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”).

The proposed amendments to section 4 (Eligibility for election to the board) clarify and support self regulatory governance by reducing the potential for board member conflicts of interest and ensuring the College’s public protection mandate is safeguarded.

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