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Kootenay West – Free PST Workshop by Government of BC

September 24-25, 2019   Representatives of the Government of BC will be presenting a free PST workshop in collaboration with the local chamber in Nelson and Castlegar.  CPA members are invited to attend these sessions and to meet with tax

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Get Involved – Join the Chapter

Members are invited to get involved with their local chapter. If you would like to volunteer with the chapter contact Mitch Rinhas CPA CGA, CPABC Kootenay West Chapter chair.  The chapter hosts several events a year including social networking, local

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Recap: 2019 Chapter Leaders Meeting

The 2019 CPABC Chapter Leaders Meeting was held in Vancouver and Richmond on June 20 and 21. All 16 chapters were represented at this year’s event with 32 chapter leaders attending. The welcome reception and dinner was held at Hawksworth

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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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Recap: 2018 Chapter Leaders Meeting

On June 21st and 22nd, CPABC held its annual Chapter Leaders Meeting at the beautiful Sutton Place Hotel, located in the heart of downtown Vancouver, BC. The event brought over 30 chapter chairs, vice-chairs, community and candidate support volunteers, representing

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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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Call for Volunteers: Selkirk College Career Fair

March 6, 2018 CPABC’s Business Development team is looking for two CPA members to volunteer at the 2018 Selkirk College Career & Education Fair. This opportunity involves sharing information about the CPA designation and providing Selkirk students with insights on what

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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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Recap: 2017 MET in the Kootenays with Two Stops

The 2017 Member Engagement Tour headed into the Kootenays with stops in Nelson on October 11 followed by Cranbrook on October 12. The Kootenay MET provided local CPABC members, candidates and students an opportunity to hear provincial updates from Heather Banham FCPA FCGA

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Regional Check -Up 2017

 Some bright spots in the Kootenays’ economy The resource sector was a key contributor to the economy of the Kootenay Development Region (Kootenays) in 2016, as coal prices recovered and lumber demand increased. The sharp rebound in steelmaking coal prices

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