CICA Business Monitor webinar series

CICA Business Monitor webinars, offered quarterly, cover economic updates and other key issues identified in the Business Monitor survey that is sent quarterly to CAs.

The format is a 45-minute presentation by a featured speaker, followed by 15 minutes of questions and answers.

Members can earn one hour of CPD credit upon successful completion of the quiz.

CICA Business Monitor


RBC Economics Financial Update

October 30, 2014

Join us on October 30, 2014 for a brief overview of the most recent CPA Canada Business Monitor results. Dawn Desjardins, Assistant Chief Economist from RBC will then provide an update on the financial markets. Topics to be covered include:

  • How Canada fits into the current global picture, given slowing conditions in some of the Emerging Markets Economies
  • The outlook for economic growth, job creation and interest rates in both Canada and the U.S.

Following Dawn's presentation, submit your questions to zero in on what the latest economic data means to you and your business. Whether you work on your own, in a small firm or in a large corporation, the economic insights you hear are sure to be valuable to your business.

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CPA Canada/RBC Economics Financial Update

May 23, 2014

Join us on May 23, 2014 for a brief overview of the most recent CPA Canada Business Monitor results. Dawn Desjardins, Assistant Chief Economist from RBC will then provide an update on the financial markets. Topics to be covered include:

  • How Canada fits into the current global picture, given slowing conditions in some of the Emerging Markets Economies
  • The outlook for economic growth, job creation and interest rates in both Canada and the U.S.

Following Dawn's presentation, submit your questions to zero in on what the latest economic data means to you and your business. Whether you work on your own, in a small firm or in a large corporation, the economic insights you hear are sure to be valuable to your business.

Register

RBC Economics Financial Update

February 05, 2014

Join us on February 5, 2014 for a brief overview of the most recent CPA Canada Business Monitor results. Dawn Desjardins, Assistant Chief Economist from RBC will then provide an update on the financial markets. Topics to be covered include:

  • How Canada fits into the current global picture, especially with respect to current debt challenges in the United States and Europe
  • The outlook for economic growth, job creation and interest rates in both Canada and the U.S.
  • Emerging trends for retail sales, housing starts, inflation and more

Following Dawn's presentation, submit your questions to zero in on what the latest economic data means to you and your business. Whether you work on your own, in a small firm or in a large corporation, the economic insights you hear are sure to be valuable to your business.

Register

CPA Canada/RBC Economics Financial Update

October 29, 2013

Join us on October 29, 2013 for a brief overview of the most recent CPA Canada Business Monitor results. Dawn Desjardins, Assistant Chief Economist from RBC will then provide an update on the economic and financial markets. Topics to be covered include:

  • How Canada fits into the current global picture, especially with respect to current debt challenges in the United States and Europe
  • The outlook for economic growth, job creation and interest rates in both Canada and the U.S.
  • Emerging trends for retail sales, housing starts, inflation and more

Following Dawn's presentation, submit your questions to zero in on what the latest economic data means to you and your business. Whether you work on your own, in a small firm or in a large corporation, the economic insights you hear are sure to be valuable to your business.

Register

CPA Canada/RBC Economics Financial Update

July 23, 2013

Join us on July 23, 2013 for a brief overview of the most recent CPA Canada Business Monitor results. Dawn Desjardins, Assistant Chief Economist from RBC Royal Bank will then provide an update on the economic and financial markets. Topics to be covered include:

  • How Canada fits into the current global picture, especially with respect to current debt challenges in the United States and Europe
  • The outlook for economic growth, job creation and interest rates in both Canada and the U.S.
  • Emerging trends for retail sales, housing starts, inflation and more

Following Dawn's presentation, submit your questions to zero in on what the latest economic data means to you and your business. Whether you work on your own, in a small firm or in a large corporation, the economic insights you hear are sure to be valuable to your business.

