Organization submits four priority areas regarding Ottawa's regulatory cooperation and regulation table
Toronto, ON—SCMA has provided a submission to the Government of Canada’s consultation on regulatory cooperation and regulation table (RCT) and identified four priority areas: labour mobility, inventory and warehousing, transportation and technology.
It is SCMA’s view that federal and provincial governments need to consider the end-to-end flow of goods throughout the entire supply chain, and that regulations need to be examined along those supply chains.
“Modern supply chains are complex structures that facilitate innovation, competition and growth in emerging industries, technologies, and sectors. In our submission to the federal government, SCMA is ensuring that the voice of Canada’s supply chain leaders is heard and that the country’s value chains are not overly burdened or restricted,” said SCMA president and CEO Christian Buhagiar. “In particular, SCMA wants the government to take into account—when developing regulatory measures—the burden on SMEs and the need for regulations that respect their limited resources.”
SCMA’s submission recommends that the government address these four areas first through the RCT: