Provincial Government Announces the Professional Reliance Review

Provincial Government Announces the Professional Reliance Review

VICTORIA - The British Columbia government announced this morning that it will conduct a review of the province’s professional reliance model to ensure the highest standards are being used in the development of British Columbia’s natural resources.

“Professional Agrologists and their regulatory body, the British Columbia Institute of Agrologists welcome the announcement of a full review of the professional reliance model. We have complete confidence in the regulatory systems, and processes that we have in place and look forward to working with the government to continue the protection of the public,” said Julie Robinson current president of the BCIA. “Our members have been intensely involved in the responsible use of British Columbia’s natural resources since the late 1940s. The expertise, competence, standards and passion of our members have worked for the benefit of British Columbia since that time. As a final report is due by the spring of 2018 BCIA is committed to working with the government and our fellow organizations to ensure a complete, objective, relevant and timely review of the advantages that professionals bring to the responsible use of resources.”

BCIA is the regulatory body of British Columbia’s 1250 professional and articling Agrologists authorized under The Agrologists Act SBC 2003 Ch. 13.  With work in 38 different areas of practice, Agrologists are directly involved in agriculture, food production, the environment and natural resources. The contribution of agrology to the responsible economic development of British Columbia’s natural resources is significant and essential to the future success of the province.

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For more Information please contact:  JP Ellson, Executive Director/Registrar

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Date: 
Tuesday, October 3, 2017