VPFO News

September 27, 2022
Increase in CRA Prescribed Interest Rate effective Oct 1, 2022
The CRA Prescribed Interest Rate will increase to 3% as of Oct 1, 2022. This is the interest rate used to calculate taxable benefits for employees from interest-free and low-interest loans, which will have an effect on future loans made under the Faculty Home Ownership Program.

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September 20, 2022
Pilot project to increase compliance with UBC required training
Safety & Risk Services within VP Finance & Operations (VPFO) in collaboration with VP Human Resources (VPHR), and UBC Information Technology (UBC IT) are launching a pilot project in VPHR and VPFO to increase compliance with required training, as mandated by legislation and UBC policies.   

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September 16, 2022
VCH COVID-19 booster clinic is available at Life Sciences Centre
Starting September 19, 2022, a Vancouver Coastal Health (VCH) COVID-19 booster clinic has opened at the UBC Life Sciences Centre. This clinic is primarily focused on immunizing those 12 years and above. You must make an appointment for a booster dose.

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Register for the upcoming webinar on Chemical Inventory Management 
Join us in a webinar on September 21 at 2:00 pm to learn about inventory management requirements and best practices from UBC Safety & Risk Service's Chemical Safety Advisor, Dr. Peggy Paduraru. Click through for more information, including Zoom details.

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Workday Adaptive Planning Replacing Hyperion in Summer 2023
The Adaptive Planning implementation will reduce reliance on manual systems and streamline budgeting and forecasting, while also capturing more detailed finance information and in-depth reporting. For more information and project updates, visit the UBC Adaptive Planning website.

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