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Nova Scotia

Nova Scotia’s consultation on Accessibility Standards for the Built Environment & the Nova Scotia Building Code

September 25, 2023

Following extensive consultations, the Nova Scotia government is currently seeking feedback on its Phase 2 proposal for an accessibility standard for the built environment (eg: more detailed and technical recommendations to prevent and remove barriers and thus, make spaces more accessible).   This consultation also includes proposed and related amendments to Nova Scotia’s Building Code regulations. … Continued


Sask Employment Standards under review

September 19, 2023

The Saskatchewan government has opened consultations on its employment standards provisions in Part II of The Saskatchewan Employment Act, and RCC is currently working with members to develop our submission. The goal of Saskatchewan’s review is to identify the concerns of employers and employees, any redundant requirements or unnecessary red tape, and any required updates. The province … Continued

British Columbia

B.C. government updates single-use and plastic waste ban guidance

September 19, 2023

The B.C. government has updated the website and guidance for the Single-Use and Plastic Waste regulation which will be coming into effect December 20, 2023. Ministry leadership have offered to meet with any retailers who have concerns about the regulation, including both the implementation date and the problematic reusable bag requirements. The printed guidance has also been updated slightly for shopping … Continued

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