On March 5, 2015 the Ontario Securities Commission (“OSC”) provided notice of ministerial approval of the amendments to National Instrument 51-101 – Standards of Disclosure for Oil and Gas Activities. The OSC also adopted policy changes to Companion Policy 51-101 – Standards of Disclosure for Oil and Gas Activities. The rule amendments and policy changes come into force on July 1, 2015.

The full text of the rule amendments can be found here and the full text of the policy changes can be found here.