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The acts and regulations that regulate the delivery of environmental health services and programs at local and regional levels in Canada are continuously changing. To streamline the search process, we have compiled a list of federal and provincial/territorial legislation with relevance exclusive to the environmental health community.

Alberta

Alberta Land Stewardship Act, SA 2009, c A-26.8

Legislation Type: Act Topics: Air, Outdoor Air Location: AB, Canada 

http://canlii.ca/t/8h1q

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Climate Change and Emissions Management Act, SA 2003, c C-16.7

Legislation Type: Act Topics: Air, Outdoor Air Location: AB, Canada 

http://canlii.ca/t/81wv

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Specified Gas Emitters Regulation, Alta Reg 139/2007

Specified Gas Reporting Regulation, Alta Reg 251/2004

Dangerous Goods Transportation and Handling Act, RSA 2000, c D-4

Legislation Type: Act Topics: Air, Outdoor Air Location: AB, Canada 

http://canlii.ca/t/81ld

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Dangerous Goods Transportation and Handling Regulation, Alta Reg 157/1997

Environmental Protection and Enhancement Act, RSA 2000, c E-12

Approvals and Registrations Procedure Regulation, Alta Reg 113/1993

Emissions Trading Regulation, Alta Reg 33/2006

Environmental Assessment Regulation, Alta Reg 112/1993

Mercury Emissions from Coal-fired Power Plants Regulation, Alta Reg 34/2006

Ozone-depleting Substances and Halocarbons Regulation, Alta Reg 181/2000

Pesticide (Ministerial) Regulation, Alta Reg 43/1997

Release Reporting Regulation, Alta Reg 117/1993

Substance Release Regulation, Alta Reg 124/1993

Hydro and Electric Energy Act, RSA 2000, c H-16

Legislation Type: Act Topics: Air, Outdoor Air Location: AB, Canada 

http://canlii.ca/t/81wd

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Hydro and Electric Energy Regulation, Alta Reg 409/1983

Oil and Gas Conservation Act, RSA 2000, c O-6

Legislation Type: Act Topics: Air, Outdoor Air Location: AB, Canada 

http://canlii.ca/t/824r

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Oil and Gas Conservation Rules, Alta Reg 151/1971

Provincial Parks Act, RSA 2000, c P-35

Legislation Type: Act Topics: Air, Outdoor Air Location: AB, Canada 

http://canlii.ca/t/81nn

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Provincial Parks (Dispositions) Regulation, Alta Reg 241/1977

Public Health Act, RSA 2000, c P-37

British Columbia

Drilling and Production Regulation, BC Reg 282/2010

Oil and Gas Activities Act, SBC 2008, c 36

Legislation Type: Act Topics: Air, Outdoor Air Location: BC, Canada 

http://canlii.ca/t/84pk

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Emergency Program Act, RSBC 1996, c 111

Legislation Type: Act Topics: Air, Outdoor Air Location: BC, Canada 

http://canlii.ca/t/8403

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Emergency Program Management Regulation, BC Reg 477/94

Environmental Assessment Act, SBC 2002, c 43

Legislation Type: Act Topics: Air, Outdoor Air Location: BC, Canada 

http://canlii.ca/t/84l9

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Reviewable Projects Regulation, BC Reg 370/2002

Environmental Management Act, SBC 2003, c 53

Agricultural Waste Control Regulation, BC Reg 131/92

Antisapstain Chemical Waste Control Regulation, BC Reg 300/90

Asphalt Plant Regulation, BC Reg 217/97

Code of Practice for the Concrete and Concrete Products Industry, BC Reg 329/2007

Code of Practice for the Slaughter and Poultry Processing Industries, BC Reg 246/2007

Contaminated Sites Regulation, BC Reg 375/96

Gasoline Vapour Control Regulation, BC Reg 226/95

Hazardous Waste Regulation, BC Reg 63/88

Landfill Gas Management Regulation, BC Reg 391/2008

Mushroom Compost Facilities Regulation, BC Reg 413/98

Oil and Gas Waste Regulation, BC Reg 254/2005

Open Burning Smoke Control Regulation, BC Reg 145/93

Organic Matter Recycling Regulation, BC Reg 18/2002

Public Notification Regulation, BC Reg 202/94

Sulphur Content of Fuel Regulation, BC Reg 67/89

Waste Discharge Regulation, BC Reg 320/2004

Wood Residue Burner and Incinerator Regulation, BC Reg 519/95

Greenhouse Gas Reduction Targets Act, SBC 2007, c 42

Legislation Type: Act Topics: Air, Outdoor Air Location: BC, Canada 

http://canlii.ca/t/84p6

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Emission Offsets Regulation, BC Reg 393/2008

