Jul 8, 2016 – Small Business Lens. The objective of the small business lens is to reduce regulatory costs on small businesses without compromising the health, safety, security and environment of Canadians.

Oct 16, 2012 – The Small Business Lens requires that at least one alternative lower-cost option for small business, which is not at the expense of greater health, security, safety or environmental risks for Canadians, be assessed, in addition to the initial (higher cost) option considered by the sponsoring department or …

Note: Checklists should be submitted to TBS-RAS along with the RIAS for the Canada Gazette, Part I, when seeking TBS-RAS approval. If the small business lens is applicable to a proposal that is exempted from prepublication in the Canada Gazette, the checklist is to be submitted along with the RIAS for publication in the …

Oct 1, 2012 – 1/1. RCC Small Business Lens Working Group: Small Business Lens Work Plan. Canada Lead: Michael Presley, Assistant Secretary, Regulatory Affairs Sector, Treasury Board Secretariat. U.S. Lead: Jeff Weiss, Associate Administrator, Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Office of Management and …

Dec 16, 2013 – The U.S. – Canada small business team for the Regulatory Cooperation Council will update stakeholders on progress made, and seek feedback on, the Small Business Lens (SBL) in a webinar on Friday, January 17, 2014 from 1:00 pm to 2 pm EST. Under the SBL, the U.S. and Canada are looking to …