Serving and Protecting the Public

Protecting the public is the cornerstone of the CPA profession and the Chartered Professional Accountants of New Brunswick (CPA NB).

CPA New Brunswick is a professional organization representing more than 3,000 active and retired members and 300 future CPAs in New Brunswick.

Each provincial CPA organization is a member of the Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA Canada), which represents more than 220,000 professional accountants across Canada and Bermuda, making it one of the top five accounting designations in the world.

Under the Chartered Professional Accountants Act (Chapter 28), CPA New Brunswick is responsible for regulating the professional development of its members, and the protection of the public through its ethical standards and discipline process. CPA New Brunswick is also responsible for the training and certification of CPA Candidates.

Throughout their professional careers, CPAs are subject to ongoing regulation to protect the public interest. Among other things, the Act provides for the regulation of members and firms, while the By-Laws assist to govern the operations of the Chartered Professional Accounting profession in New Brunswick.