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O. Reg. 304/18 (General) under the Construction Act

Amendment to O. Reg. 304/18 (General) under the Construction Act
Effective Date:  March 31, 2021

Amendment to a Regulation under the Housing Services Act, 2011 to exempt the transfer of a Designated Housing Project in St. Catharines from the application of the Land Transfer Tax Act

The Regional Municipality of Niagara is a Service Manager responsible under the Housing Services Act, 2011 for the administration of community housing within its boundaries.
Effective Date:  March 19, 2021

O. Reg. 258/98 under the Courts of Justice Act (Rules of the Small Claims Court)

Amendments to O. Reg. 258/98 under the Courts of Justice Act (Rules of the Small Claims Court) authorizing and establishing new electronic processes in Small Claims Court proceedings.
Effective Date:  March 1, 2021

Amendment to Ontario Regulations 369/11 under the Housing Services Act, 2011 (HSA) and 394/10 under the Residential Tenancies Act, 2006 (RTA)

Ontario Regulations 369/11 and 394/10 under the HSA and RTA were amended to remove references to the Ontario Mortgage and Housing Corporation (OMHC) in both regulations as a result of the OMHC being dissolved on March 31, 2021.
Effective Date:  March 31, 2021

Reg. 194 under the Courts of Justice Act (Rules of Civil Procedure)

Amendments to Reg. 194 under the Courts of Justice Act (Rules of Civil Procedure) authorizing email service on the Crown and related entities as an alternative to personal service.
Effective Date:  March 1, 2021

Amendments to Regulation 402 (Chickens - Marketing) under the Farm Products Marketing Act.

Amendment to Regulation 402: Chickens - Marketing under the Farm Products Marketing Act that provides the negotiating agency established under the regulation with authority to negotiate charges, costs or expenses related to emergency euthanasia caused by COVID-19 related processing capability reductions.
Effective Date:  March 19, 2021

Amending Regulation 277/99

Highway Traffic Act
Effective Date:  March 12, 2021

New Ontario Regulation 181/21

Building Transit Faster Act
Effective Date:  March 12, 2021

Amendments to R.R.O. 1990, Regulation 761: Milk and Milk Products under the Milk Act.

The Ontario Farm Products Marketing Commission has amended R.R.O. 1990, Regulation 761: Milk and Milk Products under the Milk Act to extend dairy plant licences and grader certificates. The amendments also replace a reference to the revoked Ontario Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Act with the Provincial Animal Welfare Services Act and correct an amendment error made in 2018.
Effective Date:  March 31, 2021

Amendment of Regulation O. Reg. 329/04 (General) under the Personal Health Information Protection Act, 2004 (PHIPA)

The Ministry of Health is proceeding with posting a notice of a proposed regulation under PHIPA for public consultation in the period October 31 to December 30, 2020. The proposed amendments to O. Reg. 329/04 (General) under PHIPA will name the Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services (MCCSS) as a prescribed ministry for purposes of section 46 of PHIPA.
Effective Date:  March 12, 2021

Proposed Delegation Regulation under the Building Transit Faster Act, 2020

On July 8, 2020, the Building Transit Faster Act, 2020 (BTFA) came into force, introducing measures that streamline project delivery and support the accelerated completion of the four priority projects identified in Ontario's "New Subway Transit Plan for the GTA." The Ministry of Transportation is seeking to delegate the following functions under the BTFA from the Minister to Metrolinx: corridor development permits; entering lands; compensation; enforcement; and administration.
Effective Date:  March 12, 2021

Proposed Regulatory Amendments under the Child Care and Early Years Act, 2014

Amendments to Ontario Regulation 137/15 (General) and Ontario Regulation 138/15 (Funding, Cost Sharing and Financial Assistance)
Effective Date:  March 8, 2021

Proposed Amendments to Ontario Regulation 422/17 (General) and Ontario Regulation 421/17 (Approvals under the Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program and Other Matters) made under the Ontario Immigration Act, 2015 (Act).

The Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development (MLTSD) is proposing amendments to the following regulation made under the Ontario Immigration Act, 2015: • Ontario Regulation 422/17 (General) • Ontario Regulation 421/17 (Approvals under the Ontario Immigrant Nominee Program and Other Matters)
Effective Date:  March 15, 2021