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Regulators

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Agrology is a provincially regulated profession across Canada. Each province and territory has its own Act, regulator and registration requirements. The provincial institute regulates its registered members to ensure that they provide the public with safe, competent and ethical practice.
Canada’s 10 provincial regulators form Agrologists Canada.

10,000+

Number of professionals agrologists registered in Canada.

NFLDNewfoundland and Labrador Institute of Agrologists

  • Governed by the Agrologists Act
  • Act is Right to Title, only registered members in good standing may use the designation Agrologist, Professional Agrologist (P.Ag), Articling Agrologist (A.Ag)
  • Designations included Professional Agrologist (P.Ag) and Agrologist in Training (AIT)

Nova ScotiaNova Scotia Institute of Agrologists

  • Governed by the Agrologists Act (1989)
  • Act is Right to Practice, no person may practice agrology who is not a registered member in good standing under the Act
  • Designations include Professional Agrologist (P.Ag) and Agrologist in Training (A.Ag)

PEIPrince Edward Island Institute of Agrologists

  • Governed by the Agrologists Act
  • Act is Right to Practice, no person may practice agrology who is not a registered member in good standing under the Act
  • Designations included Professional Agrologist (P.Ag) and Agrologist in Training (AIT)

New BrunswickNew Brunswick Institute of Agrologists

  • Governed by the Agrologists’ Profession Act (2004)
  • Act is Right to Practice, no person shall practice agrology unless registered in good standing with the institute
  • Designations include Professional Agrologist (P.Ag), agronome (agr), Articling Agrologist (A.Ag), agronome en formation

QuebecOrdre des agronomes du Québec

  •  Governed by the Loi sur les agronomes (2012)
  • Loi sur le agronomes is Right to Practice legislation as only agronomes (agr) are allowed to perform an agrology act in Quebec
  • Designation is agronome (agr)

OntarioOntario Institute of Agrologists

  • Governed by the Ontario Institute of Professional Agrologists Act (2013)
  • Act is Right to Title, only registered members in good standing may use the terms Profession Agrologist (Ontario) P.Ag, Technical Agrologist (Ontario) T.Ag, or Articling Agrologist (Ontario) A.Ag

ManitobaManitoba Institute of Agrologists

  • Governed by The Agrologists Act (2008)
  • Act is Right to Practice, registration is required to legally practice agrology
  • Designations and titles: Professional Agrologist (P.Ag), Technical Agrologist (Tech.Ag) and Agrologist in Training – restricted use

SaskSaskatchewan Institute of Agrologists

  • Governed by the Agrologists Act (1994)
  • Act is Right to Practice requiring that anyone practicing agrology must register
  • Designations include Professional Agrologist (P.Ag), Articling Agrologist (A.Ag), Agricultural Technologist (AT) and Articling Agricultural Technologist (AAT)
  • All terms and abbreviations restricted to members of the Institute

AlbertaAlberta Institute of Agrologists

  • Governed by the Agrology Profession Act and Agrology Profession Regulation (2007)
  • Act provides for mandatory registration, those qualified and practicing Agrology must register
  • Designations include Professional Agrologist (P.Ag), Agrologist in Training (AIT), Registered Technologist in Agrology (RTAg), and Agrology Technologist in Training (ATT)
  • All terms, including Agrologist, restricted to members of the Institute

BCBritish Columbia Institute of Agrologists

  • Governed by the Agrologists Act (2004)
  • Act is Right to Title, only registered members in good standing may use the designation Agrologist, Professional Agrologist (P.Ag), Articling Agrologist (A.Ag)

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