Current Proposals

 
Health Sector Payment Transparency Act, 2017 - New Regulation
The purpose of this proposal is to seek feedback from the public and stakeholders on a proposed regulation under the Health Sector Payment Transparency Act, 2017 (the Act).
Comments Due Date:  April 6, 2018
 
Industrial Establishments Regulation Amendment Proposal
The Ministry of Labour (the ministry) is proposing various amendments to Regulation 851 (Industrial Establishments) under the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA).
Comments Due Date:  April 6, 2018
 
Proposed Amendment to O. Reg. 210/11 under the Ontario Infrastructure and Lands Corporation Act, 2011
The Ministry is proposing to amend O. Reg. 210/11 in order to specify that Ontario Infrastructure and Lands Corporation may provide realty advice and services to entities in the broader public sector.
Comments Due Date:  April 2, 2018
 
Proposed regulations under the proposed Ontario Special Investigations Unit Act, 2017
If the proposed Ontario Special Investigations Unit Act, 2017 is passed, the Ministry of the Attorney General (MAG) would propose to bring forward a number of regulations to support implementation of the proposed changes affecting the OSIU which may come into effect after the OSIU begins operating under its new mandate.
Comments Due Date:  March 30, 2018
 
Proposed amendment to the term contract clause under R.R.O. 1990, Regulation 440 (Vegetables for Processing - Marketing) under the Farm Products Marketing Act.
The Ontario Farm Products Marketing Commission is proposing a further amendment to the term contract clause under Regulation 440 in response to stakeholder feedback to amendments that were finalized on December 21, 2017.
Comments Due Date:  March 26, 2018
 
Proposed Amendments To General Regulation under the Co-operative Corporations Act
Proposed Amendments to General Regulation under the Co-operative Corporations Act to enable the transfer of responsibility for the incorporation of co-operative corporations from the Financial Services Commission of Ontario to the Ministry of Government and Consumer Services
Comments Due Date:  March 25, 2018
 
School Health Professional Services
The Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care (MOHLTC) is proposing amendments to the definition of "school health professional services" in section 5 of Regulation 386/99 of the Home Care and Community Services Act, 1994.
Comments Due Date:  March 19, 2018
 
Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services: Public consultation on a proposed regulation for public reporting on fire department response times.
The Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services is seeking public input on a proposed regulation under the Fire Protection and Prevention Act, 1997 related to new requirements to publicly report on fire department response times.
Comments Due Date:  March 18, 2018
 
Proposed Data Standards for the Identification and Monitoring of Systemic Racism (Anti-Racism Data Standards), as well as potential regulation to authorize or require public sector organizations to collect specified personal information using the proposed Anti-Racism Data Standards to identify and combat systemic racism and advance racial equity.
The proposed Anti-Racism Data Standards (ARDS) would set out requirements and guidance for the collection, use and management of information, including personal information, for the purpose of eliminating systemic racism and advancing racial equity. Any potential regulation would require or authorize specific public sector organizations ("PSOs"), as defined under the Anti-Racism Act, 2017, to collect specific types of personal information in compliance with all or part of the proposed ARDS.
Comments Due Date:  March 14, 2018
 
Health Insurance Act - Regulation 552: General
The proposed regulation would amend Regulation 552 to make clear that an insured person receiving in-patient services at a private hospital is entitled to receive accommodation and meals at the standard or public ward level at no charge. This amending regulation would also update the list of private hospitals set out under Schedule 1 to reflect current corporate and operating names.
Comments Due Date:  March 13, 2018
 
Health Shared Services Ontario
On January 1, 2017, a new board-governed provincial crown agency, Health Shared Services Ontario (HSSOntario), was established by Ontario Regulation 456/16 under the Local Health System Integration Act, 2006 (LHSIA) to provide corporate services to the Local Health Integration Networks (LHINs) and formerly Community Care Access Corporations (CCACs) in support of their expanded mandate. In addition to establishing the agency, the regulation sets out HSSOntatrio's objects to provide shared service
Comments Due Date:  March 12, 2018
 
Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services: Public consultation on proposed regulations for mandatory training and certification and conducting community risk assessments.
The Ministry of Community Safety and Correctional Services is seeking public input on proposed regulations under the Fire Protection and Prevention Act, 1997 related to new requirements for the mandatory training and certification of firefighters and the mandatory completion of community risk assessments.
Comments Due Date:  March 11, 2018
 
Proposed Amendments to Ontario Regulation 79/10 under the Long Term Care Homes Act, 2007 related to Automated Income Verification
The Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care (Ministry) is proposing amendments to Ontario Regulation 79/10 (Regulation) under the Long-Term Care Homes Act, 2007 (LTCHA). The proposed amendments would allow Long -Term Long-Term Care (LTC) Rate Reduction Program applicants an option to submit alternative supporting documents with their application form instead of the Notice of Assessment (NOA) document.
Comments Due Date:  March 10, 2018
 
Proposed amendments to Ontario Regulation 125/04 (Apples - Marketing) under the Farm Products Marketing Act.
The Ontario Farm Products Marketing Commission is proposing to make amendments to Ontario Regulation 125/04 (Apples - Marketing) which adjust timelines for the negotiation of annual agreements between the Ontario Apple Growers (OAG) and juice apple processors. The amendments include changes to the negotiation and arbitration deadlines as well as the effective date of the agreements.
Comments Due Date:  March 9, 2018
 
Regulation 991 Amendments
The proposed amendments to Regulation 991 under the Registered Insurance Brokers Act are intended to help modernize the regulation of insurance brokers to meet current standards and better protect Ontario consumers.
Comments Due Date:  March 8, 2018
 
