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Alberta Regulation 94/2017
Charitable Fund-raising Act
CHARITABLE FUND-RAISING (EXPIRY DATE EXTENSION) 
AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: May 18, 2017
For information only:   Made by the Minister of Service Alberta (SA: 003/2017) on 
May 16, 2017 pursuant to section 57 of the Charitiable Fund-raising Act.
1   The Charitable Fund-raising Regulation (AR 108/2000) is 
amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 34 is amended by striking out "June 1, 2017" and 
substituting "June 1, 2022".


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Alberta Regulation 95/2017
Seniors Benefit Act
SENIORS BENEFIT ACT GENERAL (2017) 
AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: May 24, 2017
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 189/2017) 
on May 24, 2017 pursuant to section 6 of the Seniors Benefit Act. 
1   The Seniors Benefit Act General Regulation (AR 213/94) 
is amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 8.1(1) is amended
	(a)	in clause (c) by striking out "$26 965" and 
substituting "$27 300";
	(b)	in clause (d) by striking out "$43 785" and 
substituting "$44 335";
	(c)	in clause (d.1) by striking out "$22 565" and 
substituting "$22 900";
	(d)	in clause (d.2) by striking out "$35 585" and 
substituting "$36 135".

3   Section 4.1(3) of the Schedule is amended by striking out 
"$675" and substituting "$695".

4   The Table at the end of the Schedule is amended
	(a)	in Part 1, in the 2nd column under the heading 
"Percentage",
	(i)	by striking out "16.62%" and "16.65%" wherever 
they occur and substituting "16.42%" and 
"16.45%" respectively;
	(ii)	by striking out "11.57%" and substituting 
"11.44%";
	(iii)	by striking out "15.46%" and substituting 
"15.29%";
	(b)	in the "Note" at the end of Part 1
	(i)	by striking out "table" and substituting "Part";
	(ii)	by striking out "2016" and substituting "2017";
	(c)	in Part 3 by striking out "63.29%" and "$12 546" 
wherever they occur and substituting "64.71%" and 
"$13 059" respectively;
	(d)	in the "Note" at the end of Part 3
	(i)	by striking out "table" and substituting "Part";
	(ii)	by striking out "2016" and substituting "2017".

5(1)   Section 3 and section 4, other than section 4(a) and 
(b), come into force on June 1, 2017.
(2)  Sections 2 and 4(a) and (b) come into force on July 1, 
2017.



Alberta Regulation 96/2017
Municipal Government Act
QUALIFICATIONS OF ASSESSOR 
AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: May 29, 2017
For information only:   Made by the Minister of Municipal Affairs (MAG:010/17) on 
May 29, 2017 pursuant to section 322(1)(a) of the Municipal Government Act. 
1   The Qualifications of Assessor Regulation (AR 233/2005) 
is amended by this Regulation.

2   The following is added after section 3:
Restriction on delegation
3.1   A municipal assessor shall not delegate the assessor's duty to 
make a declaration under section 3.

3   Section 5 is repealed.


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Alberta Regulation 97/2017
Municipal Government Act
MUNISERP INVESTMENT AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: May 30, 2017
For information only:   Made by the Minister of Municipal Affairs (MSL:039/17) on 
May 29, 2017 pursuant to section 250 of the Municipal Government Act. 
1   The MuniSERP Investment Regulation (AR 210/2006) is 
amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 7 is repealed.



