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Profitability, Sustainability, Investment & Philanthropy

These are the themes of the Business in Vancouver Colour Series. This four-part speaker series focuses on profitability (black edition), sustainability (green edition), investment (blue edition) and philanthropy (white edition). These speaker events gather the local business community and an expert panel of speakers (moderated by BIV) to discuss these issues and share best practices. Join other business leaders to discuss corporate philanthropy & what the [...]

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Green Computing: 4 costly computer myths

1.         You should never turn off your computer. False! The average computer is designed to handle 40,000 on/off cycles. If an average user powers on and off six times a day, it would take 18 years before failure, far beyond the expected useful life of three to five years. By turning off your computer or putting it into sleep mode, [...]

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CMA E-News: Nov 2009 issue

Read CMA E-News for the latest Society news, events and professional development opportunities. CMA E-News is the Society’s monthly e-newsletter.  The Nov 2009 issue is now out. Didn’t receive your copy of E-News? Email enews@cmabc.com.

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2009 CMA BC Convocation

Congratulations to B.C.’s newest CMAs – the graduating class of 2009! Photos: http://www.flickr.com/photos/41594975@N03/sets/72157622719388168/ Grad ads: Vancouver Sun, Business in Vancouver newspaper Copies of the Vancouver Sun and BIV  ads have been included in the grad packages sent to each graduate. Look for your package in the mail in the coming week. Do you have photos or video from convocation that [...]

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Congratulations to the 2009 CMA Medalists & Program Award Winners

Congratulations to the 2009 CMA graduates, medalists and program award winners! This year’s medalists and program award winners were… Gold medalist & valedictorian – Paul Richardson, CMA Award sponsored by Borden Ladner Gervais LLP Silver medalist & SLP award of excellence – Bindi Sawchuk, CMA Award sponsored by Robert Half International Bronze medalist – Michael Chittenden, CMA Award sponsored by [...]

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BC's new life members

B.C. has three new life members – Donald A. Hincks, CMA, FCMA; Brian J. Kennedy, CMA, FCMA and John W. Lebidoff, CMA [bios & photos coming soon!]. Life membership is granted to members who have been members for more than 20 years and have substantially contributed to the CMA designation and the B.C. Society, and made significiant contribution of new [...]

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New BC Fellows (FCMA)

Congratulations to B.C.’s seven newest fellows: Clayton G. Harmon, CMA, FCMA Mark J.L. Kennedy, CMA, FCMA Stephen Lee, CMA, FCMA Mervin G. Michaels, CMA, FCMA Aklilu Mulat, CMA, FCMA Robert J. Pellatt, CMA, FCMA John Gordon Reith, CMA, FCMA The FCMA is a national nonorary designation that is awarded to CMAs who demonstrate excellence in management accounting, a commitment to [...]

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CMA Lifetime Achievement Volunteer Award

Bio for  George Hartmann, CMA, FCMA – Lifetime Achievement award recipient. On his first day of study to become an RIA George was appointed class representative. He has been involved in the Society’s affairs since that very first day. From the time he received his designation in 1970, George has generously given back to the Society and continues to do [...]

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CMA Volunteer of the Year – Richard Wong

Volunteer of the year bio for Richard Wong, CMA. Currently the Chief Financial Officer and corporate finance advisor with First Choice Capital Advisors, Richard manages to put aside many hours each month to give back to his designation. As a regular guest speaker at the Society’s monthly information sessions, he provides insight on the varied careers CMAs pursue. He also [...]

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CMA Volunteer of the Year – Donna Porter

Volunteer of the Year bio for Donna Porter, CMA. An avid volunteer and supporter of the Society, Donna has served as a marketing representative for CMA within the BC provincial government through her role as a Director, Accountability and Reporting in the Ministry of Advanced Education and Labour Market Development. Working with CMA Vancouver Island representative, Mike Simmons, she has [...]

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