Business Support



Members can get advice, counseling and support in dealing with governments and small business issues from CFIB's Business Counsellors, at no charge.

Manitoba's minimum wage of $10.45/hour as of Oct 1/13 increases to $10.70/hour on Oct 1/14

Manitoba's minimum wage rate is $10.45 per hour as of October 1, 2013. On October 1, 2014, the minimum wage will increase to $10.70 per hour. If you need to connect to the province's information on this labour policy, or if you are interested in CFIB's lobbying activities on minimum wage, please continue reading.

Affected by flooding? Manitoba Finance can help with tax deadlines.

Businesses directly impacted by flooding, that are unable to file their retail sales tax returns or any other tax returns for taxes administered by the Manitoba Taxation Division, by the required due date, can request a waiver of the interest and penalty resulting from the late return.

Thinking of hiring a co-op student? Your business could benefit!

Many of Manitoba’s post-secondary institutions offer a co-operative education program. Students from a wide variety of disciplines are often available for four month terms throughout the year. Learn about the programs and how your business can benefit from hiring a co-op student.

Electronic cash register fraud – are you at risk?

Have you been sold a POS machine or offered special software add-ons? You may have something in your system that leaves you exposed to fraud.

Entrepreneurship Manitoba supports business succession planning

Looking for business succession planning tools? Entrepreneurship Manitoba offers information, support and incentives to help with succession planning for your small business. Business owners, individuals and employee groups seeking to transition, sell or purchase a business can access these services, as well as information about the new Employee Share Purchase Tax Credit. Learn how the province can assist with your business succession plans.
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