The Independence Task Force (ITF) of CICA’s Public Trust Committee has developed an Exposure Draft (ED) that proposes changes to the independence standard contained in Rule of Professional Conduct 204 Independence (the Rule)and the related Council Interpretations (CIs).
The 2013 Spring/Summer Professional Development program runs from mid-May through to the end of July, and has over 140 sessions in nine different locations.
This issue includes: Members Approve Affiliate Member Class; Ontario CA Student Captures Canadian Gold Medal; Proposed Revisions to Independence Standard; Eight Ontario CAs on Canada's Most Powerful Women Top 100 List; and much more.
The Provincial Budget was released on May 2nd, and the Federal Budget was released March 21st. The CICA and ICAO Budget Commentaries are the CA's first step to responding to clients' questions quickly and accurately. Be ready: order your copy today!
The ICAO held a Special General Meeting on Thursday, February 28 to vote on bylaw amendments creating a new “Affiliate” class of members. A record 27.6 per cent of Ontario members voted, with a majority of 85.4 per cent of voters supporting the bylaw.
The Institute issued the CPA designation to all members in good standing as of November 1, 2012. The use of the CPA designation, in conjunction with the CA, becomes mandatory on July 1, 2013. Guidelines for the use of the designations are provided here.
The Institute has a number of volunteer opportunities for senior members to serve the profession and the public as members of its Committees.
If you are a CA Training Office looking to fill a position that will count towards the CA Student practical experience requirement, why not post your job description on the Institute’s new CA Student Job Postings website?