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BizBites

General Motors’ Car-Sharing Startup Maven Coming To Canada With Toronto Launch (Huffington Post)

TORONTO — General Motors Co. is bringing its Maven car-sharing business to Canada for the first time as part of the Detroit-based company's broader strategy for navigating through a rapidly…
BizBites

More Insolvent Borrowers In Ontario Are Using Payday Loans: Study (Huffington Post)

TORONTO — A study by a Toronto-based firm says the rate of insolvent borrowers using payday loans in Ontario has grown for the sixth consecutive year. Insolvency trustee firm Hoyes…
News

Sears pensioners try to recoup missing money by going after billions paid to shareholders (CBC)

Sears Canada pensioners are heading to court to try to recoup close to $300 million they say is missing from their pension fund following the retailer's demise. Representatives for Sears pensioners…
News

CSE aims to be Canada’s first blockchain platform for trade clearing and settlement (Financial Post)

The Canadian Securities Exchange, Canada’s upstart stock-trading platform, is aiming to create competition in securities clearing and settlement using blockchain technology. The CSE plans to apply to regulators... Read more…
Opinion

5 Tips For Surviving Busy Season

Surviving Busy Season Can Be A Challenge "Busy Season." There, I said it. While working for an accounting firm there is no way you can avoid it. It’s that glorious…
Features

5 CPA’s Who Started A Successful Accounting Firm

CPA Entrepreneur Series: Starting an Accounting Firm Just as we sat down with CPAs working their dream start-up jobs, Luminari sat down with another 5 CPAs who leveraged their skills…
Features

Ask A CPA: Should I Work At A Big 4 Firm?

  Luminari gets tons of great career questions from our CPA community, too great not to share. Our new feature highlights some of the best questions we get to help others…
Features

Tiffany Hsiao, VP Finance at Rubikloud, Talks Career And Being A Woman In Industry

Tiffany Hsiao is the VP Finance at Rubikloud, a company dedicated to helping retailers by using machine learning and big data systems. Prior to her current role, she worked in…
Features

What The Heck is ‘Job Listening’?

What the heck is ‘Job Listening’? I’m glad you asked… or clicked… We all know what job seeking is: painful, chaotic, anxiety-ridden. It's also statistically the third most stressful thing in…
Features

This CPA Took His Side Hustle From The Local Market to Costco Within Months

From starting their own accounting firms, to social enterprises in Rwanda, Luminari has managed to chat with some of the most interesting CPA entrepreneurs. John MacLellan of Cove Kombucha is…