CFIB Applauds Maritime Premiers Enterprising Action on Red Tape

The governments of New Brunswick, Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island have presented the details of an ambitious action plan to address red tape concerns.

WorksafeNB needs to consider the realities of small businesses

CFIB recently presented our submission to the panelists responsible for reviewing the Workers’ Compensation legislation in New Brunswick. Our submission includes several recommendations, areas for improvement while presenting the sentiments of small business owners towards WorksafeNB.

The cost of energy: CFIB surveys its Atlantic members

One of the top concerns of members in Atlantic is the cost of energy. To explore this obstacle we have surveyed our members and are conducting research through our Scotiabank intern in Public Policy and Entrepreneurship.

New Brunswick earns a B- on provincial budget

CFIB’s Director of Provincial Affairs for New Brunswick, Denis Robichaud, was in Fredericton on March 31st for the Gallant government’s first budget. Heading into the budget, CFIB was looking for a plan to reduce government spending and to help support entrepreneurs, but was very clear that tax increases should be avoided at this time. Check out our reaction to the budget here.

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