By Deepeka Dhillon, Associate, Student   As a child, I was often asked what I wanted to be when I grew up. The answer changed every time; some days I wanted to be a dancer, and on others I wanted to be an actress on the Disney...

By Shehzel Saif, Associate, Student I love being a leader and helping people, so going into business was a natural choice for me. It doesn’t hurt that I come from a family of accountants! I enjoy helping others because I enjoy being part of a team...

By Grant T. Smith   I was once a chicken catcher and it changed my life.   Before we get to that story, I also grew up with chickens as pets and providers of the best eggs I have ever eaten. We played hide and seek in our large...

By Dave J. Block, CPA, CA Manager, North Vancouver   I landed at Clearline in May of 2010. Before then my path was directed in most part by the usual education timeline: high school, university, graduate school. Mixed in there was some world travel and aviation training where...

Welcome to tax season!   My thoughts and comments in this forum are seldom about taxation. Have you noticed? My thoughts go towards improving the quality of life for staff, clients and family. So I find myself staring at a blank screen (that is a bit misleading,...

By Rachel Wicks When I was much younger, I imagined myself carrying a clipboard in one hand, coffee in the other, pacing around an office, and being in charge of something important. They were vague dreams to be sure, but here I am today sitting in...