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CCOHS Legislation Monthly Report

October 2017

Table of Contents

The Legislation Monthly Report Archive is available at: http://www.ccohs.ca/legislation/update/archive.html

INTRODUCTION

The CCOHS legislation monthly report helps you track the legislative changes occurring in Canadian jurisdictions in September 2017. To assist you in tracking changes to this report, the updated information will appear in purple. Information contained in this report is restricted to environmental/health and safety legislation that is either available in the Canadian enviroOSH Legislation series or represents new items. We welcome your comments on this service. You can contact us at clientservices@ccohs.ca

Each jurisdiction contains information on the following:

1. Legislation in progress/proposed

1A. Acts

Contains the names of current federal, provincial and territorial bills relevant to the Canadian enviroOSH Legislation series. It is updated monthly. All bills are removed at the conclusion of a parliamentary session and a new series begins.

Note: If a bill has reached "Royal assent" this does not necessarily mean it is in force (effective). The notation NIF indicated Not in Force (i.e. will be proclaimed later).

Internet addresses containing proposed bills have been provided for those jurisdictions which supply this information. Please note that the bills are not official versions and that "first reading" bills may be amended.

1B. Regulations

List of proposals for amendments to current regulations or for new regulations. Some items may represent officially gazetted regulations which have yet to come into force. Summaries are included where available.

2. Amendments

Contains information about amendments which have come into force in September 2017. These amendments have been incorporated in the respective legislation by CCOHS staff.

3. Repealed Legislation

Lists documents repealed by the respective jurisdictions and removed from the Canadian enviroOSH Legislation series as of September 2017 under which they were made (Governing Act).

4. New documents

Documents that will be included in the Canadian enviroOSH Legislation collection. Please note that some items represent previously existing legislation to increase comprehensiveness while others are newly enacted legislation. Information is presented under the respective jurisdiction as follows: Title of the document, Governing Act (if necessary), and Citation.

Canada

Division 1 CANADA LEGISLATION IN PROGRESS/PROPOSED

Section 1.A Canada Acts

1st Session, 42nd Parliament

INTERNET: Canada’s LEGISinfo research tool for finding information on legislation before Parliament.

(Pr.) = Private Member's Bill

HOUSE OF COMMONS

SENATE

Section 1.B Canada Regulations

Regulations Amending the Vessel Operation Restriction Regulations (Canada Shipping Act, 2001): Canada Gazette, Vol. 151, No. 26 (July 1, 2017)

Arctic Shipping Safety and Pollution Prevention Regulations (Arctic Waters Pollution Prevention Act and Canada Shipping Act, 2001): Canada Gazette, Vol. 151, No. 26 (July 1, 2017)

Transportation of Dangerous Goods by Rail Security Regulations (Transportation of Dangerous Goods Act): Canada Gazette, Vol. 151, No. 25 (June 24, 2017)

Order Adding a Toxic Substance to Schedule 1 to the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 (Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999): Canada Gazette, Vol. 151, No. 25 (June 24, 2017)

Order Amending Schedule 1 to the Species at Risk Act (Species at Risk Act): Canada Gazette, Vol. 151, No. 24 (June 17, 2017)

Order Adding Toxic Substances to Schedule 1 to the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 (Canadian Environmental Protection Act): Canada Gazette, Vol. 151, No. 24 (June 17, 2017)

Regulations Respecting Reduction in the Release of Methane and Certain Volatile Organic Compounds (Upstream Oil and Gas Sector) [Erratum] (Canadian Environmental Protection Act): Canada Gazette, Vol. 151, No. 23 (June 10, 2017)

Regulations Amending Certain Regulations Made Under the Canada Labour Code (Canada Labour Code): Canada Gazette, Vol. 151, No. 23 (June 10, 2017)

Regulations Respecting Reduction in the Release of Volatile Organic Compounds (Petroleum Sector) (Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999) : Canada Gazette, Vol. 151, No. 20 (May 27, 2017)

Regulations Respecting Reduction in the Release of Methane and Certain Volatile Organic Compounds (Upstream Oil and Gas Sector) (Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999) : Canada Gazette, Vol. 151, No. 20 (May 27, 2017)

Regulations Amending the Regulations Designating Regulatory Provisions for Purposes of Enforcement (Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999) : Canada Gazette, Vol. 151, No. 20 (May 27, 2017)

Regulations Amending the Metal Mining Effluent Regulations (Fisheries Act) : Canada Gazette, Vol. 151, No. 19 (May 13, 2017)

Regulations Amending the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations (Marine Provisions) (Transportation of Dangerous Goods Act, 1992): Canada Gazette, Vol. 151, No. 13 (April 1, 2017)

Order Adding Toxic Substances to Schedule 1 to the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 (Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999): Canada Gazette, Vol. 151, No. 13 (April 1, 2017)

Order Adding a Toxic Substance to Schedule 1 to the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 (Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999), Canada Gazette, Vol. 151, No. 13 (April 1, 2017)

Notice of intent to develop regulations respecting formaldehyde (Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999): Canada Gazette, Vol. 151, No. 11 (March 18, 2017)

Regulations Amending the Canada Occupational Health and Safety Regulations (Canada Labour Code): Canada Gazette, Vol. 151, No. 11 (March 18, 2017)

Order Amending Schedule 1 to the Species at Risk Act (Species at Risk Act): Canada Gazette, Vol. 151, No. 10 (March 11, 2017)

Regulations Amending the Heavy-duty Vehicle and Engine Greenhouse Gas Emission Regulations and Other Regulations Made Under the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 (Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999): Canada Gazette, Vol. 151, No. 9 (March 4, 2017)

Notice with respect to the Code of Practice for the Reduction of Volatile Organic Compound (VOC) Emissions from Cutback and Emulsified Asphalt (Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999): Canada Gazette, Vol. 151, No. 8 (February 25, 2017)

Order Adding Toxic Substances to Schedule 1 to the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 (Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999): Canada Gazette, Vol. 151, No. 7 (February 18, 2017)

