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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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Celebrating 20 Years of Support for TRU Students

The CPA Education Foundation, and legacy accounting educational foundations, have been long term supporters of Thompson Rivers University (TRU) in Kamloops BC. The CPAEF and the local CPABC Kamloops/Cariboo Chapter currently  provide four annual scholarships to accounting students in the

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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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