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On October 15, 2021, a notice by Hydro-Québec announced details on renewable energy projects and the requirements for bidding suppliers
On July 10th, the government of Nova Scotia announced a Request Proposals (RFP) that will be issued to attract low-cost and innovative solutions to supply 10 per cent of the province´s electricity from renewables, such as wind and solar.
The government of Saskatchewan has implemented regulatory changes to the Petroleum Innovation Incentive Program (PIIP or SPII)
On October 18, 2021, the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) proposed National Instrument 51-107 Disclosure of Climate-related Matters (the “Regulation”) to introduce disclosure requirements regarding climate-related matters for reporting issuers.
On October 25th of 2021, the Government of Ontario passed the first reading of the Bill 27, Working for Workers Act, 2021. This act introduced by the Minister of Labour, Training and Skills Development, is amending various statutes with respect to employment and labour.
On October 6, 2021, Quebec’s Bill 59: An Act to Modernize the Occupational Health and Safety Regime received royal assent.
On October 18, 2021, the Canadian Securities Administrators (CSA) proposed National Instrument 51-107 Disclosure of Climate-related Matters (the Proposed Instrument) and its companion policy (the Proposed Policy) for a 90-day comment period
Starting November 1, 2021, the use of the “Traces Quebec” system will be mandatory for certain types of excavation work for contaminated soils. This system will be gradually implemented in three phases.
The Ontario Emissions Performance Standards (EPS), a program ensuring that polluters are accountable for greenhouse gas emissions, is expected to come into effect starting January 1 2022.
On July 1, 2021 The Hazardous and Special Products Regulation (HSP Regulation) came into force.