VIRTUAL HR DEPARTMENT – RESOURCES AND LINKS: FEDERAL AND PROVINCIAL LEGISLATION

Resources and Links

Other VHRD Sections

Federal

Personal Information Protection and Electronic Documents Act
http://laws.justice.gc.ca/en/P-8.6/258031.html

Canadian Human Rights Commission
www.chrc-ccdp.ca

Charter of Rights and Freedoms
http://lois.justice.gc.ca/en/charter/index.html

Canada Labour Code: Industrial Relations (PART I)
http://laws.justice.gc.ca/en/L-2/index.html

Canada Labour Code: Occupational Health and Safety (PART II)
http://laws.justice.gc.ca/en/L-2/index.html

Canada Labour Code: Standard Hours, Wages, Vacations and Holidays (PART III)
http://laws.justice.gc.ca/en/L-2/index.html

Employment Equity Act
http://laws.justice.gc.ca/en/e-5.401/text.html


Provincial

Alberta

Employment Standards Code
http://www.qp.gov.ab.ca/documents/acts/E09.cfm

Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act
http://www.oipc.ab.ca/foip/read.cfm

Alberta Human Rights, Citizenship and Multiculturalism Act
http://www.qp.gov.ab.ca/Documents/acts/H14.CFM

Occupational Health and Safety Code
http://employment.alberta.ca/cps/rde/xchg/hre/hs.xsl/6446.html

Labour Relations Code
http://www.alrb.gov.ab.ca/legislation.html

Employment Pension Plans Act
http://www.qp.gov.ab.ca/Documents/acts/E08.CFM

Workers’ Compensation Act
http://www.wcb.ab.ca/


British Columbia

Employment Standards Act
http://www.labour.gov.bc.ca/esb/

Personal Information Protection Act
http://www.oipcbc.org/legislation.htm

Human Rights Code
http://www.bchrt.bc.ca/

Occupational Health and Safety (Part 3 of the Workers Compensation Act)
http://www.worksafebc.com/regulation_and_policy/default.asp

Labour Relations Code
http://www.lrb.bc.ca/

Pension Benefits Standards Act
http://www.fic.gov.bc.ca/responsibilities/pension/overview.htm

Workers Compensation Act
http://www.worksafebc.com/regulation_and_policy/default.asp


Manitoba

Employment Standards Code
http://web2.gov.mb.ca/laws/statutes/ccsm/e110e.php

Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act
http://www.gov.mb.ca/chc/fippa/

Human Rights Code
http://www.gov.mb.ca/hrc/

Workplace Safety and Health Act
http://www.safemanitoba.com/

Labour Relations Act
http://www.gov.mb.ca/labour/labbrd/index.html

Pay Equity Act
http://web2.gov.mb.ca/laws/statutes/ccsm/p013e.php

Pension Benefits Act
http://web2.gov.mb.ca/laws/statutes/ccsm/p032e.php

Workers Compensation Act
http://www.wcb.mb.ca/about_wcb/acts_regulations.html


New Brunswick

Employment Standards Act
http://www.gnb.ca/0308/index-e.asp

Protection of Personal Information Act
http://www.gnb.ca/0073/info-e.asp

Right to Information Act
http://www.gnb.ca/0073/info-e.asp

Human Rights Act
http://www.gnb.ca/hrc-cdp/

Workplace Health, Safety, and Compensation Commission Act
http://www.worksafenb.ca/legcntleg_e.asp

Industrial Relations Act
http://www.gnb.ca/0110/index-e.asp

Pay Equity Act
http://www.gnb.ca/0062/acts/acts/p-05-01.htm

Pension Benefits Act
http://www.gnb.ca/0062/PDF-acts/p-05-1.pdf

Workers’ Compensation Act
http://www.whscc.nb.ca/legcntleg_e.asp


Newfoundland and Labrador

Labour Standards Act
http://bsa.canadabusiness.ca/gol/bsa/site.nsf/en/su07094.html

Access to Information and Protection of Privacy Act
http://www.justice.gov.nl.ca/just/

Human Rights Code
http://www.justice.gov.nl.ca/hrc/human_rights_code.htm

Occupational Health and Safety Act
http://www.assembly.nl.ca/legislation/sr/statutes/o03.htm

Labour Relations Act
http://www.assembly.nl.ca/legislation/sr/statutes/l01.htm

Pension Benefits Act
http://consumerinformation.ca/app/oca/ccig/abstract.do?KYR=1&abstractNo=ZG000151&language=eng

Workplace Health, Safety, and Compensation Act
http://www.assembly.nl.ca/legislation/sr/statutes/w11.htm


Nova Scotia

Labour Standards Code
http://www.gov.ns.ca/legislature/legc/statutes/labourst.htm

The Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act
http://www.gov.ns.ca/legislature/legc/statutes/freedom.htm

Human Rights Act
http://www.gov.ns.ca/humanrights/

Occupational Health and Safety Act
http://www.gov.ns.ca/legislature/legc/statutes/occph_s.htm

Trade Union Act
http://www.gov.ns.ca/legislature/legc/statutes/tradeun.htm

Pay Equity Act
http://www.gov.ns.ca/legislature/legc/statutes/payequit.htm

Pension Benefits Act
http://www.gov.ns.ca/legislature/legc/statutes/pension.htm

Workers’ Compensation Act
http://www.gov.ns.ca/legislature/legc/statutes/workers.htm


Northwest Territories

Labour Standards Act
http://www.ece.gov.nt.ca/Divisions/Labour/emp_standards.htm

Access to Information and Protection of Privacy Act
http://www.canlii.org/nt/laws/sta/1994c.20/20080818/whole.html

Human Rights Act
http://www.nwthumanrights.ca/english/general.html

Safety Act
http://www.wcb.nt.ca/your_wcb/legislation.html

Workers’ Compensation Act
http://www.wcb.nt.ca/your_wcb/legislation.html


Nunavut

Labour Standards Act
http://www.justice.gov.nu.ca

Access to Information and Protection of Privacy Act
http://www.justice.gov.nu.ca

Human Rights Act
http://www.justice.gov.nu.ca

Safety Act
http://www.justice.gov.nu.ca

Workers’ Compensation Act
http://www.justice.gov.nu.ca


Ontario

Employment Standards Act
http://www.labour.gov.on.ca/

Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act
http://www.ipc.on.ca/

Human Rights Commission
http://www.ohrc.on.ca/

Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA)
http://www.labour.gov.on.ca/

Labour Relations Act
http://www.labour.gov.on.ca/

Pay Equity Act
http://www.labour.gov.on.ca/pec/peht/peht_act.html

Pension Benefits Act
http://www.fsco.gov.on.ca/english/about/statutes-regulations.asp

Workplace Safety and Insurance Act
http://www.wsib.on.ca/wsib/wsibsite.nsf/public/WorkplaceSafetyandInsuranceAct


Prince Edward Island

Employment Standards Act
http://www.gov.pe.ca/commcul/lair-info/index.php3 

Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act
http://www.gov.pe.ca/foipp/

Human Rights Act
http://www.gov.pe.ca/humanrights/

Occupational Health and Safety Act
http://www.wcb.pe.ca/index.php3?number=60189&lang=E

Labour Act
http://www.gov.pe.ca/commcul/lair-info/index.php3

Pay Equity Act
http://www.gov.pe.ca/law/statutes/ 

Workers Compensation Act
http://www.wcb.pe.ca/index.php3?number=60189&lang=E


Quebec 

Act respecting Labour Standards
http://www.cnt.gouv.qc.ca/en/home/index.html


Act respecting protection of personal information in the private sector
http://www.cai.gouv.qc.ca/index-en.html

The Quebec Charter of Human Rights and Freedoms
http://www.cdpdj.qc.ca/en/home.asp?noeud1=0&noeud2=0&cle=0  

An Act respecting Occupational Health and Safety
http://www.csst.qc.ca/portail/en/

Labour Code
http://www.travail.gouv.qc.ca/ministere/encadrement_legislatif/loisreglementsva.html

Pay Equity Act
http://www.ces.gouv.qc.ca/fr/english/english.asp

Supplemental Pension Plans Act
http://www.rrq.gouv.qc.ca/en/services/lois_reglements/


Saskatchewan

Labour Standards Act
http://www.labour.gov.sk.ca/acts-regs/index.htm

Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act
http://www.oipc.sk.ca/legislation.htm

Human Rights Code
http://www.gov.sk.ca/shrc/

Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA)
http://www.labour.gov.sk.ca/acts-regs/index.htm

Trade Union Act
http://www.labour.gov.sk.ca/acts-regs/index.htm

Pension Benefits Act
http://www.sfsc.gov.sk.ca/pensions/default.shtml

Worker’s Compensation Act
http://www.labour.gov.sk.ca/acts-regs/index.htm


Yukon

Employment Standards Act
http://www.community.gov.yk.ca/labour/esa.html

Access to Information and Protection of Privacy Act
http://www.ombudsman.yk.ca/infoprivacy/info_act.html

Human Rights Act
http://www.yhrc.yk.ca/8-legislations.htm

Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA)
http://www.gov.yk.ca/legislation/acts/ochesa.pdf

Workers’ Compensation Act
http://www.gov.yk.ca/legislation/acts/woco.pdf