Business Barometer®: Small business optimism muted in November

Small business optimism remained muted in November and showed little change from the previous month. The latest Business Barometer® Index reading was 58.7—only 0.2 points from October's 58.9, but below sentiment recorded in the first half of the year.

Mountains and Molehills—Small Business Deduction

With some questioning the value of the small business tax rate, CFIB chief economist Ted Mallett provided a thorough review of its merits for the Canada Tax Journal.

The $68 billion question: How can cities cry poor while spending so much?

Just in time for budget season, "Canada’s Municipal Spending Watch 2015" shows that Canadian municipalities have already overspent to the tune of $68 billion over the last decade.

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