Regulations and laws governing specific occupations are fixed by provincial and territorial governments around specific occupations.
Biologists are regulated in Alberta and British Columbia. In order to use one of the reserved titles, you must be registered with one of the provincial regulatory authorities in Alberta or British Columbia to be authorized to practise as a biologist.
Note that the use of one of the reserved titles is not required in order to practise in Alberta and British Columbia, and therefore, certification is voluntary.
Registered professional biologist (RPBio), registered biology technologist (RBTech), and professional biologist (P. Biol. and P Biol) are the titles used in regulations governing this occupation.