Legislative Update Report No. 2014-10 - May 2014

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Federal Government

Bills

  Referenced only on first reading
C-35 An Act to amend the Criminal Code (law enforcement animals, military animals and service animals)
Hon. MacKay

Senate

  Referenced only on first reading
S-5 An Act to amend the Canada National Parks Act (Nááts'ihch'oh National Park Reserve of Canada)
Hon. Carignan
S-221 An Act to amend the Criminal Code (assaults against public transit operators)
Hon. Runciman

Regulations

Canada Gazette, Part II, May 21, 2014:

Farm Products Agencies Act

SOR/2014-107 Order Amending the Canadian Chicken Marketing Levies Order
SOR/2014-106 Regulations Amending the Canadian Chicken Marketing Quota Regulations

Canada Transportation Act

SOR/2014-104 Canadian Transportation Agency Rules (Dispute Proceedings and Certain Rules Applicable to All Proceedings)

Food and Drugs Act

SOR/2014-99 Regulations Amending the Food and Drug Regulations (Mechanically Tenderized Beef)

Proposed Regulations

Canada Gazette, Part I, May 10, 2014:

Corrections and Conditional Release Act

  • Regulations Amending the Corrections and Conditional Release Regulations

Department of Health Act

  • Potable Water on Board Trains, Vessels, Aircraft and Buses Regulations

Canada Gazette, Part I, May 17, 2014:

Status of the Artist Act

  • Status of the Artist Act Procedural Regulations

Railway Safety Act

  • Railway Safety Administrative Monetary Penalties Regulations

Releases, Speeches and Statements

Finance

April 24, 2014
Harper government begins consultations on a potential Target Benefit Pension Plan framework, closes June 23, 2014

Office of the Superintendent of Financial Institutions

May 21, 2014
External Audit Quality Initiatives : letter of May 9, 2014

Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission

April 24, 2014
CNSC invites comments on Draft REGDOC-2.3.1, Conduct of Licensed Activities : construction of reactor facilities, closes June 24, 2014

April 24, 2014
Public consultation : Environmental assessments at the CNSC, feedback by June 30, 2014

May 2, 2014
CNSC extends Bruce Power's operating licence until May 2015

Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunication Commission

April 24, 2014
CRTC announces public hearing on the future of the Canadian television system, closes June 25, 2014

Notices

Canada Gazette, Part I, May 17, 2014:

Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999

  • Publication after screening assessment of six azo metal complexes and other azo substances specified on the Domestic Substances List (subsection 77(1) of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999)

Miscellaneous Notices

Canada Gazette, Part I, May 10, 2014:

  • HSBC Bank U.S.A., National Association, Canada Branch, release of assets
  • Investors Group Trust Co. Ltd., reduction of stated capital
  • Standard Life Assurance Company 2006 (The), release of assets

Canada Gazette, Part I, May 17, 2014:

  • HSBC Bank U.S.A., National Association, Canada Branch, release of assets
  • Prudential Assurance Company Limited (The) and The Prudential Assurance Company Limited (of England), release of assets

Commissions

Canada Gazette, Part I, May 10, 2014:

NAFTA Secretariat

  • Carbon and certain alloy steel wire rod from Canada — Decision

National EnergyBoard

  • Canadian Niagara Power Inc. — Application to operate an international power line
  • SESCO Enterprises Canada, Ltd. — Application to export electricity to the United States

Supplements

Canada Gazette, Part I, May 10, 2014:

Copyright Board

  • Statement of Proposed Royalties to Be Collected by Access Copyright for the Reprographic Reproductions, in Canada, of Works in its Repertoire

Canada Gazette, Part I, May 17, 2014:

Copyright Board

  • Statement of Royalties to Be Collected by Re: Sound for the Communication to the Public by Telecommunication, in Canada, of Published Sound Recordings Embodying Musical Works and Performers’ Performances of Such Works

Alberta

Regulations

Alberta Gazette, Part II, May 15, 2014:

