The mandate of the PABNS is to prescribe public accounting standards that protect the public interest and are consistent with Canadian public accounting standards. The PABNS coordinates its activities with the Chartered Professional Accountants of Nova Scotia (CPANS) to achieve this mandate. The Board currently consists of five members who are appointed by the Governor in Council.

General Inquiries/Complaints

New Applications

Renewal Applications


PABNS, PO Box 8, Tatamagouche, Nova Scotia, B0K 1V0 



President – Jerry Inman

Vice-President – Richard Morris 

Secretary – Lauchie McKenzie

Treasurer – Angus Bonnyman 

(902) 493-5464

(902) 443-7086

(902) 484-0082

(902) 956-3629