MEDIA ADVISORY: CGA-Canada to Comment on 2010 Federal Budget

VANCOUVER, Feb. 23 /CNW Telbec/ - The Certified General Accountants Association of Canada (CGA-Canada) will have two spokespersons available on March 4, after 4:00pm ET, to provide commentary and analysis on the 2010 Federal Budget. On budget day, view CGA-Canada's federal budget analysis at To learn about CGA-Canada's pre-budget recommendations, read its pre-budget submission* to the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance.

Available for comment in both French and English:

Anthony Ariganello, President and CEO of CGA-Canada

With extensive background in finance and management, Anthony Ariganello has held senior positions with Avon Canada, Nortel Networks and most recently, CGA-Canada. He has served on the Conference Board of Canada's National Council of Financial Executives and is a graduate of McGill University, a Fellow Certified General Accountant and Certified Public Accountant (DE).

Carole Presseault, Vice-President, Government and Regulatory Affairs of CGA-Canada

Carole Presseault has been active in government relations and public policy advocacy for over 20 years. She holds a graduate degree in public administration from l'École nationale d'administration publique, and was awarded an Honourary Certified General Accountant designation in 2007 recognizing her commitment to the profession.

High resolution photos of Mr. Ariganello and Ms. Presseault are available upon request.

* Pre-budget submission:


Founded in 1908, the Certified General Accountants Association of Canada serves 73,000 Certified General Accountants and students in Canada and more than 80 countries. Respected accounting and financial management professionals, CGAs work in industry, finance, government and public practice. CGA-Canada establishes the designation's certification requirements and professional standards, offers professional development, conducts research and advocacy, and represents CGAs nationally and internationally.


For further information: For further information: or to request an interview, please contact: Taylore Ashlie, Director, Communications, CGA-Canada, Telephone: (604) 605-5055, Cellular: (604) 307-0212, Email:; Diana Sorace, Communications Advisor, CGA-Canada, Telephone: (604) 694-6700, Email:;

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