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1:28 PM Contents July/August 2016 Cover Story In Focus 5 Notes & News 22 This and That CPABC Regional Check-Up 2016— Stats at a glance 40 Professional Development Upcoming seminars in July 2016 42 Members in Focus 16 Announcements, accolades, and a thank-you to volunteers; Pacific Summit recap; May Convocation Working, Investing, and Living in BC CPABC's Regional Check-Up reports examine how BC's development regions fared in 2015 24 Understanding the CPA PER CPABC's PER team shares some FAQs to provide clarity on the CPA practical experience requirements 28 Climate Change, Unconventional Energy, and the Role of CPAs A Harvard Business School/Boston Consulting Group report makes the case for unconventional energy, and CPA Canada continues to build on its climate change initiative 50 Award-Winning CFOs Seven CPAs honoured for demonstrating excellence in financial leadership Recurring Columns 32 Ethics Dabbling in public practice without a licence: It can cost you 34 Leadership Leading from the heart: The 18-inch journey 36 Tax Assessing transfer pricing risk in the mining industry – How BEPS is changing the landscape 5 9 13 33 Notes from the Chair COIN Competition launched Public Practice renewal notice Reminder re: Ethics CPD Cover image: cineuno/iStock/Thinkstock CPABC in Focus • July/August 2016 3