CME Suggests Tax Reforms a Necessity for Manufacturing Growth

A pre-budget submission published last week by Canadian Manufacturers and Exporters (CME) makes recommendations to increase Canada’s tax competitiveness to spur global investment.  Their recommendations can be summarized as follows: 1. PRODUCTIVITY – Make the Accelerated Capital Cost Allowance (ACCA),… Read more »

Budget 2011

Yesterday saw one of the more important annual events in relating to the Canadian economy – the announcement of the budget for the upcoming year. While (at the time of writing this) it is still left to be seen whether… Read more »

Provincial Budget Changes

In March both Quebec and Manitoba announced their 2010 provincial budgets – and both provincial governments have made changes to their provincial SR&ED programs. Manitoba’s budget, announced on March 23rd, made changes to how the provincial refund would be given… Read more »

Federal Budget Highlights

The 2010 Federal Budget was announced last Thursday, March 4th, and it looks like the government is on track with the Economic Action Plan. Although it will still be some time before Canada sees a full recovery, we are headed… Read more »

Leading up to the 2010 Federal Budget

The past year and a half has seen trying times for many businesses across all industries. Companies have been forced to drastically cut costs to stay alive, and many are dependent on the outcome of the upcoming Federal Budget to… Read more »