Recap: 2017 Chapter Leaders Meeting

CPABC held its annual Chapter Leaders Meeting in Vancouver on June 15th and 16th which brought together 27 chapter chairs, vice-chairs and Profession Development chairs representing 15 of CPABC’s 16 chapters from across the province.  The CPABC West Kootenay Chapter rep was Richard

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Happy Canada150!

  Canada 150: #CPAproud As detailed in the March/April and May/June 2017 issues of CPABC in Focus, CPA Canada is currently running a #CPAproud campaign that coincides with Canada’s 150th birthday celebrations , and CPABC is supporting this campaign with a

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Get Involved with your CPABC Chapter

CPABC’s 16 chapters enable members, candidates, and students across the province to connect and engage with peers throughout the year. Chapters also support the profession at the local level through community involvement and assist with professional development, mentorship, and recruitment

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All Day Chapter PD Event – Castlegar

Castlegar, Wednesday, May 24 Join us on Wednesday, May 24th for our all day Chapter PD event and earn 7 hours CPD. Morning Session:  Your People Strategy – Time for a Tune-Up? 8:00 AM to 12:00 noon You run a

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The CPABC Member Recognition Program

The CPABC Member Recognition Program Exceptional volunteerism and career achievement—both in the community and within the profession—is something that CPABC celebrates. The CPABC Member Recognition Program recognizes excellence and achievement by objectively assessing career success, volunteerism in the community, and

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Apply for Exemption When Volunteering at Tax Clinics

When volunteering to prepare tax returns for low-income taxpayers at an organized tax clinic in BC, members need to apply for the exemption from licensing if you are: • employed in industry, government, and other sectors outside of public practice;

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Recap: CPA Student Night

On Thursday, February 23rd, 2017, sixteen members and students of the CPABC West Kootenay Chapter attended the student networking event at Chances Casino in Castlegar. This was a great opportunity for members to network and share some tips and stories

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CPA Student Night Event

Castlegar – February 23, 2017 CPABC West Kootenay Chapter invites you to our CPA Student Night. The purpose of this event is to enable students to network and connect with other students as well as meet CPA members in the

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CPA Education Foundation Bursaries

The CPA Education Foundation of BC (CPAEF) offers a bursary program for students taking preparatory courses and CPA Professional Education Program (PEP) students. The deadline for applications is May 15, 2017. To find out more, please visit the CPAEF website under the “Helping Students” tab.  

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Recap: 2016 Member Engagement Tour in Nelson

The Kootenay West Chapter Member Engagement Tour (MET) was held at the Best Western in Nelson on Monday, October 17th, 2016.  Approximately 30 members attended to get an update on the accounting profession in BC.  Members had an opportunity to

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