MONTREAL, Nov. 9, 2012 /CNW Telbec/ - The Ordre des CPA du Québec
reached an important milestone on November 3, 2012, at the Palais des
congrès de Montréal, as it hosted the first major CPA Permit
Presentation since the unification of the three accounting orders in
May 2012. It was with great pride that the Order officially welcomed
275 of the 672 new CPAs admitted to the profession last spring. Parents
and friends were in attendance to honour the achievement of these
"You are privileged to be entering the Quebec accounting profession at a
time when it is making history and acting as a forerunner in Canada."
said the Chair of the Order Stephan Robitaille, FCPA, FCGA, to the new
CPAs. "Since the unification of the accounting profession, we can pride
ourselves on being the third largest professional order in Quebec. Our
new CPAs are perfect examples of the drive and quality of the
profession's next generation!" said Mr. Robitaille.
Daniel McMahon, FCPA, FCA, President and CEO of the Order, added, "We
are happy to welcome 275 new ambassadors of the profession. They are
young, ambitious and destined for a promising future. Without a doubt,
their exemplary determination will enable them to reach great heights.
I am glad to see that the Order's close collaboration with its
university partners, and with companies and accounting firms is paying
off so well."
During this prestigious ceremony hosted by Marie-Claude Savard, Serge
Cardin, CPA, CGA, the MNA for Sherbrooke, was on hand to welcome the
new chartered professional accountants.
Who are chartered professional accountants?
CPAs are professionals recognized for their rigor, acumen, versatility
and credibility. They have been trained to be the best in their area of
expertise, and their skills enable them to serve enterprises,
organizations and the general public.
About the Ordre des CPA du Québec
The Ordre des comptables professionnels agréés (CPA) du Québec has over
35,500 members and 6,500 future CPAs. The Order ensures the protection
of the public and the visibility of the profession. It represents all
areas of expertise of the accounting profession, including assurance,
financial accounting, management and management accounting, finance and
Image with caption: "Left to right: Daniel McMahon, FCPA, FCA, President and CEO of the Order, Marie-Claude Savard, host, and Stephan Robitaille, FCPA, FCGA, Chair of the Order. (CNW Group/Ordre des comptables professionnels agréés (CPA) du Québec)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20121109_C6695_PHOTO_EN_20443.jpg
SOURCE: Ordre des comptables professionnels agréés (CPA) du Québec
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