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Partnership Agreement
on Regulation and Economy(PARE)


The governments of New Brunswick and Nova Scotia have released the first annual report on what has been accomplished under the Partnership Agreement on Regulation and the Economy agreement during the last year.

2010-2011 Annual Report

In releasing the report, the Premiers of both provinces noted it demonstrates the governments’ commitment to the PARE initiative and to keeping stakeholders informed.

“We are very pleased with the work that has been done to date under the PARE agreement and we are equally excited about the possibilities that exist for greater collaboration and harmonization in areas such as the energy and transportation sectors.” said Premier Graham.

“This partnership agreement is an important step forward for the New Brunswick and Nova Scotia governments, providing new ways to work collaboratively on matters affecting trade and to improve the ability of business and individuals to work across provincial borders.” said Premier Dexter.

PARE provides guiding principles and a philosophy for approaching regulatory harmonization and standardization between the two provinces and supports broader trade liberalization initiatives nationally.