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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..
Announcing the 2017 CPA Alberta Achievement Awards

Announcing the 2017 CPA Alberta Achievement Awards

CPA Alberta is pleased to announce the 2017 Achievement Award recipients. These exceptional individuals embody the core principles of the CPA profession: integrity, expertise, and commitment, and their activities and accomplishments bring honour to the profession and strengthen the reputation of all CPAs. Congratulations to all 2017 recipients! If ..
Strengthening CPA Alberta Leadership

Strengthening CPA Alberta Leadership

The staff at CPA Alberta is made up of a diverse group of professionals with a variety of educational backgrounds and career skills, all working to ensure CPA Alberta meets its mandate of protecting the public interest and promoting the value of the CPA designation. The leadership team of CPA Alberta has recently welcomed two new members: Chief Ope..
Growing the CPA profession

Growing the CPA profession

The Fall 2016 issue of Capitalize magazine is hot off the press. Capitalize introduces readers to the accounting profession in Alberta, and is distributed to more than 4,500 readers around the province, including placement on post-secondary campuses and in high schools. This issue features stories about CPAs who work in industries that shape the fu..
Olympian Cheryl Gibson FCPA, FCA, QC

Olympian Cheryl Gibson FCPA, FCA, QC

The 2016 Summer Olympic Games will kick off in Rio on August 5, and as President and Chair of the Swimming Canada Board, Cheryl Gibson FCPA, FCA, QC will be travelling to Brazil for a front row seat. For those that haven’t read the Summer issue of Dividends Magazine, we sat down with the 1976 Olympic Silver Medalist (Swimming: Women’s ..
Candid: Greg Draper FCPA, FCGA

Candid: Greg Draper FCPA, FCGA

Greg is Chair of the CPA Alberta Board and Vice President, Valuations, Forensics & Litigation Support with MNP LLP in Calgary. I always had an interest in business and accounting is the language of business. Something people wouldn’t know about me? I was an RCMP officer for many years prior to joining MNP...