A TIME TO CELEBRATE On April 1, 2015, Chartered Professional Accountants of Prince Edward Island (CPA Prince Edward Island) was formally established with the proclamation of the Chartered Professional Accountants and Public Accounting Act by the Government of Prince Edward Island. Members can now officially use the CPA in conjunction with their legacy designation. As the new unified accounting body, CPA Prince Edward Island will represent over 600 members, candidates and students. NEXT STEPS Visit the CPA Prince Edward Island website for information on the use of legacy designations and tagging, and Rules (e.g. the Act, Bylaws and the Standards of Professional Conduct). 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.