Faculty and Staff Sexual Misconduct Towards Students and Ryerson University Name Change
The Ministry of Colleges and Universities is proposing legislative amendments that would, if passed:
• enable publicly assisted colleges and universities, and private career colleges to strengthen their response to sexual violence on campus and support student survivors of sexual violence, particularly in cases of faculty and staff sexual misconduct towards students
• change the name of Ryerson University to "Toronto Metropolitan University"
• change the size and composition of Ryerson University/Toronto Metropolitan University's senate to add the Deputy Provost and Vice-Provosts and to expand the number of elected members from 51 to 62 members.
Draft Fisheries Management Zone 15 Management Plan
In co-operation with the Fisheries Management Zone (FMZ) 15 Advisory Council, the ministry has developed a Draft Fisheries Management Plan for FMZ 15. The draft plan outlines the status of fisheries, sets objectives, and provides direction for the management of recreational fisheries and aquatic resources.
Proposed Updates to the Ontario Wetland Evaluation System
In support of Ontario's Housing Supply Action Plan 3.0 and the government's commitment to support the construction of 1.5 million new housing units over the next ten years, the province is proposing updates the Ontario Wetland Evaluation System that would remove duplicate requirements and streamline the evaluation process.
Establishing a flexible approach to setting the prescribed electronic format to enable electronic access to personal health information
The Ministry of Health is posting a notice of a proposed regulation under PHIPA. The public is invited to provide comments between September 24, 2022 and November 22, 2022.
Under the proposed regulation, if patients make an access request for their personal health information in electronic format, Health Information Custodians would be required to provide such access in either (i) an electronic format specified by Ontario Health (OH), subject to prior Minister approval, and posted on OH's website, or (ii) another electronic format that is agreed to by the health information custodian (HIC) and the individual.
Consultation on an Administrative Penalties Regime for Ontario One Call
The Getting Ontario Connected Act, 2022 received Royal Assent on April 14, 2022. Among other things, the Act amends the Ontario Underground Infrastructure Notification System Act, 2012 to improve Ontario One Call's compliance tools by providing Ontario One Call with the authority to issue administrative penalties against non-compliant members and excavators in the industry for specified contraventions. The ministry is consulting on details of a regulatory framework that would implement the administrative penalties regime.
Amendments to the New Home Construction Licensing Act, 2017 to support the proclamation of administrative monetary penalties
The Ministry of Public and Business Service Delivery is proposing new Minister's regulations to support the proclamation of provisions governing administrative monetary penalties (AMPs) under the New Home Construction and Licensing Act, 2017 (Licensing Act). The proposed regulations aim to enhance the Home Construction Regulatory Authority's (HCRA's) enforcement powers and ensure adherence to the requirements and rules currently set out under the Licensing Act and its regulations, among other things.
Tarion Seeks Input On Proposed Regulation Changes
Tarion is seeking public input on several potential regulatory changes to build a more transparent, fair, and accountable new home warranty and protection program. Together, the changes Tarion is seeking input on is part of an effort to support homeowners, increase consumer confidence, and create a stronger new home warranty and protection program for all Ontarians.
New Assessment Work Policies - Work Types, Costs and Allocations
The Ministry of Mines (MINES) wants to provide information on assessment work requirements.
The three Assessment Work policies will provide claim holders and decision makers direction on: (i) eligible costs; (ii) work types; and (iii) how to allocate and distribute credits and make payment in place of credits.