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Alberta small business confidence rebounds four points

Alberta small business confidence rose four points in January to 47.2. The indicator made modest gains in recent months and is hovering around 2015 levels but still well below the national average (60.1).
 

Timing couldn’t be worse for Alberta carbon tax

Alberta small businesses want appropriate environmental safeguards for natural resource projects but 82% reject poorly-timed carbon pricing policy. Four out of 5 entrepreneurs say it will impose higher costs on their business.
 

Alberta Workers' Compensation Board Review

Moving forward with one-sided WCB legislation puts jobs at risk. Small businesses can’t afford to ignore the WCB changes. Submit your feedback before the January 9th deadline.
 

CFIB sits down with Minister Deron Bilous

The list of challenges entrepreneurs are facing is long and government policy must be sensitive to the current economic reality. CFIB asked the minister to postpone future minimum wage hikes and the carbon tax while in a deep recession.
 

AB entrepreneurs oppose expedited coal electricity phase-out

Three-quarters of Alberta’s entrepreneurs oppose plans to accelerate the phase-out of all coal generated electricity. many people are concerned it will mean added costs for taxpayers, job losses, and higher electricity bills for small and medium-sized businesses.
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