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CPA’s Next  Top Model

CPA’s Next Top Model

This article was featured in the Fall issue of Dividends magazine, which will be arriving in your mailbox this month. By Kayla Panizzon Not all models need a runway, especially if you’re a role model like Meagan Schroder CPA, CGA. This is not your typical CPA success story. This is a story about bravery, determination and the importance of role m..
Four Alberta CPAs make Avenue Magazine’s 40 Under 40

Four Alberta CPAs make Avenue Magazine’s 40 Under 40

Each year, in both Calgary and Edmonton, Albertans nominate exceptional leaders, innovators, and influencers for Avenue Magazine‘s Top 40 Under 40 program. Of the hundreds of nominees, just 40 make the final list (per city), chosen by a panel of judges including business leaders in an array of fields. The Albertans who achieve this distinct..
Ctrl Alt Career

Ctrl Alt Career

When you consider the professionals that make up an IT department, you’re likely to think of programmers, application developers, coders, and IT support. However, does a professional accountant come to mind? It should...
What’s the Plan?

What’s the Plan?

The connected world we live in involves many specialties. It seems that now, more than ever, natural, social, and applied sciences are crossing paths with business— not only by exchanging expertise through mutually beneficial connections and collaborations, but with professionals who want to expand their professional mindset between two worlds. P..
Breaking language barriers

Breaking language barriers

Strategic business acumen is a key competency of Chartered Professional Accountants (CPAs), and in Alberta, English is the predominant language of business. But with the global workforce becoming more integrated, some organizations are adapting to serve multicultural clients. This creates opportunities for bilingual CPAs like Mathieu Lepage and Yoh..
Mentorship Matters

Mentorship Matters

Like many Chartered Professional Accountants, Harjit Gill CPA, CGA enjoys the problem-solving aspects of her career in the not-for-profit sector. “In the end, it’s amazing when things comes together like a puzzle—even if it takes some time to find all the pieces.” In 2015, Harjit was seeking some guidance in putting some of her own career p..
Alberta CPAs honoured

Alberta CPAs honoured

Three Alberta CPAs have recently been recognized for their work in strengthening communities and the important institutions in Alberta. Steve Allan FCPA, FCA, of Calgary, is being honoured with the Alberta Order of Excellence. The Order is the province’s highest honour that can be bestowed upon a citizen, and is an official part of the Canadian H..