VANCOUVER, Feb. 14 /CNW/ - The Certified General Accountants Association
of British Columbia's budget review team will be in the Victoria budget
lock-up to provide their impressions of the province's 2011 budget from
9:00 am to 2:30 pm PST on Tuesday, February 15.
CGA-BC's Chair of the Board of Governors Bruce Hurst, FCGA, will answer
questions from the media and he will be joined by the Association's
Chief Executive Officer Gordon Ruth, FCGA, First Vice-Chair Cindy Choi,
CGA, and Communications Director Edward Downing to comment on the
short- and long-term implications of the government's fiscal plan.
The Association will issue a news release with its comments on February
15. For media not in the budget lock-up, a release will be posted on
the Association's website at www.cga-bc.org by 3:00 pm PST. The release will also be sent out via Twitter at the
same time (CGABC).
As the province's largest professional accounting association, CGA-BC
represents more than 14,000 CGAs and students. Members work in
industry, commerce, government and in public practice. The Association
promotes the excellence of its members and advances the accounting
profession through education, certification and the protection of the
CGA-BC leads the profession in the integration of ethics into its
academic program, and all new graduates of the CGA program are required
to complete a rules and standards course to complement an ongoing
ethics requirement for members.
The Association also offers a wide range of employment services and
programs to its members, students and the business community. These
services include CGAjobs.org, a job postings website for finance and
accounting professionals, and the Partners in Employment Program (PEP),
which recognizes organizations that provide an effective working and
training environment for CGAs and CGA students.
SOURCE Certified General Accountants Association of British Columbia
For further information:
Edward Downing, Director of Communications
Telephone: (604) 730-6208