Media Advisory: Financial Literacy Leader and CPA Canada promote teamwork

Canada’s financial literacy leader, Jane Rooney, will be on hand as Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA Canada) holds a special volunteer appreciation and awareness reception in Vancouver.

Attention: Assignment Editors

For Immediate Release

March 23, 2015

VANCOUVER, March 23, 2015 – Canada’s financial literacy leader, Jane Rooney, will be a keynote speaker at a Chartered Professional Accountants of Canada (CPA Canada) special volunteer appreciation and awareness reception in Vancouver.

The evening will focus on CPA Canada’s Community Connect member volunteer program which has attracted 11,000 professional accountants from across the country to lead free financial education sessions. The award-winning program assists Canadians in gaining the skills, knowledge and confidence they need to make the best financial choices based on their individual circumstances.

Both CPA Canada and Rooney firmly believe that fostering financial literacy today positions the country for a better tomorrow.

 

Date:
Tuesday, March 24, 2015

Time:
2:45pm to 3:15pm PT (Media availability)
6:00pm to 8:00pm (Special reception)

Location:
Sutton Place Hotel, Versailles room
845 Burrard Street
Vancouver, BC

Spokespeople:
Jane Rooney, financial literacy leader, Financial Consumer Agency of Canada
Cairine Wilson, vice-president, corporate citizenship, CPA Canada and a member of the National Steering Committee on Financial Literacy

Note: Attending media please RSVP by noontime March 24, 2015 to Diana Sorace at dsorace@cpacanada.ca or 604-694-6700.

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