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Snowy Trees

A Chip in the Windshield

A good friend of mine, definitely not me, was driving to his weekly dinner with his parents and took a stone to the front of the windshield. There was a loud SNAP, one that makes you jump in your chair and bang your head on the ceiling of the car…

By Grant T. Smith 3 min read  
We are hiring at bookkeeper at Clarity NPO

Now Hiring: Bookkeeper

You like to work independently and are both effective and efficient. As an experienced bookkeeper, you have strong foundational skills and would like to learn how to maximize them. You have used some or all of QBO, Sage 50, or Xero.    You are excited to work from home but…

By Grant T. Smith 1 min read  


It has been my honour to support Movember for a few years now. Two years ago I started letting the highest bidder colour my Movember moustache any colour of their choosing. In 2017, one of my students, Reese Wilson, (now in tax at PwC) put us over the top by…

By Grant T. Smith 3 min read  
A photo of the federal leadership candidates

Thanksgiving Turkeys

Six Things to be Thankful for this Election Season After listening to the leadership debate last week, I am determined to find the top six reasons to be thankful for Canadian politics and the election cycle that we are currently enjoying (sic). I am hoping you may want to comment,…

By Grant T. Smith 3 min read  
Our founder, Grant T. Smith

Introducing Clarity

One can plan for anything, but should always be prepared to expect it to end up differently. Ten years ago I started a CA firm. “But what have you done for me lately?” said the unrelenting anxiety of being. Well here it is, welcome to Clarity NPO! Welcome to the…

By Grant T. Smith 3 min read  

A Note on Inclusion

Inclusion … gulp. This is an exciting period at Clarity NPO, as we launch our services and open our virtual doors.  In this post I want to tell you a little about our work to focus efforts on inclusion. This is a watch word for Clarity, and a frightening one…

By Grant T. Smith 5 min read  

Tax Support Spring of 2020

I want to share something fantastic that I got to do last spring and the incredible opportunity that it has opened up for me in the new year. Clarity NPO is teaming up with The Lookout Society!  A number of years ago, I reached out to the MS Society, Lower…

By Grant T. Smith 3 min read