Author: David Chiang

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 West Kootenay Chapter rep was Richard

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Happy Canada150!

  Canada 150: #CPAproud As detailed in the March/April and May/June 2017 issues of CPABC in Focus, CPA Canada is currently running a #CPAproud campaign that coincides with Canada’s 150th birthday celebrations , and CPABC is supporting this campaign with a

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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 West board member Mitch Rinas. The meeting was an opportunity for leaders

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CPA Education Foundation Bursaries

The CPA Education Foundation of BC (CPAEF) has announced a refreshed bursary program for CPA PREP and CPA PEP students. Deadline for applications is August 15, 2016. To find out more, please visit the CPAEF website under the “Helping Students”

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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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Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

From all of us at CPABC and the Kootenay West Chapter Board, we wish you a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. Please join us for upcoming events and connect with your fellow CPAs and CPA students.

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Update: Golf and Dinner Event

The chapter held a golf and dinner event on Thursday June 18, 2015 at the Little Bear Golf course – an executive par 3 course located in sunny Ootishchenia, Castlegar.   Nine members came out to golf with ten more joining

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Update: Member Engagement Tour

Nelson, BC On October 21, 2014 over 50 members, students and candidates attended the Member Engagement Tour (MET) dinner held at the Baker Street Inn – Best Western Hotel in Nelson to listen to Richard Rees, CPA FCA, CEO of CPABC provide

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Member Engagement Tour Nelson

October 21, 2014 You are invited to attend a special presentation with CPABC’s CEO Richard Rees, CPA FCA, and other members of the senior leadership as they update members, students and candidates on the latest developments in the unification of

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