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During the 2019 Conference on April 5, we received many great questions through the Pigeonhole Live Q&A platform. Our speakers worked their way through a few of the questions, but many more went unanswered. We followed up with a few of the speakers to try and sort through some of... Read more
During the event and on a number of survey responses, attendees of our 2019 Conference expressed interest in reviewing the presentations made during the Federal Legislation Changes session, 3A. The College agrees that the information presented during this session is useful for all College members, and we have received permission... Read more
The office of the College of Applied Biology is moving to a new location on May 1. Consequently, the College office will be closed on May 1 and 2 while items are moved and infrastructure is reset in the new location. College staff will make best efforts to communicate with... Read more
The College has completed its official response to the Professional Governance Act intentions paper . The response can be downloaded from the College website. College staff and Council urge all members to review and consider the response as it contains the College's position on key elements of the Act including... Read more
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The Scope of Practice Task Force at the College has finalized a plan to convene a series of engagement workshops in three regions of the province: Vancouver, February 21 Kelowna, March 7 Prince George, March 21 The goal of these workshops is to meet with applied biology professionals, other resource... Read more
The College has reviewed the Intentions Paper that is currently out for broad consultation. Key considerations on the three areas that the province is seeking input on include: Practice Rights: Right to practice authority for CAB, BCIA, and ASTTBC has been enabled in the Act (EGBC and ABCFP will maintain... Read more
The College’s 2019 Annual General Meeting (AGM) and Conference will be held on April 4-5, 2019 at the Delta Ocean Pointe Hotel in Victoria, BC. Registration is now open . Early-bird rates are in effect until March 15! The College of Applied Biology Annual General Meeting & Conference will open... Read more
The BC Government has supplied a webinar schedule for those wishing to receive more information about the new Professional Governance Act . The first webinar took place on Monday, December 3, where it was announced that these webinars are open to the public . These sessions are an excellent opportunity... Read more
Further to the announcement government made yesterday about new legislation covering professionals working in the natural resources sector, the College has released this response . The proposed Professional Governance Act stems from the recommendations made in the independent report commissioned by the government in fall 2017 as part of the... Read more
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Further to the independent report commissioned by the government in the fall of 2017, new enabling legislation was tabled on October 22, 2018: the Professional Governance Act . This new Act will cover Professionals working in the Natural Resource sector, including agrologists, applied biologists; applied science technologists and technicians; engineers... Read more
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