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The Association of BC Forest Professionals (ABCFP) and the College of Applied Biologists (CAB) are seeking volunteers to serve on a collaborative Environmental Practice Panel (EPP) . The purpose of the EPP is to provide recommendations that promote and enhance collaborative relations between ABCFP and CAB and collaborative practice between... Read more
The summer 2022 edition (volume 14, issue 1) of College Matters is now available for viewing online. College Matters is now available in a digital flipbook format! READ IN FLIPBOOK FORMAT READ IN PDF FORMAT In this, the Evolution of the Applied Biology Profession issue, you will find: The Evolution... Read more
The College of Applied Biologists is looking for an innovative, self-motivated and collaborative professional to join our team, an individual who will have a critical role in leading the profession of applied biology in implementing the Professional Governance Act and bringing into force reserved practice (practice rights). The Information Officer... Read more
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As part of the 2022 reserved practice outreach plan , the College will be offering webinars throughout the summer of 2022 to inform registrants, employers and other stakeholders about the implementation of reserved practice and to answer questions about the process. The webinar content will primarily be the same for... Read more
The College’s mandatory training course in Indigenous Awareness is going to be available for registrants to complete on May 3. The course fee for existing registrants is $50. Registrants must also complete the new Code of Ethics and Professional Conduct course at no cost. All registrants will be required to... Read more
The Province of BC has introduced Bill 21, the Professional Governance Amendment Act , which details proposed amendments to the Professional Governance Act (2018). More information on the contents of the bill can be found here . The College will provide further updates on the status of the legislation as... Read more
The College is seeking applicants to fill the role of Chair on Audit and Practice Review Committee. You can view more about the available opportunity here. The College is committed to bringing diverse backgrounds and expertise to College activities: we invite all registrants to consider applying for open volunteer positions... Read more
As per the latest version of the College bylaws , the College is now known as the College of Applied Biologists from April 1, 2022 onward. The change in name is to align the College with its Regulation, the Applied Biologists Regulation . Seals/Stamps – Electronic and Physical Individuals who... Read more
Materials for the 2022 Annual General Meeting are now available. The 2022 Annual General Meeting occurs on April 7, 2022 at 4pm. The AGM is in-person at the Delta Ocean Pointe Hotel in Victoria, BC, but you can also register for an online broadcast of the meeting. The 2021 AGM... Read more
The changes to the application requirements for submission of professional work products have been approved by Council in January 2022 at the recommendation of the Credentials Committee. The Committee has identified that current report requirements may now not align with applied biology professionals’ practice and professional work experience. While many... Read more
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