Chinese New Year Celebration – Registration now open!

2017 Chinese new year! The year of rooster.

Victoria – February 9, 2017 Join us for our Annual Chinese New Year Celebration! This is a popular local event that usually sells out quickly. The CPABC Victoria and Southern Vancouver Island Chinese New Year is the event at which

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CPABC – CRA Liaison Meetings in Victoria


Members in public practice on Vancouver Island will be receiving an invitation to attend the 2017 CRA liaison meeting in Victoria on Tuesday, February 28, 2017.  This annual event is an opportunity to meet senior CRA management and learn about the latest services and initiatives from

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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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Christmas Party Event Update


On December 7th, 2016,  approximately 130 CPA members, students and guests joined the CPABC Southern Vancouver Island Chapter to celebrate our third annual Chapter Christmas Party at The Guild in Victoria. This was a sold out event!  Attendees had an

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Annual Chapter Christmas Party

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December 7, 2016 You are invited to our Chapter Christmas party. Come join us for a time of great cheer!  Entertainment includes a magician and some of the best accounting jokes you will ever hear. We will be selling raffle

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The Power of Networking Presentation & Reception

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November 18, 2016 Join us for the “The Power of Networking” – Presentation and Reception event for CPA members, students and candidates who are  looking to develop on their networking skills. The event will kick off with our speaker,  Sybil

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FMI Event: Breakfast Event – “Getting IT Right”

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November 2, 2016 FMI invites CPABC members for the upcoming fall breakfast PD event “Getting IT Right”. The Auditor General for the Province of BC, Carol Bellringer will discuss this topic based on a number of reports relating to large

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2016 Member Engagement Tour Update

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On October 26, 2016 over 250 members and  students attended the  Member Engagement Tour (MET)  breakfast held at the Office of the Auditor General,  luncheon held at Harbour Towers in Victoria, and dinner at The Ramada in Duncan to listen to

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2016 Member Engagement Tour – Victoria & Duncan

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October 26, 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 in BC.

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Upcoming Events

  1. Chinese New Year Celebration

    February 9 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
  2. CPABC Spring Pacific Summit 2017

    May 17 - May 19