News Listings


October 2, 2019


AcSOC Meeting Agenda – October 17-18, 2019

At its upcoming meeting the Council will discuss and receive updates from the Canadian Council of Comptrollers, and from CPA Canada on its Foresight project and activities related to sustainability, environment and social reporting. See the agenda for full details. 

August 29, 2019


Volunteer Opportunity – Public Sector Accounting Board

AcSOC is looking for new PSAB members! Are you interested in driving public sector accounting standard-setting in Canada? Do you want to help in ensuring that these standards are set in the public interest? Then we want to hear from you. Submit your résumé by September 30, 2019 to apply to become a member.

July 22, 2019


Volunteer Opportunity – The Accounting Standards Oversight Council Needs You

The Accounting Standards Oversight Council (AcSOC) is looking for new members. If you are interested in working with and debating issues of public interest and financial reporting with other prominent members of the Canadian business, professional, and government community, then submit your résumé by August 30, 2019 to apply to become a member.

May 15, 2019


AcSOC 2018-2019 Annual Report – Leading by Example

By listening to our stakeholders, performing a risk assessment review and enhancing the relevance of financial reporting, we are leading by example. Read more about the work we did over the past year and our oversight of the Accounting Standards Board and Public Sector Accounting Board.

March 25, 2019


Appointments – AcSOC, AcSB and PSAB

AcSOC is pleased to announce appointments, as well as retirements and reappointments, to the Council, AcSB and PSAB.

February 21-22, 2019

Meeting Summary

AcSOC Report on Public Meeting – February 21-22, 2019

At its recent meeting in Toronto, the Council discussed the activities of the AcSB, PSAB, and other related matters. The Council also heard an update on the activities of its Performance Review Committee and its Nominating and Governance Committee. Read the full report for more information.

February 13, 2019


Media Release – AcSB Chair’s Term Extended

AcSOC is pleased to announce the extension of the term of the current AcSB Chair, Linda F. Mezon, FCPA, FCA, CPA (MI), CGMA until June 30, 2023. This is a two-year extension that will ensure continuity at a time of significant activity in accounting standard setting, both globally and in Canada.

January 11, 2019

Meeting Summary

AcSOC Report on Public Meeting – October 25-26, 2018

At its recent meeting the Council discussed topics including, the Framework for Reporting Performance Measures, Non-GAAP and Other Financial Matters, Province of Ontario Rate-regulated Accounting Issue, AcSOC Risk Assessment, and the activities of AcSB and PSAB.

January 11, 2019


Volunteer Opportunity, Accounting Standards Board – NEW Application Deadline!

AcSOC is seeking new members to join the AcSB. If you are interested in contributing to the development of Canadian accounting standards, and ensuring they remain relevant to its stakeholders, then submit your resume by January 28, 2019.

October 1, 2018


Volunteer Opportunity – Accounting Standards Oversight Council

AcSOC is looking for new members! We need prominent members of the Canadian business and professional community to protect the public interest by overseeing the activities of the private and public sector accounting standard-setting processes.