For the sixth year in a row British Columbia is leading the pack when it comes to cutting red tape to make government programs and services easier to use.
Three new agreements involving eight local governments have been reached in the Kootenays, allowing small businesses to operate in multiple jurisdictions with a single business licence – cutting red tape while freeing up time and money.
Coralee Oakes, Minister of Small Business and Red Tape Reduction and Minister Responsible for the Liquor Distribution Branch, has issued the following statement on the occasion of the 39th Vancouver International Wine Festival, which opens Feb. 11th, 2017:
The new Franchises Act and regulation taking effect ensure prospective business owners in British Columbia will have more information available to help them decide whether to open a franchised business.
Growing Aboriginal small businesses was a key focus of a meeting involving Aboriginal leaders, the B.C. Small Business Roundtable and provincial cabinet ministers.
B.C. now can cut through red tape with a pair of golden scissors after winning a prestigious award from the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB).
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