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Ontario Trillium Benefit, ONTARIO REGULATION 468/11
Starting July 2012, the Canada Revenue Agency began paying the Ontario Sales Tax Credit, Ontario Energy and Property Tax Credit and the Northern Ontario Energy Credit together monthly as the Ontario Trillium Benefit. This Regulation will specify the time and manner in which small payments (between $2 and $360) will be made to individuals.
Effective Date:  December 19, 2011
 
Prescribed Time Period under Section 22.23 of the Health Professions Procedural Code
Regulated Health Professions Act, 1991
Effective Date:  December 17, 2011
 
Amend Prescribed Time Period under Section 22.23 of the Health Professions Procedural Code
Amend Prescribed Time Period under Section 22.23 of the Health Professions Procedural Code
Effective Date:  December 15, 2011
 
Amendment to Regulation 608
Restricted use of Left Lanes by commercial Motor Vehicles
Effective Date:  December 2, 2011
 
Amendment to Regulation 620/05
High Occupancy Vehicle Lanes
Effective Date:  December 2, 2011
 
Liquor Licence Act
An exemption was provided to BottleWorks, a company operated by Ottawa charity Operation Come Home, to allow it to deal exclusively with the local Beau's All Natural Brewing Company. The province has amended the regulations under the Liquor Licence Act so that licensed liquor delivery services can now buy alcohol directly from any authorized retail store, including small craft breweries and wineries, instead of only from the LCBO or The Beer Store.
Effective Date:  December 2, 2011
 
O. Reg. 425/11, Forms, under the Fire Protection and Prevention Act, 1997.
This regulation prescribes the forms to be used when a party wishes to file with the Superior Court of Justice a determination or order made by the Ontario Labour Relations Board in a duty of fair representation matter.
Effective Date:  December 1, 2011
 
Amendments to Ontario Regulation 97/04 of the Conservation Authorities Act (1990)  (source: Environmental Registry)
As part of the Open for Business initiative of the government, the Ministry of Natural Resources is proposing amendments to Ontario Regulation 97/04, (the “Content of Conservation Authority Regulations under Subsection 28 (1) of the Act: Development, Interference With Wetlands And Alterations to Shorelines and Watercourses”) under the Conservation Authorities Act.
Effective Date:  November 30, 2011
 
Amendment to Regulation 622
Stopping of Vehicles on Parts of the King's Highway
Effective Date:  November 3, 2011
 
Proposed New Regulatory Provisions under the Narcotics Safety and Awareness Act, 2010
The Minister of Health and Long-Term Care, on behalf of the Government of Ontario, invites public comments on proposed new regulations made under section 17(1) of the Narcotics Safety and Awareness Act, 2010 (NSAA).
Effective Date:  November 1, 2011
 
Ontario Regulation 456/11  (source: Environmental Registry)
The purpose of this notice is to inform interested parties of a decision made regarding Ontario Regulation 456/11, made under the Planning Act.
Effective Date:  October 20, 2011
 
Ontario Regulation 455/11  (source: Environmental Registry)
The purpose of this notice is to inform interested parties of the decision made to amend Ontario Regulation 834/81, being the Sudbury District Zoning Order, by Ontario Regulation 455/11.
Effective Date:  October 12, 2011
 
Amendment to Regulation 619
Speed limits
Effective Date:  September 14, 2011
 
Amendment to Regulation 622
Stopping of Vehicles on Parts of the King?s Highway
Effective Date:  September 14, 2011
 
Amendment to Regulation 623
Stop Signs at Intersections
Effective Date:  September 14, 2011
 
Amendment to Regulation 627
Use of Controlled-Access Highways by Pedestrians
Effective Date:  September 14, 2011
 
Amendment to Regulation 630
Vehicles on Controlled-Access Highways
Effective Date:  September 14, 2011
 
College of Medical Radiation Technologists of Ontario
Amendments to the Registration Regulation under the Medical Radiation Technology Act, 1991
Effective Date:  September 9, 2011
 
Amendment to Regulation 619
Speed Limits
Effective Date:  September 7, 2011
 
College of Nurses of Ontario
Proposed Amendments to the Controlled Acts Regulation, under the Nursing Act, 1991.
Effective Date:  September 3, 2011
 
College of Physiotherapists of Ontario
Amend O.Reg. 532/98 (General) under the Physiotherapy Act, 1991
Effective Date:  September 3, 2011
 
Ontario Regulation 382/11  (source: Environmental Registry)
The purpose of this notice is to inform interested parties of a decision made regarding Ontario Regulation 382/11, made under the Planning Act.
Effective Date:  September 3, 2011
 
Private Security: Exemption under the Private Security and Investigative Services Act, 2005
Proposal to amend Ontario Regulation 435/07 Exemptions from the Act
Effective Date:  September 2, 2011
 
2008 Physician Services Agreement Investments for September 2011 - Amendments to Regulations Under the Health Insurance Act and Corresponding Changes to the Schedule of Benefits for Physician Services
The Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care has submitted changes to the Health Insurance Act and Regulation 552 resulting in changes to OHIP payments through the Schedule of Benefits for Physician Services. These changes will fulfill obligations under the 2008 Physician Services Agreement between the Ontario Medical Association and the Government of Ontario.
Effective Date:  September 1, 2011
 
Amend Part 7 of O. Reg. 663/98 (Areas South of the French and Mattawa Rivers where Sunday Gun Hunting is Permitted) under the Fish and Wildlife Conservation Act  (source: Environmental Registry)
The purpose of this notice is to inform the public that, at the request of the municipalities, the Ministry of Natural Resources has revised the list of areas in southern Ontario where Sunday gun hunting can occur by adding four municipalities to the list.
Effective Date:  September 1, 2011
 
Amending Regulations under the Condominium Act, 1998.
O. Reg 442/11 and O. Reg 443/11 were filed with the Registrar of Regulations on September 1, 2011 and were published in the Ontario Gazette on September 17, 2011
Effective Date:  September 1, 2011
 
Amending Regulations under the Land Registration Reform Act
O. Reg 429/11 and O. Reg 441/11 were filed with the Registrar of Regulations on September 1, 2011 and were published in the Ontario Gazette on September 17, 2011
Effective Date:  September 1, 2011
 
Amendments to Regulation 1093 under the Veterinarians Act
The College of Veterinarians of Ontario (CVO), proposes to make a regulation to amend Regulation 1093 under the Veterinarians Act to come into compliance with the Ontario Labour Mobility Act, 2009 (OLMA) and to revoke the Public Service licence. A Council of the CVO Regulation must be reviewed by the Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs and is subject to the approval of the Lieutenant Governor in Council.
Effective Date:  September 1, 2011
 
Designation of the Highland Companies proposed quarry in Dufferin County under the Environmental Assessment Act  (source: Environmental Registry)
The Ministry of the Environment (the Ministry) is posting this Information Notice on the Environmental Registry for the purpose of informing the public that a decision has been made by the Lieutenant Governor In Council to make the Highland Companies proposed quarry in Melancthon Township subject to the Environmental Assessment Act.
Effective Date:  September 1, 2011
 
Drive Clean Program Enhancements Proposal  (source: Environmental Registry)
Drive Clean is Ontario's mandatory vehicle emissions inspection and maintenance program. It improves our health and environment by reducing smog-causing pollutants through testing and repairing vehicle emissions systems. Drive Clean is committed to continuous improvement and is now proposing to make changes to the program.
Effective Date:  September 1, 2011
 
