Indigenous involvement in the Canadian natural resources sector is prolific and steadily increasing. According to a 2015 report by the Canadian Council for Aboriginal Business (CCAB), an estimated 230 Indigenous suppliers provided goods and services to mining operations, and 40 percent of all Indigenous businesses were working in mining or extraction, up from 13 per […]
About Kate Siklosi
Kate Siklosi is the resident wordsmith at The Ian Martin Group. When she's not writing words or thinking about words, she's either doing her cats' bidding or cutting a rug on a dance floor nearest you.
Entries by Kate Siklosi
Do you own an incorporated business that provides consulting services? If you could be regarded as an employee of your clients, you run the risk of being called a personal services business. A personal services business is a characterization from the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) that you definitely don’t want. If you’re characterized as a […]
… SAM CHENG! It is a deeply held core belief here at the Ian Martin Group that every act of meaningful work can have a profound influence on the world. In order to further connect our pool of skilled contractors to our mission, in March of 2017 we launched our first annual Contractor Volunteer Experience […]
It’s an issue we’ve known about — and skirted around — for decades: the tech world has a diversity problem. In recent years, equity has been an increasingly hot topic discussion across the tech industry. But most often, companies tend to scapegoat responsibility for their own practices by blaming under-representation on the voracious and unrelenting […]