Register

RBC Economics Financial Update

May 16, 2013

Join us for a brief overview of the most recent CPA Canada Business Monitor results. Dawn Desjardins, Assistant Chief Economist from RBC Royal Bank will then provide an update on the economic and financial markets. Topics to be covered include:

  • How Canada fits into the current global picture, especially with respect to current debt challenges in the United States and Europe
  • The outlook for economic growth, job creation and interest rates in both Canada and the U.S.
  • Emerging trends for retail sales, housing starts, inflation and more

Following the presentation, submit your questions to zero in on what the latest economic data means to you and your business. Whether you work on your own, in a small firm or in a large corporation, the economic insights you hear are sure to be valuable to your business.

Register

CICA/RBC Business Monitor Webinar: Navigating Equipment and Leasehold Financing

May 17, 2012

Every business needs to make periodic investments in equipment and facilities - whether it's to keep customers happy, stay abreast of innovations, or just to make things run more smoothly. Whether you are working in industry and want to learn more about investing in the productivity of your business or you are advising business clients within your practice on financing options for equipment, this webinar will provide insights into the options for how to finance an equipment purchase.
 
Join Dave Magier, VP Equipment Finance on Thursday, May 17 from 12:30 to 1:30.

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CICA/RBC Business Monitor Webinar: RBC Economics Financial Update

February 28, 2012

This was a brief overview of the most recent CICA/RBC Business Monitor findings. Dawn Desjardins, Assistant Chief Economist from RBC Royal Bank provides an update on the economic and financial markets. Topics include:

  • how Canada fits into the current global picture, especially with respect to current debt challenges in the United States and Europe
  • the outlook for economic growth, job creation and interest rates in both Canada and the U.S.
  • emerging trends for retail sales, housing starts, inflation and more

Whether you work on your own, in a small firm or in a large corporation, the economic insights you hear are sure to be valuable to your business.

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CICA/RBC Business Monitor Webinar: Foreign Exchange - Risk or Opportunity?

January 25, 2012

Whether you are a global business or just dealing with occasional cross-border transactions this webinar will help you determine what kind of FX strategy is appropriate for your organization and provide you with the tools you need to develop one.
 
Join John Kuzoira, Managing Director, RBC Foreign Exchange on Wednesday, January 25th, from 12:30 to 1:30 PM ET.

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CICA/RBC Business Monitor Webinar: RBC Economics Financial Update

September 28, 2011

This was a brief overview of the Q2 2011 CICA/RBC Business Monitor Findings. Dawn Desjardins, Assistant Chief Economist from RBC Royal Bank will then provide an update on the economic and financial markets. Topics include:

  • how Canada fits into the current global picture, especially with respect to current debt challenges in the United States and Europe
  • the outlook for economic growth, job creation and interest rates in both Canada and the U.S.
  • emerging trends for retail sales, housing starts, inflation and more

Whether you work on your own, in a small firm or in a large corporation, the economic insights you hear are sure to be valuable to your business.

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CICA/RBC Business Monitor Webinar: A Strategic Approach to Greening Your Business

June 22, 2011

Saving money, capturing new market opportunities and reducing risk are just a few of the benefits that owners and managers of leading Canadian organizations are realizing from going “green” and becoming more environmentally sustainable. Investing in environmental sustainability today offers organizations a powerful way to create a competitive advantage. This webinar will provide you with a strategic framework for greening a business, and can provide benefits for you both in dealing with your own business, or if you need to advise your business clients.  

Presented by Chris Ouellette, Senior Manager, RBC Corporate Environmental Affairs, on Wednesday, June 22 from 12:30 to 1:30 ET.

To learn more, download a free guide from RBC: Greening Your Business, A Guide to Getting Started.

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CICA/RBC Business Monitor Webinar: RBC Economics Financial Update

February 23, 2011

Join us on February 23, 2011 for a brief overview of the Q4 2010 CICA/RBC Business Monitor Findings. Dawn Desjardins, Assistant Chief Economist from RBC Royal Bank will then provide an update on the economic and financial markets. Topics to be covered include:

  • How Canada fits into the current global picture
  • The outlook for economic growth, job creation and interest rates in both Canada and the U.S.
  • Emerging trends for retail sales, housing starts, inflation and more

Following Dawn's presentation, submit your questions to zero in on what the latest economic data means to you and your business.

