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Regional Check-Up 2017

Economic prospects for Kamloops/Cariboo uncertain The geographical area that CPABC’s Kamloops/Cariboo Chapter covers spans into two development regions: Thompson-Okanagan and Cariboo. Both of these regions are highly resource-dependent and had a challenging year in 2016: 1. Job losses occurred in

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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 Kamloops Cariboo Chapter

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Father’s Day Walk Run for Prostate Cancer – Kamloops

CPABC and the Kamloops Cariboo Chapter are pleased to support the BC Prostate Cancer Foundation as a bronze level sponsor of the 2017 Father’s Day Walk Run on June 18, 2017. There will be simultaneous runs occurring in Burnaby, Chilliwack, Kamloops, Kelowna and

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Chapter Supports Local Students

The CPABC Kamloops/Cariboo Chapter, and five other CPABC chapters, have funded over $26,175 in new student scholarships and bursaries through the CPA Education Foundation.  These chapters include:  Kamloops/Cariboo, Okanagan, Surrey/Langley/NDelta, Tri-Cities, Vancouver and Victoria/Southern Vancouver Island. As a result of the generosity

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2016 Member Engagement Tour

October 12, 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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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 Kamloops chapter board members Trish Elliott (Chair) and Wendy Crawford (PD Chair) . The meeting was an

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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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Calling for CPAWSB Panel Volunteers

The CPA Western School of Business (CPAWSB) is looking for volunteers in Kamloops to view and provide feedback on candidate presentations in the Capstone 1 module during both the winter academic sessions. Presentations for the winter session take place on

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Scholarship Announcement – TRU

On the evening of November 19, 2015, Chapter Treasurer, Adam Johnson, CPA, CGA, was in attendance at the annual awards night at Thompson Rivers University (TRU) as a representative of the local CPABC chapter.  He presented  scholarships to future accountants who accepted with

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Member Engagement Tour Update

On October 7, 2015 approximately 90 members and students attended the Member Engagement Tour (MET) luncheon held at the Plaza Hotel  to listen to Richard Rees FCPA FCA, CEO of CPABC provide an update on the profession in BC. The

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