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CFIB Statement on Changing Workplaces Review interim report

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.

CFIB’s response to the Ontario government’s announcement on ORPP cost

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.

Ontario’s workers’ compensation system makes gains; needs a legislative fix to do better

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.

CFIB and Google host event to help small business owners succeed online

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.

Ontario budget 2016: Taxing the jobs for today and tomorrow

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.

Delay in ORPP roll-out a positive sign for wages and jobs

Toronto, February 16, 2016 – CFIB encourages government to push back implementation for smaller businesses

Ontario government bulldozes ahead with unpopular pension tax

Toronto, January 26, 2016 – Ontario government bulldozes ahead with unpopular pension tax

Ontario continues to make gains on red tape reduction

Toronto, January 18, 2016 – Province earns second highest grade in the country

CFIB nominates Hon. Brad Duguid for red tape reduction award

Toronto, January 14, 2016 – Winner of the ‘Golden Scissors’ award to be announced January 22
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