We encourage all Registrants to take time to learn the truth about the colonial policies and discriminatory history of Indigenous participation in agriculture in Canada, and to reflect on how each one of us can take action towards reconciliation in our professional and personal lives. We invite you to wear orange on September 30th to honour the thousands of Survivors of residential schools. We at BCIA acknowledge, support, remember, and honour the Indigenous peoples of Canada, on this and every day.
Applications are now being accepted for BCIA Scholarships!
Deadline to apply: November 1st, 2023.
To support future Agrologists to achieve their career in agrology, the BC Institute of Agrologists is awarding up to $1500 in scholarships in each category: graduate and undergraduate, respectively.
Scholarship applicants must meet the following qualifications:
The University of British Columbia - Okanagan is pleased to announce that enrollment is open for the following micro-credentials, both of which are eligible for the StrongerBC future skills grant, which is available to most British Columbians and covers up to $3,500 for eligible programs short-term skills training at public post-secondary institutions:
Important Message from the BCIA Board
Effective July 24, 2023, JP Ellson is no longer the Chief Executive Officer / Registrar / Legal Counsel for BCIA. We thank JP for his contribution to BCIA, and wish him success in his future endeavours.
Please redirect all inquiries to Jane Kerner, Interim CEO at email@example.com or if urgent please contact the BCIA office at 250-380-9292.
The BCIA Board of Directors has implemented steps to ensure business continuity within the Institute.
Jessica Morgan, P.Ag.
DIGITAL SIGNATURE AND ELECTRONIC SEAL TECHNOLOGY
Registrants who currently have signing and use of seal permission under the Professional Governance Act can also digitally sign and apply an electronic version of their seal, with the date, to their professional documents. BCIA has a partnership agreement with 'Notarius', a trusted digital signature provider, to provide safe, legally secure, and reliable options for digital signatures and seals.
This posting is now closed.
BCIA is looking to hire for the role of Registrar, a full-time (37.5 hours per week) position based in our Langford, BC office.
A click here, a snap there, and voila, you have a photo masterpiece!
If only soil health was as easy to fix as taking a picture, right?
Well, while we're hard at work getting our hands dirty for healthier soil, we figured, why not also have some fun and inspire others along the way? Here at the Compost Council of Canada we’re as committed to soil health as earthworms are to compost! And we're excited to announce an exciting initiative - the "Snap Soil Salvation" project.
The final audit report for two sections of the Agricultural Environmental Management Code of Practice related to compliance with the:
BCIA is looking for Registrants who are subject matter experts in one or more of the following areas:
• Cover Cropping
• Rotational Grazing
• Nitrogen management
BCIA is looking to hire trainers / presenters to organize and present virtual and / or in-person training sessions on the above subjects over the next 6 months.
Details: This role is a term / contract position (paid per presentation / training session).
CHAIR’S SPECIAL REPORT TO REGISTRANTS- JUNE 14, 2023
2023 AGM CONTINUATION- UPDATE