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College of Opticians of British Columbia
2855 Arbutus Street
Vancouver, B.C.
Canada V6J 3Y8



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Tel: 604.278.7510
Toll-free Tel: 1.888.771.6755
Fax: 604.278.7594
General E-mail: reception@cobc.ca

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Monday to Friday 9:30 am to 5:00 pm PST and we are closed for all statutory holidays. 

For general inquiries: reception@cobc.ca
For questions on registration, prior learning assessments, and national examinations: vspooner@cobc.ca
For questions on quality assurance (continuing competency programs), governance, and volunteer opportunities: cchong@cobc.ca
For questions regarding complaints: mmarsh@cobc.ca
For questions on regulatory matters, stakeholder relations, and practice advice: cchong@cobc.ca

 
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Continuing Competency Workshops
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Yesterday, September 22, 2017 |
The COBC is doing workshops on Sunday, Sept 24, 2017 on Vancouver Island to help introduce the new Continuing Competency Program! Check out the times and locations below:
1) Victoria - 9AM to 12PM; University of Victoria Haro Room (3800 Finnerty Road, Victoria, BC); Click here to RSVP

2) Nanaimo - 5PM to 8PM; Coast Bastion Hotel Colville Room (11 Bastion St, Nanaimo, BC); Click here to RSVP
The COBC is doing workshops on Sunday, Sept 24, 2017 on Vancouver Island to help introduce the new Continuing Competency Program! Check out the times and locations below:
1) Victoria - 9AM to 12PM; University of Victoria Haro Room (3800 Finnerty Road, Victoria, BC); Click here to RSVP

2) Nanaimo - 5PM to 8PM; Coast Bastion Hotel Colville Room (11 Bastion St, Nanaimo, BC); Click here to RSVP


Nomination to the College of Opticians Board - Electoral District 1 (Lower Mainland)
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September 08, 2017 |
The College is looking for leaders to be nominated from the Lower Mainland to the Board to help regulate the profession. The College is responsible for setting and enforcing the standards of opticianry. As a self-regulating profession, the Board of the College has the important duty of overseeing the College's regulatory activities and is accountable for how the College operates.
The College is looking for leaders to be nominated from the Lower Mainland to the Board to help regulate the profession. The College is responsible for setting and enforcing the standards of opticianry. As a self-regulating profession, the Board of the College has the important duty of overseeing the College's regulatory activities and is accountable for how the College operates.

Professional regulation is evolving so the College is seeking new board members who are innovative, willing to adapt in an ever-changing environment and deeply care about public safety. Successful board members have knowledge and skills in areas like leadership, strategy, stakeholder relations, decision-making, finance, and of-course professional regulation. In addition, it is important that board members are professional, performance-oriented and are aware of self and others.

By nominating yourself or your fellow optician for election, you have the opportunity to make a difference by participating in the regulation of opticianry and ensuring opticians provide safe, quality vision care for all.

Please refer to the applicable documents below. The deadline for nomination is 5:00 pm on October 2, 2017. Nominees must submit completed nomination forms and provide profile information.

a. Notice of Election – Please click here.
b. Nomination for Election Form & sample profile – Please click here.

You can find both of these forms on our website here under election notice and forms.

The College looks forward to your nomination. If you have any questions, please contact the College office at 604-278-7510 or cchong@cobc.ca.


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