Professional Conduct Blog

Letters of caution issued by screening committees

Investigation and screening committees may sometimes find, after an investigation, that a respondent’s conduct, while not necessarily satisfactory, does not justify formal discipline measures. For example, conduct may be non-serious, and may best be addressed by educational or voluntary measures…

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Suspensions: Being a registrant means practicing as a registrant

A regulatory body may suspend a registrant, only to have that registrant attempt to carry on some aspect of “practice” that non-registrants may carry out, purportedly as a non-registrant. May a regulatory body prevent suspended registrants from carrying out activities…

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Registration: complaints and good character

In a previous blog entry (here) we wrote about the Alberta Court of Queen’s Bench upholding a decision of the Alberta Dental Association and College to refuse registration to a BC dentist on character grounds, based on a number of…

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