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Amalgamation Update

June 12, 2024

The amalgamation of this College with the Colleges of Dietitians, Occupational Therapists, Opticians, Physical Therapists, Psychologists, and Speech and Hearing Health Professionals to form the College of Health and Care Professionals of BC (CHCPBC) will occur on June 28, 2024. Amalgamation Project_C7 Registrant Update_12 June 2024_FINAL

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Move Notice – CDOBC

June 7, 2024

The College of Optometrists of British Columbia is amalgamating with six other colleges to form the College of Health and Care Professionals of British Columbia on June 28, 2024. The College will be moving/ relocating to 200 Granville Street on 28 June, 2024.   Please note: All mail correspondence post June 28, 2024 must be […]

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Minister of Health appoints Board members for new college

June 6, 2024

The Minister of Health has appointed the first Board of the College of Health and Care Professionals of BC (CHCPBC). The Board members will be: Public members Nathan Reginald Doidge Joyce Wynnifred Kenoras Sarah Ann Lalonde John David Meneghello Mary Elizabeth O’Callaghan Allan Paul Seckel (designated Board Chair) Registrant members Jennifer Ann Agnew (physical therapist) Dr. […]

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Board Meeting – via Videoconference

June 5, 2024

A board meeting of the College of Optometrists of British Columbia will take place at 6:30 p.m. on June 10, 2024 via videoconference.

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Amendments made to draft bylaws

June 4, 2024

Amendments have been made to the draft bylaws for the College of Health and Care Professionals of BC. To view the latest version of the draft bylaws and a detailed summary of bylaw amendments, please visit the the bylaws webpage.

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Ministry of Health confirms name of new multi-profession college

February 28, 2024

The Ministry of Health has deposited regulation changes that reflect the final name for the new multi-profession regulatory college that will amalgamate: The College of Optometrists of BC The College of Opticians of BC The College of Dietitians of BC The College of Occupational Therapists of BC The College of Physical Therapists of BC The […]

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Amalgamation Announcement – CEO Appointed

February 2, 2024

In anticipation of the amalgamation of the College of Optometrists of BC, College of Dietitians of BC, College of Occupational Therapists of BC, College of Opticians of BC, College of Physical Therapists of BC, College of Psychologists of BC, and College of Speech and Hearing Health Professionals of BC on June 28, 2024, a CEO […]

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Office Closure – Holidays 2023

December 15, 2023

Please note that the College office will be closed from Friday, December 22, 2023, at 12:30PM to Monday, January 1, 2024 inclusive. We will re-open on Tuesday, January 2, 2024. We wish you all the warmest of holiday cheer! Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

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Name Proposed for New Multi-Profession College

December 4, 2023

On December 1, 2023, the Ministry of Health posted proposed amendments to the regulations of seven colleges to reflect the proposed name for the new multi-profession regulatory college that will be the result of amalgamating the College of Optometrists of BC, College of Dietitians of BC, College of Occupational Therapists of BC, , College of […]

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BC Health Regulatory College Amalgamation | Fall 2023 Update

September 27, 2023

[What] Over the Summer, we have been working closely with the 10 other amalgamating colleges and trusted advisors in planning efforts for amalgamation Day 1 in June 2024. Whilst we’ve been busy there are some key updates to share with you: We have a plan in place to identify, decide and execute on critical priorities for our new multi-professional regulatory college. […]

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