Proposed Regulatory Amendments to the General Regulation (O. Reg. 98/09) of the Payday Loans Act, 2008
Proposal to amend sections of the regulation under the Payday Loans Act, 2008 to enhance the protection of borrowers
Effective Date:  September 1, 2011
 
Regulations under the Boundaries Act.
O. Reg 426/11, O. Reg 427/11, O. Reg 428/11 were filed with the Registrar of Regulations on September 1, 2011 and were published in the Ontario Gazette on September 17, 2011
Effective Date:  September 1, 2011
 
Regulations under the Land Titles Act
O. Reg 430/11, O. Reg 431/11, O. Reg 439/11 and O. Reg 440/11 were filed with the Registrar of Regulations on September 1, 2011 and were published in the Ontario Gazette on September 17, 2011
Effective Date:  September 1, 2011
 
Regulations under the Registry Act
O. Reg 432/11, O. Reg 433/11, O. Reg 434/11, O. Reg 435/11, O. Reg 436/11, O. Reg 437/11 and O. Reg 438/11 were filed with the Registrar of Regulations on September 1, 2011 and were published in the Ontario Gazette on September 17, 2011
Effective Date:  September 1, 2011
 
Proposal to amend R.R.O. 1990, Regulation 440 (Vegetables for Processing – Marketing) regarding “green shippers”.
The Ontario Processing Vegetable Growers (OPVG) has requested the support of the Ontario Farm Products Marketing Commission to amend Regulation 440 (Vegetables for Processing – Marketing). The proposed amendments would: 1) allow “green shippers” of peppers and cucumbers to take part in price negotiations with farmers and processors of these commodities; and, 2) provide the OPVG with the regulatory authority to require proof of financial responsibility or security from green shippers.
Effective Date:  August 31, 2011
 
Amending O.Reg. 256/09
Credits re Unoccupied Crown Lands
Effective Date:  August 29, 2011
 
Amendment to Regulation 598
Gross Weight on Bridges
Effective Date:  August 29, 2011
 
Amendment to Regulation 604
Parking
Effective Date:  August 29, 2011
 
Amendment to Regulation 608
Restricted use of Left Lanes by commercial Motor Vehicles
Effective Date:  August 29, 2011
 
Amendment to Regulation 609
Restricted Use of the King's Highway
Effective Date:  August 29, 2011
 
Amendment to Regulation 619
Speed limits
Effective Date:  August 29, 2011
 
Amendment to Regulation 622
Stopping of Vehicles on Parts of the King's Highway
Effective Date:  August 29, 2011
 
Amendment to Regulation 631
Yield right of way Signs in Territories without Municipal Organization
Effective Date:  August 29, 2011
 
Amendment to Regulation 734
Establishment of Local Roads Areas - Northeastern and Eastern Region
Effective Date:  August 29, 2011
 
Amendment to Regulation 735
Establishment of Local Roads Areas - Northwestern Region
Effective Date:  August 29, 2011
 
Amendment to Regulation 803
Designations
Effective Date:  August 29, 2011
 
Regulations under the Planning Act Regarding the Township of Sioux Narrows-Nestor Falls
The Township of Sioux Narrows-Nestor Falls is seeking the Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing's delegation of Ministerial approval for Plans of Subdivision and Condominiums as well as exemption from Ministerial approval of Official Plan Amendments in accordance with Subsections 4(1) and 17(9) of the Planning Act.
Effective Date:  August 25, 2011
 
Amendment to Regulation 604
Parking
Effective Date:  August 19, 2011
 
Exemptions Re Subsection 11 (1) of the Day Nurseries Act
Exemption of Ready to/2 Learn programs from Day Nurseries Act licensing requirements
Effective Date:  August 19, 2011
 
Amendment to Regulation 608
Restricted Use of Left Lanes by Commercial Motor Vehicles
Effective Date:  August 4, 2011
 
Proposal to Create Service Guarantees for Online Vehicle Services
ServiceOntario is exploring an opportunity to expand its Service Guarantee program to include select vehicle services conducted online.
Effective Date:  August 1, 2011
 
Proposed Amendments to O. Reg. 79/10 under the Long-Term Care Homes Act, 2007.
The ministry is proposing to make amendments to O. Reg. 79/10 under the Long-Term Care Homes Act, 2007 to enhance clarity and update terminology.
Effective Date:  August 1, 2011
 
Ontario Regulation 34/06 (Pre-Empting Traffic Control Signal Devices)
An amendment to Ontario Regulation 34/06 (Pre-Empting Traffic Control Signal Devices).
Effective Date:  July 26, 2011
 
Ontario Regulation 455/07 (Races, Contests and Stunts)
An amendment to Ontario Regulation 455/07 (Races, Contests and Stunts).
Effective Date:  July 26, 2011
 
Regulation 613 (Seat Belt Assemblies)
An amendment to Regulation 613 (Seat Belt Assemblies).
Effective Date:  July 26, 2011
 
Administrative Amendments to the Transit Projects and Greater Toronto Transportation Authority Undertakings Regulation (O. Reg. 231/08) under the Environmental Assessment Act.
Regulation 231/08 under the Environmental Assessment Act has been administratively amended to correct minor errors and increase clarity.
Effective Date:  July 22, 2011
 
College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario
Amendments to the Quality Assurance Regulation under the Medicine Act, 1991
Effective Date:  July 22, 2011
 
Exemption from Solvency Funding Requirements for the Toronto Transit Commission Pension Fund Society
Addition of the Toronto Transit Commission Pension Fund Society to the list of JSPPs receiving a solvency funding exemption.
Effective Date:  July 21, 2011
 
Proposal for Amendments to Regulation Under the Ontario Photo Card Act 2008
Proposal for Amendments to Regulation Under the Ontario Photo Card Act 2008
Effective Date:  July 17, 2011
 
Monitors for Non-Governmental Regulatory Authorities under the Ontario Labour Mobility Act, 2009
This regulation designates Ministerial monitors for non-governmental regulatory authorities under the Ontario Labour Mobility Act, 2009.
Effective Date:  July 4, 2011
 
Proposed amendment to Ontario Regulation 34/10 (Statutory Accident Benefits Schedule - Effective September 1, 2010) under the Insurance Act
This proposed amendment would provide that an invoice is not payable by an insurer if upon request of the insurer, the service provider fails to provide information as to the circumstances giving rise to the invoice, including proof of the provider's identity and particulars regarding the goods and services delivered to the claimant and other information required to assist the insurer in determining the insurer's liability for payment.
Effective Date:  July 1, 2011
 
Agreement Respecting Multi-Jurisdictional Pension Plans
The Agreement Respecting Multi-Jurisdictional Pension Plans would establish clear rules on how multi-jurisdictional pension plans (MJPPs) are administered in Ontario and Quebec.
Effective Date:  July 1, 2011
 
Agriculture-Wildlife Conflict Strategy  (source: Environmental Registry)
The Ontario government is proposing an agriculture-wildlife conflict strategy as part of the implementation of the province's Strategy for Preventing and Managing Human-Wildlife Conflicts in Ontario (2008)
Effective Date:  July 1, 2011
 
Amendment to Ontario Regulation 663/98 (Area Descriptions) under the Fish and Wildlife Conservation Act, 1997 to add additional communities to areas where it is prohibited to possess a loaded firearm in or discharge a firearm across a right of way for public vehicular traffic  (source: Environmental Registry)
The proposed regulation change is intended to add municipalities who have indicated a desire to be added to the schedules of areas where possession and discharge of loaded firearm from right of way for the passage of vehicle is prohibited.
Effective Date:  July 1, 2011
 
