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.

Safety Toolkit for Small Businesses

CFIB members in Nova Scotia now have a new resource to help them make their workplaces safer.

Protect your employees when working in extreme cold temperatures

Many businesses have situations where employees are performing their duties in very cold conditions. Working in extreme cold temperatures can result in lower work efficiency, illness, injuries and higher accident rates. Learn how to identify and prevent many cold-induced problems at your small business.

Human resources for small business

Most small businesses have neither the time nor means to adequately deal with human resource issues. Help is available.

Free materials to encourage debit payment

CFIB and Interac are proud to provide co-branded materials to encourage clients of small and medium-sized businesses to use debit instead of credit.

Minimum wage increase in Nova Scotia effective April 1, 2015

The Nova Scotia government announced that effective April 1, 2015, minimum wage will increase to $10.60 (from $10.40) and the inexperienced wage rate will increase to $10.10 (from $9.90). The increase is based on the two percent increase in the national Consumer Price Index for 2014.
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