Land Titles Act

Alta Reg 66/2014 Name Search Amendment Regulation

Royal Assents

May 14, 2014

  • Bill 11, Child, Youth and Family Enhancement Amendment Act, 2014 — Chapter No. 7
  • Bill 12, Statutes Amendment Act, 2014 — Chapter No. 8

Proclamations

Alberta Gazette, Part I, May 15, 2014:

Protecting Alberta's Environment Act, SA 2013, c P-26.8

  • Act in force April 28, 2014

British Columbia

  • No entries for this issue

Manitoba

Bills

  Referenced only on first reading
64 The Court of Queen's Bench Small Claims Practices Amendment Act
Hon. Swan
69 The Technical Safety Act
Hon. Braun
71 The Animal Diseases Amendment Act
Hon. Kostyshyn

Regulations

Manitoba Gazette, Part II, April 26, 2014:

The Buildings and Mobile Homes Act

Man Reg 118/2014 Manitoba Building Code, amendment

Manitoba Gazette, Part II, May 3, 2014:

The Highway Traffic Act

Man Reg 119/2014 Highway Traffic (General) Regulation

The Farm Products Marketing Act

Man Reg 128/2014 Honey Producers Administration Fee Regulation, amendment

Proclamations

Manitoba Gazette, Part I, May 3, 2014:

The Statutes and Regulations Act, SM 2013, c 39

  • Schedule A in force May 1, 2014

The Queen's Printer Act, SM 2013, c 39

  • Schedule B in force May 1, 2014

Manitoba Gazette, Part I, May 10, 2014:

The Highway Traffic Amendment Act (Powers of Traffic Authorities over Cycling Traffic),
SM 2012, c 34

  • Act in force May 1, 2014

The Highway Traffic Amendment Act (Safety of Workers in Highway Construction Zones),
SM 2013, c 21

  • Act in force May 16, 2014

New Brunswick

Bills

  Referenced only on first reading
87 Fiscal Transparency and Accountability Act
Hon. Higgs
88 An Act to Amend the Civil Service Act
Hon. MacDonald
89 Loan Act 2014
Hon. Higgs
90 An Act to Amend the Expropriation Act
Hon. Flemming
91 Appropriations Act 2014-2015
Hon. Higgs

Proclamations

New Brunswick Royal Gazette, Part I, May 14, 2014:

An Act to Amend the Crown Lands and Forests Act, SNB 2013, c 39

  • Act in force May 1, 2014

Notices

New Brunswick Royal Gazette, Part I, May 14, 2014:

Financial and Consumer Services Commission

Notice of Rule

  • The making of amendments to National Instrument 31-103 Registration Requirements, Exemptions and Ongoing Registrant Obligations as well as Changes to Companion Policy 31-103CP

New Brunswick Royal Gazette, Part I, May 21, 2014:

Financial and Consumer Services Commission

Notice of Rule

  • The making of amendments to National Instrument 21-101 Marketplace Operation (French Version Only)
  • National Instrument 31-103 Registration Requirements, Exemptions and Ongoing Registrant Obligations (French Version Only)
  • National Instrument 44-102 Shelf Distributions
  • National Instrument 55-101 Standards of Disclosure for Oil and Gas Activities (French Version Only)
  • National Instrument 71-102 Continuous Disclosure and Other Exemptions Relating to Foreign Issuers (French Version Only). (Collectively, the amendments)
  • The making of amendments to the French version of National Instrument 81-102 Mutual Funds (the amendments)

Newfoundland and Labrador

Bills

  Referenced only on first reading
8 Publication of Adjudication Tribunal Decisions Amendment Act
Hon. Davis
14 Emergency 911 Act
Hon. Kent
16 An Act to Amend the Student Financial Assistance Act
Hon. O'Brien
17 An Act to Amend the Revenue Administration Act and the Tax Agreement Act, 2010
Hon. Johnson
18 An Act to Amend the Fish Processing Licensing Board Act
Hon. Hutchings

