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Notice of College office Summer Closure

June 3, 2019

The College office will be closed Monday, July 29, 2019 through August 11, 2019.  The office will re-open Monday, August 12, 2019 at 9:00 am.  

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Announcement of Interim Registrar

May 29, 2019

As Board Chair, I am very pleased to announce that Dr. Dale Dergousoff has been appointed as Interim Registrar of the College of Optometrists of British Columbia (“the College”), effective June 1, 2019. Dale will replace Dr. Robin Simpson, who is retiring at the end of May 2019.  After completing undergraduate studies at Simon Fraser […]

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2018 Annual Report

April 30, 2019

The 2018 Annual Report & Audited Financial Statements are available here.

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Dr. Robin Simpson’s Retirement as Registrar

April 10, 2019

As Board Chair, I wish to announce that Dr. Robin Simpson will be retiring as Registrar of the College effective June 1, 2019. On behalf of the Board, I wish to express our immense gratitude and appreciation to Robin for his hard work and dedication as the College Registrar over the last 8½ years… Click […]

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Board Elections

April 3, 2019

Nominations for candidates for the two positions on the Board of the College, whose terms commence on April 16, 2019, are now closed. We have received nominations for Dr. Jaelyn McComas and Dr. Justin Asgarpour (the “nominees”) for the two positions available.  Therefore, in accordance with section 7(4) of the Bylaws of the College, I declare […]

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San’yas Indigenous Cultural Safety Health program

November 1, 2018. The Quality Assurance Committee has approved the San’yas Indigenous Cultural Safety Health program (core ICS Health) for eight hours of public health (ocular health) continuing education credit.

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New Board Members

March 18, 2019

The Chair, Dr. Asgarpour welcomed two new board members, Mr. Joseph P. A. Finamore and Ms. Joyce Kenoras, appointed to the board by ministerial order.

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

January 8, 2019

Nominations for the Board Election must be received by the College office no later than January 15, 2019 as per College bylaw 7(2).

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Notice of College Election of Board Members

December 14, 2018

BOARD MEMBER ELECTIONS: As you are aware, our College Board consists of six elected registrant board members and three appointed public board members.  Of the six elected members, two are serving terms which expire on April 15, 2019; therefore, two registrants must be elected for a three year term. Dr. Justin Asgarpour’s and Dr. Dale Dergousoff’s […]

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Notice of Holiday Office Closure

November 13, 2018

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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