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Meeting of Industrial Technical Advisory Group

May 22, 2009

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Next Steps for Advisory Group

Next 2 weeks:

  • Advisory Group members to review text of Working Document for Consultation
  • You are encouraged to contact Environment Canada staff if you have any questions
    • We intend to distribute questions and responses (if not confidential) to all members

Early June (decide on date today):

  • Two-day meeting to provide comments on text to Environment Canada staff
  • Written comments in advance would be helpful

By end of June :

  • Submit final written comments to Environment Canada
  • Intent is to distribute these to all members

Steps after Advisory Group ends

  • EC reviews comments from Advisory Group members
    • Analysis, decisions, changes to concept text as needed
  • EC prepares final drafting instructions and submits to Justice Canada
  • Justice Canada drafts proposed regulations
  • Minister of Environment submits regulatory package to Treasury Board for consideration for pre-publication
  • Proposed regulations published for comment in Canada Gazette, Part I (December)
    • 60-day comment period
  • EC reviews comments
    • Analysis, decisions, changes to proposed regulations as needed
  • Minister of Environment submits regulatory package to Treasury Board for consideration for final publication
  • Final regulations published in Canada Gazette, Part II (June 2010)

Contact on the Regulation

  • One-window contact for informal questions and comments on the details of the Regulation during the consultation period:
Bruce McEwen
Oil, Gas & Alternative Energy Division, Environment Canada
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