CPA Ontario’s Whitepaper on AI

“AI doesn’t replace jobs, it replaces routine tasks.” The prominence of process automation and job outsourcing has certainly made job security in front of the minds of many professionals including…

Announcing the Launch of FEI Young Luminaries.

Our mission at Luminari is to make CPAs' lives easier and their careers progress faster. In that effort, we’re excited to launch our newest initiative, FEI Young Luminaries. It’s an…

There is Only One Canadian Referee at the World Cup…and He is an Accountant from St. Catharines, Ontario.

Joe Fletcher, CPA, CA, might be sprinting down a soccer field in Russia right now. Though most of the time, Joe is a partner at Wormald Masse Keen Lopinski LLP…
Luminari Salary Guide

What Factors Affect a CPA’s Salary?

We recently looked at several salary guides that are out in the market, and found many glaring issues. For example, some of them are strictly for “accountants” and overlooks all…
Scott Foster, CPA, Senior Financial Accountant, at Golub Capital, playing as goalie for the Chicago Blackhawks in his first ever NHL game.

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…

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…

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…

Ontario’s minimum wage hike off to rocky start as employers slash hours, benefits to compensate (Financial Post)

TORONTO — A steep minimum wage increase that went into effect on Jan. 1 in Ontario, Canada’s most populous province, has had a rocky start as some employers cut workers’…

All a-Bunz for the holiday season: Trading app makes gift giving easier (Toronto Star)

Playing Santa is rampant right now, even for those who definitely can’t afford it and others who had vowed to ignore the crazy consumerism. As the holiday tunes get louder,…

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…