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Gov’t Budget Delivers on Urgent Need for Engineering Technologists

The BC Government tabled the 2018 Budget this week, announcing funding for technology education, infrastructure projects, skills training for indigenous people and support for newcomers. “I see solid focus in…


Minister Bruce Ralston Drops in at ASTTBC Member Meeting; Talks Tech Careers

The Minister of Jobs, Trade and Technology, Bruce Ralston (MLA for Surrey Whalley) attended an ASTTBC reception at the Sheraton Vancouver Guildford and connected with many of the 100 members…


CCTT & TAC Partner on National Education Standards

Technology Accreditation Canada (TAC) and the Canadian Council of Technicians and Technologists (CCTT) have reached an agreement to work collaboratively to develop one set of national standards for Canada’s engineering…


Feb 16 Member Meeting Attended By Over 100 People!

On Friday, February 16th, more than 100 ASTTBC Members and friends attended a Special ‘After Work’ Session at the Sheraton Guildford in Surrey. This event was the perfect opportunity for…


Minister Heyman Speaks About Professional Reliance

The Minister of Environment, George Heyman, was asked in the BC Legislature as to what Government is doing serious incidents such as the Mount Polley Mine disaster. Minister Heyman, the…


ASTTBC Member Company Profile: DST Consulting Engineers

DST Consulting Engineers Inc. (DST) is a multi-disciplinary engineering firm with a service capability that covers a broad range of comprehensive geo-environmental engineering consulting projects of various sizes. Their business…


“All-Weather” Techs

Technology Professionals are working for BC in all weather. They help make sure roads are safe in the winter… that electric power returns as soon as possible when heavy wet…


The BC Legislature resumed Feb 13. Why does this matter to ASTTBC?

Good question. To begin, ASTTBC was incorporated by an Act (1985) of the Legislature – the BC Government – and continues to carry out its mandate as a self-governing professional…


Building a Love of STEM

The ASTTBC Challenge Thank you to 1st North Vancouver Brownies for taking the ASTTBC Challenge! We are a professional association with more than 10,500 members across BC who get excited about…


Honourary Member Dan Lambert Turns 100!

In 1974 Dan Lambert, PEng (retired) was the Managing Director at APEBC (now EGBC) when a very young John Leech joined the staff of ASTTBC. Over the years the two…