Amendments to O. Reg. 665/98 (Hunting) under the Fish and Wildlife Conservation Act, 1997 to update regulatory provisions to reflect current policies and standards and clarify wording to meet regulatory intent  (source: Environmental Registry)
The proposed regulation change is intended to update provisions of O. Reg. 665/98 (Hunting) to reflect update current policies and standards as well as clarify wording in specified regulations to meet regulatory intent.
Effective Date:  July 1, 2011
 
Amendments to Ontario Regulation 455/09  (source: Environmental Registry)
The Ministry is proposing to amend O. Reg. 455/09 to: 1. Extend the requirement for Phase I toxic substance reduction plans and plan summaries. 2. Address the requirements related to “toxic substance reduction planners”. 3. Revise the exemption criteria for dioxins, furans and hexachlorobenzene.
Effective Date:  July 1, 2011
 
Amendments to Regulation 347/04
Amendments to comply with labour mobility requirements of the Agreement on Internal Trade
Effective Date:  July 1, 2011
 
Amendments to the Altered Standards process for air standards set out in Ontario Regulation 419/05 made under the Environmental Protection Act, 1990.  (source: Environmental Registry)
These amendments are in response to concerns expressed by industry to improve regulatory certainty in Ontario as it relates to the site-specific standards process. Clarification of terms, allowing for a minimum timeframe for an site-specific standard approval, and a simpler renewal of the approval if there are no significant changes reduces complexity and can lead to more regulatory certainty and investment in Ontario.
Effective Date:  July 1, 2011
 
Amendments to the General Regulation (Ontario Regulation 242/08) under the Endangered Species Act, 2007 to prescribe the habitat for three species at risk  (source: Environmental Registry)
The purpose of this proposal is to provide the public with an opportunity to review and comment on the proposed regulation to prescribe the habitat of these three species and to seek input on an approach that would phase in the requirements of the Redside Dace habitat protection for existing projects that are currently in construction or in planning approvals.
Effective Date:  July 1, 2011
 
Amendments to the Mortgage Broker and Agent Licensing Regulation
O. Reg. 409/07, the regulation prescribing licensing requirements for mortgage brokers and agents under the Mortgage Brokerages, Lenders and Administrators Act, 2006 (MBLAA) was amended to be consistent with the recent changes to the Agreement on Internal Trade (AIT).
Effective Date:  July 1, 2011
 
Changes to enable the Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, as opposed to the Lieutenant Governor in Council, to set the check-off fees which dealers and producers must pay to the Livestock and Grain Financial Protection Boards
The Minister of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs has been authorized to set the rules around payment of fees by dealers or producers to the Grain and Livestock Financial Protection Boards instead of the Lieutenant Governor in Council (LGIC). Approval was sought and received under the Open for Business Act, 2010.
Effective Date:  July 1, 2011
 
Computed Tomography (CT) Safety Initiative
A proposed regulation amendment under the Healing Arts Radiation Protection Act (HARP Act) aims to improve patient safety by establishing Computed Tomography (CT), including Dental CT, as a class of X-ray machine with unique safety considerations, and setting out who can order and operate CT and Dental CT scans and scanners to ensure that the appropriate health care professionals are using these devices in the province of Ontario.
Effective Date:  July 1, 2011
 
Confined Spaces Consolidation Proposal
Proposal to consolidate into one regulation under the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA) all regulatory requirements that apply when work is to be done in or in relation to a confined space, which requirements are currently found in five different regulations.
Effective Date:  July 1, 2011
 
Consequential Amendments to O.Reg 67/93 - Health Care and Residential Facilities
Amendments have been approved to the Regulation respecting Health Care and Residential Facilities, under the Occupational Health and Safety Act, to reflect changes made to other ministries' statutes referenced in the regulation
Effective Date:  July 1, 2011
 
Construction Lien Act: Proposed Regulation
Amendment to Regulation 175 made under the Construction Lien Act
Effective Date:  July 1, 2011
 
Courts of Justice Act
A drafting clarification was required in O. Reg. 626/00 Small Claims Court Jurisdiction and Appeal Limit to avoid confusion for stakeholders. The Small Claims Court appeal limit set out in the regulation has now been clarified, but the appeal limit amount of $2,500 has not been changed.
Effective Date:  July 1, 2011
 
Designation of Public Service Agencies: Ontario Regulation 285/11 amending Ontario Regulation 398/93
Designation of three new public service agencies and amendment of eleven existing designations.
Effective Date:  July 1, 2011
 
Housekeeping Changes Related to the One Investment Program
O.Reg 438/97 (Eligible Investments and Related Financial Agreements) O.Reg 610/06 (Financial Activities)
Effective Date:  July 1, 2011
 
Industry proposed changes to the Beef Cattle Financial Protection Program
At the request of Beef Cattle Financial Protection Program Inc. (a not-for-profit corporation governed by a Board of Directors. OMAFRA is proposing amendments to the regulations governing the Beef Cattle Financial Protection Program. The proposed changes would result in: an increased level of compensation for losses; expanded coverage and greater protection to Country Dealers and others involved in private treaty sales; and updated payment requirements in line with current banking methods.
Effective Date:  July 1, 2011
 
Land Registration Reform Act
Amendments to Ontario Regulation 19/99 under the Land Registration Reform Act and to the electronic land registration system (Teraview) are necessary due to amendments made to the Construction Lien Act made under the Open for Business Act, 2010
Effective Date:  July 1, 2011
 
Minimum Ontario Grape or Grape Product Requirement
Proposed amendment to wine content
Effective Date:  July 1, 2011
 
Modernization of Maple Products Regulation
Proposal to modernize and replace the Regulation 386- Maple Products with a regulation under the Food Safety and Quality Act, 2001
Effective Date:  July 1, 2011
 
Modernization of Regulation 378 – Grades – Fruit and Vegetables
Proposal to modernize and replace the regulation for fruit and vegetables with a regulation under the Food Safety and Quality Act, 2001
Effective Date:  July 1, 2011
 
Modernization of Regulation 384 – Honey
Proposal to modernize and replace the Regulation 384 - Honey with a regulation under the Food Safety and Quality Act, 2001
Effective Date:  July 1, 2011
 
New regulation under the Alcohol and Gaming Regulation and Public Protection Act, 1996
A regulation is proposed to amend O.Reg. 257/10 (Beer and Wine Tax) under the Alcohol and Gaming Regulation and Public Protection Act, 1996.
Effective Date:  July 1, 2011
 
O. Reg 438/97, O.Reg 610/06
Regulations under the Municipal Act, 2001 and City of Toronto Act, 2006
Effective Date:  July 1, 2011
 
Open for Business: Regulatory Amendments to Support Burden Reduction And the Streamlining of the Highway Traffic Act (HTA)
Open For Business is a key government commitment and these minor regulatory amendments support one of its three key areas of focus - Modern Government by contributing to a faster, smarter and more streamlined and focused regulatory environment that delivers results for business, while protecting public interest.
Effective Date:  July 1, 2011
 
Periodic Commercial Motor Vehicle Inspection Harmonization
Modernize the requirements of the commercial motor vehicle periodic inspection criteria in Ontario and increase harmonization with the Canadian National Safety Code 11B and all other provinces.
Effective Date:  July 1, 2011
 
