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September 12, 2019

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New IPSASB Exposure Draft – Public Sector Financial Instruments, Amendments to IPSAS 41, Financial Instruments

IPSASB released an Exposure Draft providing guidance on how to account for financial instruments unique to the public sector. Canadian stakeholders can send comments to IPSASB until December 31, 2019. Read the Exposure Draft for full details.

September 9, 2019

Resource

PSAB Video Transcript – Reviewing PSAB’s Approach to International Public Sector Accounting Standards

PSAB’s second consultation paper on its international strategy is out for comment until September 30, 2019. The video provides background and clarifies the four options originally presented in the first paper. Watch the video or read the transcript and have your say on Canada’s public sector accounting international strategy.

September 9, 2019

Resource

PSAB Video – Reviewing PSAB’s Approach to International Public Sector Accounting Standards

PSAB’s second consultation paper on its international strategy is out for comment until September 30, 2019. The video provides background and clarifies the four options originally presented in the first paper. Watch the video and have your say on Canada’s public sector accounting international strategy.

September 5, 2019

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Submit an Issue – PSA Discussion Group LIVESTREAMED!

The next meeting of the Group will be held in Toronto and accessible via livestream on November 15, 2019. Individuals are encouraged to submit issues relating to the application of the PSA Handbook by September 25, 2019.

August 30, 2019

Basis for Conclusions

Basis for Conclusion – 2018-2019 Annual Improvements to Public Sector Accounting Standards

This document sets out how the Board reached its conclusions on the 2018-2019 Annual Improvements. It also includes a discussion of significant matters arising from comments received and issues raised in response to its Exposure Draft. Read the Basis for Conclusion for full details.

August 30, 2019

Basis for Conclusions

Basis for Conclusion – 2018-2019 Annual Improvements to Public Sector Accounting Standards

This document sets out how the Board reached its conclusions on the 2018-2019 Annual Improvements. It also includes a discussion of significant matters arising from comments received and issues raised in response to its Exposure Draft. Read the Basis for Conclusion for full details.

August 29, 2019

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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.

August 12, 2019

News

CPA Canada Webinar – Financial reporting by First Nations in 2019

Learn about financial reporting issues affecting First Nations and how public sector accounting standards evolve to address their unique needs. Register now and tune in on October 10, 2019 (English) at 12:30 p.m.

August 12, 2019

News

New IPSASB Exposure Draft – Improvements to IPSAS, 2019

IPSASB released an Exposure Draft proposing minor amendments to IPSAS in order to address issues raised by stakeholders. Canadian stakeholders can send comments to IPSASB until September 30, 2019. Read the exposure draft for full details.

July 24, 2019

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Register Now! Public Sector Conference 2019

With the theme of Lead.Connect.Innovate., this year's conference agenda promises cutting edge ideas, best practices and thought leadership, along with the regular technical and regulatory updates. Speakers include PSAB’s own Michael Puskaric, Director, and Charles-Antoine St-Jean, Chair, who will provide an update on PSAB’s projects and initiatives. The conference is held on October 28 and 29 in Ottawa. Visit the page for more details or to register.