Provincial Government

Briefing Note on the Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017

Sherrard Kuzz LLP has made available an executive summary, including specific commentary, of the Special Advisors’s Final Report of the Changing Workplaces Review and Bill 148. It is available here. CEO previously communicated that the proposed legislation represented sweeping changes to Onta...

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Province to introduce Construction Reform Legislation

Attorney General, Yasir Naqvi, is expected to table the government’s long-awaited construction reform legislation this week, just before the legislature rises for the summer recess. The draft bill, focused on reforming the existing Construction Lien Act, is also expected to propose a regime...

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Province expected to introduce legislation informed by Changing Workplaces Review

Labour Minister Kevin Flynn is expected to table legislation early this week that will enable recommendations made by the recently released final report and recommendations of its Changing Workplaces Review. The 173-recommendation report will significantly impact all Ontario businesses as it propos...

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Registered Professional Planners legislation being updated

Peter Milczyn, MPP (Etobicoke-Lakeshore) has introduced Private Member’s legislation to update the statute governing Ontario’s registered professional planners. Bill 122, better known as the Registered Professional Planners Act, 2017, has passed first and second reading and has been ref...

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Ontario moves to finalize development of revised regulation for Municipal Asset Management Planning

The province is in the process of finalizing a revised regulation for municipal asset management planning, as required under the Infrastructure for Jobs and Prosperity Act, 2015. For more than a year, CEO has been working closely with the Ministry of Infrastructure, Ministry of Municipal Affairs an...

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New EBR Decision Notice Posting: Amendments to O.Reg. 524/98

On November 22, 2016 the Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change posted a proposal to amend O. Reg. 524/98 to the Environmental and Regulatory registries that would expand the list of exemptions from section 9 of the Environmental Protection Act (EPA). After considering all comments received...

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Air emissionsuser guide for EnvironmentalActivity and Sector Registry

Please be advised that you are now able to register certain activities in the Environmental Activity and Sector Registry (EASR) under the new Air Emissions EASR regulation that is now in force. If you wish to register for this EASR, please click here. For more information on the Air Emissions EASR r...

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