Regulations Amending the Pest Control Products Regulations (Pest Control Products Act (S.C. 2002, c. 28)): Canada Gazette, Vol. 151, No. 6 (February 11, 2017)

Regulations Amending the Metal Mining Effluent Regulations (Fisheries Act (R.S.C. 1985, c. F-14): Canada Gazette, Vol. 151, No. 6 (February 11, 2017)

Regulations Amending the Canada - Nova Scotia Offshore Marine Installations and Structures Transitional Regulations (Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Resources Accord Implementation Act (S.C. 1988, c. 28)): Canada Gazette, Vol. 150, No. 52 (December 31, 2016)

Regulations Amending the Canada - Nova Scotia Offshore Marine Installations and Structures Occupational Health and Safety Transitional Regulations (Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Resources Accord Implementation Act (S.C. 1988, c. 28)):Canada Gazette, Vol. 150, No. 52 (December 31, 2016)

Regulations Amending the Canada - Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Marine Installations and Structures Transitional Regulations (Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Atlantic Accord Implementation Act (S.C. 1987, c. 3): Canada Gazette, Vol. 150, No. 52 (December 31, 2016)

Regulations Amending the Canada - Newfoundland and Labrador Offshore Marine Installations and Structures Occupational Health and Safety Transitional Regulations (Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Atlantic Accord Implementation Act (S.C. 1987, c. 3): Canada Gazette, Vol. 150, No. 52 (December 31, 2016)

Regulations Amending the Pest Control Products Regulations (Statement, Notice and Conditional Registration) (Pest Control Products Act): Canada Gazette, Vol. 150, No. 50 (December 10, 2016)

Order Adding a Toxic Substance to Schedule 1 to the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 (Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999): Canada Gazette, Vol. 150, No. 50 (December 10, 2016)

Regulations Amending the Transportation of Dangerous Goods Regulations (International Harmonization Update, 2016) (Transportation of Dangerous Goods Act, 1992): Canada Gazette, Vol. 150, No. 48 (November 26, 2016)

Regulations Amending the Ozone-depleting Substances and Halocarbon Alternatives Regulations (Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999):Canada Gazette, Vol. 150, No. 48 (November 26, 2016)

Regulations Amending the Regulations Designating Regulatory Provisions for Purposes of Enforcement (Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999) (Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999):Canada Gazette, Vol. 150, No. 48 (November 26, 2016)

Regulations Amending the Prohibition of Certain Toxic Substances Regulations, 2012 (Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999): Canada Gazette, Vol. 150, No. 45 (November 5, 2016)

Regulations Amending the Motor Vehicle Safety Regulations (Standards 101 and 111) (Motor Vehicle Safety Act): Canada Gazette, Vol. 150, No. 44 (October 29, 2016)

Order Amending Schedule 1 to the Species at Risk Act (Canadian Environmental Protection Act): Canada Gazette, Vol. 150, No. 43 (October 22, 2016)

Environmental Emergency Regulations (Canadian Environmental Protection Act): Canada Gazette, Vol. 150, No. 41 (October 8, 2016)

Regulations Amending Certain Regulations Made Under the Nuclear Safety and Control Act (Nuclear Safety and Control Act): Proposed amendments to Class I Nuclear Facilities Regulations, the Uranium Mines and Mills Regulations and the Radiation Protection Regulations. Canada Gazette, Vol. 150, No. 41 (October 8, 2016)

Regulations Amending the Motor Vehicle Safety Regulations (Electronic Stability Control Systems for Heavy Vehicles) (Motor Vehicle Safety Act): Proposed amendments to the nine following: Contaminated Fuel Regulations; Benzene in Gasoline Regulations; Tributyltetradecylphosphonium Chloride Regulations; Tetrachloroethylene (Use in Dry Cleaning and Reporting Requirements) Regulations; Solvent Degreasing Regulations; New Substances Notification Regulations (Chemicals and Polymers); New Substances Notification Regulations (Organisms) [NSNR(O)]; Volatile Organic Compound (VOC) Concentration Limits for Automotive Refinishing Products Regulations; and Volatile Organic Compound (VOC) Concentration Limits for Architectural Coatings Regulations.Canada Gazette, Vol. 150, No. 40 (October 1, 2016)

Timber Regulations, 1993 (Forestry Act): Canada Gazette, Vol. 150, No. 40 (October 1, 2016)

Regulations Amending Certain Regulations Made Under Section 89, Subsection 93(1) and Section 114 of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 (Canadian Environmental Protection Act): Canada Gazette, Vol. 150, No. 40 (October 1, 2016)

Order Amending Schedule 1 to the Species at Risk Act (Species at Risk Act): Canada Gazette, Vol. 150, No. 35 (August 27, 2016)

Regulations Amending the Schedule to the Navigation Protection Act (Navigation Protection Act): Canada Gazette, Vol. 150, No. 29 (July 16, 2016)

Regulations Amending the Metal Mining Effluent Regulations (Fisheries Act): Canada Gazette, Vol. 150, No. 27 (July 2, 2016)

Order Amending Schedule 1 to the Species at Risk Act (Species at Risk Act): Canada Gazette, Vol. 150, No. 25 (June 18, 2016)

Marine Liability and Information Return Regulations (Marine Liability Act): Canada Gazette, Vol. 150, No. 24 (June 11, 2016)

Pest Control Products Fees Regulations (Pest Control Products Act): Canada Gazette, Vol. 150, No. 24 (June 11, 2016)

Regulations Amending the Off-Road Small Spark-Ignition Engine Emission Regulations (Canadian Environmental Protection Act): Canada Gazette, Vol. 150, No. 24 (June 11, 2016)

Prevention and Control of Fires on Line Works Regulations (Railway Safety Act): Canada Gazette, Vol. 150, No. 21 (May 21, 2016)

Regulations Amending Certain Regulations Made Under Sections 140, 209 and 286.1 of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 (Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999): Canada Gazette, Vol. 150, No. 21 (May 21, 2016)

Regulations Amending the Export of Substances on the Export Control List Regulations (Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999): Canada Gazette, Vol. 150, No. 20 (May 14, 2016)

