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Feature Government Manufacturing General
December 4, 2017  

Cure your SR&ED headache: Other programs will ease the pain

Federal help is available outside the cumbersome R&D program that will aid innovation.

Insight Government Manufacturing Business Operations Economy General Operations Production
December 17, 2015  

Time to shift from survival to excelling

Competitive challenges are plenty but so are the opportunities for companies that choose to venture into new markets.

Insight Government Manufacturing Economy General Operations Production Technology
March 20, 2015  

Let’s simplify innovation

Great innovation does something differently instead of doing something better

News Government Manufacturing Business Operations General
January 30, 2015  

Online tool helps SR&ED claimants file faster

SREDscore prepares claims by identifying and advising on potential issues before submission to the CRA.

News Manufacturing Business Operations Operations Production Technology
August 14, 2012  

Food for thought

Get your slice of the calorie-reduced SR&ED pie.

News Manufacturing Business Operations Operations Technology
April 2, 2012  

Ottawa’s innovation shake up off to rocky start

Corporate Canada expressing doubt over changes to federal innovation funding.

News Business Operations Operations Production
December 28, 2011  

Investing in 2012

PLANT’s annual Business Outlook survey shows senior executives plan to spend an average of $1.4 million on machinery, equipment, technology, training and R&D next year.

News Business Operations Operations Production Technology
November 4, 2011  

Competitive disadvantage

Canada’s position among global innovators is an ironic one. A recent World Economic Forum report on global competitiveness ranked us 12th out of 142 countries.

News Business Operations Operations Production Technology
August 8, 2011  

Advantage through innovation

Canada’s Scientific Research and Experimental Development tax incentive program is one of the most generous in the world, yet it’s under-utilized by Canadian manufacturers.

News Oil & Gas Business Operations Operations Production Sustainability Technology
April 15, 2011  

Parsing Canada’s research tax credit boondoggle

This year, it’s estimated federal and provincial governments will spend some $4.7 billion on research tax credits to more than 20,000 companies, but not all of them ae doing legitimate research.

News Business Operations Operations Technology
December 16, 2010  

Manufacturers' prospects are looking up

Canadian manufacturers see the economy picking up over the next three years and they are preparing for business expansion with plans to hire, and invest in process improvements, facilities, technology, training and innovation, according to a survey of senior plant executives.

News Business Operations Technology
May 27, 2010  

SR&ED: CRA accelerates innovation

Sandy Hale Innovation is a cornerstone of the federal