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PD Pass for Academic Members

The CPAEF will continue to fund the PD Pass for Academic Members.  This program was launched eight years ago and provides CPABC members in academia with two complimentary days of professional development offered through CPABC’s PD department – with over

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SFU Executive MBA: CPAEF Pilot Funding for Indigenous Case Study

The CPAEF has approved pilot funding for the development of teaching materials focusing on aboriginal business issues in the BC context.  This initial funding of $6,000 will be used to develop a new case study drawn from BC First Nations

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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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Speaker Series Update: SFU

Simon Fraser University hosted a Speaker Series event with Dr. Danielle Lyssimachou discussing “How to Engage Students in the Classroom” on May 23, 2017. Lyssimachou is an associate professor in accounting at Cass Business School in London.  She provided participants with many tips

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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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CPAEF Accounting Educators’ Symposium May 2017

The CPAEF will be holding its biennial Accounting Educators’ Symposium on May 25 and 26, 2017 at the Vancouver Convention Centre. Over 100 BC Accounting academics are expected to attend. The program includes sessions on the CPA Way, Integrating Marketing Concepts with Managerial

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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 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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Kwantlen Polytechnic University 28th Annual Scholarship Dinner

Kwantlen Polytechnic University hosted their 28th Annual Scholarship Dinner on November 24, 2016 at the River Rock Casino in Richmond.  The dinner recognized students for their academic achievement and was an opportunity for KPU to express its appreciation to donors for

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