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Proposed Burden Reduction Directive

The Ministry of Economic Development, Job Creation, and Trade (MEDJCT) is proposing a Burden Reduction Directive. The Directive sets out the Government of Ontario's burden reduction expectations, requirements, and responsibilities for the effective development, management, and evaluation, as well as reform and removal of all provincial policy instruments issued by Ontario Ministries.
Comments Due Date:  October 31, 2021

Regulatory Amendments to the Modernizing Ontario for People and Businesses Act, 2020

The regulatory amendment is designed to support the burden reduction and regulatory modernization work currently being undertaken across Ontario and to align with the ongoing work to modernize the Environmental Assessment program, including in relation to electronic submissions.
Comments Due Date:  October 29, 2021

Regulatory proposal under the Building Code Act, 1992

Amendments are being proposed to the Building Code (O. Reg. 332/12) to clarify building officials' ability to use remote inspection methods and to update the Building Code requirements to facilitate the construction of "tiny homes".
Comments Due Date:  October 23, 2021

Administrative Monetary Penalties for High Risk Driving Suspensions

The Ministry of Transportation is asking for public comment on a proposal to require drivers suspended for certain high-risk driving behaviours to pay administrative monetary penalties before renewing their licence.
Comments Due Date:  October 16, 2021

Mortgage Brokerages, Lenders and Administrators Act, 2006 (MBLAA) - Licensing Exemption for Mortgage Transactions for Commercial Purposes

The Ministry of Finance is proposing an exemption from licensing requirements under the Mortgage Brokerages, Lenders and Administrators Act, 2006 (MBLAA) that could be made available to sophisticated borrowers and lenders with respect to mortgage transactions for commercial purposes.
Comments Due Date:  October 4, 2021

Proposed Regulatory Enhancements to Support Implementation of Ontario's Quality Standards Framework - Lieutenant Governor in Council Regulation

The Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services (MCCSS) is proposing to amend Ontario Regulation 155/18 under the Child, Youth and Family Services Act, 2017 (CYFSA) to support implementation of Ontario's Quality Standards Framework (QSF) and improve the everyday experiences of children and young persons both in licensed residential settings and non-residential settings, including mental health, special needs and Indigenous service providers.
Comments Due Date:  October 4, 2021

Updated Tow Zone Pilot Project, Towing Services on designated Provincial Highways.

Under the Tow Zone Pilot initiative the Ontario Ministry of Transportation (MTO) plans to establish multiple restricted towing zones on provincial highways where only authorized towing services providers can provide towing and recovery services. The proposed regulation amendment would allow multiple towing services providers, instead of previous single towing services provider, to provide towing and recovery services within each restricted towing zone.
Comments Due Date:  October 4, 2021

Enhancing Access to Customary Care - Proposals under the Child, Youth and Family Services Act, 2017

Customary care reflects First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples' unique practices as they relate to the care of children. However, the ministry has heard from Indigenous partners that the application of legislated licensed residential care requirements to customary care arrangements in circumstances where they also meet the definition of residential care under the Child, Youth and Family Services Act, 2017 (CYFSA), has limited how customary care can be practiced, and created barriers to access.
Comments Due Date:  October 4, 2021

Improving access to prevention services for First Nations, Inuit and Métis children, young persons and families - Proposals under the Child, Youth and Family Services Act, 2017

Changes to the Child, Youth and Family Services Act, 2017 are proposed to enhance prevention-focused wraparound supports for First Nations, Inuit and Métis children, youth and families as well as the role of prevention-focused Indigenous service providers. The proposed statutory and regulatory amendments focus on improving access to prevention and early intervention services for First Nations, Inuit and Métis children, young persons and their families, including through wraparound supports.
Comments Due Date:  October 4, 2021

Proposed Regulatory Enhancements to Support Implementation of Ontario's Quality Standards Framework - Minister's Regulation

The Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services (MCCSS) is proposing to amend Ontario Regulation 156/18 under the Child, Youth and Family Services Act, 2017 (CYFSA) to support implementation of Ontario's Quality Standards Framework (QSF) and improve the everyday experiences of children and young persons in licensed residential settings.
Comments Due Date:  October 4, 2021