About The CPA

The Canadian Payroll Association (CPA) has been representing employers’ payroll interests since 1978 through its mission of Payroll Compliance through Education and Advocacy. As the authoritative source of Canadian payroll knowledge with approximately 20,000 members, the CPA influences the administration of over 500,000 organization payrolls and provides the products and services organizations need while complying with over 200 provincial and federal regulatory requirements.

Who should be a member?

  • Any organization that operates, is responsible for, or has an interest in Canadian payroll
  • Payroll Administrators, Supervisors and Managers
  • Human Resources professionals and others who have a functional responsibility for payroll
  • Accountants and other professionals who work in the finance department
  • Suppliers providing payroll products and services to corporate customers

       The CPA is a valuable resource for the payroll profession. It is a one-stop shop for information.
You can go to the Canada Revenue Agency, Service Canada and the Employment Standards Act for each answer, or you can get all of the information at once
from the CPA.


Emerald Miller, CPM Manager, Payroll & Benefits The Ottawa Hospital


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