News Government Manufacturing Metals General
September 16, 2020  

US companies seeking tariff relief faced red tape, delays

Commerce Department was overwhelmed by companies lobbying to avoid the tariffs, could not meet its own deadline.

News Government Manufacturing General
May 30, 2019  

Alberta bill to reduce red tape hampering, business, economy

Part of a broader initiative to reduce duplication and unnecessary rules across government.

News Government Manufacturing Economy
May 9, 2018  

Canadian NAFTA concern: Auto production tied up in red tape

CAR says those rules would increase the cost of a car by hundreds or even thousands of dollars.

News Government Manufacturing General
January 24, 2017  

Governments are progressing in battle against red tape

CFIB report card gives BC, Quebec top marks for regulatory obstructions.

News Government Manufacturing Business Operations Economy General
January 3, 2017  

Finland commits to basic income for unemployed residents

Two thousand randomly picked citizens will receive $587 per month over the duration of the two-year trial.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
September 29, 2016  

Ontario reintroduces Burden Reduction Act to cut red tape

Proposed changes would involve 50 statutes across 11 ministries.

News Government Manufacturing Economy General
January 19, 2016  

Maritimes make headway cutting red tape: CFIB

BC, Ontario and Quebec lead the way; Manitoba earns an F.

News Government Business Operations General
March 20, 2014  

Liberals promise bill requiring report on red tape reduction

Report will quantify how the government is helping business, and how much time and money is being saved.

News Manufacturing Metals Business Operations Operations Technology
January 29, 2014  

Legislation aimed at removing red tape for business coming

Manufacturers will no longer be required to obtain individual export permits for some products, including steel.

News General
May 6, 2013  

Small businesses get new “hot line” to regulators

Online feedback form will get answers from Ontario ministries within 15 days

News Manufacturing Business Operations
January 23, 2013  

CFIB gives Nova Scotia a “D” for red tape burden

Red Tape Report Card says province has made no progress in eliminating bureaucratic burden for small business.