September 25, 2013Canadian small and medium independent businesses have, for the first time, come together to speak directly to consumers through an online directory and deal finder made exclusively for them. Shop Small Biz is a made-in-Canada business directory that connects small businesses with thousands of potential customers.
September 3, 2013The devastating impact of the flood was not short lived and unfortunately some businesses are still struggling. We’ve written to Canada’s banks and other financial institutions to continue to step up and offer flexibility and consideration to business owners impacted by the flooding through a series of proactive measures.
August 15, 2013CFIB is pleased to celebrate the return of Workers’ Compensation Board (WCB) surplus funds to employers. Eligible employers started receiving the rebates July 2013.
June 24, 2013With people and businesses across southern Alberta picking up the pieces, and the water still threatening some communities in what has become the worst flooding the province has ever seen, CFIB is already hard at work helping small businesses get back on their feet.
March 26, 2013In Budget 2013, the Alberta Government announced generic drug prices would be reduced from 35 per cent to 18 per cent of brand name drug prices effective April 1, 2013. This change was made without proper consultation or regard to the business model and the constraints within which independent pharmacies operate.