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The Red Tape Reduction Commission was created to hear the concerns of Canadian businesses on federal regulatory red tape and to make recommendations to address the issues brought forward.
In winter 2011, the Red Tape Reduction Commission held consultations and invited participants to contribute their ideas by completing an on-line questionnaire, sharing a submission, sending an e-mail or participating in round table meetings.
Consultation on red tape irritants:
The Commission also received input from experts and the academic community. Read the summaries of the papers that were provided to the Commission.
The Commission's "What Was Heard" Report offers an overview of what was heard during the initial consultations and faithfully captures the core issues that were expressed. Read the message from the Minister of State.
In autumn 2011, the Commission ran a follow-up questionnaire about systemic solutions to red tape and analyzed the results. Two round table sessions also took place in Toronto.