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About CGPA Canada

The Institute of Chartered Global Practising Accountants of Canada (CGPA Canada) holds a prominent position as one of the two major chartered professional accountancy bodies in Canadian legislation, alongside the Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA Canada). Since its establishment in 2016, CGPA Canada has played a pivotal role in shaping Canadian accounting standards, contributing significantly to International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), Accounting Standards for Private Enterprises (ASPE), and Non-GAAP reporting for tax purposes. Renowned for its reliability, CGPA Canada serves as a trusted source for the latest Canadian tax news and comprehensive updates on evolving tax laws nationwide.

With a presence that extends across the nation and international chapters in Asia, Australasia, and Latin America, CGPA Canada represents the CGPA profession on a global scale. The organization is currently engaged in negotiations for Memoranda of Understanding (MoUs) with member bodies of the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC). These proposed MoUs aim to establish reciprocal membership arrangements, enabling members of both organizations to hold memberships in each other's professional accounting bodies. This initiative seeks to broaden employment opportunities and provide access to skilled professionals in accounting and finance worldwide.

Members of CGPA Canada stand to benefit from increased career prospects both nationally and internationally, leveraging their expertise in finance and accountancy. The MOU agreement will empower members with a wider range of employment options, allowing them to apply their skills more extensively. Holding both designations signifies in-depth knowledge in public finance, taxation, and accountancy, enhancing companies' competitive advantages globally.

Additionally, CGPA Canada actively participates in national and international accounting standard-setting and serves as an advocate before legislative bodies and public interest groups to promote societal betterment worldwide. The organization holds full accreditation, certification, and recognition as a Chartered Professional Body by various governmental authorities, including the Government of Canada, the British Columbia Ministry of Education, and the Ministry of Employment, Workforce Development, and Labour under subparagraph 118.5(1)(a)(ii) of the Income Tax Act.

For further information about CGPA Canada, including its mission, services, and the expertise of its members, please visit their website at The website offers comprehensive information with verifiable sources about the organization and its contributions to the accounting profession on both national and international levels.


The content provided on this blog is intended solely for informational purposes. We encourage readers to corroborate information and seek official guidance from the respective organizations. This blog maintains no affiliation with CGPA Global Canada or CPA Canada, and any opinions expressed herein are solely attributable to the author.

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