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Introducing Professional Liability Insurance for Chemists
We are happy
to introduce HUB International and our new liability insurance
group package for Professional Chemists. An introduction letter and application form are
available here and on our website under member only benefits.
Liability Insurance is highly recommended for all professional
chemists. Ensure that you are protected against possible
Have you filed your PDC credits? Are you keeping the
correct documentation to support the credits you are
Are your courses and on-going training
relevant to the work you are doing? Maintaining your
competency in your area of chemical practice is important.
Watch for more information on this topic over
the next couple of months.
and Leachate: Chemistries and Practical Solutions
November 19, 2016
The Association of
the Chemical Profession of Alberta is pleased to offer a one-day
workshop on chemical leachate issues that affect landfills and
This workshop will bring
together the expertise of professional chemists to address the
challenges facing regulators and leachate liability holders. It
will help stakeholders and decision makers understand the basic
chemistry of leachate components, outline the problems that
leachates can cause, and provide strategies for dealing with
Workshop topics will
include waste characteristics and leachate chemistry, landfill
regulations, and management and remediation of leachate issues.
Health, Dental and Travel benefit plan for ACPA members over
ACPA is pleased to announce a new retiree benefits
plan for eligible ACPA retired members.
ACPA has worked with the Alberta Retired Teachers'
Association (ARTA) to make the ARTA Retiree Benefits Plan available
to eligible ACPA retirees (present and future).
If you apply between September 1, 2016 and
November 30, 2016, you are automatically approved for coverage,
which includes Emergency out of Canada travel insurance.
The ARTA Retiree Benefits Plan offers four Extended
Health Care plans to choose from. Coverage highlights include:
prescription drugs, paramedical coverage (chiropractor,
physiotherapist massage, etc.), coverage for wheelchairs, hearing
aids and CPAP machines, and much more.There are also three Dental
Care plans to choose from, which include dental exams, cleanings,
fillings and minor and major restorations.
The following documents provide all the information
you need to enroll in the ARTA Retiree Benefits Plan:
also sign into your ACPA account on the ACPA website at www.pchem.ca and view this
information on the Members Only Benefits page under the Member
You do not need to participate in this plan right now
in order to get coverage in the future. As long as you join the
ARTA plan following termination of coverage from your employer's
(or your spouse's) group benefits plan, you may get coverage
without medical evidence of insurability as long as you submit your
application within 60 days of losing group benefits coverage.
you have general questions about the ARTA Retiree Benefits Plan, or
your eligibility to participate, please contact ARTA toll-free at
1-855-212-2400 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
you registered for your Ethics Course?
All current ACPA members must take this course by
the end of 2016. These are the last three Ethics courses that will
be offered this calendar year.
The ACPA has been working hard to identify some new
Have you tried our Park'N Fly parking code yet? One of our members
recently saved $18 on one week parking.
Park'N Fly Airport Parking is pleased to extend its
corporate discount program to ACPA members. Members can use
the discount code (#828974) for both
business and leisure travel. If you travel
frequently, you can save even more by joining the Rewards Program.
Fall promotional offer - get 250 Bonus Aeroplan Miles. Check www.parknfly.ca/aeroplan for
Job postings are listed in the Careers page on the ACPA website. Please check this web
page regularly for new postings that may have tight
Job advertisements are posted on the ACPA website
for a three-month period. A $100 fee is charged for this
service, but this fee will be waived for advertisements submitted
by ACPA members in good standing (Professional Chemists or
Chemists-in-Training) on behalf of their organizations. Ads may be
e-mailed directly to the ACPA office.
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