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Investing in Post-Secondary Education Pays Off


The BC Ministry of Advanced Education released some statistics earlier this week that demonstrate the value of post-secondary education and the earning potential gains a person can make when they invest in a post-secondary diploma, trade, or degree.

 

The 2014 BC Stats shows the additional lifetime earnings of someone with a post-secondary education. For example, someoneRead Story

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CPA Connect 2015 with UBC according to Twitter


CPABC’s annual Connect networking dinner with UBC brings together CPAs, CPABC Career Connect employment partners, and accounting students from the UBC Sauder School of Business. This year’s event took place at the Fairmont Waterfront Hotel in downtown Vancouver and facilitated hundreds of networking connections. Some of the companies represented include Canaccord Genuity Corp., Deloitte, DMCL, Ernst & Young LLP, GallowayRead Story

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A Time of Giving


If there was ever a time of year associated with giving you wouldn’t necessarily think of the month of  March, but for the past 12 years, during tax time, a group of students from UBC volunteer their time and skills to help educate and assist students and low-income individuals in filing their Canadian tax returns. The UBC Tax Assistance ClinicsRead Story

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CPABC Case Competition: Team Langara


We are counting down the days to the CPABC Case Competition taking place in downtown Vancouver on Saturday, February 7. Nine teams from schools across BC will be competing in the final round of the case competition to become the inaugural CPABC Business Case Competition champion.

 

We have already introduced you to UBC’s Tea(m) and we know thatRead Story

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JDC West 2015: The Videos


Each year at JDC West, the largest business case competition in Western Canada, participating schools kick off the games with a video that introduces each team.  Likewise, each year, as presenting sponsor of the games, CPA tries to match the creativity of the students with a fun video of our own to inspire everyone to become aRead Story

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Jas Randhawa, Michael Bedjo, and Diane Chung of the Chartered Professional Accountants cutting the ribbon at the JDC West 2015 Opening Ceremony.

Sharp Minds of Students and Business Mark 10th Year of JDC West


This year was the 10th anniversary of JDC West and CPA was proud to be there as the presenting sponsor. We recently sat down with Jas Randhawa, CPA, CGA, MBA, manager of recruitment & employment at CPABC, who was at the games to represent CPA and asked him to share a little bit of his JDC West 2015 experience withRead Story

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A Big Server Who Will Never Default


The idea of a pro athlete who earns an astronomical salary with endorsements in the multimillions ever going broke is almost unthinkable to most of us, yet it happens fairly regularly (see this astounding list of NFLers who fumbled it all away). The factors of such gross mismanagement include bad investments decisions, debts, lavish expenses, greed,Read Story

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A World of Opportunities at JDC West 2015


“Tell me and I forget. Teach me and I remember. Involve me and I learn.” – Benjamin Franklin

 

CPA is a big proponent of the value of case studies in education as evidenced by the CPA Professional Education Program which is designed with case studies throughout. Our case studies include an integrated business case that isRead Story

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Top 10 ‘Be Inspired’ Posts of 2014


As we wrap up the year on our blog, we want to thank all our readers and followers for your ongoing support and encouragement. It has been a privilege to bring you our thoughts, strategies, and tips around accounting careers and career development. We will continue to bring you more in 2015.

 

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Top 10 ‘Career Tips’ of 2014


As we wrap up the year on our blog, we want to thank all our readers and followers for your ongoing support and encouragement. It has been a privilege to bring you our thoughts, strategies, and tips around accounting careers and career development. We will continue to bring you more in 2015.

 

As we enter theRead Story

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