Alberta Professional Outfitters Society

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Code of Ethics

Code of Ethics

In the operation of an outfitted hunting business, a member of the Alberta Professional Outfitters Society (APOS) shall:

  1. Not advertise outfitting services unless he is a holder or permitted user of the allocation or waterfowl privilege to be used.
  2. Provide a contract describing the terms and conditions for each hunt.
  3. Not mislead or misinform a client when discussing the features of their outfitting area or activities.
  4. Maintain proficiency, responsibility and professional standards.
  5. Ensure safety is a priority at all times during the delivery of contracted services.
  6. Employ competent and knowledgeable guides and maintain supervision of their activities.
  7. Maintain the highest practical standards in food preparation and accommodations.
  8. Be familiar with and adhere to the rules and regulations that pertain to hunting and outfitting in Alberta.
  9. Cooperate and respect the reputation and business of fellow APOS members.
  10. Respect the rights and activities of resident hunters.
  11. Be willing to make restitution when at fault for breach of contract.
  12. Along with their employees, respect and maintain the reputation, standards and goals of APOS and not consciously or directly attempt to harm or discredit APOS.