The Department of Business and the Office of Regulatory and Service Effectiveness align and coordinate all of government behind a common agenda of economic growth. They work collaboratively with the private and social enterprise sectors as well as neighbouring regions to improve the competitiveness of Nova Scotia‚Äôs business environment and make dealing with government easier, faster and less frequent. They lead the strategic development of plans and policies to grow business and key sectors, foster entrepreneurship and innovation, and develop fair, efficient, effective, predictable and transparent regulations that support a better economic future for Nova Scotia;