Small business owners in Sask. most likely to hire in Q2

REGINA — Small business owners in Saskatchewan were more optimistic in February than they were in January, and the most likely to hire employees in the upcoming quarter, according to the Canadian Federation of Independent Business’s monthly business barometer. Optimism in Saskatchewan increased to 69.8 in February from an index of 66.7 in January and above the national index of 66.2, the CFIB said Thursday.“After several months of displaying even optimism, it is good to see Saskatchewan’s small business owners had a boost in optimism of more than three points in February, the second-most optimistic province after Alberta,” said Marilyn Braun-Pollon, CFIB’s vice-president for the Prairie region and agri-business. via Leader-Post – Business

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