Weekly News

Weekly News

New Professional Governance Act: What’s the Purpose of a PRO?

Bill 23, the new Professional Governance Act states that the purpose of a professional regulatory organization (ie: the Alberta Land Surveyors’ Association) is “to ensure that each professional regulatory organization (PRO) administers its affairs and regulates its registrants in a manner that protects the public interest and the interest of public safety.”… Read More


The updated 2022 Continuing Competency Review checklists containing the updated references to the Manual of Standard Practice are now available on the ALSA website...… Read More

PRB Marker Post: Spring Cleaning Part 2 – Certification Statements

The Manual of Standard Practice contains two standard Alberta Land Surveyor certifications (RPRs and wellsites on private land)...… Read More

ALS News: Philadelphia or Chicago - Level Rods

This is the eighteenth in a series of articles about objects in the Alberta Land Surveyors’ Association historical survey artifact collection...… Read More

Looking to Purchase Used Total Stations

I have a, now former, employee that is back with the Canadian Reserves and preparing to be deployed overseas (potentially sometime in June I think?) to help support Ukraine and he and his team are looking to purchase about thirty used total stations for their mortar crews...… Read More


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The Alberta Land Surveyors' Association (ALSA) is a self-regulating professional association legislated under the Land Surveyors Act. The Association regulates the practice of land surveying for the protection of the public.