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Feb
Regulatory Changes to Toxics Reduction Act in 2021 | EKG, Inc.

Regulatory Changes to Toxics Reduction Act in 2021 | EKG, Inc.

On December 6, 2018, the Ministry of Economic Development, Job Creation and Trade introduced Bill 66, Restoring Ontario’s Competitiveness Act. In 2018, the Ontario PC party ran a campaign on cutting red tape and “Making Ontario Open for Business”–even venturing as far as introducing a bill with the same slogan, Bill 47, Making Ontario Open for Business Act. As part of the campaign pledges,...

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13
Feb
Cannabis Use in the Workplace Updated Policy

Cannabis Use in the Workplace Updated Policy

Effective March 1, 2019, the Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) Policy 17-01-10 Cannabis for Medical Purposes (Policy) will take effect. WSIB did not have any specific policy addressing cannabis prior to the release of 17-01-10, allowing for the use and cost of medical cannabis on a case-by-case basis under Section 33 of the Workplace Safety and Insurance Act, 1997 (WSIA). WSIA provides that a worker who sustains an injury is entitled to such health care as may be necessary, appropriate and sufficient as a result of the injury....

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7
Feb
ESDM Updates are an Annual Requirement - ECA Approvals

ESDM Updates are an Annual Requirement - ECA Approvals

The Ministry of Environment, Conservation and Parks (MECP) has recently emboldened their enforcement efforts for some requirements included in O. Reg. 419/05. This regulation requires facilities to develop and maintain Emission Summary, and Dispersion Modelling (ESDM) reports that capture all sources of air emissions. It’s common practice...

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