Small business confidence wanes as COVID-19 cases rise
Still haven’t recovered from the first wave of COVID-19 lockdown measures, 37% reporting they’re losing money every day.
Small business 12-month outlook holds at 59.2 on CFIB index
Three-month Business Barometer outlook considerably more pessimistic at 39.7 over the year-long outlook.
Small business confidence increases slightly in June: CFIB
Many fear future COVID-19 outbreaks could renew closures and interruptions.
Canada is second in foreign direct investment confidence: Survey
Focus on often-overlooked Canadian market reflects a back-to-developed economies for larger, more stable markets.
Small business confidence flat in May: CFIB
Thirty-nine per cent of reporting manufacturing firms identified business health as bad.
COVID-19 sapping the confidence of small business
CFIB Business Barometer tumbles 29 points to historic low in March.
Small manufacturers’ confidence edges up in February: CFIB
Following national trend but below the Canadian average, skills shortage still top constraint.
Election 2019: Liberals knocked backed to a minority government
Trudeau asserts that the October 21 results give him “a clear mandate.”
Election 2019: Trudeau wins with minority, so what happens next?
Will need the support of at least one other party to pass legislation in Parliament.
Small business confidence rises, but behind 2018 levels: CFIB
Manufacturing was down 1.5 points from a 58 in December.
Concern heightened among Canadian manufacturers over US protectionism
Outlook 2019 study shows they’re expecting business to be good, but confidence has tumbled since last year.
Business leaders’ confidence sours on Canadian economy: survey
Conference Board of Canada confidence index falls to lowest level in six quarters.
Consumer confidence plummets in October: Conference Board
In every region they’re less likely to buy big-ticket items such as cars or homes.
Ontario PCs to test confidence of the Liberal government
Non-binding motion would gauge Wynne governments standing with legislature.
Small, medium businesses less confident in November: CFIB
Manufacturing, natural resources, business services unusually low.