Small Business

The sign on a store window indicates they are closed due to COVID-19, Wednesday April 22, 2020 in Ottawa. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

As small business sentiment drops, Liberals pressed to give benefits extra life

As small business sentiment drops, Liberals pressed to give benefits extra life

 

A sign in a barber shop window indicates the establishment is closed because of the COVID-19 pandemic in Ottawa, Wednesday, March 18, 2020. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

Small business group launches petition to maintain government financial supports

Small business group launches petition to maintain government financial supports

 

Conservative MP Larry Maguire rises during question period in the House of Commons, on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Friday, June 11, 2021. A parliamentary finance committee will reconvene next week to discuss timelines for when Ottawa plans to implement tax changes that affect the sale of small businesses between family members. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick

MPs on finance committee to discuss timing for changes to small business tax rules

MPs on finance committee to discuss timing for changes to small business tax rules

 

Mountain Men’s Barbershop co-owners Laura-Lee Gambee, left, and Heidi Forster pose in their Collingwood, Ont., shop in an undated handout image. Small business owners and the Canadian Federation of Independent Businesses say companies started in the months leading up to COVID-19 or those that opened during the pandemic don’t qualify for the recently-extended rent or wage subdies or a new hiring subsidy the government announced Monday. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Kiley VanderMeer

New, young small businesses left out of federal budget want more aid: CFIB

Eligibility requirements for subsidies need improving

Mountain Men’s Barbershop co-owners Laura-Lee Gambee, left, and Heidi Forster pose in their Collingwood, Ont., shop in an undated handout image. Small business owners and the Canadian Federation of Independent Businesses say companies started in the months leading up to COVID-19 or those that opened during the pandemic don’t qualify for the recently-extended rent or wage subdies or a new hiring subsidy the government announced Monday. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO-Kiley VanderMeer
A sign on a shop window indicates the store is closed in Ottawa, Monday March 23, 2020. The Canadian Federation of Independent Business is raising its estimate for the number of businesses that are considering the possibility of closing permanently. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld

CFIB raises estimate of small businesses at risk of closing permanently

One in six Canadian small business owners seriously contemplating shutting down

A sign on a shop window indicates the store is closed in Ottawa, Monday March 23, 2020. The Canadian Federation of Independent Business is raising its estimate for the number of businesses that are considering the possibility of closing permanently. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Adrian Wyld
Minister of Small Business and Export Promotion Mary Ng speaks during an announcement at a grocery store in Ottawa. (File photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

September rent due as small businesses face holes in government support

Liberals announced extend Canada Emergency Business Account

Minister of Small Business and Export Promotion Mary Ng speaks during an announcement at a grocery store in Ottawa. (File photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)
Local lingerie store BUSTS the competition with international award nomination

Local lingerie store BUSTS the competition with international award nomination

Ponoka’s Busted Ladies Lingerie nominated for Best of Intima 2020

  • May 18, 2020
Local lingerie store BUSTS the competition with international award nomination
Canadian Federation of Independent Business surveys small business confidence, in a March 25, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)

Small business confidence falls to record low amid COVID-19 pandemic, CFIB says

TORONTO — The Canadian Federation of Independent Business says small business confidence…

Canadian Federation of Independent Business surveys small business confidence, in a March 25, 2020 story. (Photo by THE CANADIAN PRESS)