Our Sincere Apologies
We, The College of Opticians of British Columbia, apologize for an image published of a man holding a cigarette in our January newsletter case study. This was a publishing oversight that happened when choosing a stock photo to use with one of our articles. We realize that this photo could negatively affect the public image of the regulation of the profession, as it portrays an image of a health risk. We recognize that the photo also contradicts out College’s mandate to protect the public, and we are deeply sorry. We want to ensure that we are fostering a good relationship with registrants and stakeholders to protect the public interest.