Common Final Examination (CFE) honour roll

Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA Canada) congratulates the individuals who made the honour roll while successfully passing the profession's Common Final Examination (CFE). In total, 1,011 candidates passed the May CFE this year.

May 2016 CFE honour roll highlights

  • The prestigious Governor General’s Gold Medal (and a CPA Canada cash prize of $5,000) for the highest standing in Canada in the May 2016 CFE has been awarded to Ms. Betty Xin from Capital Power Corporation in Edmonton (AB).
  • The CPA Canada regional Gold Medal awards (and cash prizes of $2,500) for achieving the highest standing in May 2016 go to:
    • Quebec: Mr. Michael Bourbonnais, Maestro Technologies Inc, Varennes (QC)
    • Ontario: Mr. Matthew Daniel Roman, SF Partnership, LLP, Toronto (ON)

Complete list of May 2016 CFE honour roll members (alphabetical order)

  • Mr. Baasit Ali, Ernst & Young LLP, Calgary (AB)
  • Mr. Christopher Chan, Royal Bank of Canada, Toronto (ON)
  • Mr. Marc-Antoine Dagenais, Montreal (QC)
  • Mr. Kevin Daoust, Gatineau (QC)
  • Ms. Kimberly Anne MacKay Dufaj, Scott Wolfe Management Inc., Winnipeg (MB)
  • Mr. Jesse Joseph Dufour, Office of the Auditor General of Ontario, Toronto (ON)
  • Mr. Jonathan Francis Faber, Pason Systems Inc., Calgary (AB)
  • Ms. Melanie Elizabeth MacFarlane, Mancal Energy Inc., Calgary (AB)
  • Ms. Nina Mak, Walmart Canada Corp., Mississauga (ON)
  • Ms. Mary McPhail, Westmoreland Coal Company, Edmonton (AB)
  • Mr. Alexander Richard Nowak, Deloitte LLP/Deloitte S.E.N.C.R.L./s.r.l., Prince George (BC)
  • Mr. Andrew Ramsey, LoyaltyOne, Toronto (ON)
  • Mr. Darren James Rennie, MNP LLP, Waterloo (ON)
  • Mr. Sviatoslav Romaniuk, Prentice Yates & Clark, Toronto (ON)
  • Mr. Jonathan Michael Tanner, Comco Pipe & Supply Company, Edmonton (AB)
  • Mr. Michael William Wong, Edon Management, Calgary (AB)
  • Mr. Anthony Jonathan Pierce Yacowar, Time + Works, Vancouver (BC)

About the CFE

The CFE is three-day examination that requires candidates to demonstrate the depth and breadth of their competency development in accordance with the CPA competency map. Candidates prepare for this examination after completing the education component of the CPA certification program.

In addition to the technical skills associated with the profession, the CPA certification program offers a solid understanding of:

  • leadership
  • teamwork
  • communications
  • strategy

These skills and knowledge are combined with a strong understanding of what it means to be a professional and act ethically.

Past honour roll members

2015 CFE honour roll


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