BC’s Accountants Unite under Chartered Professional Accountant Designation

Vancouver, BC May 9, 2013 – The Chairs and CEOs of the Certified Management Accountants Society of BC (CMA BC) and the Certified General Accountants Association of BC (CGA-BC), and the President and CEO of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of BC (ICABC) have signed an agreement to pursue a merger. The three self-regulated accounting professions are working to unite [...]

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BC Merger Update: CGA-BC re-enters unification discussions

CGA-BC re-enters unification discussions with CMA BC and ICABC

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CA + CMA

Have you spotted the new CA + CMA advertising campaign, introducing the new CPA education program? The advertising campaign is now appearing in newspapers, online, on campus and on transit. Here in British Columbia, the ads are encouraging prospects to visit the new recruitment-focused website bccpa.ca, to learn more about the program and sign up for an information session. Have [...]

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Consultation report released on uniting the Canadian accounting profession

Since May, Canada’s Chartered Accountants and Canada’s Certified Management Accountants have been listening to and gathering perspectives from members, candidates and registered students about the merits and feasibility of uniting our national and provincial organizations. We have also engaged business and government leaders, the academic community and other stakeholders. The national consultation period closed on Sept 16, 2011. CA and [...]

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Quebec CA-CMA-CGA Merger Update

The CA, CMA and CGA Orders in Quebec recently announced that their respective boards of directors have recommended moving forward with a merger of their organizations. With this favourable recommendation to the Office des professions, the provincial government is expected to introduce legislation in early 2012 that would establish a new professional accounting order representing more than 34,000 Quebec CAs, [...]

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Sept 2011 CMA enews

CMA e-news is CMA British Columbia’s monthly e-newsletter. Read the Sept 2011 issue online. In this issue: CMA Canada white paper – forecasting the future role of the management accountant, BC member salary report, call for 2012 Leadership Conference speakers, CPLD Reporting due Sept 30th, convocation 2011, CPLD events, and much more.

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July CMA e-news

CMA e-news is CMA British Columbia’s monthly e-newsletter. Read the July 2011 issue online. In this issue: Upcoming Town halls on the CA CMA merger discussion, CPLD Reporting, member dues notice & online payment options, CPLD events, and much more.

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Town Halls about CMA CA merger discussion

Join CMABC for town halls on the CMA CA merger discussion. Visit www.cpacanada.ca for more details about the merger.

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