The Ontario Government has a series of public consultations underway that could have an impact on business.
Industrial Electricity Prices
The government wants to hear from businesses about the design and effectiveness of industrial
electricity pricing and programs. The sectors of interest are:
Regional Government Review
This review involves eight regional governments (Durham, Halton, Muskoka District, Niagara, Oxford County, Peel, Waterloo, York), Simcoe County and their lower-tier municipalities.
The goal is that these municipalities are: working well and supporting the future economic prosperity of residents and businesses working harder, smarter and more efficiently
Ontario's Aggregate Reform
Ontario’s aggregate industry contributes almost $1.4 billion to Ontario’s economy and supports almost 20,000 direct and indirect jobs. Aggregates are the raw materials (such as sand, gravel and clay) that help build schools, hospitals and bridges, and are the foundation of many of Ontario’s industries.
A survey will remain open until May 31, 2019 to allow for additional feedback and help inform future actions.
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