Small business optimism rises slightly in October, says CFIB
Manufacturers among the companies with the strongest results.
Alberta’s tax system is best for small business: CFIB
Quebec, Nova Scotia and Ontario have the least small business friendly tax regimes.
Small businesses less optimistic in September: CFIB
Business Barometer shows manufacturing slips a little but still confident.
Small business gains confidence in August: CFIB
Manufacturers among the top three expressing the greatest optimism.
290,000 jobs went unfilled in Canada in Q2
Manufacturing among the sectors with the most potential for openings.
Small business confidence dips in May: CFIB
Manufacturing among the weakest sectors.
Smaller businesses face bigger banking challenges
Credit unions best for small business; among the big banks, CIBC still the worst.
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.
Canadian economy can’t afford CPP/QPP hike
Report points to steep costs, far-off benefits.
SMEs a bit less optimistic in April: CFIB
Manufacturers among the least confident during April’s slight decline.
Business groups stress support for Canada EU trade deal
They’ll stand behind it and help sell the deal to Canadians.
SME’s kick off 2013 feeling plucky
Confidence is up three points on CFIB’s business index.
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.
Federal government gets a B+ for cutting red tape
Action reduces regulatory burden for small businesses: CFIB.
Small, medium businesses less confident in November: CFIB
Manufacturing, natural resources, business services unusually low.