Canadian Federation of Independant Business

Pulse Canada, SARM glad B.C. port strike is over

Jul 14, 2023 | 3:44pm

After 13 days, the B.C. port strike has come to an end. The B.C. Maritimes Association said in a statement they’ve agreed to a 4-year tentative deal with the International Longshore and Warehouse Union Canada, which represents 74-hundred workers. The deal is subject to ratification by both the union and employer, and it comes after […]

Throne speech must focus on survival of small businesses: CFIB

Sep 23, 2020 | 6:14am

With the Throne Speech expected from Ottawa on Wednesday, the Canadian Federation of Independent Business is hoping there will be good news for small businesses across Saskatchewan. CFIB spokesperson Marilyn Braun-Pollon says small businesses need to know whether or not the federal government is behind them. “We’re going to be monitoring the throne speech and […]

Survey shows producers need immediate government help

May 25, 2020 | 4:24am

The Canadian Federation of Independent Business says a new survey shows urgent government help is needed for farmers because of the COVID-19 pandemic. CFIB vice president Marilyn Braun-Pollon says she has heard heart-breaking stories of farmers having to plow down crops, destroy produce or consider putting down livestock due to reduced processing capacity. She says there must […]