Consent Resolutions

The document below addresses public notification of all Consent Resolutions (CR) and Undertakings negotiated between Members and the former BCVMA for the five years (2005 - 2010) prior to the adoption of the new Veterinarians Act SBC 2010 c. 15 (the "Act") which came into effect on September 15, 2010.

Each of these CR's was negotiated on the basis that, unless there was a restriction of practice, the CR would not be published. The new Act requires retroactive publication of all CR's and undertakings for a five-year period prior to the adoption of the Act. Council has directed that publication of these agreements and undertakings should be anonymous.

Historic Consent Resolutions


Remedial Action by Consent

Following resolutions reached with the Investigation Committee, notification of Reprimands or Remedial Actions by Consent must be published pursuant to s. 68(1)(c) of the Veterinarians Act

The following registrants have agreed to remedial action following an investigation pursuant to s. 66 of the Veterinarians Act. 

 2018-09-07 
 

Registrant: Dr. Howard Thwaites
Complaint File Number: 17-095
Decision: The IC accepted the Consent Agreement executed on 31 August 2018.
Description & Reasons: Dr. Thwaites agreed that improvements are needed in his medical recordkeeping and diagnosis and treatment of the acute abdomen. The terms of the agreement included: (1) to complete continuing education on the diagnosis, treatment, and emergency management of the acute abdomen, (2) to complete continuing education on medical recordkeeping, (3) to undergo a medical records review, and (4) to pay the CVBC 50% of the costs of the investigation. 



 2018-08-24 
 

Registrant: Dr. Adrian Walton
Complaint File Number: 17-064(b)
Decision: The IC accepted the Consent Agreement executed on 11 August 2018.
Description & Reasons: Dr. Walton agreed that improvements are needed in his recognition of the severity of an animal’s condition and deterioration and treatment, particularly as it relates to pharmacology, including antibiotic stewardship and use of analgesics post-operatively, and adequately working up the inappetence and lethargy in an animal after performance of a relatively standard surgical procedure. Dr. Walton further agreed that he needs to keep proper and accurate boarding records and to more appropriately delegate an animal’s assessment and treatment to non-veterinary staff. The terms of the agreement included: (1) the development of written protocols for veterinary monitoring of all boarding animals, determining when to refer to critical care facilities, determining who is ultimately responsible for animals, both post-operatively and “just” boarding, to ensure proper case transfer between veterinarians and as to what the staff need to record for boarders, (2) the design of a specific form that staff should fill out and complete for each boarder as to a notation and quantification of food and water intake and urine and feces passed, ensuring that the staff complete these new forms on an ongoing basis, with the entries initialed by the person entering the information on the sheet, (3) completing 4 hours of continuing education in pharmacology, including antibiotic stewardship and the use of analgesics post-operatively, and (4) paying the CVBC, 50% of the costs of the investigation.



 2018-08-24 
 

Registrant: Dr. Brian Danks
Complaint File Number:17-064(a)
Decision:The IC accepted the Consent Agreement executed on 10 August 2018.
Description & Reasons:Dr. Danks agreed that improvements are needed in his recognition of the severity of an animal’s condition and deterioration and treatment, particularly as it relates to dehydration and hypernatremia and in determining when to offer a referral to a critical care facility as the severity of an animal’s condition deteriorates. The terms of the agreement included: (1) to complete 2 hours of RACE-approved CE in fluid therapy, with a specific focus on education that addresses the correction of electrolyte imbalances and 2 hours of RACE-approved CE in the recognition and treatment of sepsis, (2) to offer and document all referrals to a critical care facility recommended to patients in the medical record, and (3) to pay the CVBC, 50% of the costs of the investigation.



 2018-08-22 
 

Registrant: Dr. Peter Dobias 
Complaint File Number: 17-020 
Undertaking:
1) To immediately resign his licensure and registration with the CVBC.
2) To amend his marketing materials and website to ensure he does not state he is licensed with the CVBC to practice veterinary medicine. 



 2017-12-06 
 

Registrant: Dr. Nenad Karli
Complaint File Number: 15-085
Decision: The IC accepted the Consent Agreement executed on 18 September 2017.
Description & Reasons: Dr. Karli agreed that improvements are warranted in interpreting, investigating and communicating about lab results indicating renal disease, and in medical record keeping. The terms of the agreement included: (1) to complete 8 hours of Registry Approved Continuing Education (RACE) in diagnosis and treatment of renal disease in dogs, (2) attend and pass the 2 day medical records course, The Art of Writing Medical Records, or an equivalent acceptable course, (3) undergo a medical records review of 5 medical records (4) undergo a second medical records review if the medical records are found to be deficient after the first review, and (5) pay the CVBC one half of the costs of the investigation.



