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College of Respiratory Therapists of Ontario (CRTO)

Quality Assurance Regulation made under the Respiratory Therapy Act, 1991
Effective Date:  November 19, 2012

Amendment to Regulation 622

Stopping of Vehicles on Parts of the King's Highway
Effective Date:  December 19, 2012

College of Opticians of Ontario

Quality Assurance Regulation made under the Opticianry Act, 1991
Effective Date:  November 19, 2012

Ontario Regulation 387/12 in the Town of Oakville, Halton Region  (source: Environmental Registry)

Ontario Regulation 387/12 is a site specific amendment that revokes certain lands from Ontario Regulation 481/73.
Effective Date:  November 29, 2012

French versions of regulations made under the Condominium Act, 1998

French versions of two regulations under the Condominium Act, 1998 were recently made.
Effective Date:  November 22, 2012

Amendment to Regulation 608

Restricted use of Left Lanes by commercial Motor Vehicles
Effective Date:  September 25, 2012

Amendment to Regulation 622

Stopping of Vehicles on Parts of the King's Highway
Effective Date:  September 27, 2012

Filed O.R.110/12, an Amendment to O.R. 473/07 (Licences for Driving Instructors and Driving Schools)

This housekeeping amendment updated a cross-reference and removed the requirement for the provision of two photographs for a driving instructor licence application in O.R. 473/07. (Licences for Driving Instructors and Driving Schools)
Effective Date:  May 29, 2012

Amendments to Ontario Regulation 119/11 - Produce, Honey and Maple Products

The amendments clarify the application of Ontario Regulation 119/11, the exemptions to grading, labelling and retail display sign requirements. They also replace references to equipment that is no longer available and corrects typographical errors.
Effective Date:  July 1, 2012

Amendment to Regulation 619

Speed Limits
Effective Date:  March 7, 2012

Amendment to Regulation 630

Vehicles on Controlled-Access Highways
Effective Date:  March 7, 2012

Amendment to Regulation 631

Yield right of way Signs in Territories without Municipal Organization
Effective Date:  June 27, 2012

Designation of Public Service Agencies: Ontario Regulation 139/12 amending Ontario Regulation 398/93

Designation of three new public service agencies and amendment of three existing designations
Effective Date:  July 1, 2012

Amendment to Ontario Regulation 618/05

Designation of Bus By-Pass Shoulders on King's Highway
Effective Date:  September 7, 2012

Amendment to Ontario Regulation 522/05 Arbitration - Residential Sector of the Construction Industry

This Regulation applies if an arbitrator has been appointed under section 150.4 of the Act and the parties do not agree upon the method of arbitration for the purposes of that section.
Effective Date:  June 11, 2012

Amendment to Regulation 619

Speed Limits
Effective Date:  December 4, 2012

Vehicle Registration Fee Increases

The Ministry of Transportation (MTO) is amending regulations under the Highway Traffic Act (HTA) in order to implement fee changes for vehicle products and services.
Effective Date:  October 2, 2012

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 three municipalities to the list.
Effective Date:  April 1, 2012

TRANSIT PROJECTS AND METROLINX UNDERTAKINGS

TRANSIT PROJECTS AND METROLINX UNDERTAKINGS
Effective Date:  November 6, 2012

EXEMPTION - COUNTY OF VICTORIA - VICT-CT-1

EXEMPTION - COUNTY OF VICTORIA - VICT-CT-1
Effective Date:  November 6, 2012

Amendment to Regulation 624

Stop Signs in Territories without Municipal Organization
Effective Date:  August 17, 2012

Amendment to Regulation 619

Speed limits
Effective Date:  August 20, 2012

Amendment to Regulation 619

Speed Limits
Effective Date:  April 10, 2012

Amendment to Regulation 604

Parking
Effective Date:  April 27, 2012

Ontario Regulation 142/12  (source: Environmental Registry)

Ontario Regulation 834/81 being the Sudbury District Zoning order has been amended by Ontario Regulation 142/12.
Effective Date:  June 5, 2012

Ontario Regulation 105/12  (source: Environmental Registry)

Ontario Regulation 105/12 is a site specific amendment to Minister's Zoning Order, Ontario Regulation 473/73.
Effective Date:  May 23, 2012

Amendment to Regulation 624

Stop Signs in Territories without Municipal Organization
Effective Date:  August 20, 2012

Revocation and Replacement of the Ground Source Heat Pumps Regulation (O. Reg. 177/98) under the Environmental Protection Act with a New Regulation and Consequential Amendments to O. Reg. 524/98 and O. Reg. 245/11.  (source: Environmental Registry)

The government has revoked and replaced O. Reg. 177/98 (Ground Source Heat Pumps) made under the Environmental Protection Act with a new regulation (O. Reg. 98/12 - Ground Source Heat Pumps) to require anyone constructing new or altering, replacing or extending existing vertical closed loop geothermal systems that extend or will extend more than 5 metres below the level of the original ground surface to obtain an Environmental Compliance Approval from the Ministry.
Effective Date:  May 18, 2012

Amendment to Regulation 627

Use of Controlled-Access Highways by Pedestrians
Effective Date:  August 16, 2012

Amendment to Regulation 630

Vehicles on Controlled-Access Highways
Effective Date:  August 16, 2012

Impending amendment of Ontario Regulation 230/08 (Species at Risk in Ontario List) in response to COSSARO report received October 14, 2011  (source: Environmental Registry)

The purpose of this posting is to provide general notice to the public that amendments will be made to Ontario Regulation 230/08 (Species at Risk in Ontario List) in response to a report received by the Minister of Natural Resources from the Committee on the Status of Species at Risk in Ontario (COSSARO) on October 14, 2011. These changes to the Species at Risk in Ontario (SARO) List are mandatory and are consistent with the Endangered Species Act, 2007.
Effective Date:  January 14, 2012

Amendment to Regulation 619

Speed Limits
Effective Date:  October 29, 2012

College of Medical Radiation Technologists of Ontario

Amendments to the Professional Misconduct Regulation under the Medical Radiation Technology Act, 1991
Effective Date:  October 19, 2012

Amendment to Regulation 624

Stop Signs in Territories without Municipal Organization
Effective Date:  December 4, 2012

Provincial Interest

This amendment to O.Reg. 425/00 was needed to provide the authority for municipalities to place a question on the ballot concerning gaming sites.
Effective Date:  September 10, 2012

Amendment to Regulation 628

Vehicle Permits
Effective Date:  March 27, 2012

Ontario Regulation 59/12  (source: Environmental Registry)

Ontario Regulation 59/12 is a site specific amendment that revokes certain lands from Ontario Regulation 482/73.
Effective Date:  May 25, 2012

Ontario Regulation 25/12  (source: Environmental Registry)

Ontario Regulation 25/12 is a site specific amendment that revokes certain lands from Ontario Regulation 481/73.
Effective Date:  February 27, 2012

Ontario Regulation 200/12  (source: Environmental Registry)

Ontario Regulation 200/12, filed on July 18, 2012, applies to the land in the City of Elliot Lake in the District of Algoma in the Province of Ontario described as part of Parcel 2295 Section AES identified as part of Property Identification Number 31629-0237 (LT) and part of Block O on Registered Plan M-146.
Effective Date:  July 18, 2012

Amendment to Regulation 609

Restricted Use of the King's Highway
Effective Date:  November 13, 2012

Notice of regulation revoking O.Reg 298/10 (Exemption Re Section 31 of the Act)  (source: Environmental Registry)

Ontario Regulation 298/10 (Exemption Re Section 31 of the Act) was revoked on October 1, 2012, to coincide with the implementation of the changes to the Municipal Hazardous or Special Waste program.
Effective Date:  October 1, 2012

Amendment to Regulation 622

Stopping of Vehicles on Parts of the King's Highway
Effective Date:  March 7, 2012

Amendment to Regulation 619

Speed Limits
Effective Date:  October 1, 2012

Amendment to Regulation 623

Stop Signs at Intersections
Effective Date:  November 13, 2012

College of Physiotherapists of Ontario

Quality Assurance Regulation made under the Physiotherapy Act, 1991
Effective Date:  November 19, 2012

Ontario Regulation 397/12 to amend Ontario Regulation 834/81, being the Sudbury Distirct Zoning order  (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 Distirct Zoning order, by Ontario Regulation 397/12.
Effective Date:  December 7, 2012

Amendment to the Regulation Governing the Accreditation of Farm organizations Under the Farm Business Registration Program

OMAFRA, is proposing amendments to Ontario Regulation 723/93 - General (O. Reg. 723/93) that governs the Farm Business Registration (FBR) Program. The proposed changes would: - Streamline the eligibility criteria for farm organizations have to become accredited; - Contain a transitional provision that would allow the AFRAAT to apply the new criteria to existing applications; and - Are temporary in nature in that the old eligibility requirements come back into force in one year.
Effective Date:  November 22, 2012

Amendment to the Regulation that Sets the Filing Date Under the Farm Business Registration Program

OMAFRA is proposing amendments to Ontario Regulation 722/93 - Filing Dates (O. Reg. 722/93) that sets out the applicable deadline a farm business must meet in order to apply for a Farm Business Registration (FBR) number. The proposed changes: - Would extend the final deadline for farm businesses to apply for a FBR number and pay a fee to an accredited farm organization from August 31 to December 31; - Are temporary in nature in that the old filing dates would apply for the 2013 FBR Program.
Effective Date:  December 12, 2012

Amendment to Regulation 622

Stop Signs in Territories without Municipal Organization
Effective Date:  December 4, 2012

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 three municipalities to the list.
Effective Date:  September 1, 2012

Boundary regulation amendments for North Georgian Bay Shoreline and Islands Conservation Reserve; as well as Le Paté, Menzel Centennial, Bass Lake, Hardy Lake, Neys, Silent Lake, Mashkinonje, Halfway Lake and Abitibi-de-Troyes provincial parks

Boundary regulation amendments under the Provincial Parks and Conservation Reserves Act have been completed for North Georgian Bay Shoreline and Islands Conservation Reserve; as well as Le Paté, Menzel Centennial, Bass Lake, Hardy Lake, Neys, Silent Lake, Mashkinonje, Halfway Lake and Abitibi-de-Troyes Provincial Parks. In addition, consequential amendments to O.Reg. 663/98 under the Fish and Wildlife Conservation Act have been made to ensure no changes to hunting opportunities.
Effective Date:  May 18, 2012

2013 Long-Term Care (LTC) home and Hospital Chronic Care co-payment increase

The approved amendments to regulations outline the annual increase to the LTC home and chronic care co-payment rates. The amendment also increases the premiums for residents admitted to preferred accommodations in newer LTC homes that meet the ministry's highest design standards on or after July 1, 2013. In addition, the amendment will increase the dependant deduction amounts used by LTC home residents when applying for a reduced co-payment rate.
Effective Date:  July 1, 2012

Establishment of the Local Services Board of Pellatt

1. Regulation 737 of the Revised Regulations of Ontario, 1990 is amended by adding the following section: Pellat, Pelican, Umbach, Gidley 42. (1) A Local Services Board is established under the name "The Local Services Board of Pellatt, Pelican, Umbach, Gidley". (2) The boundaries of the Board area are those described in the Schedule. (3) The Board shall be composed of five members. (4) The Board may exercise the powers set out in paragraph 2 of the Schedule to the Act.
Effective Date:  September 19, 2012

Amendment to Ontario Regulation 491/93 Limitations on Maintaining Pay Equity

The requirement to maintain pay equity for any female job class is limited in the manner prescribed in this Regulation.
Effective Date:  June 11, 2012

Amendments to Regulation 552 under the Health Insurance Act and Corresponding Changes to the Schedule of Benefits- Physician Services and Schedule of Benefits - Dental Services.

The Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care has made changes to Regulation 552, the Schedule of Benefits- Physician Services, the Schedule of Benefits- Dental Services and provisions under the regulation related to out-of-country and out-of-province services (OOC/OOP).
Effective Date:  October 1, 2012

College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario (COTO)

Quality Assurance Regulation made under the Occupational Therapy Act, 1991
Effective Date:  November 19, 2012

Ontario Regulation 391/12 in the City of Burlington, Halton Region  (source: Environmental Registry)

Ontario Regulation 391/12 is a site specific amendment that revokes certain lands from Ontario Regulation 482/73
Effective Date:  November 30, 2012

College of Midwives of Ontario (CMO)

Quality Assurance Regulation made under the Midwifery Act, 1991
Effective Date:  November 19, 2012

College of Medical Radiation Technologists of Ontario (CMRTO)

Quality Assurance Regulation, made under the Medical Radiation Technology Act, 1991
Effective Date:  November 19, 2012

Amendment to Regulation 627

Use of Controlled-Access Highways by Pedestrians
Effective Date:  November 13, 2012

College of Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists of Ontario (CASLPO)

Quality Assurance Regulation made under the Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology Act, 1991.
Effective Date:  November 19, 2012

Property Tax Regulations for 2013

The following tax-related regulations were filed to facilitate the administration of the property tax system for the 2013 tax year.
Effective Date:  November 5, 2012

College of Dietitians of Ontario (CDO)

Quality Assurance Regulation made under the Dietetics Act, 1991
Effective Date:  November 19, 2012

