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 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 »

November 13, 2018

Ryan Dostie Featured Panelist on Real Estate Industry Expert Panel

On Friday, October 26th, Welch LLP was proud to have Partner, Ryan Dostie, featured on a panel speaking on “Real Estate- Whether to Lease or Purchase & Best Structure to Hold Commercial Real Estate”. He was accompanied by Benoit Paquet from RBC, and Daniel Niedra from CRBE. Ryan presented on how to prepare for financing… Read more »

November 1, 2018

Welch LLP featured in Capital Magazine’s Latest Issue

This October, Welch LLP was featured in Capital Magazine’s latest issue on the accelerated growth of Ottawa entrepreneurs and businesses. The feature highlights how Welch’s ongoing entrepreneurial spirit has contributed to the firm’s success for over 100 years. Check out page 38 of the issue for the full article. “As Welch looks back on a… Read more »

October 23, 2018

Welch LLP Celebrates 100 Years at Marché Restaurant

On Thursday, October 18, the staff of Welch LLP’s Toronto office hosted an intimate evening to celebrate 100 years in business. The celebration was held at Marché Restaurant in Brookfield Place and included drinks, entertainment, networking and speeches by the firm’s Managing Partners Micheal Burch and Partner Kathy Steffan. Alex Pangman & her Alleycats performed… Read more »

October 11, 2018

Welch LLP Serves 100 Meals to Celebrate 100 Years in Business

In celebration of Welch’s 100th year anniversary, we decided to give back to our community in a few special ways that go above and beyond our annual initiatives. This month, we decided to give back by volunteering at the Ottawa Mission. The Ottawa Mission has been helping the homeless in Ottawa since 1906, making the… Read more »

October 9, 2018

Welch LLP Co-Hosts Executive Perspective with Stratford Managers

On Tuesday, October 2nd, Welch LLP partnered with Stratford Managers to co-host an invite-only special event called “Executive Perspective, Panel Series – How to create a culture of innovation to drive business success” for 100 business executives from Toronto’s leading companies. The evening was introduced by Welch LLP Partner Kathy Steffan, moderated by Josh O’Kane… Read more »

September 28, 2018

Welch LLP Supports Mental Health Fundraiser

On Monday, September 17th, Sean Cullum from Welch LLP, along with Zach Coakeley from Cresa, John Bethune from BFL Canada and Andrew Emmans from Custom Home Interiors participated in the First Annual Inspirational Golf Classic in support of mental health at Rideau View Golf Club. The tournament raised an outstanding total of $86,000 in support… Read more »

September 17, 2018

Welch LLP Celebrates 100 Years with Jim Cuddy at the National Gallery of Canada

On Wednesday September 12 the Welch LLP Ottawa office hosted a festive evening to celebrate the company’s 100 year anniversary. The event, held at the National Gallery of Canada, was attended by more than seven-hundred guests comprised of past and present staff and their families, clients and notable community members. We were honoured to be… Read more »