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About Our People                                           


                                                                                                     Our people make the difference.

Les Buckley, MA, CFP

Managing Principal

Les holds the Certified Financial Planner (CFP) designation and a Masters degree from the University of Ottawa where his studies focused on business management, finance and productivity. Prior to becoming the Managing Principal of Ottawa Taxing Times, he gained over 16 years experience preparing personal, business, and estate and trust taxes. He also has experience as a Tax Instructor at an international tax firm.

In 1989, he was hired by the RCMP as a consultant to evaluate and advise on various management practices and to analyze the cost effectivness concerning a number of human resource initiatives.

Following his tenure at the RCMP, Les formed a consulting company in 1994, specializing in human resource management, compensation and benefits management, retirement planning, and financing for small business start-ups. In 1998, he accepted a position as Business Analyst at Bank One Visa where he was responsible for reviewing and analyzing lending policies and procedures, fraud detection and monitoring company profit and loss.

After the acquisition of Bank One by Royal Bank Visa, Les became an Investment and Tax Advisor. Today, Les works at a prestigious Investment firm, offering more individualized services, and specializing in comprehensive financial planning, wealth accumulation, risk management, retirement and estate planning, and advanced level tax services. Les helps his clients with tax related needs through his company, Ottawa Taxing Times, a division of his umbrella company, The Buckley Consulting Group.

Les is able to examine and provide solutions to every aspect of his clients' financial picture. "Using sophisticated financial planning tools, we can develop computerized financial projections concerning every aspect of your financial needs. From this we can develop customized solutions based on your needs and abilites that won't pose a burden on your well being."

Les's fundamental approach is to build long-term relationships based on value, quality and service. Client service is built upon individualized needs and attitudes, after engaging in active listening in order to make an informed decision. "Your interest always comes first - at Ottawa Taxing Times, we do what is right for you."

Kathleen ​Buckley​

Office Manager


Kathleen has worked at Ottawa Taxing Times for over 3 years. She is currently persuing a High School Diploma and hopes to enter university and obtain a degree in education.


An invaluable person in office operations, Kathleen works diligently filing client information and maintaining office equipment. She has an extreme propensity toward money management and enjoys bookkeeping.


Client satisfaction and service are of the utmost importance to Kathleen. She takes great pride in her work and her caring approach to everyone is evident as soon as they step through the door.


As a valued member of Ottawa Taxing Times, Kathleen works long and flexible hours and will attempt to accomodate everyone's schedules as much as possible.

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(613) 721-7744

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