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Recap: MET touches down on the North Shore

On November 8, the CPABC Member Engagement Tour was in North Vancouver at the beautiful Pinnacles Hotel.  Over 50 attendees came out to enjoy a delicious hot buffet breakfast and to receive an update from CPABC’s governance leaders. The presentations included updates by CPABC

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Roundtable Consultation: Tax Planning Using Private Corporations

Roundtable Consultation: Tax Planning Using Private Corporations On September 7, CPABC will be hosting a roundtable consultation to discuss the policy paper, “Tax Planning Using Private Corporations,” which was released by the Government of Canada on July 18, 2017. Members

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Regional Check-Up 2017

Southwest BC economy trends positive The Mainland/Southwest Development Region (Southwest BC) enjoyed a stunning year of economic growth in 2016, due to the following: 1. Southwest BC’s vibrant service sector helped pushed employment to a record of 1.54 million positions

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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 North Shore Chapter reps were

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Apply for Exemption When Volunteering at Tax Clinics

When volunteering to prepare tax returns for low-income taxpayers at an organized tax clinic in BC, members need to apply for the exemption from licensing if you are: • employed in industry, government, and other sectors outside of public practice;

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Recap: Canucks Game Night

CPABC Canucks Game Night Over 120 members, students, candidates and their guest attended the February 28 CPABC Canucks Game Night event which featured the Vancouver Canucks vs. Detroit Red Wings. This sold out event was jointly hosted by CPABC and

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AASB Consultations – Compilation Engagements and Agreed Upon Procedures Engagements

This is a CPABC event in collaboration with CPA Canada. Practitioners who perform compilation engagements or agreed upon procedures engagements are invited to participate in two roundtable consultations with the Audit and Assurance Standards Board on Thursday December 8 and Friday 9 December

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Event Recap: Inaugural Chapter Golf Event

The CPABC North Shore/Sunshine Coast Chapter hosted our inaugural golf tournament on June 23, 2016.  Over 40 members and their guests played a Texas Scramble format at the Gleneagles Golf and Country Club in West Vancouver. [Above: A golfing foursome finishing off the

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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 North Vancouver/Sunshine Coast Chapter board member Faranak Leilaby (Chair).  The meeting was an opportunity

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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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