Institute Of Chartered Accountants Of Ontario

Institute Of Chartered Accountants Of Ontario

April 03, 2006 08:00 ET

Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario: Hamilton and Halton Students Discover a CA Career has 'No Limits'

HAMILTON, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - April 3, 2006) -

Attention: Assignment/Business Desks

A select group of Hamilton and Halton-area high school students are getting an exclusive look into the many opportunities available in the world of business at the No Limits conference, hosted by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario on April 5.

Approximately 100 students, nominated by their schools for their leadership skills and interest in university business programs, will be attending this day-long session. This is the first time the event is being held in Hamilton and the city is hosting one of just three No Limits conferences being held in 2006.

The No Limits conference brings Chartered Accountants from Hamilton's top businesses together with students who will be tomorrow's successful business professionals. During No Limits, the students will get the chance to meet CAs and discuss the many opportunities that open up for people who achieve the prestigious CA designation. Participating organizations include major accounting firms, such as PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, Deloitte & Touche LLP, Taylor Leibow LLP and Brownlow & Associates, as well as Sears Canada, Hamilton Health Sciences Corporation, and McMaster University.

Among the day's highlights will be a presentation by Oakville's Loren Francis, CA, Associate Portfolio Manager at Cumberland Private Wealth Management. She'll discuss the many career opportunities open to Chartered Accountants and her personal career path to date.

Media are invited to attend the No Limits conference and interviews can be arranged with participants.

WHAT: No Limits conference

SPEAKER: Loren Francis, CA, Associate Portfolio Manager, Cumberland Private Wealth Management

WHEN: Wednesday April 5, 2006 from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. (Ms. Francis speaks at 11:15 a.m.)

WHO: CAs hosting Hamilton and Halton-area students at business learning session

WHERE: McMaster University Student Centre - CIBC Room, 1280 Main Street West, Hamilton

About the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario:

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario is the qualifying and regulatory body of Ontario's 31,000 CAs and 3,500 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. The Institute website is: www.icao.on.ca

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