Federal rent relief program extended for another month

"While today’s announcement is good news for those who can access the program, it is a slap in the face for those who have been shut out of rent relief for five months running"

Federal rent relief program extended for another monthThe federal government announced Friday it was extending the Canada Emergency Commercial Rent Assistance program by one month to help eligible small businesses pay rent for August. But the Canadian Federation of Independent Business said it is disappointed the federal government has not provided any reassurance that the CECRA extension will provide relief to tenants…

Profitability for Alberta business owners will take a long time

28 per cent of Alberta small business owners feel it will take more than a year to return to normal profilts and nine per cent are concerned they will never get back to normal profits

Profitability for Alberta business owners will take a long timeMore than half of Alberta business owners believe it will take more than six months for them to get back to normal profitability, according to a new survey released Tuesday by the Canadian Federation of Independent Business. The survey also found that 28 per cent feel it will take more than a year and nine…

State of small business in Canada

Dan Kelly, President of the Canadian Federation of Independent Business, talks about the state of small business in Canada today amid the COVID crisis

On today's episode of Business Insider with Mario Toneguzzi, Dan Kelly, President of the Canadian Federation of Independent Business, talks about the state of small business in Canada today amid the COVID crisis. 

Cash crisis, debt nightmares top small biz concerns

20 per cent of small businesses are fully open, 30 per cent do not have cash flow to pay April bills and 40 per cent are worried about permanent closure

Cash crisis, debt nightmares top small biz concernsA cash crisis and debt nightmares are the top small business concerns, according to the latest survey by the Canadian Federation of Independent Business. The survey, which was released Tuesday, found that only 20 per cent of small businesses are fully open, 30 per cent do not have cash flow to pay April bills and…