CPA legislation proclaimed in British Columbia

Chartered Professional Accountants of British Columbia (CPABC) has been officially established through legislation as of June 24, 2015.


On June 24, 2015, the Chartered Professional Accountants of British Columbia (CPABC) was established with the proclamation of the Chartered Professional Accountants Act by the government of British Columbia. Members in B.C. have been voluntarily using the CPA designation in conjunction with their legacy designation since 2013.

CPABC is now one of the largest professional organizations in the province of British Columbia, with more than 38,000 members and students.

Status of unification across Canada

All 40 accounting bodies in Canada have either unified or are participating in discussions to unite under the Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) banner.


Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA Canada) annually offers its views on priorities for the federal budget. Review past submissions of pre-budget briefs and consultations, and post-budget release opinions and commentary.

Our Firm Directory allows you to search for Canadian CPA firms using our interactive map as well as other criteria.

Jointly presented by CPA Canada and CPA Ontario, The ONE is the must-attend, multi-track event of the year, designed for all CPAs who want to be at the top of their game.