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 economic prosperity," yet conversely their actions are punishing small tech companies. How can

Published on: August 29th, 2017 Jim Love

How small enterprises can leverage open-source to build for the enterprise

A few years ago I was told by someone at the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) that they were looking for companies to do business with that were as big as they were, or

Published on: August 31st, 2016 Mike Gifford

The risk of commoditizing security and privacy

Protecting your small business means more than checking off a few boxes If you’ve taken a stroll through office superstores or even a modern mega-bookstore you’ve no doubt noticed the abundance of ‘kits’

Published on: March 4th, 2013 Claudiu Popa

Canadian firms won’t part with current technology

One was the darling of consumer electronics a couple of years ago, the other is a 141-year-old communications technology that is tenaciously hanging onto relevance despite the onslaught on more flexible and sexier

Published on: November 1st, 2011 Nestor Arellano

Will Ford’s Waterfront revamp endanger $1 B in tech projects?

By Nestor E. Arellano  Monorails, malls and Ferris wheels are getting all the press these days as numerous Torontonians choke on their mayor’s call for a revamp of the Toronto Waterfront project.  The

Published on: September 8th, 2011 Nestor Arellano

Tech rentals save your budget, keep you up to date

Keeping up with the latest and greatest technology is often a losing game. Once you've spent a fortune on a new laptop, smartphone, or flat-screen TV, a few months later a better version

Published on: August 17th, 2010 Elsa Wenzel

Microsoft ‘Aurora’ ideal server for smaller shops

I recently touched on the future offerings for Microsoft Small Business Server(code-named Aurora) and promised that I'd dive deeper into the Aurora offering once actual code became available.I've now had the code for

Published on: August 12th, 2010 J. Peter Bruzzese