Current Proposals

 
Proposed new regulation pertaining to the community benefits authority under the Planning Act  (source: Environmental Registry)
A proposal to make a new regulation under the Planning Act to prescribe matters related to the community benefits authority and make a consequential amendment to an existing regulation under the Act.
Comments Due Date:  August 21, 2019
 
Proposed changes to O. Reg. 82/98 under the Development Charges Act related to Schedule 3 of Bill 108 - More Homes, More Choice Act, 2019  (source: Environmental Registry)
A proposal to make changes to O. Reg. 82/98, under the Development Charge Act, 1997 related to Schedule 3 of the More Homes, More Choice Act, 2019.
Comments Due Date:  August 21, 2019
 
Consultation on the proposed Combative Sports Act, 2019
The Combative Sports Act, 2019, if proclaimed, would establish a new legislative framework for amateur and professional combative sport in Ontario. It would improve health and safety conditions for athletes participating in professional and amateur combative sports, and ensure they have a safe environment to achieve excellence in their chosen sport.
Comments Due Date:  August 10, 2019
 
Transitioning from Global Adjustment Refinancing to a More Transparent On-Bill Rebate
The Ministry of Energy, Northern Development and Mines (ENDM) is proposing amendments to O. Reg. 363/16 (General) and O. Reg. 364/16 (Invoicing Requirements) as part of the transition to a new, transparent on-bill rebate to replace Global Adjustment Refinancing.
Comments Due Date:  August 9, 2019
 
Edit Policy, act or regulation notice Proposed new regulation and regulation changes under the Planning Act, including transition matters, related to Schedule 12 of Bill 108 - the More Homes, More Choices Act, 2019  (source: Environmental Registry)
We are considering making a new regulation and regulation changes, including transitional matters, under the Planning Act which are needed as a result of Schedule 12 to Bill 108 - the More Homes, More Choices Act, 2019.
Comments Due Date:  August 6, 2019
 
Employment Standards Act, 2000 - Regulation 291/01 - Terms and Conditions of Employment in Defined Industries - Women's Coat and Suit Industry and Women's Dress and Sportswear Industry
The government is considering eliminating (revoking) Ontario Regulation 291/01 under the Employment Standards Act, 2000.
Comments Due Date:  August 5, 2019
 
Employment Standards Act, 2000 - Overtime Averaging in Unionized Workplaces
The government is considering giving unionized parties the ability to negotiate an overtime averaging agreement in which the averaging period exceeds the existing limit of four weeks.
Comments Due Date:  August 5, 2019
 
Proposed Regulations under the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal Act, 2017
Proposed Regulations under the Local Planning Appeal Tribunal Act, 2017
Comments Due Date:  August 5, 2019
 
Proposed amendments to Direct Selling Rules and Enforcement Rules under the Consumer Protection Act, 2002
This consultation proposal is seeking input on amendments that would reduce burden and barriers for businesses that provide products and services when the consumer has initiated contact; level the playing field by increasing consumer protection to deter non-compliant businesses in the sector; and strengthen enforcement powers to target businesses that cause the most harm to consumers.
Comments Due Date:  July 29, 2019
 
Removing acetone reporting requirements  (source: Environmental Registry)
We are proposing to end reporting on acetone for the 2019 reporting year and onwards by: 1. eliminating Ontario Regulation 127/01 - Airborne Contaminant Discharge Monitoring and Reporting made under the Environmental Protection Act, 1990, and 2. amending Ontario Regulation 455/09 made under the Toxics Reduction Act, 2009
Comments Due Date:  July 26, 2019
 
A proposal to amend various regulations under the Mining Act  (source: Environmental Registry)
The Ministry of Energy, Northern Development and Mines (the ministry) is proposing to amend regulations to ensure compliance with the most recent safety guidelines for dams, reduce possible burdens to clients when managing mining claims on the Mining Lands Administration System (MLAS), and to provide more flexibility in managing mining lands. The ministry is also proposing to revoke a regulation which is longer relevant.
Comments Due Date:  July 25, 2019
 
O. Reg. 525/97 (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.
Comments Due Date:  July 21, 2019