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Dec 30

Business Barometer®: Optimism remains sluggish; small businesses plan to increase wages in early 2018

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Toronto/Calgary, December 28, 2017 – As we head into the new year, small business confidence remains muted across much of the country, according to the latest Business Barometer® survey, released today by the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB). The monthly index measuring small business optimism edged up in December to 59.7 (out of 100), well […]

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Dec 01

Alberta’s Economy is Looking Up

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With Alberta’s economic recovery surpassing expectations, government is asking Albertans for their priorities to further control costs and get to a balanced budget. The Alberta government now forecasts the economy will grow by 4.0 per cent in 2017, up from the 2.6 per cent forecast at budget and 3.1 per cent at first quarter. According […]

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Aug 19

Get E-Smart About Student Finances

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Some students get a crash course in timely and effective money management when they start post-secondary school and have real-world expenses like rent, utilities, and groceries for the first time. According to a recent student finances poll, more than three quarters of students wished they knew more about managing money when they started school, and […]

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Aug 18

Supreme Court Employee Dismissal Decision Bad for Workers

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Given concerns over youth unemployment, the Supreme Court decision is particularly troubling By Charles Lammam and Hugh MacIntyre, The Fraser Institute VANCOUVER, B.C. / Troy Media/ – A recent Supreme Court of Canada decision on a labour regulation quietly flew under the radar. The 6-3 decision confirmed that, under Canada’s Labour Code, employers operating in federally regulated […]

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