Regulation - Minister

The Local Services Board of Shebandowan Requests to add the Power of Emergency Telecommunications

Regulation Number(s):
Instrument Type:
Regulation - Minister
Bill or Act:
Northern Services Boards Act, R.S.O. 1990, Chapter L. 28, amending Regulation 737 of R.R.O. 1990
Summary of Decision:
O. Reg. 115/18 amends R.R.O. 1990, Regulation 737 under the NSBA.

This amendment adds the Power of Emergency Telecommunications to the powers of the Local Services Board of Shebandowan. The Power of Emergency Telecommunications allows the Local Services Board to provide inhabitants in this area 911 Communication and Response Services via the mechanisms set out at paragraph 9 of the Schedule to the NSBA.

The Local Services Board underwent all of the necessary steps required by the NSBA to acquire the Power of Emergency Telecommunications. These steps included consultations with inhabitants as well as a vote put forward to the inhabitants. The majority of inhabitants voted in favour of the request.

MNDM completed the due diligence and the request was approved by the Minister of Northern Development and Mines. The Regulation was filed on March 27, 2018.
Further Information:
Proposal Number:
Posting Date:
October 10, 2017
Summary of Proposal:
Amendment to subsection 52(4) of R.R.O. 1990, Regulation 737 to add the Power of Emergency Telecommunications.
Contact Address:
108 Saturn Avenue, Atikokan, Ontario P0T 1C0
Effective Date:
March 27, 2018