O. Reg. 122/15 - General (Housing Services Act, 2011)
O. Reg. 122/15 - General (Housing Services Act, 2011): O. Reg. 367/11 - General (Housing Services Act, 2011) made under the Housing Services Act, 2011 was amended by O. Reg. 122/15 - General (Housing Services Act, 2011).
Proposed Changes to the Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reporting Regulation (O. Reg. 452/09) and Guideline
The Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reporting Regulation (O. Reg. 452/09) requires facilities operating in Ontario with annual emissions equal to or greater than 25,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalent to report and verify their greenhouse gas emissions data. The proposed amendments to the Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reporting Regulation are intended to support the development and future implementation of a cap and trade program for greenhouse gases.
Commercial Fish Royalty Rate Increase
As part of the 2014-2019 Sustainability Strategy for the Fish and Wildlife Special Purpose Account, the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) proposes to increase the commercial fish royalty rate from 3.3 percent to 5 percent over 3 years beginning January 1, 2016. The increase will recover administrative and overhead costs and provide a more fair return on the value of the fishery.
The Ministry of Transportation of Ontario is seeking public feedback on proposed regulatory amendments to the Highway Traffic Act enabling the use of new pedestrian crossover devices.
Amendment to O. Reg 347 under the Environmental Protection Act Regarding the Hazardous Waste Program Fee
The ministry is proposing a regulation to amend Regulation 347 and replace the Minister's Requirement for Hazardous Waste Fees. The proposed regulation, if made, would raise the tonnage component of the Hazardous Waste Fees from $10 per tonne to $20 per tonne for hazardous waste transferred or disposed of between January 1, 2016 and December 31, 2016. The tonnage component of the Hazardous Waste Fees would be further increased to $30 per tonne as of January 1, 2017.
Preventing wildland fires caused by industrial operations
To seek public and industry stakeholder input on the proposal to amend Ontario Regulation 207/96 under the "Forest Fires Prevention Act" to extend the requirement for wildland fire prevention currently in place for the forest industry to all other industrial operations in forested areas within the legislated fire region, and to seek comments on the draft Industrial Operations Protocol, which describes most of the proposed requirements in greater detail.
Mines and Mining Plants Regulatory Amendment Proposal
The Ministry of Labour is proposing various amendments to Regulation 854 (Mines and Mining Plants) under the Occupational Health and Safety Act that will, if approved, strengthen and improve certain requirements for worker health and safety, gradually change the fees payable to the Materials Testing Laboratory for rope testing, and update references and terminology.
Establishing a Single Regulator for the Bereavement Sector
The Ministry of Consumer Services (MCS) is proposing to amend O.Reg 187/09, made under the Safety and Consumer Statutes Administration Act, 1996 (SCSAA), to assign responsibility for the day to day administration of the Funeral, Burial and Cremation Services Act, 2002 (FBCSA) to a new Delegated Administrative Authority.
A Pilot Project to Safely Test Autonomous Vehicles
The Ministry of Transportation (MTO) is soliciting public comment to inform its development of a potential pilot project. The pilot is intended to facilitate the safe testing of autonomous vehicles on Ontario's roads for a specified period of time.
The Ministry of Transportation has developed draft Freight-Supportive Guidelines for Ontario. Municipal planners, freight operators and agencies, developers, land use planning/transportation practitioners and interested members of the public are invited to submit written comments on the draft Freight-Supportive Guidelines.