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Small biz pleased changes made to flawed Sask recycling program; still more work to do

We welcome the Saskatchewan government’s decision to make some major adjustments to the new province wide Multi-Material Recycling Program (MMRP), which will address most of small business owners’ concerns about its costs and confusing reporting requirements. However, outstanding concerns remain including MMRP’s impact on franchise companies and chains.
 

Pushing your priorities for the 2015 Sask Budget

We recently presented our 2015-16 pre-budget recommendations to Hon. Ken Krawetz, Deputy Premier, and Minister of Finance. See CFIB’s key recommendations.
 

Sask small biz optimism slides in November

According to the latest monthly Business Barometer® index, optimism among small business owners in Saskatchewan is down 4.7 points to 63.4 in November from 68.1 in October, and now below the national index of 65.9.
 

Ranking best & worst property tax gaps in Saskatchewan

CFIB's annual comparison of property taxes between Saskatchewan municipalities revealed mixed results for 2013. On average, commercial property owners paid 2.31 times the municipal property taxes of residential property owners.
 

Report debunks Canadians’ misconceptions about agriculture

Farming in Canada isn’t what many Canadians think it is. CFIB’s report, Realities of Agriculture in Canada – A sector of innovation and growth, debunks Canadians’ misconceptions about agriculture.
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