Bulletin to Members: Ontario Presents Business-Focused Budget
This afternoon, the Hon. Peter Bethlenfalvy, Minister of Finance, delivered Ontario’s 2023 Budget. While many of the budget’s initiatives have been previously announced, there are some new items of note. Here are the highlights: Capital Investments Project Delivery Manufacturing, Mining […]
Bulletin to Members: Changes to Municipal Class Environmental Assessment
Recently, the Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks amended the Municipal Class Environmental Assessment. Various changes were made to update project schedules in order to better align the level of assessment with the environmental impact of the project. In […]
Bulletin to Members: Ontario government introduced the Building More Mines Act, 2023
Last week, the Ontario government introduced the Building More Mines Act, 2023: https://www.ola.org/en/legislative-business/bills/parliament-43/session-1/bill-71. According to the press release, the government is looking to change the Mining Act in order to “attract more investment in the province’s mining sector while strengthening […]
Infrastructure Ontario Releases March 2023 Market Update
Earlier today, Infrastructure Ontario (IO) issued its first update for 2023. The update lists 38 projects in pre-procurement and active procurement, totalling more than $35 billion in estimated design and construction costs. The list also includes 16 government-announced projects in […]
Bulletin to Members: Ontario Seeking Feedback on Proposed Amendments to On-Site and Excess Soil Regulation
The Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks (MECP) is proposing to amend the On-Site and Excess Soil Regulation (https://www.ontario.ca/laws/regulation/190406). These amendments concern the requirements for low-risk projects and storing excess soil, specifically: Low-Risk Sites: To exempt low-risk projects from […]
Bulletin To Members: Ontario Provides An Update On Its Plan To Build
On November 14th, the Finance Minister, Peter Bethlenfalvy, delivered the government’s annual Fall Economic Statement, providing an update on several programs and initiatives. Minister Bethlenfalvy also announced targeted new measures to address economic growth, labour shortages, and small business costs. […]
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Ontario Elects Ford Conservatives to Second Mandate – NDP And Liberal Leaders Resign
No. 22/10 – June 3, 2022 Last night Doug Ford’s Ontario PC Party (PC) was elected to a second majority government in a contest that resulted in both New Democrat (NDP) Leader, Andrea Horwath, and Ontario Liberal (OLP) Leader, Steven […]