By Kody Wilson, CPA, CA, CBV, Partner No matter how you slice it, paying for college or university tuition is costly. A 2018 survey of 23,000 students by MacLeans Magazine put the average annual cost of college or university at close to $20,000. For families with young children, the cost will only get higher. A […]
This September, GGFL will be hosting two office tours for accounting students interested in learning about our coop opportunities. The tours will include a Q&A with partners and former coop students, as well as games and food from some of Westboro’s finest. When? University of Ottawa Accounting Students Thursday, September 5th 1pm-3pm Click here to […]
There are two things that employees dislike: Change and things that stay as they are. So said Future of Work author Eric Termuende, guest speaker at GGFL’s second annual Beyond the Numbers event, held at Dow’s Lake on May 22.
GGFL invited Termuende to give our business clients the opportunity to hear his views on how to address the talent shortage – a situation many employers consider to be a crisis.
The City of Ottawa remains in a state of emergency for floods. It is advising property owners to keep sandbag walls in place until further notice.
GGFL is delighted to announce that tax and business valuation specialist Kody Wilson has joined our firm’s partner team. Kody was most recently our principal for tax and advisory services and brings invaluable tax experience to the leadership table. He also understands that the key to GGFL’s success lies not only in our professional skills but in the care we take in developing and maintaining our relationships with clients.
GGFL is delighted to announce that Jean McDonell is our newest Associate Partner, effective January 1, 2019. Jean is an expert in trust and estate planning and a member of our ever-expanding tax team. When she joined the firm on January 6, 1997, there were just five on the tax team. Today, there are 15 and growing.
GGFL is delighted to announce that Josh Engel is our firm’s new managing partner, who is taking over from Deborah Bourchier. Engel’s two main goals will be maintaining the relationship GGFL has with its clients and continuing to foster a caring, supportive working environment at the firm. Deborah will continue to focus on working with her clients and mentoring the next generation of our firm’s leadership.
GGFL is delighted to announce that Josh Engel is the firm’s new Managing Partner. He is the third Managing Partner in GGFL’s 73-year history and replaces Deborah Bourchier, who has stepped down from the role after 11 years.
Deborah Bourchier has handed the mantle of GGFL’s Managing Partner to fellow partner Josh Engel after 11 years as the firm’s leader. While continuing to work with her clients, Deborah will be focusing on an enhanced role of coaching and mentoring senior leaders at GGFL.
Like all professional governing bodies, Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA Canada) often changes or refines industry standards, and has recently issued two major changes that impact all accounting firms and their clients.