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Like their larger counterparts, Canadian SMEs need relief from the tax and regulatory systems that have become increasingly complex and dysfunctional over the years.
Canada’s SMEs don’t lack the will to take risks. What they lack is time. Ready access to information on federal programs via channels they frequent, less red tape, restoration of capital investment tax credits and access to regulatory/legal expertise in foreign markets would help them do so.
Senior Director, Fiscal & Financial Services Policy
An important complement to our Policy team, many significant policy public positions originate from our committees and working groups
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