AIBC Newsletter | February 1, 2018

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Thursday, February 1, 2018
AIBC Council Rules 8: Terms and Conditions for Mandatory PLI Notification Period
AIBC Council approved, in principle, Council Rules 8: Terms and Conditions for Mandatory PLI. The notification period for Council Rules 8 will run until February 22 – members and associates are invited to share their feedback or questions through the online feedback form. Read more.
AIBC Professional Liability Insurance – One Year Countdown!
This Regulatory Review article is intended to provide readers with a refresher on Professional Liability Insurance in relation to the AIBC, as well as provide information on what to expect before compliance with the bylaws become mandatory on February 1, 2019. Read more.
AIBC 2018/19 AIBC Council Election Update
The Call for Nominations for election of the 2018/19 AIBC Council is quickly approaching, with an opening date of February 19. Serving on council is an opportunity to shape the work of the body responsible for regulating the profession of architecture in B.C. on behalf of the public. Learn about the reactivated Nominations Review Committee and their role in the Council Election process. Read more.
AIBC Member Advisory – New BC Building Code 2012 Letters of Assurance (Schedules B and C-A)
This joint member advisory is a follow-up to the advisory issued on May 24, 2017 regarding Ministerial Order M158. This new advisory concerns Ministerial Order M013 and the Buildings and Safety Standards Branch (BSSB) Information Bulletin No. B18-01 released January 30, 2018. This Ministerial Order revises the Letters of Assurance in Part 2 of the 2012 BC Building Code. Read more.
AIBC Five Months Left until the June 30, 2018 CES Deadline!
The next AIBC CES reporting period deadline is June 30, 2018. CES Participants have five months remaining to earn and report a total of 36 Learning Units. Find out how to submit an Out-of-Province Declaration and review your CES transcript – you may be closer to compliance than you think! Read more.
AIBC Celebrate Family Day with an Architectural Walking Tour
Back by popular demand, the special season preview of the AIBC Architectural Walking Tours is back this Family Day! See how heritage restoration and preservation guidelines and initiatives set up in the 1970s have transformed and renewed the historical Gastown district. Participants will gain a new appreciation for the buildings that make up the fabric of Vancouver. Read more.

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2018 AIBC Course Schedule.
AIBC Courses fill up quickly so ensure you register without delay. Upcoming courses with availability include the following:
Recognized Educational Provider Events
The AIBC welcomes new REPs: HP Canada Inc., McSquared System Design Group Inc.
Following are the most recent upcoming REP events. For a full listing, see the AIBC events calendar.
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