Departmental Actions to respond to the Red Tape Reduction Commission’s Recommendations Report
The Red Tape Reduction Action Plan sets out the Government of Canada’s common-sense approach to cutting red tape so entrepreneurs can focus on doing business and creating jobs. The Action Plan introduces fundamental, system-wide reforms and department-specific changes. These will address a broad range of irritants to businesses, as well as the systemic barriers that unnecessarily frustrate and burden Canadian business with additional delays, costs and bureaucracy.
List of Announceables
- To improve service delivery for laboratories working with human pathogens and toxins, we recommend that the Public Health Agency of Canada introduce an electronic information management system to support the collection, review and processing of laboratory certification requests and import permit applications.
- To support its certification and import program activities regarding pathogens, we recommend that the Public Health Agency of Canada and the Canadian Food Inspection Agency jointly develop a bio-containment standard for human and animal pathogens.
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