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Thank You Jen Gamble, and Welcome Eva-Lena Lang!

By Carmen Wakeling Thank you, Jen Gamble By now, most of the organic community has heard the news that Jen Gamble has made a personal and professional development decision and is leaving the Certified Organic Associations of British Columbia. As a friend and colleague, I wish Jen all the best in her future. Wherever she… Keep Reading

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iCertify, COABC’s Online Organic Certification System, to Launch Early 2020

COABC is launching iCertify, a new online organic certification system in early 2020. This user-friendly, secure online system will streamline the organic certification process, making it easier to apply for a new certification or submit a renewal. iCertify will assist with much of the administrative workload involved with tracking and reviewing information for organic management… Keep Reading

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COR Conformity Verification Body meeting in Ottawa

The COABC is a Conformity Verification Body (CVB) that has been designated by the Canadian Food Inspection Agency (CFIA). As a CVB, we have an agreement with the CFIA under subsection 14(1) of the Canadian Food Inspection Agency Act to assess, recommend for accreditation, and monitor certification bodies. On Nov. 21st and 22nd, our Accreditation… Keep Reading

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Organic Summit 2019

COABC’s Executive Director, Jen Gamble, was in Ottawa on Nov. 18 and 19 for the Canada Organic Trade Association’s Organic Summit. This annual two-day event offers an opportunity to learn what’s going on in Canada’s organic sector and network with industry members via presentations, roundtable discussions and workshops. This year’s theme was “Organic is part… Keep Reading

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