Category: community

Event Recap: SPCA Paws for a Cause Walk

On September 10, 2017, eight members from the CPABC Okanagan Chapter joined thousands of others across the province in the Scotiabank & SPCA Paws for a Cause Walk.  Animal lovers from 30 different communities participated in this walk which is

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Community Event: CPAws for the Cause

September 10, 2017 CPAws for the Cause Please join CPABC’s Okanagan Chapter as we walk 3 km in support of the Scotiabank & BC SPCA Paws for a Cause fundraising event. This September, our team will be putting our best

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Community Service: BC Wildfire Assistance

Small Business BC (SBBC) is seeking CPAs licensed in public practice to respond to phone calls from small business owners who have been impacted by BC wildfires to discuss accounting and business continuity issues. SBBC will handle signups and bookings

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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 Twitter

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Chapter Supports Local Students

The CPABC Okanagan Chapter, and five other CPABC chapters, have funded over $26,175 in new student scholarships and bursaries through the CPA Education Foundation.  These chapters include:  Kamloops/Cariboo, Okanagan, Surrey/Langley/NDelta, Tri-Cities, Vancouver and Victoria/Southern Vancouver Island. As a result of the

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Canada 150: What makes you #CPAproud – Send Us Your Photos!

To celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday CPA Canada is asking CPAs to tell everyone what makes you #CPAproud.  You can submit your short statement explaining “why you’re proud to be a Canadian CPA” directly to CPA Canada here.  Your responses may be edited for

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Father’s Day Walk Run for Prostate Cancer

CPABC and the Okanagan Chapter are pleased to support the BC Prostate Cancer Foundation as a bronze level sponsor of the 2017 Father’s Day Walk Run on June 18, 2017. There will be simultaneous runs occurring in Burnaby, Chilliwack, Kamloops, Kelowna and

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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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CPABC CRA Liaison Meeting (Kelowna) – February 21, 2017

Members in public practice who wish to meet Canada Revenue Agency representatives, are invited by the Southern Interior Tax Services Offices of CRA to an informal meeting in Kelowna on Tuesday, February 21, 2017.  This is an opportunity to meet senior CRA

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