The Union of Psychiatric Nurses submit an application to merge with the B.C. Nurses' Union, which succeeds January 1, 2015.
An enthusiastic group of RPNs meet to discuss and plan the formation of a professional association of Registered Psychiatric Nurses, which is now the Association of Registered Psychiatric Nurses of B.C. (ARPNBC) whose mandate is:
"To advocate for and promote the profession of psychiatric nursing as providers of holistic care with specialized focus in mental health."