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Financial Literacy Month: Vubiz, CFIB, M is for Money™ partner to offer financial elearning experience to kids

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.
 

Business optimism in PEI stays strong

October 27, 2016
Business optimism in Prince Edward Island has registered a little movement in October (65.8)—still close to the highest in the country. Short-term hiring plans are muted, with equal shares of owners planning to increase staff as to reduce employment (six per cent) and with the vast majority of business owners (88 per cent) planning to maintain their staffing levels. The state of business health also remained unchanged with one-in-two

PEI Small Business optimism second-highest in Canada

September 29, 2016
Business optimism in Prince Edward Island has dropped in September reaching 63.9—still the second-highest level of optimism across the country, after Quebec. Short-term full-time hiring plans are steady, with the vast majority of business owners (94 per cent) planning to maintain their staffing levels, while six per cent foreseeing layoffs.

Business Barometer: Cooler optimism, yet strong hiring plans for small business

Charlottetown, June 30, 2016 – Business optimism in Prince Edward Island has cooled off somewhat in June. The Island's Business Barometer Index dropped seven points to 68.0, the second highest level of optimism across the country.

PEI's permanent farm vehicle registration earns award

Charlottetown, January 22, 2016 – Charlottetown, January 22, 2016 – To close out Red Tape Awareness Week™, the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) announced this morning that Agriculture and Fisheries Minister Alan McIsaac received an Honourable Mention for the P.E.I. government’s permanent farm vehicle registration initiative that was announced last year.

P.E.I. government sees improvement in annual red tape report card

Charlottetown, January 19, 2016 – Charlottetown, January 19, 2016 –As part of its annual Red Tape Awareness Week™, the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) issued a national red tape report card, grading the provinces and territories on their commitment to red tape accountability. This year’s edition, which looks at measurement, public reporting and political leadership showed some improvements in Prince Edward Island earning a C-minus overall.
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