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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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Regional Check-Up 2017

Southwest BC economy trends positive The Mainland/Southwest Development Region (Southwest BC) enjoyed a stunning year of economic growth in 2016, due to the following: 1. Southwest BC’s vibrant service sector helped pushed employment to a record of 1.54 million positions

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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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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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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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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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Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

From all of us at CPABC and Tri-Cities Chapter Board, we wish you a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. Please join us for upcoming events and connect with your fellow CPAs and CPA students.

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