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September 29, 2016

The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, Vol. 112 No. 38, September 23, 2016:

  • A-18.011 Reg 7 The Alcohol Control Regulations, 2016
  • A-18.011 Règl. 7 Règlement de 2016 sur le contrôle de l’alcool
  • H-2.2 Reg 1 The Heritage Property Regulations, 2016
  • SR 77/2016 The Revenue Collection Administration Amendment Regulations, 2016
  • SR 78/2016 The Liquor Consumption Tax Amendment Regulations, 2016


Sections 1, 2, 3(a), (c), (d), (e), 4 to 6, 10 to 32, 36(a) to (d), 37 and 38 of the Liquor Retail Modernization Act, S.S. 2016, c. 4, have been proclaimed into force October 9, 2016.
 

September 12, 2016

The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, Vol. 112 No. 36, September 9, 2016:

  • E-13.1 Reg 4 The Ministry of Parks, Culture and Sport Regulations, 2016 (No. 2)
  • E-13.1 Reg 5 The Ministry of Central Services Regulations, 2016 (No. 2)
  • SR 76/2016 The Securities Commission (Adoption of National Instruments, Prospectus Rights Offering) Amendment Regulations, 2016


The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, Vol. 112 No. 35, September 2, 2016:

  • E-13.1 Reg 1 The Ministry of Justice Regulations, 2016
  • E-13.1 Reg 2 The Ministry of Parks, Culture and Sport Regulations, 2016
  • E-13.1 Reg 3 The Ministry of Central Services Regulations, 2016


August 31, 2016

The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, Vol. 112 No. 34, August 26, 2016:

  • SR 71/2016 The Special-care Homes Rates Amendment Regulations, 2016 
  • SR 72/2016 The Automobile Accident Insurance (General – Safe Driver Recognition) Amendment Regulations, 2016
  • SR 73/2016 The Driver Licensing and Suspension (Driver Licensing Programs) Amendment Regulations, 2016
  • SR 74/2016 The Wildlife Habitat and Ecological Lands Designation Amendment Regulations, 2016 (No. 6)
  • SR 75/2016 The Securities Commission (Adoption of National Instruments, Trading Rules) Amendment Regulations, 2016


August 24, 2016

The Lobbyists Act, S.S. 2014, c. L-27.01, is proclaimed into force August 23, 2016.

September 12, 2016

The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, Vol. 112 No. 36, September 9, 2016:

  • E-13.1 Reg 4 The Ministry of Parks, Culture and Sport Regulations, 2016 (No. 2)
  • E-13.1 Reg 5 The Ministry of Central Services Regulations, 2016 (No. 2)
  • SR 76/2016 The Securities Commission (Adoption of National Instruments, Prospectus Rights Offering) Amendment Regulations, 2016


The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, Vol. 112 No. 35, September 2, 2016:

  • E-13.1 Reg 1 The Ministry of Justice Regulations, 2016
  • E-13.1 Reg 2 The Ministry of Parks, Culture and Sport Regulations, 2016
  • E-13.1 Reg 3 The Ministry of Central Services Regulations, 2016


August 31, 2016

The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, Vol. 112 No. 34, August 26, 2016:

  • SR 71/2016 The Special-care Homes Rates Amendment Regulations, 2016 
  • SR 72/2016 The Automobile Accident Insurance (General – Safe Driver Recognition) Amendment Regulations, 2016
  • SR 73/2016 The Driver Licensing and Suspension (Driver Licensing Programs) Amendment Regulations, 2016
  • SR 74/2016 The Wildlife Habitat and Ecological Lands Designation Amendment Regulations, 2016 (No. 6)
  • SR 75/2016 The Securities Commission (Adoption of National Instruments, Trading Rules) Amendment Regulations, 2016


August 24, 2016

The Lobbyists Act, S.S. 2014, c. L-27.01, is proclaimed into force August 23, 2016.

July 21, 2016

The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, Vol. 112 No. 28, July 15, 2016:

  • SR 64/2016 The Securities Commission (Adoption of National Instruments, Early Warning System) Amendment Regulations, 2016


July 12, 2016

The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, Vol. 112 No. 27, July 8, 2016:

  • SR 60/2016 The Open Seasons Game Amendment Regulations, 2016
  • SR 61/2016 The Food Safety Amendment Regulations, 2016 
  • SR 62/2016 The Municipal Grants (Revenue Sharing and Ombudsman) Amendment Regulations, 2016
  • SR 63/2016 The Uniform Building and Accessibility Standards (Farm Buildings) Amendment Regulations, 2016


July 7, 2016

The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, Vol. 112 No. 26, June 30, 2016:

  • C-45.1 Reg 2 The Credit Union (Extraprovincial Forms) Regulations, 2016
  • SR 47/2016 The Securities Commission (Adoption of National Instruments, Passport System) Amendment Regulations, 2016
  • SR 48/2016 The Driver Licensing and Suspension (Driver Improvement Program) Amendment Regulations, 2016
  • SR 49/2016/ The Child Care Amendment Regulations, 2016/Règlement RS 49/2016 modificatif de 2016 sur les garderies d’enfants
  • SR 50/2016/ The Co-operatives (Forms) Amendment Regulations, 2016
  • RS 50/2016 Règlement modificatif de 2016 sur les coopératives (formules)
  • SR 51/2016 The Credit Union (Forms) Amendment Regulations, 2016
  • SR 52/2016 The New Generation Co-operatives (Forms) Amendment Regulations, 2016
  • SR 53/2016/ The Non-profit Corporations (Forms) Amendment Regulations, 2016
  • RS 53/2016 Règlement modificatif de 2016 sur les sociétés sans but lucratif (formules)
  • SR 54/2016 The Summary Offences Procedure (Summary Offence Ticket) Amendment Regulations, 2016
  • SR 55/2016 The Uniform Building and Accessibility Standards (Sprinklers) Amendment Regulations, 2016
  • SR 56/2016 The Stray Animals (Lawful Fence) Amendment Regulations, 2016
  • SR 57/2016 The Saskatchewan Student Loan Assistance Repeal Regulations
  • SR 58/2016 The Saskatchewan Student Loan Program Repeal Regulations
  • SR 59/2016 The Wildlife (Wild Boar and Miscellaneous) Amendment Regulations, 2016


June 22, 2016

The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, Vol. 112 No. 24, June 17, 2016:

  • S 15.1 Reg 6 The Occupational Health and Safety (Workplace Hazardous Materials Information System) Regulations
  • SR 38/2016 The Driver Licensing and Suspension (Miscellaneous) Amendment Regulations, 2016
  • SR 39/2016 The Traffic Safety Act Fees (Motorcycle Fees) Amendment Regulations, 2016
  • SR 40/2016 The Vehicle Classification and Registration (Three wheeled Vehicle) Amendment Regulations, 2016
  • SR 41/2016 The Vehicle Equipment (Three wheeled Vehicles) Amendment Regulations, 2016
  • SR 42/2016 The Crown Mineral Royalty Amendment Regulations, 2016
  • SR 43/2016 The Occupational Health and Safety (Miscellaneous) Amendment Regulations, 2016
  • SR 44/2016 The Public Accommodation (Miscellaneous) Amendment Regulations, 2016 
  • SR 45/2016 The Foreign Worker Recruitment and Immigration Services Amendment Regulations, 2016
  • SR 46/2016 The Wildlife Habitat and Ecological Lands Designation Amendment Regulations, 2016 (No. 4)


June 15, 2016


The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, Vol. 112 No. 23, June 10, 2016:

  • SR 37/2016 The Securities Commission (Adoption of National Instruments, Take-over Bid Regime) Amendment Regulations, 2016


June 7, 2016

The Enforcement of Money Judgments Amendment Act, 2015, S.S. 2015, c. 7, is proclaimed into force May 30, 2016.

The Health Information Protection Amendment Act, 2015, S.S. 2015, c. 12, is proclaimed into force June 1, 2016.

June 6, 2016

The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, Vol. 112 No. 22, June 3, 2016:

  • SR 36/2016 The Securities Commission (Adoption of National Instruments, Exempt Market Filings) Amendment Regulations, 2016


The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, Vol. 112 No. 21, May 27, 2016:

  • SR 35/2016 The Securities Commission (Adoption of National Instruments, MI 91-101 and MI 96-101) Amendment Regulations, 2016


May 3, 2016

The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, Vol. 112 No. 17, April 29, 2016:

  • SR 34/2016 The Securities Commission (Adoption of National Instruments, Prospectus Exemptions) Amendment Regulations, 2016


April 26, 2016

The Pooled Registered Pension Plans (Saskatchewan) Act, S.S. 2013, c. P-16.101, is proclaimed into force May 1, 2016.

March 28, 2016

The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, Vol. 112 No. 11, March 18, 2016:

  • Errata Notice The Local Government Election Regulations, 2015


March 16, 2016

The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, Vol. 112 No. 8, February 26, 2016:

  • SR 8/2016 The Securities Commission (Adoption of National Instruments, NI 24-102) Amendment Regulations, 2016


The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, Vol. 112 No. 9, March 4, 2016:

  • E-6.3 Reg 16 The Electrical Code Regulations
  • M-23.001 Reg 1 The MRI Facilities Licensing Regulations
  • P-3 Reg 3 The Partnership Regulations, 2016
  • P-16.101 Reg 1 The Pooled Registered Pension Plans (Saskatchewan) Regulations
  • R-8.2 Reg 10 The Critical Incident Regulations, 2016
  • SR 9/2016 The Automobile Accident Insurance (General) (Commercial Rate Assessment)
  • Amendment Regulations, 2016
  • SR 10/2016 The Automobile Accident Insurance (Injury) (Motorcycles) Amendment Regulations, 2016
  • SR 11/2016/ The Adoption (Birth Registration Information) Amendment Regulations, 2016
  • RS 11/2016 Règlement modificatif de 2016 sur l’adoption (renseignements d’enregistrement de naissance)
  • SR 12/2016 The Public Employees Pension Plan (Pension Benefits and Designations) Amendment Regulations, 2016
  • SR 13/2016 The Facility Designation (Mental Health Services) Amendment Regulations, 2016
  • SR 14/2016 The Health Information Protection (Information Sharing Agreements) Amendment Regulations, 2016
  • SR 15/2016 The Youth Drug Detoxification and Stabilization (Information
  • Sharing Agreement) Amendment Regulations, 2016
  • SR 16/2016 The Saskatchewan Medical Care Insurance Payment (Physician Schedule) Amendment Regulations, 2016
  • SR 17/2016 The Medical Care Insurance Beneficiary and Administration (MRI Services)
  • Amendment Regulations, 2016
  • SR 18/2016 The Business Corporations (Forms and Notices) Amendment Regulations, 2016
  • SR 19/2016 The Business Names Registration (Forms) Amendment Regulations, 2016
  • SR 20/2016 The Condominium Property (Miscellaneous and Forms) Amendment Regulations, 2016
  • SR 21/2016 The Coroners (Miscellaneous) Amendment Regulations, 2016
  • SR 22/2016 The Enforcement of Money Judgments (Distribution) Amendment Regulations, 2016
  • SR 23/2016 The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy (Designation) Amendment Regulations, 2016
  • SR 24/2016 The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy (Information Sharing Agreements)
  • Amendment Regulations, 2016
  • SR 25/2016 The Local Authority Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy (Information Sharing
  • Agreements) Amendment Regulations, 2016
  • SR 26/2016 The Pension Benefits (Pooled Registered Pension Plans) Amendment Regulations, 2016
  • SR 27/2016 The Regulations Act Repeal (Part II) Regulations, 2016
  • SR 28/2016 The Regulations Act Repeal (Part III) Regulations, 2016
  • SR 29/2016 The Northern Municipalities (Revenue Sharing Grants Program) Amendment Regulations, 2016
  • SR 30/2016 The Wildfire (Park Lands) Amendment Regulations, 2016
  • SR 31/2016 The Wildlife Amendment Regulations, 2016
  • SR 32/2016 The Wildlife Habitat and Ecological Lands Designation Amendment Regulations, 2016 (No. 3)
  • SR 33/2016 The Water Security Agency (Exemption and Term of Drainage Approvals)
  • Amendment Regulations, 2016


March 7, 2016

The Automobile Accident Insurance (Motorcycles) Amendment Act, 2015, S.S. 2015, c. 28, is proclaimed into force April 1, 2016.

March 3, 2016

The Saskatchewan Information and Privacy Commissioner has released:

  • FOIP Review Reports 195-2015 and 196-2015 (Ministry of Central Services)
  • FOIP Review Reports 209-2015 to 213-2015 (Ministry of Health)
  • FOIP Review Report 124-2015 (Saskatchewan Police Commission)
  • FOIP Review Report 154-2015 (Saskatchewan Arts Board)
  • FOIP Review Report 155-2015 (Saskatchewan Arts Board)
  • FOIP Investigation Report 189-2015 (Saskatchewan Government Insurance)
  • FOIP Investigation Report 215-2015 (Ministry of Social Services)
  • HIPA Investigation Report 176-2015 (Saskatoon Regional Health Authority)


March 1, 2016

The MRI Facilities Licensing Act, S.S. 2015, c. M-23.001, is proclaimed into force February 29, 2016.

February 23, 2016

The Fee Waiver Act, S.S. 2015, c. F-13.1001, is proclaimed into force February 26, 2016.

February 22, 2016

The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, Vol. 112 No. 6, February 12, 2016:

  • SR 4/2016 The Small Claims Amendment Regulations, 2016
  • RS 4/2016 de 2016 Règlement modificatif sur les petites créances 
  • SR 5/2016 The Victims of Crime Amendment Regulations, 2016
  • RS 5/2016 Règlement modificatif de 2016 sur les victimes d’actes criminels
  • SR 6/2016 The Household Packaging and Paper Stewardship Program (Reporting Requirements and Exemptions) Amendment Regulations, 2016
  • SR 7/2016 The Wildlife Habitat and Ecological Lands Designation Amendment Regulations, 2016 (No. 2)


February 11, 2016

Sections 3(1), to (6), (8) to (14), (16) to (20), 4 to 9, 11, 13 to 16, 18 to 29, 31, 32(1)(a) to (f), 32(2)(a), 32(3), 33 to 35, 37 to 42, 46(b) to (k), (m), (n), (p), (q), (s), (t) and 47 of the Securities Amendment Act, 2013, S.S. 2013, c. 33, are proclaimed into force February 10, 2016.

February 1, 2016

The Saskatchewan Information and Privacy Commissioner has released:

  • FOIP Review Report 186-2015 (Saskatchewan Government Insurance)
  • FOIP Review Report 125-2015 (Ministry of Justice)
  • FOIP Review Report 197-2015 (Saskatchewan Human Rights Commission)
  • FOIP Review Report 179-2015 (Ministry of Health)
  • FOIP Review Report 200-2015 (Ministry of Environment)
  • FOIP Review Report 187-2015 (Saskatchewan Government Insurance)
  • FOIP Review Report 152-2015 (Ministry of Highways and Infrastructure)
  • FOIP Review Report 126-2015 (Saskatchewan Police Commission)
  • FOIP Review Report 139-2015 (Ministry of Education)
  • FOIP Review Report 185-2015 (Saskatchewan Government Insurance)
  • LA FOIP Review Report 148-2015 (Resort Village of Candle Lake)
  • LA FOIP Review Report 128-2015 (Resort Village of Candle Lake)
  • LA FOIP Review Report 180-2015 (Mamawetan Churchill River Regional Health Authority)
  • LA FOIP Review Report 141-2015 (Northern Village of Pinehouse)
  • LA FOIP Review Report 149-2015 (Resort Village of Candle Lake)
  • LA FOIP Review Report 091-2015 (Resort Village of Candle Lake)
  • FOIP Investigation Report 173-2015 (Saskatchewan Government Insurance)
  • FOIP Investigation Report 092-2015 to 095-2015 (Oliver Lodge, Saskatoon Regional Health Authority, Ministry of Health, Office of the Premier)
  • HIPA Investigation Report 205-2015 (Dr. Margaret Bartsch)
  • HIPA Investigation Report 142-2015 (Heartland Regional Health Authority)


January 25, 2016

The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, Vol. 112 No. 3, January 22, 2016:

  • SR 1/2016 The Driver Licensing and Suspension (Commercial Vehicles) Amendment Regulations, 2016 
  • SR 2/2016 The Vehicle Impoundment (General) (Vehicle Impoundment Forms) Amendment Regulations, 2016 
  • SR 3/2016 The Wildlife Habitat and Ecological Lands Designation Amendment Regulations, 2016


January 21, 2016

Sections 120, 122(6) and 122(9) of the Consumer Protection and Business Practices Act, S.S. 2013, c. C-30.2, are proclaimed into force February 1, 2016.

January 13, 2016

The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, Vol. 111 No. 52, December 24, 2015:

  • Errata Notice The Home-based Education Program Regulations, 2015
  • L-30.11 Reg 1 The Local Government Election Regulations, 2015
  • SR 111/2015 The Vital Statistics (Statements of Events) Amendment Regulations, 2015 
  • RS 111/2015 Règlement de 2015 (déclarations d’événements) modifiant le Règlement de 2010 sur les services de l’état civil
  • SR 113/2015 The Residential Tenancies Amendment Regulations, 2015
  • SR 114/2015 The Summary Offences Procedure (Miscellaneous) Amendment Regulations, 2015
  • SR 116/2015 The Saskatchewan Farm Security (Farm Ownership) Amendment Regulations, 2015


The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, Vol. 111 No. 53, December 31, 2015:

  • F-13.1001 Reg 1 The Fee Waiver Regulations 
  • SR 108/2015 The Securities Commission (Adoption of National Instruments, Prospectus-exempt Rights Offerings) Amendment Regulations, 2015
  • SR 109/2015 The Labour Relations (Supervisory Employees) Amendment Regulations, 2015
  • SR 110/2015 The Medical Care Insurance Beneficiary and Administration (Residents) Amendment Regulations, 2015
  • SR 112/2015 The Pension Benefits (Saskatoon Fire and Saskatoon Police) Amendment Regulations, 2015
  • SR 115/2015 The Animal Protection (Investigative Training Course) Amendment Regulations, 2015

January 5, 2016

The Saskatchewan Employment (Essential Services) Amendment Act, 2015, S.S. 2015, c. 31, is proclaimed into force December 31, 2015.

The Saskatchewan Farm Security Amendment Act, 2015, S.S. 2015, c. 32 is proclaimed into force January 4, 2016.

Sections 1, 2 and 5 to 9 of the Saskatchewan Employment Amendment Act, 2014, S.S. 2014, c. 27 are proclaimed into force January 1, 2016.

The Local Government Election Act, 2015, S.S. 2015, c. L-30.11, is proclaimed into force January 1, 2016.

The Vital Statistics Amendment Act, 2015, S.S. 2015, c. 26, is proclaimed into force January 1, 2016.

December 21, 2015

The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, Vol. 111 No. 50, December 11, 2015:

  • SR105/2015 The Gas Inspection Amendment Regulations, 2015
  • SR106/2015 The Provincial Sales Tax Amendment Regulations, 2015
  • SR107/2015 The Provincial Highway Designation (Regina Bypass) Amendment Regulations, 2015


December 8, 2015

The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, Vol. 111 No. 49, December 4, 2015:

  • SR101/2015 The Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission (Miscellaneous) Amendment Regulations, 2015
  • SR102/2015 The Saskatchewan Insurance Amendment Regulations, 2015
  • SR104/2015 The Securities Commission (Adoption of National Instruments, Aequitas NEO Exchange Inc.) Amendment Regulations, 2015


The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part III, Vol. 111 No. 49, December 4, 2015:

  • SR103/2015 The Provincial Lands (Sale of Lands and Lease Rental) Amendment Regulations, 2015


November 13, 2015

The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, Vol. 111 No. 46, November 13, 2015:

  • SR 98/2015 The Commercial Vehicle and Drivers (Record-Keeping) Amendment Regulations, 2015
  • SR 99/2015 The Registration Exemption and Reciprocity (Jurisdictions) Amendment Regulations, 2015
  • SR 100/2015 The Wildlife Habitat and Ecological Lands Designation Amendment Regulations, 2015 (No. 7)


November 9, 2015

The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, Vol. 111 No. 45, November 6, 2015:

  • Correcting Notice The Teacher Salary Classification Regulations
  • Avis Rectificatif Règlement sur la classification salariale des enseignants
  • F-15.11 Reg 1 The Fire Safety Regulations 
  • SR 94/2015 The Crown Oil and Gas Royalty Amendment Regulations, 2015
  • SR 95/2015 The Freehold Oil and Gas Production Tax Amendment Regulations, 2015
  • SR 96/2015 The Petroleum Research Incentive Amendment Regulations, 2015
  • SR 97/2015 The Recovered Crude Oil Tax Amendment Regulations, 2015


November 5, 2015

The Fire Safety Act, S.S. 2015, c. F-15.11, is proclaimed into force November 2, 2015.

November 3, 2015

The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, Vol. 111 No. 44, October 30, 2015:

  • SR 91/2015 The Common Business Identifiers Amendment Regulations, 2015
  • SR 92/2015 The Vehicle Weight and Dimension Amendment Regulations, 2015
  • SR 93/2015 The Degree Authorization Amendment Regulations, 2015


October 30, 2015

The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, Vol. 111 No. 43, October 23, 2015:

  • E-0.1 REG 25 The Teacher Salary Classification Regulations
  • E-0.1 RÈGL 25 Règlement sur la classification salariale des enseignants
  • E-0.2 REG 24 The Education Regulations, 2015
  • T-8 REG 2 The Teachers’ Life Insurance Regulations, 2015
  • SR 84/2015 The Vehicle Equipment Amendment Regulations, 2015
  • SR 85/2015 The Hearing Aid Sales and Services (Labour Mobility) Amendment Regulations, 2015
  • SR 86/2015 The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy (Miscellaneous Designations) Amendment Regulations, 2015
  • SR 87/2015 The Pension Benefits (Regina Civic Employees) Amendment Regulations, 2015
  • SR 88/2015 The Employment Program Amendment Regulations, 2015
  • SR 89/2015 The Drainage Control Repeal Regulations
  • SR 90/2015 The Securities Commission (Adoption of National Instruments, Parts XXII and XXIII) Amendment Regulations, 2015


October 28, 2015

The Saskatchewan Information and Privacy Commissioner has released:

  • FOIP Investigation Report 133-2015 (Saskatchewan Power Corporation)
  • FOIP Review Report: 145-2015 (Saskatchewan Power Corporation)
  • LA FOIP Review Report: 183-2015 (Rural Municipality of Shellbrook #493)
  • HIPA Investigation Report: 114-2015 (Sun Country Regional Health Authority)
  • FOIP Review Report: 110-2015 (Saskatchewan Police Commission)
  • FOIP Review Report: 169-2015 (Ministry of Finance)


October 23, 2015

The Mental Health Services Amendment Act, 2014, S.S. 2014, c. 16, is proclaimed into force October 30, 2015.

Sections 1, 19 to 48, 50 to 57 and 59 to 63 of the Registered Teachers Act, S.S. 2015, c. R-15.1, are proclaimed into force CIF October 19, 2015.

Sections 3, 4, 6, 7, 10 and 11 of the Education Amendment Act, 2015, S.S. 2015, c. 6, are proclaimed into force October 19, 2015.

October 14, 2015

The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, Vol. 111 No. 41, October 9, 2015:

  • SR 83/2015 The Highway Worker and Flag Person Identification Amendment Regulations, 2015


The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, Vol. 111 No. 40, October 2, 2015:

  • A-15.21 Reg 22 The Broiler Hatching Egg Marketing Plan Regulations, 2015
  • SR 81/2015 The Health Hazard Amendment Regulations, 2015
  • SR 82/2015 The Wildlife Habitat and Ecological Lands Designation Amendment Regulations, 2015 (No. 6)

October 7, 2015

The Saskatchewan Information and Privacy Commissioner has released:

  • FOIP Review Report 159-2015 (Saskatchewan Transportation Company)
  • FOIP Review Report 122-2015 (Ministry of Health)
  • LA FOIP Review Report 156-2015 (Rural Municipality of Keys)
  • HIPA Investigation Report 161-2015 (Dr. Douglas A. Donbrook - Chiropractic Associates Clinic)
  • FOIP Review Report 053-2015 (Ministry of Justice)
  • FOIP Review Report 129-2015 (Saskatchewan Government Insurance)
  • FOIP Review Report 135-2015/136-2015 (Executive Council)
  • FOIP Review Report 163-2015 (Ministry of Labour Relations and Workplace Safety)
  • FOIP Review Report 164-2015 (Ministry of Labour Relations and Workplace Safety)
  • FOIP Review Report 162-2015 (Saskatchewan Government Insurance)
  • LA FOIP Review Report 090-2015 (Resort Village of Candle Lake)
  • FOIP Review Reports 146-2015 and 147-2015 - Ministry of Environment
  • FOIP Investigation Report 131-2015 (Saskatchewan Government Insurance)
  • FOIP Review Report 138-2015 (Ministry of Justice)
  • LA FOIP Review Report 134-2015 (City of Saskatoon)


October 5, 2015

The Pharmacy Amendment Act, 2015, S.S. 2015, c. 17, is proclaimed into force October 5, 2015.

September 22, 2015

The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, Vol. 111 No. 38, September 18, 2015:

  • SR77/2015 The Potash Production Tax Amendment Regulations, 2015
  • SR78/2015 The Medical Care Insurance Beneficiary and Administration Amendment Regulations, 2015
  • SR79/2015 The Saskatchewan Medical Care Insurance Payment Amendment Regulations, 2015
  • SR80/2015 The Summary Offences Procedure (Certificate of Service) Amendment Regulations, 2015


September 17, 2015

The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, Vol. 111 No. 37, September 11, 2015:

  • Correcting Notice The Archives and Public Records Management Regulations
  • W-8.1 Reg 1 The Water Security Agency Regulations


September 14, 2015

The Saskatchewan Information and Privacy Commissioner has released:

  • FOIP Review Report 031-2015 (Saskatchewan Government Insurance)
  • FOIP Review Report 098-2015 (Saskatchewan Government Insurance)
  • FOIP Review Report 112-2015 (Ministry of Health)
  • LA FOIP Review Report 109-2015 (City of Moose Jaw)
  • LA FOIP Review Report 116-2015 (Rural Municipality of McKillop)
  • FOIP Review Report 085-2015 (Saskatchewan Government Insurance)
  • FOIP Review Report 130-2015 (Ministry of Environment)
  • HIPA Investigation Report 107-2015 (Spruce Manor Special Care Home)
  • LA FOIP Review Report 054-2015 & 055-2015 (City of Regina)


September 9, 2015

The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, Vol. 111 No. 36, September 4, 2015:

  • S-42.2 Reg 3 The Securities Commission (Adoption of National Instruments, Parts XLIV and LV) Amendment Regulations, 2015


September 4, 2015

The Archives and Public Records Management Act, S.S. 2015, c. A-26.11, is proclaimed into force August 24, 2015.

September 3, 2015

The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, Vol. 111 No. 35, August 28, 2015:

  • E-0.2 Reg. 23 The Home-based Education Program Regulations, 2015
  • E-0.2 Règl. 23 Règlement de 2015 sur les programmes de scolarisation à domicile
  • T-2 Reg 2 The Tax Enforcement Regulations, 2015
  • SR 69/2015 The Child Care Amendment Regulations, 2015
  • RS 69/2015 Règlement de 2015 modifiant le Règlement de 2015 sur les garderies d’enfants
  • SR 70/2015 The Adoption Amendment Regulations, 2015
  • RS 70/2015 Règlement de 2015 modifiant le Règlement de 2003 sur l’adoption
  • SR 71/2015 The Employment Supplement Amendment Regulations, 2015
  • SR 72/2015 The Consumer Protection and Business Practices Amendment Regulations, 2015
  • SR 73/2015 The Flax Development Plan Amendment Regulations, 2015
  • SR 74/2015 The Sheep Development Plan Amendment Regulations, 2015
  • SR 75/2015 The Wildlife Habitat and Ecological Lands Designation Amendment Regulations, 2015 (No. 5)


August 20, 2015

The Saskatchewan Information and Privacy Commissioner has released:

  • FOIP Review Report 123-2015 - Ministry of Justice
  • FOIP Review Reports 087-2015 & 088-2015 - Ministry of Environment
  • FOIP Review Report 032-2015 - Ministry of Social Service
  • LA FOIP Review Report 035-2015 - Rural Municipality of Shellbrook #493
  • LA FOIP Review Report 111-2015 - City of Regina
  • HIPA Investigation Report 100-2015 - Saskatoon Regional Health Authority

August 18, 2015

Part 1 of the Northern Jobs and Growth Act, S.C. 2013, c. 14, is proclaimed into force July 9, 2015 (P.C. 2015-844).

