Oakville, ON, June 11, 2015 - The Canadian Association of Family Enterprise (CAFE) lent it’s support to a new private member’s bill introduced in the House of Commons today by Emmanuel Dubourg, Liberal MP for Bourassa. Bill C-691, if passed, will change the Income Tax Act and lessen the tax burden imposed on business owners who transfer along their business to their children or grandchildren. Under the existing tax rules, business owners selling their business to family members pay more tax than if they were selling to a third party.
OAKVILLE, ON, May 5, 2015 /CNW/ - Leaders of family businesses from across Canada will converge in TorontoMay 20-22, 2015 for the Family Business Symposium hosted by the Canadian Association of Family Enterprise (CAFE). This year's event features educational workshops and keynote presentations from such prominent family business leaders as Rob Sobey of Sobeys/Empire Inc., Tim Hogarth of Pioneer Energy, Llewellyn Smith of E.D. Smiths & Sons, and Toronto's own Larry Rosen of Harry Rosen's. The conference's theme of 'helping business families succeed' is appropriate considering family business constitutes an estimated 80% of all businesses worldwide and 70-90% of global GDP. Baby-boomers are retiring in increasing numbers and many family businesses must deal with the transition of the family's business and wealth in coming years.
Oakville, ON, April 1, 2015 - The Canadian Association of Family Enterprise (CAFE) today announced that Morley Hoppner, a construction and development services firm based in Ottawa, ON, has been selected to receive the prestigious Family Enterprise of the Year Award (FEYA) for 2015. The national award will be presented at a spectacular gala dinner at the Westin Harbour Castle in Toronto on May 21, 2015.
OAKVILLE, ON, March 31, 2015 - The Canadian Association of Family Enterprise (CAFE) today announced that Morley Hoppner, an Ottawa-based construction firm, was selected as the recipient of the national Family Enterprise of the YearAward for 2015 and Liquiforce and Cresco were recognized as National Finalists.
Join us for this spectacular gala celebration, featuring Canadian Football League legend Michael "Pinball" Clemons, as we honour the 2015 CAFE Family Enterprise of the Year Award (FEYA) Recipient and celebrate the contribution of family business to Canada’s culture and economy.