, Part II, March 22, 2014:

Public Health Act

EC2014-148 Eating Establishments and Licensed Premises Regulations, amendment

Quebec

Réglements

Gazette officielle du Québec, Partie 2, 19 mars 2014 :

Loi sur les régimes complémentaires de retraite

Décret 227-2014 Règlement modifi ant le Règlement sur la soustraction de certains régimes de retraite à l'application de dispositions de la Loi sur les régimes complémentaires de retraite

Loi sur la santé et la sécurité du travail

Décret 252-2014 Règlement modifi ant le Règlement sur la santé et la sécurité du travail

Regulations

Gazette officielle du Québec, Part 2, March 19, 2014:

Supplemental Pension Plans Act

OC 227-2014 Regulation to amend the Regulation respecting the exemption of certain pension plans from the application of provisions of the Supplemental Pension Plans Act

An Act respecting occupational health and safety

OC 252-2014 Regulation to amend the Regulation respecting occupational health and safety

Ordres Ministériels

Gazette officielle du Québec, Partie 2, 26 mars 2014 :

Code de la sécurité routière

AM 2014-01 Délimitation des zones de dégel et détermination des périodes de dégel annuel pour l'année 2014 — Arrêté numéro 2014-01 du ministre des Transports
AM 2014-02 Concernant l'approbation des balances — Arrêté numéro 2014-02 du ministre des Transports

Ministerial Orders

Gazette officielle du Québec, Part 2, March 26, 2014:

Highway Safety Code

MO 2014-01 Delineation of the thaw zones and determination of the annual thaw periods for 2014 — Order number 2014-01 of the Minister of Transport
MO 2014-02 Concerning the approval of weigh scales — Order number 2014-02 of the Minister of Transport

Projets de Règlement

Gazette officielle du Québec, Partie 2, 19 mars 2014 :

Loi sur l'assurance maladie

  • Règlement modifi ant le Règlement d'application de la Loi sur l'assurance maladie

Draft Regulations

Gazette officielle du Québec, Part 2, March 19, 2014:

Health Insurance Act

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

Saskatchewan

Regulations

Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, March 21, 2014:

The Occupational Health and Safety Act, 1993

Sask Reg 5/2014 The Occupational Health and Safety Amendment Regulations, 2014


Yukon

Bills

  Referenced only on first reading
12 Third Appropriation Act, 2013-14
Hon. Pasloski
13 Interim Supply Appropriation Act, 2014-15
Hon. Pasloski
14 First Appropriation Act, 2014-15
Hon. Pasloski

 

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