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.
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".
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.
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.
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.