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Boundary regulation for Thessalon River Delta/Rock Lake Red Oak Conservation Reserve (C258)  (source: Environmental Registry)
The purpose of this proposal is to regulate 36 hectares of land surrounding the Thessalon River Delta as part of Thessalon River Delta/Rock Lake Red Oak Conservation Reserve.
Effective Date:  May 17, 2014
 
Establishing five additions to Woodland Caribou Provincial Park as identified in the "Ontario's Living Legacy Land Use Strategy" and "Whitefeather Forest and Adjacent Areas Land Use Strategy"; amending regulations made under the Provincial Parks Act and the Fish and Wildlife Conservation Act  (source: Environmental Registry)
On May 1, 2014, O. Reg. 121/14 was filed with the Registrar of Regulations and came into effect on that day. The regulation amends the park boundary (P2370) by adding Sydney Lake and Douglas Lake additions. The regulation was published in the May 17, 2014 edition of the Ontario Gazette.
Effective Date:  May 17, 2014
 
Updating the Schedule of Noxious Weeds in R.R.O. 1990, Regulation 1096 - General, made under the Weed Control Act, R.S.O. 1990, c. W.5 (removal of milkweed and addition of dog-strangling vine)  (source: Environmental Registry)
The Ministry of Agriculture and Food (OMAF) is proposing an amendment to R.R.O. 1990, Regulation 1096 - General (the Regulation) in order to make two minor changes to the Schedule of Noxious Weeds. The proposal is to remove milkweed spp. (scientific name Asclepias spp.) from the Schedule of Noxious Weeds in the Regulation and to add dog-strangling vine.
Effective Date:  May 8, 2014
 
Regulation under the Environmental Protection Act and Environmental Assessment Act for the conversion of coal-fired electricity generating facilities to biomass.  (source: Environmental Registry)
The Ministry of the Environment is proposing regulations under the EPA and Environmental Assessment Act (EAA) that will require the operators of the existing coal-fired electricity generation facilities to comply with the Electricity Projects and Waste Projects Regulations made under the EAA and obtain any required Environmental Compliance Approvals (ECA) under the EPA or the Ontario Water Resources Act (OWRA), in place of a Renewable Energy Approval.
Effective Date:  May 2, 2014
 
Regulations Under the Line Fences Act
The Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing is proposing specific amendments to Ontario Regulation 714 (Appeals), Ontario Regulation 715 (Forms) and Ontario Regulation 716 (Land in Territory Without Municipal Organization) under the Line Fences Act.
Effective Date:  May 2, 2014
 
Administration of Justice Act Regulation: Changes to Transcription Fees
The ministry is recommending a new fee schedule that will: better reflect industry standards and address current technology and formats, appropriately compensate authorized court transcriptionists, and provide more service level options for court users, including options for same day or expedited service.
Effective Date:  May 1, 2014
 
Liquor Licence Act Regulation: VQA Wine Sales in Farmers' Markets
Proposed regulation to allow Vintners Quality Alliance (VQA) wine to be sold at farmers' markets, by occasional extensions of on-site winery retail stores.
Effective Date:  May 1, 2014
 
Proposed Ontario Regulation made under the Skin Cancer Prevention Act (Tanning Beds), 2013.
The purpose is to protect youth from exposure to artificial ultraviolet (UV) radiation from tanning that can cause malignant melanoma, a deadly form of skin cancer, later in life.
Effective Date:  May 1, 2014
 
Proposed Service Provider Licensing Regulations
The 2013 Ontario Budget included a commitment to introduce legislative amendments that would, if passed, "Give the Financial Services Commission of Ontario (FSCO) authority to license and oversee business practices of health clinics and practitioners who invoice auto insurers". This authority was included in The Prosperous and Fair Ontario Act (Budget Measures), 2013, which received Royal Assent on June 13, 2013 (provisions to come in force on proclamation).
Effective Date:  May 1, 2014
 
Proposed Service Provider Regulations
The 2013 Ontario Budget included a commitment to introduce legislative amendments that would, if passed, "Give the Financial Services Commission of Ontario (FSCO) authority to license and oversee business practices of health clinics and practitioners who invoice auto insurers". This authority was included in The Prosperous and Fair Ontario Act (Budget Measures), 2013, which received Royal Assent on June 13, 2013.
Effective Date:  May 1, 2014