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Canadian Merger Problems

State Board Report June 2012 The movement to unify the accounting profession in Canada, bringing together the Chartered Accountants (CAs), Certified Management Accountants (CMAs) and Certified General Accountants (CGAs), is not progressing as smoothly as had been hoped for by leaders of the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants (see sbr 5/12). The Certified General Accountants…

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U.S. and Canadian IQABs Meet

State Board Report May 2012 It has been approximately 10 years since the NASBA/AICPA International Qualifications Appraisal Board and the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants’ (CICA) International Qualifications Appraisal Board have come together for a meeting, but the proposed merging of Canada’s professional accounting designations may have bearing on the longstanding mutual recognition agreement (MRA)…

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3 Canadian Bodies Plan New CPA

State Board Report February 2012 The Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants (CICA), Certified Management Accountants of Canada (CMA Canada) and the Certified General Accountants of Canada (CGA-Canada) on January 17, 2012, presented to their members a proposed framework for uniting Canada's accounting profession. The three groups have been developing a national framework for months (see…

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3 Accounting Orders Agree in Quebec

State Board Report November 2011 The boards of directors of the CA Order, the CGA Order and the CMA Order have all voted to move ahead with unifying the accounting profession in Quebec, Canada. The merger of the three groups was recommended by the Office Des Professions Du Quebec. The combined organization will represent over…

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Quebec Discusses Merged Designations

State Board Report August 2011 From August 15-September 30, the Comptables Agréés du Québec (the provincial society of the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants (CICA)) is holding information sessions throughout the province to familiarize its members with the details of a proposal for the unification of the accounting profession in Quebec. This is being done…

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Vice President’s Voice – Fall 2009

The CPT Celebrates Fifth Anniversary The CPT celebrated its five year anniversary this year. We started in 2004 with a conference and a dream. Five years later, we’ve sponsored courses and given awards across the country. We’ve added a full-time professional development director to our staff, too. We’re most excited about our newest program to…

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