The Office of Regulatory Affairs and Service Effectiveness – in its third year – is focused on reducing regulatory burden to business and making service improvements to support economic growth in our province and region.

Nova Scotia has reduced
regulatory burden by
$34.3 Million
since 2017.


Government has exceeded its target to reduce regulatory burden for Nova Scotia businesses by $25 million, set in 2017. And, we are committed to keep going. 

Here is how we’re doing it.

What's New:

Read more about how the Office is supporting Nova Scotia businesses in its Final Burden Reduction Report, released in January 2019.