Community Safety Zone

Amendments to Ontario Regulatio 510/99
Effective Date:  July 9, 2012

Community Safety Zone

Amendments to Ontario Regulation 510/99
Effective Date:  August 28, 2012

Amendment to Regulation 630

Vehicles on Controlled-Access Highways
Effective Date:  November 13, 2012

Amendment to Regulation 604

Parking
Effective Date:  November 13, 2012

Amendment to Regulation 598

Gross Weight on Bridges
Effective Date:  December 19, 2012

Amendments to Ontario Regulation 318/10 under the Retail Sales Tax Act

The amendments effectively wind down the Small Business Transition Support Program as of April 1, 2013.
Effective Date:  November 19, 2012

Amendment to Regulation 631

Yield right of way Signs in Territories without Municipal Organization
Effective Date:  July 31, 2012

Amendment to Regulation 619

Speed Limits
Effective Date:  July 19, 2012

Amendment to Regulation 627

Use of Controlled-Access Highways by Pedestrians
Effective Date:  June 29, 2012

Amendment to Regulation 735

Establishment of Local Roads Areas; Northwestern Region
Effective Date:  June 15, 2012

Amendment to Regulation 623

Stop Signs at Intersections
Effective Date:  June 18, 2012

Amendment to Regulation 619

Speed Limits
Effective Date:  November 5, 2012

Ontario Regulation 254/12  (source: Environmental Registry)

Ontario Regulation 254/12 is a site specific amendment to Minister's Zoning Order, Ontario Regulation 102/72.
Effective Date:  September 4, 2012

Amendment to Regulation 619

Speed Limits
Effective Date:  March 26, 2012

Amendment to Ontario Regulation 555/06

Hours of Service
Effective Date:  March 27, 2012

Amendment to Ontario Regulation 631/98

Long-Term Vehicle Impoundment under Section 55.1 of the Act
Effective Date:  March 27, 2012

Liquor Licence Act (LLA) and Alcohol and Gaming Regulation and Public Protection Act, 1996 (AGRPPA)

Amendments to Ontario Regulation 389/91 (Special Occasion Permits) under the Liquor Licence Act (LLA). Amendments to Ontario Regulation 141/01 (Assignment of Powers and Duties - Liquor Control Act, Regulation 717 of the Revised Regulations of Ontario, 1990) under the Alcohol and Gaming Regulation and Public Protection Act, 1996.
Effective Date:  July 1, 2012

Various Property Tax Regulations - Technical Amendments

Amending: O.Reg. 400/98 of the Education Act; O. Reg. 73/03 of the Municipal Act; O. Reg. 385/98 of the Municipal Act; and O. Reg. 121/07 of the City of Toronto Act.
Effective Date:  April 26, 2012

Amendments to the Guideline for Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reporting (as set out under O.Reg. 452/09)  (source: Environmental Registry)

The Ministry of the Environment is providing a notice of amendments to the Greenhouse Gas (GHG) Emissions Reporting Guideline (as set out under O. Reg. 452/09). The amendments provide administrative or technical clarifications to the guideline that if implemented would not have a significant effect on the environment. In accordance with the Environmental Bill of Rights, the Ministry is giving notice to the public of the changes through the Environmental Registry.
Effective Date:  February 16, 2012

Amendment to Regulation 630

Vehicles on Controlled-Access Highways
Effective Date:  June 28, 2012

Order for Dissolution - Local Services Board of Savant Lake

The Local Services Board of Savant Lake has been dissolved due to financial difficulties and lack of volunteer interest to continue.
Effective Date:  January 19, 2012

Local Services Boards Regulatory Amendment under the Northern Services Boards Act

The Local Services Board of Savant Lake has been dissolved due to financial difficulties and lack of volunteer interest to continue.
Effective Date:  January 19, 2012

Amendment to Regulation 619

Speed Limits
Effective Date:  November 16, 2012

Amendment to Regulation 619

Speed limits
Effective Date:  December 11, 2012

Consequential Amendments to the Pension Benefits Act

The approved amendments to O. Reg 196/11 (AbiBow Canada Inc. Pension Plans), O. Reg 321/09 (General Motors Pension Plans), O. Reg 178/11 (Solvency Funding Relief for Certain Public Sector Pension Plans) and O. Reg 99/06 (Stelco Inc. Pension Plans) reflect recent changes to R.R.O. 1990, Reg. 909 General under the Pension Benefits Act.
Effective Date:  January 7, 2012

Amendment to Regulation 619

Speed Limits
Effective Date:  August 16, 2012

Amendment to Regulation 619

Speed Limits
Effective Date:  January 19, 2012

Amendment to Regulation 619

Speed Limits
Effective Date:  November 12, 2012

Consequential Amendments to the Financial Services Commission of Ontario Act

The approved amendments to O. Reg. 11/01 (Assessment of Expenses and Expenditures) under the Financial Services Commission of Ontario Act reflect recent changes to R.R.O. 1990, Reg. 909 General under the Pension Benefits Act.
Effective Date:  January 7, 2012

Amendments to Ontario Regulation 542/06 (Municipal Hazardous or Special Waste)  (source: Environmental Registry)

Ontario Regulation 542/06 (Municipal Hazardous or Special Waste) is being amended to specify how costs related to the operation of the Municipal Hazardous or Special Waste program are to be recovered from stewards (e.g. brand owners or first importers).
Effective Date:  February 9, 2012

Enhancing the Sustainability of the Pension Benefits Guarantee Fund

This regulation continues the pension reform process. It improves the PBGF's sustainability by raising assessment levels and limiting the effect of benefit improvements on PBGF claims. It also implements a technical amendment related to the new Agreement Respecting Multi-Jurisdictional Pension Plans.
Effective Date:  January 1, 2012

Vehicle Registration and Driver's Licence Fee Increases

The Ministry of Transportation (MTO) amending regulations under the Highway Traffic Act, the Motorized Snow Vehicles Act and the Off-Road Vehicles Act, in order to implement fee changes for a range of driver and vehicle products and services.
Effective Date:  July 1, 2012

Building Code Act, 1992

Ontario's Building Code has been amended to provide standards for glass panels in balcony guards. This amendment is in response to the issue of balcony glass breaking on newly constructed buildings.
Effective Date:  June 20, 2012

Ontario Regulation 287/12  (source: Environmental Registry)

Ontario Regulation 287/12 is a site specific amendment to Minister's Zoning Order, Ontario Regulation 481/73.
Effective Date:  September 24, 2012

AbitibiBowater Pension Plans

French translation of the English regulation which provides AbitibiBowater with funding relief with a 10-year transition period to return to the full funding requirements that apply under the PBA. Also correctly names Abitibi Bowater Pension Plans.
Effective Date:  May 4, 2012

