Weekly News

Weekly News

ALS News - From the President - Why Use a Professional?

I don’t have to tell land surveyors why it is important to use a professional. The challenge here is land surveyors are not typically viewed as professionals. We must ensure that the public understands that land surveyors are professionals and one of our main objectives along with being a professional is to protect and serve the public...Read More

PLAR Tables Update

The Government of Alberta released new PLAR tables last week. The Alberta Land Surveyors’ Association has been meeting, and continues to meet, with representatives from Alberta Forestry & Parks and AER about the new PLAR tables and the content requirements...… Read More

Volunteers Needed – Authoritative Coordinates Feedback Needed

Council is creating a working group to discuss and provide recommendations to the DOS office on the technical and practice related to authoritative coordinates...… Read More

Marker Post: Monument-al Memory Lane: Documenting Original Monuments

A diagram always tells a story. The land surveyor can review the field assessment and determine the era to ensure the information portrayed matches. An excellent form of checking the field technologist’s work...… Read More

ALS News - SAIT Scholarship Recipient - JH Holloway Scholarship Foundation

We are grateful for the lasting impact you are making through your support of student awards at SAIT. Your generosity inspires and empowers our hard-working students to succeed and work towards a better future for themselves, their families and our community...… Read More

Nominations for Council Now Open – Deadline January 16, 2024

As per Section 28(1) of the ALSA Bylaws, the nominations for election to the 2024/2025 Council are now open...… Read More

Nominations for the Professional Recognition Award Now Open

The Professional Recognition Award may be awarded to an Alberta Land Surveyor for outstanding contribution or service to the profession of surveying or society as a whole...… Read More

Corporate Renewals - Deadline January 31, 2024

The corporate renewals for all surveyor’s corporations and surveyor’s partnerships were emailed to a main contact/majority shareholder ALS...… Read More

ALSA Library Books Available to the Membership

The Alberta Land Surveyors’ Association’s library has been downsized and the following books and videos are now available to add to your library...… Read More