Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance Urges Feds to Release Backlogged SR&ED Funding: Isabelle Kirkwood, Canadian Startup News

April 8, 2020

The Canadian Advanced Technology Alliance (CATA) is submitting an “emergency” funding proposal to the federal government to help preserve tech jobs and companies during the COVID-19 pandemic. The organization is urging the federal government to immediately release $200 million in backlogged Scientific Research and Experimental Development (SR&ED) claims to support Canada’s tech sector and create […]

CATA inks letter to the Prime Minister proposing fast funds to small business tech companies

April 7, 2020

La version française suit. Dear Prime Minister Trudeau, Like all Canadians, I have been following your government’s actions related to the COVID-19 crisis. While the wage subsidy program is to be applauded, I echo grave concerns of many business groups and others; the funds need to flow faster. I am writing on behalf of the […]

20 Leaders in 20 Days – Virtual Shift: Kim Caves

April 2, 2020

Virtual Shift with Kim Caves on The Business Leadership Podcast Q What is your best advice for leading virtual teams through a crisis? A When facing challenging times, ask yourself “what does this allow for?” Q What technology are you using that eases remote team effectiveness? A Zoom Video-conferencing…although it must be getting “slammed”! Use […]

20 Leaders in 20 Days – Virtual Shift: Darryl Praill

April 1, 2020

Virtual Shift with Darryl Praill on The Business Leadership Podcast Q What is your best advice for leading virtual teams through a crisis? A Over communicate. Non-stop. Seek input. Share feedback. Keep the team talking. Q What technology are you using that eases remote team effectiveness? A Zoom for virtual meetings. Slack for employee chat. […]

20 Leaders in 20 Days – Virtual Shift: Keren Moynihan

March 31, 2020

Virtual Shift with Keren Moynihan on The Business Leadership Podcast Q What is your best advice for leading virtual teams through a crisis? A Communication & Care – check in regularly and give everyone a forum to be heard. Q What technology are you using that eases remote team effectiveness? A Google Hangouts, Zoom, Slack, […]

20 Leaders in 20 Days – Virtual Shift: Shereen Benzvy Miller

March 30, 2020

Virtual Shift with Shereen Benzvy Miller on The Business Leadership Podcast Q What is your best advice for leading virtual teams through a crisis? A Stay focused on your people and the mission. Q What technology are you using that eases remote team effectiveness? A We are so lucky that technologies have progressed so far […]

20 Leaders in 20 Days – Virtual Shift: Paul Vallee

March 27, 2020

Virtual Shift with Paul Vallée on The Business Leadership Podcast Q What is your best advice for leading virtual teams through a crisis? A Communication is key! We host a daily virtual cafe at noon, Friday socials and have a dedicated channel that allows people to share photos, jokes, memes, and it builds camaraderie virtually. […]

20 Leaders in 20 Days – Virtual Shift: Suzanne Grant

March 26, 2020

Virtual Shift with Suzanne Grant on The Business Leadership Podcast Q What is your best advice for leading virtual teams through a crisis? A Use the town hall option of your video conferencing provider. Over communicate as personally as you can. Q What technology are you using that eases remote team effectiveness? A Google Docs, […]