Sunday News Roundup 24.05.26: KPMG new boss, double tax fiasco, firm dealbook and more Canadian accounting news

Wrapping up the odds and ends from the past week in Canadian accounting news

EY Canada names Alycia Calvert first female CEO of a Canadian Big Four accounting firm

Current CEO Jad Shimaly transitions to EY global managing partner – client service as part of four-person global team supporting new EY Global boss Janet Truncale
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Why do some organizations’ boards fail? The answer might lie in how directors perceive their expertise and responsibilities

Board directors develop their own oversight style and interpretations of responsibilities says accounting Professor Oriane Couchoux, PhD, CPA

Seven reasons why you should attend Accountex Canada 2023 this week

There’s still time to attend one of the premier accounting conferences of the year, taking place this Wednesday and Thursday at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre

CPA Standoff: Why haven’t the other provinces joined the accounting rift?

Critics believe the rift represents a threat to a national unity in the Canadian accounting profession and the merger of three designations into the CPA brand

CPA Standoff: Accountants question the motives behind national accounting rift

The lack of consultation with the wider membership on its split from CPA Canada has led to accusations that the dispute is a power grab by CPA Ontario

CPA Standoff: Unique regulatory status of CPA Quebec complicates accounting rift

Unlike the rest of Canada, the accounting profession in Quebec is not self-regulated, leading to legitimate issues between l'Ordre and CPA Canada

CPA Standoff: Financial transparency a key issue in national accounting rift

Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada rejects provincial claims of poor financial transparency and says it is open to doing more

CPA Standoff: Ontario government sticks to sidelines in governance dispute

In the dispute between provincial and national accounting bodies, politicians say CPA Ontario's regulatory legislation is unaffected by key disagreements in the rift
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The shift to working from home will be difficult to reverse

White collar workers, including managers and executives, prefer to work from home. Employers now face the challenge of accommodation and inequities
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Black people bring unique perspectives to the accounting profession. Here’s how you can be an ally and why it’s important to do

Latisha Carter of Xero on bridging the opportunity gap for the Black community within accounting and other financial professions
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Gender diversity on corporate boards can improve organizational performance

Female board members are more likely to challenge ideas and opinions in a way the men were not, say Canadian accounting professors