Motor Vehicle Act, RSBC 1996, c 318, Part 1

Motor Vehicle Act Regulations, BC Reg 26/58

Petroleum and Natural Gas Act, RSBC 1996, c 361

Legislation Type: Act Topics: Air, Outdoor Air Location: BC, Canada 

http://canlii.ca/t/8498

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South Coast British Columbia Transportation Authority Act, SBC 1998, c 30

Legislation Type: Act Topics: Air, Outdoor Air Location: BC, Canada 

http://canlii.ca/t/84jm

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Transport of Dangerous Goods Act, RSBC 1996, c 458

Legislation Type: Act Topics: Air, Outdoor Air Location: BC, Canada 

http://canlii.ca/t/84ds

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University Endowment Land Act, RSBC 1996, c 469

Legislation Type: Act Topics: Air, Outdoor Air Location: BC, Canada 

http://canlii.ca/t/84f6

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Manitoba

Food and Food Handling Establishments Regulation, Man Reg 339/88 R

The Climate Change and Emissions Reductions Act, CCSM c C135

Legislation Type: Act Topics: Air, Outdoor Air Location: MB, Canada 

http://canlii.ca/t/8gh3

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Dangerous Goods Handling and Transportation Act, CCSM c D12

Legislation Type: Act Topics: Air, Outdoor Air Location: MB, Canada 

http://canlii.ca/t/8gvp

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Classification Criteria for Products, Substances and Organisms Regulation, Man Reg 282/87

Mines and Minerals Act, CCSM c M162

Legislation Type: Act Topics: Air, Outdoor Air Location: MB, Canada 

http://canlii.ca/t/8gp9

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Quarry Minerals Regulation, 1992, Man Reg 65/92

The Mining and Metallurgy Compensation Act, CCSM c M190

Legislation Type: Act Topics: Air, Outdoor Air Location: MB, Canada 

http://canlii.ca/t/8ggf

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The Oil and Gas Act, CCSM c O34

Legislation Type: Act Topics: Air, Outdoor Air Location: MB, Canada 

http://canlii.ca/t/8gzj

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Drilling and Production Regulation, Man Reg 111/94

The Ozone Depleting Substances Act, CCSM c O80

Legislation Type: Act Topics: Air, Outdoor Air Location: MB, Canada 

http://canlii.ca/t/8gjv

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Classes of Development Regulation, Man Reg 164/88

Incinerators Regulation, Man Reg 91/88 R

Licensing Procedures Regulation, Man Reg 163/88

Onsite Wastewater Management Systems Regulation, Man Reg 83/2003

Peat Smoke Control Regulation, Man Reg 226/89

The Public Health Act, CCSM c P210

The Environment Act, CCSM c E125

Legislation Type: Act Topics: Air, Outdoor Air Location: MB, Canada 

http://canlii.ca/t/8gnb

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New Brunswick

Clean Air Act, SNB 1997, c C-5.2

Legislation Type: Act Topics: Air, Outdoor Air Location: NB, Canada 

http://canlii.ca/t/88p1

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Air Quality Regulation, NB Reg 97-133

Ozone Depleting Substances and Other Halocarbons Regulation, NB Reg 97-132

Public Participation Regulation, NB Reg 2001-98

Clean Environment Act, RSNB 1973, c C-6

Legislation Type: Act Topics: Air, Outdoor Air Location: NB, Canada 

http://canlii.ca/t/888x

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Clean Water Act, SNB 1989, c C-6.1

Gas Distribution Act, 1999, SNB 1999, c G-2.11

Legislation Type: Act Topics: Air, Outdoor Air Location: NB, Canada 

http://canlii.ca/t/88k9

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Gas Distribution and Marketers' Filing Regulation, NB Reg 99-60

Mining Act, SNB 1985, c M-14.1

Legislation Type: Act Topics: Air, Outdoor Air Location: NB, Canada 

http://canlii.ca/t/88hk

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General Regulation, NB Reg 86-98

