Author: David Chiang

Recap: Members tackle the Crunch

On October 20, 2018, over 20 members of the CPABC Tri-Cities Chapter tackled the Coquitlam Crunch Trail.  The Crunch is an urban trail and Coquitlam’s version of the Grind.  This moderate intensity trail is approximately 4.5 km round trip to

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Pacific Summit – Vancouver

May 30 – June 1 CPABC 2018 Spring Pacific Summit: Registration is Open. Fulfil your annual CPD requirement at CPABC’s Spring Pacific Summit in Vancouver! Themed “Masters of Change,” the Summit offers access to over 20 PD sessions that you

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Information Session: Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Program

April 9, 2018. If you are a CPA member interesting in pursuing the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation, then attend a lunch time information session at CPABC’s office at Harbour Centre (8th floor, 555 West Hastings Street, Vancouver) on Monday

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Recap: Eagle Ridge Hospital Community Event

Over 50 CPA members and their guests attended the CPABC TriCities/Ridge Meadows Chapter’s community outreach event which was held in the dining room of Eagle Ridge Hospital in Port Moody on March 1, 2018. This event was co-hosted by the

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Local Member Sharon Perry CPA CA Makes Pledge to Eagle Ridge Hospital Foundation

Sharon Perry CPA CA, principal of Sharon Perry Inc. Chartered Professional Accountants, and her family including her mother Georgina Kehler and sisters Dawn and Cori, recently announced a $1 million pledge to expand the cardiology department at Eagle Ridge Hospital

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Recap: TriCities Chapter Hosts MET in Pitt Meadows

On November 8, the CPABC Member Engagement Tour was in Pitt Meadows where over 80 attendees came out to enjoy delicious appetizers and to receive an update from CPABC’s governance leaders.  The presentations included updates by CPABC provincial board chair Heather Banham FCPA FCGA, vice-chair Barry

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Event Update: Catfight ends with Ticats beating Lions

On September 22, 2017, over 100 CPABC members, students, candidates and their guests came out to watch the BC Lions take on the Hamilton Tigercats. Both teams entered BC Place Stadium with lukewarm win-loss statistics making this an important game

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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 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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