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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.

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25 Years of Regulating in the Public Interest

The College of Midwives of Ontario was established on January 1, 1994. We are proud to be celebrating our 25th anniversary of regulating in the public interest. In celebration of this anniversary, we have created a timeline of our history. Click here to view the timeline: 25 Years of Regulation Timeline and click different items on the timeline […]

College Funding Statement – December 21, 2018

On December 20, 2018, the Ministry of Health and Long-term Care confirmed that no final decisions have been made about the College’s operational funding and that our funding is under review. We welcome this new information and hope to receive continued funding from the Ministry of Health and Long-term Care. Ontarians can be confident that […]

Updated statement on the College’s Financial Position

On November 8, 2018 the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care advised the College that it would no longer provide operational grants to the College. On December 12, 2018 we wrote to registered midwives with news about the College’s financial position. Since that time, the Honourable Christine Elliott, Minister of Health and Long-term Care, has […]

Important Update on the College’s Financial Position

We are writing today with important news about the College’s financial position. The College has been advised that the Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care will no longer provide operational grants to the College. We were also advised that this decision is retroactive to April 1, 2018.  This means that the funding we had anticipated […]

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