November 15, 2016 Are we teaching our children the lessons that will help them grow into healthy, prosperous and happy adults? To mark Financial Literacy Month, Vubiz has partnered with the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) and Teresa Cascioli, award-winning entrepreneur and author of the M is for Money books, to launch a ground-breaking series of online lessons focused on financial literacy and business skills…for kids.
Toronto, October 17, 2016 Collingwood is king when it comes to Canada’s most entrepreneurial communities with populations of about 20,000 or more, topping the Canadian Federation of Independent Business’ 2016 Entrepreneurial Communities report launched today to kick off Small Business Week.
Toronto, October 13, 2016 It may only be an interim report, but proposed changes to the Employment Standards and Labour Relations acts suggested by the Changing Workplaces Review would be devastating to Ontario’s small employers and their employees if they were to be adopted by the Minister of Labour, according to the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB).
Toronto, September 14, 2016 The Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) has announced it will cut rates – by an average of five per cent across all sectors – for the first time since 2001. The move is a welcome one for small business owners looking for financial relief in a climate of rising hydro rates and payroll costs.
Toronto, July 28, 2016 The Ontario Retirement Pension Plan (ORPP) was one of the most ill-advised and damaging public policy proposals in Ontario’s history. It was extremely disappointing that the provincial government decided to move forward with it and CFIB lobbied very hard against its implementation on behalf of our 42,000 small and medium-sized business members in Ontario.
Toronto, May 26, 2016 Ontario’s Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) has come a long way in addressing small business concerns over the last four years, according to the latest report from the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB). Going forward, improvement is needed in several key areas, many of which require the Ontario government to pass new legislation.
Toronto, March 24, 2016 The Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) and Google Canada are teaming up to host an exclusive networking opportunity for small business owners looking to enhance their online presence. The event will take place on March 31st at Google’s office downtown Toronto with two identical sessions held at 12pm and 5pm.
Toronto, February 25, 2016 The Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) is disappointed that the Ontario government has once again ignored the province’s small and medium-sized businesses in the 2016 budget.