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Special Message from the Chapter Chair: Christine Woodington

Dear Members, These past few months since March 2020 have been an interesting time to be a CPA. Many of us are navigating through deadline extensions, trying to understand government programs, and helping businesses and close personal contacts manage through it

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Giving back: volunteer at virtual tax clinics

Are you looking for a way to give back to your community during this pandemic? Many seniors, new immigrants, and low-income Canadians need to complete income tax returns to qualify for the various tax credits and benefits offered by the

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A Round of Applause for CPABC’s Volunteers!

A Round of Applause for CPABC’s Volunteers! Plus: How you can get involved Every year, Canada’s National Volunteer Week campaign celebrates community volunteers across the country, acknowledging their commitment, dedication, and selflessness. Themed “It’s time to applaud this country’s volunteers,”

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Inaugural Volunteer Tax Clinic Program – Gordon Neighbourhood House – CANCELLED

March – April 2020 To minimize the spread of COVID-19 and in support of the B.C. Medical Health Officer’s recommendation for social distancing, this community event is now cancelled.  ******* CPABC  Vancouver Chapter Outreach Committee and Gordon Neighbourhood House invites

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Community Engagement: Osteoporosis (Bones ‘N’ Beer)

February 12, 2020 CPABC member Celeste Munger CPA CMA is a member of the board of Osteoporosis Canada – a national organization serving people with osteoporosis.  The organization teaches Canadians how to improve their bone health and supports research and

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Recap: Community Volunteer Income Tax Preparation Information Session

CPABC recently hosted two outreach events for members interested in volunteering their services.  The first was held in Vancouver on January 23, 2020 followed by another in Victoria on January 27, 2020.  Over 110 members attended these sessions to hear

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Information Session – Community Volunteer Income Tax Program

January 23, 2020 Are you willing to lend a hand to help seniors, newcomers to Canada, and low-income Canadians qualify for the various tax credits available? Become a CVITP Volunteer: For those on modest incomes, failing to file a tax

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Community Engagement: Yule Duel “Carolling for a Cause”

December 5, 2019. Attend the 2019 Yule Duel on December 5, 2019 from 5:30pm to 9:00pm at the Vancouver Art Gallery plaza and enjoy a musical caroling contest voiced by two dozen choirs. One of these choirs, “Caroling Crew,” are

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Recap: Community Event at Quest Food

On Saturday November 2, 2019, about two dozen CPABC members and candidates/students attended Quest Food Exchange located on Dundas Street in Vancouver to sort and re-package pasta, pasta sauce, chicken and also re-stock the freezer, check for expired products and

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Community Event: Quest Food Exchange

November 2, 2019 CPABC Vancouver Chapter will be assisting Quest Food Exchange with packaging food items for their non-for-profit grocery markets. Quest Food Exchange is a not-for-profit organization that provides dignified access to a variety of affordable and healthy foods

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