Alberta CGAs join merger talks

CGA Alberta enters exploratory unification discussions with the CA and CMA organizations in the province.

On November 1, 2011, the leadership of Certified General Accountant Association of Alberta (CGA Alberta) announced to its members that it is joining exploratory discussions with the CA and CMA organizations in Alberta to join the ongoing dialogue to explore the merits and feasibility of uniting the Canadian accounting profession.

In joining this discussion, CGA Alberta has indicated that it agrees with the eight overarching principles developed jointly by the CAs and CMAs and outlined in the position paper released in May.

On October 28, 2011, CGA-Canada announced that it was joining the national merger talks CGA-BC and CGA Ontario are also involved in discussions in their provinces and the CA, CMA and CGA Orders in Quebec announced on October 4, 2011 that they are moving forward with a merger of their organizations.