CFIB's latest monthly Business Barometer® reveals small business optimism in Manitoba decreased slightly in May from 61.7 to 61,0, and is below the national index of 62.1.
The provincial government wants to hike the PST by 1 per cent starting July 1, 2013 and bypass the legal requirement to hold a public referendum first. Read here how you can add your voice to the growing opposition to this tax hike and assault on democracy.
With chronic deficits, mounting debt and a one per cent increase to the PST which will cost Manitobans $277 million/year, the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) says the 2013/14 provincial budget delivers a body blow to Manitoba’s economy.
CFIB has released a new report showing the growing and significant disparity between what commercial and residential property owners pay in education taxes. Find out why this is happening and what CFIB recommends to fix the unfairness.