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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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A Fair Way to go


Jun 25, 2014

The OFC is developing open-access, interactive, free, online learning modules.
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Jun 18, 2014

Commissioner Jean Augustine is honoured with an appointment to the Order of the British Empire.
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Jun 02, 2014

Policy and Program Adviser Required. Closing Date: 5:00 p.m., June 20, 2014
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May 30, 2014

Regulators submit information about their licensing practices.
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May 30, 2014

The OFC is assessing regulators' licensing.
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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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