 2017-12-06 
 

Registrant: Dr. Terezah Pillai
Complaint File Number: 15-118
Decision: The IC accepted the Consent Agreement executed on 16 October 2017.
Description & Reasons: Dr. Pillai agreed to improvements in treating a critically ill patient. The terms of the agreement included: (1) to complete 8 hours of Registry Approved Continuing Education (RACE) in emergency and critical care, with at least 2 of those hours in fluid therapy and 2 hours in the treatment of shock, (2) complete Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine’s Basic Life Support for Veterinarians course, in addition to the usual continuing education requirements for licensure, and (3) pay the CVBC one half of the costs of the investigation.



 2017-11-07 
 

Registrant: Dr. Jasdeep Grewal
Complaint File Number: 17-009/17-034
Decision: The IC accepted the Consent Agreement executed on 10 August 2017.
Description & Reasons: Dr. Grewal agreed to (1) utilize electronic record keeping software, complete CVBC approved training to improve his record-keeping practice, and submit to a records review, (2) complete CVBC approved training addressing best anesthetic practices before resuming procedures requiring anesthesia and sedation, and to follow accepted protocols, and (3) strongly recommend to clients that necropsies be performed in certain circumstances.



 2017-09-25 
 

Registrant: Dr. Ruth Sims
Complaint File Number: 16-012
Description & Reasons: Dr. Sims agreed to (1) use a standard equine pre-purchase examination form and complete that form accurately, (2) advise all purchasers and document that an adequate equine oral examination cannot be undertaken without sedation, (3) complete continuing education in equine dentistry, and (4) pay the CVBC a portion of the costs of the investigation.



 2017-08-21 
 

Registrant: Dr. Vishesh Jalan
Complaint File Number: 15-095
Decision: The IC accepted the executed Consent Agreement on May 5, 2017.
Description & Reasons: Dr. Jalan agreed to (1) complete CVBC approved hematology training with a focus on education that addresses the interpretation of laboratory results with a view to arriving at appropriate diagnoses and treatment options, (2) either complete CVBC approved anesthesia training or have a board certified anesthesiologist attend the practice to review anesthetic drug protocols, monitor anesthesia and handle anesthetic complications, and (3) pay the CVBC one half of the costs of the investigation.



 2017-08-21 
 

Registrant: Dr. Douglas Ebbott
Complaint File Number: 15-064
Decision: The IC accepted the executed Consent Agreement on June 19, 2017.
Description & Reasons: Dr. Ebbott agreed to (1) complete CVBC approved training in small animal internal medicine related to renal disease and interpretation of laboratory results, (2) complete CVBC approved training to improve his record-keeping practice, and (3) submit to a review of medical records selected at random by a CVBC inspector, and (3) pay the CVBC one half of the costs of the investigation.



 2017-08-21 
 

Registrant: Dr. Rameez Sharma
Complaint File Number: 15-006(c)
Decision: The IC accepted the executed Consent Agreement on June 19, 2017.
Description & Reasons: Dr. Sharma agreed to (1) complete CVBC approved training in feline internal medicine, to specifically address the diagnosis and treatment of diabetes mellitus, (2) improve the quality of his medical record keeping, and (3) pay the CVBC a portion of the costs of the investigation.



 2017-08-21 
 

Registrant: Dr. Gurpreet Bath
Complaint File Number: 15-017
Decision: The IC accepted the executed Consent Agreement on January 11, 2017.
Description & Reasons: Dr. Bath agreed to (1) review the product monograph for Metacam, along with currently accepted North American guidelines, and abide by the manufacturer’s dosing recommendations in the future, (2) read the American Association of Feline Practitioners position statement on the use of non-steroidal anti-inflammatory in cats, (3) write accurate medical records, and (4) pay the CVBC one half of the costs of the investigation.



 2017-08-21 
 

Registrant: Dr. Rehanni Khaseipoul
Complaint File Number: 14-074
Decision: The IC accepted the executed Consent Agreement on October 27, 2016.
Description & Reasons: Dr. Khaseipoul agreed to (1) complete CVBC approved training to improve her record-keeping practice, (2) complete CVBC approved training addressing zoonotic and reportable diseases, (3) avoid issuing immunization certificates following treatment with nosodes, (4) accept a reprimand, and (5) pay the CVBC a portion of the costs of the investigation.



 2017-08-05 
 

Registrant: Dr. Arminder Brar
Complaint File Number: 14-018 and 14-045
Decision: On June 25, 2015 the Investigation Committee approved the executed Remedial Action by Consent.
Description & Reasons: Dr. Brar undertook to take specified continuing education, obtain proper informed consent, and pay 50% of the costs of the investigation for breach of Sections 31, 38 and 81 of the CVBC Code of Ethics.



