This practice provides alternative registration pathways for internationally educated individuals.
The Ontario Association of Architects (OAA) requires...
This practice helps regulators streamline the ways internationally educated applicants may demonstrate competencies by allowing exemptions from mandatory...
This practice will interest regulators who wish to offer alternative ways for graduates of non-accredited programs to demonstrate that their education...
This practice gives lawyer applicants cost-effective support to prepare for the licensing examinations.
The Law Society of Upper Canada (LSUC) gives...
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 OFC will host a forum about licensing internationally educated professionals and tradespeople.
The OFC has raised many issues with the Ontario government.
Read about them.
The OFC is developing open-access, interactive, free, online learning modules.
We talk like we welcome the world with open arms. We need to be sure we act like it.
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.