CICA and CMA Canada joined together January 1, 2013 to create CPA Canada as the national organization to support unification of the Canadian accounting profession under the CPA banner.
Enhancing Audit Quality: Canadian Perspectives
Enhancing Audit Quality: Canadian Perspectives is a consultation process being led by the Canadian Public Accountability Board (CPAB) and the Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA Canada) to gain stakeholder input on key issues emerging with respect to enhancing audit quality globally, and the impact on Canada.
- Protocol for Audit Firm Communication of CPAB Inspection Findings with Audit Committees
The Canadian Public Accountability Board (“CPAB”) is currently requesting comments on the draft “Protocol for Audit Firm Communication of CPAB Inspection Findings with Audit Committees” (“Protocol”) by January 24, 2014.
- Three new projects address Enhancing Audit Quality recommendations
- EAQ Submission: U.K. Competition Commission's Investigation of Statutory Services Market – August 12, 2013
- Canadian consultation provides homegrown response to international audit proposals – June 18, 2013
- Enhancing Audit Quality: Conclusions and Recommendations – May 31, 2013
- EAQ The Role of the Audit Committee in External Auditor Oversight Summary of Responses to Discussion Paper and Conclusions - May 2013
- EAQ Auditor Independence Summary of Responses to Discussion Paper and Conclusions of the Auditor Independence Working Group – May 30, 2013
- EAQ Auditor Independence Summary of Responses to Discussion Paper – May 24, 2013
- EAQ The Auditor Reporting Model Summary of Responses to Discussion Paper and Conclusions of the Auditor Reporting Working Group - April 30, 2013
- EAQ The Auditor Reporting Model Summary of Responses to Discussion Paper - April 30, 2013
- EAQ Role of the Audit Committee in External Auditor Oversight – Comment Letters – April 22, 2013
- EAQ Response to the UK Competition Commission on its Notice of Possible Remedies
- Exposure Draft on Proposed New Independence Requirements - Comments are requested by May 31, 2013
Institute of Corporate Directors (ICD) Archived Webinar and Online Survey for EAQ: The Role of the Audit Committee in External Auditor Oversight
- In case you missed it, a recording of the ICD webinar with members of the CPAB/CICA Audit Committee Working Group and audit committee experts is now available online along with a copy of the presentation slide deck and the discussion paper.
- Provide your comments on the discussion paper through the ICD online survey. Take the survey
- Third audit quality discussion paper issued for Canadian consultation - February 5, 2013 (media release)
- Enhancing Audit Quality: The Role of the Audit Committee in External Auditor Oversight - January 31, 2013
- EAQ Auditor Independence - Comment Letters - January 15, 2013
- Enhancing Audit Quality (EAQ) Response Letter to CSA Notice of Republication and Request for Comment Regarding Proposed National Instrument 51-103 Ongoing Governance and Disclosure Requirements for Venture Issuers - December 20, 2012
- EAQ: Auditor Reporting Model - Comment Letters - November 28, 2012
- Why didn't the auditor dog bark in 2008? (Opinion piece by David Brown in the Financial Post, October 19, 2012)
- Discussion papers issued for Canadian audit quality consultation - September 27, 2012 (media release)
- Enhancing Audit Quality Auditor Independence - September 27, 2012 (discussion paper)
- Enhancing Audit Quality Auditor Reporting Model - August 31, 2012 (discussion paper)
- Enhancing Audit Quality Initiative Overview - August 31, 2012 (overview paper)
- CPAB/CICA collaborate on audit quality consultation process - June 7, 2012 (media release)
- Message from the Chair – David Brown
- Enhancing Audit Quality Backgrounder
- Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)
The Canadian Public Accountability Board (CPAB) is Canada’s audit regulator, dedicated to protecting the investing public’s interests and to delivering value to its various stakeholders through world class audit regulation.
CPAB regulates the auditors of Canadian public companies through its national inspection program. CPAB delivers value by promoting high-quality, independent auditing. As a champion of audit quality, CPAB contributes to public confidence in the integrity of financial reporting, which supports Canada’s capital markets. (www.cpab-ccrc.ca)
About CPA Canada:
CPA Canada is the national organization representing the Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) profession in Canada. The Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants (CICA) and The Society of Management Accountants of Canada (CMA Canada) created the organization on January 1, 2013, to support unification of the Canadian accounting profession under the CPA banner. CPA Canada is responsible for providing services to CAs and CMAs on behalf of CICA and CMA Canada as well as to CPAs and CGAs participating in the unification effort. CPAs will serve the public interest across all sectors of the economy with integrity, sound ethical practices, disciplined regulation and proven strategic management and financial expertise. Accounting bodies representing almost 90 per cent of Canada’s professional accountants are committed to unification or have already merged under the CPA banner.