Reading Time: 1 minuteNew survey results from the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) indicate small business owners remain concerned about the government’s proposed tax changes with almost two-thirds of respondents saying changes have caused them to rethink whether to continue being in business. […]
Reading Time: 1 minuteThe Canadian Federation of Independent Business’ (CFIB) latest monthly Business Barometer survey results indicate Alberta’s small business optimism dropped 3.1 points in February to 56.3, moving the province’s national rank to the last place. Alberta trails behind the national index of 62.4 by 6.1 points. […]
Reading Time: 1 minuteNovember Business Barometer survey results from the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) show a one-point uptick in Alberta’s small business optimism to 56.2; however, nationally Alberta’s position sits 3.1 points behind the national average of 59.3.
Reading Time: 2 minutesThe province says the new Canadian Free Trade Agreement (CFTA), signed Friday by federal, provincial and territorial trade ministers, will give Alberta businesses, investors, and workers increased access to Canada-wide markets, including government tenders in other provinces and territorities.
Reading Time: 2 minutesBritish Columbia and Quebec lead the charge in cutting red tape while Alberta lags behind. This from the Canadian Federation of Independent Business who released their red tape report card Tuesday during Red Tape Awareness Week.
Reading Time: 2 minutesThe Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) will kick off their 8th Annual Red Tape Awareness Week Jan. 23, challenging governments to reduce what CFIB calls the hidden tax of red tape for the good of all Canadians. […]
Reading Time: 1 minuteA Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) report indicates fraudsters have scammed 20 per cent of Canadian businesses over the past year. The organization’s report will be released on March 17. […]
Reading Time: 2 minutesThe Canadian Federation of Independent Businesses, a 109,000-strong national organization, unveiled the most burdensome bureaucracies to businesses Jan. 20, the third day of their Red Tape Awareness Week. […]
Reading Time: 2 minutesMorinville holds a virtuous first place among Alberta municipalities for fair business tax rates, according to the Canadian Federation of Independent Business.
The CFIB released Dec. 7 Entrepreneurs Deserve Property Tax Fairness, a report targeting the “property tax gap,” the difference between residential owners pay and what commercial property owners are paying. […]
Reading Time: 2 minutesNot the best and not the worst, Morinville is in the middle of the pack in Canadian Federation of independent Business rankings of what it terms municipal overspending.
However, Morinville was ranked substantially worse than several neighbouring municipalities in the federation’s recently released Alberta Municipal Spending, 2015 report. […]