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September 27, 2017 announces $9 million Series A funding, a Toronto-based company that designs, builds and deploys applied AI systems, recently announced it has secured $9 million in Series A funding from Fidelity Investments Canada, part of Fidelity Investments. says the investment is a critical step in its multi-year plan to become the leader in t... Read More

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September 22, 2017
Manifold raises USD $15 million in Series A financing

Developer services platform Manifold has raised USD $15 million in a Series A financing led by OMERS Ventures, Boldstart Ventures, Version One Ventures, Amplify Partners and Leaders Fund. Manifold, headquartered in Halfiax and San Francisco, has created a seamless way to tap into the growing ecosystem of independent deve... Read More

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August 14, 2017
Who will be affected by the proposed changes to income tax law?

Recently, the federal government proposed changes to income tax laws that represent a reversal of 45 years of tax policy and planning and that disproportionately affect family-run and closely-held small businesses. (Read more about the changes in our earlier blog post here.) The new rules target private corporations beca... Read More

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July 26, 2017
Sweeping changes proposed to the taxation of small businesses and their shareholders

On July 18, 2017, the Ministry of Finance released a Consultation Paper and draft legislation to curtail certain private company tax planning structures that are widely used by closely-held corporations and their shareholders. The changes are aimed at (1) preventing income splitting amongst a family (through a trust, or ... Read More

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June 16, 2017
LW Sponsors and Participates in Hearts in Motion

As part of our firm's 20th anniversary, we are supporting a number of charitable organizations and initiatives throughout 2017. One of  the programs that we chose to sponsor and participate in was the University of Ottawa Heart Institute Foundation's Hearts in Motion campaign. Hearts in Motion is a Virtual 5K event that ... Read More

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