On October 5th at the Ottawa Hunt & Golf Club, Welch LLP hosted their Not-for-Profit Update! The diverse presenters explored a variety of topics to help organizations prepare for the year ahead. Topics discussed included: HST Hot Topics Charity & Not-for-Profit Tax Update Reporting Standards Update Taxable Benefit Issues & Payroll Legislation Exploring Cyber-Risks View… Read more »
On October 5th at the Ottawa Hunt & Golf Club, Welch LLP hosted their Annual Private Enterprise Accounting & Tax Updates event! The diverse presenters explored a variety of topics vital to business owners and finance professionals in order to help them prepare for the upcoming year. Topics discussed included: HST Hot Topics Changes to… Read more »
As part of the Red Pine Leadership Camp (RPLC), Cody Sorensen, WelchGroup Consulting Senior M&A Associate and Olympian, spent some time with a group of students from St. Joseph Catholic High School. He had a blast walking them through his Olympic journey and experience to explore the week’s theme of self-confidence. RPLC provides intensive leadership… Read more »
Fight for the Cure charity boxing gala was a huge success thanks to nearly 1000 attendees who came to support the cause! The event raised a net $125,000, with proceeds supporting the Ottawa Regional Cancer Foundation. Welch LLP Managing Partner Micheal Burch was one of eight white-collar boxers who stepped into the ring, enduring months… Read more »
Welch LLP Partners Jim McConney and Garth Steele were proud to be included as speakers at The ONE National Conference, jointly presented by CPA Canada and CPA Ontario, to help educate their peers. Jim explored the finance proposals released July 18, 2017 and the fundamental changes to private company / shareholder taxation, while Garth addressed… Read more »
Welch LLP + Ottawa Chamber of Commerce hosted a presentation on September 7th at the Innovation Centre discussing the contemplated tax policy changes and related implications. Learn more about the changes Please voice your concern and spread the word Download our template letter and share your own story with your MP. Your MP needs to… Read more »
Welch LLP hosted a Speed Networking event as a chance to get to know some local students! The mezzanine level of CRAFT Lansdowne buzzed with excitement as it filled with 50 eager students and all levels of Welch staff members. Great food, drinks, and lively conversation contributed to the relaxed atmosphere which allowed both staff… Read more »
Beginning in 2008, the Quinte offices of Welch LLP announced they would be awarding a scholarship annually. Jake Wilson, the winner of the Anniversary Scholarship for 2017, resides in Belleville and is heading to the Smith School of Business at Queen’s University where he is enrolled in the Bachelor of Commerce program. On hand for… Read more »
On Thursday August 24th at 2PM, Welch LLP Partners Christa Casey, CPA, CA and Garth Steele, CPA, CA will discussed all the basics you need to know surrounding Not-for-Profit Board Governance such as: The role of a Board of Directors What does “fiduciary duty” mean? When to set up Committees Getting Board dynamics right …plus… Read more »
On July 18th, 2017 the federal government released draft legislation which would have a material impact on tax planning for business owners. We are of the view that the policy changes are unwarranted and would be very harmful to the business community. The government has requested commentary from all stakeholders, but the consultation period is… Read more »
Ottawa, ON (August 1 2017) WelchGroup Consulting, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Welch LLP, served as the exclusive financial advisor to Nicki Bridgland, CEO of the new Rideau Sports Centre (RSC). Bridgland is also the CEO and Founder of the Ottawa Sports and Social Club (OSSC), which operates sport leagues, tournament and social events for approximately… Read more »
For the second year in a row, Welch LLP summer students did their part to get involved in the community and help out at the Ottawa Mission. The students spent the day removing garbage and litter from outside of the building and organizing the library.
On June 21st, Welch LLP participated in the 11th Annual Air Transat Golf for Wishes in support of the Children’s Wish Foundation! The tournament took place in Toronto at the Angus Glen Golf Club. The tournament raised an incredible $235K in one day to help grants hundreds of wishes! Over the last ten years, Golf… Read more »
Are you a Canadian company doing or thinking of doing business in the U.S.? Regardless of the nature of your business, there are three main business facets you will need to address to ensure your success abroad. Despite the economic uncertainly in the United States, it can still be business as usual if you take… Read more »
In addition to meeting with representatives from other BKR member firms, Partners who attended from Welch LLP’s Toronto and Ottawa offices had a chance to experience the rich culture of the city. Group activities including a city tour, exploring the Muhammad Ali Center, and attending a Kentucky Derby Party made for a memorable adventure.
On June 20th, Welch LLP Cornwall and Ottawa co-hosted a Private Tour and Networking Reception at the newly reinvented exhibition space at the National Gallery of Canada: The Canadian and Indigenous Galleries. This event was presented by Gowling WLG in Partnership with Welch LLP in honour of National Aboriginal Day. Cornwall Partner, Alain Gravelle, had… Read more »
For the 5th year in a row, Welch LLP participated in the Big Bike event! The event consists of a team of 30 energetic staff members joining together to ride one big bicycle. Led by team captain Bryden McMaster, Welch LLP raised $5,300 for the Heart & Stroke Foundation making them the top fundraiser at… Read more »
Welch LLP was pleased to be the Wine & Welcome sponsor of the Ottawa Sports Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony. The founding partners of the Ottawa Sports and Entertainment Group (OSEG) were the 2017 Hall inductees; the partners include Roger Greenberg, John Ruddy, Jeff Hunt, John Pugh and Bill Shenkman.
Browse through data collected from 1000+ business leaders in your area. This year’s report sheds light on key metrics and issues facing businesses, as well as provides insight into the city’s future business outlook. Explore this exclusive report and download your own copy. How do I get it?
Candace Enman was featured in the Ottawa Business Journal in light of her success as Businesswoman of the Year in the professional category, as awarded by the Women’s Business Network in April. The piece shares an intimate look into Candace’s humble beginnings, the driving force behind her tireless motivation, and five little known facts about… Read more »