ASTTBC eNews December 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

Happy holidays from ASTTBC! Wishing you the very best for the holiday season

Our office will be closed from Friday, December 23 to Monday, January 2 (re-opening Tuesday, January 3, 2017.)

Prime Minister Trudeau sends message to Tech Pros at ASTTBC TARC 2016

“Tech Pros are integral in the maintenance and development of Canada’s infrastructure, which forms the backbone of our economy.”
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MLAs Greg Kyllo and Marvin Hunt connect with ASTTBC

ASTTBC strives to make sure elected officials at all levels of Government are aware of the importance of applied science techs.
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Canadian Tech Workers in the US Looking to Come Home (CBC News)

Canadians in the USA are looking for opportunities in Canada, a development that could ease some skills shortage challenges.
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ASTTBC Council Nominations Requested

Nominations properly endorsed must be received by the Nomination Committee Chair by Saturday, February 25th, 2017.
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Congratulations AXYS Technologies - 2106 BC Manufacturer of the Year!

CME BC presented Albert Callo, Production Manager for AXYS Technologies with the 2016 BC Manufacturer of the Year Award.

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ASTTBC in the Community

Okanagan College Hosts its 35th Annual Career Fair

One of the longest-running career fairs in the interior took place at Okanagan College in November.

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BC Housing CEO Shane Ramsey visits ASTTBC to receive update on key initiatives

Recently BC Housing awarded ASTTBC a contract to review and report on construction fire safety planning.

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ASTTBC Connects with College of Applied Biology (CAB)

CAB Acting CEO and Registrar, Linda Stordeur hosted ASTTBC to define the areas of practice for CAB and ASTTBC registrants.

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Camosun Electronic & Computer Engineering Students Capstone Project Showcase

ASTTBC’s Student Tech members, Evan Paike and Kyubin Han showcased a prototype solution to assist with visual impairment.

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Landlord BC CEO David Hutniak talks about the need for purpose-built rental housing

Landlord BC and ASTTBC connect in building design and construction, fire protection, house inspectors, and onsite wastewater.

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BC Roadbuilders Celebrate 50 Years and Recognize President & CEO Jack Davidson

The BC Road Builders and Heavy Construction Association has made a significant contribution to BC.

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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

Great Member Savings for Holiday activities!

Members can save on great gift items: Bright Lights – Stanley Park, Harlem Globetrotters games or Cinderella at the QE theatre.
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ASTTBC 2017 Annual Dues are due and payable now. Deadline: Jan 25, 2017.

Please contact Lumi Guias at (604) 585-2788 Ext. 237 if you have any questions.

Practice & Regulatory Standards

ASTTBC Code of Ethics: Principle 9

Report to the appropriate agencies any hazardous, illegal or unethical professional decisions or practices by other members.

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Professional Development & Tech Careers

Attend ASTTBC Sponsored Events for CPD credit!

Event dates and locations from January to April, 2017.

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Premier’s BC Natural Resources Forum - Jan 31 – Feb 2, 2017, Prince George

The Forum brings people together explore ways to develop our diverse resource sectors and provide benefits to communities.

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TechJOB: Senior Civil Engineering Technologist – Land Development

McElhanney offers top-quality engineering, surveying, mapping, planning, landscape architecture, and environmental services.

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TechPROfile: Pamela Chilton, AScT

TechPROfile is an online showcase of technology professionals registered with ASTTBC. 

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