Sections 2, 7, 8(1), 13, 14(1), 14(2), 14(4), 15, 16, 17(1), 18, 28, 37, 52(1), 54(1) to (3), 54(5), 55, 57, 58(1), 59, 69 to 71, 77, 87, 88(1), 90(1), 90(2), 90(4), 91, 93, 94(1), 95, and 104 to 116 of the Energy Safety and Security Act, S.C. 2015, c. 4, are proclaimed into force June 19, 2015 (P.C. 2015-845).

Section 26(1)(c) of the Corrections and Conditional Release Actm, S.C. 1992, c.20, as enacted by s. 46(3), s. 45, 46(2), 46(4) to (7), 47, 48(1), 48(2), 49(2), 50 and 51 of the Victims Bill of Rights Act, S.C. 2015, c. 13, is proclaimed into force July 23, 2015 (P.C. 2015-846).

The Respect for Communities Act, S.C. 2015, c. 22, is proclaimed into force June 30, 2015 (P.C. 2015-1052).

Part 5 of the Anti-terrorism Act, 2015, SC. 2015, c. 20, is proclaimed into force July 1, 2015 (P.C. 2015-1053).

Sections 2 to 8 and 11 to 13 of the Anti-terrorism Act, 2015, S.C. 2015, c. 20, is proclaimed into force August 1, 2015 (P.C. 2015-1053).

Part 3 of the Zero Tolerance for Barbaric Cultural Practices Act, S.C. 2015, c. 29, is proclaimed into force July 16, 2015 (P.C. 2015-1073).

Sections 2 to 19 of the Tougher Penalties for Child Predators Act, S.C. 2015, c. 23, are proclaimed into force July 16, 2015 (P.C. 2015-1074).

An Act to amend the Food and Drugs Act (non-corrective contact lenses), S.C. 2012, c. 25, is proclaimed into force July 16, 2016 (P.C. 2015-1075).

Section 87 of the Economic Action Plan 2015 Act, No. 1, S.C. 2015, c. 36, is proclaimed into force September 14, 2015 (P.C. 2015-1170).

Sections 4(4), 4(7), 4(8) and 37 of the Common Sense Firearms Licensing Act, S.C. 2015, c. 27, are proclaimed into force September 2, 2015 (P.C. 2015-1171).

Sections 2(1), 6, 11 and 13(1) of the Common Sense Firearms Licensing Act, S.C. 2015, c. 27, are proclaimed into force September 2, 2015 (P.C. 2015-1172).

August 5, 2015

The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, Vol. 111 No. 31, July 31, 2015:

  • A-26.2 Reg 1 The Archives and Public Records Management Regulations
  • SR 67/2015 The Education Amendment Regulations, 2015
  • SR 68/2015 The Creative Saskatchewan Amendment Regulations, 2015


July 27, 2015

The Saskatchewan Information and Privacy Commissioner has released:

  • Review Report 023-2015 - Ministry of Parks, Culture and Sport
  • Review Report 051-2015 - Ministry of Finance
  • Review Report 033-2015 - Saskatchewan Telecommunications
  • Review Report 144-2014 - Saskatchewan Research Council
  • Review Report 143-2014 - Saskatchewan Research Council
  • Review Report 139-2014 - Saskatchewan Research Council
  • Review Report 018-2015 - SaskBuilds Corporation
  • Review Report 086-2013 - Ministry of Government Relations
  • Review Report 062-2014 - Sunrise Regional Health Authority
  • Review Report 063-2014 - Sunrise Regional Health Authority
  • Review Report 149-2014 - Financial and Consumer Affairs Authority
  • Review Report 026-2015 - Ministry of Health
  • Review Report 087-2013 - City of Regina
  • Review Report 106-2013 - University of Saskatchewan
  • Review Report 007-2015 - Ministry of Central Services
  • Review Report 084-2015 - City of Lloydminster
  • Review Report 082-2015 - Sunrise Regional Health Authority
  • Investigation Report 107-2014 - Saskatchewan Research Council
  • Investigation Report 072-2014 - SaskTel
  • Investigation Report 151-2014 - Ministry of Justice


July 15, 2015

The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, Vol. 111 No. 28, July 10, 2015:

  • SR 66/2015 The Open Seasons Game Amendment Regulations, 2015


July 9, 2015

The Saskatchewan Information and Privacy Commissioner has released:

  • Review Report 083-2015 - Saskatchewan Telecommunications
  • Review Report 091-2014 - Ministry of Health
  • Review Report 059-2014 - Ministry of Highways and Infrastructure
  • Review Report 016-2015 - Ministry of Highways and Infrastructure
  • Review Report 017-2015 - Saskatchewan Gaming Corporation
  • Review Report 018-2015 - SaskBuilds Corporation
  • Review Report 019-2015 - Saskatchewan Transportation Company
  • Review Report 020-2015 - Ministry of Advanced Education
  • Review Report 022-2015 - Ministry of Environment


July 7, 2015

The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, Vol. 111 No. 27, July 3, 2015:

  • P-8 Reg 4 The Pest Control Products Regulations, 2015
  • SR 61/2015 The Securities Commission (Adoption of National Instruments) Amendment Regulations, 2015 (No. 4)
  • SR 62/2015 The Alcohol Control (Direct to Consumer) Amendment Regulations, 2015
  • RS 62/2015 Règlement de 2015 (vente directe) modifiant le Règlement de 2013 sur la réglementation de l’alcool
  • SR 63/2015 The Election Act Amendment Regulations, 2015 (No. 2)
  • SR 64/2015 The Municipal Police Equipment Amendment Regulations, 2015
  • SR 65/2015 The Police Amendment Regulations, 2015


July 3, 2015

The Alcohol and Gaming Regulation Amendment Act, 2015, S.S. 2015, c. 1, is proclaimed into force June 30, 2015.

Sections 2 to 18, 49 and 58 of the Registered Teachers Act, S.S. 2015, c. R-15.1, are proclaimed into force July 1, 2015.

The esidential Tenancies Amendment Act, 2015, S.S. 2015, c. 19, except s.21, is proclaimed into force July 1, 2015.

The Wildlife Amendment Act, 2015, S.S. 2015, c. 27, is proclaimed into force July 1, 2015.

June 30, 2015

The Saskatchewan Information and Privacy Commissioner has released:

  • Review Report 024-2015 - Financial and Consumer Affairs Authority
  • Review Report 096-2015 and 097-2015 - Saskatchewan Transportation Company


June 26, 2015

The Veterans Hiring Act, S.C. 2015, c. 5, except s. 14 which came into force on assent, is proclaimed into force July 1, 2015 (P.C. 2015-817).

June 25, 2015

Section 3(b) to (e), 7 to 20, 25, 29, 30, 32, 38, 49, 50, 52, 55, 57, 59(b) to (d) and (f) to (m) of the Alcohol and Gaming Regulation Amendment Act, 2014, S.S. 2014, c. 7, are proclaimed into force June 22, 2015.

June 23, 2015

The Saskatchewan Information and Privacy Commissioner has released:

  • Investigation Report 034-2015 (City of Saskatoon)
  • Review Report 050-2015 (Ministry of Finance)


June 22, 2015

The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, Vol. 111 No. 25, June 19, 2015:

  • SR 56/2015 The Alcohol Control Amendment Regulations, 2015 (No. 2)
  • RS 56/2015 Règlement n° 2 de 2015 modifiant le Règlement de 2013 sur la réglementation de l’alcool
  • SR 57/2015 The Gaming Amendment Regulations, 2015
  • RS 57/2015 Règlement de 2015 modifiant le Règlement de 2007 sur les jeux de hasard
  • SR 58/2015 The Motor Dealers Amendment Regulations, 2015
  • SR 59/2015 The Municipal Grants Amendment Regulations, 2015
  • SR 60/2015 The Wildlife Habitat and Ecological Lands Designation Amendment Regulations, 2015 (No. 4)


June 16, 2015

The Child Care Act, 2014, S.S. 2014, c. C-7.31, is proclaimed into force June 15, 2015.

June 9, 2015

The Saskatchewan Information and Privacy Commissioner has released:

  • Review Report: 129-2014 (Ministry of Health)
  • Review Report: 039-2015 and 040-2015 (Ministry of Labour Relations and Workplace Safety)
  • Review Report: 042-2015 (Saskatchewan Liquor and Gaming Authority)
  • Review Report: 043-2015 (Ministry of Environment)
  • Review Report: 078-2015 (Ministry of Labour Relations and Workplace Safety)


June 8, 2015

The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, Vol. 111 No. 23, June 5, 2015:

  • P-36.2 Reg 2 The Public Employees Pension Plan Regulations, 2015
  • SR 52/2015 The Personal Care Home Benefit Amendment Regulations, 2015
  • SR 53/2015 The Seniors Income Plan Amendment Regulations, 2015
  • SR 54/2015 The Coroners Amendment Regulations, 2015
  • SR 55/2015 The Victims of Domestic Violence Amendment Regulations, 2015


June 4, 2015

The following sections of the Economic Action Plan 2014 Act, No. 1, S.C. 2014, c. 20, are proclaimed into force:

  • Sections 169 and 170 - on June 1, 2015 (P.C. 2015-564)
  • Sections 220 to 222 - on May 15, 2015 (P.C. 2015-587)


The following sections of the Economic Action Plan 2014 Act, No. 2, S.C. 2014, c. 39, are proclaimed into force:

  • Division 3 of Part 4 and s. 149 and 156 - on June 1, 2015 (P.C. 2015-582)
  • Section 376 - on June 1, 2015 (P.C. 2015-627)


The Rouge National Urban Park Act, Cite S.C. 2015, c. 10, is proclaimed into force May 15, 2015 (P.C. 2015-586)

Sections 7(1), 7(2), 8, 9(1), 14, 19(2), 21, 24(5.1), 42 and 43 of the Strengthening Canadian Citizenship Act, S.C. 2014, c. 22, are proclaimed into force May 28, 2015 (P.C. 2015-626)

June 2, 2015

the following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, Vol. 111 No. 22, May 29, 2015:

  • SR 51/2015 The Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission Amendment Regulations, 2015


June 1, 2015

The Saskatchewan Information and Privacy Commissioner has released:

  • Review Report 090-2014 - Ministry of Health
  • Review Report 021-2014 - Ministry of Central Service
  • Review Report 041-2014 - Ministry of Finance


May 27, 2015

The Environmental Management and Protection Act, 2010, S.S. 2010, c. E-10.22, is proclaimed into force June 1, 2015.

May 26, 2015

The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, Vol. 111 No. 21, May 22, 2015:

  • C-7.31 Reg 1 The Child Care Regulations, 2015
  • C-7.31 Régl 1 Règlement de 2015 sur les garderies d’enfants
  • SR 50/2015 The Railway Line (Short Line) Financial Assistance Amendment Regulations, 2015


May 22, 2015

The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, Vol. 111 No. 20, May 15, 2015:

  • SR 44/2015 The Automobile Accident Insurance (General) Amendment Regulations, 2015
  • SR 45/2015 The Driver Licensing and Suspension Amendment Regulations, 2015 (No. 2)
  • SR 46/2015 The Public Service Amendment Regulations, 2015
  • SR 47/2015 The Mental Health Services Amendment Regulations, 2015
  • SR 48/2015 The 2013 Farm and Ranch Water Infrastructure Program Amendment Regulations, 2015
  • SR 49/2015 The Wildlife Habitat and Ecological Lands Designation Amendment Regulations, 2015 (No. 3)


May 19, 2015

The Saskatchewan Information and Privacy Commissioner has released:

  • Review Report 036-2015 - Ministry of Parks, Culture and Sport
  • Review Report 047-2015 - Ministry of Environment
  • Review Report 063-2015 to 077-2015 - Ministry of Health
  • Review Report 114-2014 - Ministry of Health
  • Review Report 128-2014 - Ministry of Health


May 13, 2015

The following sections of the Economic Action Plan 2013 Act, No. 1, S.C. 2013, c. 33, are proclaimed into force:

  • Sections 137, 146 to 148 and 150 – on the 30th day after the day on which this Order is published in the Canada Gazette, Part II (P.C. 2015-303)
  • Sections 138 to 141 and 142(1) – on March 12, 2015 (P.C. 2015-304)


The following sections of the Economic Action Plan 2013 Act, No. 2, S.C. 2013, c. 40, are proclaimed into force:

  • Sections 277 – on October 9, 2014 (P.C. 2014-1021)
  • Sections 365 to 466 – on November 1, 2014 (P.C. 2014-1107)
  • Sections 290 to 292 – on January 1, 2015 (P.C. 2014-1241)
  • Sections 261 and 268 – on February 1, 2015 (P.C. 2015-75)


The following sections of the Economic Action Plan 2014 Act, No. 1, S.C. 2014, c. 20, are proclaimed into force:

  • Sections 242 to 248 and 250 - on October 12, 2014 (P.C. 2014-973)
  • Division 29 of Part 6 except s. 471 to 481 which came into force on assent – on November 1, 2014 (P.C. 2014-1106)
  • Sections 300 and 301 – on January 1, 2015 (P.C. 2014-1241)
  • Division 30 of Part 6 – on January 2, 2015 (P.C. 2014-1242)
  • Sections 110 to 138, 146 to 159 – on the day on which this Order is published in the Canada Gazette, Part II (P.C. 2015-34)
  • Sections 139 to 145 – on the day on which this Order is published in the Canada Gazette, Part II (P.C. 2015-35)
  • Sections 130, 133 and 135 – This Order comes into force on the first day on which both sections 114 and 115 are in force, but if it is registered after that day, it comes into force on the day on which it is registered. The day for the purposes of sections 130, 133 and 135 is fixed as June 1, 2017 (P.C. 2015-36)
  • Sections 131, 132, 134, 136 and 137 – This Order comes into force on the first day on which both sections 114 and 115 are in force, but if it is registered after that day, it comes into force on the day on which it is registered. The day for the purposes of sections 131, 132, 134, 136 and 137 is fixed as June 1, 2018 (P.C. 2015-37)
  • Sections 143 – This Order comes into force on the first day on which both sections 111, 139 and 140 are in force, but if it is registered after that day, it comes into force on the day on which it is registered. The day for the purposes of sections 143 is fixed as December 1, 2018 (P.C. 2015-38)
  • Sections 144 – This Order comes into force on the first day on which both sections 111, 139 and 140 are in force, but if it is registered after that day, it comes into force on the day on which it is registered. The day for the purposes of sections 143 is fixed as June 1, 2019 (P.C. 2015-39)


The following sections of the Economic Action Plan 2014 Act, No. 2, S.C. 2014, c. 39, are proclaimed into force:

  • Division 20 of Part 4 – on February 5, 2015 (P.C. 2015-188)
  • Sections 269, 278 to 291 and 298 to 302 – on January 15, 2017 (P.C. 2015-441)


Sections 1804 and 1820(6) of the Jobs and Economic Growth Act, S.C. 2010, c. 12, are proclaimed into force April 1, 2015 (P.C. 2015-302).

The following sections of the Jobs and Growth Act, 2012, S.C. 2012, c. 31, are proclaimed into force:

  • Sections 195 and 196 – on October 9, 2014 (P.C. 2014-1020)
  • Sections 220 to 222 – on March 16, 2015 (P.C. 2014-1450)
  • Sections 264 and 266 – on the day on which this Order is published in the Canada Gazette, Part II (P.C. 2015-442) 


Sections 7, 11(1), 12(1), 13 to 16, 18 to 36, 38 and 56 of the Human Pathogens and Toxins Act, S.C. 2009, c. 24, are proclaimed into force December 1, 2015 (P.C. 2015-201).

Sections 183, 192(1), 195, 196(3) of the Sustaining Canada’s Economic Recovery Act, S.C. 2010, c. 25, are proclaimed into force April 1, 2015 (P.C. 2015-302).

The Prohibiting Cluster Munitions Act, S.C. 2014, c. 27, is proclaimed into force March 16, 2015 (P.C. 2015-305).

The Succession to the Throne Act, 2013, S.C. 2013, c. 6, is proclaimed into force March 26, 2015 (P.C. 2015-338).

The Tackling Contraband Tobacco Act, S.C. 2014, c. 23, is proclaimed into force April 10, 2015 (P.C. 2015-339).

The First Nations Elections Act, S.C. 2014, c. 5, is proclaimed into force April 2, 2015 (P.C. 2015-400).

Sections 2 to 51, 52, 53(2), 54 to 61, 62 to 72, 73 to 83, 84 to 98, 99 to 112, 113 to 119, 120(1), 120(3), 120(4), 121 to 123, 124(2) to 124(8), 125, 126, 127(1), 128(1), 128(2), 128(4) to 128(6), 128(8), 129, 131, 132(1), 132(2), 133(1), 134 to 138, 141 to 147, 149 to 152 and 153 of the Agriculture Growth Act, S.C. 2015, c. 2, are proclaimed into force February 27, 2015 (P.C. 2015-231).

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May 12, 2015

The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, Vol. 111 No. 19, May 8, 2015:

  • SR 36/2015 The Auctioneers Amendment Regulations, 2015
  • SR 37/2015 The Cemeteries Amendment Regulations, 2015
  • SR 38/2015 The Charitable Fund-raising Businesses Amendment Regulations, 2015
  • SR 39/2015 The Credit Reporting Amendment Regulations, 2015
  • SR 40/2015 The Direct Sellers Amendment Regulations, 2015
  • SR 41/2015 The Pension Benefits Amendment Regulations, 2015
  • SR 42/2015 The Public Safety Answering Point Amendment Regulations, 2015
  • SR 43/2015 The Securities Commission (Adoption of National Instruments) Amendment Regulations, 2015 (No. 3)


April 28, 2015

The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, Vol. 111 No. 17, April 24, 2015:

  • Errata Notice The Vehicle Weight and Dimension Amendment Regulations, 2014
  • SR 34/2015 The Alcohol Control Amendment Regulations, 2015
  • RS 34/2015 Règlement de 2015 modifiant le Règlement de 2013 sur la réglementation de l’alcool
  • SR 35/2015 The Alcohol Control Amendment (Prohibition of Certain Activities and
  • Entertainment) Regulations, 2015
  • RS 35/2015 Règlement de 2015 (interdiction d’activités et de divertissement particuliers) modifiant le Règlement de 2013 sur la réglementation de l’alcool


April 24, 2015

The Health Care Directives and Substitute Health Care Decision Makers Amendment Act, 2014, S.S. 2014, c. 13, is proclaimed into force April 22, 2015.

April 21, 2015

The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, Vol. 111 No. 16, April 17, 2015:

  • SR33/2015 The Saskatchewan Farm Security Amendment Regulations, 2015


April 15, 2015

The Saskatchewan Information and Privacy Commissioner has released:

  • Review Report 025/2015 - Resort Village of Candle Lake
  • Review Report 037/2015 - Ministry of the Economy.


April 13, 2015

The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, Vol. 111 No. 15, April 10, 2015:

  • C-12.01 Reg 1 The Class Actions Regulations
  • C-12.01 Règl 1 Règlement sur les recours collectifs
  • R-9.11 Reg 1 The Regional Parks Regulations, 2015
  • SR28/2015 The Workers’ Compensation Act Exclusion Amendment Regulations, 2015
  • SR29/2015 The Health Care Directives and Substitute Health Care Decision Makers Amendment Regulations, 2015
  • SR30/2015 The Mediation Services Fees Amendment Regulations, 2015
  • SR31/2015 The Summary Offences Procedure Amendment Regulations, 2015 (No. 2)
  • SR32/2015 The Animal Protection Amendment Regulations, 2015


April 8, 2015

The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, Vol. 111 No. 14, April 2, 2015:

  • C-50.2 Reg 30 The Subsurface Mineral Tenure Regulations
  • M-16.1 Reg 5 The Subsurface Mineral Conservation Regulations
  • W-13.01 Reg 1 The Wildfire Regulations
  • SR19/2015 The Oil and Gas Conservation Amendment Regulations, 2015
  • SR20/2015 The Driver Licensing and Suspension Amendment Regulations, 2015
  • SR21/2015 The Traffic Safety (Speed Monitoring) Amendment Regulations, 2015
  • SR22/2015 The Traffic Safety Act Fees Amendment Regulations, 2015
  • SR23/2015 The Vehicle Impoundment (General) Amendment Regulations, 2015
  • SR24/2015 The Vehicle Inspection Amendment Regulations, 2015
  • SR25/2015 The Health Information Protection Amendment Regulations, 2015
  • SR26/2015 The Operation of Public Registry Statutes Amendment Regulations, 2015
  • SR27/2015 The Wildlife Habitat and Ecological Lands Designation Amendment Regulations, 2015 (No. 2)
  • The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part III, Vol. 111 No. 14, April 2, 2015:
  • SR18/2015 The Subsurface Mineral Amendment Regulations, 2015


April 6, 2015

The Regional Parks Act, 2013, S.S. 2013, c. R-9.11, is proclaimed into force April 6, 2015.

April 2, 2015

The Wildfire Act, S.S. 2014, c. W-13.01, is proclaimed into force March 31, 2015.

April 1, 2015

The Saskatchewan Information and Privacy Commissioner has released Review Report 145/2014 - Saskatchewan Research Council.

March 23, 2015

Section 12 of the Film and Video Classification Amendment Act, 2006, S.S. 2006, c. 20, is proclaimed into force April 1, 2015.

March 16, 2015

The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, Vol. 111 No. 11, March 13, 2015:

  • SR17/2015 The Securities Commission (Adoption of National Instruments) Amendment Regulations, 2015 (No. 2)


March 13, 2015

The Saskatchewan Information and Privacy Commissioner has released:

  • Investigation Report: 046/2014 (Saskatchewan Workers' Compensation Board)
  • Review Report: 113/2014 (Ministry of Health)
  • Review Report: 122/2014 (Village of Lebret)
  • Review Report: 125/2014 (Ministry of Highways and Infrastructure)


March 9, 2015

The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, Vol. 111 No. 10, March 6, 2015:

  • A-15.21 Reg 20 The Flax Development Plan Regulations
  • A-31.1 Reg 1 The Athletics Commission Regulations
  • SR10/2015 The Conseil scolaire fransaskois Election Amendment Regulations, 2015
  • RS 10/2015 Règlement de 2015 modifiant le Règlement sur les élections du Conseil scolaire fransaskois.
  • SR11/2015 The Election Act Amendment Regulations, 2015
  • SR12/2015 The Alfalfa Seed Development Plan Amendment Regulations, 2015
  • SR13/2015 The Forage Seed Development Plan Amendment Regulations, 2015
  • SR15/2015 The Saskatchewan Crop Insurance Corporation Amendment Regulations, 2015
  • SR16/2015 The Parks Amendment Regulations, 2015


The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part III, Vol. 111 No. 10, March 6, 2015:

  • SR14/2015 The Provincial Lands Amendment Regulations, 2015


March 6, 2015

The Athletics Commission Act, S.S. 2014, c. A-31.1, was proclaimed into force March 9, 2015.

March 4, 2015

The Saskatchewan Information and Privacy Commissioner has released:

  • Review Report 115/2014 - Ministry of Health
  • Review Report 146/2014 - Saskatchewan Research Council
  • Review Report 112/2014 - Ministry of Health


March 2, 2015

The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, Vol. 111 No. 9, February 27, 2015:

  • SR9/2015 The Securities Commission (Adoption of National Instruments) Amendment Regulations, 2015


February 25, 2015

The Saskatchewan Information and Privacy Commissioner has released:

  • Review Report 111/2014 (Ministry of Health)
  • Review Report 110/2014 (Ministry of Health)
  • Review Report 101/2014 (Ministry of Justice)
  • Review Report 031/2014 (Ministry of Health)
  • Review Report 150/2014 (City of Saskatoon)
  • Review Report 148/2014 (Ministry of Central Services)
  • Review Report 011/2014 (Village of Killaly)
  • Investigation Report 077/2014 (Cypress Regional Health Auhtority)


February 17, 2015

The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, Vol. 111 No. 7, February 13, 2015:

  • SR1/2015 The Ethanol Fuel (General) Amendment Regulations, 2015
  • SR2/2015 The Labour-sponsored Venture Capital Corporations Amendment Regulations, 2015
  • SR3/2015 The Global Transportation Hub Authority Amendment Regulations, 2015
  • SR4/2015 The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Amendment Regulations, 2015
  • SR5/2015 The Summary Offences Procedure Amendment Regulations, 2015
  • SR6/2015 The Wildlife Habitat and Ecological Lands Designation Amendment Regulations, 2015
  • SR7/2015 The Fisheries Amendment Regulations, 2015
  • SR8/2015 The Provincial Court Compensation Amendment Regulations, 2015


January 9, 2015

The Informal Public Appeals Act, S.S. 2014, c. I-9.0001, is proclaimed into force January 1, 2015

The Powers of Attorney Amendment Act, 2014, S.S. 2014, c. 22, is proclaimed into force January 1, 2015.

January 6, 2015

The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, Vol. 111 No. 1, January 2, 2015:

  • A-20.2 Reg 15 The Milk Products Compositional Standards Regulations, 2014
  • S-8 Reg 12 The Saskatchewan Assistance Regulations, 2014
  • SR108/2014 The Enumeration Repeal Regulations
  • SR109/2014 The Vehicle Impoundment (General) Amendment Regulations, 2014
  • SR110/2014 The Benefit Adjustment Repeal Regulations
  • SR111/2014 The Saskatchewan Assured Income for Disability Amendment Regulations, 2014
  • SR112/2014 The Film Employment Tax Credit Amendment Regulations, 2014


January 5, 2015

The Office of the Saskatchewan Information and Privacy Commissioner has recently released the following reports:

  • Investigation Report 038/2014 (Sunrise Regional Health Authority) 
  • Investigation Report 088/2013 (Regina Qu'Appelle Regional Health Authority) 
  • Investigation Report 121/2014 (Lloydminster Public School Division)
  • Review Report 056/2014 (Ministry of Justice)
  • Review Report 088/2014 (Financial and Consumer Affairs Authority)
  • Review Report 069/2014 (Public Service Commission)
  • Review Report 086/2013 (Ministry of Government Relations)
  • Review Report 057/2014 (Ministry of Social Services)
  • Review Report 016/2014 (Ministry of Education)
  • Review Report 040/2014 (SaskBuilds)
  • Review Report 023/2014 (Ministry of Justice - Corrections and Policing)
  • Review Report 052/2013 (Village of Buena Vista)


December 24, 2014

The library will be closed from noon, December 24, and re-opening on Friday, January 2. Happy Holidays!

December 15, 2014

The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, Vol. 110 No. 50, December 12, 2014:

  • L-27.01 Reg 1 The Lobbyists Regulations
  • SR102/2014 The Global Transportation Hub Authority Amendment Regulations, 2014
  • SR103/2014 The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Amendment Regulations, 2014
  • SR104/2014 The Pension Benefits Amendment Regulations, 2014 (No. 2)
  • SR105/2014 The Seizure of Criminal Property Amendment Regulations, 2014
  • SR106/2014 The Ticket Sales Amendment Regulations, 2014
  • SR107/2014 The Wildlife Habitat and Ecological Lands Designation Amendment Regulations, 2014 (No. 3)


December 8, 2014

The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, Vol. 110 No. 49, December 5, 2014:

  • I-2.01 Reg 5 The Rental Housing Rebate Regulations
  • SR94/2014 The Securities Commission (Adoption of National Instruments) Amendment Regulations, 2014 (No. 4)
  • SR95/2014 The Municipal Employees’ Pension Amendment Regulations, 2014
  • SR96/2014 The Public Employees Pension Plan Amendment Regulations, 2014
  • SR97/2014 The Saskatchewan Pension Annuity Fund Amendment Regulations, 2014
  • SR98/2014 The Automobile Accident Insurance (General) Amendment Regulations, 2014 (No. 2)
  • SR99/2014 The Brand Amendment Regulations, 2014
  • SR100/2014 The Livestock Dealer Amendment Regulations, 2014
  • The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part III, Vol. 110 No. 49, December 5, 2014:
  • SR101/2014 The Livestock Inspection and Transportation Amendment Regulations, 2014


December 3, 2014

The Public Guardian and Trustee Amendment Act, 2014 (No. 2), S.S. 2014, c. 25, is proclaimed into force December 2, 2014.

