Regulatory fee increase for body transport services required as part of death investigations
The Ministry of the Solicitor General intends to make a minister's regulation amendment to increase provincial rates paid to service providers for the transportation of deceased persons as part of a coroner's investigation.
This increase in rates is meant to support the licensed funeral establishments and transfer service operators to manage mounting operational costs.
Municipal Reporting on Planning Matters - Minister's Regulation under the Planning Act
On February 6th, 2023, the Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing (Ministry) posted to the environmental and regulatory registries a proposal to bring forward a new Minister's regulation under the Planning Act. The proposal outlined a framework for a municipal planning data reporting regulation, that would require select municipalities in Ontario to report information on planning matters on a quarterly and annual basis.
This notice confirms the Ministry's decision to proceed with the Minister's regulation.