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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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Ontario Announces Provincewide “Emergency Brake” Shutdown
April 1, 2021
This afternoon, Premier Doug Ford announced a provincewide “emergency brake” effective Saturday, April 3, 2021 at 12:01 a.m. for at least four weeks to try to control the third wave of the COVID-19 pandemic. The decision was made in consultation with the Chief Medical Officer of Health and other health experts. The COVID-19 Response Framework will pause as the emergency brake comes into place.
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