Jeff Buckstein

Journalist

Jeff Buckstein

Jeff Buckstein, CPA, CGA, is an Ottawa-based business journalist.

Recent Blog Posts By Jeff Buckstein

From Lysyk to Ford: An accountant’s constructive criticism on COVID-19

The Auditor General’s report gave Ford both positive and negative feedback

Why Bonnie Lysyk was right to criticize Doug Ford

The Auditor General of Ontario has a broad mandate to exercise judgment. That includes reporting on the province's pandemic response

Has Doug Ford learned from the COVID-19 criticism of Ontario’s Auditor General?

Bonnie Lysyk was critical of Ontario’s pandemic response. Was it warranted?

COVID-19: The economic wildcard of the Biden Administration

Canadian accounting, economic experts say COVID-19 will determine U.S. economic stimulus and recovery

Which Canadian economic sectors will benefit from the Biden Administration?

The economic impact on Canada will depend on who controls the U.S. Senate, say expert Canadian accountants, economists

Free trade or tariffs? How the Biden Administration will affect Canadian, global trade

China the focus of U.S. policy, say Canadian accountants, economists

Building back better: How the Canadian economy can recover from COVID-19

The fifth and final part of our economic series featuring Craig Alexander, Dimitry Anastakis, Douglas Porter and Avery Shenfeld

What will the Canadian economy look like post-pandemic?

Part four in our series: How will the Canadian economy recover from COVID-19?

Will higher taxes help the Canadian economy recover from COVID-19?

In part three of our five-part series, Canadian economists weigh in on post-pandemic taxation

Then & Now: How will the Canadian economy recover from COVID-19?

In part two of our five-part series, why the current economy compares favourably with more recent economic crises

Five-Part Series: How will the Canadian economy recover from COVID-19?

Craig Alexander, Dimitry Anastakis, Douglas Porter and Avery Shenfeld on the economic path forward, post-pandemic

Is the CRA's Northern Service Improvement Strategy enough?

Taxpayers ombudsperson says improvements still need to be made, reports Jeff Buckstein in the third of a three-part series on CRA service to northern Canada

Is the CRA unfairly targeting residents of northern Canada?

Northern Canadian communities express frustration with frequent CRA reviews, service delivery, and residence rules

Taxpayer’s ombudsman report flags CRA service issues in Northern Canada

The CRA disputes allegations of Northern Canada service issues, in the first of a three-part series by business reporter Jeff Buckstein

COVID-19: How SME accounting firms will change post-pandemic

The fifth and final story in our series on how the coronavirus crisis is accelerating change at accounting firms across Canada

COVID-19: Accounting firms are finding efficiencies amidst disruption

Part four in a series on how the coronavirus crisis is accelerating change at SME accounting firms across Canada

WFH: COVID-19 is accelerating remote work at accounting firms

Part three in a series on how the coronavirus crisis is accelerating change at accounting firms

Could COVID-19 turn Canadians from debtors into savers?

The final part of our series on the COVID-19 pandemic and economic models

COVID-19 pandemic promotes paperless public practices

Part two in a series on how the coronavirus crisis is accelerating change at accounting firms

COVID-19 is accelerating change at Canadian accounting firms

Part one in a series on the post-pandemic accounting office

What economic model will the post-pandemic economy follow?

Part three of our series on the COVID-19 pandemic and economic models

Accounting for COVID-19 economics: Same as the Great Recession?

Part two of our series on the COVID-19 pandemic and economic models

Is socialism coming back under Covid-19?

Government intervention is unprecedented in the current crisis

Coronavirus & accountants series, conclusion: Colby McGeachy

And some observations from this week's 5-part series

Coronavirus & accountants series, part four: Sole practitioners

“If it was any other time of year, it would be so much easier”: Catherine Barrie and Larry Hemeryck of Ontario