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Environmental assessment requirements for advanced recycling facilities under the Environmental Assessment Act (EAA)  (source: Environmental Registry)

The Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks (MECP) is seeking input on proposed amendments to environmental assessment requirements for advanced recycling facilities under the Environmental Assessment Act (EAA).
Comments Due Date:  February 28, 2022

Spring 2022 Red Tape Reduction Package - proposed Building Ontario Businesses Initiative Act (Fewer Fees, Better Services Act, 2022)

The proposed Building Ontario Businesses Initiative Act (BOBIA), as part of the Spring 2022 Red Tape Reduction Act, requires public sector buyers to give preference to Ontario businesses when conducting procurement processes for goods and services under specified threshold amounts.
Comments Due Date:  February 28, 2022

Adding the City of Brantford to Ontario Regulation 277 99, Red Light Camera System Evidence

Amendment to Ontario Regulation 277 99 to designate the City of Brantford as a municipality authorized to establish a Red Light Camera Enforcement program
Comments Due Date:  February 28, 2022

Spring 2022 Red Tape Reduction Package - proposed amendments to the Ministry of Infrastructure Act, 2011 (Fewer Fees, Better Services Act, 2022)

The proposed legislative amendments would require the Minister of Government and Consumer Services to establish a "Centre of Realty Excellence" (CORE) within the Ministry of Government and Consumer Services (MGCS).
Comments Due Date:  February 28, 2022

Inclusion of Aboriginal consultation costs as an eligible expense for the retention of proceeds from the sale of samples taken for the purpose of testing on leases, licences, and other mining lands.

We are proposing to amend the Mining Act to include consultation-related costs in the list of eligible expenses for the retention of proceeds from the testing of mineral content on leases, licences, and other mining lands.
Comments Due Date:  February 28, 2022

Consultation on an Administrative Monetary Penalties Regime for the Electrical Safety Authority

Consultation Paper on an Administrative Monetary Penalties Regime for the Electrical Safety Authority
Comments Due Date:  February 24, 2022

Validation Fee Reduction: Mobile Crane Support Vehicles

The Ministry of Transportation (MTO) is proposing to provide relief to operators of mobile crane support vehicles with a validation fee reduction.
Comments Due Date:  February 24, 2022

Retention of proceeds from the sale of samples taken for the purpose of testing on leases, licences, and other mining lands  (source: Environmental Registry)

We are proposing to amend O. Reg 45/11 to set out the details of the process by which lessees, licencees and owners of mining lands could request that they be permitted to sell and retain the proceeds from materials extracted for the purposes of testing without the requirement for a mine production closure plan being filed, similar to the ability claimholders currently have when undertaking a bulk sample. This would allow previous amendments to the Mining Act to come into force.
Comments Due Date:  February 21, 2022

Capital Markets Act - Consultation Draft

The Ministry of Finance is consulting on a new draft Capital Markets Act (CMA) to modernize Ontario's capital markets regulatory framework. If developed into a bill at a future date, the CMA would replace the existing Securities Act and the Commodity Futures Act. At this stage, the CMA is to be considered for consultation purposes only.
Comments Due Date:  February 18, 2022

Proposed Regulatory Amendments under the Housing Services Act, 2011

The Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing (MMAH) is proposing changes to O. Reg. 367-11
Comments Due Date:  February 18, 2022

Proposed regulatory amendments under the Insurance Act with respect to O. Reg. 7/00 (Unfair or Deceptive Acts or Practices).

Proposed regulatory amendments under the Insurance Act with respect to O. Reg 7/00 (Unfair or Deceptive Acts or Practices).
Comments Due Date:  February 10, 2022

Amendments to Ontario Regulation 271/91 (Gasoline Volatility) to simplify reporting requirements  (source: Environmental Registry)

Ontario is reducing unnecessary administrative requirements on the petroleum industry by proposing changes that would simplify the Gasoline Volatility regulation while aligning our gasoline volatility reporting requirements with national timelines for switching from winter-grade gasoline to summer-grade gasoline.
Comments Due Date:  February 7, 2022