 2017-08-05 
 

Registrant: Dr. Mohammad (Reza) Rashidinia
Complaint File Number: 13-055
Decision: On February 6, 2015 the Investigation Committee approved the executed Remedial Action by Consent.
Description & Reasons: Dr. Rashidinia undertook to take specified continuing education, pay a fine and pay 50% of the costs of the investigation for breach of sections 12, 14, 20, 31 and 81 of the CVBC Code of Ethics.



 2017-08-05 
 

Registrant: Dr. Jameson Pollock
Complaint File Number: 10-042a
Decision: On November 29, 2012 the Investigation Committee approved the executed Remedial Action by Consent.
Description & Reasons: Dr. Jameson Pollock undertook to complete specified CE, pay a fine and pay 50% costs of the investigation for breaching section 81 of the CVBC (BCVMA) Bylaws-Appendix A – BCVMA Code of Ethics.
The requirements of this Remedial Action by Consent have been met and the matter has been closed.



 2017-05-08 
 

Registrant: Dr. Virender Ahlawat
Complaint File Number: 13-077a
Decision: On February 5, 2015 the Investigation Committee approved the executed Remedial Action by Consent.
Description & Reasons: Dr. Ahlawat undertook to take specified continuing education and pay 50% of the costs of the investigation for breach of section 81 of the CVBC Code of Ethics.



 2017-05-08 
 

Registrant: Dr. Nurez Kassam
Complaint File Number: 14-070
Decision: The IC approved the executed Remedial Action by Consent (RAC) on September 3, 2015
Description & Reasons: Dr. Kassam undertook to complete specified CE and pay 50% of the costs of the investigation for breach of sections 31 and 81 of the CVBC Code of Ethics.



 2015-06-25 
 

Registrant: Withheld
Complaint File Number: Withheld
Decision: On June 25, 2015 the Investigation Committee approved the executed Remedial Action by Consent.
Description & Reasons: Information from this publication has been withheld under authority of Sections 68(3) and (4) of the Veterinarians Act



 2015-06-25 
 

Registrant: Dr. Raju Vasudevan
Complaint File Number: 13-085a
Decision: On June 25, 2015 the Investigation Committee approved the executed Remedial Action by Consent.
Description & Reasons: Dr. Vasudevan undertook to attend specified continuing education and pay 50% of the costs of the investigation for breach of Sections 31 and 81 of the CVBC Code of Ethics.



 2015-06-25 
 

Registrant: Dr. Avtar Brar
Complaint File Number: 14-049
Decision: On June 25, 2015 the Investigation Committee approved the executed Remedial Action by Consent.
Description & Reasons: Dr. Brar undertook to complete specified continuing education, obtain proper informed consent in the future, and pay 50% of the costs of the investigation for breach of Sections 31 and 38 of the CVBC Code of Ethics.



 2015-06-25 
 

Registrant: Dr. Parminder Mangat
Complaint File Number: 14-073b
Decision: On June 25, 2015 the Investigation Committee approved the executed Remedial Action by Consent.
Description & Reasons: Dr. Mangat undertook to complete specified continuing education, refrain from administering ampicillin and similar antibiotics to lagomorphs; refrain from treating rabbits until the continuing education is completed, and pay 50% of the costs of the investigation for breach of Section 31 of the CVBC Code of Ethics.



 2015-05-14 
 

Registrant: Dr. Michael Orser
Complaint File Number: 13-007
Decision: On May 14, 2015 the Investigation Committee approved the executed Remedial Action by Consent.
Description & Reasons: Dr. Orser undertook to take prescribed continuing education and pay 50% of the costs of the investigation for breach of Section 81 of the CVBC Code of Ethics.



 2015-03-26 
 

Registrant: Dr. David Francis
Complaint File Number: 13-040
Decision: On March 26, 2015 the Investigation Committee approved the executed Remedial Action by Consent.
Description & Reasons: Dr. Francis undertook to improve the timeliness and accuracy of his medical records review prior records whenever possible and pay 50% costs of the investigation for breach of Section 81 of the CVBC Code of Ethics.

The requirements of this Remedial Action by Consent have been met and the matter has been closed.



 2014-10-30 
 

Registrant: Dr. Amandeep Kular
Complaint File Number: 13-033b
Decision: On October 30, 2014 the Investigation Committee approved the executed Remedial Action by Consent.
Description & Reasons: Dr. Kular undertook to attend specified continuing education and pay 50% of the costs of the investigation for breach of Sections 31 and 81 of the CVBC Code of Ethics.
Posted December 12, 2014 / reposted February 26, 2015



 2014-10-30 
 

Registrant: Dr. Loridawn Gordon
Complaint File Number: 12-080-A
Decision: On October 30, 2014 the Investigation Committee approved the executed Remedial Action by Consent..
Description & Reasons: Dr. Gordon undertook to abide by the Guidelines – CVBC (BCVMA) Marketing Rules and pay 50% costs of the investigation for beach of Sections 103 and 104 of the CVBC Code of Ethics.