Order Amending Schedule 3 to the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 (Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999): Canada Gazette, Vol. 150, No. 20 (May 14, 2016)

Energy Efficiency Regulations, 2016 (Energy Efficiency Act):Canada Gazette, Vol. 150, No. 18 (April 30, 2016)

Designation of Regulatory Provisions for Purposes of Enforcement (Migratory Birds Convention Act, 1994) Regulations: Canada Gazette, Vol. 150, No. 15 (April 9, 2016)

Environmental Violations Administrative Monetary Penalties Regulations: Canada Gazette, Vol. 150, No. 15 (April 9, 2016)

Regulations Amending the Export and Import of Hazardous Waste and Hazardous Recyclable Material Regulations: Canada Gazette, Vol. 150, No. 13 (April 2, 2016)

National Energy Board Pipeline Damage Prevention Regulations - Obligations of Pipeline Companies: Canada Gazette, Vol. 150, No. 12 (March 19, 2016)

National Energy Board Pipeline Damage Prevention Regulations - Authorizations: Canada Gazette, Vol. 150, No. 12 (March 19, 2016)

Regulations Amending the National Energy Board Onshore Pipeline Regulations: Canada Gazette, Vol. 150, No. 12 (March 19, 2016)

Regulations Amending the Motor Vehicle Safety Regulations (Standard 226): Canada Gazette, Vol. 150, No. 9 (February 27, 2016)

Regulations Amending the Motor Vehicle Safety Regulations (Standard 214): Canada Gazette, Vol. 150, No. 9 (February 27, 2016)

Regulations Amending the Motor Vehicle Safety Regulations (Interpretation and Standards 108 and 108.1): Canada Gazette, Vol. 150, No. 9 (February 27, 2016)

Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999: Order 2016-87-03-02 Amending the Non-domestic Substances List Canada Gazette, Vol. 150, No. 8 (February 20, 2016)

Fisheries Act: Administrative Agreement between the Government of Saskatchewan and the Government of Canada Regarding the Administration of the Wastewater Systems Effluent Regulations in Saskatchewan Canada Gazette, Vol. 150, No. 8 (February 20, 2016)

Species at Risk Act: Description of critical habitat for the Dusky Dune Moth, the Smooth Goosefoot and the Western Harvest Mouse, dychei subspecies, in the Canadian Forces Base Suffield National Wildlife Area Canada Gazette Vol. 150, No. 8 (February 20, 2016)

Regulations Amending the Small Fishing Vessel Inspection Regulations: Canada Gazette, Vol. 150, No. 6 (February 6, 2016)

Vessel Fire Safety Regulations: Canada Gazette, Vol. 150, No. 6 (February 6, 2016)

Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999: Notice of time extension granted by the Minister of Environment and Climate Change under subsection 56(3) of the Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999 Canada Gazette, Vol. 150, No. 5 (January 30, 2016)

Hazardous Materials Information Review Act: Filing of claims for exemption Canada Gazette, Vol. 150, No. 4 (January 23, 2016)

Hazardous Materials Information Review Act: Decisions, undertakings and orders on claims for exemption Canada Gazette, Vol. 150, No. 3 (January 16, 2016)

Species at Risk Act: Description of critical habitat for the Western Chorus Frog, Great Lakes / St. Lawrence-Canadian Shield population, in Wellers Bay National Wildlife Area and Thousand Islands National Park of Canada Canada Gazette, Vol. 150, No. 2 (January 9, 2016)

Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999: Notice with respect to hydrofluorocarbons in bulk Canada Gazette, Vol. 150, No. 1 (January 2, 2016)

Canadian Environmental Protection Act, 1999: Order 2015-87-13-02 Amending the Non-domestic Substances List Canada Gazette, Vol. 150, No. 1 (January 2, 2016)

Division 2 CANADA AMENDMENTS

Section 2.A Canada Acts

Canada Marine Act : S.C. 2017, c. 20 revises wording in the reference to "User Fees Act" to "Service Fees Act."

Loi maritime du Canada

Canada-Newfoundland and Labrador Atlantic Accord Implementation Act : S.C. 2017, c. 20 revises wording in the reference to "User Fees Act" to "Service Fees Act."

Loi de mise en oeuvre de l’Accord atlantique Canada - Terre-Neuve-et-Labrador

Canada - Nova Scotia Offshore Marine Installations and Structures Transitional Regulations (Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Resources Accord Implementation Act): SOR/2017-117 replaces section 2 and adds Firefighting Equipment.

Canada-Nova Scotia Offshore Petroleum Resources Accord Implementation Act : S.C. 2017, c. 20 revises wording in the reference to "User Fees Act" to "Service Fees Act."

Loi de mise en oeuvre de l’Accord Canada - Nouvelle-Écosse sur les hydrocarbures extracôtiers

Canada Shipping Act, 2001 : S.C. 2017, c. 20 revises wording in the reference to "User Fees Act" to "Service Fees Act."

Loi de 2001 sur la marine marchande du Canada

Canadian Environmental Assessment Act, 2012 : S.C. 2017, c. 20 revises wording in the reference to "User Fees Act" to "Service Fees Act."

Loi canadienne sur l’évaluation environnementale (2012)

Donkin Coal Block Development Opportunity Act : S.C. 2017, c. 20 revises wording in the reference to "User Fees Act" to "Service Fees Act."

Loi sur les possibilités de la mise en valeur de la réserve de charbon Donkin

Food and Drugs Act : S.C. 2017, c. 20 adds new sections 30.61 to 30.66 relating to fees.

Loi sur les aliments et drogues

Navigation Protection Act : S.C. 2017, c. 20 adds a new section 27.1 relating to Agreement - cost recovery; Regulations - exemption; Recovery; Debt due to Her Majesty; and, Spending.

Loi sur la protection de la navigation

Section 2.B Canada Regulations

Mackenzie Valley Land Use Regulations (Mackenzie Valley Resource Management Act): SOR/2017-134 makes a minor wording change in the Schedule 2.

