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May 9, 2024
COO June 2024 Board Meeting

Join the Board Meeting on YouTube. [ read more ]

March 21, 2024
Have your say on proposed by-law changes!

The College is seeking stakeholder feedback on proposed changes to the by‐laws. The proposed changes relate to: [ read more ]

Public Blog

Optician, Optometrist, Ophthalmologist? Do you know the Difference?

When it comes to your health, especially your eyes, being informed is essential. With vision care, patients are often uncertain which health professional delivers which service. [ read more ]

Here’s what you need to know about accessing your personal health information

In 2004, the Ontario Government introduced the Personal Health Information Protection Act (PHIPA) [ read more ]

Registrant Blog

Introducing the Inactive Class: A New Path for Opticians in Transition

Are you hoping to maintain your professional standing with the College while you’re not actively practicing as an optician? Maybe you’re on maternity or health leave, you’re retired or you’re simply no longer practising at the moment. [ read more ]

Staying Current: The New Ongoing Currency Requirement for Registered Opticians 

The healthcare landscape is evolving, and with it, the regulations for healthcare professionals. Changes are coming to Ontario’s Opticianry Act as of July 1st including amendments to the Registration Regulations.   [ read more ]

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