Author: David Chiang

Recap: Victoria MET

The 2017 Member Engagement Tour was in Victoria BC on October 18, 2017 and drew the largest attendance to date with over 165 members, CPA students and candidates. The MET luncheon was held at Harbour Towers – which will be the final time it will be held at this hotel because it will

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Event Recap: Accountants for Sustainability (A4S)

On September 7, 2017, Her Honor Judith Guichon, Lieutenant-Governor of British Columbia, hosted a celebration at Government House to acknowledge the contribution of the Prince of Wales’ Charities and Accountants for Sustainability Canada (A4S). CPA Canada, in collaboration with CPABC,

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Community Service: BC Wildfire Assistance

Small Business BC (SBBC) is seeking CPAs licensed in public practice to respond to phone calls from small business owners who have been impacted by BC wildfires to discuss accounting and business continuity issues. SBBC will handle signups and bookings

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Event Recap: Tax Consultations on Private Corporations

On July 18, 2017, federal finance minister Bill Morneau released a policy paper, “Tax Planning Using Private Corporations,” which outlined proposed legislative changes that are significant. The government allowed for a 75 day consultation period with comments requested by October

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Roundtable Consultation: Tax Planning Using Private Corporations

Roundtable Consultation: Tax Planning Using Private Corporations On September 6, CPABC will be hosting a roundtable consultation to discuss the policy paper, “Tax Planning Using Private Corporations,” which was released by the Government of Canada on July 18, 2017. Members 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 Victoria Chapter reps were Aureleo

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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 Camosun Students

Camosun College held their annual School of Business awards ceremony on June 13, 2017 in the Trades Education and Innovation Building at the Interurban Campus in Victoria, BC. The event was emceed by Richard Stride, Dean of the School of

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Father’s Day Walk Run for Prostate Cancer

CPABC and the Victoria/SVI Chapter are pleased to support the BC Prostate Cancer Foundation as a bronze level sponsor of the 2017 Father’s Day Walk Run on June 18, 2017. There will be simultaneous runs occurring in Burnaby, Chilliwack, Kamloops, Kelowna and Victoria. 

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Chapter Supports Local Students

The CPABC Victoria/Southern Vancouver Island Chapter, and five other CPABC chapters, have funded over $26,175 in new student scholarships and bursaries through the CPA Education Foundation and Camosun Foundation.  These chapters include:  Kamloops/Cariboo, Okanagan, Surrey/Langley/NDelta, Tri-Cities, Vancouver and Victoria/Southern Vancouver Island. As a

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