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Business Barometer®: Newfoundland and Labrador small business confidence declines sharply in August

St. John's, August 27, 2015 – According to the latest Business Barometer survey results released by the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB), the small business confidence index in Newfoundland and Labrador is at 57.0 in August, compared to 63.2 per cent in July.

Greater transparency needed for public-private partnerships

St. John's, August 3, 2015 – The Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) has written an open letter to Premier Paul Davis recommending the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador immediately begin a process to develop a legislative and regulatory framework for public-private partnerships (P3s) to ensure greater transparency and accountability to the public.

Business Barometer®: Newfoundland and Labrador small business confidence increases for second consecutive month

St. John's, July 30, 2015 – According to the latest Business Barometer survey results released by the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB), the small business confidence index in Newfoundland and Labrador is at 63.2 in July, compared to 60.8 per cent in June 2015.

Waste management in Newfoundland and Labrador is a mess

St. John's, July 28, 2015 – As waste management initiatives continue to be implemented in Newfoundland and Labrador, the regulatory and financial burden is increasingly being felt by small business.

Review of the provincial liquor system needed: CFIB

St. John's, June 29, 2015 – As the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador seeks solutions to help it improve its fiscal position, discussion has turned to the role of the private sector in public service delivery.

Newfoundland and Labrador small business confidence increases to highest level in 2015

St. John's, June 26, 2015 – According to the latest Business Barometer survey results released by the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB), the small business confidence index in Newfoundland and Labrador is at 60.8 in June, compared to 56.9 per cent in May 2015.

Newfoundland and Labrador small business confidence volatile

St. John's, May 28, 2015 – According to the latest Business Barometer survey results released by the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB), the small business confidence index in Newfoundland and Labrador is at 56.9 in May, compared to 59 per cent in April 2015.

City of St. John’s Should Adopt Construction Mitigation Policy

St. John's, April 22, 2015 – As the City of St. John’s (City) confirms a renewal of water and sewer infrastructure under Water Street, the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) is recommending the City adopt a city-wide construction mitigation policy.

Newfoundland and Labrador small business confidence steady in March

St. John's, March 26, 2015 – According to the latest Business Barometer survey results released by the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB), small business confidence in Newfoundland and Labrador increased a half point to 56.7 in March.

CFIB releases wish list for House of Assembly spring sitting

St. John's, March 13, 2015 – As Members of the House of Assembly prepare to return to their seats next Tuesday, the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) is releasing its non-tax legislative priorities for the spring session.

Small business calls for reduced spending to balance budget

St. John's, March 6, 2015 – St. John’s, March 6, 2015 – The Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) will be representing the views of small- and medium-sized enterprises at the pre-budget consultation session to be held in St. John’s this afternoon, outlining a plan for sustained economic growth during this period of uncertainty, through policies that support business.

Business Barometer® Newfoundland and Labrador small business confidence drops for sixth straight month

St. John's, February 26, 2015 – According to the latest Business Barometer survey results released by the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB), small business confidence in Newfoundland and Labrador fell over four points to 56.2 in February.

Government of Newfoundland and Labrador must reduce spending by $1.6 billion

St. John's, February 16, 2015 – St. John’s, February 16, 2015 – The recent decline in oil prices has put the Government of Newfoundland and Labrador’s fiscal position in the spotlight. A new report, Government of Newfoundland and Labrador Spending Monitor, released today by the Canadian Federation of Independent Business shows the extent of the government’s spending problem.

Business Barometer® Newfoundland and Labrador small business confidence continues slide in January

St. John's, February 2, 2015 – According to the latest Business Barometer survey results released by the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB), small business confidence in Newfoundland and Labrador dropped over three points to 60.3 in January.

Newfoundland and Labrador receives slight downgrade in CFIB’s annual red tape report card

St. John's, January 20, 2015 – he Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) released its 2015 report card on regulatory accountability, and Newfoundland and Labrador got a slight downgrade to “C”.

Business Barometer® Newfoundland and Labrador small business confidence drops in December

January 5, 2015
According to the latest Business Barometer survey results released by the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB), small business confidence in Newfoundland and Labrador dropped to 63.9 in December.
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