Apr 22, 2009
Today at Council, the City of Mississauga was presented with the Canadian Award for
Financial Reporting (CAFR) from the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA), for
2007 Financial Reporting. This is the eleventh year the City has been honoured with this
Were proud to be recognized once again, said Commissioner of Corporate
Services and Treasurer Brenda Breault. It really reinforces the Citys
commitment to prudent financial management and government accounting.
The award was presented by Mayor Hazel McCallion to Rob Rossini, Director of Finance, Mark
Beauparlant, Manager of Corporate Financial Services, and their staff.
The CAFR program encourages Canadian municipal governments to publish high-quality financial
reports and provide peer recognition and technical guidance for officials preparing these
reports. Achievement of this award outlines the dedication by the City of Mississauga to
implement these quality practices, said Breault.
The GFOA is a non-profit professional association serving 15,000 government finance
professionals in the United States and Canada, with offices in Chicago, Illinois and
Mississauga is Canadas sixth largest city with a population of more than
700,000. With well-established infrastructure and state-of-the-art facilities, the City
is considered to be an employer of choice, delivering quality municipal programs and services
to its citizens. Mississauga is a dynamic, diverse, and progressive municipality, known
for its economic strength and for being recognized as Canadas safest city.
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