Establishing a flexible approach to setting the prescribed electronic format to enable electronic access to personal health information
The Ministry of Health is posting a notice of a proposed regulation under PHIPA. The public is invited to provide comments between September 24, 2022 and November 22, 2022.
Under the proposed regulation, if patients make an access request for their personal health information in electronic format, Health Information Custodians would be required to provide such access in either (i) an electronic format specified by Ontario Health (OH), subject to prior Minister approval, and posted on OH's website, or (ii) another electronic format that is agreed to by the health information custodian (HIC) and the individual.
New Assessment Work Policies - Work Types, Costs and Allocations
The Ministry of Mines (MINES) wants to provide information on assessment work requirements.
The three Assessment Work policies will provide claim holders and decision makers direction on: (i) eligible costs; (ii) work types; and (iii) how to allocate and distribute credits and make payment in place of credits.
Emissions Performance Standards program regulatory amendments for the 2023-2030 period
We are proposing changes to the Emissions Performance Standards (EPS) program for 2023-2030 to meet the benchmark set by the federal government. The EPS program will continue to be a fair, cost-effective program that reduces emissions and is flexible to the unique needs and circumstances of industry in Ontario, while supporting green economic growth.
Hours of Service Out of Service Declarations
The Ministry of Transportation (MTO) is proposing to introduce out of service declarations for some hours of service violations. An out of service declaration prohibits a driver from operating a commercial motor vehicle for a designated period. When implemented, the driver will have a legal obligation to comply with the declaration. A commercial motor vehicle operator (i.e., a carrier) will have a legal obligation to ensure that a driver, operating under the operator's authority, complies with the out of service declaration.
Proposed regulatory amendments to O. Reg. 485/09: Grain - Marketing
The Ontario Farm Products Marketing Commission (Commission) is proposing to amend O. Reg. 485 (Grain - Marketing), to revoke a provision that requires the members of the Grain Industry Advisory Committee (GIAC) to meet at least once per year and clarify the establishment of end dates for negotiated soybean agreements.