CPA Montréal

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Easter holidays: our offices will be closed

Because of Easter holidays, the offices of CPA Montreal will be closed on Friday, March 30th and Monday, April 2th. Happy Easter to all!

What you need to know about Easter statutory holiday

The employer must give either Good Friday or Easter Monday as a statutory holiday. (Article 6.01). If the statutory holiday falls on a working day, the employee will be entitled to compensation for a normal day’s work. (Article 6.03). Read more

Leave of the 1 July, what you need to know!

The employer must grant the 1 July as a holiday. To qualify for a paid statutory holiday the employee must, unless he is authorized to be absent, or that he justifies his absence by a valid reason: · having worked the last working day preceding the holiday and; · having worked on the first working day following the day holiday in addition, it must not receive compensation from the Commission of standards, the equity, of the health and safety of the work. Read more

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Exams for the month of April 2018

You will find the dates of the qualification exams for the month of April 2018, by clicking [...]
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Excellent news for employees!

  You can now obtain a first apprenticeship card simply by providing your social insur[...]
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The Qualification and Training Development Department offers eligible workers and employers further training to meet the needs of the industry. The service can also provide preparatory training for the professional qualification exam. Those interested can choose between online or classroom training.

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The Qualification Department ensures the proper conduct of professional qualification exams and sees to the management of various skilled and classified trades in order to meet the needs of each employee and employer with personalized follow-up.


Monthly reports

Monthly reports are used by CPA Montréal to verify compliance with the Decree. A system detects the corrections that must be made in case of administrative errors. Workers’ hours of experience or training are accumulated by the Financial and Monthly Reports Department. Various systems have been implemented to facilitate the transmission of these reports.
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