City of Mississauga Receives Top Award for Financial Reporting

Apr 14, 2010

Today at Council, for the twelfth consecutive year, the City of Mississauga was presented with the “Canadian Award for Financial Reporting” (CAnFR) from the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA), for 2008 Financial Reporting.

“Our financial report most effectively demonstrates our financial accountability to our residents and stakeholders,” said Brenda Breault, commissioner of Corporate Services and treasurer. “We are proud to receive this award which recognizes our staff for going beyond the minimum financial reporting requirements to produce a high-quality, comprehensive annual report.”

The CAnFR program encourages Canadian municipal governments to publish high-quality financial reports and provides peer recognition and technical guidance for officials preparing these reports.

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 Washington, D.C.

For a copy of the award-winning report, visit

As Canada’s sixth largest city, Mississauga is home to 730,000 residents and 55,000 businesses, including 61 Fortune 500 companies with Canadian head offices or major divisional head offices. A diverse, progressive and award-winning municipality located on the shores of Lake Ontario in the heart of the Greater Toronto Area, Mississauga is one of Greater Toronto's Top 90 Employers for 2010. Enhancing its citizens’ quality of life by providing superior services, revitalizing its infrastructure and conserving the environment, Mississauga is committed to innovation, operational excellence and fiscal responsibility which is reflected in its motto: “Leading Today for Tomorrow.”

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