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Verifiable vs. Unverifiable CPD

What methods of learning qualify as Verifiable CPD for CPAs, what separates these from Unverifiable methods, and what do you need to prove that you're compliant?
Employer led CPD
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How Quality CPD Training Can Help Employers

How employers investing in quality CPD Training can lead to increased employee satisfaction and retention and be a major factor in aiding recruitment.
CPD Audit CPAs
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A Guide to the CPD Audit Process

Wallking through the CPD Audit process for Canadian CPAs. How to report, what you need to provide, and what happens if requirements aren't met.
LumiQ Track/Store CPD Records
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How to Keep Track of and Store CPD Records

Tracking and Storing CPD hours. Life as a CPA can often be hectic. With all the responsibilities CPAs need to juggle, Professional Development can often become an afterthought. This can…
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What is Continuing Professional Development (CPD)?

Continuing Professional Development (CPD) is the term used to describe the ongoing learning that CPAs engage in to broaden their knowledge base and keep up to date on trends and developments in the industry.
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Let’s Take a Bet on Ourselves: Why CPAs Should Believe in Their Future

I was pitching my company to a room of around 200 hugely successful entrepreneurs at U of T’s Creative Destruction Lab startup accelerator. Although I have no idea of the…
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The Invisible Gold Mine: Former RIM CEO Jim Balsillie on the Importance of IP Assets

Research In Motion (RIM) may be one of Canada’s greatest commercial success stories, but former CEO Jim Balsillie will tell you that the only wheel they re-invented was on a…
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8 things I learned developing a course for CPAs on IP; not being a CPA or IP expert…

Putting together a course on intellectual property for CPAs, being someone with very little IP knowledge, and definitely not a CPA, was no small feat, but I am definitely proud…
Future of Accounting
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CIBC and Luminari Present: The Future of Public Accounting White Paper

We brought together 35 of Canada’s top accounting firm-partners to provide them with a first look at CIBC SmartBanking for Business and host a discussion around future-proofing their practice, technology…
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The Changing Economics of Music with Alan Cross

We sat down with renowned Canadian music historian, Alan Cross, to discuss the evolution of the music industry from a business perspective. From vinyl and cassettes to CDs to Napster…