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Divesting during disruption – can it help Canadian companies?

Divesting during disruption – can it help Canadian companies?

What strategies are Canadian companies using to respond to economic uncertainty and technological disruption? A few have been trimming their portfolio of businesses – and creating value as they do so – according to the EY Global Corporate Divestment Study 2017. The EY study found almost three out of five Canadian executives surveyed had disp..
Viewpoints: Presentation of transportation costs (Oil & gas)

Viewpoints: Presentation of transportation costs (Oil & gas)

Examine the circumstances in which transportation costs incurred by a producer of oil and/or gas should be netted from revenue or presented as a separate expense. Developed jointly by Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA Canada), the Canadian Association of Petroleum Producers (CAPP) and the Explorers and Producers Association of Cana..
November is Financial Literacy Month

November is Financial Literacy Month

November is Financial Literacy Month. Throughout the month, organizations and individuals from across the country are encouraged to share their knowledge and expertise as professional financial experts. If you or someone you know would like to get involved, CPA Canada’s financial literacy volunteer program is a great place to start. There ..
The Scale Up Challenge: How Are Canadian Companies Performing?

The Scale Up Challenge: How Are Canadian Companies Performing?

What does it take to make a business successful? What are some of the key factors that help companies grow? The Business Development Bank of Canada’s (BDC) Research Team has gathered some insightful information on this topic and compiled it in a study called The Scale Up Challenge: How Are Canadian Companies Performing? The study found that b..
Cloud computing and your small business

Cloud computing and your small business

Cloud computing—obtaining computer hardware and software resources through the Internet—is touted as a great way for small businesses to improve their processes and efficiency. But is it right for your small business? Here are answers to some frequently asked questions about cloud computing. What is cloud computing? “Cloud computing is having..
The end of the tax return?

The end of the tax return?

This article was contributed by Kim Moody, FCPA, FCA, a tax specialist and Managing Director – Canadian Tax Advisory of Moodys Gartner Tax Law LLP. The opinions expressed are those of the author...