Author Archives: Tiana Mah

Winter 2011 Update magazine – skillful communications builds relationships, grows your business and connects your top talent

The winter 2011 issue of Update magazine will be hitting members, CMA candidates and CMA students’ mailboxes starting January 20, 2011.  But you can get a sneak peak of the issue now by reading Update online. This issue we look at how skillful communications build relationships and ways you can connect with your top talent. This issue is also full [...]

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Passing the torch – an interview with your Chair, Kelvin Stretch & Past Chair, Donnie MacDonald

In the winter 2011 issue of Update magazine, we recently interviewed Kelvin Stretch, CMA, FCMA – Chair, and Donnie MacDonald, CMA, FCMA – Past Chair of the CMA British Columbia Board of Directors on their insights and vision for our designation during their terms, why they both became CMAs and their experiences serving on the Board of Directors. Below is [...]

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Jan 2011 CMA e-news

CMA e-news – CMAs’ source for Society News, Events and CPLD. Read January’s issue online. In this issue: why CMAs should be on LinkedIn and Facebook, PD weekend by the Public Practice Members of CMA BC,  CMA Kwantlen Polytechnic University degree opportunity (BBA in accounting) for CMAs, CRA letter campaign notice, Service Canada notice about EI benefits for self-employed individuals, [...]

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Excel tips: benefits of using text functions

Have you had to work with multiple files or data sources to put together mailing or customer lists or to validate data?  Pulled your hair out trying to clean up spreadsheets or database exports into something that’s searchable and organized?  If this sounds familiar, you may have wished you’d considered how Excel, and more specifically Excel text functions, can help [...]

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Season’s Greetings from the Certified Management Accountants Society of British Columbia

Wishing you and your families all the best during this holiday season! Supporting our communities and those less fortunate.  In lieu of sending out cards this year CMA BC is donating to the Union Gospel Mission. Give your support today, visit www.ugm.ca. ************* Office closure notice: The CMA office will be closed as of noon on Friday, December 24, 2010 [...]

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Dec 2010 CMA e-news

CMA e-news – CMAs’ source for Society News, Events and CPLD. Read December’s issue online. In this issue: Graduating class of 2010, B.C.’s new FCMA, Life Members and Honorary CMA, new CRA notice on Social Service Tax Vendors and Lessors, PD weekend by the Public Practice Members of CMA BC,  volunteer opportunities, local chapter CPLD events and much more. CMA [...]

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2010 FCMAs, Life Members & Honorary CMA

The Society would like to welcome B.C.’s newest Fellows (FCMAs), Life Members and Honorary CMA! Congratulations to this year’s FCMAs:  Elaine Eccleston, CMA, FCMA; Tim Edwards, CMA, FCMA; Frank Hunaus, CMA, FCMA; Rhonda Hunter, CMA, FCMA; Sidney Norman, CMA, FCMA and Jim Olsen, CMA, FCMA. The highest honour granted by CMA Canada, the FCMA designation is awarded to CMAs who [...]

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2010 CMA Convocation

Congratulations to BC’s newest CMAs – the graduating class of 2010! Do you have photos or video from convocation that you’d like to share? Email them today to tiana@cmabc.com. View more convocation photos online: http://www.flickr.com/photos/cmabc/sets/72157625447313814/ This year’s medalists and program award winners were… Gold medalist & valedictorian – Elena Pirvulescu, CMA Award sponsored by Borden Ladner Gervais LLP Silver medalist [...]

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Nov 2010 CMA e-news

CMA e-news – CMAs’ source for Society News, Events and CPLD. Read November’s issue online. In this issue: New CMAs profiled in Create Possibilities campaign, CMA Program deadlines, new Accelerated Program refresher for CMAs, CMA BC notice of audit tender, mentoring & volunteer opportunities,  local chapter CPLD events and much more. CMA e-news is CMA British Columbia’s monthly e-newsletter. Not [...]

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Fall 2010 Update magazine – Thrive, winning advice to strengthen your company

The fall 2010 issue of Update magazine is now out.  If you missed your copy in the mail (home delivery started October 18, 2010), read the online version today. This issue we look at ways to help your organization thrive, as winning advice to strengthen your company is shared. In this issue: creating a culture of wellness, how profit-sharing plans [...]

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