Is the Red Tape Reduction Act Necessary?

A bureaucrats' union wants the Liberal government to repeal the regulation-cutting law repealed, but small businesses aren't likely to agree

What Employers Should Know About Canada Day Pay Rules

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Compensation rules for staff who are still on the clock on July 1 changed last year. Here's how that affects your business

Do You Have a Plan to Deal With a Canada Post Work Stoppage?

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Businesses are warning customers of possible delays and disruptions if crown corporation's labour dispute turns into a strike or lockout

When Firms Can No Longer Afford Their Perks

Cutting costs

Company-wide Fridays off and other once-common benefits are proving difficult to sustain for some oilpatch players

What You Need to Know About the Expanded Canada Pension Plan

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As Canada's finance ministers agree a deal, an economist's look at how we got here, where we are now, and what's next

The Biggest Challenges for Small Businesses


Accessing funding and complying with regulation topped the worry list in a recent survey of U.S. company owners

Will You Quit the U.K. Market Over Brexit?

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Jobs at Canadian firm's British operations are at risk if the U.K. quits the EU, Finance Minister Bill Morneau recently warned

The Government Wants Your Input for Its New Innovation Policy

Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development Navdeep Bains announcing consultations on the government's new innovation policy in Ottawa in June 2016. Photo: Adrian Wyld/CP

In the latest attempt to improve Canadian competitiveness, the feds are launching public consultations

Why Vancouver’s Housing Price Crisis Should Worry Employers

Ex-Vancouverite Kala Vilches, a clothing designer, at the office of her new employer, Calgary's FGL Sports. Photo: Mike Ridewood/CP

The city is in the midst of a jobs boom, but young workers still can't afford housing. So they're leaving

It’s Your Last Chance to Enter the 2016 PROFIT 500


Entries close for this year's ranking of Canada's Fastest-Growing Companies at 11:59pm EDT

5 Ways to Get Canada’s Economy Growing Again

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McKinsey head and federal economic advisor Dominic Barton has a prescription for long-term expansion, and it includes a nod to small businesses

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