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  • Certified General Accountants Assocation of Canada
  • CGA-Canada International
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  • About CGA-Canada 

    Founded in 1908, the Certified General Accountants Association of Canada serves Certified General Accountants and students in Canada and nearly 100 countries.CGA-Canadaestablishes the designation’s certification requirements and professional standards, offers professional development, conducts research and advocacy, and represents CGAs nationally and internationally.CGA-Canadais currently working with the Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA Canada) to integrate operations under the CPA banner. Unification will enhance the influence, relevance and contribution of the Canadian accounting profession both at home and internationally.

    CGAs work throughout the world in industry, commerce, finance, government, public practice and other areas where accounting and financial management is required. CGA clients range from major corporations and industries to entrepreneurs. Their expertise is valued in the public sector, government and the corporate world.

    CGA-Canada represents CGAs and students in Canada, as well as Bermuda, the nations of the Caribbean, the People’s Republic of China and Hong Kong. CGA-Canada sets educational standards, professional guidelines, provides services and develops the CGA Program of Professional Studies.

  • 100 – 4200 North Fraser Way
  • Burnaby
  • British Columbia
  • Manager, Foreign Credential Evaluations
  • John Bryant started at CGA-Canada on October 18, 2010, and is working on HRSDC funded Foreign Credential Recognition projects  (see: His varied background in business education has given him broad exposure to accounting curriculum, credential recognition and transfer credit mechanisms. Earlier in his career he worked as an Educational Advisor, which often involved helping new immigrants with credential recognition and bridging issues.  A CGA intranet posting states: “I am excited to be part of an initiative that will reflect huge steps forward in terms of Fairness, Transparency, Timeliness and Consistency for internationally trained accountants and others with foreign educational credentials seeking the CGA designation.”