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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 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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CPABC Spring Pacific Summit 2017

CPABC Spring Pacific Summit 2017 May 17-19 CPABC’s Pacific Summit offers leading professional development and networking opportunities designed to help enrich your career and professional network. This is a cost-effective and convenient opportunity to earn CPD credits while learning from

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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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Community Event: Variety Show of Hearts

February 12, 2017 The 51st Annual Show of Hearts Telethon benefiting the Variety Children’s Charity is coming up soon! The 2017 Show of Hearts Event will take place on Sunday, February 12 from 12pm to 3pm at the Hard Rock

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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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Community Event: Terry Fox Run Volunteers Needed!

September 18, 2016 Terry Fox Run Volunteers Needed!  Please join us on Sunday, September 18, 2016 , in putting a team together to participate in this iconic event.  This run raises money for cancer research in Terry’s name.  As a

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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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Community Event: Wheel to Heal Ride

April 30, 2016 We are looking for approximately 20 volunteers to assist in the Wheel 2 Heal Ride  community event benefiting the Eagle Ridge Hospital Foundation. Our volunteers will be assisting as course marshals on the 15 km course.  The

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