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3 June 2021

Ottawa Business Growth Survey Report 2021

Dive into feedback collected from over 1000 local business leaders in the Ottawa region. In this year’s report, you can evaluate how your peers and competition are performing, the most common issues they face, and how confident they feel about the future business outlook in Ottawa. Get the report now

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1 June 2021

Every Child Matters

A Message from Welch LLP Managing Partner, Jim McConnery: We at Welch share concern, sadness and heartfelt condolences in light of the recent discovery of the remains of 215 indigenous children at the former Kamloops Residential School. Words do not do justice to the sheer scope of this tragedy. Our deepest thoughts, prayers and hope… Read more »

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June 17, 2021

Navigating your Financial Future for Business Owners

For business owners who are considering selling, actively selling or have already exited their businesses, there are many financial factors for which to plan.    In this webinar, moderated by Micheal Burch , speakers Jeff Logan and Elliott Bourgeois will discuss some considerations for your financial planning in advance of, during, and after the sale… Read more »

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4 May 2021

Technology Risk Management – Our Welch Risk Advisory Team can help

Over the last decade, the reduced cost and ‘ease of use’ of technology has led small and medium business and organizations to make incremental or radical changes to the way they do business.  Senior management is becoming more familiar and experienced with both the opportunities and dangers present in the ever-changing world of technology. The… Read more »

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26 April 2021

9 Reasons to hire a Cloud-Bookkeeper Today

Local bookkeepers are typically recommended because of their proximity – being in the same city, they can come to your office or home for a meeting. Today, remote bookkeeping and cloud-based services has made it easier than ever to work with expert professionals no matter your location. For businesses, this means greater security as there… Read more »

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14 April 2021

BKR Announces New Representation in Toronto

We are excited to announce that we have expanded our BKR International membership and will now serve as the official BKR representative of Toronto, Canada. As one of the top 10 global accounting associations, BKR International represents the combined strength of more than 160 independent accounting and business advisory firms in over 500 offices and 80 countries. Large… Read more »

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25 January 2021

CRA Guidance on Employee Home Office Expenses Deduction

Recently the CRA released detailed guidance on the home office expenses deduction that employees may claim on their 2020 personal income tax return (T1) due to COVID-19. The COVID-19 specific guidance has made the home office expenses deduction available to more Canadians and simplified the way eligible employees can claim these expenses. On January 28th,… Read more »

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7 January 2021

Congratulations to New Partner, Bryden McMaster

The partners of Welch LLP congratulate Bryden McMaster on his promotion to Partner in the Ottawa Office. Bryden joined Welch in Ottawa in 2011. Bryden specializes in audits and reviews within the not-for-profit sector (including, but not limited to, associations, charities, long-term and respite care homes, child care centres and foundations). In addition, within this… Read more »

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6 January 2021

Congratulations to New Partner, Alessandro D’Angelo

The partners of Welch LLP congratulate Alessandro D’Angelo on his promotion to Partner in the Ottawa Office. Alessandro started his career at Welch as a co-op student in 2009. He graduated Carleton University with a Bachelor of Commerce, Highest Honors, Concentration in Accounting. He received his CPA, CA in 2012 Alessandro’s focus is in the… Read more »

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5 January 2021

Congratulations to New Partner, Mona Tessier

The partners of Welch LLP congratulate Mona Tessier on her promotion to Partner in the Ottawa Office. Mona leads the Indirect Tax and Inbound Cross Border Tax Group and focuses on Indirect Tax issues for a large array of clients, in various industries as well as inbound income tax issues for cross border clients doing… Read more »

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4 January 2021

Congratulations to New Managing Partner, Jim McConnery

We are pleased to announce Jim McConnery, CPA, CA, TEP, has officially assumed the role Welch LLP’s Managing Partner in Ottawa. Jim joined Welch LLP in 1994 after graduating from the University of Ottawa, where he received a Bachelor of Commerce degree with honours in Finance. He received his CA designation in 1997. Jim was… Read more »

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22 December 2020

Welch going digital enables more support to the community

This year’s Welch holiday events have gone digital! This allows us to redirect the savings of going digital to support a local charity. On Monday, a cheque for $2,000 was presented by partner Chris Meyers on behalf of Welch LLP to The Catholic Centre for Immigrants (CCI). “The Catholic Centre for Immigrants is a fantastic… Read more »

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17 December 2020

Welch LLP to Ring in the New Year with Jim McConnery as Managing Partner

Welch LLP is pleased to announce JimMcConnery will assume the role of Managing Partner on January 1, 2021. Jim joined Welch LLP in 1994 after graduating from the University of Ottawa, where he received a Bachelor of Commerce degree with honours in Finance. He received his CA designation in 1997. Jim was with a national… Read more »

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10 December 2020

Public Sector Accounting Update

Gain insight for the year ahead with our Virtual Public Sector Accounting Update! We will cover major changes to Public Sector Accounting Standards. In a post-pandemic environment, these changes will place additional fiscal pressures on public sector organizations trying to balance their budgets. It is imperative that public sector management understand these changes and develop… Read more »

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10 December 2020

Welch LLP giving to the local community

This year has proven to be challenging in countless ways, including organizing in-person fundraisers and events for the community. Our 2020 Grand Casino Fundraiser unfortunately was cancelled due to the pandemic, but that didn’t stop our team from making a donation. What would have gone into organizing our annual Grand Casino fundraising event, raising thousands… Read more »

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3 December 2020

A Big Congratulations To Our 2020 CFE Writers

Everyone at Welch is pleased to announce that the following individuals have successfully completed their CFE (Common Final Examination): Ottawa Alex Sykes Bruke Russom Jillian Ribich Joey Belanger Kamal Mahey Moriah Gibbs Nicole Rogers Rob Fetzer Sara Abolfathi Toronto Jack Steffan

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24 November 2020

Family Wealth Advisory Webinar Market Outlook: After the US Election

An exclusive webinar, Market Outlook: After the US Election, featuring Som Seif, Founder & CEO of Purpose Investments Inc. Purpose Investments is the award-winning investment management company with nearly $10-billion of assets under management. The panel will also feature Joe McDonnell, Managing Director and Head of Portfolio Solutions EMEA at Neuberger Berman. From offices in… Read more »

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13 November 2020

Philanthropy and the Ottawa Community

Held on Tuesday, Nov 10, AFP Ottawa’s Philanthropy awards (The Phils) presented by The Foundation WCPD, represent the very best of the charitable sector and are a celebration of service, hope and commitment.

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6 November 2020

Future of the Office

COVID-19 has required most companies to re-think the utilization of their office space, making a rapid shift to the work-from-home model. What other steps can be taken now? What will things look like in the long term? Welch LLP Partner, Peter Berry, led a panel discussion about the future of the office. Our featured experts… Read more »

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4 November 2020

Public Sector Accounting Update Event

Gain insight for the year ahead with our Virtual Public Sector Accounting Update! We will cover major changes to Public Sector Accounting Standards. In a post-pandemic environment, these changes will place additional fiscal pressures on public sector organizations trying to balance their budgets. It is imperative that public sector management understand these changes and develop… Read more »