Proposal to Amend Ontario Regulation 419/05: Air Pollution - Local Air Quality, made under the Environmental Protection Act, to include Ontario Air Standards for Nine (9) Contaminants.  (source: Environmental Registry)
The Ontario Ministry of the Environment (MOE) is proposing to amend Ontario Regulation 419/05: Air Pollution - Local Air Quality (O. Reg. 419/05) to introduce new or updated standards for nine (9) contaminants.
Effective Date:  July 1, 2011
 
Proposed Amendment to O.Reg 289/01 (Enforcement) of the Employment Standards Act, 2000
Designate Québec as a reciprocating state for the purposes of employment standards, under O.Reg. 289/01 of the Employment Standards Act, 2000 (ESA)
Effective Date:  July 1, 2011
 
Proposed Amendment to Ontario Regulation 201/96 (General) under the Ontario Drug Benefit Act
Proposed regulation to amend Ontario Regulation 201/96 made under the Ontario Drug Benefit Act (ODBA) relating to payment of different dispensing fees under the Ontario Drug Benefit (ODB) Program with respect to different classes of pharmacies or operators of pharmacies.
Effective Date:  July 1, 2011
 
Proposed Amendments to Ontario Regulation 629, Vehicles for the Transportation of Physically Disabled Passengers
The Ministry of Transportation (MTO) is proposing to amend Ontario Regulation 629, Vehicles for the Transportation of Physically Disabled Passengers (O. Reg. 629) to modernize the technical requirements for highway vehicles (e.g. buses, transit buses, motor coaches, taxis, and school buses) as part of the government’s proposed accessibility standards under the Ministry of Community and Social Services’ Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act (AODA), 2005.
Effective Date:  July 1, 2011
 
Proposed Amendments to the Licensing of Electrical Contractors and Master Electricians Regulation (O. Reg. 570/05) under the Electricity Act, 1998
Proposal to amend the regulation to allow Powerline Technicians to qualify for a Master Electrician licence.
Effective Date:  July 1, 2011
 
Provision of French Language Services on Behalf of Government Agencies: Ontario Regulation 284/11
Ensure that services provided to the public by third parties on behalf of government agencies are available in French in accordance with the French Language Services Act
Effective Date:  July 1, 2011
 
Public Sector Labour Relations Transition Act (PSLRTA), Public Consultations
The Ministry of Labour is consulting on whether Ontario Regulation 458/97 should be amended to provide that the Public Sector Labour Relations Transition Act applies upon the amalgamation of two or more listed Children's Aid Societies.
Effective Date:  July 1, 2011
 
Recreational Vehicle Driver Licensing
The Ministry of Transportation is proposing to amend Ontario Regulation 340/94 Drivers Licences - to allow drivers holding a full-G class licence to tow a recreational vehicle that exceeds 4,600 kg gross weight. The existing limit of 11,000 kg gross weight for the combination of vehicles will be maintained.
Effective Date:  July 1, 2011
 
Regulations under the Business Regulation Reform Act, 1994
The following statutes are named to the Business Regulation Reform Act, 1994: Corporations Act Business Corporations Act Extra-Provincial Corporations Act Corporations Information Act Limited Partnerships Act Partnerships Act
Effective Date:  July 1, 2011
 
Regulations under the Business Regulation Reform Act, 1994
The following statute is named to the Business Regulation Reform Act, 1994: Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act
Effective Date:  July 1, 2011
 
Revocation of Regulation 261, General, under the Dangerous Goods Transportation Act.
The Ministry of Transportation (MTO) is proposing to repeal Regulation 261, General, made under the Dangerous Goods Transportation Act, and undertake an approach whereby all subsequent changes to the federal standards will be automatically adopted into the DGTA without the need for a subsequent amendment to the provincial regulation.
Effective Date:  July 1, 2011
 
Revoking Reg. 272 of R.R.O. 1990 (General) made under the Developmental Services Act
Regulation 272 of the Revised Regulations of Ontario, 1990, is revoked. This Regulation comes into force on the later of the day section 63 of the Services and Supports to Promote the Social Inclusion of Persons with Developmental Disabilities Act, 2008 comes into force and the day it is filed.
Effective Date:  July 1, 2011
 
Rules of VQA Ontario relating to terms, descriptions and designations for VQA wine
Proposed amendments to VQA wine standards
Effective Date:  July 1, 2011
 
The Future of Segways in Ontario
The Ministry of Transportation is gathering information and opinions on the use of Segways in Ontario prior to the expiry of its current five year pilot project.
Effective Date:  July 1, 2011
 
Vehicle Weight and Dimension Reforms
Phase 4 – introduction of remaining Safe, Productive, Infrastructure-Friendly (SPIF) vehicles and simpler heavy vehicle weight calculations
Effective Date:  July 1, 2011
 
Amendment to include financial sector occupations and private investigators and security guards under the Ontario Labour Mobility Act, 2009 (OLMA)
This regulation brings twelve financial sector occupations and the occupations of security guard and private investigator under Ontario's labour mobility legislation.
Effective Date:  June 30, 2011
 
Regulation amendment under the Personal Health Information Protection Act, 2004 - clarifying eHealth Ontario's authority to create Electronic Health Records.
The regulation amendment made under the Personal Health Information Protection Act, 2004 (PHIPA) clarifies that eHealth Ontario can create and maintain Electronic Health Records as a service for Health Information Custodians, when it is acting as a Health Information Network Provider for those Custodians. The amendment would define "creating or maintaining" Electronic Health Records as including the integration, management and servicing of those records.
Effective Date:  June 30, 2011
 
Amending regulation under the Highway 407 Act, 1998, ‘Ontario Regulation 138/00’
An amendment to permit 407 ETR to use alternate methods, such as email, for sending notices legislated in the Highway 407 Act, 1998, where the customer consents. The amendment would also clarify definitions and define time spans for which notices are ‘deemed received’.
Effective Date:  June 24, 2011
 
Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care
Ministry of Health Act - revoking various spent regulations
Effective Date:  June 24, 2011
 
O. Reg. 289/11 regarding a growth-related debt and financial obligation limit for The Regional Municipality of York (York Region)
Ontario Regulation 403/02 (Debt and Financial Obligation Limits) under the Municipal Act, 2001, has been amended by Ontario Regulation 289/11, filed June 24, 2011.
Effective Date:  June 24, 2011
 
Amendment to Regulation 619
Speed Limits
Effective Date:  June 20, 2011
 
Ontario College of Trades and Apprenticeship Act, 2009 - Board Regulation - Scope of Practice
Under the OCTAA, the Board of Governors may make regulations on a variety of subject matters, including the scope of practice of a trade, subject to the prior review of the Minister of Training, Colleges and Universities and the approval of the Lieutenant Governor in Council.
Effective Date:  June 16, 2011
 
Ontario College of Trades and Apprenticeship Act, 2009 - LGIC regulation
Implementation date under subsection 93(1) of the Ontario College of Trades and Apprenticeship Act, 2009.
Effective Date:  June 16, 2011
 
Ontario Regulation 274/11  (source: Environmental Registry)
The purpose of this notice is to inform interested parties of the decision made to revoke the above noted Ontario Regulations in the District of Parry Sound and the District of Cochrane.
Effective Date:  June 14, 2011
 
Proposed Environmental Activity and Sector Registry Group 1 Activities and Sectors Regulations  (source: Environmental Registry)
The proposed regulation defines the specific requirements that would make each activity eligible to register on the proposed Environmental Activity and Sector Registry (EASR). In addition, it defines for those activities that are eligible to register specific operational and/or documentation and record keeping requirements.
Effective Date:  June 14, 2011
 
