Kelsey Allen

Budding communications professional on a mission to help, move, and inspire people the only way I know how: through the written word. I have dipped my toes in every kind of writing, from poetry and short stories to technical grants and business plans. I make it my personal goal to create content that is relevant, accessible, and helpful to readers.

Specialities: grant writing, proposal writing, labour relations, personnel management, press releases, market research, blogging, search engine optimization

Canadian Business Blog Blog Archive ICTC Connects New Grads With Valuable Industry Experience

It’s graduation season again! For the past month, thousands of talented youth across the country have been taking that long-anticipated journey across the stage at their college or university convocations.  With their diplomas in hand, these vivacious young men and women are in search of jobs that will allow them to put their skills to work. And you – the growing, highly successful Canadian business – are looking for individuals who will help take your company to the next level. The Information

ICTC Connects New Grads With Valuable Industry Experience

t’s graduation season again! For the past month, thousands of talented youth across the country have been taking that long-anticipated journey across the stage at their college or university convocations. With their diplomas in hand, these vivacious young men and women are in search of jobs that will allow them to put their skills to work. And you – the growing, highly successful Canadian business – are looking for individuals who will help take your company to the next level.

SR&ED Program Changes: What They Are and How They Work

he SR&ED program has offered an annual average of about $3 billion to Canadian companies—many of them manufacturers—which engage in research, development and commercialization. Any company that has developed a new product, streamlined a new process, or made improvements to existing processes has likely dipped their toes into the SR&ED program, which offers tax credits for basic or applied research or technology improvement.

7 Ways SR&ED Has Changed in 2014

If you are planning on filing a SR&ED claim any time soon, there are a few things you should be aware of. As of January 2014, the Canada Revenue Agency has redacted elements of the Income Tax Act and SR&ED eligibility guidelines in addition to modifying the T661 form for filing claims. It is important that you become knowledgeable about these changes so you can get the most out of the program.

Federal Funding for Business Expansion and Job Creation

We often lose sight of the fact that so many aspects of our daily lives are dependent upon things that are much larger than ourselves. It is so easy in the day-to-day chaos to forget that we are part of a much larger system; a system which greatly depends on the health and vitality of businesses and the economy. Canada’s 2013 Economic Action Plan brought light to this reality. The Investing in Business Growth and Productivity (IBGP) funding program was included in this action plan, and was launched as an initiative aimed at strengthening Southern Ontario.
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