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The College of Midwives of Ontario was established with the proclamation of the Regulated Health Professions Act, 1991  (RHPA) and the Midwifery Act, 1991 on December 31, 1993 to govern midwifery. The mandate of the College is to regulate the profession of midwifery in accordance with the RHPA. The College’s primary obligation to the public is to ensure that members of the profession are qualified, skilled, and competent in the area in which they practise.


Winter Webinars

Help us plan our upcoming midwifery webinars! What topics would you like us to cover this winter? Email with your suggestions. And watch this space to find out when our next webinar in scheduled.

Autumn ON CALL Newsletter

This edition covers our plan to have non-Council members of the public on our College Committees, the new Criminal Record Screening Policy, information about Active Practice Requirements, a statement on Alternate Practice Arrangements, and more. We also share highlights from our most recent College Council meeting, helpful information,  answers to frequently answered questions, and some […]

Active Practice Requirements

At its October meeting, Council rescinded the Policy on Active Practice Requirements (APR). In place of this policy, the Registration Committee has approved a new operational process for administering the active practice requirements as outlined in the Registration Regulation.

Criminal Record Screening Policy

The College has a duty to regulate midwifery in the public interest. One of the ways College will fulfill this duty effective April 1, 2019, is by requiring applicants and members to adhere to the new Criminal Record Screening Policy.

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