The AIBC’s annual Induction and Retirement Ceremony was held on Thursday, June 26, 2014 at the Segal Graduate School of Business in Vancouver. This year’s event welcomed 129 newly-inducted architects: 39 through the Internship in Architecture Program, 83 through reciprocal registration agreements with Canada and the USA, and 7 through the alternative qualifications process via section 36 and 37 of the Architects Act. There were 14 newly-registered Architectural Technologists recognized as well as 28 architects who retired over the past year.
MC duties were shared by AIBC Registration Board Chair, Sean Rodrigues Architect AIBC and Council member, John Etcher Architect AIBC. AIBC Registrar, Karl Gustavson Architect AIBC was on hand to assist with the presentations. Retired Architect Myron Kuzych delivered the Charge to the Inductees, with Kelly Riopelle Architect AIBC responding on behalf of the new inductees. The honourees were joined for the evening by their family, friends and other invited guests, AIBC Council members and AIBC staff.
Appreciation goes out to all who made the evening a success. Congratulations to the honourees.