Alberta Regulation 98/2017
Traffic Safety Act
COMMERCIAL VEHICLE SAFETY AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: May 30, 2017
For information only:   Made by the Minister of Transportation (M.O. 19/17) on May 
26, 2017 pursuant to sections 81 and 156 of the Traffic Safety Act. 
1   The Commercial Vehicle Safety Regulation (AR 121/2009) 
is amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 1(1)(k) is repealed and the following is 
substituted:
	(k)	"school bus" means a bus that meets the requirements of a 
Type A1, A2, B, C or D school bus described in 
CSA-D250-16, or a version of CSA-D250 applicable at the 
time of manufacture, and that is used primarily to transport 
students to and from school, but does not include a 
Multifunction School Activity Bus as described in 
CSA-D250-16;

3   Section 2(b) is repealed and the following is substituted: 
	(b)	Canadian Standards Association Standard D250-16, referred 
to as CSA-D250-16, as amended or replaced from time to 
time, as it applies to school buses;

4   Section 5(5)(b) is repealed and the following is 
substituted:
	(b)	the requirements of CSA-D250-16 as adopted by section 
2(b).


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Alberta Regulation 99/2017
Public Health Act
OPIOID EMERGENCY RESPONSE REGULATION
Filed: May 31, 2017
For information only:   Made by the Lieutenant Governor in Council (O.C. 192/2017) 
on May 31, 2017 pursuant to section 66 of the Public Health Act.
Table of Contents
	1	Definitions
	2	Purpose
	3	Minister's Opioid Emergency Response  
Commission established
	4	Mandate of Commission
	5	Composition of Commission
	6	Authority for administration of, 
access to naloxone
	7	Additional activities of Minister
	8	Additional recommendations, 
direction of Minister
	9	Terms of reference, procedures, 
direction
	10	Collection, use, disclosure, 
provision of information
	11	Establishment of committees
	12	Remuneration, expenses
	13	Support to Commission
	14	Reporting to Executive Council
	15	Safety, quality of diagnostic, 
treatment centres, services
	16	Expiry
Preamble
WHEREAS Alberta is experiencing an unprecedented rise in 
opioid-related overdoses and other harmful effects of certain uses of 
opioids, resulting in a public health crisis;
WHEREAS the Government of Alberta, along with its partners, has 
implemented numerous measures to address this public health crisis;
WHEREAS some of the measures previously implemented have 
included changes to the laws of Alberta, including the issuing of 
numerous extraordinary Ministerial Orders authorizing persons to 
engage in restricted activities aimed at preventing, combating or 
alleviating a public health emergency as defined in the Public Health 
Act, and the re-scheduling and de-scheduling of naloxone to increase 
Albertans' access;
WHEREAS the number of overdoses continues to increase despite all 
of the measures taken to date, and overdoses and other harmful effects 
of certain uses of opioids urgently need to be addressed; 
WHEREAS numerous additional actions must be taken on an urgent 
basis and in a coordinated way to address this public health crisis as 
quickly and effectively as possible; and
WHEREAS the rapid deployment of resources and actions that adjust 
to changing conditions are urgently needed to combat the opioid crisis;
THEREFORE the Lieutenant Governor in Council enacts as follows:
Definitions
1   In this Regulation,
	(a)	"Commission" means the Minister's Opioid Emergency 
Response Commission established by section 3;
	(b)	"individually identifying health information" means 
individually identifying health information within the 
meaning of the Health Information Act;
	(c)	"personal information" means personal information as 
defined in the Freedom of Information and Protection of 
Privacy Act.
Purpose
2   The purpose of this Regulation is to declare that the unprecedented 
rise in opioid-related overdoses and other harmful effects of certain 
uses of opioids constitutes a public health crisis and to provide for the 
rapid and coordinated deployment of necessary resources and actions 
to combat this public health crisis.
Minister's Opioid Emergency Response 
Commission established
3   The Minister's Opioid Emergency Response Commission is 
established.
Mandate of Commission
4(1)  The Commission reports directly, through the Chief Medical 
Officer, to the Minister.
(2)  The Commission is mandated to develop recommendations for, 
and facilitate or monitor the implementation of, as the case may be, 
urgent coordinated actions to effectively combat the opioid crisis.
(3)  In carrying out its mandate under subsection (2), the Commission 
will
	(a)	obtain the best information and evidence available respecting 
