Forward Regulatory Plan: 2019–21

This Forward Regulatory Plan provides information on regulatory initiatives that ISED aims to propose or finalize in the next 2 years through:

  • pre-publication in the Canada Gazette, Part I
  • final publication in the Canada Gazette, Part II

The Forward Regulatory Plan may also include regulatory initiatives that are planned to come forward over a longer time frame. Comments or enquiries can be made using the contact information included with each regulatory initiative.

Regulatory initiatives

Strategy and Innovation Policy Sector (SIPS)

Marketplace Framework Policy Branch

Canadian Intellectual Property Office

Competition Bureau

Small Business, Tourism and Marketplace Services (SBTMS)

Corporations Canada

Measurement Canada

  • Miscellaneous Amendments to the Weights and Measures Regulations

Spectrum and Telecommunications Sector (STS)

Consult ISED's Acts and Regulations web page for:

  • a list of acts and regulations administered by [department name]
  • further information on ISED's implementation of government-wide regulatory management initiatives

Consult the following for links to the Cabinet Directive on Regulation and supporting policies and guidance, and for information on government-wide regulatory initiatives implemented by departments and agencies across the Government of Canada:

To learn about upcoming or ongoing consultations on proposed federal regulations, visit:

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