The Canadian Association of Personal Property Appraisers

Operating as Canadian Professional Appraisers (CPA)

CPA is a non-profit organization that was founded in 1989 and granted a federal charter by the Canadian Department of Consumers & Corporate Affairs.

The association has members across Canada who are governed by a strict Code of Ethics and By Laws.

Our members are highly qualified with extensive knowledge, experience and have the utmost integrity and competence to provide you with a verbal or formal written appraisal.

CPA has several levels of qualified appraisers depending on their experience and the approval of the Board of Directors.
Associates have 3 years of experience in their field of expertise.
Ordinary Members have 5 years of experience in their field of expertise.
Accredited Members have 8 years of experience in their field of expertise.
Honorary and Life Members.

CPA does not give courses on how to become an appraiser. Candidates must already be professional appraisers with experience and knowledge in their field when applying for a CPA membership.

On the right of this page you can search for an appraiser by location in Canada and/or area of interest.

You can also search for an appraiser by clicking on the button at the top of this page “Find An Appraiser”

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CPA News

No Place Like Home

by J-Claude MichaudFamous Canadian Artist A.Y. Jackson and J-Claude Michaud have something in common. Less so the painting ability, more so an amazing discovery 100 years in the making.On a recent trip to a friend’s art gallery in Toronto, I came across a small A.Y. Jackson panel that instantly attracted me. It had been painted…

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For What It’s Worth, Trust An Experienced Appraiser

by Hans vanGennipHow many times have we all heard this line in the antique/art/collectibles business?“They didn’t know what they had” And usually, that person with that undiscovered treasure often ends up in the hands of someone who “does know what they had”.  This is why getting a proper appraisal from a member of the Canadian Association of Personal…

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We welcome new members and would like to hear from you if you are considering joining CAPPA.