Wetlands Practice Area Announcements

The formation of the Wetlands Practice Area (WPA) standing committee is underway. This committee will identify a strategy on how the practice area will be developed and anticipates the first committee...

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Alberta Wetland Policy Implementation Notice - June 1, 2017

Most activities that have an impact on any class of wetland in Alberta require either a Water Act Approval, License or a Notification under a Water Act Code of Practice.
 
The exception to this is...

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Alberta launches new online system for Wildlife Research Permits and Collection Licences

Anyone (person, agency or institution) whose work involves wildlife research or collection in Alberta needs a Wildlife Research Permit and Collection Licence.
Submit your application at least 30 days...

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Canada Free Trade Agreement now in force; Alberta’s labour mobility obligations remain unchanged

Ms Kathleen Morrow (Director, Domestic and International Labour Mobility) has written to the Alberta Society of Professional Biologists to inform the Members that a new Canadian Free Trade Agreement...

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Alberta Labour creates new Governance Branch

In an open letter to Alberta’s Professional Regulatory Organizations (PROs), Gosia Cichy-Weclaw (Executive Director, Newcomer Supports, at the Alberta Ministry of Labour) writes that Alberta Labour is...

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Alberta Wetland Policy - Transitional Document

The Practice Standards and Transition Plan are now posted on the Wetland Policy Implementation webpage.

You can access those here:

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Dean Falkenberg appointed Executive Director at ASPB

Dean Falkenberg  comes to the ASPB with over 20 years in business from a diverse background including family business, private corporation, and venture capital. Dean also brings board experience in...

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ASPB seeking applicants for the position of Executive Director

The Alberta Society of Professional Biologists (ASPB) is seeking an individual to lead the Society as its Executive Director. This is a full-time permanent position.

The successful applicant will be...

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Temporary suspension of ASPB equivalency program

The Alberta Society of Professional Biologists'  equivalency admission requirements have undergone changes in the last few years, with significant changes in the last year. The Registration Committee...

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Alberta Wetland Policy Implementation

Update – July 4, 2016

The Alberta Wetland Policy is in effect province-wide, including Alberta’s Green Area (boreal forest and eastern slopes), on July 4, 2016. Regulatory bodies and regulatory...

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