Michael Steele / RESCON
It was only six months ago that I wrote about the red tape dilemma that residential construction faces.
To sum it up, I did a count of the number of government bodies and institutions our industry answers to in order to function in a highly dysfunctional day-to-day field of work, and it added up to 45. Try to name another industry that has to deal with that kind of red tape and contributes as much to the Canadian economy as residential construction.
Below, this recently received invitation, along with the government’s January announcement of the “Ontario Moving Forward with Red Tape Challenge,” made me wonder if I had got it wrong when I wrote that blog.... Read more...