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The Province has released their Summary of Public Input in Response to the 2018 Intentions Paper -- the "What We Heard Report". It can be viewed at this link along with the At A Glance Summary. The 54-page report presents feedback to the three major areas of discussion from the... Read more
The 1st Session of the 42nd Parliament of Canada concluded its session today. With its conclusion, Royal Assent was granted to bills C-68, An Act to amend the Fisheries Act and other Acts in consequence , and C-69, An Act to enact the Impact Assessment Act and the Canadian Energy... Read more
The College held its 2019 Scope of Practice webinar on Wednesday, June 19. We would like to thank everyone that attended. As promised, a recording of the webinar was made during the session and is now available . Furthermore, the presentation slides are available for download here . Feel free... Read more
From the Government of BC: "The Government of British Columbia has announced that Paul Craven will lead the new Office of the Superintendent of Professional Governance." For more information and the Superintendents bio, see the news release here: more
On May 21, the first regulations of the Professional Governance Act were activated by Order in Council. Specifically, the regulation that requires a merit-based process to be applied for Council elections has come into effect and will be implemented for the 2020 election. The regulation also provides further direction on... Read more
The Scope of Practice Task Force at the College has decided to convene another engagement session based on feedback received from stakeholders on Vancouver Island and the Lower Mainland. Having completed workshops in Vancouver, Kelowna and Prince George, the Scope of Practice Task Force is pleased to announce that they... Read more
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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