50% More Tax for IT Consultants / Small Businesses in Quebec

UPDATE: Due to high popularity of this article, we've got multiple requests on where we got this #s and if this is really true. Did Quebec really decide to increase their small business tax 50% like that? Unfortunately it is true as references by the following newspaper articles below (at the end of this article) … Continue reading 50% More Tax for IT Consultants / Small Businesses in Quebec

Toronto Dream Payments, financial service cloud company, raises $10m

The round was led by FairVentures Inc, the innovation investing arm of Fairfax Financial Holdings Limited. Connecticut Innovations (CI), Real Ventures and a prominent group of angel investors were also key participants in the financing. Dream Payments is a fintech solutions company and developer of technology that enables leading merchant acquirers and banks to deliver … Continue reading Toronto Dream Payments, financial service cloud company, raises $10m

Canada’s Global Skills Strategy / Fast Track Work Permit to start June 2017

As US becomes more and more complicated to get work permits for, Canada is opening up to skilled labour candidates. Canadian Government is introducing a fast track program to bring skilled talent into Canada called "Global Skills". This was announced Thursday morning in Toronto by Navdeep Bains, Minister of Innovation, Science, and Economic Development, and … Continue reading Canada’s Global Skills Strategy / Fast Track Work Permit to start June 2017

Montreal startup Dialogue, benefits provider, raises $4M, expanding to Ontario

Dialogue raised $4m in funding from BDC Capital, and Hacking Health Accelerator. They are now will be expanding to Ontario but still operating in Quebec. Dialogue offers a range of healthcare services to employees and their families. We work hard to keep individuals healthy, present at work, productive and happy. Through Dialogue, employees can chat with a … Continue reading Montreal startup Dialogue, benefits provider, raises $4M, expanding to Ontario

Uber is finally coming back to Vancouver, BC to subsidize taxi industry

Uber is coming back to Vancouver at the end of 2017, Province of British Columbia has announced.  While deciding to bring back the ride sharing service, the province has also decided to level the playing field by subsidizing the taxi industry by providing  "$1 million to help the taxi industry develop an app with the … Continue reading Uber is finally coming back to Vancouver, BC to subsidize taxi industry

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