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The College of Applied Biology has finalized a new accreditation agreement with Lethbridge College, Alberta. This new agreement is the first one outside of BC and it gives students taking the Ecosystem Management major assurance that their studies will allow them to meet the entrance requirements for designation as a... Read more
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On November 10th, 2017, a joint letter was sent to Jennifer McGuire, Assistant Deputy Minister, Ministry of Environment & Climate Change Strategy from several professional associations, including the Applied Science Technologists and Technicians of BC, the College of Applied Biology, the Association of BC Forest Professionals, the BC Institute of... Read more
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On October 31, the College sent a response to Ron Hallman, President of the Canadian Environmental Assessment Agency as a follow up to an earlier submission regarding the expert panel report on the environmental assessment process. The College reiterated its position that, in provinces with a professional regulatory body, the... Read more
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The College of Applied Biology (the College) is accepting applications for the Linda Michaluk Scholarship Fund (LMSF). The Linda Michaluk Scholarship Fund was established to recognize the founding Executive Director of the College of Applied Biology, Linda Michaluk, RPBio. Linda, who retired in 2012, was instrumental in the process that... Read more
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On October 18th, The College of Applied Biology sent a letter to Canada's new Chief Science Advisor, Dr. Mona Nemer, congratulating her on her appointment and providing information about the College. A key message from the College to Dr. Nemer was to explain that applied biology professionals are important to... Read more
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On September 27th, The College of Applied Biology issued a letter to the Minister of Advanced Education, Skills and Training, Honourable Melanie Mark, congratulating her on her appointment and requesting a meeting. A key message from the College to Minister Mark relates to her mandate to expand science and technology... Read more
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As the regulator of registered biology professionals in BC, the College of Applied Biology (the College) welcomes the professional reliance review initiated by the provincial government. As with all regulated professional organizations, the College's primary mandates are to set standards for entry into the profession, to hold our members accountable... Read more
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The College of Applied Biology (the College) is happy to announce that Derek Marcoux, MSc, RPBio, has been hired as the new Registrar. Derek has been working in the natural resource sector for over 20 years and he has been a Registered Professional Biologist since 1994. Derek’s applied biology expertise... Read more
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The College has finalized an accreditation agreement with the Biology Department in the University of Victoria.Read more
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The College’s Executive Director sent a congratulatory letter to Dr. Mark Zacharias, RPBio on his new appointment as Deputy Minister of the Ministry of the Environment.Read more
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