Institute Of Chartered Accountants Of Ontario

Institute Of Chartered Accountants Of Ontario

December 05, 2006 09:00 ET

CA Institute Chair to Visit Ottawa December 7

Bringing important message on how accounting changes impact business

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - Dec. 5, 2006) -

Attenion: News/Business Reporters

The Chair of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario will be available to discuss the rapidly evolving environment for Canadian financial and accounting services when he visits Ottawa on December 7. Keith Farlinger, FCA, Toronto Region Managing Partner at BDO Dunwoody LLP, can provide background on how international events and legislative changes are having profound effects on Canadian businesses from Bay Street to Main Street.

Among the topics he can address are:

- The future of the CA profession, including expanded training opportunities for students

- The role of auditors in keeping the business community strong

- The new Public Accountants Council and licensing regime

- How legal liability issues in the accounting industry are affecting businesses of all sizes

- Building the "CA Advantage"

Media interviews can be arranged through the Institute (Contact information below).



WHO: Keith Farlinger, FCA, Chair of the Institute of Chartered
Accountants of Ontario

WHAT: An Era of Change in the Accounting Industry

WHERE: Ottawa

WHEN: Thursday, December 7, 2006


About the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario:

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario is the qualifying and regulatory body of Ontario's 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.

Contact Information

  • The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario
    Perry Jensen
    (416) 969-4271 or Toll Free: 1-800-387-0735 ext. 271
    (416) 962-8900 (FAX)
    Email: pjensen@icao.on.ca
    Website: www.icao.on.ca