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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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The College has released a new resource called Practice Guidance for Members which advises members on how to conduct their practice in a professional manner through the lenses of competence, respectful regard, independence, integrity, business ethics, project management and due diligence.Read more
Click here to view the Conference Agenda, and check back frequently for speaker announcements. You can register online here to attend the conference in person, or by live webcast. Early-bird tickets at discounted prices are available until February 14 th . Please note: this year’s AGM will be a breakfast... Read more
Consultation on SARA Listing Process for Terrestrial Species 2013 and 2014. Environment Canada is committed to working with interested parties to ensure the protection of species at risk and their critical habitats and is seeking comments on the potential impacts of amending Schedule 1, the List of Wildlife Species at... Read more