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Consultation Regarding Establishing a New Trade of Barber

The Ministry is seeking input regarding whether the Minister of Training, Colleges and Universities should make a regulation to prescribe the trade of barber under the Ontario College of Trades and Apprenticeship Act, 2009 ("Act").
Comments Due Date:  December 31, 2013

Administrative Monetary Penalties Proposal

Proposed Administrative Monetary Penalties framework for consumer protection and public safety statutes
Comments Due Date:  December 12, 2013

Strengthening Ontario's Trails Strategy  (source: Environmental Registry)

In 2005, the Ontario Trails Strategy (Strategy) was launched. The Strategy was developed collaboratively with a wide range of stakeholders, as well as Aboriginal communities. The Strategy laid out a long-term plan for developing, managing, promoting and using trails across the province. At that time, the Province also made a commitment to review the Strategy to ensure it remained relevant over time. The Province is now revisiting the strategy in order to strengthen it.
Comments Due Date:  December 4, 2013

Coordinated Policy Guidance for Waterpower Projects  (source: Environmental Registry)

The proposed Coordinated Policy Guidance for Waterpower Projects has been developed by the Ministry of Natural Resources (MNR) and the Ministry of the Environment (MOE) to clarify roles and responsibilities. The proposed Guidance document provides clarification of Ministry specific roles and responsibilities for waterpower projects, in reviewing and issuing authorizations.
Comments Due Date:  December 2, 2013

Proposed Amendments to Ontario Regulation 413/05, Vehicle Weights and Dimensions - For Safe, Productive, Infrastructure-Friendly (SPIF) Vehicles

The Ministry of Transportation is seeking approval to amend Ontario Regulation 413/05 under the Highway Traffic Act.
Comments Due Date:  December 1, 2013

Proposal to amend Ontario Regulation 157/10 (Public Bodies - Part III.1 of the Act) under the Ontario Heritage Act  (source: Environmental Registry)

The Ministry of Tourism, Culture and Sport is proposing two amendments to Ontario Regulation 157/10: 1. Adding Ontario Place Corporation (OPC) to the list of public bodies, and 2. Removing the Toronto Area Transit Operating Authority (TATOA) from the list of public bodies.
Comments Due Date:  November 25, 2013

Proposed Amendment to O. Reg. 53/05 (Payments under Section 78.1 of the Act), made under the Ontario Energy Board Act, 1998

The Ministry of Energy is proposing to amend Ontario Regulation 53/05 in order to subject certain Ontario Power Generation (OPG) hydroelectric generation facilities to regulation by the Ontario Energy Board (OEB). Such facilities are currently unregulated and non-contracted and receive only the Hourly Ontario Energy Price (HOEP) for energy generation through the Independent Electricity System Operator's (IESO) "spot" market.
Comments Due Date:  October 28, 2013

Summary of Decision for Segway Pilot Extension

Summary of Decision for Segway Pilot Extension
Comments Due Date:  October 25, 2013

Proposed Extension of Municipal Contributions Allocation Formula

The Ministry of Transportation is seeking approval to amend Ontario Regulation 446/04 under the Metrolinx Act, 2006.
Comments Due Date:  October 14, 2013

Proposed Extension of Municipal GO Transit Development Charge By-laws

The Ministry of Transportation is seeking approval to amend Ontario Regulation 528/06 under the Metrolinx Act, 2006.
Comments Due Date:  October 14, 2013

Regulatory Modernization in Ontario's Beverage Alcohol Industry

Consultation on the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario's policies and procedures established pursuant to the Liquor Licence Act and its regulations, which affect manufacturers of beer, spirits and Ontario wine, liquor delivery services, manufacturers' representatives and ferment-on-premise operators.
Comments Due Date:  October 11, 2013

Regulatory Amendments to Environmental Activity and Sector Registry (EASR) Regulations to implement a Standard Systems and Equipment EASR  (source: Environmental Registry)

This proposal seeks to amend EASR regulations to achieve the following: 1. Expand the types of activities that are eligible for the EASR to include activities related to a range of standard systems and equipment, and 2. Make changes to the EASR program to reflect stakeholder feedback to date.
Comments Due Date:  October 7, 2013

Consultation on Initial Five-Year Review of Mortgage Brokerages, Lenders and Administrators Act, 2006 (MBLAA)

As part of the initial five-year review of the Mortgage Brokerages, Lenders and Administrators Act, 2006, the Parliamentary Assistant to the Minister of Finance is inviting members of the public to submit their views on the operation of the act and regulations.
Comments Due Date:  September 16, 2013

Continuous Professional Learning Regulation

Notification of Continuous Professional Learning Regulation Proposal
Comments Due Date:  September 9, 2013

Waste Reduction Act  (source: Environmental Registry)

The purpose of the proposed Waste Reduction Act is to promote the reduction, reuse and recycling of designated waste resulting from products.
Comments Due Date:  September 4, 2013

Review of Early Childhood Educators Act, 2007 - Discussion Paper

Review of Early Childhood Educators Act, 2007 - Discussion Paper
Comments Due Date:  August 27, 2013

Amendment to Ontario Regulation 1015 under subsection 143(3) of the Securities Act.

