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Dec 14, 2017: The Examiner – December 2017

CDOBC Standards of Practice & Guidance Statements, approved Dec 3 2017

Influenza season officially started on December 1.

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Aug 22, 2017: The Examiner – March 2014

Part of the College’s mandate is to regulate advertising and marketing by registrants. Courts have recognized that the purpose of regulating professional advertising is to protect the public. As members of the public lack the ability to evaluate competing claims regarding the quality of professional services, they are far more vulnerable to unregulated advertising from
professionals than they would be to unregulated advertising from suppliers of goods.

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Jun 22, 2012: The Examiner – June 2012

The third AGM of the College was held on April 1, 2012 at the Morris J. Wosk Centre for Dialogue. The College provided continuing education in association with the AGM as well as training for Peer Circle facilitators. Our thanks to the volunteers who trained to be facilitators. The AGM Sunday began with the College’s highly rated Peer Circle session, led by Dr. Brad McDougall. Over fifty registrants engaged in wide ranging discussions centered on glaucoma diagnosis and care

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Aug 22, 2011: The Examiner – August 2011

The College continues to be very busy and we have reached a new milestone in our short history under the Health Profession Act. The board is very pleased and excited to announce that as of July 1, 2011 Dr. Robin Simpson has been appointed the full time Registrar of the College of Optometrists of British Columbia. I would like to congratulate Dr. Simpson on this appointment. The Board is confident that the public, along with all registrants of the College, will be tremendously served by his dedication, hard work and enthusiasm. The Board has found Dr. Simpson to be a great asset to the College during his time as the Interim Registrar.

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Dec 22, 2010: The Examiner – December 2010

The last couple of months have been quite busy at the College. It is registration time and the sheer volume of registering over 600 registrants and almost as many corporations is a huge load for the office staff. The use of internet registration has been a huge help

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