CPA Student Night Event

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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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Apply for Exemption When Volunteering at Tax Clinics

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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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CPA Education Foundation Bursaries

Bursary Concept.

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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2016 Member Engagement Tour Update – 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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2016 Member Engagement Tour – Nelson

Richard Rees, CEO

Nelson – October 17, 2016 Members, students and candidates are invited to attend a special presentation with CPABC’s CEO Richard Rees, FCPA, FCA and other members of the senior leadership as they update members and students on the accounting profession

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Chapter PD, Golf and Dinner Event


Thursday, September 22, 2016 Join us for a fun afternoon of golf at the Little Bear Golf Course on Thursday, September 22nd. After golf, we will be meeting back at the clubhouse for a chance to network with your fellow

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Update: 2016 Chapter Leaders Meeting


CPABC hosted its annual 2016 Chapter Leaders Meeting in Vancouver on June 2 and 3.  Thirty chapter chairs, vice-chairs, and PD chairs from 15 chapters were in attendance including Kootenay West board member Mitch Rinas. The meeting was an opportunity for leaders

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Chapter PD: Ethics

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May 19, 2016   Please join us on May 19th for our CPABC Kootenay West Chapter PD Event. Speaker, Mark Ostry, CPA, CGA will start the day off with a 4 hour Ethics 24/7 seminar, followed by a luncheon where

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CPA Education Foundation Bursaries

Bursary Concept.

The CPA Education Foundation of BC (CPAEF) has announced a refreshed bursary program for CPA PREP and CPA PEP students. Deadline for applications is August 15, 2016. To find out more, please visit the CPAEF website under the “Helping Students”

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First Annual COIN High School Competition

The first annual CPABC COIN Competition is now accepting registrations. BC high school students are eligible to participate and show off their accounting acumen. The COIN competition consists of a 75 question multiple choice exam, focusing on introductory accounting concepts,

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Upcoming Events

  1. CPA Student Night Event

    February 23 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
  2. CPABC Spring Pacific Summit 2017

    May 17 - May 19