Public Notices

Under the Health Professions Act, the College provides notice of complaint outcomes as required by the Act. The College provides notice of outcomes that result in conditions or limits on a registrant’s practice, a suspension, or cancellation of license, as well as matters that go to the Discipline Committee.

  • Bylaw Amendment - October 26, 2023

    The College of Optometrists of British Columbia (CDOBC) is proposing an amendment to its bylaws (Sections 9 and 10) in response to July 7, 2023, changes to the Health Professions Designation and Amalgamation Regulation, which will amalgamate CDOBC with several other health professions regulatory colleges into a single college on June 28, 2024.

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  • Board Meeting – via Videoconference - October 23, 2023

    A board meeting of the College of Optometrists of British Columbia will take place via videoconference.

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  • CDOBC adopts Indigenous Cultural Safety, Humility, and Anti-Racism standard of practice - September 26, 2022

    Eleven BC health profession regulatory colleges, including the College of Optometrists of British Columbia, have adopted an Indigenous cultural safety, humility, and anti-racism standard of practice. The standard sets clear expectations for how registrants of each college are to provide culturally safe and anti-racist care for Indigenous clients and patients.

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  • Dr. Wai-Sing Vincent Wu - July 1, 2016

    The Inquiry Committee of the College obtained a consent order from Dr. Wu under s. 33(6)(c) and 36 of the Health Professions Act in relation to his conduct in misbilling Medical Services Plan and patients for optometric services.

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  • Dr. Jerry Mackenzie - August 27, 2015

    The Discipline Committee decided that Dr. Mackenzie is “ungovernable” based on his repeated and wanton disregard and disrespect for the College’s regulatory process.

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