November 30, 2020 - January 14, 2021 (45 days) Closed
We have considered all feedback received and are proceeding to enhance certain provisions in the Far North Act, 2010 that encourage collaboration between Ontario and First Nations on land use planning, amend or delete provisions that may hinder economic development, and retain joint land use planning with all First Nations in the Far North.
Based on feedback received through engagement, we have decided to withdraw the proposal to repeal the Far North Act. We are now proposing to refocus the Act with proposed amendments to provisions that may hinder economic development and enhancing provisions that encourage collaboration with First Nations in the Far North regarding land use planning
September 29, 2015 - February 28, 2015 (90 days) Closed
First Nations are working with Ontario on community based land use planning as part of the Far North Land Use Planning Initiative. The Far North Act, 2010 is the legislative foundation that provides for community based land use planning at the community level in the Far North, and for a Far North Land Use Strategy (Strategy) to help guide that plan
Amendment to a permit issued under the Endangered Species Act
February 21, 2020 - March 22, 2020 (30 days) Closed
The Minister has issued an amendment to an overall benefit permit under the Endangered Species Act, 2007 (ESA) to North Pickering Community Management Inc. which will impact Species at Risk trees and their habitat.
October 5, 2022 - November 4, 2022 (30 days) Closed
A Permit to Take Water No. P-300-1190403955 was issued to Quail North Holdings Inc. on March 7, 2023 for five years. Water will be taken for quarry dewatering purposes at the Orillia Quarry, located at 7172 Concession Road B-C Road in Ramara, Ontario.
January 19, 2022 - February 18, 2022 (30 days) Closed
The Director of Exploration has made a decision on the exploration permit application PR-21-000342 to North American Exploration Limited for early exploration activities near Timmins, Ontario, in MacDiarmid Township, District of Cochrane, North East Region.
December 24, 2020 - January 23, 2021 (30 days) Closed
The Director of Exploration has made a decision on the exploration permit application PR-20-000375 to 55 North Mining Incorporated for early exploration activities approximately 65 kilometres south of Timmins, Ontario, in Sothman township, District of Sudbury, North East Region.
August 14, 2023 - September 13, 2023 (30 days) Closed
We have issued a new Permit to Take Water No. 4723-CWQM65 on November 6, 2023, which cancels and replaces permit No. 3480-AQ5Q7R, for Findlay Creek Properties (North) Ltd. and Tartan Homes (North Leitrim) Inc. and Tartan Land (North Leitrim) Inc. in Ottawa, Ontario for construction purposes. The new permit expires on August 31, 2027.
November 4, 2021 - December 5, 2021 (31 days) Closed
A new Environmental Compliance Approval is granted to Hacienda North Farms Inc. for stormwater management works serving the greenhouse site located at 20968 Coatsworth Road, in the Municipality of Chatham-Kent, Ontario.