Institute Of Chartered Accountants Of Ontario

Institute Of Chartered Accountants Of Ontario

December 16, 2008 09:20 ET

CA Institute President Visits Ottawa Dec. 18

Discussing CAs for Change initiative

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - Dec. 16, 2008) - The President and CEO of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario is highlighting the profession's CAs for Change initiative when he visits Ottawa on Dec. 18. Brian Hunt, FCA, 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 in a global economy.

Details are available at www.casforchange.ca.

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

- How CAs are opening the doors to internationally trained finance and accounting professionals

- The need for nationally consistent public accounting qualification standards to maintain our international trading partner commitments

- How legal liability issues in the audit 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 and communities large and small.

Media interviews can be arranged prior to or during his visit to Ottawa.



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

WHAT: The CAs for Change competitiveness agenda for Ontario

WHERE: Ottawa

WHEN: Thursday, December 18, 2008


About the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario:

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario is the qualifying and regulatory body of Ontario's 33,000 CAs and 5,000 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.guidetorulingtheworld.ca.

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