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C2 Online provides accurate and personalized bookkeeping and administrative support services. We use our experience, knowledge, and attention to detail to provide you with accurate and timely information, daily, weekly, monthly, semi-annually or annually to support your business needs.

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Our Team

Darlene Lafond R.P.A

Darlene Lafond R.P.A

Managing Partner, CEO, Research and Development Officer

Darlene started her career working for financial institutions granting personal loans to help her clients fulfill their dreams of home and vehicle ownership. Darlene moved on to work for H&R Block and completed all the tax training courses necessary to complete level 3 personal income taxes and level 2 business taxes She purchased her own H & R Block franchise in 1987 and in 1991, she expanded her operations and opened Morinville Business Centre for consulting and training. She then became federally certified with Option Learn as an educational institution. In 1994, she expanded her business again to include Executive Tax Services (a division of H & R Block) to be able to market her ability to complete more complex returns and step out of the mold of H & R Block’s main market. In 2005, she expanded her business once again to include an ATB Financial Agency and in 2009, she became a founding partner in C2online. Darlene has earned several awards including Franchise of the Year, several Advertising Awards, Award of Excellence and the Honor & Reward Award from H & R Block. 34 years in business, Darlene is passionate about tax and has become her clients ‘story teller’ - I am the accounting professional that is dedicated to helping and mentoring businesses to maximize on their tax deduction opportunities and save money and tell the story about their financial information. A core value towards work ethics is reflected in her saying “I have no fear only priorities”.

Joan Rupert C.P.B.

Joan Rupert C.P.B.

Managing Partner, CFO, Research and Development Officer

Since entering the business world in 1981, exposure to new and growing businesses has been the most exciting part of it all. In 1999 was a rewarding year, Joan won her first case at Tax Court Canada and it was then that she decided that helping small businesses was her passion. Farm & Small Business consulting and compiling the bookkeeping for the financial information to assist a small business owner in making important business decisions has been a rewarding job. In 2009 Joan began her journey to see how she could help other bookkeepers and all small business owners with C2online's tools to assist them to ensure they save money and pay less tax. At C2online Joan plays a key role in the research and development of tools for software application for a bookkeeper.

Dominique Lafond B.Comm

Dominique Lafond B.Comm

Managing Partner

Dominique was raised in an entrepreneur environment at a very young age. She began to work in an accounting and bookkeeping environment at 12 years old. As she matured she was able to realize at a young age that she had a passion to help businesses. Eventually that passion led her to a managing director position at C2online with a focus on marketing. "I have such passion and desire to succeed that I encourage and embrace all new experiences." Dominique has been the recipitant of several awards; 2011 Retail Consulting Bold Design Scholarship, and the Energize Student Conference- Xerox Case Competition Winner, and the Liquor Depot Retail Scholarship 2007,2008, & 2010 Jason Lang Scholarship, the 2002, 2003, 2004, & 2005 Rutherford Scholarship. She is now embarking on furthering her career in marketing at Grant Thornton. Dominique continues to excel in her career and maintains a core belief that values direct everything she does. They center us, they focus us and they give us direction. Collaboration, leadership, excellence, agility, respect & responsibility, these are the values that Grant Thornton encompasses.

Attributes Our Staff Aspire to Grow and Maintain:

  • Experience,
  • Service focus,
  • Flexibility,
  • Professionalism,
  • Supportive nature,
  • Mentoring and training focused,
  • Organized,
  • Confidentiality and Privacy.


Take a peak at what our clients are saying about us. We'd like to add you to our list of happy customers.

 I am impressed with the quality of the ideas and the level with which C2Online is promoting bookkeepers. Congratulations. 

- RoseMarie
Rescue My Bookkeeping

 I am self employed as a bookkeeper for several small businesses. I use reconcile with codes worksheet to quickly add up expenses, reconcile bank statements, gather GST information and provide a complete breakdown of expenses that transfer easily to a software or tax program. What used to take me hours to add tape and breakdown for tax preparers, now has simplified and sped up the process. Since it is very easy to use, I can train my clients on it to do at their own location and have more control over their own companies bookkeeping. The office in home calculates spreadsheet is so accurate that it enables all of my clients to see how much they are actually spending in their own home on their company. 

