Regulatory and Service Improvement

Reducing Regulatory Burden

B.C. is committed to improving the lives of all British Columbians by eliminating unnecessary requirements, streamlining necessary requirements and minimizing the time and cost for citizens and businesses to access government services.

Cross-Government Impact

Through the Regulatory Reform Policy, the Regulatory Requirements Count and other cross-government mechanisms, the Regulatory and Service Improvement Branch works with all ministries to develop and maintain straightforward policy, regulatory and service frameworks that streamline and enhance citizens’ and businesses’ experiences of government.

Recent Initiatives

Learn more about how B.C. is streamlining government legislation, processes and services:

Annual Report

Each year, government undertakes a series of service streamlining initiatives to improve access to government services, in person as well as virtually.

The combined effect of individual projects has significantly reduced the overall regulatory burden in B.C.  Examples of projects completed over the past year are available in our latest Annual Report:

Previous Annual Reports

Examples of projects completed in previous years can be found in earlier Annual Reports: