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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..
Accepting nominations: 2017 CPA Alberta Achievement Awards

Accepting nominations: 2017 CPA Alberta Achievement Awards

Do you know a colleague who deserves to be recognized for their hard work and dedication to the profession? Nominate them for a CPA Alberta Achievement Award before October 31! The CPA Alberta Achievement Awards recognizes those individuals whose achievements in their career, the community, and the profession have brought honour to the CPA designa..
CPA Canada’s 2015-2016 annual report is now online

CPA Canada’s 2015-2016 annual report is now online

CPA Canada’s 2015-2016 annual report is now online. The theme of the report is Transition to Transformation, and tells the story of CPA Canada’s transition from operational integration and foundation building to an enhanced organization. It also highlights CPA Canada’s response to the challenges of five key issues: globalization, trust and re..
CPA Alberta 2016 Annual General Meeting and Member Sessions

CPA Alberta 2016 Annual General Meeting and Member Sessions

Join your CPA colleagues at the CPA Alberta Annual General Meeting on Tuesday, September 20 at the Fairmont Hotel Macdonald in Edmonton. CPA Alberta Board Chair Greg Draper FCPA, FCGA and Chief Executive Officer Rachel Miller FCPA, FCA will provide updates on the profession and CPA Alberta activities. There will be a report from the Audit and Risk ..
5 Ways to Get Involved This Fall: Be a Voter, Volunteer, and More

5 Ways to Get Involved This Fall: Be a Voter, Volunteer, and More

Getting involved in your profession can be rewarding! Doing so is a great way to expand your network, sharpen your skills, and discover resources that can help you succeed at work and elsewhere. Here are five ways that you can renew your engagement with your profession this fall: Cast a Ballot – The CPA Alberta Board and Regulatory Vote is cu..