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IIA Canada's 2016 National Conference

Welcome to The IIA Ottawa Chapter
Bienvenue à l'Institut des auditeurs internes, section d'Ottawa

IIA Ottawa Chapter Annual General Meeting – May 26, 2016

The IIA Ottawa Chapter is delighted to announce that Bailey Church, Partner, Accounting Advisory Services at KPMG will be presenting the keynote address at our Annual General Meeting on May 26, 2016.  Mr. Church will be presenting on the topic of Global Megatrends Shaping the Public Sector. 

The Annual General Meeting will be held at the Sheraton Hotel in downtown Ottawa beginning at 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, May 26th.  Please join us for the keynote address, networking, door prizes, lunch and our annual business meeting.  To register, please click here​.

Members may attend the AGM portion of this event free of charge, however there is a $50 charge for the luncheon and keynote address portion of the event. ​


2016 IIA Canada’s Ottawa Seminar Week June 7-10 2016

The early bird has been extended to end of day on May 16th.
Are you interested? Find more information here!​


​​Internal Audit – An Enabler of Intelligent Risk Taking​

Canadians expect their public services delivered in a way that demonstrates cost-savings and efficiency.  To date, the ability of the public sector to achieve this has been hindered by a risk-averse culture.  One symptom of this aversion to risk is an environment of excessive controls over business processes with multiple layers of oversight and verification.  To address this impediment, federal public sector leaders have been emphasizing the importance of intelligent risk taking.  This concept refers to  ​...

by Ziad Shadid

​​The Ottawa Chapter is proud to announce that the December edition of the IA Magazine celebrates our very own James Go as one of Internal Auditor’s 2015 Emerging Leaders!  James was nominated for this recognition by Chapter President Michèle Serano and following an extensive review process, was chosen by the judges as representative of the best and brightest of today's young auditors.  Congratulations James!

Here is the link to the complete article:  On the Rise​

The Sprott School of Business at Carleton University offers a Certified Internal Auditor (CIA) Exam Preparation ProgramAll three CIA Exam Prep Courses follow the IIA's CIA Learning System. They combine printed materials, Web-based tests and resources, and live instruction to teach the first three parts of the global CIA® body of knowledge. For more information, please click here. 



 The Academy of Internal Auditors (AIA) is a student club that advocates the internal audit profession among the post-secondary student community, including the University of Ottawa and Carleton University. The IIA Ottawa Chapter works closely with the AIA to promote student awareness and advocacy initiatives. For more information on the AIA, see
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