Mayor John Tory, Toronto Police Chief James Ramer joined Melanie Kanaka, President of the Chartered Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA - proud members of the BCCTC) at the 18th annual CIMA Mayor’s Cricket Trophy event.
On Saturday, July 2nd cricket teams from public, private and community sector organizations participated in CIMA’s Mayor’s Cricket Trophy bringing together a wide group of communities to enjoy the game of cricket, the event raises money for youth cricket initiatives.
The annual Mayor’s Cricket Trophy event was launched in Toronto in 2005 by CIMA Canada, in partnership with the City’s Parks, Forestry and Recreation division. Since then, the event has helped support youth cricket programs in Toronto and the establishment of the Ontario Schools Cricket Association (OSCA).
Ranil Mendis, Chair CIMA Canada and Martin Buckle, VP of the BCCTC, created OSCA - the Ontario Schools Cricket Association from running CIMA cricket programs at schools over the years. Now involving teachers and school board directors, OSCA will keep the programs going and allow others to carry it on.
Mayor Tory joined cricket teams from CIMA, Toronto Police, TTC, Metrolinx, Toronto Housing, BCCTC’s long time friend Phillip Crawley, Publisher and CEO of the Globe and Mail, media and community organizations to support Mayor’s school cricket programs through OSCA.
“Toronto is fast becoming a cricket city thanks to CIMA “- said Mayor John Tory.
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CIMA is the world’s largest and leading professional body of management accountants and is a member of the BCCTC. CIMA supports and give voice to 150,000 Chartered Global Management Accountants (CGMAs) across the globe. CIMA members and students work in industry, commerce, the public sector and not-for-profit organizations. Professionalism and ethics are at the core of CIMA’s activities with every member and student bound by rigorous standards so that integrity, expertise and vision are brought together. For more information please visit the CIMA webpage.
Picture: Sonia Marville-Carter, Consul General of the Government of Barbados in Toronto, (left) and Brenda Foreman, Honorary Consul General of St Kitts and Nevis, joined Mayor John Tory, and the Toronto Police Cricket Team at the CIMA Mayor's Trophy Cricket Tournament on Saturday, Jul 2nd.