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November 11, 2016

Burden Reduction Act to Streamline Environmental Approvals and Compliance Checks

On September 27, 2016, the Minister of Economic Development and Growth reintroduced omnibus Bill 27, the Burden Reduction Act 2016, for First Reading.  The Bill proposes amendments to some 50 different provincial statutes, including a number acts administered by the Ministry of the Environment and Climate Change (MOECC).  The Bill is intended to reduce regulatory burden while protecting environmental standards.

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