Canada-United States Regulatory Cooperation Council

From Treasury Board Secretariat

The Canada-United States Regulatory Cooperation Council's (RCC) goal is to facilitate closer regulatory cooperation between our two countries and enhance economic competitiveness by aligning our regulatory systems where appropriate, while maintaining high levels of protection for health, safety and the environment.

Regulatory Cooperation Council's E-Newsletter

Canada-United States (U.S.) Regulatory Cooperation Council news updates are shared periodically to provide you with information on RCC plans, progress and other items of interest.

Partnership statements and work plans

To view the Regulatory Partnership Statements and current work plans, please visit:

For information relating to RCC work plans released under the 2011 Joint Action Plan, please contact the RCC Secretariat.

Departmental regulatory contacts


  • RCC Joint Forward Plan - Discusses what has been accomplished with the initial 29 initiatives as well as reflect on lessons learned by regulators and stakeholders who have worked on this effort.
  • RCC Joint Action Plan - Sets out 29 initiatives where Canada and the U.S. will seek greater alignment in their regulatory approaches

Contact us

Canada-U.S. Regulatory Cooperation Council Secretariat
90 Elgin Street, 5th Floor, Room 5162
Ottawa ON K1A 0R5


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