Amendment to Regulation 619

Speed Limits
Effective Date:  June 18, 2012

Care and Maintenance Exemptions and Miscellaneous Charges

The Regulation provides for exemptions from the Care and Maintenance Fund requirements for named cemeteries and specifies maximum amounts for miscellaneous charges.
Effective Date:  July 1, 2012

Amendment to Regulation 619

Speed Limits
Effective Date:  June 29, 2012

Amendment to Regulation 622

Stopping of Vehicles on Parts of the King's Highway
Effective Date:  June 28, 2012

Ontario Regulation 292/12  (source: Environmental Registry)

Ontario Regulation 292/12 is a site specific amendment to Minister's Zoning Order, Ontario Regulation 481/73.
Effective Date:  September 25, 2012

Ontario Regulation 98/12 Environmental Compliance Approval (ECA) Application Form Relating to the Construction, Alteration, Extension or Replacement of Vertical Closed Loop Geothermal Systems and Instructions on How to Apply for the ECA

The Ministry is sharing with the public the Application Form and Instructions on how to complete the ECA relating to the construction, alteration, extension or replacement of vertical closed loop geothermal systems.
Effective Date:  June 12, 2012

Exemptions Re Subsection 11 (1) of the Day Nurseries Act

Exemption of Ready to Learn programs from Day Nurseries Act licensing requirements
Effective Date:  July 27, 2012

Amendment to Regulation 619

Speed Limits
Effective Date:  August 20, 2012

Amendment to Ontario Regulation 79/10, made under the Long-Term Care Homes Act, 2007 and R.R.O. 1990, Reg. 552 under the Health Insurance Act to Increase the Comfort Allowance effective November 1, 2012

The amendment will increase the comfort allowance from $132/month to $134/month effective November 1st, 2012. The increase in comfort allowance is aligned with the 1% increase to the Ministry of Community and Social Services (MCSS) personal needs allowance (PNA) and is intended to support low income residents by allowing them to maintain adequate resources to cover their personal needs above and beyond the meal and accommodation services funded through the co-payment.
Effective Date:  November 1, 2012

2012 Long-Term Care (LTC) home and Chronic Care Hospital co-payment increase

The approved amendments to regulations outline the annual increase to the LTC home and chronic care co-payment rates. The amendment also increases the premiums for residents admitted to preferred accommodations in newer LTC homes that meet the ministry's highest design standards on or after July 1, 2012. In addition, the amendment will increase the dependant deduction amounts used by LTC home residents when applying for a reduced co-payment rate.
Effective Date:  July 1, 2012

Exemption of the divestment or winding up of the Ontario Northland Transportation Commission and its subsidiaries, and the dissolution of the subsidiaries from the application of the Environmental Assessment Act  (source: Environmental Registry)

Exemption of the divestment or winding up of the Ontario Northland Transportation Commission and its subsidiaries, and the dissolution of the subsidiaries from the application of the Environmental Assessment Act
Effective Date:  August 16, 2012

Amendment to Regulation 604

Parking
Effective Date:  June 15, 2012

Amendment to Regulation 619

Speed Limits
Effective Date:  June 15, 2012

Consolidation of Seven Restricted Area Minister's Regulations under the Public Lands Act

Seven restricted area regulations under the Public Lands Act were revoked and their contents consolidated into one new regulation. No changes were made to the regulations when they were consolidated.
Effective Date:  July 1, 2012

Amendment to Regulation 734

Establishment of Local Roads Areas - Northeastern and Eastern Region
Effective Date:  September 25, 2012

Amendment to Regulation 619

Speed Limits
Effective Date:  September 27, 2012

Amendment to Regulation 622

Stopping of Vehicles on Parts of the King's Highway
Effective Date:  September 28, 2012

Regulation under the Planning Act Regarding the Township of McGarry

Ontario Regulation 187/12 (Delegation of Authority - Township of McGarry) O. Reg. 187/12 delegates the authority of the Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing under: -Subsections50(18) of the Planning Act to approve a foreclosure or exercise of power of sale; -Section 53 of the Planning Act to give consents; and, -Section 57 of the Planning Act to issue certificates of validation to the council of the Township of McGarry with respect to all applications for land in that municipality
Effective Date:  July 1, 2012

Amendment to Regulation 624

Stop Signs in Territories without Municipal Organization
Effective Date:  September 28, 2012

Amendment to Regulation 619

Speed Limits
Effective Date:  October 1, 2012

Housekeeping Amendments to Various Regulations

Providing French-language translations for regulations.
Effective Date:  July 18, 2012

Ontario Regulation 291/12  (source: Environmental Registry)

Ontario Regulation 291/12 is a site specific amendment that revokes certain lands from Ontario Regulation 481/73.
Effective Date:  September 27, 2012

Amendments to R.R.O. Regulation 761 (Milk and Milk Products) under the Milk Act concerning rejection of cows' milk by a bulk tank milk grader at a farm.

The amendments to R.R.O. Regulation 761 result in the rejection of cows' milk at the time of milk pick up from a dairy farm by a Bulk Tank Milk Grader if, at the time of pickup, the temperature of the milk is higher than 10 degrees Celsius.
Effective Date:  September 12, 2012

Amendment to Regulation 619

Speed Limits
Effective Date:  August 21, 2012

Amendment to Regulation 622

Stopping of Vehicles on Parts of the King's Highway
Effective Date:  August 21, 2012

Amendment to Regulation 627

Use of Controlled-Access Highways by Pedestrians
Effective Date:  August 21, 2012

Amendment to Regulation 630

Vehicles on Controlled-Access Highways
Effective Date:  August 21, 2012

Extension of the Solvency Funding Moratorium for Specified Ontario Multi-Employer Pension Plans (SOMEPPs)

Five-year extension of the solvency funding moratorium for SOMEPPs under the Pension Benefits Act
Effective Date:  July 20, 2012

Stewardship - Leadership - Accountability. Managing Ontario's Water Resources for Future Generations  (source: Environmental Registry)

On August 5, 2009, the ministries of the Environment and Natural Resources posted a Proposal Notice on the EBR to seek public input on the development of Ontario water conservation and efficiency goals and objectives, as committed to under the Great Lakes-St. Lawrence River Basin Sustainable Water Resources Agreement (Agreement). Based on consultation and comments received, Ontario is adopting the Basin-wide water conservation goals and objectives.
Effective Date:  November 8, 2012

College of Dental Hygienists of Ontario

Amending the registration provisions of the General regulation under the Dental Hygiene Act, 1991, O. Reg. 218/94
Effective Date:  March 26, 2012

