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The Scope of Practice Task Force at the College has finalized a plan to convene a series of engagement workshops in three regions of the province: Vancouver, February 21 Kelowna, March 7 Prince George, March 21 The goal of these workshops is to meet with applied biology professionals, other resource... Read more
The College has reviewed the Intentions Paper that is currently out for broad consultation. Key considerations on the three areas that the province is seeking input on include: Practice Rights: Right to practice authority for CAB, BCIA, and ASTTBC has been enabled in the Act (EGBC and ABCFP will maintain... Read more
The College’s 2019 Annual General Meeting (AGM) and Conference will be held on April 4-5, 2019 at the Delta Ocean Pointe Hotel in Victoria, BC. Registration is now open . Early-bird rates are in effect until March 15! The College of Applied Biology Annual General Meeting & Conference will open... Read more
The BC Government has supplied a webinar schedule for those wishing to receive more information about the new Professional Governance Act . The first webinar took place on Monday, December 3, where it was announced that these webinars are open to the public . These sessions are an excellent opportunity... Read more
Further to the announcement government made yesterday about new legislation covering professionals working in the natural resources sector, the College has released this response . The proposed Professional Governance Act stems from the recommendations made in the independent report commissioned by the government in fall 2017 as part of the... Read more
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Further to the independent report commissioned by the government in the fall of 2017, new enabling legislation was tabled on October 22, 2018: the Professional Governance Act . This new Act will cover Professionals working in the Natural Resource sector, including agrologists, applied biologists; applied science technologists and technicians; engineers... Read more
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In October 2017, the College issued a Citation against a member and a Discipline hearing was held in June 2018. The allegations against the member included conflict of interest, denigrating another professional and breaches in professional practice. In 2003, the College established a contingency legal fund. In 2013 there was... Read more
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The College of Applied Biology (the College) is pleased to see the Special Report issued by BC’s Forest Practices Board " Conserving Fish Habitats under the Forest and Range Practices Act – Part 1: A Review of the BC Government Approach ". These findings are very timely in light of... Read more
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The enclosed is preliminary feedback on the report from the College of Applied Biology Staff and Council with respect to the recommendations provided in the Report.Read more
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Please be advised that we have reached maximum capacity. We will add your name to the waiting list and contact you should there be a cancellation.Thank you. Further to the Citation issued on October 24, 2017, a panel hearing is scheduled for June 11-15, 2018 ( Note: Dates are subject... Read more
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