COTBC News

COTBC Launches Indigenous Anti-Racism, Cultural Safety, & Humility Section on Website

In 2022, 11 BC health profession regulatory colleges, including the College of Occupational Therapists of BC, adopted an Indigenous cultural safety, humility, and anti-racism standard of practice. The standard sets clear expectations for how registrants of each college are to provide culturally safer and anti-racist care for Indigenous clients and patients. The College’s purpose is […]

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Meet Carin Plischke, COTBC’s New Registrar

In October 2022, Carin Plischke joined the COTBC team after more than six years on the Board, most recently as Board Chair. She recently worked with Registrar & CEO Kathy Corbett during the transition – as Kathy prepared to leave the College at the end of December. Carin has now fully stepped into the leadership […]

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Health Professions and Occupations Act Receives Royal Assent, in Force Date not Known

Bill 36, the Health Professions and Occupations Act, has received Royal Assent and is now law in British Columbia. After going through three readings and the Committee stage, the Health Professions and Occupations Act received Royal Assent November 24, 2022. When the new legislation is in force, it will replace the Health Professions Act as the governing legislation for health […]

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