TORONTO, Oct. 16, 2013 /CNW/ - The Chartered Professional Accountants of
Canada (CPA Canada) welcome the federal government's commitment to
prudent fiscal management and a focus on growing the Canadian economy
as outlined in today's Throne Speech.
The government states that creating jobs and securing economic growth
remain its top priorities. It also used the Throne Speech to stress
that sound management remains its guide.
"Establishing a sound fiscal base from which to work is essential if the
government is to have the flexibility required to help Canada achieve a
sustainable recovery," said Kevin Dancey, FCPA, FCA, president and CEO,
The Throne speech reiterated the government's plans for a return to
balanced budgets by 2015. "We cannot afford any slippage if Canada is
to establish a fiscal framework that will set the stage for a stronger
economy," explained Dancey.
CPA Canada also applauded commitments to address matters such as
international trade, easing the red tape burden on small and
medium-sized businesses and greater tax relief once the budget is
About CPA Canada
CPA Canada is the national organization established to support
unification of the Canadian accounting profession under the Chartered
Professional Accountant (CPA) designation. It was created by the
Canadian Institute of Chartered Accountants (CICA) and The Society of
Management Accountants of Canada (CMA Canada) to provide services to
all CPA, CA, CMA and CGA accounting bodies that have unified or are
committed to unification. As part of the unification effort, CPA Canada
and the Certified General Accountants Association of Canada
(CGA-Canada) are working toward integrating their operations.
Unification will enhance the influence, relevance and contribution of
the Canadian accounting profession both at home and internationally.
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