Proposed Regulatory Amendments as a Result of Changes to the Environmental Protection Act and Ontario Water Resources Act, as Amended by the Open for Business Act, 2010.  (source: Environmental Registry)
The Open for Business Act, 2010 made changes to the Environmental Protection Act (EPA) and the Ontario Water Resources Act (OWRA) as they relate to the process for issuing environmental approvals in Ontario. As a consequence of these amendments, regulations that refer to the amended portions of these Acts must be changed to accurately reflect the legislative amendments.
Effective Date:  June 14, 2011
 
Requirements for Submitting a Complete Environmental Compliance Approval Application  (source: Environmental Registry)
This regulation proposal sets out minimum application requirements for environmental compliance approvals.
Effective Date:  June 14, 2011
 
Proposed Amendment to Ontario Regulation 201/96 (General) under the Ontario Drug Benefit Act
Proposed regulation to amend Ontario Regulation 201/96 made under the Ontario Drug Benefit Act to extend the transition fee period.
Effective Date:  June 10, 2011
 
Amendment to Regulation 624
Stop Signs in Territories without Municipal Organization
Effective Date:  June 8, 2011
 
Extended Day and Third Party Programs
New regulation
Effective Date:  June 7, 2011
 
AbitibiBowater Pension Plans
The funding relief provides AbitibiBowater with a 10-year transition period to return to the full funding requirements that apply under the PBA.
Effective Date:  June 3, 2011
 
Proposed Amendments to Regulation 965 made under the Public Hospitals Act
The Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care is proposing regulation amendments that would enable nurse practitioners to admit and discharge hospital in-patients.
Effective Date:  June 3, 2011
 
Proposed Amendments to Regulations Regarding Nurse Practitioners
The Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care is proposing amendments to regulations respecting the practice of nurse practitioners in Ontario.
Effective Date:  June 3, 2011
 
Amendments to Regulation 552 under the Health Insurance Act, Evidence Based Changes to the Schedule of Benefits for Physician Services
The Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care has submitted changes to Regulation 552 under the Health Insurance Act which include changes to the OHIP payments for Physician Services through the Schedule of Benefits for Physician Services.
Effective Date:  June 1, 2011
 
Liquor Licence Act, Gaming Control Act, 1992 and Vintners Quality Alliance Act, 1999, proposed regulatory reforms.
As a result of consultations on regulatory reforms and consistent with amendments to Schedule 1 of the Good Government Act, 2011, amendments are proposed to the following regulations: Liquor Licence Act Regulation 389/91 Regulation 718 Regulation 719 Regulation 720 Regulation 58/00 Gaming Control Act Regulation 197/95 Regulation 385/99 Vintners Quality Alliance Act, 1999 Regulation 405/00 Attached are summaries of the proposals for posting on the registry.
Effective Date:  June 1, 2011
 
PHIPA draft regulation to prescribe Ontario Cancer Screening Registry and to reflect new name of the Better Outcomes and Registry Network
Draft regulation under the Personal Health Information Protection Act, 2004 to prescribe Cancer Care Ontario with respect to the Ontario Cancer Screening Registry and to replace the name of the Ontario Perinatal Surveillance Registry with Better Outcomes Registry and Network.
Effective Date:  May 31, 2011
 
Regulatory Amendment to Ontario Regulation 682
An amendment is required to replace references to the "Colorectal Cancer Screening Registry" with "Ontario Cancer Screening Registry" in sections 4 and 9. This amendment will reflect the change to Ontario Regulation 329/04, the Personal Health Information Protection Act, currently posted for public comment.
Effective Date:  May 31, 2011
 
Flexible Funding Rules for Certain Jointly Sponsored Pension Plans (JSPPs) and Related Measures
Solvency funding exemption and additional disclosure requirements for certain JSPPs, disclosure to defined benefit plan members of funded status, modified rules regarding the "solvency concerns" test for filing annual valuation reports, and technical measures related to temporary solvency funding relief for eligible public sector plans.
Effective Date:  May 20, 2011
 
Ontario College of Trades and Apprenticeship Act, 2009 - Minister's Regulations
For the purposes of the Ontario College of Trades and Apprenticeship Act, 2009, the Minister of Training, Colleges and Universities proposes to make Minister's regulations according to section 74 subsections (3) a, b, c, d and section 91 subsection (1).
Effective Date:  May 20, 2011
 
Proposed Amendment to Regulation 909 under the Pension Benefits Act - Temporary Solvency Funding Relief for Certain Pension Plans in the Broader Public Sector
This posting provides details on the proposed regulation on temporary solvency funding relief measures as well as the application process for eligible plans seeking to apply to the proposed funding relief.
Effective Date:  May 20, 2011
 
College of Dental Hygienists of Ontario
Amendments to the Quality Assurance regulation under the Dental Hygiene Act, 1991
Effective Date:  May 18, 2011
 
College of Midwives of Ontario
Proposed Revocations to Replace the Registration Regulation made under the Midwifery Act, 1991.
Effective Date:  May 18, 2011
 
Posting of the Retirement Homes Act, 2010 Draft Regulation
Notice of Phase One of Proposed Regulations under the Retirement Homes Act, 2010
Effective Date:  May 16, 2011
 
Retirement Homes Act, 2010 Immediate Protection Measures
Notice of Immediate Protection Measures under the Retirement Homes Act, 2010.
Effective Date:  May 16, 2011
 
College of Chiropractors of Ontario
Revoke O. Reg. 885/93 (Examinations) and Revoke O. Reg. 862/93 (Registration) and replace with a new registration regulation made under the Chiropractic Act, 1991
Effective Date:  May 6, 2011
 
Revocation of O. Reg. 551/94 made under the Consolidated Hearings Act.  (source: Environmental Registry)
The ministry is posting an Information Notice on the Environmental Registry to provide the public with notification that Ontario Regulation (O.Reg.) 551/94 made under the Consolidated Hearings Act (CHA), which prescribes hearings under the Waste Management Act, 1992 (WMA) for the purpose of the CHA, has been revoked. Posting for comment is not required as this revocation had no significant effect on the environment.
Effective Date:  April 26, 2011
 
Revocation of seven Environmental Assessment Act regulations  (source: Environmental Registry)
The seven regulations have either expired or no longer have any practical effect and therefore are no longer required. Six of these regulations were revoked on April 13, 2011 under Order in Council (OIC) 533/2011.
Effective Date:  April 26, 2011
 
College of Optometrists of Ontario
Prescribed Diseases (O. Reg. 111/11)
Effective Date:  April 23, 2011
 
Proposed Amendment to R.R.O. 1990 Regulation 402 (Chickens - Marketing) under subsection 8(1)(a) of the Farm Products Marketing Act to allow for additional powers for the Chicken Farmers of Ontario
The Ontario Farm Products Marketing Commission (“Commission”) supports a request by the Chicken Farmers of Ontario (CFO) and the Association of Ontario Chicken Processors (AOCP) to amend Regulation 402 (Chickens – Marketing) to give authority to the CFO to determine the quality of each class, variety, grade and size of the regulated product that shall be marketed by each producer.
Effective Date:  April 20, 2011
 
Ontario Regulation 130/11  (source: Environmental Registry)
Ontario Regulation 834/81, being the Sudbury District Zoning Order, has been amended by Ontario Regulation 130/11.
Effective Date:  April 19, 2011
 
