Web-Based CPMA Conference 2021

Hello All, Due to COVID-19, the CPMA will be hosting its annual conference virtually this year.  We have put together a great lineup of speakers and topics.  As always, there will be a Management Day and a Technician Day.  For Provinces where continuing education credits are permitted; we have submitted the sessions for approval.  TheContinue reading “Web-Based CPMA Conference 2021”

SPMABC Early Bird Deadline in 15 days! Introducing new member updates page!

Hello SPMABC members! This is your friendly reminder that the deadline for early bird fees for SPMABC membership is fast approaching! After December 31st, fees will increase as per the below table: For our members who have not already submitted payment, you will receive another invoice reminder from Quickbooks today. Please ensure that quickbooks@notification.intuit.com is added toContinue reading “SPMABC Early Bird Deadline in 15 days! Introducing new member updates page!”

SPMABC Membership Invoices have been sent!

Hello, Please be advised that all invoices for SPMABC Membership have now been sent to all Full, Associate, Supplier, Non-Profit, and National Members. For our Full, Supplier, and National Members, please be advised that in order to qualify for early bird rates you will need to submit your membership form, proof of insurance and membershipContinue reading “SPMABC Membership Invoices have been sent!”

SPMABC Invoices for 2021

Hello SPMABC Members, Many of you may have received an automated invoice for your SPMABC dues. Our invoicing system through Quickbooks had several of our members on an auto-invoice schedule, meaning that several of you may have received an invoice with last year’s membership form. We apologize for any confusion or inconvenience this may haveContinue reading “SPMABC Invoices for 2021”

Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy- 2019 Structural Sector Audit Report

Please see attached for the 2019 Structural Sector Audit Report from the Ministry of Environment. This information is also available on the Ministry website:  https://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/environment/pesticides-pest-management/publications-guides If you scroll to page 22 of the report, you might notice some familiar faces, as the report includes a picture taken at the SPMABC conference this past February. PleaseContinue reading “Ministry of Environment and Climate Change Strategy- 2019 Structural Sector Audit Report”

SPMABC Credits Available from PestWorld Conference (Oct 13-15)

Thanks to the diligent efforts of one of our members, we’re now able to confirm that we are able to offer credits towards recertification for our members. We were pending confirmation from the Ministry of Environment, as they were reviewing the schedule for the conference. For your reference, the following sessions are approved for credits:Continue reading “SPMABC Credits Available from PestWorld Conference (Oct 13-15)”

Welcome to our new website!

Hello SPMABC Members! Because our training sessions and ability to connect as a community have been put somewhat on hold by COVID-19, we wanted to find a way to better connect to our members and create a place to share information. We’ve continued to provide email updates to our members, but if your inbox looksContinue reading “Welcome to our new website!”

SPMABC COVID-19 Update- September 30 2020

Given the current pandemic situation, we just wanted to take a moment to provide a quick update to our members. I know many of you have expressed concerns about recertification credit opportunities, given we are unable to host in-person training sessions at this time. We are sensitive to the needs of our members, and areContinue reading “SPMABC COVID-19 Update- September 30 2020”

Ban on Use of Temprid in the City of Vancouver

We were notified yesterday regarding a ban on the use of Temprid in the City of Vancouver. After having spoken to the Ministry of Environment, we have confirmed that because the City of Vancouver has its own charter, it is in a unique position to be able to enact such a bylaw. Vancouver is theContinue reading “Ban on Use of Temprid in the City of Vancouver”

Western Hemlock Looper Moth Outbreak

Please be advised of an ongoing outbreak of Western Hemlock Looper moths that has recently been reported by various news outlets. The number of moths will start to drop towards the end of September, as their breeding cycle is cyclical, but in the interim, pest control customers will be reporting increased activity levels. More informationContinue reading “Western Hemlock Looper Moth Outbreak”

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