November 10, 2015 Halifax, November 10, 2015 – Last April, HRM Council asked HRM staff to present options by October to ensure changes can be made for small businesses in the municipality for the 2016/2017 fiscal year.
November 9, 2015 Halifax, November 9, 2015 – The Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) is commending the three Maritime Premiers for ambitious action to tackle red tape and inter-provincial trade barriers.
October 20, 2015 In the lead-up to Canada's Small Business Saturday on October 24th, the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) unveiled its list of the best and worst places to start and grow a business for 2015.
October 19, 2015 The Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) asks Canadians to celebrate the invaluable contributions of small businesses in their communities, by shopping small on Small Business Saturday this October 24th.
September 2, 2015 Nova Scotia Environment Minister, the Honourable Andrew Younger, has met with CFIB to say that the government has decided to “pause” implementation of Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR) in Nova Scotia.
September 1, 2015 As new Statistics Canada data confirms that job vacancies remain stubbornly high despite persistent unemployment levels, the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) is releasing new data on what’s on the minds of small business owners when they look to hire.
August 31, 2015 The construction season is in full swing with an abundance of activity underway in Halifax. While development and infrastructure renewal is positive, small businesses are more and more becoming collateral damage in the process.
Halifax , June 29, 2015 Halifax, June 29, 2015 - The Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) is applauding the Council of Atlantic Premiers for taking steps to eliminate red tape and improve labour mobility in the Atlantic region.
Halifax , June 25, 2015 Nova Scotia’s Business Barometer index showed a modest upturn in June, rising to 65.6—one of the best results from the past four years. Short-term employment plans continue to excel, with 28 per cent of owners planning to add full-time staff—a post-recession high.
Halifax , June 25, 2015 HRM’s Transportation Standing Committee received a staff report on construction mitigation that did nothing to address the concerns of small business in Halifax Regional Municipality.
Halifax , March 24, 2015 The Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) is applauding the creation of a new joint Regulatory and Service Effectiveness Office by the governments of Nova Scotia and New Brunswick. The Premiers of both provinces announced the move at Armour Transportation Systems in Burnside, saying the move is designed to "create a modern, consistent and fair regulatory environment driven by high-quality, client-focused service."