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Fraser Room, Holiday Inn YVR, Richmond, BC The College of Applied Biology and Association of Professional Biology (APB) are holding an Ethics course on November 29th at the Holiday Inn YVR in Richmond. This course in professional ethics will be delivered by Pamela Zevit, RPBio and Past President of the... Read more
Resolutions for the College's 2015 AGM on March 13th at the Radisson Hotel Vancouver Airport are now being accepted by the Registrar. Visit the Conference & AGM page for more information.Read more
The College's 2015 Conference & AGM will be held at the Radisson Hotel Vancouver Airport on March13th, 2015. We hope to build on the success of last year's event and keep our members and other professionals informed of the latest policy changes concerning their work in the natural resources disciplines... Read more
In the latest issue of College Matters, posted here on the website, you'll find various updates and articles including a Q&A with Council (a new regular feature), University Accreditation Project, Practice Guidance for Members, College Outreach Activities, and an introduction to the newly formed Editorial Board.Read more
In partnership with the Association of BC Forest Professionals, the Association of Professional Biology, and the Planning Institute of BC, the College has released a joint statement acknowledging the impacts of climate change and pledging action by encouraging and enabling members to incorporate the best available climate-science into their professional... Read more
The College of Applied Biology was informed on Friday, June 6th of a guilty verdict in the trial of former College bookkeeper, Kelly May McLaughlin, who was charged with theft of $60,847.95 in College funds. With the conclusion of the trial, the College is able to provide more information to... Read more
The College has recently updated the Rules concerning CPD eligibility for mentoring activities. Formerly, College members could only claim CPD points for mentoring other College members in the Student or In Training categories. The revised Schedule 4 , which outlines eligible activities for the Continuing Professional Development Program, reflects a... Read more
Video recordings and PowerPoint presentations from the 2014 College Conference are now available online. Check out our Conference & AGM page for more details and to access the proceedings.Read more
The Office of the Ombudsperson has released a report on the Riparian Areas Regulation in BC .Read more
The College has established a scholarship to honour the contributions made by the founding Executive Director, Linda Michaluk. The $2,500 scholarship will be awarded annually to an individual undertaking a post-graduate program of study that contributes to administrative policy and procedures with specific consideration to those with relevance to regulatory... Read more
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