Overview With the immense growth of computer-based technology affecting every industry and reshaping the way we live, the Canadian government is wisely trying to capitalize on the potential job, export and tax revenue growth of tech start-up companies. The government has acknowledged that while entrepreneurs have great ideas and technical skills, they are often in … Read more →
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Overview Throughout Canada there are incentive programs aimed at stimulating economic development in specific regions where there is not a lot of industry. One such incentive program is the Southwestern Ontario Development Fund (SWODF) targeting the following 18 regions in South Western Ontario: Brant, Bruce, Chatham-Kent, Dufferin, Elgin, Essex, Grey, Haldimand, Huron, Lambton, Middlesex, Niagara, … Read more →
If your company is looking to spend money on training in the next year, the Canada Job Grant Program (CJGP) has received a new round of funding effective April 1st to assist with the costs of training existing employees. CJGP opened in 2014 and is available in all provinces and territories across Canada with $500 … Read more →
R&D in Canada The Canadian government sees increased funding to R&D as a key component in increasing our global competitiveness. Improved global competitiveness will create long term jobs within Canada and increased exports. In previous articles I have discussed the following funding for R&D that is performed internally in a company. In 2016 funding was … Read more →
In cities throughout Canada and the USA, there is a growing trend of providing grant money to businesses to fund building renovations, building repairs, improving and renovating commercial façades and storefronts. These renovation projects create many benefits to the business undertaking the renovation work, including giving the business a more professional appearance, which attracts more … Read more →
CanExport’s program for expanding outside of Canada
Accessing 50% funding up to $200,000
What are Employment Insurance and WSIB Premiums? Employment Insurance premiums are required to be paid on all employee wages. If the employee becomes unemployed, they are then able to collect Employment Insurance if they paid into it long enough when they were employed. The Workplace Safety and Insurance Board (WSIB) works similarly. Printing companies are … Read more →
Three areas where printers can save money on energy
The Scientific Research and Experimental Development Tax Credit (SR&ED) program continues to be Canada’s largest business incentive program.
Employment Ontario Hiring Grant and IRAP Youth Program
When cost-cutting, employee group benefits coverage usually ends up being reduced or is never made available to employees. What are the alternatives?