Feb. 1, 2021
Like almost everything in the past year, COVID-19 is giving us a new perspective. Everything from vaccines to restaurant patio approvals were fast-tracked as we focused on managing the COVID-19 storm. Small business has been clamouring for this kind of “think different” approach from governments for decades. The challenge now is to preserve the best of this new regulatory nimbleness and not, as one government official recently put it to me, “snap back” to our old way of operating.