Regulation - LGIC

Planning Ontario's Energy Future: A Discussion Guide to Start the Conversation.

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Instrument Type:
Regulation - LGIC
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Summary of Proposal:
Public Consultation on the proposal for this decision was provided for 64 Days, from October 13, 2016 to December 16, 2016.

As a result of public consultation on the proposal, the Ministry received a total of 1755 comments: 200 comments were received in writing and 1555 were received online.

Additionally, a copy of all comments are available for public viewing by contacting the Contact person listed in this notice.

A selection of these comments are available: Additionally, the Ministry hosted in-person sessions and also received 2,835 submissions and 41 private messages through an online comments tool and survey. A link to the tool and survey is available under the Additional Info section. The Ministry also received over 200 written comments by way of letters or email.

The consultation and engagement process, which took place from October 2016 to January 2017, included:
• 17 stakeholder sessions, with participation from over 500 stakeholders
• 17 public open houses attended by hundreds of Ontarians
• 17 meetings with representatives from nearly 100 Indigenous communities and organizations.
The Ministry promoted the Environmental Registry posting at all of these meetings.

The engagement process was supported by two technical reports on Ontario's electricity and fuels systems, a discussion guide Planning Ontario's Energy Future: A Discussion Guide to Start the Conversation, and an Indigenous workbook.

The Ministry reported back by releasing summaries of LTEP feedback to the public and to First Nations in the spring of 2017. A summary report was emailed to all First Nations session invitees and participants, and the Ministry hosted an LTEP First Nations wrap-up event on May 17, 2017. On June 23, 2017, the Ministry published an interactive map summarizing the topics raised during the engagement sessions on June 23, 2017.

All comments received in-person and in writing were considered by the Ministry as it prepared the LTEP.

Further Information:
Proposal Number:
Posting Date:
November 21, 2017
Comments Due Date:
January 5, 2018