Employer Advisors, also known as Employer Advocates, exist in many jurisdictions. This independent service is available free of charge, providing employers information, advice and advocacy on workers compensation issues. Check if these services are available in your province or territory.
Canadian small business sentiment eased downward in May, giving back some of the improvement noted the month previously. CFIB's Business Barometer® Index dropped by one point to 58.2 in May from April's 59.2, but it is still much improved from levels in the first three months of 2016.
May 17, 2016 – A new private member’s bill promises to address a significant and costly flaw in Canada’s succession planning rules and would save Canadian small business owners hundreds of thousands of dollars when transferring their business to a family member.
CFIB is urging the CRA to stop audits that are leading to huge tax increases for some of Canada’s smallest businesses. Many campgrounds and self-storage facilities are being told they are too small to qualify for the Small Business Tax Rate.