Opinions and events
Read our op-eds, articles and speeches, and learn about events and appearances where we are engaging with government, stakeholders, and the public on policy issues confronting our economy and society.
CPA Canada brought together members and economic thought leaders for a webinar to discuss the challenges facing Canada’s economy. This report summarizes the discussion and the input that helped inform CPA Canada’s pre-budget submission.
February 17, 2022
With the federal budget weeks away, Bruce Ball, CPA Canada’s VP of Taxation, looks at the implications of more tax credits and expenditures on an already burdened tax system in this Hill Times’ opinion piece.
November 19, 2021
As Canada’s economy recovers from its pandemic-related contraction, we believe that the federal government should prioritize climate action, anti-money laundering efforts, a modernized tax system, the digital economy, and strong fiscal discipline.
June 1, 2021
CPAs are encouraged to learn about numerous changes which affect AML compliance, effective June 1, 2021, as well as evolving beneficial ownership requirements.
May 7, 2021
CPA Canada is monitoring Finance Committee proceedings dealing with tax evasion.
February 25, 2021
The Cullen Commission of Inquiry into Money Laundering in British Columbia heard from the accounting profession in January. Hearings will continue through the spring with the commission to release its final report later in 2021.
August 27, 2020
CPA Canada invited members to share ideas on how to rebuild the Canadian economy. Their comments helped to shape our pre-budget submission and discussions ahead of the federal budget in 2021.
June 24, 2020
CPA Canada-IFAC report looks at beneficial ownership transparency from a global accounting perspective. Joy Thomas, president and CEO, shares the key findings relevant for Canada in The Globe and Mail.
May 1, 2020
Joy Thomas, former president and CEO, and Bruce Ball, vice-president, Taxation at CPA Canada, appeared before the House of Commons Finance Committee to talk about tax-related measures in the government’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
December 4, 2019
As the federal government moves forward with its agenda, CPA Canada believes that Canada’s tax system, climate action, anti-money laundering and data governance should be top priorities.