Toronto, October 21, 2016
We commend the governments of Ontario and Quebec for committing to implement the recommendations of the Regulatory Cooperation Enhancements Working Group.
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, September 8, 2016
A new Ipsos poll reveals that most Ontarians don’t know how the Canada Pension Plan (CPP) works, or what the proposed CPP expansion would mean.
Toronto, July 28, 2016
We look forward to carefully studying the interim report and submitting our recommendations this fall on behalf of our 42,000 Ontario small- and medium-sized business members.
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.
Toronto, February 16, 2016
CFIB encourages government to push back implementation for smaller businesses
Toronto, January 18, 2016
Province earns second highest grade in the country
Toronto, January 14, 2016
Winner of the ‘Golden Scissors’ award to be announced January 22