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CIAA Milestones

  • In June 1934, thirteen insurance accountants gather in Toronto at the Ontario Club. The CIAA, Toronto Chapter is formed with Donald Taylor of General Accident elected as President.

  • First membership roll shows 45 members; today CIAA has over 300 members.

  • First annual conference held at the Talisman Motor Inn in Ottawa in 1964.

  • Keynote speaker was paid $100.

  • 1973 first Fundamentals of Accounting course is held at Trent University

  • In 1990 CIAA elects first female President, Norma Cooper, Canadian Reinsurance Co.

  • in 2007 CIAA travels to Scottsdale, AZ for first conference held outside of Canada

  • In 2009 CIAA celebrates 75 years of engaging members

  • In 2015, CIAA holds its 52nd annual conference at the iconic Mark Hopkins Intercontinental Hotel, San Francisco, CA.

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