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.

Businesses fully open

Businesses 
at or above normal staffing

Businesses 
at or above normal revenues

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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%

Special feature

70%

The overall economy

62%

Fall in consumer spending

50%

Business cash flow

48%

Physical health impacts

47%

Debt

Top worries