February 23, 2015
CALGARY – The Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) today released results from a provincial budget survey that shows the majority of independent business owners are concerned about the erosion of Alberta’s status as a business-friendly jurisdiction.
February 10, 2015
CALGARY, February 10, 2015 – The Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) today released initial results from a survey of business owners about provincial budget issues that shows the vast majority of independent business owners believe balancing the books should be the top priority for the Alberta government in the upcoming budget. The survey results also show entrepreneurs overwhelmingly believe the challenge should be met by focusing on controlling spending, not hiking taxes.
January 29, 2015
CALGARY – According to the latest Business Barometer survey results released today by the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB), Alberta’s small business confidence index fell another 11.4 points in January to 54.8. The significant drop means confidence levels are at their lowest level since the 2009 recession, and represents one of the largest monthly declines ever recorded in Alberta.
January 20, 2015
Toronto/Calgary – On day two of Red Tape Awareness WeekTM, the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) issued its annual report card, grading the provinces, territories and federal government on their commitment to red tape accountability. The report card looks at measurement, public reporting and political leadership.
January 19, 2015
CALGARY – The Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) today vowed to fight the introduction of tax hikes in the provincial budget in March, including a new provincial sales tax (PST), and has launched a new campaign to rally Albertans to help defend the Alberta Advantage as the best place in the country to live, work, and run a small business.