Published July 28, 2021 | Nonprofit News
Interested in adding your voice and influencing public policy? Review the latest consultation opportunities below – or share possible opportunities with the rest of Ontario’s nonprofit sector at email@example.com. We will refresh this section regularly, but please note that consultations deadlines may have passed between updates. Also note that we are not able to provide more information about specific consultations; please contact organizations directly.
- The Ministry of Children, Community and Social Services has launched regulatory consultations under the Child, Youth and Family Services Act, closing Oct. 4:
- Enhancing Access to Customary Care – Proposals under the Child, Youth and Family Services Act, 2017
- Improving access to prevention services for First Nations, Inuit and Métis children, young persons and families – Proposals under the Child, Youth and Family Services Act, 2017
- Proposed Regulatory Enhancements to Support Implementation of Ontario’s Quality Standards Framework – Lieutenant Governor in Council Regulation
- Proposed Regulatory Enhancements to Support Implementation of Ontario’s Quality Standards Framework – Minister’s Regulation
- The Ministry of Government and Consumer Services (MGCS) has released a white paper called “Modernizing Privacy in Ontario”. Consultation deadline has been extended until September 3.
- Join the Ontario Youth Environment Council opportunity to share insights and ideas on climate change and other environmental issues.
- Child welfare regulatory consultations (closing September 20):
- The federal government has announced a consultation on Canada’s just transition, which they define as: an approach to economic, environmental and social policy that aims to create an equitable and prosperous future for workers and communities as the world builds a low-carbon economy. They have published a discussion paper and are seeking the public’s views on people-centred just transition principles, an advisory body, and other aspects (closing September 30).
- The federal government has launched a consultation on the Disbursement Quota (DQ), as promised in the 2021 Federal Budget. Currently set at 3.5 per cent, the DQ is being examined as one way to increase funding to the sector. Comments are welcome until September 30. Learn more.
- Consultation on Employment Insurance modernization (closing October 8)
- The Standards Council of Canada, Health Standards Organization and Canadian Standards Association are working together on developing two new national standards for LTC that will be shaped by the needs of residents, families and Canada’s LTC workforce. They are currently accepting submissions via a consultation workbook with an open deadline.