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Waterloo EDC Blog

Comparison: Business Taxes in North America

Posted by Waterloo EDC on April 7, 2022

When expanding your business to a new location there are many considerations.

Talent is usually the first consideration, regardless as to whether the company operates in manufacturing or technology. The reality is that the potential for success is zero without great workers. After that, we often hear about ecosystem strength, supply chain and logistics, as well as overall cost.

In that big...

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Topics: tech, manufacturing, automotive, business, site selection

March Wrap-up: Spring brings growth to Waterloo

Posted by Waterloo EDC on April 1, 2022

Spring has sprung in Waterloo – bringing renewal and growth across our community.

In March, we saw substantial new investments in tech and startups, news about our booming population and an impressive increase in air traffic.

Here are the top stories from March 2022:

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Topics: tech, technology, manufacturing, talent, business, R&D

Waterloo: Driving autotech innovation

Posted by Waterloo EDC on March 31, 2022

Waterloo is home to a vibrant automotive technology cluster. Canada’s largest automotive manufacturer – Toyota – is located here, alongside world-class research centres for automotive and mobility innovation. Fueled by Canada’s most dynamic tech ecosystem, Waterloo is driving a smarter, safer and more connected automotive future.

Here is Waterloo’s autotech ecosystem in a nutshell:

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Topics: tech, manufacturing, automotive, business, site selection

What is SR&ED?

Posted by Waterloo EDC on March 24, 2022

It pays to do research in Canada.

The Scientific Research and Experimental Development (SR&ED) is a tax incentive program offered by the Canadian government that encourages companies to conduct scientific and technological research. With SR&ED, your company can reap the rewards of research or developing new products in Canada.

Tax incentive programs like SR&ED can often be complicated, confusing...

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Topics: tech, talent, business, site selection, Growth

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