Why You Need to Hire a Lawyer When Starting a Business

August 2, 2013

Although you may think that you can’t afford to hire a lawyer, obtaining legal counsel helps set your new business up for success from day one. There are a variety […]

Spherix Closes Rockstar Patent Acquisition Transaction

July 29, 2013

Spherix Incorporated (NASDAQ: SPEX) an intellectual property development and life sciences company, today announced that it has closed the previously announced agreement to acquire a group of seven patents in […]

Applying GST/HST to Goods and Services Provided Across Canada

July 22, 2013

GST/HST is the tax everyone forgets.  It applies to supplies of most goods and services in Canada by most organizations – even those that are exempt from income tax. For […]

The Recovering Tech Sector in Ottawa

July 17, 2013

Although the number of technology sector employees in the National Capital Region is significantly lower than it was during the boom in the late 90s, the recovery in the last […]

Changes May be Coming to the Taxation of Testamentary Trusts

July 15, 2013

Changes may be coming to the taxation of testamentary trusts.  Following comments made in the 2013 budget regarding access to graduated tax rates, the government released a consultation paper in […]

Is Facebook’s Further Expansion into Canada a Bad Thing?

July 10, 2013

When I first learned that Facebook was opening a second Canadian office in Vancouver, I thought “What great news!” That was until I heard the location had a one-year life […]

LaBarge Weinstein Quarterly: Summer 2013

July 9, 2013

Although the summer weather was slow to arrive, we’re definitely in the swing of things now. And while it’s hot and humid outside, that’s not slowing things down here at […]

USA Saves CCPC Status

July 5, 2013

Federal Court of Appeal Confirms Importance of Shareholder Agreements for CCPC Status In an important decision for tech companies in Canada, Bagtech successfully argued that it was a CCPC even […]

LW Connect is on Hiatus for the Summer

July 3, 2013

This past fall, we reintroduced our monthly networking sessions, LW Connect. With support from The Ottawa Network, these events run once a month on Thursdays from 5pm until 7pm, with […]

Graphite Software Lands Venture Capital

June 19, 2013

OTTAWA — The usual progression for a startup is to raise a little seed money from family and friends, move on to angel investors, then tap venture capital. But that’s […]

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