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December 19, 2023

News

Canadian Standard Setting Changes Ahead – Independent Review Committee recommendations are moving forward

Next steps are approved, and implementation plans are underway on the recommendations made by the Independent Review Committee on Standard Setting in Canada (IRCSS) in March 2023. Key approvals include setting up an independent legal entity to house standard-setting activities, putting a new funding model in place, and establishing a single oversight council.

August 31, 2023

News

Top 5 FAQs – Independent Review Committee on Standard Setting in Canada Final Report Recommendations

Read these top 5 frequently asked questions as both a reminder and update in advance of coming decisions related to the IRCSS’ Final Report – decisions that will pave the way forward for standard setting in Canada for years to come.

August 3, 2023

News

“Standard setting is a key public interest activity” – A message from our Oversight Council Chairs

Ensuring that standard setting in Canada is adequately resourced and the activities of the AcSB, the AASB, PSAB and the CSSB continue without disruption is of utmost importance, write the Chairs of AASOC and AcSOC, Kevin Nye and Lorraine Moore.


July 25, 2023

News, Volunteer Opportunity

Volunteer Opportunity – Auditing and Assurance Standards Board

Are you interested in being at the forefront of the development of Canadian assurance standards that are fit for purpose and in the public interest? If so, the AASB has a great opportunity for you! Learn more about the role and apply by September 15, 2023.

July 6, 2023

Meeting Summary

AASOC Meeting Minutes – July 6, 2023

The Council met on July 6, 2023, to discuss the activities of the AASB and related matters. Read the meeting minutes for more information.

May 17, 2023

News

AASOC Annual Report 2022-2023 – Navigating Change

This past year, AASOC remained flexible to new challenges in the stand-setting space. Read our 2022-2023 Annual Report to learn more about the work we did, including our oversight of the AASB.

April 3, 2023

Meeting Summary

AASOC Meeting Minutes – April 3, 2023

The Council met on April 3, 2023, to discuss the activities of the AASB and related matters. Read the meeting minutes for more details.


March 30, 2023

News

Appointments, Reappointments and Retirements – AASOC

AASOC is pleased to announce new members and re-appointed members to the Council and the AASB. We also wish to thank those retiring for their dedicated service. Read the appointments page for full details.

March 1, 2023

News

Media Release – Independent review concludes, setting the stage for the future of Canadian accounting, auditing, and sustainability standard setting

The Independent Review Committee on Standard Setting in Canada issued its final recommendations report. The recommendations aim to ensure Canadian accounting and auditing – and now sustainability reporting and assurance – standard setting continues to be independent and internationally recognized. A summary feedback statement will soon be issued, outlining the feedback the committee received during its consultation process.

February 15, 2023

Meeting Summary

AASOC Meeting Minutes – September 26, 2022

The Council met on September 26, 2022, to discuss the activities of the AASB and related matters. Read the full report for more information.