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 …

Embedding Entrepreneurship in Our Education Culture

We may be witness to a tectonic shift at the Department of Education and small business should be pleased. Recognition is finally being given to the Ivany suggestion that for far too long Nova Scotia's schools have valued raising public servants rather than entrepreneurs. The result of this refreshing direction of thinking is the inclusion …

Small Business Tax Hike Sticks Out Like A Sore Thumb

Nova Scotia’s Tax and Regulatory Review included a number of sound recommendations for the McNeil government to consider. In fact many of the recommendations put forward by CFIB in our submission can be found throughout the report. What is completely incongruous is the suggestion that big business should benefit from a corporate tax reduction paid …