The Ontario government has committed to removing the 8% provincial portion of the HST from your hydro bill. While this will provide some relief, it does not address the root causes of your skyrocketing hydro costs.
CFIB is reviewing the interim report on the Changing Workplaces Review. We are continuing to raise small business concerns on the ongoing employment standards review. Ultimately, any labour legislation reform should aim to support small businesses.
Budget 2017 is just around the corner! CFIB recently met with the Standing Committee on Finance and Economic Affairs to discuss top small business budget priorities.
The WSIB announced that their first rate cuts in 15 years will take effect January 1, 2017.
While the ORPP is gone, our fight against higher payroll taxes is far from over.