opioid use and responses to the opioid crisis, including, 
without limitation, information and evidence obtained 
through consultation with stakeholders;
	(b)	make recommendations to the Minister for timely 
coordinated actions to address opioid use and related issues, 
including, without limitation, actions in the following 
strategic areas: 
	(i)	harm reduction initiatives;
	(ii)	treatment;
	(iii)	prevention;
	(iv)	enforcement and supply control;
	(v)	collaboration;
	(vi)	surveillance and analytics;
	(c)	prepare and submit to the Minister a proposed plan for 
implementing the recommended actions;
	(d)	prepare and submit to the Minister a proposed budget for the 
coordinated implementation of the recommended actions.
(4)  In carrying out its mandate under subsection (2), the Commission 
will facilitate or monitor the implementation of the actions, plan and 
budget as approved by the Minister by
	(a)	working with the Government departments, agencies, 
organizations and individuals in a position to implement or 
assist or partner in the implementation of each action,
	(b)	consulting with stakeholders, as appropriate,
	(c)	monitoring the progress of the implementation, and
	(d)	monitoring the expenditures in the implementation.
(5)  The Commission will consider possible additional actions on an 
ongoing basis and prepare and submit to the Minister a proposed plan 
and budget for implementing any recommended additions or changes.
(6)  The Commission will monitor the outcomes and effects of the 
actions implemented.
(7)  The Commission will provide communications as directed by the 
Minister, including communications respecting the approved actions, 
plan and budget.
(8)  The Commission will periodically, and on the request of the 
Minister, in the form and time specified, submit reports, plans and 
recommendations to the Minister respecting the outcomes and effects 
of the actions.
(9)  The Commission will undertake any other related tasks as 
requested or directed by the Minister.
(10)  The Commission will create and retain documentation of all 
activities undertaken under this section. 
Composition of Commission
5(1)  The Commission consists of the following members:
	(a)	the Chief Medical Officer, who is designated as chair;
	(b)	the Deputy Medical Officer of Health appointed by order of 
the Minister;
	(c)	individuals appointed by order of the Minister.
(2)  The Minister may, by order, designate one individual appointed 
under subsection (1)(c) as co-chair.
(3)  A member of the Commission holds office during the pleasure of 
the Minister for a term not to exceed one year and is eligible for 
reappointment.
(4)  The Deputy Medical Officer of Health appointed under subsection 
(1)(b) does not participate as part of the quorum of the Commission, 
unless the Deputy Medical Officer of Health is acting pursuant to 
subsection (5).
(5)  Where the Chief Medical Officer is absent or unable to act as 
member and chair, the Deputy Medical Officer of Health appointed 
under subsection (1)(b) is designated to act as member and chair in 
place of the Chief Medical Officer for the period of the absence or 
inability to act.
(6)  Subject to subsection (5), no individual is permitted to act as an 
alternate for a member of the Commission who is absent or unable to 
act as a member.
(7)  An individual who is invited by the Chief Medical Officer may, in 
accordance with the invitation, attend one or more meetings of the 
Commission as a guest.
(8)  A majority of members of the Commission constitutes a quorum.
Authority for administration of, 
access to, naloxone
6(1)  On the Minister's own initiative, or on the recommendation of 
the Commission, the Minister will, in accordance with Schedule 7.1 of 
the Government Organization Act, broaden the authority for the 
administration of naloxone for emergency use for opioid overdose 
outside hospital settings beyond the authority granted under ministerial 
orders previously issued.
(2)  On the Minister's own initiative, or on the recommendation of the 
Commission, the Minister will increase access to naloxone beyond the 
access granted through regulations previously enacted to re-schedule 
and then de-schedule naloxone.
Additional activities of Minister
7   On the Minister's own initiative, or on the recommendation of the 
Commission, the Minister will make recommendations to the 
Executive Council respecting the following, for the purposes of 
addressing opioid prescription, overdose prevention and opioid 
dependency treatment:
	(a)	in respect of colleges of professions regulated by the Health 
Professions Act,
	(i)	best practice standards, audits, enforcement and 
