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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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CPABC West Kootenay Chapter Needs You

There are 16 CPABC chapters across the province and each relies on the volunteer efforts of CPA members and 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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November Is National Financial Literacy Month

Spread the word about our free financial literacy sessions. CPABC members can play an important role in advancing financial literacy by encouraging local schools, libraries, communities, and companies to host free 60-minute financial literacy sessions. CPA Canada has developed resources

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Supporting United Way

CPABC is committed to supporting the community and is proud again be part of the 2017 United Way Workplace Campaign. We invite CPABC members, students and candidates who may not have a campaign of their own to join to be

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CPABC Member Recognition Program: Nominations Close September 15

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, innovative thinking, integrity, and

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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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Recap: 2016 Member Engagement Tour in Nelson

The Kootenay West Chapter Member Engagement Tour (MET) was held at the Best Western in Nelson on Monday, October 17th, 2016.  Approximately 30 members attended to get an update on the accounting profession in BC.  Members had an opportunity to

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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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