11 Jan 2013

Congratulations to Xavier Romain, Real Estate Consulting Analyst  in the Montréal office, who successfully passed his exam at the Ordre des évaluateurs agréés du Québec (OEAQ).

Note that obtaining this professional title is a long process and requires that the candidate complete an internship under the guidance of an internship supervisor. Afterwards, interns must successfully pass a written and oral exam.

With the admission of Xavier to the order, the Montreal team now counts 10 or so chartered appraisers and Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton as a whole now counts 20 or so throughout its network.

Xavier Romain, Real Estate Consulting Analyst
Xavier Romain (centre), our new chartered appraiser was proud to pose with Benoit Egan (left) partner in the Montréal office and Xavier’s internship supervisor, as well as Francine Fortin, OEAQ President (right). Congratulations!

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07 Jan 2013

The federal government invests an additional $250 million over five years to support the innovation in the automotive sector. Only the projects of $75 million and above are eligible. According to Maxime Godin, the only drawback is that the program does not support the innovation from the small and midsize businesses. The program supports high added value jobs and will have an impact on all the Canadian economy.

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21 Dec 2012

Emilio Imbriglio, Montréal Partner and Chairman of the Board, was the subject of an interesting feature profile in the December 3, 2012 edition of The Globe and Mail. The article delved into Emilio’s family history, career and financing and infrastructure expertise. Emilio shared his vision of the progress made in the northern Quebec development initiatives and his impressions of the Parti Québécois’ performance to date. Additionally, he brought a glimmer of hope and positivity to the public inquiry into collusion and corruption in the construction industry.

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20 Dec 2012

The Government of Canada tasked the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) with improving the administration of the Scientific Research & Experimental Development (SR&ED) program. Accordingly, the CRA implemented an SR&ED Policy Review Project, which has now been completed. The new, consolidated SR&ED policy documents were released on December 19, 2012.

The objectives of the SR&ED Policy Review Project were to consolidate and clarify the SR&ED policy and related guidance documents current at that time, as well as to present the information in a user‑friendly way on the CRA Web site.

The consolidated policy documents came into effect immediately upon their release. Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton’s SR&ED team will review these documents in-depth over the coming weeks.