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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…


TechPRO: Trent Schibli, AScT, Quality Control Manager

Trent Schibli, AScT is a Quality Control Manager with Mackay Contracting. Trent took a job with Mackay after working with them in his role in Materials Testing. Trent’s title of…


Harvest Golf and Dinner Event

For the third year, ASTTBC joined with Engineers and Geoscientists BC to organize and host the Annual Harvest Golf and Dinner event in Kelowna on 13 July. A record 52 players…


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…