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Good public policy seeks to enhance our society and economy. We are proud to contribute to the dialogue with government, parliamentarians and other stakeholders on a range of issues that matter to all Canadians.
Money laundering is a global issue which is illegal, unethical and harmful. In Canada, it poses threats to our national reputation, economy, and society. CPA Canada recognizes these threats and contributes to federal policy development.
Read CPA Canada’s response to the Government of Canada’s consultation paper, “Strengthening Corporate Beneficial Ownership Transparency in Canada.”
Beneficial ownership information is considered a key factor in fighting money laundering and other financial crimes. Learn how various models for beneficial ownership transparency are reflecting an evolving landscape, as viewed by professional accountants internationally.
CPA Canada and CPA provincial and territorial bodies are collaborating in the fight against money laundering. We have resources on what CPAs need to know to comply and protect themselves, their clients, and their organizations.
We advocate on behalf of the public interest for responsible fiscal management and for a simple, fair, efficient and competitive tax system for Canadian taxpayers and businesses.
The tax system is fundamental to a competitive environment, inclusive growth and a fair society. It affects people's daily lives and it urgently needs an overhaul. CPA Canada is calling for the first comprehensive tax review since 1967.
As the government seeks to rebuild the economy, we explore how key tax principles and themes should help to shape recovery-related measures mentioned in 2020 in the Throne Speech, the Fall Economic Statement and in other forums.
Government support to Canadians during the pandemic has dramatically altered its fiscal position. Expanding on our recommendation that government adopt a fiscal anchor, we explore how best to achieve that goal, allowing for some flexibility.
Sound tax policy is key to building a better, fairer Canada. Our brief explores why the government should be cautious in adding any new tax expenditures to Canada’s overly complex tax system.
We have been on the forefront of understanding climate change as a business issue. From that perspective, we help policy makers appreciate the complexities of preserving a sustainable environment and a resilient business community.
Achieving net-zero carbon emissions by 2050 poses a significant challenge for Canada’s economy. Sustainable finance can help to get us there.
Explore our resources to discover how organizations focusing on sustainability can successfully balance bottom-line results with other key factors, including impacts on society and the environment.
Are you ready for enhanced climate change disclosure? Find out about the recommendations of the task force on climate-related financial disclosure (TCFD) and what they could mean for Canadian businesses.
Canada has committed to reach net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050. We reported on the need for a unified national plan earlier this year; this report serves as a transition plan for getting there.
CPAs advise businesses on opportunities for growth and resilience. Drawing on that experience, CPA Canada contributes to public policy that will grow a modern, sustainable, competitive, knowledge-based economy.
Data and digital technologies are transforming business and society. Ensuring our regulatory system keeps pace is a monumental public policy challenge. Professional accountants are critical to building public trust in the information age.
Data portability can give individuals more control over their personal data while also stimulating innovation. However, several issues may arise when governments design and implement data portability. What can Canada learn from other jurisdictions?
Data is integral to business progress. Access our resources and learn how the work we have done is addressing the need for standards and frameworks to govern the integrity and security of data.
Canada’s future depends heavily on the skills, knowledge and abilities of its people. We draw on our experience building one of the world’s leading accounting professions to promote policies for the workforce of tomorrow.
November 6, 2023
Join us this November for timely updates, cutting-edge information on new technology, and quality networking with other forensic accounting and valuation professionals.
November 13, 2023
Come and join hundreds of accounting and finance professionals who are committed to creating an inclusive and equal profession, just like you.
November 22, 2023
On November 21, the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Finance released the federal government’s 2023 Fall Economic Statement (FES), which contained some new tax announcements along with an update on previously announced tax measures.