Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat

Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat

April 12, 2012 14:47 ET

Minister Clement Discusses Red Tape Reduction and Open Government in Saskatoon

SASKATOON, SASKATCHEWAN--(Marketwire - April 12, 2012) - The Honourable Tony Clement, President of the Treasury Board and Minister responsible for FedNor, discussed Red Tape Reduction and Open Government in Saskatoon.

"The Government is committed to a new approach to supporting innovation," said Minister Clement. "We are focusing on the drivers of growth and job creation- innovation, investment, education, skills and communities."

The Government's recent initiatives to cut the red tape burden for businesses and the Action Plan for Open Government that was announced yesterday by Minister Clement in Regina, are examples of how the Government is drawing on these drivers to stimulate productivity and increase opportunities for innovation and knowledge sharing.

"Helping small businesses focus on what they do best-sustaining our economic recovery by creating jobs and growth in communities across Canada-is a priority of Economic Action Plan 2012, the Government's plan for jobs, growth and long-term prosperity," added Minister Clement.

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  • Sean Osmar
    Press Secretary
    Office of the President of the Treasury
    Board and Minister responsible for FedNor
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