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MLA Darryl Plecas drops in on ASTTBC to talk “TechWorks”

The concept of a Technology Workforce Resource Centre was the focus of a discussion between MLA Darryl Plecas (Abbotsford South) and ASTTBC CEO John Leech. Darryl Plecas is the Parliamentary…


Congratulations to three recipients of the Top In Technology award in Prince George!

Kristy Brown, CTech initially began her career in 1996 in forestry technology with a diploma from BCIT. After several years, she went back to school and became a certified Civil…


ASTTBC Congratulates new Executive Director of the College of Applied Biology

The College of Applied Biology (CAB) is pleased to announce that Christine Houghton has joined the College as Executive Director effective February 7, 2017. “We are very excited that Christine…


Techs are ‘always present but seldom seen’ says ASTTBC CEO John Leech

Speaking as a sponsor at the Prince George and BC Chamber of Commerce Business Development Forum, John spoke about the contribution ASTTBC members make each and every day, and yet…


ASTTBC Congratulates ACEC-BC on another great Transportation Conference

On January 27, the Ministry of Transportation and Infrastructure and TransLink co-hosted a one-day transportation conference showcasing the direction of the province’s transportation plans. The conference theme: The Changing Face…


BC Film Industry Contributes $4B to Economy & Tech Pros are on the job!

BC Business reports this sector now rivals mining and forestry as key enterprises driving the BC economy. “ASTTBC registered technologists and technicians are ideally qualified to provide their services to…


99 years and counting – ASTTBC Honourary Member Dan Lambert, PEng w/ ASTTBC CEO John Leech

The two have been enjoying a few evenings together each year for the past decade or so. They first met when John joined ASTTBC and Dan was the Managing Director…


ASTTBC Seeks Expressions of Interest for Council Director

ASTTBC is currently accepting expressions of interest from AScTs and CTechs who are interested in being considered as a director on its governing Council.  This is an excellent opportunity to…


ASTTBC Seeks Expression of Interest for consideration as a Public Representative on the Governing Council

ASTTBC is a self-governing association responsible for the professional regulation of technologists and technicians in BC. Initially formed in 1958, the association was re-incorporated as ASTTBC under the ASTT Act…


ASTTBC Applauds TAC’s First Program Accreditation in British Columbia

On Monday, January 16, Technology Accreditation Canada (TAC) presented the faculty at Kwantlen Polytechnic University (KPU) with a certificate recognizing national program accreditation for the institution’s Environmental Protection Technology program….