Growth Plan Consultation Period June 16, 2020
Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing has released ERO # 019-1680 that opens a consultation period for changes to the Growth Plan. Most of these changes relate to the building and development industry, but there was also an amendment with respect to aggregate. The posting provides a 45-day comment period.
Submit your Health & Safety Award Nominations! November 11, 2019
The OSSGA Health & Safety Committee invites all active OSSGA members to recognize individuals and operations within their organizations that have excelled at making safety a part of their daily responsibilities. The deadline for submissions is Friday, December 13th. The awards and certificates will be presented at the 2020 Operations, Health & Safety Seminar on January 22 & 23rd.

MNR Debuts ’Pits & Quarries Online’

May 31, 2013

OSSGA is pleased to announce that the ministry has now finalized the web-based application, Pits and Quarries Online.

This application is an interactive mapping tool (using Google Maps) that was developed to enhance information access and transparency. Pits and Quarries Online allows members of the public to search for the location of aggregate operations, view individual site information, and create and export information into a table format.

Additional information, including frequently asked questions and a user guide, are also available online to assist those interested in learning more about the online application.
Pits and Quarries Online is available on the Ministry of Natural Resources’ website at the link below:

For more information about Pits and Quarries Online, please contact:
Pauline Desroches, Manager – Lands and Non-Renewable Resources Section by phone 705 755 2140, or by e-mail at, or
Sean Tutak, Policy Advisor, by phone 705 755 5955, or by e-mail at