Institute Of Chartered Accountants Of Ontario

Institute Of Chartered Accountants Of Ontario

December 15, 2006 08:00 ET

MEDIA ADVISORY: CA Institute leaders to visit Cornwall December 18

Bringing important message on how accounting changes impact business

CORNWALL, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - Dec. 15, 2006) -

Attn: News/Business Reporters

Members of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario's leadership team will be available to discuss the rapidly evolving environment for Canadian financial and accounting services when they visit Cornwall on December 18. Brian Hunt, President and CEO, and Chair 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: Brian Hunt, FCA, President and CEO, Institute of Chartered
Accountants of Ontario
Keith Farlinger, FCA, Chair of the Institute of Chartered
Accountants of Ontario

WHAT: An Era of Change in the Accounting Industry

WHERE: Cornwall

WHEN: Monday, December 18


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