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August 2021 SME business outlook -Canadian Federation of Independent Business (CFIB)

August 26, 2021

Canada's small business confidence over the short and long-term changed little in August. The mix of lifting and re-introducing of restrictions caused heterogenous reactions among provinces and sectors. 

COVID-19 and your Business: Issue 6 | COVID-19 et votre entreprise : Numéro 6

August 11, 2021

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Delays expected at Ambassador Bridge, Detroit-Windsor Tunnel as work-to-rule takes effect

August 7, 2021

Delays are expected for incoming travellers at Canada-U.S. border crossings, including in Windsor, due to job action from Canadian border officers that began Friday morning.

Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) workers are participating in a work-to-rule, the Public Service Alliance of Canada confirmed at around 6:40 a.m.

Border workers begin work-to-rule action as negotiations with government continue

August 7, 2021

Border service officers have begun work-to-rule action while unions and the government continue to negotiate a new contract.

The Public Service Alliance of Canada (PSAC) tweeted this morning that bargaining took place throughout night and into the early morning, but a deal has yet to be reached.

CBSA employees vote to strike, potentially hampering Canada's reopening plans

July 28, 2021

Canada's reopening plans could be hindered as thousands of border officers gird themselves for potential strike action.  The two unions representing more than 8,500 Canada Border Services Agency (CBSA) employees announced this morning that the majority of their members have given them a strike mandate.  That means they could begin strike action as soon as Aug.