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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.
Northwest Territories – Regulation & Paperburden
 

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.
 

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.
 

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.
 

Northwest Territories earns an "F" in national red tape report card

January 12, 2017
CFIB’s Red Tape Report Card gives the GNWT a failing grade. Find out why.
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