- Easy Books

 C2online tools have simplified my daily routine tasks of managing a bookkeeping office & bookkeeping clients. C2online tools have increased productivity for my bookkeepers and added value to their clients. 

- A. Sullivan

 I am a Senior Tax Practitioner and a Certified Professional Compiler and have been professionally preparing income taxes for 13 years. We have calculated how long it takes to straighten, sort by date, source on payment and categorize 100 expense receipts. The time was 1.25 minutes each time we had to touch the receipts resulting in a bookkeeping charge of 6.25 hours for 100 receipts, costing the client 6.25 x $70 per hour =$437.50. We have found as a bookkeeper we should be trying to save the business money not costing more. When I used Simplified Ledger developed by C2 the same 100 receipts now cost the client $25.00, if he/she post the receipts. If he/she hires me to post the receipts it would be 2.08 hours x $70 =$145.60 for a savings of $291.90. While working with small businesses and large, both incorporated and proprietorships, we have come to realize a third of their budget is used in wages. This does not include accounting fees with the high raising accountants and bookkeepers' fees, it is a relief to know there is an alternative I can provide to my clients not only in bookkeeping but also administration solutions in the running of their business with C2. 

- JR

 Thank you to C2online and their products for providing bookkeepers with valuable information all in one place…..best of all…..saves us hours of creating these ourselves. You make us look good to our clients. 

- RM Cook Business Services Inc.

 I have had the privilege of working with Lisa on programs designed to help bookkeepers, when I was the Executive Director of the Institute of Professional Bookkeepers of Canada. C2online products create an opportunity for bookkeepers to expand their knowledge, level of service, and revenues. I quite enjoy working with Lisa and am looking for ways that we can work together with my new company, ihonest.com She is known as a subject matter expert in the bookkeeping industry and I have found myself calling on her for advice on numerous occasions. 

- Gordon Skillen

 I love the Simplified Ledger. It saves so much time when entering things like cash receipts, expense reported for all types of business or using it as financials for proprietorships because it allows to input both income and expenses and the formulas are designed to not only total them for you but to separate into each category, saving time and money as input into a accounting program is not necessary. 

- Carmen

 After attending a presentation on Thursday hosted by Lisa, I commend her on both the services she offers, and her affiliation as a professional. Her presentation was very well done and I look forward to hearing her speak again in the near future. I will consider both her investment option, and the services she offers through C2. 

- Christene Madsen

 The in Home Office Calcuator spreadsheet which is not only great in figuring out what is an allowable expense for home office use but incredibly beneficial for figuring out home use in home based business such as a day home. The simple to follow walk around to get the square footage of your home and what amount you use for business on the first tab and then you just input your expenses in the second tab and it’s formulas tell you what you can claim as an “in Home Office” expense. I found this spreadsheet very helpful and time saving in figuring out total expenses as well as being very accurate. 

- Carmen

 Our bookkeeper utilizes the tools of C2online to ensure that she provides us the opportunity to maximize on our tax deductions and SAVE MONEY. Over the past 10 years, these tools have provided us $1000.00’s of dollars in savings. We also sleep at night because we know that all our paperwork is in order thanks to the tools provided by C2online ensuring our bookkeeper is tax compliant. We recommend C2online tools to any bookkeeper for small businesses. 

- Paula Michaud
RPM Contracting

 When I am speaking with people at their legals needs, they often ask about bookkeeping and accounting. I refer them to Lisa and C2online because I can trust the information they receive is accurate and credible. The tools they provide assist my business clients with their bookkeeping needs and provide my clients the opportunity to save money. 

