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The College of Applied Biology is developing a practice guideline for erosion and sediment control (ESC) with Engineers and Geoscientists BC. Under the Professional Governance Act , both regulatory bodies have a commitment to establish, monitor, and enforce standards of practice and to enhance the quality of practice. This is... Read more
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Tomorrow (September 30, 2021) is the first National Day for Truth and Reconciliation in Canada. It is also known as Orange Shirt Day an Indigenous-led grassroots commemorative day honouring children who survived residential schools, and remembering those who did not. The College of Applied Biology encourages all registrants to take... Read more
VICTORIA -- The province of British Columbia has granted reserved practice – or practice rights – to applied biology professionals making BC the first jurisdiction in the world to recognize the profession of applied biology as full partner in resource management. The amended Applied Biologists Regulation now clearly defines the... Read more
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The Association of BC Forest Professionals (ABCFP) and College of Applied Biology (CAB) have agreed to establish a joint regulatory panel . The Professional Governance Act , enacted in February, requires regulatory bodies to collaborate with other regulators. "The regulated practice of professional forestry in the PGA Forest Professionals Regulation... Read more
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Digital seals for Registered Professional Biologists (RPBios) and Registered Biology Technologists (RBTechs) registered prior to November 2020 can be purchased starting August 16, 2021 through their registrant profile on the College’s portal at a cost of $35. In November 2020, Council approved the change from issuing a physical seal to... Read more
The College’s webinar on the new CPD tracking module from June 23 is now available for viewing. The webinar covers the basics of the CPD program, including some common activities that can be claimed towards the CPD requirement. The webinar also provides a demonstration about how to record activities in... Read more
As per the Professional Governance Act and the Professional Governance Regulation , the Nominations Committee has delivered its final report to Council concerning the 2020/21 nominations cycle. This report has been reviewed and approved by Council and is now available for viewing .Read more
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The College is offering an informational webinar on the new continuing professional development tracking module and the CPD program in an hour-long session on June 23, 2021 at 12pm. REGISTER HERE The session will begin with a summary of the CPD program, answering questions such as: What is it, who... Read more
The College is pleased to announce the launch of its online continuing professional development (CPD) tracking module. The module is the culmination of more than two years’ work and comes in response to requests from registrants to have the ability to track their CPD throughout the year online and make... Read more
Join the College for the 2021 Professional Governance Act webinar series covering topics related to the new legislation in BC. The series will aim to provide information and answer questions about the implementation and ongoing effects of the PGA on the profession of applied biology. You can get started by... Read more