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  • 2014 Mandate letter: Environment and Climate Change

    “September 25, 2014 The Honourable Glen Murray Minister of the Environment and Climate Change Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change 77 Wellesley Street West 11th Floor, Ferguson Block Toronto, Ontario M7A 2T5 Dear Minister Murray: I am honoured to welcome you to your role as Minister of the Environment and Climate Change. We have […]

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  • Ontario Ministry of Labour – New Leaves of Absence

    “On October 29, 2014, Bill 21, the Employment Standards Amendment Act (Leaves to Help Families), 2014 comes into force. The bill amends the Employment Standards Act, 2000 (ESA) to create three new job-protected leaves.” Family Caregiver Leave Critically Ill Child Care Leave Crime-Related Child Death or Disappearance Leave Read Article

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  • Wilms & Shier – Ontario Premier Wynne Mandates Environmental and Energy Priorities

    October 2, 2014 “Ontario Premier Kathleen Wynne released mandate letters to her cabinet ministers on September 25, 2014, outlining key priorities for each ministry. Premier Wynne’s marching orders include many environmental and energy priorities. Key environmental priorities relate to climate change, waste diversion and reduction, pollution prevention, drinking water quality for First Nations and invasive […]

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  • Ministry of Environment & Climate Change – Ontario Rising to Climate Change

    “New Strategy Will Harness Research, Innovation to Create Strong, Green Economy September 22, 2014 11:00 A.M. Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change Glen Murray is at Climate Week in New York City where he will attend the UN Climate Summit, alongside world leaders such as President Barack Obama, to talk about Ontario’s climate change […]

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  • Celebrating Two Billion Containers Returned

    Recycling Containers Protects the Environment and Creates Employment April 17, 2014 11:15 a.m.  Ministry of the Environment “Thanks to Ontario residents, two billion alcohol containers have been recycled into new products through the Ontario Deposit Return Program. Alcohol containers such as plastic and glass bottles, aluminum cans,  bag-in-box wine containers and Tetra Pak containers can […]

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  • THE ONTARIO GAZETTE/LA GAZETTE DE L’ONTARIO ONTARIO REGULATION 305/13

    January 15, 2014 Ι THE ONTARIO GAZETTE/LA GAZETTE DE L’ONTARIO “ONTARIO REGULATION 305/13 made under the WASTE DIVERSION ACT, 2002 Made: November 27, 2013 Filed: November 29, 2013 Published on e-Laws: November 29, 2013 Printed in The Ontario Gazette: December 14, 2013 Amending O. Reg. 84/03 (USED TIRES)” Read More Page 46 (3176)

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  • Province Improving Online Learning

    January 15, 2014 Ι Ontario Giving Postsecondary Students More Flexibility “January 13, 2014  1:10 p.m. Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities                         Ontario is creating a Centre of Excellence for Online Learning to give students across the province one window of access to high-quality, transferable online courses, while reducing course duplication.” Read more:  http://news.ontario.ca/tcu/en/2014/01/province-improving-online-learning.html?utm_source=ondemand&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=p

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  • Local Air Quality in Ontario – New and Updated Fact Sheets

    November 22, 2013 | Local Air Quality | Fact Sheets and Other Material New and updated fact sheets and other material regarding the Local Air Quality Regulation were recently posted on the Ministry’s website (http://www.ene.gov.on.ca/environment/en/resources/results/index.htm?txtSearchType=library&txtSearchValue=Air%20Pollution%20-%20Local%20Air%20Quality%20%5bReg.%20419/05%5d) .  Some examples include:  Fact Sheet – Ontario’s Local Air Quality Regulation (O.Reg.419/05) Fact Sheet – Framework on Managing Risk […]

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