Chapter PD Day
John's Chapter PD Event
May 21: Capital
Chapter PD Day & Aspiring Leaders Network
May 28: Montréal
Chapter Prestige Luncheon
Chapter PD Event featuring 2 guest
June 2: Québec
Chapter PD Luncheon
Chapter PD Day & Annual Year End Celebration
Desjardins Purchasing Card
Bank, Canada's second biggest lender by assets, appointed Beata
Caranci chief economist.
Federal election looming, it is no surprise that the recent budget
featured a little bit of everything.
of high-profile New Democrats are helping guide Premier-elect
Rachel Notley into power.
of heavy oil from Canada's oilsands has quietly rebounded by 77 per
cent in the past six weeks, far better than the comeback in other
types of crude.
May 13, 2015
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for Contaminated Sites UPDATE
the Autumn 2013 issue of the fmi*igf Journal, I shared with you
thoughts regarding the requirements of the Public Sector Accounting
Board's accounting standard on Liability for Contaminated Sites
(Section PS3260), which has now entered into effect for fiscal
year's beginning on or after April 1, 2014.
Out: Public Audit's New Role in a Post-Crash Crisis
What this publication demonstrates is
that despite the varying accountability systems there is a
recurring rationale that runs through parliamentary public account
committees and audit regimes. Seven years since the crash there are
upbeat conversations about the role of audit and how we can achieve
more with less, but there are also some challenges.
of Public Sector Resources is One Thing - Measuring the Utilization
of Public Sector Resources is Another!
Rocky J. Dwyer
management of resources was always taken for granted in Canada's
Public Sector. However, now more than ever, Canada's public sector
executives are required to devote equal and formal attention to
results as well as resources. If taken in the literal sense, this
concept of results management applies to every kind of program, ...
is turning out to be another successful year for the St. John's
Chapter. To date, the Chapter has held seven sessions with
presenters from the federal and
in addition to a number of presenters from the private sector.
The winter was
long on the East Coast! With blizzards and snowbanks aplenty, the
Fredericton Chapter hosted a half-day professional development
opportunity on March 12th....
the luncheon event held on February 17th, Mr. Robert Keating, Chief
Executive Officer of La Financière agricole du Québec, gave an
overview of this crown corporation and its mission.
February 26th, IGF-Montréal hosted a luncheon
presentation by Matthieu Arseneau, Chief Economist at the National
Bank of Canada, who spoke about the economic outlook for 2015. Mr.
Arseneau shared his expertise on the Canadian housing market, on
immigration policies ... Read
2014-2015 FMI Capital Chapter (FMI-CC) Professional Development
(PD) Day program is coming to a close with two exciting PD Days and
two supporting events - an inaugural Aspiring Leaders Network (ALN)
event and a PD program closing social
Chapter is continuing to grow in 2015. Our membership is now
nearing 60, with 20 new members since January 1st.
Edmonton Chapter closed its 2014-2015 program year on February 26th
with a session asking the question, Procurement - Who Does
Victoria and the Government Financial Officers of BC (GFOABC)
hosted a daylong session on Asset Management on February 3rd.
National Office's to-do list never seems to get shorter. The
countdown to PSMW 2015 Victoria, May 24th - 26th, is getting
closer. The PSMW 2015 Organizing Committee is ironing out the final
logistical requirements. Read