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.
CFIB sent out its summer request for submission for Budget 2017 aiming to ensure that our members' voices are heard by the government.Our recommendations to the federal government on behalf of Canada’s small business community aim to help strengthen the middle class and small business owners who are at the very heart of this group.
Canada’s premiers will move forward with a new internal trade deal that promises to remove provincial barriers on trade and labour mobility. Small businesses have high hopes that the premiers and the federal government will follow through on the agreement in principle signed in Whitehorse with a final deal that promotes a better trade environment within Canada.
CFIB is urging the CRA to stop audits that are leading to huge tax increases for some of Canada’s smallest businesses. Many campgrounds and self-storage facilities are being told they are too small to qualify for the Small Business Tax Rate.