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Legislative Updates – May 2018

Federal

Occupational Health & Safety

Hazardous Products Regulations
Section 4.4.1 has been added
Section 4.5 has been replaced
April 4, 2018.

Radiation Emitting Devices Regulations
Sections 2 and 12 of Schedule I, and Part II of Schedule II have been replaced
May 15, 2018.

Manitoba Drivers Hours of Service Regulation
Clause 1.1(3)(e) has been repealed
May 1, 2018.

Seat Belt Exemptions and Other Seating-Related Exemptions Regulation
Clauses 5(1)(c) and 6(1)(c) have been amended
May 1, 2018.

The definition of “occupational health nurse” in section 1 has been amended
May 31, 2018.

Environmental Legislation

Administrative Monetary Penalties and Notices (CSA 2001) Regulations
Various amendments
April 23, 2018

Chlor-Alkali Mercury Liquid Effluent Regulations
Repealed
April 23, 2018

Hazardous Products Regulations
Section 4.4.1 has been added
Section 4.5 has been replaced
April 4, 2018

 

Alberta

Occupational Health & Safety

No Legislative Changes

Environmental Legislation

Edmonton Restricted Development Area Regulations
The Schedule has been amended
April 11, 2018

Bonnyville Regional Water Services Commission Regulation
New regulation under the Municipal Government Act
April 11, 2018

South Pigeon Lake Regional Wastewater Commission Regulation
New regulation under the Municipal Government Act
April 11, 2018

 

British Columbia

Occupational Health & Safety

Fire Services Act
Subsections 47(4) and (5) have been added
May 17, 2018

Mines Fee Regulation
Part 4 has been added effective April 13, 2018
Paragraph 3(3)(a) has been repealed, subsection 4(3) has been replaced, and subsection 4(4) has been added
May 1, 2018

Motor Vehicle Act
The definition of “insurance premium” in section 1 has been amended
May 17, 2018

Workers Compensation Act
Subsection 5.1(1.1) has been added
Subsection 5.1(4) has been amended
Paragraph 6.1(1)(a) has been replaced
May 17, 2018

Environmental Legislation

Greenhouse Gas Reduction (Clean Energy) Regulation
The definition of “operating costs” in section 1 has been amended
Paragraphs 2(2)(b) and (3)(b) have been replaced
Paragraphs 2(2)(b.1) and (3)(b.1), and subsection 2(3.01) have been added
April 20, 2018

Conservation Officer Service Authority Regulation
Paragraph 1(2)(c.1) has been replaced, and paragraph (c.2) has been added
April 26, 2018

Protocol 22 for Contaminated Sites: Application of Vapour Attenuation Factors to Characterize Vapour Contamination
Version 1.0
New under the Environmental Management Act.

Technical Guidance 24 on Contaminated Sites: Site-Specific Numerical Soil Standards Model Parameters
Version 1.0
New under the Environmental Management Act.

Administrative Orders and Remedies Regulation
Paragraph 8(b) has been amended
May 15, 2018

Mines Fee Regulation
Part 4 has been added effective April 13, 2018
Paragraph 3(3)(a) has been repealed, subsection 4(3) has been replaced, and subsection 4(4) has been added
May 1, 2018

Natural Resource Officer Authority Regulation
The Table has been amended
April 16, 2018

Oil and Gas Activities Act
Various amendments
May 17, 2018

 

Manitoba

Occupational Health & Safety

Drivers Hours of Service Regulation
Clause 1.1(3)(e) has been repealed
May 1, 2018

Seat Belt Exemptions and Other Seating-Related Exemptions Regulation
Clauses 5(1)(c) and 6(1)(c) have been amended
May 1, 2018

The definition of “occupational health nurse” in section 1 has been amended
May 31, 2018

Environmental Legislation

Safety Fitness Criteria and Certificates Regulation
The definition of “regulated vehicle” in section 1 has been amended
May 1, 2018

Wildlife Protection Regulation
Clause 6.4(2)(a) has been amended
May 16, 2018

 

New Brunswick

Occupational Health & Safety

No Legislative Changes

Environmental Legislation

Watershed Protected Area Designation Order – Clean Water Act
Schedule A has been amended
April 24, 2018

Wellfield Protected Area Designation Order – Clean Water Act
The Index of Plans of Protected Areas has been amended
Schedules A.23, A.43 and A.47 have been replaced
April 24, 2018

Climate Change Act
New Act
Subsections 3(1)-(4) deemed January 1, 2016
Subsection 4(12) September 30, 2018
The rest April 1, 2018

 

Newfoundland and Labrador

Occupational Health & Safety

No Legislative Changes

Environmental Legislation

No Legislative Changes

 

Northwest Territories

Occupational Health & Safety

No Legislative Changes

Environmental Legislation

Land Withdrawal Order (Thaidene Nene (East Arm of Great Slave Lake))
New regulation replaces 2014 version
April 5, 2018

 

Nova Scotia

Occupational Health & Safety

First Responders Road Safety Awareness Day Act
New Act
April 18, 2018

Environmental Legislation

No Legislative Changes

 

 

Nunavut

Occupational Health & Safety

Workers’ Compensation General Regulations
Subsection 4(3), and subparagraphs 6(1)(a)(i)-(iii) are amended
March 29, 2018

Environmental Legislation

No Legislative Changes

 

Ontario

Occupational Health & Safety

City of Toronto Act, 2006
The definition of “local board (restricted definition)” in subsection 8(6) has been amended
April 30, 2018

Health Protection and Promotion Act
Subsection 21(1) has been amended and clause 39(2)(e) has been replaced, April 30, 2018
Various amendments
May 1, 2018

Designation of Diseases Regulation
New regulation under the Health Protection and Promotion Act
May 1, 2018

