CFIB statement on the Passing of the Hon. Jim Flaherty

Toronto/Montréal, April 10, 2014 – On behalf of the members, staff and Board of the Canadian Federation of Independent Business, I want to express our sincere condolences to Minister Flaherty’s family on his passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with his wife Christine and his three sons.

Small businesses support federal Employees’ Voting Rights Act

Canadians might be shocked to learn that our labour laws aren’t as democratic as they would have expected. For instance, Canada is the only industrialized country that still allows forced union dues on all workers. And, the process involved in establishing a union is equally undemocratic in many parts of the country, leading to instances of intimidation and coercion.

Making it work: Real stories of small business and foreign workers

Stories of need, not greed. Small business owners tell the real story of the Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP) in their own words.

Easter Holidays - How to pay your employees

Good Friday is a statutory holiday in many Canadian provinces. Here's how you should pay your employees.

Manitoba, PEI looking to join Ontario’s pension mistake

After narrowly avoiding a CPP hike, small business owners in Ontario, PEI and Manitoba are facing the even worse idea of a provincial pension plan.

Our focus on agri-business

We represent 7,200 agri-businesses like you on the business related issues of farming. Find out more about what we’re doing to help your bottom line here.

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