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.
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.
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.
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.