Posted December 12, 2014 / Reposted February 26, 2015.
The requirements of this Remedial Action by Consent have been met and the matter has been closed.



 2014-10-30 
 

Registrant: Dr. Rajwinder Singh
Complaint File Number: 13-075
Decision: On October 30, 2014 the Investigation Committee approved the executed Remedial Action by Consent.
Description & Reasons: Dr. Singh undertook to complete specified continuing education and pay 50% of the costs of the investigation for breach if sections 31, 36 and 81 of the CVBC Code of Ethics.

Posted December 12, 2014 / reposted February 27,2015.



 2014-10-14 
 

Registrant: Dr. Christiane Armstrong
Complaint File Number: 13-008
Decision: On September 4, 2014 the Investigation Committee approved the executed Remedial Action by Consent.
Description & Reasons: Dr. Armstrong undertook to accept a reprimand, pay a fine, and pay 50% of the costs of the investigation for breach of Sections 12 and 20 of the CVBC Code of Ethics.
The requirements of this Remedial Action by Consent have been met and the matter has been closed.



 2014-10-14 
 

Registrant: Dr. Gurpreet Bath
Complaint File Number: 13-038a
Decision: On September 4, 2014 the Investigation Committee approved the executed Remedial Action by Consent.
Description & Reasons: Dr. bath undertook to attend prescribed continuing education and pay 50% of the costs of the investigation for breach of Sections 31 and 81 of the CVBC Code of Ethics.



 2014-10-14 
 

Registrant: Dr. Varinder Dabri
Complaint File Number: 13-078
Decision: On October 14, 2014 the Investigation Committee approved the executed Remedial Action by Consent.
Description & Reasons: Dr. Dabri undertook to complete prescribed continuing education and pay 50% of the costs of the investigation for breach of Sections 31 and 81 of the CVBC Code of Ethics.



 2014-09-04 
 

Registrant: Dr. Varinder Dabri
Complaint File Number: 13-022
Decision: On September 4, 2014 the Investigation Committee approved the executed Remedial Action by Consent.
Description & Reasons: Dr. Dabri undertook to refer non-elective abdominal surgery until remedial continuing education is complete, refer appropriate cases to a 24 hour facility for monitoring, particularly when requested by the owner, attend prescribed continuing education, pay a fine and pay 50% costs of the investigation for breach of Sections 31, 41, 43 and 81 of the CVBC Code of Ethics.



 2014-09-04 
 

Registrant: Dr. Kuldeep Chahal
Complaint File Number: 12-020a
Decision: On September 4, 2014 the Investigation Committee approved the executed Remedial Action by Consent.
Description & Reasons: Dr. Chahal undertook to attend prescribed continuing education, provide the Investigation Committee with written protocols regarding transfer of cases between veterinarians at the facility, and pay 50% of the costs of the investigation for breach of Sections 31 and 81 of the CVBC Code of Ethics.



 2014-09-04 
 

Registrant: Dr. Amandeep Kular
Complaint File Number: 13-070
Decision: On September 4, 2014 the Investigation Committee approved the executed Remedial Action by Consent.
Description & Reasons: Dr. Kular undertook to refrain from performing surgery on lagomorphs and rodents until competence is demonstrated by a means acceptable to the Investigation Committee, attend prescribed continuing education, and pay 50% of the costs of the investigation for breach of Sections 31 and 81 of the CVBC Code of Ethics.



 2014-09-04 
 

Registrant: Dr. Jaswinder Dhot
Complaint File Number: 13-047
Decision: On September 4, 2014 the Investigation Committee approved the executed Remedial Action by Consent.
Description & Reasons: Dr. Dhot undertook to attend prescribed continuing education and pay 50% of the costs of the investigation for breach of Sections 31 and 81 of the CVBC Code of Ethics.



 2014-09-04 
 

Registrant: Dr. Katherine Surguine
Complaint File Number: 13-035a
Decision: On September 4, 2014 the Investigation Committee approved the executed Remedial Action by Consent.
Description & Reasons: Dr. Surguine undertook to attend prescribed continuing education and pay 50% of the costs of the investigation for breach of Section 31 of the CVBC Code of Ethics.



 2014-09-04 
 

Registrant: Dr. Mohan Matharoo
Complaint File Number: 12-020c
Decision: On September 4, 2014 the Investigation Committee approved the executed Remedial Action by Consent.
Description & Reasons: Dr. Matharoo undertook to complete prescribed continuing education and pay 50% of the costs of the investigation for breach of Sections 31 and 81 of the CVBC Code of Ethics.