December 1, 2014

The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, Vol. 110 No. 48, November 28, 2014:

  • I-9.0001 Reg 1 The Informal Public Appeals Regulations
  • P-26.2 Reg 2 The Private Vocational Schools Regulations, 2014
  • SR92/2014 The Summary Offences Procedure Amendment Regulations, 2014 (No. 3)
  • SR93/2014 The Wildlife Habitat and Ecological Lands Designation Amendment Regulations, 2014 (No. 2)


November 28, 2014

The Enforcement of Maintenance Orders Amendment Act, 2012, S.S. 2012, c. 13, except s.6, is proclaimed into force December 1, 2014.

November 25, 2014

The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, Vol. 110 No. 47, November 21, 2014:

  • SR89/2014 The Snowmobile Amendment Regulations, 2014
  • SR90/2014 The Traffic Safety (Speed Monitoring) Amendment Regulations, 2014 (No. 2)
  • SR91/2014 The Information Technology Office Service Amendment Regulations, 2014


November 12, 2014

The Accounting Profession Act, S.S. 2014, c. A-3.1, is proclaimed into force November 10, 2014.

November 10, 2014

The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, Vol. 110 No. 45, November 7, 2014:

  • E-10.22 Reg 1 The Environmental Management and Protection (General) Regulations
  • E-10.22 Reg 2 The Environmental Management and Protection (Saskatchewan Environmental Code Adoption) Regulations
  • E-10.22 Reg 3 The Waterworks and Sewage Works Regulations
  • F-19.1 Reg 11 The Forest Resources Management (Saskatchewan Environmental Code Adoption) Regulations
  • SR86/2014 The Ministry of the Economy Amendment Regulations, 2014
  • SR87/2014 The Wildlife Habitat and Ecological Lands Designation Amendment Regulations, 2014
  • SR88/2014 The Forest Resources Management Amendment Regulations, 2014


November 3, 2014

The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, Vol. 110 No. 44, October 31, 2014:

  • SR85/2014 The Election Forms (Chief Electoral Officer) Amendment Regulations, 2014


October 27, 2014

The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, Vol. 110 No. 43, October 24, 2014:

  • SR82/2014 The Powers of Attorney Amendment Regulations, 2014 
  • RS 82/2014 Règlement de 2014 modifiant le Règlement sur les procurations
  • SR83/2014 The Trust and Loan Corporations Amendment Regulations, 2014
  • SR84/2014 The Northern Municipalities Amendment Regulations, 2014 (No. 3)


October 20, 2014

The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, Vol. 110 No. 42, October 17, 2014:

  • SR81/2014 The Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission Amendment Regulations, 2014


October 14, 2014

The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, Vol. 110 No. 41, October 10, 2014:

  • SR80/2014 The Municipal Police Equipment Amendment Regulations, 2014


September 29, 2014

The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, Vol. 110 No. 39, September 26, 2014:

  • SR 78/2014 The Justices of the Peace Amendment Regulations, 2014
  • RS 78/2014 Règlement de 2014 modifiant le Règlement de 1989 sur les juges de paix
  • SR 79/2014 The Victims of Crime Amendment Regulations, 2014
  • RS 79/2014 Règlement de 2014 modifiant le Règlement de 1997 sur les victimes d’actes criminels


September 22, 2014

The Saskatchewan Information and Privacy Commissioner has released Investigation Report LA-2014-001 (Rural Municipality of Parkdale No. 498).

September 18, 2014

The Medical Profession Amendment Act, 2013, S.S. 2013, c. 14, has been proclaimed into force September 19, 2014.

The Saskatchewan Polytechnic Act, S.S. 2014, c. S-32.21, has been proclaimed into force September 24, 2014.

September 15, 2014

The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, Vol. 110 No. 37, September 12, 2014:

  • SR73/2014 The Oil and Gas Conservation Amendment Regulations, 2014 (No. 2)
  • SR74/2014 The Electrical Licensing Fees Amendment Regulations, 2014
  • SR75/2014 The Gas Licensing Amendment Regulations, 2014 
  • SR76/2014 The Municipalities Amendment Regulations, 2014 (No. 2) 
  • SR77/2014 The Securities Commission (Adoption of National Instruments) Amendment Regulations, 2014 (No. 3)


September 9, 2014

The Saskatchewan Information and Privacy Commissioner has released Review Report F-2014-008 (Saskatchewan Government Insurance).

September 3, 2014

The Saskatchewan Information and Privacy Commissioner has released:

  • Review Report F-2014-004 (Saskatchewan Government Insurance)
  • Review Report F-2014-007 (Ministry of Justice)


August 28, 2014

Parts I to IX, s. 117, 121(1), 121(3), 122(1), 122(2) and 123 of the Consumer Protection and Business Practices Act, S.S. 2013, c. C-30.2, was proclaimed into force September 1, 2014.

August 26, 2014

The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, Vol. 110 No. 34, August 22, 2014:

  • S-32.21 Reg 1 The Saskatchewan Polytechnic Regulations
  • SR 72/2014 The Wildlife Amendment Regulations, 2014 (No. 2)


August 20, 2014

The Saskatchewan Information and Privacy Commissioner has released:

  • Review Report F-2014-005 - Ministry of Education
  • Review Report F-2014-006 - Ministry of Environment


August 18, 2014

The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, Vol. 110 No. 33, August 15, 2014:

  • SR 71/2014 The Securities Commission (Adoption of National Instruments) Amendment Regulations, 2014 (No. 2)


August 15, 2014

The Saskatchewan Information and Privacy Commissioner has released Review Report LA-2014-003 - City of Regina.

August 12, 2014

The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, Vol. 110 No. 32, August 8, 2014:

  • P-37.1 Reg 15 The Newborn Screening Regulations
  • SR 68/2014 The Drug Schedules Amendment Regulations, 2014
  • SR 69/2014 The Disease Control Amendment Regulations, 2014


The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part III, Vol. 110 No. 32, August 8, 2014:

  • SR 70/2014 The Hospital Standards Amendment Regulations, 2014


August 11, 2014

The Saskatchewan Information and Privacy Commissioner has released Review Report F-2014-003 - Ministry of Justice, and Review Report F-2014-004 - Saskatchewan Government Insurance.

August 8, 2014

The Executive Government Administration Act, S.S. 2014, c. E-13.1, is proclaimed into force August 15, 2014. This act repeals four acts including the Government Organization Act and amends many others.

July 28, 2014

The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, Vol. 110 No. 30, July 25, 2014:

  • P-13.2 Reg 2 The Subdivision Regulations, 2014
  • SR 67/2014 The Child Care Amendment Regulations, 2014


July 21, 2014

The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, Vol. 110 No. 29, July 18, 2014:

  • SR 66/2014 The Open Seasons Game Amendment Regulations, 2014


July 11, 2014

The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, Vol. 110 No. 27, July 4, 2014:

  • C-30.2 Reg 1 The Consumer Protection and Business Practices Regulations
  • T-18.1 Reg 14 The Seat Belt Exemption Regulations, 2014
  • T-18.1 Reg 15 The Motor Carrier Conditions of Carriage Regulations, 2014
  • T-18.1 Reg 16 The Highway Worker and Flag Person Identification Regulations, 2014
  • T-18.1 Reg 17 The Vehicle Impoundment (General) Regulations, 2014
  • T-18.1 Reg 18 The Safety Fitness Regulations
  • SR 55/2014 The Automobile Accident Insurance (General) Amendment Regulations, 2014
  • SR 56/2014 The Driver Licensing and Suspension Amendment Regulations, 2014 (No. 2)
  • SR 57/2014 The Traffic Safety Act Fees Amendment Regulations, 2014
  • SR 58/2014 The Traffic Safety (Speed Monitoring) Amendment Regulations, 2014
  • SR 59/2014 The Personal Injury Benefits Amendment Regulations, 2014 (No. 2)
  • SR 60/2014/ The Administration of Estates Amendment Regulations, 2014
  • RS 60/2014 Règlement de 2014 modifiant le Règlement sur l’administration des successions
  • SR 61/2014 The Professional Corporations Amendment Regulations, 2014
  • SR 62/2014 The Public Guardian and Trustee Amendment Regulations, 2014
  • SR 63/2014 The Summary Offences Procedure Amendment Regulations, 2014 (No. 2)
  • SR 64/2014 The Assessment Appraisers Amendment Regulations, 2014
  • SR 65/2014 The Building and Accessibility Standards Administration Amendment Regulations, 2014


July 3, 2014

Section 2-18(4) of the Saskatchewan Employment Act, S.S. 2013, c. S-15.1, is proclaimed into force July 11, 2014.

Sections 3 and 4 of the Saskatchewan Employment Amendment Act, 2014, S.S. 2014, c. 27, is proclaimed into force July 11, 2014.

June 27, 2014

The Traffic Safety Amendment Act, 2014, S.S. 2014, c. 29, is proclaimed into force June 27, 2014.

June 26, 2014

The Legal Profession Amendment Act, 2014, S.S. 2014, c. 15 is proclaimed into force July 1, 2014.

Section 85(2) of the Farm Financial Stability Act, S.S. 1989-90, c. F-8.001, is proclaimed into force June 23, 2014.

June 24, 2014

The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, Vol. 110 No. 25, June 20, 2014:

  • SR 51/2014 The Saskatchewan Medical Care Insurance Payment Amendment Regulations, 2014
  • SR 52/2014 The Condominium Property Amendment Regulations, 2014
  • SR 53/2014 The Land Surveys Amendment Regulations, 2014
  • SR 54/2014 The Municipal Grants Amendment Regulations, 2014


June 20, 2014

Sections 1 to 12 of the Transboundary Waters Protection Act, S.C. 2013, c. 12, are proclaimed into force July 1, 2014 (P.C. 2014-810).

Sections 13 and 14 of the Transboundary Waters Protection Act, S.C. 2013, c. 12, are proclaimed into force July 1, 2014 (P.C. 2014-811).

June 17, 2014

The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, Vol. 110 No. 24, June 13, 2014:

  • G-5.1 Reg 159 The Ministry of the Economy Regulations, 2014
  • T-18.1 Reg 13 The Registration Exemption and Reciprocity Regulations, 2014
  • SR 49/2014 The Enterprise Saskatchewan Amendment Regulations, 2014
  • SR 50/2014 The Registration Exemption and Reciprocity Amendment Regulations, 2014


June 16, 2014

The Condominium Property Amendment Act, 2013, S.S. 2013, c. 7, is proclaimed into force June 16, 2014.

June 10, 2014

The Supreme Court of Canada February 20, 2014 news release included one dismissed leave application of a Saskatchewan case: Potash Corporation of Saskatchewan Inc., et al. v. Keith Barton, SCC Case No. 357292013 SKCA 141

The Supreme Court of Canada on May 16, 2014 heard and reserved the appeal of Saskatchewan Federation of Labour (in its own right and on behalf of the unions and workers in the Province of Saskatchewan) et al. v. Her Majesty the Queen, in Right of the Province of Saskatchewan, SCC Case No. 354232013 SKCA 43

June 9, 2014

The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, Vol. 110 No. 23, June 6, 2014:

  • SR 39/2014 The Community Justice Programs Amendment Regulations, 2014
  • SR 40/2014 The Pension Benefits Amendment Regulations, 2014
  • SR 41/2014 The Driver Licensing and Suspension Amendment Regulations, 2014
  • SR 42/2014 The Licence Plate Display Amendment Regulations, 2014
  • SR 43/2014 The Personal Injury Benefits Amendment Regulations, 2014
  • SR 44/2014 The School Bus Operating Amendment Regulations, 2014
  • SR 45/2014 The Vehicle Classification and Registration Amendment Regulations, 2014
  • SR 46/2014 The Vehicle Equipment Amendment Regulations, 2014
  • SR 47/2014 The Vehicle Inspection Amendment Regulations, 2014
  • SR 48/2014 The Vehicle Inspection Procedures Amendment Regulations, 2014


June 2, 2014

The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, Vol. 110 No. 22, May 30, 2014:

  • S-12.1 Reg 2 The Western Livestock Price Insurance Program Regulations
  • SR 34/2014 The Personal Care Home Benefit Amendment Regulations, 2014
  • SR 35/2014 The Seniors Income Plan Amendment Regulations, 2014
  • SR 36/2014 The Canola Development Plan Amendment Regulations, 2014
  • SR 38/2014 The Winter Cereals Development Plan Amendment Regulations, 2014.


The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part III, Vol. 110 No. 22, May 30, 2014:

  • SR 37/2014 The Provincial Lands Amendment Regulations, 2014

May 23, 2014

The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, Vol. 110 No. 20, May 16, 2014:

  • W-13.2 Reg 4 The Wildlife Habitat and Ecological Lands Designation Regulations
  • SR 29/2014 The Training Allowance Amendment Regulations, 2014


Section 45 of the Agricultural Marketing Programs Act, S.C. 1997, c. 20, is proclaimed into force May 15, 2014 (P.C. 2014-564), repealing the Advance Payments for Crops Act, R.S.C., 1985, c. C-49.

Section 44 of the Agricultural Marketing Programs Act, S.C. 1997, c. 20, is proclaimed into force May 15, 2014 (P.C. 2014-563), repealing the Agricultural Products Cooperative Marketing Act, R.S.C., 1985, c. A-5.

Sections 2(1), 2(5), 4 to 9, 15, 18, 19, 21, 22(2), 25, 26, 29, 30, 38, 48, 49, 52(2), 55, 60, 68, 71, 72, 76 to 96, 98, 100 to 102, 107, 108, 117, 126 to 128 and 129 to 131 of the Strengthening Military Justice in the Defence of Canada Act, S.C. 2013, c. 24, is proclaimed into force June 1, 2014 (P.C. 2014-565).

May 15, 2014

New from our blog Legal Sourcery:

  • Law School in Regina (Thursday Throwback)
  • Reading and Writing Are Doomed
  • Call for Submission
  • Free CPD!
  • Organizing Research UsingTable of Contents
  • Tips from the Editor - Those Tricky Possessives
  • Saskatchewan's Labour Legislation Cha

The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, Vol. 110 No. 16, April 17, 2014:

  • SR 20/2014 The Wildlife Amendment Regulations, 2014
  • SR 21/2014 The Securities Commission (Adoption of National Instruments) Amendment Regulations, 2014
  • SR 22/2014 The Summary Offences Procedure Amendment Regulations, 2014
  • SR 23/2014 The Assessment Management Agency Amendment Regulations, 2014


The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, Vol. 110 No. 17, April 25, 2014:

  • SR 24/2014 The Cities Amendment Regulations, 2014
  • SR 25/2014 The Municipalities Amendment Regulations, 2014
  • SR 26/2014 The Northern Municipalities Amendment Regulations, 2014


The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, Vol. 110 No. 18, May 2, 2014:

  • S-15.1 Reg 2 The Occupational Health and Safety (Prime Contractor) Regulations
  • S-15.1 Reg 5 The Employment Standards Regulations
  • Errata Notice The Vehicle Weight and Dimension Amendment Regulations, 2014


The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, Vol. 110 No. 19, May 9, 2014:

  • S-15.1 Reg 4 The Labour Relations (Supervisory Employees) Regulations
  • SR 28/2014 The Pork Industry Development Plan Amendment Regulations, 2014


The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part III, Vol. 110 No. 19, May 9, 2014:

  • SR 27/2014 The Regulations and Forms of the Labour Relations Board Repeal Regulations


May 9, 2014

The Saskatchewan Employment Act, S.S. 2013, c. S-15.1, except s. 2-18(4), is proclaimed into force April 29, 2014.

New from our blog Legal Sourcery:

  • Noting Up a Statute - Part 3
  • First Female Student-At-Law (Thursday Throwback)
  • Arrant Scandal in the Digital Stacks!
  • Tips from the Editor - Case Law Coleslaw: Legal Citation
  • Case Mail
  • Monday Pick-Me-Up

May 5, 2014

The Saskatchewan Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner has released Review Report LA-2014-002 - Saskatoon Regional Health Authority.

April 30, 2014

New from our blog Legal Sourcery:

  • Tips from the Editor – Double Space After a Period: Who Knew Nothing Could Be So Contentious!
  • Cross-referencing footnotes in Word
  • The Brass Tacks of Librarianship
  • New Ebooks Added to Collection
  • Book Review – Reconciling Sovereignties: Aboriginal Nations and Canada
  • Monday Pick-Me-Up
  • CanLII Connects – Linking to Case Summaries
  • Noting Up a Statute (Tip of the Week)
  • Tips from the Editor – That vs. Which
  • Second Annual Convention (Throwback Thursday)

April 28, 2014

Four Saskatoon roofers were fined for Occupational Health and Safety Violations. For more information, view government news releases from April 22 and April 23, 2014.

Earlier this year, we offered our members a one-month free trial of several ebook publications from the Working With the Law series by Emond Montgomery. Due to positive feedback, we have acquired the complete series of over 30 titles and it is now available in the Members’ Section. There are titles from several areas of the law including:

  • Criminal Law for Legal Professionals
  • Family Law: Practice and Procedure
  • Wills and Estates
  • Civil Litigation
  • Fundamentals of Contract Law

 
If you have any suggestions for other resources the library should acquire, please contact Melanie Hodges Neufeld at melanie@lawsociety.sk.ca.

April 16, 2014

The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, Vol. 110 No. 15, April 11, 2014:

  • A-15.21 Reg 19 The Pulse Crop Development Plan Regulations, 2014
  • A-20.2 Reg 16 The Meat Inspection (Saskatchewan) Regulations
  • P-6.01 Reg 3 The Personal Care Homes Reporting Regulations 
  • R-16.3 Reg 1 The Regulatory Modernization and Accountability Regulations
  • S-15.1 Reg 3 The Minimum Wage Regulations, 2014
  • SR 10/2014 The Labour-sponsored Venture Capital Corporations Amendment Regulations, 2014
  • SR 11/2014 The Ethanol Fuel (Grants) Amendment Regulations, 2014
  • SR 12/2014 The Provincial Highway Designation Amendment Regulations, 2014
  • SR 13/2014 The Vehicle Weight and Dimension Amendment Regulations, 2014
  • SR 14/2014 The Oil and Gas Conservation Amendment Regulations, 2014
  • SR 15/2014 The Wildlife Management Zones and Special Areas Boundaries Amendment Regulations, 2014
  • SR 17/2014 The Miscellaneous (Farmers’ Counselling and Assistance Act) Repeal Regulations, 2014
  • SR 18/2014 The Miscellaneous (Farm Financial Stability Act) Repeal Regulations, 2014
  • SR 19/2014 The Fine Option Program Amendment Regulations, 2014


The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part III, Vol. 110 No. 15, April 11, 2014:

  • SR 16/2014 The Miscellaneous (Diseases of Animals Act) Repeal Regulations, 2014


From our blog Legal Sourcery today:

  • Irwin Law ebooks
  • Free ebooks from Oxford University Press for National Library Week


April 15, 2014

From our blog Legal Sourcery today:

  • Public Legal Information
  • Legal Sourcery celebrates one month - So, how are we doing?

April 11, 2014

New from our blog Legal Sourcery:

  • How a Saskatchewan Farmer Scratched His Way into Legal History (Throwback Thursday)
  • Law on Film
  • Effective … When? - the Sequel (Tip of the Week)

April 9, 2014

The Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner has released Investigation Report F-2014-002 - Financial and Consumer Affairs Authority of Saskatchewan.

New from our blog Legal Sourcery:

  • Understanding “Information Literacy” – And Convincing a New Generation of Lawyers They Might Need Legal Research Training
  • Uniform Law Conference of Canada

April 7, 2014

The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, Vol. 110 No. 14, April 4, 2014:

  • S-15.1 Reg 1 The Saskatchewan Employment (Labour Relations Board) Regulations


April 4, 2014

Section 466 of the Jobs, Growth and Long-term Prosperity Act, S.C. 2012, c. 19, is proclaimed into force April 1, 2014 (P.C. 2014-302).

Sections 4 and 5 of the Ensuring Safe Vehicles Imported from Mexico for Canadians Act, S.C. 2011, c. 1 is proclaimed into force March 28, 2014 (P.C. 2014-303).

Sections 316 to 337 and 340 to 348 of the Jobs and Growth Act, 2012, S.C. 2012, c. 31, is proclaimed into force April 1, 2014 (P.C. 2014-304).

Part 1 other than s. 47 and 64, s. 113, 116, 125, 126, 128(3), 130, 132(2), 132(4), 135(1), 139, 140, 141(1), 142(2), 145, 163, 173(2), 174(1), 175(3), 177, 182, 185, 187(2), 188, 189, 190(2), 192, 194 to 198 and 213(1)
of the Northwest Territories Devolution Act, S.C. 2014, c. 2, is proclaimed into force April 1, 2014 (P.C. 2014-305).

From our blog Legal Sourcery today:

  • Saskatchewan Review Online Edition
  • CanLII Connects
  • Effective... when? (Tips of the Week)

April 3, 2014

From our blog Legal Sourcery today:

  • Case Mail volume 16 number 7
  • New Booklets at Public Guardian & Trustee Office
  • The Famous 1902 “Sintaluta Case” (Throwback Thursday)

April 1, 2014

The Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner has released Review Report F-2014-002 - Saskatchewan Crop Insurance Corporation.

From our blog Legal Sourcery today:

  • Look to Law Reform!
  • Law Day!

March 31, 2014

The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, Vol. 110 No. 13, March 28, 2014:

  • S-12.1 Reg 1 The Saskatchewan Crop Insurance Corporation Regulations
  • Correcting Notice The Dedicated Lands Regulations, 2009
  • SR 9/2014 The Saskatchewan Insurance Amendment Regulations, 2014

 

From our blog Legal Sourcery today:

  • Monday Pick-Me-Up
  • Featured product: Canada Law Book Criminal Spectrum


March 28, 2014

Leave to appeal in the Saskatchewan case Abouabdallah v. College of Dental Surgeons of Saskatchewan, 2010 SKCA 129SCC Case No.35679, was dismissed with costs (Civil procedure – Appeals – Order on security for costs – Whether the judgment ordering the applicant to post security for costs was interlocutory in nature).

March 26, 2014

From our blog Legal Sourcery today:

  • The Man on the Criminal Omnibus: Amusing CPD Articles
  • Triple Your Speed! Read Whole Law Books in Mere Minutes!

March 25, 2014

From our blog Legal Sourcery today:

  • Driedger on Statutes did you say?
  • To be or not to be a "Librarian"

The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, Vol. 110 No. 12, March 21, 2014:

  • P-37.1 Reg 16 The Asbestos Registry for Public Buildings Regulations
  • SR 5/2014 The Occupational Health and Safety Amendment Regulations, 2014
  • SR 6/2014 The Health Information Protection Amendment Regulations, 2014
  • SR 7/2014 The Members’ Conflict of Interest Amendment Regulations, 2014
  • SR 8/2014 The Residential Tenancies Amendment Regulations, 2014


March 21, 2014

The Law Society of Saskatchewan Library is now offering a 30-day trial subscription to two new CCH Online research products: The Canadian Labour Law Rerporter and the Canadian Employment Safety & Health Guide. To access, please visit the Members Section, scroll down to CCH Online, and select any of our current CCH Online services. Once you are in the CCH platform, access the new materials with the drop-box under "Search Your Subscriptions," select a service, and click GO; or, browse the Table of Contents, and select the desired service. Use the plus-signs to expand the contents and select documents. The new employment law products can be found in CCH Business. For user guides and information, please use the links under CCH Online in the Members Section. If you like these online services, please contact the library to provide feedback on whether we should subscribe permanently.

March

Saskatchewan Regulations

The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, Vol. 110 No. 11, March 14, 2014:

  • W-17.11 Reg 1 The Workers’ Compensation Act Exclusion Regulations, 2014
  • SR 4/2014/ The Home-based Education Program Amendment Regulations, 2014
  • RS 4/2014 Règlement de 2014 modifiant le Règlement de 2013 sur les programmes d’études à domicile

News

The Law Society Library has a new blog.  "Legal Sourcery" helps you navigate through the jumble of legal resources.  Follow us for useful legal research tricks, interesting legal research news and what's happening at the Library. 

Saskatchewan Regulations

The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, Vol. 110 No. 10, March 7, 2014:

  • SR 3/2014 The Fisheries Amendment Regulations, 2014


February

News

The Law Society Library has created video tutorials to assist with searching CanLII. Please visit the library website for help searching on CanLII for a case with a common name, searching case law on a point of law, searching for  legislation and noting up cases.

Maritime Law Books, the publisher of the Saskatchewan Reports and various other case reporters, offers a free online database of their various provincial law reports series from 1969. The unedited cases are free, but there is a charge for access to the annotated versions. If you are unable to find a case on CanLII, try Maritime Law Books’ Raw Law.

Supreme Court of Canada

The Supreme Court of Canada on February 21, 2014:


The Supreme Court of Canada February 20, 2014 news release included the appeal of R. v. Babos, 2014 SCC 16 (Criminal law — Stay of proceedings — Abuse of process).

The Supreme Court of Canada on February 20, 2014 heard and reserved the appeal of Immeubles Jacques Robitaille Inc. c. Ville de Québec, SCC Case No. 35295.

The Supreme Court of Canada February 20, 2014 news release included:

  • The appeal of R. v. Sekhon, 2014 SCC 15 (Criminal law — Evidence — Admissibility — Expert evidence — Curative proviso)
  • 2 leave applications granted
  • 13 leave applications dismissed


The Supreme Court of Canada on February 19, 2014 heard and reserved the appeal of Robert Meredith et al. v. Attorney General of Canada, SCC Case No. 35424

The Supreme Court of Canada on February 18, 2014 heard and reserved the appeal of Mounted Police Association of Ontario / Association de la police montée de l’Ontario et al. v. Attorney General of Canada, SCC Case No. 34948.

The Supreme Court of Canada on February 17, 2014 heard and dismissed the appeal of R. v. Vittorio Thomas Flaviano, 2014 SCC 14.

The Supreme Court of Canada on February 13, 2014 heard and reserved the appeals of:


The Supreme Court of Canada February 13, 2014 news release included:

15 leave applications dismissed, including the Saskatchewan case Saskatchewan (Energy and Resources) v Areva Resources Canada Inc, 2013 SKCA 79SCC Case No.35554

2 Motion for Extension of Time and Application for Leave to Appeal dismissed, including the Saskatchewan case R. v. Montgrand, 2010 SKCA 159SCC Case No. 35628.

The Supreme Court of Canada on February 12, 2014 heard and reserved the appeal of Harish Bhasin, carrying on business as Bhasin & Associates v. Larry Hrynew et al., SCC Case No. 35380

The Supreme Court of Canada February 7, 2014 news release included the appeal of Bernard v. Canada (Attorney General), 2014 SCC 13 (Labour Relations — Administrative Law — Standard of review — Unions).

Saskatchewan Regulations

The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, Vol. 110 No. 8, February 21, 2014:

  • J-5.1 Reg 2 The Justices of the Peace (Commission) Regulations

Saskatchewan Regulations

The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, Vol. 110 No. 7, February 14, 2014:

  • Errata Notice The Crown Mineral Royalty Regulations

News 

The Saskatchewan Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner has released:

  • Investigation Report F-2014-001 - Saskatchewan Workers’ Compensation Board
  • Review Report F-2014-001 - Financial and Consumer Affairs Authority of Saskatchewan

Supreme Court of Canada

The Supreme Court of Canada February 6, 2014 news release included 6 leave applications dismissed.

