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  As a member of CFIB, you join a community of small business owners who benefit from the collective clout of 107,000 members.
 

$15 Minimum Wage: Jobs for Canada’s Youths at Risk

CFIB estimates that increasing the minimum wage rate to $15 per hour across all provinces would put at least 184,800 jobs at risk among young workers alone.
 

Battle of the Banks: How small businesses rate their banks

Credit unions are number one when it comes to serving the financial needs of small businesses. Where does your bank rank? Find out in CFIB’s latest report!
 

Beyond the Big Idea: Redefining and rethinking the innovation agenda

A new CFIB report on innovation and small business offers a wholesale review on how policy-makers can tap into and support the ingenuity driving Canada’s small firms.
 

Insuring Employment: SME Perspectives on the Employment Insurance System

A new CFIB report on the Employment Insurance system shows that there is some room for improvement from the perspective of small business owners.

Views on CPP/QPP Expansion

New poll: Canadian workers do not support the Canada Pension Plan (CPP)/Quebec Pension Plan (QPP) expansion if employers had to freeze or cut their wages. The majority of Canadian workers and retirees want the federal and provincial governments to consult the public on the CPP/QPP expansion. Most do not understand the CPP/QPP or their expansion.
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