CFIB hands out their red tape awards ahead of red tape awareness week

Food truck bureaucracy and notices about notices topped the list of over-the-top regulations for 2018. Ahead of their annual Red Tape Awareness Week, running January 22 to 26, the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) presented its annual Paperweight Awards, recognizing government departments and agencies responsible for extraordinary examples of excessive regulations the business group says hurts small businesses. […]


Alberta small business confidence up four points, CFIB

Alberta small business confidence rose four points in January to 47.2 according to the monthly Canadian Federation of Independent Business’ (CFIB) Business Barometer index. Though CFIB says the indicator made recent modest gains it is still well below the national 60.1 per cent confidence average.

Morinville News

CFIB ready to launch 8th annual Red Tape Awareness Week

The 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. […]

Local News

Morinville middle of the pack of province’s overspenders, CFIB say

Not 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. […]