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Introduction to Regulating (R001)


Type: Classroom
Duration: 07:30 hours
Status: Active

Regulators are expected to have a solid understanding of the federal regulatory process and the policies and guidance set out in the Cabinet Directive on Regulation. This introductory course provides an overview of the different phases of the federal regulatory process, including the triage statement and the requirements for developing, implementing and reviewing regulations, and assessing their results. Participants will gain a basic understanding of the federal regulatory process and the stages of the life-cycle approach to regulating within a Government of Canada context.

Topics include:

  • understanding the objectives and requirements of the Cabinet Directive on Regulation
  • applying Canada's regulatory policies
  • unpacking the regulation-making process and the regulatory life cycle
  • clarifying regulatory roles, responsibilities and accountabilities
  • engaging stakeholders

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More about this course
  • Topics: How government works; Policy and regulation
  • Community: Functional specialists
  • Audience: Regulators
  • Business line: GC and Public Sector Skills
  • Provider: Canada School of Public Service

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