Government Finance Officers
Association of British Columbia
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SPONSORS OF THE MONTH - July

Tuesday, July 3, 2018
In Canada, PwC has more than 6,500 partners and staff in locations from St. John's, Newfoundland to Vancouver, British Columbia. With more than 100 years of excellence in Canada, we provide industry focused assurance, advisory and tax services f… Read more

HOW TO PREPARE BETTER RFP REQUIREMENTS LISTS FOR IT SUCCESS

Friday, June 15, 2018
Several of our recent articles have outlined IT project success factors and the significant rate of failures that have become commonplace. There are many causes for failure. First among them is choosing a solution that does not meet the needs of your… Read more

JUNE SPONSOR OF THE MONTH - MFABC

Friday, June 1, 2018
The Municipal Finance Authority operates under its own Act, as the central borrowing agency for the financing of long-term and short-term capital requirements of regional districts and their member municipalities, regional hospital districts and… Read more

Employer Health Tax Impact on Local Government - UBCM Report

Friday, May 4, 2018
The Province of British Columbia’s 2018/19 – 2020/21 Budget and Fiscal Plan includes a commitment to eliminate Medical Services Plan (MSP) premiums and fund this change through the implementation of an employer health tax (EHT). Since local governme… Read more

MAY SPONSOR OF THE MONTH - CASEWARE

Tuesday, May 1, 2018
Who We Are - CaseWare is a leading supplier of software solutions to accountants and auditors worldwide. Founded in Toronto in 1988, CaseWare is the dominant provider of mission-critical accounting and auditing software used by domestic and global a… Read more

MEMBER RECOGNITION AWARDS

Tuesday, April 3, 2018
The "Member Recognition Awards" will be presented at the GFOABC annual Conference in Kelowna. To promote excellence in government service and government finance, GFOABC annually awards individuals who have made significant contributions in the area o… Read more

APRIL SPONSOR OF THE MONTH - BC ASSESSMENT

Sunday, April 1, 2018
BC Assessment's business is to provide a stable and predictable base for real property taxation in British Columbia. To meet its goal, BC Assessment completes an annual Assessment Roll, and produces independent, uniform and efficient property assess… Read more

BC BUDGET SUMMARY

Monday, March 19, 2018
BC’s Finance Minister Carole James delivered the province’s 2018 budget on February 20, 2018.  The budget anticipates a surplus of $219 million for 2018, $281 million for 2019 and $284 million for 2020.  The budget strongly emphasizes the province’s … Read more

EOC FINANCE SURVIVAL GUIDE

Wednesday, March 14, 2018
EOC FINANCE TIPS, TRICKS AND CHECKLISTS Emergency responses to flood and fire seem to have become the norm in BC in the spring and summer months now… Before Any Events – The Finance Section Heads and staff might want to equip themselves with a toolki… Read more

Future Technology - Artificial Intelligence (AI)

Wednesday, March 14, 2018
Finance has always utilized technology. From the humble abacus (2700 - 2300 BCE) to adding machines (1642 CE), to today's PCs.  The last 40 years have seen even ‘Moore’ (excuse the pun, couldn’t resist) spectacular technological advancement, as discu… Read more

GFOA of US & Canada is looking for Volunteers!

Monday, January 29, 2018
If you are an accountant, auditor, or academic with experience in government accounting and financial reporting, you are invited to become a volunteer reviewer for the Canadian Award for Financial Reporting Program. Read more. Read more

Tax Sale for Improvement Districts is open for registration

Wednesday, January 24, 2018
Thursday, March 22 & 29, 10:00am - 11:30 via GoToWebinar Tax Sale is the ultimate tax collection tool. Selling a person’s property at Tax Sale is a big responsibility and includes an element of risk to the municipality.  If you have to do it, you… Read more

Free CaseWare Webinar from our Gold Sponsor!

Monday, January 22, 2018
Reduce time and improve accuracy! Venue: Online Instructor: Tricia Fraser CPD Hours: 1 Fees: No charge. Event Date: February 20, 2018 12:00 to 13:00 Pacific Standard Time Overview This webinar will help government finance officers in British Columb… Read more

2018 Conference and Tradeshow is open for Registration

Monday, January 22, 2018
The GFOABC Annual Conference has been the premier training opportunity for finance officers for over 20 years. This year will be no exception with a great program that will fulfill your professional development needs and provide valuable networking … Read more

Spring PD is open for Registration

Monday, January 15, 2018
It's Tax Time! GFOABC is committed to meeting the professional development needs of its members whether they are experienced finance professionals or they are beginning their careers, Spring PD will be no different. EARLY BIRD PRICING ENDS FEBRUARY 2… Read more

Pre-Conference Workshops are open for Registration

Monday, January 15, 2018
Pre-Conference Workshops GFOABC is committed to equipping its members by providing a wide range of professional development opportunities, whether they are experienced finance professionals or just beginning their career.  Prior to the Annual Confere… Read more