The Top 5 Reasons You Need a Business Advisor

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As a business owner, you likely spend most of your time focused on the day-to-day operations and details of running your business. It can be difficult to carve out time to examine the big picture of what your business can accomplish, whether or not you’re on track to get there, and how you can develop […]

Controller Services for Busy Business Owners

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Consistently monitoring your cash flow to fully understand how money moves in and out of your business can be a time consuming job, but it is an important aspect of managing your business effectively. In order to make the best decisions for the growth and potential of your business, you must first have good information […]

Improved Workflows to Save You Time and Money

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Improving your business’s operational efficiencies will help you to increase productivity, which will save you time and money. ONSight Advisory services will help you by evaluating your current processes to eliminate inefficiencies and create opportunities for improved workflows. If you’re interested in gaining an understanding of your current internal processes and how they can be […]

Northwest Territories Arctic Energy Alliance Pilot Project

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The Arctic Energy Alliance (AEA) is running a pilot project to provide rebates to businesses that are constructing new, energy-efficient buildings or that are upgrading existing buildings to be energy-efficient in the Northwest Territories. For existing buildings, rebates of up to $50,000 are available based on either the total eligible costs of your project or […]

Emergency Checklist

Be prepared for any emergency that may occur by creating an Emergency Checklist. While this may have come in handy prior to the pandemic, there is still value in creating one now. What you need for your Emergency Checklist For starters, your emergency checklist should be outlined in your procedures manual, which documents every routine task […]

Eligibility Criteria Expanded for Canada Emergency Business Account – CEBA

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The Government of Canada has announced an expansion to the eligibility criteria for the Canada Emergency Business Account (CEBA) to include many owner-operated small businesses. The changes to CEBA will allow more Canadian small businesses to access interest free loans of up to $40,000 to help cover operating costs during a period when revenues have been […]

CPP Death Benefit and Survivor Payment

The CPP death benefit is a one-time, lump-sum payment to the estate of the deceased contributor. The CPP death benefit can be paid to: The Estate of the deceased person The person who paid the funeral expenses A surviving spouse or common law partner A next of kin. The Executor is the first person that […]

Canada Emergency Commercial Rent Assistance (CECRA)

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The Canada Emergency Commercial Rent Assistance Program (CECRA) has been announced to provide rent relief for small businesses struggling to pay their landlords due to financial hardship as a result of COVID-19 for the months of April, May and June 2020. Who is Eligible? Affected small business tenants who meet the following criteria: Pay less […]

New Protocol for Applying for the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB) – 3 April 2020

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Due to the volume of Canadians applying for the Canada Emergency Response Benefit (CERB), the Canadian Revenue Agency has set new protocol for applying: If you were born in January, February or March, you may apply on Mondays If you were born in April, May or June, you may apply on Tuesdays. If you were born in July, August or September, you may apply on Wednesdays. If […]

Introduction to QBO (Quickbooks Online) Virtual Event – 14 April, 2020

Due to new legislation, we are hosting a “virtual” learning event at noon on the 14th of April 2020. If you own a small business and are interested in moving your books to the “cloud”, this event is for you! Alternatively, if you are already using QBO but need a refresher or have questions regarding […]