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Legislative Updates – March 2018

 Federal 

Occupational Health & Safety

No Legislative Changes

Environmental Legislation

Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999
Item 139 of Schedule 1 has been added
February 12, 2018

Benzene in Gasoline Regulations
Various amendments
February 2, 2018

Contaminated Fuel Regulations
Section 1 has been repealed
Subsection 4(3) and paragraph 5(1)(l) have been added
Paragraph 5(1)(k) has been replaced
Section 6 has been amended
February 2, 2018

New Substances Notification Regulations (Chemicals and Polymers)
Various amendments
February 2, 2018

New Substances Notification Regulations (Organisms)
Various amendments
February 2, 2018

Marine Spark-Ignition Engine, Vessel and Off-Road Recreational Vehicle Emission Regulations
Paragraph 5(4)(k) has been added
March 22, 2018

Off-Road Small Spark-Ignition Engine Emission Regulations
Various amendments
March 22, 2018

Tetrachloroethylene (Use in Dry Cleaning and Reporting Requirements) Regulations
Subsection 8(1) has been amended
February 2, 2018

Tributyltetradecylphosphonium Chloride Regulations
Paragraph 4(c) has been replaced
February 2, 2018

Volatile Organic Compound (VOC) Concentration Limits for Architectural Coatings Regulations
Paragraph 10(1)(a) and subsection 17(2) have been replaced
Subsections 13(3), 14(4) and 17(1.1) have been added
Subsection 17(1) has been amended
February 2, 2018

Volatile Organic Compound (VOC) Concentration Limits for Automotive Refinishing Products Regulations
Subsection 2(3) has been amended
Paragraph5(1)(a) and subsection 10(2) have been replaced
February 2, 2018

Species at Risk Act
Parts 1-4 of Schedule 1 have been amended
February 2, 2018

List of Wildlife Species at Risk (referral back to COSEWIC) Order
New Order under the Species at Risk Act
February 21, 2018

 Alberta

Occupational Health & Safety

Communicable Diseases Regulation
Section 15 has been amended
February 22, 2018

Firefighters’ Primary Site Cancer Regulation
Section 2 has been amended
Section 3 has been repealed
January 17, 2018

Environmental Legislation

Standard for Greenhouse Gas Emission Offset Project Developers
Version 1.0
New standard under the Climate Change and Emissions Management Act
January 1, 2018

West Inter Lake District Regional Water Services Commission Regulation
Clauses 2(q)-(s) have been added
January 31, 2018

 

 British Columbia

Occupational Health & Safety

Workers Compensation Act
Various amendments to dollar amounts in force February 20, 2018
Item 6 of Schedule B has been amended, in force March 1, 2018

Workers Compensation Act Appeal Regulation
Section 6 has been amended
March 7, 2018

Environmental Legislation

Energy Efficiency Standards Regulation
Various amendments
March 6, 2018

Protocol 11 for Contaminated Sites: Upper Cap Concentrations for Substances Listed in the Contaminated Sites Regulation
Version 3.0
New to our service under the Environmental Management Act.

Protocol 13 for Contaminated Sites: Screening Level Risk Assessment
Version 3
New to our service under the Environmental Management Act.

Government Actions Regulation
Paragraph 2(3)(b) and subsection 4(3) have been replaced
Paragraph 4(2)(a) has been repealed
March 7, 2018

Emergency Management Regulation
New regulation replaces the 2013 version
March 1, 2018

Fee, Levy and Security Regulation
Subsection 23.2(2) has been replaced
March 5, 2018

 Manitoba

Occupational Health & Safety

No Legislative Changes

Environmental Legislation

The Dangerous Goods Handling and Transportation Act
Subsection 8(4) has been amended
Subsection 8(4.1), and clauses 40(1)(h.1) and (ii) have been added
March 15, 2018

Hazardous Waste Regulation
Various amendments
March 15, 2018

The Wildfires Act
New Legislation

 New Brunswick

Occupational Health & Safety

Public Health Act
Government correction: numerous amendments in force January 31, 2018, not February 1, 2018

Public Health Inspector Certification Regulation — Public Health Act
New regulation
February 1, 2018

Reporting and Diseases Regulation
Various amendments
February 1, 2018

Environmental Legislation

Public Health Act
Government correction: numerous amendments in force January 31, 2018, not February 1, 2018

On-site Sewage Disposal System Regulation
Section 16 has been repealed
Section17 has been replaced
February 1, 2018

