PSAB

Committees

Concepts Underlying Financial Performance Task Force

The Concepts Underlying Financial Performance Task Force supports PSAB’s project to review the conceptual framework in Sections PS 1000, Financial Statement Concepts, and PS 1100, Financial Statement Objectives, with a focus on measuring the financial performance of public sector entities.

Employment Benefits Advisory Group

The Employment Benefits Advisory Group reviews and provides comment on draft documents that will be issued for public comment prior to their finalization on the subject of employment benefit standards. In addition, the Group’s advice will be sought on issues the Employment Benefits Task Force, PSAB or PSAB staff members would like to have additional input on for developing proposals and formulating positions.

Employment Benefits Task Force

The Employment Benefits Task Force supports PSAB’s project to review Section PS 3250, Retirement Benefits, and Section PS 3255, Post-employment Benefits, Compensated Absences and Termination Benefits.

Financial Instruments Advisory Group

The Financial Instruments Advisory Group supports certain narrow-scope amendments to Section PS 3450, Financial Instruments.

International Strategy Strategic Advisory Group

The Strategic Advisory Group provides overarching feedback and comments on the overall strategic direction of the paper. The purpose of this Group is to provide PSAB staff with an all-encompassing review of the paper and to provide strategic points for staff to consider in the development of the paper.

International Strategy Technical Working Group

The Technical Working Group reviews the draft Consultation Paper in detail and to provide hands-on involvement and feedback in the content development, organization, and review stages of the draft paper.

Public Private Partnerships Task Force

The Public Private Partnerships Task Force supports PSAB’s project to develop authoritative guidance specific to public private partnerships.

Public Sector Accounting Discussion Group

The Public Sector Accounting Discussion Group assists PSAB regarding issues arising on the application of the CPA Canada Public Sector Accounting Handbook. The Group also assists with other issues of concern with respect to public sector financial reporting, including emerging issues and any issues on which PSAB seeks advice.