CPA Ontario’s Future Forward podcasts offer a refreshing gateway to new ideas and hot topics for professionals across industries. These 20 to 25-minute interview-style episodes provide a convenient and enjoyable way to fulfill your Continuing Professional Development (CPD) requirements.
Episodes are available free of charge to anyone using your favorite podcast app (open your podcast app and search for "CPA Ontario Future Forward"), or listen to them below.
Verifiable Continuing Professional Development (CPD) hours for Ontario CPAs are available by purchasing a podcast episode or series. You will receive access to each episode you purchase, as well as a written transcript of the conversation for quick reference and an email confirmation of completion.
Please visit our PD Portal for more information and to purchase an episode or podcast series.
Is the podcast free:
You may listen to the podcast free of charge. You can do so either via the podcast page at http://cpaontario.libsyn.com or by accessing the podcast through a podcast app on their mobile device. Those who wish to have verifiable CPD issued need to purchase the podcast via the PD Portal.
How much CPD credit do I get:
If you have purchased a podcast episode, a confirmation of verifiable CPD will be issued for the length of the episode. If the episode is 25 minutes, members will receive 25 minutes. You will not get verifiable CPD credit for podcast episodes that have not been purchased.
How much is it to purchase a podcast:
Each podcast episode costs $5. For your convenience, a podcast series (typically 3-6 episodes) can be purchased in a package.
How do I get the podcast on my mobile device:
You can download a podcast app from your mobile device’s app store (such as the apple podcast app, RSS Radio, The Podcast Source etc.). Open the podcast app and search for “CPA Ontario Future Forward” using the “itunes search” option.
Will there be new episodes:
Yes. Podcasts will be added regularly to the podcast feed. The best way to be informed of new episodes is to subscribe to the podcast via a mobile podcast app.
How can I get informed of new episodes:
Use the subscribe button on your podcast app, check back regularly at http://cpaontario.libsyn.com, and look out for notifications in the Link to Learning e-newsletter.
How do I listen to the podcast:
You can listen to the podcast from the podcast page at http://cpaontario.libsyn.com or by accessing the podcast through a podcast app on your mobile device. In addition, if you have purchased a podcast episode, you can access it via Blackboard.
Where do I access the podcast episode transcript:
The transcript is available for those who purchased the podcast episode via Blackboard.
I have a great idea for an episode, where can I send it:
We love to hear new ideas and feedback. Send your message to firstname.lastname@example.org