The Supreme Court of Canada January 31, 2014 news release included the appeal of A.I. Enterprises Ltd. c. Bram Enterprises Ltd., 2014 CSC 12 (Responsabilité délictuelle — Délits intentionnels — Atteinte illégale aux rapports économiques).

The Supreme Court of Canada January 30, 2014 news release included the appeal of Telecommunications Employees Association of Manitoba Inc. v. Manitoba Telecom Services Inc., 2014 SCC 11 (Pensions — Pension plans — Surplus).

The Supreme Court of Canada January 30, 2014 news release included:

  • 1  applications granted
  • 13 leave applications dismissed
  • 1 Motion for Extension of Time and Application for Leave to Appeal dismissed

The Supreme Court of Canada on January 24, 2014 heard and reserved the appeal of R. v. Calvin Clarke, SCC Case No. 35487.

The Supreme Court of Canada on January 23, 2014 heard and reserved the appeals of:

The Supreme Court of Canada January 23, 2014 news release included:

  • The appeal of Hryniak v. Mauldin, 2014 SCC 7 (Civil Procedure — Summary Judgment — Investors bringing action in civil fraud and subsequently bringing a motion for summary judgment)
  • The appeal of Bruno Appliance and Furniture, Inc.v. Hryniak, 2014 SCC 8  (Civil Procedure — Summary Judgment — Investor bringing action in civil fraud and subsequently bringing a motion for summary judgment)
  • 12 leave applications dismissed


January

Federal Proclamation

Sections 157, 158, 159(2), 159(4), 160(1), 160(3), 160(4), 161(2) and 161(3) of The Jobs, Growth and Long-term Prosperity Act, S.C. 2012, c. 19, are proclaimed into force September 24, 2014 (P.C. 2014-13). 

Saskatchewan Regulations

The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, Vol. 110 No. 4, January 24, 2014:

  • SR 1/2014 The Securities Commission (Adoption of National Instruments) Amendment Regulations, 2013 (No. 9)
  • SR 2/2014 The Securities Commission (Adoption of National Instruments) Amendment Regulations, 2013 (No. 10)

News

The Saskatchewan Information and Privacy Commissioner has released:

  • Investigation Report H-2014-001 - Health Information Protection Act
  • Review Report LA-2014-001 - Village of Killaly

Supreme Court of Canada

The Supreme Court of Canada on January 17, 2014:

  • heard and allowed the appeal of R. v. Percy Walter Davis, 2014 SCC 4
  • heard and dismissed the appeal of R. v. Garry Howard James, 2014 SCC 5


The Supreme Court of Canada January 17, 2014 news release included the appeal of R. v. MacDonald, 2014 SCC 3 (Constitutional law — Charter of Rights — Search and seizure).

The Supreme Court of Canada January 16, 2014 news release included:

  • The appeal of Vivendi Canada Inc. v. Dell’Aniello, 2014 SCC 1 (Civil procedure — Class actions — Conditions for authorization of action)
  • 2 applications granted
  • 9 leave applications dismissed
  • 1 Motion for Extension of Time and Application for Leave to Appeal dismissed.


The Supreme Court of Canada on January 16, 2014 heard and dismissed the appeal of R. v. W.E.B., 2014 SCC 2.

The Supreme Court of Canada on January 15, 2014 heard and reserved the appeal In the Matter of Section 53 of the Supreme Court Act, R.S.C. 1985, c. S-26;, et al.

The Supreme Court of Canada on January 14, 2014 heard and reserved the appeal of Canadian National Railway Company et al. v. Attorney General of Canada et al., SCC Case No. 35145.

The Supreme Court of Canada on January 13, 2014 heard and reserved the appeal of Marilyne Dionne c. Commission scolaire des Patriotes et autre, SCC Case No. 34854.

Saskatchewan Regulations

The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, Vol. 110 No. 1, January 3, 2014:

  • A-15.21 Reg 16 The Sheep Development Plan Regulations, 2013
  • A-15.21 Reg 17 The Pork Industry Development Plan Regulations, 2013
  • A-15.21 Reg 18 The Turkey Marketing Plan Regulations
  • C-50.2 Reg 29 The Crown Mineral Royalty Regulations
  • SR 107/2013 The Potash Production Tax Amendment Regulations, 2013
  • (No. 2)
  • SR 109/2013 The Wildlife Amendment Regulations, 2013 (No. 2)


The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part III, Vol. 110 No. 1, January 3, 2014:

  • SR 108/2013 The Hospital Standards Amendment Regulations, 2013

News

The Office of the Saskatchewan Information and Privacy Commissioner has released:

December

News

The library will be closeing at 12 pm on Deember 24 and re-opening on January 2, 2014. Happy Holidays!

Supreme Court of Canada

The Supreme Court of Canada December 20, 2013 news release included the appeal of Canada (Attorney General) v. Bedford, 2013 SCC 72 (Constitutional Law — Charter of Rights — Right to security of person — Freedom of expression — Criminal law — Prostitution).

The Supreme Court of Canada December 19, 2013 news release included:

  • The appeal of Wood v. Schaeffer, 2013 SCC 71 (Police — Investigations — Special Investigations Unit — Right to counsel — Duty to make notes)
  • 2 applications granted
  • 10 leave applications dismissed, including the Saskatchewan case Saskatchewan Federation of Labour v Government of Saskatchewan, 2013 SKCA 61SCC Case No. 35512.

Supreme Court of Canada

The Supreme Court of Canada December 12, 2013 news release included the appeal of IBM Canada Limited v. Waterman, 2013 SCC 70 (Employment law — Wrongful dismissal — Damages — Compensating advantage).

The Supreme Court of Canada December 12, 2013 news release included:

  • The appeal of AIC Limited v. Fischer, 2013 SCC 69 (Civil procedure — Class actions — Certification — Market timing)
  • 9 leave applications dismissed


The Supreme Court of Canada on December 13, 2013 heard and reserved the appeal of Michael McCormick v. Fasken Martineau Dumoulin LLP, SCC Case No. 34997.

The Supreme Court of Canada on December 12, 2013 heard and reserved the appeal of Sattva Capital Corporation (formerly Sattva Capital Inc.) v. Creston Moly Corporation (formerly Georgia Ventures Inc.), SCC Case No. 35026.

The Supreme Court of Canada on December 11, 2013 heard and reserved the appeal of Union Carbide Canada Inc. et autre c. Bombardier Inc. et autre, SCC Case No. 35008.

The Supreme Court of Canada on December 10, 2013 heard and reserved the appeal of Douglas Martin v. Workers’ Compensation Board of Alberta et al., SCC Case No. 35052.

The Supreme Court of Canada on December 9, 2013 heard and reserved the appeal of R. v. Matthew David Spencer, SCC Case No. 34644.

The Supreme Court of Canada on December 6, 2013 heard and reserved the appeal of Travailleurs et travailleuses de l’alimentation et du commerce, section locale 503 c. Compagnie Wal-Mart du Canada, SCC Case No. 34920.


The Supreme Court of Canada on December 5, 2013 heard and reserved the appeal of Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services v. Information and Privacy Commissioner, SCC Case No. 34949.

The Supreme Court of Canada December 6, 2013 news release included the appeal of R. v. McRae, 2013 SCC 68 (Criminal law — Offences — Uttering threats — Elements of offence — Actus reus — Mens rea)

The Supreme Court of Canada December 5, 2013 news release included:

  • The appeal of McLean v. British Columbia (Securities Commission), 2013 SCC 67 (Administrative law — Securities — Standard of Review — Limitation of Actions)
  • 5 leave applications dismissed

Saskatchewan Regulations

The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, Vol. 109 No. 49, December 6, 2013:

  • SR 95/2013 The Public Employees Pension Plan Amendment Regulations, 2013 (No. 2)
  • SR 96/2013 The Crown Oil and Gas Royalty Amendment Regulations, 2013 (No. 3)
  • SR 97/2013 The Freehold Oil and Gas Production Tax Amendment Regulations, 2013 (No. 3)
  • SR 99/2013 The Recovered Crude Oil Tax Amendment Regulations, 2013
  • SR 100/2013 The Water Power Rental Amendment Regulations, 2013 (No. 2)


The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part III, Vol. 109 No. 49, December 6, 2013:

  • SR 98/2013 The Helium and Associated Gases Amendment Regulations, 2013 (No. 2)

Federal Proclamations

Sections 1 to 7, 9 to 46, 52 to 54, 56 to 67 and 69 to 82, s. 12(2) and 12.2(2) of the Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act, as enacted by s. 83; s. 86(2), 88 and 89(1) of An Act to promote the efficiency and adaptability of the Canadian economy by regulating certain activities that discourage reliance on electronic means of carrying out commercial activities, and to amend the Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission Act, the Competition Act, the Personal Information Protection and Electronics Documents Act and the Telecommunications Act, S.C. 2010, c. 23, is proclaimed into force July 1, 2014 (P.C. 2013-1323).

Section 8 of S.C. 2010, c. 23 is proclaimed into force January 15, 2015 (P.C. 2013-1323).

Section 47 to 51 and 55 of S.C. 2010, c. 23, is proclaimed into force July 1, 2017 (P.C. 2013-1323).

Sections 1 to 11 and 53 of the Family Homes on Reserves and Matrimonial Interests or Rights Act, S.C. 2013, c. 20, are proclaimed into force December 16, 2013 (P.C. 2013-1325).

News

The Saskatchewan Information and Privacy Commissioner has released:

  • Investigation Report LA-2013-003 - The Board of Education of Horizon School Division #205
  • Review Report F-2013-005 - Ministry of Health
  • Investigation Report F-2013-003 - Ministry of Highways and Infrastructure


For more information, please visit the Information and Privacy Commissioner website.

Saskatchewan Regulations

The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, Vol. 109 No. 48, November 29, 2013:

  • SR 92/2013 The Summary Offences Procedure Amendment Regulations, 2013 (No. 2)
  • SR 93/2013 The Municipal Restructuring Assistance Program Repeal Regulations
  • SR 94/2013 The Urban Loan Assistance Program Repeal Regulations

Federal Proclamation

Part 1 and s. 15 of the Expansion and Conservation of Canada’s National Parks Act, S.C. 2013, c. 28, are proclaimed into force December 1, 2013 (P.C. 2013-1287)

Supreme Court of Canada

The Supreme Court of Canada on December 3, 2013 heard and reserved the appeals of R. v. Nelson Lloyd Hart, SCC Case No. 35049 and R. v. Dax Richard Mack, SCC Case No. 35093.

The Supreme Court of Canada November 28, 2013 news release included the appeal of Amaratunga v. Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Organization, 2013 SCC 66 (Public international law — Jurisdictional immunity — International organizations).

The Supreme Court of Canada November 28, 2013 news release included the appeal of Quebec (Agence du Revenu) v. Services Environnementaux AES inc., 2013 SCC 65 (Contracts — Interpretation — Intention of parties).

The Supreme Court of Canada November 22, 2013 news release included the appeal of Katz Group Canada Inc. v. Ontario (Health and Long-Term Care), 2013 SCC 64 (Food and drugs — Regulations — Validity).

The Supreme Court of Canada November 21, 2013 news release included:

  • The appeal of La Souveraine, Compagnie d’assurance générale v. Autorité des marchés financiers, 2013 SCC 63 ( Provincial offences — Financial products and services — Nature of offence — Strict liability)
  • 2 leave applications granted
  • 16 leave applications dismissed, including the Saskatchewan case Government of Saskatchewan v. Precision Contractors Ltd., 2013 SKCA 57SCC Case No. 35470
  • 1 motion for extension of time and leave application dismissed, the Saskatchewan case R. v. Victor Leonard Lavallée, SCC Case No.35476


The Supreme Court of Canada November 15, 2013 news release included:
The appeal of Alberta (Information and Privacy Commissioner) v. United Food and Commercial Workers, Local 401, 2013 SCC 62 (Constitutional law — Charter of Rights — Freedom of expression — Labour relations — Privacy).

November

News

The Office of the Saskatchewan Information and Privacy Commissioner has released Review Report F-2013-003 - Ministry of Agriculture.

Federal Proclamation

Sections 441 to 443 of the Jobs, Growth and Long-term Prosperity Act, S.C. 2012, c. 19, are proclaimed into force January 1, 2014 (P.C. 2013-1249).

News

The Office of the Saskatchewan Information and Privacy Commissioner has released Review Report LA-2013-004 - Northern Village of Pinehouse.

Saskatchewan Proclamation

Section 11 of the Miscellaneous Statutes Repeal Act, 2013, S.S. 2013, c. 15, is proclaimed into force November 15, 2013.

Federal Proclamation

Division 11 of Part 4 of the Jobs and Growth Act, 2012, S.C. 2012, c. 31, is proclaimed into force October 30, 2013 (P.C. 2013-1142).

Saskatchewan Proclamation

The Public Health (Howard’s Law) Amendment Act, S.S. 2013, c. 26, is proclaimed into force November 7, 2013.

Supreme Court of Canada

The Supreme Court of Canada on November 4, 2013 heard and reserved the appeal of Elizabeth Bernard v. Attorney General of Canada et al., SCC Case No. 34819.

The Supreme Court of Canada October 31, 2013 news release included:

  • The appeal of Pro-Sys Consultants Ltd. v. Microsoft Corporation, 2013 SCC 57 (Civil procedure — Class actions — Certification — Indirect purchasers)
  • The appeal of Sun-Rype Products Ltd. v. Archer Daniels Midland Company, 2013 SCC 58 (Civil procedure — Class actions — Certification — Direct and indirect purchasers)
  • The appeal of Infineon Technologies AG v. Option consommateurs, 2013 SCC 59 (Civil procedure — Class actions — Jurisdiction of Quebec court)
  • 5 leave applications dismissed
  • 1 motion for extension of time and leave application dismissed


The Supreme Court of Canada October 24, 2013 news release included 8 leave applications dismissed, including the Saskatchewan case JC Akin Architect Ltd v Rosenberg, 2013 SKCA 60SCC Case No. 35477.

The Supreme Court of Canada October 18, 2013 news release included the appeal of Cuthbertson v. Rasouli, 2013 SCC 53 (Health law — Consent to withdrawal of treatment — Health practitioners).

The Supreme Court of Canada on October 18, 2013 heard and dismissed the appeal of R. v. R.L., SCC Case No. 34871.

The Supreme Court of Canada on October 17, 2013 heard and reserved the appeal of R. v. Brian Conception, SCC Case No. 34930.

Federal Proclamations

The Settlement of International Investment Disputes Act, S.C. 2008, c. 8, is proclaimed into force November 1, 2013 (P.C. 2013-1106).

Section 132, 133(1), (3), (4), 135 to 138, 139(2), 140, 141, 142(2) to (4), 144(2) to (6), 145(2) to (4), 147(1) to (5), 147(7), (9), (10), 148, 149(2), 149(5), 152 and 153 of the Jobs, Growth and Long-term Prosperity Act, S.C. 2012, c. 19., is proclaimed into force November 25, 2013 (P.C. 2013-1107).

Federal Proclamation

The Increasing Offenders’ Accountability for Victims Act, S.C. 2013, c. 11, is proclaimed into force October 24, 2013 (P.C. 2013-1061).

October

News

The Office of the Saskatchewan Information and Privacy Commissioner has released Review Report H-2013-001 - Saskatoon Reginal Health Authority. 

News

LexisNexis offers free Quicklaw web training for all subscribers. Hour-long webinars on Quicklaw fundamentals will be offered on october 29 (11 am), October 30 (12 pm), November 11 (1 pm), and November 19 (12 pm). For a complete list of times, including webinars in French, or to register for a session, visit http://www.lexisnexis.com/ca/legal.

Saskatchewan Regulations

The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, Vol. 109 No. 43, October 25, 2013:

  • C-16.002 Reg 1 The Common Business Identifiers Regulations
  • O-4.2 Reg 1 The Operation of Public Registry Statutes Regulations
  • SR 80/2013 The Coal Disposition Amendment Regulations, 2013
  • SR 81/2013 The Crown Oil and Gas Royalty Amendment Regulations, 2013 (No. 2)
  • SR 83/2013 The Freehold Oil and Gas Production Tax Amendment Regulations, 2013 (No. 2)
  • SR 86/2013 The Potash Production Tax Amendment Regulations, 2013
  • SR 87/2013 The Drug Schedules Amendment Regulations, 2013
  • SR 88/2013 The Medical Laboratory Licensing Amendment Regulations, 2013
  • SR 89/2013 The Business Corporations Amendment Regulations, 2013
  • SR 90/2013 The Motor Dealers Amendment Regulations, 2013
  • SR 91/2013 The Saskatchewan Advantage Grant for Education Savings (SAGES) Amendment Regulations, 2013



The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part III, Vol. 109 No. 43, October 25, 2013:

  • SR 82/2013 The Freehold Coal Production Tax Amendment Regulations, 2013
  • SR 84/2013 The Helium and Associated Gases Amendment Regulations, 2013
  • SR 85/2013 The Mineral Disposition Amendment Regulations, 2013

Saskatchewan Regulations

The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, Vol. 109 No. 42, October 18, 2013:

  • F-18.1 Reg 1 The Foreign Worker Recruitment and Immigration Services Regulations

Saskatchewan Proclamations

The Common Business Identifiers Act, S.S. 2013, c. C-16.002, is proclaimed into force as of October 19, 2013.

The Regulatory Modernization and Accountability Act, S.S. 2013, c. R-16.3, is proclaimed into force as of October 21, 2013.

Supreme Court of Canada

The Supreme Court of Canada October 17, 2013 news release included:

  • The appeal of Castonguay Blasting Ltd. v. Ontario (Environment), 2013 SCC 52 (Environmental law — Offences — Obligation to report to Ministry of Environment discharge of contaminant into natural environment)
  • 3 leave applications granted, including the Saskatchewan case R. v. Saskatchewan Federation of Labour, 2013 SKCA 43SCC Case No.35423
  • 12 leave applications dismissed
  • 1 leave application remanded
  • 1 motion for extension of time and leave application dismissed


The Supreme Court of Canada on October 16, 2013 heard and reserved the appeal of Diane Knopf, Warden of Mission Institution et al. v. Gurkirpal Singh Khela, SCC Case No. 34609.

The Supreme Court of Canada on October 15, 2013 heard and reserved the appeal of Attorney General of Canada v. Christopher John Whaling et al., SCC Case No. 35024.

The Supreme Court of Canada on October 11, 2013 heard and reserved the appeal of Minister of Citizenship and Immigration et al. v. Mohamed Harkat et al., SCC Case No. 34884.

The Supreme Court of Canada October 10, 2013 news release included:


The Supreme Court of Canada on October 9, 2013 heard and reserved the appeal of Antal Babos et autre c. Sa Majesté la Reine, SCC Case No. 34824.

The Supreme Court of Canada October 4, 2013 news release included the appeal of British Columbia (Forests) v. Teal Cedar Products Ltd., 2013 SCC 51 (Arbitration — Interest — Expropriation — Province reducing forestry company’s allowable annual cut to create park).

Saskatchewan Regulations

The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, Vol. 109 No. 41, October 11, 2013:

  • SR 79/2013 The Securities Commission (Adoption of National Instruments) Amendment Regulations, 2013 (No. 8)

Federal Proclamations

Division 8 of Part 3 of the Economic Action Plan 2013 Act, No. 1, S.C. 2013, c. 33, is proclaimed into force October 1, 2013 (P.C. 2013-933).

The Nuclear Terrorism Act, S.C. 2013, c. 13, is proclaimed into force November 1, 2013 (P.C. 2013-983).

The Safe Drinking Water for First Nations Act, S.C. 2013, c. 21, is proclaimed into force November 1, 2013 (P.C. 2013-1060).

Sections 17, 97 and 104 of the Strengthening Military Justice in the Defence of Canada Act, S.C. 2013, c. 24, is proclaimed into force October 18, 2013 (P.C. 2013-1062).

Saskatchewan Proclamation

The Foreign Worker Recruitment and Immigration Services Act, S.S. 2013, c. F-18.1, is proclaimed into force October 11, 2013.

News

Beginning Tuesday, October 15, the Law Society is offering our members a two-week free trial of rangefindr. Rangefindr is a tool to help lawyers find criminal sentencing ranges. By clicking a few tags that describe the kinds of cases you’re looking for (like “Assault”, “First Offender”, and “Emphasizes rehabilitation”, rangefindr tells you what kind of sentences were imposed. One more click and you can review the judgments themselves. To access the free trial, please visit the Member’s Section and click on the rangefindr link. No further password is required. Once you have tried the product, please send feedback to Melanie Hodges Neufeld at melanie@lawsociety.sk.ca. If we receive positive feedback from the membership, this product may be added permanently to the Member’s Section.

Federal Proclamations

Sections 6 to 8 of the Faster Removal of Foreign Criminals Act, S.C. 2013, c. 16, is proclaimed into force August 30, 2013 (P.C. 2013-913).

Section 201 of the Canada Marine Act, S.C. 1998, c. 10, is proclaimed into force September 27, 2013 (P.C. 2013-964).

Supreme Court of Canada

The Supreme Court of Canada October 3, 2013 news release included:

  • 10 leave applications dismissed
  • 1 motion for extension of time and leave application dismissed


The Supreme Court of Canada September 27, 2013 news release included the appeals of:

  • R. v. Chehil, 2013 SCC 49 (Constitutional law — Charter of Rights — Search and seizure — Sniffer dogs — Airplane luggage)
  • R. v. MacKenzie, 2013 SCC 50 (Constitutional law — Charter of Rights — Search and seizure — Sniffer dogs)


The Supreme Court of Canada September 26, 2013 news release included:

  • The appeal of Envision Credit Union v. Canada, 2013 SCC 48 (Taxation — Income Tax — Corporations — Amalgamations)
  • 1 leave application dismissed


September

Saskatchewan Proclamation

The Miscellaneous Statutes (Saskatchewan Telecommunications) Amendment Act, 2013, S.S. 2013, c. 16, is proclaimed into force October 1, 2013.

News

The Saskatchewan Information and Privacy Commissioner has released Investigation Report H-2013-003 in respect to an investigation commenced in 2011 in respect to the Lakewood Eye Health Centre in Regina, Saskatchewan.
For more information, please view the OIPC news release.

Saskatchewan Regulations

The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, Vol. 109 No. 38, Sept. 20, 2013:

  • E-10.21 REG 6 The Used Petroleum and Antifreeze Products Collection Regulations
  • SR73/2013 The Municipal Police Equipment Amendment Regulations, 2013 (No. 2)
  • SR74/2013 The Saskatchewan Fire Code Amendment Regulations, 2013
  • SR75/2013 The Northern Municipalities Amendment Regulations, 2013 (No. 4)
  • SR76/2013 The Education Amendment Regulations, 2013 (No. 2)
  • SR77/2013 The Northern Municipalities Amendment Regulations, 2013 (No. 5)
  • SR78/2013 The Northern Municipalities Amendment Regulations, 2013 (No. 6)

Supreme Court of Canada

The Supreme Court of Canada September 19, 2013 news release included:

  • The appeal of Divito v. Canada (Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness (Constitutional law — Charter of Rights — Mobility rights — Right to enter Canada), 2013 SCC 47
  • 2 leave applications granted
  • 26 leave applications dismissed, including the Saskatchewan case R v. Cortlen Bryce McLeod, 2013 SKCA 28, SCC Case No. 35365
  • 1 motion for extension of time and leave application dismissed

The Supreme Court of Canada September 13, 2013 news release included the appeal of Régie des rentes du Québec v. Canada Bread Company Ltd., 2013 SCC 46 (Legislation — Retroactivity — Declaratory provisions — Régie des rentes du Québec effecting partial termination of pension plan).

The Supreme Court of Canada September 12, 2013 news release included:

  • The appeal of Payette v. Guay inc., 2013 SCC 45 (Contracts — Restrictive covenants in agreement for sale of assets — Vendor subsequently becoming employee of purchaser under contract of employment)
  • 1 leave application granted
  • 2 leave applications dismissed, including the Saskatchewan case R v. Richard Robert Baxter, 2013 SKCA 52, SCC Case No. 35391

The Supreme Court of Canada September 5, 2013 news release included:

  • 2 leave applications granted
  • 10 leave applications dismissed, including the Saskatchewan case James Pankiw v. Chiropractors’ Association of Saskatchewan, 2013 SKCA 36, SCC Case No. 35381.
Saskatchewan Proclamations

Sections 7 and s. 38(1)(a) of the Education Amendment  Act, 2013, S.S. 2013, c. 9, are proclaimed into force September 16, 2013.

News

Saskatchewan Information and Privacy Commissioner Gary Dickson has issued Investigation Reports F-2013-001 and F-2013-002, and Review Report LA-2013-003. For more information, see the OIPC What's New page.

Saskatchewan Proclamations

The Community Planning Profession Act, 2013, S.S. 2013, c. C-21.1, is proclaimed into force September 15, 2013.

Saskatchewan Regulations

The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, Vol. 109 No. 36, Sept. 6, 2013:

  • SR69/2013 The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Amendment Regulations, 2013
  • SR70/2013 The Operation of Public Registry Statutes Consequential Amendments Regulations, 2013
  • SR71/2013 The Operation of Public Registry Statutes Consequential Amendments Regulations, 2013 (No. 2)
  • RS 71/2013 Règlement no 2 de 2013 portant modifications corrélatives à l’édiction de la loi intitulée The Operation of Public Registry Statutes Act
  • SR72/2013 The Professional Corporations Amendment Regulations, 2013

Saskatchewan Proclamations

Sections 7 and s. 38(1)(a) of the Education Amendment  Act, 2013, S.S. 2013, c. 9, are proclaimed into force September 16, 2013.

News

Saskatchewan Information and Privacy Commissioner Gary Dickson has issued Investigation Reports F-2013-001 and F-2013-002, and Review Report LA-2013-003. For more information, see the OIPC What's New page.

Saskatchewan Proclamations

The Community Planning Profession Act, 2013, S.S. 2013, c. C-21.1, is proclaimed into force September 15, 2013.

Saskatchewan Regulations

The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, Vol. 109 No. 36, Sept. 6, 2013:

  • SR69/2013 The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Amendment Regulations, 2013
  • SR70/2013 The Operation of Public Registry Statutes Consequential Amendments Regulations, 2013
  • SR71/2013 The Operation of Public Registry Statutes Consequential Amendments Regulations, 2013 (No. 2)
  • RS 71/2013 Règlement no 2 de 2013 portant modifications corrélatives à l’édiction de la loi intitulée The Operation of Public Registry Statutes Act
  • SR72/2013 The Professional Corporations Amendment Regulations, 2013

News

The Law Society Library has now added to its collection the New Queen's Bench Rules of Court webinar series, parts 1-6. If you are interested in borrowing this binder, please contact the library.

August

Saskatchewan Proclamations

Sections 1, 2, 3(7), 3(15), 10, 12, 17, 30, 32(1)(g), 32(2)(b), 32(2)(c), 36, 43, 44, 45, 46(l), 46(o) and 46(r) of the Securities Amendment Act, 2013, S.S. 2013, c. 33, is proclaimed into force September 1, 2013.

Section s. 5(2) of the Parks Amendment Act, 2013, S.S. 2013, c. 22, is proclaimed into force August 29, 2013.

Supreme Court of Canada

The Supreme Court of Canada August 22, 2013 news release included:

  • 3 leave applications granted
  • 7 leave applications dismissed


The Supreme Court of Canada August 15, 2013 news release included:

  • 2 leave applications granted
  • 14 leave applications dismissed, including the Saskatchewan cases Glenn Ross et al. v. Stan Rubin, 2013 SKCA 21SCC Case No. 35343, and United Food and Commercial Workers, Local 1400 v. Wal-Mart Canada Corp., operating as Wal-Mart and Wal-Mart Canada et al., 2012 SKCA 131SCC Case No. 35155.


