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Local small businesses struggle with CEBA repayments

Breadcrumb Trail Links News Local News Local Business business The average Alberta small business is still carrying $85,000 to $100,000 worth of pandemic-related debt, according to the CFIB Published June 27, 2023 • Last updated 1 week ago • 3 minute read The reflection of the buildings along Stephen Avenue in downtown Calgary is reflected […]

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Will reduced Mastercard, Visa credit card fees help NS small business?

Small business owners in Nova Scotia are voicing mixed reactions to the federal government’s announcements last week that has been negotiated lower interchange fees that businesses have to pay each time a customer using a Visa and Mastercard credit card. Beginning in the fall of 2024, in-store credit card interchange fees will be reduced from

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Small Business Bank Loan Approvals Dropped Dramatically in

NEW YORK, April 11, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Small business loan approval percentages at big banks slipped again, falling from 14.2% in February to 13.8% in March, according to the latest Biz2Credit Small Business Lending Index™ released today. This mark is the lowest figure for big banks since July 2021. Meanwhile, approval rates of business

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