A legislative change was required to make OSBR possible. The Business Paper Reduction Act served to lift the legal barriers through deregulation rather than legislation, which might have involved lengthier discussions. Yet one remaining obstacle to the development of OSBR is the need for a signature on certain applications. A request to solve the problem has been submitted to the newly elected government. In more general terms, government regulations could be substantially reduced to make the province's economy more competitive.