Small Business Reaction to Manitoba Throne Speech

Winnipeg, November 21, 2017 – With the Manitoba government set to deliver its Speech from the Throne in Winnipeg today, the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) will be closely monitoring the Speech with respect to Manitoba’s business climate.

Jonathan Alward, CFIB’s Director of Provincial Affairs for Manitoba, will be available to provide comments at the Legislative Building directly following the delivery of the Speech this afternoon.

“We are looking for the province to outline its plans to control spending growth, and deliver on important tax cuts for small businesses that were promised during the last election,” said Alward.

CFIB will be looking for the Manitoba government to clearly outline policies that will further improve the small business climate and continue to address the province’s outstanding competitive challenges.

“We hope the province will continue taking steps to improve Manitoba’s business climate,” concluded Alward.

To arrange an interview with Jonathan Alward, please call 1 888-234-2232, 204-982-0817 or email You can also follow CFIB Manitoba on Twitter @cfibMB.

CFIB is Canada’s largest association of small and medium-sized businesses with 109,000 members (4,800 in Manitoba) across every sector and region.