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Government of Canada

The Government of Canada offers a wide range of events to help you build your network and skills. Discover the upcoming events available for finance professionals.


July 2022

6th Annual Summer Event for Comptrollership Students: Comptrollership for Tomorrow, Today!

It is an exciting time to be working in the comptrollership function for the Government of Canada. A career in comptrollership could mean working in various locations across Canada in areas such as Financial Management, Internal Audit, and Acquired Services and Assets.

On July 7, 2022, students working in comptrollership are invited to attend the 6th annual Summer Event for Comptrollership Students: “Comptrollership for Tomorrow, Today!”

This free, live, virtual event will showcase the future of the profession through interactive panels, discussions, and spotlights on community leaders. There will also be sessions on:

  • digital change and transformation
  • diversity and inclusion in today's public sector
  • setting up for success
  • becoming a permanent employee and building your career
  • networking with other students and colleagues across Canada

Join us for this fun learning day!

Register by 4 pm EDT on July 5, 2022.

For more information, contact


Once you register, you will receive a confirmation e-mail. Please ensure that you manually update your calendar to reflect the session’s date and time.

Fall 2022

Onboarding Session


Virtual Event

Professional Development

Funded by Treasury Board of Canada Secretariat and jointly administered by the Association of Canadian Financial Officers (ACFO) and the Office of the Comptroller General (OCG), the Joint Career Development Program’s (JCDP) $1,000,000 investment is an unparalleled opportunity for all ACFO members to apply for free professional development. 

JCDP 2021-22 returns with past favourites and new seminars to choose from:

  • Authentic leadership
  • Power BI data visualization
  • Mental health seminars
  • Persuasive communications
  • Conferences on emerging trends and on emotional intelligence and leadership

Mental Health and Wellness Seminar

In its second consecutive year, ACFO is offering the Mental Health and Wellness Seminar free of charge to all federal public servants. This is made possible through the Joint Career Development Program (JCDP), a joint initiative between the Office of the Comptroller General and ACFO.

This online live-streamed seminar taking place on January 26, 2022 (10:00 am – 4:00 pm ET) will feature experienced speakers and mental health experts offering a mix of insightful, motivating stories and practical strategies for managing your mental health and wellness.