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Seeking Feedback on Access to Provincial Financing for Not-for-Profit Housing Providers

Seeking Feedback on Access to Provincial Financing for Not-for-Profit Housing Providers
Comments Due Date:  April 29, 2022

Proposal to align white-tailed deer hunting seasons in Wildlife Management Units 91A-B and 92A-D  (source: Environmental Registry)

We are proposing amendments to regulations under the Fish and Wildlife Conservation Act to permit the use of bows during the gun seasons in Wildlife Management Units 91A-B and 92A-D.
Comments Due Date:  April 29, 2022

Consultation on a Continuing Education Framework for Licensed Master Electricians

The Ministry of Government and Consumer Services is seeking input on the development of a continuing education framework for licensed master electricians that, if approved by the government, would become a mandatory regulatory requirement for master electrician licensure in Ontario.
Comments Due Date:  April 28, 2022

Amendments to the New Home Construction Licensing Act, 2017 to protect purchasers of new homes

The Ministry of Government and Consumer Services is proposing amendments to the New Home Construction Licensing Act, 2017 (Licensing Act) to help address the issue of inappropriate or unethical behaviour by vendors. The proposed amendments would also enhance the Home Construction Regulatory Authority's (HCRA's) enforcement powers, among other things.
Comments Due Date:  April 25, 2022

Industrial Conservation Initiative Cryptocurrency Mining Exclusion

The Ministry of Energy (ENERGY) is proposing regulatory amendments to O. Reg. 429/04, the regulation that sets out rules for allocating Global Adjustment (GA) costs to electricity customers and participating in the Industrial Conservation Initiative (ICI). The proposed amendments are intended to prohibit facilities that mine cryprotocurrency from participating in ICI.
Comments Due Date:  April 25, 2022

Amendments to the Ontario New Home Warranties Plan Act

The Ministry of Government and Consumer Services is proposing amendments to the Ontario New Home Warranties Plan Act (Warranties Act).
Comments Due Date:  April 25, 2022

Proposed Amendment to the Greenbelt Area boundary regulation - Growing the size of the Greenbelt  (source: Environmental Registry)

The Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing is seeking feedback on changes to the boundary of the Greenbelt Area through a proposed amendment to O. Reg. 59/05.
Comments Due Date:  April 23, 2022

Proposed regulations to better inform and protect purchasers of condominium homes

The Ministry of Government and Consumer Services is consulting on proposed regulations to address condo cancellations.
Comments Due Date:  April 22, 2022

Proposal for an Administrative Penalties Regulation under the Building Broadband Faster Act, 2021

As part of our ongoing commitment to the deployment of designated broadband projects under the Building Broadband Faster Act, 2021, we are strengthening enforcement tools to hold regulated parties who contravene the legislation accountable for non-compliance. The government is proposing a regulation to further define the application of administrative penalties under the BBFA. These penalties are intended to encourage compliance with requirements under the BBFA to expedite the delivery of broadband projects of provincial significance.
Comments Due Date:  April 22, 2022

Proposed Personal Protective Equipment Supply and Production Act, 2022 included in the Proposed Pandemic and Emergency Preparedness Act, 2022

The Ministry of Government and Consumer Services is proposing new legislation titled the Personal Protective Equipment Supply and Production Act, 2022 that seeks to ensure that Ontario's public services, and especially its critical frontline workers providing essential services, have supply of personal protective equipment (PPE) and critical supplies and equipment (CSE) maintained through a centralized resilient supply chain. The Personal Protective Equipment Supply and Production Act, 2022, is included in the proposed Pandemic and Emergency Preparedness Act, 2022. https://www.ola.org/en/legislative-business/bills/parliament-42/session-2/bill-106
Comments Due Date:  April 12, 2022

Proposed Minister's regulation under the Building Opportunities in the Skilled Trades Act, 2021

The Minister of Labour, Training and Skills Development (minister) is proposing to make a regulation which would require additional information to be held on the Skilled Trades Ontario public register.
Comments Due Date:  April 11, 2022

Speed Limit Initiative

The Ministry of Transportation (MTO) is proposing to modernize the highway network and plans to increase the posted speed limit to 110 km/h on appropriate provincial highways with current posted speed limit of 100 km/h, subject to public safety considerations. MTO is planning to commence implementation in Spring 2022, beginning with sections that have been carefully selected for their ability to safely accommodate an increased posted speed limit of 110 km/h. This initial phase is planned to be followed by broader speed limit increase at appropriate sections of provincial highways in summer 2023 and beyond, after careful review and subject to public safety considerations.
Comments Due Date:  April 7, 2022

Proposal to amend the Fair Access to Regulated Professions and Skilled Trades Act, 2006 (FARPACTA) to introduce time limits for making and communicating registration decisions in respect of domestic labour mobility applicants.

Proposed amendments to FARPACTA would introduce a 30-business day time limit for the 14 regulated professions (including 23 compulsory trades) under the Act to make and communicate registration decisions with respect to domestic labour mobility applicants. Other time limits would apply to other parts of the registration process. Proposed amendments would also include regulation-making authority regarding exemptions from the time limits, among other things.
Comments Due Date:  April 1, 2022