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Help Others by Volunteering to Prepare Low-Income Tax Returns

Are you looking for a way to give back to your community? Many seniors, new immigrants, and low-income Canadians don’t know that they need to complete income tax returns to qualify for the various tax credits offered by the government.

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Request a Financial Literacy Session in your Community Today

Be the CPA that connects your community to Financial Literacy. Here’s how you can make that happen through CPA Canada’s FinLit programs. The mission of this program is to deliver unbiased financial literacy education and information to Canadians to improve

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Okanagan College Announces Chapter Award

Okanagan College Foundation held their annual Okanagan College Student Awards Night at the Centre for Learning Atrium at the Kelowna Campus on Thursday November 22, 2018. Each year, more than 50 students receive over $50,000 in awards – made possible

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5th Annual LAWYERS vs. ACCOUNTANTS Kelowna Blood Drive Competition

2018 Oct 16 – Nov 15th  5th Annual LAWYERS vs. ACCOUNTANTS Kelowna Blood Drive Competition MARK YOUR CALENDAR: 2018 Oct 16-Nov 15th – It’s up to you! Your Office, Family & Friends can join in! GOAL: 100 people donating towards the

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CPABC Member Recognition Program: Nominations Close September 14

CPABC Member Recognition Program 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,

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Community Event: CPAws for the Cause

September 9, 2018 Please join CPABC Okanagan Chapter as we walk 3 km in support of the ‘BC SPCA Paws Presented by Hills Science Diet‘ for a Cause fundraising event. This September, our team will be putting our best paws

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Okanagan College Thanks CPABC Okanagan Chapter

Okanagan College and the Okanagan College Foundation jointly hosted a donor appreciation reception at the Trades Complex Atrium at the college’s Kelowna campus on April 26, 2018.    The reception was a way to appreciate the generous support of the

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Okangan Chapter Continues Support of Local Accounting Students

The CPABC Okanagan Chapter has donated $6,300 to continue funding existing chapter awards at Okanagan College and UBC|Okanagan.  There are two $1,500 awards at the college and two $2,000 awards at the university. In addition, three other chapters have also

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Volunteers Needed – 2018 Alumni Case Competition

Are you looking to give back to your community? The Management Student Association (MSA) at UBC Okanagan is hosting some internal case competitions for which they need volunteer judges. Alumni Case Competition – Saturday, March 10, 2018 (8AM- 3PM) This competition

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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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