Whether you work on your own, in a small firm or in a large corporation, the economic insights you hear are sure to be valuable to your business.

Register

CICA/RBC Business Monitor Webinar: Navigating Equipment and Leasehold Financing

December 15, 2010

Every business needs to make periodic investments in equipment and facilities - whether it's to keep customers happy, stay abreast of innovations, or just to make things run more smoothly. Whether you are working in industry and want to learn more about investing in the productivity of your business or you are advising business clients within your practice on financing options for equipment, this webinar provides insights into options for how to finance an equipment purchase.
 
Presented by Dave Magier, VP Equipment Leasing.

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CICA/RBC Business Monitor Webinar: An RBC Economics Financial Update

September 15, 2010

The webinar provides a brief overview of the Q2 2010 CICA/RBC Business Monitor findings, with RBC Assistant Chief Economist Dawn Desjardins discussing the sustainability of the global economic recovery. Topics include:

  • key global economic indicators such as trade and GDP growth
  • comparative updates of the Canadian and U.S. economies
  • the impact of the declining fiscal stimulus
  • an overview of the housing market

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CICA/RBC Business Monitor Webinar: Financing Options for Business Transition

June 03, 2010

John Liddy, Managing Director, Financial Advisory Services at RBC Royal Bank, shares insights on financing options for business transition. Gain perspective on what's required for business succession, including due diligence for determining purchase price, cash flow and debt analysis and review of financial performance and projections. Learn about financing alternatives from senior secured debt, vendor financing to management buy-out and acquisition. Applying a lens of liability, cost, complexity and potential tax implications, John provides perspective on financing options for business succession.

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CICA/RBC Business Monitor Webinar: A Look Ahead at 2010 From RBC Economics

February 25, 2010

Established in 2007, the quarterly CICA/RBC Business Monitor draws on the strategic thinking and business insight of CAs in leadership positions in industry to provide a view of business trends and economic confidence across Canada. The most recent CICA/RBC Business Monitor found that while optimism and profit projections are improving, they continue to trail the historic high levels of the CICA/RBC Business Monitor.

This webinar provides a brief overview of the Q4 2009 CICA/RBC Business Monitor findings. RBC Assistant Chief Economist Dawn Desjardins talks about the factors that are driving the emerging global recovery. Topics include:

  • the outlook for Canada – economic growth, job creation and interest rates
  • emerging trends for retail sales, housing starts, inflation and more
  • provincial forecasts
  • what lies ahead for the all-important housing market

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Chartered Professional Accountants/ Comptables professionnels agréés


Welcome to CPA Canada!

CPA Canada is the national organization established to support unification of the Canadian accounting profession under the Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) designation. CPA Canada provides services to all CPA, CA, CMA and CGA accounting bodies that have unified or are committed to unification.

Our integrated CPA Canada website is currently in development and will launch in fall 2014. Until that time, all our existing resources, services and information are available through the CICA, CMA Canada and CGA-Canada legacy websites, or through newly developed microsites designed to provide specific CPA content.

Bienvenue à CPA Canada!

CPA Canada est l’organisation nationale établie pour soutenir l'unification de la profession comptable canadienne sous la bannière du titre de comptable professionnel agréé (CPA). CPA Canada fournit des services à toutes les organisations comptables de CPA, de CA, de CMA et de CGA qui se sont déjà unifiées ou qui sont engagées dans le processus d’unification.

Le nouveau site de CPA Canada est actuellement en développement et sera mis en ligne à l’automne 2014. Entre-temps, toutes nos ressources et tous nos services sont accessibles sur les sites d’origine de l’ICCA, de CMA Canada et de CGA-Canada, ou sur des microsites nouvellement créés afin de donner accès à du contenu spécifiquement CPA.