Access financial incentives when hiring apprentices

Hiring apprentices is good business. The government offers financial incentives to companies that hire apprentices and to the apprentices themselves. Check out the opportunities. Advice is free for CFIB members: 1-888-234-2232.

Early signs show agreement for lower credit card fees is working

September 14, 2016 – Canada’s small business community is pleased to see preliminary evidence that credit card fee reductions introduced by the big two credit card providers in 2015 are being reflected in the “swipe fees” charged to merchants. CFIB appreciates the efforts made by Visa and MasterCard in working with the small business community and the federal government towards greater fairness in the payments industry.

EI report: small business owners want some work done on the system

A new CFIB report on the Employment Insurance system shows that there is some room for improvement from the perspective of small business owners.

Poll: most Canadians oppose CPP hike if it affects wages

A new Ipsos poll finds that most Canadians don’t understand how the Canada Pension Plan (CPP) works or what proposed expansion of CPP means. An overwhelming majority also support consultation for the government’s proposed CPP hike.

Courier & Freight Shipping - ZoomShipR

ZoomShipR is an easy to use web service that allows you to ship envelopes and packages to over 200 countries around the globe using today’s leading couriers. As a “One-Stop” shipping solution you can also use ZoomShipR to ship your LTL freight to anywhere in North America. Requiring no special software, ZoomShipR delivers significant savings to CFIB Members!

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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