Category Archives: Accounting Education

Delegation II

R. Douglas Elliott, at the 2016 Osgoode Forum on Administrative Law and Practice, commenting on the actions of various law societies in deferring to a central body of law deans to tell the various provincial law societies whether a law … Continue reading

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Insecure Excellence

Have discussed the weak qualification process for lawyers in Ontario and, it appears, in terms of the questionable acceptable quality of various Canadian law degrees, throughout common law provinces in Canada. Have compared the qualification processes for professional accountants, which … Continue reading

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Not Quite The Type

…or perhaps there are type variations, or no type at all. Studying in Accounting Theory class some of the literature on the personalities of accountants and accounting students. All this uncertainty avoidance, plus diminished intuition, or actions based less on … Continue reading

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Examination Priority

Listening to CBC Radio. Playing interview from players’ dressing rooms prior to 1947 Grey Cup game between the Winnipeg Blue Bombers and the Toronto Argonauts. Interviewer is Monte Hall. Mention made that Beef Carr-Harris won’t be able to play the … Continue reading

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Tents: Points on The Key

Have written about marking Bar Admission Course exams, at the time when such exams were not multiple choice. Have also marked professional qualification exams for those wishing to become Chartered Accountants. What was then called the School of Accountancy in … Continue reading

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Legal Education: What The Law Student Doesn’t Know

During my time (1973-1976) at the Faculty of Law, Common Law Section of the University of Ottawa, the Law Faculty prided itself in the fact that it produced graduates who were particularly competent to enter the practice of law. Then, … Continue reading

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