AB small biz confidence makes slight recovery

Alberta’s small business confidence rose to 36.1 in October, a two point bump from September. This is the first time since October 2014 the Alberta numbers reversed the downward trend. Small business confidence is down about 38 points from this time last year.

How will Alberta businesses handle massive minimum wage jump?

Alberta’s misguided march towards a $15 per hour minimum wage is underway, with the rate rising by a dollar to $11.20 as of October 1, 2015. How will your business be impacted?

Excessive municipal spending hurts entrepreneurs

The 2015 Alberta Municipal Spending report analyzes municipal operating spending by local governments in Alberta and shows that operating spending from 2003 to 2013 increased by 82 per cent, compared to population growth of 24 per cent. Excessive spending cost households $2,039 in 2013 alone and a total of $9,955 since 2003.

CFIB meets with Alberta's Jobs Minister

Survey results highlighting small business priorities for the upcoming budget, the impact of the proposed minimum wage hikes, and red tape concerns were presented to Minister Sigurdson.

Hear CFIB in Your Community

CFIB is raising your top priorities in presentations across Alberta. See where you can catch CFIB’s next speaking event or find out details on how to bring us to your community.
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