2018 Call for Canada-Israel R&D Projects

April 13, 2018

The Canada-Israel Industrial Research and Development Foundation (CIIRDF) stimulates collaborative research and development between private sector companies in both countries, with a focus on the commercialization of new technologies. The […]

Lifetime capital gains exemption increased as of January 1, 2018

January 9, 2018

Effective January 1, 2018, the lifetime capital gains exemption will increase to $848,252. As a result, every Canadian resident individual who disposes of qualifying small business corporation shares in 2018 can shelter […]

Revised Tax Legislation Released December 13, 2017

December 14, 2017

Just in time for an effective date of January 1, 2018, the Department of Finance released revised legislation on December 13, 2017 to address “income sprinkling”. This was one of […]

Changes to the Employment Standards Act, 2000 (“ESA”)

December 1, 2017

On June 1, 2017, the Ontario government introduced Bill 148, the Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, 2017 (“Bill 148”). The Bill will come into force on January 1, 2018 (with […]

November update: Status of proposed tax changes

November 30, 2017

In an earlier post, we blogged about the announcements the government made regarding changes to the July 18th tax proposals affecting small business owners. In the October announcements, the government […]

Solido Design Automation acquired by Siemens subsidiary

November 23, 2017

Saskatoon-based Solido Design Automation has been acquired by Mentor, a Texas-based subsidiary of Siemans AG. With a focus on machine learning, Solido makes computer-aided design software used by companies that […]

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