Sean Q. Butler CPA, CA

Vancouver, BC

Sean is a regular contributor to the Video Tax News publication, Canadian Tax Planner, as well as various webinar courses.

He recently worked as a Financial Controller for companies operating in destination resort development and renewable energy sectors. Previously, while working as an external auditor for a national CA firm, Sean gained experience in auditing large publicly listed companies as well as small entrepreneurial enterprises in various industries.

Rebecca Frederick

Frederick & Company Ltd., Sherwood Park, AB

Rebecca Frederick is a Licensed Insolvency Trustee that’s been working in insolvency for over fifteen years. Motivated by her desire to help clients overcome their financial difficulties within a supportive, education-based process, she started Frederick & Company Ltd. At Frederick & Company Ltd. we help people move from financial distress to financial success by explaining their options clearest terms possible people's options and empowering them to make informed decisions about their financial futures.

Paul K. Grower BA (Hons), LLB

Fillmore Riley LLP, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Paul is a tax partner with Fillmore Riley LLP in Winnipeg, Manitoba. He has been practicing law since 2002 and has a focus on tax disputes (audits, objections, appeals, rectification/rescission, etc.) and commercial litigation. He has appeared before the Manitoba Court of Queen’s Bench and Court of Appeal, as well as the Tax Court of Canada and the Federal Court of Appeal.

Jeremy J. Herbert MBA, LL.B

Felesky Flynn LLP, Edmonton, AB

Jeremy’s practice covers a broad spectrum of taxation law matters including corporate and personal tax planning and GST/HST matters. Jeremy graduated from the University of Alberta in 2004 with a combined LL.B/MBA degree, receiving a number of awards including the Stikeman Elliott – Carswell National Tax Award and the ScotiaMcLeod Graduate Student Scholarship. Following graduation Jeremy completed a clerkship at the Federal Court of Appeal. Prior to joining Felesky Flynn in 2007, Jeremy was employed with a leading national law firm in Calgary.

Jason Kwiatkowski CPA,CA, CBV, ASA, CEPA

Valuation Support Partners Ltd., Markham, ON

Jason is a co-founder and the President at Valuation Support Partners Ltd., a professional services firm specializing in providing the business and legal communities with business valuation, litigation support and exit planning advisory services.

Mitch LaBuick

Partner, Indirect Tax, BDO Canada, Edmonton, AB

Mitch has over 25 years’ experience with Indirect Tax. His experience ranges from the implementation of the GST while at the Canada Revenue Agency, the transitions to the harmonized sales tax (“HST”) and back to the provincial retail sales tax in British Columbia. In Ontario, his experience in public practice included the HST transition He also brings with him a diverse set of skills and expertise that include Provincial Retail Sales Taxes, Fuel Taxes, Carbon Tax, working with First Nation clients, not-for-profit sectors, as well as a non-residential insurance tax, excise taxes, and other provincial levies. 

John Mill LL.M.

Toronto, ON

John Mill LL.M. has been practicing as corporate and tax lawyer for 27 years. Prior to attending law school he started a few small businesses. His passion for business and strategy lead him the field of business succession.

Thomas B. Devaney FCPA, FCA

Editor Emeritus

Tom has practiced exclusively in the area of tax since 1974. During this time, he has consulted with accountants and lawyers on multiple tax matters. Currently, he is less involved on a day-to-day basis but he has enjoyed his decades of teaching, writing, researching, mentoring and participating in various committees.

Brody Thomson CPA, CA

One of Canada’s youngest and brightest small business and agriculture tax advisors, Brody is a founding and managing partner of Thomson Group Professional Corporation.  Since inception of the firm, Brody has provided consulting on over $2 billion dollars in business sales for small to mid-sized businesses and individuals.  The firm generally has over 100 tax consulting engagements occurring at any one time.