This practice will be of interest to regulators seeking to standardize their approach to documentation requirements and ensure greater consistency in the...
This practice makes a wide range of registration information easy to find and easy to understand.
The College of Opticians of Ontario (COO) has an attractive...
This practice may interest regulators who seek additional ways to implant impartiality and objectivity in the review of applicants' paper qualifications...
This practice offers a visual map of pathways to registration for international applicants or domestic graduates of non-accredited programs.
The Fairness Commissioner has raised many licensing issues with ministers of the Ontario government.
Read about challenges that call for direct action.
For years, the OFC has advocated for additional residency placements for international medical graduates, or IMGs. The OFC also urges the expanding of opportunities for practice-ready assessment to ease licensing for qualified IMGs.
Read more recommendations for the Ministry Of Health And Long-Term Care
Bridging programs depend highly on project funding from the Ministry of Citizenship and Immigration. Concern about the sustainability of these programs prevents the strategic planning that is needed to build the programs' quality and effectiveness.
Read more recommendations for the Ministry Of Training, Colleges And Universities
Architects and Chartered Accountants need encouragement to write and implement action plans to improve their licensing practices.
Read more recommendations for the Ministry Of The Attorney General
Lengthy delays in the approval of regulation changes are common, and some amendments take as long as three years to finalize. These amendments are often the only route to removing or reducing needlessly difficult registration requirements.
Read more recommendations for the Ministry of Citizenship, Immigration and International Trade
Access to Ontario's Regulated Professions and the Need to Embrace Newcomers in the Global Economy
The office issues a newsletter: persistent problems and a call to action for government.
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The OFC is developing a new roster of auditors and requesting submissions from qualified people.
Deadline extended to October 6, 2014.
The program and speakers are confirmed for the forum about transforming access to the professions and trades on November 21.
Occasionally the OFC has a regulatory body audited for compliance with the law. We are developing a new roster of auditors and requesting submissions from qualified people.
Please click here to see if your organization qualifies.
The OFC will host a forum about licensing internationally educated professionals and tradespeople.