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Digital communication more vital in 2021, half of businesses say

A new Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) report indicates 51 per cent of Canadian businesses expect to rely on an increase in digital communication in the next year, a continuation of the communications shift necessitated by COVID-19.  […]

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New rent relief program needed for businesses, CFIB says

The Canada Emergency Commercial Rent Assistance (CECRA, which lowered commercial rent up to 75 per cent, comes to an end Sept. 30. This according to information n the Canadian Federation of Independent Business’ latest member survey. […]

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Alberta small business confidence drops, CFIB says

The Canadian Federation of Independent Business’ (CFIB) latest monthly Business Barometer shows a 2.9 per cent drop in the province’s small business confidence. This drop is the second month of decline after five consecutive months of increases.
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CFIB says Alberta small business confidence stalls in July

The Canadian Federation of Independent Business’ (CFIB) latest
Business Barometer results July indicate that Alberta’s small business confidence index fell by 1.8 points in July. Previous Barometers has shown a 20 per cent increase over the first half of the year. […]

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Alberta’s unfilled job rate sits at 2.4%

Canada’s job vacancy rate sat at a record high of 3 per cent in the first quarter of 2018, according to a Help Wanted Report released Tuesday by the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB). Alberta sits just below the national average on unfilled work opportunities at 2.4 per cent. […]

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Alberta lagging behind in CFIB Red Tape Report Card

The Canadian Federation of Independent Business released their 2018 Red Tape Report Card Tuesday, on day two of Red Tape Awareness Week. The report is an annual rating of the federal, provincial and territorial governments on leadership and accountability in cutting red tape for small business. […]