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IFRS and global standards: A Canadian perspective

 23 April 2015

On 16 April 2015, the IFRS Foundation Trustees and the Canadian Accounting Standards Oversight Council (AcSOC) jointly hosted an event to discuss Canada’s perspective on IFRS and global standards.  The video recording of the event is now available to view.

The video recording is as follows:

Video Time Presenter
00:00 Opening: Linda Mezon, Chair of the Canadian Accounting Standards Board
08:45 Eulogy to Harvey Goldschmid: Michel Prada, Chairman of the IFRS Foundation
16:30 Keynote speech: Hans Hoogervorst, Chairman of the IASB
33:00 Panel discussion: IFRS and Global Standards: A Canadian Perspective

  • Kevin Nye (Moderator): Chairman, Canadian Accounting Standards Oversight Council
  • Hans Hoogervorst: Chairman of the IASB
  • Douglas Hyndman: Chairman and CEO, Canadian Securities Transition Office
  • Barbara Stymiest: Corporate Director of Blackberry, George Weston and Sun Life Financial Inc.
  • Bill McFarland: CEO, PwC Canada
  • Brad Darling: Portfolio Manager, Public Equities, Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan

82:00 End

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