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Office of the Fairness Commissioner
595 Bay Street, Suite 1201, Toronto, ON

Annual Report

Annual Report

A Ten Year Journey To Fair Access: Annual Report 2016-2017
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Infographics: Quick Facts

Quick facts about professions and trades regulated by the fair access legislation.

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Exemplary Practices

Our Four Principles

Learn more about our four principles.

Agency accountability

Information on accountability for provincial agencies.

News / Regulators / Applicants


Apr 12, 2017

The province has appointed Grant Jameson as Ontario's new Fairness Commissioner.
Read the full biography

Sep 23, 2016

The Office issues its 2015-2016 annual report.
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Jun 09, 2016

The government introduced legislation on June 8, 2016 that will amend the Fair Access to Regulated Professions and Compulsory Trades Act.
Please click here for information on the proposed legislative amendments.

Jun 06, 2016

The office issues a newsletter: all online learning modules available, launch of third assessment cycle and 2015 Fair Registration Practices reports.
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News Archive


This page contains information to help regulatory bodies adopt fair registration practices.



This page contains helpful information for applicants.


Fairness Commissioner Grant Jameson
Grant Jameson
Fairness Commissioner

Commissioner’s message

OFC Holds Its First Learning Day

On November 25, 2015, the OFC held its first Learning Day at the YWCA in downtown Toronto. The day was attended by approximately 100 participants from Ontario's 42 regulators. Read the summary.


This glossary defines commonly used terms in the context of the OFC's work.


Glossary (PDF document, opens in a new window PDF 236 KB)