 Newfoundland and Labrador

Occupational Health & Safety

Independent Appointments Commission Act
Subsections 6(3) and 7(5) have been replaced, in force December 7, 2017
The Schedule has been amended, now in force March 12, 2018

Environmental Legislation

Independent Appointments Commission Act
Subsections 6(3) and 7(5) have been replaced, in force December 7, 2017
The Schedule has been amended, in force March 12, 2018

 Northwest Territories

Occupational Health & Safety

No Legislative Changes

Environmental Legislation

No Legislative Changes

 Nova Scotia

Occupational Health & Safety

No Legislative Changes

Environmental Legislation

Environment Act
Various amendments
February 15, 2018

Standards for Quantification, Reporting and Verification of Greenhouse Gas Emissions Adoption Regulations
New regulation under the Environment Act
February 15, 2018

Marine Renewable-energy Act
New Act, with amendments
January 23, 2018

Marine Renewable-energy Fees Regulations
New regulation under the Marine Renewable-energy Act
January 23, 2018

Marine Renewable-energy General Regulations
New regulation under the Marine Renewable-energy Act
January 23, 2018

 Nunavut

Occupational Health & Safety

No Legislative Changes

Environmental Legislation

No Legislative Changes

 Ontario

Occupational Health & Safety

Designated Substance Regulation — Asbestos on Construction Projects and in Buildings and Repair Operations
Subsections 8(1) and 20(4) have been revoked
Subsections 20(1) and (3) have been amended
March 2, 2018

Firefighters — Protective Equipment
Subsection 8(1) has been amended
Subsection8(2) has been revoked
March 2, 2018

Health Care and Residential Facilities Regulation
Section 7 and Form 1 have been revoked
March 2, 2018

Environmental Legislation

Ontario Offset Credits Regulation
New regulation under the Climate Change Mitigation and Low-carbon Economy Act, 2016
January 1, 2018

Municipal Act, 2001
Clause 286(1)(f) has been replaced, and clause (g) has been added
March 1, 2018

Ontario Energy Board Act, 1998
Section 79.2 has been replaced
February 15, 2018

 Prince Edward Island

Occupational Health & Safety

No Legislative Changes

Environmental Legislation

No Legislative Changes

 Quebec

Occupational Health & Safety

An Act to prevent and fight sexual violence in higher education institutions
New Act
December 8, 2017

Safety Code
Sections 361-365 effective March 18, 2018

Environment Quality Act
Numerous amendments
March 23, 2018

Mining Act
Section 240 has been amended
March 23, 2018

Public Health Act
Section 130.2 has been amended
March 23, 2018

Environmental Legislation

Commercial Aquaculture Act
Section 43 has been amended
March 23, 2018

Environment Quality Act
Numerous amendments
March 23, 2018

Waterworks and Sewer Services Regulation
Repealed
March 23, 2018

Mining Act
Section 240 has been amended
March 23, 2018

Natural Heritage Conservation Act
Section 22.2 has been added
Section 39 has been amended
March 23, 2018

Permits and Certificates for the Sale and Use of Pesticides Regulation
Various amendments
March 8, 2018, with exceptions.

Pesticides Management Code
Various amendments
March 8, 2018, with exceptions.

 Saskatchewan

Occupational Health & Safety

No Legislative Changes

Environmental Legislation

The Ministry of Energy and Resources Regulations, 2018
New regulation under The Executive Government Administration Act
February 5, 2018

 Yukon

Occupational Health & Safety

No Legislative Changes

Environmental Legislation

Designated Materials Regulation
The amendment that replaced Schedule A has been repealed
January 18, 2018

Withdrawal from Disposal of Certain Lands in Yukon (White River First Nation) Order
Paragraph 2(a) has been amended
January 30, 2018

Withdrawal from Disposal of Certain Yukon Oil and Gas Lands (White River First Nation) Order
Paragraph 2(a) has been amended
January 30, 2018

Order Prohibiting Entry on Certain Lands in Yukon (White River First Nation)
The definition of “Order expiry date” in section 2 has been amended
January 30, 2018

Prohibition of Entry on Certain Lands (Kluane National Park Reserve) Order
New to our service under the Placer Mining Act and the Quartz Mining Act.

Prohibition of Entry on Certain Lands (Ross River Area) Order
Section 3 has been amended
January 30, 2018

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