Help Wanted: National job vacancy rate climbs in Q3 as unemployment drops

After basically holding steady for the past two years, Canada’s private sector vacancy rate is beginning to creep upward. On a seasonally adjusted basis, 2.7 per cent of jobs lay vacant in these businesses—a tenth of a point higher than in the second quarter.

Taking the “temporary” out of the TFW program

December 1, 2014 – CFIB is calling for the Temporary Foreign Worker Program (TFWP) to be replaced with a stronger solution to address permanent labour shortages: The Introduction to Canada Visa.

Big news for small business: first-ever credit card fee reduction announced

Visa and MasterCard have announced the first-ever reduction in the interchange fees that small business owners pay to accept credit cards. CFIB and its members played a key part in this announcement.

Recognizing your employees during the holidays

The upcoming holiday season is a wonderful but busy time of year. Employers should not miss the chance to celebrate the year’s achievements by recognizing the tremendous efforts of their employees.

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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