Specification of Reportable Diseases Regulation
Revoked
May 1, 2018

Municipal Act, 2001
The definition of “local board” in subsection 10(6) has been amended
April 30, 2018

Health Care and Residential Facilities Regulation
Paragraph 9 of subsection 2(1) has been replaced
April 30, 2018

Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System (WHMIS) Regulation
The definitions of “first transition period” and “second transition period” in subsection 25.1(3) have been amended
April 26, 2018

Designations Regulation under the Regulatory Modernization Act, 2007
Tables 1 and 2 of Schedule A, Tables 1 and 2 of Schedule B, and Schedule C have been amended
April 30, 2018

Technical Standards and Safety Act, 2000
Various amendments
May 7, 2018

Workplace Safety and Insurance Act, 1997
Subsection 2(1) has been amended and subsection 83(4) has been added, April 6, 2018
Section 14 has been amended
April 30, 2018 and May 8, 2018

Environmental Legislation

City of Toronto Act, 2006
The definition of “local board (restricted definition)” in subsection 8(6) has been amended
April 30, 2018

Climate Change Mitigation and Low-carbon Economy Act, 2016
Subsections 71(5) and (6) have been replaced
March 31, 2018

Methodology for the Distribution of Ontario Emission Allowances Free of Charge
New to our service under the Climate Change Mitigation and Low-carbon Economy Act, 2016

General Regulation under the Endangered Species Act, 2007
Various amendments
April 6, 2018

Considering climate change in the environmental assessment process
New under the Environmental Assessment Act

Disposable Containers for Milk Regulation
Section 4 has been replaced
April 6, 2018

Section 28 Exemptions – Greenhouse Gas Campus Retrofits Program Regulation
New regulation under the Financial Administration Act
April 23, 2018

Health Protection and Promotion Act
Various amendments
May 1, 2018

Conversion Date Regulation
New regulation under the Mining Act
April 5, 2018

Exploration Plans and Exploration Permits Regulation
Various amendments
April 10, 2018

Municipal Act, 2001
The definition of “local board” in subsection 10(6) has been amended
April 30, 2018

Transitional Matters – Growth Plans Regulation
Subsection 3(5) has been amended
Subsection 3(8) has been added
May 4, 2018

Designations Regulation under the Regulatory Modernization Act, 2007
Schedules A, B and C have been amended
April 30, 2018

Tires Regulation
New regulation under the Resource Recovery and Circular Economy Act, 2016
Sections 15-17 effective July 1, 2018
Sections 4-14 and 24 effective January 1, 2019
The rest effective April 9, 2018

Drinking Water Systems Regulation
The definition of “children and youth care facility” in subsection 1(1) has been amended
April 30, 2018

Technical Standards and Safety Act, 2000
Various amendments
May 7, 2018

General Regulation under the Toxics Reduction Act, 2009
Various amendments
April 23, 2018

Service of Documents Regulation under the Toxics Reduction Act, 2009
New regulation
April 23, 2018

 

Prince Edward Island

Occupational Health & Safety

No Legislative Changes

Environmental Legislation

No Legislative Changes

 

Quebec

Occupational Health & Safety

Highway Safety Code
Various amendments
April 18, 2018 and May 18, 2018

Medical Aid Regulation
Various amendments
May 24, 2018

Occupational Health and Safety Regulation
Sections 25, 26, 27, 32, 167, 247 and 273 have been amended
Section 25.1 has been added
Sections 28, 29 and 30 have been replaced
May 10, 2018

Environmental Legislation

Highway Safety Code
Various amendments
April 18, 2018 and May 18, 2018

Terms and conditions for the signing of certain documents of the Ministère du Développement durable, de l’Environnement et des Parcs
Sections 1-3 have been replaced
Sections 2.1 and 2.2 have been added
Section 6 has been amended
April 18, 2018

Réserve de biodiversité projetée d’Opémican – Conservation plan
New conservation plan under the Natural Heritage Conservation Act
May 3, 2018

Rules of Procedure Governing Public Consultation on Proposed Protected Areas
Revoked
May 23, 2018

Sustainable Development of Forests in the Domain of the State Regulation
New regulation under the Sustainable Forest Development Act
April 1, 2018

 

Saskatchewan

Occupational Health & Safety

No Legislative Changes

Environmental Legislation

The Electronic Equipment Stewardship Regulations
New regulation under The Environmental Management and Protection Act, 2010
May 1, 2018

The Waste Electronic Equipment Regulations
Repealed
May 1, 2018

The 2018 Farm and Ranch Water Infrastructure Program Regulations
New regulation under The Farm Financial Stability Act
April 19, 2018

The Water Power Rental Regulations, 2018
New regulation under The Water Power Act
April 19, 2018

The Water Power Rental Regulations
Repealed
April 19, 2018

The Wildfire Regulations
Subsections 6(6) and (7) have been replaced
March 31, 2018

 

Yukon

Occupational Health & Safety

No Legislative Changes

Environmental Legislation

Withdrawal from Disposal of Certain Lands in Yukon (White River First Nation) Order
Paragraph 2(b), and the heading to Schedule B have been amended
March 21, 2018

Withdrawal from Disposal of Certain Yukon Oil and Gas Lands (White River First Nation) Order
Paragraph 2(b), and the heading to Schedule B have been amended
March 22, 2018

Class 1 Notification Areas Regulation
The definition of “Schedule” in section 1 has been added
The Schedule has been amended
April 1, 2018

Order Prohibiting Entry on Certain Lands in Yukon (Ketza River Mine Site)
New Order under the Placer Mining Act and the Quartz Mining Act
March 7, 2018

Order Prohibiting Entry on Certain Lands in Yukon (White River First Nation)
The definition of “Order expiry date” in section 2, and the heading to Schedule B have been amended
March 21, 2018

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