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Federal Budget Commentary 2016 - March 18, 2016

The Federal Budget Commentary - Insightful Analysis and Practical Coverage of the 2016 Federal Budget


INAUGURAL CPANS MEMBERS’ LUNCHEON - January 19, 2016

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 - December 18, 2015

NOVA SCOTIA UPDATE - The Chartered Professional Accountants Act receives Royal Assent


UFE Graduates 2015 - August 28, 2015

The results of the 2015 Uniform Evaluation were released on August 28, 2015. The successful Nova Scotia candidates were:


Announcement of CPANS Inaugural CEO - August 24, 2015

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.


Nova Scotia Update: CPA NS Bill Introduced in the Nova Scotia Legislature - April 22, 2015

The Minister of Finance introduced Bill 98 – an Act Respecting Chartered Professional Accountants of Nova Scotia


2014 CA of the Year Award - November 28, 2014

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.


2014 FCA Award Recipients - November 28, 2014

Five of our members were awarded their FCA designation this year including:


Amendments - Rules of Professional Conduct / Council Interpretations - July 28, 2014

Changes approved at June 16, 2014 Annual Meeting


Three Nova Scotia Bodies Enter Merger Agreement and Request New Legislation - July 09, 2014

Three Nova Scotia Bodies Enter Merger Agreement and Request New Legislation


Nova Scotia Merger Proposal for CA, CGA and CMA - April 03, 2014

Merger Proposal for CA, CGA and CMA released


Amendments - Rules of Professional Conduct / Council Interpretations - July 15, 2013

Changes approved at June 17, 2013 Annual Meeting - effective immediately.


Changes to CPD Bulletins - April 09, 2013

Members are advised that the PD Committee has made, effective the 2013 calendar year, changes to the CPD Bulletins.


CPA Competency Map and Knowledge Map Supplement now available - October 29, 2012

The Chartered Professional Accountant Competency Map and The CPA Competency Map Knowledge Supplement are now available for download.


Nova Scotia Merger Proposal for CA and CMA - July 24, 2012

The leadership of Nova Scotia’s Chartered Accountants and Certified Management Accountants have developed this unification proposal.


Uniting the Canadian Accounting Profession - January 17, 2012

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 Unification Framework - January 17, 2012

The guiding principles provide the framework to unify the profession and achieve the vision.


Canadian CPA Certification Program - January 17, 2012

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.


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