CPA Canada

Santa Will Not Be Bringing CFE Candidates Their Long Overdue Scores For Christmas

Right now in Canada, about 8,000 would-be CPAs are sitting around twiddling their 10-key fingers not knowing A) if they passed September’s Common Final Examination, and B) if their scores will even count after a long legal review into the disaster of an exam that plagued thousands across the country. From testing center Internet outages […]

If You’re Waiting For Your CFE Score, You’re Going to Be Waiting a Long Time, Says CPA Canada

Show of hands, who here thought CPA Canada would, by some miracle, be able to get scores from last month’s clusterfuck of a CFE out on time? Anyone? Bueller? Yeah, that’s what I thought. Well today they finally got around to telling candidates not to expect a miracle. Sure no one is surprised. Let’s check […]

CPA Canada Has Brought In the Lawyers to Figure Out How Last Month’s CFE Got So F*cked Up

Aw snap, shit’s real now, the lawyers have gotten involved. ICYMI, the long and short of the CFE debacle (lovingly dubbed “Fyre Festival for accountants” by angry Redditors) is that candidates in multiple jurisdictions were greeted with countless technical issues that peaked on Day 2 of the marathon three-day exam. Some candidates reported being “held […]

Let’s Talk About How CPA Canada Totally F*cked Up Last Week’s CFE

Many years ago in another lifetime, I dated this total loser. Now, I know what you’re thinking: “Adrienne, what the hell do your dubious dating choices have to do with accounting?” Bear with me, we’ll get there. So, this loser. He was an adorable if grungy scamp with tattoos dotted across his body like scribbles […]

CPA Canada Is Really Trying to Make CPAs Cool, You Guys

In its ongoing effort to smash the green eyeshade stereotype and convince the public that CPAs do more than just annoy their clients and vague tax-like things civvies will never understand, CPA Canada hired advertising agency DentsuBos to develop a new campaign with the lofty goal “to portray CPAs in a modern light.” It wouldn’t […]

The AICPA and CPA Canada are Totally Working on NAFTA for Financial Services, You Guys

This is where we need a Ross Perot to come in and explain to us how this means thousands of poor American CPAs will lose their jobs. Straight from the horse's mouth: Chartered Professional Accountants of  Canada (CPA Canada) and the American Institute of CPAs (AICPA) today announced an agreement that will enhance consistency in […]