Amendment to Ontario Regulation 340/94

Drivers' Licences
Effective Date:  March 27, 2012

Amendment to Regulation 619

Speed Limits
Effective Date:  May 30, 2012

Amendment to Regulation 619

Speed Limits
Effective Date:  May 31, 2012

Amendment to Regulation 627

Use of Controlled-Access Highways by Pedestrians
Effective Date:  May 30, 2012

Amendment to Regulation 803

Designations
Effective Date:  June 12, 2012

Exemption from Approval (Official Plan Amendments)

The Minister of Municipal Affairs and Housing (MMAH) is proposing to amend Ontario Regulation 525/97 (Exemption from Approval (Official Plan Amendments) under the Planning Act in order to exempt certain municipalities from the requirement to obtain the Minister's approval of official plan amendments.
Effective Date:  March 19, 2012

Proposed Amendments to Ontario Regulation 201/96 made under the Ontario Drug Benefit Act and Regulation 935 made under the Drug Interchangeability and Dispensing Fee Act

Proposed regulation amendments to set additional conditions for submission requirements of long-acting oxycodone drug products
Effective Date:  November 23, 2012

Amendments to Regulation 391 (Asparagus - Plan) and Regulation 390 (Asparagus - Marketing) to revise the way a marketing board is constituted and to change its name to the "Asparagus Farmers of Ontario".

The Ontario Asparagus Growers Marketing Board has asked the Ontario Farm Products Marketing Commission to change its official name to "Asparagus Growers of Ontario" and also for changes to the way it is constituted. The requested changes are in response to the declining number of producers and the concentration of the industry in the Norfolk area and would require amendments to Regulations 391 and 390. The Commission supports the requested amendments.
Effective Date:  November 1, 2012

Cost Recovery for the Environmental Activity and Sector Registry  (source: Environmental Registry)

The Ministry of the Environment has implemented an Environmental Activity and Sector Registry (EASR) as part of a client-centered approach to service delivery for its new environmental approvals program. It allows businesses to register prescribed activities in the EASR. Effective October 28, 2012, the Ministry will be introducing a $1,190 registration charge to register an activity in the EASR.
Effective Date:  October 28, 2012

Extended Producer Responsibility Regulation for the Collection of Post Consumer Waste Pharmaceuticals and Sharps (including syringes) to be made under the Environmental Protection Act.  (source: Environmental Registry)

The ministry is proposing a regulation that would require producers to take responsibility for the management of post consumer waste pharmaceuticals and sharps.
Effective Date:  October 1, 2012

Proposed Amendment to Ontario Regulation 201/96 made under the Ontario Drug Benefit Act

Proposed regulation to amend subsection 1(6) of Ontario Regulation 201/96 made under the Ontario Drug Benefit Act to reduce the transition fee payable to pharmacies under the Ontario Drug Benefit (ODB) Program for the period between October 1, 2012 and March 31, 2013.
Effective Date:  September 27, 2012

Proposed Environmental Activity and Sector Registry Regulations for Small Ground-Mounted Solar; Lithographic, Screen and Digital Printing; and Non-Hazardous Waste Transportation Systems, as well as Proposed Changes to the Standby Power Sytem Requirements Currently in O.Reg. 245/11  (source: Environmental Registry)

The Ministry of the Environment has implemented an Environmental Activity and Sector Registry (EASR) which allows businesses to register prescribed activities in the EASR instead of seeking an Environmental Compliance Approval. The EASR is a public, web-based registry system.
Effective Date:  November 18, 2012

Additional Amendments to O. Reg. 359/09 (Renewable Energy Approvals under Part V.0.1 of the Environmental Protection Act)  (source: Environmental Registry)

On April 2, 2012, the Ministry of the Environment posted proposed regulatory amendments to O. Reg. 359/09 and Regulation 334 as part of the response to the Feed-In-Tariff review. As a result of comments received as well as a thorough review and confirmation of over 120 natural heritage assessments by the Ministry of Natural Resources, additional regulatory amendments are being proposed for comment.
Effective Date:  November 2, 2012

Pension Benefits Act: Proposed Regulation Respecting Letters of Credit

The amending regulation would implement the 2012 Budget commitment to provide regulations that would enable s.55.2 of the PBA and permit employers to use irrevocable letters of credit from a financial institution to cover as much as 15 per cent of a pension plan's solvency liabilities.
Effective Date:  November 15, 2012

Ontario College of Pharmacists

Proposed Draft Regulation under the Pharmacy Act, 1991 to Allow Members of the College to Administer Influenza Vaccine
Effective Date:  October 1, 2012

Local Improvement Charges Regulation Amendments Under the Municipal Act and the City of Toronto Act

The Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing (MMAH) is proposing to amend the Local Improvement Charges regulations under the Municipal Act, 2001 (O.Reg. 586/06) and the City of Toronto Act, 2006 (O.Reg. 596/06).
Effective Date:  October 25, 2012

The four regulations to be amended are: Ontario Regulation 293/92 Superior Court of Justice and Court of Appeal - Fees; Ontario Regulation 432/93 Small Claims Court - Fees and Allowances; Ontario Regulation 417/95 Superior Court of Justice - Family Court - Fees; and Ontario Regulation 210/07 Ontario Court of Justice - Fees.

The four regulations to be amended are: Ontario Regulation 293/92 Superior Court of Justice and Court of Appeal - Fees; Ontario Regulation 432/93 Small Claims Court - Fees and Allowances; Ontario Regulation 417/95 Superior Court of Justice - Family Court - Fees; and Ontario Regulation 210/07 Ontario Court of Justice - Fees.
Effective Date:  September 1, 2012

Funeral, Burial and Cremation Services Act, 2002: Proposed Minister's Fee Order

Proposed Minister's fee order under the Funeral, Burial and Cremation Services Act, 2002 relating to the classes of personal and business licences in the cemetery and crematorium sector established under the FBCSA.
Effective Date:  July 3, 2012

Allowing Single-Occupant Taxis in Provincial HOV lanes

The province is proposing to initiate a 3 year pilot to allow single-occupant taxis and airport limousines to use provincial HOV lanes.
Effective Date:  July 1, 2012

Proposed Amendment to Regulation 909 under the Pension Benefits Act Filing Extension for Certain Pension Plans in the Public Sector and Broader Public Sector

This proposed regulation would extend the filing deadlines of eligible pension plans in the public sector and broader public sector. Eligible plans are those that meet certain criteria (as indicated in the Summary of Proposal section below) and must file a section 14 report required by the regulation under the Pension Benefits Act due on or after June 30, 2012 and before February 28, 2013. The filing date for these plans would be extended to February 28, 2013.
Effective Date:  June 22, 2012

Proposed Amendments to Regulation 165/08 and Regulation 894: A Review of Tarion's Addenda

In Fall 2011, Tarion had posted a backgrounder document to seek input on proposed changes to the Delayed Closing/Delayed Occupancy Addenda. The attached documents outline proposed further revisions which resulted from that public consultation.
Effective Date:  July 1, 2012

