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For over 50 years, Canada’s accountants have played a leading role on the world stage. It has helped to boost CPA Canada’s profile abroad — and drive home important global lessons.

Scroll through our visual timeline below for the key milestones, events, and people who have played a part in the rich history of the accounting profession in Canada.

Sustainability and corporate reporting; the pursuit of knowledge development, advancement, and sharing has existed from the early establishment of the accounting profession — and continues to grow as CPAs champion research and innovation.

From Bob Newhart to John Grisham to the inventor of bubble gum (really!), here are some famous folks who once toyed with (and in some cases, even pursued) a career as an accountant

As Canada celebrates its 150th anniversary, we take a look back at 10 accountants who changed the face of our profession.

Public service rewards CPAs with lofty ideals and a devotion to their country. Learn how the work of Environment Canada’s Sarah Tobun, benefitting regular Canadians, owes a debt to the origins of Canada’s accounting designations.

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