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".
Proposed Regulations under the Building Opportunities in the Skilled Trades Act, 2021 (BOSTA)
The Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development (MLTSD) is seeking input on the development of proposed regulations under the Building Opportunities in the Skilled Trades Act, 2021 (BOSTA).
Proposed regulations will support the ongoing implementation and delivery of Ontario's skilled trades and apprenticeship system, as well as support the establishment of a Crown agency, Skilled Trades Ontario (STO).
Proposed regulation under the Laboratory and Specimen Collection Centre Licensing Act (LSCCLA)
Ministry of Health (ministry) is proposing to modernize Ontario's laboratory (lab) sector by streamlining licensing and updating the regulatory framework.
Regulations 682 and 683 under the LSCCLA would be revoked and replaced with a new regulation that:
1. supports the proclamation of amendments to the LSCCLA made by Bill 87, Protecting Patients Act, 2017;
2. modernizes labs licensing systems;
3. reduces regulatory burden for businesses; and
4. aligns with other health system priorities.
Summary of Regulatory Impact of New Home and Community Care Regulations Under the Connecting Care Act, 2019.
In compliance with requirements set out in the Modernizing Ontario for People and Businesses Act, 2020 (MOPBA), which came into force January 1, 2021, the Ministry has performed a preliminary analysis of the regulatory burden of new home and community care regulations under the Connecting Care Act, 2019. The purpose of this posting is to invite feedback on the expected regulatory burden costs and benefits or cost savings to stakeholders of the proposed home & community care regulatory framework.
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.