Consultations & Info Sessions

OTS Wind-Up Consultation Sessions

OTS Wind-Up Plan Amendment Consultations

As OTS works to comply with the Minister’s Direction Letter and develop a Program approach and amendment to the Used Tires Program WUP to distribute surplus funds to tire consumers, OTS is hosting group consultation sessions on Tuesday, May 7th from 9am – 11am and Thursday, May 9th from 2pm – 4pm .

Both sessions will offer in-person attendance (on a limited basis) and a webcast option. Please confirm your participation by registering for one of our sessions using the links below:

Tuesday, May 7th – 9am – 11am
Register to attend via webcast
Register to attend in-person

Thursday, May 9th – 2pm – 4pm
Register to attend via webcast
Register to attend in-person

OTS is to submit its amendment to the WUP to the Resource Productivity and Recovery Authority by May 31st, 2019.


OTS TreadMarks System Transition Information Sessions

OTS hosted a series of information sessions for Producers and interested stakeholders on May 8th, 11th & 15th, 2018.  The sessions focused on OTS’ TreadMarks system and how it may be of use to obligated parties in meeting their tire diversion and reporting obligations under the Resource Recovery and Circular Economy Act (RRCEA) and the applicable Regulation(s).

Below are materials related to the sessions held on May 8th, 11th & 15th, 2018:

More information about TreadMarks can be found in our Wind-Up FAQ.


OTS Amended Rules for Stewards Consultation

OTS hosted a consultation to review proposed changes to the Amended Rules for Stewards on February 26th, 2018.

A draft of the proposed OTS Rules for Stewards, the presentation slides and a recording of the consultations can be found below:

OTS accepted comments and feedback until March 6, 2018.


RPRA General Fee Setting Policy Consultation

The Authority consulted on its draft General Fee Setting Policy, draft Fee Setting Methodology and draft Tire Fees Proposal between January 29 and March 19.

The Authority held a third and final webinar consultation on March 9, 2018. You can view a recording of the webinar consultation and review the presentation slides here.


Details and materials related to previously held Wind-Up Consultations can be found below:

The Authority held in-person/webinar consultations on the proposed Plan on January 23, 2018. We also held a follow-up webinar consultation on January 29, 2018 where we provided a summary of the topics discussed during the consultation and answered additional questions. You can review the presentation slides and watch the recording of the consultations here:

Comments on the proposed plan can be sent to the Authority at consultations@rpra.ca until March 1, 2018.


December 18th & 19th, 2017


September 25th & 26th, 2017


June 19th, 2017


* Many aspects of this document are forward-looking. These forward-looking statements and scenarios are based on certain assumptions and reflect our organization’s current expectations. As a result, forward-looking statements and scenarios are subject to a number of risks and uncertainties that could cause actual results or events to differ materially from current expectations. There is no assurance that the events described in any forward-looking scenarios or statements will materialize.