Announcements

  • Shape the future of the CMC designation!

    The CMC Competency Framework is undergoing its first major update in 10 years. As the project nears completion, the larger CMC community is asked to provide its feedback and comments. 

    As a member of CMC-Canada, your perspective is highly valuable in shaping the foundation of this organization. 

  • Advocacy Update – Tax Changes Affecting Small Businesses

    The Coalition for Small Business Tax Fairness, a unified voice of more than 70 organizations representing hundreds of thousands of business owners across the country (including CMC-Canada members), outlined today the need for further important fixes to small business tax changes. In a new letter to Finance Minister Morneau, the Coalition thanks the government for starting to address some of the most serious concerns related to passive investment rules. However, we also identify a number of areas with respect to the tax changes that remain concerning to small business owners, and make several recommendations.
  • New Partnership: CMC-Canada and University of Toronto, Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering

    The Canadian Association of Management Consultants (CMC-Canada) is pleased to announce a new partnership with the University of Toronto’s Faculty of Applied Science and Engineering. The initial objective is to prepare students within U of T’s Master’s of Engineering (MEng) programme for a career in management consulting, and the Certified Management Consultant (CMC) designation.
  • READ: Winter 2018 Issue of Consult

    Check out the latest issue of Consult, an online publication of CMC-Canada, featuring in-depth analysis by association members on the topics management consultants need to know. That includes governance, change management, leadership best practices, workplace well-being, and much more:
  • Update: Tax Changes Affecting Small Businesses

    The Coalition for Small Business Tax Fairness, a unified voice of more than 70 organizations representing hundreds of thousands of business owners across the country (including CMC-Canada members), has written a new letter to Finance Minister Bill Morneau. The letter raises concerns about the recently announced changes to income splitting rules for families and upcoming changes to passive investment rules. Read the letter via the link below:
  • 2018 Membership Fees

    2018 membership invoices have been mailed out. In order to pay fees online, members must click on the link below - you'll be asked to log-in first. Receipts will be automatically emailed upon processing of payment, so be sure your contact information is correct - update your profile security settings too, so potential clients can find you!
  • JDC West 2018

    JDC West is the largest business competition in Western Canada, being held January 12-14 in Calgary. Sponsored by CMC-Alberta, members from across the country will be attending this three-day event that showcases academics, athletics, debate, and an out-of-the-box social competition. For more information, visit:
  • NEW: Tax Coalition welcomes Senate recommendations, remains concerned with income sprinkling rules

    The legislation on income sprinkling released by Finance Minister Bill Morneau this week, while a step towards clarity, still represents an administrative and financial burden for a number of small businesses and the families that own them. 

    Read the latest news release from the Coalition for Small Business Tax Fairness, a unified voice of now almost 80 organizations, including CMC-Canada, representing hundreds of thousands of business owners across the country.
  • READ: CMC-Canada's Third Letter to Minister Morneau

    Despite the federal government’s partial adjustments to its small business tax changes, business groups are still troubled about the potential negative effects the revised proposals will have on small and medium-sized firms. The concerns are spelled-out in a new letter to Finance Minister Bill Morneau by the Coalition for Small Business Tax Fairness, a unified voice of now almost 80 organizations, including CMC-Canada, representing hundreds of thousands of business owners across the country.

    Read the letter via the link below:
  • READ: FALL 2017 Issue of Consult

    Check out the latest issue of Consult, a new online publication of CMC-Canada, featuring in-depth analysis by association members on the topics management consultants need to know. That includes technology, leadership, marketing, strategy, project management, and much more:
  • CMC-Canada's Response to the Department of Finance Canada

    As part of our ongoing efforts in opposition of the federal government's tax proposals announced on July 18, 2017, CMC-Canada has submitted a detailed response on behalf of its members to Finance Minister Morneau.

    We're asking that the federal government reflect on both the substance of the tax proposals and the strategy it used to launch them. And we've respectfully requested that the current proposals be halted until all our members' concerns have been addressed and a comprehensive review of the Canadian tax system is successfully undertaken, with a view toward fairness and simplification for all taxpayers.
  • Growing coalition confirms tax proposals will affect middle-class business owners

    The Coalition for Small Business Tax Fairness, a unified voice of more than 70 organizations, including CMC-Canada, has written a new letter to Finance Minister Bill Morneau. This letter includes professional analysis confirming that Ottawa’s tax proposals will affect middle-class business owners, resulting in higher tax rates than other Canadians with similar income levels. Read the letter below:
  • WATCH: Colin McAllister, CMC on BNN

    Recently, CMC-Canada joined the Coalition for Small Business Tax Fairness, a group of now 60+ organizations from across the country, unified in opposition of the federal government’s tax proposals.

    Colin McAllister, CMC joined BNN to discuss the proposed tax changes and how they could impact small business owners.
  • CMC-Canada’s Response to Finance Minister Morneau’s Proposed Tax Changes

    CMC-Canada has joined the Coalition for Small Business Tax Fairness, a group of now 70+ organizations from across the country, unified in opposition of the federal government’s tax proposals that would dramatically change the way incorporated small businesses are taxed in Canada.

    The 70+ business groups — on behalf of the hundreds of thousands of members — have presented a letter to Finance Minister Bill Morneau asking the government to take these proposals off the table and instead meet with the business community to address any shortcomings in tax policy affecting private corporations. You can read the letter via the link below.
  • NEW: Summer 2017 Issue of Consult!

    Consult, a new online publication of CMC-Canada, features in-depth analysis by association members on the topics management consultants need to know. That includes technology, leadership, marketing, strategy, project management, and much more. Check it out!:
  • Update on Canada's Anti-Spam Legislation (CASL)

    On July 1, some important changes to CASL come into effect, which will impact how you communicate electronically with potential and existing clients. 

    For more details, links to some helpful resources are below: 

    Government of Canada - CASL - Fast Facts 

    Globe and Mail article on the upcoming changes 

    Note to Non-members- for those reading this note who are not CMC-Canada members, CASL may impact our ability to communicate with you after July 1. 

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