June 22, 2023 - Industry News

Regulatory Corner – June

Ontario – Bill 71 Building More Mines Act, 2023

On May 18, 2023, a number of legislative amendments to the province’s Mining Act received Royal Assent through Bill 71.  While the legislative and future regulatory amendments include changes to the mine closure planning process, it is unclear at this time whether these changes will have direct regulatory implications for mine tailings and dam related approvals in Ontario.

A copy of the Bill 71 and the Mining Act amendments are available here