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OPINION : Should Canada fear U.S. red-tape cutting?

Feb 05, 2019 - The Globe and Mail (Canada)

Economist at the Montreal Economic Institute

In a recent Globe and Mail oped, Laura Jones, chief strategic officer for the Canadian Federation of Independent Business, stated that "U.S. President Donald Trump's much ballyhooed red-tape cutting isn't much more than fake news, as the number of federal regulatory restrictions increased during his first year in office."

Yet despite the admittedly slow start, what's going on south of the border is very real. While my organization and I ha...