Toronto/Montréal, May 16, 2013
The percentage of unfilled private sector jobs remained steady at 2.5% in the first quarter of 2013, representing approximately 295,000 full- and part-time jobs, according to data compiled by the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB).
Toronto/Montréal, March 28, 2013
The confidence of small business owners took a hit in March after two months of encouraging growth, according to the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB).
Toronto/Montréal, March 21, 2013
Small business owners received some positive news in today’s federal budget with movement on several of the top recommendations from the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB).
Toronto/Montréal, March 1, 2013
CFIB is pleased by the BC government's announcement that it will introduce Pooled Registered Pension Plan (PRPP) legislation. BC is the first province to do so.
Toronto/Montréal, January 25, 2013
With Canada’s fourth annual Red Tape Awareness Week™ drawing to a close, the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) has awarded its Golden Scissors Award to the Hon. Gail Shea, Canada’s Minister of National Revenue.
Ottawa/Toronto, January 23, 2013
The Canada Revenue Agency’s (CRA) Call Centre Business Helpline received a lacklustre grade of C minus from CFIB.
Toronto/Montréal, January 22, 2013
The federal government has earned a grade of B+ in reforming the regulatory burden on small business according to the yearly Red Tape Report Card.
Toronto/Montréal, January 18, 2013
With only a few days left until the start of Canada’s fourth annual Red Tape Awareness Week (Jan 21-25), the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) has announced the finalists for its second Golden Scissors Award. The Award recognizes an individual who has successfully motivated or demonstrated leadership and courage, and produced meaningful and positive results in cutting red tape for small business.