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The College of Applied Biology released a letter to the Federal Minister of Environment & Climate Change providing summary comments on the Expert Panel’s recent report and review of the Canadian Environmental Assessment Act and process.Read more
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The College of Applied Biology is now seeking the right candidate for the key leadership position of Registrar. Under the College of Applied Biology Act (2002), The College of Applied Biology protects British Columbia’s public by regulating the practice of applied biology professionals. Should you be interested in learning more... Read more
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The College of Applied Biology (CAB) has partnered with the Association of Professional Engineers and Geoscientists of BC (APEGBC) and the Association of BC Forest Professionals (ABCFP) to produce the Professional Practice Guidelines - Legislated Riparian Area Assessments in British Columbia. This document provides guidance and establishes the standard of... Read more
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The College of Applied Biology is pleased to announce that Christine Houghton will be joining the College as Executive Director effective February 7, 2017. “We are very excited that Christine is joining the College,” said Dr. Vanessa Craig, the College Council President. “Her leadership abilities, strategic insight, and management skills... Read more
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Registration is now open for the 2017 College Conference / AGM. This year the theme is "Evidence Matters: Professional Practice in a Post-Truth World". The Conference will explore recent developments and changing expectations impacting natural resource professionals. For a schedule and registration go to Conference information .Read more
On December 6 th , 2016 the College of Applied Biology sent a formal response to the Environmental Assessment Review Panel. The response letter can be read here and the press release issued on January 4, 2017 is appended as a pdf.Read more
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The College of Applied Biology is very pleased to welcome Mr. James Bayles, MBA. to the organization as Lay Council member. Lay Councillors are appointed by the government by a Ministerial Order to ensure that the College upholds its mandate to protect the public interest. Lay members sit as voting... Read more
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Environment and Climate Change Canada is seeking eligible candidates to join the Species at Risk Advisory Committee for a 3 year term starting December 2016. Applications are being accepted until November 10, 2016 . See the following details from the federal government's website. The Species at Risk Act (SARA) recognizes... Read more
The College is looking to fill the position of Executive Director. This is an exciting and challenging opportunity for a member or non-member to further develop the organization and its membership. For details on the position please go to posting .Read more
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The College is now accepting applications for the Applied Biology Technician (ABT) and in-training (Trainee (ABT)) categories. ABTs work in a team environment which includes RPBios and RBTechs. ABTs functions and accountabilities are more narrowly defined and focused than those of an RPBio and RBTech and will work under the... Read more

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