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Outlook Survey Shows Manufacturers Poised for Growth in 2014

The results of this year’s PLANT Manufacturers’ Outlook Survey, based on 450 replies from senior manufacturing executives, suggests that manufacturers expect growth to be higher in 2014.  Analysts have been predicting modest growth of 2.3% over the next five years. The highlights … Continue reading

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CATA Teleforum on SR&ED Program

The CATA Alliance will be hosting a teleforum on Thursday, May the 23rd about the latest changes to the SR&ED program.  This teleforum will feature keynote speaker Russ Robers, Senior VP of CATAAlliance.  Topics that will be covered include: Changes … Continue reading

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CMA Canada Believe Innovation, Commercialization, and Creativity Will be Keys to Economic Productivity

he Society of Management Accountants of Canada (CMA Canada)  agrees with  several new measures in the 2013 federal budget that will improve Canada’s productivity performance. Given the current climate of fiscal restraint, the CMA welcomes any initiatives that are geared towards: 1. Transforming … 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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Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants submits SR&ED Contingency Report to CRA

Canada’s Institute of Chartered Accounts (CICA) has submitted a report summarizing their views on the impact of contingency fees on the Scientific Research and Experimental Development (SR&ED) program.  CICA has found that contingency-based fee arrangements are a vital component of … Continue reading

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