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Ontario’s CPAs can bring nuanced thinking and appropriate solutions to the pandemic-related issues that create challenges for the province’s business landscape and economy. You are equipped with unique skills that enable you to guide clients through the unprecedented turmoil caused by the pandemic and prepare for the “next normal.” You play an integral role in the economic recovery of our province.

CPA Ontario will continue to support you, while remaining steadfast in our commitment to protect the public interest. Our covid-19: Resource Guide provides up to date and relevant information that addresses the global situation and the impact to the profession. Bookmark this page and check-in frequently for new updates.

In addition to these resources, the Professional Advisory Services team offers thoughtful, objective and timely feedback that can help you navigate this unprecedented climate. Consultations are strictly confidential and informal, and they are available whether you are working in industry, in public practice, retired or volunteering. Reach an advisor by email: [email protected];  or phone: 416 204.3106 or 1 800 387.0735 x4456.


Professional skepticism: Advice for remote audits
CPA Canada, February 11, 2021

CPAB 2020 audit committee highlights: a year-end review
Canadian Public Accountability Board, December 2020

CPAB audit quality insights report: 2020 interim inspections results
Canadian Public Accountability Board

Auditing government assistance: Are you prepared?
CPA Canada, December 3, 2020

PCAOB staff observations and reminders during the covid-19 Pandemic
Public Company Accounting Oversight Board, December 2020

Using specialists in the covid-19 environment
International Ethics Standards Board for Accountants, International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board and American Institute of CPAs, October 2020

Latest alerts on interim reporting, accounting estimates, auditor reporting, subsequent events, going concern and audit considerations during the covid-19 pandemic
The International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board, July 2020

Covid-19 audit considerations and insights
Canadian Public Accountability Board


What Canadian audit committees should consider at the end of 2020 and beyond
EY, February 2, 2021

Key considerations for M&A transactions arising from the covid-19 pandemic
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP, January 22, 2021

NEW CPAs and the New Social Contract: The Rise of the Warrior Accountant
CPA Ontario, January 2021

Operating in the post-pandemic world: Resources for Not for Profits
CPA Canada, January 2021

Covid-19 and evolving risks for money laundering, terrorist financing and cybercrime
International Ethics Standards Board for Accountants and CPA Canada, December 2020

Navigating the heightened risks of fraud and other illicit activities during the covid-19 pandemic
International Ethics Standards Board for Accountants, International Auditing and Assurance Standards Board and South African Independent Regulatory Board for Auditors, December 2020

A practical approach to managing risks for small- to medium-sized organizations
CPA Canada, December 17, 2020

Applying the IESBA Code’s Conceptual Framework in covid-19 circumstances: scenarios in taxation and valuation services
International Ethics Standards Board for Accountants, July 31, 2020

Covid-19 Q&As highlighting ethics and independence considerations for professional accountants
International Ethics Standards Board for Accountants, May 8, 2020


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