/R E P E A T -- Media Advisory - CPA Canada grows financial literacy program/

VANCOUVER, June 25, 2015 /CNW/ - Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA Canada) hosts a training session this week for members looking to become financial literacy volunteers in their communities.

Canada's professional accountants are playing an active role in helping Canadians develop the knowledge, skills and confidence required to make informed financial decisions. There are already more than 11,000 professional accountants registered, trained and prepared to conduct free financial sessions in communities across the country through CPA Canada's financial literacy program. The special training session in the Okanagan region will add to this growing volunteer network.


Friday, June 26, 2015


12:00-1:30pm PT


Gallagher's Canyon Golf Club

4320 Gallagher's Drive West

Kelowna, BC


Cairine Wilson, vice-president, corporate citizenship, CPA Canada. Wilson is a member of the National Steering Committee that contributed to the creation of the recently announced National Strategy for Financial Literacy and is championing its implementation.

The timing for Friday's gathering in Kelowna is ideal with the National Strategy for Financial Literacy – Count me in Canada having been unveiled earlier this month.

For more information on CPA Canada's financial literacy program, visit: cpacanada.ca/financialliteracy  


For further information: To schedule an interview, contact: Diana Sorace, Manager, Media Relations, CPA Canada, T: 604-694-6700, C: 604-551-4487, dsorace@cpacanada.ca


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