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April 14, 2023 - News

Registration Policies: We want to hear from you!

The College is seeking stakeholder feedback on three new proposed policies. All three policies relate to registration requirements for new and existing opticians

February 24, 2023 - News

March 6, 2023 Board Meeting

Join the COO board meeting on Youtube!

December 13, 2022 - News

COO Closed to Observe Holidays

To all our registrants, friends and colleagues we wish you happiness and health this holiday season and into the coming year! The College of Opticians of Ontario will be closed on the following dates:

December 9, 2022 - News

Earn Continuing Education Credits

The College of Opticians is currently working with optician regulatory boards from across Canada to develop a multiple choice online assessment that will be used to assist internationally trained opticians determine if their level of skills and knowledge are comparable to an optician in Canada.  

December 7, 2022 - News

Reminder: Professional Portfolio due December 31, 2022

If you have not already submitted your 2022 Professional Portfolio, please ensure it is completed online through the Registrant Portal by December 31, 2022.

December 2, 2022 - News

Attend the Board of Directors meeting on YouTube

We invite you to join the next virtual Board of Directors meeting on YouTube. Details below:

November 18, 2022 - News

Potential Interruption to Registrant Portal on November 22, 2022

Our provider will be conducting maintenance to their server on November 22, 2022 which could temporarily impact our Registrant Portal. We expect the interruption to be from 7:00 pm on November 22 and to be completed by 9:00 pm.

November 2, 2022 - News

Bilingual (English / French) Examiners needed for November 20, 2022, exam session in Ottawa

The College is in urgent need of examiners who are bilingual (English/French) for the upcoming exam session on November 20, 2022, in Ottawa. For details on eligibility and how to apply visit the examiners page.

November 1, 2022 - News

Apply Now to Become a Peer and Practice Assessor!

The College is now accepting applications for Peer and Practice Assessors. Becoming a Peer and Practice Assessor is a great way to get involved with the College and give back to the profession.

October 14, 2022 - News

October 2022 News from the College

As we approach the end of the year, the College would like to provide you with some helpful updates.

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