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.

Can my Manitoba small business observe Canada Day on another day?

Occasionally Canada Day falls in the middle of the week. Many Manitobans look forward to a long weekend to celebrate Canada’s birthday. Learn what is required if your workplace wants to substitute another day for the July 1 General Holiday.

Service Canada Job Bank adds new tools to connect employers with job seekers!

The Service Canada Job Bank offers employers the ability to post their job ads for free allowing them to reach thousands of potential job seekers. As of April 30th, the Job Bank has added new features to help better connect employers with employees.

CRA’s Liaison Officers help you understand tax rules

The Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) is expanding its Liaison Officer Initiative (LOI). Since March 2014, CRA Liaison Officers have been available to visit small businesses from select sectors in Ontario and Quebec to provide information, help and general awareness of tax obligations. The LOI will soon expand to BC, the Prairies and Atlantic Canada. Learn how your business can benefit from the support available through LOI.

Crossing the Border in 2015? This year you could owe US Taxes

Starting in 2015 Canadians crossing the border will need to be extra vigilant about the number of days they spend in the US. Both countries will begin sharing information for security purposes. A side effect could be additional tax exposure. Learn what the changes may mean to you.

Contracts - Sign only what you have negotiated

Small business owners can enter into many contracts. We offer a few tips to help you avoid pitfalls and protect your business.
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