Category: CPABC

Chapter Events Update

In these uncertain times, CPABC is concerned about the health and wellness of our members, students and candidates. Consequently, all local chapter events, which include chapter PD, social networking, community engagement and student/candidate events, are on hold until further notice.

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Local Student Receives CPAEF David Sale FCPA FCGA Memorial Bursary

The CPA Education Foundation of BC (CPAEF) has announced the recipients of the CPAEF David Sale FCPA FCGA Memorial Bursary.  Eight accounting students will receive bursaries totalling $5,000. These students attend the following BC colleges and universities: Kwantlen Polytechnic University

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A Year Ago… Chapter Hosted a Wine Tasting at Harper’s Trail Estate Winery

What happened a year ago? In July 2019, the CPABC Kamloops/Cariboo Chapter hosted a wine tasting at Harper’s Trail Estate Winery.  Approximately 40 CPA members, students and candidates attended and enjoyed a wonderful time networking and connecting with their peers

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Virtual Online PD – Available Anytime, Anywhere

In addition to social networking, community outreach, and student/candidate engagement, Chapters have played an important role in local professional development. Under present conditions, it is not possible to host in-person events.  However, there are many opportunities for members to attend

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Member Recognition Awards 2020

Award Overviews and Nomination Criteria Every year, CPABC calls for peer nominations for the following member recognition awards. In doing so, CPABC is seeking to identify those members making a significant impact in their organization, the broader business community, charitable

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Giving back: volunteer at virtual tax clinics

Are you looking for a way to give back to your community during this pandemic? Many seniors, new immigrants, and low-income Canadians need to complete income tax returns to qualify for the various tax credits and benefits offered by the

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COVID-19 Resources

CPABC has a webportal containing updates and resources on COVID-19 issues and impacts. This site provides curated links and articles relevant for members and covers: Tax and Benefits, Public Practice Guidance, General Business Resources, and Health and Mental Wellness resources.

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Cancelled: Practitioner Forum Meeting January 2020

January 24, 2020 The CPABC Practitioner Forum – Kamloops meeting on Friday January 24, 2020 has been cancelled. *** The forum meets three times a year to discuss emerging topics, practice management issues and other matters of interest to the

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Recap: TRU Launches Limitless Campaign

The Thompson Rivers University (TRU) Foundation recently held an event to kickoff their “Limitless” campaign.  The event celebrated how far TRU has come in 50 year and the generous support of donors, including the CPA Education Foundation and the local

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Recap: 2019 MET in Kamloops

On October 17, 2019, the CPABC Kamloops Chapter hosted the annual Member Engagement Tour (MET) event at the Coast Kamloops Hotel and Conference Centre. Over 75 CPAs were in attendance to learn about the latest labour market research for accountants,

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