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Amendment to the Building Code Supporting Development in Toronto's Lower Don Area

The Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing has amended the Building Code regulation to support planning and investment decisions in the Lower Don Area of the City of Toronto.
Effective Date:  July 20, 2018

Amendments to Ontario Regulation 79/10 under the Long-Term Care Homes Act, 2007 to introduce Administrative Monetary Penalties, Re-Inspection Fees and make minor technical amendments.

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) to introduce re-inspection fees and administrative monetary penalties that would be issued against long-term care home licensees that are in continued non-compliance with the LTCHA and to make other minor technical amendments.
Effective Date:  July 1, 2018

Ticket Sales Act, 2017 - Administrative Penalties Proposal

A consultation paper on a proposal for administrative monetary penalties under the Ticket Sales Act, 2017
Effective Date:  July 1, 2018

Ticket Sales Act, 2017: Exemptions

A new regulation has been developed to exempt the sale of tickets to events at certain types of small venues and movie theatres from the Ticket Sales Act, 2017.
Effective Date:  July 1, 2018

Health Insurance Act - Regulation 552: General

The regulation amends 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 also updates the list of private hospitals set out under Schedule 1 to reflect current corporate and operating names.
Effective Date:  July 1, 2018

Regulation 991 Amendments

The 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.
Effective Date:  July 1, 2018

Construction Lien Act: Regulations

Four new regulations under the Construction Lien Act
Effective Date:  July 1, 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.
Effective Date:  July 1, 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
Effective Date:  July 1, 2018

Ontario Regulation 268/18 made under the Smoke-Free Ontario Act, 2017

The regulation made under the Smoke-Free Ontario Act, 2017. The Smoke-Free Ontario Act, 2017 and its regulation will come into force on July 1, 2018.
Effective Date:  July 1, 2018

Amendments to Ontario Regulation 287/07 "General" under the Clean Water Act, 2006  (source: Environmental Registry)

Amendments are proposed to the General Regulation (O. Reg. 287/07) under the Clean Water Act to improve the regulatory framework, address implementation challenges, and increase transparency.
Effective Date:  July 1, 2018

Proposed amendments to regulations under the Highway Traffic Act related to mobile cranes and concrete pumps.

The Ministry of Transportation of Ontario (MTO) is proposing amendments to regulations under the Highway Traffic Act (HTA) related to mobile cranes and concrete pumps.
Effective Date:  July 1, 2018

Establishment of a new regulation under the authority provided in section 168(2) of the Safe Drinking Water Act, 2002  (source: Environmental Registry)

A regulation is proposed under the Safe Drinking Water Act, 2002 to require that certain work necessary under the Clean Water Act, 2006, be complete, and be endorsed by municipal council, before a municipality could apply for a drinking water works permit associated with a new or expanding municipal residential drinking water system
Effective Date:  July 1, 2018

Changes to the Consumer Protection Act Regulation 17/05 Gift Card Rules

The Ministry of Government and Consumer Services is seeking feedback on proposed changes to the Consumer Protection Act Regulation 17/05 rules for gift cards.
Effective Date:  July 1, 2018

Improvements to the Ministry of Transportation's Medical Reporting Program

The Ministry of Transportation will be strengthening the identification of medically unfit drivers by: expanding mandatory medical reporting to include nurse practitioners, in addition to physicians and optometrists; clarifying the medical conditions, visual impairments and functional impairments that must be reported to the Ministry of Transportation; and improving customer service and simplifying compliance by allowing those suspended for medical reasons to keep their licence.
Effective Date:  July 1, 2018

Proposed amendments to the General regulation under the Consumer Protection Act, 2002 and to the General regulation under the Payday Loans Act, 2008.

This posting outlines the proposed content of the regulation amendments to strengthen protections for consumers using payday loans and other alternative financial services.
Effective Date:  July 1, 2018

Ontario College of Trades - Board of Governors Regulation on Trade Classification Review Referral Process

The Ontario College of Trades is seeking feedback from the public to help inform the development of a Board of Governors regulation prescribing the process for the College's referral of trade classification review requests to the Classification Roster.
Effective Date:  July 1, 2018

Proposed amendments to Highway Traffic Act Regulation 199/07 (Commercial Motor Vehicle Inspections) and Regulation 611 (Safety Inspections)

The Ministry of Transportation is proposing to: 1. Reduce the frequency of under-vehicle inspections of motor coaches as outlined in Regulation 199/07, Schedule 4. 2. Amend Regulation 611 to allow buses, school purposes vehicles and accessible vehicles to use the Limited Brake Inspection (LBI) when completing a safety inspection.
Effective Date:  July 1, 2018

Designation of Additional Areas: amendments to Ontario Regulation 407/94

Addition of two new areas, the cities of Markham and Oshawa, to the schedule to the French Language Services Act that lists designated areas
Effective Date:  July 1, 2018