Northwest Territories

Regulations

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

Motor Vehicles Act

NWT Reg 070-2014 Motor Vehicle Equipment Regulations, amendment

Proclamations

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

An Act to Amend the Legislative Assembly and Executive Council Act, SNWT 2013, c 21

  • Act in force April 1, 2014 (SI-001-2014)

Notices

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

Securities Act

  • Implementing Rule 31-806 Registration Requirements, Exemptions and Ongoing Registrant Obligations

Nova Scotia   

Regulations

Nova Scotia Royal Gazette, Part II, May 16, 2014:

Natural Products Act

NS Reg 62/2014 Nova Scotia Egg Producers' Pullet Regulations, amendment

Petroleum Products Pricing Act

NS Reg 63/2014 Prescribed Petroleum Products Prices
NS Reg 64/2014 Prescribed Petroleum Products Prices

Regulated Health Professions Network Act

NS Reg 61/2014 Regulated Health Professions Network Regulations

Nunavut

  • No entries for this issue

Ontario

Regulations

Ontario Gazette, May 17, 2014:

Credit Unions and Caisses Populaires Act, 1994

O Reg 120/14 General, amending O Reg 237/09

Electricity Act, 1998

O Reg 126/14 Adjustments Under Section 25.33 of the Act, amending O Reg 429/04

Environmental Assessment Act

O Reg 129/14 Waste Management Projects, amending O Reg 101/07
O Reg 130/14 Electricity Projects, amending O Reg 116/01

Environmental Protection Act

O Reg 131/14 Renewable Energy Approvals Under Part V.0.1 of the Act

Housing Services Act, 2011

O Reg 111/14 General, amending O Reg 367/11

Pension Benefits Act

O Reg 118/14 Solvency Funding Relief for Certain Public Sector Pension Plans, amending O Reg 178/11
O Reg 119/14 General, amending Reg 909 of RRO 1990

Provincial Offences Act

O Reg 116/14 Parking Infractions, amending Reg 949 of RRO 1990
O Reg 117/14 Proceedings Commenced by Certificate of Offence, amending Reg 950 of RRO 1990

Workplace Safety and Insurance Act, 1997

O Reg 113/14 Firefireghters, amending O Reg 253/07

Proclamations

Ontario Gazette, May 10, 2014:

Non-Profit Housing Co-operatives Statute Law Amendment Act, 2013, SO 2013, c 3

  • Act in force June 1, 2014

Good Government Act, 2009, SO 2009, c 33

  • Schedule 4, section 1(9), (26), (40), (41), which amend the Provincial Offences Act, in force July 1, 2014
  • Schedule 4, section 3(1), which amends the Highway Traffic Act, in force July 1, 2014

Prince Edward Island

Bills

  Referenced only on first reading
48 Supplementary Appropriation Act, 2014
Hon. Sheridan
49 An Act to Amend the Highway Traffic Act (No. 3)
Hon. Vessey

Notices

Prince Edward Island Royal Gazette, Part I, May 17, 2014:

Egg Producers of Prince Edward Island

  • Price Determination Order - Amendment (EPPEI 14-03)

Quebec

  • No entries for this issue

Saskatchewan

Bills

  Referenced only on first reading
137 The Legislative Assembly and Executive Council Amendment Act, 2014
Hon. Wyant
138 The Officers of the Legislative Assembly Standardization Amendment Act, 2014
Hon. Wyant
139 The Election Amendment Act, 2014
Hon. Wyant
140 The Appropriation Act, 2014 (No. 1)
Hon. Krawetz

Proclamations

Saskatchewan Gazette, Part I, May 16, 2014:

The Conservation Easements Amendment Act, 2010, SS 2010, c 6

  • Act in force May 12, 2014

The Wildlife Habitat Protection (Land Designation) Amendment Act, 2010, SS 2010, c 36

  • Act in force May 12, 2014
     

Yukon

Regulations

Yukon Gazette, Part II, May 15, 2014:

Waters Act

Yukon OIC 2014/63 Regulation to Amend the Waters Regulation

 

 

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