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Opinion: The future of a unified Canadian accounting profession

There was a time when the Canadian accounting profession looked like it was headed towards specialization. What happened?, asks Nick A. Shepherd
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Sunday News Roundup 23.11.12: Quebec transfer pricing, CRA interest and more Canadian accounting news

Wrapping up the odds and ends from the past week in Canadian accounting news
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Fifth BC accounting firm censured by audit regulator CPAB thus far in 2023

WDM Chartered Professional Accountants censured by the Canadian Public Accountability Board, which has released seven enforcement actions this year
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Multiple deficiencies cited by US audit watchdog in two Canadian firms' inspection reports

The Public Company Accountability Board has released inspection reports for two accounting firms, Crowe MacKay LLP and SRCO Professional Corporation
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Vancouver accounting firm Smythe LLP censured again by audit watchdogs

Months after Canadian regulator censured Smythe over audit quality, US audit watchdog censures Smythe for using unregistered overseas firms
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Sunday News Roundup 23.10.22: The Big Rift, return of the Roundup, and more Canadian accounting news

Wrapping up the odds and ends from the past week in Canadian accounting news
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CPA Standoff: Why haven’t the other provinces joined the accounting rift?

Critics believe the rift represents a threat to a national unity in the Canadian accounting profession and the merger of three designations into the CPA brand
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CPAB: Mystery Big Four accounting firm will not meet audit threshold this year

Audit regulator's mid-year inspections report suggests Canada’s largest accounting firms are showing little audit quality progress as a group
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CPA Standoff: Accountants question the motives behind national accounting rift

The lack of consultation with the wider membership on its split from CPA Canada has led to accusations that the dispute is a power grab by CPA Ontario
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CPA Standoff: Unique regulatory status of CPA Quebec complicates accounting rift

Unlike the rest of Canada, the accounting profession in Quebec is not self-regulated, leading to legitimate issues between l'Ordre and CPA Canada
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CPA Standoff: Financial transparency a key issue in national accounting rift

Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada rejects provincial claims of poor financial transparency and says it is open to doing more
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CPA Standoff: Ontario government sticks to sidelines in governance dispute

In the dispute between provincial and national accounting bodies, politicians say CPA Ontario's regulatory legislation is unaffected by key disagreements in the rift