Federal Budget 2019

Federal budget 2019: Tech community welcomes Global Talent Stream commitment, SR&ED expansion

By Brian Jackson and Buckley Smith  Insiders of Canada's technology community reviewed the budget as taking steps in the right...

March 19th, 2019 IT World Canada Staff

SMBs can rely on IRAP funding, contrary to Brian Cookson’s recent blog, NRC exec says

By Andrew McNaughton The following was sent to IT World Canada editorial director Brian Jackson as a letter to the...

January 16th, 2018 IT World Canada Staff

A Look at SR&ED in 2018 and beyond

By Brian Cookson Some background and context The SR&ED tax credit program has been in existence since 1985. The Budget...

January 5th, 2018 IT World Canada Staff

Are SR&ED tax changes another punch in the teeth for Canada’s tech sector?

Canadian governments are fond of making grand pronouncements that "technology innovation and the jobs it brings are key to future...

August 29th, 2017 Jim Love

Government essentially cutting billions from innovation funding, CATA says

For years, Russ Roberts has argued that despite its much-vaunted "innovation agenda," Canada's federal government has functionally reduced innovation spending...

July 27th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Is Canadian innovation in ICT an oxymoron?

The Canadian Federal government is emphasizing support for innovation as a big theme in its second federal budget that is...

March 6th, 2017 Yogi Schulz

SR&ED Canada CIOs

CIOs in Canada may be overlooking a way to finance innovation

Until “innovation” becomes a standard line item in a CIO’s budget, the best recourse for Canadian IT leaders may be...

July 15th, 2014 Shane Schick