The AC Group is a dynamic organization of independent CPA firms located throughout Atlantic Canada. It was formed by the firms for a common purpose - to assist them in fulfilling the needs of their clients by offering highest quality professional assurance, tax and advisory services.

AC Group member firms are well-established local firms, which are focused on value-added services to privately held businesses, not-for-profit organizations, and public sector government boards, agencies and commission.


12/03/2021 - Congratulations to our successful 2021 CFE writers! We couldn't be more proud, and are excited to play a role in your future careers. Please join us in celebrating:

Amanda Giffin - AC Belliveau Veinotte Inc. - Bridgewater, NS
Cassidy Donovan - Allen, Paquet & Arseneau LLP - Miramichi, NB


11/27/2020 - Congratulations to our five successful CFE writers!

Samantha Nault - Belliveau Veinotte Inc.
John Lawrence - Feltham & Associates CPAs
Laura Turple - Bringloe Feeney LLP
Patrick Huard - Allen, Paquet & Arseneau LLP
Bryan Kidd - Sanford & Associates

Congratulations to all CFE writers, no matter the...

FAQ – Temporary Wage Subsidy for Employers

02/23/2020 - Have questions on the Temporary Wage Subsidy for Employers? Hopefully this quick resource can help. Click here for our FAQ.

Key Points Summary of the Covid 19 Economic Response Plan

19/03/20 - For a key overview of Canada's COVID-19 Economic Response Plan and resources please review this summary.

Key Points - COVID 19 Economic Response Plan

Celebrating a 100% Success on the CFE

7/01/2020 - The AC Group is proud to announce that all of our 2019 CFE candidates were successful! Congratulations to all CFE writers, no matter the outcome, for the endless hours of studying and dedication it took to get you to the CFE! 

Fall 2019 Co-op Education Incentive (CEI) Funding

22/04/19 - Are you or your business in Nova Scotia and looking to hire a Co-op student? The application deadline to secure funding for the Fall is fast approaching!

The Cooperative Education Incentive (CEI) provides wage assistance to private sector, government-funded and non-profit organizations in Nova Scotia offering...

2019 Federal Budget Commentary

20/03/2019 - How will the Budget impact the Atlantic Canadian region? Please download a copy of our 2019 Federal Budget Commentary here or contact your AC Group tax advisor to find out more information.

Arsenault Best Cameron Ellis in the News!

08/03/2019 - AC Group Member firm, Arsenault Best Cameron Ellis was recently highlighted in Provincial news about their role in assisting successful integration of skilled immigrants to the Province. Check out the full story from the Saltwire Network here.

Accountants provide funding opportunities to NSCC students

11/01/2019 - Great job by AC Group member firm MacDonald & Murphy Inc. in starting a bursary for NSCC students pursuing accounting. "A longtime chartered professional accountant in New Glasgow, Kevin MacDonald and his business partner, Heather Murphy, are helping open that path to students at Nova Scotia Community College’s...

Congratulations to our successful CFE Writers!

30/11/18 - Congratulations to our successful CFE Writers!

Shawna Bowser - MacDonald & Murphy Inc.
Jessica Smith - Arsenault Best Cameron Ellis
Alexis Spencer - Arsenault Best Cameron Ellis
Mark Darrach - Arsenault Best Cameron Ellis
Dylan Taylor - Allen, Paquet & Arseneau
Julie-Pierre Bernard - Allen, Paquet &...