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Newfoundland & Labrador – Economic Development


Newfoundland and Labrador small business confidence continues to drop in October

October 26, 2017
According to the latest Business Barometer survey results released by the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB), small business confidence in Newfoundland and Labrador dropped to 48.3 in October, down from 52.0 in September.

Ranking Atlantic Canada’s entrepreneurial friendly communities: Where does your community

October 18, 2016
Our 2016 Entrepreneurial Communities report uses 14 indicators to determine which communities offer the best entrepreneurial environment while giving insight into what’s working and what can be improved to assist small- and medium-sized businesses like yours.

CFIB Calls for Elimination of Business Subsidies

September 22, 2014
For decades, governments in Newfoundland and Labrador have been providing direct subsidies to individual businesses and specific sectors. This has been deemed the best way to develop our local economies and create jobs.

Newfoundland and Labrador municipalities can do more for entrepreneurs

October 21, 2013
Newfoundland and Labrador municipalities have substantial work to do to encourage an entrepreneurial spirit, according to a national report released by the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB). Out of the larger cities examined, St. John’s placed in the top ten.
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