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February 3, 2021 - News

Call for Quality Assurance (QA) Peer and Practice Assessors

Interested in becoming more involved with the COO? Consider applying to be a Peer and Practice Assessor. Read on for more details.

January 13, 2021 - News

COVID-19 Update #25

The Ontario Government has again declared a provincial state of emergency. Effective Thursday, January 14, 2021, certain businesses and service providers in Ontario will be subject to additional public health restrictions. These measures will remain in place until at least February 11, 2021.  

December 23, 2020 - News

News From The College: December 23, 2020

As we approach the end of the year, the College would like to thank every optician for the dedication and commitment you have shown to the health and well-being of your patients and colleagues. This has been a challenging year and you have demonstrated that you can provide safe and

November 17, 2020 - News

News From The College: November 13, 2020

Last Chance to Share your thoughts on the Draft Delegation Standard of Practice and Practice Guidelines. Standard 10: Delegation survey closes on Saturday, November 14, 2020. Reading the document and completing the survey can be counted towards your self-directed CE for the year.

November 10, 2020 - News

Remembrance Day Office Closure

The College of Opticians Of Ontario offices will be closed on Wednesday, November 11, 2020.

October 19, 2020 - News

News From The College: October 16, 2020

Share your Thoughts on the Draft Delegation Standard of Practice and Practice Guideline

September 29, 2020 - News

News From The College: September 28, 2020

Get Involved as an Appointed Member on COO Committees Serving as an appointed committee member is a personally and professionally rewarding way of contributing to safe and high-quality vision care for Ontario patients. If you are a Registered Optician interested contributing to public protection, consider getting involved. Appointments are for

August 13, 2020 - News

News From the College: Summer Update

Read on for important updates from the College, including good news about registration fees, opportunities to get involved at the College and, provide feedback, and updates on the College student/intern mentor policy and the Board's July meeting.

July 20, 2020 - News

Attend the Board of Directors Meeting on YouTube on July 27

Join the Board of Directors meeting on YouTube on Monday July 27, 2020 from 9:00 am to 12:00. To watch the live stream on YouTube click here.

June 19, 2020 - News

The College’s Commitment to Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

The College recognizes the existence and impact of systemic racism and discrimination in Ontario. As the regulator for opticians across Ontario, our College is committed to working with opticians to ensure that practice environments are inclusive, tolerant, diverse, safe and equitable spaces.


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