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Recap: 2017 MET in the Kootenays

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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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 meeting provided opportunities for

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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 Kootenay East Chapter board member Al Paetz.   The meeting was an opportunity for

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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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Public Service – Elections Canada

Elections Canada is encouraging tax preparers to discuss with their client’s the importance of consenting to share contact information, such as name, address, birth date and citizenship, with Elections Canada in order to have a more complete and accurate voters list.

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2015 Member Engagement Tour (1CPD)

November 12, 2015 You are invited to attend a special presentation with CPABC’s CEO Richard Rees, FCPA, FCA and other members of senior leadership. Join us as they will update members and students on the accounting profession in British Columbia.

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The CPABC Member Recognition Program

The CPABC Member Recognition Program Exceptional volunteerism and career achievement—both in the community and within the profession—is something all three legacy bodies recognized and celebrated. Building on these traditions, we are proud to launch the CPABC Member Recognition Program, which

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Get Involved with your CPABC Chapter

There are 15 CPABC Chapter’s across the province and each relies on the volunteer efforts of members and CPA students, like you, to continue to deliver social networking events and professional development opportunities in your community. Chapters provide a wonderful

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Congratulations to our 2014 CGA and CMA Graduates

The Certified General Accountants of British Columbia welcomed 620 new CGAs into membership at its annual Convocation on Saturday, November 1. More than 400 graduates were on hand and they crossed the stage at the Vancouver Convention Centre to proudly

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