Toronto/Montréal, May 16, 2013
The percentage of unfilled private sector jobs remained steady at 2.5% in the first quarter of 2013, representing approximately 295,000 full- and part-time jobs, according to data compiled by the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB).
February 6, 2013
The Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) will be available to comment on the 2013/14 budget to be presented tomorrow afternoon at 1:30pm. CFIB’s Policy Analyst for Alberta and the Northwest Territories, Amber Ruddy, will be available from Calgary to talk about the government’s priorities highlighted in the budget and how they will impact small- and medium-sized business owners.
Yellowknife, January 22, 2013
The Government of the Northwest Territories (GNWT) has earned a grade of D- in reforming the regulatory burden on small business according to the yearly Red Tape Report Card that was issued today by the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) as part of its fourth annual Red Tape Awareness Week™. GNWT received a grade of F last year, and F in 2011.
Toronto/Montréal, January 18, 2013
With only a few days left until the start of Canada’s fourth annual Red Tape Awareness Week (Jan 21-25), the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) has announced the finalists for its second Golden Scissors Award. The Award recognizes an individual who has successfully motivated or demonstrated leadership and courage, and produced meaningful and positive results in cutting red tape for small business.