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Eight BCIT Students Receive CPAEF Awards

The 2017 BCIT Graduating Awards Ceremony was held on June 23, 2017 in the Great Hall of the BCIT Burnaby Campus.  The event was an opportunity to recognize students for their achievement and also to thank donors for their generous commitment to supporting student success. 

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2017 Camosun Awards Ceremony

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 Business.

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CPAEF Funds Social Entrepreneurship Project at UBC

The CPA Education Foundation has announced a $10,000 grant towards the re-development of business case content, originally created by the UBC|Sauder Social Entrepreneurship office, for the Indigenous Business Education Program (IBEP). The IBEP is directed by Dr. Frances Chandler PhD, Director of Sauder Social Entrepreneurship and Director

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CPAEF Supports Ch’nook Scholars Program

The CPAEF has announced its intent to support the Ch’nook Scholars Program with a three year financial commitment worth $12,000. The Ch’nook Program was established in 2007 to recognize indigenous business students studying at certain institutions across BC who demonstrate personal and professional achievements and

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Speaker Series Update: KPU

On April 25 and April 26, 2017, more than 20 School of Business faculty at Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) participated in a 2-day Case Writing Workshop facilitated by Dr. Alison Konrad from the Richard Ivey School of Business. The Case

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FVCPAA Announces Student Scholars

The Fraser Valley Chartered Professional Accountants Association (FVCPAA) has selected three local student scholars: Sandy Chu (Kwantlen Polytechnic University), Nicole Noort (University of the Fraser Valley) and Kathleen Chin (Trinity Western University).   These three students have displayed academic achievement,

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CPABC Chapters Support Students

Six CPABC chapters have funded over $26,175 in student scholarships and bursaries through the CPA Education Foundation and the Camosun College endowment fund.  These chapters include:  Kamloops/Cariboo, Okanagan, Surrey/Langley/NDelta, Tri-Cities, Vancouver and Victoria/Southern Vancouver Island. As a result of the generosity

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Langara College: 2017 Celebration of Excellence

Langara College hosted its 2017 Celebration of Excellence event on March 23, 2017 to recognize the success and academic excellence of their students and to honour the generosity of spirit of their supporters and donors. Bruce Hurst FCPA FCGA, chair of the Langara

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Bob Strachan Receives CPABC Lifetime Achievement Award

CPA Education Foundation governor and secretary, Bob Strachan FCPA FCMA C.Dir, received the CPABC Lifetime Achievement Award at the 2017 Member Recognition Dinner on February 15, 2017.  He is pictured above on the right receiving congratulations from Chris Burnley FCPA

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CPAEF Chair Chris Burnley Elected to Fellowship

Chris Burnley, chair of the CPA Education Foundation, was elected a fellow CPA and honoured at the 2017 Member Recognition Dinner held at the Fairmont Waterfront Hotel on February 15, 2017.  He is pictured above with his family. Chris was one

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