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Pacific Summit – Vancouver

May 30 – June 1 CPABC 2018 Spring Pacific Summit: Registration is Open.  Fulfil your annual CPD requirement at CPABC’s Spring Pacific Summit in Vancouver! Themed “Masters of Change,” the Summit offers access to over 20 PD sessions that you

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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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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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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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