Revocation of O. Reg. 551/94 made under the Consolidated Hearings Act.
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Act (CHA), which prescribes hearings under the Waste Management Act, 1992 (WMA) for the purpose of the CHA, has been revoked.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.
Ontario Regulation 102/11
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.
Ontario Regulation 274/11
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.
Ontario Regulation 130/11
Ontario Regulation 834/81, being the Sudbury District Zoning Order, has been amended by Ontario Regulation 130/11.
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
Ontario Regulation 67/11
Please take note that Minister's Zoning Order, Ontario Regulation 682/98 has been revoked by Ontario Regulation 67/11.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.
Ontario Regulation 105/11
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to site specific lands in the unincorporated Township of Mowat, within The Archipelago Area Planning Board's area, has been revoked by Ontario Regulation 105/11.
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
Ontario Regulation 455/11
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.
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.
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.
Ontario Regulation 7/11
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.
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
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.
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.
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
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
Ontario Regulation 382/11
The purpose of this notice is to inform interested parties of a decision made regarding Ontario Regulation 382/11, made under the Planning Act.
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.
Ontario Regulation 103/11
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.
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).
Ontario Regulation 104/11
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.
Ontario Regulation 100/11
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.
Ontario Regulation 36/11
Ontario Regulation 36/11 is a site specific amendment that revokes certain lands from Ontario Regulation 482/73.
Ontario Regulation 36/11
Ontario Regulation 36/11 is a site specific amendment that revokes certain lands from Ontario Regulation 482/73.
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.
Ontario Regulation 456/11
The purpose of this notice is to inform interested parties of a decision made regarding Ontario Regulation 456/11, made under the Planning Act.
Ontario Regulation 11/11
Ontario Regulation 11/11 is a site specific amendment that revokes certain lands from Ontario Regulation 481/73.
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.
Drive Clean Program Enhancements Proposal
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.
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.
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
Gaming Control Act
Vintners Quality Alliance Act, 1999
Attached are summaries of the proposals for posting on the registry.
Agriculture-Wildlife Conflict Strategy
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)
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Regulation 257/00 under the Ambulance Act
Amendment of Section 11 of Regulation 257/00 under the Ambulance Act, to revoke Clause 11(c) and add Section 11.1, to allow for subsequent changes to the Ambulance Documentation Standards
Amendments to Ontario Regulation 455/09
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.
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.
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.
Amendments to Ontario Regulation 97/04 of the Conservation Authorities Act (1990)
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.
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).
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.
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).
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.
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.
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.
Small Hive Beetle
Addition of the Small Hive Beetle (Aethina tumida) as a pest under the Bees Act.
Amendments to Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reporting Regulation
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.
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.
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.
To add registered dietitians as evaluators for capacity