Budget 2024

Tax and spend fiscal plan will inhibit growth

Heather Exner-Pirot highlights that reforming Canada’s regulatory system and reducing redundancy between the federal government and provinces is required for enhanced efficiency and economic competitiveness. Her perspective and C.D Howe Intelligence Memo on regulatory approval and permitting processes were featured in Politico Playbook.  

“The gold standard in regulation in the United States, Australia and everywhere is ‘one project, one assessment.’ What is the value-add of two different regulators having to review something?” 

Heather Exner-Pirot, Special Advisor, Business Council of Canada