Links We Like

cpaCPA Canada

Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA Canada) is the national organization established to support a unified Canadian accounting profession.

thrivealThriveal CPA Network
The Thriveal CPA network was born out of a need for community rather than competition within the accounting profession.

 

craGST/HST Netfile
File your HST return electronically with CRA

 

cra2016  General Income Tax and Benefit Guide (for individuals)

 


bankofcanadaBank of Canada
A useful website for finding exchange rates and interest rates (current, or going way back)

 

ipbcInstitute of Professional Bookkeepers of Canada
The Institute of Professional Bookkeepers of Canada (IPBC) was created by bookkeepers to help other bookkeepers like you become more successful and gain better recognition within the bookkeeping profession. IPBC provides the environment, knowledge, and resources its members need to develop excellence in bookkeeping, through certification, education, networking, advocacy, information and research. Our focus as Canada’s largest non-profit                                                                 bookkeeping association, is to create member value and benefits that in turn contribute to                                                               creating a stronger trust relationship with Canadian business.

smallbusinessWindsor Essex Small Business Centre
Since starting up in 1992, the Small Business Centre has provided thousands of entrepreneurs with the training and support necessary to start and grow successful businesses. From concept, through start-up and early growth stages of business, the Small Business Centre is a one-stop source for information, guidance and professional advice on starting and operating a business.

dwbaDowntown Windsor Business Accelerator
The Downtown Windsor Business Accelerator is more than just office space. We’re a not-for-profit business incubator facility in Windsor’s downtown core that offers small businesses the space and tools to help them continue to grow. We look to connect, to teach, and to accelerate the growth of small businesses.

investopediaInvestopedia
A great website for its extensive dictionary of financial terms. Also good articles and tutorials on investing.

 

khanKhan Academy
A non-profit organization dedicated to bringing free high quality education to anyone anywhere. Work your way through tutorials on thousands of topics from basic accounting to art history. Useful for being able to answer math and science questions your kids ask but you can’t remember. Jules strongly recommends the 13 videos on “Financial statements and accounting” – most of a first-year university course, crammed into 97 minutes.

sinekSimon Sinek
Described as “a visionary thinker with a rare intellect,” Sinek teaches leaders and organizations how to inspire people. With a bold goal to help build a world in which the vast majority of people go home everyday feeling fulfilled by their work, Sinek is leading a movement to inspire people to do the things that inspire them.

zingermanZingerman’s/ZingTrain
Zingerman’s was founded in March 1982 by Ari Weinzweig and Paul Saginaw as a small corner delicatessen in Ann Arbor, Michigan. Today we are a community of nine unique businesses, with almost 700 employees and over 55 million dollars in annual revenue. We’re still in Ann Arbor, and it’s in our long-term vision that we’ll grow to include 12-18 businesses, all in the Ann Arbor area. During our 30+ years in business, Zingerman’s has been recognized nationally not just for                                                       our exceptional products and customer service but also for our unique business model.

indieIndiegogo
As the largest global fundraising site, we help individuals, businesses, and non-profits raise money online.

 

wunderlistWunderlist
Wunderlist is the easiest way to get stuff done. Whether you’re planning a holiday, sharing a shopping list with a partner or managing multiple work projects, Wunderlist is here to help you tick off all your personal and professional to-dos.

volunteerspotVolunteerSpot
Save time with online sign up sheet, volunteer scheduling software, and volunteer management software at schools, churches, sports leagues, and nonprofits.

tedTed Talks
TED is a nonprofit devoted to spreading ideas, usually in the form of short, powerful talks (18 minutes or less). TED began in 1984 as a conference where Technology, Entertainment and Design converged, and today covers almost all topics — from science to business to global issues — in more than 100 languages. Meanwhile, independently run TEDx events help share ideas in communities around the world.

yfmYoung Fabulous and Self-employed
A magazine where entrepreneurship and pop-culture collide.