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Welcome to AFCA-BC

The Association of Filipino Canadian Accountants (AFCA-BC) is a non-profit organization of Filipino Accounting Professionals based in Vancouver, BC Canada.

 

Our members include students and designated accountants.

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  • Spring PD Session: Anti-Money Laundering Law
    Spring PD Session: Anti-Money Laundering Law
    Sat, Jun 29
    Burnaby
    Jun 29, 2024, 10:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
    Burnaby, 6550 Bonsor Ave, Burnaby, BC V5H 3G4, Canada
    Don't miss out! Secure your spot in our essential Anti-Money Laundering Law session. June 29th, Bonsor Recreation Complex. Limited seats – register now at Eventbrite. Link is below!
  • Volunteer for the 2024 Tax Filing Season with AFCA BC!
    Volunteer for the 2024 Tax Filing Season with AFCA BC!
    Fri, Mar 01
    Location is TBD
    Mar 01, 2024, 7:00 p.m. – Apr 30, 2024, 7:00 p.m.
    Location is TBD
    Be part of something impactful! AFCA BC is seeking volunteers for our 2024 in-person Tax Clinic. Lend your skills and make a difference in our community. Interested? Email Rita De La Cruz at afcabccvitp@gmail.com for details. Join us in this rewarding journey!
  • CAFÉ AFCA EVENT
    CAFÉ AFCA EVENT
    Sat, Feb 17
    Burnaby
    Feb 17, 2024, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
    Burnaby, Metropolis at, Burnaby, BC V5H, Canada
    Metrotown Food Court by the Fireside, 11am to 12noon Come as you are + Connect with Friends + Anticipate BC Family Day Bring your own coffee or tea for a social chat with each other Updates + Q&A with our President Thelma Siglos Hope to see you!
  • AFCA-BC 2023 AGM and Christmas Party
    AFCA-BC 2023 AGM and Christmas Party
    Sat, Dec 02
    Cameron Recreation Complex
    Dec 02, 2023, 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. PST
    Cameron Recreation Complex, 9523 Cameron St, Burnaby, BC V3J 1L6, Canada
    We are looking forward to see you in our 2023 Annual General Meeting and Christmas Party.
  • Café AFCA:   How are you?
    Café AFCA:   How are you?
    Sat, Oct 21
    Metrotown food court - fireside area
    Oct 21, 2023, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
    Metrotown food court - fireside area , 4700 Kingsway, Burnaby, BC V5H 4M5, Canada
    Join us for a relaxed AFCA-BC friends gathering where we can catch up and reconnect.
  • AFCA's Annual Picnic 2023
    AFCA's Annual Picnic 2023
    Sun, Jul 30
    Agnes' Place
    Jul 30, 2023, 11:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. PDT
    Agnes' Place, Vancouver BC
    It’s that time of year again when we come together to enjoy the sun, strengthen our camaraderie, and gather for our annual picnic. Our food theme for this year is potluck boodle fight and we will have games and lots of laugh after. See you there!
  • Café AFCA: Spotlight on Resilience
    Café AFCA: Spotlight on Resilience
    Sat, May 13
    Burnaby
    May 13, 2023, 1:45 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. PDT
    Burnaby, 6550 Bonsor Ave, Burnaby, BC V5H 3G4, Canada (Multi-purpose Room 2)
    Join us for an intimate discussion with our past Presidents Thelma Siglos and Tess Martires about resilience. They will share personal and professional experiences that will give us insights on how they have built this essential skill.
  • AFCA-BC 2022 AGM  at Revs Bowling Centre Burnaby
    AFCA-BC 2022 AGM  at Revs Bowling Centre Burnaby
    Sat, Nov 19
    Revs Burnaby
    Nov 19, 2022, 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m. PST
    Revs Burnaby, 5502 Lougheed Hwy., Burnaby, BC V5B 2Z8, Canada
    We are looking forward to see you in our 2022 Annual General Meeting.
  • AFCA-BC 2022 Summer Picnic
    AFCA-BC 2022 Summer Picnic
    Sat, Aug 13
    Lafarge Lake
    Aug 13, 2022, 11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m. PDT
    Lafarge Lake , 1251-1263 Pinetree Way, Coquitlam, BC V3B 7Y3
    We are very excited to see everyone in person. Pack your favorite food and enjoy a summer picnic with your AFCA-BC family.
  • Managing Mental Health and Well-Being
    Managing Mental Health and Well-Being
    Sat, Jul 16
    Langley Community Services Society
    Jul 16, 2022, 10:00 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.
    Langley Community Services Society, 6470 201 St, Langley, BC V2Y 2X4, Canada
    This is part 2 of our Managing Mental Health and Well-being seminar with Laarni Abalos, a Registered Clinical Counselor at MOSAIC Youth Centre. Come and learn about various mental health issues and the coping strategies around it. Don't miss this very timely and important event. See you there!
  • “How are you today?” - Managing your Mental Health and Well-Being During Difficult Times
    “How are you today?” - Managing your Mental Health and Well-Being During Difficult Times
    Sat, Mar 26
    Online via Zoom
    Mar 26, 2022, 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 a.m. PDT
    Online via Zoom
    Mental health issues are growing at a faster rate than any other kind of disability in today’s workplace (Canadian Mental Health Association), and further exacerbated by the pandemic. It is time to remove the stigma and openly talk about our mental health. See you then!
  • Celebrating the Life of our Beloved Cecil Sanchez
    Celebrating the Life of our Beloved Cecil Sanchez
    Sat, Jan 15
    Online via Zoom
    Jan 15, 2022, 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. PST
    Online via Zoom
    Join us in celebrating the well-lived life of Cecil Sanchez, one of the founding members of our organization. While we are saddened by this immense loss, we are also hopeful and encouraged to honor Cecil's legacy by doing our best to make his vision for AFCA a reality.
  • AFCA-BC 2021 AGM
    AFCA-BC 2021 AGM
    Sat, Nov 27
    Online via Zoom
    Nov 27, 2021, 11:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. PST
    Online via Zoom
    We are looking forward to see you in our 2021 Annual General Meeting.
  • AFCA-BC 2021 Summer Picnic
    AFCA-BC 2021 Summer Picnic
    Sat, Aug 07
    Picnic Area 2 - Burnaby Central Park
    Aug 07, 2021, 11:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
    Picnic Area 2 - Burnaby Central Park , Burnaby, BC V5S 3R2, Canada
    We are very excited to finally see everyone in person. Pack your favorite food and enjoy a summer picnic with your AFCA-BC family.
  • Information Security and Cybersecurity:  Learn how to protect your information
    Information Security and Cybersecurity:  Learn how to protect your information
    Sat, Jun 19
    Online via BlueJeans
    Jun 19, 2021, 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. PDT
    Online via BlueJeans
  • Café AFCA in Spring
    Café AFCA in Spring
    Thu, May 27
    Online event via BlueJeans
    May 27, 2021, 5:30 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. PDT
    Online event via BlueJeans
    Join us in our first Café AFCA event of the year. Meet our new members and connect with your AFCA-BC friends.
  • How to be Financially Resilient during a Crisis
    How to be Financially Resilient during a Crisis
    Thu, Mar 11
    Online event via BlueJeans
    Mar 11, 2021, 5:30 p.m. – 6:30 p.m.
    Online event via BlueJeans
  • AFCA-BC 2021 Virtual New Year's Party
    AFCA-BC 2021 Virtual New Year's Party
    Sat, Jan 09
    Online event
    Jan 09, 2021, 6:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. PST
    Online event