Amendment to Ontario Regulation 316/03
Operation of Off-Road Vehicles on Highways
Effective Date:  April 18, 2011
 
Boundary regulation amendments for Bell Bay, Dupont, Quetico, Peter's Woods, Port Bruce, Spruce Islands, Sioux Narrows and West English River Provincial Parks
Changes to the boundary regulations of eight provincial parks: Bell Bay, Dupont, Peter's Woods, Port Bruce, Quetico, Sioux Narrows, Spruce Islands and West English River.
Effective Date:  April 18, 2011
 
Regulations under the Ministry of Government Services Act, 1990
This Regulation authorizes ServiceOntario to provide responses to routine enquiries and intake of correspondence, applications and documents on behalf of any municipality in Ontario.
Effective Date:  April 18, 2011
 
Prohibited Developments in the Far North: Opening a Mine, O. Reg. 117/11  (source: Environmental Registry)
This regulation under the Far North Act, 2010 is required to prescribe the circumstances that constitute the opening of a mine in the Far North. This technical regulation defines those prescribed circumstances.
Effective Date:  April 14, 2011
 
Proposed Environmental Activity and Sector Registry Group 1 Activities and Sectors Technical Reports  (source: Environmental Registry)
As a result of the Open for Business Act, 2010, the Ministry of the Environment is moving forward with a risk-based approach that allows the Ministry to focus on environmental protection and outcomes while making the process more effective and user-friendly for business.
Effective Date:  April 13, 2011
 
Amendment to O. Reg. 354/95 (Milk and Farm Separated Cream – Marketing) under the Milk Act
The Ontario Farm Products Marketing Commission has approved in principle the amending of O. Regulation 354/95 (Milk and Farm Separated Cream – Marketing) to provide additional authority under the Milk Act that would allow Dairy Farmers of Ontario to make regulations concerning the licencing of Ontario dairy producers and the Canadian Quality Milk (CQM) program.
Effective Date:  April 12, 2011
 
Amendment to Regulation 734
Establishment of Local Roads Areas - Northeastern and Eastern Regions
Effective Date:  April 6, 2011
 
College of Optometrists of Ontario
Designated Drugs Regulation and Standards of Practice Regulation (O. Reg. 112/11)
Effective Date:  April 5, 2011
 
Amend Part 7 of O. Reg. 663/98 (Areas South of the French and Mattawa Rivers where Sunday Gun Hunting is Permitted) under the Fish and Wildlife Conservation Act  (source: Environmental Registry)
The purpose of this posting is to provide general notice to the public that the list of where Sunday gun hunting is permitted in southern Ontario has been amended by Ontario Regulation 63/11 to add one municipality at their request. This change takes effect on April 1, 2011.
Effective Date:  April 1, 2011
 
Ontario Regulation 79/10 (General) under the Long-Term Care Homes Act, 2007
Ensuring that All Spouses Living Together in a Two-Bed Room in a Long-Term Care Home Can Only be Charged up to the Basic Accommodation Rate
Effective Date:  April 1, 2011
 
Replacement of Life Insurance Contracts Regulation under the Insurance Act
The proposed amendments change the point of sale consumer protection material that a life insurance agent would be required to provide a consumer when a replacement of one or more life insurance policies is intended and would also provide the insurance regulator with the authority to approve the form of a consumer information document.
Effective Date:  April 1, 2011
 
Second Extension of the 2007 Canada-Ontario Agreement Respecting the Great Lakes Basin Ecosystem (COA)  (source: Environmental Registry)
Federal-Provincial Agreement
Effective Date:  April 1, 2011
 
Modernize the Vehicle Registration Fee Tables and Housekeeping Amendments to Ontario Regulation 628
Amendment to Ontario Regulation 628, Schedules 1 to 5 under the Highway Traffic Act (HTA), modernizes vehicle registration fee tables. Part of the amendment made minor housekeeping changes to Regulation 628.
Effective Date:  March 31, 2011
 
Amendment to Regulation 619
Speed Limits
Effective Date:  March 29, 2011
 
Ontario Regulation 100/11  (source: Environmental Registry)
Ontario Regulation 100/11 amends Ontario Regulation 484/71 by revoking paragraph 2 applying to site specific lands in McKenzie Township in the District of Parry Sound.
Effective Date:  March 28, 2011
 
Ontario Regulation 102/11  (source: Environmental Registry)
Ontario Regulation 102/11 deems Ontario Regulation 484/71 (Patterson Township), Ontario Regulation 1133/80 (East Mills Township), Ontario Regulation 561/91 (Pringle Township), Ontario Regulation 531/94 (East Mills Township), Ontario Regulation 535/98 (Patterson Township) and Ontario Regulation 573/98 (East Mills Township) to be Zoning By-laws of the North Almaguin Planning Board.
Effective Date:  March 28, 2011
 
Ontario Regulation 103/11  (source: Environmental Registry)
Ontario Regulations 501/96 and 516/98 applying to site-specific lands in the geographic Township of Lount have been deemed to be Zoning By-laws of the Central Almaguin Planning Board by Ontario Regulation 103/11.
Effective Date:  March 28, 2011
 
Ontario Regulation 104/11  (source: Environmental Registry)
Ontario Regulation 528/94, applying to site-specific lands in the unincorporated Township of Haggart, has been deemed to be a Zoning By-law of the Smooth Rock Falls Planning Board by Ontario Regulation 104/11.
Effective Date:  March 28, 2011
 
Ontario Regulation 105/11  (source: Environmental Registry)
Ontario Regulation 658/98 applying to site specific lands in the unincorporated Township of Mowat, within The Archipelago Area Planning Board's area, has been revoked by Ontario Regulation 105/11.
Effective Date:  March 28, 2011
 
Interim Regulatory Amendments to Support the AbitibiBowater Pension Restructuring Plan
An amendment to Regulation 909 under the Pension Benefits Act to extend the time period, from 120 to 180 days, for making pension payments in arrears for five pension plans sponsored by AbiBow Canada Inc. (AbitibiBowater), pending regulatory amendments to implement the proposed funding relief to assist the company restructuring.
Effective Date:  March 25, 2011
 
Amendment to Regulation 619
Speed Limits
Effective Date:  March 22, 2011
 
Amendment to Regulation 619
Speed Limits
Effective Date:  March 22, 2011
 
Amendment to Regulation 619
Speed Limits
Effective Date:  March 22, 2011
 
Ontario Regulation 67/11  (source: Environmental Registry)
Please take note that Minister's Zoning Order, Ontario Regulation 682/98 has been revoked by Ontario Regulation 67/11. Minister's Zoning Order, Ontario Regulation 682/98 applies to certain lands within the City of Ottawa, being parts of Lots 23 and 24, Conc. 4, former Township of Gloucester. The lands are occupied by the Rideau Carleton Raceway and Slots.
Effective Date:  March 21, 2011
 
Ontario College of Pharmacists
Proposed Amendments to the Regulations under the Drug and Pharmacies Regulation Act
Effective Date:  March 14, 2011
 
Updating Reg. 319 under the Employer Health Tax Act
Revoking spent provisions, etc.
Effective Date:  March 7, 2011
 
Minor amendments to Ontario Regulation 403/10 (Hogs - Plan) under the Farm Products Marketing Act (FPMA)
Oversights occurred in the drafting of regulation 403/10 (Hogs - Plan). Consequently, an amendment to change a year from 2010 to 2011 in a clause of the regulation and an amendment to add two geographic areas to a district within Ontario were needed.
Effective Date:  March 4, 2011
 
