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BC Professional Reliance Review Results

In 2017 the BC Government began a Professional Reliance Review (PRTR) announced by the Minister of Environment and Climate Change Strategy, George Heyman. This initiative is a ‘first of its…


20th Anniversary of National Indigenous Peoples Day

June 21st marks National Indigenous Peoples Day, which recognizes and celebrates the history, value, achievements and contributions of First Nations, Inuit and Métis peoples across Canada. ASTTBC is proud to…


New Women in Technology Scholarships Announced

The new Women in Technology & Aboriginal Women in Technology Scholarships to be awarded annually by the Irving K. Barber BC Scholarship Society to acknowledge women who are excelling in…


26 Outdoor STEM Activities For Kids

Outdoor STEM activities for kids are all around us and sometimes easier than you ever thought. Getting outside in nature is always a learning experience in one way or another. There…


New Energy Step Code Site Now Live

The Province of British Columbia’s Ministry of Municipal Affairs and Housing last month launched a new website dedicated to the BC Energy Step Code. It’s jam-packed with information and resources—everything from…


ASTTBC-BD Receives Favorable Response

ASTTBC-Building Designers received a positive response from the building officials at this year’s annual BOABC conference in Kelowna. Many building inspectors, who spent time stopping by the ASTTBC’s booth at the…


Community Science Celebration – Castlegar

Through an expanded partnership with Science World British Columbia, ASTTBC was invited to participate in the Community Science Celebration (CSC) in Castlegar on Saturday, April 14th, 2018 which culminated a week of science,…


ASTTBC Acknowledges the Day of Mourning

On April 28th, we pause to remember workers killed and those who still suffer from a work-related injury or illness, their lives and livelihoods forever compromised. The ASTTBC Code of…


ASTTBC CEO Hits the Ground Running!

Theresa McCurry, ASTTBC’s new CEO has spent the last two weeks “learning by listening”, as promised to staff on April 9th when she began her tenure. An ASTTBC Council meeting…


ASTTBC Member Company Profile: Troy Life & Fire Safety

Troy Life & Fire Safety Ltd. is one of Canada’s largest service providers for life safety systems, with a rich history and enviable experience in all facets of the life…