VANCOUVER, August 13, 2021 — The Chartered Professional Accountants of British Columbia (CPABC) and the CPA Western School of Business (CPAWSB) congratulate the 307 B.C. CPA students who passed the multi-day national Common Final Examination (CFE) written in May 2021. The exam was administered by CPAWSB.
Two B.C. students also made the National Honour Roll for their outstanding results on the CFE. They are: Sammi Leung and Lexi Zhang.
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“Congratulations to the 307 B.C. CPA students for successfully passing the CFE,” said Karen Horcher FCPA, FCGA, chair of CPABC. “On behalf of the CPABC Board of Directors and CPABC, I look forward to welcoming them to the ranks of B.C.’s chartered professional accountants and wish them all the best as they move forward in their careers.”
In order to become designated, students must complete rigorous course work, pass the CFE, and fulfill relevant practical experience requirements. The national CFE ensures all Canadian chartered professional accountants meet the same high standards, which are recognized nationally and internationally.
“On behalf of everyone at the School, I congratulate these hard-working individuals and wish them the very best,” said Steve Vieweg, FCPA, FCMA, CEO of the CPA Western School of Business. “The 307 hard-working British Columbia candidates who passed the 2021 May CFE have developed and demonstrated technical and professional skills they will take with them into the next stage of their careers and beyond.”
CPAWSB delivers the nationally-developed CPA professional education program in Canada’s western region. Throughout the program, CPA candidates develop the competencies expected of professional accountants, developing technical skills and enabling competencies as they grow in professionalism and leadership.
About CPA British Columbia
The Chartered Professional Accountants of British Columbia (CPABC) is the training, governing, and regulatory body for over 38,000 CPA members and 5,500 CPA candidates and students. CPABC carries out its primary mission to protect the public by enforcing the highest professional and ethical standards and contributing to the advancement of public policy.
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Vivian Tse, Manager, Communications