CFA Society Toronto Announces the Finalists of the Third Annual Financial Journalism Awards

When:

Thursday, January 28, 2016


5 pm - 7 pm (cocktail reception and awards ceremony)



Where:

CFA Society Toronto


120 Adelaide Street W., Suite 701


Toronto, ON



Guest Speaker:

Laura Rittenhouse, Rittenhouse Rankings

TORONTO, Dec. 2, 2015 /CNW/ -

On 28 January 2016, the winners of CFA Society Toronto's Financial Journalism Awards will be announced at a reception and 2015-2016 Media Contact Directory launch.

CFA Society Toronto Financial Journalism Awards recognize the contributions of various Ontario and Canadian based publications and journalists whose work helps consumers and advisors to gain a better understanding of the investment profession.  

This year there are three categories for the press awards: Publication of the Year, Journalist of the Year, and the Spirit of the Future of Finance. The Spirit of the Future of Finance is a new award category launched in support of the Future of Finance, a global effort initiated by CFA Institute to shape a trustworthy, forward-thinking financial industry that better serves society.

Finalists for the Publication of the Year are:
National Post;
Canadian Business; and
MoneySense magazine.

Finalists for the Journalist of the Year are:
David Hodges of MoneySense magazine;
Drew Hassellback of National Post; and
Barbara Shecter of National Post.

Each reporter in this category is commended for their commitment to investor education, best practice, ethics and high professional standards.

Finalists for The Spirit of the Future of Finance Award are:
David Hodges, MoneySense magazine for his article, "The RRSP Advantage";
Claire Brownell, National Post for her article, "You're Talking about How Many Millions?"; and
Eric Lam, Bloomberg for his article, "Record Borrowing for Stocks Shows Canada Debt Binge Grows".

A limited number of press passes are available by request – please email media@cfatoronto.ca if you are interested in attending.

Congratulations to all who participated and for their hard work to make investor education both engaging and entertaining.

About CFA Society Toronto
CFA Society Toronto supports the professional and business development of more than 8,000 CFA charterholders in Toronto, making it the second largest CFA Society in the world. It provides members with a local perspective on a global designation, including: educational programs, sponsored events, job postings, quarterly newsletters, a comprehensive affinity program and networking opportunities. A not-for-profit organization, CFA Society Toronto is affiliated with CFA Institute, the global body that administers the Chartered Financial Analyst curriculum and sets voluntary, ethics-based performance-reporting standards for the investment industry. CFA Society Toronto's members are leaders in ethics in the financial community. For more information, please refer to www.cfatoronto.ca.

SOURCE CFA Society Toronto

For further information: Jonathan Mai, CFA Society Toronto, Phone: (416) 366.5755 X 235, E-mail: media@cfatoronto.ca


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