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Opinion

Masters of Accounting vs. CPA PEP

As the accounting world changed, so did the path to become a CPA. No longer are the days of choosing between the CA, CGA or CMA routes. There is a…
News

Toronto home price gains to beat other Canadian cities next year (Financial Post)

TORONTO — New stricter mortgage rules are expected to slow the housing market next year, but prices are still expected to rise about five per cent, according to a report…
Features

Ask A CPA: Does Passing the CFE Guarantee A Pay Raise?

Luminari gets tons of great career questions from our CPA community, too great not to share. Our new feature will start highlighting some of our favourite questions in hopes we…
News

Ottawa holds up venture capital deal to highlight benefits of Beijing ties (Globe and Mail)

(Globe and Mail) The dignitaries at the signing ceremony in Beijing's St. Regis Hotel on Friday paid homage to Xi Jinping and repeatedly name-checked the Chinese president's favoured project. This…
Features

I AM A CPA!

Are you tired of being asked to do someone's taxes? Do your friends treat you as a human calculator? Watch and share this hilarious video below to show CPAs are…
Features

A Conversation with Emma Lyndon, CFO of Canopy Labs

My job affords me the opportunity to speak with many amazing CPAs and learn from their experiences. I’m hoping to share as much of this as I can. Emma Lyndon,…
News

Blockchain stock listings set to explode in Canada: GMP Capital (Financial Post)

Canada is emerging as a hub for bitcoin and cryptocurrency stocks amid "a virtuous circle" of expertise and business, backed by a capital markets ecosystem that supports small companies... Read…
Features

#FinInTech: These CPAs Left The Big 4, Moved to Rwanda, And Started A Business

#FinInTech is Luminari's initiative to introduce CPAs to the start-up world. BizFeed loves profiling CPAs who take an unconventional path for their designation. Similar to how these 5 CPAs are…
Features

From CPA To Entrepreneur with Dennis Bennie (Video)

Earlier this year, Luminari sat down with renowned entrepreneur Dennis Bennie at one of our Luminari Speaker Series. Dennis gave key advice on risk taking, how to learn from your mistakes,…
Features

Saying No Isn’t Being Mean

I recently wrote about my experience meeting Jim Balsillie that garnered some attention. The more I’ve been thinking about it, the more I wanted to share something related that I…