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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

The PEG is designed to provide practical step-by-step guidance to practitioners and their staff in conducting audit, review, compilation and compliance reporting engagements for small and medium-sized entities.

The PEG also promotes consistent application of the Canadian Auditing Standards and the Other Canadian Standards included in the CPA Canada Handbook – Assurance.

To see what’s included in the Professional Engagement Guide (PEG), click here

Practice management, Advisory, Compilation and Tax Guide (PACT) -Special registration offers

CPA Canada has developed a resource called the PACT, with the needs of the small to medium sized practitioners in mind. It consists of guidance, practice aids and links to resources on topics related to practice management, advisory, compilations and tax.

The PACT is available as a subscription for $355 (up to 5 users). For current PEG subscribers, there is a discount offered to purchase the PACT for $175. The discount code is available on, on the PEG Resource Center page.

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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   
Initial Office License (5 users)
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Changes include the following:

Practice Aids and FRF forms:

  • New audit programs as well as a new Financial Reporting Framework (FRF) form have been created to address the requirements of the new accounting standard, Canadian Accounting Standards for Private Enterprises – 3041, Agriculture.
  • New worksheets have been created to document situations where withdrawal from an audit or review engagement may be the appropriate conclusion.
  • The practice aids related to CSRS 4200, which are applicable to engagements with periods ending on or after December 14, 2021, are now fully integrated into the publication.

Case Studies (Knotia only)

  • Case studies have been reorganized to provide easy access to the material. Grouped by audit, review and compilation. Each case study includes written explanations along with the related filled-in forms.


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 case studies, filled-in-forms and model financial statements print set with the ease and search capabilities of the Knotia online version.

Publication Date: August 2021

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