Institute Of Chartered Accountants Of Ontario

Institute Of Chartered Accountants Of Ontario

October 19, 2010 08:31 ET

CA Institute Chair Speaks in Kapuskasing Oct. 21

Discussing CAs Role in a Changing Economy

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Oct. 19, 2010) - 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 Scarborough on May 12. A partner with Grant Thornton LLP in Toronto, Greg Gallant, 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. Gallant can address are:

  • CA profession initiatives to address the challenges of globalization and demographic change.
  • The benefits of self-regulated professions to the economy and the general public.
  • How legal liability issues in the audit industry are affecting businesses of all sizes and constraining economic growth at a time when we need to keep Ontario businesses on the move.

Media interviews can be arranged prior to or during Mr. Gallant's visit to Kapuskasing.

WHO: Greg Gallant, FCA, Chair of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario
   
WHAT: The role of the CA profession in today's challenging economic environment
   
WHERE: Kapuskasing
   
WHEN: Thursday, October 21, 2010

About the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario:

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario is the qualifying and regulatory body of Ontario's 34,000 Chartered Accountants 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 the enforcement of its rules of professional conduct. Chartered Accountants are the professionals Canada's business leaders trust to help make the financial, strategic and leadership decisions that matter. The Institute's website is: www.icao.on.ca and the student website is www.guidetorulingtheworld.ca.

Contact Information

  • The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario
    Perry Jensen
    416-969-4271 or 1-800-387-0735 ext. 271
    pjensen@icao.on.ca