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October 31, 2013  

Small business optimism rises slightly in October, says CFIB

Manufacturers among the companies with the strongest results.

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October 23, 2013  

Alberta’s tax system is best for small business: CFIB

Quebec, Nova Scotia and Ontario have the least small business friendly tax regimes.

News Manufacturing Business Operations
September 26, 2013  

Small businesses less optimistic in September: CFIB

Business Barometer shows manufacturing slips a little but still confident.

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August 29, 2013  

Small business gains confidence in August: CFIB

Manufacturers among the top three expressing the greatest optimism.

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August 22, 2013  

290,000 jobs went unfilled in Canada in Q2

Manufacturing among the sectors with the most potential for openings.

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May 30, 2013  

Small business confidence dips in May: CFIB

Manufacturing among the weakest sectors.

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May 22, 2013  

Smaller businesses face bigger banking challenges

Credit unions best for small business; among the big banks, CIBC still the worst.

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May 16, 2013  

Almost 300,000 unfilled jobs, many off them in manufacturing: CFIB

SMEs report Q1 vacancy rate steady at 2.5%, small companies struggling to fill positions.

News Business Operations
May 1, 2013  

Canadian economy can’t afford CPP/QPP hike

Report points to steep costs, far-off benefits.

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April 25, 2013  

SMEs a bit less optimistic in April: CFIB

Manufacturers among the least confident during April’s slight decline.

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March 13, 2013  

Business groups stress support for Canada EU trade deal

They’ll stand behind it and help sell the deal to Canadians.

News Manufacturing Business Operations Operations
January 31, 2013  

SME’s kick off 2013 feeling plucky

Confidence is up three points on CFIB’s business index.

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January 23, 2013  

CFIB gives Nova Scotia a “D” for red tape burden

Red Tape Report Card says province has made no progress in eliminating bureaucratic burden for small business.

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January 22, 2013  

Federal government gets a B+ for cutting red tape

Action reduces regulatory burden for small businesses: CFIB.

News Manufacturing Business Operations
December 5, 2012  

Small, medium businesses less confident in November: CFIB

Manufacturing, natural resources, business services unusually low.