Media Advisory - Release of Research Report on the Federal Surplus

    VANCOUVER, July 23 /CNW/ - The Certified General Accountants Association
of Canada (CGA-Canada) will release a new research report on the federal
surplus entitled The Federal Budget Surplus - Surprise or Strategy? on
Thursday, July 24, 2008.
    The report reveals troubling aspects of the federal surplus. Ottawa has
announced a surplus every year since 1997 and a surprise surplus 10 out of 11
years. Those 10 surplus surprises have totaled $85 billion.
    Rock Lefebvre, Vice-President of Research and Standards, CGA-Canada will
be available for interviews.

    About CGA-Canada

    CGA is the fastest-growing accounting designation in Canada. The CGA
designation focuses on integrity, ethics and the highest education
requirements. Recognized as the country's accounting business leaders, CGAs
provide strategic counsel, financial leadership, and overall direction to all
sectors of the Canadian economy.
    The Association sets standards, develops education programs, publishes
professional materials, advocates on public policy issues, and represents CGAs
nationally and internationally. The Certified General Accountants Association
of Canada represents 68,000 CGAs and students in Canada, Bermuda, the
Caribbean, Hong Kong, and China.

For further information:

For further information: To arrange an interview contact Debra Chan,
Edelman, T: (416) 979-1120 ext. 305, or Taylore Ashlie,
Director, Communications, CGA-Canada, C: (604) 307-0212,,

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