The Canadian CPA is the pre-eminent, globally respected business and accounting designation.
The Chartered Professional Accountants of British Columbia (CPABC) is the training, governing, and regulatory body for over 36,000 CPA members and 5,000 CPA students.
CPABC carries out its primary mission to protect the public by enforcing the highest professional and ethical standards and contributing to the advancement of public policy.
CPAs are on the front lines of business in BC, and they see firsthand the issues that are affecting investment and the economy. Our members advise multinational corporations, small businesses, not-for-profits, government agencies, and countless individuals. They are highly regarded for their leadership in the field of public accounting, their strategic insight in the boardrooms of top corporations, and their guidance in government and public sector accounting.
Each provincial CPA body is a member organization of the Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA Canada), which represents more than 210,000 professional accountants across the country and around the world.
CPABC has a rolling Three-Year Strategic Plan that is refreshed annually, to ensure the organization remains on course to deliver on the CPABC Vision, and incorporates the following five strategic pillars: