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Jan 8, 2019: Nominations for the Board Members Election close January 15, 2019.

Nominations for the Board election must be received by the College office no later than January 15, 2019.

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Dec 14, 2018: Notice of College Election of Board Members

Nominations for the College board

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Nov 13, 2018: Notice of Holiday Office Closure

The College office will be closed for the holidays, beginning December 24, 2018 through January 6, 2019. We will re-open at 9:00 am on Monday, January 7, 2019.

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Apr 27, 2018: 2017 Annual Report

The 2017 Annual Report & Audited Financial Statements are now available.

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Apr 18, 2018: Registrant Name Changes

At their February 28, 2018 meeting the board of he College approved amendments to the Policies on Registrant Name Changes. These policies are now in force.

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Jan 17, 2018: New CE Accreditation Requirements Posted

The College in now accepting applications for College continuing education (CE) accreditation.

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Dec 20, 2017: Notice of Summer College Office Closure

The College office will be closed from Monday, July 30, 2018, through Monday, August 6, 2018. The office will be re-open on Tuesday, August 7, 2018 at 9:00 am.

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Dec 16, 2017: Notice of Bylaw Amendment

On August 18, 2017 the Board of the College of Optometrists of British Columbia (the “College”) approved amendments to the College’s bylaws that are subject to the notice requirements described in section 19(6.2) of the Health Professions Act (the ”Act”).

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Dec 14, 2017: Influenza season officially started on December 1

Among vaccine preventable diseases, influenza causes by far the most deaths, outpacing all other vaccine-preventable diseases combined.

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Dec 14, 2017: CDOBC Standards of Practice & Guidance Statements, approved Dec 3, 2017

All registrants of the College are required to comply with the Standards of Practice.

The standards are written in plain language and span the full scope of optometric practice.

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