 2014-09-04 
 

Registrant: Dr. Jatinder Pal Singh Mundi
Complaint File Number: 12-020b
Decision: On September 4, 2014 the Investigation Committee approved the executed Remedial Action by Consent.
Description & Reasons: Dr. Mundi undertook to complete prescribed continuing education and pay 50% of the costs of the investigation for breach of Sections 31 and 81 of the CVBC Code of Ethics.



 2014-09-04 
 

Registrant: Dr. Varinder Dabri
Complaint File Number: 13-083
Decision: On September 4, 2014 the Investigation Committee approved the executed Remedial Action by Consent.
Description & Reasons: Dr. Dabri undertook to obtain proper informed consent before vaccinating ferrets, attend prescribed continuing education and pay 50% of the costs of the investigation for breach of Section 36 of the CVBC Code of Ethics.



 2014-08-27 
 

Registrant: Dr. Martin Rebele
Complaint File Number: 11-059-A
Decision: On June 26, 2014 the Investigation Committee approved the executed Remedial Action by Consent.
Description & Reasons: Dr. Rebele undertook to attend specified continuing education, refrain from breaching the Guidelines-CVBC (BCVMA) - Marketing Rules in the future and pay 50% of the costs of the investigation for breach of Sections 102 and 103 of the CVBC Code of Ethics.
The requirements of this Remedial Action by Consent have been met and the matter has been closed.



 2014-06-26 
 

Registrant: Dr. Michael Charach
Complaint File Number: 12-074
Decision: On June 26, 2014 the Investigation Committee approved the executed Remedial Action by Consent.
Description & Reasons: Dr. Charach undertook to attend specified continuing education, pay a fine, and pay 50% of the costs of the investigation for breach of Section 81 of the CVBC Code of Ethics and breach of a previously signed Consent resolution regarding the same section.



 2014-06-26 
 

Registrant: Dr. Narinder Dhanjal
Complaint File Number: 11-058c
Decision: On June 26, 2014 the Investigation Committee approved the executed Remedial Action by Consent.
Description & Reasons: Dr. Dhanjal undertook to attend specified continuing education and pay 50% costs of the investigation for breach of Sections 31 and 81 of the CVBC Code of Ethics
The requirements of this Remedial Action by Consent have been met and the matter has been closed.



 2014-06-26 
 

Registrant: Dr. Vivien Leung
Complaint File Number: 12-031b
Decision: On June 26, 2014 the Investigation Committee approved the executed Remedial Action by Consent.
Description & Reasons: Dr. Leung undertook to attend specified continuing education, obtain proper informed consent when prescribing NSAIDs to cats in the future, and pay 50% of the costs of the investigation for breach of Sections 31 and 36 of the CVBC Code of Ethics.



 2014-05-15 
 

Registrant: Dr. Sheila Finch
Complaint File Number: 13-035b
Decision: On May 15, 2014 the Investigation Committee approved the executed Remedial Action by Consent.
Description & Reasons: Dr. Finch undertook to attend specified continuing education and pay 50% costs of the investigation for breach of Section 31 of the CVBC Code of Ethics.
The requirements of this Remedial Action by Consent have been met and the matter has been closed.



 2014-05-15 
 

Registrant: Dr. Parminder Mangat
Complaint File Number: 12-031a
Decision: On May 15, 2014 the Investigation Committee approved the executed Remedial Action by Consent.
Description & Reasons: Dr. Mangat undertook to attend complete continuing and pay 50% costs of the investigation for breach of Sections 31, 36 and 81 of the CVBC Code of Ethics.



 2014-04-03 
 

Registrant: Dr. Surjit Jogar
Complaint File Number: 11-042a
Decision: On April 3, 2014 the Investigation Committee approved the executed Remedial Action by Consent.
Description & Reasons: At the time of the execution of the Remedial Actin by Consent Dr. Jogar was not a Registrant with the CVBC. Before Dr. Jogar can be reinstated to active practice he undertakes to attend prescribed continuing education and pay 50% of the costs of the investigation for breach of Sections 31 and 81 of the CVBC Code of Ethics.



 2014-04-03 
 

Registrant: Dr. Upender Tomar
Complaint File Number: 13-021
Decision: On April 3, 2014 the Investigation Committee approved the executed Remedial Action by Consent.
Description & Reasons: Dr. Tomar undertook to complete prescribed continuing education and pay 50% of the costs of the investigation for breach of Sections 31 and 36 of the CVBC Code of Ethics.
The requirements of this Remedial Action by Consent have been met and the matter has been closed.



 2014-02-06 
 

Registrant: Dr. Ben Greenberg
Complaint File Number: 09-113
Decision: On February 6, 2014 the Investigation Committee approved the executed Remedial Action by Consent.
Description & Reasons: Dr. Greenberg undertook to attend specified continuing education, cease dispensing homeopathic remedies to humans, pay a fine, and pay 50% costs of the investigation for breach of Sections 12, 35 and 38 of the CVBC Code of Ethics.
The requirements of this Remedial Action by Consent have been met and the matter has been closed.



