September 2017
Bill 68 Proclamation Dates Released

2017-09-18 1:31:43 PM

The Ministry of Municipal Affairs has released scheduled proclamation dates for Bill 68, the Modernizing Ontario's Municipal Legislation Act. As seen below, the provisions of Bill 68 will be implemented in two phases, with the dates for some remaining provisions still be announced. We will continue to update this post as more information becomes available.

Phase 1: January 1, 2018
Changes to council composition (including temporary replacement of a member of upper tier council) 
New definition of a meeting 
New closed meeting exceptions 
Electronic participation in council meetings 
Small business programs 

Phase 2: March 1, 2019
Codes of Conduct
Integrity Commissioner provisions 
Policy on Staff-Council relations
Policy for pregnancy/ parental leave
Policy for protection of a tree canopy 

Amendments related to property taxes, tax collection and tax sales
Prudent Investor Status 

You can find more information on the scheduled proclamation dates for Bill 68, on e-laws

For more: 

Bill 68 Passes Third Reading 

AMCTO Releases Submission on Bill 68

Government Releases Changes to Municipal Legislation 


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