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2023 – Volume 15
The 2022 Annual Report includes the Strategic Plan for 2022-2024, reports from the statutory committees, highlights of 2022, and a reminder to save the dates for our 2024 Conference & AGM in Nanaimo, BC.
2022 – Volume 14
The fall 2022 is the Paradigm Shift issue, and it includes features like “Ending Helicopter Research through Meaningful Collaborations” with M. Fernanda Adame Vivanco, PhD, MSc; “Haíɫzaqv Archeologist Practices M̓ṇúxvit: Approach to Ancestral Work” with Emilee Gilpin; “Na Malsga Aks—The Story the Water Tells” with T. Kunkel, K. Shaw, L. Lyons, D. Quinlan, H. Bastin and S. Oskey; an op-ed by the College’s former Nominations Committee chair Cairine Green on the importance of voting in College elections; and an op-ed regarding the federal government’s notice of intent on the labelling of toxic substances by Matthew Coady, RPBio, MREM.
The July 2022 is the Evolution of the Applied Biology Profession issue and includes features on the evolving nature of migratory bird research with Guillermo Pérez, MSc; ecological assessment of chemical stressors with Meara Crawford, RPBio, and Beth Power, RPBio; ECCC’s improved approach to marine incident response with Megan Willie, RPBio; an introduction to the College’s new mandatory training in Indigenous Awareness; and an op-ed regarding restoration by Gerry Leering, RPBio (Ret.). It also includes a listing of Committee and task force members for 2022/23 and information about how registrants can volunteer with the College.
The 2021 Annual Report includes graphs showing reports from the statutory committees, highlights of 2021, and a reminder to save the dates for our 2023 Conference & AGM in Kelowna, BC.
2021 – Volume 13
The November 2021 is the Climate Change issue and includes features about ecological restoration, the Tree and Stand Simulator (TASS), and the Adaptation Learning Network. Also, you will find a review of the application process after one year with the new registrant database and the College’s 2022 AGM & Conference announcement.
The March 2021 issue includes updates from senior leadership at the College, changes to the hierarchy of governance documents under Professional Governance Act, modernization of the CPD program and an article from the Office of the Superintendent of Professional Governance explaining their role in professional governance.
The 2020 Annual Report includes graphs showing reports from the statutory committees, highlights of 2020, and the draft minutes from the 2020 AGM.
2020 – Volume 12
The September 2020 issue includes updates from senior leadership at the College, a Professional Governance Act Primer, and feature coverage of the College’s Summer Surveys series including testimonials from professionals working through the coronavirus pandemic.
The 2019 Annual Report Issue includes graphs showing reports from the statutory committees, updates on LMSF winners for 2019 and 2020, and the draft minutes from the 2019 AGM.
2019 – Volume 11
The Winter 2019 Issue of College Matters features a variety of articles in this issue: Remote Data’s Role in Traditional Research, Goshawk Conservation on Haida Gwaii, Lay Council Member Report on Training, and All About Audits.
This summer issue features articles on new Council and staff members, a summary of the College’s 2019 Conference & AGM, an update from the Scope of Practice Task Force, and an article on shorebird conservation in the Bahamas.
The 2018 Annual Report Issue has been updated with a new layout and format. It includes graphs showing information from the 3 statutory committees, updates on LMSF winners for 2018 and 2019, and the announcement of the 2020 Conference & AGM.
2018 – Volume 10
This issue includes important updates from the Professional Reliance Review, information on Right-To-Practice, two feature articles on eDNA, and other membership updates.
This summer issue features articles on new Council and staff members, wolverine research in BC, a summary of the College’s 2018 Conference & AGM, conflict of interest guidelines, and a member profile of one our new ABT members.
In addition to annual committee reports, this issue includes the draft minutes from the 2017 AGM, bios for new members of the Editorial Board, and a bio for the 2018 recipient of the Linda Michaluk Scholarship Fund.
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