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The College is updating its list of areas of practice and would like to hear your views. This is the list that registered applied biology professionals use to self-declare the area(s) of practice in which they are competent to practice. A registrant’s area(s) of practice is published on the public... Read more
The Credentials Committee made recommendations to the Board to update the Credentialing Standard. The Board at the April 2023 Board meeting approved the updates, which are now in effect. Review the revised Credentialing Standard here The changes were made to meet a variety of objectives including but not limited to:... Read more
Nominations for the 2023 College Board elections are complete. The College's Nominations Committee has reviewed all applications, interviewed candidates and checked references, and is pleased to qualify the following candidates for the College Board. Only one candidate was qualified for each vacancy, therefore the following candidates are acclaimed to the... Read more
The College's bylaws have been revised to come into compliance with the Professional Governance Amendment Act . The revisions have been filed with the minister and are in effect as of February 17, 2023. The College of Applied Biologists Council has approved revisions to the College bylaws that bring the... Read more
NB: The Manager of Practice application deadline has been extended. The College of Applied Biologists is looking for an innovative, self-motivated and collaborative professional to join our team. This is an exciting opportunity for someone who wants to contribute to development of the profession of applied biology. The Manager of... Read more
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The College is making mandatory changes to what information is visible on the public register as of February 5, 2023. Currently, the College’s public register displays the following information for each registrant: First and last name Employer and mailing address Registration category (e.g., Registered Biology Technologist), status (retired, Not in... Read more
The College’s 2023 Annual General Meeting (AGM) and Conference will be held on April 13-14, 2023 at the Hotel Eldorado in Kelowna, BC on the traditional, ancestral, unceded territory of the syilx/Okanagan people. The theme of the College of Applied Biologists' 2023 Conference is "20 Years Strong: Ready to Lead... Read more
The College will be continuing with its reserved practice outreach plan by hosting an information session on January 19 in Prince George at the Courtyard Marriott. The agenda includes: 6pm: Networking reception, which includes a beverage and appetizers ($25 advanced registration only ) 7pm: An open information session (free and... Read more
The fall 2022 edition (volume 14, issue 2) of College Matters is now available for viewing online. READ IN FLIPBOOK FORMAT READ IN PDF FORMAT The fall 2022 issue is the Paradigm Shift issue. In it you will find: The Paradigm Shift issue features: Ending Helicopter Research through Meaningful Collaborations... Read more
The College of Applied Biologists is hiring a Bookkeeper in Victoria, BC. Reporting to the Manager of Finance and Administration, the Bookkeeper will be responsible for performing efficient administrative and bookkeeping functions for the College. This is a part-time role starting with 24 hours per week with hybrid work settings... Read more
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