Previous Events

Celebration of Excellence: Honoring Shailene Caparas
CPABC Member Recognition Dinner

Wednesday, April 3, 2024

Fairmont Waterfront Hotel

Join us in celebrating the remarkable achievements of Shailene Caparas at the upcoming CPABC Member Recognition Dinner. Shailene is being honored with the Early Achievement Award, recognizing her dedication to excellence, hard work, and creativity in the accounting profession.

This prestigious award is not only a proud moment for Shailene but also an inspiring milestone for our Filipino community. At the Association of Filipino-Canadian Accountants in BC (AFCA-BC), we take pride in the high standards of competence among our members. Celebrating our peers’ successes fortifies our community and underlines the significant impact of our collective service and expertise.

16th Annual General Meeting and Christmas Party
Saturday, December 2, 2023
Cameron Recreation Complex, Burnaby BC

The AFCA-BC's 16th Annual General Meeting and Christmas Party, held on December 2, 2023, at the Cameron Recreation Complex in Burnaby, was a vibrant blend of professional development and festive celebration.

 

Members engaged in networking, elected new officers, and enjoyed games and performances, embodying the spirit of community and holiday joy.

Managing Mental Health and Well-Being
July 16, 2022

Langley Community Services Society

6470 201 St, Langley, BC V2Y 2X4, Canada

This engaging seminar, "Managing Mental Health and Well-being: Part 2," featured Laarni Abalos, a distinguished Registered Clinical Counselor from MOSAIC Youth Centre.

 

The session provided valuable insights into a range of mental health challenges and offered effective coping strategies, contributing significantly to our professional development in this crucial area.

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