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Increasing Renewable Content in Fuels  (source: Environmental Registry)
We are proposing to increase the renewable content (e.g. ethanol) in gasoline to 15% as early as 2025 through amendments to Ontario fuel regulations, and reduce greenhouse gas emissions without increasing the price at the pump.
Comments Due Date:  March 29, 2019
Hydro One Annual Compensation Disclosure
The government is proposing to pass a regulation under the Hydro One Accountability Act, 2018 (the Act), which would, if approved, prescribe certain requirements with respect to the Hydro One Limited annual compensation disclosure provisions under the Act.
Comments Due Date:  March 23, 2019
Consultation on the review of the Real Estate and Business Brokers Act, 2002
The Ontario government is considering making changes to the Real Estate and Business Brokers Act, 2002. This legislation governs real estate brokerages, brokers and salespersons, setting the rules for how they conduct business and interact with consumers. The real estate sector and business practices have changed significantly since the act was passed. The ministry has heard from both consumers and real estate registrants that it is time to update the act and its regulations.
Comments Due Date:  March 15, 2019
Amending Evidence of Validation Exemption in Regulation 628
This regulatory change will improve online licence plate renewals by extending the time that receipts can be used as evidence that licence plates were renewed until the sticker is provided to the plate owner in the mail.
Comments Due Date:  March 8, 2019
Amendments to O.Reg 473/07 ("Licences for Driving Instructors and Driving Schools")
Amendments to O.Reg 473/07 are being proposed to enable Beginner Driver Education (BDE) approved driving schools the option to provide digital delivery of all or some of the classroom portion of the BDE program, provided that other ministry requirements are met (e.g., approved curriculum).
Comments Due Date:  March 8, 2019
Driver Licence Electronic Validation
The ministry of transportation is seeking to amend O.Reg 340/94("Drivers' Licences"), made under the Highway Traffic Act, to online driver's licence renewal.
Comments Due Date:  March 8, 2019
Proposed Repeal of the Livestock Medicines Act and Replacement with Streamlined Regulation under the Animal Health Act, 2009 to continue the sale of designated livestock medicines in licensed Livestock Medicines Outlets
To protect animal health and ensure livestock farmers have ongoing access to designated livestock medicines, the Ontario Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs (OMAFRA) is proposing to replace the existing Livestock Medicines Act and Regulation 730 with a new streamlined regulation under the Animal Health Act, 2009. If approved, proclamations and the new regulation would be effective July 1, 2019.
Comments Due Date:  March 8, 2019
10th Year Review of Ontario's Endangered Species Act: Discussion Paper  (source: Environmental Registry)
The Ontario government is currently undertaking a review of the Endangered Species Act to improve protections for species at risk, consider modern and innovative approaches to achieve positive outcomes for species at risk, as well as to look for ways to streamline approvals and provide clarity to support economic development.
Comments Due Date:  March 4, 2019