Small Business Recovery Dashboard

As of August 5, 2020

Top worries for small business owners

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Source:
CFIB, preliminary results for Your Business and COVID-19 – Survey #18, online survey started July 31, 2020, n = 4,669. For comparison purposes, a probability sample with the same number of respondents would
have a margin of error of +/-1.4%, 19 times out of 20.

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Canadian small businesses

By province

Alberta

67%

36%

22%

British Columbia

60%

37%

27%

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Saskatchewan

76%

43%

27%

Manitoba

72%

46%

36%

Ontario

58%

37%

23%

Quebec

72%

47%

34%

New Brunswick

70%

46%

28%

Nova Scotia

66%

37%

26%

Prince Edward Island

58%

35%

27%

Newfoundland and Labrador

63%

46%

31%

70%

The overall economy

62%

Fall in consumer spending

50%

Business cash flow

48%

Physical health impacts

47%

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Top worries

Public Opinion Survey Results

Canadians are concerned about small business survival and economic recovery

"I'm concerned the economy is not recovering quickly enough."

69%

"I'm concerned some of my favourite local businesses will close down."

82%

"We need to start focussing more on economic recovery now."

76%

95% of Canadians agree

Supporting small business is key to keeping our economy healthy

Source:
Maru/Matchbox COVID-19 online tracking survey among 1,511 Canadian adults aged 18+ on August 4, 2020. Margin of error +/- 2.5%, nineteen times out of twenty. www.marureports.com/coronavirus

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