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Lunch & Learn Event: Protecting What Matters

Nanaimo – October 11, 2017 CPABC’s Upper Vancouver Island Chapter is excited to host a one hour “Lunch and Learn” event in partnership with Edward Jones in Nanaimo. This is a great opportunity to learn about Estate Planning and its

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Event Recap: Summer Social

A great time was had on August 24th as about two dozen CPA members, students and candidates gathered on the beautiful rooftop patio at Simon Holt Restaurant in Nanaimo for the chapter’s Summer Social Event. Attendees enjoyed time networking and connecting

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Regional Check-Up 2017

A bright spot in BC’s economy Along with Southwest BC, the Vancouver Island/Coast Development Region was the other bright spot in BC’s economy in 2016, and it is expected to grow in 2017: 1. The region added 9,200 jobs in

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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 Upper Vancouver Island Chapter

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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 the Upper Vancouver Island 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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The CPABC Member Recognition Program

The CPABC Member Recognition Program Exceptional volunteerism and career achievement—both in the community and within the profession—is something all three legacy bodies recognized and celebrated. Building on these traditions, we are proud to launch the CPABC Member Recognition Program, which

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Get Involved with your CPABC Chapter

There are 15 CPABC Chapter’s across the province and each relies on the volunteer efforts of members and CPA students, like you, to continue to deliver social networking events and professional development opportunities in your community. Chapters provide a wonderful

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Congratulations to our 2014 CGA and CMA Graduates

The Certified General Accountants of British Columbia welcomed 620 new CGAs into membership at its annual Convocation on Saturday, November 1. More than 400 graduates were on hand and they crossed the stage at the Vancouver Convention Centre to proudly

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Update – Member Engagement Tour

On October 17, 2014 over 120 members, students and candidates attended the Member Engagement Tour (MET) breakfast at Vancouver Island University and lunch at the Salmon Pointe Resort to listen to Richard Rees, CPA FCA, CEO of CPABC provide an update on the profession in

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