Here's some financial resources I've compiled to check out! If finance is your forté, let us know in the comment thread what insights you have, and what lessons you've learned to help the rest of us be $mart!
https://www.thebalancesmb.com/sr-ed-tax-credit-2948636 — Tax Credit Program -- Determine Eligibility
Generally, a Canadian-controlled private corporation (CCPC) can earn an investment tax credit (ITC) of 35 percent up to the first $3 million of qualified expenditures for SR&ED carried out in Canada, and 20 percent on any excess amount. Other Canadian corporations, proprietorships, partnerships, and trusts can earn an ITC of 20 percent of qualified expenditures for SR&ED carried out in Canada" ( Canada Revenue Agency).
https://www.startupcalgary.ca/startup-calgary-resources/apply-for-the-global-accelerator-and-pitch-competition — Global Entrepreneur Cohort