 2013-10-17 
 

Registrant: Dr. Leah Montgomery
Complaint File Number: 12-086a
Decision: On October 17, 2013 the Investigation Committee approved the executed Remedial Action by Consent.
Description & Reasons: Dr. Montgomery undertook to attend specified continuing education and pay 50% of the costs of the investigation for breach of Section 31 of the CVBC Code of Ethics.
The requirements of this Remedial Action by Consent have been met and the matter has been closed.



 2013-10-17 
 

Registrant: Dr. Jasdeep Grewal
Complaint File Number: 12-046
Decision: On October 17, 2013 the Investigation Committee approved the executed Remedial Action by Consent.
Description & Reasons: Dr. Grewal undertook to attend specified continuing education and pay 50% of the costs of the investigation for breach of Sections 31 and 81 of the CVBC Code of Ethics.
The requirements of this Remedial Action by Consent have been met and the matter has been closed.



 2013-10-17 
 

Registrant: Dr. Balraj Judge
Complaint File Number: 10-069a
Decision: On October 17, 2013 the Investigation Committee approved the executed Remedial Action by Consent.
Description & Reasons: Dr. Judge undertook to attend specified continuing education, ensure that he obtain adequate informed consent in the future, and pay 50% of the costs of the investigation for breach of Sections 31, 36 and 81 of the CVBC Code of Ethics.
The requirements of this Remedial Action by Consent have been met and the matter has been closed.



 2013-09-05 
 

Registrant: Dr. Keith Lilley
Complaint File Number: 10-043b
Decision: On September 5, 2013 the Investigation Committee approved the executed Remedial Action by Consent.
Description & Reasons: Dr. Lilley undertook to attend specified continuing education and pay 50% of the costs of the investigation for breach of Sections 31 and 81 of the CVBC Code of Ethics.
The requirements of this Remedial Action by Consent have been met and the matter has been closed.



 2013-08-19 
 

Registrant: Dr. Kuldeip Sekhon
Complaint File Number: 11-067
Decision: On June 27, 2013 the Investigation Committee approved the executed Remedial Action by Consent.
Description & Reasons: Dr. Sekhon undertook to attend specified continuing education and pay 50% of the costs of the investigation for breach of Section 31 of the CVBC Code of Ethics.
The requirements of this Remedial Action by Consent have been met and the matter has been closed.



 2013-06-27 
 

Registrant: Dr. Patricia Briggs
Complaint File Number: 10-060b
Decision: On June 27, 2013 the Investigation Committee approved the executed Remedial Action by Consent.
Description & Reasons: Dr. Briggs undertook to attend specified continuing education, and pay 50% of the costs of the investigation for breach of Section 31 of the CVBC Code of Ethics.
The requirements of this Remedial Action by Consent have been met and the matter has been closed.



 2013-06-27 
 

Registrant: Veterinarian "B"
Complaint File Number: Withheld
Decision: On June 27, 2013 the Investigation Committee approved the executed Remedial Action by Consent.
Description & Reasons: The Investigation Committee directed the Registrar to withhold all information from publication with respect to this file under the authority of section 68.3(b) and 68.4 of the Veterinarians Act.



 2013-06-27 
 

Registrant: Dr. Megan Jones
Complaint File Number: 11-084
Decision: On June 27, 2013 the Investigation Committee approved the executed Remedial Action by Consent.
Description & Reasons: Dr. Jones undertook to ensure appropriate hospital protocols are in place, and pay 50% of the costs of the investigation for breach of Section 31 of the CVBC Code of Ethics.
The requirements of this Remedial Action by Consent have been met and the matter has been closed.



 2013-05-23 
 

Registrant: Dr. Bharpur Singh
Complaint File Number: 09-105
Decision: On May 23, 2013 the Investigation Committee approved the executed Remedial Action by Consent.
Description & Reasons: Dr. Singh undertook to attend specified continuing education and to pay 50% of the costs of the investigation for breach of Section 31 of the CVBC Code of Ethics.



 2013-04-11 
 

Registrant: Dr. Rajwinder Singh

Complaint File Number: 10-049
Decision: On April 11, 2013 the Investigation Committee approved the executed Remedial Action by Consent.
Description & Reasons: Dr. Singh undertook to attend specific continuing education, pay a fine and pay 50% of the costs of the investigation for breach of s. 31 and 81 of the CVBC Code of Ethics.



 2013-04-11 
 

Registrant: Dr. Kevin Shura
Complaint File Number: 11-083b
Decision: On April 11, 2013 the Investigation Committee approved the executed Remedial Action by Consent.
Description & Reasons: Dr. Shura undertook to abide by the CVBC Code of Ethics in the future and pay 50% of the costs of the investigation for breach of s. 57, 59, 60 and 61 of the CVBC Code of Ethics.
The requirements of this Remedial Action by Consent have been met and the matter has been closed.



