Construction regulations shouldn’t leave small firms in the dust

The Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) is welcoming an important milestone in our long-term effort to have Halifax adopt a construction mitigation policy. CFIB launched this effort two years ago, acting on concerns small businesses were being devastated by extended construction activity. On Monday, HRM unveiled their work at a public consultation. Protracted construction …

An Open Letter to Mayor and Council on the Donair Debate

October 27, 2015 Mr. Mike Savage Mayor, Halifax Regional Municipality Office of the Mayor 1841 Argyle Street P.O. Box 1749 Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 3A5 Dear Mayor Savage, As Vice-President of the Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB) which represents 1,600 small- and medium-sized employers (SMEs) in Halifax Regional Municipality (HRM), I would like to …