Institute Of Chartered Accountants Of Ontario

Institute Of Chartered Accountants Of Ontario

July 14, 2009 08:30 ET

CA Institute Chair Visits Sault Ste. Marie July 15

Discussing CAs role in a changing economy

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - July 14, 2009) - The Chair of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario is highlighting the role of the CA profession in today's challenging economic environment when he visits Sault Ste. Marie Rotary Club on July 15. A partner with Collins Barrow in London, Gerry Mills, FCA, is available to provide background on the changing legislative and economic landscape in Ontario, from both the Bay Street to Main Street perspectives.

Among the CAs for Change topics Mr. Mills can address are:



- The fall-out from the international economic turmoil and how CAs are
responding.
- The Agreement on Internal Trade and the need for nationally consistent
public accounting qualification standards to maintain our international
trading partner commitments.
- How the new CA Training Office program will help meet the growing need for
financial professionals, including helping smaller regional firms recruit
and retain prospective CAs.
- How legal liability issues in the audit industry are affecting businesses
of all sizes and constraining economic growth.


Reporters are welcome at the speech and media interviews can be arranged prior to or during his visit to Sault Ste. Marie.



WHO: Gerald Mills, FCA, Chair of the Institute of Chartered Accountants
of Ontario

WHAT: Address to the Rotary Club

WHERE: Algoma Water Tower Inn, 360 Great Northern Road, Sault Ste. Marie

WHEN: At noon on Wednesday, July 15, 2009


About the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario:

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario is the qualifying and regulatory body of Ontario's more than 33,000 CAs and 5,000 CA students. Since 1879, the Institute has protected the public interest through the CA profession's internationally recognized standards of qualification and conduct. A wide range of organizations and individuals count on Ontario CAs to provide trustworthy and strategic insight, business leadership and financial guidance. The Institute's website is: www.icao.on.ca and the student website is www.guidetorulingtheworld.ca.

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