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June 1, 2021

News from the College

Share your thoughts on the proposed 2022 Registration Fees

The College is inviting registrants and stakeholders to provide feedback on the proposed registration fees for 2022. Share your feedback by completing the survey, or for more information click here.

Have your say regarding the proposed Spousal Exemption Regulation

The College wants to hear from registrants on a proposed regulatory amendment that would have the effect of permitting opticians in Ontario to treat their spouses. Share your feedback by completing the survey or click here to read more about what this means for you as a practitioner.

Tell us your thoughts on Proposed Updates to the Code of Ethics

Please complete the survey to share your feedback on proposed updates to the Code of Ethics. The Code of Ethics sets out the ethical guidelines for registrants, and together with the Standards of Practice, is one of the primary documents that establishes the guidelines for maintaining the integrity of the profession. To read more about the proposed updates click here.

Upcoming Continuing Education Event – Sunday, May 30, 2021

Join Bryan Todd, Chair, and Fazal Khan, Registrar/CEO, as they present the Spring College Update, at the Academy of Ophthalmic Education (AOE) this Sunday, May 30, 2021. The College Update presentation is accredited for 1 Hour Professional Growth (1PG), Activity #3914. Visit the AOE website for more details.

Updates to the Registrant Portal

Based on registrant feedback, the College has made it easier to maintain your personal information and complete your Quality Assurance Requirements. You are now able to access the Registrant Portal and your QA jurisprudence tool through a single login on the home page of the COO’s website. For step-by-step instructions on accessing the joint portal click here.

Return to Practice Guidelines

The College has made updates to the COVID-19 Return to Practice Guidelines. Visit our COVID-19 page for details.

Board Highlights
The Board of Directors met on May 17 and 18 2021. To review the meeting highlights click here.


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