Articles by Louise Bouchard

Rights and labour standards

Has the #MeToo movement really changed anything at the office?

One in four women say they have experienced inappropriate sexual behaviour at work, according to Statistics Canada’s Survey of Sexual Misconduct in the Workplace. The study, released in early August 2021, reveals that harassment is still very much in the workplace, even in the age of the # MeToo movement. Inappropriate comments, dirty jokes, unwanted […]


Training

More flexible MBAs

Some options less time-consuming than the classic research Master’s degree make it “easier” to add a graduate degree to your resume. The EMBA, for Executive MBA, are accelerated training courses of two years or less intended for professionals working full time. Why sign up? This type of general training has been designed for professionals who […]


Training

The Characteristics of a Good Financial Analyst

Financial analysts play a strategic role in an organization. He or she collects relevant information to analyze and then recommend actions to senior management. To carry out this mission, a good financial analyst has to possess and develop a variety of qualities and skills. Training and certification First of all, they hold a Bachelor’s degree […]


Interview

Accounting: The Benefits of Jobs in Outlying Areas

What are the benefits for an accountant seeking a job outside the major centres? We asked Elizabeth Mercier, CPA, a tax expert at Leblanc, Bourque, Arsenault Inc. (LBA), in Maria, a small town of some 2,500 inhabitants in Baie-des-Chaleurs. Originally from Gaspésie, she worked for eight years in Quebec City, then returned to her home […]


News

Financial Scams to Watch Out for…

Company accountants can be the target of many electronic scams that can be very costly… According to the Canadian Anti-Fraud Centre (CAFC), reported losses amounted to more than $17 million in 2018. Here is a roundup of the most popular schemes and tips to avoid falling into the trap. The false executive You receive an […]


News

A Brief Portrait of the Canadian Accountant

According to the annual 2019 Accounting and Bookkeeping Operations and Technology Survey, who are the accounting professionals in Canada, and what are they doing in 2019? Warning: it’s a lot different than the clichés! First of all, we are talking about THE accountant four times out of ten. And if we only consider bookkeeping, this […]


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