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Revoking or Denying Driving Instructor Licences for Convictions for Presence of Drug or Alcohol while Providing In-Vehicle Instruction

The Ministry of Transportation is considering amending Ontario Regulation 473/07: Licences for Driving Instructors and Driving Schools
Comments Due Date:  August 29, 2020

Consultation on topics from the Auditor General Report on Tarion

Tarion is seeking input on eight areas to address recommendations from the Auditor General of Ontario. In addition, Tarion is also seeking input on the warranty compensation caps on claims related to environmentally harmful substances or hazards, septic systems and condominium common elements and providing compensation to homeowners where they have to relocate while repairs are underway which arose from a warranted item.
Comments Due Date:  August 24, 2020

Proposed regulation for a streamlined environmental assessment process for the Ministry of Transportation's Greater Toronto Area West Transportation Corridor project  (source: Environmental Registry)

See Environmental Registry Proposal Notice (019-1882)
Comments Due Date:  August 22, 2020

Proposal to exempt projects in provincial parks and conservation reserves from the Environmental Assessment Act  (source: Environmental Registry)

See Environmental Registry Proposal Notice (019-1804)
Comments Due Date:  August 22, 2020

Proposal to exempt various Ministry of Transportation projects from the requirements of the Environmental Assessment Act  (source: Environmental Registry)

See Environmental Registry Proposal Notice (019-1883)
Comments Due Date:  August 22, 2020

Proposed Amendments to the Condominium Act, 1998 Respecting a Condo Guide

The Ministry of Government and Consumer Services is proposing that amendments to the Condominium Act, 1998 (Condo Act) respecting a "condominium guide" (condo guide) be proclaimed into force, effective December 1, 2020.
Comments Due Date:  August 14, 2020

Proposed amendments to Regulation 543 made under the Healing Arts Radiation and Protection Act and; Regulation 107/96 made under the Regulated Health Professions Act, 1991.

Regulatory amendments are being proposed to authorize Nurse Practitioners (NPs) to independently order computed tomography (CT) scans and magnetic resonance imaging tests (MRI). Regulatory amendments are also being proposed to authorize Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons (OMFS) to independently order MRI tests.
Comments Due Date:  August 9, 2020

College of Dental Hygienists of Ontario (CDHO), College of Optometrists of Ontario (COO) and College of Chiropodists of Ontario (COCOO) Spousal Exception Regulations

The CDHO, the CCO and the COCOO are proposing regulations to permit their members to treat their spouses.
Comments Due Date:  August 8, 2020

Proposed Amendments to Regulations 682 and 683 made under the Laboratory and Specimen Collection Centre Licensing Act.

The Ministry of Health (ministry) is proposing regulatory amendments to authorize Nurse Practitioners (NP) to independently perform a broad range of point-of-care tests to assist in diagnosis and formulation of treatment plans for their patients. The ministry is also proposing regulatory amendments to authorize pharmacists to perform certain point-of-care tests for chronic disease medication management.
Comments Due Date:  August 8, 2020

Regulating Alkaline Hydrolysis and Other Alternative Methods of Disposing of Human Remains under the Funeral, Burial and Cremation Services Act, 2002: Consultation Paper

The Ministry of Government and Consumer Services is seeking public input to inform potential proposals for legislative and regulatory changes that would establish a regulatory framework more tailored to licensing of providers of alkaline hydrolysis and possibly other emerging alternative technologies (e.g., composting) for disposing of human remains.
Comments Due Date:  August 4, 2020

Enhancing Elevator Safety and Availability Under the Technical Standards and Safety Act, 2000.

Proposal by the Ministry of Government and Consumer Services to implement unproclaimed provisions in the Technical Standards and Safety Act, 2000 and put forward regulatory changes in the elevating devices sector.
Comments Due Date:  August 4, 2020

Proposal to make various regulatory changes under the Ticket Sales Act, 2017

Draft regulations to create an exemption from certain disclosure requirements on ticket batches, set rules for ticket transferability and the provision of paper tickets upon request, and update the Act's administrative penalty regime. These proposed changes, if approved, would come into force with the proclamation of amendments made under the Protecting What Matters Most Act (Budget Measures), 2019 and proposed amendments under Bill 159, the Rebuilding Consumer Confidence Act, 2020, if passed.
Comments Due Date:  August 4, 2020

Proposal to implement administrative penalties under the Consumer Protection Act, 2002

Draft regulations setting out which provisions of the Consumer Protection Act, 2002 and its regulations could result in an administrative penalty, the amounts of the administrative penalties that could be imposed, and other aspects of proposed administrative penalties. These regulations could be made only if Bill 159, the Rebuilding Consumer Confidence Act, 2020, is passed.
Comments Due Date:  August 4, 2020

Updating Ontario's Water Quantity Management Framework  (source: Environmental Registry)

We are proposing regulatory changes for managing water takings to protect the long-term sustainability of surface water and groundwater and to ensure these important resources are responsibly managed and safeguarded now and for future generations.
Comments Due Date:  August 2, 2020