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

Apply for up to $10,000 per employee for training from the Canada-Manitoba Job Grant

The governments of Canada and Manitoba offer funding for employee training. Companies of all sizes can apply for up to $10,000 per employee to assist with training costs. We can help you learn about the Canada-Manitoba Job Grant.

Manitoba's minimum wage of $11.00/hour as of Oct 1/15 increases to $11.15/hour on Oct 1/17

Manitoba's minimum wage is $11.00 per hour effective October 1, 2015. On October 1, 2017, it becomes $11.15 per hour. In future years minimum wage will be based on the previous year's inflation rate as determined by the Consumer Price Index and the wage rate will be adjusted every October 1st.

Avoiding heat stress in your Manitoba workplace

Depending on the type of work, in the summer a combination of high temperatures, high humidity and physical work can put workers in danger of experiencing heat stress. If looking for information on identifying and preventing heat-induced illness in your workplace, we have the information you need!

Government Grants and Loans – Should you ask for help?

Many companies offer assistance with government grants and loans, but can they really help? Read more here. Advice is free for members: call 1-888-234-2232.

Feeling Over-Taxed? Make time to review commercial property assessments this Fall

Are you frustrated when your commercial property tax bill arrives but you can’t appeal it? You can help ensure these taxes are fair by making time to review your property assessment that arrives several weeks before the tax bill. Consider filing an appeal; you may need to act quickly as the appeal window is short. We can help you learn about the process.
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