A Convocation Dinner was held on Saturday, October 24, 2015, at the Halifax Marriott Harbourfront to celebrate the June 2015 successful UFE writers. Visit this page for a photo and be sure to check out ICANS' November 2015 issue of E-SCAN for more Convocation photos.
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 Institute of Chartered Accountants of Nova Scotia (ICANS) is pleased to announce the recipients of its 2015 High School Scholarship Program.
The Chartered Professional Accountants Act (“CPA Act”) received Royal Assent on May 11, 2015. The granting of Royal Assent meant that the Chartered Professional Accountants of Nova Scotia organization was created with its own Board of Directors.
The Nova Scotia Transitional Steering Committee is pleased to announce that the Nova Scotia CPA legislation received Royal Assent on May 11, 2015.
Each year, the Institute seeks members to service on various committees, task forces, and focus groups, which take an active role in the successful operation of the Institute.
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.
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.