Homes for Special Care Funding Rate Increase

Homes for Special Care Funding Rate Increase
Effective Date:  July 1, 2012

Professional Geoscientists Act, 2000: Proposed Registration Regulation Amendment

The Association of Professional Geoscientists of Ontario (APGO) is proposing an amendment to section 8 of the Registration Regulation.
Effective Date:  September 7, 2012

Extending Solvency Funding Relief for Private-Sector Pension Plans and Exemptions to the "Solvency Concerns" Test - Strengthening and Modernizing Ontario's Employment Pension System

This posting is intended to ensure that interested Ontarians are aware of the announcements in the 2012 Budget, Strong Action for Ontario. Further related Regulatory Registry postings are forthcoming.
Effective Date:  November 1, 2012

Extension of Grow-in Benefits and Related Amendments

Outline of the intended content of regulations required to implement sections 74 and 74.1 of the Act, as amended by Bill 236, the Pension Benefits Amendment Act, 2010. In addition, a clarification of the circumstances under which the Superintendent may order the wind up of a pension plan.
Effective Date:  July 1, 2012

Proposal to Implement Various Regulatory Amendments under the Pension Benefits Act (PBA)

These draft regulatory amendments are intended to continue the pension reform process by introducing the term "retired member," implementing immediate vesting, clarifying surplus rules and making other changes.
Effective Date:  July 1, 2012

Amendments to O.Reg. 359/09 (Renewable Energy Approvals under Part V.0.1 of the Act), Reg. 334 (General) and the Technical Guide to Renewable Energy Approvals  (source: Environmental Registry)

Proposed amendments to O.Reg. 359/09 (Renewable Energy Approvals under Part V.0.1 of the Act), Reg. 334 (General) and the Technical Guide to Renewable Energy Approvals.
Effective Date:  July 1, 2012

Regulation 274 "Forms" under the Drainage Act and Regulation 1032 "Borrowing By-Laws, Debentures and Loans" under the Tile Drainage Act  (source: Environmental Registry)

The Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) is proposing amendments to R.R.O. 1990, Regulation 274 "Forms" under the Drainage Act and R.R.O. 1990, Regulation 1032 "Borrowing By-Laws, Debentures and Loans" under the Tile Drainage Act. The proposed amendments intend to make the forms more user-friendly, remove obsolete and unnecessary forms and amalgamate like forms. These changes are in keeping with the ministry's commitment to the Open for Business initiative.
Effective Date:  November 21, 2012

Amendments to Ontario Regulations 73/94 and 681/94 under the EBR  (source: Environmental Registry)

The Ministry of the Environment is proposing to amend Ontario Regulation 73/94 (General) and Ontario Regulation 681/94 (Classification of Proposals for Instruments) made under the Environmental Bill of Rights, 1993 (EBR).
Effective Date:  August 1, 2012

Amendment of Ontario Regulation 665/98 (Hunting) made under the Fish and Wildlife Conservation Act to require annual mandatory reporting of snapping turtle harvest activities  (source: Environmental Registry)

To consult on a proposed regulation amendment to require annual mandatory reporting of snapping turtle harvest activities.
Effective Date:  June 4, 2012

Vintners Quality Alliance Act, 1999: Proposed Regulation Amendment -- Packaging

Proposed amendment to O.Reg. 406/00 under the Vintners Quality Alliance Act, 1999 to expand packaging options for VQA wines.
Effective Date:  July 1, 2012

Vintners Quality Alliance Act, 1999: Proposed Regulatory Amendment -- VQA Logo

Proposed amendment to O.Reg. 406/00 under the Vintners Quality Alliance Act, 1999 to allow optional use (i.e. removal) of the VQA logo on condition that the letters 'VQA' and origin declaration (appellation) are displayed on the front label in a font size of at least 3.2 mm.
Effective Date:  July 1, 2012

Vintners Quality Alliance Act, 1999: Proposed Regulation Amendment --Sauvignon Blanc

Proposed amendment to O.Reg. 406/00 under the Vintners Quality Alliance Act, 1999 to add the grape variety Sauvignon Blanc to the list of permitted varieties for Aromatic Sparkling wines.
Effective Date:  July 1, 2012

Proposal for a new regulation under the Mining Act "Exploration Plans and Permits"  (source: Environmental Registry)

The purpose of this Regulation Proposal Notice is to advise the public that the province is proposing a new regulation under the Mining Act to regulate early exploration activities.
Effective Date:  November 1, 2012

Proposal for amendments to the Assessment Regulation (O.Reg. 6/96) under the Mining Act  (source: Environmental Registry)

The purpose of this Regulation Proposal Notice is to advise the public that the province is proposing to amend O. Reg. 6/96 under the Mining Act for Assessment Regulations to add new items that are eligible for assessment work credits including Aboriginal consultations and other general provisions.
Effective Date:  November 1, 2012

Proposal for amendments to the Mine Development and Closure under Part VII of the Mining Act (O.Reg. 240/00)  (source: Environmental Registry)

The purpose of this Regulation Proposal Notice is to advise the public that the province is proposing to amend O. Reg. 240/00 under the Mining Act for Mine Development and Closure to clarify requirements for Aboriginal consultation provisions on Closure Plans and to implement the voluntary rehabilitation of abandoned mine hazards.
Effective Date:  November 1, 2012

Proposal for amendments to the Claim Staking and Recording Regulation (O.Reg. 43/11) under the Mining Act

The proposed amendments to O. Reg. 43/11 are part of a new set of regulatory provisions that are being phased in to support the recent amendments to Ontario's modernized Mining Act.
Effective Date:  November 1, 2012

Proposal for amendments to General Regulation (O.Reg.45/11) under the Mining Act  (source: Environmental Registry)

The purpose of this Regulation Proposal Notice is to advise the public that the province is proposing to amend O. Reg. 45/11 under the Mining Act for General Regulations to add criteria for Sites of Aboriginal Cultural Significances, designate the Mining Act Awareness Program for prospectors and other administrative provisions
Effective Date:  November 1, 2012

Proposed Amendments to Regulation 892 and 894: A new framework for Major Defect - Seven Year Warranty

Tarion is seeking input on proposed changes to Regulations 892 and 894, related to a proposed framework for a new Major Defect - Seven Year Warranty.
Effective Date:  July 1, 2012

Proposed amendments to Ontario Regulation 628 of the Highway Traffic Act (HTA) and Regulation 804 of the Motorized Snow Vehicles Act (MSVA).

