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As we head into warmer months and sunnier days, some Canadians are worrying about whether they can afford all the summer-time things they’d like to do. According to a new survey commissioned by the Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA Canada), 31 per cent of Canadians anticipate stress when it comes to expenditures this summer.

Income volatility is linked to lower levels of financial knowledge and capability, often leading people to conclude that they have no personal control of their fiscal situation, according to ground-breaking new research from Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA Canada). While the link is intuitive, prior to this study, there was little research into the prevalence of income volatility in Canada and its correlation to financial behaviours.

A new formal memorandum of understanding (MOU) is now in place between Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA Canada) and the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Jamaica (ICAJ).

As business moves into the information age, Chartered Professional Accountants need to have the digital and data skills essential to driving organizational value. To meet the growing demand for accountants skilled in these critical areas, the CPA Competency Map, which outlines the knowledge and skills required to enter the profession, now includes a greater emphasis on data analytics and information systems (DAIS).

As household debt rises and home prices in some markets continue to be out of reach for many average Canadians, the temptation is to compare the situation to the 2008-09 U.S. housing market bubble and subsequent crash. However, underlying trends point to a Canadian housing market that is different and likely more resilient than it might first appear, according to new research conducted by Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA Canada).

The first Reciprocal Membership Agreement (RMA) between Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA Canada) and the Institute of Chartered Accountants in England and Wales (ICAEW) came into effect on November 1.

Debunking the myth of the “boring” accountant is the theme of this year’s Chartered Professional Accountant national advertising campaign. Designed to shift perceptions, it emphatically and humorously refutes the CPA as a “pencil-pusher” stereotype.

Canada is not as proactive as many of its international peers in terms of reviewing or reforming its tax system, according to a new report by Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA Canada).

Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA Canada) today announced a funding agreement of $1.45 million over two years with Natural Resources Canada (NRCan) to help Canadian business leaders recognize and anticipate the emerging financial impacts of climate change and to help their organizations better respond to the increasing demand for enhanced climate-related disclosure.

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