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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..
Reminder: CPA Alberta Board and Regulatory Vote closes September 16

Reminder: CPA Alberta Board and Regulatory Vote closes September 16

Time is running out! Don’t miss the opportunity to have your say in the future of the profession—your vote is important! The vote to elect three members to the CPA Alberta Board and ratify four proposed amendments to the CPA Alberta Bylaws will close September 16 at 12:00 noon. This year’s CPA Alberta Board candidates bring a broad r..
Making the most of CPA member benefits and plans

Making the most of CPA member benefits and plans

Membership can certainly have its privileges, and as a member of CPA Alberta, you’re sure to find a benefit of value at any stage in your career. From insurance and retirement plans to travel and entertainment, there are many products and services available to you at a discounted rate. Check out the following benefits available to all CPA Alb..
Changes to the professional liability insurance program

Changes to the professional liability insurance program

The CPA profession is pleased to advise you of two recent changes to the professional liability insurance program. New Name:  CPA Professional Liability Plan Inc. AICA Services Inc., the administrator of the profession’s professional liability insurance program, has changed its name to CPA Professional Liability Plan Inc. The purpose of this ch..
Wrapping up Elevate 2016: Celebrating Progress and Achievement

Wrapping up Elevate 2016: Celebrating Progress and Achievement

The first annual celebration of the profession, Elevate 2016: Celebrating Progress and Achievement, wrapped up on June 6 with the Edmonton Chapter Golf Tournament. Over the course of 10 days, more than 3,100 people from all over the province attended 15 events in both Edmonton and Calgary. Highlights from Elevate 2016 include: Welcoming 270 of the ..
Do you know a leader that deserves recognition?

Do you know a leader that deserves recognition?

CPAs are in a enviable position to work with and observe outstanding leaders in business and the community. Do you know an outstanding leader who’s shaping the future through innovation, determination, and a commitment to success? Ensure they get the recognition they deserve. Each year prominent leaders are recognized and awarded for their hard ..
Celebrating the first-ever CPA Alberta graduations

Celebrating the first-ever CPA Alberta graduations

The first-ever CPA Alberta Convocations are upon us! The first took place in Calgary on Saturday, May 28, marking a milestone not only for the profession but for the 270 Alberta graduates who passed the CPA Common Final Examination (CFE). The Edmonton Convocation will take place this Saturday, June 4, at the Shaw Convention Centre. These historic m..