Metal Mining Effluent Regulations (Fisheries Act): Two amendments are applied. SOR/2017-128 and SOR/2017-129 add items to Schedule 2 Tailings Impoundment Areas.

Règlement sur les effluents des mines de métaux

Small Fishing Vessel Inspection Regulations (Canada Shipping Act): SOR/2016-163 replaces the title with Fishing Vessel Safety Regulations, and replaces sections 1 and 3.

Règlement sur la sécurité des bâtiments de pêche

Division 3 CANADA REPEALED LEGISLATION

Section 3.A Canada Acts

No change

Section 3.B Canada Regulations

No change

Division 4 CANADA NEW DOCUMENTS

Section 4.A Canada Acts

No change

Section 4.B Canada Regulations

No change

Alberta

Division 1 ALBERTA LEGISLATION IN PROGRESS/PROPOSED

Section 1.A Alberta Acts

Third Session, 29th Legislature

Section 1.B Alberta Regulations

No change

Division 2 ALBERTA AMENDMENTS

Section 2.A Alberta Acts

No change.

Section 2.B Alberta Regulations

Oil and Gas Conservation Rules (Oil and Gas Conservation Act): Alta. Reg. 158/2017 amends the dates referenced in section 16.530.

Division 3 ALBERTA REPEALED LEGISLATION

Section 3.A Alberta Acts

No Change

Section 3.B Alberta Regulations

No change

Division 4 ALBERTA NEW DOCUMENTS

Section 4.A ALBERTA Acts

No change

Section 4.B ALBERTA Regulations

No change

British Columbia

Division 1 BRITISH COLUMBIA LEGISLATION IN PROGRESS/PROPOSED

Section 1.A British Columbia Acts

First Session, 41st Parliament

Section 1.B British Columbia Regulations

No change.

Division 2 BRITISH COLUMBIA AMENDMENTS

Section 2.A British Columbia Acts

No change

Section 2.B British Columbia Regulations

Power Engineers, Boiler, Pressure Vessel and Refrigeration Safety Regulation (Safety Standards Act): B. C. Reg. 45/2017, Sch. 4 comes into force 02/10/17 adding new sections 43.1 Transition - certificates of qualification having no expiry date; 62.1 Operating permit for plant required; 62.2 Transition - operating permits for plants; and, 69.1 Duties of owners requiring plant operating permits.

Division 3 BRITISH COLUMBIA REPEALED LEGISLATION

Section 3.A British Columbia Acts

No change

Section 3.B British Columbia Regulations

No change

Division 4 BRITISH COLUMBIA NEW DOCUMENTS

Section 4.A British Columbia Acts

No change

Section 4.B British Columbia Regulations

No change

Manitoba

Division 1 MANITOBA LEGISLATION IN PROGRESS/PROPOSED

Section 1.A Manitoba Acts

Second Session, 41st Legislature

INTERNET: http://web2.gov.mb.ca/bills/sess/index.php

(Pr.) = Private Member Bill

Section 1.B Manitoba Regulations

No change.

Division 2 MANITOBA AMENDMENTS

Section 2.A Manitoba Acts

Planning Districts Regulation (Planning Act): Man. Reg. 119/2017 adds item 8.1 to the Schedule referring to Kelsey Planning District.

Section 2.B Manitoba Regulations

No change.

Division 3 MANITOBA REPEALED LEGISLATION

Section 3.A Manitoba Acts

No Change

Section 3.B Manitoba Regulations

No change

Division 4 MANITOBA NEW DOCUMENTS

Section 4.A Manitoba Acts

No change

Section 4.B Manitoba Regulations

No change

New Brunswick

Division 1 NEW BRUNSWICK LEGISLATION IN PROGRESS/PROPOSED

Section 1.A New Brunswick Acts

Third Session, 58th Legislative Assembly

INTERNET: http://www1.gnb.ca/legis/bill/print-e.asp?legi=57&num=4

(Pr.) = Private Member Bill

Section 1.B New Brunswick Regulations

No Change

Division 2 NEW BRUNSWICK AMENDMENTS

Section 2.A New Brunswick Acts

No Change

Section 2.B New Brunswick Regulations

No Change

Division 3 NEW BRUNSWICK REPEALED LEGISLATION

Section 3.A New Brunswick Acts

No Change

Section 3.B New Brunswick Regulations

No Change

Division 4 NEW BRUNSWICK NEW DOCUMENTS

Section 4.A New Brunswick Acts

No Change

Section 4.B New Brunswick Regulations

No change

Newfoundland and Labrador

Division 1 NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR LEGISLATION IN PROGRESS/PROPOSED

Section 1.A Newfoundland and Labrador Acts

Second Session, 48th General Assembly

INTERNET: http://www.assembly.nl.ca/business/bills/default.htm

Section 1.B Newfoundland and Labrador Regulations

No change.

Division 2 NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR AMENDMENTS

Section 2.A Newfoundland and Labrador Acts

No change.

Section 2.B Newfoundland and Labrador Regulations

No change.

Division 3 NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR REPEALED LEGISLATION

Section 3.A Newfoundland and Labrador Acts

No Change

Section 3.B Newfoundland and Labrador Regulations

No change

Division 4 NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR NEW DOCUMENTS

Section 4.A Newfoundland and Labrador Acts

No change

Section 4.B Newfoundland and Labrador Regulations

No change

Northwest Territories

Division 1 NORTHWEST TERRITORIES LEGISLATION IN PROGRESS/PROPOSED

Section 1.A Northwest Territories Acts

Second Session, 18th Legislative Assembly

INTERNET: http://www.assembly.gov.nt.ca/documents-proceedings/bills

Section 1.B Northwest Territories Regulations

Northwest Territories Land Use Regulations (Northwest Territories Lands Act): Proposed amendments are found in the Northwest Territories Gazette Part I, June 30, 2017, p. 110. Proposed amendments are found in the Northwest Territories Gazette Part I, July 31, 2017, p. 143. Proposed amendments are found in the Northwest Territories Gazette Part I, Aug. 31, 2017, p. 176.

