Canadian Standards on Quality Control


Active Projects

Quality Management

Video conference discussions held May and June 2019

Field testing of the proposed standard by stakeholders done May 2019

CPA Canada Handbook

The CPA Canada Handbook – Assurance contains all the Canadian Standards on Quality Control, set by the AASB. Its available in print and online. 


August 6, 2019 News
AASB Response – Quality Management at the Firm and Engagement Level, Including Engagement Quality Reviews

The Board submitted four comment letters responding to the IAASB’s Exposure Drafts for “Quality Management at the Firm and Engagement Level, Including Engagement Quality Reviews,” including, proposed International Standard on Quality Management (ISQM) 1; proposed ISQM 2, and proposed ISA 220 (Revised). Read the comment letters for full details.

June 19, 2019 News
AASB 2018-2019 Annual Report – Serving the Public Interest by Effectively Responding to Stakeholder Needs

The way we manage our activities and meet challenges is constantly guided by ensuring that we serve the public interest. We do this by effectively responding to the needs of stakeholders. Read about the AASB’s 2018-2019 activities and accomplishments in this year’s Annual Report.

June 10-11, 2019 Meeting Summary
AASB Decision Summary – June 10 -11, 2019 Meeting

The Board discussed several topics during this two-day meeting including, Identifying and Assessing the Risk of Material Misstatement, Public Sector Auditing Standards, Compilation Engagements, and Quality Management. Read the Decision Summary for full details.