January 24, 2017
To kick off its annual Red Tape Awareness Week, the Canadian Federation of Independent Businesses is challenging governments across the country to commit to getting rid of one government rule for every new one that comes into force. Several governments in Canada — provincial and federal — have already become models for this kind of action by putting regulatory caps in place.
January 3, 2017
The past year was a tough one for many small businesses and from the outset, it’s shaping up to be another tough year. So what can we expect? While my crystal ball is no better than anyone else’s, here are some of the things I’ll be keeping an eye on as we head into 2017.