Updates on the Extractive Sector Transparency Measures Act August 17, 2017
With the first ESTMA reporting cycle coming to a close, Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) is pleased to announce that, as of August 10, 2017, links to 683 individual, consolidated, and substituted reports have been published on the NRCan website.
293 ha of Aquatic Habitat Created by Aggregate Rehabilitation, Study Finds August 16, 2017
A recent study, funded by OSSGA, found that within the three Plan Areas, aggregate rehabilitation created 293 ha of aquatic habitat.
MNRF Releases New Supply and Demand Study of Aggregate Resources for GGH August 9, 2017
Recently the Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) engaged with sector experts to undertake a study to update knowledge and information on aggregate resources in the Greater Golden Horseshoe.
New Minister of Environment and Climate Change Announced July 31, 2017
In today's Cabinet Shuffle announcement, the Premier has appointed Chris Ballard [Lib-Newmarket-Aurora] as the new Minister of the Environment and Climate Change.
OMB Decision on Haul Routes July 26, 2017
On July 24th the OMB released a decision on the Giofam City application in Kawartha Lakes.
Agricultural System and Natural Heritage System Consultation July 18, 2017
The OMAFRA and the MNRF have posted the proposed Agricultural System in the Greater Golden Horseshoe and the proposed criteria, methods and mapping for the Natural Heritage System in the Growth Plan area for public comment on the Environmental Registry.
RFP Opportunity for Hydro-One July 18, 2017
Hydro One Networks Inc. and its affiliates ("Hydro One") are preparing to release a Request for Proposal ("RFP") on or around August 1, 2017 for two categories of Construction Materials.
Changes to Aggregate Fees & Royalties July 18, 2017
Please be advised that Cabinet has now approved amendments to Ontario Regulation 244/97 under the Aggregate Resources Act (ARA) to make changes to aggregate fees and royalties.
Fall 2017 Aggregate Resources Course at University of Waterloo July 17, 2017
The course covers a variety of topics related to aggregate resources and planning including geology, economics, licencing, site plans, rehabilitation, and more.
Minister Meets with OSSGA July 7, 2017
Just after she gave the welcoming speech to attendees at the Rehab Symposium, MNRF Minister Kathryn McGarry took time to meet with Board members at the University of Guelph last week

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New Minister of Environment and Climate Change Announced

July 31, 2017 at 11:26 AM

In today’s Cabinet Shuffle announcement, the Premier has appointed Chris Ballard [Lib-Newmarket-Aurora] as the new Minister of the Environment and Climate Change [MOECC], replacing Glen Murray who is resigning from Cabinet.

Ministers Kathryn McGarry [MNRF] and Bill Mauro [Municipal Affairs] will continue in their portfolios and are not affected by the shuffle.