Media Advisory: Two Yukon CPA Students Excel in National Exam

WHITEHORSE, Yukon, Nov. 30, 2018 — The Chartered Professional Accountants of Yukon (CPAYT) and the CPA Western School of Business (CPAWSB) congratulate Ryan Bursey and Kyle Densmore in Yukon for passing the multi-day national Common Final Examination (CFE) written in September 2018. The exam was administered by CPAWSB.

“Congratulations to Ryan and Kyle for successfully passing the CFE,” said Joanna Joniec, CPA, CMA, chair of CPA Yukon. “On behalf of the CPA Yukon Board of Directors and CPA Yukon, I welcome them to the ranks of Canada’s chartered professional accountants. We are proud of them, and wish each of them a successful career.”

In order to become designated, students must complete rigorous course work, pass the CFE, and fulfill relevant practical experience requirements. The national CFE ensures all Canadian chartered professional accountants meet the same high standards, which are recognized nationally and internationally.

“I am immensely proud of the two hard-working Yukon candidates who passed the 2018 CFE by developing and demonstrating technical and professional skills they will take with them into the next stage of their careers and beyond,” said Steve Vieweg, FCPA, FCMA, CEO of the CPA Western School of Business. “On behalf of everyone at the School, I wish these hard-working individuals the very best as they move forward in their careers.”

CPAWSB delivers the nationally-developed CPA professional education program in Canada’s western region. Throughout the program, CPA candidates develop the competencies expected of professional accountants, developing technical skills and enabling competencies as they grow in professionalism and leadership.

About CPA Yukon The Chartered Professional Accountants of Yukon (CPAYT) is a member organization of the Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA Canada), which represents more than 200,000 CPAs across the country. The Chartered Professional Accountants of British Columbia (CPABC) is responsible for training, governing, and regulatory body for CPAYT members. CPABC carries out its primary mission to protect the public by enforcing the highest professional and ethical standards and contributing to the advancement of public policy. CPAs are recognized internationally for bringing superior financial expertise, strategic thinking, business insight, and leadership to organizations.

For more information or to arrange an interview, contact: Vivian Tse, Public Affairs Manager 604.488.2647 [email protected]

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