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Payworks Strengthens Partnership with CFIB

Toronto/Montréal, February 1, 2016 – Canadian-owned Payworks is proud to announce it has renewed its partnership with the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) to offer CFIB members across Canada exclusive discounted pricing on payroll services. Payworks has been a member of CFIB’s Privilege Programs group of partners since October 2012.

Falling dollar, oil prices, send business confidence to post-recession low

Toronto/Montréal, January 28, 2016 – A free-falling dollar and the decline of oil have driven Canadian small business confidence levels to new post-recession lows in January as the national Business Barometer® Index dropped to 54.3, about 10 points below the level associated with normal economic growth.

Quebec ministers win national Golden Scissors Award for cutting red tape on small businesses

Toronto/Montréal, January 22, 2016 – To close out Red Tape Awareness Week™, the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) announced this morning that Quebec ministers Sam Hamad, and Jean-Denis Girard, are joint winners of the Golden Scissors award for leading and implementing measures to reduce red tape on small businesses.

Farmers continue to bear the brunt of red tape

Toronto/Montréal, January 21, 2016 – Government rules and paperwork continue to hit farmers even harder than other small business owners, according to survey data released today by the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB), on day four of Red Tape Awareness WeekTM.

Halifax ‘patio police’ win red tape crown for burdening small business

Toronto/Montréal, January 20, 2016 – On the third day of Red Tape Awareness Week™, the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) announced the winners of its annual Paperweight Award, citing the worst examples of government agencies and departments at all levels that are holding back small businesses with misguided rules, hard-to-follow processes and bad customer service.

Canada’s red tape report card: Maritime Provinces leap forward

Toronto/Montréal, January 19, 2016 – On day two of Red Tape Awareness Week™, the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) issued its annual red tape report card, grading the provinces and territories on their commitment to red tape accountability. The report card looks at measurement, public reporting and political leadership.

Red tape at Canada-US border discouraging small biz from trade

Toronto/Montréal, January 18, 2016 – – Red tape has one-third of Canadian small businesses thinking twice about trading across the U.S. border, according to a new report by the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) on day one of Red Tape Awareness Week™.

CFIB reveals Canada-wide nominees for red tape reduction award

Toronto/Montréal, January 15, 2016 – In the lead-up to Red Tape Awareness Week™ (January 18-22), the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) has announced the finalists for the Golden Scissors Award, which honours an elected official or others in government who have shown leadership and delivered meaningful results in cutting red tape for small business.

CFIB announces finalists for Canada’s worst red-tape stories

Toronto/Montréal, January 14, 2016 – In the lead-up to Red Tape Awareness Week™ (January 18-22), the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) has announced the finalists for its Paperweight Award, which is given annually to government agencies and departments that are holding back small businesses with misguided rules, hard-to-follow processes and bad customer service.

Red Tape Awareness Week™ (January 18-22) to spotlight $11 billion impact of government red tape on small business

January 13, 2016 – Government red tape is an $11 billion hidden tax that affects small businesses much more than larger firms. Entering its seventh year, Canada’s Red Tape Awareness Week™ (January 18-22) will look at which governments are making progress and which are lagging when it comes to reducing unnecessary rules and paperwork on entrepreneurs.
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