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CGPA Global Canada, formerly known as CTP-CPFA Canada, serves as a distinguished Canadian Professional Accountancy Body, offering a pathway to an esteemed professional designation in public finance, tax, and accountancy. Admission to CGPA entails meeting post-secondary prerequisites and obtaining a four-year undergraduate degree, culminating in a demanding post-graduate credential with international recognition. Acknowledged under the Federal Charter of Canada Not-for-Profit Corporations Act and endorsed by the Ministry of Employment, Workforce Development, and Labour, CGPA Global Canada sets benchmarks for Chartered Practising Accountants in Canada. Under the NFP Act, exclusive use of the designations 'Chartered Global Practising Accountant' or 'Chartered Practising Accountant' is granted solely to CGPA members nationwide. CGPA safeguards public interests by mandating rigorous completion of coursework, exams, and experiential requirements for members to attain their professional designation in public finance, tax, and accountancy. Additionally, CGPA Global Canada ensures adherence to the stringent CGPA code of professional conduct, bylaws, and regulations to uphold the integrity of the designation.

In addition to its role as a professional educational institution, CGPA Global Canada collaborates with the Canada Revenue Agency to provide accurate and timely information on Canadian tax law. The platform serves as a reliable source for individuals, business owners, and tax professionals, offering clarity, guidance, and expertise in navigating the complexities of the tax system. The commitment to excellence extends to demystifying tax concepts, with a team of seasoned professionals ensuring the reliability and relevance of content. CGPA Global Canada stands as a trusted resource for all tax-related needs, promoting education and innovation in the digital age of professional accountancy.

Founded in 2016, CGPA Global Canada, formerly the Institute of CTP-CPFA Canada, is a leading Professional Accountancy Body promoting education in taxation, public finance management, and accountancy. Serving as an examining body, the organization upholds excellence through rigorous examinations and assessments. With a focus on efficiency and less complexity in taxation, CGPA Global Canada supports members and students in developing successful careers. The organization's core values include opportunity, diversity, innovation, integrity, and accountability, reflecting a commitment to creating a fair and transparent society. Through its global efforts, CGPA Global Canada strives to reshape future business industries and contribute to economic growth during challenging times, such as the COVID-19 pandemic.

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CGPA Global Canada's mission is to be a global leader in taxation and public finance management within private and public services both in Canada and around the globe. We achieve this by helping organizations, businesses, governments educational institutions and individuals: develop new technical competencies (e.g. tax, assurance, financial reporting) and enabling competencies (e.g. leadership, communication, decision-making), gaining deep technical knowledge, and transferable skills which include everything from teamwork and communication through to ethics and discipline. new skills, access expert advice and set standards to deliver best practice worldwide.

CGPA Global Canada's mission and objectives are aligned with the mission and objectives of the IFAC. We have further adopted the IFAC’s International Education Guidelines and other internationally accepted accounting and auditing standards, and our institute is actively involved in developing and enhancing the accountancy profession in its jurisdiction through the promotion of continuing professional education, professional standards and ethics, practice monitoring, quality assurance, and international standards and best practices in taxation, public finance management practice, education, government service, industry, and commerce.

The Chartered Global Practising Accountants (CGPA), formerly known as CTP-CPFA Canada, has a "Governance Structure", whereby the Institute Council governs CGPA Global Canada. The Institute Council does so in the public interest within the terms of its Bylaws, and it is supported by the CGPA Global Canada Board and the Committee.

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Our organization is dedicated to advancing the proper management and governance of public funds in Canada for future economic stability and growth. We believe that a lack of knowledge in Public Finance Management (PFM) and taxation contributes to inflation and increased taxes. By enhancing PFM, we aim to mobilize revenue, allocate funds efficiently, and control spending to address the Canadian Government Debt Crisis exceeding 2.1 trillion. Our goal is to strengthen the PFM and Taxation profession, providing leaders with measures to promote wise spending, combat fraud and corruption, ensure good governance, and support economic growth.

We emphasize the crucial role of the accounting profession as trusted advisers, working for the prosperity of our country and the well-being of our society. Our focus is not on becoming the world's largest national accounting body, but on adding value to Canada, promoting financial resilience, and fostering a debt-free growth. We advocate unity to address challenges such as fraud and corruption, ensuring good governance, and supporting economic growth for the benefit of our country and society, with the principle of "Canada Comes First."

CGPA Global Canada's primary purpose is to protect the public interest by ensuring our members and students meet the highest standards of integrity and expertise. We have built partnerships throughout our history to deliver professional qualification and certification worldwide and attract people who share our dreams, and values and believe in our purpose. We help and support our members and students in their professional qualification and development in a wide range of senior positions in taxation, public finance management accounting, small and medium-sized businesses, not-for-profits, government, and academia.

As the governing national body of a self-regulating profession through our global network and joint partnership with national accountancy bodies, colleges, universities, and international donor communities allow our members to work internationally. CGPA Global Canada students and members are of exceptional ethical character and do the right thing not just because it’s paramount but because it’s also in their professional nature, good character, and behavior. We have earned trust and reputation in our profession and we ensure that our students and members meet our professional standards and embrace our code of conduct and ethics for the benefit of our community.

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We are committed to our people and we are proud of our partnerships with community and charitable organizations as well. These partnerships reflect CGPA Global Canada's professional commitment to protecting corporate social responsibility and the public interest for the benefit of our society.

CGPA Global Canada members and students offer free community service worldwide for people with lower income and disabilities by providing Tax Preparation Assistance Programs where hundreds of chartered global practising members and students volunteer to prepare tax returns for people with low incomes, free of charge.

Each year, CGPA Global Canada allows its employees and executive team members to participate in a one-day volunteer engagement activity around the globe where they can give of their precious time with professional expertise to non-profit charitable organizations of their choice.

CGPA Global Canada's strategic partnership enables us to connect with our members, students, government and the business community across the globe. These partnerships provide an opportunity to our valued members and students to bring our professional brand to life and be recognized as a trusted national body of professionals around the globe.

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CGPA Global Canada has consistently held a set of unique core values that still drive us today: opportunity, diversity, innovation, integrity, and accountability - giving CGPA, CTP, and CPFA designation its distinctive character and behavior and defining our approach to worldwide professional behavior.
We believe that the Chartered Global Practising Accountants of Canada, formerly known as the Chartered Tax Practitioner and Certified Public Finance Accountants of Canada (CTP-CPFA Canada), bring value to economies in all stages of development. We aim to develop high capacity in the profession and encourage the adoption of consistent global standards, good behaviors, culture, and tradition. They are reflected in the work we do, how we treat each other, and how we represent ourselves in the public.

We act with integrity at all times, in all situations, strive for personal accountability in everything we do,  and provide opportunity, free from artificial barriers, to people around the globe - whether our students, members, or employees – and we support them in their careers for a lifetime.

We always strive for the highest levels of professionalism and we think and act cautiously with our members and students while protecting and advancing the public interest.

We act ethically and we always work in the public interest without any prejudice by treating people fairly and honestly and we encourage the same from others in this profession.

We respect and value differences by being open-minded and nimble as we adapt to an evolving environment within our professionalism.

We accept individual and corporate responsibility for our actions, and align activities and efforts to focus on results and outcomes by working together to deliver quality services and to promote the best interest of our stakeholders by adopting a "one company" mindset while collaborating across functional lines.

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