YELLOWKNIFE, May 23rd, 2017 – The Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) will be attending meetings with elected officials and government representatives to share the small business perspective during an annual legislative trip in Yellowknife, today and tomorrow. Topics that will be raised range from territorial budget priorities to red tape and carbon taxes. CFIB’s Director for Alberta and the Northwest Territories, Amber Ruddy, will be available to comment on how these areas will impact small- and medium-sized business owners following meetings with Ministers, MLAs, and the Workers' Safety and Compensation Commission president.
The Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) is a non-partisan, not-for-profit political advocacy organization. Founded in 1971, CFIB is a member-driven organization with 109,000 independently owned and operated businesses across Canada, including more than 250 in the Northwest Territories. CFIB represents the interests of small business and entrepreneurs across all sectors of the economy on federal, provincial, territorial, and municipal issues.