- SMALL BUSINESS RETAILERS REACT TO FEDERAL BUDGET
- Plain packaging of tobacco fails in Australia; retailers urge Can to avoid similar mistake here
- Canada’s Corner Stores Warn Government on Inconsistent Regulation of Cannabis and Tobacco
- Credit card fees, regulatory concerns top convenience sectors 2018 federal budget recommendations
- Convenience Stores raise $82,500 for Children's Wish Foundation
Feb27TueFebruary 27, 2018
While the Canadian Convenience Stores Association (CCSA) is encouraged by some measures in today’s federal budget to support small businesses, the government’s decision to hike excise rates could upend the commitment to fight contraband tobacco, which convenience retailers have been calling on the government to address for years.
Dec1FriDecember 1, 2017On the fifth anniversary of the introduction of plain packaging of tobacco products in Australia, Canadian retailers are raising alarm over the policy’s negative impact on small business retailers in that country, prompting the Canadian Convenience Stores Association to call on the federal government to put the brakes on bringing similar rules to Canada.
Nov22WedNovember 22, 2017A new white paper produced by the Canadian Convenience Stores Association (CCSA) charges that the federal government risks damaging thousands of small businesses in communities across the country by opening the door to further increases in sales of illegal tobacco while giving unfair and preferential treatment to the sellers of cannabis.
Oct19ThuOctober 19, 2017Building off this week’s positive tax measures announced by the federal government for small businesses, the Canadian Convenience Stores Association (CCSA) will appear today before the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance in Windsor to recommend measures for the upcoming federal budget to help convenience retailers become more productive and competitive.
Oct18WedOctober 18, 2017The Canadian Convenience Stores Association (CCSA) is proud to help celebrate Small Business Week in Canada by presenting a cheque for $82,500 to the Children's Wish Foundation, which was raised during the first National Convenience Store Day.
Oct16MonOctober 16, 2017The Canadian Convenience Stores Association (CCSA) is commending the federal government for kicking off Small Business Week by delivering on its election commitment to reduce the small business corporate tax rate to 9%.
Oct16MonOctober 16, 2017The Small Business Matters Coalition (SBM) was pleased to join Prime Minister Trudeau, Finance Minister Bill Morneau and Minister of Small Business and Tourism Bardish Chagger for this morning’s announcement that the Government of Canada intends to lower the small business tax rate to 9 per cent, effective January 1, 2019.
Aug30WedAugust 30, 2017TORONTO, ONTARIO (August 30, 2017): Today, community leaders will be volunteering at convenience stores throughout Canada, helping to recognize the important contributions that these neighbourhood retailers make in their communities, and to help raise funds for the Children’s Wish Foundation of Canada.
Jun27TueJune 27, 2017TORONTO, ONTARIO (June 27, 2017) An annual event started in Atlantic Canada to celebrate the contributions that convenience store retailers make to the communities they serve will go Canada-wide for the first time on August 30th.
Mar22WedMarch 22, 2017
OTTAWA, ONTARIO – (Marketwired – March 22nd 2017) – The Canadian Convenience Stores Association (CCSA) is welcoming the federal government’s focus on growing the economy through skills training and innovation, while highlighting some new and ongoing challenges facing convenience retailers as part of the 2017 federal budget.