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Rock to Road: Update on Aggregate Resources Act

Ontario moving forward with proposed changes

June 18, 2020  by Rock to Road Staff

A large scale, Class A pit comprised mostly of sand. Photos courtesy of Government of Ontario.

After more than a year of discussions, submissions, meetings and online surveys, Ontario is preparing to move forward with proposed changes to regulations that govern extraction of aggregates in the province.

The Ministry of Natural Resources and Forestry (MNRF) has received input from industry, municipalities, the public, non-governmental organizations and Indigenous communities about changes to the Aggregate Resources Act (ARA) and is getting ready to update the regulations in the legislation.

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