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New Professional Reliance Legislation Announced!

The B.C. government has introduced legislation aimed at making sure decisions affecting the province’s natural resources are science-based, transparent and protect B.C.’s unique environment for future generations. The Professional Governance…


2018 Technology Awards Recognition & Celebration

JOIN US IN CELEBRATING 60 YEARS! ASTTBC’s Technology Awards & Recognition Celebration will be held on Saturday, November 10th, 2018 from 5:30- 9:30 at the Westin Bayshore Hotel, Vancouver. This will be ASTTBC’s 30th…


Take the Member Survey!

It’s that time again… ASTTBC is looking for your feedback on how we are doing and what’s important to you!  The 2018 Member Survey, previously known as the Member Satisfaction Survey,…


BCIT Students Receive Encouragement from ASTTBC

On September 19th, ASTTBC and Engineers and Geosciences BC were invited to speak to approx. 300 BCIT engineering technology students about the value and importance of professional certification. Student registration…


CTech Gets Media Attention

Tracy Smith is a self-employed home inspector who provides unbiased, certified home inspections and technicial services in the Kamloops area.  Tracy was recently interviewed by a Kamloops media outlet where she…


TechPRO: Ron North, AScT

Ron started his inspection career in 1979 as a building inspector, working nine years with the Capital Regional District. In 1988 he moved to the City of Victoria and was…


CEO Update – 100 days in!

On September 9, 2018, I will have had the pleasure of being your CEO for a total of five months. When I arrived, I told the staff and members that…


Obituary: Donald Fredrick Bealle, AScT

Don Bealle, AScT (Member #355 since 1965) passed away peacefully on October 12, 2017, at the age of 85. Don began his career at BC Engineering, which later became BC…


TPC Calls on Gov’t for Independent Rights to Practice

In late June, ASTTBC along with Professional Technology Associations from Alberta, Saskatchewan, and Ontario called on provincial governments  to recognize and regulate the scope of engineering work undertaken by technology…


ASTTBC CEO Shares Concern Over PR Review

On June 28, 2018, the BC Government released the Professional Reliance Review report for the natural resources sector. Throughout the month of July, ASTTBC and the four other Professional Association representatives…