- Linda Ramussen
The Plan Specialist

 Our company was forced to face the government in Tax Court because of the method our previous accountant completed our records and communicated to Canada Revenue Agency. Our previous accountant basically abandoned us to deal with this on our own. We placed the whole file in Darlene’s hands at the Morinville Business Centre knowing her capabilities as a tax advisor. Having Darlene to speak on our behalf and represent our file even though she did not prepare the records, took a huge weight off our shoulders. Although we have yet to finalize the whole experience with the Canada Revenue Agency as the paperwork is still not all in, we do believe we could not have dealt with the Tax Court of Canada on our own. We do believe that Darlene will continue to speak on our behalf until it is done to the last final piece of paperwork. Knowing that our bookkeeping is now being handled by the staff at MBC that utilize C2online's tools - we sleep better at night. Our contacts with the government have been less and as soon as we do receive any communications from them, we immediately refer them to Darlene and she handles them. Success or failure regarding the whole ordeal, we now do not feel alone to deal with it. No one wants to end up in Tax Court but if we disagree with something the government has done, we firmly believe we need to stand up. Having someone who knows about taxes and how to talk to the government, made the task a lot easier.  

- Pierre and Catrina Girard
Pepe’s Welding Ltd, Leduc Alberta.

 It's been a pleasure getting to know Lisa. My first impression was that she was personable, energetic and very attentive to what I had to say. Since then, I've discovered Lisa has expertise in many areas, she's eager to learn more and she is a true innovator. Her enthusiasm is contagious. 

- Tom Keuster

 I have used C2onlines product Simplified Ledger – Business for 3 years. I am able to input my expenses and income on a ledger that will provide the reporting needed for my accountant has saved me so much money in bookkeeping fee’s. This ledger was so easy to use and I needed no excel knowledge to us the spreadsheet. The best part is that the ledger can sort, filter and total my information for my accountant. I recommend Simplified ledger to other small businesses. 

- Carol
Path Finder Inc.

 Simplified Ledger - Business It was like balancing a cheque book, after some simple instruction. I found the work sheets so easy to follow. The Simplified Ledger was so easy, I did my whole year based on those worksheets. I swear by these worksheets, they have cut down my bookkeeping costs. This system really works. I recommend that you try it, you won’t regret it; and there’s no confusion. 

- L&R - Plumbing

 I have seen how MBC, the bookkeeping and tax accountant we use, use C2online's tools so that we understand what is happening with our bookkeeping and taxes. I have been a client at Morinville Business Cemtre for approximately 15 years. C2online's tools have made our tax returns and financial planning easy to understand. Thank you for many years of dedication. 

- Nancy
Trancy's Welding

 C2online has excellent tools for small business accounting solutions. C2 is very informative. I recommend business owners to the site. 

- Emad
ESE-LSS Life Safety Systems Technologies

 When working with a business for over 10 years they had always relied on a professional to take care of their books. Thinking they should try to do it within office, they hired help for one year. After 3 nightmare bookkeepers, an enormous amount of money and a bookkeeping mess; he had to take on the bookkeeping him self. With the help of Simplified Ledger , he was able to do the records including bank reconciliations while he was out in the field. The ability to use a computer keyboard and matching his receipts to the statements was the level of skill he needed. The time to record the information was less than it took to record information into a cheque book. 

- A&M Oilfield

 Lisa gives excellent presentations regarding her business and the services they have to offer. She is clear and concise, and has the ability to put people at ease while at the same time sparking their imaginations with the ideas on which C2 is based. I would recommend her to any business person who is interested in new ways to save time and money by making their business more efficient. 

- Avanzar Janitorial

 In my husband’s business of 15 years, we’ve been paying for a bookkeeper because I have a full time job. After talking to Darlene, she suggested I get our 16 year old daughter involved in the bookkeeping end of things. Darlene taught her how to match the receipts to the source of payment. She learned how to use the Simplified Ledger which had a prepare manual attached. I saw how easy it was to do, so I have now taken over the job. 

- D&H Welding

 C2 provides up to date tax planning/advice in an educational atmosphere with professionalism and efficiency. We are very inmpressed by thier investment strategies and tax write-off idea's 

- Cheryl
DRT Welding

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