Regulation

Over 800 regulations are by imposed on convenience store operators by all levels of government in Canada, which cost these small businesses over $220 million annually. While regulations can be a good thing (health and safety, protecting the environment), government rules can also become an unnecessary cost of doing business if the rules fail to achieve their desired outcome. We therefore continue to advocate for the review of existing rules, while ensuring new ones are based on a sound cost-benefit analysis. 

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