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Stewardship of the Profession

Stewardship of the Profession

Protecting the public interest. Serving our members and students

Our Primary Purpose is to Protect the Public Interest

CPA Ontario enforces the highest professional and ethical standards, provides guidance for Canada’s business leaders and supports the continuing development of its members and students.

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The CPA Code of Professional Conduct

The CPA Code of Professional Conduct ("CPA Code") is derived from the five fundamental principles of ethics: professional behaviour, integrity and due care, objectivity, professional competence and confidentiality.

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  • Protection of the public interest is at the core of our profession.