May 27, 2019

Welch LLP Sponsors CPA Ontario’s No Limits Conference

Recently, Welch LLP attended the CPA Ontario No Limits Conference. No Limits is a full day conference for 150 senior high school students interested in business and accounting. The conference educates students on how the CPA designation can help them achieve success in the world of business. Welch LLP was fortunate to be able to… Read more »

May 3, 2019

Welch Wellness Committee Kicks Off Wellness Week

The Welch Wellness Committee organized a Kick Off Event to begin Welch’s Wellness Week (May 6 – 10). Welch’s Wellness Week coincides with the Canadian Mental Health Association’s Mental Health Week. Each day next week has a theme and related activities and events to get staff comfortable talking about mental health issues in the workplace…. Read more »

May 2, 2019

How Supporting the Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundation Helps Our Community

At a recent panel discussion held by the Cancer Foundation in April, Cancer Care, Close to Home!, we heard how people living with cancer, along with their families and support system, have benefited from these services. The Cancer Foundation serves a number of important roles in our community: Clinical trials for those needing clinical therapy… Read more »

March 14, 2019

Welch LLP and WelchGroup Consulting attend HKCBA New Years

Welch LLP’s Jessica Zhang-Chapman, Sui Qu, and Bruce Raganold, along with Dilip Raj from WelchGroup Consulting celebrated the 2019 Chinese New Year by attending HKCBA’s New Year’s Gala. 300 guests attended the wonderful evening held at the Mandarin Restaurant. The night was filled with networking, traditional Chinese entertainment, tasty Chinese cuisine and much more.

March 11, 2019

Welch LLP Presents the 2019 Ottawa Business Growth Survey

With the launch of Ottawa’s most important annual survey for business leaders, it is now the time to make your voice heard on the most important issues facing our local economy in Ottawa. The 2019 Ottawa Business Growth Survey is a quick 10 minute questionnaire that helps to identify how the Ottawa economy is performing… Read more »

February 27, 2019

WelchGroup & Business Sherpa Group Host Lunch & Learn on Workforce of the Future

Last week, Welch LLP held an Executive Lunch & Learn for the Canadian Society of Association Executives entitled, “Workforce of the Future: How NFPs and Associations are Embracing the 4th Industrial Revolution”. Margo Crawford, President & CEO of Business Sherpa Group, joined WelchGroup President Candace Enman, to discuss some of the key changes that SMEs… Read more »

February 25, 2019

Welch LLP Participates in Coldest Night of the Year

On February 23rd eight staff from Welch LLP’s Ottawa office, including partner Garth Steele, walked 5k in the Coldest Night of the Year fundraising walk. The “Welch Winter Walkers” raised over $1,900 through the support of friends, family, coworkers, and office fundraising events. Over 300 people participated in the downtown walk in support of the… Read more »

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February 14, 2019

Tax Compliance in an Era of Change

On February 14th, Tax Partner, Don Scott moderated a discussion with Damian Laflamme (Director of Tax Compliance) and Shiraz Mawani (Personal Tax Specialist) to highlight key risk areas in preparing corporate, trust and personal tax returns.” The last 5 years have seen a lot of significant tax changes, which have made tax compliance a challenging… Read more »

January 21, 2019

Congratulations to our new Partner Derrick Crowe!

The partners and staff at Welch LLP would like to congratulate Derrick Crowe on becoming a Partner at our Toronto office. Derrick has experience working with privately owned clients in a wide variety of industries – construction, manufacturing, transportation, IT, architecture, engineering, advertising, and interior design. He has worked with national charities and NPOs as… Read more »

January 21, 2019

Congratulations to our new Partner Joshua Smith!

The partners and staff at Welch LLP would like to congratulate Joshua Smith on becoming a Partner at our Ottawa office. Joshua began working with Welch in 2006. Joshua’s expertise in SR&ED, digital tax credits and government grants allows him to help both large and small companies maximize cash flows while minimizing tax exposure. Additionally,… Read more »

December 19, 2018

100 Socks – Welch LLP Gives Back This Holiday Season

It began over dinner, with a conversation about privilege. Stephanie Burch, daughter of Welch LLP Managing Partner Micheal Burch, had been asked what local issue she would focus on if she was given $100,000. Her immediate response was to support local homeless. Stephanie explained how she is amazed that in such a wealthy city, and… Read more »

December 6, 2018

Congratulations to our successful CFE writers!

At Welch LLP we are proud to help support our staff in completing their Chartered Professional Accountant designation (CPA). On behalf of the firm we are pleased to announce that the following individuals have successfully completed their CFE:

November 30, 2018

Garth Steele Becomes a Fellow, The Highest Honour That Can Be Bestowed On a CPA

Welch LLP Partner, Garth Steele has been awarded his fellowship by the Council of the Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario (CPA Ontario), earning him an FCPA designation CPAs are known for high ethical standards, strategic insights and their capacity to identify solutions to complex issues in today’s business world. Each year, CPA Ontario seeks to… Read more »

November 23, 2018

Welch LLP Cornwall raises $12,000 in support of Cystic Fibrosis Canada

On Saturday November the 17th the Welch LLP Cornwall office hosted a Charity Casino Night in Celebration of Welch LLP’s 100th Anniversary with proceeds raised going to Cystic Fibrosis Canada. The event, held at the Nav Centre, was attended by 150 clients and business partners of the Welch LLP Cornwall office. Guests were welcomed by… Read more »

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November 26, 2018

Hiring Top Global Talent: The Opportunity for Canada’s Tech Sector

The time is now! US Immigration policies have tightened, and as a result, a significant number of the highly skilled foreign workers in the US under the H-1B visa program are having trouble getting their visas renewed. In addition, the new candidates who normally apply and are accepted into the US each year are now… Read more »