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Help Others by Volunteering to Prepare Low-Income Tax Returns

Are you looking for a way to give back to your community? Many seniors, new immigrants, and low-income Canadians don’t know that they need to complete income tax returns to qualify for the various tax credits offered by the government.

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Request a Financial Literacy Session in your Community Today

Be the CPA that connects your community to Financial Literacy. Here’s how you can make that happen through CPA Canada’s FinLit programs. The mission of this program is to deliver unbiased financial literacy education and information to Canadians to improve

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Local Office of MNP Supports Canada Games Torch Relay

The MNP Canada Games Torch Relay was in the Fraser Valley on November 27, 2018 with celebratory stops in Abbotsford and Chilliwack. The torch relay is a significant element of the Canada Games and has united communities across the nation

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Recap: AcSB Consultation on Agriculture Exposure Draft

On September 25, 2018 the Accounting Standards Board (AcSB) held a roundtable consultation in Abbotsford BC on the exposure draft “Agriculture”.   Over 20 members attended this roundtable to share their opinions with the standard setters which included Paul Hargreaves

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CPABC Member Recognition Program: Nominations Close September 14

CPABC Member Recognition Program CPABC’s annual Member Recognition Program recognizes the achievements and shares the esteem that individual members bring to CPA, the accounting profession, and our communities. Award recipients exemplify the best attributes of chartered professional accountants: leadership, expertise,

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Chapter Adopts Two Local Schools for Book Donation

The CPABC Fraser Valley Chapter has made a donation of $1,000 to the West Coast Book Prize Society’s Adopt-A-Library Program.  This donation sponsors two local schools, Silver Creek Elementary and Hope Secondary, by providing these schools with funds to acquire

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CPABC Multicultural Day Social Event

June 27, 2018 Celebrate Multicultural Day in BC by attending a social event with professional colleagues from a wide diversity of cultures. This unique social event is co-hosted by CPABC in collaboration with the Association of Filipino Canadian Accountants (AFCA),

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Community Service: Tax Clinic Volunteers

CPABC members can participate as a volunteer preparing tax returns or alternatively can request a free tax return preparation clinic, on behalf of a community organization, through the CRA’s Community Volunteer Income Tax Program (CVITP). When volunteering, here are three

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November Is National Financial Literacy Month

Spread the word about our free financial literacy sessions. CPABC members can play an important role in advancing financial literacy by encouraging local schools, libraries, communities, and companies to host free 60-minute financial literacy sessions. CPA Canada has developed resources

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Supporting United Way

CPABC is committed to supporting the community and is proud to be part of the 2017 United Way Workplace Campaign. We invite CPABC members, students and candidates who may not have a campaign of their own to join to be

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