Current Proposals

 
Drive Clean-Remote On-Board Diagnostic Testing ProgramRegulatory Amendments  (source: Environmental Registry)
The Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change (MOECC) is proposing amendments to Ontario Regulation 361/98 (Motor Vehicles), made under the Environmental Protection Act (EPA). If approved, the regulatory amendments would enable emissions testing using remote on-board diagnostics (OBD) technologies. Additionally, minor housekeeping changes are being proposed to ensure that the regulation is up-to-date.
Comments Due Date:  October 2, 2017
 
Proposed Regulations under the Ontario Immigration Act, 2015
The Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration (MCI) is seeking public input on draft regulations related to the administration of the Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program (OINP) and the selection program eligibility criteria for various categories under the OINP.
Comments Due Date:  October 2, 2017
 
Ontario's Red Tape Challenge: Chemical Manufacturing
The Red Tape Challenge is an online consultation platform designed to engage businesses, the public, and other stakeholders to help identify and improve Ontario regulations that are unclear, outdated, redundant or unnecessarily costly for business. Help Ontario cut red tape; submit your ideas today!
Comments Due Date:  September 30, 2017
 
Consultation Requirement for Potential New Edition of the Building Code
The Ministry of Municipal Affairs (MMA) is proposing to revoke the current version of the Building Code (Ontario Regulation 332/12) and replace it with a new edition under the Building Code Act, 1992. It is proposed that the new edition come into effect in January 2019.
Comments Due Date:  September 29, 2017
 
Amendment to Ontario Regulation 75/08 made under the Regulatory Modernization Act, 2007 (RMA), to designate the Services and Supports to Promote the Social Inclusion of Persons with Developmental Disabilities Act, 2008 (SIPDDA)
The designation of SIPDDA under the Regulatory Modernization Act, 2007 would make it clear that the Ministry of Community and Social Services can: • Publicly post information about ministry compliance inspections of MCSS-funded developmental services agencies and Developmental Services Ontario • Share certain information with other ministries • Authorize inspections from other ministries
Comments Due Date:  September 28, 2017
 
Operating Engineers Regulatory Review
The Ministry of Government and Consumer Services (MGCS) is seeking feedback on the attached report outlining recommendations to government from the Operating Engineers Expert Panel. This feedback will inform the government's consideration of the panel's recommendations.
Comments Due Date:  September 26, 2017
 
Amendments to Ontario Regulation 455/09 and creation of a new services documents regulation under the Toxics Reduction Act  (source: Environmental Registry)
The Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change is proposing a number of minor amendments to O. Reg. 455/09 aimed to reduce reporting burden, simplify the toxic substance reduction planning process, adjust the schedule and timing of the plan review process, protect business confidentiality, clarify language and intent, better align with the National Pollutant Release Inventory where appropriate, and correct minor errors. In addition, MOECC is proposing a new service of documents regulation.
Comments Due Date:  September 26, 2017
 
Regulatory proposal under the Ontario New Home Warranties Plan Act
Proposed regulations under the Ontario New Home Warranties Plan Act (ONHWPA) and the Building Code Act to support the establishment of new home warranty coverage for certain residential condominium conversion projects.
Comments Due Date:  September 25, 2017
 
Proposed amendments to: O.Reg. 43/96 and O.Reg 427/99 made under the Registry Act, O.Reg 16/99 and O.Reg. 19/99 made under the Land Registration Reform Act, Regulation 60 under the Boundaries Act; Regulation 690 under the Land Titles Act and O.Reg. 49/01 under the Condominium Act, 1998
Amendments are proposed to regulations under the Registry Act and Land Registration Reform Act which would support the modernization of survey plan preparation and filing in the electronic land registration system The proposed amendments to O.Reg. 49/01 under the Condominium Act, 1998 would clarify the process for registration of encumbrances and discharges of encumbrances relating to common elements condominiums.
Comments Due Date:  September 25, 2017
 
Residential Condominium Conversion Projects (RCCP)
The Ontario New Home Warranties Plan Act (the "ONHWP Act") was created to provide deemed statutory warranties for new homes. The Tarion Warranty Corporation (Tarion) is consulting on a draft regulation required in order to proclaim amendments previously made to the Ontario New Home Warranties Plan Act and the Condominium Act that would extend most new home warranties to certain residential condominium conversion projects (RCCPs).
Comments Due Date:  September 11, 2017
 
Consultation on Collection and Debt Settlement Services Act regulation reform
This posting outlines the proposed content of new regulations and regulation amendments to improve the regulation of debt collection practices.
Comments Due Date:  September 8, 2017
 
Proposed Amendments to Ontario Regulation 909: Superintendent Consent for Annuity Purchases on Wind Up & Extended Allocation of Payments from the Pension Benefits Guarantee Fund
Proposed Amendments to Ontario Regulation 909: Superintendent Consent for Annuity Purchases on Wind Up & Extended Allocation of Payments from the Pension Benefits Guarantee Fund.
Comments Due Date:  September 8, 2017
 
Proposed regulation to prescribe the costs, expenses, losses and damages that a person responsible for causing a forest fire is liable for under the Forest Fires Prevention Act, 1990 and amendments to Part II Industrial Operations of Ontario Regulation 207/97: Outdoor Fires.
The proposed regulation would prescribe the types of costs, expenses, losses and damages that the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) can recover from individuals or corporations responsible for causing forest fires. The proposal also includes two amendments to Part II - Industrial Operations of Ontario Regulation 207/97: Outdoor Fires.
Comments Due Date:  September 5, 2017
 
Proposed Regulatory Amendments to support implementation of the Patients First Act, 2016
The Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care is proposing regulatory changes to support implementation of the Patients First Act, 2016, including the completed transfers of all Community Care Access Centre to the Local Health Integration Networks. Other amendments will support quality improvement, clarify expectations and strengthen accountability for the planning of French Language Services by the LHINs in consultation with the French Language Health Planning Entities.
Comments Due Date:  September 4, 2017
 
Amendments to O. Reg. 367/11 under the Housing Services Act, 2011
The Special Priority Policy (SPP), set out in Ontario Regulation 367/11 of the Housing Services Act, 2011(HSA), provides priority access to rent-geared-to-income (RGI) social housing for survivors of domestic violence who have been abused by someone they are living with (or have lived with), or by someone sponsoring them as an immigrant, and from whom they intend to separate permanently.
Comments Due Date:  September 1, 2017
 
Charities Accounting Act - Approved Act of Executors and Trustees
New regulation made under section 5.1 of the Charities Accounting Act
Comments Due Date:  August 29, 2017
 
Facilitating the Payment and Administration of the Land Transfer Tax under Section 3 of the Land Transfer Tax Act
The Ministry of Finance is considering recommending amendments to the Land Transfer Tax Act and regulations to facilitate the payment and administration of the land transfer tax (LTT) under section 3 in certain circumstances.
Comments Due Date:  August 28, 2017
 
Proposed New Regulation, regulation Amendments to General Regulation (O. Reg. 45/11) and revocation of Forms Regulation (O. Reg. 44/11) supporting the implementation of MAM Phase III and Bill 39 amendments to the Mining Act.  (source: Environmental Registry)
This proposal is for a new regulation to govern the conversion of existing mining claims into new cell-based mining claims, changes to the current General Regulation O. Reg. 45/11 and the revocation of the existing Forms Regulation O. Reg. 44/11. These regulations will support the implementation of amendments to Ontario's Mining Act, made in Schedule 2 of Bill 39, the Aggregate Resources and Mining Modernization Act, 2017.
Comments Due Date:  August 25, 2017