Manitoba CPAs can feel proud of belonging to a profession that supports approximately 200,000 globally respected business and accounting leaders across Canada. The CPA profession will allow us to have a unified voice not only within our country, but also internationally. 

Accounting professionals are now unified under the Chartered Professional Accountants Act in Manitoba becoming part of the 200,000 CPAs nationally. CPAs in Canada now make up one of the five largest accounting bodies in the world.

The expertise, standards and ethics that unite every Chartered Professional Accountant allow our members to better serve the needs of businesses and commit to supporting the interests of the general public in Manitoba. 

Significant Milestones

September 1, 2015 - CPA Manitoba Legislation Proclaimed -- Media Kit
June 30, 2015
- CPA Manitoba Legislation Receives Royal Assent
June 18, 2015 - CPA Manitoba Legislation Receives Third and Final Reading
December 1, 2014
- CPA Manitoba Joint Venture announces introduction of legislation
April 1, 2014 - Three Manitoba Accounting Bodies Sign Joint Venture Agreement
January 31, 2014 - Three Manitoba Accounting Bodies Sign Merger Agreement
November 27, 2013 - Three Manitoba Accounting Bodies Sign MOU
October 23, 2013 - CGA Manitoba entered discussions with CA and CMA Manitoba


Gary Hannaford, FCPA, FCA: CPA Manitoba's President & CEO Biography

Media Release


Act merges accounting designations – Martin Cash, Winnipeg Free Press, September 1 2015

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CPA legislation in Manitoba received Royal Assent by the Lieutenant Governor on June 30, 2015. The following link contains useful information and updates regarding legislation, unification, and the advancement of the designation. For frequently asked questions and updates regarding legislation, please click here.

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