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A Fair Way to Go

Access to Ontario's Regulated Professions and the Need to Embrace Newcomers in the Global Economy

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Jan 21, 2014

Preparing for the Assessment Meeting
Download a new checklist for regulators.

Jan 14, 2014

The OFC publishes its plan to improve opportunities for people with disabilities.
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Dec 17, 2013

The OFC seeks a part-time communications officer. Closing date: January 10, 2014
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Nov 15, 2013

The office releases research about academic requirements.
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Oct 03, 2013

The office releases its 2012-13 annual report.
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Hon. Jean Augustine, PC, CM

We talk like we welcome the world with open arms. We need to be sure we act like it.

About the Commissioner – Hon. Jean Augustine, PC, CM
Hon. Jean Augustine, PC, CM

In February 2012, Jean Augustine was reappointed for a two-year term as Ontario's Fairness Commissioner. She is the first and only person ever to hold this position, beginning in 2007. A Member of the Order of Canada - in recognition of her “distinguished career as an educator, politician and advocate for social justice” - her many accomplishments include being the first African-Canadian woman elected to the Parliament of Canada and then the first black woman to serve in a federal Cabinet.

Hon. Jean Augustine, PC, CM Commissioner

Annual Report

The new annual report covers the 2012-13 year but looks to the future.

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Annual Report

Office of the Fairness Commissioner - 2012-13
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