Federal budget diverts research funding to commercial innovation

The Conservative government has earmarked a sizeable amount of money in the federal budget for new technology research and development but is also shifting its focus to commercialization of existing tech companies.The move

Published on: March 29th, 2012 Nestor Arellano

Small biz hope federal budget doesn’t harm R&D funding, hiring credits

In a few hours the Conservative government is set to release its federal budget for this year. Massive cuts are already expected but technology startups and small businesses are hoping that programs they

Published on: March 29th, 2012 Nestor Arellano

How Canadian firms can claim SR&ED tax credits for software development

Canadian companies developing a new software product or process -- or improving an existing one -- may be eligible for substantial SR&ED (scientific research and experimental development) tax credits if they meet certain

Published on: April 28th, 2009 Joaquim P. Menezes

Canadian tech industry seeks bailout package in Federal budget

Despite indications of a bare bones budget release today, technology industry insiders are hoping the Canadian government will provide a bailout package for companies hit by the near-crisis caused by a high flying

Published on: February 26th, 2008 Nestor Arellano