Economic Costs Associated with Regulatory Delay

"The Macleod Institute's study, Economic Costs Associated with Regulatory Delay, was both timely and persuasive. It contributed positively to the harmonization initiative undertaken by the Canadian Council of Ministers of the Environment - a comprehensive effort to increase efficiency and effectiveness in environmental protection across the country."

The Honourable Ty Lund, Minister
Alberta Environmental Protection

This report received favourable comments from a number of Canadian industry executives. It is a study of federal and provincial environmental regulatory processes and costs related to processing delays. A key finding was that delays lasting six to eighteen months may cost between $38 and $100 million for a $240 million project.

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