Prince Edward Island » Regulation & Paperburden

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.
Prince Edward Island – Regulation & Paperburden

Environmental policies and consultations moving forward

March 17, 2017
The PEI government has released it's new Energy Strategy and has also launched public consultations on it's new Water Act.

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.

Golden Scissors Award 2017 – Who’s cutting you free?

January 27, 2017
Every year we show our appreciation to the government officials who recognise the importance of reducing unnecessary regulations on our members with the presentation of the Golden Scissors Award! Come find out who our panel of experts judged to be doing the most to cut small business free.

P.E.I. government sees improvement in annual red tape report card

January 24, 2017 – As part of its annual Red Tape Awareness Week™, the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) issued a national red tape report card, grading the provinces and territories on their commitment to red tape accountability. This year’s edition, which looks at measurement, public reporting and political leadership showed some improvements in Prince Edward Island earning a C plus overall.
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