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City of Brampton wins prestigious award for financial reporting


​​​BRAMPTON, ON – For its 17th consecutive year, the City of Brampton has received the Canadian Award for Excellence in Financial Reporting in recognition of the City’s 2017 Annual Financial Report.
 
This award is an initiative of the Government Finance Officers Association (GFOA) of the United States and Canada.
 
To qualify for the award, the City had to:
• Exceed the minimum requirements of Generally Accepted Accounting Principles (GAAP), as set by the Public Sector Accounting Board (PSAB) of the Chartered Professional Accountants (CPA) of Canada. 
• Prepare comprehensive and high-quality annual financial reporting, rooted in the spirit of transparency and full disclosure.

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Pictured: The City's team that worked on the 2017 Annual Financial Report.
 
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“Our taxpayers expect nothing less of us than full transparency and sound financial practices. Winning the prestigious GFOA award for financial reporting affirms our commitment to our citizens and strengthens our image as we continue to attract national and international investments to Brampton.”
- Mayor Patrick Brown

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Christine Sharma
Media Coordinator, City of Brampton
christine.sharma@brampton.ca | 905.874.2880