The Supreme Court of Canada August 2, 2013 news release included the appeal of Marine Services International Ltd. v. Ryan Estate, 2013 SCC 44 (Constitutional law — Division of powers — Navigation and shipping —Interjurisdictional immunity)


The Supreme Court of Canada August 1, 2013 news release included the appeal of Ontario v. Criminal Lawyers’ Association of Ontario, 2013 SCC 43 (Courts — Jurisdiction — Appointment of amici curiae)

Saskatchewan Regulations

The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, Vol. 109 No. 33, August 16, 2013:

  • SR 66/2013 The Securities Commission (Adoption of National Instruments) Amendment Regulations, 2013 (No. 7)
  • SR 67/2013 The Cities Amendment Regulations, 2013 (No. 3)
  • SR 68/2013 The Municipalities Amendment Regulations, 2013 (No. 6)

Saskatchewan Regulations

The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, Vol. 109 No. 32, August 9, 2013:

  • A-18.011 Reg 6 The Alcohol Control Regulations, 2013
  • A-18.011 Règl. 6 Règlement de 2013 sur la réglementation de l’alcool
  • G-5.01 Reg 1 The Global Transportation Hub Authority Regulations
  • T-18.1 Reg 11 The Traffic Safety (Residency) Regulations
  • T-18.1 Reg 12 The Vehicle Inspection Regulations, 2013
  • SR 63/2013 The Ministry of Central Services Amendment Regulations, 2013
  • SR 64/2013 The Traffic Safety (Speed Monitoring) Amendment Regulations, 2013
  • SR 65/2013 The Vehicle Impoundment (General) Amendment Regulations, 2013

Saskatchewan Proclamations

The Alcohol and Gaming Regulation Amendment Act, 2013, S.S. 2013, c. 2, is proclaimed into force as of August 6, 2013.

The Global Transportation Hub Authority Act, S.S. 2013, c. G-5.01, is proclaimed into force as of August 6, 2013.

July 

Saskatchewan Proclamations

The Justices of the Peace Amendment Act, 2013, S.S. 2013, c. 12, is proclaimed into force July 15, 2013.

Section 2 of the Miscellaneous Statutes Repeal Act, 2013, 2013, c. 15, is proclaimed into force July 31, 2013.

Saskatchewan Regulations

The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, Vol. 109 No. 27, July 5, 2013:

  • B-11 Reg 2 The Business Names Registration (Designated Extra-provincial Limited Partnerships) Regulations
  • C-37.3 Reg 2 The Co-operatives (Designated Extra-provincial Co-operatives) Regulations
  • C-43.12 Reg 1 The Creative Saskatchewan Regulations
  • E-0.2 Reg 22 The Home-based Education Program Regulations, 2013
  • E-0.2 Règl. 22 Règlement de 2013 sur les programmes d’études à domicile
  • N-4.001 Reg 2 The New Generation Co-operatives (Designated Extra-provincial Co-operatives) Regulations
  • P-3 Reg 2 The Partnership (Designated Extra-provincial Limited LiabilityPartnerships) Regulations
  • SR 43/2013 The Open Seasons Game Amendment Regulations, 2013
  • SR 44/2013 The Driver Licensing and Suspension Amendment Regulations, 2013
  • SR 45/2013 The Vehicle Impoundment (Unauthorized Driver) Amendment Regulations, 2013
  • SR 46/2013 The Hearing Aid Sales and Services Amendment Regulations, 2013
  • SR 47/2013 The Pension Benefits Amendment Regulations, 2013
  • SR 48/2013 The Queen’s Bench Amendment Regulations, 2013
  • RS 48/2013 Règlement de 2013 modifiant le Règlement sur la Cour du Banc de la Reine
  • SR 49/2013 The Victims of Crime Amendment Regulations, 2013
  • RS 49/2013 Règlement de 2013 modifiant le Règlement de 1997 sur les victimes d’actes criminels
  • SR 50/2013 The Municipal Police Clothing and Rank Amendment Regulations, 2013
  • SR 51/2013 The Municipal Police Equipment Amendment Regulations, 2013
  • SR 52/2013 The Representative Area Ecological Reserves Amendment Regulations, 2013
  • SR 53/2013 The Municipalities Amendment Regulations, 2013 (No. 5)
  • SR 54/2013 The Agri-Food Amendment Regulations, 2013
  • SR 55/2013 The Bison Breeder Associations Loan Guarantee Amendment Regulations, 2013
  • SR 56/2013 The Bison Feeder Associations Loan Guarantee Amendment Regulations, 2013
  • SR 57/2013 The Cattle Breeder Associations Loan Guarantee Amendment Regulations, 2013 
  • SR 58/2013 The Cattle Feeder Associations Loan Guarantee Amendment Regulations, 2013
  • SR 60/2013 The Diseases of Domestic Game Farm Animals Amendment Regulations, 2013
  • SR 61/2013 The Parks Amendment Regulations, 2013
  • SR 62/2013 The Education Amendment Regulations, 2013



The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part III, Vol. 109 No. 27, July 5, 2013:

  • SR 59/2013 The Control of Animal Disease Amendment Regulations, 2013

Supreme Court of Canada

The Supreme Court of Canada July 5, 2013 news release included the appeal of the Saskatchewan case Canadian National Railway Co. v. McKercher LLP, 2013 SCC 39 (Law of Professions — Barristers and solicitors — Duty of loyalty — Conflict of interest), Wallace v. Canadian National Railway, 2010 SKCA 56.

The Supreme Court of Canada July 4, 2013 news release included:

  • 1 leave application granted
  • 9 leave applications dismissed
  • 1 motion for extension of time and leave application dismisssed


The Supreme Court of Canada June 27, 2013 news release included the appeal of R. v. Vuradin, 2013 SCC 38 (Criminal law — Judgments and orders — Sufficiency of reasons — Burden of proof).

The Supreme Court of Canada June 21, 2013 news release included the appeal of Sable Offshore Energy Inc. v. Ameron International Corp., 2013 SCC 37 (Civil Procedure — Access to justice — Disclosure — Privilege — Promoting Settlement)

The Supreme Court of Canada June 20, 2013 news release included:

  • The Appeal of Agraira v. Canada (Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness), 2013 SCC 36 (Administrative law — Judicial review — Standard of review — Ministerial decisions)
  • 7 leave applications dismissed, including the Saskatchewan case R v Richards, SCC Case No. 35218, 2012 SKCA 120.


The Supreme Court of Canada June 19, 2013 news release included the appeal of R. v. Baldree, 2013 SCC 35 (Criminal law — Evidence — Admissibility — Hearsay — Drug purchase call).

The Supreme Court of Canada June 14, 2013 news release included the appeal of Communications, Energy and Paperworkers Union of Canada, Local 30 v. Irving Pulp & Paper, Ltd., 2013 SCC 34 (Labour relations — Arbitration — Collective agreements — Management rights — Privacy). 

The Supreme Court of Canada June 13, 2013 news release included:


Federal Proclamations

Sections 86 to 88, 91, 98, 116 to 119, 122, 129 and 130 of the Jobs, Growth and Long-term Prosperity Act, S.C. 2012, c. 19, is proclaimed into force July 3, 2013 (P.C. 2013-824).

The Combating Terrorism Act, S.C. 2013, c. 9, is proclaimed into force July 15, 2013 (P.C. 2013-644).

Section 21.52(1)(b) of the National Housing Act, R.S.C., 1985, c. N-11, as enacted by s. 356 of the Jobs, Growth and Long-term Prosperity Act, S.C. 2012, c. 19, is proclaimed into force May 31, 2013 (P.C. 2013-603).

Saskatchewan Regulations

The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, Vol. 109 No. 25, June 21, 2013:

  • SR 42/2013 The Securities Commission (Adoption of National Instruments) Amendment Regulations, 2013 (No. 6)

Saskatchewan Proclamations

The Animals Products Amendment Act, 2013, S.S. 2013, c. 4, is proclaimed into force June 15, 2013.

The Animal Identification Amendment Act, 2013, S.S. 2013, c. 3, is proclaimed into force June 15, 2013.

Sections 4(a) and 6(a) of the Traffic Safety Amendment Act, 2006, S.S. 2006, c. 9, are proclaimed into force July 1,  2013.

The Correctional Services Act, 2012, S.S. 2012, c. C-39.2, is proclaimed into force June 28, 2013.

Section 9(a)(ii), 12, 16 and 17  of the Municipal Board Amendment Act, 2013, S.S. 2013, c. 17, are proclaimed into force July 1,  2013. 

June 

News

The Revised Queen's Bench Rules will come into force on July 1, 2013. In response, the Law Society Library will be releasing a new edition of the Queen's Bench Rules Annotated this September. Pre-ordering will be available later this summer. A notice to the membership and all our current subscribers of the current edition will be issued when pre-ordering opens.

Saskatchewan Regulations

The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, Vol. 109 No. 23, June 7, 2013:

  • A-15.21 Reg 14 The Wheat Development Plan Regulations
  • A-15.21 Reg 15 The Barley Development Plan Regulations
  • C-39.2 Reg 1 The Correctional Services Regulations, 2013
  • I-9.001 Reg 1 The Information Services Corporation Regulations
  • T-18.1 Reg10 The Traffic Safety (Speed Monitoring) Regulations
  • SR 37/2013 The Seniors Income Plan Amendment Regulations, 2013
  • SR 38/2013 The Special-care Homes Rates Amendment Regulations, 2013
  • SR 39/2013 The Summary Offences Procedure Amendment Regulations, 2013
  • SR 40/2013 The Municipalities Amendment Regulations, 2013 (No. 3)
  • SR 41/2013 The Municipalities Amendment Regulations, 2013 (No. 4)

Federal Proclamations

Sections 2(1), 5, 13, 14, 17 to 20 and 22 to 25 of the Helping Families in Need Act, S.C. 2012, c. 27, are proclaimed into force June 9, 2013 (P.C. 2013-566).

Sections 351 to 360 and 365 to 389 of the Jobs and Growth Act, 2012, S.C. 2012, c. 31, are proclaimed into force August 1, 2013 (P.C. 2013-602).

Sections 361 to 364 of the Jobs, Growth and Long-term Prosperity Act, S.C. 2012, c. 19, are proclaimed into force July 1, 2013 (P.C. 2013-603).

Saskatchewan Proclamations

The Information Services Corporation Act, S.S. 2013, c. I-9.001, was proclaimed into force May 30, 2013.

The Operation of Public Registry Statutes Act, S.S. 2013, c. O-4.2, except Division 16 of Part VII, was proclaimed into force May 30, 2013.

The Operation of Public Registry Statutes Consequential Amendments Act, 2013, S.S. 2013, c. 21, except s. 4, was proclaimed into force May 30, 2013.

Division 16 of Part VII of the Operation of Public Registry Statutes Act, S.S. 2013, c. O-4.2, was prolaimed into force June 16, 2013.

Section 4 of the Operation of Public Registry Statutes Consequential Amendments Act, 2013, S.S. 2013, c. 21, was proclaimed into force June 16, 2013. 

May 

Supreme Court of Canada

The Supreme Court of Canada May 30, 2013 news release included:

  • 13 leave applications dismissed, including the Saskatchewan case R. v. Harry Samuel Dunsford, 2013 SKCA 17, SCC Case No. 35263
  • the appeal of R. v. Ibanescu, 2013 SCC 31 (Criminal law - Evidence - Operation of vehicle with blood alcohol level exceeding legal limit)


The Supreme Court of Canada May 24, 2013 news release included the appeal of Cojocaru v. British Columbia Women's Hospital and Health Centre, 2013 SCC 30 (Torts - Negligence - Causation - Health law - Consent to care).

The Supreme Court of Canada May 23, 2013 news release included:

  • the appeal of Daishowa-Marubeni International Ltd. v. Canada, 2013 SCC 29 (Taxation - Income tax - Proceeds of disposition - Sale of forest tenures)
  • 11 leave applications dismissed


The Supreme Court of Canada May 17, 2013 news release included the appeal of R. v. A.D.H., 2013 SCC 28 (Criminal law - Child abandonment - Mens rea)

The Supreme Court of Canada May 16, 2013 news release included:

  • 1 leave application granted
  • 17 leave applications dismissed
  • 1 motion for extension of time and leave application dismissed


The Supreme Court of Canada has heard and reserved the appeals of:


Saskatchewan Regulations

The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, Vol. 109 No. 21, May 24, 2013:

  • SR 36/2013 The Municipal Grants Regulations, 2013


The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, Vol. 109 No. 20, May 17, 2013:

  • SR 27/2013 The Ministry of the Economy Amendment Regulations, 2013
  • SR 28/2013 The Ministry of Government Relations Amendment Regulations, 2013
  • SR 29/2013 The Personal Care Home Benefit Amendment Regulations, 2013
  • SR 30/2013 The Securities Amendment Regulations, 2013
  • SR 31/2013 The Wildlife Amendment Regulations, 2013
  • SR 32/2013 The Securities Commission (Adoption of National Instruments) Amendment Regulations, 2013 (No. 3)
  • SR 33/2013 The Securities Commission (Adoption of National Instruments) Amendment Regulations, 2013 (No. 4)
  • SR 34/2013 The Securities Commission (Adoption of National Instruments) Amendment Regulations, 2013 (No. 5)
  • SR 35/2013 The Northern Municipalities Amendment Regulations, 2013 (No. 3)
Supreme Court of Canada

The Supreme Court of Canada May 13, 2013 news release included 2 oral hearing on leave applications reserved and 1 oral hearing on motion to hear a moot appeal dismissed.

The Supreme Court of Canada May 10, 2013 news release included the appeal of R. v. Buzizi, 2013 SCC 27 (Criminal law - Defences - Provocation - Accused convicted of second degree murder).

The Supreme Court of Canada May 9, 2013 news release included:

  • The appeal of Behn v. Moulton Contracting Ltd., 2013 SCC 26 (Civil procedure - Standing - Aboriginal law - Treaty rights - Duty to consult)
  • 11 dismissed leave applications, including the Saskatchewan case R. v. S. D. B., 2012 SKCA 119, SCC Case No. 35197

The Supreme Court of Canada May 3, 2013 news release included the appeal of R. v. Levkovic, 2013 SCC 25 (Constitutional law - Charter of Rights - Right to liberty - Right to security of person).

The Supreme Court of Canada May 2, 2013 news release included 3 leave applications granted and 2 leave applications dismissed.
 
The Supreme Court of Canada on April 26, 2013 heard and reserved the appeals of R. v. Bill James Pappas, SCC Case No. 34951, and R. v. Michael John Cairney, SCC Case No. 34848.
 
The Supreme Court of Canada April 25, 2013 news release included 35 leave applications dismissed, including the Saskatchewan case Sahara Spa Inc. et al. v. C & S Construction Co. Ltd., 2012 SKCA 11, SCC Case No. 35190

Saskatchewan Regulations

The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, Vol. 109 No. 19, May 10, 2013:

  • F-8.001 Reg 47 The 2013 Farm and Ranch Water Infrastructure Program Regulations
  • SR 25/2013 The Medical Care Insurance Beneficiary and Administration Amendment Regulations, 2013
  • SR 26/2013 The Gopher Control Rebate Amendment Regulations, 2013


The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, Vol. 109 No. 18, May 3, 2013:

  • H-3.01 Reg 6 The Security of Loads Regulations, 2013
  • H-3.01 Reg 11 The Trip Inspection Regulations

April

Federal Proclamations

Sections 4, 6, 9(2), 30, 47 and 78 of the Protecting Canada's Immigration System Act, S.C. 2012, c. 17, is proclaimed into force April 29, 2013 (P.C. 2013-416).

Sections 434 to 439 of the Jobs, Growth and Long-term Prosperity Act, S.C. 2012, c. 19, is proclaimed into force April 25, 2013 (P.C. 2013-417).

The following sections of the Safer Railways Act, S.C. 2012, c. 7, are proclaimed into force May 1, 2013: sections 2 to 6, 7(1), 8, 9, 11(1), 13, 14(1), 5 to 31, 32(1), 41(2)(h) of the Railway Safety Act as enacted by s. 32(2), 32(3), 33, 34, 46(h) of the Railway Safety as enacted by s. 35, 36 to 42 (P.C. 2013-418).

Saskatchewan Regulations

The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, Vol. 109 No. 17, April 26, 2013:

  • SR23/2013 The Assessment Management Agency Amendment Regulations, 2013
  • SR24/2013 The Securities Commission (Adoption of National Instruments) Amendment Regulations, 2013 (No. 2)

News

The Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner has released Investigation Report LA-2013-001 - Providence Place For Holistic Health Incorporated.

Saskatchewan Regulations

The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, Vol. 109 No. 16, April 19, 2013:

  • SR22/2013 The Information Technology Office Service Amendment Regulations, 2013

Supreme Court of Canada

The Supreme Court of Canada on April 18, 2013 heard and dismissed the motion for re-hearing of the Saskatchewan case Saskatchewan (Human Rights Commission) v. Whatcott, 2013 SCC 11, 2010 SKCA 26.

The Supreme Court of Canada on April 22, 2013 heard and dismissed the appeal of R. v. Ernest Fenwick MacIntosh, SCC Case No. 34650.

The Supreme Court of Canada on April 19, 2013 heard and reserved the motion and appeal of Police Constable Kris Wood et al. v. Ruth Schaeffer et al., SCC Case No. 34621.

The Supreme Court of Canada April 19, 2013 news release included the appeal of R. v. W.H., 2013 SCC 22 (Criminal law - Appeals - Unreasonable verdict). 

The Supreme Court of Canada on April 18, 2013 heard and reserved the appeal of AIC Limited et al. v. Dennis Fischer et al., SCC Case No. 34738.

The Supreme Court of Canada on April 17, 2013 heard and reserved the appeal of Régie des rentes du Québec c. Canada Bread Company Ltd. et autres, SCC Case No. 34505.

The Supreme Court of Canada on April 16, 2013:


The Supreme Court of Canada on April 15, 2013 heard and reserved the appeal of Conseil Scolaire Francophone de la Colombie-Britannique et autres c. Sa Majesté La Reine du chef de la province de Colombie-Britannique et autre, SCC Case No.34908.

The Supreme Court of Canada April 11, 2013 news release included:

  • 8 leave applications granted
  • 12 leave applications dismissed


The Supreme Court of Canada April 5, 2013 news release included the appeal of Penner v. Niagara (Regional Police Services Board), 2013 SCC 19 (Civil procedure - Issue estoppel - Administrative law - Police disciplinary proceedings).

News

In a recent entry on Slaw, Yosie Saint-Cyr discusses Saskatchewan Bill No. 85, An Act respecting Employment Standards, Occupational Health and Safety, Labour Relations and Related Matters and making consequential amendments to certain Acts. If passed, this bill will consolidate 12 other statutes.

Supreme Court of Canada

The Supreme Court of Canada April 5, 2013 news release included the appeal of Penner v. Niagara (Regional Police Services Board), 2013 SCC 19 (Civil procedure - Issue estoppel - Administrative law - Police disciplinary proceedings).

The Supreme Court of Canada April 4, 2013 news release included:

  • The appeal of Ediger v. Johnston, 2013 SCC 18 (Torts - Negligence - Causation - Doctor attempted mid‑level forceps delivery of baby)
  • 8 leave applications dismissed 

News

There are only a few days left in the Law Society Library's trial subscription to four CCH Online services:

  • Canadian Insurance Law Reporter
  • Canadian Securities Law Reports
  • Canadian Employment Health an Safety Guide
  • Canada Corporations Law Reports


To access, please visit the Members Section, scroll down to CCH Online (on the left side of the page, about midway down), and select any of our current CCH Online services. Once you are in the CCH platform, access the new materials with the drop-box under "Search Your Subscriptions," select a service, and click GO; or, browse the Table of Contents, and select the desired service. Use the plus-signs to expand the contents and select documents. For user guides and information, please use the links under CCH Online in the Members Section. If you like these online services, please contact the library to provide feedback on whether we should subscribe permanently.

Provincial Regulations

The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, Vol. 109 No. 14, April 5, 2013:

  • S-5.1 Reg 1 The Saskatchewan Advantage Grant for Education Savings (SAGES) Regulations
  • SR16/2013 The Revenue Collection Administration Amendment Regulations, 2013
  • SR17/2013 The Crown Oil and Gas Royalty Amendment Regulations, 2013 
  • SR18/2013 The Freehold Oil and Gas Production Tax Amendment Regulations, 2013
  • SR19/2013 The Ethanol Fuel (Grants) Amendment Regulations, 2013
  • SR20/2013 The Saskatchewan Medical Care Insurance Payment Amendment Regulations, 2013
  • SR21/2013 The Irrigation Amendment Regulations, 2013

Provincial Proclamation

The Saskatchewan Advantage Grant for Education Savings (SAGES) Act, S.S. 2012, c. S-5.1, is proclaimed into force April 4, 2013 (retroactive to January 1, 2013).

Federal Proclamations

Sections 579 to 593 of the Jobs, Growth and Long-term Prosperity Act, S.C. 2012, c. 19, are proclaimed into force April 1, 2013 (P.C. 2013-336).

Division 39 of Part 4 of the Jobs, Growth and Long-term Prosperity Act, S.C. 2012, c. 19, is proclaimed into force April 1, 2013 (P.C. 2013-337).

Division 49 of Part 4 of the Jobs, Growth and Long-term Prosperity Act, S.C. 2012, c. 19, is proclaimed into force April 1, 2013 (P.C. 2013-338).

Division 13, other than s. 285, of Part 4 of the Jobs and Growth Act, 2012, S.C. 2012, c. 31, is proclaimed into force April 1, 2013 (P.C. 2013-340).

Provincial Proclamation

The International Interests in Mobile Aircraft Equipment Act, S.S. 2007, c. I-10.201, is proclaimed into force April 1, 2013.

Supreme Court of Canada

The Supreme Court of Canada on March 28, 2013 heard and reserved the appeal of Tissa Amaratunga v. Northwest Atlantic Fisheries Organization, a body corporate., SCC Case No. 34501.

The Supreme Court of Canada March 28, 2013 news release included:

  • The appeal of R. v. Mailhot, 2013 SCC 17 (Criminal law - Trial - Charge to jury - Fairness)
  • 19 leave applications dismissed
  • 2 Motions for extension of time and leave applications dismissed
  • 2 Motions for oral hearing granted


The Supreme Court of Canada March 27, 2013 news release included the appeal of R. v. TELUS Communications Co., 2013 SCC 16 (Criminal law - Interception of communications - General warrant)

The Supreme Court of Canada on March 27, 2013 heard and reserved the appeals of:


The Supreme Court of Canada on March 26, 2013 heard and reserved the appeals of:


The Supreme Court of Canada on March 25, 2013 heard and reserved the appeal of Sable Offshore Energy Inc., as agent for and on behalf of the Working Interest Owners of the Sable Offshore Energy Project et al. v. Ameron International Corporation et al., SCC Case No. 34678.

The Supreme Court of Canada March 21, 2013 news release included 13 leave applications dismissed.

The Supreme Court of Canada on March 21, 2013 heard and reserved the appeal of Patricia McLean v. Executive Director of the British Columbia Securities Commission, SCC Case No. 34593.

March

Provincial Regulations

The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, Vol. 109 No. 12, March 22, 2013:

  • SR11/2013 The Training Allowance Amendment Regulations, 2013
  • SR12/2013 The Cities Amendment Regulations, 2013 (No. 2)
  • SR13/2013 The Municipalities Amendment Regulations, 2013 (No. 2)
  • SR14/2013 The Northern Municipalities Amendment Regulations, 2013 (No. 2)
  • SR15/2013 The Securities Commission (Adoption of National Instruments) Amendment Regulations, 2013

Federal Proclamation

Part 4, other than s. 163 and 164, which came into force December 15, 2010, of the Sustaining Canada's Economic Recovery Act, S.C. 2010, c. 25, is proclaimed into force September 2, 2013 (P.C. 2013-306).

Section 46 of the Financial System Review Act, S.C. 2012, c. 5, is proclaimed into force March 13, 2013 (P.C. 2013-170).

Supreme Court of Canada

The Supreme Court of Canada on March 19, 2013 heard and reserved the appeals of:


The Supreme Court of Canada March 14, 2013 news release included:

  • the appeal of R. v. Pham, 2013 SCC 15 (Criminal law - Sentencing - Considerations - Collateral consequences of sentence)
  • 8 leave applications dismissed
News

The Law Society of Saskatchewan Library is now featuring a 30-day trial subscription to four CCH Online services:

  • Canadian Insurance Law Reporter
  • Canadian Securities Law Reports
  • Canadian Employment Health and Safety Guide
  • Canada Corporations Law Reports


To access, please visit the Members Section, scroll down to CCH Online (on the left side of the page, about midway down), and select any of our current CCH Online services. Once you are in the CCH platform, access the new materials with the drop-box under "Search Your Subscriptions," select a service, and click GO; or, browse the Table of Contents, and select the desired service. Use the plus-signs to expand the contents and select documents. For user guides and information, please use the links under CCH Online in the Members Section. If you like these online services, please contact the library to provide feedback on whether we should subscribe permanently.

Provincial Regulations

The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, Vol. 109 No. 11, March 15, 2013:

  • SR10/2013 The Uniform Building and Accessibility Standards Amendment Regulations, 2013

Provincial Proclamation

The Assessment Appraisers Amendment Act, 2012, S.S. 2012, c. 3, is proclaimed into force March 15, 2013.

Supreme Court of Canada

The Supreme Court of Canada March 8, 2013 news release included the appeal of Manitoba Metis Federation Inc. v. Canada (Attorney General), 2013 SCC 14 (Aboriginal law - Métis - Crown law - Honour of the Crown - Canadian government agreeing in 1870 to grant Métis children shares of 1.4 million acres of land and to recognize existing Métis landholdings).

The Supreme Court of Canada March 7, 2013 news release included:

  • the appeal of Antrim Truck Centre Ltd. v. Ontario (Transportation), 2013 SCC 13 (Expropriation - Injurious affection - Nuisance - Compensation - Construction of new highway diverting traffic away from appellant's truck stop business)
  • 4 leave applications granted
  • 11 leave applications dismissed


The Supreme Court of Canada March 1, 2013 news release included the appeal of R. v. J.F., 2013 SCC 12 (Criminal Law - Offences - Conspiracy - Parties to offences - Whether a person can be a party to the offence of conspiracy)

The Supreme Court of Canada Februrary 28, 2013 news release included:

  • 1 leave application granted
  • 8 leave applications dismissed

Federal Prolamations

Sections s. 433(1), 433(3), 434(1), 435(1), 435(2), 435(4), 435(6), 435(8), 436(1), 436(4), 436(5), 436(7), 437(1), 437(3), 437(5), 438(1), 439(1), 440(1), 440(3), 441(1), 442(1), 443(1), 445(2), 447, 452 to  460 and 461(1) of the Jobs and Growth Act, 2012, S.C. 2012, c. 31 are proclaimed into force March 7, 2013 (P.C. 2013-263)

Division 4 of Part 4 of the Jobs, Growth and Long-term Prosperity Act, S.C. 2012, c. 19, is proclaimed into force the day after the day on which this Order is made (P.C. 2013-264).

The heading before s. 1, s. 1 to 9.1 and Schedules 1 to 3 of the International Interests in Mobile Equipment (aircraft equipment) Act, S.C. 2005, c. 3, are proclaimed into force April 1, 2013 (P.C. 2013-265).

Sections 414 to 423 of the Jobs and Growth Act, 2012, S.C. 2012, c. 31, are proclaimed into force April 1, 2013 (P.C. 2013-265).

Federal Prolamations

Sections 15, 16 and 21 of the Helping Families in Need Act, S.C. 2012, c. 27, are proclaimed into force March 24, 2013 (P.C. 2013-171).

February

Supreme Court of Canada

The Supreme Court of Canada February 27, 2013 news release included the appeal of Saskatchewan (Human Rights Commission) v. Whatcott, 2010 SKCA 26, 2013 SCC 11 (Constitutional law - Charter of Rights - Freedom of religion - Hate publications - Whether provincial human rights legislation prohibiting publications that expose or tend to expose to hatred, ridicule, belittle or otherwise affront dignity of persons on basis of prohibited ground infringes guaranteed freedom of religion)

The Supreme Court of Canada February 28, 2013 news release included:

  • 1 leave application granted
  • 8 leave applications dismissed


The Supreme Court of Canada on February 22, 2013 heard and allowed the appeal of R. v. Peter Garfield Taylor, 2013 SCC 10, SCC Case No. 34934.

