Empowering Entrepreneurs - Banking for small businesses

How to get a better deal at the bank

Approaching a bank for the first time can be intimidating. Remember that you are the customer and the bank is there to serve your business. Our tips will help you get the best from your financial institution. Advice is free for members: call 1-888-234-2232.

Small business owners are all about the middle class

A new backgrounder reveals that owning a small business in Canada is anything but a free ride to the penthouse that some might imagine. Statistics show the great majority of small business owners are well-represented in the middle-class.

Business Barometer®

Canada’s small business confidence rebounded nearly seven points in April, climbing to 59.2, its highest mark since last June.

Seeking a cure for bankable sick days in municipalities

Municipal workers banking and cashing out sick days raises questions about cost, effectiveness and fairness, according to CFIB’s latest research snapshot.

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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