XBRL Canada is the Canadian jurisdiction of XBRL International and largely funded and administered by CPA Canada. The purpose of XBRL Canada is to provide support and encouragement for the adoption of eXtensible Business Reporting Language in Canada. XBRL is widely used around the world and recognized as the leader in advanced electronic business and financial reporting.

To strive towards its goals, XBRL Canada holds seminars and webinars and issues various publications, including its bi-monthly Newsletter. It also leads projects to test and explore XBRL usage in various settings.

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Online Course

The XBRL Canada Online Course recounts the experience of a filer with the SEC filing XBRL. The course offers an introduction to the process followed in doing a filing and discussed the issues encountered. Overall, the company had a positive experience. The seminar is very relevant to many companies as the need to file with the SEC using the IFRS Taxonomy grows closer.  


Implementing XBRL for Electronic Filing of Information with the Government of Canada
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XBRL (eXtensible Business Reporting Language) is an XML-based, royalty-free, open standard to enhance and streamline business reporting. The XBRL standard was developed and is maintained by XBRL International, a not-for-profit consortium of leading companies and organizations from around the world. For more information about the standard, please visit the XBRL International site at www.xbrl.org.

XBRL Canada is a not-for-profit consortium of leading Canadian companies and organizations, whose role is to foster the awareness, knowledge and understanding of XBRL and its uses in Canada and is largely funded and administered by CPA Canada (formerly CICA).

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