VANCOUVER, Feb. 20, 2012 /CNW/ - On Tuesday, February 21, the budget
review team of CGA-BC will take part in the Victoria budget lock-up
from 9:00 am to 2:30 pm PST, when it will provide its impressions of
the first budget of Christy Clark's administration.
CGA-BC's Chair of the Board of Governors Cindy Choi, FCGA, will answer
questions from the media. She will be joined by the Association's Chief
Executive Officer Gordon Ruth, FCGA, First Vice-Chair Candace Nancke,
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 later that
day. 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 nearly 15,000 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 public
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
Cell: (778) 838-6334