March 28, 2019

Reminder: Register for MHSW's  Wind Up Plan 
Consultation on  April 2, 2019 

Thank you to those who have registered for MHSW's Wind Up Plan consultation webinars on Tuesday, April 2, 2019. If you are interested in attending and have not yet registered, please do so using the links below. 

As per the Minister's direction, Stewardship Ontario is developing a Wind Up Plan, which will be submitted to the  Resource Productivity and Recovery Authority (the Authority) by June 30, 2019.  Upon wind up, materials collected under the MHSW Program will be managed according to an individual producer responsibility framework under the  Resource Recovery and Circular Economy Act, 2016 . For more information on the wind up of the MHSW program, click here
Stewardship Ontario is committed to operating the MHSW program without disruption until the wind up date, while delivering transparent communication and meaningful consultations with its stakeholders throughout the process. Two stakeholder-specific consultation webinars will be taking place on Tuesday, April 2, 2019

During these webinars, Stewardship Ontario will review: 
  • The key objectives for winding up the MHSW program;
  • The proposed exit transition approach;
  • An overview of MHSW financing and the projected wind up budget;
  • Key wind up dates and reporting schedules for program participants; and
  • Other steps and elements Stewardship Ontario is proposing to wrap up the MHSW program in a manner consistent with ministerial direction and regulatory requirements.
Consultation for stewards:
Tuesday, April 2, 2019
10:00 - 12:00 p.m. EST
Consultation for municipalities, First Nations communities and service providers:
Tuesday, April 2, 2019
1:00 - 3:00 p.m. EST
Presentations will be about an hour with plenty of time for Q&A. Webinar recordings, presentations and other meeting materials will be made available on the MHSW Wind Up web page.

Following the consultation webinars, stakeholders will have until Thursday, May 1, 2019, to submit written feedback.
If you have any questions, please email
Kind regards,
Stewardship Ontario