Media advisory - Corporate Reporting Awards Winners to be Announced December 5, 2007 at 1 pm EST



    TORONTO, Dec.4 /CNW/ -

    
    What:     The 56th Corporate Reporting Awards luncheon celebrating best
              practices in financial reporting, corporate governance
              disclosure, electronic disclosure and sustainable development
              reporting.

              You will have the opportunity to interview senior
              representatives from 16 winning Canadian companies. Most
              eligible companies have a market capitalization of more than
              $200 million and come from the top 50 TSX listed companies.
              Awards of Excellence for Corporate Reporting for Crown
              Corporations will also be presented for the first time this
              year.

              These awards are presented by Canada's Chartered Accountants
              and reflect the CA profession's commitment to enhancing the
              quality of financial reporting in Canada. Last year's winning
              companies included PotashCorp, TELUS Corporation, BMO Financial
              Group and Nexen Inc.

              Prior to the CRA luncheon you are invited to attend a one-hour
              session on "Trends and Best Practices in Sustainability
              Reporting" hosted by Deloitte's Corporate Responsibility and
              Sustainability Practice.

    Where:    Metro Toronto Convention Centre
              255 Front Street West, North Building
              Trends and Best Practices Session - Summit Room
              Luncheon and Awards - Constitution Hall 106

    When:     Wednesday, December 5, 2007
              Trends and Best Practices Session - 10 am to 11 am
              Luncheon - 11:30 am to 2 pm

    Background:
              This year's judging groups included the CICA, Toronto CFA
              Society, Canadian Investor Relations Institute (CIRI), Deloitte
              and the International Institute for Sustainable Development
              (IISD). This year's sponsors are: CNW Group, Fasken Martineau
              DuMoulin LLP, PricewaterhouseCoopers LLP, and the TSX.
    

    The Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants (CICA), together with the
provincial, territorial and Bermuda Institutes/Ordre of Chartered Accountants,
represents a membership of approximately 72,000 CAs and 10,000 students in
Canada and Bermuda. The CICA conducts research into current business issues
and supports the setting of accounting, auditing and assurance standards for
business, not-for-profit organizations and government. It issues guidance on
control and governance, publishes professional literature, develops continuing
education programs and represents the CA profession nationally and
internationally.





For further information:

For further information: Members of the media wishing to attend this
event or requiring more information should contact Tobin Lambie, Manager,
Media, (416) 204-3228, or tobin.lambie@cica.ca.

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