National Firms Event: Online Registration Now Open


Online registration for the National Firms Recruiting Event taking place at the Vancouver Convention Centre West on September 5th is now open. Register here! For registration tips and tricks check out this post. Good luck!


Midsize Firms & Industry Event: Online Registration Now Open


Online registration for the Midsize Firms & Industry Recruiting Event taking place at the Fairmont Waterfront Hotel on September 4th is now open. Register here! Stay tuned to the blog for tips on preparing for the big day. Good luck!


Save the Dates: Online Registration for Vancouver Recruiting Events


Online registration will open for the Midsize Firms & Industry Recruiting Event (taking place September 4 at the Fairmont Waterfront Hotel) on August 6 at 9:00 am.  Learn more about the Midsize Firms & Industry Recruiting Event and find the registration link HERE.


Online registration will open for the National Firms Recruiting Event (taking place September 5 at the Vancouver Convention CentreRead Story


185,000 Strong. CPA Unification Update.


On June 23, the Chartered Professional Accountants of Ontario (CPA Ontario) and the Certified General Accountants of Ontario (CGA Ontario) signed a unification agreement to unite the province’s accounting profession under the CPA designation.


Last week, CPA Ontario and CGA Ontario announced that their members had voted to support the unification of the accounting profession in Ontario. CPARead Story


Fall Recruit 2014 – Important Dates

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The Fall Recruit Calendar is now available and the following are some important dates to keep in mind as we approach the busy recruiting season.


Fall Recruit Important Dates – Lower Mainland

-          September 4– Midsize Firms & Industry Recruit Event*

-          September 5 – National Firms Recruit Event*

-          September 10 (11:59pm) – Deadline,Read Story


Overview of CPA Practical Experience Requirements

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The new CPA certification program requires CPA students/candidates to complete at least 30 months of relevant practical experience. As one of the key elements in earning the CPA designation, the practical experience requirements for future CPAs consist of five requirements that can be achieved in either a pre-approved route or an experience verification route, orRead Story


CPA Unification Update

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There have been a series of CPA unification developments announced over the past several weeks that brings the unification of the Canadian accounting profession under the Chartered Professional Accountant (CPA) designation closer to completion.


May 1, 2014 — CPA Ontario and CGA Ontario release Unification Agreement – key terms to their members

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CPABC Tax Tips



Did you know that CPABC publishes a free resource to the public to assist in planning and preparing their income tax returns? CPABC’s Tax Tips and RRSP Tips for the 2013 tax year is available online and includes important information pertaining to income, deductions and tax credits.


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Stop being a Monkey: Embrace the Change

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CPABC and the Vancouver Board of Trade’s Company of Young Professional (CYP) hosted a CYP Development Night at SFU Segal Graduate School on the evening of April 15, 2014. I had the opportunity to network with other young professionals, talk to them about the CPA profession, and most importantly listen to Diana Chan’s presentation on strategicRead Story


CPA Connect with BCIT


The CPA Connect networking dinner series has been successful because it connects business and accounting professionals with accounting students from post-secondary accounting programs around the province. The latest CPA Connect event in Burnaby allowed BCIT’s Financial Management students to meet leading CPAs and CPABC’s employment partners. You can find out more about the event by clickingRead Story

Become a CPA

CPA. A New Standard.

Learn more about the CPA program in BC by checking out the Become a CPA website.

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