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  • Tuesday, August 20, 2019 12:23 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    The Chapter's Annual General Meeting ("AGM") has been set for Wednesday October 2, 2019 (8:15 am to 8:45 am) at the BMO Conference Centre, 3550 Pharmacy Ave, Toronto ON M1W 3Z3.

    All current (paid-up) members in good standing will be receiving an email notification by August 19, 2019, with information on the nomination and election process, as well as a Nomination Form for the Board of Directors. Completed Nomination Forms must be returned to the Chapter email address by September 4th, 2019 (11:59 pm).

    There are thirteen positions on the board, of which seven directors are standing to be re-elected. Thus, there are six open positions on the board for which members in good standing can provide nominations.

    Should an election be required, those members in good standing who are unable to attend the AGM in person will be able to cast their vote for directors through a ballot they will receive form the Chapter during the first week of September.

    Please add this date into your calendar now! We look forward to your participation!

    Thank you...Your Chapter Board of Directors

  • Monday, August 19, 2019 11:15 AM | Anonymous

    Toronto: The ACFE-GTA Chapter has announced that Nominations are now OPEN for the six open board of directors positions. Board members are elected for a four year term (with these positions running from 2019 to 2023). Seven of the existing board members are standing for re-election.

    Any paid-up member of the ACFE-GTA Chapter is able to nominate themselves, or any other paid-up member to the Board of Directors. The nomination period begins today, Monday August 19 and closes at 11:59 pm on September 4, 2019. All requisite information is found on the form.

    The Nomination Form can be found here.

    The Chapter encourages Certified Fraud Examiners in the GTA to join and participate in the life of the Chapter.

  • Thursday, August 08, 2019 4:45 PM | Anonymous

    The GTA Chapter has been asked to assist in spreading the news about the ACFE 2019 Global Fraud Survey!

    By participating in the 2019 Global Fraud Survey, and by encouraging other CFEs in the GTA to do so, you can help create the 2020 edition of the Report to the Nations, the most widely quoted source of information on occupational fraud in the world.

    When you complete the survey, you will be entered in a draw to win one of two $250 Visa gift cards, OR the grand prize, a $500 gift card !!

    *** You can also claim up to two hours of ACFE (non-NASBA) CPE. ***

    The deadline for submissions is September 8, 2019, but I urge you not to wait...  complete the survey now!

  • Tuesday, June 04, 2019 1:24 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

    Toronto, ON ~ Today, Mark McManus, M. Ed., CAMS, CTDP, CFE, the Director of Mentorship and Certification for the ACFE-GTA Chapter, made a presentation on "How to Prevent Fraud in a Non-Profit Organization" to a group of station managers at the annual conference of the National Campus and Community Radio Association. The three day conference was held at the Rogers Media Centre at Ryerson University.

    The ninety-minute session opened with an overall analysis of fraud in Canada, from the ACFE 2018 Report to the Nations, an annual publication that is available from the Association of Certified Fraud Examiners. Topics discussed included why non-profit organizations are often the victims of fraud, examples of internal and external frauds, and fraudulent financial reporting in the context of a non-profit organization. The session concluded with a discussion on measures that can help to prevent fraud. A question and answer period rounded out the session.

    The National Campus and Community Radio Association/L'Association nationale des radios étudiantes et communautaires (“NCRA/ANREC”) is a not-for-profit national association working to recognize, support, and encourage volunteer-based, non-profit, public-access campus, community and native radio broadcasters in Canada. They provide advice and advocacy for individual campus and community (“c/c”) stations and conduct lobbying and policy development initiatives with a view to advancing the role and increasing the effectiveness of our sector. Their goals are to ensure stability and support for individual stations, and to promote the long-term growth and effectiveness of the sector. The NCRA/ANREC has 108 member stations (Dec 2017). Most of their members are located in English-speaking communities, and broadcast predominantly in English, but serve a diverse range of cultural, social and linguistic communities. They have several Native B and French-language or bilingually-licensed members, although most French-language c/c stations are members of either of the French community radio associations: l'Alliance des radios communautaires du Canada (“ARCC”) and l’Association des radiodiffuseurs communautaires du Québec (“ARCQ”).

  • Wednesday, February 13, 2019 4:55 PM | Anonymous

    The Greater Toronto Area (ACFE-GTA) Chapter has made a host of new changes to our website! And...we have also amended our name to be reflect the geographical area of our membership. We have made updates to the homepage to add more dynamic content and showcase all of the activity happening with the chapter.

    We will also be providing periodic news updates about chapter activities and ways for you to get involved! 

    Stay tuned as we continue to produce new content.

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