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To Our Valued Entrepreneurs, Investors, Sponsors/Partners & Friends of NOA

We trust that you are keeping well during these times as we cope with the effects of COVID-19. Who would have thought our lives would have changed so much in one year. Here is a link with some coping strategies. CDC - Coping with Covid Article that may be helpful to you and your team.

We continue to build relationships in our NOA virtual world by providing content for our members. We recently held a 2-part series for First Nations Entrepreneurs & Investors in partnership with BDO and Laidlaw Paciocco Dumanski Spadafora & Johnson LLP. The series focused on investment readiness, taxation and legalities.
Here are the links: Series 1 and Series 2
 
On behalf of our Board of Directors, please welcome our two new members, Nathan Dool, Partner BDO, as our Treasurer and Sheena Alexander, a Lawyer with Moutsatsos Laakso Alexander. View the full list of our Board Members.

Together We Are Strong! Stay Safe!
Covid-19 Support and Corporate Taxable Income
Over the last year, many businesses have benefited from COVID-19 support from programs initiated by the federal government. As businesses prepare and file their tax returns for 2020, the question of how amounts received are taxed becomes important. This article addresses the tax reporting for several types of COVID-19 support that were provided. While this article will address the tax implications for corporations, the same general principles will apply to reporting COVID-19 support for other entities.
We’re delighted to announce that MotionArc Studios is joining Northern Ontario Angels as a Gold Sponsor. MotionArc Studios is driven by passion, collaboration and trust. Focused on co-creating premium video content by capturing impactful, lasting images that evoke emotions by speaking through visuals. 

MotionArc Studios echoes our vision of Economic Prosperity in the North and will be collaborating on our upcoming live webinar event in May sharing tips and tricks on "How to present a Virtual Pitch!"
Protecting COVID IP from Cyber-Spies
By Ainslie Parsons and Micheline Gravelle
The scientific community has been invaluable in the fight against COVID-19. Companies, universities, hospitals and research institutes worldwide have increased their research efforts to try to find effective diagnostic assays and treatments for this virus. Governments have also stepped up and provided increased funding for COVID-19 related R&D. Unfortunately, these noble research efforts are at an increased risk for cybersecurity breaches according to central intelligence agencies in many countries including the FBI in the United States as well as both of Canada’s central intelligence agencies. The Canadian Security Intelligence Service (CSIS) and the Communications Security Establishment (CSE) have reported that the pandemic “presents an elevated level of risk to the cyber security of Canadian health organizations involved in the national response to the COVID-19 pandemic.”...
NOA Coffee Side Chat with Ash Agarawal, CEO of Symboticware in Sudbury. Listen to Ash's insight of coping with COVID and finding new ways to close deals virtually. We should never let a good crisis go to waste. Check out his views on the market, their customers and competitors. For more information about their deal, contact NOA Consultant JF Demore.
NOA is a proud partner of the NORCAT Innovation Centre 2021 Virtual Pitch that will be held on Thursday May 13, 2021 from 7:00-9:00 pm. Register for your Free Tickets Today! Tune in to see Sudbury's emerging tech start-ups hit the virtual stage to pitch for capital.
Investor Portal.
Accredited investors please contact your NOA Consultant to register to view the current private deals that are happening in Northern Ontario on our investor portal. Some deals are public on our website under NOA Pitches.


Sponsors.

To become a partner/sponsor, please contact Kimberley Wahamaa-Deschenes, Operations & Events Manager.
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NOA Pitch.

To qualify your business to pitch, we invite you complete the entrepreneur application.  If you are an accredited investor, please complete the investor application online. There are no fees associated with the applications.

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