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CSIO Request for Proposal – External Audit Service


CSIO is seeking proposals from qualified CPA firms (the “Auditor” or the “Proponent”)) to audit its financial statements for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2023, with options, in favour of CSIO, to extend annually for a total term of engagement of a total of five (5) years, inclusive of fiscal year ending March 31, 2027. These audits are to be performed in accordance with generally accepted auditing standards (“GAAS”) and the financial statements are to be prepared in accordance with Canadian Generally Accepted Accounting Principles applicable to not-for-profit organizations.


The following is the schedule to be followed for this process:

Friday, April 29, 2022 RFP Issued
Friday, May 6, 2022 Deadline for inquiries regarding RFP
Monday, May 16, 2022 Deadline to Submit Proposal
Week of May 23, 2022 Interviews with Proponents (if necessary)
Week of May 30, 2022 Selection/Notification


The complete RFP is accessible here.

The RFP is available in both official languages upon request.