B.C. is the first province to license home inspectors, the province announced Friday. The change, scheduled to start March 31, was made to better protect buyers, ensure qualified inspections and streamline a complaints process. Inspections will be monitored with the potential for penalties as high as $5,000 in cases of shoddy work. Previously, home inspector training had been voluntary. There are up to 400 home inspectors operating in B.C.
Source: Vancouver 24 hours