This article was featured in the Fall issue of Dividends magazine, which will be arriving in your mailbox this month. By Kayla Panizzon Not all models need a runway, especially if you’re a role model like Meagan Schroder CPA, CGA. This is not your typical CPA success story. This is a story about bravery, determination and the importance of role m..
Each year, in both Calgary and Edmonton, Albertans nominate exceptional leaders, innovators, and influencers for Avenue Magazine‘s Top 40 Under 40 program. Of the hundreds of nominees, just 40 make the final list (per city), chosen by a panel of judges including business leaders in an array of fields. The Albertans who achieve this distinct..
In the past two years, the number of craft brewers in Alberta has more than doubled – from 19 to 40. For Richard Iwaniuk FCPA, FCA, his entrepreneurial spirit has allowed him to pour his heart and soul into the exploding craft brewery industry. Richard, who is the Vice President, Finance and Business Operations for Blind Enthusiasm Brewery Compan..
Throughout the month of September, CPA Alberta CEO Rachel Miller FCPA, FCA will be speaking at a series of town halls across Alberta. Rachel will provide updates about CPA Alberta and the accounting profession, as well as a look ahead at the coming years with an overview of CPA Alberta’s new five-year strategic plan. Attendees will also have the ..
Calgary Chapter of CPAs Marquee Banquet and Charity Event, Supporting STARS Air Ambulance with guest speaker Will Gadd Thursday, September 21 5:30 to 8:30PM Calgary Winter Club, 4611-14 Street NW (free parking) A Mountain of Risk – Tools to manage fear, swing the odds in your favor, take good risks, and stay safe in everyday life. Will Gadd..
The inaugural Elevate 2016: Celebrating Progress and Achievement was attended by over 3,100 Chartered Professional Accountants, and post-event feedback was overwhelmingly positive. Building on this success, Elevate 2017 will once again bring together the profession’s top events into a week-long event, while introducing new ones to the schedule. F..
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..
Comments Needed! There are four current Exposure Drafts that may be of interest to Alberta CPAs. Three, from the International Ethics Standards Board (IESBA), deal with ethics, and the fourth, from the Accounting Standards Board (AcSB), deals with not-for-profit standards. Alberta CPAs are encouraged to take the time to review the Exposure Drafts a..
FEI Canada is a professional membership association for senior-level financial executives. Alberta CPAs may wish to join FEI chapters in Edmonton or Calgary for additional networking opportunities and professional development. Join the FEI Edmonton Chapter for its next event on Feb. 22, when Gord Nelson, CFO of Cineplex and Canada’s CFO of th..