Northwest Territories Lands Regulations (Northwest Territories Lands Act): Proposed amendments are found in the Northwest Territories Gazette Part I, June 30, 2017, p. 115. Proposed amendments are found in the Northwest Territories Gazette Part I, July 31, 2017, p. 149. Proposed amendments are found in the Northwest Territories Gazette Part I, Aug. 31, 2017, p. 179.

Quarrying Regulations (Northwest Territories Lands Act): Proposed amendments are found in the Northwest Territories Gazette Part I, June 30, 2017, p. 118. Proposed amendments are found in the Northwest Territories Gazette Part I, July 31, 2017, p. 153. Proposed amendments are found in the Northwest Territories Gazette Part I, Aug. 31, 2017, p. 182.

Division 2 NORTHWEST TERRITORIES AMENDMENTS

Section 2.A Northwest Territories Acts

No Change

Section 2.B Northwest Territories Regulations

No Change

Division 3 NORTHWEST TERRITORIES REPEALED LEGISLATION

Section 3.A Northwest Territories Acts

No Change

Section 3.B Northwest Territories Regulations

No change

Division 4 NORTHWEST TERRITORIES NEW DOCUMENTS

Section 4.A Northwest Territories Acts

No Change

Section 4.B Northwest Territories Regulations

Nova Scotia

Division 1 NOVA SCOTIA LEGISLATION IN PROGRESS/PROPOSED

Section 1.A Nova Scotia Acts

Third Session, 62nd General Assembly

INTERNET: http://www.gov.ns.ca/legislature/legc/index.htm

(Pr.) = Private member's Bill

Section 1.B Nova Scotia Regulations

No change.

Division 2 NOVA SCOTIA AMENDMENTS

Section 2.A Nova Scotia Acts

No change.

Section 2.B Nova Scotia Regulations

Asbestos Waste Management Regulations (Environment Act): N.S. Reg. 121/2017 repeals and replaces section 5, referring now to asbestos waste storage.

Environmental Assessment Regulations (Environment Act): N.S. Reg. 120/2017 repeals and replaces item E.1 under the heading Class I Undertakings.

Renewable Electricity Regulations (Electricity Act): N.S. Reg. 108/2017 repeals and replaces subsection 37E(1) referring to program year.

Division 3 NOVA SCOTIA REPEALED LEGISLATION

Section 3.A Nova Scotia Acts

No Change

Section 3.B Nova Scotia Regulations

No change

Division 4 NOVA SCOTIA NEW DOCUMENTS

Section 4.A Nova Scotia Acts

No change

Section 4.B Nova Scotia Regulations

No change

Nunavut

Division 1 NUNAVUT LEGISLATION IN PROGRESS/PROPOSED

Section 1.A Nunavut Acts

Third Session, Fourth Legislative Assembly

INTERNET: http://www.assembly.nu.ca/bills-and-legislation

Section 1.B Nunavut Regulations

No Change

Division 2 NUNAVUT AMENDMENTS

Section 2.A Nunavut Acts

No Change

Section 2.B Nunavut Regulations

No Change

Division 3 NUNAVUT REPEALED LEGISLATION

Section 3.A Nunavut Acts

No change

Section 3.B Nunavut Regulations

No change

Division 4 NUNAVUT NEW DOCUMENTS

Section 4.A Nunavut Acts

No change

Section 4.B Nunavut Regulations

Ontario

Division 1 ONTARIO LEGISLATION IN PROGRESS/PROPOSED

Section 1.A Ontario Acts

Second Session, 41st Parliament

INTERNET: http://www.ontla.on.ca/web/bills/bills_current.do?locale=en

(Pr.) = Private Member Bill

Section 1.B Ontario Regulations

Improvements to the Ministry of Transportation's Medical Reporting Program

The Ministry of Transportation will be strengthening the identification of medically unfit drivers by: expanding mandatory medical reporting to include nurse practitioners, in addition to physicians and optometrists; clarifying the medical conditions, visual impairments and functional impairments that must be reported to the Ministry of Transportation; and improving customer service and simplifying compliance by allowing those suspended for medical reasons to keep their licence.

Comments Due Date: October 9, 2017

Drive Clean-Remote On-Board Diagnostic Testing Program Regulatory Amendments

The Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change (MOECC) is proposing amendments to Ontario Regulation 361/98 (Motor Vehicles), made under the Environmental Protection Act (EPA). If approved, the regulatory amendments would enable emissions testing using remote on-board diagnostics (OBD) technologies. Additionally, minor housekeeping changes are being proposed to ensure that the regulation is up-to-date.

Comments Due Date: October 2, 2017

Division 1.1 ONTARIO CONVICTIONS UNDER OCCUPATIONAL HEALTH AND SAFETY LEGISLATION

Section 1.1.A Ontario Convictions under the Occupational Health and Safety Act

For a complete list of the Court Bulletins, please refer to the following link: http://www.labour.gov.on.ca/english/news/courtbulletins.php

DefendantSentencing DateLegislative ViolationFine
Maple Leaf Foods Inc. September 11, 2017 Occupational Health and Safety Act, Section 25(1)(c);Industrial Establishments Regulation (Regulation 851), Section 45(a)$120,000

August 2017

DefendantSentencing DateLegislative ViolationFine
Entegrus Powerlines Inc.August 31, 2017Occupational Health and Safety Act, Section 25(2)(h)$70,000
The Corporation of the Town of InnisfilAugust 30, 2017 Occupational Health and Safety Act, Section 25(1)(c)$100,000
Glencore Canada CorporationAugust 28, 2017Occupational Health and Safety Act, Section 25 (2)(a);$200,000
Brockville Mental Health CentreAugust 16, 2017Occupational Health and Safety Act, Section 32.0.3(4)$75,000
R.M. Belanger Limited August 11, 2017Occupational Health and Safety Act, Section 25(1)(c); Section 27(1)(a)$125,000
Concord Premium Meats Ltd. August 2, 2017 Occupational Health and Safety Act, Section 25(1)(c), Section 25 (2)(a); Industrial Establishments Regulation (Regulation 851), Section 11, Section 20, Section 45(a)$55,000

Division 2 ONTARIO AMENDMENTS

Section 2.A Ontario Acts

No change.

