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Regulations are an essential tool used by governments to carry out economic and social policy from which businesses and citizens benefit. While some regulation is needed, too often federal and provincial governments impose excess regulation that is not only unnecessary, but is also harmful to businesses. Government-imposed regulation reduces productivity and limits innovation, with SMEs bearing a disproportionately high amount of the burden.
Newfoundland & Labrador – Regulation & Paperburden

Nominations open for Golden Scissors Award TM

October 9, 2017
Nominations are now open for the seventh annual Golden Scissors AwardTM to recognize those politicians, public servants, or other Canadians who have demonstrated leadership in cutting red tape for small business in a meaningful way.

Nominations open for Paperweight Award

October 9, 2017
Nominations are now open for the fifth annual Paperweight Award. This award recognizes government departments, agencies, programs, or individuals who have made life increasingly difficult for small businesses by adding significant red tape.

Worse than Paper Cuts

March 27, 2017
Did you know the provincial government is considering a new program on printed packaging and paper? We break down what it is, and how it will impact your business.

Making it easier to operate and do business across Atlantic

March 13, 2017
The Council of Atlantic Premiers made new commitments to improve regional regulatory efficiency.

Highlights of Red Tape Awareness Week 2017

January 27, 2017
During the eighth annual Red Tape Awareness Week, from January 23-27, we challenged governments to focus their efforts on the tangled mess of unnecessary regulations holding back your small business.

The Municipal Red Tape Puzzle

January 23, 2017
Municipal red tape is time-consuming and costly and you have told us it is a concern for you. But it flies under the radar and we feel it deserves more attention.
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