Transitional matters - Growth Plan for Northern Ontario, 2011
The Minister of Infrastructure has issued a transition regulation under the Places to Grow Act, 2005 for the proposed Growth Plan for Northern Ontario.
Effective Date:  March 3, 2011
 
Revoking a Spent Regulation - 10/03 (Retail Sales Tax Act)
Revoking a regulation that no longer applicable - 10/03 (Retail Sales Tax Act)
Effective Date:  February 23, 2011
 
Ontario Regulation 36/11  (source: Environmental Registry)
Ontario Regulation 36/11 is a site specific amendment that revokes certain lands from Ontario Regulation 482/73.
Effective Date:  February 17, 2011
 
Ontario Regulation 36/11  (source: Environmental Registry)
Ontario Regulation 36/11 is a site specific amendment that revokes certain lands from Ontario Regulation 482/73.
Effective Date:  February 17, 2011
 
Proposal to amend R.R.O. 1990, Regulation 411 (Fresh Grape – Plan)
The Fresh Grape Growers Marketing Board (the “Board”) has requested that Regulation 411 be amended to allow for a revised governance structure of the Board. The proposed changes would reduce the number of Board districts from six to five, and would change the ratio of growers to committee representatives from 1 to 30 to 1 to 10. The proposed amendment would respond to decreasing numbers of fresh grape growers in the industry.
Effective Date:  February 9, 2011
 
Revoking Obsolete R.R.O 1990, Regulation 379 Grades – Hog Carcasses, under the Farm Products Grades and Sales Act
The Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs proposes to revoke R.R.O 1990, Regulation 379 Grades – Hog Carcasses (Regulation 379).
Effective Date:  February 9, 2011
 
Revoking a spent regulation - 492/98 (Local Roads Boards Act)
Revoking a regulation that is no longer applicable - 492/98 (Local Roads Boards Act)
Effective Date:  February 1, 2011
 
Amendments to Regulation 753 ( Grades, Standards, Designations, Classes, Packing and Marking); and, to Regulation 761 (Milk and Milk Products) under the Milk Act.
Amendments to Regulation 753 and to Regulation 761 revoke provisions in the two regulations regarding dairy/edible oil spreads and filled milk products.
Effective Date:  January 31, 2011
 
Amendment to Regulation 598
Gross Weight on Bridges
Effective Date:  January 28, 2011
 
Consequential amendment to Ontario Regulation 675/98 - Classification and Exemption of Spills and Reporting of Discharges made under the Environmental Protection Act, 1990.  (source: Environmental Registry)
The Ministry of the Environment (MOE) amended Ontario’s Classification and Exemption of Spills and Reporting of Discharges regulation (O. Reg. 675/98) as a consequential amendment to Ontario’s Ozone Depleting Substances (ODS) and Other Halocarbons regulation (O. Reg. 463/10).
Effective Date:  January 28, 2011
 
Interim Regulatory Amendments to Support the AbitibiBowater Pension Restructuring Plan
An amendment to Regulation 909 under the Pension Benefits Act to extend the time period, from 60 to 120 days, for making pension payments in arrears for five pension plans sponsored by AbiBow Canada Inc. (AbitibiBowater), pending regulatory amendments to implement the proposed funding relief to assist the company restructuring.
Effective Date:  January 28, 2011
 
Ontario Regulation 11/11  (source: Environmental Registry)
Ontario Regulation 11/11 is a site specific amendment that revokes certain lands from Ontario Regulation 481/73.
Effective Date:  January 27, 2011
 
Ontario Regulation 7/11  (source: Environmental Registry)
Ontario Regulation 7/11 is a site specific amendment that modifies Ontario Regulation 473/73, to permit an outdoor golf driving range, practice and chipping areas, a club house, a miniature golf course, and 212 parking spaces.
Effective Date:  January 24, 2011
 
Amendment to Regulation 604
Parking
Effective Date:  January 17, 2011
 
Ontario Regulation made under the Ammunition Regulation Act Amending O.Reg. 574/94 (Identification)
This amendment brings the language of O.Reg. 574/94 up to date with the Firearms Act.
Effective Date:  January 17, 2011
 
Proposal to Make a Regulation under the Public Sector Compensation Restraint to Protect Public Services Act, 2010
This is a proposal to make a regulation under the Act to require compliance reporting on the restraint measures.
Effective Date:  January 17, 2011
 
Ontario Regulations 144/10 and 1/11 amending Ontario Regulation 398/93
Designation of Public Service Agencies
Effective Date:  January 11, 2011
 
Amendment to Regulation 402 of R.R.O. 1990 (Chickens - Marketing) to allow for an industry advisory committee
The Ontario Farm Products Marketing Commission (“Commission”) supports a request by the Chicken Farmers of Ontario (CFO) and the Association of Ontario Chicken Processors (AOCP) to amend Regulation 402 (Chickens – Marketing) to allow for the establishment of an industry advisory committee. The committee would include representation from the CFO, the AOCP and the Commission and would advise and make recommendations to the CFO on issues related to the production and marketing of chickens.
Effective Date:  January 1, 2011
 
Amendment to Schedule 2 in O.Reg. 572/99 (Training Requirements For Certain Skill Sets and Trades)
The Ministry of Labour is proposing consequential amendments to be made to Schedule 2 in O. Reg 572/99 relating to the sheet metal trade. This consequential amendment is being made to align with proposed regulatory amendments to R.R.O. 1990, Reg. 1077 (Sheet Metal Worker), made under the Trades Qualification and Apprenticeship Act (TQAA) being brought forward by the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities (MTCU).
Effective Date:  January 1, 2011
 
Amendments to Administrative Sanctions Under the Highway Traffic Act – Regulations 512/97, 611, 628 and 631/98
Amendments to the following regulations will take effect on January 1, 2010 and July 1, 2011 that will correct some errors and inconsistencies between the amended HTA and its regulations created by the Road Safety Act, 2009.
Effective Date:  January 1, 2011
 
Amendments to Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reporting Regulation  (source: Environmental Registry)
The Ministry of the Environment is seeking comments on proposed amendments to the Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions Reporting Regulation (O. Reg. 452/09) and Guideline (see link) that would simplify the reporting requirements and align them with those in other Western Climate Initiative (WCI) jurisdictions.
Effective Date:  January 1, 2011
 
Amendments to O. Reg. 128/04, O. Reg. 129/04, Reg. 903, O. Reg. 63/09, and O. Reg. 323/94, to support the Ontario Labour Mobility Act, 2009.  (source: Environmental Registry)
This posting is to notify the public of the proposed regulatory amendments to regulations pertaining to the certification and licensing of drinking water and wastewater operators, licensed pesticide exterminators and pesticide vendor outlet representatives, well technicians, and dry cleaners, to ensure that our programs adhere to the Ontario Labour Mobility Act, 2009. The amendments to the above regulations are a requirement under the Ontario Labour Mobility Act.
Effective Date:  January 1, 2011
 
Amendments to Regulations under the Fish and Wildlife Conservation Act to establish a hunting regime for elk (including hunting methods and associated requirements consistent with Elk Harvest Management Guidelines) and to establish an open season for hunting elk in specific Wildlife Management Units  (source: Environmental Registry)
Effective Date:  January 1, 2011
 
