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.

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.

A practical list: Steps to take when opening a business

Get the stuff you control right - from the beginning. Otherwise you'll struggle and suffer needlessly.

Free Webinar from CFIB! How to be Your Own HR Department

As a business owner, you know that recruiting good employees takes time and money. It can be even more challenging for a small business owner as they are hire all on their own, without an HR department. This is why CFIB is offering their expertise and vast experience via a FREE webinar to help you hire faster, smarter and better!
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