Registration - In-house Organization
Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA Canada) / Comptables professionnels agréés du Canada (CPA Canada) / Joy Thomas, President and Chief Executive Officer
Version 45 of 95 (2016-05-05 to 2016-05-19)
- Financial Institutions
- Internal Trade
- International Trade
- Small Business
- Taxation and Finance
Subject Matter Details
Legislative Proposal, Bill or Resolution
- Federal government budget with respect to government spending control
- Federal government budget with respect to tax and debt reduction.
- Personal Information Protection and Electronics Document Act (PIPEDA) with respect to promoting and developing privacy resources and awareness
- Reforms to liability provisions through proposed amendments to the Bank Act
- Reforms to liability provisions through proposed amendments to the Cooperative Credit Associations Act,
- Reforms to liability provisions through proposed amendments to the Insurance Companies Act
- Reforms to liability provisions through proposed amendments to the Trust and Loan Companies Act
- Reforms to transfers of ownership of businesses to third parties with equal assessment on intergenerational transfers.
- Representation regarding reforms to legislation/regulation on extending privilege to qualified non legal tax professionals
- Revisions to Income Tax Act in respect of Capital Cost Allowance (CCA)
Policies or Program
- Climate Change Adaptation Education Project. NRCAN
- Discussion and input on public policy options with respect to reform of Canada's retirement savings/pensions system
- Dual-designation certification program (CMA/CPFA) for public servants. CPFA is a British-based designation that is now offered with CMA to all levels of government in Canada. CMA is a Certified Management Accountant and CPFA is a Certified Public Finance Accountant.
- Government management practices and comptrollership. Education of public sector for comptrollers to work in government financial positions. Promoting excellence in comptrollership in the public sector
- Interested in working with federal government on national/international programs with regard to professional foreign credential recognition.
- Interested in working with federal government on programs with regard to financial literacy
- Monitoring and making representation on Canada Revenue Agency administrative practices related to third party liability provision enforcement.
- Red Tape Reduction. Submissions/recommendations to Federal Government Departments.
- Representation to the Canada Revenue Agency regarding Canada Revenue Agency policy on "Acquiring Information from Taxpayers, Registrants, and Third Parties" with respect to access to auditors/accountants working papers.
- Standard Business Reporting - The Federal Government should explore opportunities to adopt Standardized Business Reporting that involves coding data in standard format, normally XBRL (eXtensible Business Reporting Language) to reduce red tape and taxpayer compliance costs and enhance data collection.
- Tax simplification. the Federal Government should undertake a comprehensive review of Canada's tax system to reduce it's complexities and inefficiencies.
- The Federal Government should implement a "patent box" to incent Canadian companies to develop and commercialize their innovations in Canada.
- Consultation re Canada Business Corporations Act.
- Input and/or proposed amendments to the Greenhouse Gas Regulatory framework in respect of verification and reporting
- National securities regulation as it affects Canada's capital markets
- Recommendations for improvements to regulations affecting the operation of Canada's capital markets and reporting, disclosure and verification of information used by these markets
- Written communication
- Oral communication
- Bank of Canada
- Canada Revenue Agency (CRA)
- Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC)
- Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC)
- Finance Canada (FIN)
- Financial Transactions and Reports Analysis Centre of Canada (FINTRAC)
- Global Affairs Canada (GAC)
- House of Commons
- Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC)
- Innovation, Science and Economic Development Canada (ISED)
- Justice Canada (JC)
- Members of the House of Commons
- Natural Resources Canada (NRCan)
- Office of the Auditor General of Canada (OAG)
- Office of the Information and Privacy Commissioner (OIPC)
- Prime Minister's Office (PMO)
- Privy Council Office (PCO)
- Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC)
- Revenue Canada (RC)
- Senate of Canada
- Statistics Canada (StatCan)
- Treasury Board Of Canada Secretariat (TBS)
In-house Organization Details
Description of the organization's activities
The new Canadian designation, Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA), is now used by Canada’s accounting profession across the country. The profession’s national body, Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA Canada), is one of the largest in the world with more than 200,000 members, both at home and abroad. The Canadian CPA was created with the unification of three legacy accounting designations (CA, CGA and CMA). CPAs are valued for their financial and tax expertise, strategic thinking, business insight, management skills and leadership. CPA Canada conducts research into current and emerging business issues and supports the setting of accounting, auditing and assurance standards for business, not-for-profit organizations and government. CPA Canada also issues guidance and thought leadership on a variety of technical matters, publishes professional literature and develops education and professional certification programs. www.cpacanada.ca
Responsible officer name and position during the period of this registration
Joy Thomas, President and Chief Executive Officer
Organization's membership or classes of membershipCurrently, accounting bodies representing 85 per cent of Canada’s professional accountants are committed to unification or have already merged under the CPA banner.
End date of the last completed financial year: 2015-03-31
|Government Institution||Funding Received in Last Financial Year||Funding Expected in Current Financial Year|
|Employment and Social Development Canada (ESDC)||$53,056.00||Yes|
|Natural Resources Canada (NRCan)||$76,397.20||Yes|
In-house Organization Contact Information
277 Wellington St. W
Toronto, ON M5V 3H2
Fax number: 905-949-0888
Lobbyists employed by the organization
- Tashia Batstone, Vice President, Education | No public offices held
- Gord Beal, Vice-President, Research, Guidance and Support | No public offices held
- Nicholas Cheung, Vice President, Member Services | No public offices held
- Julie Desjardins, Director, Reporting & Capital Markets, Research, Guidance & Support | No public offices held
- Gabe Hayos, Vice President, Taxation | No public offices held
- Jylan Khalil, Director, Evaluation | No public offices held
- Tobin Lambie, Principal, Media | No public offices held
- Catherine Parker, Manager, Government Relations | Public offices held
- James Richardson, Manager, Government Relations | No public offices held
- Todd Scaletta, Director, Strategy, Risk & Performance Management | No public offices held
- Greg Shields, Director, Auditing and Assurance Standards | No public offices held
- Joy Thomas, President and Chief Executive Officer | No public offices held
- Doretta Thompson, Director, International Credential Recognition Programs | No public offices held
- Susan Tighe, Government Relations Communications Specialist | No public offices held
- Heather Whyte, Vice President, Strategic Communications, Branding & Public Affairs | No public offices held
- Cairine Wilson, Vice President, Corporate Citizenship | No public offices held
- Li Zhang, Program Manager, Corporate Citizenship | No public offices held