Ministry of Transportation is proposing the allowance of a ten day period after expiry to affix a validation sticker to a licence plate if an eligible client chooses the online channel to perform their renewal transaction prior to the expiry of the existing validation sticker.
Effective Date:  July 1, 2012

Amendments to Ontario Regulation 79/10 (Part VI, Funding) under the Long-Term Care Homes Act, 2007

Proposed regulatory amendments to the Ontario Regulation 79/10, Part VI, Funding (Regulation) under the Long-Term Care Homes Act, 2007 (LTCHA) would clarify the resident income that is to be taken into account when determining the rate reduction rate for residents in basic accommodation. The proposed amendments would also extend the time to submit rate reduction applications, reduce unnecessary administrative burden relating to the rate reduction system and include other technical changes.
Effective Date:  July 1, 2012

Amendments to the General Regulation (Ontario Regulation 242/08) under the Endangered Species Act, 2007 to prescribe the habitat for four species at risk

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 four species at risk.
Effective Date:  May 28, 2012

Ontario College of Pharmacists

To revoke the provisions which provide pharmacists with the independent authority to refill a prescription under specific circumstances. With the proclamation of a new scope of practice regulation under the Pharmacy Act, the current provisions would no longer be required.
Effective Date:  October 1, 2012

College of Midwives of Ontario

Proposed Registration Regulation Amendments under the Midwifery Act, 1991
Effective Date:  October 19, 2012

Proposed Amendments to Ontario Regulation 413/05, Vehicle Weights and Dimensions - For Safe, Productive, and Infrastructure-Friendly (SPIF) Vehicles

MTO is proposing to amend Ontario Regulation 413/05 to increase flexibility and to better harmonize with the rules of other jurisdictions for a common tractor-trailer combination. In addition, MTO proposes to limit weights for certain truck-trailer combinations to improve safety and performance. Finally, MTO is also proposing to make minor modifications to ensure that consistent terminology is used in the regulation.
Effective Date:  July 1, 2012

Motorcycle Helmet Standards

The Ministry of Transportation is proposing to add the European helmet standard, commonly known as ECE 22.05, to the list of recognized standards in Ontario Regulation 610.
Effective Date:  July 1, 2012

Proposed amendments to Ontario Regulation 363/04, Security of Loads

The Ministry of Transportation (MTO) is proposing to modernize and harmonize the requirements for cargo securement in Ontario by adopting the most recent version of National Safety Code (NSC) Standard 10 dated September 2010.
Effective Date:  July 1, 2012

Proposed amendments to Ontario Regulation 512/97 (Critical Defects of Commercial Motor Vehicles).

The Ministry of Transportation (MTO) is proposing to amend Regulation 512/97 to ensure that unsafe commercial vehicles are removed from Ontario?s roads and to make certain that the inspection procedures for air brake equipped commercial motor vehicles are consistent within regulations under the Highway Traffic Act.
Effective Date:  July 1, 2012

Industry proposed changes to the Grain Financial Protection Program

At the request of grain industry stakeholders, OMAFRA is proposing amendments to the regulations governing the Grain Financial Protection Program. The proposed changes would: allow deferred payments of any duration under the Grains Act; increase the time for dealers to make payments on sales from storage; lower the initial percentage payment on basis contracts; increase the compensation for canola and soybean producers; and allow compensation related to deferred payments on a sliding scale.
Effective Date:  July 1, 2012

College of Optometrists of Ontario

Amendments to the Registration Regulation, under the Optometry Act, 1991.
Effective Date:  September 14, 2012

Posting of the Retirement Homes Act, 2010 Draft Regulation - Phase 2a

Notice of posting of Phase 2a draft regulation under the Retirement Homes Act, 2010
Effective Date:  April 12, 2012

Electricity Act, 1998: The Residual Stranded Debt and the Debt Retirement Charge

The proposed regulation would direct the Minister of Finance on the determination of residual stranded debt from time-to-time under the Electricity Act, 1998.
Effective Date:  May 15, 2012

Amendments to the General Regulation (Ontario Regulation 242/08) under the Endangered Species Act, 2007 to prescribe the habitat for seven species at risk

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 seven species at risk.
Effective Date:  May 28, 2012

Offices of the Worker and Employer Advisers (O. Reg. 33/12) under the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA)

This regulation sets out the functions of the Office of the Worker Adviser and the Office of the Employer Adviser in relation to reprisals under section 50 of the OHSA. Effective Date: April 1, 2012
Effective Date:  April 1, 2012

Proposed amendment to Ontario Regulation 178/11 under the Pension Benefits Act - Solvency Funding Relief for Certain Public Sector Pension Plans

Changes made to the regulation under the Pension Benefits Act (PBA) in May 2011 provide certain pension plans in the public sector and broader public sector with the opportunity to take advantage of temporary solvency funding relief (Ontario Regulation 178/11).
Effective Date:  February 16, 2012

Amendment to the Ontario Regulation 242/08 (General) under the Endangered Species Act, 2007 respecting Eastern Meadowlark (Sturnella magna)  (source: Environmental Registry)

The purpose of this proposal is to provide the public with an opportunity to review and comment on the proposed amendment to Ontario Regulation 242/08 regarding transitional provisions for Eastern Meadowlark.
Effective Date:  May 3, 2012

Proposed amendments to R.R.O. Reg.761, Milk and Milk Products under the Milk Act concerning the somatic cell standard for raw cow milk.

A proposed amendment to R.R.O. Reg. 761 will result in a reduction in the maximum permissible somatic cell count for raw cow milk as prescribed in the regulation. Producers failing to meet the requirements would be subject to penalties as outlined in the regulation.
Effective Date:  August 1, 2012

College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario

Amendments to O. Reg 865/93 (Registration) made under the Medicine Act, 1991
Effective Date:  May 16, 2012

Proposed Registration Regulation made under the Kinesiology Act, 2007

The transitional Council of the College of Kinesiologists of Ontario is consulting on a proposed registration regulation made under the Kinesiology Act, 2007.
Effective Date:  December 14, 2012

Transitional Council of the College of Homeopaths of Ontario

Professional Misconduct Regulation made under the Homeopathy Act, 2007
Effective Date:  October 19, 2012

College of Respiratory Therapists of Ontario

Proposed Registration Regulation Amendments
Effective Date:  February 17, 2012

College of Medical Laboratory Technologists of Ontario

Amendments to the Registration Regulation made under the Medical Laboratory Technology Act, 1991
Effective Date:  February 17, 2012

The College of Registered Psychotherapists and Registered Mental Health Therapists of Ontario

The College of Registered Psychotherapists and Registered Mental Health Therapists of Ontario
Effective Date:  October 19, 2012

College of Respiratory Therapists of Ontario

Amendments to the General Regulation under the Respiratory Therapy Act, 1991
Effective Date:  November 5, 2012

College of Psychologists of Ontario

Proposed Amendments to the Registration Regulation made under the Psychology Act, 1991, Labour Mobility and Academic Credentials
Effective Date:  May 4, 2012

Private Security: Expiry date extension for licences under the Private Security and Investigative Services Act, 2005

Proposal to amend Ontario Regulation 367/07 Term of Licences.
Effective Date:  January 30, 2012

Proposed Amendments to the Electrical Safety Code regulation (O. Reg. 164/99) under the Electricity Act, 1998

Proposal to amend the regulation to adopt the Ontario Electrical Safety Code 2012.
Effective Date:  May 1, 2012

Regulation under the Municipal Act

Proposed Regulation: This regulation would authorize Durham Regional Council to initiate the prescribed local process to change the method in which the Regional Chair is selected to election by general vote.
Effective Date:  January 8, 2012

Consistent with the statutory amendments in Schedule 17 of the Better Tomorrow for Ontario Act (Budget Measures), 2011, proposed amendments under the Gaming Control Act, 1992 (GCA) to replace the existing regulations under the GCA.

