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2014 Scholarship Awards Program Announcement Deadline for submissions: May 1, 2014  
  • Conference Program Call for Papers Deadline for submissions: Extended to May 30, 2014    

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    • Job Seekers / Current RFP/RFI's  - have a look at our Career Board.
    • Employers - Let us help you find the right candidate! As part of our on-going efforts to improve upon the services provided to our membership, the CPA Career Services features a job posting system that is easy to use.  All employer registrations and job postings are reviewed for approval usually within 1 to 2 business days. Following submission of your RFI/ RFP and/or job postings, a confirmation will be sent to us to acknowledge your submission.  
    • This service is available to members of the CPA.  Post a Job/RFP/RFI  (login required).

    Training Videos - by the Bank of Canada

    The Bank of Canada has recently completed four videos to help those in the retail and service industry fight fraud.

    Fighting Fraud on the Front Lines tackles:

    • Debit card fraud
    • Identity crime
    • Cheque fraud, and
    • Counterfeit bank notes

    Click Playlist to view all 4 videos.

    Parking Professional Primer

    The Parking Professional Primer (PPP) program is a training program aimed at assisting organizations with orienting new front-line employees to the dynamic world of parking. PPP is also an excellent 'refresher course' for long-term, front-line staff in need of revitalization.

    Learn more about the Parking Professional Primer training package.

    Contact the CPA now for more information.

    Registration Form (use for multiple applicants) OR Register and Pay Online

    Fee Structure

    The PPP training package is available only to team leaders who hold a current CPA membership. Join CPA now.

    • Members: Per Student: $150.00
    • Non-Members: Per Student: $200.00
    • A 10% discount will be applied for 10 or more applications.
    • Fees include study manual, review exercises and test.

    Testing Options / Recognition

    • On line or paper tests are available.
    • Candidates who pass the test will receive a certificate suitable for framing and will be featured in the CPA publications, unless the candidate requests exclusion.

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    Canadian Certified Parking Facility Manager

    The CPA has developed a Canadian-based training program that addresses the training needs of front-line supervisors and management teams. Based on the National Parking Association’s Certified Parking Facility Manager program, but with relevant Canadian content, the program is a self-directed course that can be studied over a period of up to six months at the student’s convenience.

    Download program brochure.

    Interested in applying?  Register and pay online here.

    CPA Member? Have your login information ready to take advantage of member rate discounts.


    How do I maintain my CCPFM certification?

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    Parking Facility Standards Award

    The PFSA is currently under view.  Please contact for more information.

    The Canadian Parking Foundation

    In 1996 the Canadian Parking Association established a charitable foundation to advance education and research in the public parking industry. The Canadian Parking Foundation organizes the World Parking Symposium (WPS), which is presented at a different location around the world every two years.

    It also provides awards or funding to those in the parking industry in Canada who merit recognition through their excellence in the business.

    Canadian Parking Foundation Board

    Maurice Anderson


    Secretary / Treasurer:
    Norman Webster


    CPA Representative:
    Gwyn Thomas


    Ralph Bond


    Dale Fraser

    David C. Hill

    John D. Lovell


    John McBride


    Lorne Persikon


    Sharon Lewinson

    Richard Smith


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