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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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Recap: Practitioner Forum Meeting – May 2018

  May 10, 2018.  The Practitioners’ Forum – Abbotsford met on May 10, 2018 at a new location (Sandman Hotel and Conference Centre). The forum provides an opportunity for practitioners in small CPA firms to exchange information, share best practices, and

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Spring Pacific Summit: Early bird pricing ends soon

CPABC 2018 Spring Pacific Summit May 30-June 1, 2018 Vancouver Convention Centre West There are just a few days left to take advantage of early bird pricing for the 2018 Spring Pacific Summit! Join CPAs and business professionals from across

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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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Chapter PD: 2017: The Income Tax Year in Review

January 27, 2018 Course material provided by CPABC – presented by your local chapter Objective: This half-day seminar (3 CPD hours) provides an overview of notable developments in personal and corporate; federal and provincial income tax law during the period

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Practitioner Forum Meeting

November 9, 2017.  The Practitioners’ Forum – Abbotsford provides an opportunity for practitioners in small CPA firms to exchange information, share best practices, and strengthen professional alliances.  This Forum is supported by CPABC.  The agenda is pre-determined by the Forum’s

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Recap: Fraser Valley MET

The 2017 Member Engagement Tour (MET) entered its second week with a stop in Abbotsford where over 100 members, CPA students and candidates attended a luncheon on October 10, 2017 held at the Sandman Hotel. The MET was emceed by

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Recap: Practitioner Forum (Abbotsford)

Twenty local practitioners attended the quarterly meeting of the Practitioners’ Forum – Abbotsford on September 14, 2017 which was held at the Phoenix Lounge at Finnigan’s Pub on King Road. The forum is open to all licensed practitioners in the Fraser Valley

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Regional Check-Up 2017

Southwest BC economy trends positive The Mainland/Southwest Development Region (Southwest BC) enjoyed a stunning year of economic growth in 2016, due to the following: 1. Southwest BC’s vibrant service sector helped pushed employment to a record of 1.54 million positions

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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 Fraser Valley Chapter

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