The Minister of the Environment and Climate Change has issued directions to Ontario Tire Stewardship to wind up the Used Tires Program by December 31, 2018. Ontario Tire Stewardship (OTS) was required to submit a wind-up plan to the Authority by October 31, 2017. However, following a request from OTS, the Minister has extended the deadline to November 30, 2017. The Minister’s expectation for the Authority’s approval remains March 31, 2018 and the deadline for the wind-up of the Used Tires Program remains December 31, 2018.
We will begin engaging stakeholders through public consultations on the wind up plan once it is submitted to the Authority.