Sunday, December 1, 2019
The Municipal Finance Authority of British Columbia (MFA) was created in 1970 to contribute to the financial well-being of local governments throughout BC. The MFA pools the borrowing and investment needs of BC communities through a collective s…
Friday, November 1, 2019
SPONSOR OF THE MONTH - AON & YOUNG ANDERSON
Aon is a leading global professional services firm providing a broad range of risk, retirement and health solutions. Our 50,000 colleagues in 120 countries empower results for clients by using propri…
Tuesday, October 1, 2019
CapriCMW is a uniquely independent, employee and locally owned company with strong roots in BC, created through the merger of CMW and Capri Insurance companies. Capri believes this integration leverages the strength and stability of decades of insur…
Wednesday, September 18, 2019
Monday, September 16, 2019
Previous quarterly question: Finance Department Staffing Levels
Next quarterly question: NSF Fees...What's the Standard?
Thank you to Mark Coulter from the City of Campbell River who used the GFOABC Forum to ask for help comparing property taxes acr…
Sunday, September 1, 2019
Cash Management Group, Cannacord Genuity specializes in working with municipalities and government funded organizations. With over 100 municipal clients across Canada, we understand that cash management is a small part of your day.
We are very pro…
Thursday, August 29, 2019
Mark November 6 – 7, 2019 on your calendar for the 2019 Asset Management BC Annual Conference at the Radisson Hotel – Vancouver Airport. The conference theme is Innovate, Communicate and Celebrate – A Culture of Continuous Improvement. Learn about pr…
Wednesday, August 28, 2019
The Government Finance Officers Association will begin accepting applications for the 2020 GFOA Scholarships for Full- and Part-Time Students on October 21, 2019.
GFOA provides several scholarship opportunities for students interested in pursuing a c…
Monday, August 19, 2019
FINANCIAL FRAUD TARGETING PUBLIC ENTITIES
We want to share important information on some of the financial fraud trends currently targeted at public entities in BC. Professional hackers are continually coming up with new schemes for defrauding indiv…
Tuesday, August 6, 2019
PSAB has provided two opportunities to comment and the input GFOABC members provide could inform a response. The international strategy will impact the accounting standards that apply to all local governments. The Government Not-for-Profits Concultat…
Thursday, August 1, 2019
PSD is a full-service firm offering industry leading research, consulting services and software solutions for enterprise asset management and budgeting. PSD has completed hundreds of asset management plans and software implementations, providing bes…
Wednesday, July 17, 2019
As you may know, the provincial Property Tax Deferment program is being modernized to move away from the manual submission, adjudication and management of new and renewal applications, to an online process that centralize this progr…
Monday, July 1, 2019
Since 1983, the Hobson Chahal Advisory Group has provided customized wealth management solutions for numerous institutions, including: government bodies, municipalities, foundations, charities, insurance reciprocals, and school divisions. At present…
Thursday, June 6, 2019
Previous quarterly survey results: Elected Official Remuneration
Next quarterly question: Property Tax...What's Included?
Please take the time to complete this survey.
Thank you to Sheena Moore of Revelstoke for the online forum post that prompted t…
Monday, June 3, 2019
SPONSOR OF THE MONTH - JUNE
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 provi…
Wednesday, May 1, 2019
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…
Wednesday, May 1, 2019
UBCM, in collaboration with GFOABC, has released a survey seeking to examine local government costs related to cannabis legalization. The data collected will support UBCM’s discussions with the Province regarding cannabis excise tax revenue sharing, …
Monday, April 29, 2019
Applications are now being accepted for the 2019 Community Excellence Awards. The Awards recognize and celebrate UBCM members that have implemented projects or programs that demonstrate excellence in meeting the purposes of local government in B.C. T…
Wednesday, April 17, 2019
UBCM, in collaboration with GFOABC, is preparing a survey with regard to the costs to local government of cannabis legalization. The data from this survey will support UBCM in its ongoing discussions with the province on the appropriate sharing of th…