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Welcoming  484 new members to the profession

Welcoming 484 new members to the profession

CPA Alberta is tremendously proud of the 484 CPA candidates who have recently reached a career milestone: passing the national CPA Common Final Examination (CFE). Exam results were released on December 9. All over Alberta, CPAs are celebrating this momentous achievement. “I am thrilled to congratulate these 484 individuals for their accomplishmen..
Eight barriers to the CPA designation for some Albertans

Eight barriers to the CPA designation for some Albertans

Becoming a CPA opens a world of opportunity and the chance for a very rewarding and successful career. Sadly, there are reasons that someone may not be able to pursue a CPA career, even if it is something they aspire to. This is particularly true for Indigenous Albertans. Studies on Aboriginal employment highlight the barriers that may prevent I..
A new era for the CPA profession begins

A new era for the CPA profession begins

According to a recent update from CPA Canada, “Reorganization time” has occurred and a pivotal point in the history of our profession has been reached. “Reorganization Time” – the time at which virtually all parties to unification have become CPA bodies – occurred at exactly 11:59 p.m. on September 27, 2016, the day before the CPA Canad..
CPA Alberta’s Calgary offices are moving!

CPA Alberta’s Calgary offices are moving!

CPA Alberta’s Calgary offices are consolidating and moving to a new downtown location! As of October 17, CPA Alberta’s Calgary office will be located at Suite 800, 444 – 7th Avenue SW in the Barclay Centre. The mailing address for the office is: Suite 800, 444 – 7th Avenue SW Calgary, AB T2P 0X8 The map below shows our new locat..
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..