Author: David Chiang

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 TriCities Chapter rep

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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 Tri-Cities 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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Recap: Social night at Moody Ales

The Tri-Cities/Ridge Meadows Chapter hosted a social night on March 29, 2017 at Moody Ales located at 2601 Murray Street in Port Moody. This neighbourhood is commonly known as “Brewers Row” because of the many well known craft breweries located

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Event Update: Terry Fox Run

The 2016 Terry Fox Run was held at Blue Mountain in Coquitlam on Sunday September 18, 2016. Across the province and country, over 8,000 community groups were active with various runs in honor of Canadian hero Terry Fox.   The Annual Run celebrates

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Event Recap: CPABC Golf Tournament

The 57th Annual CPABC Golf Tournament was held on Thursday September 8, 2016 at the University Golf Club in Vancouver with over 125 CPA members and their guests coming out to play this 18-hole course or to attend the buffet

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Event Recap: Whitecaps Game Night

Over 175 members and their guests attended the August 12, 2016 Whitecaps game at BC Place to watch Vancouver’s home team play the San Jose Earthquakes. Despite a valiant effort, the visiting team shook up the Caps by winning 2-1.

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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 Tri-Cities Chapter board members Jean Drolet (incoming Chair) and Caitlin Vdovine (incoming Vice Chair). The meeting was

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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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