Resources for CPAs during the COVID-19 crisis

To help you stay current with news that has an impact on our profession and easily find resources to adjust your work methods, we developed a special, constantly updated web page available to you.

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Also, please note that our offices are closed until further notice. We will continue to provide our services remotely and we are doing everything we can to minimize the problems caused by the overload of phone and Internet networks.

Educational material

Once you are registered in the CPA Professional Education Program (PEP), you will receive the Order’s CPA Newsletter, and CPA Magazine, a CPA Canada publication.


Your registration in the PEP will give you access to Knotia*, CPA Canada’s online research platform to access these resources:

  • CPA Canada Handbook Collection:  includes International Financial Reporting Standards (IFRS), Accounting Standards for Private Enterprises (ASPE), Accounting Standards for Not-for-Profit Organizations, and Accounting Standards for Pension Plans.   
  • Federal Income Tax Collection: includes the Federal Income Tax Act and regulations, administrative materials, commentary and analysis, CRA rulings, tax rates and tools, and much more.
  • Professionnal Engagement Guide: includes comprehensive, practical step-by-step guidance to help you and your staff perform assurance and compilation engagements relating primarily to small and medium-sized entities.

Access Knotia >

* At least 3 weeks after you registered, you will receive an email from Knotia containing instructions on how to access your Knotia account before you can create an account. Contact the CPA Canada Customer Service Department at 1 800 268.3793 or for any questions regarding your Knotia account.

cpa competency map

The CPA Competency Map lays the foundation for the CPA certification program, including education, accreditation, examinations, and practical experience requirements, and describes the knowledge, skills and proficiency levels you must achieve to become a CPA.

See the CPA Competency Map >

University graduate program

PEP website

This site contains educational material for candidates enrolled in the university graduate program. 

Access the PEP website >

Dictionnaire de la comptabilité et de la gestion financière

The Dictionnaire de la comptabilité et de la gestion financière is a first-rate tool for accounting professionals striving for the right word in accountancy-related fields in English or French.

Access the Dictionnary >

National program delivered by the Order

The national platform developed by CPA Canada contains cases focused on the competencies required of candidates, multiple-choice questions and supplementary material.

Access the national platform >