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News

State-Sponsored Cyberattacks on Canada Successful About Once a Week (CBC news)

The Canadian government's computer networks have been hit by state-sponsored cyberattacks about 50 times a week — and at least one of them usually succeeded. ... Read more here
News

AICPA and Wall Street Blockchain Alliance To Work Together (Digital Journal)

The American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) and Wall Street Blockchain Alliance (WSBA), a leading nonprofit trade association promoting the comprehensive adoption of blockchain technology across global markets, today announced plans to collaborate... Read more here
News

Canadians Lead World In ‘Binge-Racing’ TV Shows, Netflix Says (Huffington Post)

In digging down into data on its viewers' habits, Netflix has uncovered a new kind of TV viewer: The "binge racer." "Accomplishing in a day what takes others weeks to…
Features

How A CPA Saved A Toronto West-End Jazz Bar

Hugh’s Room was a haven and a home for Toronto’s folk scene—a relaxed 270-person venue with a stage that’s welcomed too many first-rate acoustic songwriters and musicians to name. In…
Features

Counting Isn’t Accounting

CPAs are known as the proverbial bean counters, the people who are counted on to balance the accounts and report on performance. That reputation is entirely accurate, but it’s not…
Features

The Plight Of The Auditor

Its no secret that auditors are generally not perceived positively. As a former auditor, I remember how difficult it was to know that you are dreaded before you even walk…
Features

5 Reasons Your Resume Annoys The Person Reviewing It

Since starting Luminari I’ve reviewed countless resumes and noticed some common big mistakes that are made way too often.  Every role is different, and each hiring manager will be looking…
Opinion

7 Questions I Should Have Practiced Before Interviewing

When I decided it was time to make my next career move, I realized the easy part was behind me. The market for CPAs at the time was one that…
Opinion

Life After The CPA Letters Isn’t Set In Stone

To most aspiring and recent CPAs this is an overwhelming question. And why is that? Through our toddler stages in university and our 30 month experience in a firm /…
Opinion

I Love Applying To Jobs On LinkedIn… Said No One Ever.

My most recent job search taught me two important things: Creativity in your approach is key to success. Demonstrate your personal brand in a way that clearly makes you stand…