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As the regulator of registered biology professionals in BC, the College of Applied Biology (the College) welcomes the professional reliance review initiated by the provincial government. As with all regulated professional organizations, the College's primary mandates are to set standards for entry into the profession, to hold our members accountable... Read more
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The College of Applied Biology (the College) is happy to announce that Derek Marcoux, MSc, RPBio, has been hired as the new Registrar. Derek has been working in the natural resource sector for over 20 years and he has been a Registered Professional Biologist since 1994. Derek’s applied biology expertise... Read more
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The College has finalized an accreditation agreement with the Biology Department in the University of Victoria.Read more
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The College’s Executive Director sent a congratulatory letter to Dr. Mark Zacharias, RPBio on his new appointment as Deputy Minister of the Ministry of the Environment.Read more
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The College of Applied Biology's Executive Committee issued a letter to the new provincial Minister of Environment and Climate Change Strategy, Honourable George Heyman, congratulating him on his appointment and requesting a meeting at his earliest convenience. A key message from the College’s Executive to the new government is to... Read more
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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 (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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