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Divesting during disruption – can it help Canadian companies?

Divesting during disruption – can it help Canadian companies?

What strategies are Canadian companies using to respond to economic uncertainty and technological disruption? A few have been trimming their portfolio of businesses – and creating value as they do so – according to the EY Global Corporate Divestment Study 2017. The EY study found almost three out of five Canadian executives surveyed had disp..
Survey: AcSB Priorities for Part II of the Handook

Survey: AcSB Priorities for Part II of the Handook

Put your voice forward! Do you or your clients use the private enterprise standards in Part II of the CPA Canada Handbook directly, or via the not-for-profit standards in Part III? Here’s your opportunity to influence the Accounting Standards Board (AcSB) on which topics to prioritize in determining if and when to undertake Part II projects. Comp..
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..
2017 Tax Clinic Program most successful to date

2017 Tax Clinic Program most successful to date

Each year Alberta CPAs, candidates, and students cvolunteer to help low-income Albertans complete their tax returns free of charge. The CPA Alberta Tax Clinic Program holds clinics in Edmonton, Calgary and surrounding communities in co-operation with seniors’ homes, community centres, and other not-for-profit agencies. The 2017 clinics wrappe..
Managing your career health

Managing your career health

With so many hours actually spent working, it’s no wonder we often lack the time or energy that we need to focus on our career plans and professional development. Join Certified Career Development Professional (CCDP) Lise Stransky as she helps you learn how to manage your career health through this three-hour workshop. You’ll leave with a great..
5 reasons to attend Elevate 2017

5 reasons to attend Elevate 2017

The deadline for Elevate 2017 is quickly approaching. Join the festivities and take part in some of the profession’s finest traditions. Here are five reasons to not miss the May 19 registration deadline, and join the celebration from May 27 –  June 3. Earn PD Hours in a fun, informative environment. Change and disruption are a common..
How to be disruptive

How to be disruptive

What does the future hold for Canada? Are our institutions and economy at odds with rapid technological and cultural change? Are we keeping up? From business to government to media, disruption is here. A lively and thought-provoking keynote about the advantages of challenging the status-quo, Jesse Brown will provide commentary on “how to be d..
An important change to form RC59 as of May 15

An important change to form RC59 as of May 15

Do you use form RC59, Business Consent, to get online access to your business clients’ information in Represent a Client? If you do, here are three important things you should know: After May 15, to request online access to tax information for a business, you will need to complete the authorization request in Represent a Client. Form RC59 wil..