Tourism Development Act, 2008, SNB 2008, c T-9.5

Legislation Type: Act Topics: Air, Outdoor Air Location: NB, Canada 

http://canlii.ca/t/889f

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Tourist Establishment Regulation, NB Reg 2008-141

Transportation of Dangerous Goods Act, RSNB 2011, c 232

Legislation Type: Act Topics: Air, Outdoor Air Location: NB, Canada 

http://canlii.ca/t/8pz8

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Newfoundland and Labrador

Dangerous Goods Transportation Act, RSNL 1990, c D-1

Legislation Type: Act Topics: Air, Outdoor Air Location: NL, Canada 

http://canlii.ca/t/8b22

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Environmental Protection Act, SNL 2002, c E-14.2

Air Pollution Control Regulations, 2004, NLR 39/04

Halocarbon Regulations, NLR 41/05

Fire Protection Services Act, SNL 2008, c F-11.01

Legislation Type: Act Topics: Air, Outdoor Air Location: NL, Canada 

http://canlii.ca/t/89xv

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Highway Traffic Act, RSNL 1990, c H-3

Legislation Type: Act Topics: Air, Outdoor Air Location: NL, Canada 

http://canlii.ca/t/89vq

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Labrador Inuit Land Claims Agreement Act, SNL 2004, c L-3.1

Legislation Type: Act Topics: Air, Outdoor Air Location: NL, Canada 

http://canlii.ca/t/89vr

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Mineral Exploration Standards Regulations, NLR 39/07

Nova Scotia

Anti-idling Act, SNS 2010, c 32

Legislation Type: Act Topics: Air, Outdoor Air Location: NS, Canada 

http://canlii.ca/t/8nx7

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Air Quality Regulations, NS Reg 28/2005

Ozone Layer Protection Regulations, NS Reg 54/95

Northwest Territories

Environmental Protection Act, RSNWT 1988, c E-7

Legislation Type: Act Topics: Air, Outdoor Air Location: NT, Canada 

http://canlii.ca/t/8hwh

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Asphalt Paving Industry Emission Regulations, RRNWT 1990, c E-23

Used Oil and Waste Fuel Management Regulations, NWT Reg 064-2003

Safety Act, RSNWT 1988, c S-1

Work Site Hazardous Materials Information System Regulations, RRNWT 1990, c S-2

Public Health Act, SNWT 2007, c 17

Ontario

Environmental Protection Act, RSO 1990, c E.19

Legislation Type: Act Topics: Air, Outdoor Air Location: ON, Canada 

http://canlii.ca/t/2bz

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Air Pollution - Local Air Quality, O Reg 419/05

Prince Edward Island

Air Quality Regulations, PEI Reg EC377/92

Environmental Records Review Regulations, PEI Reg EC619/04

Ozone Layer Protection Regulations, PEI Reg EC619/94

Waste Resource Management Regulations, PEI Reg EC691/00

Public Health Act, RSPEI 1988, c P-30.1

Quebec

Regulation respecting the quality of the atmosphere, CQLR c Q-2, r 38

Clean Air Regulation, CQLR c Q-2, r 4.1

Saskatchewan

The Clean Air Act, SS 1986-87-88, c C-12.1

Legislation Type: Act Topics: Air, Outdoor Air Location: SK, Canada 

http://canlii.ca/t/x4z

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The Clean Air Regulations, RRS c C-12.1 Reg 1

Halocarbon Control Regulations, RRS c E-10.21 Reg 2

The Environmental Management and Protection Act, 2002, SS 2002, c E-10.21

Public Health Act, 1994, SS 1994, c P-37.1

Yukon Territory

Environment Act, RSY 2002, c 76

Legislation Type: Act Topics: Air, Outdoor Air Location: YT, Canada 

http://canlii.ca/t/8j5d

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Air Emissions Regulations, YOIC 1998/207

Ozone Depleting Substances and Other Halocarbons Regulation, YOIC 2000/127

Solid Waste Regulations, YOIC 2000/11

Oil and Gas Act, RSY 2002, c 162

Legislation Type: Act Topics: Air, Outdoor Air Location: YT, Canada 

http://canlii.ca/t/8jg5

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Public Health and Safety Act, RSY 2002, c 176

Nunavut

Pesticide Act, RSNWT (Nu) 1988, c P-4

Pesticide Regulations, RRNWT (Nu) 1990 c P-2