Supreme Court of Canada

The Supreme Court of Canada February 22, 2013 news release included the appeal of R. v. Named Person B, 2013 SCC 9 (Criminal law - Evidence - Informer privilege - Individual with informer privilege with one police force providing information relating to himself and others to second police force)

The Supreme Court of Canada Februrary 21, 2013 news release included:

  • 9 leave applications dismissed
  • 1 motion for extension of time and leave application dismissed


The Supreme Court of Canada on February 20, 2013 heard and reserved the appeals of:


The Supreme Court of Canada on February 18, 2013 heard and reserved the appeal of Pierino Divito c. Ministre de la sécurité publique et de la protection civile, SCC Case No. 34128.

The Supreme Court of Canada on February 15, 2013 heard and allowed the appeal of R. v. Fredrick Owen Blacklaws, SCC Case No. 34889.

The Supreme Court of Canada Februrary 14, 2013 news release included:

  • 14 leave applications dismissed
  • 1 request for oral hearing granted


The Supreme Court of Canada on February 13, 2013 heard and reserved the appeals of:

 
The Supreme Court of Canada on February 12, 2013 heard and allowed the appeal of R. c. Frédérick Bélanger, 2013 SCC 7.

The Supreme Court of Canada February 1, 2013 news release included the appeal of Sun Indalex Finance, LLC v. United Steelworkers, 2013 SCC 6 (Pensions - Bankruptcy and Insolvency - Priorities - Company who was both employer and administrator of pension plans seeking protection from creditors under Companies' Creditors Arrangement Act ("CCAA")) 

Saskatchewan Regulations

The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, Vol. 109 No. 7, February 15, 2013:

  • C-16.001 Reg 1 The Commissioners for Oaths Regulations, 2013
  • E-10.21 Reg 5 The Household Packaging and Paper Stewardship Program Regulations
  • SR1/2013 The Corporation Capital Tax Amendment Regulations, 2013
  • SR2/2013 The Public Employees Pension Plan Amendment Regulations, 2013
  • SR3/2013 The Police Amendment Regulations, 2013
  • SR4/2013 The Saskatchewan Watershed Authority Amendment Regulations, 2013
  • SR5/2013 The Water Power Rental Amendment Regulations, 2013
  • SR6/2013 The Assessment Appraisers Amendment Regulations, 2013
  • SR7/2013 The Cities Amendment Regulations, 2013
  • SR8/2013 The Municipalities Amendment Regulations, 2013
  • SR9/2013 The Northern Municipalities Amendment Regulations, 2013

Provincial Prolamations

Sections 18, 22(3), 22(8), 22(9) and  22(11) to 22(14) of the Public Trustee Amendment Act, 2001, S.S. 2001, c. 33, is proclaimed into force February 15, 2013.

The Commissioners for Oaths Act, 2012, S.S. 2012, c. C-16.001, is proclaimed into force February 15, 2013.

Federal Prolamations

Division 8 of Part 4 of the Jobs and Growth Act, 2012, S.C. 2012, c. 31, is proclaimed into force March 1, 2013 (P.C. 2013-137)

The Canada-Panama Economic Growth and Prosperity Act, S.C. 2012, c. 26, except s. 60 to 64 which came into force December 14, 2012, is proclaimed into force April 1, 2013 (P.C. 2013-138)

Division 7 of Part 4, s. 304 to 308, 310 to 312, s. 685, 687 to 695 of the Jobs, Growth and Long-term Prosperity Act, S.C. 2012, c. 19, are proclaimed into force March 1, 2013 (P.C. 2013-139)

Sections 449, 450 and 453 of the Jobs, Growth and Long-term Prosperity Act, S.C. 2012, c. 19 are proclaimed into force March 1, 2013 (P.C. 2013-140)

News

The Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner has released Investigation Report H-2013-001 - Regina Qu'Appelle Regional Health Authority.

Federal Prolamation

Section 160 of The Safe Streets and Communities Act, S.C. 2012, c. 1, is proclaimed into force February 28, 2013 (P.C. 2013-121).

Federal Prolamation

The Citizen's Arrest and Self-defense Act, S.C. 2012, c. 9, is proclaimed into force March 11, 2013 (P.C. 2013-16).

January

Supreme Court of Canada

The Supreme Court of Canada January 24, 2013 news release included:

  • 4 leave applications granted, including the Saskatchewan case R v Spencer, 2011 SKCA 144, SCC Case No.34644
  • The appeal of R. v. Sanichar, 2013 SCC 4 (Criminal law - Appeals - Trial judge convicting accused of several charges involving physical and sexual abuse)
  • 14 leave applications dismissed 


The Supreme Court of Canada on January 24, 2013 heard and reserved its decision in the Saskatchewan case Wallace v. Canadian National Railway, 2010 SKCA 56, Canadian National Railway v. McKercher LLP et al., SCC Case No.34545

The Supreme Court of Canada on January 22, 2013 heard and reserved its decisions in:

 
The Supreme Court of Canada January 25, 2013 news release included the appeal of Quebec (Attorney General) v. A, 2013 SCC 5 (Constitutional law - Charter of rights - Right to equality - Discrimination based on marital status - De facto spouses)

The Supreme Court of Canada on January 22, 2013 heard and reserved its decision in Yannick Payette et autre c. Guay inc., SCC Case No.34662.

The Supreme Court of Canada on January 21, 2013 heard and reserved its decision in R. v. W.H., SCC Case No.34522.

The Supreme Court of Canada January 18 2013 news release included the appeal of R. v. Ryan, 2013 SCC 3 (Criminal Law - Defences - Duress - Abused wife paying "hit man" to murder husband who has threatened her life)

The Supreme Court of Canada January 17, 2013 news release included:

  • the appeal of R. v. Manning, 2013 SCC 1 (Criminal law - Forfeiture orders - Accused who had previously been convicted for multiple alcohol)

  • the appeal of R. v. O'Brien, 2013 SCC 2 (Criminal law - Offences - Uttering threats - Elements of offence - Mens rea)

  • 15 dismissed leave applications


The Supreme Court of Canada on January 17, 2013 heard and reserved its decision in Rachidi Ekanza Ezokola v. Minister of Citizenship and Immigration, SCC Case No.34470.

The Supreme Court of Canada on January 16, 2013 heard and reserved its decision in Edward Sumio Nishi v. Rascal Trucking Ltd., SCC Case No.34510.

The Supreme Court of Canada on January 15, 2013 heard and reserved its decision in Marine Services International Limited et al. v. Estate of Joseph Ryan, by its Administratrix, Yvonne Ryan et al., SCC Case No.34429.

The Supreme Court of Canada January 10, 2013 news release included 6 dismissed leave applications.

News

The Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner has released Review Report LA-2013-001, Regina Qu'Appelle Regional Health Authority.

News

The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, Vol. 109 No. 2, January 11, 2013:

  • SR 91/2012 The Securities Commission (Adoption of National Instruments) Amendment Regulations, 2012 (No. 7)

Supreme Court of Canada

The Supreme Court of Canada December 21, 2012 news release included the appeals of:

  • R. v. Yumnu, 2012 SCC 73 (Criminal law - Jurors - Selection - Appellants convicted of first degree murder and conspiracy to commit murder)
  • R. v. Emms, 2012 SCC 74 (Criminal law - Jurors - Selection - Appellant convicted of fraud)
  • R. v. Davey, 2012 SCC 75 (Criminal law - Jurors - Selection - Appellant convicted of first degree murder for killing police officer)


The Supreme Court of Canada December 20, 2012 news release included:

  • The appeal of R. v. N.S., 2012 SCC 72 (Charter of Rights - Freedom of religion - Right to fair hearing - Right to make full answer and defence - Muslim witness at preliminary hearing in sexual assault trial wanting to testify with her face covered by niqab)
  • 2 leave applications granted
  • 9 leave applications dismissed
  • 2 motions for extension of time and applications for leave to appeal dismissed
News

The Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner has released Review Report F-2012-006, Ministry of Justice.

Saskatchewan Proclamation

The Education Amendment Act, 2012, S.S. 2012, c. 10, except s.3(c), is proclaimed into force January 1, 2013.

December

News

The Law Society Library will be closing at noon on December 24th and opening again on Monday, January 2nd. Happy Holidays!

Saskatchewan Regulations

The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, Vol. 108 No. 51, December 21, 2012:

  • SR 88/2012 The Municipal Employees' Pension Amendment Regulations, 2012
  • SR 89/2012 The Fisheries Amendment Regulations, 2012 (No. 2)
  • SR 90/2012 The Teacher Certification and Classification Amendment Regulations, 2012
  • RS 90/2012 Règlement de 2012 modifiant le Règlement de 2002 sur l'attribution des brevets aux enseignants et la classification des enseignants

Federal Proclamations

Sections 1894 to 2135 of the Jobs and Economic Growth Act, S.C. 2010, c. 12, have been proclaimed into force December 19, 2012 (P.C. 2012-1623).

Sections 9 to 11, 207 and 217(2) of the Financial System Review Act, S.C. 2012, c. 5, have been proclaimed into force December 19, 2012 (P.C. 2012-1623).

Sections s. 13(4) and 13(5) of An Act to amend the statute law in relation to veteran's benefits, S.C. 2000, c. 34, have been proclaimed into force December 17, 2012 (P.C. 2012-1633).

Supreme Court of Canada

The Supreme Court of Canada December 19, 2012 news release included the appeal of Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada v. Canada (Attorney General), 2012 SCC 71 (Pensions ― Pension plans ― Surplus ― Public sector pension plans administered by government)

The Supreme Court of Canada on December 14, 2012 heard and reserved its decision in IBM Canada Limited v. Richard Waterman, SCC Case No. 34472.

The Supreme Court of Canada December 14, 2012 news release included the appeals of:

  • R. v. Khawaja, 2012 SCC 69 (Constitutional law - Charter of Rights - Freedom of expression)
  • Sriskandarajah v. United States of America, 2012 SCC 70 (Constitutional law - Charter of Rights - Mobility rights - Extradition)

The Supreme Court of Canada on December 13, 2012 heard and reserved its decision in R. c. Cathie Gauthier, SCC Case No. 3444.

The Supreme Court of Canada December 13, 2012 news release included:

  • The appeal of Reference re Broadcasting Regulatory Policy CRTC 2010-167 and Broadcasting Order CRTC 2010-168, 2012 SCC 68 (Communications law - Broadcasting - Canadian Radio‑television and Telecommunications Commission ("CRTC") adopting policy establishing market‑based, value for signal regulatory regime)
  • 8 leave applications dismissed

The Supreme Court of Canada on December 12, 2012 heard and reserved its decision in R. v. v. Criminal Lawyers' Association of Ontario et al., SCC Case No. 34317.

Saskatchewan Regulations

The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, Vol. 108 No. 50, December 14, 2012:

  • S-8 Reg 11 The Saskatchewan Assured Income for Disability Regulations, 2012
  • SR85/2012 The Special-care Homes Rates Amendment Regulations, 2012
  • SR86/2012 The Board of Education Public Accounts Repeal Regulations
  • SR87/2012 The Education Amendment Regulations, 2012

Federal Proclamation

The Pooled Registered Pension Plans Act, S.C. 2012, c. 16, has been proclaimed into force December 14, 2012 (P.C. 2012-1743). 

Supreme Court of Canada

The Supreme Court of Canada on December 11, 2012 heard and reserved its decision in Sally Behn et al. v. Moulton Contracting Ltd. et al., SCC Case No.34404.

The Supreme Court of Canada on December 10, 2012 heard and reserved its decision in Brian Cuthbertson et al. v. Hassan Rasouli by his Litigation Guardian and Susbstitute Decision Maker, Parichehr Salasel, SCC Case No. 34362.

The Supreme Court of Canada December 7, 2012 news release included the appeal of Newfoundland and Labrador v. AbitibiBowater Inc., 2012 SCC 67 (Bankruptcy and Insolvency - Provable claims - Contingent claims - Corporation filing for insolvency protection).

The Supreme Court of Canada on December 7, 2012 heard and reserved its decision in Communications, Energy and Paperworkers Union of Canada, Local 30 v. Irving Pulp & Paper, Limited, SCC Case No.34473.

The Supreme Court of Canada on December 6, 2012 heard and reserved its decisions in R. v. Kelly Joseph O'Brien , SCC Case No. 34694, and R. v. Harry Persaud Sanishar, SCC Case No. 34720.

The Supreme Court of Canada on December 5, 2012 heard and reserved its decision in R. c. Alphide Manning, SCC Case No. 34358.

News

The Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner has released Review Report LA-2012-004, Board  of Education of the Saskatoon School Division No.13.

Saskatchewan Regulations

The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, Vol. 108 No. 49, December 7, 2012:

  • SR83/2012 The Health Labour Relations Reorganization Amendment Regulations, 2012
  • SR84/2012 The Payday Loans Amendment Regulations, 2012

Supreme Court of Canada

The Supreme Court of Canada on December 4, 2012 heard and reserved its decision in Cassidy Alexis Ediger, an infant by her Guardian Ad Litem, Carolyn Grace Ediger v. William G. Johnston, SCC Case No. 34408.

The Supreme Court of Canada November 30, 2012 news release included the appeal of R. v. Aucoin, 2012 SCC 66 (Constitutional law - Charter of Rights - Search and seizure)

The Supreme Court of Canada November 29, 2012 news release included:

  • The appeal of Construction Labour Relations v. Driver Iron Inc., 2012 SCC 65  (Administrative law - Judicial review - Adequacy of reasons)
  • 5 leave applications dismissed
Saskatchewan Proclamation

Section 25 of the Crown Minerals Amendment Act, 2010, S.S. 2010, c. 9, is proclaimed into force December 1, 2012.

Federal Proclamations

Sections 73, 110, 111, 171, 194 and 195 of the Immigration and Refugee Protection Act, S.C. 2001, c. 27, are proclaimed into force December 15, 2012 (P.C. 2012-1586).

Sections 8, 9(1), 17 to 22, 23(1), 29, 33 to 35, 38(1), 38(2), 39, 41 to 46, 49 to 51 and 53 of the Protecting Canada's Immigration System Act, S.C. 2012, c. 17, are proclaimed into force December 15, 2012 (P.C. 2012-1587).

Sections 1. 7, 10 to 12, 14.1, 17 to 23, 26, 27(2), 29, 30, 33 to 35, 37 and 41 of the Balanced Refugee Reform Act, S.C. 2010, c. 8, are proclaimed into force December 15, 2012 (P.C. 2012-1588).

Sections 152, 153, 155(1), 155(2), 157 and 158 of Keeping Canada's Economy and Jobs Growing Act, S.C. 2011, c. 24, are proclaimed into force January 1, 2013 (P.C. 2012-1591).

Sections 605 and 607 of the Jobs, Growth and Long-term Prosperity Act, S.C. 2012, c. 19, are proclaimed into force January 6, 2013 (P.C. 2012-1609). 

Saskatchewan Regulations

The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, Vol. 108 No. 48, November 30, 2012:

  • C-50.2 Reg 27 The Mineral Tenure Registry Regulations


The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part III, Vol. 108 No. 48, November 30, 2012:

  • SR 81/2012 The Subsurface Mineral Amendment Regulations, 2012
  • SR 82/2012 The Mineral Disposition Amendment Regulations, 2012


November

Supreme Court of Canada

The Supreme Court of Canada November 23, 2012 news release included the appeal of Canada (Attorney General) v. Kane, 2012 SCC 64 (Administrative law - Judicial review - Standard of review).

The Supreme Court of Canada November 22, 2012 news release included:

  • 12 leave applications granted
  • 8 leave applications dismissed
  • 4 leave applications remanded

Federal Proclamation

Sections 131 and 132 of the Budget Implementation Act, 1998, S.C. 1998, c. 21, are proclaimed into force November 30, 2012 (P.C. 2012-1548).

Saskatchewan Regulations

The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, Vol. 108 No. 47, November 23, 2012:

  • SR80/2012 The Northern Municipalities Amendment Regulations, 2012

News

CCH Canadian has extended our trial subscription to two CCH Online services: The Directors Manual and the Canadian Employment Benefits and Pension Guide. To access, please visit the Members Section, scroll down to CCH Online (on the left side of the page, about midway down), and select any of our current CCH Online services (Canadian Family Law Guide, Estate Administration Guide, Ultimate Corporate Counsel, Employment and Labour Law, Canadian Commercial Law Guide, etc.). Once you are in the CCH platform, access the new materials with the drop-box under "Search Your Subscriptions," select a service, and click GO; or, in the Table of Contents, select CCH Legal / Corporate and Commercial / The Directors Manual, or, CCH Business / Benefits and Pensions, and use the plus-signs to expand the contents and select documents. For user guides and information, please use the links under CCH Online in the Members Section. If you like these online services, please contact the library to provide feedback on whether we should subscribe permanently.

Supreme Court of Canada

The Supreme Court of Canada on November 16, 2012 heard and dismissed the appeal of R. v. D.J.W., SCC Case No.34623.

The Supreme Court of Canada on November 15, 2012 heard and reserved its decisions in Construction Labour Relations - An Alberta Association v. Driver Iron Inc. et al., SCC Case No.34205.

The Supreme Court of Canada November 15, 2012 news release included:

  • 1 leave application granted
  • 10 leave applications dismissed
  • 1 motion for extenstion of time and application for leave to appeal dismissed


The Supreme Court of Canada on November 14, 2012 heard and reserved its decisions in R. v. Antrim Truck Centre Ltd., SCC Case No.34413.

The Supreme Court of Canada on November 13, 2012 heard and reserved its decisions in Eric Victor Cojocaru, an infant by his Guardian Ad Litem, Monica Cojocaru et al. v. British Columbia Women's Hospital and Health Center et al., SCC Case No.34304.

The Supreme Court of Canada on November 9, 2012 heard and dismissed the appeal of R. v. P.D.T., SCC Case No.34780.

Saskatchewan Proclamations

The Residential Tenancies Amendment Act, 2012, S.S. 2012, c. 30, is proclaimed into force November 15, 2012.

Saskatchewan Regulations

The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, Vol. 108 No. 45, November 9, 2012:

  • SR75/2012 The Occupational Health and Safety Amendment Regulations, 2012
  • SR76/2012 The Snowmobile Amendment Regulations, 2012
  • SR77/2012 The Enforcement of Maintenance Orders Amendment Regulations, 2012
  • RS 77/2012 Règlement de 2012 modifiant le Règlement de 2009 sur l'exécution des ordonnances alimentaires.
  • SR78/2012 The Residential Tenancies Amendment Regulations, 2012
  • SR79/2012 The Summary Offences Procedure Amendment Regulations, 2012

News

The Office of the Saskatchewan Information and Privacy Commissioner has released Investigative Report F-2012-005 (Saskatchewan Government Insurance).

News

The Office of the Saskatchewan Information and Privacy Commissioner has released Investigative Report F-2012-004 (Saskatchewan Workers' Compensation Board).

Supreme Court of Canada

The Supreme Court of Canada November 9, 2012 news release included the appeal of Moore v. British Columbia (Education), 2012 SCC 61 (Human rights - Discrimination - Prohibited grounds - Mental or physical disability)

The Supreme Court of Canada on November 8, 2012 heard and reserved its decisions in Agence du Revenu du Québec (anciennement le Sous-ministre du Revenu du Québec) c. Services Environnementaux AES Inc. et autre, SCC Case No. 34235, and in Agence du Revenu du Québec c. Jean Riopel et autres, SCC Case No. 34393.

The Supreme Court of Canada November 8, 2012 news release included:

  • the appeal of Teva Canada Ltd. v. Pfizer Canada Inc., 2012 SCC 60 (Intellectual property - Patents - Disclosure requirements - Patent for use of compound to treat erectile disfunction)
  • 1 leave application granted
  • 21 leave applications dismissed, including the Saskatchewan case Communications, Energy & Paperworkers Union of Canada, Local 721-G v Mercury Graphics, 2012 SKCA 19, SCC Case No. 34770


The Supreme Court of Canada November 7, 2012 news release included the appeal of R. v. Nedelcu, 2012 SCC 59 (Constitutional law - Charter of Rights - Self‑incrimination - Accused involved in motor vehicle accident where victim sustained serious injuries)

The Supreme Court of Canada on November 7, 2012 heard and reserved its decision in R. v. Baldree, SCC Case No. 34854.

The Supreme Court of Canada on November 6, 2012 heard and reserved its decision in Attorney General of Canada v. Robert Kane, SCC Case No. 34147.

The Supreme Court of Canada November 2, 2012 news release included:

  • the appeal of R. v. St‑Onge Lamoureux, 2012 SCC 57 (Constitutional law - Charter of Rights - Presumption of innocence - Statutory amendments affecting evidence that can be adduced to rebut presumption of accuracy and presumptions of identity in context of prosecution for driving with blood alcohol level over legal limit)
  • the appeal of R. v. Dineley, 2012 SCC 58 (Criminal Law - Defences - "Carter defence" - Accused charged with impaired driving and driving "over 80") 


The Supreme Court of Canada November 1, 2012 news release included:
21 leave applications dismissed, including the Saskatchewan case R. v. Harris, 2012 SKCA 43, SCC Case No.34835.

Saskatchewan Proclamations

The Occupational Health and Safety Amendment Act, 2012, S.S. 2012, c. 25, except s. 5 and 24, is proclaimed into force November 7, 2012.

The Environmental Assessment Amendment Act, 2010, S.S. 2010, c. 11, is proclaimed into force November 7, 2012.

News

The Law Society of Saskatchewan Library has added the Manitoba and Saskatchewan Tax Reporter to our suite of CCH Online services. To access, please visit the Members Section and click on any of the CCH products listed. The Tax Reporter can be searched from the drop-box under "Search Your Subscriptions," or, in the Table of Contents, select CCH Tax / Provincial Tax, and use the plus-signs to expand the contents and select documents. Please contact us for questions or research support.

News

The Office of the Saskatchewan Information and Privacy Commissioner has released Report F-2012-004 (Executive Council).

Federal Proclamations

Part 7, other than s. 22 to 24 which came into force June 29, 2012, of the Supporting Vulnerable Seniors and Strengthening Canada's Economy Act, S.C. 2011, c. 15, is proclaimed into force January 1, 2013 (P.C. 2012-1449).

Sections 526 to 528 of the Jobs Growth and Long-term Prosperity Act, S.C. 2012, c. 19, are proclaimed into force December 1, 2012 (P.C. 2012-1457).

Saskatchewan Regulations

The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, Vol. 108 No. 44, November 2, 2012:

  •  D-2.1 Reg 1 The Degree Authorization Regulations


October

Saskatchewan Proclamations

The Degree Authorization Act, S.S. 2012, c. D-2.1, is proclaimed into force October 29, 2012.

Federal Proclamations

Sections 412, 414(2), 415 and 416 of the Jobs, Growth and Long-term Prosperity Act, S.C. 2012, c. 19, are proclaimed into force October 25, 2012 (P.C. 2012-1391).

Sections 1, 2(2), 3, 4, 6 to 8, 9(1), 9(2), 10, 11(1), 11(3), 12(1), 12(3), 13, 15(1), 15(3), 15(5), 17 to 46, 47 (other than s. 41.25, 41.26, and 41.27(3) of the Copyright Act, as enacted by that section), 48, 49 and 51 to 62 of the Copyright Modernization Act, S.C. 2012, c. 20, are proclaimed into force on the day on which this Order is published in the Canada Gazette Part II (P.C. 2012-1392).

Sections 2(1) and 5 of the Copyright Modernization Act, S.C. 2012, c. 20, are proclaimed into force on the later of the day on which this Order is published in the Canada Gazette, Part II, and the day on which the WIPO Copyright Treaty, adopted in Geneva on December 20, 1996 comes into force for Canada (P.C. 2012-1392).

Sections 9(3), 9(4), 11(2), 11(4), 11(5), 12(2), 14, 15(2), 15(4), 16 and 50 of the Copyright Modernization Act, S.C. 2012, c. 20, are proclaimed into force on the later of the day on which this Order is published in the Canada Gazette, Part II, and the day on which the WIPO Performances and Phonograms Treaty, adopted in Geneva on December 20, 1996, comes into force for Canada (P.C. 2012-1392).

Supreme Court of Canada

The Supreme Court of Canada October 26, 2012 news release included the appeal of R. v. Boudreault, 2012 SCC 56 (Criminal law - Care or control of motor vehicle while impaired - Elements of offence)

The Supreme Court of Canada October 25, 2012 news release included:

  • the appeal of Opitz v. Wrzesnewskyj, 2012 SCC 55 (Elections - Contested election application - Candidate defeated in federal election by a margin of 26 votes alleging "irregularities . . . that affected the result of the election")
  • 7 leave applications granted, including Attorney General of Canada et al. v. Terri Jean Bedford et al., SCC Case No.34788 - additional comments at www.slaw.ca 
  • 9 leave applications dismissed
  • 1 motion for extension of time and applications for leave to appeal granted
  • 1 motion for extension of time and applications for leave to appeal dismissed

Federal Regulations

The Canada Gazette, Vol. 146, No 22, contains 24 amended regulations including the Pooled Registered Pension Plans Regulations, SOR/2012-222.

Saskatchewan Regulations

The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, Vol. 108 No. 42, October 19, 2012:

  • SR74/2012 The Minimum Wage Amendment Regulations, 2012

Supreme Court of Canada

The Supreme Court of Canada October 19, 2012 news release included the appeal of R. v. Cole, 2012 SCC 53, (Constitutional law - Charter of Rights - Search and seizure - Information contained on computer).

The Supreme Court of Canada on October 19, 2012 heard and allowed the appeal of R c. Charles Picot, 2012 SCC 54, SCC Case No.34499.

The Supreme Court of Canada on October 18, 2012 heard and reserved its decision in Muhsen Ahemed Ramadan Agraira v. Minister of Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness, SCC Case No.34258.

The Supreme Court of Canada October 18, 2012 news release included:

  • the appeal of Canada v. GlaxoSmithKline Inc., 2012 SCC 52 (Taxation ― Income Tax ― Transfer Pricing)
  • 2 leave applications dismissed
  • 1 motion for extension of time and application for leave to appeal dismissed


The Supreme Court of Canada on October 17, 2012 heard and reserved its decisions in:

  • Pro-Sys Consultants Ltd. et al. v. Microsoft Corporation et al., SCC Case No.34282
  • Sun-Rype Products Ltd. et al. v. Archer Daniels Midland Company et al., SCC Case No.34283
  • Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. et autres c. Option Consommateurs et autres , SCC Case No.34617


The Supreme Court of Canada October 17, 2012 news release included the appeal of Southcott Estates Inc. v. Toronto Catholic District School Board, 2012 SCC 51 (Contracts - Commercial contracts - Remedies - Specific performance).

The Supreme Court of Canada on October 16, 2012 heard and dismissed the appeal of R. c. Nicole Rochon, 2012 SCC 50, SCC Case No.34557.

The Supreme Court of Canada on October 15, 2012 heard and reserved its decision in R. v. Telus Communications Company, SCC Case No.34252

The Supreme Court of Canada on October 12, 2012 heard and reserved its decision in R. v. J.F., SCC Case No.34284.

News

The Honourable Lana L. Krogan-Stevely, a lawyer with the Saskatchewan Ministry of Justice in Regina, has been appointed a Judge of the Court of Queen's Bench for Saskatchewan, to replace Mr. Justice T.C. Zarzeczny, who elected to become a supernumerary judge as of September 1, 2012. For more information, please view the Department of Justice news release.

Saskatchewan Regulations

The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, Vol. 108 No. 41, October 12, 2012:

  • SR73/2012 The Winter Cereals Development Plan Amendment Regulations, 2012

Supreme Court of Canada

The Supreme Court of Canada October 12, 2012 news release included the appeal of R. v. Prokofiew, 2012 SCC 49 (Criminal law - Evidence - Failure to testify - Charge to jury).

