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CDA – SK 2019 Convention: What do I Need to Know About Associateship Contracts?

The CDA 2019 Annual Convention in collaboration with the College of Dental Surgeons of Saskatchewan (CDSS) is happening this September in Saskatoon.

New dentists and students attending the convention can check out career-focused sessions like the associate employment contract symposium delivered by Erin Bokshowan, a lawyer specialising in corporate and tax law with MLT Aikins LLP. Through her work, Erin helps clients in various stages of the business cycle to undertake tax-efficient transactions.

In this conversation, Erin answers common questions from new graduates and provide a preview of her upcoming conference session. Erin’s session will take place on Friday, September 13 from 10:30 to 12:00pm in the Blair Nelson Room.

Learn more about the CDA Annual Convention or register to attend. 

During this short Q&A, Erin applies her expertise to questions like:

  • I am a new graduate and have just found am associateship opportunity, what is the first thing I should think about?
  • Are new associates considered employees or self-employed?
  • How can ensure that the agreement I sign is equitable and fair to me and the practice owner?
  • What key takeaways and information will attendees of the session receive?
  • What resources are available for new associates who cannot attend your CDA Annual Convention session?


Will you attend the CDA-CDSS Convention this September?

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Until next time!

Chiraz Guessaier, Manager, CDA Oasis 


Read/download the transcript of the conversation (PDF)

Oasis MOment/Preview (1.14″)

Full Conversation (5.38″)



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