AIBC Newsletter | March 4, 2021

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Thursday, March 4, 2021
AIBC AIBC Professional Governance Act Transition Update
On February 5, 2021, the Professional Governance Act (PGA) came into full effect. The legislation initially governs the professional regulators overseeing engineers and geoscientists, forest professionals, agrologists, applied biologists, and applied science technologists and technicians. AIBC registrants can expect that by early 2022, the AIBC will join the other five regulators and be governed by the PGA. Read more.
AIBC Save the Date | 102nd AIBC Annual Meeting
Mark your calendars: the 102nd AIBC Annual Meeting will be held online on Tuesday, May 25, 2021 from 12–1:30 p.m. As well as conducting the necessary annual business of the Institute, this virtual meeting is an opportunity to learn more about how the AIBC has fulfilled its mandate over the past year, in addition to upcoming plans and initiatives. Registration will open the week of April 12. Read more.
AIBC Opportunity to Serve on a Municipal Advisory Design Panel
The AIBC invites Architects AIBC to submit an application to serve on a municipal advisory design panel (ADP). In this volunteer role, architects can advise local governments on design, urban planning, and zoning matters. This is a great opportunity to get involved in your community and help shape the projects and policies affecting the built environment in British Columbia. Read more.
AIBC New Canadian Handbook of Practice for Architects Available
The new Canadian Handbook of Practice for Architects has been released by the Royal Architectural Institute of Canada (RAIC), and is now available. Guided by an Editorial Board assembled from across Canada, the Handbook is a valuable instructional resource and reference manual for practicing architects, those working to become architects, and others who engage with the architectural profession. Read more.
AIBC Happenings
Intern Architect Happenings
  • Applications for the Michael A. Ernest Retired Architect AIBC Intern Architect Bursary are now being accepted, until April 15, 2021. The Bursary Application Form can be found on the AIBC website.
AIBC Volunteer Opportunities
  • Municipal Advisory Design Panels: City of Delta, Township of Esquimalt, City of Nanaimo, City of Surrey, University of British Columbia, University Endowment Lands.
Recognized Educational Provider Events

The AIBC welcomes REPs: Vitro Architectural Glass.

Industry News
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