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Speak up! Manitoba decides to consult on CPP expansion

November 16, 2016
The Manitoba government listened to small businesses and recently decided to consult Manitobans on the Canada Pension Plan (CPP) expansion. Be sure to share your concerns and suggestions by November 27.

Manitoba decides to consult on CPP!

November 4, 2016
We are pleased the Manitoba government has announced it will consult with Manitobans on CPP expansion. Feedback will be accepted until November 27th.

Poll: most Canadians oppose CPP hike if it affects wages

September 8, 2016
A new Ipsos poll finds that most Canadians don’t understand how the Canada Pension Plan (CPP) works or what proposed expansion of CPP means. An overwhelming majority also support consultation for the government’s proposed CPP hike.

Raising small biz priorities with Premier Brian Pallister

June 22, 2016
We were pleased to recently meet with Hon. Brian Pallister, Premier of Manitoba to discuss your key small business priorities for the new Manitoba government.

Urging the Manitoba government to say NO to CPP hikes

June 6, 2016
In 2016, the Manitoba government may play a pivotal role in federal-provincial talks about CPP expansion. CFIB met with Finance Minister Cameron Friesen to urge him to reject calls for mandatory CPP hikes.

Reject CPP/QPP hikes: Open letter to finance ministers

December 17, 2015
New economic modeling data shows that jacking up CPP/QPP premiums will have a sizeable impact on the economy in the short-term with only gradual long-term gain.

Ban on liquor retailing by small urban retailers must go!

July 20, 2015
Manitoba Liquor and Lotteries only allows rural retailers to sell liquor. CFIB is fighting for small urban retailers to have the same opportunities. Learn more.
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