NorthBridge Consultants’ Canadian Business Blog is dedicated to bringing businesses news and information to help companies identify and access the most appropriate government funding programs.

We offer opinions and insider information that can provide a pulse on government initiatives, the health of the Canadian economy, and firsthand thoughts from Canadian business owners.

Consistent Branding

Today, I want to take a little bit of time to talk about the recent redesign of the Northbridge Consultants website and the importance of consistent branding. A brand image is, in the most basic sense, everything that a person… Read more »

SR&ED – Essential To Canadian Manufacturers

The current economic recession has proven to hit even harder than many economists anticipated. An estimated 129,000 Canadians lost their jobs in January alone, of which Statistics Canada reports that Ontario workers lost a staggering 71,000. Alberta, once a thriving,… Read more »

New Service Offerings

Northbridge Consultants have increased our service offerings! We now offer ISO 9000 Certification, Kaizen/Lean/Time & Energy Management, Customer Service Professionalism and 5S Systems. What does this mean for you? It means that we want to work with you to help… Read more »

Free SR&ED Seminar – Friday, March 6, 2009

On Friday, March 6th 2009, Northbridge Consultants will be holding another free breakfast seminar, to provide a useful information sessoin on the SR&ED program.  The seminar will be held at the Waterloo Inn Conference Hotel.  Details can be found at… Read more »

CRA Reviews: Ensuring Claim Approval

In 2008, quite a number of changes took place regarding the SR&ED program.  For one, the CRA hired a slew of auditors for SR&ED, increasing the likelihood that a technical and financial reviews will take place, no matter how solid… Read more »

FREE SR&ED Breakfast Seminar

Hello Readers, On Thursday, January 29th, 2009 Northbridge Consultants will be holding our very first free breakfast seminar, to provide a meaningful information session on the SR&ED program. There will be a free, fully catered breakfast  buffet, and the seminar is… Read more »