Archive: Red tape

Bill 66 – Are Natural Resource Protections “Red Tape”?

The government has introduced Bill 66 in order to reduce “red tape.” While it is hard to argue with effectively removing unnecessary reporting and compliance measures, the kind of red tape that is to be removed with schedule 10 of the Bill, has sparked much controversy. Schedule 10 relates to the amendments to the Planning…

Red Tape Challenge for the Food Processing Sector

Government regulation is a fact of life doing business here in Ontario. The regulatory system may feel like a river, constantly changing, and at times overwhelming. But farmers also know that regulations have their benefits for farm businesses. Regulations help ensure quality standards, strengthening market access for Canadian farm products around the world. Regulations protect…