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Google Funds Coding Camps for Kids

Google Funds Coding Camps for Kids

Google’s executive chairman Eric Schmidt announced the company will spend $1.5 million  to support the educational charity, Actua. The grant will help launch a program called Codemakers, with a goal of teaching 100,000 Canadian kids about coding software and working …

eBay Calls for Trade Changes

eBay Calls for Trade Changes

A new report by online retailer eBay is calling for the federal government to remove barriers to the free flow of goods across the country’s borders. The Commerce 3.0 – Canada report suggests the Canadian government can help drive export …

BEPS – Quo ‘Vat’is?

BEPS – Quo ‘Vat’is?

Base erosion and profit shifting is a hot topic in economic  policy circles.  Our resident expert on retail tax matters (and unrepentant punster) Audrey Diamant, PWC Partner, Tax Services, prepared a concise analysis of how countries are a adapting their …

ITAC Welcomes CSA Proposals for Take-Overs

ITAC Welcomes CSA Proposals for Take-Overs

The Information Technology Association of Canada (ITAC), welcomes recommendations  by the Canadian Securities Administrators to implement new defensive tactics policy proposals that will give boards of directors of publicly -traded companies facing hostile bids more scope to appropriately manage the …