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CFIB raises Alberta’s red tape reduction grade from failing to B-

The Government of Alberta received its highest grade in 11 years on the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) annual Red Tape Report Card. CFIB presented the grade of B- to Premier Jason Kenney and the Associate Minister of Red Tape Reduction, Grant Hunter, during an event in Calgary. […]

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CFIB launching Red Tape Awareness Week

The Canadian Federation of Independent Business will run its annual Red Tape Awareness Week Jan. 20 to 24. The event is the business group’s call-for-action to reduce what it sees as harmful and excessive government regulation. […]

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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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CFIB says small business holding their breath over changes to passive investment rules in federal budget

New 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. […]

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Alberta entrepreneurs least confident in the country, CFIB

The 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. […]

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Alberta entrepreneur confidence up a point

November 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.
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