Amendments to the Medical Program for Commercial Drivers
The Ministry of Transportation is proposing an amendment to the current Medical Waiver Program for commercial drivers.
Effective Date:  January 1, 2011
 
Change to Regulation 894 regarding Adjustments
A change to Tarion’s builder registration regulation, setting forth a restriction on closing adjustments
Effective Date:  January 1, 2011
 
Consolidation of Ontario’s Ozone Depleting Substances (ODS) Regulations and Harmonization with Federal Requirements  (source: Environmental Registry)
The ministry is proposing to consolidate Ontario’s five existing ODS regulations into one single regulation as part of its ongoing efforts to update and modernize regulations. The proposal also provides an opportunity to make the ODS regulations consistent with requirements of the Ontario Labour Mobility Act, 2009 and to harmonize with the National Action Plan.
Effective Date:  January 1, 2011
 
Courts of Justice Act - Amendments to the Rules of the Small Claims Court
Amendments were made to O. Reg. 258/98 Rules of the Small Claims Court on the recommendation of the Civil Rules Committee and the approval of the Attorney General. The Civil Rules Committee is established under the Courts of Justice Act to make rules of court.
Effective Date:  January 1, 2011
 
Courts of Justice Act: Rules of Civil Procedure
O. Reg. 436/10 under the Courts of Justice Act made housekeeping amendments to subrule 48.04 of the Rules of Civil Procedure.
Effective Date:  January 1, 2011
 
Draft Amendment to O.Reg.8/06 – Archaeological Licensing Regulation
Consequential amendments to the archaeological licensing regulation resulting from the Ontario Labour Mobility Act, 2009
Effective Date:  January 1, 2011
 
Evaluators
To add registered dietitians as evaluators for capacity
Effective Date:  January 1, 2011
 
Excellent Care for All Act, 2010
Proposed Regulations made under the Excellent Care for All Act, 2010.
Effective Date:  January 1, 2011
 
Fire Service Health and Safety Proposal - Asbestos
Proposal to exempt firefighters and fire investigators (within the meaning of the Fire Protection and Prevention Act), their employers, and the work that they perform at a fire or other emergency scene from the Regulation for Asbestos on Construction Projects and in Buildings and Repair Operations (O. Reg. 278/05) and make these employers and workers subject to the Regulation for the Control of Exposure to Biological or Chemical Agents (Reg. 833).
Effective Date:  January 1, 2011
 
Fire Service Health and Safety Proposal – Protective Equipment
Proposal to adopt the National Fire Protection Association (NFPA) 1971 Standard on Protective Ensembles for Structural Fire Fighting and Proximity Fire Fighting, 2007 edition, into the Firefighters – Protective Equipment Regulation (O. Reg. 714/94) for acquisition of new protective turn out clothing.
Effective Date:  January 1, 2011
 
Lieutenant Governor in Council regulation under the Services and Supports to Promote the Social Inclusion of Persons with Developmental Disabilities Act, 2008
Lieutenant Governor in Council regulation under the Services and Supports to Promote the Social Inclusion of Persons with Developmental Disabilities Act, 2008
Effective Date:  January 1, 2011
 
Lightning Rods Regulation
Lightning Rods Act and regulation repealed.
Effective Date:  January 1, 2011
 
Minister's Regulation on Quality Assurance Measures
Quality Assurance Measures for Developmental Service Agencies and Application Entities
Effective Date:  January 1, 2011
 
Ministry of Health Act (now the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care Act)
Obsolete and spent regulations made under the Ministry of Health Act
Effective Date:  January 1, 2011
 
Ontario Regulation 403/10 (Hogs – Plan) under the Farm Products Marketing Act (FPMA)
New governance and electoral structure for the Ontario Pork Producers’ Marketing Board (“Ontario Pork”).
Effective Date:  January 1, 2011
 
Ontario Regulation 405/10 - amendments to O.Reg 454/09: Prescribed Temporary Indexing Factor
This regulation prescribes indexation increases in 2011 and 2012 for injured workers on partial Workplace Safety and Insurance Board disability benefits in Ontario.
Effective Date:  January 1, 2011
 
Property Tax Treatment of Renewable Energy Installations
Regulatory amendments are being proposed to Ontario Regulation 282/98 under the Assessment Act regarding the property tax treatment of renewable energy facilities.
Effective Date:  January 1, 2011
 
Proposed Amendment to O. Regulation 340/01 (Designation – Ontario Ginseng Growers’ Association) regarding licence fees
At the request of the Ontario Ginseng Growers’ Association (OGGA), the Ontario Farm Products Marketing Commission is proposing to amend O. Reg. 340/01 to increase the current licence fee paid by ginseng growers to the Association. The proposed regulatory amendment would increase the annual licence fee levied by the OGGA from $50 per acre of ginseng grown to $75 per acre.
Effective Date:  January 1, 2011
 
Proposed Amendments to O.Reg. 359/09 (Renewable Energy Approvals)  (source: Environmental Registry)
The purpose of this posting is to inform the public and interested stakeholders of proposed amendments to Ontario Regulation 359/09 (Renewable Energy Approvals), and to solicit comments on the proposed amendments.
Effective Date:  January 1, 2011
 
Proposed amendments to the Building Code (O. Reg. 350/06) respecting on-site sewage maintenance inspection programs  (source: Environmental Registry)
The proposed amendment to the Building Code would govern discretionary and required on-site sewage maintenance inspection programs established under the Building Code Act, 1992.
Effective Date:  January 1, 2011
 
Proposed amendments to the Building Code (O. Reg. 350/06) respecting on-site sewage systems
Proposed amendments to the Building Code (O. Reg. 350/06) respecting on-site sewage systems
Effective Date:  January 1, 2011
 
Proposed Changes to the Term of a Licence for Provincially Licensed Meat Plants through Amendments under the Food Safety and Quality Act, 2001 (FSQA).
The Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) proposes to change the frequency of licence renewals of meat plants in Ontario from annually to every three years. Fee requirements would remain the same at $300.
Effective Date:  January 1, 2011
 
Proposed regulatory amendments to Regulation 211/01 of the Technical Standards and Safety Act, 2000
Proposed adjustment to the risk and safety management plan process for propane transfer facilities.
Effective Date:  January 1, 2011
 
Proposed Regulatory Amendments to the General Regulation (R.R.O. 1990, Regulation 52) under the Athletics Control Act
Proposed Regulation of Professional Mixed Martial Arts in Ontario
Effective Date:  January 1, 2011
 
Public Hospitals Act, Ontario Regulation 965, Hospital Management
Proposed amendments to Ontario Regulation 965 made under the Public Hospitals Act to support the Excellent Care for All Act, 2010.
Effective Date:  January 1, 2011
 
Regulations under the Residential Tenancies Act, 2006
Proposal for Regulations Concerning Suite Metering in Residential Rental Complexes under the Residential Tenancies Act, 2006
Effective Date:  January 1, 2011
 
Residential (Low Rise) Sheet Metal Installer
It is proposed to amend the regulation in order to establish a separate branch of the trade for Residential (Low Rise) Sheet Metal Installer.
Effective Date:  January 1, 2011
 
Revocation of Ontario Regulation 574 of the Highway Traffic Act
The Ministry of Transportation is proposing to revoke Ontario Regulation 574 (Appeals)
Effective Date:  January 1, 2011
 
Small Hive Beetle
Addition of the Small Hive Beetle (Aethina tumida) as a pest under the Bees Act.
Effective Date:  January 1, 2011