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Professional Engagement Guide (PEG)

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Professional Engagement Guide (PEG) - This product is available in the following media types: Internet Collection

An essential resource for performing high-quality, cost-effective assurance and compilation engagements for small and medium-sized entities, the Professional Engagement Guide (PEG) provides valuable guidance to help practitioners consistently apply the professional standards.

A subscription to Professional Engagement Guide (PEG) includes access to the following title(s):

ItemItem no.PriceQuantity
Internet CollectionAnnual Internet Subscription   
Initial Office License (5 users)
Internet CollectionAnnual Subscription - Internet and Paper (two volumes)   
Initial Office License (5 users)
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PEG provides comprehensive, practical step-by-step guidance to help you and your staff perform assurance and compilation engagements relating primarily to small and medium-sized entities.

PEG will help you:

  • Conduct high-quality, cost-effective small and medium-sized entity assurance and compilation engagements in compliance with professional standards.
  • Inform, educate and train professional accountants and students.
  • Better serve the public interest.



PEG delivers:

  • Step-by-step approaches to completing audit, review and compilation engagements that address the key requirements and concepts in the professional standards.
  • Practical guidance and illustrations that will help you comply with the Canadian Auditing Standards (CAS) and Other Canadian Standards (OCS) in the CPA Canada Handbook – Assurance.
  • Illustrative case studies (including detailed sample completed forms) outlining how the elements of the audit and review process can be documented in practice.
  • Customizable engagement forms, checklists and sample letters in Word or Excel format to help you ensure engagement completeness and consistency in your work.
  • PDFs of the publications Model Financial Statements – Private Enterprises and Model Financial Statements – Private sector NFPOs.
  • References and links to the relevant standards in the CPA Canada Handbook – Assurance.
  • A supplementary aid titled A Guide to Other Practice Areas, which provides guidance on topics such as management consulting, business valuation, strategic planning, FOFI, PCMLTFA, PIPEDA, and reports on Supplementary Matters Arising from an Audit or a Review Engagement (available only on Knotia).


Subscribers receive access to the PEG Resource Centre landing page on Knotia, which contains valuable links, tools and resources for practitioners.


If you have any questions about, setting up an account or adding users to your online licence, please contact our Technical Support team at or call our dedicated Customer Service team at 1-800-268-3793.

For a product assessment, trial, demo or bulk pricing, contact your sales representative at 1-855-769-0905 or email


Get the most up-to-date information with the online version of PEG, available on Linked, and fully searchable, the Knotia format provides you with online access to the guidance you need. Note that Knotia houses the official version of PEG. In order to ensure that subscribers receive the most current information relating to engagements in Canada, the Knotia version will be updated throughout the year as changes and additional resources become available.

Get the best of both worlds with the PEG print/Knotia combo. This cost-effective package combines the value of the two-volume print set with the ease and search capabilities of the Knotia online version.

ISBN: Vol I 978-1-5254-0294-4 Vol II 978-1-5254-0296-8
Publication Date: August 2018

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