News & Updates

NEW! CAGFO – BLOOM Webinar Series

New 6-part Webinar Series for Financial Officers CAGFO, in cooperation with Bloom Centre for Municipal Education, is proud to bring to you 6 introductory webinars to support your professional development! The curriculums have been developed with the expertise of...

CAGFO 2020 Conference Update

Well who knew that “Leading through Adversity” would be such an appropriate theme for the 2020 CAGFO Conference? Amidst the uncertainty and myriad of information hitting us during this time, plans for the 2020 CAGFO Conference are adapting to constantly changing...

CAGFO Webinar: Covid 9 – Crisis Leadership for the Finance Professional

Join CAGFO as Tim Duhamel, President of Bloom Centre for Municipal Education discusses Crisis Leadership for the Finance Professional in the face of COVID-19. The webinar is scheduled for Wednesday, May 6th from 1:00pm - 2:00pm EST. Content to be discussed includes:...

CAGFO Webinar: Learn How to Work Remotely Like an Expert

On Wednesday, April 22, join Jamie Black (President), Darryl Parker (Manager of Accounting Automation Services), & Waldo Nell (Manager of Development) from F.H. Black & Company Incorporated as they discuss tools and tips for government finance officers to work...

Enid Slack has been confirmed as a Speaker at the 2020 CAGFO Conference!

Enid Slack is the Director of the Institute on Municipal Finance and Governance (IMFG) at the Munk School of Global Affairs and Public Policy at the University of Toronto. IMFG focuses exclusively on the fiscal health and governance challenges faced by large cities...

CAGFO 2020 Annual Conference Update on the Coronavirus

We at CAGFO take all developments concerning the coronavirus (COVID-19) very seriously and continue to closely monitor the situation. Currently, we are proceeding with our plans for the annual conference, September 15 – 18th in Edmonton, AB. Given the current...

Welcome Jamie Black as CAGFO’s newest Board member!

Jamie Black is President of F.H. Black & Company Incorporated. For the last 25 years, he has consulted and trained finance officers, auditors & accountants in government, higher education, and corporations throughout Canada and the U.S. His work focuses on...

CAGFO Adopts the GFOA US and Canada Professional Code of Ethics

Public service is a special trust. The finance office plays an important role in the public service. The finance office has stewardship over citizens' shared financial resources. These resources make possible the services that are essential to the safety, livability,...

Executive Director Job Posting

The Canadian Association of Government Finance Officers is searching for an Executive to fill apposition made vacant by retirement. The job posting and job description below give all details of what we are looking for, what the job entails and how to apply. Job...

Registration is now open for the 2020 CAGFO Conference!

Registration is now open for the 2020 CAGFO Conference in Edmonton from September 16 - 18, 2020, Programming and the pre-conference sessions are still to be confirmed but beat the rush, confirm your hotel room, or register as an exhibitor or sponsor now! Program and...

Kevin Page, former PBO, confirmed as Speaker for 2020 CAGFO Conference

Kevin Page, Canadian economist, has been confirmed to present at the 2020 CAGFO Conference taking place in Edmonton, AB Sept 16 - 18, 2020. Mr. Page was the first ever Parliamentary Budget Officer for Canada appointed to the position on March 25, 2008 and his term was...

What do you want to hear about at the 2020 CAGFO Conference?

Tell us what you want to know! CAGFO is requesting your feedback on preferred topics and speakers for the 2020 Conference in Edmonton, AB on September 16 - 18, 2020. Please send your ideas and suggestions in as soon as possible. Complete as many forms as you like. If...