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 $10.70/hour as of Oct 1/14 increases to $11.00/hour on Oct 1/15

Manitoba's minimum wage rate is $10.70 per hour as of October 1, 2014. On October 1, 2015, the minimum wage will increase to $11.00 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.

Grow your business planning knowledge; Attend an Entrepreneurship Manitoba workshop

The province is hosting workshops across the province on the topics of starting and growing a small business, and incorporation. Check where and when you can attend a session in your area.

Once you hire them, how to keep them.... Employee Retention

The costs of hiring, orientation & training can pile up and having to fill the same position twice or more in a year can be a very frustrating experience and have significant impact on productivity and team morale.

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.

Find the right lawyer for your Manitoba business

Throughout the life of your business, you will encounter issues that are best handled by a lawyer. Visit this site to learn when hiring a lawyer may save you money and frustration over the long term, how to find legal counsel and tips to keep your legal costs down.
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