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Below you will find external links to a variety of industry resources related to business advisory services, the economy and much more.

Founded in 1887, the American Institute of Certified Public Accountants (AICPA) is the national professional organization of Certified Public Accountants (CPAs) in the United States, with more than 429,000 members in 122 countries and territories, representing many areas of practice, including business and industry, public practice, government, education and consulting. The Certified in Financial Forensics (CFF) Credential, accredited through the AICPA, positions forensic accounting professionals for increased demand in one of the fastest-growing specialty areas for CPAs.

The Auto Parts Manufacturing Association of Canada is Canada’s national association representing OEM producers of parts, equipment, tools, supplies, advanced technology, and services for the worldwide automotive industry. The Association was founded in 1952 and its members account for 90% of independent parts production in Canada. In 2018, automotive parts shipments were over $35 Billion and the industry employment level was over 100,000 people. The Association provides important industry representation to both Federal and Provincial Governments, supports regional government initiatives, and creates and executes global marketing initiatives in order to develop trade and business opportunities for our membership.

The Canadian Association of Moldmakers (CAMM) was established in 1981 and is Canada’s leading national association representing moldmakers, service providers and suppliers to the global moldmaking industry. CAMM advocates on behalf of our members for fair trade and business policies providing leadership on the evolving industry landscape.

CBV Institute is a professional association that establishes practice standards, educational requirements and ethical guidelines, which promote the integrity of the Chartered Business Valuator (CBV) profession in Canada. We are also active within the international business valuation community, setting new standards for valuation best practices around the world.

Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA Canada) is the national organization established to support a unified Canadian accounting profession. We represent highly qualified professionals who demonstrate an ongoing commitment to providing the highest standards of accounting, ethics and best business practices.

The CFA Institute is a global association of investment management professionals. Its mission is served by generating value for core investment management professionals and engaging with the core investment management industry to advance ethics, market integrity, and professional standards of practice, which collectively contributes value to society. The institution offers the Chartered Financial Analyst® (CFA) designation, held by over 150,000 professionals around the world who possess a strong understanding of advanced investment analysis and real-world portfolio management skills.

Industry Canada works with Canadians in all areas of the economy and in all parts of the country to improve conditions for investment, enhance Canada’s innovation performance, increase Canada’s share of global trade and build a fair, efficient and competitive marketplace.

The Bank of Canada is the nation’s central bank. Its principal role is “to promote the economic and financial welfare of Canada,” as defined in the Bank of Canada Act.

The Private Directors Association provides a national network where executives and professionals interested in board service can find and meet with those interested in securing exceptional board members. The organization provide governance education and Board candidate coaching and referrals.