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Canada Summer Jobs Funding

Apply Now for Canada Summer Jobs funding! https://www.canada.ca/en/employment-social-development/services/funding/canada-summer-jobs.html For more information:read the Applicant Guide. It contains detailed information about the application process, including on how you can demonstrate the quality of your proposed job placement(s). Should you have any questions about CSJ 2022 or the application process after reading the guide, please do not hesitate to contact…

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POABC Orthotic Fee Guide Orientation

The POABC Orthotic Working Group is holding a virtual orientation session on Thursday January 6th, 2022 at 5:00 pm via Zoom, regarding updates to the 2022 POABC Orthotic Fee Guide. The purpose is to provide orthotists with orientation to changes being made to the newest iteration of the fee guide. Respectfully, 3PR Committee   3PR…

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Robert Lawrence Ford 1947 – 2021

Robert Ford CO(c)FCBC passed away October 1st 2021 after a 20 year battle with prostate cancer. Robert began his career at GF Strong Rehabilitation Center in 1966 certifying in Orthotics in 1972. Robert was an innovative man who was dedicated to his patients and his profession. Robert designed and created new scoliosis orthoses and paediatric…

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BC Pharmacare Update: Increase in Reimbursement Rates

Dear  POABC Members,  The POABC’s PPPR committee (including the Pharmacare Liaison Representatives and the Orthotic & Prosthetic working groups, along with the help and guidance of the Facility Group) has been working to improve prosthetic and orthotic reimbursement for our patients/clients and facilities for a number of years. In addition to updating our POABC Fee…