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December Legislative Updates

Key:

Title of Legislation

Changes Made

Effective Date

 

Occupational Health & Safety


Federal

  No changes

Alberta

  No changes

British Columbia

Public Health Act

The definition of “nurse practitioner” in section 1 has been repealed

November 2, 2017

 

Gas Safety Regulation

Paragraphs 30(1)(b) and (f) have been replaced

November 1, 2017

 

Workers Compensation Act

The definition of “psychologist” in subsection 5.1(4) has been replaced

November 2, 2017

 

Manitoba

 

The Highway Traffic Act

Subsection 47(3) has been amended

November 20, 2017

 

New Brunswick

 

Motor Vehicle Act

Various amendments

November 1, 2017

Newfoundland and Labrador

  No changes

Northwest Territories

  No changes

Nova Scotia

  No changes

Nunavut

  No changes

Ontario

 

Electronic Cigarettes Act, 2015

The definition of “home health-care worker” in subsection 11(5) has been amended

November 1, 2017

 

Health Protection and Promotion Act

The definition of “health care provider or health care entity” in subsection 77.7(6) has been amended

November 1, 2017

 

Smoke-Free Ontario Act

The definition of “home health-care worker” in subsection 9.1(5) has been amended

November 1, 2017

Prince Edward Island

 

Scaffolding Regulations

Subsection 17(4) has been amended
Clauses 19(4)(b)-(e) have been replaced

October 28, 2017

Quebec

Safety in Guided Land Transport Act

Sections 54 and 58 have been amended

September 27, 2017

 

Rail Safety Regulation

Section 106 has been amended

September 27, 2017

 

Tobacco Control Act

Section 5.1 has been added

November 26, 2017

Saskatchewan

  No changes

Yukon

  No changes

Environmental

Federal

 

Pest Control Products Regulations

Various amendments

November 30, 2017

 

Species at Risk Act

Parts 2-4 of Schedule 1 have been amended

November 2, 2017

 

Emergency Order for the Protection of the Greater Sage-Grouse

Paragraph 4(3)(d) has been replaced

October 20, 2017

 

Alberta

 

Emissions Trading Regulation

Subclause 53(1)(a)(ii) has been replaced
Section 59 has been amended

October 5, 2017

 

Calgary International Airport Vicinity Protection Area Regulation

Clause 1(j) has been added
Subsection 3(3) has been amended
Subsection 7(1) and Schedule 2 have been replaced
Section 9 has been repealed

October 26, 2017

 

British Columbia

 

Carbon Tax Act

Subsection 1(1), and Schedules 1 and 2 have been amended
Part 2 has been repealed

November 2, 2017

 

Administrative Guidance 6 on Contaminated Sites: Site Profile Decisions and Requesting Releases Where Local Government Approvals have been Required

Version 8.0

November 1, 2017

 

Contaminated Sites Regulation

Numerous amendments

November 1, 2017

 

Digestion for Total Metals in Water – Prescriptive

Latest version

Revised September 15, 2017

 

Extractable Petroleum Hydrocarbons (EPH) in Water by GC/FID

Latest version

Revised September 15, 2017

 

Procedure 9: Procedures for processing site profiles

Version 2.3

November 1, 2017

 

Protocol 4 for Contaminated Sites: Establishing Background Concentrations in Soil

Version 9

November 1, 2017

 

Protocol 16 for Contaminated Sites: Determining the Presence and Mobility of Nonaqueous Phase Liquids and Odorous Substances

Version 2.0

November 1, 2017

 

Protocol 17 for Contaminated Sites: Forms for Notifications of Independent Remediation and Migration

Version 3.0

November 1, 2017

 

Protocol 21 for Contaminated Sites: Water Use Determination

Version 2.0

November 1, 2017

 

Strong Acid Leachable Metals (SALM) in Soil – Prescriptive

Latest version

Revised September 15, 2017

 

Technical Guidance 4 on Contaminated Sites: Vapour Investigation and Remediation

Version 2

November 1, 2017

 

Technical Guidance 7 on Contaminated Sites: Supplemental Guidance for Risk Assessments

Version 5

November 2017

 

Technical Guidance 8 on Contaminated Sites: Groundwater Investigation and Characterization

Version 2

November 1, 2017

 

Technical Guidance 15 on Contaminated Sites: Concentration Limits for the Protection of Aquatic Receiving Environments

Version 2.0

November 1, 2017

 

Volatile Organic Compounds in Soil – PBM

Latest version

Revised September 15, 2017

 

Public Health Act

The definition of “nurse practitioner” in section 1 has been repealed

November 2, 2017

 

Manitoba

The Mines and Minerals Act

Subsection 232(3) has been repealed

November 20, 2017

 

The Oil and Gas Act

Subsection 199(5) has been repealed

November 20, 2017

 

New Brunswick

  No changes

Newfoundland and Labrador

No changes

Northwest Territories

  No changes

 

  Nova Scotia

Categorized List of Species at Risk

New regulation replaces 2015 version

October 6, 2017

 

Air Quality Regulations

Various amendments

October 12, 2017

 

List of Allowable Pesticides Regulations

Section 2 has been amended

September 25, 2017

 

Nunavut

  No changes

Ontario

Guideline A-10: Procedure for Preparing an Emission Summary and Dispersion Modelling Report

Version 4.0

New under the Environmental Protection Act.

 

Prince Edward Island

  No changes

Quebec

Energy Efficiency of Electrical or Hydrocarbon-fuelled Appliances Regulation

New to our service under the Energy Efficiency and Energy Conservation Standards for Certain Electrical or Hydrocarbon-fuelled Appliances Act

Latest amendments September 13, 2017

Saskatchewan

  No changes

Yukon

 

Withdrawal from Disposal of Certain Lands in Yukon (Liard First Nation) Order

Section 2 has been amended

September 28, 2017

 

Withdrawal from Disposal of Certain Lands in Yukon (Ross River Dena Council) Order

Section 2 has been amended

September 28, 2017

 

Withdrawal from Disposal of Certain Lands in Yukon (White River First Nation) Order

Paragraph 2(a) has been replaced
Paragraph 2(a.01) has been added
Schedule A has been amended

September 28, 2017

 

 

Withdrawal from Disposal of Certain Yukon Oil and Gas Lands (Liard First Nation) Order

Section 2 has been amended

September 29, 2017

 

Withdrawal from Disposal of Certain Yukon Oil and Gas Lands (Ross River Dena Council) Order

Section 2 has been amended

September 29, 2017

 

Withdrawal from Disposal of Certain Yukon Oil and Gas Lands (White River First Nation) Order

Paragraph 2(a) has been replaced
Paragraph 2(a.01) has been added
Schedule A has been amended

September 29, 2017

 

Order Prohibiting Entry on Certain Lands in Yukon (Liard First Nation)

Section 3 has been amended

September 28, 2017

 

Order Prohibiting Entry on Certain Lands in Yukon (Ross River Dena Council)

Section 3 has been amended

September 28, 2017

 

Order Prohibiting Entry on Certain Lands in Yukon (White River First Nation)

Section 2 and Schedule A have been amended

September 28, 2017

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