Council Summary April 2016

APEGBC's Council of elected members and government representatives meets throughout the year to conduct the business of association governance. The following are the highlights of the April 15, 2016 meeting.

APEGBC Provides Feedback to Geoscientists Canada

Council passed a motion to provide feedback to Geoscientists Canada—the national organization of provincial and territorial geoscience regulators—regarding current definitions of geoscience, a draft Geoscientists-in-Training Program Guide, the applicability of a proposed Engineers Canada national code of ethics to geoscience, and the board’s diversity.

Interprovincial Transfers - Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island

Council approved a motion authorizing the signing of an agreement with the engineering regulatory bodies for Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island to enable multiple applications for professional engineer licensing or regulation through a single application process, as well as the allocation of staff resources to work with the participating jurisdictions to mitigate identified operational issues before implementation. 

Revisions Made to Sustainability Guidelines