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Changes to Aggregate Resources Act, Mining Act

Ontario announced on May 9 the passing of Bill 39, the Aggregate Resources and Mining Modernization Act, which will make changes to both the Aggregate Resources Act and the Mining Act.

According to the government, the changes are expected to modernize the province’s resource extraction rules by increasing environmental protections, improving competitiveness, and creating jobs and economic growth in the aggregates and mining sectors.  

Click the pdf to the right for an overview of the changes in our Municipal Law Bulletin. To access a full copy of the changes coming into effect, see here