The proposed amendment to the Ontario Securities Act Regulation 1015 is required to facilitate the mandatory electronic filing requirement being proposed by the Ontario Securities Commission
Comments Due Date:  August 12, 2013

Proposal to amend O. Reg. 404/12 (Energy Efficiency - Appliances and Products) under the Green Energy Act, 2009  (source: Environmental Registry)

The proposed regulatory changes would set or update energy performance standards/requirements for twenty seven (27) products.
Comments Due Date:  August 2, 2013

Development of a Minister's Regulation for Provisional Protection under the Far North Act, 2010 (S.O. 2010, Chapter 18)  (source: Environmental Registry)

The purpose of this proposal is to invite comment on a proposed approach to a Minister's regulation under the Far North Act, 2010. If made, the regulation would prescribe criteria to be met in designating areas in the Far North of Ontario for provisional protection.
Comments Due Date:  July 2, 2013

Halton Hills Hydro Inc.  (source: Environmental Registry)

Halton Hills Hydro Inc. (HHHI) is in the initial stages of developing a new transformer station, which it indicates will be required to serve growing demand in its service area.
Comments Due Date:  June 24, 2013

Amendment to the Crown Land Use Policy Atlas in order to facilitate a land exchange that will resolve an unauthorized occupation within the Louck Lake Wetland Conservation Reserve (C73) - Amendment #2012-010  (source: Environmental Registry)

To give notice and invite comment on the proposed change in land use designation for conservation reserve and patent land.
Comments Due Date:  June 13, 2013

Proposed Amendment to Regulation 892: Electronic Delivery of Tarion's Homeowner Information Package (HIP)

The proposal is to allow delivery of the HIP by providing a link to the HIP document on Tarion's website.
Comments Due Date:  June 2, 2013

Environmental Activity and Sector Registry (EASR) Regulation for Landfill Gas Power Generating Facilities  (source: Environmental Registry)

The Ministry of the Environment has implemented an Environmental Activity and Sector Registry (EASR) as part of its risk-based environmental approvals program, which allows businesses to register prescribed activities in the EASR instead of seeking an Environmental Compliance Approval or Renewable Energy Approval through the normal application and review process.
Comments Due Date:  May 31, 2013

Great Lakes Protection Act  (source: Environmental Registry)

The government is now reintroducing the proposed Great Lakes Protection Act, 2013 (Bill 6). Minor changes were made to the proposed Great Lakes Protection Act, 2013 to align the proposed Act with Ontario's Great Lakes Strategy which was released in December 2012, and to correct minor legislative drafting errors.
Comments Due Date:  April 26, 2013

Greenhouse Gas Emissions Reductions in Ontario: A Discussion Paper  (source: Environmental Registry)

The Ministry of the Environment would like to engage the public in the development of a greenhouse gas emissions reduction program. The discussion paper will be used to support discussions and elicit input on the development of a greenhouse gas emissions reduction program. The province is also interested in the perspectives of other interested parties who can submit comments to the ministry through the Environmental Registry on any aspect of the program.
Comments Due Date:  April 21, 2013

Improving Consumer Protection - Debt Settlement Services

This posting outlines the proposed direction of reforms to help increase protection for consumers who deal with debt settlement service providers.
Comments Due Date:  February 25, 2013

Modernization of Approvals - proposed Proposed approaches to the implementation of the Endangered Species Act which could include regulatory amendments to authorize activities to occur subject to conditions set out in regulation consistent with MNR's Modernization of Approvals.  (source: Environmental Registry)

The purpose of the proposal is to provide for a more efficient implementation of the Endangered Species Act through proposed approaches that include regulatory amendments to Ontario Regulation 242/08.
Comments Due Date:  February 25, 2013

Proposed amendment to Ontario Regulation 178/11 under the Pension Benefits Act - Solvency Funding Relief for Certain Public Sector Pension Plans

Third and final window for applications: Solvency Funding Relief for Certain Public Sector Pension Plans
Comments Due Date:  January 20, 2013

Environmental Activity and Sector Registry Technical Discussion Papers for Small Electricity Generators, Evaporative Cooling Equipment (Cooling Towers) and Dust Collection Systems at Retail Locations  (source: Environmental Registry)

The Ministry of the Environment has implemented an Environmental Activity and Sector Registry (EASR) which allows businesses to register prescribed activities in the EASR instead of seeking an Environmental Compliance Approval. The EASR is a public, web-based registry system.
Comments Due Date:  January 14, 2013