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Layoff Watch ’20: What In the World Is Happening at Deloitte Canada? (UPDATE)

[Updated on June 26 with additional information.] It’s been almost two months since the Great Deloitte Canada Layoff of 2020, which was followed by layoffs of 5,000-plus people and 700 people at Deloitte U.S. and Deloitte Australia, respectively—all the while Deloitte’s tone-deaf global CEO is tweeting about how Deloitte is helping its people thrive through […]

BDO Poaches Someone From Deloitte and Issues a Press Release, Part II

People who know, know BDO … just L-O-V-E-S poaching the Big 4, especially in Canada. It makes Bravo Delta Oscar feel all puffy-chested. Lately, Deloitte Canada has been a partner training ground for future BDOers, as weird as that sounds. In early March, Erica McCurdy joined BDO as a partner after a 10-year career at […]

Let’s Try to Come Up with a Hockey Nickname for Each Big 4 CEO

Anyone who is a fan of the NHL knows that hockey players rarely call each other by their first or last names. They call each other by their hockey nicknames. There’s really no rhyme or reason for how hockey players get their nicknames. But usually, you get your hockey nickname by either adding “-er,” “-y,” […]

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PCAOB Fines Deloitte Canada $350,000 for Breaking Independence Rules Thrice on Audits of Banro

Deloitte Canada scored a hat trick of sorts on Oct. 16, but I doubt it was celebrated among the firm’s management. The firm was censured and fined $350,000 by the Public Company Accounting Oversight Board on Tuesday for failing to maintain independence during its 2012, 2013, and 2014 audits of Canadian gold-mining company Banro Corp. […]