Update on Merger of Nova Scotia Accounting Bodies
Chartered Professional Accountants of Nova Scotia (CPA Nova Scotia) is pleased to announce the Nova Scotia students who have each been awarded a $1,000 scholarship as part of CPA Nova Scotia’s 2016 High School Scholarship Program.
Attention ICANS Members Please be advised that the information package traditionally mailed to ICANS’ members prior to the 2016 Annual Meeting, scheduled on June 28, 2016, is now being electronically disseminated. Please see our Events Page for more information.
The Federal Budget Commentary - Insightful Analysis and Practical Coverage of the 2016 Federal Budget
February 12, 2016 marks the inaugural CPA Nova Scotia Members’ Luncheon. Being held at the Halifax Marriott Harbourfront Hotel, the event kicks-off with a cocktail reception at 11:30 am, followed by lunch at 12 noon. Thereafter, the successful CPA Common Final Exam (CFE) writers — those from Nova Scotia who passed the national exam written in September 2015 — will be honoured.
NOVA SCOTIA UPDATE - The Chartered Professional Accountants Act receives Royal Assent
The results of the 2015 Uniform Evaluation were released on August 28, 2015. The successful Nova Scotia candidates were:
On behalf of the Board of CPANS and its chair, Bruce Densmore, FCPA, FCA, I have been asked to pass along the following message to our membership regarding the successful search for CPANS’s inaugural CEO.
The Minister of Finance introduced Bill 98 – an Act Respecting Chartered Professional Accountants of Nova Scotia
Named after Ross L. Towler, FCA, upon his retirement in 1997, after 28 years of service as the Institute’s Executive Director, this coveted award is presented annually to a CA who embodies the spirit of community volunteerism.
Five of our members were awarded their FCA designation this year including:
Changes approved at June 16, 2014 Annual Meeting
Three Nova Scotia Bodies Enter Merger Agreement and Request New Legislation
Merger Proposal for CA, CGA and CMA released
Changes approved at June 17, 2013 Annual Meeting - effective immediately.
Members are advised that the PD Committee has made, effective the 2013 calendar year, changes to the CPD Bulletins.
The Chartered Professional Accountant Competency Map and The CPA Competency Map Knowledge Supplement are now available for download.
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The leadership of Nova Scotia’s Chartered Accountants and Certified Management Accountants have developed this unification proposal.
On January 17, 2012, the Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants (CICA), the Certified Management Accountants of Canada (CMA Canada) and the Certified General Accountants of Canada (CGA-Canada) presented members with a framework to unify the Canadian accounting profession.
The guiding principles provide the framework to unify the profession and achieve the vision.
Developing the Canadian CPA certification program will be an immediate priority of the merged organization. By drawing on the best of existing programs, we will create the certification program needed to produce Canada’s pre-eminent professional accountants.