ASTTBC eNews August 2016
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ASTTBC eNews is your connection with the Applied Science Technologists & Technicians of British Columbia, one of the largest professional associations in BC.

Current News & Events

Minister Virk & ASTTBC Talk Technology & Innovation

A Summer meet at Minister Amrik Virk’s constituency office served as the venue for a creative chat about technology.
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Building PWT Program With First Nations

The First Nations Education Society & Musqueam First Nation, with ASTTBC, helped frame competencies for the program.
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ASTTBC Update Webinar a Hit!

150 members participated, during which a number of questions were posed. Click here to see the full results.
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Participate In The ASTTBC Summer Photo Contest!

Keep your photos coming, and win amazing prizes, especially this year! Click below to find out how you can enter.
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Stats Canada Labour Force Survey 2016

Employment declined by 31,000 in July, while unemployment increased 0.1% point to 6.9%. Click here to read the full results.
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Register For The 2016 Art Of Leadership Conference

Featuring five internationally bestselling authors & leaders. Members save $100 by using promo code ASTTBC20!
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Norman Chamberlain: CA Expert for 2017 WorldSkills Comp

ASTTBC strongly supports the efforts of Skills Canada & WorldSkills and their dedicated volunteers like Norm.
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YWCA Metro Vancouver Announces 33rd Annual Women of Distinction Awards

ASTTBC CEO Congratulates BCIT President Kathy Kinloch on receiving the YMCA Public Service Award. Click here for full details.
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Register for the 2016 Clean Technology Expo

Show off your clean tech products & ideas plus network with industry leaders at this year’s Clean Tech Expo. Register now!
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RSVP To The Better Workplace Conference

Join corporate culture champions & leaders from across the country. Members save $400 by using promo code PRM9 now!
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ASTTBC in the Community

Ahousat First Nation Delivers Career Tour

It all started with modest funding to get the Ahousat Career Tour started again after a two year gap. Click to read the full story.

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AB & BC Tech Association Presidents Get Into Summer

Bob van den Berg and David Thompson hosted a president's dinner after their 2016 AGM.

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Skills BC & ASTTBC Make Tech SIZZLE

John Leech connected with Amber Papou to consider how the two groups can do more to encourage youth to pursue careers in STEM.

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ASTTBC CEO Meet With Honourary Member

Dan Lambert was recently presented with a gift of an eagle feather from CEO John Leech. Click here to read the full story.

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Upcoming Events

Stay up to date on all upcoming seminars, networking events and conferences in your industry. Click here to see what’s coming.

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ASTTBC On Social Media

As always, we feature important news, on the pulse, across all our social networks. Click here to stay in the loop.

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Member Services & Updates

Huge Member Savings This Summer

Members can save big on exclusive deals on products and services by visiting TechCLUB.
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Visit ASTTBC TechJOBS Website for Career Opportunities

Post jobs, and search out new opportunities on our TechJOBS site. Updated weekly, click here to see what’s new.

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ASTTBC Finance Dept Update

Contact Lumi Guias at — (604) 585-2788 ext. 237 for the status of your dues & fees.

Practice & Regulatory Standards

ASTTBC Code of Ethics: Principle 5

Uphold the principle of appropriate and adequate compensation for the performance of your work. Click here to read in full.

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Professional Development & Tech Careers

Camosun Co-operative Education & Student Employment

Year 2 students are available Sept 26th 2016 for 3-6 month work terms. Click here to find out more and to post your job now!

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Essential Leadership Training for Today’s Workplaces

Sonar Leadership provides rising stars & seasoned leaders with essential skills needed in today’s ever changing workplaces.

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CPD is a Requirement

Members are encouraged to review our policy on CPD and use the website designed to help members record CPD activities.

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