TAX RECAP \nCPA Canada continues to promote tax reform \nIn March, the 2016 federal budget confirmed the government’s intention to review some aspects of Canada’s tax system. The step is a welcome one toward the comprehensive assessment that CPA Canada has long called for.\nIn April, Gabe Hayos, CPA Canada’s vice-president, taxation, outlined the need for a top-to-bottom review on The Huffington Post website. Visit http://huff.to/1rGsUY9. \nRecognizing that the complexities and inefficiencies of the country’s tax system must be reduced, CPA Canada also reiterated its call for an extensive review during an April appearance before the House of Commons Standing Committee on Finance.\nDATA DIVING\nHow execs see US-Canada political relations\n\nAWARD WINNERS \nOttawa toasts the public sector’s best \n\n\nCPA Canada presented its annual Awards of Excellence in Public Sector Financial Management on May 11. \nThe Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission and Statistics Canada took home Innovation awards.\nSusanne Robertson, CPA, CA, chief financial officer of the Canadian Museum for Human Rights, received the Financial Leadership (CFO) award. Find out more at cpacanada.ca/psfmawards. \n\nMEMBER RESOURCES\nOur take on tech \nHelp your small-business clients strategically manage their IT risks with Effective IT Risk Management for Small Businesses. The free PDF download, available from cpacanada.ca/itriskmanagement, includes a fictional case study.\nACROSS THE PROFESSION \nNews from the north \nIn April, the Chartered Professional Accountants Act was tabled in the Yukon legislative assembly. \nIn July, Todd Scaletta, FCPA, FCMA, started his new job as president and CEO of CPA Manitoba. \nStepping up to the podium once again, CPA Canada won two Excellence in Financial Literacy Education (EIFLE) awards. \nIn the fall of 2017, Bruce Ball is expected to succeed Gabe Hayos as CPA Canada’s vice-president, taxation. \nQUOTE \n“You’re never too young to learn about money and you’re never too old” \n—Jane Rooney, Canada's Financial Literacy leader, talks with her son about money management in CPA Canada's #TALKTOME video series.