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2017 KPU Business School Scholarships & Awards Dinner

Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) School of Business hosted their annual 2017 Scholarships and Awards Dinner on October 25, 2017 at the River Rock Whistler Ballroom in Richmond. The dinner was an opportunity for the CPA Education Foundation (CPAEF) and other

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Jeffrey Kent CPA CA Accepted into CPAEF Doctoral Support Program

Jeffrey Kent BA, MBA, CPA, CA, has been accepted into the CPAEF’s Doctoral Support Program. Jeff received his Masters of Business Administration in 2008 from Thompson Rivers University and his Bachelors of Arts (Advanced degree) from the University of Manitoba in 2001.  He has

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Recap: 2017 Accounting Academic Symposium

The Chartered Professional Accountants’ Education Foundation of BC (CPAEF) held its biennial 2017 Accounting Academic Symposium on May 25 to 26.  More than 100 BC accounting faculty members attended the symposium which was held at the Vancouver Convention Centre. The

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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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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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Chinese New Year Fundraiser for Camosun College

On February 9, 2017, the CPABC Victoria/SVI Chapter hosted their annual Chinese New Year Dinner at the Don Mee Seafood Restaurant in Victoria’s historic Chinatown to raise additional funds towards the legacy CPA endowment fund at Camosun College.   The

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CPAEF Pays Tribute to Kenneth Mahon FCPA FCA

Kenneth Mahon FCPA FCA was born and raised in Vancouver and made it his lifelong home until his peaceful passing on January 17, 2017 at the age of 82. Ken graduated from UBC where he obtained his Bachelor of Commerce

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Chris He CPA CGA Accepted into the CPAEF Doctoral Support Program

Chris He MSc., CPA CGA, has been accepted into the CPAEF’s Doctoral Support Program.  Mr. He, who has been a member since 2011, received his Master of Science in Accounting (2012) and Bachelor of Commerce (2008) with a major in accounting and finance,

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PD Pass for Academic Members

The CPA Education Foundation of BC is pleased to offer the PD Pass for Academic Members.  This is a unique program for members in academia whose majority of income comes from teaching activities at a BC post secondary institution. With

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