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.

How to decide on a salary or wage rate for an employee

Every business has the right to make their own decisions about pay once they have met the requirements of minimum wage. How you choose to compensate your employees for their work is up to you and can include many things other than a wage rate or salary alone.

Affected by flooding? Sask Finance can help with tax deadlines.

Businesses directly impacted by flooding, that are unable to file their sales tax returns or any other tax returns for taxes administered by the Sask Finance Ministry, by the required due date, can request a waiver of the interest and penalty resulting from the late return.

Deadline extended for small businesses to register for Sask’s new recycling program

Businesses that sell packaged goods or supply printed paper to Sask residents will be required to measure it by weight and pay a fee to a company called Multi-Material Stewardship Western (MMSW). The Saskatchewan government has extended the June 30th deadline to allow small businesses more time to register as a steward and begin reporting to MMSW. Fees take effect in January 2015.

Canada’s Anti-Spam Law (CASL) – What does it mean for my business?

On July 1st, 2014, Canada’s Anti-Spam Law (CASL) entered into force, affecting any business that promotes their products/services electronically via email, social media or instant messaging. Find out more here.

Avoiding heat stress in your workplace

Depending on the type of work being done, heat stress can happen at any time of year, but summer in Canada can mean extreme temperatures. Learn how to identify and prevent heat induced illness at your place of business.
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