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Ontario Increasing Restrictions to Limit the Spread of COVID-19
April 16, 2021
This afternoon, the Ontario government, in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health, announced a tightening of restrictions across the province in an effort to further limit mobility and slow the spread of COVID-19. These actions are intended to protect our hospital and ICU capacity whose occupancy are at their highest level and to allow more time to vaccinate Ontarians.
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Conservative Party of Canada Release Climate Plan: Overview & Analysis
April 15, 2021
Earlier today Opposition Leader Erin O’Toole released the Conservative Party’s Climate Plan, titled Secure the Environment. The 15-page document details the Party’s approach to reducing emissions in line with Canada’s 2030 targets.
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Ontario Minister of Small Business and Red Tape Reduction Delivers His Third Regulatory Modernization Package
April 15, 2021
Ontario’s Minister of Small Business and Red Tape Reduction, the Hon. Prabmeet Sarkaria tabled another red tape reduction bill this afternoon, Supporting Recovery and Competitiveness Act. This bill, along with regulatory and policy changes, is aimed at modernizing and streamlining government, improving provincial rules and processes affecting people and businesses.
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Minister Wilkinson Introduces CEPA Amendments & the Government of Canada and FCM a Major Initiative
April 13, 2021
Today, the Government of Canada made two significant announcements related to energy and the environment. The government tabled new legislation, Bill C-28, which proposes significant changes to the Canadian Environmental Protections Act. The government also launched the Community Building Retrofits Initiative in partnership with FCM.
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Ontario Declares Third Provincial State of Emergency
April 7, 2021
This afternoon, in consultation with Chief Medical Officer of Health and other health experts, the Ontario government announced it is enacting a third declaration of provincial emergency under s 7.0.1 (1) of the Emergency Management and Civil Protection Act (EMPCA) and a province-wide Stay-at-Home Order effective Thursday, April 8, 2021 at 12:01 a.m. for at least four weeks.
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