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.

BDC Young Entrepreneur Award: A chance to win $100,000!

Canadian entrepreneurs aged 18 to 35 years are competing for a grand prize of $100,000 and a second prize of $25,000 in consulting services from the Business Development Bank of Canada (BDC). Applicants can submit a short video describing their project and how the award will make their dream a reality. The application deadline is March 18, 2015 at noon, Eastern Daylight Saving Time. Learn more about the opportunity here.

Know the holiday pay and retail hour rules that apply to Louis Riel Day: February 16

In Manitoba, the third Monday of February is Louis Riel Day. As one of Manitoba’s eight general holidays, it may affect how your staff is paid and your hours of operation. Learn more here.

Prevent fraud in your business

We want to help prevent fraud in your business. Find out how you and your staff can recognize it, report it and stop it.

Express Entry launched in January 2015

In January 2015, Citizenship and Immigration Canada (CIC) changed the way it manages applications to the Federal Skilled Worker Program (FSWP), the Federal Skilled Trades Program (FSTP), the Canadian Experience Class (CEC), and a portion of the Provincial Nominee Programs(PNP). Find out more here.

CFIB is looking for summer interns in offices across Canada

Know a university student looking for a summer job? CFIB has summer intern positions available across the country. Hurry, the deadlines are right around the corner!
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