Research

Our monthly survey tracks small business confidence, expectations and operating conditions in Canada.
Research delving into the journeys of women business owners, their definitions of success, the challenges they face, and their awareness of existing programs that support their ventures.

A report that estimates the business opportunities SMEs in Canada lost due to labour shortages.

About CFIB Research & Economic Analysis

Our research is based on members' views, which are fully collected in-house through our various member surveys.

CFIB represents over 97,000 member businesses across Canada. Our membership reflects a diverse group of successful businesses of all sizes, in a wide range of industries, and in all regions of the country. All members are able to participate in our surveys and we operate using a one-member one-vote system.

We release exclusive research, often survey-based but also relying on a wide range of other methodologies, striving to produce clear, credible and compelling data and analysis that can support the success of independent business in Canada.

The CFIB research team is headed by Simon Gaudreault, Chief Economist and Vice-President, Research.