Proposed amendments to Ontario Regulation 79/10 under the Long-Term Care Homes Act, 2007 related to Boards of Management.
The Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care (Ministry) is proposing amendments to Ontario Regulation 79/10 (Regulation) under the Long-Term Care Homes Act, 2007 (LTCHA) regarding Boards of Management (BoM) powers. The proposed amendments would increase the maximum BoM reserve for working funds; expand a BoM's capacity to borrow for operating purposes; and provide a BoM with the capacity to borrow for capital purposes.
Comments Due Date:  March 8, 2018
 
Construction Lien Act: Proposed Regulations
Creating four new regulations under the Construction Lien Act
Comments Due Date:  March 8, 2018
 
Amendments of Ontario Regulation 242/08 (General Regulation - Endangered Species Act, 2007) relating to forest operations in managed Crown forests, incorporating species recently listed to the Species at Risk in Ontario List, and clarifying safe harbour requirements  (source: Environmental Registry)
This posting outlines the proposed amendments to O. Reg. 242/08.
Comments Due Date:  March 5, 2018
 
Proposed places of use regulations under the Cannabis Act, 2017
MAG is considering new regulations that would: restrict where medical cannabis can be used; clarify the places of use rules for recreational cannabis; and permit the consumption of cannabis in hotel rooms, vehicles and boats that are used as residences and private residences that are also workplaces. MAG is also consulting on post-legalization considerations respecting consumption lounges and designated smoking areas in multi-unit dwellings.
Comments Due Date:  March 5, 2018
 
Delegate MMA Subdivision Files
The Ministry of Municipal Affairs is proposing a regulation under the Planning Act in order to delegate MMA subdivision file Nos. 57-T-94001, 54-T-89003, 54-T-86001 and 49-T-95001 and MMA condominium file No. 49-CD-95001 to the municipalities in which these files are located.
Comments Due Date:  March 5, 2018
 
Cannabis, Smoke-Free Ontario and Road Safety Statute Law Amendment Act, 2017, Schedule 4, Amendments to the Highway Traffic Act (formerly Bill 174)
The Ministry of Transportation (MTO) is soliciting public comment on regulations being developed to support implementation of Schedule 4 of the Cannabis, Smoke-Free Ontario and Road Safety Statute Law Amendment Act, 2017
Comments Due Date:  March 4, 2018
 
Extending the Reduced Suspension Program, Clarifying Long-term Vehicle Impoundment Rules and Making Other Consequential Amendments to Enhance Ontario's Impaired Driving Programs under the Making Ontario's Roads Safer, 2015
The Ministry of Transportation (MTO) is soliciting public comment on the proposed extension of the reduced suspension program, clarification of long-term vehicle impoundment rules and amendments to clarify impaired driving program requirements.
Comments Due Date:  March 4, 2018
 
Smoke-Free Ontario Act, 2017 Regulation
The following summary outlines the proposed regulation that would be made under the Smoke-Free Ontario Act, 2017. The ministry is soliciting feedback on the content of the proposed new regulation.
Comments Due Date:  March 3, 2018
 
Innocent Co-Insured
The proposed regulation under the Insurance Act is required to operationalize amendments made to the Act in December 2017, to prohibit insurers from denying insurance claims made by innocent co-insured policyholders.
Comments Due Date:  March 2, 2018
 
Proposed Regulations under the proposed Ontario Special Investigations Unit Act, 2017
If the proposed Ontario Special Investigations Unit Act, 2017 is passed, the Ministry of the Attorney General would propose to bring forward a number of regulations to support implementation of the proposed changes affecting the OSIU, which may come into effect as early as Spring 2018.
Comments Due Date:  March 2, 2018
 
Moving Pesticide Licensing From Paper-Based to Electronic Service Delivery  (source: Environmental Registry)
On November 14, 2017, legislative amendments to the Pesticides Act and Environmental Protection Act to enable online service delivery of the pesticides licensing program received Royal Assent as part of the government's Cutting Unnecessary Red Tape Act, 2017.
Comments Due Date:  March 2, 2018
 
Proposal to amend Ontario Regulation 445/10 (General) made under the Excellent Care for All Act, 2010 (ECFAA) to: (1) prescribe purposes for which the Ontario Health Quality Council (operating as Health Quality Ontario or HQO) is authorized to collect, use and disclose personal health information; (2) extend the term limit applicable to HQO board appointees who are designated to serve as Chair
Specifically, the proposed regulations would do two things: (1) They would confer new authority on HQO to collect, use and disclose personal health information for the limited purposes described in the regulation, and would establish conditions that HQO must meet in exercising this new authority; and (2) They would amend the provisions respecting the appointment of HQO board members by permitting a Board member who is also designated as Chair to serve for an additional three-year term
Comments Due Date:  March 1, 2018
 
Proposed Amendment to Ontario Regulation 533: Gas Card Modernization
The Ministry of Finance invites your comments on proposed amendments to Regulation 533. Based on input that the Province received during an engagement process in fall 2016, the government is proposing to simplify the process for First Nation individuals and bands to purchase tax-exempt gasoline on-reserve.
Comments Due Date:  February 26, 2018
 
Regulatory amendment to Ontario Regulation 344 (Disposable Containers for Milk)  (source: Environmental Registry)
The Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change (the ministry) is proposing to amend Regulation 344 to provide two options for milk producers to use containers that are collected through a deposit return program, or the current Blue Box program or a recycling program that services over 90% of Ontario households.
Comments Due Date:  February 24, 2018