The Supreme Court of Canada on October 11, 2012 heard and reserved its decision in R. v. A.D.H., S.C.C. Case No.34132.

The Supreme Court of Canada on October 10, 2012 heard and reserved its decision in R. v. Ivana Levkovic, S.C.C. Case No.34229.

The Supreme Court of Canada October 5, 2012 news release included the appeals of:

  • R. v. Mabior, 2012 SCC 47 (Criminal law - Aggravated assault - Consent - Fraud - Non‑disclosure of HIV status)
  • R. v. D.C., 2012 SCC 48 (Criminal law - Evidence - Credibility - Sexual assault and aggravated assault - Non‑disclosure of HIV status)


The Supreme Court of Canada October 5, 2012 news release included one leave application dismissed.

The Supreme Court of Canada October 4, 2012 news release included 14 dismissed leave applications, including the Saskatchewan cases Tri-Link Consultants Inc. et al. v. Saskatchewan Financial Services Commission, 2012 SKCA 41, S.C.C. Case No.34855; and Chad Norman Morris v. Saskatchewan Government Insurance, 2009 SKQB 383, S.C.C. Case No.34856.

The Supreme Court of Canada September 27, 2012 news release included:

  • The appeal of A.B. v. Bragg Communications Inc., 2012 SCC 46 (Courts - Open court principle - Publication bans - Children)
  • 1 granted leave application
  • 36 dismissed leave applications, including the Saskatchewan cases Yeong Oh v. Trevor Robinson, 2012 SKCA 27, S.C.C. Case No.34807; and
    Law Society of Saskatchewan v. Sterling Gilbert McLean, 2012 SKCA 7, S.C.C. Case No.34735.

News

The Law Society of Saskatchewan Library is now featuring a 30-day trial subscription to two new CCH Online services: The Directors Manual and the Canadian Employment Benefits and Pension Guide. To access, please visit the Members Section, scroll down to CCH Online (on the left side of the page, about midway down), and select any of our current CCH Online services (Canadian Family Law Guide, Estate Administration Guide, Ultimate Corporate Counsel, Employment and Labour Law, Canadian Commercial Law Guide, etc.). Once you are in the CCH platform, access the new materials with the drop-box under "Search Your Subscriptions," select a service, and click GO; or, in the Table of Contents, select CCH Legal / Corporate and Commercial / The Directors Manual, or, CCH Business / Benefits and Pensions, and use the plus-signs to expand the contents and select documents. For user guides and information, please use the links under CCH Online in the Members Section. If you like these online services, please contact the library to provide feedback on whether we should subscribe permanently.

News

The Office of the Saskatchewan Information and Privacy Commissioner has released Report LA-2012-003 - Village of Buena Vista. For more information see the OIPC October 9  news release.

Saskatchewan Regulations

The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, Vol. 108 No. 40, October 5, 2012:

  • SR72/2012 The Graduate Retention Program Amendment Regulations, 2012


Saskatchewan Proclamation

The Financial and Consumer Affairs Authority of Saskatchewan Act, S.S. 2012, c. F-13.5, is proclaimed into force October 1, 2012.

Saskatchewan Regulations

The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, Vol. 108 No. 39, September 28, 2012:

  • SR66/2012 The Cities Amendment Regulations, 2012
  • SR67/2012 The Municipalities Amendment Regulations, 2012
  • SR68/2012 The Northern Municipalities Amendment Regulations, 2012 (No. 3)
  • SR69/2012 The Alcohol Control Amendment Regulations, 2012
  • Règlement de 2012 modifiant RS 69/2012 le Règlement de 2002 portant règlementation des boissons alcooliées.
  • SR70/2012 The Gaming Amendment Regulations, 2012
  • Règlement de 2012 modifiant le RS 70/2012 Règlement de 2007 sure les jeux de hasard
  • SR71/2012 The Child Care Amendment Regulations, 2012


September

Federal Proclamation

Sections 713(2), 721 to 723, 726, 741 to 751 of the Jobs, Growth and Long-term Prosperity Act, S.C. 2012, c. 19, is proclaimed into force September 30, 2012 (P.C. 2012-1136). 

Supreme Court of Canada

The Supreme Court of Canada September 21, 2012 news release included the appeal of Canada (Attorney General) v. Downtown Eastside Sex Workers United Against Violence Society, 2012 SCC 45 (Civil procedure - Parties - Standing - Public interest standing)

The Supreme Court of Canada September 20, 2012 news release included 4 dismissed leave applications.

Saskatchewan Regulations

The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, Vol. 108 No. 38, September 21, 2012:

  • SR60/2012 The Securities Commission (Adoption of National Instruments) Amendment Regulations, 2012 (No. 4)
  • SR61/2012 The Securities Commission (Adoption of National Instruments) Amendment Regulations, 2012 (No. 5)
  • SR62/2012 The Securities Commission (Adoption of National Instruments) Amendment Regulations, 2012 (No. 6)
  • SR63/2012 The Corporation Capital Tax Amendment Regulations, 2012
  • SR64/2012 The Tobacco Tax Amendment Regulations, 2012
  • SR65/2012 The Public Guardian and Trustee Amendment Regulations, 2012

Article

In "Powers of Attorney: Some Taxing Issues," Saskatoon lawyer Beaty F. Beaubier discusses the interactions between power of attorney and income tax rules regarding Canadian-controlled private corporations (CCPCs) [(2012) 31 Estates Trusts & Pensions Journal 329]. For a copy of the article, please contact the library.

News

The Office of the Saskatchewan Information and Privacy Commissioner has released:

  • Review Report F-2012-005 - Saskatchewan Workers' Compensation Board
  • Investigation Report F-2012-002 - Saskatchewan Workers' Compensation Board
  • Investigation Report F-2012 003 - Saskatchewan Workers' Compensation Board
  • Investigation Report F-2012-001 - Saskatchewan Telecommunications


For more information see the OIPC news releases from September 11 and September 12.

Saskatchewan Regulations

The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, Vol. 108 No. 36, September 7, 2012:

  • SR58/2012 The Oat Development Plan Amendment Regulations, 2012
  • SR59/2012 The Active Families Benefit Amendment Regulations, 2012

Supreme Court of Canada

The Supreme Court of Canada September 6, 2012 news release included 15 dismissed leave applications.

The Supreme Court of Canada August 30, 2012 news release included:

  • 2 granted leave application
  • 7 dismissed leave applications.


The Supreme Court of Canada August 9, 2012 news release included:

  • 1 granted leave application
  • 17 dismissed leave applications.
Saskatchewan Proclamation

The Ombudsman Act, 2012, S.S. 2012, c. O-3.2, is proclaimed into force September 1, 2012.

Federal Proclamation

The Canada-Jordan Economic Growth and Prosperity Act, S.C. 2012, c. 18, except s. 44 and 45 which came into force on assent, is proclaimed into force August 29, 2012 (P.C. 2012-1053).

August

Saskatchewan Proclamation

The Active Families Benefit Amendment Act, 2012, S.S. 2012, c. 1 was proclaimed in force August 22, 2012.

Federal Proclamation

Division 12 of the Jobs, Growth and Long-term Prosperity Act, S.C. 2012, c. 19, is proclaimed into force August 20, 2012 (P.C. 2012-1020).

Article

In "Fiduciary law and the constructive trust:  perfecting the fiduciary undertaking," Ciara J. Toole discusses two recent Supreme Court cases (Galambos v. Perez, 2009 SCC 48, and Alberta v. Elder Advocates of Alberta Society, 2011 SCC 24) that focus the fiduciary doctrine on the relationship between the parties and the undertaking of the fiduciary to act in the interests of the beneficiary [(2012) 49 Alberta Law Review 655]. For a copy of this article, please contact the library.

Saskatchewan Proclamation

Sections 1, 2, 3(a), 3(b), 3(c), 3(d), 3(f), 4 to 6,  8 to 11, 16 to 21 and 23 to 30 of the Securities Amendment Act, 2012, S.S. 2012, c. 32, are proclaimed in force as of August 15, 2012.

Saskatchewan Regulations

The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, Vol. 108, No. 32 August 10, 2012:

  • SR 55/2012 The Coroners Amendment Regulations, 2012
  • SR 56/2012 The Mortgage Brokerages and Mortgage Administrators Amendment Regulations, 2012
  • SR 57/2012 The Traffic Safety Court of Saskatchewan Amendment Regulations, 2012
  • RS 57/2012 Règlement de 2012 modifiant  le Règlement sur le Tribunal de la securité routière de la Saskatchewan

Supreme Court of Canada

The Supreme Court of Canada August 3, 2012 news release included the appeal of R. v. Bellusci, 2012 SCC 44 (Constitutional law - Charter of Rights - Remedy - Stay of proceedings).

The Supreme Court of Canada August 2, 2012 news release included 5 dismissed leave applications.

The Supreme Court of Canada August 1, 2012 news release included the appeal of Canada v. Craig, 2012 SCC 43 (Taxation - Income Tax - Deduction of farming losses).

The Supreme Court of Canada July 31, 2012 news release included the appeal of R. v. Knott, 2012 SCC 42 (Criminal Law - Sentencing - Probation).

The Supreme Court of Canada July 27, 2012 news release included the appeal of R. v. Walle, 2012 SCC 41 (Criminal law - Murder - Elements of offence - Mens rea).

July

Article

"Government tort liability for negligence in the health sector:  a critique of the Canadian jurisprudence," an article by Lorian Hardcastle, examines the decisions made by provincial governments regarding cost and quality issues in the health care system. To date nearly all health sector tort claims have been struck on pre-trial motions on the basis that the government did not owe a duty to the individual plaintiffs. The author suggests that allowing tort claims to proceed to an analysis of whether the government had breached its duty would improve accountability [(2012) 37 Queen's Law Journal 525]. For a copy of this article, please contact the library.

Federal Proclamation
Sections 2, 15(4), and 36 of the Balanced Refugee Reform Act, S.C. 2010, c. 8, are proclaimed into force August 15, 2012 (P.C. 2012-999).
Supreme Court of Canada

The Supreme Court of Canada July 26, 2012 news release included:

  • the appeal of R. v. Vu, 2012 SCC 40 (Criminal law - Offences - Kidnapping)
  • 1 leave application granted
  • 2 leave applications dismissed

The Supreme Court of Canada July 20, 2012 news release included the appeal of R. v. Punko, 2012 SCC 39 (Criminal law - Issue estoppel - Application).

Federal Regulations

The Canada Gazette, Vol. 146, No 15, contains a number of amended regulations including the following:

  • Regulations Amending the Broadcasting Distribution Regulations, SOR/2012-143
  • Cost Recovery Regulations, SOR/2012-146
    Regulations Amending Physical Activities, SOR/2012-147
  • Prescribed Information for the Description of a Designated Project Regulations, SOR/2012-148
  • Regulations Amending the Pulp and Paper Effluent Regulations, SOR/2012-140
  • Wastewater Systems Effluent Regulations, SOR/2012-139
Article

In "Debtors' Mortgage Discharge Statements Off-limits to Judgment Creditors," Barbara McIsaac and Nadia Effendi discuss how the case of Citi Cards Canada Inc. v. Pleasance, 2011 ONCA 3, confirmed that mortgage discharge statements qualify as personal information under PIPEDA.  Financial institutions are prohibited from sharing this information with third parties unless they have a court order or the consent of the debtor [(2012) 27 Banking & Finance Law Review 513]. For a copy of this article, please contact the library.

Supreme Court of Canada

The Supreme Court of Canada July 12, 2012 news release included:

  • the appeal of Entertainment Software Association v. Society of Composers, Authors and Music Publishers of Canada, 2012 SCC 34 (Intellectual property - Copyright - Right to communicate a work to the public by telecommunication)
  • the appeal of Rogers Communications Inc. v. Society of Composers, Authors and Music Publishers of Canada, 2012 SCC 35 (Intellectual property - Copyright - Right to communicate a work to the public by telecommunication)
  • the appeal of Society of Composers, Authors and Music Publishers of Canada v. Bell Canada, 2012 SCC 36 (Intellectual property - Copyright - Infringement - Exception - Fair dealing)
  • the appeal of Alberta (Education) v. Canadian Copyright Licensing Agency (Access Copyright), 2012 SCC 37 (Intellectual property - Copyright - Infringement - Exception - Fair dealing)
  • the appeal of Re:Sound v. Motion Picture Theatre Associations of Canada, 2012 SCC 38 (Intellectual Property - Copyright - Whether pre‑existing recording incorporated into soundtrack of cinematographic work constitutes a sound recording subject to payment of tariff)
  • 16 leave applications dismissed, including the Saskatchewan case Bryan Mellor v. Workers' Compensation Board of Saskatchewan, 2012 SKCA 10, S.C.C. Case No. 34766.


The Supreme Court of Canada on July 10, 2012 heard and reserved it decision in Ted Opitz v. Borys Wrzesnewskyj, S.C.C. Case No.34845.

The Supreme Court of Canada July 6, 2012 news release included the appeal of R. v. Venneri, 2012 SCC 33 (Narcotics - Possession for purpose of trafficking - Constructive or joint possession).

The Supreme Court of Canada June 29, 2012 news release included the appeal of Clements v. Clements, 2012 SCC 32 (Torts - Negligence - Causation - Motor vehicle accident).

The Supreme Court of Canada June 28, 2012 news release included:

  • the appeal of R. v. Mayuran, 2012 SCC 31 (Criminal law - Defences - Provocation)
  • 9 leave application granted
  • 14 leave applications dismissed, including the Saskatchewan case Microcell Communications Inc. v. Frey, 2011 SKCA 136, S.C.C. Case No. 34618

Saskatchewan Proclamations

The Saskatchewan Crop Insurance Corporation Act, S.S. 2012, c. S-12.1, is proclaimed into force July 10, 2012.

Federal Proclamations

Sections 52 to 63, 66 of the Jobs, Growth and Long-term Prosperity Act, S.C. 2012, c. 19, are proclaimed into force July 6, 2012 (P.C. 2012-969)

Saskatchewan Regulations

The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, Vol. 108, No. 27 July 6, 2012:

  • E-6.3 Reg. 14 The Canadian Electrical Code (Adoption) Regulations, 2012
  • R-19.001 Reg 1 The Renewable Diesel Regulations
  • SR 44/2012 The Labour-sponsored Venture Capital Corporations Amendment Regulations, 2012 
  • SR 45/2012 The Small Business Loans Association Program Amendment Regulations, 2012
  • SR 46/2012 The Business Corporations Amendment Regulations, 2012
  • SR 47/2012 The Swimming Pool Amendment Regulations, 2012
  • SR 48/2012 The Education Funding Amendment Regulations, 2012
  • SR 49/2012 The Independent Schools Amendment Regulations, 2012
  • SR 50/2012 The Canada-Saskatchewan Specified Risk Material Management Program Repeal Regulations
  • SR 52/2012 The Saskatchewan Farm Security Amendment Regulations, 2012


The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part III, Vol. 108, No. 27 July 6, 2012:

  • SR 51/2012 The Livestock Inspection and Transportation Amendment Regulations, 2012
News

July 31, 2012 is the deadline for submissions on Saskatchewan's labour legislation review and discussion paper. Topics under consideration include: essential services legislation, union financial disclosure, notice requirements, collection of employees' wages after business closure, variable hours of work to meet needs of both employers and employees, and indexation of the minimum wage. For more information, view the official governmenet news release.

Saskatchewan Regulations

The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, Vol. 108, No. 26 June 29, 2012:

  • E-6.3 Reg 15 The Canadian Electrical Code (Saskatchewan Amendments) Regulations, 2012
  • SR 43/2012 The Securities Commission (Adoption of National Instruments) Amendment Regulations, 2012 (No. 3) 

Saskatchewan Proclamations

The Renewable Diesel Act, S.S. 2011, c. R-19.001, is proclaimed into force July 1, 2012. The

Tourism Saskatchewan Act, S.S. 2012, c. T-15.02, is proclaimed into force July 1, 2012.

Federal Proclamations

Various Sections of the Safe Streets and Community Act, S.C. 2012, c.1, are proclaimed into force as follows (P.C. 2012-841):

  • Sections 205 to 207 - in force June 19, 2012
  • Sections 10 to 31, 35 to 38 - in force August 9, 2012
  • Sections 167 to 203 - in force October 23, 2012
  • Sections 32(1), 33, 39 to 47, 49 and 50 - in force November 6, 2012
  • Section 34 - in force November 20, 2012 


June

Article

In "Bank and customer:  the five year review, 2005-2010," M. H. Ogilvie reviews banking case law from the past five years.  The analysis reveals the continuing importance of the account agreement in determining the rights and duties of the parties.  Courts prefer contractual solutions to imposing fiduciary or tortious obligations on banks [(2012) 27 Banking & Finance Law Review 345]. For a copy of this article, please contact the library.

Supreme Court of Canada

The Supreme Court of Canada June 22, 2012 news release included the appeal of Westmount (City) v. Rossy, 2012 SCC 30 (Insurance - Automobile insurance - No‑fault public automobile insurance scheme).

The Supreme Court of Canada June 21, 2012 news release included:

  • 1 leave application granted
  • 5 leave applications dismissed
News

The Saskatchewan Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner has released Report F-2012-04 (Executive Council) - advice by or for a government institution or a member of Executive Council; discloses a confidence of Executive Council and briefings to members of Executive Council; personal information; sections 16(1), 16(1)(d), 17(1)(a) and 24 of FOIP.

Federal Proclamations

Sections 72 to 80, 87 and 88 of the Environmental Enforcement Act, S.C. 2009, c. 14, are proclaimed into force as of June 22, 2012 (P.C. 2012-839).

News

Two recent postings at www.slaw.ca analyze the the right to assisted dying in light of the recent British Columbia Supreme Court ruling that the Criminal Code of Canada provisions prohibiting physician-assisted dying infringe the rights to life, liberty and security of the person. See British Columbia Strikes Down Ban on Physician-Assisted Dying by Yosie Saint-Cyr and Assisted-Dying Elsewhere by Geneviève Lay.

Supreme Court of Canada

The Supreme Court of Canada June 15, 2012 news release included the appeal of Halifax (Regional Municipality) v. Canada (Public Works and Government Services), 2012 SCC 29 (Crown law ― Real property and immoveables ― Taxation ― Payments in lieu of taxes).

The Supreme Court of Canada on June 14, 2012 heard and reserved its decision in R. v. Nicole Patricia Ryan, S.C.C. Case No.34272.

The Supreme Court of Canada June 14, 2012 news release included 11 leave applications dismissed.

The Supreme Court of Canada on June 11, 2012 heard and reserved its decisions in Suresh Sriskandarajah v. United States of America et al., S.C.C. Case No.34009, Piratheepan Nadarajah v. United States of America et al., S.C.C. Case No. 34013, and R. v. Mohammad Momin Khawaja, S.C.C. Case No.34103.

Article

In his article, "Beyond geography: nuisance in virtual communities," Dorian Needham suggests that nuisance, with its insistence on balancing interests rather than seeking absolutist outcomes, is an appropriate tool to regulate interactions in cyberspace [(2010-11) 42 Ottawa Law Review 191]. For a copy of this article, please contact the library.

Saskatchewan Regulations

The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, Vol. 108, No. 23 June 8, 2012:

  • S-8 Reg 10 The Personal Care Home Benefit Regulations
  • SR 42/2012 The Seniors Income Plan Amendment Regulations, 2012

Federal Proclamations

Sections 52 to 107 and 147 of the Safe Streets and Communities Act, S.C. 2012, c. 1, are proclaimed into force as of June 13, 2012 (P.C. 2012-770).

Sections 46, 47, 57(1) and 62(1) of An Act to amend the Canadian Forces Superannuation Act and to make consequential amendments to other Acts, S.C. 2003, c. 26, are proclaimed into force as September 1, 2012 (P.C. 2012-771).

Supreme Court of Canada

The Supreme Court of Canada June 8, 2012 news release included the appeal of R. v. Gibbons, 2012 SCC 28 (Criminal law - Offences - Disobeying order of court - Criminal charge laid for disobeying superior court order in civil matter).

The Supreme Court of Canada June 7, 2012 news release included the appeal of Annapolis County District School Board v. Marshall, 2012 SCC 27 (Torts - Negligence - Standard of care - Contributory negligence).

The Supreme Court of Canada June 7, 2012 news release included one leave application granted.

The Supreme Court of Canada on June 6, 2012 heard and reserved its decision in R v. Donald Boudreault, S.C.C. Case No. 34582.

The Supreme Court of Canada on June 5, 2012 heard and reserved its decision in Sun Indalex Finance, LLC et al. v. United Steelworkers et al., S.C.C. Case No. 34308.

The Supreme Court of Canada June 4, 2012 news release included two leave applications granted.

The Supreme Court of Canada June 1, 2012 news release included the appeal of R. v. Roy, 2012 SCC 26 (Criminal law - Dangerous operation of motor vehicle - Elements of offence - Mens rea).

Article

"Section 15 of the Canadian Charter of Rights and Freedoms and the future of the federal regulation of Indian status," an article by Ian Peach, suggests that the federal government should replace its current approach of creating distinctions of status under the Indian Act based on residency and racial background with an approach that recognizes self-determination of community membership.  The article reviews case law in which Aboriginal people have used section 15 of the Charter to challenge their exclusion from benefits and political rights [(2012) 45 UBC Law Review 103]. For a copy of this article, please contact the library.

Saskatchewan Regulations

The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, Vol. 108, No. 22 June 1, 2012:

  • G-5.1 Reg 153 The Ministry of Advanced Education Regulations
  • G-5.1 Reg 154 The Ministry of Central Services Regulations
  • G-5.1 Reg 155 The Ministry of the Economy Regulations
  • G-5.1 Reg 156 The Ministry of Government Relations Regulations
  • G-5.1 Reg 157 The Ministry of Justice Regulations
  • G-5.1 Reg 158 The Ministry of Parks, Culture and Sport Regulations
  • SR 37/2012 The Ministry of Environment Amendment Regulations, 2012
  • SR 38/2012 The Ministry of Finance Amendment Regulations, 2012
  • SR 39/2012 The Ministry of Health Amendment Regulations, 2012
  • SR 40/2012 The Ministry of Highways and Infrastructure Amendment Regulations, 2012
  • SR 41/2012 The Enterprise Saskatchewan Amendment Regulations, 2012
Saskatchewan Proclamation

The Tobacco Damages and Health Care Costs Recovery Act, S.S. 2007, c. T-14.2, is proclaimed into force May 31, 2012.

May

Supreme Court of Canada

 The Supreme Court of Canada May 31, 2012 news release included:

  • 11 leave applications dismissed
  • 1 request for oral hearing granted


The Supreme Court of Canada May 24, 2012 news release included:

  • 7 leave applications granted, including the Saskatchewan case Canadian National Railway v. McKercher LLP et al., 2010 SKCA 56, S.C.C. Case No.34545
  • 9 leave applications dismissed
  • 1 motion for extension of time and application for leave to appeal
  • 1 motion for security dismissed


The Supreme Court of Canada May 18, 2012 news release included the appeal of R. v. Maybin, 2012 SCC 24 (Criminal law - Offences - Manslaughter - Causation).

News

The renovations of the Weyburn Court House are now complete and court will resume the week of June 18, 2012. For more information, view the official government news release.

Saskatchewan Proclamation

The Enforcement of Money Judgments Act, S.S. 2010, c. E-9.22, except s. 93(1)(k), is proclaimed into force May 28, 2012.

Saskatchewan Regulations

The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, Vol. 108, No. 21 May 25, 2012:

  • E-0.1 Reg 21 The Home-based Education Program Regulations, 2012
  • E-9.22 Reg 1 The Enforcement of Money Judgments Regulations
  • H-3.01 Reg 10 The Provincial Highway Sign Control Regulations
  • S-8 Reg 9 The Saskatchewan Assured Income for Disability Regulations
  • SR 31/2012 The Saskatchewan Medical Care Insurance Payment Amendment Regulations, 2012
  • SR 32/2012 The Municipal Grants Amendment Regulations, 2012
  • SR 35/2012 The Land Titles Amendment Regulations, 2012 (No. 2)
  • SR 36/2012 The Personal Property Security Amendment Regulations, 2012


The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part III, Vol. 108, No. 21 May 25, 2012:

  • SR 33/2012 The Saskatchewan Assistance Amendment Regulations, 2012SR 34/2012
  • The Saskatchewan Assistance Plan Supplementary Health Benefits Amendment Regulations, 2012
Article

"Dagenais 2.0:  technology and its impact on the Dagenais test," an article by Timothy Bottomer, examines the Supreme Court's decision in Dagenais v. Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, [1994] 3 SCR 835, the leading case on publication bans.  The paper provides a history of publication bans and a detailed look at the Dagenais decision, discusses the evolution of the Dagenais test, and looks at the challenges that communications technology offer to the courts [(2012) 45 UBC Law Review 1]. For a copy of this article, please contact the library.

Supreme Court of Canada

The Supreme Court of Canada May 17, 2012 news release included:

  • The appeal of Tessier Ltée v. Quebec (Commission de la santé et de la sécurité du travail), 2012 SCC 23 (Constitutional law - Division of powers - Labour relations).
  • 2 leave applications granted
  • 11 leave applications dismissed
  • 1 oral hearing


The Supreme Court of Canada on May 16, 2012 heard and reserved its decision in R. v. Brendan David Aucoin, S.C.C. Case No. 34349.

The Supreme Court of Canada on May 15, 2012 heard and reserved its decision in R. v. Richard Cole, S.C.C. Case No. 34268.

The Supreme Court of Canada May 11, 2012 news release included the appeal of R. v. R.P., 2012 SCC 22 (Criminal law - Appeals - Power of court of appeal - Unreasonable verdict - Credibility of witnesses).

The Supreme Court of Canada on May 10, 2012 heard and reserved its decision in A.B. by her Litigation Guardian, C.D. v. Bragg Communications Incorporated, a body corporate et al., S.C.C. Case No. 34240.

Saskatchewan Regulations

The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, Vol. 108, No. 20 May 18, 2012:

  • SR 24/2012/ The Administration of Estates Amendment Regulations, 2012
  • RS 24/2012 Règlement de 2012 modifiant le Règlement sur l'administration des successions
  • SR 25/2012 The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Amendment Regulations, 2012
  • SR 26/2012 The Assessment Management Agency Amendment Regulations, 2012
  • SR 27/2012 The All Terrain Vehicles Amendment Regulations, 2012
  • SR 28/2012 The Driver Licensing and Suspension Amendment Regulations, 2012
  • SR 29/2012 The Vehicle Equipment Amendment Regulations, 2012
  • SR 30/2012 The Vehicle Impoundment (Unauthorized Driver) Amendment Regulations, 2012

Federal Proclamation

Sections 3, 9 to 11, 46, 54, 56 to 59, 77, 105, 123, 129, 154, 163, 191, 192, 207, 217(2) and 222 to 224 of the Financial System Review Act, S.C. 2012, c. 5, are proclaimed into force May 24, 2012 (P.C. 2012-642).

News

The Office of the Saskatchewan Information and Privacy Commissioner issued Investigative Report LA-2012-002 on May 9, 2012. The report examines the definition of "personal information", authority for disclosure of personal information, risks to individuals from indiscriminate Internet publication, privacy enhancing technologies (PETS), web robot exclusions protocol.

Article

In "Dissolving the boundaries between habit and disposition," U of S Law Professor Michael Plaxton argues that the conceptual confusion of treating habit and character or disposition as unrelated evidentiary concepts would be eliminated by recognizing evidence of habit as a species of character or disposition evidence [(2011) 85 Criminal Reports (6th) 237]. For a copy of this article, please contact the library.

News

The Government of Saskatchewan is providing $4.4 million to support 40 community-based agencies that offer community justice and Aboriginal Courtworker programs across the province. For more information, view the official government news release.

Darin Clayton Chow of Moose Jaw, has been appointed a judge of the Provincial Court for Yorkton. For more information, view the official government news release.

Advanced Education, Employment and Immigration Minister Rob Norris introduced changes to the Saskatchewan Immigrant Nominee Program (SINP). For more information, view the official government news release.

