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Our 2015/2016 program is now underway. A description of upcoming sessions is provided below. Presentation materials from previous years' sessions can be found under the "Chapter Documents" tab to the left (viewable by members only). If you're not a TEI member please contact our Membership Chairperson Chris Huang at email@example.com to discuss TEI membership.
On Thursday, September 17 KPMG hosted "The Afternoon Show with Russ Crawford", which explored the latest developments in tax. The afternoon session was held at the Four Seasons Hotel and was followed by cocktails at the Four Seasons and dinner at Hawksworth Restaurant.
A lunch meeting was held on Thursday, October 22 at the Terminal City Club. Borden Ladner Gervais LLP presented "GAAR, GAAR Alternatives and the Shield of Solicitor-Client Privilege".
The November meeting was an afternoon session presented by Deloitte on November 24. The theme of the presentation was "Disruption is coming" - the impact of rapid advances in technology, plus an Economic Update with Jock Finlayson. The afternoon session was followed by wine tasting and canapes at the Deloitte Learning Centre.
On December 9 a lunch meeting was held at the Rosewood Hotel Georgia. BDO LLP presented "International Tax Issues" and "Tax Valuation Issues Recently Encountered".
On January 26, 2016 a lunch meeting was held at the Terminal City Club. Thorsteinssons presented "What's Up in Sales Tax and GST?". A detailed agenda and slides of the presentation can be found in Chapter Documents.
The annual CRA liaison event was held on February 10 at the Terminal City Club. This was an afternoon session with an update from CRA on compliance programs and an e-Services update, presentations by Tim Duholke and Ed Kroft, followed by dinner. All of the presentations can be found in Chapter Documents.