Institute Of Chartered Accountants Of Ontario

Institute Of Chartered Accountants Of Ontario

May 04, 2009 09:49 ET

Media Advisory: Toronto Students Finding Out a Future as a CA has No Limits

TD Bank's Colleen Johnston gives Chartered Accounting career advice

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - May 4, 2009) - A select group of Greater Toronto Area high school students are getting an exclusive look into the many opportunities available in the world of business at the No Limits conference being hosted by the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario on May 6. Approximately 500 students, nominated by their schools for their leadership skills and interest in university business programs, will be attending this daylong session with approximately 50 teachers. Toronto is hosting one of just three No Limits conferences being held in 2009.

Among the day's highlights will be a presentation by Colleen Johnston, FCA. She'll discuss the importance of the CA designation and its benefits to her career as the Group Head Finance and Chief Financial Officer of TD Bank Financial Group.

The No Limits conference brings Chartered Accountants from Toronto's top businesses together with students most likely to 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, banks, technology firms and more.

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



WHAT: No Limits conference

SPEAKER: Colleen Johnston, FCA
Group Head Finance and Chief Financial Officer,
Corporate Office, TD Bank Financial Group

WHEN: Wednesday May 6, 2009 from 8:45 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
Note: Ms. Johnston speaks at 1:00 p.m.

WHO: CAs hosting GTA high school students at business learning session

WHERE: Metro Toronto Convention Centre - North Building, Room 105
255 Front Street West, Toronto


About the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario:

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Ontario is the qualifying and regulatory body of Ontario's more than 33,000 CAs 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 conduct. A wide range of organizations and individuals count on Ontario CAs to provide trustworthy and strategic insight, business leadership and financial guidance. 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