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Professional Development Opportunities

ACPBC members invited to register for these upcoming ACPA PD events including: Professional Chemists Need to Find Their Voice – an exciting seminar with Michel Alsayegh, President of OCQ (January 18, 2022 at 7 pm Alberta time). Professional Ethics for Chemists (January 17 – February 11, 2022; register by January 12) To register create a…

Job Postings: SynergyAspen Environmental

SynergyAspen Environmental is hiring 2-3 people per position. Details for each position can be found by clicking on the links below. Applicants interested in applying can do so via their job board at at https://synergyaspencareer.humi.ca/job-board or by emailing careers@synergyaspen.ca. Technical Specialist, Reclamation Technical Specialist, Contaminated Sites Environmental Account Manager Environmental Project Manager Environmental Coordinator Environmental Supervisor

ACPBC – Annual General Meeting

The AGM is open to all ACPBC members in good standing. All members including Associate Members and Student Members are eligible to vote. The meeting will include the business of electing the Board and Officers and an update from the Association President, Audrey Wagenaar. Friday, November 19, 2021 Virtual Meeting Only via Zoom* Call to Order: 13:30…

Undergrad students! Apply for the 2021 ACPBC Scholarship

The ACPBC Undergraduate Student Scholarship, in the amount of $1000,  is awarded annually to an ACPBC student member enrolled in third or  fourth year of an undergraduate Chemistry program at a British Columbia  university. The award is equally based on academic performance in all  completed Chemistry courses and service to the Chemistry profession. The application…

Plan to attend the ACPBC Virtual Annual General Meeting

Friday, October 30, 2020 Virtual Meeting Only via Zoom Call to Order: 13:30 Meeting Scheduled: 13:30 – 15:30 The AGM is open to all ACPBC members and will include: the business of electing the Directors and Officers; the audited financial statements for 2019 – 2020; ratification of the Audit committee for 2020 – 2021; announcement…

ACPBC Undergraduate Scholarship winner Ryland Giebelhaus

The ACPBC is pleased to announce that Ryland Giebelhaus is the winner of the 2020 ACPBC Undergraduate Student Scholarship.  Ryland is in his fourth year Honors Chemistry program at UBC Okanagan.  In addition to his outstanding academic achievements, he is the current President of the Chemistry Course Union at UBCO and was lead organizer of…

ACPBC reponse to COVID crisis

The COVID19 emergency has challenged all of us.  The ACPBC thanks all those members who find themselves on the front line of this emergency – chemists in the public health response system, laboratory chemists, manufacturers, and researchers driving to find a therapy for this new disease.   We also thank those following the Public Health directives…

ACPBC appoints a new Registrar

The ACPBC is pleased to announce the appointment of Dr. Sharon Brewer P.Chem. as Registrar of the Association.  Dr. Brewer is an award-winning analytical chemist and educator in the Department of Chemistry of Thompson Rivers University in Kamloops.  As Registrar she is responsible for maintaining the public roster of members including all aspects of adjudicating…