Organization: Ernst & Young

Innovate BC’s new board of directors

Innovate BC, British Columbia’s primary technology agency, has a new Board of Directors, whose members were announced last week at the #BCTECH Summit. The board will become the province’s new innovation commission, chaired by Thompson Rivers Univ president and vice-chancellor, Alan Shaver. He will be assisted by 11 members and one ex-officio member, Alan Winter, BC’s…

SR&ED guidelines on labour expenses clarified

The Canada Revenue Agency has issued a paper clarifying its policy on labour expense allocations for scientific research and experimental development (SR&ED) claims. The new guidance makes the allocation approach official CRA policy, meaning that its auditors can no longer require firms to submit time sheets, a practice considered onerous and impractical. The guidelines were…

Microcell conducts wireless trial with Ernst & Young

Microcell Connexions has teamed with Ernst & Young for an infrastructure trial of its technology that allow firms to incorporate its wireless equipment into existing IP-based local area networks. Dubbed Wireless Office, the system link user’s wireless handsets to in-house systems and global networks using the global system for mobile communications (GSM) protocol. The subsidiary…