Amendments to the Gaming Control Act, 1992 (GCA) in Schedule 17 of the Better Tomorrow for Ontario Act (Budget Measures), 2011 permit the development of a new risk-based regulatory framework for gaming. These proposed regulatory amendments under the GCA would replace the existing four regulations with one comprehensive regulation that would provide a more flexible regulatory framework to allow the AGCO to better focus on risks to the integrity of gaming and accommodate new forms of gaming.
Effective Date:  July 1, 2012

Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation Act, 1999 Regulatory Amendments

Amendments to Regulations under the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation Act, 1999.
Effective Date:  June 1, 2012

Posting of the Retirement Homes Act, 2010 Draft Regulation - Phase Two

Notice of Phase Two of Proposed Regulations under the Retirement Homes Act, 2010
Effective Date:  April 12, 2012

Proposed addition to Menzel Centennial Provincial Park Amendment to Ontario Regulation 316/07 under the Provincial Parks and Conservation Reserves Act, 2006  (source: Environmental Registry)

To seek public comment on MNR's proposal to amend the Menzel Centennial Provincial Park boundary.
Effective Date:  May 18, 2012

Transitional Council of the College of Kinesiologists of Ontario (TCCKO)

Professional Misconduct Regulation under the Kinesiology Act, 2007
Effective Date:  October 19, 2012

Proposed Amendments to Regulation 854 (Mines and Mining Plants)

Proposal to amend various provisions of Regulation 854 (Mines and Mining Plants) under the Occupational Health and Safety Act (OHSA).
Effective Date:  January 1, 2012

Revoking Various Spent Regulations - Assessment Act & Education Act

Proposal to revoke regulations under the Assessment Act and Education Act which are no longer applicable.
Effective Date:  July 23, 2012

Amendment to Ontario Regulation 160/04 - Independent Forest Audits under the Crown Forest Sustainability Act, 1994  (source: Environmental Registry)

To amend Ontario Regulation 160/04 - Independent Forest Audits under the Crown Forest Sustainability Act, 1994 to allow the interval between audits to be extended (in limited circumstances) up to seven years in order to properly align the audit, the FMP process, and the licence review.
Effective Date:  April 18, 2012

Draft Regulations Regarding Pension Asset Division on Marriage Breakdown

This posting contains the proposed contents of the regulations associated with the Pension Benefits Act amendments set out in Bill 133, the Family Statute Law Amendment Act, 2009.
Effective Date:  January 1, 2012

The Postsecondary Education Choice and Excellence Act, 2000 Regulations

Amendment to the Postsecondary Education Choice and Excellence Act, 2000 regulations to improve efficiency and implement key amendments to the Act that took effect in June 2010.
Effective Date:  January 1, 2012

Amendments to Regulation 761 (Milk and Milk Products) under the Milk Act - Rejection of cow milk at the farm and dairy plants based on milk temperature.

Proposed amendments to Regulation 761 (Milk and Milk Products) under the Milk Act would provide Milk and Cream Graders with the ability to reject tanker loads of cows’ milk based on a prescribed maximum temperature at time of delivery to a dairy processing plant. The amendments would also replace existing requirements for refrigeration equipment with new milk temperature requirements for cows’ milk in on-farm bulk tanks.
Effective Date:  March 15, 2012

Ontario College of Pharmacists

Proposals to amend regulations under the Pharmacy Act, 1991 and the Drug and Pharmacies Regulation Act
Effective Date:  October 1, 2012

Proposed Regulation Amendments to Professional Development for Land Surveyors

Under the Surveyors Act, the Association of Ontario Land Surveyors (AOLS) is proposing changes to Regulation 1026 under the Surveyors Act, which if passed, will require mandatory reporting, establish a minimum acceptable level of continuing education by members of the Association and provide flexibility to the Academic and Experience Requirements Committee of the AOLS to waive a term of articles for professional surveyors with equivalent experience.
Effective Date:  November 5, 2012

College of Chiropodists of Ontario

Proposed Amendments to the Registration Regulation, under the Chiropody Act, 1991.
Effective Date:  May 18, 2012

College of Audiologists and Speech-Language Pathologists of Ontario

Proposed Registration Regulation Amendments to the Audiology and Speech-Pathology Act, 1991
Effective Date:  February 17, 2012

College of Nurses of Ontario

Amendments to the Registration Requirements, under the Nursing Act, 1991
Effective Date:  June 22, 2012

Ontario College of Trades

To create a Board Regulation that sets out the criteria and process to be used by review panels for journeyperson to apprentice ratio reviews for a trade and in determining the classification or reclassification of a trade as a compulsory trade or a voluntary trade.
Effective Date:  January 1, 2012

Transitional Council of the College of Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioners and Acupuncturists of Ontario

Professional Misconduct Regulation under the Traditional Chinese Medicine Act, 2006
Effective Date:  October 19, 2012

Royal College of Dental Surgeons of Ontario

Proposed Registration Regulation Amendments
Effective Date:  May 4, 2012

College of Denturists of Ontario

Proposed Registration Regulation
Effective Date:  February 17, 2012

College of Massage Therapists of Ontario

Proposed Consolidated Amended Registration Regulation
Effective Date:  May 4, 2012

College of Dietitians of Ontario

Proposed Registration Regulation Amendments
Effective Date:  May 4, 2012

College of Dental Technologists of Ontario

Proposed Registration Regulation Amendments
Effective Date:  February 17, 2012

College of Occupational Therapists of Ontario

Amendments to O. Reg 226/96 (General) Part VII (Registration) under the Occupational Therapy Act, 1991
Effective Date:  February 17, 2012

Funeral, Burial and Cremation Services Act, 2002: Regulations

Proposed regulations under the Funeral, Burial and Cremation Services Act, 2002 that will regulate cemeteries, crematoriums, funeral establishments and transfer services
Effective Date:  July 1, 2012