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Nova Scotia

Nova Scotia changes used oil, glycol and electronics stewardship regulations

February 11, 2019

The Nova Scotia government has changed its Solid Waste-Resource Management Regulations to mandate that industry create an extended producer responsibility (EPR) program for used oil and glycol related products. The program must be operational by January 1, 2020. Nova Scotia’s regulation changes will also expand the industry’s existing EPR program for electronics by adding to … Continued

British Columbia

B.C. Employer Health Tax now in effect

February 8, 2019

Find out how to calculate the new EHT for your payroll The Employer Health Tax is now in effect. Employers with a payroll of more than $1.5 million in British Columbia will pay a rate of $1.95% on their total payroll. Lower rates apply to employers with lower payrolls. Employers with payroll of less than … Continued

British Columbia

BC agriculture issues organic certification guidelines

February 7, 2019

British Columbia’s new Organic Certification Regulation came into effect September 1, 2018. RCC sought clarification of the new Regulation and the BC Ministry of Agriculture issued a new Guideline document. RCC will continue to monitor implementation of the regulation. For RCC members with any questions about the Regulation, we will be happy to assist you in … Continued

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