Charlottetown, August 27, 2015
Charlottetown, 27 August 2015– Business optimism in Prince Edward Island remains stable and positive in August according to the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB). Its Barometer index for P.E.I. stands at 67.3 which remains the best in the country.
Charlottetown, July 30, 2015
Charlottetown, 30 July 2015– Business optimism in Prince Edward Island remains quite positive according to the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB). P.E.I.’s Business Barometer® Index rose in July to 69.0—best in the country and pretty much its average for the first half of 2015.
Charlottetown, July 8, 2015
Charlottetown’s Hill Island Farm is one of four small businesses across the country feeling the love today as a co-winner of CFIB’s #SmallBizLove contest.
Charlottetown, June 19, 2015
Charlottetown, June 19, 2015 – While the 2015-16 budget tabled today by the Government of Prince Edward Island shows that the province will remain in the red for another year, the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) was pleased to see significant restraint on the spending side of government’s ledger rather than tax hikes.
May 28, 2015
Business optimism in Prince Edward Island held steady for the second consecutive month—with its Barometer index holding at 69.4—second best among the provinces.
Charlottetown, May 1, 2015
Charlottetown, May 1, 2015- The Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) has released its final member poll in the lead up to the provincial election on May 4th and the results show that almost one-third of small business owners remain undecided about who they will cast their ballots for on Election Day.
Charlottetown, April 24, 2015
Charlottetown, April 24, 2015- While all parties have spoken about the importance of economic development, small businesses, who drive the P.E.I. economy, still don’t see themselves or their priorities adequately reflected in party platforms. According to a poll conducted this week by the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB), political parties are struggling to gain traction with small business owners in the province.
Charlottetown, April 16, 2015
Charlottetown, April 16- With a provincial election underway in Prince Edward Island, the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) is sharing a small business election platform with all political parties. It outlines the issues facing small business and identifies ways to address concerns.
Charlottetown, February 26, 2015
Charlottetown, 26 February 2015– Business optimism in Prince Edward Island is now the highest we’ve seen since 2002. In February, the Barometer index climbed another three points to a nation-leading 72.4. Forty-seven per cent say their businesses are in good shape, versus the only 11 per cent who say they are in bad shape remains well above national norms.