Chapter CPA PD Day
March 25: Montréal
Chapter Prestige Luncheon
John's Chapter PD Event
April 23: Montréal
Chapter Prestige Luncheon
Chapter PD Luncheon
Chapter Networking with Michael Hughes
Desjardins Purchasing Card
General Michael Ferguson's office sent out confidential letters to
several Senators last month sharing the findings of his audit into
their travel, hospitality, office and living expenses, and invited
them to sit down with his team of auditors to offer additional
information about expense claims deemed unrelated to Parliamentary
consumer confidence fell sharply in February, driven down in part
by a perception of poor future job prospects in their region, with
Canadians surveyed between Feb. 2 and Feb. 13. The Conference Board
surveyed 3,000 Canadians. ...
existing tax system, the federal government would actually make
more money as income inequality rises, says parliamentary budget
officer Jean-Denis Frechette. In a surprising report released
Tuesday, Frechette concluded the tax revenues...
March 11, 2015
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to Avoid the Lost Assignment and Task Epidemic
Frank Potter, CMA, MBA
boss is at the door asking where that thing is you discussed
a month ago. The panic begins to rise because you barely remember
the assignment! Wait, you gave it to Bob, but he just left on a
6-week vacation to the Himalayas and forgot to email you his files
from his hard drive. It looks like you will be recreating Bob's
analysis - better phone home because you are working late,
Corner: Why Some Consultants Don't Respond to Government
Chris F. Jones, MBA, FCMC
management consultants respond regularly to government RFPs. Many
don't. Why don't they? What is there about the competitive RFP
process that scares many consultants and consulting firms from
using them to increase their business?
High Public Sector Unionization a Problem for the Labour
sector unionization is often discussed in terms of its consequences
for the general public, for example, the loss of public services
during work stoppages. Relatively little is said about the impact
of public sector unionization on the labour movement itself.
season opener kicked off at its AGM with the introduction of its
new Board of Directors.
December 3rd, the Halifax Chapter hosted their festive Christmas
South-East New Brunswick
was kicked-off with a morning session featuring Mark Black and Milt
December 4th, 2014, the Fredericton Chapter hosted a professional
IGF-Québec held its annual half-day thematic event on
Governance and Risk Management.
IGF-Montréal launched its 2014-2015 season with a session on
FMI-Capital Chapter (Ottawa) has had an exciting 2014-2015
program to date.
the 2014-2015 program year "Going Beyond the Numbers," began with
January 21st, the Regina Chapter held a successful breakfast
session with Jean Laporte.
September 2014, the Edmonton Chapter has hosted three events, all
fall, the Vancouver Chapter hosted an event featuring Darren Frew,
November 25th and 26th, FMI Victoria co-organized a Joint
National Office has been a buzz of activity. With the induction of
the 2014-2015 Board of Directors at PD Week 2014 last November,
there has not been a shortage of key objectives to meet. At the
Annual General Meeting in Ottawa ... Read