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CPB Canada provides industry-specific learning to keep you informed about industry updates, business best practices, accounting practices, and more! Take a look at our upcoming events below.

Webinar: Ethical Foundations for Bookkeepers

July 17, 2024

3:00 PM - 4:00 PM EDT


CPB Canada members are professionally obligated to comply with the Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct.  This upcoming webinar, taught by Stephen Priddle, CPA, CA, CMA, who has spoken on ethics to over 24,000 accountants, will provide key teaching on many ethics topics. This interactive webinar will also provide several situations and scenarios to give attendees tactics and strategies for dealing with ethical challenges.

 Key Topics:

  • Staying out of trouble 
  • Application of the rule against producing or being associated with false or misleading information
  • Ethics and client acceptance
  • Your personal ethics and where they come from
  • A plea for moral courage to stand firm with integrity
  • Ethics and bank reporting
  • A tax dilemma
  • Discuss one mini-case with fellow attendees
  • And more!

For those on the certification pathway or holding the CPB Designation: (1) CPD unit annually is required on ethics-related training per the Continuing Professional Development (CPD) Policy


Presenter: Stephen Priddle, CPA, CA, CMA

Stephen is the President and founder of Practical PD, Courses for Accountants. Stephen speaks on ethics, accounting and business topics to various audiences and has taught at a number of universities and professional programs, as well as teaching bookkeeping.

After working with KPMG for five years, he moved into industry. He has held financial leadership positions in both public and private companies, in several different industries and is currently the VP, Finance & CFO of Fidus Analytics Inc.

Stephen is a prolific author. His published cases are used by organizations across Canada. He is also the co-owner, and Board member of SureWx, a global aviation company. He was part of the Management Buyout group in 2015, and was the CFO for over 12 years. In addition, Stephen advises a number of businesses and not-for-profit entities.

Stephen obtained his CPA, CA and CMA designations following graduation from Carleton University with a B.Comm.


Please Note:

  • This session will NOT be recorded and made available after the live event. 
  • A copy of the slide deck will NOT be provided. However, a session handout containing key points will be provided.