Home Inspectors
Licence suspended for Vanderhoof, BC-based home inspector

{March 18, 2016} VICTORIA, BC – Consumer Protection BC has suspended the licence of Gary Albert Hawrys, operator of Points North Home Inspections, a home inspector based in Vanderhoof, BC. 

Changes to BC’s Home Inspector Licensing Regulation

{March 15, 2016} VICTORIA, BC – Today, the provincial government announced updates to BC’s Home Inspector Licensing Regulation, to take effect September 1, 2016.

Canadian Standards Association seeks input on draft home inspection standards

{October 31, 2014} The Ministry Responsible for Housing is sharing the following information: The Canadian Standards Association (CSA Group) is seeking input on their draft home inspection standards. CSA Group has worked with the home inspection industry, consumers, provinces/territories and others to develop independent draft standards for home inspections in Canada. Your feedback and comments will be accepted until December 15, 2014.

Please note that the Canadian Standards Association review is a separate initiative from the one the BC government will be undertaking. However the Province will review the final draft of the CSA standards to determine its applicability to home inspections in B.C.

To access the CSA draft home inspection standards and to provide your input, please click here (note that you will need to create a login). 

Important news for home inspectors

{September 19, 2014} Last fall, the B.C. Government asked for your participation in an online survey to get input regarding improvements to the regulatory model for Home Inspectors. Today, the Ministry Responsible for Housing has announced changes to home inspector licensing requirements. Please read their press release here for more details.