Institute Of Chartered Accountants Of Ontario

Institute Of Chartered Accountants Of Ontario

December 11, 2007 08:15 ET

CA Institute President Visits Ottawa Dec. 13

Available to discuss CA Competitiveness Agenda for Ontario

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Dec. 11, 2007) - Brian Hunt, FCA, the President and CEO of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario is traveling across the province to highlight the CA profession's Competitiveness Agenda for Ontario's financial and business sectors. He'll be in Ottawa on December 13 and is available to provide background on how Ontario can remain competitive across the board, from Bay Street to Main Street, and meet the challenges of competing on the world stage.

Among the competitiveness-related topics he will address are:

- Inter-provincial free trade agreements: Getting them right

- The need for nationally consistent public accounting standards

- How legal liability issues in the accounting industry are affecting businesses of all sizes and constraining economic growth.

Mr. Hunt can also speak on what the CA profession is doing to meet the growing demand for financial professionals in all business sectors, a problem that is particularly acute in smaller communities.



WHO: Brian Hunt, FCA, President and CEO of the Institute of Chartered
Accountants of Ontario

WHAT: The CA Competitiveness Agenda

WHERE: Ottawa

WHEN: Thursday December 13, 2007


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 32,000 CAs and 4,000 CA students. Since 1879, the Institute has protected the public interest through the CA profession's high standards of qualification and the enforcement of its rules of professional conduct. Recognized internationally, the CA designation denotes financial expertise, strategic thinking, business insight and leadership. The Institute website is: www.icao.on.ca and the student website is www.ca2b.biz.

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