progress reporting to the Minister, and
	(ii)	the development and implementation of an opioid 
strategy, including, at a minimum, a strategy for training 
relating to harm reduction and addictions;
	(b)	mechanisms needed to ensure that any private insurance 
carrier remains engaged in the funding of opioid replacement 
therapy.
Additional recommendations, 
direction of Minister 
8(1)  On the Minister's own initiative, or on the recommendation of 
the Commission, the Minister, in accordance with the Health 
Professions Act, will make recommendations to the Executive Council, 
including recommendations respecting college standards of practice, 
bylaws, regulations or other mechanisms to address opioid 
prescription, overdose prevention and opioid dependency treatment, 
including, but not limited to, recommendations respecting physician 
competence to provide opioid replacement therapy and expanded 
pharmacist participation in the take home naloxone program.
(2)  On the Minister's own initiative, or on the recommendation of the 
Commission, the Minister will give direction to a regional health 
authority in respect of facilities operated by the regional health 
authority providing addiction services or acute care services to adopt 
opioid overdose protocols, including, without limitation, protocols 
facilitating access to treatment, counselling, and further expansion of 
the take home naloxone program for patients attending the facilities.
Terms of reference, procedures, 
direction
9(1)  The Minister may, by order, set terms of reference and 
procedures to be followed by the Commission in carrying out its 
mandate.
(2)  The Minister may provide direction to the Commission through the 
Chief Medical Officer relating to the Commission's mandate, for the 
purpose of providing priorities and guidelines in its performance of its 
mandate and for the purpose of assisting the Commission in the 
coordination of its work.
Collection, use, disclosure, 
provision of information
10(1)  The Minister and the Commission may directly or indirectly 
collect, use and disclose information, including personal information 
and individually identifying health information, as required for the 
purposes of this Regulation.
(2)  The Minister may require a person, including, but not limited to, a 
health practitioner providing public mental health or addiction 
treatment services and a regional health authority, to provide any 
information required for the purposes of this Regulation.
Establishment of committees
11   The Commission may establish committees, which may include 
individuals who are not members of the Commission, to assist the 
Commission in carrying out its mandate.
Remuneration, expenses
12   The Minister may, by order, determine the remuneration and 
expenses payable to members of the Commission, other than members 
who are employees of the Government.
Support to Commission
13   If the Minister considers it necessary, the Minister shall provide to 
the Commission the services of employees of the Government under 
the Minister's administration to provide administrative, technical or 
other support to the Commission in carrying out its mandate.
Reporting to Executive Council
14   The Minister will report to the Executive Council on a quarterly 
basis, or as otherwise directed by the Executive Council, respecting the 
progress in combating the opioid crisis.
Safety, quality of diagnostic, 
treatment centres, services
15   On the Minister's own initiative, or on the recommendations of 
the Commission, the Minister may make recommendations to the 
Executive Council for the purposes of regulating the safety and quality 
of public and private mental health diagnostic and treatment centres, 
public and private mental health or addiction treatment programs and 
services and individuals providing public and private mental health or 
addiction treatment programs or services in the provision of 
opioid-related treatment.
Expiry
16   For the purpose of ensuring that this Regulation is reviewed for 
ongoing relevancy and necessity, with the option that it may be 
repassed in its present or an amended form following a review, this 
Regulation expires on May 31, 2018.


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Alberta Regulation 100/2017
Forest Reserves Act
FOREST RESERVES (EXPIRY DATE EXTENSION, 2017) 
AMENDMENT REGULATION
Filed: May 31, 2017
For information only:  Made by the Minister of Environment and Parks 
(M.O. 24/2017) on May 30, 2017 pursuant to section 7 of the Forest Reserves Act. 
1   The Forest Reserves Regulation (AR 42/2005) is 
amended by this Regulation.

2   Section 23 is amended by striking out "May 31, 2017" and 
substituting "May 31, 2018".