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Features

I’m not an Accountant, I’m a CPA

Over the past two years, I estimate that I’ve spoken with at least 1,000 CPAs and a funny thing keeps popping up. Over and over again, I’ve heard different variations…
Features

Fahad Tariq, Founder of Shift, is Converting Cow Waste to Energy

Fahad, former Manager at EY and currently working at BMO Capital Markets, started Shift as a side project and continues to grow it while keeping his full-time job. He discovered…
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Advice for Becoming a CFO—by Vito Rezza, CFO of IPG Mediabrands Canada

Getting Ahead of the Curve It was being a more social person, which really helped me land a job offer from Arthur Andersen right out of university, amidst a recession…
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4 Reasons Why You’re Not Getting Interviews (Even Though You’ve Already Tried EVERYTHING)

It happens to the best of us, you apply for a job you know you’re qualified for but you never hear back. In moments like these, it’s impossible to keep…
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Work With a Start-Up During Your Free Time (3 Easy Steps)

If you're interested in the start-up space—whether you're thinking of a career change or just want a taste of what it's like—we have just the thing for you. We've teamed…
Scott Foster, CPA, Senior Financial Accountant, at Golub Capital, playing as goalie for the Chicago Blackhawks in his first ever NHL game.
News

CPA by Day, NHL Goalie by Night

Thursday afternoon—Scott Foster, CPA, was typing away, working as a Senior Financial Accountant at Golub Capital. Little did he know that in a few hours, he would jump into his…
Features

#FinInTech Venture Learning Modules Explained

  The launch of Luminari’s #FinInTech initiative has been met with a lot of excitement, but also a ton of questions about how our learning modules work. We hope this…
Features

Startup: Business by Different Rules

Before I got involved with a startup I figured the basics were pretty much the same as what I knew; I’d been to business school and worked in big companies…
BizBites

Trudeau names Brenda Lucki as Canada’s 1st permanent female RCMP commissioner (CBC News)

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has named Brenda Lucki as Canada's first permanent female RCMP commissioner Friday in Regina. Trudeau was joined by Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale to make the…
BizBites

Rogers And Bell Are Hiking Prices For Their Internet Plans (Huffington Post)

[Huffington Post] TORONTO — Two of Canada's biggest internet service providers are preparing to increase their monthly subscriber prices. Rogers Communications will raise prices for most of its current internet…