The Examiner Newsletter


The Examiner - December 2017

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December 3, 2017

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

Influenza season officially started on December 1.

The Examiner - August 2017

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August 22, 2017

Part of the College’s mandate is to regulate advertising and marketing by registrants. Courts have recognized that the purpose of regulating professional advertising is to protect the public. As members of the public lack the ability to evaluate competing claims regarding the quality of professional services, they are far more...

The Examiner - June 2012

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June 22, 2012

The third AGM of the College was held on April 1, 2012 at the Morris J. Wosk Centre for Dialogue. The College provided continuing education in association with the AGM as well as training for Peer Circle facilitators. Our thanks to the volunteers who trained to be facilitators. The AGM...

The Examiner - August 2011

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August 22, 2011

The College continues to be very busy and we have reached a new milestone in our short history under the Health Profession Act. The board is very pleased and excited to announce that as of July 1, 2011 Dr. Robin Simpson has been appointed the full time Registrar of the...

The Examiner - December 2010

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December 22, 2010

Dr. J. Barton McRoberts The last couple of months have been quite busy at the College. It is registration time and the sheer volume of registering over 600 registrants and almost as many corporations is a huge load for the office staff. The use of internet registration has been a...

The Examiner - April 2010

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April 22, 2010

Dr. Lawrence MacAulay I am pleased to have been part of the first general annual meeting of the College of Optometrists of BC. I was very proud of the fact that our College has been operating at an above average level in the completion of all of its required committees...

The Examiner - December 2009

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December 10, 2009

Dr. Gerald S. Komarnicky Being Chair of This College Continues to encompass my days and nights but fortunately, this is less time consuming than during the repeal of the Optometry Act and the creation of the College. Make no mistake about it, no one works harder to run the day...

The Examiner - July 2009

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July 10, 2009

Since September it has been an exciting time to serve as Chair of the Board. Having amicable conversations with government and stakeholders has allowed us to move forward with our new Bylaws and Regulations. As we moved into the New Year, we welcomed a new employee, moved to a new...