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Feds should be nurturing innovative, technology-intensive companies

But the government’s budget in 2012, as implemented in Bill C-45, makes significant changes to SR&ED. The bill contains a reduction in the SR&ED tax credit from 20 per cent to 15 per cent of eligible expenses, and eliminates the eligibility of capital expenditures.

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Interim Liberal Leader Bob Rae. Liberal MP Ted Hsu says Canada’s future depends very much on its participation in the knowledge economy.

 

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Feds should be nurturing innovative, technology-intensive companies

But the government’s budget in 2012, as implemented in Bill C-45, makes significant changes to SR&ED. The bill contains a reduction in the SR&ED tax credit from 20 per cent to 15 per cent of eligible expenses, and eliminates the eligibility of capital expenditures.

Photograph by Jake Wright, The Hill Times
Interim Liberal Leader Bob Rae. Liberal MP Ted Hsu says Canada’s future depends very much on its participation in the knowledge economy.

 

  

Parliamentary Calendar
Friday, September 19, 2014
HILL LIFE & PEOPLE SLIDESHOWS
Lobbyists, MPs get in on the ice bucket challenge for ALS Sept. 3, 2014

Photo courtesy Summa Strategies
The team at Summa Strategies took the ice bucket challenge last week at the Parliament Pub. Summa challenged board members from the Government Relations Institute of Canada (GRIC) to take it next. From left: intern John McHughan, vice-chairman Tim Powers, senior adviser Louis-Alexandre Lanthier, consultant Kate Harrison, vice-president Jim Armour, vice-president Robin MacLachlan, president Tracey Hubley, senior adviser Michele Austin, and consultant Angela Christiano.
The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
The Government Relations Institute of Canada board members take the ice bucket challenge.
The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
GRIC directors feel the chill.
The Hill Times photograph by Jake Wright
From left: GRIC president Andre Albinati, secretary Joanne Dobson, board members Kevin Desjardins and Alayne Crawford, treasurer Phil Cartwright, and board members Alex Maheu and Jason Kerr.
Photograph provided Hill and Knowlton Strategies
Health Minister Rona Ambrose gets in on the ice bucket challenge.
Photograph courtesy Hill and Knowlton Strategies
NDP Leader Tom Mulcair.
Photograph courtesy Hill and Knowlton Strategies
Liberal Leader Justin Trudeau.

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