What does Budget 2016 mean for Island small business?

PEI's 2016-17 budget contains a mix of good and not-so-good news on small business priorities.

Three things we’re watching from the PEI Speech from the Throne

While details are always slim in the Speech from the Throne, these are three thing that we’ll be watching from government.

Soaring Power Rates Limit Small Business Growth

Members in Atlantic Canada tell us that energy costs, followed closely by tax and regulatory cost, are of top concern. As a result, we would like to present our research report that focuses on small business perspectives on power utilities and the cost of electricity in Atlantic Canada.

PEI’s permanent farm vehicle registration earns mention

Agriculture and Fisheries Minister Alan McIsaac received an Honourable Mention from CFIB's Golden Scissors awards for the P.E.I. government’s permanent farm vehicle registration initiative that was announced last year.

Minimum wage taking two jumps in 2016 for PEI

Minimum wage in PEI will increase to $10.75 on June 1, 2016 and to $11 on October 1, 2016.
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