The CACB is Climate Smart Certified

The CACB is pleased to announce its successful completion of the Climate Smart Training and Certification program. The Climate Smart greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions reductions program from BMO Radicle Inc. provides businesses with data and training to establish their baseline GHG levels and reduce their carbon footprint. Organizations that undertake this initiative are encouraged to transform into sustainability leaders.


The Conference Report is now being reviewed by a committee with the objective of recommending updates to the CACB Conditions and Terms for Accreditation and the Procedures for Accreditation.

Installation of the 2022-2023 Board of Directors

At its fall Board Meeting held on November 18-19, 2022, in Banff, AB, the Canadian Architectural Certification Board welcomed three newly elected Directors to the Board: Baldwin Hum, Shane Laptiste, and George Cotaras. Lisa Landrum’s term was renewed for three years to allow her to fulfill her new President’s role for a two-year term. The Board expressed its deepest thanks and recognition to the departing Director and past president, Nathalie Dion, for her leadership and contribution during her term.

CACB Research Initiatives

The CACB is pleased to publish the supplemental report of Phase 1 of its joint research with Mitacs, which analyzed Accreditation data from 2003 to 2019 to identify trends in Canadian architectural education. The report consists of a narrative analysis to accompany Comparative Data Graphs (2022) and CACB Research Report phase one, published in September 2021.

CACB new Strategic Plan: 2022-2025

The CACB is pleased to announce its new strategic plan for 2022-2025, developed over the last year and approved by the CACB Board at its Fall meeting on November 18-19, 2022.
The Strategic Plan 2022-2025 is the culmination of many rounds of consultation with the Members and helps frame this forward-looking document.
We greatly appreciate their engagement.

CACB Conference

The CACB Conference was held on October 27-30, 2022, at the Marriott Hotel in Ottawa, ON. More than 120 delegates representing the profession took part in discussions and workshops pertaining to the Conference theme.

CACB Research Committee Releases Phase 1 Report

The Canadian Architectural Certification Board’s Research Committee has released its Phase 1 report aimed at creating a foundation of data for future phases of research to engage more directly with the status of architectural education and the profession of architecture in a Canadian context.



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