Important Dates

Office Closures:

  • January 3, 2022 (for New Year’s Day)
  • February 21, 2022 (Family Day)
  • April 15, 2022 (Good Friday)
  • April 18 2022 (Easter Monday)
  • May 23, 2022 (Victoria Day)
  • July 1, 2022 (Canada Day)
  • August 1, 2022 (BC Day)
  • September 5, 2022 (Labour Day)
  • October 10, 2022 (Thanksgiving)
  • November 11, 2022 (Remembrance Day)
  • December 27 and 28, 2022 (Holiday Break)
  • January 2, 2023 (for New Year’s Day)

AGM:

November 2022 – exact date to be determined

Council Meetings:

  • Friday, January 28, 2022
  • Friday, March 11, 2022

Council Elections:

In accordance with the College of Veterinarians of British Columbia Bylaws Section 1.8(2) the Council election must take place on the following schedule:

  • the council appoints the nominations committee – October 15
  • nominations for the election to be received at the college – November 15
  • the nominations committee declares the slate of candidates – November 22
  • if applicable, the registrar declares confirmed candidates who have been elected by acclamation and so advises the candidates before November 22, followed by an announcement to registrants and on the college’s website as soon as practicable
  • if there is no election by acclamation, the registrar engages an independent electronic voting service to distribute voting instructions and materials, including the name and biographical information of each candidate, to the registrants who are entitled to vote in the election – December 6
  • if there is an election, the electronic voting must be concluded February 7
  • where there is a tie in the number of votes for two or more candidates, the independent electronic voting service must select the successful candidate by random draw from among the tied candidates
  • independent electronic voting service must report the results of the electronic vote to the registrar – February 11
  • the registrar announces the outcome of the election to the successful candidates, to the registrants and on the college website – February 15 or as soon thereafter as practicable

Due Dates:

  • 2022 Annual Registration Fees – December 31, 2021
  • 30 hours CVBC-Approved CE for the 2021-2022 reporting cycle – December 31, 2022
  • 2022 Annual Fee for Maintaining Practice Facility Accreditation – December 31, 2021 Practice Facility Self-Assessment completed, and Annual Declaration Form submitted to office – January 31, 2022