Manitoba government listens to small biz and freezes minimum wage

We commended the provincial government on its decision to freeze minimum wage and will push for common-sense alternatives to minimum wage policy that can truly help low-income earners.

Pushing Manitoba WCB to stop overcharging employers

We are pushing the Manitoba WCB to change its funding policy to rebate surplus funds to employers when the board exceeds its targeted funding position.

Manitoba small biz concerned with costs of carbon tax plan

On October 3, 2016, the federal government announced that each province has until 2018 to adopt a carbon price plan or the federal government will impose a carbon tax in their province. The proposed carbon tax plan will place “floor price” of $10 per tonne of carbon emissions in 2018 and increase it to $50 per tonne by 2022 for residents and businesses.

Manitobans and entrepreneurs support secret ballot voting for union certification

Manitobans support reinstating the secret ballot vote for union certification, according to the latest poll results from the CFIB.

Manitoba small biz optimism increases slightly in October; still below the national index

According to the latest monthly Business Barometer®, optimism among small business owners in Manitoba increased slightly in September to an index of 55.6, up 0.9 points from 54.7 in October. This index level is still below the national index of 57.7.
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