 2013-02-07 
 

Registrant: Dr. Nick Shaw
Complaint File Number: 09-125
Decision: On February 7, 2013 the Investigation Committee approved the executed Remedial Action by Consent.
Description & Reasons: Dr. Shaw undertook to attend specified continuing education, pay a fine and pay 50% of the costs of the investigation for breach of Section 81 of the CVBC Code of Ethics.
The requirements of this Remedial Action by Consent have been met and the matter has been closed.



 2013-02-07 
 

Registrant: Dr. Roy Gutteridge
Complaint File Number: 10-060a
Decision: On February 7, 2013 the Investigation Committee approved the executed Remedial Action by Consent.
Description & Reasons: Dr. Gutteridge undertook to abide by specific conditions in the event that he returns to active practice and pay 50% of the costs of the investigation for breach of Section 31 of the CVBC Code of Ethics.
The requirements of this Remedial Action by Consent have been met and the matter has been closed.



 2013-02-07 
 

Registrant: Dr. Theresa Hart
Complaint File Number: 10-072
Decision: On February 7, 2013 the Investigation Committee approved the executed Remedial Action by Consent.
Description & Reasons: Dr. Hart undertook to take specified continuing education, pay 50% of the costs of the investigation for breaching section 81 of the CVBC Code of Ethics.
The requirements of this Remedial Action by Consent have been met and the matter has been closed.



 2012-08-16 
 

Registrant: Dr. Randeep Malhotra
Complaint File Number: 09-079a
Decision: On August 16, 2012 the Investigation Committee approved the executed Remedial Action by Consent.
Description & Reasons: Dr. Malhotra undertook to complete specified continuing education, pay a fine and pay 50% costs of the investigation for breaching Section 31 of the CVBC (BCVMA) Bylaws-Appendix A - BCVMA Code of Ethics.
The requirements of this Remedial Action by Consent have been met and the matter has been closed.



 2012-08-16 
 

Registrant: Dr. M. Shuaib Zaffer
Complaint File Number: 07-068 & 09-079b
Decision: On August 16, 2012 the Investigation Committee approved the executed Remedial Action by Consent.
Description & Reasons: Dr. M. Shuaib Zaffer undertook to complete specified continuing education, pay a fine, and pay 50% costs of the investigation for breaching Section 31 of the CVBC (BCVMA) Bylaws-Appendix A-BCVMA Code of Ethics.

Posted March 12, 2013 / reposted February 27, 2015
The requirements of this Remedial Action by Consent have been met and the matter has been closed.



 2012-08-16 
 

Registrant: Dr. Jamie Lawson
Complaint File Number: 10-029a
Decision: On August 16, 2012 the Investigation Committee approved the executed Remedial Action by Consent.
Description & Reasons: Dr. Lawson undertook to pay 50% costs of the investigation for breaching Section 81 of the CVBC (BCVMA) Bylaws-Appendix A-BCVMA Code of Ethics.
The requirements of this Remedial Action by Consent have been met and the matter has been closed.



 2012-08-06 
 

Registrant: Dr. Elmer Phillipson
Complaint File Number: 10-019
Decision: On August 16, 2012 the Investigation Committee approved the executed Remedial Action by Consent.
Description & Reasons: Dr. Phillipson undertook to complete specified continuing education, pay a fine, and pay 50% of the costs of the investigation for breaching Sections 31 & 36 of the CVBC (BCVMA) Bylaws-Appendix A-BCVMA Code of Ethics.
The requirements of this Remedial Action by Consent have been met and the matter has been closed.



 2012-06-27 
 

Registrant: Dr. David Marlow
Complaint File Number: 11-056
Decision: On June 7, 2012 the Investigation Committee approved the executed Remedial Action by Consent.
Description & Reasons: Dr. Marlow undertook to attend specified continuing education and to pay 50% of the costs of the investigation for breach of section 81 of the CVBC Code of Ethics.
The requirements of this Remedial Action by Consent have been met and the matter has been closed.



 2012-04-19 
 

Registrant: Dr. Gerry Out
Complaint File Number: 09-091
Decision: On April 19, 2012 the Investigation Committee approved the executed Remedial Action by Consent.
Description & Reasons: Dr. Out agreed to attend specified continuing education, pay a fine, and pay 50% of the costs of the investigation for breach of Sections 31 and 81 of the CVBC Code of Ethics.
The requirements of this Remedial Action by Consent have been met and the matter has been closed.