Section 2.B Ontario Regulations

Air Pollution - Local Air Quality (Environmental Protection Act): O. Reg. 309/17 replaces wording in Schedules 3, 4, 6 and 7.

Classes of Members and Registration (Ontario College of Trades and Apprenticeship Act, 2009): O. Reg. 316/17 amends some wording in section 1 and replaces Schedule 1 Equivalent Trade Certification (Ontario - Quebec).

Effluent Monitoring and Effluent Limits - Electric Power Generation Sector (Environmental Protection Act): O. Reg. 310/17 replaces Schedule 2 and 3 and amends various other sections.

Effluent Monitoring and Effluent Limits - Iron and Steel Manufacturing Sector (Environmental Protection Act): O. Reg. 308/17 replaces Schedules 2 to 5 and amends various other sections.

Effluent Monitoring and Effluent Limits - Inorganic Chemical Section (Environmental Protection Act): O. Reg. 311/17 replaces Schedules 2 to 6 and amends various other sections.

Effluent Monitoring and Effluent Limits - Organic Chemical Manufacturing Sector (Environmental Protection Act): O. Reg. 313/17 replaces Schedules 2 to 11 and amends various other sections.

Effluent Monitoring and Effluent Limits - Metal Casting Sector (Environmental Protection Act): O. Reg. 307/17 replaces Schedule 2 Process effluent limits and monitoring frequency and Schedule 3 Cooling water assessment monitoring requirements.

Effluent Monitoring and Effluent Limits - Metal Mining Sector (Environmental Protection Act): O. Reg. 306/17 replaces Schedules 1 to 3.

Effluent Monitoring and Effluent Limits - Petroleum Sector (Environmental Protection Act): O. Reg. 299/17 replaces Schedule 2 Process effluent limits and monitoring frequency and Schedule 3 Cooling water assessment monitoring requirements.

Effluent Monitoring and Effluent Limits - Pulp and Paper Sector (Environmental Protection Act): O. Reg. 300/17 replaces Schedules 1 to 4 and amends various other sections.

Electrical Distribution Safety (Electricity Act): O. Reg. 220/17 comes into force 01/10/17 updating references to various CSA standards. Modifies section 12 Condition of an approval: reporting of serious electrical incidentst by adding definitions for "force majeure" and "meter," replacing clauses (b) and (c) of the definition of "serious electrical incident" and revises the definition of "worker."

Environmental Penalties (Environmental Protection Act): O. Reg. 301/17 replaces Table 4 Gravity Component.

Environmental Penalties (Ontario Water Resources Act): O. Reg. 303/17 replaces Table 3 Gravity Component.

General Regulation (Toxics Reduction Act): O. Reg. 304/17 repeals section 10 and Table A.

General - Waste Management (Environmental Protection Act): O. Reg. 297/17 revokes several subsections and amend Schedule 1, 2, 2.1, 2.2, 3, 4, 5, 6 and 8.

Hearings Regulation (Consolidated Hearings Act): O. Reg. 296/17 revises some wording, revokes the Schedule and moves the Table to section 8.

Records of Site Condition - Part XV.1 of the Act (Environmental Protection Act): O. Reg. 312/17 makes various amendments including repealing and replacing: Table 1 Mandatory requirements for risk assessment reports of Schedule C; Table 1 Mandatory requirements for phase one environmental site assessment reports of Schedule D; Table 1 Mandatory requirements for phase two environmental site assessment reports in Schedule E; and, also in Schedule E, Table 2 Minimum stockpile sampling frequency and Table 3 Minimum confirmation sampling requirements for excavation.

Industry Emissions - Nitrogen Oxides and Sulphur Dioxide (Environmental Protection Act): O. Reg. 305/17 substitutes some wording in various subsections and repeals Tables 1 through 10 and replaces Tables 1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 8, 9 and 10.

Licensing of Sewage Works Operators (Ontario Water Resources Act): O. Reg. 302/17 replaces Schedule 1 Facility classification point systems.

Motor Vehicles (Environmental Protection Act): O. Reg. 356/17 adds definition for "remote OBD test provider," amends and replaces various subsections in section 2 Testing motor vehicles with respect to air emissions.

Spills Regulation (Environmental Protection Act): O. Reg. 298/17 repeals section 15 and the Form 1.

Division 3 ONTARIO REPEALED LEGISLATION

Section 3.A Ontario Acts

No change

Section 3.B Ontario Regulations

Division 4 ONTARIO NEW DOCUMENTS

Section 4.A Ontario Acts

No change

Section 4.B Ontario Regulations

Prince Edward Island

Division 1 PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND LEGISLATION IN PROGRESS/PROPOSED

Section 1.A Prince Edward Island Acts

Second Session, 65th General Assembly

INTERNET: http://www.assembly.pe.ca/bills/index.php

Section 1.B Prince Edward Island Regulations

No change

Division 2 PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND AMENDMENTS

Section 2.A Prince Edward Island Acts

Highway Traffic Act : R.S.P.E.I. 2016, c. 41 s. 9 in force 16/09/17 amending section 277.8 Consumption of alcohol. As well, R.S.P.E.I. 2016, c. 42 is also in force 16/09/17 amending various sections and adding new sections.

Section 2.B Prince Edward Island Regulations

No change.

Division 3 PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND REPEALED LEGISLATION

Section 3.A Prince Edward Island Acts

No Change

Section 3.B Prince Edward Island Regulations

No change

Division 4 PRINCE EDWARD ISLAND NEW DOCUMENTS

Section 4.A Prince Edward Island Acts

No change

Section 4.B Prince Edward Island Regulations

Quebec

Division 1 QUEBEC LEGISLATION IN PROGRESS/PROPOSED

Section 1.A Quebec Acts

First Session, 41st Legislature

INTERNET (E): http://www.assnat.qc.ca/en/travaux-parlementaires/projets-loi/projets-loi-39-1.html

INTERNET (F): http://www.assnat.qc.ca/fr/travaux-parlementaires/projets-loi/projets-loi-39-1.html

Section 1.B Quebec Regulations

Construction Code (Building Act): Draft amendments are found in the Gazette officielle du Québec, Apr. 19, 2017, p. 999. The draft regulation is found in the Gazette officielle du Québec, Sept. 27, 2017, p. 2979.

