COBC’s amalgamation into the new multi-profession health regulatory body will be completed by the end of June 2024.
Board Meeting: May 11, 2023
Join us for our quarterly Board meeting.
Optional Indigenous self-identification
Beginning in February 2023, COBC registrants and applicants will have the option to self-identify as Indigenous and also indicate whether they would be interested in being contacted by COBC about opportunities to provide their perspectives on regulatory issues related to Indigenous Cultural Safety & Humility.
Board Meeting: January 26, 2023
Join us for our first Board meeting of 2023.
‘Illumination’ by Margaret August
COBC is honoured to present ‘Illumination’ by Coast Salish visual artist Margaret August. This powerful Coast Salish visual art in the form of an owl represents many teachings from ancestors and the Shíshálh Nation, while also telling a story about the decolonization of the COBC complaints system.
New legislation: Health Professions and Occupations Act
New Act proposes amalgamation of health regulators, creation of oversight body, and more.
ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING 2022
Join COBC’s Annual General Meeting in November.
UPDATE: BOARD VACANCIES
Apply to join the COBC Board!
Board Meeting: October 14, 2022
Join us for our Q4 Board meeting.
COBC adopts Indigenous Cultural Safety, Cultural Humility, and Anti-Racism standard of practice
Standard 4: Indigenous Cultural Safety, Cultural Humility, and Anti-Racism is in effect for all BC opticians as of September 30, 2022.