Public Sector Accounting Board
Webinar – Explore PSAB’s Exposure Draft on Asset Retirement Obligations
February 3, 2017. Tune in to this webinar on April 6, 2017 (English) or April 13, 2017 (French) to learn about PSAB’s new Exposure Draft on asset retirement obligations. We outline proposals regarding recognition, measurement, presentation and disclosure of obligations associated with the retirement of tangible capital assets.
PSAB Matters Article – Actuarial Gains and Losses: To Defer or Not to Defer?
February 2, 2017. Whether actuarial gains and losses should continue to be deferred and amortized is a subject of debate in the Canadian public sector. Read this article for the arguments and find out how you can participate in this debate and influence PSAB’s deliberations on this issue.
Message from the Chair – January 2017
January 27, 2017. PSAB’s Chair, Rod Monette, highlights discussions held at the Board’s December 2016 meeting and other topics.
PSAB Decision Summary – December 15-16, 2016
January 3, 2017. An executive summary of discussions and decisions with respect to the topics addressed at this meeting.
Submit an Issue – PSA Discussion Group
December 7, 2016. The next meeting of the Group will be held in Toronto on March 15, 2017. Individuals are encouraged to submit issues relating to the application of the PSA Handbook by January 31, 2017.
Basis for Conclusions – Withdrawal of Disclosure of Related Party Transactions by Not-for-Profit Organizations – Section PS 4260.
December 6, 2016. This document sets out how PSAB reached its conclusions. As well, it sets out significant matters arising from comments received in response to its Exposure Draft and indicates how the Board dealt with the issues raised.
Webinar – Employment Benefits Project Update and Invitation to Comment on Deferral Provisions
December 6, 2016. Tune in to this webinar on January 30, 2017 (English) or January 31, 2017 (French) to get the latest information on PSAB’s Employment Benefits project, including information on the Invitation to Comment, “Employment Benefits: Deferral Provisions in Sections PS 3250 and PS 3255.”
Invitation to Comment – Employment Benefits: Deferral Provisions in Sections PS 3250 and PS 3255
November 25, 2016. PSAB has issued an Invitation to Comment to seek stakeholder input before forming its preliminary views on the deferral provisions in the employment benefits standards. Stakeholders are encouraged to submit their responses, on the form provided, by March 3, 2017.
PSAB Meeting Agenda – December 15-16, 2016
November 25, 2016. A summary of topics for discussion.
Message from the Chair – November 2016
November 18, 2016. PSAB’s Chair, Rod Monette, highlights discussions held at the Board’s September 2016 meeting and other topics.
Media Release – Charles-Antoine St-Jean Joins PSAB as New Chair
November 7, 2016. PSAB has found its new Chair. Effective July 1, 2017, Charles-Antoine St-Jean will serve as our new Chair following his retirement from EY. He will succeed Rod Monette, a veteran of Canada’s federal government and former Comptroller General of Canada.
Volunteer Opportunity – PSA Discussion Group
October 20, 2016. PSAB is seeking members for its Public Sector Accounting Discussion Group. If you are interested, please submit a resumé by November 3, 2016.