Order concerning the fees payable under the Environment Quality Act (Environment Quality Act): Proposed amendments are found in the Gazette officielle du Québec, Apr. 6, 2016, p. 1405.

Pesticides Management Code (Pesticides Act): Proposed amendments are found in the Gazette officielle du Québec, July 19, 2017, p. 2133.

Regulation respecting a cap-and-trade system for greenhouse gas emission allowances (Environment Quality Act): Proposed amendments are found in the Gazette officielle du Québec, July 23, 2014, p. 1524. Proposed amendments are found in the Gazette officielle du Québec, June 23, 2015, p. 1131. Proposed amendments are found in the Gazette officielle du Québec, Aug. 31, 2017, p. 2313A.

Regulation respecting a registration system or the keeping of a register (Act respecting labour standards): Draft regulation is found in the Gazette officielle du Québec, Sept. 2, 2015, p. 2006.

Regulation respecting environmental impact assessment and review (Environment Quality Act): The draft regulation is found in the Gazette officielle du Québec, July 22, 2015, p. 1558.

Regulation respecting joint sector-based associations on occupational health and safety (Act respecting occupational health and safety): Proposed amendments are found in the Gazette officielle du Québec, June 30, 2015, p. 1351. Proposed amendments are found in the Gazette officielle du Québec, June 29, 2016, p. 2768.

Regulation respecting labour standards (An Act respecting labour standards): Proposed amendments are found in the Gazette officielle du Québec, Dec. 23, 2014, p. 2904. Proposed amendments are found in the Gazette officielle du Québec, Jan. 27, 2016, p. 749. Proposed amendments are found in the Gazette officielle du Québec, Jan. 25, 2017, p. 75.

Regulation respecting labour standards specific to certain sectors of the clothing industry (An Act respecting labour standards): Proposed amendments are found in the Gazette officielle du Québec, Jan. 27, 2016, p. 750. Proposed amendments are found in the Gazette officielle du Québec, Jan. 25, 2017, p. 75.

Regulation respecting low-speed vehicles (Highway Safety Code): Draft regulation is found in the Gazette officielle du Québec, June 15, 2016, p. 2269.

Regulation respecting mandatory reporting of certain emissions of contaminants into the atmosphere (Environment Quality Act): Proposed amendments are found in the Gazette officielle du Québec, Oct. 26, 2016. p. 3787.

Regulation respecting medical aid (Act respecting industrial accidents and occupational diseases): Proposed amendments are found in the Gazette officielle du Québec, Apr. 20, 2016, p. 1715. The draft regulation is found in the Gazette officielle du Québec, May 31, 2017, p. 1435.

Regulation respecting mineral substances other than petroleum, natural gas and brine (Mining Act): Proposed amendments are found in the Gazette officielle du Québec, May 6, 2015, p. 806.

Regulation respecting occupational health and safety (Act respecting occupational health and safety): The draft regulation is found in the Gazette officielle du Québec, Sept. 28, 2016, p. 3722.

Regulation respecting permits and certificates for the sale and use of pesticides (Pesticides Act): Proposed amendments are found in the Gazette officielle du Québec, July 19, 2017, p. 2136.

Regulation respecting petroleum, natural gas and underground reservoirs regulation (Mining Act): The draft regulation is found in the Gazette officielle du Québec, May 27, 2015, p. 875. The draft regulation is found in the Gazette officielle du Québec, July 13, 2016, p. 2922. The draft regulation is found in the Gazette officielle du Québec, Sept. 28, 2016, p. 3723. The draft regulation revoking the regulation is found in the Gazette officielle du Québec, Sept. 20, 2017, p. 2709.

Regulation respecting petroleum exploration, production and storage in a body of water (Petroleum Resources Act): The draft regulation is found in the Gazette officielle du Québec, Sept. 20, 2017, p. 2709.

Regulation respecting petroleum exploration, production and storage licences, and the pipeline construction or use authorization (Petroleum Resources Act): The draft regulation is found in the Gazette officielle du Québec, Sept. 20, 2017, p. 2834.

Regulation respecting petroleum exploration, production and storage on land (Petroleum Resources Act): The draft regulation is found in the Gazette officielle du Québec, Sept. 20, 2017, p. 2864.

Regulation respecting pressure installations (Building Act): The draft regulation is found in the Gazette officielle du Québec, Sept. 20, 2017, p. 2689.

Regulation respecting pulmonary health examinations for mine workers (Act respecting occupational health and safety): Proposed amendments are found in the Gazette officielle du Québec, Apr. 15, 2015, p. 514.

Regulation respecting the application of section 32 of the Environment Quality Act (Environment Quality Act): Proposed amendments are found in the Gazette officielle du Québec, Feb. 11, 2015, p. 107.

Regulation respecting the application of the Building Act (Building Act): Proposed amendments are found in the Gazette officielle du Québec,Apr. 19, 2017, p. 1008. The draft regulation is found in the Gazette officielle du Québec, Sept. 27, 2017, p. 2995.

Regulation respecting the hours of driving and rest of heavy vehicle drivers (Highway Safety Code): Proposed amendments are found in the Gazette officielle du Québec, Sept. 23, 2015, p. 2274.

Regulation respecting the recovery and reclamation of products by entreprises (Environment Quality Act): The draft regulation is found in the Gazette officielle du Québec, July 12, 2017, p. 2053.

Regulation respecting warning and mobilization procedures and minimum rescue services required for the protection of persons and property in the event of a disaster (Civil Protection Act): Proposed regulation is found in the Gazette officielle du Québec, Apr. 12, 2017, p. 957.