 2012-04-19 
 

Registrant: Veterinarian "A"
Complaint File Number: Withheld
Decision: On April 19, 2012 the Investigation Committee approved the executed Remedial Action by Consent.
Description & Reasons: Veterinarian "A" underwent treatment for drug abuse. Veterinarian "A" undertook to comply with a five year Relapse Prevention Agreement with a medical addiction specialist and agreed to restrictions on access to controlled medications. Information has been withheld from this notification.



 2012-03-08 
 

Registrant: Dr. Christiane Forbes
Complaint File Number: 10-030
Decision: On March 8, 2012 the Investigation Committee approved the executed Remedial Action by Consent.
Description & Reasons: Dr. Forbes undertook to attend specified continuing education, accept a reprimand, pay a fine, and pay 50% costs of the investigation for breach of Sections 31, 43, 46 of the CVBC Code of Ethics.
The requirements of this Remedial Action by Consent have been met and the matter has been closed.



 2012-03-08 
 

Registrant: Dr. Patricia Briggs
Complaint File Number: 08-078
Decision: On March 8, 2012 the Investigation Committee approved the executed Remedial Action by Consent.
Description & Reasons: Dr. Briggs undertook to attend specified continuing education and pay 50% of the costs of the investigation for breach of Section 31 of the CVBC Code of Ethics.
The requirements of this Remedial Action by Consent have been met and the matter has been closed.



 2012-02-12 
 

Registrant: Dr. Bharpur Singh
Complaint File Number: 09-109
Decision: On February 2, 2012 the Investigation Committee approved the executed Remedial Action by Consent.
Description & Reasons: Dr. Singh undertook to attend specified continuing education and to pay 50% of the costs of the investigation for breach of Section 31 of the CVBC Code of Ethics.
The requirements of this Remedial Action by Consent have been met and the matter has been closed.



 2012-02-02 
 

Registrant: Dr. Erik Wirtanen
Complaint File Number: 09-085
Decision: On February 2, 2012 the Investigation Committee approved the executed Remedial Action by Consent.
Description & Reasons: Dr. Wirtanen undertook to obtain informed consent in the future and to pay 50% of the costs of the investigation for breach of Section 36 of the CVBC Code of Ethics.
The requirements of this Remedial Action by Consent have been met and the matter has been closed.



 2012-02-02 
 

Registrant: Dr. Sharmila Makhan
Complaint File Number: 09-078
Decision: On February 2, 2012 the Investigation Committee approved the executed Remedial Action by Consent.
Description & Reasons: Dr. Makhan undertook to make all reasonable efforts to obtain informed consent in the future and to pay 50% of the costs of the investigation for breach of Section 36 of the CVBC Code of Ethics.
The requirements of this Remedial Action by Consent have been met and the matter has been closed.



 2012-02-02 
 

Registrant: Dr. Jeanette Wood
Complaint File Number: 09-064
Decision: On February 2, 2012 the Investigation Committee approved the executed Remedial Action by Consent.
Description & Reasons: Dr. Wood undertook to attend specified continuing education, to pay a fine, and to pay 50% of the costs of the investigation for breach of Section 31 of the CVBC Code of Ethics.
The requirements of this Remedial Action by Consent have been met and the matter has been closed.



 2012-02-02 
 

Registrant: Dr. Cathy Lynn McDougall
Complaint File Number: 08-103
Decision: On February 2, 2012 the Investigation Committee approved the executed Remedial Action by Consent.
Description & Reasons: Dr. McDougall undertook to attend specified continuing education, pay a fine, and pay 50% of the costs of the investigation for breach of Section 31 of the CVBC Code of Ethics.
The requirements of this Remedial Action by Consent have been met and the matter has been closed.



 2012-02-02 
 

Registrant: Dr. Angela Damant
Complaint File Number: 09-081
Decision: On February 2, 2012 the Investigation Committee approved the executed Remedial Action by Consent.
Description & Reasons: Dr. Damant undertook to attend specified continuing education and pay 50% of the costs of the investigation for breach of Section 31 of the CVBC Code of Ethics.
The requirements of this Remedial Action by Consent have been met and the matter has been closed.



 2011-10-27 
 

Registrant: Dr. Wayne Etherington
Complaint File Number: 08-080
Decision: On October 27, 2011 the Investigation Committee approved the executed Remedial Action by Consent.
Description & Reasons: Dr. Etherington undertook to take specified continuing education and pay 50% of the costs of the investigation for breach of Sections 31 and 81 of the CVBC Code of Ethics.



 2011-10-01 
 

Registrant: Dr. Stein Hoff
Complaint File Number: 09-067
Decision: On December 1, 2011 the Investigation Committee approved the executed Remedial Action by Consent.
Description & Reasons: Dr. Hoff undertook to objectively assess his surgical skills and refer as required, attend specified continuing education, and pay 50% of the costs of the investigation for breach of Sections 31 and 42 of the CVBC Code of Ethics.
The requirements of this Remedial Action by Consent have been met and the matter has been closed.