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.

Voluntary retirement savings plans (VRSP): what are your obligations?

If your company has 5 or more employees, you must subscribe to a voluntary retirement savings plan and automatically enroll your employees covered within the time prescribed by law.

Hydro-Québec: Will you need to make a security deposit?

Are you a Hydro-Québec business customer? Did you know that you might have to make a security deposit before you can receive electrical service?

Energy: Cross-subsidization is costly to small businesses

What is cross-subsidization? Cross-subsidization occurs when the rates paid by one class of customers, such as business customers, are higher than the energy distribution costs, producing an advantage for another class of customers, such as residential consumers.

Revenu Quebec obligations for employment agencies and the construction sector

As of March 1, 2016, if you are an employment agency or a subcontractor performing construction work, you must have a valid certificate issued by Revenu Québec and provide a copy to your clients or contractors to conclude certain contracts. If you are a client of such an agency or a primary contractor, you will also have obligations.

Free Webinar! Big opportunities for small business: How to access Government contracts

BJC was recently awarded six multi-year contracts for the provision of property management services, project delivery services, lease services and optional related real property services across Canada. CFIB is teaming up with BJC to provide help you gain access to these procurement opportunities and provide assistance with the procurement process.
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