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April Newsletter

AAC Newsletter_April 1, 2020

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Professional Independence Report – Ordre des Agronomes du Quebec

Professional Independence Report – OAQ

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Comments from the College of Agronomers of Quebec on the CAPERN Report on Pesticides – English version

COMMENTS FROM THE COLLEGE OF AGRONOMERS OF QUEBEC on CAPERN Report on Pesticides

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New Bylaws Enacted for BC Institute of Agrologists

Council is pleased to announce the enactment of the new bylaws for the BC Institute of Agrologists (BCIA) effective March 1, 2020. The bylaws represent months of work by the Institute’s Governance Committee, Council, and staff. The new bylaws will guide BCIA forward as our profession continues its protection of the public interest and assists […]

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Agrologists Manitoba Appoints Deputy Registrar

Kerensa Mamchuk, P.Ag. recently accepted the newly  created position of Deputy Registrar, effective January 1, 2020. Kerensa graduated from the Faculty of Agricultural and Food Sciences, University of Manitoba, in 2010 with a B.Sc. (Agribusiness) and gained several years of industry experience prior to joining Agrologists Manitoba. Kerensa’s work responsibilities include leading Registration operations, providing […]

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Heat, Drought & Climate Change

Elaine Wheaton PhD Professor, University of Saskatchewan Geography and Planning, School of Environment and Sustainability Much of southern Canada has been experiencing persistent hot and dry weather. The Canadian Drought Monitor, Canada’s official source for drought   information, shows dry to drought conditions across much of Canada as of 31 July 2018 (Figure 1). Large areas […]

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BCIA to Add Technologist in Agrology Designations

The British Columbia Institute of Agrology will commence Registered Technologist (RTAg) in Agrology and the Articling Technologist in Agrology (ATAg) designations in March 2020. The minimum requirement will be a diploma in an agrology-related program, with the appropriate number of credits (TBA).  These designations will fill gaps in agrology-related job opportunities that do not fit […]

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BC’s new Environmental Assessment Act, (2018)

The British Columbia Environmental Assessment Office (EAO) is pleased to announce that BC’s new Environmental Assessment Act, 2018 (the Act), is in force. The Act can be found here. The Act and supporting regulations address the three major objectives of Environmental Act (EA) revitalization: advancing reconciliation with Indigenous nations, enhancing public confidence in the EA […]

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