Regulation respecting waste water disposal systems for isolated dwellings (Environment Quality Act): Proposed amendments are found in the Gazette officielle du Québec, Apr. 20, 2016, p. 1703.

Safety Code (Building Act): Draft amendments are found in the Gazette officielle du Quebec, Feb. 25, 2015, p. 225. Draft amendments are found in the Gazette officielle du Quebec,Apr. 19, 2017, p. 1009. The draft regulation is found in the Gazette officielle du Québec, Sept. 27, 2017, p. 2995.

Safety Code for the construction Industry (Act respecting occupational health and safety): Proposed amendments are found in the Gazette officielle du Québec, Mar. 4, 2015, p. 255. The draft regulations are found in the Gazette officielle du Québec, Apr. 22, 2015, pp. 553 and 556.

Safety standards for road vehicles (Highway Safety Code): Proposed amendments are found in the Gazette officielle du Québec, Sept. 23, 2015, p. 2276.

Division 2 QUEBEC AMENDMENTS

Section 2.A Quebec Acts

Tobacco Control Act : S.Q. 2016, c. 7, ss. 59 and 60 are in force Oct. 1, 2017 removing the words "public house" and "tavern" from ss. 2 and 17.

Loi sur le tabac

Section 2.B Quebec Regulations

Regulation respecting a cap-and-trade system for greenhouse gas emission allowances (Environment Quality Act): O.C. O.C. 488-2017 strikes out the third paragraph in s. 48 regarding letters of credit and letters of guarantee deposited with the Minister of Finance.

Règlement concernant le système de plafonnement et d’échange de droits d’émission de gaz à effet de serre

Regulation respecting mineral substances other than petroleum, natural gas and brine (Mining Act): O.C. 488-2017 replaces s. 117 which references the Bureau général de dépôts pour le Québec.

Règlement sur les substances minérales autres que le pétrole, le gaz naturel et la saumure

Division 3 QUEBEC REPEALED LEGISLATION

Section 3.A Quebec Acts

No Change

Section 3.B Quebec Regulations

No change

Division 4 QUEBEC NEW DOCUMENTS

Section 4.A Quebec Acts

No Change

Section 4.B Quebec Regulations

No change

Saskatchewan

Division 1 SASKATCHEWAN LEGISLATION IN PROGRESS/PROPOSED

Section 1.A Saskatchewan Acts

First Session, 28th Legislative Assembly

INTERNET: http://www.legassembly.sk.ca/legislative-business/bills/

(Pr.) = Private Member Bill

Section 1.B Saskatchewan Regulations

No Change

Division 2 SASKATCHEWAN AMENDMENTS

Section 2.A Saskatchewan Acts

No Change

Section 2.B Saskatchewan Regulations

No Change

Division 3 SASKATCHEWAN REPEALED LEGISLATION

Section 3.A Saskatchewan Acts

No Change

Section 3.B Saskatchewan Regulations

No change

Division 4 SASKATCHEWAN NEW DOCUMENTS

Section 4.A Saskatchewan Acts

No Change

Section 4.B Saskatchewan Regulations

No change

Yukon

Division 1 YUKON LEGISLATION IN PROGRESS/PROPOSED

Section 1.A Yukon Acts

Second Session, 34th Legislative Assembly

INTERNET: http://www.legassembly.gov.yk.ca/progressofbills.html

No relevant new bills have been introduced

Section 1.B Yukon Regulations

No Change

Division 2 YUKON AMENDMENTS

Section 2.A Yukon Acts

No Change

Section 2.B Yukon Regulations

Designated Materials Regulation (Environment Act): O.I.C. 2016/88 amending regulation is further amended by O.I.C. 2017/125 (gazetted Aug. 15, 2017) to delay the Schedule date from Aug. 1, 2017 to Feb. 1, 2018 when Schedule A will be replaced.

Division 3 YUKON REPEALED LEGISLATION

Section 3.A Yukon Acts

No Change

Section 3.B Yukon Regulations

No change

Division 4 YUKON NEW DOCUMENTS

Section 4.A Yukon Acts

No Change

Section 4.B Yukon Regulations

No change

STANDARDS

Canadian Standards Association Standards / Association canadienne de normalisation - Normes

New / Nouvelle(s)

C744-17 Packaged terminal air-conditioners and heat pumps

Z247-15 Damage prevention for the protection of underground infrastructure

Z1006-10 (R2015) Management of work in confined spaces

Z1006-16 Management of work in confined spaces

Amended / Modifiée(s)

S6-14 Canadian Highway Bridge Design Code

Reaffirmed / Confirmée(s)

A14-07 (R2017) Concrete poles

B125.1-12 (R2017) Plumbing supply fittings

C862-12 (R2017) Performance of incandescent reflector lamps

Withdrawn / Discontinuée(s)

M3450-03 (R2012) Earth-moving machinery - Braking systems of rubber-tyred machines - Systems and performance requirements and test procedures (WITHDRAWN)

Canadian General Standards Board Standards / Office des normes générales du Canada - Normes

New / Nouvelle(s)

3.2-2017 Heating fuel oil

3.2-2017 Mazout de chauffage

3.517-2017 Carburant diesel

3.517-2017 Diesel fuel

3.520-2017 Carburant diesel contenant de faibles quantités de biodiesel (B1-B5)

3.520-2017 Diesel fuel containing low levels of biodiesel (B1-B5)

3.522-2017 Carburant diesel contenant de faibles quantités de biodiesel (B1-B5)

3.522-2017 Diesel fuel containing biodiesel (B6-B20)

3.524-2017 Biodiesel (B100) à mélanger dans les distillats moyens

3.524-2017 Biodiesel (B100) for blending in middle distillate fuels

12.8-2017 Insulating glass units

Amended / Modifiée(s)

No Change

Reaffirmed / Confirmée(s)

No change

Withdrawn / Discontinuée(s)

149.10-M86 (WITHDRAWN) Determination of the Airtightness of Building Envelopes by the Fan Depressurization Method