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How can PRPPs help your business?

October 20, 2017
The Manitoba government is introducing Pooled Registered Pension Plans this fall as a cheaper, simpler and more flexible way to help employers and employees save for retirement. Find out more now.

NAFTA negotiations are ongoing. Here’s what it means for you.

August 16, 2017
Talks are tense as we are approach the fourth round of negotiations to decide the future of the North American Free Trade Agreement. Find out what the talks could mean for small businesses.

What the new trade agreement needs to get right

July 13, 2017
The new Canadian Free Trade Agreement is a big step toward making trade between provinces easier, but there’s more to do. Here are some key priorities it needs to address for small business owners.

Manitoba Hydro developments troubling

August 17, 2015
Manitoba is known for having a stable and diversified economy, but new analysis from the CFIB shows this reputation is at risk.

What Manitoba’s Decreasing Tax and Utility Competitiveness Means for your Family

May 11, 2015
According to the 2015 provincial budget, families now pay up to $3,285 more in provincial taxes and crown corporation utility fees in Manitoba compared to Saskatchewan.

Shop Small Biz – Canada’s Favourite Small Business named

July 25, 2014
Canadian small and medium independent businesses have, for the first time, come together to speak directly to consumers through an online directory and deal finder made exclusively for them. Shop Small Biz is a made-in-Canada business directory that connects small businesses with thousands of potential customers.

Anti-spam law confusing for small business

June 30, 2014
Canada’s Anti-Spam Law (CASL), came into force July 1st 2014, but a CFIB survey found that only 15% of small business owners are fully aware of CASL’s requirements, and 62% had taken no steps to comply.
Elimination of the penny

CFIB's Empowering Entrepreneurs on Shaw

January 2, 2013
CFIB's new segment on Shaw TV is all about small business tips and stories. Watch the shows here!

Expanded Sunday shopping hours now available in many Manitoba municipalities

June 20, 2012
In the 2012 Manitoba Budget, the government announced possible changes to Sunday shopping restrictions. Many municipalities have amended or passed bylaws to expand Sunday shopping hours. Learn more about the changes and see which municipalities are on board.
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