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September 30, 2019 - News

Standards of Practice Focus Group Session

September 18, 2019 - Video Webinar Regarding Updates to the COO Standard of Practice

June 7, 2019 - News

Essilor/Clearly Injunction Update

The College of Opticians and the College of Optometrists of Ontario have filed an application for leave to appeal the Ontario Court of Appeal’s decision in College of Optometrists of Ontario v. Essilor Group Inc., 2019 ONCA 265 to the Supreme Court of Canada.

March 5, 2019 - News

Competition Bureau Article July 26, 2018

The College of Optometrists of Ontario and the College of Opticians of Ontario firmly believe the internet can be an effective tool for dispensing prescription eyewear, enhancing access and convenience in line with patient demands.

March 5, 2019 - News

Legal Update

Essilor has appealed the January 11, 2018 decision of Justice Lederer which ordered that it may not dispense prescription eyewear in Ontario unless the dispensing is performed by an optometrist, optician or physician who is licenced to practice in Ontario.

May 30, 2017 - News

Bill 87: How does it affect you?

On May 30, 2017, Bill 87, the Protecting Patients Act, received royal assent by the Ontario government and significantly amended the Regulated Health Professions Act (RHPA).


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