Monthly Archives: March 2013

New SR&ED Enforcement Measures Announced

The 2013 federal budget has announced new compliance measures to monitor the advice provided by SR&ED practitioners. ┬áThe following measures were proposed by the federal budget: The Business Number of each SR&ED practitioner will be required with each SR&ED claim, … Continue reading

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Reduction of SR&ED May Have Negative Impact on Oilsands Cleanup

According to a report by Geoff Dembicki of the TheTyee.ca, the cuts of SR&ED tax credits will erode the ability of fossil fuel producers to reduce their environmental footprint. ┬áBob Bleaney of the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP) reasons … Continue reading

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NorthBridge Winter 2012 Newsletter – Raising and Allocating Financing For Growth

Government funding solutions dramatically reduce the risk associated with expansion by allowing companies to make more substantial investments with increased return opportunity, which the company may not have been able to fund on its own. This can translate into machinery … Continue reading

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Green Party Leader Argues that Canada Needs to Invest in Innovation and the Clean-Tech Sector

Environmentalists, such as Elizabeth May of the Green Party, argue that investment into oilsands development should be instead be allocated to innovation in the clean-tech sector. May suggests that growth in the clean-tech sector helps to achieve both economic goals … Continue reading

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