Federal Proclamation

Sections 135 and 136 of the Safe Streets and Communities Act, S.C. 2012, c. 1, are proclaimed into force May 3, 2012 (P.C. 2012-559).

Supreme Court of Canada

The Supreme Court of Canada May 10, 2012 news release included:

  • 1 granted leave application from Saskatchean - R. v. MacKenzie, 2011 SKCA 64, 2009 SKQB 415
  • 15 dismissed leave applications


The Supreme Court of Canada on May 8, 2012 heard and reserved its decisions in Annapolis County district School Board v. Marshall   S.C.C. Case No. 34189.

The Supreme Court of Canada on May 7, 2012 heard and granted an oral hearing in R. v. Chehil, S.C.C. Case No. 34524.

The Supreme Court of Canada on May 3, 2012 news release included 6 dismissed leave applications.

The Supreme Court of Canada on April 27, 2012 heard and released its decision in R. v Jesse, 2012 SCC 21 (Criminal Law - Evidence - Admissibilty - Similar fact evidence)

Article

In "The triumph of plea bargaining," Ken Chasse argues that plea bargaining can be taken too far. He suggests reforms such as barring prosecutors from making suggestions as to the quantum of sentence and requiring the sentencing judge to allow the accused to withdraw his/her plea if the judge rejects a joint submission or other sentencing agreement [(2011) 85 Criminal Reports (6th) 29]. For a copy of this article, please contact the library.

News

The Office of the Saskatchewan Information and Privacy Commissioner issued Review Report LA-2012-002 on April 26, 2012. The report examines the question of what constitutes "personal information"; threat to safety or the physical or mental health of an individual.

Saskatchewan Regulations

The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, Vol. 108, No. 17 April 27, 2012:

  • SR21/2012 The Gopher Control Rebate Amendment Regulations, 2012
  • SR22/2012 The Pest Control Products Amendment Regulations, 2012
  • SR23/2012 The Saskatchewan Flax Development Plan Amendment Regulations, 2012


April

News

A public inquest into the death of Travis Arthur Paranteau has been scheduled for May 7 - 11, 2012, at 10 a.m. at the Court of Queen's Bench in Saskatoon. For more information, please view the government news release.

Supreme Court of Canada

The Supreme Court of Canada on April 19, 2012 heard and reserved its decisions in R. c. Suganthini Mayuran, S.C.C. Case No. 34526.

The Supreme Court of Canada on April 18, 2012 heard and reserved its decisions in Teva Canada Limited v. Pfizer Canada Inc. et al., S.C.C. Case No. 33951.

The Supreme Court of Canada April 18, 2012 news release included the appeal of Club Resorts Ltd. v. Van Breda, 2012 SCC 17 (Private international law - Choice of forum - Court having jurisdiction - Forum non conveniens). 

The Supreme Court of Canada on April 17, 2012 heard and reserved its decisions in Cogeco Cable Inc. et al. v. Bell Media Inc. et al., S.C.C. Case No. 34231.

The Supreme Court of Canada on April 16, 2012 heard and reserved its decisions in R c. Carmelo Venneri, S.C.C. Case No. 34523.

The Supreme Court of Canada on April 13, 2012 heard and reserved its decisions in R. v. JAdrian John Walle, S.C.C. Case No. 34080.

The Supreme Court of Canada April 13, 2012 news release included the appeal of R. v. Tse, 2012 SCC 16 (Constitutional law - Charter of Rights - Search and seizure - Interception of private communications).

News

The Honourable Brian A. Barrington-Foote, a lawyer with MacPherson Leslie & Tyerman LLP in Regina, has been appointed a judge of Her Majesty's Court of Queen's Bench. Justice Barrington-Foote will replace Madam Justice E.J. Gunn, who became a supernumerary judge on September 1, 2011. For more information, view the government news release.

Article

"Reconciling reasonable expectations of privacy and modern technologies:  U.S. v. Canadian approaches," an article by Brock Jones, reviews recent case law in Canada and the United States regarding the application of section 8 of the Charter and the fourth amendment to the Bill of Rights to digital evidence on personal computers, cell phones, smart phones, and e-mail messages [(2011) 83 Criminal Reports (6th) 28]. For a copy of this article, please contact the library.

Federal Regulations

The Canada Gazette Part II, Vol. 146, No. 8 contains 31 new regulations and orders including:

  • Canada Student Financial Assistance Regulations - Regulations Amending, SOR/2012-68
  • Certain Regulations Made Under the Broadcasting Act - Regulations Amending, SOR/2012-57
  • Certain Regulations Made Under the Canada Consumer Product Safety Act (Miscellaneous Program) - Regulations Amending, SOR/2012-71

Supreme Court of Canada

The Supreme Court of Canada April 12, 2012 news release included:

  • 1 appeal - Fundy Settlement v. Canada, 2012 SCC 14 (Taxation - Income Tax - Trusts - Residence)
  • 18 dismissed leave applications including two from Saskatchewan - Abouabdallah v. College of Dental Surgeons of Saskatchewan, 2011 SKCA 99 and R. v. Seed, 2011 SKCA 109.


The Supreme Court of Canada April 11, 2012 news release included 1 reserved appeal - R. v. Personne designee B, SCC No. 34053

The Supreme Court of Canada April 5, 2012 news release included;

  • 5 granted leave applications
  • 17 dismissed leave applications


The Supreme Court of Canada March 29, 2012 news release included;

  • 2 granted leave applications
  • 19 dismissed leave applications including two from Saskatchewa - R. v Daniels, 2011 SKCA 67 and Hudson v. Canada (Attorney General), 2011 SKCA 112
  • 1 oral hearing granted
Federal Proclamation

The Ending the Long-gun Registry Act, S.C. 2012, c. 6, is proclaimed into force April 5, 2012 (P.C. 2012-519).

Saskatchewan Regulations

The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, Vol. 108, No. 14 April 5, 2012:

  • C-50.2 Reg 26 The Totnes Viking Gas Storage Royalty Regulations
  • C-50.2 Reg 28 The Crown Oil and Gas Royalty Regulations, 2012
  • F-22.1 Reg 4 The Totnes Viking Gas Storage Freehold Production Tax Regulations
  • F-22.11 Reg 1 The Freehold Oil and Gas Production Tax Regulations, 2012
  • F-22.11 Reg 2 The Recovered Crude Oil Tax Regulations, 2012
  • O-2 Reg 5 The Petroleum Registry and Electronic Documents Regulations
  • O-2 Reg 6 The Oil and Gas Conservation Regulations, 2012
  • P-13.2 Reg 3 The Statements of Provincial Interest Regulations
  • SR13/2012 The Petroleum Research Incentive Amendment Regulation, 2012
  • SR14/2012 The Weyburn Unit CO2 Crown Oil Royalty Amendment Regulations, 2012
  • SR15/2012 The Weyburn Unit CO2 Freehold Oil Production Tax Amendment Regulations, 2012
  • SR16/2012 The Fisheries Amendment Regulations, 2012
  • SR17/2012 The Treaty Land Entitlement Withdrawal Amendment Regulations, 2012
  • SR18/2012 The Wildlife Amendment Regulations, 2012
  • SR19/2012 The Film Employment Tax Credit Amendment Regulations, 2012


The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part III, Vol. 108, No. 14 April 5, 2012:

  • SR12/2012 The Helium and Associated Gases Amendment Regulations, 2012

March

News

The Office of the Saskatchewan Information and Privacy Commissioner issued Review Report F-2012-003 on March 29, 2012. The report examines disclosure that could reasonably be expected to interfere with contractual or other negotiations, the need to properly identify third parties, and solicitor-client and 'legal advice' records.

Article

"Immunity shopping," an article by U of S law professor Robert Flannigan, examines how foreign firms often claim the protection of foreign liability rules. The author argues that a local dominance rule is preferable for uniformity of liability, level competition and for protection of the local population [(2011) 37 Queen's Law Journal 39]. For a copy of this article, please contact the library.

Saskatchewan Proclamation

The Oil and Gas Conservation Amendment Act, 2011, S.S. 2011, c. 11, has been proclaimed into force April 1, 2012.

The Freehold Oil and Gas Production Tax Act, 2010, S.S. 2010, c. F-22.11, except for s. 35(3) and 35(4), has been proclaimed into force April 2012.

Federal Regulations

The Canada Gazette Part II, Vol. 146, No. 7 contains 20 new regulations and orders including:

  • Electronic Commerce Protection Regulations (CRTC), SOR/2012-36
  • Canada Grain Regulations - Regulations Amending, SOR/2012-38
  • Canadian Aviation Security Regulations, 2012 (Identity Screening and Aerodrome Security) - Regulations Amending, SOR/2012-48

Federal Proclamation

Section 17 of The Canadian Securities Regulation Regime Transition Office Act, S.C. 2009, c. 2, s. 297 (Budget Implementation Act, 2009) is proclaimed into force July 12, 2013 (P.C. 2012-341).

Supreme Court of Canada

The Supreme Court of Canada March 23, 2012 news release included the decision of R. v. Ipeelee, 2012 SCC 13 (Criminal law - Sentencing - Aboriginal offenders - Breach of condition of long-term supervision order). The court ruled that in sentencing aboriginal offenders, courts "must take judicial notice of such matters as the history of colonialism, displacement, and residential schools and how that history continues to translate into lower educational attainment, lower incomes, higher unemployment, higher rates of substance abuse and suicide, and of course higher levels of incarceration for Aboriginal peoples." See additional commentary at Legal Feeds.

The Supreme Court of Canada on March 23, 2012 heard and reserved its decision in R. v. John H. Craig, S.C.C. Case No. 34144.

The Supreme Court of Canada on March 22, 2012 heard and reserved its decisions in Frederick Moore on behalf of Jeffrey P. Moore v. Her Majesty the Queen in Right of the Province of British Columbia as represented by the Ministry of Education et al., S.C.C. Case No. 34040, and Frederick Moore on behalf of Jeffrey P. Moore v. Her Majesty the Queen in Right of the Province of British Columbia as represented by the Ministry of Education et al., S.C.C. Case No. 34041.

The Supreme Court of Canada March 22, 2012 news release included:

  • The decision of Doré v. Barreau du Québec, 2012 SCC 12 (Administrative law - Judicial review - Standard of review - Disciplinary council - Lawyer challenging constitutionality of council's decision)
  • 1 granted leave application
  • 6 dismissed leave applications


The Supreme Court of Canada on March 21, 2012 heard and reserved its decisions in R. v. John Virgil Punko, S.C.C. Case No. 34135, and R. v. Randall Richard Potts, S.C.C. Case No. 34193.

The Supreme Court of Canada on March 20, 2012 heard and reserved its decision in Southcott Estates Inc. v. Toronto Catholic District School Board, S.C.C. Case No. 33778.

Saskatchewan Regulations

The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, Vol. 108, No. 12  March 23, 2012:

  •  SR11/2012 The Crop Insurance Amendment Regulations, 2012
Article

Keith Lenton's article, "A tough pill to swallow:  criminal culpability arising from an avoidable NCR state" examines the legal defence of "not criminally responsible on account of mental disorder" (NCR) and the possibility of holding such persons accountable for recklessness perpetrated while they are in a stable state [(2011) 35 Manitoba Law Journal 142]. For a copy of this article, please contact the library.

Provincial Budget

Saskatchewan Finance Minister Ken Krawetz has tabled the 2012-2013 Budget and supporting documents:

News

The Saskatchewan Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner has released its Investigation Report LA-2012-001.

Supreme Court of Canada

The Supreme Court of Canada on March 19, 2012 heard and reserved its decision in R. v. Hans Jason Eastgaard, S.C.C. Case No. 34337.

The Supreme Court of Canada on March 16, 2012 heard and reserved its decision in R. v. Marius Nedelcu, S.C.C. Case No. 34228.

The Supreme Court of Canada March 16, 2012 news release included the decision of Halifax (Regional Municipality) v. Nova Scotia (Human Rights Commission), 2012 SCC 10 (Administrative law - Judicial review - Standard of review - Commission requesting appointment of board of inquiry).

The Supreme Court of Canada on March 14 and 15, 2012 heard and reserved its decisions in:

The Supreme Court of Canada March 15, 2012 news release included:

  • The decision of Momentous.ca Corp. v. Canadian American Association of Professional Baseball Ltd., 2012 SCC 9 (Private international law - Jurisdiction of Ontario courts - Choice of forum clauses)
  • 4 dismissed leave applications

The Supreme Court of Canada on March 13, 2012 heard and reserved its decision in R. v. St.Michael Trust Corp., as Trustee of the Fundy Settlement, S.C.C. Case No. 34056, and R. v. St.Michael Trust Corp., as Trustee of the Summersby Settlement, S.C.C. Case No. 34057.

Federal Proclamations

The Jobs and Economic Growth Act, S.C. 2010, c. 12, sections 1650 to 1652, 1654, 1656, 1658, 1660,1662, 1663, 1665, 1666, 1668, 1669, 1671 to 1682, 1684, 1685, 1687 to 1691, 1693, 1695, 1697, 1698, 1700 to 1710, 1712 to 1715, 1717 to 1721, 1723, 1725 to 1727, 1729, 1731, 1733 to 1736, 1738, 1740, 1741, 1743, 1744, 1746 to 1753, 1755, 1757, 1759, 1761, 1763, 1765, 1767, 1769 to 1772 and 1774, have been proclaimed into force March 16, 2012 (P.C. 2012-288).

Sections 154 and 155(3) of the Keeping Canada's Economy and Jobs Growing Act, S.C. 2011, c. 24, have been proclaimed into force March 15, 2012 (P.C. 2012-289).

Federal Regulations

The Canada Gazette Part II, Vol. 146, No. 6 contains 20 new regulations and orders including:

  • Access to Funds Regulations, SOR/2012-24
  • Immigration and Refugee Protection Regulations - Regulations Amending, SOR/2012-20
  • Metal Mining Effluent Regulations - Regulations Amending, SOR/2012-22
  • Negative Option Billing Regulations, SOR/2012-23
  • Saskatchewan Fishery Regulations, 1995 - Regulations Amending, SOR/2012-32
  • Weights and Measures Regulations - Regulations Amending, SOR/2012-28

Article

"Recent judicial developments of interest to energy lawyers," an article by Colin Feasby, Simon Baines and Daina Kvisle, features 35 short case summaries in the areas of aboriginal law, administrative law, conflict of laws, contracts, environmental law, freehold leases, rights of first refusal, surface rights, unjust enrichment and taxation [(2011) 49 Alberta Law Review 427]. For a copy of this article, please contact the library.

Saskatchewan Regulations

The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, Vol. 108, No. 10 March 9, 2012:

  • SR8/2012 The Securities Commission (Adoption of National Instruments) Amendment Regulations, 2012 (No. 2)
  • SR9/2012 The Information Technology Office Service Amendment Regulations, 2012
  • SR10/2012 The Land Titles Amendment Regulations, 2012

Supreme Court of Canada

The Supreme Court of Canada March 8, 2012 news release included:

■6 dismissed leave applications, including the Saskatchewan case R. v. Debby Karen Green, S.C.C. Case No.34576
■1 motion for extension of time

The Supreme Court of Canada March 1, 2012 news release included:

■7 dismissed leave applications
■1 motion for extension of time and application for leave to appeal

Court Appointment

Inez J. Cardinal, Q.C. has been appointed the newest judge of Saskatchewan's Provincial Court. Judge Cardinal will work in Meadow Lake until November 2012 and will then be based in Melfort, where she will replace Judge Lorna Dyck, who will be transferring to the Provincial Court in North Battleford. For more information, view the government news release.

Saskatchewan Proclamation

Sections 3(a), 3(b), 3(e), 5, 6, 9, 11 to 16, 18, 22, 23(1), 23(3) and 23(4) of the Land Titles Amendment Act, 2009, S.S. 2009, c. 21, have been proclaimed into force March 5, 2012.

February

Supreme Court of Canada

The Supreme Court of Canada February 28, 2012 news release included the appeal of Richard v. Time Inc., 2012 SCC 8 (Consumer protection - Prohibited business practices - False or misleading representations)

The Supreme Court of Canada February 23, 2012 news release included:

  • 2 granted leave applications
  • 9 dismissed leave applications

The Supreme Court of Canada on February 17, 2012 heard and reserved its decision in Joan Clements, by her Litigation Guardian, Donna Jardine v. Joseph Clements, S.C.C. Case No. 34100.

The Supreme Court of Canada February 17, 2012 news release included the appeal of S.L. v. Commission scolaire des Chênes, 2012 SCC 7 (Constitutional law - Charter of Rights - Freedom of religion - Schools)

Saskatchewan Proclamation

Sections 20, 21, 53, 54 and 65 of the Local Government Election Amendment Act, 2011, S.S. 2011, c. 9, have been proclaimed into force March 1, 2012.

Saskatchewan Regulations

The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, Vol. 108, No. 7, February 17, 2012:

  • SR4/2012 The Securities Commission (Adoption of National Instruments) Amendment Regulations, 2012
  • SR5/2012 The Land Bank Temporary Provisions Amendment Regulations, 2012
  • SR7/2012 The Local Government Election Amendment Regulations, 2012


The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part III, Vol. 108, No. 7, February 17, 2012:

  • SR6/2012 The Provincial Lands Amendment Regulations, 2012
News

The Office of the Saskatchewan Information and Privacy Commissioner has released Review Report F-2012-001/LA-2012-001, concerning records received in confidence from local authority; financial, commercial information supplied in confidence by third party.

Supreme Court of Canada

The Supreme Court of Canada on February 16, 2012 heard and reserved its decision in R. v. Riccardo Bellusci et al, S.C.C. Case No. 34054.

The Supreme Court of Canada on February 15, 2012 heard and reserved its decision in R. v. Sam Tuan Vu, S.C.C. Case No. 34286.

The Supreme Court of Canada on February 14, 2012 heard and allowed the appeal of R. v. T.L.M., S.C.C. Case No. 34288, 2012 SCC 6.

The Supreme Court of Canada on February 13, 2012 heard and reserved its decision in City of Westmount v. Richard Rossy, et al., S.C.C. Case No. 34060.

The Supreme Court of Canada on February 10, 2012 heard and reserved its decision in Momentous.ca Corporation et al. v. Canadian American Association of Professional Baseball Ltd. et al., S.C.C. Case No. 33999.

The Supreme Court of Canada February 10, 2012 news release included:

■1 appeal - R. v. D.A.I., 2012 SCC 5 (Criminal law - Evidence - Testimonial competence - Adults with mental disabilities)

The Supreme Court of Canada on February 9, 2012 heard and reserved its decision in Professional Institute of the Public Service of Canada et al. v. Attorney General of Canada et al., S.C.C. Case No. 33968.

Article

"Contractual rectification in the pension context," an article by Douglas Rienzo, explores rectification of a contract where a party alleges that the wording does not reflect the agreement of the parties and asks the court to re-write the contract to correct the error, in the context of pension plans and whether rectification can affect members' accrued pension benefits. (2011) 31 Estates, Trusts & Pensions Journal 101. For a copy of this article, please contact us.

Saskatchewan Regulations

The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, Vol. 108, No. 6, February 10, 2012:

  •  SR3/2012 The Provincial Court Compensation Amendment Regulations, 2012
Supreme Court of Canada 

The Supreme Court of Canada February 9, 2012 news release included:

■1 appeal - Reference re Broadcasting Act, 2012 SCC 4 (Communications law - Broadcasting - Internet - Internet service providers providing end‑users with access to broadcasting over the Internet)
■9 dismissed leave applications

The Supreme Court of Canada on February 8, 2012 heard and reserved its decision in R. v. Clato Lual Mabior, S.C.C. Case No. 33976.

Article

In her article, "The limited availability of specific performance of agreements for the sale of land since Semelhago v. Paramadevan," Candace Wells discusses how after Semelhago, [1996] 2 SCR 415, courts no longer grant specific performance automatically in the case of a breach of contract to sell land.  The article looks at subsequent case law and the effect of this decision on the assessment of damages when a purchaser abandons its claim for specific performance and elects damages at trial [(2011) 39 Advocates' Quarterly 171]. For a copy of this article, please contact the library.

News

The Office of the Saskatchewan Information and Privacy Commissioner has released Review Report F-2012-002.

The Saskatchewan Court of Queen's Bench has released its decision on Saskatchewan Federation of Labour v. Saskatchewan, 2012 SKQB 62.

Supreme Court of Canada

The Supreme Court of Canada on February 3, 2012 delivered its judgment in Merck Frosst Canada Ltd. v. Canada (Health), 2012 SCC 3 (Access to information - Third party information - Exemptions - Notice requirements - Severance).

The Supreme Court of Canada February 2, 2012 news release included:

  • 1 leave application granted
  • 19 leave applications dismissed
Article

In their article "Canada's new anti-spam legislation" Laura Weinrib and Alice Tsen discuss new restrictions and requirements in sending electronic messages, enforcement and potential sanctions. The authors suggest ways in which businesses may need to change their communication practices in order to maintain compliance [(2011) 52 Canadian Business Law Journal 123]. The legislation (S.C. 2010, c. 23) received Royal Assent on December 15, 2010, and draft regulations were published in 2011. Following public comment, revised regulations are expected in 2012, with the act to come into force in 2012. For a copy of this article, please contact us.

Consultation

An inter-ministerial committee has been formed to review legislation affecting adults in vulnerable circumstances, and is seeking comments on its consultation paper until February 15, 2012.

News

The January 2012 issue of Criminological Highlights is now available. Published by the University of Toronto's Centre for Criminology and Sociological Studies, Criminological Highlights is "designed to provide an accessible look at some of the more interesting criminological research that is currently being published. Its focus is on research that is policy relevant."

Article

"Drafting non-competition clauses under the new Competition Act section 45:  avoidance of a criminal offence," an article by Andrew Roman and Jordan Morelli, discusses how recent amendments to section 45 of the Competition Act have led to uncertainty in the interpretation and application of that section, resulting in an increased risk for criminal prosecution and unjust conviction of participants in agreements that include provisions to reduce competition. The authors recommend that new non-competition clauses be carefully drafted to avoid being caught by section 45(1) and that existing agreements should be reviewed to make sure that what was permitted before is not seen as criminal now (2011) 52 Canadian Business Law Journal 95. For a copy of this article, please contact us.

 

January

Saskatchewan Regulations

The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, Vol. 108, No. 4, January 27, 2012:

  • SR 2/2012 The Credit Union Amendment Regulations, 2012
 News

The Government of Saskatchewan has accepted the recommendations of the 2011 Provincial Court Commission regarding salary increases and benefits for Provincial Court judges. For more information, please view the government news release and the commission's report.

Article

"Death as a taxable event:  the problem of multi-jurisdictional estates for Canadians and their heirs and a road map for assessing potential liability," an article by Catherine Brown, discusses the common factors used to determine tax liability such as taxable event, tax rates, exemptions, deductions and tax jurisdiction issues outside Canada, and includes a chart that summarizes the inheritance, estate or other taxes levied at death by 42 countries [(2011) 31 Estates, Trusts & Pensions Journal 27]. For a copy of this article, please contact us.

Saskatchewan Regulations

The following regulations were published in The Saskatchewan Gazette, Part II, Vol. 108, No. 3, January 20, 2012:

  • SR1/2012 The Provincial Sales Tax Amendment Regulations, 2012

Supreme Court of Canada

The Supreme Court of Canada on January 20, 2012 delivered its judgment in Catalyst Paper Corp. v. North Cowichan (District), 2012 SCC 2 (Municipal law - Bylaws - Validity - Standard of review applicable to municipal taxation bylaw).

The Supreme Court of Canada on January 19, 2012 heard and reserved its decision in Attorney General of Canada v. Downtown Eastside Sex Workers United Against Violence Society et al., S.C.C. Case No. 33981.

The Supreme Court of Canada January 19, 2012 news release included:

  • 3 leave applications granted
  • 6 leave applications dismissed

 The Supreme Court of Canada on January 18, 2012 heard and reserved its decision in Procureur général du Québec et autres c. A et autres, S.C.C. Case No. 33990.

The Supreme Court of Canada on January 17, 2012 heard and reserved its decision in Tessier Ltée c. Commission de la santé et de la sécurité du travail, S.C.C. Case No. 33935.

The Supreme Court of Canada on January 16, 2012 heard and reserved its decision in Alliance of Canadian Cinema, Television & Radio Artists et al. v. Bell Alliant Regional Communications, LP et al., S.C.C. Case No. 33884.

The Supreme Court of Canada on January 13, 2012 heard and reserved its decision in R. v. GlaxoSmithKline Inc., S.C.C. Case No. 33874.

News

The Canadian Centre for Elder Law has released a report on mediation in adult guardianship recommending new requirements for training and standards. The report is published on the British Columbia Law Institute's website. Further comments can be viewed at Legal Feeds.

Consultation

The Saskatchewan government is seeking feedback on the Workers' Compensation Act Committee of Review report. All stakeholders are encouraged to provide written submissions before March 5, 2012, on 57 recommendations for changes to the workers' compensation system in Saskatchewan. Feedback can be sent to cor-consultation@gov.sk.ca. The report is available at http://www.lrws.gov.sk.ca/committee-of-review-final-report-2011.
For more information, see the government news release.

Article

"Special Report: Tax Litigation Demystified", an article by Pooja Samtani and Justin Kutyan, summarizes a presentation on successful tax litigation held at the 61st annual Canadian Tax Conference.  Topics covered include trial preparation, presentation of evidence, and arguments at trial and appeal [(2011) 59 Canadian Tax Journal 527]. For a copy of this article, please contact the library.

Supreme Court of Canada

The Supreme Court of Canada on January 12, 2012 heard and dismissed the appeal of R. v. Toronto-Dominion Bank, S.C.C. Case No. 33878.

The Supreme Court of Canada January 12, 2012 news release included:


The Supreme Court of Canada on January 11, 2012 heard and reserved its decision in Wayne Penner v. Regional Municipality of Niagara Regional Police Services Board et al., S.C.C. Case No. 33959.

Article

Volume 38 of Advocates' Quarterly features Julian D. Payne's "Recent developments in family law in the common law provinces." The article focuses on child custody and access, and spousal and child support [(2011) 38 Advocates' Quarterly 292]. For a copy, please contact the library.

From the Library

The Law Society Library in the Meadow Lake Courthouse has been reopened to members only.

Federal Regulations

The Canada Gazette Part II, Vol. 146, No. 1 contains 34 new regulations and orders including:

  • Assessment of Pension Plans Regulations, SOR/2011-317
  • Canada Deposit Insurance Corporation Differential Premiums By-law - By-law Amending, SOR/2011-312
  • Canadian Aviation Security Regulations, 2012, SOR/2011-318
Court Rules

The Rules of the Court of Queen's Bench for Saskatchewan were amended, effective the 13th day of January, 2012. Rule 745 and Schedule I "C" were repealed and replaced.

Article

David R. Boyd's article "No taps, no toilets: First Nations and the constitutional right to water in Canada" discusses how the Canadian government does not recognize the right to water, either internationally or domestically; nor has any Canadian court acknowledged the right. The author explores the proposition that Canadians do possess a constitutional right to water based on sections 7 and 15 of the Charter and section 36 of the Constitution [(2011) 57 McGill Law Journal 81]. For a copy of the article, please contact the library.

Federal Regulations

The Federal Child Support Guidelines (Federal Guidelines) have been amended to update the Federal Child Support Tables used to determine child support amounts. These amendments will come into force on December 31, 2011.

Supreme Court of Canada

The Supreme Court of Canada December 22, 2011 news release included:

  • 1 appeal - Reference Re Securities Act, 2011 SCC 66 (Constutitional law - Division of powers - Trade and commerce - Whether proposed legislation valid under general branch of federal power to regular trade and commerce)
  • 1 granted leave application
  • 10 dismissed leave applications

From the Library

On behalf of our members, the Law Society of Saskatchewan Libraries has negotiated an online subscription to the CCH Canadian Commercial Law Guide and the Canadian Labour Law Reporter. To access, please visit the Members SectionContact us for questions, research support, or training.